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Undershoot Vs. Overshoot airport landing accidents by [email protected]
I always assumed that there are more overshoot airport accidents than undershoot ones. That is mainly due to our general knowledge that it's better to be too high than not high enough. Am I correct here ? Dan
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Yesterday 07:42 PM
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Taurus glider for sale by [email protected]
In the Wings and Wheels classified ads there is listed a Taurus selflaunch glider for sale. Originally it was N797SD, sn 107T503LSA. Currently carrying a different N number and serial number, but it is the same glider. This Taurus was involved in a hangar fire about 4 years ago in Memphis, Tn. ...
Yesterday 07:22 PM
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XC Tracer by Deming Gray
Hello, I learned about a mini variometer that purports to have zero time lag. It is called the XC Tracer (https://www.xctracer.com/en/tech-specs/?oid=1861&lang=en). There are versions with FLARM, igc loggers and is solar powered. It is aimed at the hang gliding market. Has anyone used on in a...
Yesterday 06:03 PM
by Tim Newport-Peace[_6_] Go to last post
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Some LiFePO4 Battery Testing Results Manual and Automated by John DeRosa OHM Ω http://aviation.derosaweb.net
Every year I test my two LiFePO4 batteries to gauge how long they will last during a flight. I decided to open the field a bit and also tested some soaring friend's batteries. You can read about my simple cheap manual process (later automated - see below) here ...
Yesterday 05:15 PM
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AS34 - new electric standard class self launcher by [email protected]
Looks like an interesting concept: https://www.alexander-schleicher.de/en/aero-2019-5/
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Yesterday 03:56 PM
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What is a "Site Survey?" by Burt Compton - Marfa Gliders, west Texas
In responses to my "Traveling Checkride Examiner" post and questions on the SSA Clubs & Chapters group I have received e-mails such as this one: Q. "Burt - Your recent message on Chapters-SSA got me thinking about site surveys. What exactly are they? How much time is required? What's the...
April 17th 19 06:00 PM
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FS: LXnavigation Colibri x by soaringjac
Looking to sell my LXnavigation Colibri X. I only used it twice so it’s basically brand new. Asking $550 for it. Bout from wings and wheels for $710 https://wingsandwheels.com/lx-navigation-colibri-x.html
April 17th 19 03:42 PM
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Jonker JS-3 in Sagebrush by [email protected]
Any news on new Jonker JS-3 Landing in Sagebrush, short of runway 30 @ Minden?
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April 17th 19 06:45 AM
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“Piggott Hook” Pilot Error Modes by [email protected]
I am opening this discussion as a result of the recent land short incident at Minden. I have a newly-installed “Piggott Hook” on my ASH-26E, different function from the dive brake detents in the Minden incident, but it is a physical change to the dive brake mechanism with added blockages. I...
April 17th 19 05:26 AM
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Transponder: Mode-C or Mode-S? by Morteza Ansari
I recently bought a new bird and need to put a transponder in it. The choice was obvious (until I took a closer look). Trig TT21 seems like a great choice: small footprint, built-in encoder, 1090ES ADS-B out, and descent price. However a bit more looking revealed more questions than answers. It...
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April 17th 19 05:02 AM
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Any date-related GPS problems seen today? by kinsell
The epoc-olypse has arrived.
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April 17th 19 12:40 AM
by [email protected] Go to last post
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Ventus C, CT, CM AD by [email protected]
Please note a new Ventus C variants AD in Schempp Hirth website. Requires inspection and replacement of Airbrake components. Dan
April 16th 19 10:22 PM
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Thermik2go by Klinkenberg
April 16th 19 03:52 PM
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OLG Gliding Competition by [email protected]
Anyone knows why is down the OLC webpage?
April 15th 19 10:21 PM
by AS Go to last post
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Oudie Flarmnet file by [email protected]
What file do I put in the flarm radar folder for my Oudie? I see two files for Naviter on the flarmnet download page 20190415.fln and iglide_dec.fln DVM ASG29E BV
April 15th 19 08:57 PM
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FS: Sage CVA Vario knots by Ross[_3_]
Due to a change to metrics I have a good Sage CVA Vario which needs a new home. Price about US$ 975 including postage
April 15th 19 12:11 PM
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Best 3 antennae combo for PowerFLARM? by [email protected]
Going to try dual Craggy Aero 1/2 wave antennas on FLARM 1 and FLARM 2 mounted on both canopy rails just in front of the vent window. If you are running FLARM 1 and FLARM 2 antennae, where did you mounted the 3rd FLARM short diapole ADS-B antennae? I find many aftermarket 916MHz PowerFLARM...
April 15th 19 02:57 AM
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Announcing 2020 18-meter Nats will be held in Nephi, Utah by [email protected]
The Utah Soaring Association is thrilled to host another national soaring contest at Nephi from 6/28/2020 through 7/9/2020. This time will be the 18 meter nationals where the best of the best pilots in the newest super ships can compete in a western soaring paradise. That's the best marketing...
April 14th 19 11:40 PM
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For Sale Ka6CR by Geoff Minors
Thinking of selling my Ka6CR in very nice condition with closed trailer. S/N 6251 1964. I have pictures and more details I can send to those who are interested. MH oxygen included Located in Alberta. Open to offers I will be posting on wings and wheels later this week
April 14th 19 10:30 PM
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Lubricating Control system components by [email protected]
What oil to use for lubricating control system bearings and components. Dan
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April 14th 19 09:55 PM
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