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Dust Devil Dash - Tehachapi on Saturday September 7th by [email protected]
The 2019 Dust Devil Dash is coming up on Saturday, September 7th at Mountain Valley Airport (L94) in Tehachapi, California This year marks the 35th year of this annual event. This is a one day straight out handicapped distance event. All sailplanes and sailplane pilots welcome. 2 place...
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Today 07:00 PM
by Nick Kennedy[_3_] Go to last post
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New app to analyze your flights !! by Mar M
Hello, Just wanted to let you know that we developed an android app able to analyze your igc files, called xc analytics: https://xcanalytics.fr/en/ In a few words, it's statistics applied to cross country flying. It gives you access to more than 60 statistics and 40 charts relative to your...
Today 06:29 PM
by Tom BravoMike Go to last post
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Act now before your wings are defaced by [email protected]
Sorry, eh? I am sorry to interrupt your normally highly productive use of the internet. But your glider is at risk. It is only time separating you from the obvious damage coming to your aircraft soon. When I bought my first glass ship, the competition letters had been applied with EXTENSIVE use of...
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Today 06:20 PM
by Dan Marotta Go to last post
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Discus a price reduced by Will Jameson
Discus a SN63 price reduced to $28,000 Located in Syracuse, NY https://wingsandwheels.com/class/classified.php?id=3596 Thanks Will Jameson 713-705-7051
Today 06:13 PM
by Nick Kennedy[_3_] Go to last post
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Ventus C vs LS6 by Marshall Woodford
I’m looking for a cross county glider. The Ventus C comes with 17.5 and 15 winglets. It also has factory tips. The LS6 has low hours and the wings and horizontal stab was refinished and painted. The fuselage is in good condition and original. Both have Cobra trailers and the Ventus’s...
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Today 05:16 PM
by Dan Marotta Go to last post
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Kawa rough landing? by Jonathan St. Cloud
Not sure how accurate FB translate is, but it appear as if Mr. Kawa had some sort of incident with an electric motor not working and a rough uphill landing. Gas, electric or jet be careful guys!
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Today 05:00 PM
by [email protected] Go to last post
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Any Glider Pilot Connections with Beale AFB in California by Paul Remde
Hi, This is completely off-topic, but I thought there might be a chance that a glider pilot would have a connection with Beale Air Force Base in California. My father served in the U.S. Air Force in a missile silo on or near Beale in the early 1960s. We're visiting that area with him this week...
Today 04:31 PM
by Dan Marotta Go to last post
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Pawnee Tow Release by Bob Youngblood
I am currently rebuilding another Pawnee and converting from a spray plane to a tow plane. Extensive work has been completed on this bird, and I am about ready to install the tow hook. This is the third Pawnee that I have converted and I have used the hopper dump handle as the tow release handle...
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Today 02:35 PM
by Walt Connelly Go to last post
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Open Cirrus for sale by Geoff Minors
Just seeing if there is any interest in my Open Cirrus? Located in Alberta. Price US$13,000 Glider is in good shape. Trailer is a bit ugly needs some work but towable. I can send pics on request. I just don't get the opportunity to fly it as I seem to be always in the back seat instructing. I...
Today 01:59 PM
by [email protected] Go to last post
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LS6 (a, b) NEO by [email protected]
Hello, here is a post of my friend Benjamin from the German gliding forum: "Hello, everybody, about three years ago a friend and I had the chance to develop new ("neo") 15m winglets for the LS8 in cooperation with DG Flugzeugbau. The flight experience with the winglets is quite positive. Now...
Today 11:44 AM
by s6 Go to last post
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A wooden control stick grip by Tom BravoMike
The grip in my 1984 Ventus is worn out and a bit sticky. I have always thought it would be nice to have a wooden one, e.g.: https://www.cps-parts.com/catalog/elpages/taeakwoodgripstandard.php Anyone has tried something like that? Are they much bigger/thicker than the factory ones? BTW, which...
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Today 04:47 AM
by Scott Williams Go to last post
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another crash by kinsell
https://www-1.thenewstribune.com/news/local/article234517642.html Seems to be an unusually bad season for accidents.
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Today 04:10 AM
by 2G Go to last post
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Waxing and polishing by Senna Van den Bosch
Since winter is nearly ending and I'm doing final adjustments to my glider, I was wondering. Is it interesting to wax and polish it? I've seen a set of products he https://www.theaerodyne.com/gb/care-cleaning/188-basic-kit-for-glider-care.html D-1339
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Today 02:22 AM
by Tim Taylor Go to last post
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New gliderport opportunity in North Carolina by [email protected]
Dear Soaring Enthusiasts, Rhonda and I have been running GLIDERBOOKS now for over 12 years, and the company is healthy and continuing to grow. We are interested in taking things to the next level, by purchasing an airport and opening our own flight training school that would concentrate on...
Today 12:10 AM
by Bob Youngblood Go to last post
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Wing flex at higher speed DG-100 by Senna Van den Bosch
I noticed for the first time when flying at speeds above 200 km/h, my wingtips start to bend down a bit, has anyone ever noticed this? Glider is a DG-100.
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September 15th 19 04:30 AM
by Roy Garden Go to last post
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Skysight by Dan Marotta
Looking at today's forecast for Moriarty, NM, USA for 1300 local time brings up a question.* I've always considered the thermal height, cloud base, etc., to be MSL altitudes.* Indeed, looking directly at Moriarty shows 11,500' which is reasonable given the time and date. Moving a bit west,...
September 14th 19 09:51 PM
by [email protected] Go to last post
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Anybody know what happened to these HP-14s? by Steve Leonard[_2_]
So, there was this auction of "seized property" about three years ago. I was thinking about going, but talked myself out of it, as I figured I would end up with 4 HP-14 projects to bring home (Sorry, I was not going to bid on the last one. Even I have limits!). Anybody know where they went? 4...
September 14th 19 05:35 PM
by Giaco Go to last post
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Replacement canopies by [email protected]
Is there anyone in the US that can blow a replacement canopy for a ASW20?
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September 14th 19 01:12 AM
by Bob Kuykendall Go to last post
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Unhappy
2 Attachment(s) LAK17A Canopy Support Tube by Jimmyz
I was inspecting/adjusting my canopy this week and discovered that the canopy support tube (main shaft that connects canopy to fuselage in the nose) has a severe crack at the base. I was wondering if anyone is aware of another LAK17A (salvaged) that I might be able to find a replacement tube. I've...
September 13th 19 07:17 PM
by Eric Greenwell[_4_] Go to last post
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I just noticed by Dan Marotta
On Skysight, when you hover your cursor over any location, a readout of the selected data is displayed. Is this a new development or was I just late in noticing?* BTW, I like it! -- Dan, 5J
September 13th 19 06:09 PM
by Eric Greenwell[_4_] Go to last post
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