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ASW27B prices falling by [email protected]
There are 3 nice ASW27's for sale, all at reduced prices in the Wings and Wheels website. We 3 owners are mystified at the seeming lack of interest in this ship. Two of us are no longer flying thanks to Father Time and we're throwing in lots of soaring related "goodies" with your...
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Today 09:39 AM
by waremark Go to last post
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Standards for competition reporting by acehu11
As a low-time SEL private pilot with interest in soaring and obtaining a glider rating, I often follow the news of soaring competitions on the SSA website, Facebook, rec.aviation.soaring, the FAI site, and others. Some competitions have been very communicative with status updates multiple times per...
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Today 06:51 AM
by Sean Fidler Go to last post
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Final Glide, Sam Francis by Roy B.
Friends: I am saddened to report that Sam Francis, age 91, of Marion Massachusetts passed away on August 4. Sam was a mainstay of Soaring in New England for over a quarter of a century, an FAA Designated Examiner, the SSA Director for Region One and an SSA Officer and Committee Chair for several...
Today 06:35 AM
by CindyB[_2_] Go to last post
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FS: Pilatus B4AF with Cobra trailer by [email protected]
For Sale: Pilatus B4AF with Cobra trailer. Airshow ready! PH-1516 "B4". All markings are stickers. Winch-launch hook and tow-hook. Retractable Gear, with warning buzzer. Wheel-brake couples with airbrakes. Blue tinted canopy. Airframe in excellent state. No aerobatics flown until 2010, after...
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Auto Towing a 1-26 by [email protected]
I'm a new glider pilot looking at purchasing a 1-26. I'm looking at gaining the flights and experience to get the Commercial Glider and adding the CFI-G to my existing CFI-A. I envision doing auto tows at my local 3200ft airport. I'll hopefully be getting to 600AGL to just do laps around the...
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What canopy adhesive to use? by LongJourney
I've done a search in both RAS and on the web but I'm not finding the information I'm looking for. I'm restoring a 1963 S Austria and one of the previous owners used what I think is Sikaflex to bond the canopy glass to the metal canopy frame. It's now separating badly. What should I use to bond the...
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Today 03:40 AM
by Scott Williams Go to last post
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Temporarily operating a German registered glider in the US by [email protected]
Dear US-gliding community, it seems likely that I am going to spend about 2 year in the US (NJ area) starting next spring and I would like to bring my German registered glider along. Given it is for 2 years only, I would like to keep the ship under its German flag and keep any changes to glider...
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Today 03:33 AM
by 2G Go to last post
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GlidePlan reviews by [email protected]
Hope there are GlidePlan users who will comment about their experiences with this program. http://www.glideplan.com/ . Worth the price of admission?
Today 03:17 AM
by Papa3[_2_] Go to last post
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Judge Awards $11.9 Million in Suit Against Civil Air Patrol by Ernst
Frivolous. http://www.dailyreportonline.com/id=1202795092726/Judge-Awards-119-Million-in-Suit-Against-Civil-Air-Patrol?slreturn=20170710230651 Let's go fishing. Ernst
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Today 03:06 AM
by 2G Go to last post
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The Cobra "Ramp Grind" - a fix by bumper[_4_]
New "bumper" product announcement: The ramp sliders on my 2002 Cobra trailer were metal on metal, bolt threads gouged the extruded aluminum floor rails and there was metal on metal wear.. Some later trailers have plastic washers, but those don't last or work well either. I made plastic sliders for...
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Yesterday 09:50 PM
by Jonathan St. Cloud Go to last post
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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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Yesterday 08:31 PM
by Steve Leonard[_2_] Go to last post
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1 Attachment(s) Optimum thermalling speed display by kirk.stant
With all the new (and some of the older - SN10 for example) vario-computers having accelerometers and settings for ballast and polars, would it be possible to compute and display the optimum thermalling speed adjusted for wingloading and bank angle (as a function of instantaneous G-loading)? Since...
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Yesterday 07:24 PM
by Squeaky Go to last post
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Perlan now 33,000 ft climbing MDT 9:30 am 8/15/17. by Tom Kelley #711
http://perlanproject.cloud/VirtualCockpit.html Best. #711
Yesterday 06:29 PM
by Bruce Hoult Go to last post
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2017 Dust Devil Dash - Mountain Valley Airport (L94) California by Rob M
September 9th, 2017. Annual Dust Devil Dash. Mountain Valley Airport (L94), Tehachapi, California. This is a one day straight out handicapped distance event. All sailplanes and sailplane pilots welcome. 2 place sailplane..........no problem. Pilots are responsible for paying for their own tow,...
Yesterday 04:15 PM
by JS[_5_] Go to last post
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Solvent for Gap-Seal tape prep by AS
Hi y'all, I have to replace the cloth tape gap seal after loosing the one on the rudder in flight. I removed the adhesive residue with GooOff, which worked really well and washed the area with denatured alcohol. The new tape still won't stick very strong. The glider is metal with PU-paint. What...
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Safe distance between PowerFLARM and Mode-C antenna by Marton K.Sz.
Hi Soaring, Our club glider (a Grob G-102) is about to get a new PowerFLARM portable unit, which we're planning to install on the top of the instrument panel because of the good visibility of the display. I've noticed that the Mode-C transponder antenna is also on the top of the instrument panel....
Yesterday 12:28 AM
by Paul Agnew Go to last post
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2017 18m Nats - Weather Board info posted - today Wed 8-9 by WaltWX[_2_]
I posted the hrrrx model thermal heights map from the 12Z run at: http://bit.ly/UvaldeNats17_WeatherBoard Look into the HRRR folders for Wednesday Low top CB and light showers developing again just east of UVA to SAT area... then an outlflow boundary killing lift after 5-6pm. Not as pervasive as...
August 14th 17 06:09 PM
by Sean Fidler Go to last post
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New House Thermal by [email protected]
The Treasure Coast Soaring Club will soon have a new house thermal. Florida Power And Light is in the process of building a 400 acre solar power plant within 3/4 mile from our airport. Heat from this type of farm should make for a great house thermal. Anyone out there with experience flying over...
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August 14th 17 04:58 PM
by Paul Agnew Go to last post
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MILVUS New clothes for glider pilots by [email protected]
Dear Pilots from all over the world It's been a while since I wrote my first post in this group, it was the annoucement about the new brand MILVUS. Meanwhile we were studios and developed a further more procuts espacially for glider pilots. Further more we would like to thank all our custumers...
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Cambridge 302 terminal strip by Garrett McEwen
Our club is installing a used 302 and repeater in a two seater. The screw terminal block/strip/connector is missing. I've been thumbing through Mouser and Google Image Search looking for the correct connector with no luck. Does anyone know where to find one of these terminal strips? Thank...
August 14th 17 02:15 AM
by Garrett McEwen Go to last post
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