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Confor foam cushions - firmness? by Movses Babayan
Considering redoing the cushion in the glider; can't decide on green/blue or blue/pink. Flying in Eastern Washington for most of the season (temperature wise). Any hands-on data points would be appreciated. -MB
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March 23rd 17 10:47 PM
by danlj Go to last post
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satellite phones by ND
does anyone know of a good low priced prepaid satellite phone? seems like a good thing to have for a mission i have in mind, and the cheapest i'm finding are ^$400. i have something like the "tracfone" of satellite phones in mind. thanks, -ND
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Standard Cirrus for sale by David Reitter
#127 (newer wings) for sale. Great equipment (modern radio, new panel). Located in State College, PA. Details and pictures: http://cc.ist.psu.edu/personal/Cirrus/
March 23rd 17 01:35 PM
by David Reitter Go to last post
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"Do It Yourself" airborne proximity warning device by Linar Yusupov
Dear rec.aviation.soaring subscribers! I would like to present you PDF slides of one DIY R&D project. The slides are about open platform airborne proximity warning device. It operates at ISM band radio but also capable to receive ADS-B reports at aviation frequency. It is mainly targeted for our...
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March 23rd 17 12:39 PM
by Linar Yusupov Go to last post
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All US Records are Now Motor Glider Records by Tango Eight
Winter isn't quite over yet, so... The excerpt quoted below is from an email I received from my state record keeper (who owns two motor gliders). It is an extract from a communication to state record keepers from Bob Faris (who has been collecting records with his motor glider), US B&R Committee...
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March 23rd 17 12:07 PM
by Kevin Brooker Go to last post
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Yahoo groups inop? by JS
Anyone else having trouble accessing Yahoo newsgroups today? Tehachapi, Hollister, ASW27 groups aren't working for me. Perhaps they demand some new third party cookies? Jim
March 22nd 17 11:21 PM
by Martin Gregorie[_5_] Go to last post
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Slots available at the Spring 2017 Akaflieg Arnold by Bob Kuykendall
There is still room for a couple more attendees at the Spring 2017 Akaflieg at Arnold CA 17-22 April. The Winter Akaflieg was pretty well attended, so this time we got a larger cabin. At our Akaflieg events you learn that making high-performance sailplanes from high-tech composites is something...
March 22nd 17 04:59 PM
by Bob Kuykendall Go to last post
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Wanted: 80 mm Winter Mechanical Vario in Knots by [email protected]
Any used Winter Vario's out there? Need the 3 1/8" (80 mm) vario for a Club Grob 103. Contact: Tim Hanke Adirondack Soaring 518-693-6849
March 22nd 17 01:58 PM
by Dan Marotta Go to last post
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CAI302 to Dell Streak 5 by Wade G
Can anyone help me sort this out? I want to send data out of the CAI302's RS232 to my Dell Streak via Bluetooth. Can a simple serial Bluetooth/RS232 adapter do this such as one of these?: http://www.usconverters.com/serial-bluetooth-adapter If not, other than a K6T unit, what would work? Do I...
March 21st 17 06:37 PM
by Wade G Go to last post
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(US) Spring Airspace and Airport Data Update by 2KA
It is Spring again, and if you haven't done so in awhile it would be a great time to update the airspace and airport databases in your glide computer, PNA, handheld GPS, or desktop planning software in preparation for the upcoming US season. The FAA data for the charting cycle effective March 30,...
March 21st 17 03:11 AM
by Tom BravoMike Go to last post
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FS: ClearNav Analog Vario Head Model 0622 by OHM Ω http://aviation.derosaweb.net
http://glidersource.com/cgi-bin/post.cgi?id=1093 Pictures at http://aviation.derosaweb.net/forsale/cnvario This is a ClearNav analog variometer head model 0622. I switched to a digital display during a panel upgrade and this is extra. Perfect condition. Would be a great spare, a second head for...
March 20th 17 08:52 PM
by OHM Ω http://aviation.derosaweb.net Go to last post
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New IMI solo rigger by [email protected]
New IMI 2 axis powered solo rigger. The "heavy" guys will love this rigger. Nice job Jan Kantor! https://youtu.be/JoOWbqEzDlU
March 20th 17 03:50 PM
by jfitch Go to last post
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LX 9070 in LS-8 panel by Tibor Arpas
Hi, I would like to fit LX 9070 into the LS instrument panel, and build the rest around that. This is a picture of LX 9000 in such panel. https://drive.google.com/file/d/0ByTESd2M3LzEUFM5aHRFS1pVQWs/view?usp=sharing 9070 is 35mm taller, but exactly as wide. It seems it will be tight but doable....
March 20th 17 11:18 AM
by Tibor Arpas Go to last post
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Cold Weather Clothing? by Karl Kunz[_2_]
This is an old thread I dug up - just wondering if there have been any improved products keeping one warm in wave that anyone is aware of? On Saturday, January 5, 2002 at 1:00:46 PM UTC-8, DGRTEK wrote: Other than my low tech thermal underwear or longjohns as I call them, can anyone recommend...
March 20th 17 06:21 AM
by Jonathan St. Cloud Go to last post
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Flarm Brick for sale by [email protected]
New Flarm Brick still in packaging. Includes cables and antennas. $1500 shipping included HW
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Need a basic trainer by Boise Pilot
Looking for something basic in good condition with a trailer like a SGS 2-33 or 2-33A. Hopefully in the north west. Boise, ID
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Financial heath of Commercial Soaring Operations. by Jonathan St. Cloud
There was a post about making sailplane racing more popular again. I am wondering about the financial health and well being of the commercial and club operators in the US. I have noticed in my absence from Soaring we lost two glider operations in Southern Cal that I regularly flew from (Hemet,...
March 17th 17 03:57 PM
by Jonathan St. Cloud Go to last post
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Discus B aileron sealing by Kurt[_3_]
I have a Discus B with the mylar seals on the bottom of the ailerons. When I bought the ship, it had tape on the top gap, which bows up depending on the deflection of the surface. I re-read Dick Johnson's flight test and it appears that the tape could be eliminated. He sealed the push rods at...
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STRONG 303 Back parachute for sale by [email protected]
Strong model 303 Back parachute. New in 2014 and flown less than 5 times. March 4, 2017 Strong Parachutes, Orlando, FL inspection and repack good for 180 days before repack. B12 chest and leg harness snaps. Stored indoors in residential heat and AC. Red container and red carry case. $1600.00...
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Seniors 2017 by Sean Fidler
How about two days Ron? 👏😁🤔 Congrats FS. Stay humble. 😉 I wish the task had been programmed into GlidePort by the organizers. That is a really nice feature of Glideport.aero which isn't being used. I wish the seniors pilots would all invest 5 minutes to install tracking apps on...
March 16th 17 12:34 PM
by Sean Fidler Go to last post
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