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Trying to reach Bob Lacovara by Sean Franke
If anyone has a way to contact Bob Lacovara please call me (909) 302-1811 or email . Thanks, Sean Franke
May 23rd 17 06:31 PM
by Sean Franke Go to last post
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Avionic trailer question by Brad[_2_]
My Avionic trailer has the Alko running gear. just wondering if the wheel bearings might be the sealed units. thanks, Brad
May 23rd 17 02:48 PM
by Brad[_2_] Go to last post
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FREE CHECKRIDES at Marfa, Texas 2017-2018 by Burt Compton - Marfa Gliders, west Texas
June 1 - 12. I'm suddenly available for your PVT, COM, CFI ("Initial", renewal, reinstatement) due to a cancellation of an applicant for Initial CFI-Glider. I'll accept two applicants at a time (for any glider rating) which can be fun as you tag-team on the orientation flights with me in my...
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LK8000 map files? by Michael Opitz
I am anticipating flying the USA Club Class Nationals in Hobbs, NM at the end of June. I am using an Avier/V2 PNA running both SeeYou (licensed) and LK8000 programs. I have gone to the world wide turnpoint exchange to get the contest data points, but I am looking for where to go to get...
May 23rd 17 12:12 PM
by Michael Opitz Go to last post
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A Talking Airspeed Indicator by Soartech
Last year I was looking for such a device to allow me to montitor my speed more easily on approach so I didn't have to glance at the panel during this critical stage of flight. I found this affordable, small box that plumbs into your pitot line and runs on 12V. It is made in England. I only turn it...
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May 23rd 17 06:46 AM
by Jonathan St. Cloud Go to last post
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US: International Squad Ranking List for 2016 with Benalla WGCIncluded now Online by Sean Fidler
Good morning "Turn Area Task only" not racing fans!!! Warning: This thread concerns only FAI rules and in no way relates to the US Rules experiment and isolation program (your area task safe space). Reading ahead any further may cause discomfort. "Content removed, sorry" counter: One hundred...
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May 23rd 17 03:51 AM
by Sean Fidler Go to last post
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DG 400 and density altitude by gotovkotzepkoi
I am interested in how a DG 400 self launches at higher density altitude. For instance, an airport at 5000 ft on a warm day. Can anyone share their experiences on this?
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May 23rd 17 03:21 AM
by Eric Greenwell[_4_] Go to last post
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Tows at Parawan by [email protected]
Any one have any intel on tows for the summer flying season? Thanks
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Tow Plane Upsets...... by Walt Connelly
I have been towing for about two and a half years and have logged over 6,500 tows. Having recently experienced a couple of rather violent glider kiting incidents, one at about 300 feet AGL I decided to investigate the experiences of other tow pilots in these circumstances. I have spent several...
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May 22nd 17 10:54 PM
by Walt Connelly Go to last post
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Pawnee for sale by Steve Freeman
PA25-150 Pawnee towplane with very low time 180hp engine and seaplane prop for sale, $29,000. See photos at http://www.freewil.com/SCOHPawnee. Call 713-859-0229 or email for more info.
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Anyone flown a SHK-1? by [email protected]
What was the cockpit like? Roomy or constrained compared to k6e? How does it handle turbulence? What are your general opinions? Thanks for your time and thoughts! -Nick
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May 22nd 17 02:04 PM
by Michael Opitz Go to last post
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2-33 Needed by [email protected]
The Hamilton Soaring Club which was started eight months ago now has 41 members and needs a second two place trainer, 2-33 or similar. The club was started with one 2-33 and now has a donated 1-26E and K6E for solo time building. The past two weekends have brought out five more potential members....
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Oxygen use at Hobbs by WB
I'm an easterner (US) going to Hobbs in June and thinking about supplemental O2. Asking all y'all with experience at Hobbs: Roughly how often is O2 needed and how long is one on O2 per flight out there? Wondering how long my 15 ft3 tank will last. Thanks! WB
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Seminole Lake Gliderport Hangars by Rich Owen[_2_]
In response to ASW20's post regarding our hangar project, here is an update.. Our capital improvement plan covers a 5 year period and includes new hangars. We have the money and the owners support. A contractor has been found but permitting in the Green Swamp Conservation area is difficult....
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May 20th 17 06:29 PM
by Rich Owen[_2_] Go to last post
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O2 and by quietpilot
Bouncing off a comment from another thread. a number of we "not in our 40s anymore" pilots are setting the O2 to kick in at 5000 msl. O2 is cheap. Clarity of mind at altitude - priceless! Being in the middle of my 40s myself. I recall spending time periodically in various smoke...
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May 20th 17 02:53 PM
by Chris Rollings[_2_] Go to last post
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SPOT 3 now reporting altitude? by Matt Herron Jr.
I noticed my trace from spot 3 yesterday had altitude included. When did that start happening? Matt
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May 20th 17 03:20 AM
by Tom BravoMike Go to last post
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Power Flarm with ADS-B out? by Dave Benjamin
Is anyone aware of any near term plans for Power Flarm with an ADS-B out solution? I fly airspace fairly congested with light GA aircraft, and would really like that powered traffic to be able to see me as well as me seeing them. With most US powered aircraft being required to have ADS-B in...
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May 19th 17 02:11 AM
by Tom BravoMike Go to last post
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Clueless news reporting by [email protected]
http://www.kaaltv.com/news/more-than-20-glider-teams-coming-compete-in-albert-lea-/4483097/ It's good to get coverage, but wow. How can someone get this so wrong? 5Z
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LX Zeus and PowerFlarm -- Communication Problem by C-FFKQ (42)
Hopefully someone has been through this exercise (successfully). I just received my PowerFlarm today and I'm installing it into the panel (that's no problem). The plan is to use the Zeus for the target display. There's a "Flarm" port on the back of the Zeus, but it's not RJ-45, like the port on...
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LS4 aileron gap seal and mylar seal width by Eric Foertsch
A couple questions. I had ailerons removed for refinishing and now looking at maintenance manual to see what is needed for the gap seal. The maintenance manual indicates using double sided adhesive to glue non-adhesive gap seal between wing and aileron. I could have sworn though that the gap seal...
May 18th 17 07:50 PM
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