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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
Today 01:48 PM
by Andrzej Kobus Go to last post
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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?
Today 01:40 PM
by Tony[_5_] Go to last post
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First glider to buy 10-20k euro's by Senna Van den Bosch
Hey everyone, I'm a young pilot aspiring regular 300-400km flights. Currently I have done a few XC flights in an SZD 51-1 Junior at 100-200km already but I'm limited by club members who want to fly as well. I've been looking at a few gliders and read a lot of reviews but still would like some more...
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Today 10:31 AM
by [email protected] Go to last post
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HVLP Paint Sprayer Recommendations by LongJourney
Has anyone used an HVLP sprayer to refinish a wood and fabric aircraft? If so, did you get a better finish? Did it save a significant amount of paint? Was it worth using vs. a regular paint spray gun? Thanks, Jeff
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Today 05:24 AM
by [email protected][_1_] Go to last post
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Flarm collision alert from Tow Plane ADS-B by [email protected]
Now that our club tow plane has installed ADS-B out, I’m getting a constant collision alert on my S80, Flarm butterfly and Qudie while on tow. Is there any way to silence the collision alarm while on tow without turning off ADS-B targets on Flarm all together. I like seeing ADS-B targets while...
Today 03:41 AM
by George Haeh 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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Today 03:18 AM
by Scott Williams Go to last post
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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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Yesterday 11:18 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
Yesterday 03:15 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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Yesterday 03:15 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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Yesterday 07:21 AM
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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.
Yesterday 02:33 AM
by [email protected] Go to last post
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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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Yesterday 02:04 AM
by [email protected] Go to last post
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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 15th 18 10:56 PM
by Whiskey Charlie Go to last post
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FS LXNav FlarmView $160 OBO by Matt Herron Jr.
fully functional, Used FlarmView for sale $160 OBO ($250 new) I am upgrading my panel, so no longer need it. comes with interconnect cable for PF Core full featured traffic alert in an easy to read display small form factor, audio alert, can utilize FlarmNet database for plane ID Shows ADS-B alerts...
March 14th 18 08:39 PM
by Matt Herron Jr. Go to last post
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Russia 5M tire and tube? by Waveguru
Where can we get tube and tire for a Russia? Boggs
March 14th 18 05:59 PM
by [email protected] Go to last post
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Towing trailer and glider with a honda civic by [email protected]
I have a 2016 honda civic. It’s my only car. Has any one towed their glider and trailer using a small sedan like a civic?
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March 14th 18 04:29 AM
by 2G 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 13th 18 06:05 PM
by PAGA Go to last post
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Splitting NMEA output by [email protected]
Try Serial Port Splitter - https://www.eltima.com/products/serialsplitter/
March 13th 18 03:46 PM
by Dan Marotta Go to last post
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Cleaning hinges & retaping by John Wells[_2_]
Some of my flap/aileron hinges on my Mini Nimbus look very damp and brown. I think this is mostly the old brown grease "weeping", but I would like to check and clean up just to be sure as they look pretty bad. The outer seals haven't been replaced for a few years anyway. All surfaces have...
March 13th 18 11:29 AM
by John Wells Go to last post
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Georgia Tennessee Alabama - GTA 2018 Schedule by [email protected]
Georgia Tennessee Alabama - GTA 2018 Schedule Mark your calendars for 2018! And if you are in the area, please join us. We are just a couple of weeks away from the first contest day. https://gta-racing.info/current-year-rules-and-schedule/ (scroll down the linked page for the calendar in Table...
March 13th 18 12:36 AM
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