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SALE - PowerFLARM Core (USA only) by Paul Remde
Hi, I have great news! Cumulus Soaring, Inc. Selected as FLARM Service Partner for the Americas In recent months, all PowerFLARM repairs were done by FLARM in Europe. That was inconvenient and costly for U.S. customers. Starting immediately, all warranty and non-warranty repairs of
February 22nd 17 04:07 PM
by Richard[_9_] Go to last post
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Flight following for sailplane XC flights? by Paul Villinski
Does anyone ever request flight following during long cross-country flights, in order to have ATC provide separation and keep an eye out? Or is this a ridiculous idea, especially given that you'd have to keep listening all afternoon? Would controllers provide radar service, or just have a good...
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February 22nd 17 03:51 PM
by Papa3[_2_] Go to last post
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Schweizer SGS 2-33 Fatal Accidents? by [email protected]
I read some of this discussion and it is all excellent. There are lots of viewpoints and lots of considerations. One thing that was not mentioned was the difference between flying with an instructor, in a two-seater, and flying alone... in a single seater. There is a big difference. With the...
February 22nd 17 12:45 AM
by Ramy[_2_] Go to last post
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L-23 spoiler handle cover by Charles Longley
Are there any wrecked L-23's in the US or does anyone have a front seat spoiler handle cover available? Any leads appreciated! (I know about the wrecked L-23 Miami Gliders bought.)
February 22nd 17 12:44 AM
by Roy B. Go to last post
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Instruments for sale by sisu1a
airspeed is sold, thanks. I also have a factory refurbished (2009 I think) LX-4000.. a very popular older flight computer that I even heard was how Orville Wright kept up Glider No5 up for 9 minutes in 1911! I'll entertain offers if there's any takers... paul at eaglebrandproducts dot com...
February 21st 17 11:24 PM
by sisu1a Go to last post
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Cobra trailer lettering paint? by Steve Koerner
I'm considering touching up over the painted-on lettering on my trailer. What paint is appropriate? Other related advise? Thanks.
February 21st 17 11:22 PM
by Bob Kuykendall Go to last post
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S7 vario software update via oudie by Pete Smith[_6_]
Anyone done this? I copied 4 files from lxnav website to the SD card in my oudie. Then watched uros' video but the button for s7 isn't on my oudie. Do I need to connect the s7 for this to appear or have I done something wrong?
February 21st 17 08:16 PM
by Pete Smith[_6_] Go to last post
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Dr Jack forecast high too low by [email protected]
It seems that for many months Dr Jack's forecast temperature is off by -4° F consistently, sometimes I've see it too low by 7°. Has anyone else seen this bias? Tomorrow it is forecast 3.7° lower than the other commercial forecasts (69.3 vs 73). I've seen this happen in the observed high...
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IGC approval - LXNAV Nano 4 Flight Recorder by [email protected]
I am pleased to announce IGC-approval for the LXNAV Nano 4 Flight Recorder from LXNAV of Celje, Slovenia, for "all flights" including world records. This is a small stand-alone recorder with a screen, and sensors for engine operation using both low and high frequency noise. The low frequency...
February 21st 17 05:37 PM
by Tim Newport-Peace[_4_] Go to last post
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FAI Sailplane Grand Prix USA 2017 - Orlando - March 19-25 by Andrzej Kobus
We need more guys voting for 18 m class. Come on guys get out of sofas and vote. It is election time!
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February 21st 17 03:24 PM
by Sean Fidler Go to last post
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Instruments for sale by sisu1a
Any interest in a nos 2-1/4 Winter ASI? manufactured 2006 7 FMS 423 57mm 0-160kt, 510deg 0 @ 6:00 Bonus! I wanted zero to be at 12:00 so bought a faceplate from Winter (not installed) at 12:00 with the serial number engraved on it so can be used in eitehr orientation.
February 21st 17 08:47 AM
by sisu1a Go to last post
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Can ADS-B provide position information for Search and Rescue? by Paul Villinski
Wondering if ADS-B equipped aircraft have any advantage should they need search and rescue, given that they broadcast their ID and coordinates. Is positional information logged by the ground stations, and retained for any period of time, or is it "real-time" only? If retained, it seems that ADS-B...
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February 21st 17 07:14 AM
by Andy Blackburn[_3_] Go to last post
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Oudie starved for power by Matt Herron Jr.
Help! I run my Oudie from my V7 so that it gets all the flarm data from my Flarm Core. Unfortunately it tends to run out of battery power towards the end of the flight, even though the V7 is supplying juice. I measure the current draw of the Oudie in this setup and it came in around 160ma. I...
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February 21st 17 06:34 AM
by Matt Herron Jr. Go to last post
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Wing Frequency measuring app now on iOS and Android by [email protected]
I posted here some time ago about the app I wrote to measure glider wing frequencies - at that time it was only available for Android. It's now also on the App store for iPads and iPhones. https://itunes.apple.com/au/app/wingfrequency/id1205219824?mt=8 More information...
February 21st 17 02:13 AM
by Bret Hess Go to last post
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Open Cirrus by Duster
Any thoughts on flight characteristics of the Open Cirrus? There used to be a website covering this glider, but it doesn't appear to be active since last year. Thanks, Mike
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February 21st 17 01:39 AM
by Jock Proudfoot Go to last post
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Cobra wheel bearings by Wade G
Does anyone know the size, or more specifically, the NAPA part number for wheel bearings for a Cobra with 14" / 5 lug wheels? Wade
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Lark - do you know who has one? by Scott[_8_]
I have a Lark IS 28 B2 and having conflicting answers to the proper replacement Tow Hook to use for the glider. I would like to find other Lark owners and ask them what Tost tow hook they are using. If you have any relating information I could use please let me know! Thx Scott
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SimplyKool Canopy Cover Discount by [email protected]
FYI, SimplyKool is running a 10% off Spring Sale through April on all silver reflective canopy covers. Ask your dealer to add it to your order or buy direct from the manufacturer on eBay www.ebay.com/itm/130723757512
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S-turns on final by Jonathan St. Cloud
Came across a blast from the past on youtube. There was a video of teaching s-turns for glide path control. Looked to be from the 40's. Not sure why they would teach this when a slip would be safer and more effective.
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February 20th 17 04:53 AM
by Eric Greenwell[_4_] Go to last post
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1-26 Floor Console by Beverly Howard
I have a floor console for Schweizer 1-26 (mounts to floor under instrument panel) ...free plus $10 shipping. Currently has Speaker, jacks, fuse holder and old (inop) Bayside radio. Beverly Howard
February 19th 17 04:24 PM
by Beverly Howard Go to last post
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