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Diana 2 FES by Kevin Christner
Does anyone else think this would be an unbelievable combination?
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Mylar/Turbulator Combi Tape in the US? by Papa3[_2_]
Anyone know if someone stocks Combi Tape here in the US? The "usual suspects" don't seem to. Want to finish up a project this coming weekend, so oversees isn't an option. Thanks in advance, Erik Mann
April 30th 17 05:10 AM
by Echo Go to last post
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Total Cost of Ownership by [email protected]
I am looking to buy my first glider and wanted to get some feedback on total cost of ownership. Excluding tow fees and club membership fees, what do you typically spend on insurance, annuals, spare parts, etc.? Looking to buy an ASW20, Discus B, Discus CS, LS3, LS4, DG-202, DG-300, etc. Trying...
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April 29th 17 07:10 PM
by Frank Whiteley Go to last post
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May 2017 - Latest issue - Gliding International by [email protected]
The May issue of the magazine will be dispatched on Monday. The issue includes: • A report on the IGC annual conference. • The result of our approach to FAI about not providing value for the money they get from Gliding. Encouraging! • Photograph review from the annual gliding exposition...
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For sale: Cobra trailer wheel hubs by John Good
This is a set (one left, one right) of Type 1637 wheel hubs made by Al-Ko Kober for a Cobra trailer. These are the type with 4 lug bolts, rated at 500 kg each, as used on most Cobra trailers set up for 15-meter-span gliders. Photos he...
April 28th 17 09:54 PM
by Charlie M. (UH & 002 owner/pilot) Go to last post
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OLC question by [email protected]
My OLC daily score for the USA seems to be stuck on 22 Apr. I can find later flights by looking at specific regions of the US, but not the main US page. I have tried going through the SSA's website link to the OLC and get the same result. Is it just me, or are others having this problem, and if...
April 28th 17 05:38 PM
by Ramy[_2_] Go to last post
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Trailering with added bike rack? by [email protected]
I see there are draw bar adapters/extensions that enable mounting a bicycle rack plus your standard hitch ball for coupling the trailer, e.g: https://www.amazon.com/Bicycle-Receiver-Adapter-Extender-Extension/dp/B000P6CJ9O/ref=sr_1_5?ie=UTF8&qid=1493239546&sr=8-5&keywords=bike+rack+extender#Ask...
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Wanted to buy Bohli compass by Jonathan St. Cloud
I would like to buy a Bohli compass in good working order. A "like new" compass would be best! Thank you
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Wanted: Used Winter Vario(s) by [email protected]
Looking for two used Winter Vario's in Knots or FT/ MIN for a Grob two Seat sailplane. 80 mm or 57 mm will work...Anyone remove one to make way for a fancy instrument? Let me know.. Thanks, Tim Hanke Saratoga Springs, NY 518-693-689 E-mail:
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Minden Wave Video by Gordon Boettger
Took the Duo up for a late afternoon wave hop out of Minden yesterday. Although winds had a very northerly component for the Minden area, beautiful wave clouds set up for a great photo op. Here's an unedited view from around 17K. Gordon Boettger https://m.youtube.com/watch?v=n4PhhWsQrz4
April 27th 17 02:58 PM
by Gordon Boettger Go to last post
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Antares 20E for sale by Dave Nadler
New glider coming soon, this one must go, make me an offer! Details on WingsAndWheels (search manufacturer Lange, type Antares 20E): http://wingsandwheels.com/classifieds
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April 26th 17 09:31 PM
by Andrzej Kobus Go to last post
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Tost reel system by Charles Longley
Due to the type of towing we do. My club (Evergreen Soaring) is considering putting the Tost reel system in one of our Pawnee's. I would like to hear everyone's experience on them pro or con. Not really looking for opinion from someone who hasn't operated with one. Thanks Charlie
April 26th 17 09:18 PM
by bumper[_4_] Go to last post
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Host a Seminar at your club - get more pilots flying XC and Races by [email protected]
This last weekend my club, Southern Eagles Soaring, hosted a "Glider Competition 101 Seminar". The seminar was a success with a full house of 29 attendees from SES, and as far away as Huntsville, AL, Sylacauga, AL, somewhere in SC ;-), and Jacksonville, FL. We had an engaged audience and some good...
April 26th 17 08:34 PM
by Jim St. Clair Go to last post
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Mylar replacement by Bojack J4
How often should the mylar be redone on a horizontal stab/elevator? The glider is always stored indoors in its trailer,and everything looks fine with the factory installed tapes, etc. There is sometimes a quiet air sound that changes pitch with elevator deflection especially when cold.
April 26th 17 07:54 PM
by Charlie M. (UH & 002 owner/pilot) Go to last post
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NASA testing by Ron Gleason
https://www.nasa.gov/centers/armstrong/Features/TGALS_first_flight.html Looks like a SH fuselage with side canopy hinges. Anyone know more details?
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April 26th 17 07:20 PM
by Bob Kuykendall Go to last post
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Come Fly Region 9, Hobbs by [email protected]
Come fly the beautiful skies of Hobbs this June. The Region 9 Contest is going to be held along with the Club Class Nationals. Experience a great organization and fly the Hobbs dry line with potentially some of the best weather in the country all from the storied Hobbs ramp. Sign up for one of the...
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Libelle Control Stick by [email protected]
I moved my annual up for my Libelle 201b from June to this past weekend. who the heck wants to take their ship down in the middle of prime time soaring? Anyways, Over the years of sweat touching the control stick it has began to rust and I need to take it apart and bead blast and prime/paint...
April 26th 17 02:57 PM
by OHM Ω http://aviation.derosaweb.net Go to last post
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Wanted Instruments by [email protected]
On Sunday, April 16, 2017 at 4:09:47 PM UTC-4, wrote: Looking for used 57mm Winter altimeter and FSG71m radio. Thanks Heinz Heinz,
April 25th 17 12:19 PM
by OHM Ω http://aviation.derosaweb.net Go to last post
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ventus rigging visual clues by [email protected]
I'd appreciate hearing advice on the best visual clues for getting the wings on a Ventus 2c aligned when rigging.
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The May issue of the magazine will be dispatched at the end of this week. The issue includes: • A report on the IGC annual conference. • The result of our approach to FAI about not providing value for the money they get from Gliding. Encouraging! • Photograph review from the annual...
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