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Vintage Pfieffer trailers? by [email protected]
To anyone whom can help, I just acquired a DG101g a few weeks ago, and when the a-hole left, he did not give me the keys. When asked he said he put them in the front of the trailer, but nothing there, and claims they are not in his pockets. So after looking at the glider, I closed the back door...
November 30th 17 02:21 AM
by Craig Funston[_3_] Go to last post
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Cost to install a canopy? by Roger Worden
Our club is looking into a new canopy for a Grob 103 Twin Astir. We received an estimate from a well-known repair shop: $2,000 for the canopy and 50 hours of labor to install. I'm new to this field - I fly 'em, I don't fix 'em. But I'm having a hard time imagining what steps must be involved...
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November 29th 17 07:51 PM
by Bob Kuykendall Go to last post
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iCOM IC-A5 charger by Charlie Papa[_2_]
I need the specs on the charger for the iCOM IC-A5 charger, - the output voltage and preferably a photo of the data plate on the charger. I ordered a replacement for a lost one, but the otherwise very eager and accommodating folks at SMARTMEDIA US sent one with a 5.5mm plug (3.5mm seems to be the...
November 29th 17 07:23 PM
by Charlie Papa[_2_] Go to last post
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Glider cockpit size by [email protected]
Even for smaller pilots, current cockpits are usually too snug. I'm normal build and 5'10" so I have no trouble fitting in my Ventus 2cM, and its comfortable, but I can't move much and little stowage space. I always have more 'stuff' than places to stow it where I can reach it. There is space...
November 29th 17 04:30 PM
by Dan Marotta Go to last post
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Looking for Ventus C winglets by Stefan[_5_]
Hi, I am looking for a set of used winglets for a 1987 Ventus C. Does anyone have a pair of these and doesn't need them any more? Regards Stefan
November 29th 17 07:41 AM
by [email protected] Go to last post
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Balleka by Mike Oliver[_2_]
Apologies if this has been posted before but very happy to see Matts videos ar restored to youtube. A fitting memorial to an inspiring'dude'
November 29th 17 06:39 AM
by Mike Oliver[_2_] Go to last post
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Glider cockpit size by Steve Muhli
Hi, New to this forum, thought I 'd pose a question..... I have a glider rating from years ago, I was wondering if anyone can suggest a list of gliders that are more "roomy" inside since I am 6'4" . I am planning on going to the SSA convention in Reno in 2018 to check out the new stuff....I've...
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November 28th 17 09:04 PM
by JS[_5_] Go to last post
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CG Trimming after Tail Boom Repair by [email protected]
A new weight and balance, after a tail boom repair, shows that several tens of pounds of trim weight needs to be added to a forward location in order to move the CG back into acceptable range. This fixes CG issue, but are there other concerns with doing this? Would be interested in experience of...
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November 28th 17 07:02 PM
by CindyB[_2_] Go to last post
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Glider cockpit size by Branko Stojkovic
On Friday, November 24, 2017 at 7:30:09 PM UTC-8, Steve Muhli wrote: Hi, New to this forum, thought I 'd pose a question..... I have a glider rating from years ago, I was wondering if anyone can suggest a list of gliders that are more "roomy" inside since I am 6'4" . I am planning on...
November 28th 17 06:20 PM
by Branko Stojkovic Go to last post
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Next glider, ownership costs question? by flgliderpilot[_2_]
Low time pilot, 60hrs, have done some solo cross country flying but not a lot. Sold my 1-26E a few years ago (not by choice, business debt at the time). My first thought is to jump into another 1-26 or 1-34 for a number of reasons (safety and availability). I could land my 1-26 just about...
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November 28th 17 05:11 PM
by flgliderpilot[_2_] Go to last post
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How effective are dehumidifiers in unsealed trailers? by Mark W
My syndicate are pondering an electrical hookup and dehumidifier for our trailer that's kept over winter at a site that's humid and cold (it's probably in cloud for 50% of the winter). The trailer is an older metal trailer with unsealed doors and a rotating air vent. I'm wondering how effective a...
November 28th 17 02:49 PM
by [email protected] Go to last post
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Std. 2 Jantar - CG Tost hook? by [email protected]
The manual mentions that a CG hook can be mounted on the landing gear. Does anyone have instructions from the factory on that process? Thanks Phil
November 28th 17 09:11 AM
by David Salmon[_3_] Go to last post
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New Youth/Junior Scholarships! by [email protected]
There are a number of new scholarships being awarded this year by the SSA to youth members (ages 14-22) of all skill levels... from the pre-solo beginner all the way up through experienced Junior pilots seeking advanced ratings and/or xc, wave, or ridge soaring experience. Please encourage youth...
November 28th 17 08:04 AM
by [email protected] Go to last post
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Looking for a new canopy for KA-6 by [email protected]
Where would one start looking for a new canopy for an old KA-6?
November 27th 17 10:27 PM
by James Thomson[_2_] Go to last post
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Looking for a Winter getaway? by JS[_5_]
Apparently a couple of spots have opened up in the "Formula 1.0 Grand Prix" at Leeton, New South Wales around New Years. Cross-posting from Jim Just wanted to keep everyone updated on the Formula 1.0 Grand Prix at Leeton from the 27th of December to the 5th of January. We have had a few people...
November 27th 17 04:59 PM
by JS[_5_] Go to last post
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Lak 12 trailer by Colin Roney
Any Lak 12 owner had cause to replace the factory pattern trailer brake shoes? If so where did you purchase them from?.
November 26th 17 10:36 AM
by Colin Roney Go to last post
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iPhone X and iGlide - the verdict is in. by Andy Blackburn[_3_]
Thanks for this. OLED ought to be better in high brightness environments so it's reassuring that it is. It looked to me like Apple didn't set the max brightness on the iPhone X as high as I would have liked, but I could only experience it in the store. Seems like one reflection problem is off the...
November 26th 17 02:29 AM
by jfitch Go to last post
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Black Friday Sale by Paul Remde
Black Friday Sale Cumulus Soaring, Inc. Friday Nov. 24 through Monday, Nov. 27, 2017 Details: http://cumulus-soaring.com/sale.htm ClearNav LCD XC Vario (demo): $1550 ClearNav LCD XC Vario (new): $1750 (normally: $1950) ClearNav II Color Flight Computer (demo): $1795 (normally: $2660)
November 24th 17 06:15 PM
by Paul Remde Go to last post
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ASH 25M Polar by [email protected]
Hi Nik, the difference in glide performance between the winglet configurations is not that large. But the 26m-winglets increase aileron effectiveness and significantly improve handling in thermals. Climb performance is also said to improve. Best, Christoph
November 24th 17 10:03 AM
by [email protected] Go to last post
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WTB TruTrak 2 1/4 turn and bank by [email protected]
I'm looking for a TruTrak 2 1/4 one minute turn and bank indicator. My understanding is that TruTrak does not make this instrument any more. Please contact me at dreaganatfuse.net if you have one that needs a new home. Thanks, Dan Reagan
November 24th 17 02:25 AM
by [email protected][_2_] Go to last post
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