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HPH 304 MS Flight Characteristics by [email protected]
I owned a HPH 304cz-17 my first glider. Was a joy to fly. A bit of a handful with full drag brakes out on steep approach. Had no issues. Loved that glider. My question is are owners of the 304 Shark happy with the flight characteristics? I would be interested in a MS version. Is yours for...
November 17th 19 09:48 PM
by [email protected] Go to last post
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Pik 20 and LXNav Remote Stick by HoUdino
Anyone put a LXNav remote joystick controller on a Pik20? The Pik’s post is 16mm while the smallest diameter available LX size is 18mm. HU Lars
November 17th 19 07:00 PM
by HoUdino Go to last post
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US: Who is Flying What by John Leibacher
I have updated the informal listing of US tail IDs with the last 17 years of contest results at http://soaringweb.org/CN/ and mirror sites. There is a lot of hand editing and input from the community, so please send along your corrections and additions to John...
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November 17th 19 06:55 PM
by HoUdino Go to last post
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FS: 302 & 303 by Ross[_3_]
Selling a 302 and 303 that have had the date issue corrected 302 is in knots $800 including postage
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Yahoo groups shutting down by Luke Szczepaniak
Looks like yahoo groups are shutting down https://help.yahoo.com/kb/groups/SLN31010.html "Yahoo has made the decision to no longer allow users to upload content to the Yahoo Groups site. Beginning October 21, you won't be able to upload any more content to the site, and as of December 14 all...
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November 16th 19 09:28 PM
by [email protected][_2_] Go to last post
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Tow planes and ADS-B Out by Larry Ruggiero
I realize our operational environments are varied, but what’s the trend for equipping tow planes with ADS-B out? The broad requirement distilled down is that it’s “required in airspace where transponders are required,” which for us is pretty rare. There are relatively easy/cheap (by...
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November 14th 19 10:10 PM
by Larry Ruggiero Go to last post
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LX Era 80 vs S80/S100 by Senna Van den Bosch
I'm thinking of upgrading my SDI C4 e-vario this winter in my DG-100. With limited space, I would be going for an 80mm one. I've seen some different options, like the LX S80/S100 and Era 80, but fail to see many differences. For what I do know from the cumulus-soaring.com comparison page is that...
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November 14th 19 07:30 AM
by [email protected] Go to last post
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ASW20 Owners group migrated to groups.io by Shannon Madsen
As with many other soaring groups affected by the Yahoo Groups shutdown, the ASW20 Owners group has migrated to groups.io. All existing subscribers were automatically migrated, as was the decades worth of useful ASW20 related content. You can now find us he https://groups.io/g/ASW20owners
November 14th 19 01:14 AM
by Shannon Madsen Go to last post
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GLIDING INTERNATIONAL -- RESEARCH by [email protected]
We at Gliding International have just completed a three months study on the accident sitution in regard to our sport. We have examined (in detail) the 96 reported accidents which show that our problematic area of soaring flight relates to the landing phase. We took note of all accidents from...
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November 13th 19 09:36 PM
by Dan Marotta Go to last post
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See You mobile Flarm display by [email protected]
See You mobile will display Flarm traffic. Will it display ADS-B traffic? Thanks, Doug Levy
November 13th 19 02:18 AM
by Richard Pfiffner[_2_] Go to last post
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Win a Nano by Paul Remde
Hi Soaring Pilots, WIN A NANO! $470 Value I have been working hard creating interesting and useful Soaring Product Training videos over the years. There are nearly 100 of them so far, with many from this year, and many more coming soon. You can see a list of all the videos he...
November 12th 19 11:18 PM
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New Nano4 Overview Video by Paul Remde
Hi Soaring Pilots, I just made available a new Nano4 Overview video. Access the entire Soaring Product Training video series by becoming a Patron for $9.95/month. https://www.patreon.com/cumulussoaring/posts?tag=LXNAV Good Soaring, Paul Remde
November 12th 19 11:17 PM
by Paul Remde Go to last post
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2020 Mackay, Idaho Regatta by Boise Pilot
Annual Mackay, ID Regatta at U62 airport, tows will be available from July 16 through July 26. mountain and valley flying. O2 - refills are not available nearby, Spot or equivalent required. FLARM STRONGLY recommended. Limited options for RV or motels so reservations so suggest making them...
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November 12th 19 04:54 PM
by Eric Greenwell[_4_] Go to last post
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Pawnee TOST Hook Installation FAA Paperwork by [email protected]
We recently purchased a Pawnee that was a sprayer. In the process of changing the airworthiness certificate from Restricted Aerial Spraying to Restricted Towing. The DAR is looking for either an STC or 337 Field Approval paperwork for the TOST hook. The EASA Form 1 paperwork will not suffice. Does...
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November 12th 19 03:09 PM
by Charles Longley Go to last post
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1-26 Racing by [email protected]
I have been reading some of the stories of the 1-26 Championships of years past. The Mockler boys and others who went on to racing higher performance ships cut their teeth doing these highly competative races. Maybe some of you big wing boys (18-20m) might want to consider joining us for some...
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November 12th 19 02:45 PM
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OLC Scoring question by Nick Kennedy[_3_]
For those that know the finer points.. Question. I understand to get maximum extra triangle points at the end of your flight you want to cross your release point, or Close Your Triangle. On my Oudie I have my OLC scored flight displayed with a yellow line, so I can see it in all the other clutter...
November 12th 19 06:23 AM
by Ramy[_2_] Go to last post
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Wedekind sleeves source by Charles Longley
Does anyone have a source for Wedekind sleeves on an ASW20? Schleicher says no mas.
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November 12th 19 02:18 AM
by Nick Gilbert[_2_] Go to last post
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Weather Finally Changing by Bob Youngblood
It is about time, the weather here in South Florida is finally changing, yes fall is upon us and the soaring weather is getting better. After a dismal summer and an October that was about like July the cooler dry air has made it south. I flew yesterday for about 3 hours and got to about 6K AGL....
November 11th 19 10:32 PM
by Bob Youngblood Go to last post
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Vne by jp
I know that Vne can vary with altitude but does it also vary with aircraft weight?
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November 11th 19 03:23 AM
by Eric Greenwell[_4_] Go to last post
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AS34 - new electric standard class self launcher by [email protected]
Looks like an interesting concept: https://www.alexander-schleicher.de/en/aero-2019-5/
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November 10th 19 11:14 PM
by Glidingstuff[_2_] Go to last post
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