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iGlide and iPad mini by Jonathan St. Cloud
Anyone flying with iGlide and an iPd mini? What are your thoughts, does the iPad mini work well in the cockpit? Are you happy with this combination, is the mini bright enough to see in the cockpit, does the battery last long enough, what mount do you use? Any comments would be helpful. Thanks
October 15th 15 06:34 PM
by [email protected] Go to last post
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SH circuit breakers? by [email protected]
My D-2 has recently decided it would be interesting & exciting to blow the gear horn, even though the spoilers are locked (with gear up). If this were to happen while airborne, my only recourse would be to pull the U/C circuit breaker. SH has recently started using new little circuit breakers that...
October 15th 15 05:44 PM
by SF Go to last post
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Roach Dry Lake 17-18 October by Dan Marotta
Looking for information on the condition of the lake bed. A news story last night showed flooded streets in Las Vegas. Can any of you LVVSA folks say whether or not the ground launch weekend will go on? Thanks, -- Dan, 5J
October 15th 15 04:45 PM
by Dan Marotta Go to last post
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NEW Sporting Code rules by [email protected]
Silver distance rules In the recent past, a pilot could declare a remote start point some distance from the launch / release point. Then soar to the declared start point and cross a start line to begin the task. One example of this task would allow a glider pilot to release near the home...
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October 14th 15 11:19 PM
by Martin Gregorie[_5_] Go to last post
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Some questions about DG600 by BG[_4_]
On Thursday, July 8, 1999 at 12:00:00 AM UTC-7, Sergi wrote: Hi everybody. I am considering to sell my PEGASE 101 and to buy the self-launching sailplane DG600 M of a friend. I think this is a beautiful glider with a very good performances (with 18m better), but somebody has told me...
October 13th 15 03:14 PM
by Eric Munk Go to last post
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New LXNAV S8 vario by Paul Remde
Hi, LXNAV has just announced their new S8 stand-along speed-to-fly vario with navigation and optional AHRS. It is very much like the new S80, but the S8 fits into a small 57 mm instrument hole. You can see details he http://www.cumulus-soaring.com/lxnav.htm#LXNAV-S8 LXNAV says it will not...
October 12th 15 04:14 PM
by Don Grillo Go to last post
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Pfeifer Trailer History by Casey Cox
Anyone know the history behind Pfeifer trailers?
October 11th 15 04:14 PM
by Dan Marotta Go to last post
3 283
Amazing Winching Weekend in Utah by [email protected]
The Utah Soaring Association (USA) held a winch training camp at Nephi this last weekend with our newly purchased and rebuilt winch. We invited Karl Striedieck and his brother Walter to come and train 4 of our cfig's over the course of 2.5 days. We ended up with 4 club cfig's who are now winch...
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October 10th 15 07:33 PM
by [email protected] Go to last post
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FS: Wing Rigger self-assembly by Mark628CA
Just out of curiosity, as I am now the builder of the WingRigger, why are you selling it? If you are dissatisfied, please contact me so that I can get your input. I may be willing to buy it back. Customer satisfaction is always a primary goal.
October 10th 15 12:38 PM
by [email protected] Go to last post
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DG1000T Solo 2350C Engine A.D. by NG
Yet another A.D. prohibiting the use of the DG1000T engine in the United States kicked in on May 29th 2015. This is the 3rd failure resulting in a third A.D. prohibiting the use of the engine, due to repeated propeller departure (as in breaking off). The current A.D. mandates immediate propeller...
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October 8th 15 04:41 PM
by NG Go to last post
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Selk'bag for cold flying by son_of_flubber
http://www.selkbagusa.com/Selk'bag-Patagon.aspx I've not used this yet in cockpit, but it looks promising.
October 8th 15 06:45 AM
by FreeFlight107 Go to last post
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IGC File Processor by John Carlyle
I need help in identifying a program used in Europe for post-flight processing of IGC competition files. The program may either be a stand-alone processor or it may be part of a scoring program. The forty -three processed IGC files I have were recorded during a competition in Germany at...
October 7th 15 03:15 PM
by John Carlyle Go to last post
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Region IV North Contest - Not Too Late to Join Us by Papa3[_2_]
US Pilots, The weather forecast for next week is shaping up nicely and the Fall foliage is just starting to show. It's not too late to sign up and come fly with us. The Fairfield task area features a large number of public and private airports, increasing numbers of landable fields as crops...
October 7th 15 12:40 AM
by Greg Delp Go to last post
1 358
Initial CFI Exam by Tango Eight
I'm interested in corresponding with anyone who has done an initial CFI in gliders with an FAA-provided examiner in the last year or two. reply to author should work... thanks, Evan Ludeman
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October 6th 15 05:59 PM
by SF Go to last post
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ClearNav CNv software updates available by Tango Eight
At the usual place... http://www.clearnav.net/main/cn-downloads.html Users with NAV display and XC license can try out our new thermal assistant in the 3.2 beta. There's also an update for 3.1. Please see release notes, they contain information you'll want to have. Good Soaring and best...
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October 6th 15 04:31 PM
by Tango Eight Go to last post
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Auto-towing? Cost...about $1.50 per tow? Why is this launchingtechnique not more popular? by Sean Fidler
Had a conversation with a pal on this recently. It seems academic. Why cost is considered, it has to be even more affordable than winching. Why is this not a mainstream method of getting gliders airborne? Interested in learning what you know, your thoughts and opinions. Sean 7T
October 5th 15 11:24 PM
by Werner Schmidt Go to last post
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Cobra trailer seal replacement--any previous experience? by John Duke
Am replacing the seal on the lower half of the trailer. The question is about replacing the front seal. It appears that the clamshell top must either be removed or lifted from the front (which involves removing the bolts that hold the hinge/handles). Anyone have experience with removing the top...
October 5th 15 08:03 PM
by [email protected] Go to last post
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Ka-8b by Ryan Wubben
After a long (12 year) absence, looking to get back into soaring, although I've been an active power pilot and have owned a variety of airplanes. I used to own a Ka-6, but am thinking of a a Ka-8b that is coming up for sale. Any thoughts on the Ka-8? Things to watch out for? Difficulty rigging?
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October 5th 15 07:08 PM
by Eric Munk Go to last post
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Sage 57mm vario $450 by [email protected]
I have a Sage vario for sale, smaller 57mm version, $450 shipped CONUS. Vario with mounting screws only. I never used it, bought it from a friend who had it on a shelf for many years. Calibration sticker says 2002, I don't think it has been used since then. Not a scratch on it. Reply to author...
October 4th 15 07:46 PM
by Richard[_9_] Go to last post
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WTB E-Vario by [email protected]
E-Vario required/wanted. What you got?
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October 3rd 15 01:39 AM
by Craig Funston Go to last post
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