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IGC-approval for LX Navigation Colibri X Flight Recorder by Ian Strachan[_3_]
I am pleased to announce IGC-approval for the Colibri X Flight Recorder, manufactured by LX Navigation d.o.o. of Celje, Slovenia. The level of approval is for "all flights". The IGC-approval document may be downloaded from either the GFAC or FAI/IGC web sites, see below, together with other...
August 31st 18 07:38 PM
by Ian Strachan[_3_] Go to last post
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1 Attachment(s) Air brake won’t lock by [email protected]
My Ventus airbrake doesn’t always stay closed during the roll out on tow. Now our grass runway is hard and ruff and causes a lot of bouncing around but over the last few years the brake come on if I don’t lean my hand against it. Is there any adjustments or could something have broke? I can’t...
August 31st 18 01:35 PM
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Js3 jet catastrophic failure. by Jim White[_3_]
At 06:25 31 August 2018, Andy Blackburn wrote: On Thursday, August 30, 2018 at 10:44:06 PM UTC-7, wrote: Watch this.....and consider your life. https://youtu.be/oYpG0HDcFsA Wow! That's pretty cool. Amazing how inherently simple turbojets are. Andy Blackburn
August 31st 18 12:44 PM
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Looking for LS7 WL reviews by Jacopo Romei
Hello everybody! I just created a page dedicated to the Rolladen-Schneider LS7 WL on gliderreview.com along with its 2016 OLC stats. If you ever flew or even owned an LS7 (WL or not), I'd be glad to get your star rating about these...
August 31st 18 09:27 AM
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Looking for Feedback by Wyll Surf Air
Hey you all. I am working on making some more videos about gliding and I want to start making more talking to the camera type videos. This is my first real crack at it so I am looking for your feedback. What do you like about it? What don't you like about it? what would you like to see more...
August 31st 18 09:11 AM
by John Foster Go to last post
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Cause of accident revealed... by Dave Nadler
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August 30th 18 03:44 AM
by Bob Caldwell (BC) Go to last post
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Will a Blanik L13 open trailer work for an L23? by [email protected]
Is there anyone that knows if an Blanik L13 open trailer will work for an L23?
August 30th 18 12:05 AM
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Pre Pan-American and 2018 Canadian National Gliding Competition by Roy B.
I've done four Canadian Nationals now and paid the Transport Canada fee each time. It's not really very difficult (they take credit cards over the phone) and it's easier than complying with the requirements of some other countries (France made me get a full medical exam for example). This is all...
August 29th 18 06:20 PM
by Dave Springford Go to last post
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FLARM and uAvionix - any relevance to gliders and towplanes? by son_of_flubber
FLARM Technology and uAvionix today announced a partnership to collaborate on Electronic Conspicuity (EC) and Detect and Avoid (DAA) solutions for manned and unmanned aircraft. uAvionix specializes in ADS-B, Secondary Surveillance Radar (SSR) transponders, and GNSS position sources for manned...
August 29th 18 05:00 PM
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Stall spin during aero tow? Std cirrus by [email protected]
Have there been stall spins during an aero tow? Today, I had a very scary aero retrieve. From being towed to fast to-to slow. Anyways the scaries part was when, the tow plane started to climb and to slow. The indicated speed on the glider was 50 knots and decreasing. The glider kept slowing down...
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August 29th 18 03:12 PM
by Dan Marotta Go to last post
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avier battery replacement by Morris Carter[_2_]
My avier battery does not want to take a charge. Can the battery be replaced?
August 29th 18 03:11 AM
by Mike Borgelt[_2_] Go to last post
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2019 US Nationals by [email protected]
Attention US contest pilots(Canadians are part of the group). The 2019 15 meter nationals has been rescheduled to be held at Bermuda High from May 7- 15. This change spreads the schedule and allows pilots with 15/18 gliders to consider flying both. Hobbs will still hold 18 and Open as originally...
August 28th 18 10:36 PM
by John Seaborn (A8) Go to last post
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Perlan Through 60,000 again and climbing.... by Peter Deane[_2_]
http://www.perlanproject.cloud/VirtualCockpit.html 2T
August 28th 18 09:05 PM
by Paul Agnew Go to last post
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Canopy opening in flight by Tom[_21_]
Anyone know of an occurrence of a forward hinged canopy that opening in flight? Any possibility of this happening if the forward hinged canopy was unlocked on a flight? Thanks Tom
(Multi-page thread 1 2)
August 28th 18 07:26 PM
by [email protected] Go to last post
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Rudder system failure by Nick Kennedy
After the Arcus rudder failure in Nephi this summer, and the Early JS1 rudder failure in Moriarty, both resulting in bailouts; I've been wondering..... In a 15 meter ship like a ASW 20 or LS3a or ASW27, does a hard over rudder failure mean its bailout time, or is it possible to "catch" the ensuing...
August 28th 18 06:52 PM
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Infoboxes in tophat and Seeyou by [email protected]
There is an infobox in tophat CRUISE GR Which given achieved L/D in last cruise. I cannot find equivalent in SeeYou. Does it exist? S
August 28th 18 05:58 PM
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Nano 4 vs Colibri X ? by Jonathan St. Cloud
Has anyone had the opportunity to play or fly with both? Wondering about the pro's and con's of each. Both same price, any features that would set one apart from the other?
August 28th 18 02:20 PM
by OHM Ω http://aviation.derosaweb.net Go to last post
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Pegase cruise speeds by Mark Williams
I have a share in a Peg 90. I feel that over 65/70kt the LD really drops off, though, I don't have evidence for this and hope it's higher :) What do others think? Mark
August 28th 18 12:28 PM
by Mark Williams Go to last post
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Cockpit Size and Comfort by Mike Rinaldi
I am looking to purchase a new (to me) XC ship. Which ones have the largest/roomiest cockpit? Not for a tall person, one with broad shoulders, about 5'9 and 200lbs. Discuss and Thank you in advance!
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August 28th 18 05:19 AM
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APIS 13 by [email protected]
Looking for a well cared for APIS 13 meter ship. Contact Ted at
August 28th 18 03:11 AM
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