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Interference between instruments by JS[_5_]
Linking a couple of recent threads: Connecting multiple varios and how to change ASI markings.... I discovered the reason for a flight computer's inconsistent readings was the bezel on the ASI not being tight enough to seal. Snugging it up resulted in a more accurate ASI and flight...
Today 08:40 PM
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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 08:21 PM
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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 05:38 PM
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FS: Winter 80mm Altimeter and 80mm ASI by Ross[_3_]
Sold my glider so have a couple of things lying about. Winter FGH10 altimeter, 2 year old, Foot scale with ivory backing. $500 including shipping Winter 80mm ASI marked for a Libelle 201b in knots. Last overhauled 2016 $240 including shipping
Today 05:29 PM
by Dave Nadler Go to last post
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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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Today 02:54 AM
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For Sale: Cobra electric rigger by JS[_5_]
http://glidersource.com/cgi-bin/post.cgi?id=1218 Yes, it's heavier than the IMI, but it's cheaper too. 2000 Cobra rigger, electric version with wing saddle for Duo Discus. $750, available either in Tehachapi, CA or at the SSA convention in Reno. Should work for other two-seaters with similar wing...
Today 02:10 AM
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US Contest Rules Committee Meeting Minutes by [email protected]
Hello US contest pilots. The Minutes of the annual Fall Rules Subcommittee meeting are available on the SSA web site in the usual location under sailplane racing, rules and process. Please look them over. This was announced by way of the SSA list server 4 days ago with a request that recipients...
Today 01:42 AM
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PilotAware by [email protected]
There is an article about the Open Glider Network (OGN) and the PilotAware system in the current issue of Sailplane and Gliding (the excellent UK soaring magazine): www.pilotaware.com
Yesterday 11:13 PM
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FS: 3 Becker 4201 and 1 Dittel FSG60m by Ross[_3_]
Selling 3 Becker 4201 radios All show minor cosmetic signs of use, but work perfectly. Price $350 each including postage 1 Dittel FSG60m $175 including postage. A deal can be made if you want to buy more than one. Connectors included
Yesterday 07:03 PM
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FREE CHECKRIDES at Marfa, Texas 2017-2018 by Burt Compton - Marfa Gliders, west Texas
Gosh, the FAA gave me the Wright Brothers Master Pilot Award recently for my 50 years of safe flying since my first solo in 1967 and for my contributions to aviation training and safety. I sure appreciate that recognition but . . . no, wait . . . I'm still just the kid on the gliderport! ...
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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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Yesterday 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
Yesterday 02:28 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...
December 15th 17 05:57 PM
by [email protected] Go to last post
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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.
December 15th 17 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?
December 15th 17 08:10 AM
by krasw Go to last post
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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...
December 15th 17 06:18 AM
by Dan Daly[_2_] Go to last post
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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
by Roy B. Go to last post
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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
by Tango Whisky Go to last post
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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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