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Libelle by Ross[_3_]
So this is a bit of a strange story. Up for sale last week on Ebay was this old lady: http://www.ebay.com/itm/Standard-Libelle-Glasflugel-Glider-First-Registered-in-1976-/252990052032?hash=item3ae761d6c0:g:ztMAAOSwCkZZQCZX&vxp=mtr And less than a week later, without even changing pictures or...
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May 20th 18 09:21 PM
by Ross[_3_] Go to last post
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NACA 65(2)-415 Templates? by LongJourney
Does anyone know how I could get a set of templates for my Standard Austria S? The airfoil is NACA 65(2)-415. Thanks, Jeff
May 20th 18 07:48 PM
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Becker AR 620x radio - seems a little quiet? by jfitch
I finally got my new radio wired, the audio seems a little quiet compared to the old Dittel 71. Same speaker, 4 ohm as spec'd. I remember the Dittel being pretty loud, kept the volume knob set to the lower half of rotation. The Becker even at 100% is far from earsplitting, and maybe not loud...
May 19th 18 10:47 PM
by jfitch Go to last post
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GlidePort.aero - how to send a link by [email protected]
I can't seem to send a usable link of one of my flight logs to a friend. The friend is not logged into Glideport. The link I copied from when I was looking at the track (and logged in) shows no tracks when the friend uses the link. A link to a search by pilot name, with my name, works when I log...
May 19th 18 07:08 PM
by [email protected] Go to last post
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Dittel Speaker Box by AS
Would anyone have a single line diagram for a Dittel Speaker Box for two microphones? Mine is acting up and I found one additional cable soldered in - can't figure out what it is for and would like to find out what it connects to. Thanks, Uli 'AS'
May 19th 18 03:29 AM
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Lark IS29-D2 owners and pilots? by Jan Zanutto
I bought a single seat Lark and am beginning to build some time in it. Just wondering if there are any other Lark guys out there. I made a page on facebook as well if anyone of you wants to connect there. I had some time in the 2 place years ago, seemed to be a good flyer for what it was. I...
May 18th 18 03:24 PM
by [email protected] Go to last post
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Brazov IS29-D2 Lark parts needed. by [email protected]
I have a 1979 Brazov IS29-D2 Lark. The rubber donuts are starting to wear out and get brittle on the main gear shock absorber. Does anyone know where I could get replacements? Either used from another glider, or manufactured new by someone who can match the donuts to the original spec?
May 18th 18 03:13 PM
by [email protected] Go to last post
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L-13 Vivat motorglider by [email protected]
Op woensdag 10 februari 1999 09:00:00 UTC+1 schreef Jon Vedum: Does anyone have practical experience with this plane? We are discussing buying one, so thanks for any comments. -- Jon Hi All, Are still parts for this plane for sale? I searched on line but not much luck. It might be my...
May 18th 18 11:57 AM
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technology for manufacturing less-expensive sailplanes? by [email protected]
https://www.reuters.com/article/us-arevo-3dbike/silicon-valley-startup-peddles-3d-printed-bike-idUSKCN1II1LO "... the world’s first carbon fiber bicycle with 3D-printed frame. .... to demonstrate its design software and printing technology, which it hopes to use to produce parts for bicycles,...
May 18th 18 05:47 AM
by Tango Whisky Go to last post
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Any interference from the Genasun LFP solar charger controller? by jfitch
I've seen them mounted in various places, under the seat pan would be ideal but I'm a bit painted into a corner at this point and it would need to be mounted in the panel, fairly near the radio and the ISU for the Air Vario. They claim these are well shielded, but I've been misled before by...
May 18th 18 03:41 AM
by jfitch Go to last post
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Better self rigging system by Steve Cameron
I'm sure someone has come up with a much more user friendly system for self rigging vs. what I'm currently doing. My new to me DG400 is in an older Minden trailer, which is tucked inside a T-hangar behind a Cessna 182(high wing). To get the DG out I first have to pull the 182 out, than roll the...
May 17th 18 08:57 PM
by Brad Alston Go to last post
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Komet trailer axle dillema by Echo
So I'm headed to Moariarty from TN with my 20 in tow in June. I have an older komet trailer, for which I had just gotten new tires, which I have yet to put on. I took the trailer to a shop locally to have the surge breaks adjusted, tires put on, and bearings repacked. After about an hour they...
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May 16th 18 03:38 PM
by [email protected] Go to last post
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Gliding International = Special May issue by [email protected]
Has anyone received this? The digital version still shows latest edition as March. My email to glidinginternational last week asking for an update has been unanswered. On Friday, April 20, 2018 at 6:15:17 AM UTC+1, wrote: Hi Enthusiasts Our May issue will...
May 15th 18 04:04 PM
by Jon Gatfield Go to last post
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Scotch tape by ASM
I used to buy 1” tape to seal my wing/fuselage and the rest from Uline. Inside of the roll the only thing it says is 3M Scotch. Does anyone know the exact type? Thanks.
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May 15th 18 02:47 PM
by Richard Pfiffner[_2_] Go to last post
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Stowing water? by [email protected]
I am finding the summer heat to be quite difficult to manage in the southwestern USA. At the moment I have just been shoving a water bottle in my pocket but this proves to be somewhat uncomfortable and more of a pain in the rear to remove and use which makes me not drink as much as I maybe should....
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May 15th 18 06:53 AM
by [email protected] Go to last post
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Becker Transponder E10 error message by Steve Cameron
I've recently bought a glider that has an older Becker transponder(mode c), and every time I turn it on it invariably displays the E10 error code. In reading past reports of this issue(2006/2008) on the net this seemed to be a fairly common occurence, with no real solution. Becker says its a...
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May 15th 18 01:51 AM
by Darryl Ramm Go to last post
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Spot or InReach ?? by Jonathan St. Cloud
My Spot renewal has come up, but not charged. Called Spot tried to get some info on their new device. Couldn't even find out if one would need a different data plan to access the two-way features. Tried a google search for information on the next gen two-way spot but could not find...
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May 14th 18 08:28 PM
by [email protected] Go to last post
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Pilot report from Hahnweide Mid-air by [email protected]
On Sunday, May 13, 2018 at 8:08:35 PM UTC-4, Waveguru wrote: How do we get it in English? Boggs If you are using Google Chrome, right-click anywhere on the screen and select "Translate To English"
May 14th 18 12:36 PM
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Pilot report from Hahnweide Mid-air by Justin Craig[_3_]
I agree. Excellent report, however he is not retiring from competition flying, quite the opposite. He still intends to fly competitions, but will be selective about which ones. At 05:54 14 May 2018, krasw wrote: Excellent report worth reading everyone. This pilot now obviously knows the risks...
May 14th 18 11:53 AM
by Justin Craig[_3_] Go to last post
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Gas Strut for early (1997) Anschau Komet trailer by Bill[_21_]
I'm looking for a resource for a replacement gas strut used to open the trailer top for a early 1997ish Komet Anschau glider trailer. This trailer has the external hinge. I'm hoping to find a suitable replacement from a US supplier. Thanks for your help. Bill
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May 14th 18 01:34 AM
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