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Which computer/vario? by Chris Nicholas
If starting a completely new panel, but already having a Volkslogger and an iPAQ 3850, which computer and vario systems would people recommend? Which software for moving map etc.? Is there a difference between optimum for competitions and optimum for non-comp flying? Does the country of use (UK)...
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June 17th 04 06:18 PM
by Chris OCallaghan Go to last post
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Help Casio E100 by Bob
I have a Casio E100 (Wife's old PDA) running CE 2.11. It has 16 meg of memory. I would like to use it to (at least) download the flight files from an LX5000. I would love to use this as a cockpit management system. Any ideas. Bob
June 17th 04 04:22 PM
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Borgelt B40 question by tuno
The B40 that came with my glider has this curious fault: after experiencing an updraft of 10 knots or greater, the rapid, high-pitched (i.e. "saturated") audio tone gets "stuck" and continues indicating 10+ knots until the B40 registers a negative value (sink). Has anyone else encountered this...
June 17th 04 02:33 PM
by RHP Go to last post
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Canadian Aviation Expo - Europa Kit Aircraft will be attending by Pete
For the Canadian homebuilders or future builders, and motorglider enthusiasts of the Diamond Xtreme ilk, the Europa kit plane factory folks will be attending the Aviation Expo http://www.canadianaviationexpo.com/html-frame.html (Canada's largest aviation show) this weekend on June 18th at the...
June 17th 04 01:23 PM
by Pete Go to last post
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Newbie seeking advice by .
I went for a ride in a glider many years ago and was immediately taken with the whole experience. I have always wanted to fly and now have the time to do it as I am finished with my skydiving career. Before I sell my rigs I wanted to ask a question. Do any of you wear pilot rigs? Before I...
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June 17th 04 12:45 PM
by Andreas Maurer Go to last post
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Glider schools - opinions (US) by Chris K
I am fortunate to have a lot of time-off piled up. Lately I have been thinking about a soaring vacation. I have narrowed down my choices to 'Soar Minden' in Nevada and 'Estrella Soaring' in Arizona (a little concerned about July heat in phx). Has anybody had any experience with the above schools? ...
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June 17th 04 04:29 AM
by Martin Hellman Go to last post
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Sparrowhawk and airtow by Bill Daniels
Why not just winch launch the thing and leave all this FAR bible pounding behind? Bill Daniels
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June 17th 04 01:10 AM
by Bill Daniels Go to last post
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WTB: Copy of book "Sailplanes by Schweizer" by Stan Amyett
If anyone has a copy of this book they would like to part with, please let me know.
June 16th 04 09:00 PM
by JC Cunningham Go to last post
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vPos - Realtime presentation of gliding by Jan Olav Endrerud
Hello gliding world ! Please visit http://www.vpos.no for a presentation of the vPos system - a impressive new technology that amazes pilots, crews and spectators at the 3rd Club Class World gliding Championship currently beeing held at Elverum, Norway. 15-20 gliders are equipped with the vPos...
June 16th 04 04:53 PM
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For Auction, Emergency Parachute by JC Cunningham
Security 350 chair type emergency parachute for auction: http://cgi.ebay.com/ebaymotors/ws/eBayISAPI.dll?ViewItem&item=2481984646 Auction ends Friday afternoon.
June 16th 04 02:48 PM
by JC Cunningham Go to last post
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Co-Pilot/Crew needed for Parowan Contest by Michael I Green
Hi Guys & Gals, It seems that I might be able to fly the Contest at Parowan Utah next week. The contest runs from Sunday June 20 to Saturday June 26 with Saturday June 19 a practice day. I know this is very short notice, but I just found out last night that I had been moved from 74th on the...
June 16th 04 04:42 AM
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Warning by Hans Disma
Some time ago I bought a used Bohli mechanical variometer ( over 15 years old ) for $ 400 from a certain Mr. Bill Daniels in " good condition " The photo he did send me showed only the back (!) of the instrument. I received the instrument DOA; poorly packed, broken glass, in other words useless....
June 16th 04 04:32 AM
by CO2ID Go to last post
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302 log download by Andy Durbin
I had a problem downloading a log from my 302 last Sunday (June 13). Several attempts to download with utility 3UT15255 gave a transfer or communication error (don't remember which). Still didn't work after reset the PDA and power cycing the 302. I verified that MC exchange was working with the...
June 16th 04 04:22 AM
by Jason Armistead Go to last post
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PocketNAV on IPAQ 3800 ? by asw
Has anyone tried to run the old Cambridge software PocketNAV-CE3 on an IPAQ 3800 ? I do not want to use it for flying (I fly with Winpilot), but only for sending tasks to and downloading flights from the Cambridge GPS-NAV 20. My Ipaq is a 3870 with Windows CE 3.0/pocketPC 2002 operating system and...
June 15th 04 11:52 PM
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L-Nav & Model 20, What's It Worth? by Brian Iten
On the used market front, what is a good price to pay for a used L-Nav and Model 20 logger? I think the L-Nav has the latest program installed. The GPS/Nav display is not included in the sale and I am not sure if a vario is part of the deal either. Thanks in advance, Brian
June 15th 04 08:36 PM
by Paul Remde Go to last post
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What does 'Photo Landing' mean on SeeYou analysis? by Stewart Kissel
I see this occasionally when reviewing tasks, I have not found an explanation in the SeeYou manual as to what this means. Can someone explain this for me?
June 15th 04 06:36 PM
by tuno Go to last post
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WCC2004 - Not much flying, but great pictures! by Stephen Thomas
Shame about the day (day 2 for the 2nd time of asking) being canned again at WCC2004. However, the SA team have been busy filling up the gallery at: http://www.sssa.org.za/wcc2004/index.htm Nice one Brett!
June 15th 04 05:36 PM
by Stephen Thomas Go to last post
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ASW15 Site by Johan
There is a special website for owners and users of the classical glider ASW15 (B). For more information, check out http://www.asw15.org Hope to see you there. Johan
June 15th 04 04:08 PM
by Johan Go to last post
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2004 Region 3 Contest - Dansville, NY by Region 3 Contest
Dear Contestant, Once again it's time to firm up your plans to attend the Region III Contest hosted by Finger Lakes Soaring Club in Dansville, NY. The dates this year will be from August 22nd to August 28th, with a practice day on Saturday, August 21st . Be sure to get your application in early...
June 15th 04 03:45 PM
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Glider vs. Power Pattern Bank Angle? by Jim Vincent
In power, they're taught to fly patterns with very little bank angle, whereas in gliders we're taught to bank at about 45 degrees or so. I well understand the rationale for banking steeply in gliders, but why are power pilots taught to do shallow turns? TIA for the explanation. Jim...
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June 15th 04 03:41 PM
by Brian Case Go to last post
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