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FS: SGS 2-33 Parts by Tim Hanke
(4) Fuselages (2) Left & (2) right wings that could be built into new wings, a lot of good parts No logbooks or paperwork with parts Tail Feathers (4) struts Misc. interior plastic panels Prefer to sell entire parts for SGS 2-33 as a lot. Will consider parting off. Located in Saratoga Springs, New...
August 21st 09 10:31 PM
by Tim Hanke Go to last post
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Video clip from the Sunship Game by Guy Byars[_2_]
Here is one of my favorite video clips from "The Sunship Game" http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ivmJiwqlfSg It has a good soundtrack and lots of action. I especially liked watching all the interesting vintage 1960s cars, trailers and related gear pulling into Marfa for the 1969 contest.
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August 21st 09 06:23 PM
by Frank Whiteley Go to last post
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Westbound Trailer Hitch by Mitch
I will have an empty trailer hitch going west to Moriarty from the Panhandle of Florida in late September. I am willing to take a glider out there for well below what any commercial towing service would charge. Let me know ASAP if you might be interested! -Mitch
August 21st 09 01:41 AM
by Mitch Go to last post
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Corporate180: Oppression, Foolishness, Phishing - Out the Wazoo! by [email protected]
Corporate180 – Fairfax, VA This company appears to troll through court records looking for people who are being sued. They then attempt to contact them offering a wide range of dubious solutions and plans. Corporate 180 might, for example, find that a company called “Wazoo Enterprises” was sued....
August 20th 09 07:33 PM
by Harlan Messinger Go to last post
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Ray Lynskey 1995 World Champion has died by Karaka
Sad news for an icon in Soaring http://www.stuff.co.nz/marlborough-express/news/2771344/Gliding-champ-Ray-Lynskey-dies
August 20th 09 02:25 PM
by Al[_7_] Go to last post
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iPAQ Touchscreen Difficulty by jcarlyle
Has anyone experienced touchscreen problems with their iPAQ in heat? Any Yesterday with ground temperature at 90F I had great difficulty after landing in selecting the ConnectMe program in Settings, then in commanding various actions to download. I'd get things above and below the item I wanted,...
August 20th 09 02:34 AM
by Roger Worden[_2_] Go to last post
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California Sierras /Western Mojave: Good to Great Soaring weatherWed-Fri 08/19 to 08/21 by WaltWX
Hi Everyone... WX here I'm comming out tyo fly Wednesday (Cal City) ... because I have to work Thur/Fri :( High pressure aloft will build into NV/OR on Wednesday. Wind circulations 10,000-18,000 northerly in NV turn easterly over the Central and Norther Sierras... and light southeasterly Southern...
August 19th 09 04:45 AM
by BT Go to last post
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SPOT-1 Units On Sale by Paul Remde
Hi, Since the new SPOT-2 units are due out in October, I am selling my remaining SPOT-1 units at $75 each (1/2 price). You can see details he http://www.cumulus-soaring.com/spot.htm Good Soaring, Paul Remde Cumulus Soaring, Inc.
August 19th 09 02:02 AM
by Paul Remde Go to last post
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Learn to fly a short guide by Doug Hoffman[_3_]
At first I thought this was a thread titled "Learn to fly a short glide" with a typo. ;-) -Doug
August 18th 09 09:15 PM
by Tom Gardner Go to last post
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Looking for Grob Twin Astir Gear Retract Mechanism by AJM
Hello, I am in search of retract mechanism parts for a Grob Twin Astir. USA is preferred, but anywhere worldwide could work. If you happen to have spare or salvage parts available, please email me directly at: , but use my actual first and last names...
August 18th 09 05:03 AM
by AJM Go to last post
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Smoking, etc. in cockpit by Robert Gaines[_2_]
There were people that chewed tobacco in cockpit. A friend with a Libelle had no can for spit. Those Texans were tough hombres. GA
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August 18th 09 05:01 AM
by smithcorp Go to last post
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iPAQ 210 for sale by Paul Remde
Hi, HP iPAQ 210 - Used http://www.cumulus-soaring.com/sale.htm#iPAQ210 This is my "test" iPAQ 210. It is 1 to 2 years old. It has been used only in my office for testing soaring software, CF GPS units, BlueTooth communications, CF Serial Cards, etc. It is in absolutely perfect condition. ...
August 18th 09 03:58 AM
by Paul Remde Go to last post
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Flex in Blanik Vertical Stab by John Scott[_2_]
Our club Blanik L-13 has on several occasions had the lower rudder hinge lift out of the bearing. This results in the rudder cables (under tension) pulling the rudder forward so that it rubs on the Vert Stab spar. Today when we took it to the shop, the AP looked it over and determined that the...
August 17th 09 10:54 PM
by Bruce Go to last post
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colibri by ryanglover1969
Hey guys, I have a question about my Colibri. It has stopped recording flights and when it turns on I get this message, "init memory" And it says that the internal seal is not valid. I obviously have to get it re-calibrated. But it has never stopped recording flight when it was past it's...
August 17th 09 12:44 AM
by Richard[_9_] Go to last post
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Region 10 South Report: Final Day by Bob D
Wow... Texas soaring at it's best. I told the contestants that this contest is the inaugural Texas soaring contest for the upcoming 2012 World Glide in Uvalde. To get Texas and Region 10 clubs focused on the big show coming to the Lone Star State. Top points and speed today were earned by Ken...
August 16th 09 05:00 AM
by Bob D Go to last post
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Bungee at Long Myndd by Peter Higgs
Hi All, I have flown from the Long Myndd, which at 1600ft asl is the highest gliding club in UK, situated on a 4 mile long N/S ridge. So as long as there is more than a 15 knot Westerly wind it does not really matter how high you get on the winch... you WILL GO UP ! They are the only club still...
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August 15th 09 08:30 PM
by Don Johnstone[_4_] Go to last post
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Any towplanes near Big Piney, WY? by gen
I flew out of Logan, UT yesterday, and unexpectedly landed out on Big Piney airport (KBPI) in WY. Since Logan is hosting a contest now, they can't aeroretrieve me until they launch all gliders, possibly until 5pm or so. If there is any towplane nearby which can give me a tow sooner, please call me...
August 15th 09 03:31 PM
by gen Go to last post
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Region 10 South Report: Day 5 by Bob D
5 days in the bag. Very competitive in all classes, especially the combined 15-18 meter class. Today's weather was 50% great and 50% average to "@#%&@!!!". A few landouts but 2/3rds of the contestants got home. Oh well, you can't eat chocolate cake everyday. But 4 out of 5 as boomin'...we'll...
August 15th 09 03:26 AM
by Bob D Go to last post
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Cobra trailer axle by Pete Dawson
I need a cobra axle. trailer is 1988. No new ones available. Any thoughts on where to find one used or an alternative??
August 15th 09 01:49 AM
by Guy[_8_] Go to last post
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Grand Canyon TRF by BT
For you AZ Pilots.. Prez Obama will be at Grand Canyon on Sunday.. there is the standard 30nm TFR set up around the Grand Canyon VOR. I would not plan a X-C in that direction. He is in the PHX area either before or after.
August 15th 09 12:53 AM
by BT Go to last post
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