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Trig TT22 transponder issues by Echo
Installed my transponder this off season, passed the transponder check to make it legal. First flight with it yesterday. Called the local controlling agency to check it out. They had nothing on me, but they did once I cycled the transponder off and back on. I then realized that where the "ALT"...
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Today 05:54 AM
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Anyone get hassled for exceeding max car and trailer length? by Gordon Boettger
Looking at getting an RV (25' length). Combine that with a doubleseater glider trailer and I'm at 60'. I'm in NV, so I'm good, but going into OR I would be 10" over the legal limit. Anyone out there run into any issues with the "fuzz" for exceeding combined vehicle and trailer length? Thanks
Today 05:13 AM
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Famous people in soaring by Ramy
While Neil Armstrong was one of the most famous glider pilots, he wasn't the only one. Other famous people who where also glider pilots which I recall: John Denver Christopher Reeve (Superman) Sully (Hudson landing pilot) Others? Ramy (just signing my name, not claiming to be famous ;-)
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Today 03:31 AM
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Letter to the FAA by Walt Connelly
Before I send my letter to the FAA I'd like to ask if anyone has ever attempted to get them to see the light and end the use of Schweizer hooks on tow planes here in the land of the free and the home of the brave. It is a well known fact and clearly stated in the SSA/SSF and FAA circulars and...
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Today 02:26 AM
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Color Platforms for Top Hat/XCSoar by [email protected]
What color devices are pilots using for Top Hat/XCSoar? I'm running Top Hat on a Kobo Glo (large eink gray scale--great readability) and a Dell Streak 5 (smaller screen, color, acceptable readability). If the Dell were a little brighter and larger, it would be perfect. Options seem to range from...
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1987 Cobra Trailer Brake drum removal by [email protected]
We have a 1987 Cobra Trailer that had its brakes fried. Crew forgot to release brake. Does anyone know how to remove the brake drum? Newer Cobras have a Allen bolt that when removed the entire assembly come off. This trailer does not have that. Any input is helpful. Colin Mead
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Oudie IGC spurious RF emissions by Evan Dosik
My Oudie IGC will too often break the squelch with a hideous noise on both my panel radio (an old Dittel) and also most any handheld that comes within about 12" of the Oudie. Anyone else seeing this issue? Thanks, Evan 6E
Yesterday 04:58 PM
by Scott Williams Go to last post
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CAI 302 startup noises? by Echo
After powering up today, I noticed something from the 302's speaker that seems new. Could have been there all along and I'm just noticing, but seems odd to me. After the wind up and wind down audio vario sound, maybe 3-5 seconds later, there's a single LOUD tone lasting about one second. The heck...
Yesterday 02:44 PM
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ILEC SN10B + Oudie For Sale by [email protected]
I upgraded my panel and have an SN10B bundle for sale ... thanks. KK http://www.ebay.com/itm/ILEC-SN10B-Remote-Oudie-/152597295248?hash=item238781f090:g:ztcAAOSw3YJZTTVO&vxp=mtr
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WTB: Grob 102 by [email protected]
Yesterday 03:41 AM
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Adapting medical cannulas to work with an EDS? by Bill G
Has anyone figured this out? I want to be able to have cannulas for all my clients for flying near Aspen, but $8 a pop for someone who may only use it once is pricy. I noticed medical cannulas are only about $2-3. Has anyone figured an way to adapt them to an EDS? Thanks!
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Yesterday 12:36 AM
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GLIDING INTERNATIONAL - JULY 2017 ISSUE by [email protected]
GLIDING INTERNATIONAL ISSUE JULY 2017 The July 2017 issue goes in the mail next Wednesday and should be with subscribers within a week. The Digital version will be released on the same day. Our circulation continues to grow and the July issue breaks new territory with a report on how spending...
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OLC - Often a Lost Cause by Dan Marotta
Yesterday I flew with Uli Neumann in his Caproni A-21 S, and what fun we had! Uli, who flies out of South Carolina, said happily, "This is almost like cheating!" We made a simple 300k triangle with very few turns and then retired to my home for a beer and cheese burger (thanks,...
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Strobl Solar Charge Controller by Doug[_9_]
Looking for a spec sheet on the Strobl Solar Charge Controller? Need to put a new solar panel on the trailer and want to make sure I'm not exceeding the input voltage spec on the colntroller. Thx Doug
June 22nd 17 09:55 PM
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Oklahoma Soaring Club by [email protected]
Yesterday I was in OK. City and visited the meeting of the Oklahoma Soaring Association. I also visited the airport in Hinton where the run their operation from. Thanks for having me as a guest, your location there in Hinton is very nice. This is a very nice group of gentlemen, we shared some...
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A Tale of Two Takeoffs by [email protected]
I have a secret. Well, like secrets in a Congressional Intelligence subcommittee, this one is probably known by several hundred people. But I haven’t written about it. Until now. But first, the lead in. A few days ago on the last day at the Cordele nationals, I dropped a wing on takeoff. The...
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Splittng a GPS antenna to multiple devices by JS
Didn't want to further derail the thread about Trig TN72. This thread has been up before? It is possible and functional to use one GPS antenna for multiple GPS receivers. If you use GPS antennas that will only accept power of 3V you must put DC blockers on all but one receiver. The one receiver...
June 22nd 17 04:53 PM
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Ka6 wing rigger by James Koper
Does anyone Know of a 1 man wing rigger that will work with a Ka6's wooden wings? Thanks Jim
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Dittel FSG60M radio issue... by ZP
I have an interesting radio problem hopefully one of you have solved... My transmitted audio signal is clipping. It 'breaks up' intermittently during the transmit cycle. After many hours of checking everything, I found an interesting correlation. When the radio squelch circuit is turned off...
June 22nd 17 05:39 AM
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Torrey Pines by [email protected]
Nice article on the history and future of this site. http://www.lajollalight.com/news/local-news/sd-gliderport-sailplane-ucsd-growth-20170613-story.html 5Z
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