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UK Open Class and Club Class Nationals - Lasham by Steve Dutton
The results for the Open Class and Club Class Nationals at Lasham 9th - 17th August will be at http://www.lasham.org.uk/comps/nationals/nationals.html Steve Dutton
August 6th 03 10:07 PM
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Brits doing well in WC by NigelPocock
Well done to the brits in the world gliding championships in Lezno. Currently they are Standard class 1st 15m class 2nd 18m class 2nd Open class 3rd and still a few more days to go
August 6th 03 10:06 PM
by NigelPocock Go to last post
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negative flaps--what speeds? by 303pilot
The manual for my 303 Mosquito is silent as to when the use of negative flaps becomes beneficial during cruise. Any pointers as to what speeds are associated with -1 and -2 flap positions? Any data on the LD benefits of negative flaps at higher speeds? I read Dick Johnson's flight eval (Aug '79)...
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August 5th 03 09:32 PM
by Shaber CJ Go to last post
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BAC VII photo by Claire
Hi, I am trying to locate a photo of a BAC VII glider on the internet, if you know where I can find one please let me know. Thanks Claire
August 5th 03 08:55 PM
by Claire Go to last post
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ASW22 Landing Gear by
Request for assistance. Can anyone help with providing a PDF of the exploded view of an ASW22 landing gear. I need a picture of all of the parts that are associated with the axel on a 22. I do not need anything with the retraction mechanism, just the parts accociated with the axel. I anticipate...
August 5th 03 03:45 AM
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Satellite images of convective clouds in USA by Snead1
I am looking for satellite images of convective clouds on an almost real time basis. I am interested in West Texas. The best I have found so far are from NOAA. I have been looking at the GOES EAST EASTERN US VISUAL. I have not been able to zoom in. Any help would be appreciated. Bill Snead 6W
August 5th 03 12:37 AM
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First California World Class Records by Steve Pawling
Well, it finally happened -- On June 27,2003 Mark Boyd, flying a PW-5 (of course), set five CA state soaring records. Prior to Mark's flight, all World Class CA records remained open. Thanks to Mark for making the effort to start the ball rolling. How about you other PW-5 pilots in...
August 4th 03 11:47 PM
by Liam Finley Go to last post
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U.S. Soaring Team - Day Report by John Seaborn
U.S. Soaring Team - Day Report Follow all the action from the 28th World Gliding Champinship in Poland and the U.S. Team. http://www.ssa.org/UsTeam/ust_reports_pl.htm
August 4th 03 09:47 PM
by John Seaborn Go to last post
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Runway Observer for Glider Operations by rjciii
It is highly likely, upon the completion of an upcoming formal safety inspection, that the local FAA will concur with the LGC Airport Authority's rule that the glider club must post an observer to visually clear the crossing runway as a requirement to operate gliders at this otherwise uncontrolled...
August 4th 03 05:28 PM
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Junior rudders by Basil Fairston
Someone at a UK club sent me a repair scheme to stop the front of the rudder bulging at the rib lines and therefore rubbing on the fin. I have lost the details. Please contact me again. Basil Fairston
August 4th 03 05:27 PM
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Flap detents on Blaniks by spektr
If Blaniks benefit from a bit of flap when slow, why can't you add a detent to allow it. Seems to be as simple as a field approval in the log book. Allow deployment within the currently allowed speed range for flaps and viola, done. Scott
August 4th 03 03:53 PM
by spektr Go to last post
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Whats the best "FREE" soaring program for the PocketPC by Siggi Ingason
Hi, before I put my hand in my pocket and pay for a soaring program which I can use on my iPAQ, I'm interested in hearing what people think of free programs like XCSoar and GPS_Log or any other soaring programs which run on the iPAQ. I must confess that I also have a Palm pilot Vx and think that...
August 4th 03 11:03 AM
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Blanik L13 flap use by John Giddy
"Jim Culp" wrote in message ... | Does anyone have a polar curve for the Blanik L-13 | with the Fowler flaps out? | I found several 'normal' polars on the web, but none | for the flaps out. | Background for this question is...
August 4th 03 02:17 AM
by John Giddy Go to last post
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XCSOAR Next Release?? by Michael Pitoniak
Anyone know when the next release of this product will be? Or what the plans for enhancements are? My eval license expires in Aug, and i would like to know if they plan on a new release or another beta. Excellent product! regards, mike
August 4th 03 12:30 AM
by Michael Pitoniak Go to last post
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Gliding in Hawaii by Charles Petersen
Will be passing through Hawaii next November, stopping for three days, and I am interested in taking a flight while there. Any recommendations where to fly? I am not looking for an 'Intro ride', but have time only for a single day.
August 3rd 03 06:19 AM
by F.L. Whiteley Go to last post
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Marske Flying Wings do not stall by Marske Flying Wings
I did a modest cross country in the Pioneer IId yesterday but what is most interesting was that I am exploring all of the flight envelope and yesterday was stalls. When I pulled the stick all the way back slowly I suddenly found that my airspeed had fallen to zero where I held it for quite some...
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August 2nd 03 06:48 PM
by Eric Greenwell Go to last post
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U.S. Team on August 2 by John Seaborn
U.S. Team in Poland The weather looks good early then tanks with all pilots landing out. See the U.S. Team Web for all the details on how the USA did today. See http://www.ssa.org/UsTeam/ust_reports_pl.htm
August 2nd 03 06:23 PM
by John Seaborn Go to last post
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Russia AC4-M for sale by Bob
My partner and I decided to sell our Russia motorglider since neither of us seems to have time to use it enough to justify it. The link at the bottom of this post has all of the pertinant information. The little ship is very nice, easy to handle on the ground, a joy to fly in the air and almost...
August 2nd 03 06:18 PM
by Bob Go to last post
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Cross-channel skydive successfull by Buck Wild
The guy made it ! 30Kfeet, 6'carbon wing with winglets on his back. Looked pretty cool to me. Now I wanna see a streamlined body fairing & control surfaces.
August 2nd 03 02:22 PM
by Test Go to last post
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Aug. Soaring Magazine (USA) by Nolaminar
This issue is really full of very interesting things for all. I hope they can keep it up! Gaines USA
August 2nd 03 01:54 AM
by Dave Nadler \YO\ Go to last post
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