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ASW 20 Recommendation? by Eric Greenwell
In article , says... I'm doing some research on the ASW-20 "A" model to see it it's a good fit for a 250hr glider pilot wanting to expand his experience in cross country (I've read Dick Johnson's report on it). I've heard...
August 11th 03 06:56 AM
by Mark Navarre Go to last post
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contest task completion rates? by ken ward
the guys running hang gliding contests are debating their task completion rates. it looks like 1/3 of pure flex wing entrants make goal, while 2/3 of rigid wing entrants make goal. sometimes they have the same tasks, sometimes the rigid wing tasks are a little longer. sometimes they start at the...
August 11th 03 03:32 AM
by Tom Seim Go to last post
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FAA "Ramp Check" by Delta_Whiskey
Yes, approximately one and a half years ago FAA personnel from the Dulles FSDO visited our Club operation at Front Royal, VA. Two of our members and their privately owned sailpalnes were ramp checked. The inspection was very cordial and we encountered no particular difficulties. In addition to...
August 11th 03 03:05 AM
by ZASoars Go to last post
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Changing Dittel Radio Presets by rjciii
Can anyone tell me how to make changes to the preset channels (A,B,C,D) on my Dittel mod. # FSG 60 M. Private responses (if preferred) to: . Thanks.
August 10th 03 04:57 PM
by Tim Mara Go to last post
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new TASKs and SCORING - or roll the dice by CH
"Snead1" wrote in message I am currently flying with a Cambridge GPS NAV and a L-Nav. I would like to upgrade or add equipment to help me fly the Turn Area Task. What works well and what are the important features that can aid in making correct deci- sions while flying...
August 10th 03 07:32 AM
by CH Go to last post
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Duo Discus Tech note by Thomas Knauff
Schempp-Hirth has issued a tech note 396-8 for Duo Discus serial numbers 165 through 389, and Duo Discus T serial numbers 1 through 78. These Duo Discus must not be flown until the inspection and repair (if necessary) is accomplished. Further details of these tech notes can be found on their web...
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August 9th 03 10:10 PM
by Thomas Knauff Go to last post
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Excellent follow-up by Schempp-Hirth! by ventus2ct (Ruud Holswilder)
The problem with the Duo could not have happened at a worse time. Right in the middle of the soaring season and the Schempp-Hirth factory on holiday. A lot of SHK workers volunteered to skip their vacation and help out with the inspections that started already started last weekend. I made the 700...
August 9th 03 09:19 PM
by Robert Danewid Go to last post
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US Contest Rules Committee Election by Ken Sorenson
The annual SSA Contest Rules Committee election is currently underway on the web at All pilots on the SSA Pilot Ranking List are eligible to vote. Candidates nominated for the four year term are John Cochrane, Dave Cole, and Richard Maleady. A brief...
August 9th 03 07:06 PM
by Eric Greenwell Go to last post
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Duo-Discus US FAA Emergency AD 2003-16-51 by Marc Ramsey
Gotta love those government URLs: http://www.airweb.faa.gov/Regulatory_and_Guidance_Library%5CrgAD.nsf/0/bdf974d0c050dae386256d7b006de98e/$FILE/031651.pdf
August 9th 03 06:12 PM
by Tom Seim Go to last post
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FS Pawnee tugs by Robert Danewid
The Swedish Soaring Federation will sell one of its 2 Pawnee tugs. 235 hp Pawnee C, reg SE-ITY, engine 1600 hours, 4 blade prop, silencer and tow rope winch, wings with new fabric this spring. Excellent condition. Asking price 400 000 SEK (ca 49 000 USD or 43 000 EURO). 235 hp Pawnee D, reg...
August 9th 03 09:51 AM
by Robert Danewid Go to last post
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Free Beer in two weeks! by Rob
Free beer in two weeks at the Region 6 South contest hosted by Caesar Creek Soaring Club, Waynesville, OH. More info at: http://www.wrightdesigns.com/ccsc/contests/region6/index.html Rob LS-4a "O2"
August 8th 03 11:11 PM
by Rob Go to last post
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FAA knowledge test question database by Tony Verhulst
I've heard a rumor that the FAA has gotten an exemption from the Freedom of Information Act and will shortly no longer be required to release the knowledge test question database. Can anyone confirm this? Tony V. "6N"
August 8th 03 06:14 PM
by Tony Verhulst Go to last post
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contact info for Janusz Centka? by Andre Volant
You can go to http://www.wgc2003.pl/ , go to "contact", send message with request to be delivered to Centka, or you can send him a e-message or postcard to LOT, Polish Airlines. Andre
August 8th 03 05:59 PM
by Andre Volant Go to last post
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Sunglasses (was Cambridge...) by John Cochrane
Suntigers, both polarized and not, are available at suntiger.com. I use the polarized ones and turn my head a bit to look at the 302 averager. No problems with the canopy on any sailplanes I've flown so far (Discus and ASW 27) John Cochrane BB
August 8th 03 05:25 PM
by Bert Willing Go to last post
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Cambridge 302 for sale by Tim Mara
If anyone is looking for one I have a used Cambridge 302 for sale see http://www.wingsandwheels.com/page20.htm thanks tim
August 8th 03 04:41 PM
by Paul Remde Go to last post
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Dr Jack's weather site by Bill Staley
Anyone else unable to log onto Dr Jack's weather site?? I get the "Page Not Found" screen.
August 8th 03 04:29 PM
by One Four Lima Go to last post
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Need (glider&) trailer transport - Sante Fe, NM > Santa Cruz, CA, late Aug by Eric
Hi, I'm buying a glider! I need it transported from Santa Fe, NM to Santa Cruz, CA sometime between August 22 and September 6th (or thereabouts). Going that way with a trailer hitch? Let's talk! Eric Rupp 408.202.6737
August 8th 03 03:21 PM
by John H. Campbell Go to last post
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Good Publicity by Simon Waddell
The glider is an ASW 20 and the picture is a cut and paste job that first appeared on the cover of Sailplane & Gliding in the UK. Until a year ago, the glider was based at Booker in the UK; it may still be for all I know. "303pilot" brentUNDERSCOREsullivanATbmcDOTcom wrote in...
August 8th 03 01:10 PM
by Robert Ehrlich Go to last post
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WTB Blanik L13 by mike fadden
Our club is looking for a Blanik L13 in reasonably good condition. No trailer necessary. Mike
August 8th 03 04:30 AM
by F.L. Whiteley Go to last post
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An Affordable Homebrue 60 in DS machine by Grant
Hey All, I had some spare time on my hands on the weekend so I decided to cut up one of those TERMINATOR HLG ships on the Charles River site... It went together so easy, cost me about $50 AUD total (excluding servers) and this thing fly's great, its always as high if not higher than my friends $380...
August 8th 03 03:52 AM
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