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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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SkySight forecast available for SW USA by JS
As used at the recent WGC in Benalla... An excellent forecasting tool has been released in the USA, first available for the SW. More to come? https://skysight.io I have flown using Matthew Scutter's SkySight website when in Australia and found it extremely useful. Jim
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March 19th 17 05:20 AM
by Mike C Go to last post
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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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FREE CHECKRIDES at Marfa, Texas 2017-2018 by Burt Compton - Marfa Gliders, west Texas
Two more "add-on" Commercial Glider ratings earned at Marfa this February in our mild winter weather. I have an opening for your free checkride in March to April 4 then after April 12. I'll take two applicants a week.
March 17th 17 01:53 PM
by Burt Compton - Marfa Gliders, west Texas 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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Cessna 180 instalation by [email protected]
I am attempting to re-instal a tow release onto a Cessna 180with a previous STC instalation. I need a copy of drawing # 814 from the old Javelin STC. Does anyone have this or know where I can find 1? Mitch
March 16th 17 05:52 AM
by CindyB[_2_] Go to last post
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Parachute For Sale by Daryl Hickman
Long Softie Parachute Model SLC with conventional harness, carrying bag and sweat pad. Purchased in August 2014. Worn twice. Kept in climate-controlled environment. Receipt for $2,225.00. Asking $1,500 + shipping. Located in Seattle. cubcruiser AT gmail.com
March 15th 17 10:06 PM
by Daryl Hickman Go to last post
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Seniors 2017 by [email protected]
So its 9:30 Tuesday evening and no posts or scores from the Seniors. Que pasa?
March 15th 17 03:42 PM
by Dan Marotta Go to last post
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PowerFlarm Firmware by Karl Kunz[_2_]
Anyone know when the required annual firmware update for the PowerFlarm comes out? Getting all my devices updated and realized they haven't issued theirs yet.
March 15th 17 02:44 PM
by Tango Whisky Go to last post
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LS7 control stick diameter and LXNav remote stick by Gianni Isotope
My short arms have me looking at adding an LXNav remote stick in order to control the S80 vario that I have installed in my LS7. It is sold in four sizes, to accommodate 19.3, 20, 24, and 25.4 millimeter diameter sticks. My measurement of the diameter of my LS7's stick is 17.5 millimeters --...
March 15th 17 02:36 PM
by Craig Reinholt Go to last post
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Sideslip or crab immediately after takeoff on tow in crosswind? by [email protected]
I was wondering what the conventional wisdom is on whether to sideslip or crab the glider on takeoff under tow in a crosswind. I've always crabbed to follow the tow plane because of the low altitude and not wanting to risk catching a wingtip just after becoming airborne -and after a very short...
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March 15th 17 02:02 PM
by Tango Whisky Go to last post
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Seniors 2017 by [email protected]
On Sunday, March 12, 2017 at 12:24:36 PM UTC-4, wrote: There were a bunch of start penalties yesterday. Wonder what the deal was? Some of the penalties were pilot malfunction....top of lift was way above max start height and a couple guys did not get back in the cylinder for...
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