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Electric self-launch sailplane by CH
Hello David, your statement is only half correct. since 2001 a modified DG is flying to prove and test the electrical concept. I am not sure if the Antares itself had now its maiden flight greetings Chris ASW-27 CH
September 14th 03 01:49 AM
by Andreas Maurer Go to last post
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never got feedback5 by mgb
when did you put the trailer in storage? do you recall how much you paid (thru Apr, I believe)?
September 14th 03 12:26 AM
by mgb Go to last post
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Wanted - Metric Altimeters by RHWOODY
Wanted to buy - 1 metric (meters) Altimeter 57mm diameter, and 1 metric (meters) Altimeter 80 mm diameter used OK but must be in good operating condition. Please respond with price and condition via email or 970-925-3960
September 13th 03 10:20 PM
by RHWOODY Go to last post
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test by Tony
September 13th 03 09:08 PM
by Tony Go to last post
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Cambridge 302 and Super netto by Ross Biggar
Can some-one please explain the difference between netto and Super Netto as used on the Cambridge 302 variometer. Also what should the 302 be set to? Thanks Ross
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September 13th 03 08:57 PM
by John Galloway Go to last post
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Defining Composites (long) by B Lacovara
Here's a short article published in CF magazine on the subject of defining composites... it might help tie together some of the previous R.A.S. discussion on the topic. Bob ------------------------------------------------------------ Defining Composites What are composites? As elementary as the...
September 13th 03 08:04 PM
by Eric Greenwell Go to last post
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Volkslogger Calibration by Ray Lovinggood
This winter, I will send my Volkslogger out for its '24 month' calibration. Who, in the USA, has sent a Volkslogger out for calibration? Where did you send it? How was the service? Thanks for any advice, Ray Lovinggood Carrboro, North Carolina, USA
September 13th 03 04:56 PM
by Dave Nadler \YO\ Go to last post
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US: Region 4 South Contest by Dirk Elber
If anyone is interested there is currently one slot open (15meter or Standard Class) at Region 4 South, in New Castle, Va. Practice day is next Saturday September 20th, and the contest runs Sunday through Saturday. If interested, contact: Lanier Frantz 540.864.5541 or email...
September 13th 03 12:36 PM
by Dirk Elber Go to last post
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Cassiopeia E-15 pin out diagram by Chris Davison
Does anyone have a pin out diagram for the 20 pin connector of a Cassiopeia E-15 PDA? Or specifically know which pins are +5v, -5v and RX? Any help gratefully received! Chris
September 13th 03 09:55 AM
by Chris Davison Go to last post
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Rocket launching of gliders ? Anyone know if it's been done before ? by Jason Armistead
An unusual historical question for the combined genius of the list ... While visiting Ray Ash at Gulgong on Saturday (to scan some great old photos of the early days of Southern Cross Gliding Club for our Back To Camden Week starting 20th September), we were looking through Ray's early log...
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September 13th 03 08:06 AM
by Robin Birch Go to last post
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1-26 Championship Results by Ken Kochanski
Does the Assn. have complete results of contests back to 84 posted somewhere? -- Ken Kochanski
September 13th 03 01:26 AM
by Ken Kochanski Go to last post
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Chilhowee Octoberfest Oct 17,18,19, Tennessee by chris
The annual fly-in at Chilhowee Gliderport, Octoberfest 2003 will be held Oct 17,18,19. Should be another great weekend with a bonfire on Saturday nite. hope to see you there. If you plan to attend you let Jeff Hannah know so he can arrange the right # of tow planes.
September 13th 03 12:35 AM
by chris Go to last post
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Good Commercial School? by Marc McCoy
I'm new to soaring and want to take an intensive 5-7 day course that, I hope, will include solo. I'm looking for a school that could put me up for the week or has lodgings close by. I'm also looking for a school with a high leval of instruction and safety. I live in WA. State so I would prefer...
September 12th 03 04:06 PM
by John H. Campbell Go to last post
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Question of the day-final proof by Markus Feyerabend
Hi, just a practical example...I own part of a Swift (aerobatic glider), which has the very same wing (profile etc.) as the Fox, just a bit less span. So the Fox has definately more drag then the Swift (more wing span, no retractable gear, bigger fuselage....), but weights significantly more.BUT,...
September 12th 03 01:37 PM
by Bert Willing Go to last post
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ATTN: USA glider pilots and SSA members by Pete Brown
In the current online classified ads of SOARING, I note that two attorneys from Seattle are apparently trolling for dirt from soaring fans in the US regarding "uncommanded releases" from tow aircraft equipped with Schweizer tow hooks. Probably no single industry in the United States has...
September 12th 03 01:36 PM
by Scott Correa Go to last post
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Good to see some old names! by Jason
All, This is Jason Payne, and the last time you saw me I was probably still working as a gate crew with Charlie, but I was buming around on the group, saw some guys that I have not seen in a few years, and thought I would say hi. I try to fly with my dad as much as possible in the 25, but have...
September 12th 03 08:58 AM
by Jason Go to last post
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Sept. SSA Calendar by David Laitinen
Can someone identify the glider on this months SSA calendar? Someone forgot to put in this bit of info. Thanks, Dave
September 12th 03 06:50 AM
by F.L. Whiteley Go to last post
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Sailplane Homebuilders Association workshop "report" by Eric Greenwell
I spent several days in Tehachapi, mainly to attend the workshop, but also to do some flying. I did miss some good talks on Sunday afternoon, when the best flying day of the week occurred. Like last year, the talks demonstrated that the SHA has really outgrown it's name, and has morphed into...
September 12th 03 06:07 AM
by Eric Greenwell Go to last post
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Ventus 2C for Sale by ASW24
Ventus 2C loaded, never flown for sale. Call (619) 548-0929 or email
September 12th 03 05:04 AM
by John Go to last post
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Electro-self-launching sailplane by clement
The AE-1 is a self-launching sailplane. The innovation is that the thrust is given by electric motor! http://www.airenergy.de/silent/index.htm I think that it is the first battery-powered glider with retractable propeller but I am not sure. Have you already see this kind of propulsion ? Do you...
September 12th 03 05:03 AM
by Steve Bralla Go to last post
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