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correction to strike protection by john firth
Apologies to the BGA for attributing to them, the suggestion of inserting non conducting sections in a control rod. Apparently this came from Schleicher, who have probably rethought the idea as being unhelpful. Yes , non conducting complete control rods will help, unless you have a carbon...
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November 15th 17 10:14 AM
by Jim White[_3_] Go to last post
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Asw27 Covers for sale $500 by joesimmers[_2_]
Please see ad listing on glidersource. http://glidersource.com/cgi-bin/post.cgi?id=1198
November 15th 17 02:20 AM
by joesimmers[_2_] Go to last post
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Looking for a tail dolly for one of ASH-31Mi, ASH-26E, ASG-29 or ASW27 by Andrzej Kobus
They all use the same tail dolly shape. I need to fabricate a tail dolly for hangar use that is a bit different then what is supplied with the glider. I just need the fibreglass parts. Send me a private message if you have one that you don't need. Andrzej
November 15th 17 02:16 AM
by Andrzej Kobus Go to last post
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Bohli compass by John Ferguson[_2_]
Hi, would anyone have a template cut out for mounting a Bohli on top of instrument coaming, maybe a ventus or asw 20 ? If you could share one that would be great. John
November 14th 17 08:37 PM
by John Ferguson[_2_] Go to last post
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Six gliders stolen - Aalborg Svæveflyveklub - gliding club in Denmark by son_of_flubber
Reposting for a friend: "Aviator - Aalborg Svæveflyveklub", a gliding club in Denmark, just lost all of 6 airplanes, that were allegedly taken out of their trailers and loaded onto a truck. Local police is currently investigating. The theft happened between monday Oct 30th, and thursday Nov...
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November 14th 17 07:24 PM
by [email protected] Go to last post
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How does sun heat the air? by [email protected]
The sun shines down through the atmosphere, hits things on the ground, the things on the ground get hot, and then the hot things on the ground heat the air? Sun light passing through the air does not heat the air at all? Heats the air some but not much? If the air is transparent to solar energy,...
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November 14th 17 06:01 PM
by Dan Marotta Go to last post
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lightning strike protection by john firth
A comment on the report of the ASK 21 disintegration . ( see Starer Nov 8th) lightning strike protection: a fallacy At the end of a report describing a strike on an ASK 21, causing disintegration, we find " the BGA speculated on the improved lightning protection which non-conducting composite...
November 14th 17 04:44 PM
by john firth Go to last post
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Wooden ClearNav stick grip by Dan Mockler
Is there any interest in a wooden ClearNav stick grip? The grip has an 18mm diameter opening. The control unit is for a Becker 4201 type mic. Best reasonable offer. Djmockler at Netscape dot net
November 13th 17 11:53 PM
by Dan Mockler Go to last post
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Sailplane cover fabric by [email protected]
Is Sunbrella marine canvus suitable for sailplane cover? Felt will be added to protect actual canopy from scratches
November 12th 17 08:11 PM
by Martin Gregorie[_5_] Go to last post
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US Team Selection process for future years by XC
I am starting this post to get the topic off one individual's personality. The 2018 team has ben selected as outlined in the new process. Claims that the process was not carried out fairly have no basis in fact. The Team has very little time to prepare and needs to get to work. Here is a summary...
November 12th 17 03:49 PM
by Bruce Hoult Go to last post
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How do you upload a .cup file to iGlide now that iTunes has changed by Larry Suter
The new iTunes doesn't seem to communicate with apps anymore, which is how I used to upload .cup files to my phone for iGlide. Anybody know how it's done these days? Appears that iGlide has been sold to another outfit. I don't seem to be able to find a forum for iGlide, either.... Larry
November 12th 17 06:27 AM
by jfitch Go to last post
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Found it, train wreck how to video by SF
Looks like a classic mis-application of management tools usually applied to the IT industry. Obviously this is being used as an inspirational video. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=qDDPd8vVPdg
November 11th 17 04:40 PM
by Tango Eight Go to last post
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Zeus 5.5 fs by [email protected]
I have an LXNavigation Zeus 5.5 with USB D60 vario for sale. Comes with AHRS,"Joy" stick control and Colibri 2.In excellent condition. Can be seen on glidersource.com $2700 USD plus postage from New Zealand.
November 11th 17 08:03 AM
by [email protected] Go to last post
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Overspeeding on winch launches by Dan Schmitz
I'm wondering what the consequences of overspeeding on winch launches are? I understand that it places stress on the airframe, but to what extent? I find it near impossible to control the airspeed on the top third of a launch and have found myself over speeding the placarded max. speed by 5 - 10...
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November 11th 17 12:06 AM
by Martin Gregorie[_5_] Go to last post
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Grob mechanic in the Midwest? by Tango Papa IN
There was a complicated AD on the Grob 102 a while back, the wing spar spigot assemblies work. Recently I ran a cross more than one gliders that just hibernating and waiting to be comply with this AD. Grob used to have a service shop in Ohio. Is anyone from Grob left behind that did this AD...
November 10th 17 08:58 PM
by [email protected] Go to last post
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The US Team selection process in future years by XC
I am starting this post to get the topic off one individual's personality. The 2018 team has ben selected as outlined in the new process. Claims that the process was not carried out fairly have no basis in fact. The Team has very little time to prepare and needs to get to work. Here is a summary...
(Multi-page thread 1 2 3)
November 10th 17 06:54 AM
by [email protected] Go to last post
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Official Report Published on Glider Lightning Strike by [email protected]
report can actually be found at http://www.pas.rochester.edu/~cline/ASK%20lightning%20strike/ASK%20accident%20report.htm
November 9th 17 10:30 AM
by [email protected] Go to last post
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ASW 20 Handling Issues? by [email protected]
The ASW 20 seems to have a reputation for bad behavior in some configurations. Is this reputation deserved or overblown? What has been the experience of those who have owned and flown the glider? Are some variants of the 20 better or worse in terms of handling characteristics? Tom A
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November 8th 17 10:45 PM
by George Haeh Go to last post
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Monerai P Self Launching Sailplane by [email protected]
On Tuesday, August 18, 1998 at 12:00:00 AM UTC-7, marc silverman wrote: This is not a low time ship or anytime ship.It was not a succesful design.Thats why you don't see them flying.Don't buy it. Marc Silverman WV MIKEB1835 wrote: Can anyone give me some info about the Monerai P. I...
November 8th 17 08:09 PM
by [email protected] Go to last post
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SeeYou V.9.0 and SkySight by Dan[_6_]
Anyone having any luck getting SkySight to work with the new V 9.0? Top Meteo seems to work as before I keep getting a message "no server connection" I have a paid subscription to SkySight and can easily go direct to open it. Comments???? Dan 7DR
November 8th 17 04:21 PM
by [email protected] Go to last post
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