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Air Mass (Blue dot) on Butterfly by Jonathan St. Cloud
Just wondering if the users Air-avionics Butterfly, find the air mass measurement helpful (Blue dot)? Do you find this measurement more accurate and less susceptible to gusts? this data v the vario data? Are you using this data instead of the vario derived Netto?
February 8th 18 06:20 AM
by Eric Greenwell[_4_] Go to last post
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Selling my One Man Rigger by Collin Shea
Hi all, I am putting my one-man rigger for sale, it came with the Libelle I purchased last October and I don't use it but it can do someone else good! Height adjustable and support stand pivots all the way around with durable tires to withstand grass when needed. I have attached photos in the link...
February 7th 18 11:00 PM
by Collin Shea Go to last post
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Ensign Hangars by Foxtrot Charlie
We are going to have an 18M Ensign hangar installed on our airfield. I was wondering if anybody has any recent experience, suggestions, or other input regarding the project. Going back through the threads I don't see any discussion in recent history. Thanks in advance.
February 7th 18 10:00 PM
by Mike the Strike Go to last post
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radio diagnosis by [email protected]
We have to gliders at our club with similar radio problems. Neither have the same setup/hardware. Both can receive fine. When you press the Push To Talk button other radios hear the click, but no voice. So what can we learn from this? I don't know if this is more likely a microphone problem, a...
February 7th 18 01:22 PM
by krasw Go to last post
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SunTiger Sunglassas by 5U
Does anyone know if these glasses are still available. If not can you recommend a different manufacture. Thanks,5U
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February 6th 18 10:32 PM
by Charlie M. (UH & 002 owner/pilot) Go to last post
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A Question for ClearNav Users ... by Jeff Morgan
I have a glider purchase pending inspection and a simple A/D compliance item. It's a nice ship, and the seller has been an absolutely outstanding gentlemen to work with. The glider is about 95% how I would have done things had I bought it new, but there are few small items - one of which is the...
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February 6th 18 07:46 PM
by OHM Ω http://aviation.derosaweb.net Go to last post
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3-4 day Regional contests by [email protected]
DISCLOSU This is completely self serving. When people discuss what limits pilot participation in contests - TIME does pop up as an issue. (yes there are many others, but let's stick to TIME here) Has anyone had experience with running a Regional contest that was 3 or 4 days rather than than 7...
February 6th 18 05:11 PM
by Charlie M. (UH & 002 owner/pilot) Go to last post
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FS: 2x 57mm Mode S Transponders by Ross[_3_]
Selling a near new Becker 6401 Mode S Transponder. Class 1 Made 2016 Complete with Form 1 and Blind Encoder Price $2700 Also have a Garrecht VT01 Level 2 Class 1 57mm Transponder Price $2300
February 6th 18 10:37 AM
by Fox Two[_2_] Go to last post
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Come fly with DJ and YO at the Seniors! by [email protected]
Come fly in the back seat of Doug Jacobs in a DuoDiscus or Dave Nadler in his ArcusM during the Seniors National Championship at Seminole Lake Gliderport near Orlando, FL from 3/10 to 3/16 (Practice 3/9) Doug and Dave are donating all proceeds to help us send 11 pilots to the 1018 World...
February 5th 18 06:33 PM
by [email protected] Go to last post
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Potential Openings at the Sugarbush Youth Soaring Camps by Tom[_21_]
Sugarbush Soaring has potential openings for the 2018 Youth Soaring Camps. The camps are open to eight youth ages 13 through 18 and are held at the Warren-Sugarbush Airport (0B7), in Warren, Vermont. Instructional flights are conducted in our two-place gliders (one ASK-21, two PW-6s, and one SGS...
February 4th 18 02:23 PM
by Tom[_21_] Go to last post
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Aero Club Albatross Ridge Seminar: Only Two Weeks Away! by Daniel Sazhin[_2_]
Hey Guys, Just a reminder that the ridge seminar is two weeks away! If you are thinking about signing up, please do so within the next week. After February 11th, we will need to let Runway Cafe (our caterers) and the Buck Hill Inn (social hour hosts) know how many are coming. Over 50 people are...
February 3rd 18 02:13 PM
by Daniel Sazhin[_2_] Go to last post
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criuse or climb mode? by Jonathan St. Cloud
Just wondering how many out there keep their vario's in climb mode while cruising. I have spoken with one pilot that likes is audio while cruising to be the climb vario audio and the STF is just graphical on the dial. I noticed my flying has evolved, perhaps due to the new airfoils, or maybe I am...
February 3rd 18 05:08 AM
by Tim Taylor Go to last post
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RIP Tomas Reich - SGP Chile by Paul Agnew
From Facebook: Sad news from the last race day; Local Chile pilot Tomas Reich had an accident on the ridges south of Santiago. The Chile SAR recovered Tomas and took him by helicopter to the hospital in Santiago. Unfortunately Tomas died during the evening from the injuries he sustained during the...
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February 2nd 18 06:15 PM
by Jonathan St. Cloud Go to last post
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wtb: Blanik L-23 (or Grob 103) by Dave Springford
Anyone in RAS-land know of a L-23 for sale in the US? Nothing listed on Wings and Wheels, but maybe there is one sitting quietly in the corner of a hangar that could be sold. Another option would be a Grob 103 - there are a couple on W&W to be pursued, but do you know of any others? And, finally...
February 2nd 18 02:04 PM
by JS[_5_] Go to last post
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ASH-25J Crash in Aus by [email protected]
Yesterday. Fatal
(Multi-page thread 1 2)
February 1st 18 08:39 AM
by Justin Couch Go to last post
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fitting a cruise/climb switch on the stick by Matt Herron Jr.
Anyone come up with a clever way to add a cruise/climb switch to the stick of an ASW27? Thanks, Matt
(Multi-page thread 1 2)
January 31st 18 06:19 PM
by [email protected] Go to last post
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best location for boom mike by Matt Herron Jr.
Any thoughts on what the best location is for a boom mike in an ASW27? Currently the mount point is right behind my right shoulder, and when I bend it up, the gooseneck is pinched between my arm and the cockpit edge. not comfortable. Also, do folks like one speaker or two? This might be a...
January 31st 18 02:55 PM
by [email protected] Go to last post
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Towing with a Pawnee 150 by [email protected]
On Monday, May 12, 2003 at 10:17:15 AM UTC-6, Wallace Berry wrote: Hi, Anyone out there every tow with a 150 hp Pawnee? How was it as a tug? We currently tow with a Cessna 175 that has been re-engined with an O-360 and equipped with a STOL kit. It is an OK tug off a 5000' paved strip but...
January 31st 18 10:29 AM
by [email protected] Go to last post
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Lake Keepit Soaring Club, Australia seeks Midweek Manager by JS[_5_]
Are you passionate about gliding, instructing and coaching people? Live and work in rural NSW Australia Lake Keepit Soaring Club is located in NSW (Australia) near Tamworth and it attracts visitors and trainees from across Australia and around the world. The Club is now seeking an...
January 31st 18 08:09 AM
by JS[_5_] Go to last post
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Flatlanders should explore R4S @ BRSS New Castle, VA Site by [email protected]
Dear Flatlanders, Last year, I had the privelege of flying in the R4 South contest in New Castle, VA, spanning over the 3rd week of September. I had little to no previous ridge flying experience, and was even cautioned by one top ranked pilot not to fly here. I'm glad I didn't listen. While this...
January 31st 18 03:33 AM
by [email protected] Go to last post
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