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best tow rope length by Morris Carter
for aero tows which is best, and which are dangerous
November 4th 16 02:59 PM
by Jonathan St. Cloud Go to last post
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Silly business - from Billy by Dave Nadler
Billy rang me some weeks back and said: Set your Tivo to record "MegaShippers Season 1 Episode 1" Fast-Forward to minute 49. I almost died laughing... See ya, Dave PS: What kind of insomniac is watching "MegaShippers" on Discovery channel?
November 4th 16 07:58 AM
by [email protected] Go to last post
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FlarmView 57MM F/S. by Tom Kelley #711
Used one season, New was $265, will sell for $175.00 including shipping within USA. With connect cable to Flarm. Reason for selling is found way to send 302/Flarm data to Vertica 2 (am using WinPilot). Pilotnx211 at Gmail dot com. Best. Tom. #711.
November 4th 16 04:31 AM
by Ramy[_2_] Go to last post
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For Sale - K6BT by Dan Marotta
K6-BT and two serial cables, one for CAI-302 and one for ClearNav vario. $220 value and I'll sell for $125 with free shipping in the USA. Simply connect the K6BT to your device's serial output and pair the K6BT with your Android. It probably works with Apple products, but I can't swear to...
November 3rd 16 09:54 PM
by Dan Marotta Go to last post
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Jet Arcus first soaring flight by [email protected]
On October 14, 1947, Chuck Yeager broke the Sound Barrier, ushering in the age of supersonic flight. Sixty-nine years later, on the same day, Dennis Tito's jet-powered Arcus demonstrated the beginnings of a new era in auxiliary powered soaring flight. Launching from Inyokern, CA at sunrise, Dennis...
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November 1st 16 10:39 PM
by bertvaneyken Go to last post
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SSA Convention DVDs from Wings & Wheels by noel.wade
All - With DVD #2 shipping out I just wanted to make a quick post on RAS about the DVD series. I bought the first DVD with some hesitation; I wasn't sure what kind of recording quality it would be, or how well the DVD would be edited/structured... But knowing the folks at Wings & Wheels, I...
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November 1st 16 10:29 PM
by Sean Franke Go to last post
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Looking for SZD 55-owners for FES project by [email protected]
Hi together, I am looking for other owners of a SZD 55 for a FES-Mod. I own a 55 and me and another owner are already in touch with SZD and Luka Žnidaršič from FES to do the mod. Since especially the paperwork will get cheaper the more planes are beeing modified and the costs split beetween...
November 1st 16 02:55 PM
by [email protected] Go to last post
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F/S by 6PK
Changing out some items in my panel for the next season, time for cleaning house) Cambridge 302/303 with temp probe six years old, black case-no gps date issues but needs a new calibration, works solid $700 Nano - purchased in July 2016 had four flights,with all parts and box $200 K6BT2...
November 1st 16 02:54 PM
by 6PK Go to last post
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Best lasting tire for self launcher hard surface by [email protected]
Currently flying a DG400 off a public airport with an asphalt surface. A Condor tire was on the bird when I go it. Looking for recommendations for the best lasting 5.00-5 tire for asphalt. Michelin Air, Goodyear Flight Special II or Goodyear Special Custom III, or any other longer lasting...
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November 1st 16 10:47 AM
by [email protected] Go to last post
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15 meter version of ETA by Burt Compton - Marfa Gliders, west Texas
See it fly: https://www.youtube.com/embed/vOy_RnaymL0
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October 31st 16 07:15 PM
by [email protected] Go to last post
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US Competition Pilot Poll and Election by [email protected]
Hello US contest pilots. The annual competition rules poll and election of rules subcommittee members is now open at http://www.adamsfive.com/a5soaring/survey/surveys.php The poll and election is open to all pilots on the ranking list. Please take the time to fill out the poll. provide comments and...
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October 31st 16 04:31 PM
by Steve Leonard[_2_] Go to last post
155 3,252
Size of Allen Wrench used to secure horizontal of ASG-29 by Jonathan St. Cloud
Anyone know the size of allen wrench used to secure the horizontal of an ASG-29?
October 31st 16 12:56 PM
by Dave Nadler Go to last post
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The Blanik L-13 shall rise again! (?) by JJJ
Oct. 26, 2016. One of the members of my club just sent this notice around, along with this link: http://www.blanik.aero/customer-support That's all I know. - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - 5.10.2016 Dear owners and supporters of L-13 Blanik gliders. We are proud we can...
October 31st 16 08:22 AM
by [email protected] Go to last post
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NOVEMBER ISSUE - Gliding International by [email protected]
GLIDING INTERNATIONAL ISSUE NOVEMBER 2016 The November 2016 issue will go in the mail next week and should be with subscribers by November 1. We must be doing something right as we are experiencing a big lift in circulation, materially aided by our Digital version. The hundreds that have...
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October 30th 16 11:42 PM
by Sean[_2_] Go to last post
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Adding ASW-24 Brake Fluid by [email protected]
I am trying to fill the brake fluid reservoir of my ASW-24, but with no luck. I am following the Schleicher Maintenance Manual procedure. It has you adding the fluid into the bleed valve of the caliper. First you have to attach a funnel to a 6 ft length of instrument tubing. The tubing is...
October 30th 16 07:50 AM
by bumper[_4_] Go to last post
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SSA Competition Pilot Poll Results by [email protected]
Results of the recent competition pilot poll are now available on the SSA website in the Contest Rules & Process section. UH- RC Chair
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October 30th 16 04:23 AM
by John Carlyle Go to last post
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FLARM A minimum spacing to ADS-B Antenna? 1 foot !?!? by OHM Ω
Maybe this has been covered in RAS but I couldn't find it. I looked through two documents about the spacing of FLARM antennas, specifically the FLARM A and ADS-B antennas. Obviously, the thing to avoid is the transmitting of FLARM data (A antenna) interfering with ADS-B (or GPS) reception. The...
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October 30th 16 12:40 AM
by Richard[_9_] Go to last post
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Hello. New member here. by JJJ
Hello, all. I just discovered this site a few hours ago, spent a few hours poking around here, and joined right up. Permit me to introduce myself, if I may. I took sailplane lessons 40 years ago at Sky Sailing, Fremont, to the point of getting about 4 solo hours in a 2-33, but other things...
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October 29th 16 11:51 PM
by Frank Whiteley Go to last post
24 2,123
Blow holes vs turbulaator tape. by Jonathan St. Cloud
Just curious if there is research that compares blow holes versus tabulator tape as to effectiveness and drag? i.e., are the bow holes worth the maintenance or is tape effectively just as good? Does the new Ventus have tape or blow holes?
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October 29th 16 10:07 AM
by krasw Go to last post
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Phoebus c gear handle Pictures by Scott Williams
Can anyone take a pic of the forward metal plate that secures the gear handle in the forward position and send it to me?, Mine has a lot of wear and is deformed, I wish to replace it and maybe others are in better condition to give me an idea of it's original shape. I have not contacted Mr. Lindner...
October 29th 16 01:59 AM
by Scott Williams Go to last post
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