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Blanik L-13 by Boise Pilot
Like about 300 US Blanik L-13 sailplane owners, I have a ship that will probably never fly again. Just trying to find out what other owners are doing with their hangar queens. I know of one where the owners took it apart, separating the aluminum from the steel for sale to metal recyclers. From...
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May 7th 17 01:05 AM
by FNQ Mark Go to last post
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Proficiency check by a CFI for an additional Sport Pilot privilegesubstitutes for a Flight Review. by Fixed Wing
See letter from General Aviation and Commercial Division, Flight Standards Service dated 24 April 2017: http://indocap.com/FAA/FAA-AFS800_Palmer1.pdf This is the solution for certificated pilots who wish to add a Glider rating but cannot solo because they have no current Flight Review and...
May 4th 17 09:07 PM
by Fixed Wing Go to last post
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SGS 1-35 add weight to tail for cg relocation by michael pitoniak
team, anyone successfully add weight to tail? if so how and where. need to shift CG rearward on my 1-35 C, many thanks, mike
May 4th 17 02:13 PM
by PGS Go to last post
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For sale: 302 with ENL and FlarmView 57 by [email protected]
For sale, Cambridge 302 with ENL recording: Has 232 port plus USB. Back from getting new LCD last year, GPS was new enough that it did not need the GPS update. Calibration last year. $850 FlarmView 57: No longer needed by me. $175 Kevinsoar AT gmail. com
May 3rd 17 11:54 PM
by [email protected] Go to last post
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Duo Action by Karl Striedieck[_2_]
All days are open for passengers in the KS Duo Discus at the Sport Nationals at Mifflin in three weeks. All juniors ride for free. KS
May 2nd 17 07:30 PM
by Karl Striedieck[_2_] Go to last post
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EAA Webinar on Mountain Soaring this Wed April 26, 7:00-8:30pm CDT -you even get FAA Wings credit! by [email protected]
Just wanted everyone who may be interested to know that this coming Wednesday evening I will be giving a live online EAA webinar: Sailplane Mountain Flying - What is Possible? You even get FAA Wings credit if you join in. Here is a link to...
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May 1st 17 09:38 PM
by AS Go to last post
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OLC - Try to Log In and Get "Your Connection is not Private" by [email protected]
I just tried to log in to OLC using Chrome and got a message: "Your Connection is not Private. Attackers might be trying to steal your information from www.onlinecontest.org (for example, passwords, messages, or credit cards). NET::ERR_CERT_DATE_INVALID Automatically report details of possible...
April 30th 17 10:22 PM
by AS Go to last post
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XCSkies version 3 - announced by Chris Galli - coming in ten days... ? by Jonathan Foster
Any new news on this? Excited to see what is new.
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April 30th 17 05:30 PM
by [email protected] Go to last post
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Diana 2 FES by Kevin Christner
Does anyone else think this would be an unbelievable combination?
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April 30th 17 07:32 AM
by [email protected] Go to last post
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Mylar/Turbulator Combi Tape in the US? by Papa3[_2_]
Anyone know if someone stocks Combi Tape here in the US? The "usual suspects" don't seem to. Want to finish up a project this coming weekend, so oversees isn't an option. Thanks in advance, Erik Mann
April 30th 17 05:10 AM
by Echo Go to last post
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Total Cost of Ownership by [email protected]
I am looking to buy my first glider and wanted to get some feedback on total cost of ownership. Excluding tow fees and club membership fees, what do you typically spend on insurance, annuals, spare parts, etc.? Looking to buy an ASW20, Discus B, Discus CS, LS3, LS4, DG-202, DG-300, etc. Trying...
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April 29th 17 07:10 PM
by Frank Whiteley Go to last post
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May 2017 - Latest issue - Gliding International by [email protected]
The May issue of the magazine will be dispatched on Monday. The issue includes: • A report on the IGC annual conference. • The result of our approach to FAI about not providing value for the money they get from Gliding. Encouraging! • Photograph review from the annual gliding exposition...
April 28th 17 11:14 PM
by [email protected] Go to last post
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For sale: Cobra trailer wheel hubs by John Good
This is a set (one left, one right) of Type 1637 wheel hubs made by Al-Ko Kober for a Cobra trailer. These are the type with 4 lug bolts, rated at 500 kg each, as used on most Cobra trailers set up for 15-meter-span gliders. Photos he...
April 28th 17 09:54 PM
by Charlie M. (UH & 002 owner/pilot) Go to last post
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OLC question by [email protected]
My OLC daily score for the USA seems to be stuck on 22 Apr. I can find later flights by looking at specific regions of the US, but not the main US page. I have tried going through the SSA's website link to the OLC and get the same result. Is it just me, or are others having this problem, and if...
April 28th 17 05:38 PM
by Ramy[_2_] Go to last post
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Trailering with added bike rack? by [email protected]
I see there are draw bar adapters/extensions that enable mounting a bicycle rack plus your standard hitch ball for coupling the trailer, e.g: https://www.amazon.com/Bicycle-Receiver-Adapter-Extender-Extension/dp/B000P6CJ9O/ref=sr_1_5?ie=UTF8&qid=1493239546&sr=8-5&keywords=bike+rack+extender#Ask...
April 28th 17 09:08 AM
by [email protected] Go to last post
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Wanted to buy Bohli compass by Jonathan St. Cloud
I would like to buy a Bohli compass in good working order. A "like new" compass would be best! Thank you
April 28th 17 04:37 AM
by [email protected] Go to last post
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Wanted: Used Winter Vario(s) by [email protected]
Looking for two used Winter Vario's in Knots or FT/ MIN for a Grob two Seat sailplane. 80 mm or 57 mm will work...Anyone remove one to make way for a fancy instrument? Let me know.. Thanks, Tim Hanke Saratoga Springs, NY 518-693-689 E-mail:
April 27th 17 08:54 PM
by [email protected] Go to last post
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Minden Wave Video by Gordon Boettger
Took the Duo up for a late afternoon wave hop out of Minden yesterday. Although winds had a very northerly component for the Minden area, beautiful wave clouds set up for a great photo op. Here's an unedited view from around 17K. Gordon Boettger https://m.youtube.com/watch?v=n4PhhWsQrz4
April 27th 17 02:58 PM
by Gordon Boettger Go to last post
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Antares 20E for sale by Dave Nadler
New glider coming soon, this one must go, make me an offer! Details on WingsAndWheels (search manufacturer Lange, type Antares 20E): http://wingsandwheels.com/classifieds
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April 26th 17 09:31 PM
by Andrzej Kobus Go to last post
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Host a Seminar at your club - get more pilots flying XC and Races by [email protected]
This last weekend my club, Southern Eagles Soaring, hosted a "Glider Competition 101 Seminar". The seminar was a success with a full house of 29 attendees from SES, and as far away as Huntsville, AL, Sylacauga, AL, somewhere in SC ;-), and Jacksonville, FL. We had an engaged audience and some good...
April 26th 17 08:34 PM
by Jim St. Clair Go to last post
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