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PW-5 type certification by ARDI BELTZA
I'm new to soaring and don't quite understand why so many sailplanes are registered under the "experimental" category. Why would a glider with for which a type certificate is available, like the PW-5, be registered as experimental. It does seem like many aircraft that were once type certified...
September 12th 16 06:38 PM
by Bruce Hoult Go to last post
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Need an appraiser for a donated L33 Solo by [email protected]
The Texas Soaring Association just had the family of a deceased glider pilot donate an L33 Solo and trailer to the club. However, there are no logbooks, which apparently the family tossed after death without knowing their importance. We need to get an appraisal for purposes of the IRS donation...
September 12th 16 03:58 PM
by Frank Whiteley Go to last post
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Autotow Antares 23 by Andor Holtsmark[_2_]
Just a short video that we would like to sha https://youtu.be/XfCT8BVFn5Y A. Holtsmark Lange Aviation GmbH
September 12th 16 09:55 AM
by Andor Holtsmark[_2_] Go to last post
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Autotow Antares 23 by Andor Holtsmark[_2_]
Just a short video that we would like to sha https://youtu.be/XfCT8BVFn5Y A. Holtsmark Lange Aviation GmbH
September 12th 16 09:55 AM
by Andor Holtsmark[_2_] Go to last post
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complete ILEC SN10B system for sale by Wolf
I have a fully-functioning ILEC SN10B vario / flight computer that I pulled out of my glider, because I am switching to a different system. It's a complete system, including GPS head; needs only a 12V supply. See details (including photos) he...
September 12th 16 05:49 AM
by Wolf Go to last post
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Alfonso Jurado by Echo
Good Morning, I am entering my 4th year as the 3rd owner of ASW20 #20463, better known as Alfonso's 20. I grew up soaring in New Castle, VA, and saw Alfonso a few times but never really knew him. It is my understanding that he has bad dementia now. I know the former Miami gliderport was his...
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Seeking input on Glasflugel/Slingsby Kestrel by [email protected]
On Sunday, May 2, 1999 at 12:00:00 AM UTC-7, Bill Jackson wrote: I am thinking about purchasing one of these ships if I can, the Sligsby T59D 19m model. I have no familiarity with them and would like to hear from pilots/owners in two main areas: 1) suitability of this ship for a...
September 12th 16 05:11 AM
by Keith Andrews Go to last post
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Wanted: Grob 103 elevator by Duster
Oooops.......severe hangar rash has resulted in a crushed elevator on our Grob 103 Twin III. A repair is being considered, but it will be both costly and lengthy. Anyone know of an elevator that might be for sale? .....even a minimally-damaged one? Thanks, Michael San Antonio
September 12th 16 02:01 AM
by kirk.stant Go to last post
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Vero Beach Soaring Site Update by [email protected]
There is a group of individuals work toward starting a soaring club in the Treasure Coast area of Florida. We have been given the opportunity to lease a large hangar that could store several assembled sailplanes and a towplane. If you are interested in this opportunity just drop me a note and plan...
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For Sale - Hydraulic Retrofit Kit for Kobold Wheel by Randy Teel
For sale - New Hydraulic Retrofit Kit for Kobold Wheel and service-kit for Max II disk brake wheel, 200x50, including hydraulic hose, fittings. The cost including shipping from W&W was $881.00 Asking price is $660.00. It was purchased 1/23/2012. The LS4 was sold and the Hydraulic Retrofit Kit was...
September 10th 16 03:43 AM
by Randy Teel Go to last post
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std cirrus airbrakes by [email protected]
The aluminium alloy base of my airbrake caps is corroding and will have to be fixed at the next airworthiness review.Any comments about approved fixes or approved mods for a problem which I'm sure I won't be the first to have?
September 10th 16 01:24 AM
by Ventus_a Go to last post
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Al-Ko Trailer Tongue failure by Dave Springford
On my way home from Nephi (towing my trailer with the RV) I stopped for fuel and found one of the bolts that holds the Al-Ko trailer tongue together was gone as can be seen in the picture he http://www.foxonecorp.com/images/20160703_154501.jpg In the picture you can see the front hole that has...
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September 9th 16 05:32 AM
by 2G Go to last post
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Glider Crash in CA by Tom (2NO)
http://www.pasadenastarnews.com/general-news/20140316/pilot-passenger-okay-following-miraculous-glider-crash-landing-near-wrightwood Glad everyone is okay!
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September 9th 16 04:26 AM
by 2G Go to last post
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Xcskies by Dan Mockler
I am looking for an alternate point of contact for xcskies accounts. I am now waiting for the second week for my subscribing and or response. I did try contacting Chris Galli at Utah.edu, no response. Last year it took two subscription purchases to get my subscription turned on. All attempts at a...
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September 9th 16 02:14 AM
by 2G Go to last post
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History Question - 1983 Worlds in Hobbs by Craig Funston
I'm hoping to update the historic record of my Nimbus 3 which was flown in the 1983 Worlds in Hobbs. The glider was owned by Lawrence Wood at the time. The flight hours were logged, but there's no mention of who flew it in the worlds. Does anyone know which pilot flew Lawrence Wood's Nimbus 3...
September 8th 16 03:42 PM
by Craig Funston Go to last post
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WinPilot Live by [email protected]
Anyone able to share their user experiences with WinPilot Live on an iPhone 6 or 6+? How stable?
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pik 20b by [email protected]
Greetings, here's my PIK info site: http://strato.co.nz/pik20/pik20.html Note I'm talking about the flapped-only version here...I think previous replies have covered most of the ground. Perhaps the bottom line is great value for money, no vices, glides badly with wet wings (common for some...
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Suction cup damaging canopy? by [email protected]
Ever known a suction cup mount (RAM) to mar or distort a canopy?
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Motor Glider Becker Radio Set Up by 6X
Does anyone have experience and can recommend Becker radio (6201) configuration settings to allow for both use of a boom mic / speaker and headset connections? I have the boom mic / speaker working well but cannot transmit / receive in the headset. Thanks. Jeff R.
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Motor Glider Becker Radio Set Up by 6X
Does anyone have experience and can recommend Becker radio (6201) set up to allow for both use of a boom mic / speaker phone and headset connections? I have the boom / mic speaker working well but cannot transmit / receive in the headset. Thanks. Jeff R.
September 7th 16 11:08 PM
by 6X Go to last post
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