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SGP USA Orlando registration form issue by Sean[_2_]
All, If you registered in the last 20-30 days, there was a problem with the SGP.aero website and your registration did not come thru. I know of at least 6 who may have been affected, and there are likely several more. The entire FAI SGP apologizes for this inconvenience. The problem stemmed...
November 30th 16 06:48 PM
by Sean[_2_] Go to last post
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Lumbar support ideas? by noel.wade
All - For the third year in a row I've somehow managed to injure my back early in the season (base of the spine/sciatic nerve). I'm beginning to suspect its not my day-job or rigging my ship (I have a one-man rigger); but rather my flying and seating position in the cockpit (DG-300). Short...
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November 30th 16 05:00 PM
by [email protected] Go to last post
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Cobra trailer tail lights replacement? by John Bojack J4
Looking to replace the factory/European style tail lights. Although attractive (??) I think they can be confusing for USA drivers following behind it. Any suggestions for improvement and/or making them more USA "friendly"? And also wiring them for USA vehicles. I have seen several trailers...
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November 30th 16 01:26 AM
by [email protected] Go to last post
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FLARM - No GPS by Dan Marotta
It worked fine last time I flew but today, it was stuck on the startup screen with 0 Satellites showing. I cycled the power a couple of times with no effect. Both my ClearNav vario and my Dell Streak were both receiving good GPS locks. The Streak reported 8 satellites. The PF Portable had...
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November 28th 16 10:58 PM
by Dan Marotta Go to last post
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Santa Barbara Soaring Thanksgiving Dinner by Santa Barbara Soaring
GREETINGS!!!! Santa Barbara Soaring is pleased to announce their celebration of three years in operation, and an invitation to the public to come fly with us at the Santa Ynez Airport over the Thanksgiving holiday weekend. * Towing service will be available on Friday through Sunday (25-27...
November 28th 16 09:33 AM
by CindyB[_2_] Go to last post
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Information Regarding Avionic Company by [email protected]
Am Mittwoch, 6. Januar 2016 19:43:04 UTC+1 schrieb : On Thursday, October 8, 2015 at 7:05:17 AM UTC-7, Casey wrote: Anyone have information about the Avionic company? I have a vario (GS-500) and radio (FV 2720) by them and can't find information about this company. ...
November 27th 16 10:39 PM
by Casey[_2_] Go to last post
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Power Flarm Repairs by 2G
I talked to Rex Mayes @ Williams Soaring yesterday about a broken Power Flarm I sent him. He said that the company is looking to setup a USA repair station and is in discussions with two others besides him. According to Rex they are not accepting broken units for repair at this time, so we must...
November 27th 16 06:36 PM
by Dan Marotta Go to last post
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Funny and informative video on how to land the Space Shuttle by 2G
November 27th 16 05:47 PM
by Dan Marotta Go to last post
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2017 Junior Nationals Camp and Contest and Region 3 at Harris Hill by Harris Hill Soaring
The SSA Youth/Junior Committee and the Harris Hill Soaring Corporation are planning to host the 2nd Junior National Camp and Contest July 2nd - 8th . Everything is subject to SSA approval and many details have yet to be worked out but here is the general idea. Juniors from around the country are...
November 27th 16 05:45 PM
by Harris Hill Soaring Go to last post
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Fast as a bat out of hell... fun study by Bob T
And we thought the Swift or falcon were the fastest natural fliers. Ha! Check this fun study out. 160 km / hr level flight from a bat. Pretty nifty...
November 26th 16 08:22 PM
by Al Tyler 8H Go to last post
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SteFly Flight Computer by [email protected]
A flight computer running XCSoar for a small fraction of the price of a ClearNav/LX9000/Zeus. http://stefly.aero/2016/11/17/stefly-at-german-gliding-day-in-berlin/ http://stefly.aero/
November 26th 16 07:00 PM
by Dan Marotta Go to last post
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FS Mini Softie Chute by [email protected]
Para-Phernali Mini 240 Softie parachute.Manufactured 8/09. Last repack 9/21/16. B12 Snaps on legs, thread-thru on chest. Color: black. Includes carry case. I will pay for continental U.S. shipping. reply: ccoyne at rtrmag dot com
November 26th 16 04:30 AM
by [email protected] Go to last post
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New/Old Video and Glider PR - John Denver & Janus by CindyB[_2_]
A crazy link took me to a John Denver video on You Tube. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=u4ChlFnXctE It has been posted there a long while, but I posted into the comments, about the Janus perhaps being owned then by David Allen of Colorado. I think it is the Janus that was N2AA. And I provided...
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November 25th 16 07:25 AM
by [email protected] Go to last post
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Comparing Drjack XCSkies RASP and TopMeteo - U.S. Soaring - Comments? by WaltWX[_2_]
I am interested in hear U.S. glider pilot comments on the pros/cons of all these sites for soaring forecasts. I have used them all at one time or another and find them generally comparable. But, some like RASP and DrJack do a much better job of locating convergence zones/shear lines....
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November 24th 16 10:00 PM
by JS Go to last post
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Mapping the shadows at sunset at summer solstice by son_of_flubber
The topography of the United States mapped by the shadows of hills and mountains just before sunset on the summer solstice. http://imgur.com/a/klLBZ
November 24th 16 08:20 PM
by son_of_flubber Go to last post
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World Contest - Open Class by Jonathan St. Cloud
Was looking over the entry sheet for WGC 2017. The open class seem dominated by 21 meter ships. Only two 23 meters (new generation open class) and four EB29. Nary a Nimbus 4 or ASW-22. Shame these beautifully ladies of the sky are not competitive with even the 21 meter birds. There is nothing...
November 24th 16 05:30 PM
by Jonathan St. Cloud Go to last post
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Hangar/Home Advice by Casey[_2_]
This endeavor may never materialize but I'm thinking about it. Please give any advice about what to look out for, or what to look for, or nice to have, as well as minimums and ideal as far as looking for and acquiring property, hangar and constructing a hanger for living. Maybe someone has done...
November 24th 16 01:51 PM
by [email protected] Go to last post
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ClearNav CNv public beta available by Tango Eight
At the usual place... http://www.clearnav.net/main/cn-downloads.html The new feature set is described here http://tinyurl.com/zdz2jrq Good Soaring and best regards, Evan Ludeman for CNi
November 24th 16 01:35 AM
by John Cochrane[_3_] Go to last post
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AOPA has nice article aboout soaring by Jonathan St. Cloud
The latest edition if AOPA magazine has a nice article about soaring. The photography in the article is outstanding.
November 23rd 16 04:59 PM
by Jonathan St. Cloud Go to last post
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Speed Astir flap speeds by Skypilot
Hi Guys, One of our club members has just bought a beautiful Speed Astir. Does anyone have an idea of speed to fly flap settings or did Dick Johnson ever do a test on one. Most of the other flapped gliders have some sort of recommendations for cruise vs climb Justin
November 23rd 16 03:02 PM
by [email protected] Go to last post
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