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St Louis-area Soaring Pilots? by noel.wade
Hello All, A cousin of mine in the St Louis area is looking to learn a new skill and get into a new hobby; and he has just discovered gliders. Anyone on RAS want to volunteer to chat with him and/or invite him out to your local club or operation? Please let me know, thanks! --Noel
March 11th 16 05:00 PM
by kirk.stant Go to last post
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MM Fabrication Wing Wheel by Andrzej Kobus
I just received a wing wheel for my new glider from MM Fabrication. I did not check for fit yet, but I have to say I am impressed with the build quality. When I was about to make a decision which wing wheel to buy I looked for information here and I did not find much. This is the reason I am...
March 11th 16 03:43 PM
by glidergreg Go to last post
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Aileron inboard edge sealing by Piotr Jaszczuk
Hi all, I've found enough info on the internet about advantages of sealing all control surfaces with mylar tape but I'm struggling a bit to find anything about benefits of sealing inboard edge of aileron gap with a plate fitted to wing. Here is the link to picture that illustrates what I'm...
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March 11th 16 12:41 AM
by [email protected] Go to last post
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GPS antenna for CAI 302 vario by [email protected]
Gents, I believe the GPS antenna on my 302 has bitten the dust. Anyone know of a good replacement for it? There seem to be several different types and sensitivity ratings and I'm not sure what would be the best fit for a replacement. Also, does anyone know the correct name or type of connector...
March 10th 16 11:45 PM
by [email protected] Go to last post
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Seniors 2016 Contest Seminole - Weather Board - IDV Graphics fromHRRR model by WaltWX[_2_]
I'm helping out a bit with the Seniors displaying latest HRRR high resolution model output for the Seniors: https://www.dropbox.com/sh/8djv55iko02vfwx/AAB8JZwD1Jr-pK0BiRwrIClFa?dl=0 Drill down to the day. HRRR model graphics are for hourly data 15Z to 23Z: PBL Height (Thermal Height) LCL Height...
March 10th 16 06:01 PM
by WaltWX[_2_] Go to last post
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TOPMETEO support ?? by [email protected]
I have logged in on the demo opportunity , I get the your linked to topmeteo window but that's it. It's like jammed up won't go anywhere. What can I do Is there someone from TopMeteo or See You that can help?? Maybe if I could start over it might work?? Thanks Glenn
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March 9th 16 07:37 PM
by WaltWX[_2_] Go to last post
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Wedekind Sleeve Source? by [email protected]
Looking for Wedekind Sleeves for 1985 DG 400. Anyone have any leads? Thanks, Kevin Anderson 92
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March 9th 16 03:40 PM
by [email protected] Go to last post
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Wedekind Sleeves for Cam Style Hotelliers?? by Peter Deane[_2_]
All Hoping for some help here - My Std Cirrus has cam style hotellier fittings and I havent been able to find a wedekind sleeve that works with these rather than the vertical plunger style.. Any clues for finding sleeves for these? Thanks in advance Peter Deane, Std Cirrus 5T
March 9th 16 06:14 AM
by [email protected] Go to last post
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Empty Towball Late March/Early April by Tony[_5_]
Empty towball from middle of USA to SW USA the end of March and back to middle USA the beginning of April. Happy to quote anytime, references available, get your new-to-you glider soon, save your vacation time for soaring!
March 9th 16 05:49 AM
by [email protected] Go to last post
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Wing Frequency measuring app by [email protected]
I have written an app that measures wing frequency - currently available for Android on the Play Store he https://play.google.com/store/apps/details?id=com.controlj.ios.wingfreq. An IOS version will be available once I jump through the various hoops Apple places in the way. Video of it in...
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March 8th 16 12:33 AM
by [email protected] Go to last post
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Ventus 2cxT For Sale by Bob Caldwell (BC)
Price reduced. See listing on Wings and Wheels. http://wingsandwheels.com/classifieds/?m=glider
March 7th 16 02:05 PM
by Sean Franke Go to last post
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SSA Convention 2016 - Weather Presentation - Walt Rogers by WaltWX[_2_]
Major error corrections and updates to my Weather Presentation URLs. I never should have added this late night at a convention without careful review :) This post is also on ssa.org "Member...
March 7th 16 01:19 AM
by WaltWX[_2_] Go to last post
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Schleicher bible by [email protected]
The new Schleicher book from Cumulus Soaring, "Rohn Adler" is the definitive source for history and info on Schleicher sailplanes. All English, very large, very plush. FANTASTIC book.
March 5th 16 06:48 PM
by Paul Remde Go to last post
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ADS-B Compliance by 2G
I confirmed with the FAA recently what others have said here befo after 1/1/2020 glider flight at altitudes 10,000 ft and above AND above 2,500 ft AGL WILL require ADS-B out. The only good news that I got is that the FAA is actively looking at low-cost, low-power GPS sources for the GPS part of...
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March 4th 16 08:18 PM
by Dan Marotta Go to last post
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HP-24 kit sailplane sale pricing by Bob Kuykendall
Hi RAS, For the next two weeks, I am offering a discount on the basic HP-24 sailplane kit. Here's what you get and here's how it works: * You get the basic HP-24 15-meter sailplane kit with all-carbon structure, 500 lb empty weight and 825 lb gross weight, retractable 500x5 undercarriage,...
March 4th 16 07:11 PM
by Bob Kuykendall Go to last post
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IGC-approval - Naviter Oudie-IGC GPS Flight Recorder by Ian Strachan
I am pleased to announce IGC-approval for the Naviter Oudie-IGC GPS Flight Recorder for "all flights" including world records. The IGC-approval document may be downloaded from the FAI/IGC web site or the GFAC web site, see below. A table of all IGC-approved Flight Recorders can also be downloaded...
March 4th 16 03:34 PM
by Casey[_2_] Go to last post
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Capital Gain/Loss when Selling Gliders? by Six-Seven Romeo
I searched in RAS and didn't find anything about taxes. I live in a state where they have sales tax on aircraft and when buying a glider for tens of thousands of dollars this can be a major impact. Maybe I need to move to Delaware and incorporate! Sales tax aside, what about capital gain or loss...
March 4th 16 03:29 PM
by Six-Seven Romeo Go to last post
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Which glide computers fully support FAI badge and record tasks? by [email protected]
When flying for a badge or record, one will be flying a closed course that involves a 1km long start/finish line. To complete the task, one must cross the finish line no lower than 1,000m below the start altitude. As the pilot crosses the start line, the computer should calculate a finish...
March 4th 16 04:54 AM
by [email protected] Go to last post
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Is SKEW-T still important to soaring pilots ? by [email protected]
Having used XC skies and now Topmeteo, I wonder what's the need to get the forecasted SKEW -T diagram to points along your task. Will you as, a pilot, get any better prediction of soaring conditions if you use both ? Dan
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March 3rd 16 09:33 PM
by Martin Gregorie[_5_] Go to last post
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Craig's List for gliders? by Waveguru
This site seems to be becoming the place to buy and sell stuff? Isn't that what Wings and Wheels is for? Boggs
March 3rd 16 01:22 AM
by JS Go to last post
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