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Wanted Sparrowhawk by David Bingham
I am looking for a Sparrowhawk new/used with or without a trailer. Immediate cash. I am often asked why do I want one when I have a DG800B, a Stemme S10-VT and several paragliders. I think the Sparrowhawk is possibly the most interesting glider development in the past 10 years and it would complete...
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May 4th 04 11:20 PM
by Gill Couto Go to last post
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GPS glide ratio calculations by james
hi, i posted a message on this board last year - see below - asking advice for a GPS to record the "flights" i make with my wingsuit from aircraft / cliffs. I purchased an Garmin etrex vista in the end and am very satisfied with the results. If anyone is interested in seeing the resulting data...
May 4th 04 09:00 PM
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Worldwide hi-res satellite photos by Jonathan Gere
I updated my page to include a link showing how to access 15m resolution satellite photos for most of the world. This link has better resolution than the link for the US. The images are already projected to a simple XY latitude/longitude grid as needed by...
May 4th 04 03:08 PM
by Jonathan Gere Go to last post
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Last season for BLIPS? by Stewart Kissel
I was reviewing the Dr Jack site and his subscription message, he sounds as if the workload means this may be the final season. He sent out the message for those like me who have become quite dependant on them to beware. Let's take advantage of them while they still exist.
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May 4th 04 03:06 PM
by Gary Evans Go to last post
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Soaring's decline SSA club poll by Craig Freeman
In the result's from the SSA club poll fourty seven percent of responding club's said they did not want large numbers of new members. Maybe the word "large" caused clubs who would want some new members to answer in the negative. Maybe this indicates that there is no more room in half of the...
May 4th 04 01:07 PM
by Clint Go to last post
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Kansas Wave Flight by Steve
Yes, we had a wave day in Kansas on Sunday. Only one person was able to connect and get any significant altitude. For those seriously interested in wave not generated by mountains, you might want to get all the data you can from near Hutchinson, Kansas on May 2, 2004, between about 1:30 PM CDST...
May 4th 04 05:14 AM
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Nimbus 3 25.5 tip spoiler cable replacement by tango4
Anyone know how to replace a tip spoiler actuation cable on A nimbus 3? TIA Ian
May 3rd 04 09:05 PM
by tango4 Go to last post
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Soaring in Salida, CO by Shawn Curry
We'll have a towplane operating this month. I've put together (with a lot of help) a couple page description on soaring in our area. If you go to http://groups.yahoo.com/group/ChaffeeCoCoSoaring/ (I think you may need to join the group) , then click on the "Files" link on the left side of the...
May 3rd 04 05:31 PM
by F.L. Whiteley Go to last post
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Maybe there is hope for the huge:) by John0714
On http://www.soarhawaii.com/allprices.htm it says Maximum passenger weight for rides: Scenic Ride: For 1 or 2 passengers - 350 lbs Golden Eagle Lesson Ride: 1 passenger - 350 lbs Aerobatic Ride: 1 passenger - 220 lbs Currently even just after a huge meal I am under 345 fully clothed and have...
May 3rd 04 04:11 PM
by ADP Go to last post
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Flying Wing Desgin workshop by mat Redsell
Marske Flying Wings will hold a Flying Wing Design workshop on the weekend of July 17-18, 2004. For more details see the web site at http://www.continuo.com/marske/marske There are many areas of discussion from airfoils, to planforms, moving weights, films of flights and ofcourse seeing the...
May 3rd 04 02:25 PM
by mat Redsell Go to last post
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manual RICO vario VACS by elico64
Hi, me it has been given And E-vario of the RICO ( model VACS), for my PIK20B Unfortunately I do not possess the use manual. there is someone that can help me? Best regards, Fulvio
May 3rd 04 12:04 PM
by Fulvio Turvani Go to last post
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Region 5 North Photos by GH
For anyone interested, photos from the recent Region 5 North contest in Perry, SC, have been posted to my photo gallery. You may view these at... http://gahsys.homeunix.com/gallery Click on the image of the glider to view the album. Glenn
May 3rd 04 03:52 AM
by GH Go to last post
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Available to Transport Gliders by Jeff Landfield
I am available to transport gliders and trailers. I am out of school in next week and I have a vehicle of my own to use if needed. I have towed trailers for thousands of miles with no problems. I am available to go anywhere to do the pick up, just to know I am out of Albuquerque. If interested give...
May 3rd 04 01:12 AM
by Jeff Landfield Go to last post
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South Region 5 Soaring Contest by Clyde Taylor
The South Region V Contest is still planned for June 21-26, 2004 in Cordele. Official Practice Day is Sunday, June 20. This is a six-day contest. We will have a 15 Meter, Standard, and Sport Class. With dry weather in the Southeast, this is shaping up to be a very good soaring season. There are...
May 2nd 04 09:28 PM
by Clyde Taylor Go to last post
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Transporting water to glider by Bill Daniels
I Googled r.a.s and found posts about water beds, truck inner tubes and collapsible plastic cubes from Wal-Mart. The plastic cubes will transport 50 gallons and fit inside my Jeep Grand Cherokee but nothing else will fit and I don't want to unload the Jeep just for this chore. Full 10...
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May 2nd 04 04:52 PM
by Papa3 Go to last post
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WTB: Winter 2 1/4" altimeter by Greg Arnold
I am looking for a Winter 2 1/4" altimeter in good shape. Must be marked in feet with 1,000' per rotation. I am located in the US. Thanks, Greg Arnold
May 1st 04 07:35 PM
by tango4 Go to last post
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No wonder I'm confused:) by John0714
See http://kohlin.com/air/soar-faq.htm I guess there's soaring, and then there's soaring:)
May 1st 04 07:02 PM
by John0714 Go to last post
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New Video Clips To Watch by P.Naton
I have posted a few new online videos you all might be interested in checking out. These clips are in Windows Media 9 format. The link is: http://homepage.mac.com/pnaton/FileSharing17.html Just click the little red download arrows. Clip 1. Famous air show performer Manfred Radius does his...
April 30th 04 11:26 PM
by Shawn Curry Go to last post
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1125KM Minden to Steamboat Spgs, CO IGC file available by Gordon Boettger
The April 15 downwind wave flight (IGC file) from Minden, NV to Steamboat Springs, CO can be viewed by visiting: www.gliderforum.com under flights. This flight was completed utilizing wave until western UT and thermals for the remainder of the flight. The flight was conducted under an IFR...
April 30th 04 07:38 PM
by Bill Daniels Go to last post
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Moffat joins the Sugarbush Experience Faculty! by Doug Jacobs
Late breaking news: George Moffat, two time world champion and dean of the American competitive scene will be at Sugarbush during the XC/Racing Experience camp for part of the time. Still spots open for this opportunity to advance your cross-country expertise and get a user-friendly introduction...
April 30th 04 06:50 PM
by Doug Jacobs Go to last post
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