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FS/T: Glider Winch Towline Chutes by Vicarious Icarus
Hi, I recently acquired from an estate a number of sailplane winch towline recovery chutes. Photos: http://imageevent.com/aero92/glidertowlinechutes The sample I inspected is ~88" along the major axis. Construction seems excellent and durable. I do not know the manufacturer. These have all been...
July 31st 17 10:20 PM
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Trailer for sale by [email protected]
Homebuilt trailer for sale, will fit a 15 meter glider. Currently for a Libelle. Paint is not great but the trailer tows great and has new tires as of June 2017 and a brand new spare wheel and tire. Rear lights work and is very easy to rig and derig out of. Lots of storage up front with 4 different...
July 31st 17 09:46 PM
by Scott Williams Go to last post
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Uvalde USA 18 Meter Nations Yesterday and today is first practice day by Tom Kelley #711
On Sunday, July 30, 2017 at 9:21:19 AM UTC-5, Tom Kelley #711 wrote: Yesterday, started around 2:30 pm for me. Small CU started to pop and shortly I decided to run South. As the afternoon developed bases, yes, bases rose to 10,000 msl late in the day. Some ran North into the hill country. Seems...
July 31st 17 09:25 PM
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USA 18 Meter Sailplane Nationals 2nd practice day 7/31/2017 by Tom Kelley #711
Pilot's meeting @10 am went quick again. Mr. Bruce Taylor (from AU) won the first practice day at 88 plus mph. XG Jerzey was second at 86 mph then came the rest of the flock hanging out around 80 mph. Scores on the SSA website were not updated in time for the meeting. Today is the second practice...
July 31st 17 07:14 PM
by Tom Kelley #711 Go to last post
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GOES-16 Site for Satellite Imagery and Animation- realearth.ssec.wisc.edu by WaltWX[_2_]
ACCESS TO 0.5KM VISIBLE IMAGERY! I've found a University of Wisconsin GOES-16 tiled access site to various imager channels. Try...
July 31st 17 05:38 AM
by WaltWX[_2_] Go to last post
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Ely by [email protected]
On Sunday, July 9, 2017 at 8:15:06 AM UTC-7, Dan Mockler wrote: I just returned from a week in Ely and I wanted to report on the weather, facilities and such. The weather while not epic was phenomenal. I managed 5000 kilometer in seven days, two of which were considered 1\2 days. ...
July 30th 17 04:56 PM
by Charlie M. (UH & 002 owner/pilot) Go to last post
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JWGC Contest Day 1 -US Pilots by [email protected]
A 282 km racing task for JP, Daniel, and Noah in the Club class. Track them and the others at: http://jwgc.onglide.com/current-day.xml?class=club&datecode=77U
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More Ximango Soaring by [email protected]
My flight yesterday... https://youtu.be/uFTgSqcalus
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Brand new Softie 240 mini for sale by [email protected]
Worn 2x for a total of about 90 minutes. Manufacture date is April, 2017. Has sheepskin pad, aerobatic straps and storage bag. Color is red. Pics avail upon request. Stored in AC horizontally. Mint condition. Not going to be flying for a while. My loss is your gain. 2000 plus shipping from Central...
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Tows at Parawan by [email protected]
Any one have any intel on tows for the summer flying season? Thanks
July 30th 17 12:33 AM
by kinsell Go to last post
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Ximango Soaring Cross Country by [email protected]
Another fun Ximango XC flight at: https://youtu.be/StVyQq5TluA
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Uvalde Friday(7-28) pre everything for USA 18 Meter Nationals. by Tom Kelley #711
Arrived late last night. Went thru several large bad thunderstorms around Van Horn area on Interstate 10. Gust were 60 plus mph. From I 10 took 277 to 55 down thru Rock Springs. It was 6:30 pm ish and cu bases were still above 12,000 msl with streets running to Uvalde. Amazing to see for being so...
July 29th 17 10:25 PM
by JS[_5_] Go to last post
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used trailers by [email protected]
anyone knowing of a used trailer for a 15 meter glider.
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Available to trailer your glider west coast to east coast Aug. 1-10 by [email protected]
I will be traveling from Northern California to Florida to pick up a glider and tow it back to Nevada. Must arrive in Florida by August 10. I am interested in towing a glider on my way there (with compensation). Charlie Hayes, CFIG, experienced in trailering including coast to coast. email...
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Saving tasks (routes) in iglide by [email protected]
Does anyone know how iGlide saves tasks? I put in a task, sometime it saves it and sometimes not. Or it's I there for 3 weeks with the others and then they all disappear. Has anyone else seen this? It never loses my log files, but the tasks (routes in iGlide) seem to be stored in some non...
July 28th 17 03:53 PM
by Sean Fidler Go to last post
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Junior WGC Practice Day-US Pilots by [email protected]
Today is the last practice day in Pocuinai and tomorrow the team looks forward to the Opening Ceremony. All of our pilots are flying in the Club Class: JP Stewart(BC), Daniel Sahzin(JM) and Noah Reitter(MZ). Follow this link to Tony Condon's mid afternoon...
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Pawnee Mirrors, Fuselage Mounted - Where to buy please? by Shane Neitzey
After many years of service, both of our fuselage mounted rear view mirrors are failing. The mechanic who installed them said they were made by TOST. They resemble automotive side view mirrors. Anyone know where I can get a pair? Easy now grin
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Perlan 2 Flying in Argentina Again by Duster[_2_]
First attempt earlier this week, a bit more than 20,000' The Perlan 2 blog has frequent updates, photos and technical info: http://www.perlanproject.org/blog/perlan-2-work-and-play When it flies next, one can follow along with the "Virtual Cockpit": http://perlanproject.cloud/VirtualCockpit.html
July 28th 17 05:59 AM
by Duster[_2_] Go to last post
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glue to rebond rubber tailskid to LS6 by kirk.stant
The black rubber tailskid (the one with the embedded rollerblade wheel) on my LS6 has come loose - after the last landing when I noticed grass stuck between the boom and the skid, I was able to simply pull off the skid - undamaged as far as I can tell. Looking for suggestions on what bonding agent...
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July 28th 17 04:39 AM
by POPS Go to last post
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Radio Wanted by Roy B.
I am looking for a used DITTEL FSG 71M VHF radio in good working condition. ROY
July 28th 17 02:21 AM
by Scott Williams Go to last post
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