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2003 Governor's Cup Season is History by Papa3
The PA/NJ (and now NY) Governor's Cup is history. Despite one of the wettest seasons on record, we still manged 35 plus competitors and nearly 100 flights. Honors this year go to Bif Huss (H7) on the South Course and Todd Pattist (WH) on the North Course. Aero Club Albatross walked away with...
November 10th 03 02:00 AM
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Older glass glider refinishing question by Gus Rasch
Group, I am considering the purchase of an older glass bird in my local area. It has sat for quite a while and the finish is not the best. Specifically, someone shot Imron over the original gelcoat at some point in the past. (rather than take it down and refinish it correctly.) The Imron is now...
November 10th 03 12:18 AM
by Eric Greenwell Go to last post
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What is going on?! by Janusz Kesik
Some month ago, I did delete r.a.s. from my list of subscribed = newsgroups when I got a post with a virus attached. A month later (now) = discovering few threads regarding Jantar I thought: "Maybe it was = one-off infected posting". After TWO DAYS of my presence at r.a.s. = forum, I have found a...
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November 9th 03 05:26 PM
by Eric Greenwell Go to last post
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? about LS 6C by S Schwartz
Does anyone know what years the LS6C was produced? Is the C the only LS6 with automatic hook ups or did the B have them also? Any info on flying experience in the B or C pros & cons.
November 9th 03 02:42 PM
by David Kinsell Go to last post
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Puchacz life extension by Janusz Kesik
Looking at the Windpath Corporation's website www.windpath.ca] I have = found a technical AD regarding the Puchacz's life extension over = 6000hrs. It seems that now it's 6750hrs, and (if I have understood it = properly) can be made even longer by overhauling glider every next = 1000hrs. There's...
November 9th 03 09:49 AM
by Janusz Kesik Go to last post
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Tailplane/elevator turbulators by Ronald E Baker
Sorry folks, re original article on tailplane/elevator turbulators. My E-Mail address is Send me your snailmail address if you want a copy. Cheers, Ron Baker (Australia)
November 9th 03 08:49 AM
by Ronald E Baker Go to last post
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WTB: volkslogger by GH
Anyone have a used volkslogger for sale? To reply, remove the ZSPAM from my email address. Glenn
November 9th 03 02:27 AM
by GH Go to last post
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Glider hours count towards ATP? by Michael
Which specific FAR? Michael Michael www.northwestsoaring.com
November 9th 03 02:24 AM
by Vaughn Go to last post
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WinPilot Offers Free WinPilot XP for your Desktop Computer by Richard Pfiffner
Test WinPilot Lite on your Desktop PC running Windows XP, 2000 or NT free of charge. Load maps, aviation database, and enjoy flying practice tasks. Or, if you already are a WinPilot user, you can setup your desktop version to the way you fly, and easily transfer files and settings to Pocket...
November 8th 03 04:44 PM
by Richard Pfiffner Go to last post
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Schemp turbo wreck by tango4
I'm in the market for a Discus, Ventus or Nimbus turbo installation ( Engine, prop, mast electric ram , engine control panel and centre section - the remains of the centre spaceframe ) any and all leads gladly received! Ian
November 8th 03 08:28 AM
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Ventus A/B Mods by Al
http://www.gliderforum.com/show-recent-threads.asp?checkall=true&breakout=1& datelimit=days&prevdays=0
November 8th 03 07:06 AM
by Al Go to last post
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FS: Discus 2b by Guy Byars
For Sale Discus 2b http://www.gfbyars.com/d2b/index.html * Year of mfg: 2000 S/N 58. * Approx 120 flights, 180 hours. * Factory Cobra trailer with glass top. * Cambridge 302 * Becker Radio * Winter Mechanical Vario
November 7th 03 06:57 PM
by Guy Byars Go to last post
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What next? by ISoar
I'm scheduled to Solo this weekend (yipeee!) and am thinking about whats next. Plan was to train at a FBO then join a club. Question is when to transition? I know theres going to be more lessons before I take the FAA license test. FBO advantage is familiar aircraft, airfield, soaring conditions,...
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November 7th 03 03:59 PM
by Robert Ehrlich Go to last post
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FS DG-800B by 11w
2000 DG-800B 26 hours TTAF 3 Hours engine Dittle radio, SN10 computer, most factory options Cobra trailer, always hangered $120,000 Hank Marlowe 310-337-1510
November 7th 03 04:15 AM
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Vans RV-G glider by Mark James Boyd
Hmmm.... I was wondering if metal gliders have an L/D disadvantage due to the metal, or because of the lousy rivets and poor wing airfoil and draggy struts (of the SGS gliders, for example). Is it possible to make a retract gear metal glider with flush rivets and a carry-through spar which would...
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November 6th 03 10:03 PM
by Martin Gregorie Go to last post
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Newbie question by Bill Gribble
Completely daft newbie question that I'm hoping will have a simple answer. Mention is frequently made of the term L/D, which I know is an abbreviation of Lift / Drag. For example, the L/D cited in an advert for a Ka6 recently was "L/d 33" If L/D is the Lift/Drag ratio, why are the figures...
November 6th 03 07:57 PM
by Mark James Boyd Go to last post
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Irv Culver airfoil by Roberto M Besser
Hello, Somebody has the coordinates, references or image file of Irv Culver airfoil? Thanks, Roberto M. Besser Brazil
November 6th 03 07:42 PM
by Bob Kuykendall Go to last post
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elevator /pitch control by John Firth
There was a story in S&G some years ago about a ASW 20 sucessfully landed without damage by use of flap changes; the pilot had read the manual. Following the fatal crash of a Cessna 150/150 hp two plane, due to a burned throughj elevator cable, two of us tow pilots experimented with pitch trim on...
November 6th 03 06:42 PM
by Mark James Boyd Go to last post
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test by Michael
test Michael www.northwestsoaring.com
November 6th 03 04:59 PM
by Michael Go to last post
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GLIDER PILOTS! PLEASE HELP WINDSURFERS at this hour we have to stand up together... by Andre Volant
Hi, this is urgent, please read this note and help us stop this development. It's like the loss of your favorite gliderport next to your favorite ridge. This will be tragic if THEY build big hotel at this spot. Many of us glider pilots are also windsurfers or kiters and we need your help to just...
November 6th 03 03:58 PM
by Andre Volant Go to last post
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