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Theoretical best approach speed? by Pete Brown
How does the manufacturer of new gliders determine the recommended best approach speed. ? JAR 22 specifies the yellow triangle on the airspeed indicator to be at the manufacturer's lowest recommended approach speed at max weight without water ballast but I can't find how that that speed should...
June 25th 04 09:22 AM
by Pete Brown Go to last post
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test 1 by Eric Greenwell
OK, since you have to know... Charter, my regular ISP (cable company), doesn't have dial-up access that can be used when I'm traveling. While traveling, I use a free ISP (www.access-4-free.com) to connect to the Internet for email and web stuff, but it doesn't have newsgroups. For that, I use a...
June 25th 04 05:24 AM
by Eric Greenwell Go to last post
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Parowan 6-24 711 reporting by TomnKeyLargo
OK.What goes faster then the speed of light, and cracks the 100 mph barrier at Parowan for the first time??? Well, its a ASW 27b, DRY, driven by GW, Steve Koerner. On a 2 hr TAT. All classes flew a TAT cause of build ups. We launched early, 11:25 am was first tow. Black flat bottom building cu are...
June 25th 04 01:13 AM
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Did your ELT work? by Eric Greenwell
Ed Byars said he has had two successful 121.5 style ELT activations; I know a pilot in our club that had a successful activation (the police were alerted and arrived in short while). So the scorecard is: 3 Successful activations ? Unsuccessful activations I don't know of any other cases. This is...
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June 24th 04 02:45 PM
by Nils Hoeimyr Go to last post
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Parowan, USA.Put it on your map.....# 711 reporting 6-22 by TomnKeyLargo
Today made up for yesterday. The sky simply kept xploding with great white flat bottom cu's. The best climb of the day was SM with a 17 kt average over several thousand. Folks, these aren't vario readings, but the average climb over several thousand ft. seen on See You. Yep, all had great flights,...
June 24th 04 02:31 PM
by Chris OCallaghan Go to last post
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Last Chance for Glider Transport by Jeff Landfield
If anyone needs a glider taken somewhere or picked up this summer the time is winding down for me. I will be moving to Alaska in mid August but before in mid July, around the 12th, I will be flying up to Anchorage for a week and after that I will be at Hobbs for the Standard Class contest, then TSA...
June 24th 04 09:34 AM
by Jeff Landfield Go to last post
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Electronic declaration by tango4
2 questions folks. 1 - How does one declared a free distance task electronically? Declare takeoff and (possible) landing points only? 2 - If a declaration of any task is made electronically and the logger is sealed in the glider does the declaration still need to be refreshed every day to include...
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June 24th 04 08:34 AM
by K.P. Termaat Go to last post
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Colibri to PDA connection by Ian Cant
Can anyone please tell me how a Colibri can be connected to a PDA to allow file downloads and uploads ? I want to use the Palm as a more-portable replacement for an unreliable laptop; no particular need for realtime or postflight display software, only the data capture. Can I buy a suitable...
June 24th 04 07:20 AM
by Janos Bauer Go to last post
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Parowan Day 4 6-23 by TomnKeyLargo
Some build ups, so, like whats the problem man. Like none, 7V blew the doors off in Standard at 93 mph. KS ran around 90 mph in Sports. Then comes P7, like 98 mph in 15 Meter. The weather did have bumpers in all areas. Standards had a AST, 15 Meters changed to a 1 turn MAT with a 3 hour window....
June 24th 04 03:56 AM
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Outlandings Austria, Inn valley by Jean
Hello Preparing a camp in Samedan - Looking at the excellent http://www.aussenlandefelder.org/ I was surprised to find nothing in the Inn valley east of Imst and Innsbruck area. It is unlandable - or so easy that there is no need to reference anything ? Thanks for advice Jean
June 24th 04 12:07 AM
by Hans L. Trautenberg Go to last post
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Electronic declaration (for Volkslogger) by stephanevdv
There seems to be some problems with Volkslogger declarations generated by other than the Volkslogger DOS software (that won't work reliably on many recent Windows computers), e.g. the sector definition can change (it happens when I make a WinPilot declaration and upload it to Volkslogger). I find...
June 23rd 04 11:54 PM
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Avoid CSA website by F.L. Whiteley
Please avoid the Colorado Soaring Association website, www.soarcsa.org, for now. The server hosting the site has been cracked and pages are loading the shellscript.js Trojan. Frank Whiteley More info on this...
June 23rd 04 10:21 PM
by F.L. Whiteley Go to last post
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Salto maintenance manual by Chris Pollard
Hi Guys Does anyone over there have a copy of the maintenance manual for a 1971 Start and Flug H101 Salto? I can't track one down in the UK, but they were never offically sold here. Mine is the only one, but I know there are several still flying in the US. A phototcopy or scan would be...
June 23rd 04 03:14 PM
by Some Go to last post
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MLR+IPAQ->OLC? by jaro
Hi folks, It's typical syndrome of horror vacui. I've got gps MLR and PDA Ipaq 5500. I connected both devices. Now I would like to receive tracks from my GPS and send them by my Ipaq directly to OLC server. Does anybody knows any software with such option? jaro
June 23rd 04 03:06 PM
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Need to LEASE a Blanik by Robert de León
The Club: Greater Houston Soaring Assoc. Situation: our club has 2 Blaniks in our basic training fleet. One L-13 and one L-23 Super. BOTH now have damaged wheel and gear boxes. One let go last week in a hard landing, the other flunked an inspection this week. BOTH are now lost for at least 4-6...
June 23rd 04 01:52 PM
by COLIN LAMB Go to last post
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ELT operation by Ian Cant
Can someone explain the accuracy limitation of an ELT ? While the signal on 121.5 can only be automatically detected and located to within 12 miles or so, if an airborne search is started would a homing receiver not guide the aircraft right over the spot ? Or are ADFs not carried anymore in...
June 23rd 04 01:46 PM
by Bob Greenblatt Go to last post
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Libelle Web Site by f.blair
I have been working to get the Libelle site back up. Due to a computer crash and at the same time an ISP that went out of business, I lost most of the files that made up the site. I have recreated what I could, but need help from the Libelle community to get all the information updated. ...
June 23rd 04 08:06 AM
by f.blair Go to last post
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LX4000 wind calculation by AttentionLEcureuil
Hi, My ASW-20 is equipped with an LX4000 (no GPS) connected to an LX20 as a GPS source. Everything seems to work fine except the wind calculation. Yesterday, the wind was pretty strong. After a couple of turns in a few thermals and straight flight toward my first waypoint, the LX4000 tells me...
June 23rd 04 04:33 AM
by AttentionLEcureuil Go to last post
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Libelle owners by f.blair
This is mainly for US owners, but may apply to other countries that have other maintenance requirements. Have you complied with AD 97-03-02 concerning taking measurements for control mass on all control surfaces? If you did: How long did it take, total time, accessing controls, taking...
June 23rd 04 03:05 AM
by mrw Go to last post
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Rubber Tail Skid Installation by Brian Iten
What is the adhesive or tape of choice for installing the rubber tail skid with roller blade wheel on the bottom of the boom? How often does it need to be re-installed? Thanks Brian
June 23rd 04 02:22 AM
by Mark Navarre Go to last post
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