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Interesting video from OGN by [email protected]
From: Daniel Herzig Date: 18 June 2017 at 23:51:36 GMT+2 To: Subject: OGN the movie Hi guys, I created a movie dubbed "OGN the movie" of todays gliding activities in southern Germany using live.glidernet.org. Have a look here (2:45 min):
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Tows available at Ely by Ramy[_2_]
Tows will be available at Ely, NV starting 6/26 through mid July, as long as there will be enough demand for tows. If you plan on coming please Let me or Keith Essex know. Ramy
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Pellet variometer by [email protected]
If you get an offer of a secind one that you don't need, please refer them to me. Thanks, Pete Brown
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Gap seals effectiveness study? by Bret Hess
Hi, we see lots of mylar gap seals and read lots of discussion of them. Does anyone know of an engineering study that quantifies their effect on sailplane wings or other wings? Nothing pops up quickly in Google. I'm wondering how much science there is to this practice. I'm hoping for more than...
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June 20th 17 07:09 AM
by Per Carlin Go to last post
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Gone West... Bill Seed by Steve Leonard[_2_]
The soaring community lost a colorful character on June 3, 2017, when Bill Seed passed away at his beloved Sunflower Aerodrome and Gliderport near Hutchinson, Kansas. He was 73 years old. Bill was known to many in the soaring community for various things, but he was known most to me for three...
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Cirrus Canopy by Paul Agnew
I just told a friend, who is not on RAS, I would post a request looking for a Cirrus canopy for his pre-1972 Cirrus. Any leads or pointers would be greatly appreciated. Paul Agnew VP - Treasure Coast Soaring Club Vero Beach, FL
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June 18th 17 05:35 PM
by Bob Kuykendall Go to last post
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**^%$^*)(^%$$E - OLC Again! by Dan Marotta
Once again I can't log on. Except some times I can. Then when I try to post a flight I'm logged off. Try to lodge a complaint and there are only a few canned complaints allowed, none of which address the problem. Yesterday, due to GPS dropouts, I posted an incomplete flight. Today I was able...
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June 17th 17 09:46 PM
by firsys Go to last post
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most comfortable parachute ? by S9
Hey all, I've been flying with a Security 150 for quite a while. It is most comfortable. I tried a Security 350 and it is most uncomfortable. It's time to replace the 150. What chute do you suggest that is very comfortable for those 5+ hour flights? Thanks Steve
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June 17th 17 07:12 PM
by 2G Go to last post
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Glider and vehicle request for 18m Nationals - Uvalde by JS
As last year at Nephi, Bruce Taylor will be flying my ASG29 at Uvalde. But our friend and Uvalde 1991 15M World Champ Brad Edwards is looking for a glider. Brad is willing to reciprocate with a glider in Australia, most likely a JS1C. The most convenient place to fly it would be at our club, Lake...
June 16th 17 05:15 PM
by JS Go to last post
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Cordele...hello? by [email protected]
So its 9:00 PM on Day 2 of the Standard, 15M, and Open Nationals at Cordele and the outside world doesn't even know if contestants even gridded, launched, or scored. Nothing on SSA site, nothing on Fly Cordele-Soaring Contests Facebook, and nothing on Glide Port. Disappointing. US competition...
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June 16th 17 03:45 PM
by Charlie M. (UH & 002 owner/pilot) Go to last post
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Flarm Range Analysis by Dan Marotta
As a relatively new user of Flarm, I'm asking opinions of the results I'm getting. Mine is a Power Flarm portable mounted to the glare shield of my Stemme and has both Flarm A and B antennae and an ADS-B antenna. Here's a link to my analysis on a flight yesterday with plenty of Flarm targets:...
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First soaring flight to exceed 1,000 kilometers by Burt Compton - Marfa Gliders, west Texas
July 31, 1964. On this date in soaring history, Al Parker makes the first soaring flight to exceed 1,000 kilometers. Today is the 50th anniversary of Alvin H. Parker's remarkable 1,042 kilometer (647 mile) world record flight in 1964, the first-ever in the world to break the 1,000 kilometer...
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Softie by Ross[_3_]
I have a Softie Mini that has just turned 20. My packer says he will not pack it again because the manufacturer says he can't. Nothing to do with the quality of the chute. He was however nice enough to open the chute, and leave it that way. Is there anyone out there that would like it? Make a...
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June 15th 17 04:00 PM
by Dan Marotta Go to last post
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Tost Ring Failure by Jock Proudfoot
Larry Morrow posted Yesterday we found a toast ring with a fracture in the big ring. It appears to completely through the ring. Has anyone else had this experience? I have attached two image flies showing both sides of the...
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Installing 2 Varios / TE question by [email protected]
I'm in the process of getting an AC4 Russia back in the air after it has not flown in 9 years. During this project, I am having to update the panel and replace some instruments. The end game is to have both the original Winter mechanical vario and a new LXNav S-80 in the panel. I know that I...
June 13th 17 09:28 PM
by Justin Couch Go to last post
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Questions about ram air emergency parachutes by JS
(Moved from the parachute comfort thread) Uli asked: Not wanting to derail this thread any further (if that is even possible) but realistically, how difficult is it to use a ram-air chute vs. a round canopy? I have only three static line jumps under a military style Pioneer L-10 and the landings...
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Tost tow bar mount for al-19 by Waveguru
Where can we find a Tost tow bar mount design and equipment for an L-19? Boggs
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Thank You See You by Charlie Papa[_2_]
See You has granted a licence, a perpetual update one, to Youth Flight Canada Education Fund to support our youth scholarship program at York Soaring Association near Toronto. The program offers flying scholarships to already licensed youth 16 to 22, who can fly without dollar cost, but do...
June 13th 17 02:52 PM
by Charlie Papa[_2_] Go to last post
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For Sale: L33 by Wade G
Page 6 on Wings&Wheels Price reduced on low time L33 in mint condition. New interior. Link to photos there as well. Clubs, a great solo ship! Easy to fly (just like a L23), fixed gear, and no worry about sun damage. Located in Oregon. http://wingsandwheels.com/class/classified.php?id=1947
June 13th 17 06:02 AM
by Wade G Go to last post
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Gordo and Mitch record attempt by Frank Whiteley
http://glideport.aero/map?p=GlideRegion:4 http://www.recordcourier.com/news/glider-pilots-making-downwind-run/
June 12th 17 10:23 PM
by Tony[_5_] Go to last post
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