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Tow Pilot Currency and Proficiency by Walt Connelly
In the May 2016 edition of SOARING Magazine Burt Compton covered the requirements for Tow Pilot Currency and Proficiency under FAR 61.69. While I am all for following the rules and regulations and acknowledge that a thorough review of the finer points of any form of flying is always a good...
May 23rd 16 09:01 PM
by Walt Connelly Go to last post
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Powerflarm transmit antenna defect by [email protected]
A big Thanks to Rex Mayes at Williams Soaring Center for a replacement Plarm A antenna. I installed the new one and TG reports now seeing me at 6nm! instead of less than 1nm. The original antenna delivered with the unit actually had a short, unknown to me as others reported actually being able...
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May 22nd 16 03:18 PM
by Richard[_9_] Go to last post
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Registration open for SGP USA 2016 (July 24-31 2016) by Sean Fidler
All, Today we are one year from the start of the "FIRST EVER" FAI Sailplane Grand Prix (SGP) USA Qualifier! This series will be held in Ionia, MI at the Ionia County Airport (Y70) on July 24th thru 31st 2016. The event will be held in 15m sailplanes. FAI SGP USA Official Website: ...
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May 22nd 16 02:19 PM
by Sean[_2_] Go to last post
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Eric June's accident - stall warning by 2G
On Wednesday, October 7, 1998 at 12:00:00 AM UTC-7, Eric June wrote: Armand, The CAI L-NAV has such an alarm built-in. It is a slow speed alarm that sounds whenever your airspeed drops below the speed that you set it at. I never used that feature as it didn't seem that useful, since...
May 21st 16 08:16 PM
by Paul Agnew Go to last post
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Battery connectors by HGXC[_4_]
I am looking for a simple battery wire that has a 2 pin quick connector on one end a flat f type on the other. Any sources out there? Dennis
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May 21st 16 06:43 AM
by Charlie M. (UH & 002 owner/pilot) Go to last post
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WTB used 57 mm Winter Mechanical by [email protected]
Our club needs a winter for the rear of our Grob 103. Needs to be the 2 1/4" (57 mm) version. Anyone got one for sale? Contact: Tim Hanke Adirondack Soaring 518-693-6849 Email:
May 21st 16 02:09 AM
by [email protected] Go to last post
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Wanted: Cambridge Mark IV Vario and Flight Director with Audio by [email protected]
Looking for an old, working, Mark IV with internal TE compensation for a motor glider that does not have a TE probe line installed. Dave Milner at milnerdv at yahoo.com
May 20th 16 08:15 PM
by Tim Taylor Go to last post
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Parachute use in single seat gliders by [email protected]
I have two separate questions about use of parachutes in non-aerobatic and non-contest flight in a single seat glider. First, I understand that it is a good and best practice for cross country flying and of course if it is possible to wear one, why wouldn't you? I'm not intending to fly without a...
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May 20th 16 04:14 PM
by Dan Marotta Go to last post
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Good article about competition risks. by [email protected]
https://hangar.flights/stories/21/When-competition-becomes-more-important-than-life-itself
May 20th 16 12:44 PM
by Tango Eight Go to last post
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Parachute For Sale by [email protected]
National 360 Built 2003 Fresh Pack May 2016 Great shape always stored indoors. Make me an Offer.
May 19th 16 01:27 PM
by [email protected] Go to last post
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Silly business at 18-meter nationals by Dave Nadler
Sorry I didn't manage a blog this year, but enjoy: http://www.ssa.org/Contests?cid=2311&show=blog&id=4168&ContestName=18+Meter+National See ya, Dave
May 19th 16 04:51 AM
by Tony[_5_] Go to last post
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Need to move a glider from Chicago to Los Angeles by Maciek Arkuszewski
Hi guys. I just acquired myself a glider and I need to move it cross country from Chicago to LA. Trailer is road worthy, but my car is in LA. Any tips on what would be the best way to get it across? So far, the best option I found, is to ship my car to Chicago and pick it up over there and do the...
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May 18th 16 11:59 PM
by Tony[_5_] Go to last post
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Free HP-14 Project....last call by Giaco
I am working out a deal with my insurance to buy back the oxygen system and instruments from my HP-14 that was damaged in my bailout last year. Their plan is to scrap the rest of the ship unless someone wants it (which I hate to see, but don't have the time/spousal approval to fix) The ship is...
May 18th 16 12:04 PM
by Giaco Go to last post
0 125
LX9070 settings by Jonathan St. Cloud
I have a LX9070 and noticed that when I chose the glider ASG-29E polar, the wing area is listed as 34 sqft and wing loading 2.2 lb/sqft. When I adjust the proper wing area save it and go back to check the data it has reverted to 34 sqft wing area. These should be per-programed polar data. How do...
May 18th 16 06:24 AM
by Surge Go to last post
1 179
OLC Questions by Casey[_2_]
I have a couple questions about OLC but first let me say that I have not read all the rules but I have tried to submit a service request with no joy. 1) Why does OLC have me located at R9 and not R5 and how can I change that? 2) I see the various scoring in clubs, airfields, Best Flights, ect,...
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May 17th 16 07:12 AM
by Surge Go to last post
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FlarmNet Files on Oudie (SeeYou Mobile) by Tim Taylor
I am doing my annual firmware/software update for my cockpit. It is becoming a major process. 1. Flarm Core (Firmware and Config) 2. V7 (S7) Vario (two files plus checking setting) 3. Butterfly Display (firmware and FlarmNet) 4. Oudie (software and FlarmNet) I can't find documentation that...
May 16th 16 10:09 PM
by Richard[_9_] Go to last post
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ballast bags FS by firsys
Ballast bags ex PIK 20E never used, carefully stored. 136 x 10.5 (mean ) ins flat.taper is 11 to 10 ins. tough plasticised fabric. shipping wt for both 10lbs. Coupling hoses included. Leak tested. US $ 300 plus shipping.
May 16th 16 08:27 PM
by firsys Go to last post
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FAA sticks to its guns on not allowing solo glider flight for out ofcurrency power pilots by [email protected]
The FAA is sticking to its guns in holding that a rated power pilot who is out of currency in his power rating cannot solo in a glider when the transition pilot is not current (no current flight review) in his other rating. The most recent legal opinion is dated today, April 27, and addressed to...
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May 15th 16 09:55 PM
by Bill T Go to last post
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ASW-20 by Wade G
If you or someone you know is thinking about selling a 20, please let me know! I'm looking to upgrade from my L-33. I'm in Oregon but willing to go on an expedition for a nice one.
May 15th 16 12:10 AM
by Skypilot Go to last post
1 346
Need a measurement on an LS-8 by Mark628CA
I have a customer who ordered a wing wheel for an LS-8. I have a wing profile template, but I need a measurement from the ground to the bottom of the wing at a position with a 29 inch chord so I can determine how tall the wheel fork needs to be. I tried to calculate it from the 3-view drawing in...
May 14th 16 07:05 PM
by John Carlyle Go to last post
2 264
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