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a very professional video about soaring competitions (French language) by [email protected]
http://www.aerostar.tv/videos/thermique-pur/ The video presented by the french channel Aerostar.tv is worth 32 minutes of your attention... recommended if you can understand the French comment and interviews. It is about the Women's Nationals (club class), and general 18M + Open Class Nationals...
September 28th 16 02:51 PM
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Winch school opening by Karl Striedieck[_2_]
One slot for the Eagle Field winch school is open for this coming Sunday Oct 2. karls at uplink.net or 814 237 7996 KS
September 27th 16 07:24 PM
by Karl Striedieck[_2_] Go to last post
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Best Book for New Teen Glider Students by [email protected]
Many options available today for introductory books for student teen glider pilots. Which one(s) are preferred and why? Responses from clubs and commercial schools would be appreciated. Our new club is developing a program for teens. Thanks Jim Callaway
September 27th 16 05:44 PM
by [email protected] Go to last post
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ASG-29 Crash by [email protected]
Has anyone heard any more details on this one? Says it happened during the landing phase. http://www.kathrynsreport.com/2016/09/accident-occurred-september-24-2016.html
September 27th 16 03:59 PM
by [email protected] Go to last post
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Glider Handling Question by Roy B.
In this month's Gliding International article on the Ventus 3, Aldo Cernezzi writes, "According to Berd Weber, I flew with a relatively forward CoG, which may have an impact on roll speed". This got me to thinking of my own anecdotal experiences with very forward CGs having a negative impact on...
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September 27th 16 03:43 PM
by Roy B. Go to last post
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Who is oldest glider pilot by Casey[_2_]
Just saw this on the news. Oldest power pilot. CEDAR RAPIDS, Iowa (KCRG) -- It's a classic saying: There are old pilots and bold pilots, but there are no "old, bold pilots." Last week, the Guinness Book of World Records named 98-year-old Ernie Smith, of Red Oak, Iowa, the oldest active pilot in...
September 27th 16 03:20 PM
by [email protected] Go to last post
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Speed record? by Soartech
or fantasy of flight? On page 52 of the September issue of Soaring magazine Jim Payne is listed as having flown an out and return course of 300 km at an average speed of an amazing ground speed of 189.62 MPH ! Can someone please explain how he did this when the Vne of the Arcus M is 174 MPH. It...
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September 27th 16 03:08 PM
by [email protected] Go to last post
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emailing your log file from an iPhone by Dave Nadler
These days we're asked to email our log files to the (often remote) scorer, and PC's are, well, so passe. It's a drag running around trying to find somebody with a PC to email the file. And we definitely to NOT want to delay the scoring. Some flight computers can send the log file directly from...
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September 27th 16 06:17 AM
by Sean[_2_] Go to last post
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iSoar vs GammaFV by Jonathan St. Cloud
Is anyone using iSoar or GammaFV, if so please share your thoughts. If anyone is familiar with both programs I would love to hear your recommendations, which could be communicated off privately. Thanks in advance Jon
September 27th 16 05:15 AM
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Tost tow hook STC for C-182 ? by [email protected]
Does anyone have information about a Tost towing hook for C-182's ? Please advise - - thanks in advance -
September 27th 16 01:13 AM
by Casey[_2_] Go to last post
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automated flap setting by Wallace Berry[_2_]
A prototype automated flap system was mentioned in the recent Duckhawk discussion. My question: Given that our manual flap settings cannot be optimal, how much real-world improvement in climb and cruise could be gained with an automated flap system that always has the flaps at their optimal...
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September 26th 16 04:03 PM
by [email protected] Go to last post
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Naviter fails to provide registration key after SeeYou Mobile upgrade by Daniel Jamin
I wanted to upgrade my SeeYou Mobile and was told by Naviter that the new licencing system included both wSeeYou and SeeYou Mobile. I received a lot of information about wSeeYou and other software I don't need but I was not supplied with a registration key for my upgraded SeeYou Mobile...
September 26th 16 01:56 PM
by Per Carlin Go to last post
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Radio acting up by AS
I have a question for all the electronic wizards out there. My radio is only giving a carrier signal but no modulation. I have the following set-up: Dittel FSG71M Dittel speaker box F10061 with two DIN connectors for two microphones (only one used) Dynamic goose neck microphone F10039 I tried both...
September 26th 16 01:02 PM
by George Underhill Go to last post
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Closest airfield to NYC to fly gliders or to keep a SLMG by albs
I live in Europe and will be relocating to New York City next spring. Which would be the closest airfield where I could keep a SLMG (doesn't necessarily need to be a glider club) or the closets airfield where gliders are operated (which and/or tow)? Any that you'd recommend in particular? thank you
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September 26th 16 10:54 AM
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Global Space-Based ADS-B Flight Tracking by WaltWX[_2_]
"FlightAware and Aireon are proud to announce the world's first and only global, space-based ADS-B flight tracking solution. FlightAware's technology and Aireon's 66 ADS-B receivers in low earth orbit will forever change the world of flight tracking and flight safety....
September 24th 16 10:19 PM
by WaltWX[_2_] Go to last post
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Ping Buddy ADS-B Receiver and GDL 90/XC Soar Question by [email protected]
Does anyone have experience with this device? If so please comment. http://www.uavionix.com/products/pingbuddy/ Also has anyone been successful with getting XC Soar to accept a GDL 90 protocol so that one can use such a device whilst running XC Soar? This would eliminate the need to run a EFB and...
September 24th 16 01:47 AM
by Darryl Ramm Go to last post
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Perlan II Live by Duster
As of 9:30am cst, Perlan II on tow. Virtual cockpit: http://perlanproject.cloud/VirtualCockpit.html Michael
September 23rd 16 04:22 PM
by Bruce Hoult Go to last post
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2-33 Trailer by CindyB[_2_]
On Sunday, September 18, 2016 at 4:55:54 PM UTC-7, wrote: New Texas club needs a trailer to relocate a 2-33. Borrow, rent, buy. Jim Callaway 972-754-1893 cell Uuuuummm. It might be helpful to know from whence the 2-33 will originate, on it's way to a new home...
September 22nd 16 08:10 PM
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Dg600 cockpit size by [email protected]
Is dg600 cockpit the same size as dg 300? S
September 21st 16 11:09 PM
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Johnny Byrd (was: 30 Gone) by [email protected]
I thoughtlessly posted my earlier message (below) a few minutes ago with a somewhat obscure subject, not realizing that "30"--a contest number that for many of us evoked only one pilot's name--had been reassigned. Apologies to anyone who was inadvertently...
September 21st 16 07:16 PM
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