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Falcon 9 by [email protected]
Congratulations SpaceX on today's Falcon 9 mission. From 1961's Vostok 1 mission with Yuri Gagarin to today's SpaceX Falcon 9 ... incredible!
January 14th 17 09:41 PM
by Frank Whiteley Go to last post
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Glider Maintenance - Fuselage Rotisserie by Papa3[_2_]
After years of wandering around northern NJ temporarily occupying the workshops and garages of club members who were kind (or stupid) enough to loan out space, Aero Club Albatross (ACA) finally has a shop of our own at Blairstown airport. As the Refinisher in Chief, I'm building out the...
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January 14th 17 09:32 PM
by Dave Nadler Go to last post
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inReach message latency by RR
I just "upgraded" from spot to inReach mostly for the ability to compose and address a message in the field (perhaps literally). When using it while fishing in the everglades, I found that texts never made it, and emails could be delayed by hours. The device would confirm that a message was sent...
January 14th 17 03:50 AM
by [email protected] Go to last post
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Advice on motor glider wanted - FES - Jet - Engine by J W
Seeking advice for a cheapish motor glider but a good investment is more important. Was considering the newer types like the 13.5 metre Mini LAK, Silent 2 and HPH Shark. Concerned that there are very few registered and certified in the UK so may not be a good investment? Like the idea of...
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January 13th 17 07:09 PM
by [email protected] Go to last post
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Incredible Morning Glory Photos by Tango Eight
http://tinyurl.com/gsmxwne best, Evan Ludeman / T8
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January 13th 17 02:54 PM
by Martin Gregorie[_5_] Go to last post
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FS Butterfly Vario by Ken
For sale: Butterfly Vario with ISU Unit Vario/speedcommand, Backup-Navigation with final-glide,digital compass, Flarm display with voice,IGC recorder,artificial horizon. price $1700 (New 2900) http://www.craggyaero.com/butterfly.htmling , Installing new instrument panel
January 13th 17 02:40 PM
by Ken Go to last post
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JS3 chatter by [email protected]
Thanks to J.Nieuwenhuize for posting this link Jonker's aerodynamicist Johan Bosman pictures of the JS3. http://www.imgrum.net/user/johanjbosman/697025039 As suggested, the Akaflieg München Mü31 article is also a good read. http://www.akaflieg.vo.tum.de/index.php/en/mue-31-en Go around-come...
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January 12th 17 01:06 PM
by [email protected] Go to last post
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Sailplane-like UAV can fly for days on jet fuel by Soartech
http://newatlas.com/vanilla-aircraft-va001-uav-endurance-record/47295/ Very efficent!
January 12th 17 01:29 AM
by [email protected] Go to last post
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Soaring Adventures Difficulties, Anyone Else? by SF
Is anyone else experiencing difficulty in contacting, and getting paid by Soaring adventures? SF
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January 11th 17 08:28 PM
by AS Go to last post
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Binder EB29R by krasw
maanantai 4. huhtikuuta 2016 18.23.07 UTC+3 krasw kirjoitti: Binder's latest open class toy: http://www.aerokurier.de/luftsport/segelflug/erlkoenig-gesichtet-binder-eb29-mit-neuem-superschlankem-fluegel/673720?special_id=673028 Quite respectable wing loading for such span. Out of...
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January 11th 17 06:34 PM
by [email protected] Go to last post
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ChicagoLand Glider Council Biennial Spring Seminar February 25th, 2017 by OHM Ω http://aviation.derosaweb.net
The ChicagoLand Glider Council's Seminar's speaker list has been finalized. This Seminar is going to be great! Morning Topic #1 - Thermalling Techniques Morning Topic #2 - Soaring Safety Foundation Lunch - Soaring Electronics & Avionics Afternoon Topic #1 - Building a Jet Powered HP-18J and...
January 10th 17 05:10 PM
by OHM Ω http://aviation.derosaweb.net Go to last post
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FOX NEWS ALERT: UFO over Chile at 4500' - Glider perhaps dumping ballast? by Tom Rent[_2_]
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=iEK3YC_BKTI Many more videos on Youtube with more info. Helicopter was 35 miles away. Nothing on radar.
January 10th 17 01:39 PM
by Tom Rent[_2_] Go to last post
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Proper Std. Cirrus class by Jacopo Romei
Hello everybody, I need your help. I am compiling the Std. Cirrus 'GliderReview': www.gliderreview.com/glider/schempp-hirth-standard-cirrus AFAIK in standard class "the IGC banned all camber-changing devices" (ref. https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Glider_competition_classes#Standard_Class) thus...
January 9th 17 08:57 PM
by Steve Leonard[_2_] Go to last post
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Gravity Launching in the UK? by Graham Drinkell[_2_]
I think I have found a suitable site? Cairnsmore, near Newton Stewart- stunning scenery, with many easy landing sites near Creetown etc
January 9th 17 04:21 PM
by [email protected] Go to last post
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Tow Hook on Cessna 180 - Update by Stuart Grant
Thanks for all the private responses. I don't have everything needed for a legal installation yet but I am now relatively certain it is possible. Neal Pfeiffer was kind enough to put me in touch with Charles Pate at Cessna's Structural Engineering Department. Charles directed me to the FAA's...
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January 9th 17 12:16 AM
by rec.aviation.soaring Go to last post
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Interesting modification to an SGS 2-32 by Surge
http://airfactsjournal.com/2017/01/accidental-warbird-flight/
January 8th 17 10:52 PM
by Roy B. Go to last post
6 306
Wanted used 3 1/8 in Altimeter by [email protected]
Looking to purchase a used 3 1/8" (80 mm) Altimeter Tim Hanke Adirondack Soaring Saratoga Springs, NY USA 518-693-6949
January 8th 17 10:29 PM
by Ross[_3_] Go to last post
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uAvionix ADS-B Out by Paul Agnew
News release says Drones, Balloons, and Gliders in the headlines. The text refers to "non-powered gliders." http://tinyurl.com/h5ca96c It looks like the rapid proliferation of drones is driving the certification of smaller, less power-hungry ADS-B out solutions. "PALO ALTO, Calif., Jan....
January 8th 17 08:44 PM
by Dan Marotta Go to last post
2 193
First TSO-C199 "TABS" device by Sarah[_2_]
http://www.trig-avionics.com/new-tn72-gps-receiver-launched-at-flyer-live/ This should be available Q1 2017 - it's already popping up on aircraftSpruce & the like, at a sub- $400 price. Quite interesting for those of us with Trig transponders. In the US, all airspace is "outside of designated...
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January 8th 17 08:28 AM
by jfitch Go to last post
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ClearNav CNv Bug Fix Release for 3.5 beta by Tango Eight
Those of you using our v3.5 beta software in CNv vario should download and install the latest release, available here http://www.clearnav.net/main/cn-downloads.html Release Notes: This release (3.5.4171) fixes a rarely occurring bug that can impact serial communications with a ClearNav or third...
January 8th 17 03:57 AM
by Tango Eight Go to last post
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