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Pawnee landing gear by Phillip LaBerge
Looking for the tool to install bungee cords on a Pawnee D model....the combination Hydrasorb/bungee style landing gear shock unit. Anyone out there have the proper tool they would like to rent or loan. Anyone know where you can buy the tool? Phillip LaBerge Concord,...
December 22nd 09 06:29 PM
by Jim[_18_] Go to last post
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New 2010 edition of The Glider Flying Handbook by Tom[_9_]
The FAA originally produced a much-flawed version of this book in 2003. Since this is in the public domain, we produced a vastly improved, and less expensive version in 2007 titled "The Glider Flying Handbook" with more than 1,400 editorial changes. Today, we announce the new, 2010 edition of "The...
December 22nd 09 04:58 PM
by Tom[_9_] Go to last post
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George Applebay in Hospital by Steve Leonard[_2_]
About a week ago, George Applebay had an accident while working in the Library at the US Southwest Soaring Museum. He and a book case tangled and George ended up with some broken bones and a good bump on the head. He has been moved from the hospital to a Rehab Center. He is currently...
December 21st 09 04:07 PM
by Frank Whiteley Go to last post
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Any updates on the law suit in Hemmitt, Ca? by GARY BOGGS CFIG
How's the suit against the county to allow glider operations to resume from Himmitt Ca. going? Any closer to settling? Gary
December 21st 09 02:01 AM
by Frank Whiteley Go to last post
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Sun Ship Game DVDs on the way to me by Paul Remde
Hi, Friday the manufacturer sent me a note stating that the Sun Ship Game DVDs shipped on Friday. I should receive them on Tuesday (December 15) or Wednesday (December 16). That is great news! I had been worried that there would be some delay, but they will be here in time for you to give...
December 20th 09 05:53 AM
by [email protected] Go to last post
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PDA for Moving Map by brian whatcott
I know it sounds unlikely for someone seeking to put a yoke mount moving map in his 150 to be seeking advice from a soaring group, but here I am... I have a whole lot of sales resistance to the Garmin 626's or whatever of this world, that go for prices in four places of digits. And the current...
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December 20th 09 01:52 AM
by brian whatcott Go to last post
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Oct 30th 2010... by [email protected]
Does not exist, per the SSA calendar. (Small box on September page) But October 29th occurs twice, kinda like groundhog day. Guess it is close as I'll get to time travel... LOL
December 19th 09 09:59 PM
by raulb Go to last post
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Youth in soaring, and anything by raulb
I have just seen an unscientific poll on a guitar forum that I found fascinating, and not because of what it means for playing guitars. In this poll, almost 41% of those responding were between the ages of 50 and 59. The next largest group, 40-49, is at only 18%. Like most, if not all of us...
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December 19th 09 05:53 PM
by Mike Schumann Go to last post
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JANUARY ISSUE - GLIDING INTERNATIONAL by johnhamish
The January issue has been received from the printer and willl be mailed on Monday. With luck most will receive their copy before Christmas. New subscribers should use our web site. www.glidinginternational.com
December 18th 09 11:32 PM
by johnhamish Go to last post
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Beauty and reality in soaring by [email protected]
this is why we fly http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=eO6GJLDqnYY but in reality it is more like this http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=_d82Yp7MdTo we may also fly like this http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=fvMxSLWZZGw Andre, CFIG, SGS1-23G and Mucha Std.
December 18th 09 09:42 PM
by Tom Gardner Go to last post
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Salto Tooling. by [email protected]
After Mrs Hanle's death earlier this year I was wondering who ended up with the production moulds and tooling for the Salto? Any one know where it is these days? Cheers Al
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December 18th 09 07:06 PM
by Bob Kuykendall Go to last post
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Dec 17 1903 by Tony[_5_]
Hey everybody, its been 106 years since the Wright Bros invented the towplane! Cheers! Tony
December 18th 09 04:59 PM
by Tony[_5_] Go to last post
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Brass Tailwheel by sisu1a
Anyone have one of those brass 200x50 (20mm axle) tailwheels laying around and want to sell/trade it? TIA, -Paul
December 18th 09 12:36 AM
by Barny Go to last post
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US Airspace Info Update by 2KA
Updated US Airspace files for the charting cycle effective December 17, 2009 are now available in the airspace area of the Worldwide Turnpoint exchange. The same files are available on my website atwww.xmission.com/~lalley/aviation. My website also includes a file generator for US airport...
December 17th 09 08:55 PM
by [email protected] Go to last post
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Contest Scoring Formula Breakdown by Scott Alexander[_2_]
I'm still confused on why it is that if the minimum time of a contest day is 2:30, then you should plan to be back no later than 2:40. Can anyone explain the breakdown of the formula to me? Thanks!
December 17th 09 07:50 PM
by mattm[_2_] Go to last post
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Optimum CG Range by jcarlyle
There are summaries of Frank Irving’s 1981 OSTIV paper that say he concluded the optimal CG for a standard class glider is 0.3 to 0.35 of the Mean Aerodynamic Chord. DG’s web site has an entry that says the 2001 Akaflieg Braunschweig flight test results concluded best glider results are obtained...
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December 17th 09 05:50 PM
by Chip Bearden[_2_] Go to last post
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Proposed US Competition Rules Changes for 2010 by [email protected]
Hello Racers, Fans, and Supporters The proposed rules changes for SSA sanctioned competitions are now available at SSA.org/sailplane racing/rules and process. Feedback is welcome and encouraged. The review and revision process will close on January 10th to permit completion and issuance of proposed...
December 17th 09 05:20 PM
by Greg Arnold Go to last post
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Question: Display symbology for wind vector in flight software by Tuno
We all know that winds are depicted with a flag type symbol denoting where the winds are coming *from*, with hash marks encoding the speed. My question is wrt what we see on computer displays in the cockpit. My LX7007 displays an arrow showing where the winds are going *to*, essentially displaying...
December 17th 09 04:14 PM
by Tim Taylor Go to last post
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2nd Edition of Advanced Soaring Made Easy - in stock by Paul Remde
Hi, Just in time for Christmas! I just received a very large batch of the new 2nd edition of the excellent book Advanced Soaring Made Easy. Wow! This book is nice! It is much improved over the 1st edition with nearly twice as many pages and many new sections and high-quality photos. The...
December 17th 09 04:08 AM
by Frank[_12_] Go to last post
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SPOT recall by Tom[_9_]
December 14, 2009 Dear Valued Partner, Spot LLC is dedicated to providing the highest quality and best performance products to our customers, therefore, Spot LLC will be conducting a voluntary product return on any new model SPOT Satellite GPS Messenger � (SPOT-2) purchased since October 1,...
December 17th 09 04:04 AM
by Frank[_12_] Go to last post
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