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Second HP-24 first flight by Bob Kuykendall
For those who have been following the HP-24 kit sailplane project, on Saturday 25 June we did the first flight of Doug Gray's w/n 24-03. The flight itself was unremarkable; the controls were effective and well harmonized and glider showed good stability throughout the tested regimes. The test...
June 26th 16 05:09 PM
by Dan Marotta Go to last post
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1 Attachment(s) Libelle 201 query by Ommadawn
Hello gentlemen and others, Im considering acquiring a Standard Libelle as a first private aircraft, after recently converting to a single Astir at my local club. I have an opportunity to check one out, but have to travel a long way to see her, half way across the country. One concern is whether...
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June 26th 16 11:47 AM
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3rd day US Nationals Nephi by Tom Kelley #711
Folks, it's late(10:30 pm) and we have been challenged. Heat. Yep heat as in hot and when it's hot at 5,000 msl, the density altitude is somewhere around Mars and the tow planes work hard to get us up. Our day starts around 8 am at the airport. Prepping, watering and then the pilots meeting at 10...
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Sunship game Nimbus by [email protected]
Question from the back of the room. I recently watched ,"Sunship Game" and I was wondering whatever happened to George Moffett's Nimbus,"XX" Pretty advanced for its time. Although adverse yaw must have been awful. Thanks.
June 26th 16 05:57 AM
by Dave Nadler Go to last post
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transponder for sale by [email protected]
I have a becker 4401 transponder for sale. This is the 175 watt version and for those not familiar its mode C. It comes with the altitude encoder, wiring harness, and shark fin style antenna. It had a transponder check a few months ago and a new wiring harness over the winter too. 1500 or make...
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Cambridge GPS NAV model 20 green light by Steve Leonard[_2_]
On Sunday, June 19, 2016 at 8:26:15 AM UTC-5, wrote: After my last download my Cambridge flight recorders green light is on but even after a hour didn't flash and its in the same place near a window that I have successfully acquired satellites before. Any ideas as to what...
June 25th 16 05:35 PM
by DB Crew Go to last post
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Sun ship Game Nimbus by Brian Chase
Hello, Question from the back of the room... I recently watched ,"Sunship Game" . Just curious what happened to the Nimbus that George Moffat flew.... Is it still flying? Adverse yaw had to be sporting while trying to fly effecently. Thank you.
June 25th 16 04:01 PM
by Frank Whiteley Go to last post
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Flymaster by Roger Griffith
Anyone using the Flymaster gps sd unit? Looking for a nice personal gyro for club ships and wondering if the volume and display is acceptable.
June 25th 16 02:43 PM
by Roger Griffith Go to last post
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Nationals – who cares? by Chris
Many of us do. But we are our worst enemies when it comes to promoting our sport. 3 classes are competing at the highest level contest in the USA and there is not a single report on the SSA website. The worldwide audience is at a loss when it comes to understanding what is going on at this airfield...
June 25th 16 07:31 AM
by lynn Go to last post
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want to buy Zaon MRX by [email protected]
I'm not entirely in agreement. These little PCAS units do a better job at both detecting Mode C aircraft and the way they present the data numerically is more intuitive than the Flarmview units. Obviously they are worthless for FLARM traffic and can't give the detail available from ADSB. For...
June 25th 16 02:28 AM
by Dan Marotta Go to last post
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Nephi - some daily info by Jock Proudfoot
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June 24th 16 01:54 PM
by Jock Proudfoot Go to last post
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FLARM/Flarmnet question by Hartley Falbaum[_2_]
I just had chance to use my new Flarmview at the Region V So contest. Spotted gliders OK. I had installed the proper flarmnet database, converted via the fln2flx utility. All I saw was the radio ID of gliders-never the Comp ID. Is there a way to confirm that the flarmnet database installed? Thanks...
June 23rd 16 12:36 PM
by Hartley Falbaum[_2_] Go to last post
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Problems with PowerFLARM 6.06.8249 firmware by kirk.stant
Ever since loading up the new PF software back in April, the two PF users in my club have been seeing greatly reduced performance (detection range dropped from 5- 8 miles down to about 1 mile) and the flarmnet ID feature no longer works (now we both get something like "94C" for the other glider ID...
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June 23rd 16 04:44 AM
by K m Go to last post
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Lx Eos vario by Zaphod Beeblebrox[_2_]
Anyone here had much experience with the Lx Eos vario? I'm thinking about swapping out the old faithful CAi 302 and popping in the Eos alongside the powerflarm and Oudie.
June 22nd 16 04:05 PM
by JS Go to last post
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Gear up by [email protected]
Is it possible to test the gear up alert on a L-NAV while on the ground? The manual says it needs to think its going 25 KTS and may have a altitude setting as well. I would like to add a test in my pre flight. Dennis
June 22nd 16 03:56 PM
by Dan Marotta Go to last post
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Powerflarm IGC log MALF or user error? by son_of_flubber
I searched a bit and found nothing similar to this problem. My Powerflarm IGC log function has worked fine in the past, but on my last two flights, I obtained an IGC log file with size 0 bytes and file creation date of -/-/1979 My LXNav S7 Vario is getting NEMA sentences from the Powerflarm as...
June 22nd 16 01:20 AM
by son_of_flubber Go to last post
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PowerFLARM Tips Update by Paul Remde
Hi, Is your PowerFLARM "IGC Enabled"? Tonight I updated my PowerFLARM Tips document with helpful information about the "IGC Enable" option in PowerFLARM Units. http://www.cumulus-soaring.com/flarm/PowerFLARM-Tips.pdf Good Soaring,
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Remote scoring ar Club Class Nationals by [email protected]
figured this is a good place to post (positive) feedback. ;) The scoring was done remotely for the Club Class Nationals and it worked really well. Scoring seems like always a thankless and tedious chore - and the poor person sitting alone in a room staring at their PC what seems like all...
June 21st 16 05:20 PM
by Michael Opitz Go to last post
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Mackay, Idaho regatta by Boise Pilot
First tow on Monday, July 25th last tow on Sunday, Aug.8th. Space available for more ships needing tows. Come for the entire time or part. Last year in 45 launches we flew over 10,000 miles. Mountain/Valley thermals with a wave window. Contact via this source or you can get my contact off the...
June 20th 16 03:33 PM
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Major Meltdown for Seminole Lake Gliderport by [email protected]
Read the following court document: - Mihai Tanjala vs. United States Attorney General - http://media.ca11.uscourts.gov/opinions/unpub/files/201513276.pdf Mihai Tanjala, a native and citizen of Romania, petitions this Court for review of the Board of Immigration Appeals’ dismissal of his...
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