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Very interesting new wearable HD camera by [email protected]
This new camera was recently announced. For those interested in making video recording of their flight from either inside or outside the cockpit, this might be the perfect option. Certainly worth checking out. The only bad news is that it will probably take some time to get your hands on...
May 8th 09 06:15 PM
by kizuno Go to last post
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LS-4 Water bag repair by M C
Does anyone know what material was used for the LS-4 water bags? A friend needs to buy some material to repair a couple of small leaks. Thanks Mike
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May 7th 09 11:15 PM
by Frank Whiteley Go to last post
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OLC contributions- Instructions by joesimmers
I have tried to go to the OLC website to make a contribution, the webpage does not make it very clear as to how it is done. Could someone who has successfully done this please post some brief instructions on how to do so. I think the OLC would get many more donations if they would add a "donate"...
May 7th 09 06:15 PM
by joesimmers Go to last post
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M-NAV Display (Small) Available- Fits L-NAV as Well? by [email protected]
I have an uninstalled and near new 2.25" (small) M-NAV vario display available to trade for a large one (3.125"). The small version is usually the sought after one. When you fly old or weird gliders like I do, there's often an abundance of panel space so I can use the bigger one. I believe that...
May 7th 09 04:04 PM
by Tim Mara[_2_] Go to last post
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Correct way of holding the stick during ground roll? by Michael[_7_]
Very beginning pilot here (again).....and I am confused about the appropriate way of holding the stick during the ground roll prior to take off. In Thomas Knauff's Glider Basics, he states (p.59, 2005 edition): "....before signaling to proceed with the launch, the glider pilot should set the...
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May 7th 09 12:45 PM
by Jim Beckman[_2_] Go to last post
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Freedom and Prisons by Kevin
Gliderports and Prisons - http://tinyurl.com/cd7sf4 Come to think of it, don't Tehachapi and Avenal have nearby prisons, too? Hmmm....
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Beginner questions about buying a sailplane... by vic20owner
No, I am not planning to buy anything for at least a year ... but I have often wondered what other "hidden" expenses or obstacles there are associated with buying a used glider. I regularly see older planes in the $10K USD range (which is well within my price range). BUT, for future reference,...
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May 6th 09 03:16 PM
by TonyV[_2_] Go to last post
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CFI Seminar by [email protected]
CFI Seminar There is interest in a glider CFI Seminar as we have conducted the past years. This is a five day, Monday through Friday seminar with CFIs and CFI candidates staying at the gliderport. Classroom session on flight training methods each morning followed by flying in the afternoon. Cost...
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FS: Libelle 201b by Tim Hanke
Posting for a friend: Libelle 201b 1968, SN# 13, Standard Class, Experimental Airworthiness, approximately 3700 hours TT, no damage history, top and bottom spoilers, radio inoperative, mechanical Vario, electric vario, nice fiberglass trailer repainted with polyurethane in 2006, canopy in good
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New flight recorder - flyWithCE Flight Recorder by uros
This spring I have released two new products – flyWithCE Flight Recorder and flyWithCE Logbook. Flight Recorder is the smallest flight recorder on the market (and also the cheapest). It has built in internal antenna and memory large enough to record 100 hours with 1s recording rate interval...
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May 5th 09 08:31 PM
by Tim Mara[_2_] Go to last post
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Slack line with water by Ron Ogden
What considerations affect a pilot flying a heavily ballasted glider compared to an unballasted glider when dealing with a slack rope? I appreciate your comments--Ron
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New website by raulb
I just thought, this is a good place to mention my new website on US military training gliders http://www.clio-whispers.com
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May 5th 09 04:15 PM
by Martin Gregorie[_5_] Go to last post
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Com Antenna by Tony Condon[_2_]
I'm about ready to go shopping for the Cherokee. I've got a brand new Microair 760 radio for the panel and I'd like to complement that with a new antenna. There is plenty of room in the tail to mount a normal airplane style com antenna. what are other people using? What would I need to use for...
May 5th 09 03:11 AM
by Paul Remde Go to last post
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LS-6 Gear Doors FOR SALE by John Bojack[_2_]
Brand new. Never mounted. Ready to go. $200 I also have a loooong Ilec probe. Requires the bigger diameter orifice which accomodates o-ring.
May 5th 09 02:58 AM
by John Bojack[_2_] Go to last post
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Jim Payne does the USA proud -- AGAIN by MickiMinner
Jim, as always, congratulations for bringing another world record home to the US! -Micki minner I just love having news bots sending me e-mails like the following: FAI has received the following Class D (Gliders) World record claim: ================================================ Claim number :...
May 4th 09 06:59 PM
by sisu1a Go to last post
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Small Sage vario and capacity flask For Sale by John Bojack[_2_]
Like new. Changing panel around. Less than one year old. Located in Atlanta, GA USA. Make an offer?
May 4th 09 05:34 PM
by John Bojack[_2_] Go to last post
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Sailplane Repair Facility by Roger Fowler[_2_]
A sailplane repair facility is opening in the southeast US. See www.rogerfowler.com Roger
May 4th 09 02:18 PM
by Paul Remde Go to last post
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Towing a single place glider trailer with a Ford Ranger or Chevy S-10 by [email protected]
Does anyone have any experience towing a single place glider trailer with a Ford Ranger or Chevy S-10? I am considering purchasing one of these trucks, but am concerned they may not have enough mass to be stable while towing a trailer.
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New student pilot apprehensions by Michael[_7_]
Hi all, I’m a new student glider pilot. I have a grand total of 77 minutes flying time in six flights. The challenge of all of this has been immensely satisfying. I’m hoping yall can help me out with some “okay, that was a little different than I expected” items. First, when I am flying...
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May 3rd 09 09:40 PM
by Vic Go to last post
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Region 12 by g l i d e r s t u d
Day 1 is complete and I just unplugged the keg for the night. Bo is here again with his laptop and video camera, links, reports, and scores are at www.ssa.org Wish you were here, but a few pilots said they will sacrifice and drink the beer in your place. We have 4 new racing pilots!!
May 3rd 09 03:39 PM
by HoUdino Go to last post
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