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Multiple varios by John Foster
Why do so many gliders seem to have multiple varios? Is it that critical to have a back-up for this instrument? Do they often fail and leave you in " the lurch"?
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Today 04:12 AM
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IMI versus MM Fab Riggers by [email protected]
Looking for a rigger to use on ASW 20. Have seen both brands in common use. The IMI seems to cost less. Would be interested in discussion of pros and cons of the two different makes. Tom A
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Today 04:10 AM
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Millie's 97th Birthday Glider Ride! by [email protected]
Amazing Millie spent her 97th birthday gliding over Toro Peak and Mount San Jacinto with Palms To Pines Gliding. We had a blast! https://youtu.be/EC_qPq_0pxI
Today 02:28 AM
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Buy Glider without looking by Casey[_2_]
Has anyone every sold a glider without the buyer looking at it? I have my glider listed for sell and the guy is buying without looking at it and sending a cashiers check and arranging shipping....sound familiar. Casey
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Today 12:26 AM
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Aero Club Albatross Hosting Ridge/Wave Seminars by [email protected]
This winter, Aero Club Albatross is hosting several two seminars on wave and ridge soaring. Please join us on: January 20th: Wave Soaring https://www.eventbrite.com/e/wave-soaring-the-northern-appalachian-ridge-and-catskill-region-tickets-41229418300#tickets February 17th: Ridge...
Yesterday 05:57 PM
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Pan American Championships FS wins day by Tim Taylor
Congratulations to Fernando Silva on winning the day in 15M on December 14th.
Yesterday 09:20 AM
by Tim Taylor Go to last post
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Akaflieg MU-31 by Jonathan St. Cloud
Can anyone inform this group of the progress of the MU-31 project?
Yesterday 08:10 AM
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ADS-B Update by Darryl Ramm
It must be time for some more ADS-B posts, either that or we can talk about PW5 :-) With the ~$350 street price Trig TN72 GPS source now available in the USA I wanted to revisit my understanding of the situation with ADS-B Out in gliders. I wrote a forum post for local Northern California pilots...
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Yesterday 07:47 AM
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A Lady Gone West by Burt Compton - Marfa Gliders, west Texas
December 11, 2017 Georgie Lee Kahl passed this week at age 92, in her home in Marfa, Texas, with members of her family by her side. Along with her husband C.M. "Fritz" Kahl she was a significant part of welcoming glider pilots and soaring events to Marfa in southwest Texas beginning in 1960. The...
Yesterday 06:18 AM
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FS: ClearNav II with XC Vario and Stick Controller by Roy B.
Available Mid February: ClearNav II flight computer with XC Vario and stick controller. The unit came out of an ASW-27 (note that glider stick diameters vary so stick controller may not fit non Schleicher gliders). Best offer over $3000 USD. Available Mid February. Can deliver at Reno Convention....
December 14th 17 05:49 PM
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Akaflieg Karlsruhe AK-X by Jonathan St. Cloud
Anyone know how the Has anyone seen the Akaflieg Karlsruhe AK-X is coming along? Looked like a very interesting project.
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December 14th 17 11:31 AM
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Used RV Dealers, Sales, parts in Medford | Als Trailers by [email protected]
We have a large collection of used and new RVs. Visit our site for used and new RV dealerships, sales, accessories, service, parts and RV finance also. Visit: http://www.rvsalesmedford.com/usedrv.aspx
December 13th 17 07:47 PM
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Minimum field size. by FZ[_2_]
I'm driving past the nice grass field. Looks big, but it is surrounded on all sides by the 80 ft high trees. What should be a minimum length of this field, for a modern glider to safely land there? How to calculate it?
December 13th 17 05:57 PM
by Jonathan Walker Go to last post
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Seminole Lake Owner Arrested by [email protected]
https://www.caymancompass.com/2015/12/31/Extradition-approved-for-Romanian-fugitive/ Extradition approved for Romanian fugitive By James Whittaker - December 31, 2015
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December 13th 17 03:41 PM
by Kevin Christner Go to last post
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A Motoglider 'Landing Fumes' by Tom BravoMike
New from FAA on YouTube: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=1BV2yT1Dcdw Don't know exactly the situation, so I am not making any judgement, just mixed feelings. So, after all, are motorgliders gliders, or not? Most outlandings would be 'No fuel, no engine' declaration.
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December 13th 17 02:25 AM
by Tom BravoMike Go to last post
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Kiripotib by MNLou
Check out Keith Essex' flights in Kiripotib Namibia the last week on OLC. Wow! Lou
December 12th 17 11:05 PM
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SSF FIRC Albuquerque Jan 13-14, 2018 by Frank Whiteley
Location: Southwest Soaring Museum, Moriarty, NM Date: January 13-14, 2018 Status: Firm On-line Registration Form, http://soaringsafety.org/request/firc_register.php?event_id=21 Local Contact: Colleen Koenig (hv2flyg at gmail.com) Location: Moriarty, NM Southwest Soaring Museum 918 Rt 66 Moriarty NM
December 12th 17 05:26 PM
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MId Atlantic FIRC in Washington D.C on January 20 and 21, 2018 by [email protected]
Reminder for CFIG's and Interested Pilots The Soaring Safety Foundation will present a Flight Instructor Revalidation Course in the Washington D.C. area on January 20 and 21, 2018. The course will be presented by Rich Carlson of the SSF and other speakers. The course will cost $150 which...
December 12th 17 04:21 PM
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December 12th 17 03:22 PM
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Website Lange Aviation in English by Andor Holtsmark[_2_]
Dear soaring community Following the redesign and upgrade of our website, we have now completed the English translation: http://www.lange-aviation.com/en/ Here we publish extensive information on, amongst others, our Antares sailplanes, electrical flight, aerodynamics, safety and auto-towing. We...
December 12th 17 02:10 PM
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