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Aircraft Walkaround Center updated by Robert Lundin
I have updated the site with 4 new walkarounds: - SG-38 glider - Alouette III 'Grasshoppers' - Kamov Ka 26 - C-47 Skytrain / Dakota Welcome in :-) Robert Lundin
September 3rd 03 10:53 PM
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Strong 305 chair model by Larry Mitchell
Purchased w/ sailplane; I already have a chute. Mfr'd 1995, less than 4 hrs TT. Container, harness, lines and canopy as new. Always stored in carry bag (included), in air conditioning. $950, I&R included w/ sale, you pay shipping from Texas. Reply to netlar-at-gte-dot-net or...
September 3rd 03 10:47 PM
by Larry Mitchell Go to last post
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Glider Transport from West to East by Chet
I need to have a glider towed across the country or moved by any other means. If anyone know someone coming from the west coast (LA area) towards the southeast, I would appreciate hearing from them. OR, if you know some shipping/freight outfits that due this, that too would help! Unfortunately, I...
September 3rd 03 09:56 PM
by Chet Go to last post
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database file needed by cdubya
Looking for a database that I can download that would list Manufacture, model, specs to include payload, airfoil, L/D, AR, etc. Anyone have a link they could share to this data. Thanks, Cdubya
September 3rd 03 05:41 PM
by Al Go to last post
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More Gliding Video Links Wanted by Mal
Please post any links to movies you may have.. Thanks Mal
September 3rd 03 03:37 PM
by Mal Go to last post
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Cutting shirttails??? by Larry Dighera
On Mon, 25 Aug 2003 17:29:39 -0700, "C J Campbell" wrote in Message-Id: : Basically, cutting off the shirt tail marked you as the new guy and any stories or ceremonies that went along with it were simply there to add...
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September 3rd 03 03:34 PM
by Martin Gregorie Go to last post
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Spanish aviation dictionary - help? by Tim Harrison
Can anybody help, please...... I am urgently looking for: "Complete Multilingual Dictionary of Aviation and Aeronautical Terminology: English French Spanish" by Henri Demaison ISBN 0-84429-1099 Published by McGraw-Hill in March 1994 I have looked on Amazon.com and ebay. It is out of print and...
September 3rd 03 02:40 PM
by MikeYankee Go to last post
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Apis goes East by Apis Gliders
A short report about the Apis visit to the Chicago area is on the web site now. www.apisgliders.com This weekend I'll be at the Philadelphia Glider Council on Saturday, 6 Sept. and the Mid Atlantic Soaring Association at Frederick, MD on Sunday the 7th. Hope to see some of you there. Robert Mudd
September 3rd 03 02:01 PM
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Constant speed or constant attitude? by Jim
I would like to hear what other glider pilots have found to be helpful in trying to center thermals. It is common in gliding books to read that a constant diameter circle, as a product of flying a constant airspeed and a constant bank, is important in centering thermals. If the airspeed and / or...
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September 3rd 03 12:41 PM
by Martin Gregorie Go to last post
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Soaring on Mars by puffnfresh
Given the lesser density of air on Mars what would be the glide ratio of a PW-5 starting at an altitude of say 5000 feet? (lesser gravity, too) Is it worth book a trip in next few years?
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September 3rd 03 11:24 AM
by Mike Borgelt Go to last post
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Any glider diaries? by Hilton
Hi, Just wondering if there are any (good) diaries on the web written by people who have got their glider rating. FWIW: I am a CFI-A/I/M and am looking to add a glider rating to my Commercial and perhaps CFI. It sure looks like a ton of fun - anyone written up their training on a per flight...
September 3rd 03 07:11 AM
by Hilton Go to last post
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iPAQ h2210/h2215 Review by Paul Remde
Hi, I recently received my new iPAQ h2215 Pocket PC. I bought it for 2 reasons. I wanted to test Glide Navigator II with the new "Windows Mobile 2003" operating system, and I wanted to check out the connector to see if it is the same as the one found on existing iPAQs. The iPAQ h2210 is...
September 3rd 03 03:45 AM
by Paul Remde Go to last post
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CAI GPS-NAV model 10 display repairs in US by Jonathan Gere
My display has a blank screen, but the logger and the on/off button on the display are still working. Anyone been able to get one back from repair recently? Jonathan Gere
September 2nd 03 07:20 PM
by John Morgan Go to last post
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I fly the Carat Motorglider by David Bingham
Hi Gang I had not expected to be offered the opportunity to fly the first Carat delivered in the US. But I did today and I really liked what I found. This is my report. Supposing you wanted to come up with a wish list of the characteristics of an ideal self powered glider for use from the...
September 2nd 03 06:06 PM
by David Bingham Go to last post
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Schweizer 1-20 project update by Guy Byars
Covering has begun on the Schweizer 1-20 project! Check out the photos at: http://www.gfbyars.com/SGU1-20/index.html Guy Byars
September 2nd 03 04:36 PM
by Hank Nixon Go to last post
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PW-5 in the trees by JJ Sinclair
I heard a PW-5 crashed on Gun-Sight ridge (Montague, Ca) on Saturday and the piolt walked away. Any more info on this accident? Got more poop. Pilot stalled and spun into trees, slid down branches and landed upright between tree and stump. I'm told the pilot was in better shape than those who...
September 2nd 03 03:25 PM
by JJ Sinclair Go to last post
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Drag Chute Deployed ? by JJ Sinclair
NTSB is reporting a fatal accident where a Salto was seen with drag chute deployed on July 19, 2003. Anyone have more details on this accident? http://www.ntsb.gov/NTSB/Month.asp JJ Sinclair
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September 2nd 03 01:52 PM
by Chris Go to last post
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Announcing WingX for the Pocket PC by Hilton Software LLC
Hi everyone, Hilton Software has spent over a year developing WingX. Earlier this week, we announced general availability of the product. "WingX is a Microsoft Pocket PC application designed by pilots for pilots. WingX was designed from the ground up using the latest .NET technology...
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September 2nd 03 10:12 AM
by Hilton Software Go to last post
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Potential danger? (was Where are the flight instructors?) by Eric Greenwell
In article , crwdog69 @hotmail.com says... Sean Tucker and Wayne Handley might disagree. Neither have "the proper ratings." The insurance companies and the FAA cares not even a whit. Excellent point. These people actually charge money...
September 2nd 03 04:49 AM
by Eric Greenwell Go to last post
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Tow Rope Freindly Fences by John Spargo
Tow rope friendly fences We have a fence at the end of our runway that keeps our neighbors (Riding School) horses out of the airfield. Occasionally the tow plane pilot snags the fence with the rope, which winds round at least one, and sometimes more strands of barbed wire- resulting in a broken...
September 2nd 03 04:17 AM
by BTIZ Go to last post
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