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Pawnee with Tost internal tow rope system by kirk.stant
Our club (in the US) is looking at a Pawnee that has the Tost cable retractor winch system and we are curious about it's operation. For example, it appears that the rope requires a Tost weak link assembly at the glider end, but none at the towplane end. How are US operators setting it up? Tost...
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March 24th 18 04:59 PM
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Bennie and the Fonzie Trophy by [email protected]
A few of old Miami glider pilots are going to make a trophy that will be awarded yearly in memory of two of the gentlemen that made South Florida soaring sites and memories unique and rewarding. A bit about these two guys would have you laughing and saying this must be fun and exciting. I could...
March 24th 18 11:04 AM
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DG-505 Wanted by [email protected]
Sandhill Soaring Club, located near Ann Arbor, Michigan, is actively looking to acquire a DG-505 or DG-1000 (pure glider). If you or your club owns one and you're open to the idea of selling it, please send me a private message. Thank you, Chris Schrader, Treasurer Sandhill Soaring Club
March 24th 18 03:11 AM
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April AZ soaring? by Jonathan St. Cloud
Just wondering if a guy was going to take a week or two at end of April for some early season soaring in AZ, 1) how is the soaring that time of year and 2)what would be the best place to fly (best potential for XC flights and a place that is friendly to private gliders, lodging nearby or bunk house...
March 23rd 18 06:32 PM
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SkySight Support for North Central USA and part of Canada by Paul Remde
Hi, SkySight Update Support for North Central USA and some of Canada As you can see in the image in the link below, http://cumulus-soaring.com/skysight/USA-Central-2018-03.jpg SkySight Soaring Weather Forecasting now covers North Central USA and part of Canada.
March 23rd 18 12:20 PM
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Antares rudder pedal dimensions by sisu1a
I'm working on a somewhat generic sailplane cockpit for Condor2, loosely based on the Antares advanced ergonomy. There is a great cross-section of it on their site (below), however I need the actual measurement of at least one component so I can accurately scale the drawing. For this, I've chosen...
March 22nd 18 04:38 PM
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Dittel 833 radio by David Crowson
I am just about to buy a Dittel (now TQ) KRT2 radio, has anyone any experience good or bad with one of these?
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March 22nd 18 04:25 PM
by Roger Burghall[_2_] Go to last post
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2018 SSA Competition Rules Posted by Andy Blackburn[_3_]
US Racing Pilots and other interested parties: The 2018 SSA Competition Rules document is now available on the SSA website: http://www.ssa.org/ContestRules In a further move towards consolidation and simplification, the rules for all classes and levels of competition are now contained in a...
March 22nd 18 03:55 PM
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New Condor 2 Landscape for Florida by Paul Remde
Hi, I just learned that a new Condor 2 Landscape is available for Seminole Lake Florida. https://www.condor-club.eu/sceneries/197/ However, although I was successful at unzipping and installing the Nephi landscape for Condor 2, I can't seem to figure-out how to get the Florida files to work. ...
March 22nd 18 03:08 PM
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SkySight Soaring Weather Forecasting by Paul Remde
Soaring Friends, I am very pleased to be working with Matthew Scutter to promote his impressive SkySight soaring weather forecast service. Buy 12 months of service for $79 and get 2 extra months for FREE. Works great with SeeYou for PC (current subscriptions to both SkySight and SeeYou for PC...
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March 22nd 18 10:49 AM
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Flarm reporting my own ADSB Out by [email protected]
Greetings, Installed my new Trig and TN72 and today when I powered up both my Flarm and the Trig, the Flarmview reported my own ADSB Out signal as a ADSB target. PowerFlarm Core - 6.42 Firmware Flarmview - 2.39 Firmware Flarm Config ID shows identical to ADSB Out ID FlarmView is showing my...
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March 22nd 18 03:31 AM
by Darryl Ramm Go to last post
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WTB Enclosed trailer for 13 Meter Sailplane by Bill[_21_]
Looking to buy an enclosed trailer for an antique glider that is going back to Europe. Want to RoRo ship from the east coast to Europe. I would prefer the find a roadworthy trailer In the eastern US. Any tips or thoughts would be appreciated. Thanks, Bill Bill.Batesole at aol dot com
March 21st 18 10:45 PM
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Region 7 Contest by MNLou
Calling all pilots - Please join us for the Region 7 Contest at the beautiful Albert Lea MN. The contest practice day is Saturday May 20 and the contest runs from Sunday May 21 through Saturday May 26. This is a very well run contest. The CD is Geoff Weck and the CM is Leon Zeug. Minnesota...
March 21st 18 06:21 AM
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Mainwheel bearing service / greasing? by [email protected]
My friend who has a 26E told me he recently disassembled his main wheel bearing as the wheel was noisy when landing, he felt it lacked grease and after regreasing and reassembling he reports the wheel is much quieter. In my (31) Maintenance manual there is no mention of greasing the main bearing in...
March 20th 18 10:10 PM
by James Thomson[_2_] Go to last post
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Piper PA25 Tost tow release conversion by [email protected]
We have run into an issue with the rear most anchoring bolts. The Tost kit as supplied uses AN6 bolts. The existing mounting holes are AN4. Any recommendations? Thanks, Dan 765 744 4132
March 20th 18 09:56 PM
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battery charge rate by john firth
Years ago , I replaced my PIK 20E SLA starter bat with an 8AH Odyssey; as it did not come with specific charging data, I used a 1A charger when needed . Thanks to our EAA president, it appears that Odyssey bats should be charged at a much high rate than SLA. 40% of the AH capacity, in amps 3 A...
March 20th 18 08:22 PM
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For Sale: ASH-26E by [email protected]
Why not jump on the bandwagon... :-) http://wingsandwheels.com/class/classified.php?id=1231 2001 ASH-26E, 1500 hours, excellent shape, low engine time (I prefer to take a tow and (rarely) use the engine to save me from a long retrieve) Looking to downsize budget and glider, so will replace it...
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March 20th 18 06:52 PM
by Darryl Ramm Go to last post
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Stinson 108 Tow Release by Aaron Thomson
Guys/gals, Anyone have or know if any Stinson 108’s with a tow release? Looking to buy a Stinson 108-3 with a 220hp engine and wouldn’t mind having a back up towplane if our Pawnee is down for any reason other than scheduled maintenance. Thanks, fly safe! Aaron Thomson Nimbus 2B
March 20th 18 03:54 PM
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Schleicher Motorglider Maintenance Seminar - 2018 SSA Convention,Reno, NV by 2G
Good morning, A maintenance seminar was held at the 2018 SSA Convention in Reno. The seminar was videotaped, and I posted an edited version of it to Youtube. Here is a link to view it: https://youtu.be/nm8nbfqXt5E Tom
March 20th 18 12:53 AM
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Looking for an LS-3a by pjschae
I'm looking to buy an LS-3a or LS-3 17 other than what is already listed on W&W. Preferably in the west. I am in Utah. Thanks!
March 19th 18 07:23 PM
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