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reply from Erwin Salzinger by Darryl Ramm
On Jun 5, 5:56*am, John Smith wrote: the correct way is horizontal. The idea is to make it insensitive to "uncoordinated" flight. I've never flown that probe myself, but I've heard good critics from other pilots. That makes much more sense than claiming the a...
June 5th 09 04:24 PM
by Darryl Ramm Go to last post
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Short field glider ops by [email protected]
Hi I was wondering if anyone had any good ideas on how to calculate short field operations for takeoff on hot summer days. 2400 foot runway, with a supercub at 95 degrees for a single place glider seems like it would work fine. Your pucker factor does get to you as you cross the trees at 30-40...
June 5th 09 03:21 PM
by [email protected] Go to last post
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Total energy probe orientation? by John Bojack[_2_]
Using the newer esa probe, model DN/3-fach/UN, with the two "prongs". Does the orientation matter, and if so, which way is correct? Horizontal or up/down? Thanks. also, comedic replies not needed. J4
June 5th 09 02:33 PM
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New SPOT Rebate Program by Paul Remde
Hi, SPOT has just announced a new rebate program. I like this one because you get a good deal and you can still purchase the SPOT from your favorite soaring dealer. SPOT Summer 2009 Rebate Program (June 1 to August 3, 2009) FREE SPOT - with purchase of 2 years of Basic and Tracking service...
June 5th 09 12:20 AM
by Barny Go to last post
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Vertex VXA-150 troubleshooting by JS
Does anyone on the group know the button combination to press to unlokc the radio from "E 121.500"? An odd combination of buttons pressed in flight with an elbow has locked it up. David Jansen's wife unlocked it once, but I was in the middle of launching 50+ gliders and don't remember her...
June 5th 09 12:17 AM
by vaughn Go to last post
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Volkslogger and PDA mount sale by Robert Trumbly
Ventus mount for 5150 IPAQ 900 USD
June 4th 09 04:00 PM
by Robert Trumbly Go to last post
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Vertical stabilizer wont come out (Asw-19) by [email protected]
Hi, I was wondering if anyone experienced anything alike before and might have any useful insights: My vertical stabilizer on the Asw-19 has always been a problem when being disassembled and has always required little more force to remove than it was called for. Anyways, today I have assembled a...
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June 4th 09 12:45 AM
by Bob Kuykendall Go to last post
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mountain flying-Pacific NW by Brad[_2_]
A short video of a flight made in April in my Apis back in the Cascade Mountains. A really fun day and lot's of other good flights made by pilots flying from Arlington Airport, KAWO. http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=78ty3VorheY Brad
June 3rd 09 06:15 PM
by tienshanman Go to last post
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SSA Competition Rules Committee Nominations and Poll by [email protected]
One seat is up for election this year for the SSA Competition Rules Subcommittee currently held by Garrett Willat. Nominations are due by the end of June. If you are interested in serving, contact your regional director who can nominate you. Nomimations go to Ken Sorenson at...
June 3rd 09 02:16 PM
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SeeYou Wind Calculation by Ken Kochanski (KK)
Good Morning, How does SeeYou calc wind speed and direction when you are reviewewing flight logs. I notice the wind shifts direction and velocity ... even while running ridges ... so I assume it is not using some measurement of drift while thermal-ing ... KK
June 3rd 09 06:47 AM
by Darryl Ramm Go to last post
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Grob 102 on board Indicators by jmarc
Does anyone know were to find "Air speed indicator markings" clean photo to go on board and checklists ? With time goes by, those white on black indicators become unreadable.. Need to replace them... With clean images, I wil be able to reproduce them and stick in the cockpit. Thanks!
June 2nd 09 08:34 PM
by sisu1a Go to last post
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ASW-20 seat back by [email protected]
I need an ASW-20 seat back. The adjustable locking mechanism must be sevicable/usable, otherwise any condition OK. Jim Callaway
June 2nd 09 01:01 PM
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German Club class championship calls a +500KM task! by Bob
Check out the website for the German 2009 Club Class Championships! Sorry it is in German but a translator will let you see the important info. The impressive 504KM task at 95kmh in a Libelle. http://www.lsv-schwarzwald.de/pages/dmwinzeln2009.php/ Bob
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June 2nd 09 03:51 AM
by [email protected] Go to last post
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Some improvements to my Airport Information website by 2KA
As I previously announced (see my posting on April 1), I have built a little website that publishes US airport information that has been extracted from the FAA's National Airspace System Resource subscription files. The site supports several different output formats including SeeYou .CUP,...
June 1st 09 11:39 PM
by 2KA Go to last post
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Alby's journey continues (attn: EPSS/El Paso!) by Mike the Strike
Thunderstorms blocked attempts to fly Alby from Tucson, Arizona to Moriarty, New Mexico all weekend. Drier air eventually cleared a southerly route east and Tuno and his ASG-29 set off into blue skies around noon on Sunday bound for El Paso, Texas. Once he was east of Tucson, conditions improved...
June 1st 09 10:43 PM
by Mike the Strike Go to last post
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SPOT Tracking for Cordele (15M Nats & Sports Class Regional) by MarkHawke7
As with Perry and the Seniors, I have setup SPOT tracking for Cordele as well. Currently there are only three SPOTS in there but I'm sure more will be added soon. The URLs for the tracking a Google Earth - http://cordeletracking.appjet.net/files/cordeletracking.kml Google Maps -...
June 1st 09 09:09 PM
by MarkHawke7 Go to last post
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last day 15m French nationals by Sven[_2_]
Any idea why no task in this clas on the last day?
June 1st 09 08:47 PM
by [email protected] Go to last post
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Region 10 South Contest Update by [email protected]
Weather is shaping up nicely here in south central Texas. We had several good cross-country flights in and around the Region 10 South contest task area this weekend. (you can now download the contest turnpoint files at the World Turnpoint Exchange website). You can see some of these flights on the...
June 1st 09 07:35 PM
by [email protected] Go to last post
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2 wheel tail dolly towing system by Philippe Athuil
Hello everyone I am looking for the company/person who is making a 2 wheel tail dolly towing system. I saw it with a few glider in the west of the US (painted bright red) thanks for the help Philippe Athuil
June 1st 09 04:55 PM
by Rick Culbertson Go to last post
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Seeking Compaq Aero 1550 by Paul Remde
Hi, I have a customer (Carl Herold) that is looking for a good Compaq Aero 1550. I imagine that some glider pilot out there has one on their shelf that they are not using. If you have one that has a good screen and good serial port connector, please either let me know, or contact Carl...
June 1st 09 02:13 PM
by Andy[_1_] Go to last post
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