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Aviation Goodness - not quite soaring .... by CindyB[_2_]
Aviation is getting some good press in SoCal. Montecito was clobbered. http://abc7.com/volunteer-pilots-offer-flights-in-aftermath-of-mudslides/2949233/ We can say this is not about soaring, or we can say it is about aviation making hearts soar, during some pretty trying times for some people...
January 16th 18 04:48 AM
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Wingtip Wheels from Libelle 201? by [email protected]
Anyone have a source for the little hard plastic wingtip wheels that were recessed into the Libelle 201 wingtips? The early gliders didn't have them but I know of at least one owner who got them from Glasflugel and added them later. For those with long memories, W1 (Woody Woodward) installed one...
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January 16th 18 02:55 AM
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1-26 Utilization and Participation by [email protected]
I would like to put out all call to all the clubs out there who still operate a 1-26. If you have new members just getting started with an interest in cross country soaring, your lowly club 1-26 can be a real economical tool for them. The 1-26 Association has numerous awards to incentivize xc...
January 15th 18 10:50 PM
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Closing 2018 Andes Open along with 8th WSGP Vitacura, Chile. by Tom Kelley #711
On Monday, January 15, 2018 at 2:21:47 AM UTC-3, Haven wrote: On Sunday, January 14, 2018 at 3:12:57 PM UTC-8, Tom Kelley #711 wrote: On Sunday, January 14, 2018 at 11:05:18 AM UTC-3, Tango Eight wrote: On Sunday, January 14, 2018 at 8:27:56 AM UTC-5, Tom Kelley #711 wrote: ...
January 15th 18 08:50 PM
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Exceptional Soaring Weather Recently in Australia by Nick Kennedy
A couple of weeks ago Australia had a period of really good soaring weather.. Watching the flight on the OLC there were alot of 1000 k triangles made. Also during the Forbes Hang Gliding contest the longest Hang Gliding task was called and 16 pilots made it! 389 KM straight to goal task. Also on...
January 15th 18 03:52 AM
by Dave Springford Go to last post
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Wintertime off field landing by FZ[_2_]
Ridge and wave flying pilots. Did you have any experience with out landings in snow covered fields ? How do you land in such conditions, what is to look for. Glider configuration? Are there any special consideration, dangers, etc. Please advise. Thanx.
January 14th 18 06:04 PM
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Final Call for Aero Club Albatross Wave Seminar by Daniel Sazhin[_2_]
Hey Guys, With over 46 people signed up for our upcoming seminar on Saturday, it will be a blast! If you were interested in coming and didn't get around to signing up, please sign up by tonight. Tomorrow we are putting in the orders for food and letting the Buckhill know how many of us are...
January 14th 18 03:30 PM
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ground gear for sale by Scott Williams
I've got a Cobra wing wheel, hook over tail dolly axle folding tow out bar, and a couple of Asw28/18 main wing panel handles for sale. anyone need any of this stuff? Originally for a Asw28/18, wing wheel cuff is 21.5 inch chord x 3.25 inch deep. Scott 4oh5-two4six-aight 1 two9
January 14th 18 04:02 AM
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FREE CHECKRIDES at Marfa, Texas 2017-2018 by Burt Compton - Marfa Gliders, west Texas
I'm booked up EXCEPT for these available dates (2018): JAN 26 - 31 FEB 1 - 14 MAR 8 - 13 April, after the 8th. Come to scenic and historic Marfa on those dates for your "Rusty Pilot" course or your FREE checkride for PVT, COM, CFI-Glider category "Add-On", your INITIAL CFIG or CFIG Renewal or...
January 14th 18 03:21 AM
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Schweizer 1-26 open cockpit by [email protected]
If you have an early version of the Schweizer 1-26, we have discovered an open cockpit modification we happen to have in stock. Simply remove the full, enclosed canopy and slip this one on. It has a windshield but the rest is open. Really a lot of fun! (814) 355 2483 Knauff & Grove Soaring...
January 13th 18 08:58 PM
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SSA Convention Room Share by Frank Whiteley
Looking to share a room at the SSA Convention Atlantis. Arr Feb 28, depart Mar 4. Call me at 970-330-2050 if interested in most of those dates or e-mail me at frank.whiteley(at)gmail.com. Cheers, Frank Whiteley
January 13th 18 06:02 PM
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Lak 17 a winglets and covers for sale by [email protected]
I have a set of Lak 17 A winglets for 15 meter and full set of covers. Covers used three times. Price negotiable. [email protected] Windstream.net
January 13th 18 04:25 PM
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Training panel discussion at the SSA Convention by [email protected]
"Training New Glider Pilots and Keeping Them Soaring" Growth and Retention: Training Panel Discussion Russell Holtz and Rhonda Clerkin of Gliderbooks.com will be moderating a panel discussion focused on training and its relationship to the growth and retention of soaring pilots.*The panel...
January 13th 18 03:15 AM
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Reported "near miss" near Chicago. by john firth
The Chicago incident has been reiterated in Gliding International (jan 18). I am happy to report that the " near miss" has been replaced by "near collision" , a happier outcome! This is in accordance with my plea for accuracy. John F
January 12th 18 10:44 PM
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Debunking the Shock Cooling Myth by [email protected]
from SSA Clubs and Chapters: Over the years I've come in contact with various club towplane operating procedures that made some attempt to address "shock cooling". These techniques often have the effect of substantially reducing the tow capability of a towplane during a busy day by increasing...
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January 11th 18 10:40 PM
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Short cuts by Steve Leonard[_2_]
Chip Bearden wrote: Wait...those aren't allowed anymore. Living in the past. How many on this group recall those "exciting" dashes back to the contest, throwing the glider together as fast as possible, and relaunching, hoping to do better the second time? The rapid assembly was sometimes made...
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January 11th 18 08:26 PM
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Pez D. Spencer by JS[_5_]
Since Pez has come up in another thread, reminded me that I'm missing the entire Texis episode. Does anyone have that in a place that can be copied, like Dropbox? Also need Diamonds pages 4, 5, 7, 8, 9, 11, 12, 13 and 14. Important stuff! Thanks in advance, Jim
January 11th 18 05:32 PM
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ISO one-man rigger for single place glider by Jonathan Foster
I am searching for a used one-man rigger for my glider, an LS3-a. If you have anything that might work, please send me an email. dysanf at gmail dot com Thanks, Jonathan
January 10th 18 09:39 PM
by Scott Williams Go to last post
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Oudie 2 by [email protected]
I have a brand new, never out of the box Oudie 2 for sale. Has all accessories first $350
January 10th 18 08:29 PM
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Instruments, PDAs, Loggers for sale by Matt Herron Jr.
Cleaning out my panel/garage and have the following items for sale. images can be viewed at: https://www.flickr.com/gp/[email protected]/T3LP54 Please make offers to: matt at digitalshorts (dot) com 1) SN10b and vario.with OAT, various interface cables $700 OBO 2) Oudie II with glider PS, AC and...
January 10th 18 05:33 PM
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