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Tost reel system by Charles Longley
Due to the type of towing we do. My club (Evergreen Soaring) is considering putting the Tost reel system in one of our Pawnee's. I would like to hear everyone's experience on them pro or con. Not really looking for opinion from someone who hasn't operated with one. Thanks Charlie
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April 19th 18 03:13 PM
by AS Go to last post
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Proposed SZD-55 EASA AD now out for comment - "Flight Controls – Elevator Control System / Vertical Tail – Inspection" by Dan Daly[_2_]
Comment period ends 5 April. It would require an inspection within 60 days to ensure the elevator control attachment slot on the vertical stab be measured. One which caused a fatal crash in UK last year was found to have been enlarged. If the cut-out has been enlarged, the factory must be informed...
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April 19th 18 11:41 AM
by [email protected] Go to last post
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For Sale: PowerFLARM Portable and other misc items by Jonathan Hughes[_2_]
Installed a core and no longer need the portable. https://www.ebay.com/itm/282928086182 Also, have a Goddard power supply and cables to connect the PowerFLARM to an Oudie. https://www.ebay.com/itm/282930577120 Other items include a Borgelt B40 variometer,
April 19th 18 06:33 AM
by Jonathan Hughes[_2_] Go to last post
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Region 5 North backseat rides with YO (Dave Nadler) by [email protected]
Region 5 North Contest is upon us: Come fly in Dave Nadler's back seat and support the US Teams with a $300 minimum donation. Dave Nadler (YO) Arcus ) Max passenger wt. 200lbs. Contest day rides still available. R5N April 16-21.
April 19th 18 04:34 AM
by [email protected] Go to last post
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corosion during storage by john firth
There is a report on serious corrosion in PIK 20 s due to condensation during storage. The rod ends in particular are susceptible. One recommendation is that the trailer be sealed with silica gel inside http://trafi.mailpv.net/a/s/95652244-7673938ea61c6658441d4f5c490a2ef4/1825275 I am...
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April 18th 18 05:19 PM
by Frank Whiteley Go to last post
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Transflex 02 Transponder Antenna by Kibby
Looking for a Transflex 02 transponder antenna for my Discus-2T. Don't see any at W&W or Cumulus. Does anyone in the US offer this antenna? thanks, Bob Kibby Discus-2T N722BK
April 17th 18 10:46 PM
by Bob Kuykendall Go to last post
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STC for 180 HP Pawnee Available by [email protected]
Converting the early 150 model to 180 hp is now available through Mike Horton of Lubbock, Texas. The STC allows for the o320 to be replace with the o360 A1A. The late Jeff Cloud had the arrangement in his tow plane and it was very good. No it is not a 235, nor should it be, but it is a very...
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April 17th 18 08:40 PM
by Dan Daly[_2_] Go to last post
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Fly with CE FR300 Flight Recorders for Sale by Rob M
I've ended up with a couple of these Flight Recorders that I have no use for. One was used once. I don't think the other was ever used. I'd like $115 for each of them and will pay shipping within the US. Rob
April 17th 18 06:22 AM
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How to get NOAA to wake up by Jonathan St. Cloud
The soaring forecast for the San Diego area and particular Warner Springs, has been screwed up for weeks. The trigger temp and max temp get set on a value and stay on that value for a week. Will have the correct input usually on Sunday, then a week of useless data again. Anyway to get the guys...
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April 17th 18 04:00 AM
by [email protected] Go to last post
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EASA AD on SZD-55-1 "ATA 27 – Flight Controls – Elevator Control System / Vertical Tail – Inspection" Issued by Dan Daly[_2_]
As expected, EASA issued the AD - 2018-0081 - 11 April 2018, with an effective date of 25 April, with 60 days to accomplish a one-time inspection. If discrepancies are noted, repairs must be completed before the next flight. I include a link to the AD on the Transport Canada AD website...
April 16th 18 05:54 PM
by Martin Gregorie[_6_] Go to last post
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2-33 fuselage stand by Waveguru
Long ago our club had a great stand for the fuselage of a 2-33. It hooked under the steps on each on each side of the fuselage, and it rocked over center with a long bar. It was very stable. Does anybody have plans for one of these? Boggs
April 16th 18 05:14 PM
by Craig Funston[_3_] Go to last post
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LXNAV S7 for sale by Aaron Thomson
Upgrading to the LXNAV S100 so I selling my LXNAV S7, its in excellent condition. It has the most recent update as well. $650.00 OBO, I can ship anywhere in the world pretty cheaply. Aaron Thomson N71TT Nimbus 2B
April 16th 18 02:54 AM
by Aaron Thomson Go to last post
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DG-100 vs Std Libelle - opinions wanted by Senna Van den Bosch
Currently I have seen one of each for sale which are externally in perfect condition. However, the DG-100 has less hours and a single piece canopy. The DG is cheaper but doesn't include FLARM and 8.33KHz radio, which are necessary. Basically I have two questions, how much would a FLARM and...
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April 15th 18 11:44 PM
by [email protected] Go to last post
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IGC-approval for LX Navigation Eos and Era series of Flight Recorders by Ian Strachan[_3_]
IGC-approval for LX Navigation Eos and Era series of Flight Recorders I am pleased to announce IGC-approval for all flights for the Eos 80, Era57 and Era 80 Flight Recorders in addition to the original Eos model of 2014. The manufacturer is LX Navigation d.o.o. of Celje, Slovenia. The...
April 15th 18 04:54 PM
by Ian Strachan[_3_] Go to last post
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King Mountain Safari! by [email protected]
June 16-24 King Mountain Glider Park Safari. Free Annual Idaho event. Fly the longest days of the year just east of famous Sun Valley. Sailplanes, Self Launching Sailplanes, Hang Gliders, and Paragliders are all welcome. Fly to Canada or Yellowstone and back. Wave Window. Campfire, Potlucks, Star...
April 14th 18 04:45 AM
by Eric Greenwell[_4_] Go to last post
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Standard Jantar wheel brake assembly by [email protected]
Does any have, or could anyone take a picture of the port side of of the main wheel on a Standard Jantar 41A? I’m having a heck of a time figuring out the trick to get it back together and adjusted correctly. Thanks!
April 13th 18 08:13 PM
by Mike the Strike Go to last post
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New owner - competition number by Senna Van den Bosch
I have bought my first glider and picking it up saturday. It's registered in Germany but doesn't have a competition number, how are they chosen? Where can you register one?
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April 13th 18 06:57 PM
by Bob Kuykendall Go to last post
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1-26 on top again by JS[_5_]
Jim Neff had a nice wave flight out of Inyokern yesterday, OLC #1 for the day. Jim https://www.onlinecontest.org/olc-3.0/gliding/flightinfo.html?dsId=6275290
April 13th 18 11:51 AM
by [email protected] Go to last post
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Soaring webinars by Ramy[_2_]
Spreading the word about the launch of a series of soaring webinars. 3 THINGS EVERY GLIDER PILOT MUST DO AT THE BEGINNING OF SEASON on May 1, 2018 7:00 PM CDT Register at: https://attendee.gotowebinar.com/register/4835000518487229185 Garret Willat, 3 time USA national soaring champion and...
April 12th 18 09:36 PM
by [email protected] Go to last post
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Tost release and chain links by Ramy[_2_]
Chain links are often used instead of TOST rings for ground tows behind golf carts, as they are much cheaper. I noticed today that I can easily slide the chain link out of the nose hook of my glider without pulling the release, while in other gliders I can’t. Looks like my release has slightly...
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April 12th 18 07:22 PM
by Michael Opitz Go to last post
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