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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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Region 2 North - Registration Open by Whiskey Charlie
Hi all, R2N will be at Wurtsboro again - our 9th consecutive year hosting a contest here! We are continuing the two-weekend format of the last few years. Practice Day: Thursday May 31 Days 1,2,3: June 1 - 3
March 19th 18 06:54 PM
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Parachute Service Life Limit - there is no 20 year rule! by Andrzej Kobus
I thought you would find it useful. http://www.parachuteshop.com/service_life_limits.htm http://www.parachuteshop.com/faa_service_life_limit_parachute.htm
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March 19th 18 03:32 PM
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Light parachute for 200 lb pilot? by Jonathan St. Cloud
I am currently flying with a Butler chute. While it is the most comfortable chute I have flew with, it is also heavy. Can anyone recommend a light weight chute for a 200-220 lb pilot?
March 19th 18 03:12 PM
by Dan Marotta Go to last post
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cockpit exit assist for older pilots by [email protected]
What devices and or methods are available to assist older pilots in exiting sailplane cockpits (on the ground)?
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March 19th 18 03:19 AM
by Jonathan St. Cloud Go to last post
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How Many Clubs Still Have A 1-26? by [email protected]
Folks, I'm doing an informal survey. How many of you are members of a club that still has a 1-26 in your club fleet?
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March 17th 18 09:02 PM
by Morgan[_2_] Go to last post
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ADS-B, Not Soaring Related, But... by Dan Marotta
I was flying my Skywagon up to Santa Fe yesterday to practice instrument approaches and there was a Centurion departing SAF.* The weather was VMC, the tower was calling each of out to the other, and we were both ADS-B equipped.* He was at 10,500' and the 12 mile arc around the VORTAC required...
March 17th 18 04:11 PM
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Goop / caulk recommendations by Jonathan St. Cloud
My trailer arrived with two soft solar chargers attached to the roof top via a sort of caulk/goop. Two years later the trailer is leaking under the solar panels. Looking for a recommendation for a goop or caulk that is white or clear, and can withstand the sun and heat of the Western USA flying...
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March 16th 18 10:18 PM
by Jonathan St. Cloud Go to last post
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TE Compensation by [email protected]
What is the current thinking on what works better, electric vs. pneumatic TE compensation? I've got an S80 vario which can use either. Dave
March 16th 18 02:15 PM
by Per Carlin Go to last post
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Gas Strut for early (1997) Anschau Komet trailer by Bill[_21_]
I'm looking for a resource for a replacement gas strut used to open the trailer top for a early 1997ish Komet Anschau glider trailer. This trailer has the external hinge. I'm hoping to find a suitable replacement from a US supplier. Thanks for your help. Bill
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March 16th 18 02:15 PM
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$75,000 2-33 by [email protected]
Just when you thought you've seen it all. Wings and Wheels has listed a beautifully restored 2-33 for a mere $75K http://wingsandwheels.com/classifieds
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March 16th 18 06:21 AM
by Ben Coleman Go to last post
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North Texas Soaring club by [email protected]
Does anyone have contact information on the North Texas Soaring club in Decatur, TX? Any members out there? I am looking for airport gliding operations information.
March 16th 18 01:33 AM
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FYI Soaring adventures may have filed Chapter 7 by SF
It's highly probable that Soaring Adventures has filed Chapter 7. We received a notice of filing from the US bankruptcy court for a Robert Wilkinson, in CT. No mention of Soaring Adventures in the filing, however Soaring Adventures is the only connection between our club and Robert that we can...
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March 16th 18 01:04 AM
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