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Air Tour Safety Standards NPRM by Vaughn
The FAA is now conducting a "public meeting" via Internet on the sightseeing NPRM. I have not seen any comments there (other than my own) from glider people. I really suggest that you take another look at that NPRM, read the comments, read the responses from the FAA, and say your piece. Interest...
February 28th 04 01:30 AM
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More on transponder petition by Ian Cant
I apologize for my loose terminology in last message. Gliders are exempted within the FAR section 215 from transponder requirements, not by a separate 'exemption letter'. And I was not clear about why I distinguished the 'all airspace above 10,000 ft' from the 'more than 40 / 20 miles'...
February 27th 04 06:37 PM
by Mark James Boyd Go to last post
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Cool Vintage clips by Mike
This page was posted on the ultralite soaring group. There are sonme neat old british vids on this page: __mike http://web.ukonline.co.uk/sssrcsoaring/Video/Pathe.html
February 27th 04 06:13 PM
by Mike Go to last post
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Transponders and Radios - USA by Ray Lovinggood
While I would like to have a transponder installed, I don't have two necessary items: 1. Money 2. Panel Space My panel isn't overly large and doesn't have room for a B-50 (two holes) AND room for a 'back-up' variometer. So, when I 'splurge' for another instrument, it will be for a B-50 and not a...
February 27th 04 06:10 PM
by Mark James Boyd Go to last post
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check this out by Tony Verhulst
I apologize. This was meant to be sent to an individual. I'll go shoot myself now :-) Tony V.
February 27th 04 04:04 PM
by Tony Verhulst Go to last post
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Registered BLIP-MAP users, fill out survey by Stewart Kissel
I received it and filled it out, some changes which will no doubt get discussed here in the works. Give yourself a few minutes to fill it out, it is an indepth survey. And for what it's worth, I would like to see SSA sponsor this product.
February 27th 04 12:19 AM
by Mark James Boyd Go to last post
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World Records by Nick Gilbert
Can anyone think of a reason why there are separate mens & womens world records? The ease of 'relief' is the only disadvantage I can think of for women. I'm not saying that I think there shouldn't be! Nick.
February 26th 04 06:43 PM
by Denis Flament Go to last post
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Zen and the Art of Landouts by Doug Hoffman
Stefan wrote: Jack wrote: When a combat pilot Why oh why do "the" Americans (apologies to those who don't) have such high esteem for fighter pilots, killing and war? Isn't soaring about peace and understanding nature? And how dare you to change the subject line to "Zen" when you...
February 26th 04 06:37 PM
by Tony Verhulst Go to last post
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Proxalert SPAM by BHelman
If you are like me and are sick of all the spam created by these "customers" let google know. Let's try to clean up these boards for topics of discussion, not advertisements.
February 26th 04 06:09 PM
by Thierry Go to last post
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Wanted: 1-26 in Marfa by Burt Compton
Have demand for a SGS 1-26 from renters. 1-26E model preferred. Burt Compton (800) 667-9464 Marfa Gliders, west Texas www.flygliders.com
February 26th 04 12:54 PM
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Good Lift at Marfa February 22 by Snead1
Today, Sunday February 22, soaring conditions were very good in Marfa Texas. Cloud base was about 13,500. Thermals varied in strength, but I make a few turns at over 7 knots. Wind was about 15 mph out of the south. I did not find any wave. Bill Snead 6W
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February 26th 04 04:20 AM
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Landout Laws by Charles Petersen
We had two landouts at Seminole yesterday, both in the same field, - a pasture with cattle and a locked gate. One of the pilots visited a nearby farmhouse, and spoke with the wife of the property owner asking permission to enter and a key. She was very nice and called her son. He agreed to call...
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February 26th 04 02:09 AM
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RS-1 ZANONIA by JJ Sinclair
The Zanonia was a beautiful little gull-wing, 14 meter, stick & fabric, sailplane that John Robinson flew in winning the US Championships in '40, '41 and '46. John Robinson was awarded the Worlds FIRST Diamond badge for flights made in his Zanonia. I am building a replica of this historic...
February 26th 04 01:07 AM
by Bob Johnson Go to last post
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British Pathe glider film clips... by Marc Ramsey
A posting on the Ultralight Soaring list passed on a pointer to a page full of gliding film clips from the 30s through 50s: http://web.ukonline.co.uk/sssrcsoaring/Video/Pathe.html There are two clips from California in the 30s, both appear to be at the same site. Does anyone recognize the...
February 25th 04 11:19 PM
by Stewart Kissel Go to last post
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U.S. Soaring Team Policy & Procedures Review by John Seaborn
U.S Soaring Team Policy & Procedures are available for review. The U.S. Team Committee (USTC) will be proposing to the SSA Board of Directors an updated and revised Team Policy & Procedures Manual as part of the Committee's resource development program. The Team Committee invites your input and...
February 25th 04 07:41 PM
by John Seaborn Go to last post
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For Sale - Mini-Nimbus by Frank Smith
Pristine "C" Model with fresh urethane finish. Cambridge LNav & GPS, Dittel 10 Ch Memory radio, custom panel and lots more. $27.5 Houston TX area Pictures at www.houstonsoaring.org/lp/lp.htm To reduce SPAM my email return address has been slightly altered.
February 25th 04 07:23 PM
by Mark Zivley Go to last post
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Turbulators and DG-101 by John DeRosa Sky Soaring Chicago IL
I just bought a DG-101 and was trying to figure out if turbulator tape would help the performance. I sent that question to the general DG factory email account ) and got a nice reply from Wilhelm Dirks (Chief Designer!). His response was succinct; "Turbulators won't make...
February 25th 04 04:41 PM
by John DeRosa Sky Soaring Chicago IL Go to last post
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LS-4 Transponder antenna location? by Matt Herron
I'm installing a class C transponder in my LS-4, and I'd like to hear from anyone who's done a similar installation with regard to a few questions about antenna location. Since the fusilage is not carbon fiber I intend to locate the antenna internally, and the easiest placement seems to be way...
February 25th 04 03:45 PM
by Tim Mara Go to last post
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PGC Seminar Presentations Posted at SRA Site by Ken Kochanski KK
PGC Seminar Presentations Posted at SRA Site http://sailplane-racing.org/ Check General/Club Section Ken Kochanski
February 25th 04 10:56 AM
by Ken Kochanski KK Go to last post
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Glider transport costs? by Jeremy Zawodny
I've been shopping around for used gliders and one of the factors I need to consider is how far away it is. Obviously, if it's far away, I'll need to get someone I don't know to do the pre-buy inspection and will pay more to get the glider to me. My local FBO says that $1/mile is a good figure to...
February 25th 04 07:30 AM
by Jeremy Zawodny Go to last post
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