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Frigatebird soars for weeks without landing by Bret Hess
I also heard this on the news and was floored. Two months in the air. Ocean birds that can't rest on the water...so no landouts.
July 6th 16 07:38 AM
by Bret Hess Go to last post
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I have always used Simtec's 4981 white patching paste to repair small dings and minor cosmetic divots. However I use such small amounts over long periods of time, nearly the entire quart eventually turns to rubber and has to be trashed. I am looking for a lower quantity solution to avoid wasting...
July 5th 16 10:10 PM
by Steve Koerner Go to last post
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IVSM sailplane registration July 9 - 16, 2016 by Burt Compton - Marfa Gliders, west Texas
i arrived on top of Harris Hill last evening from Marfa, Texas with my ASK-13, a bit ahead of schedule so now I can properly enjoy our National Soaring Museum and tour the beautiful Fingerlakes region of western New York state. Suddenly remembering decades of personal memories of Harris Hill...
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Region 1 Contest enjoys great weather! by Soartech
The SSA Region 1 contest is being held this past weekend and next weekend. The practice day was Friday. The weather all 3 days was perfect with temps in the 80s, dry air, light winds and high cloudbases! See the results at http://www.ssa.org/Contests?cid=2346&display=results Weather forecast also...
July 5th 16 01:31 PM
by Roy Bourgeois[_5_] Go to last post
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Scheibe SF34 Flight Manual; -english version? by Sauli Salmela
Hello Can You anybody tell where I can find a english version of Scheibe SF34 B Gliders; Flight & Repair & Maintenance Manual. We just a buy this plane from Germany and with a plane follow the original Germany -version. Here Finland officially it's English, Swedish or Finnish version. Should by...
July 5th 16 10:48 AM
by Greg_P Go to last post
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Libelle 201 canopy by [email protected]
I have a Libelle 201B that needs a new canopy. The canopy I have has too many large cracks in it. With or without the frame. I am willing to travel to pick it up or see it. Thank you Robert Bell
July 4th 16 02:03 PM
by [email protected] Go to last post
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Paint for trailer by Colin Roney
GRP trailer (Lak12) needs repainting. Just completed the rubbing down and general preparation and now in need of advice as to the best stuff to paint it with. Nothing flashy but just good quality paint.
July 4th 16 11:34 AM
by Colin Roney Go to last post
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80mm mechanical vario wanted by Frank Whiteley
Mile High Gliding, 303-527-1122, needs an 80mm mechanical vario. Make and scale not important.
July 4th 16 05:45 AM
by Frank Whiteley Go to last post
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"Boulder Group" going to Nephi, UT by Boise Pilot
Looking for a contact with someone who has information regarding a group from the Boulder, CO area planning on going to Nephi, UT in the next few weeks. Would like to know the dates of their trip and how many gliders and tow planes. Thanks Tom Boise, ID
July 4th 16 12:11 AM
by Boise Pilot Go to last post
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Blanik L23 Pneumatic Strut Part Needed by Six-Seven
This is a long shot. Our nitrogen filled pneumatic gear strut (shock absorber) on a Blanik L23 is flat. It appears that the fill valve is defective. Blanik America says that the factory is on summer vacation and it will be weeks to get the part we need. Here is a picture of the part in...
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July 2nd 16 09:14 PM
by Stephen Damon Go to last post
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Wanted: used one man rigger for 15m by Gary Adams
Wanted: used one man rigger for 15m (ASW20) Reason? 67 YO bypass survivor with a limited "dainty" female partner! :-) 'GB'
July 2nd 16 05:04 PM
by Dan Marotta Go to last post
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OLC filtering all flights by aircraft type? by Kurt Thams
Is there a way to do a search of all OLC flights for a specific aircraft type?
July 2nd 16 02:23 AM
by Kurt Thams Go to last post
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LS4 landing gear parts needed by [email protected]
Looking for complete or mostly complete LS4 landing gear. Thanks,
July 1st 16 10:44 PM
by Bob Kuykendall Go to last post
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Flight Training Newsletter - Latest Edition by [email protected]
July 1, 2016 | Flight Training Newsletter - http://eepurl.com/b777KP
July 1st 16 04:12 PM
by [email protected] Go to last post
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micro-mesh by [email protected]
Has anyone used the micro-mesh kits? My canopy had an unfortunate meeting with the ramp today, and after two hours with Novas #3 it still needs attention. It is an acrylic material, and the scratches are not really deep, but I can fell them with my finger.. I flew it after the incident, and my...
June 30th 16 10:58 PM
by [email protected] Go to last post
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weight and balance question by Duster
Our club needs to do a weight and balance on our Grob 103 after refinishing and some other mods. We are wanting to use calibrated/certified scales, but the cost of having it weighed or purchasing a set of scales is quite high.. What have others done to get their W&B completed yet not break the...
June 29th 16 04:06 PM
by [email protected] Go to last post
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Fastest Task Speed by Kevin Christner
Winning speed in the open class at Nephi today was over 113mph. Is this the fasted speed ever recorded in a contest?
June 29th 16 02:33 PM
by Charlie M. (UH & 002 owner/pilot) Go to last post
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InReach - does it matter which model I get by [email protected]
DeLorme AG-009871-201 inReach SE is about 100 bucks cheaper than DeLorme AG-008727-201 InReach Explorer Two Way Satellite Communicator with Built in Navigation I really don't need the navigation - I do want it to supply hight and speed. Does it matter which I buy? WH1
June 29th 16 12:35 PM
by [email protected] Go to last post
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Flight Chops - Mountain Soaring by [email protected]
The Youtube channel "Flight Chops" has posted a video about mountain soaring, filmed in California. Perhaps some of you will enjoy watching it: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=c7Wzz2-HfpA
June 29th 16 02:49 AM
by Giaco Go to last post
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Water in the cockpit! by Matt Herron Jr.
The manual for my Ventus C states that there are 5 holes in the fin which holds up to 5 liters of water. You tape up one less hole than the liters you want. for example, if you want 3 liters, you tape up the bottom two holes. Now the problem. My Ventus C has 6 holes. More capacity? different...
June 29th 16 12:32 AM
by MN50 Go to last post
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