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Nixus Project by [email protected]
Who is the "driver" of the Nixus Project and where are they located? Thanks. https://www.facebook.com/NixusProject/
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March 12th 19 01:59 AM
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Brendan Chaplin - UK Glider Pilot by [email protected]
Morning ... anybody have contact information for a UK pilot named Brendan Chaplin (or perhaps Chapman) ... who flew out of Blairstown NJ (USA) ~25 years ago ... thanks ... KK
March 11th 19 08:45 AM
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ASH26E For Sale by 2G
Trading up to an ASH31Mi. Rex, the Schleicher dealer, did the maintenance and last annual: https://wingsandwheels.com/class/classified.php?id=2999 It is located at Williams, CA for inspection.
March 11th 19 01:17 AM
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Speaking at Nerd Nite Toronto March 21 by [email protected]
Speaking at Nerd Nite here in Toronto March 21, I speak often for work, this nite, I get to speak about my passion, soaring - we will look an actual flights as three friends circumnavigate Lake Simcoe, without burning a drop of fuel. https://toronto.nerdnite.com/ Hope you can join us :-D
March 10th 19 06:35 PM
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ASK13 hangar ceiling by [email protected]
We want to hang up our ASK13 in our hanger. Our ASK13 has a nose wheel and glass fuselage modification, that is why a rope or a band/strap hang is not possible. We know there are 2 holes on the outside of the fuselage around the mid section of the cockpit. Maybe this can be an option for...
March 10th 19 05:27 PM
by Burt Compton - Marfa Gliders, west Texas Go to last post
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Tow Hitchs on Piper Cherokee Aircraft by [email protected]
I am seeking information on installing a glider tow hitch on Piper Cherokee Aircraft. Anyone have experience, pictures or paper work? Thanks Bill Snead
March 10th 19 12:23 PM
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Bad day in San Diego! by [email protected]
CBS news is reporting 2 killed at Jucumba Gliderport AND 2 killed at Torrey Pines gliderport! WOW Anyone have details? Sad day, JJ
March 10th 19 10:09 AM
by Frank Whiteley Go to last post
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"OLC+" scored Condor flights by Bret Hess
If you're interested in OLC-style flights on Condor and cooperative flying, join us at www.teamxc.us . We're flying quite a few different sceneries, usually M and Fri evenings.
March 10th 19 05:36 AM
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Many IGC brief tweets today with TP radius, start, etc! by Tom Kelley #711
Direct message FAI Gliding ā€ @FAI_IGC 4h4 hours ago More President Eric Mozer @ericmozer has closed the 2019 IGC Plenary meeting and has wished the Delegates safe journies home. #igcplenary ā€
March 9th 19 06:43 PM
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Announcing - 2019 Logan XC/OLC Mountain Flying Camp by [email protected]
Event Dates: 8/11/2019 - 8/17/2019 We are excited to announce the opportunity to come enjoy and fly Logan, Utah in an OLC/XC Mountain flying camp the second week of August 2019. This camp is limited to 35 gliders and is best suited for more experienced XC pilots who have already had some...
March 9th 19 06:11 PM
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IGC brief tweets on scoring and tracking. by Tom Kelley #711
FAI Gliding ā€ @FAI_IGC 12h12 hours ago More USA proposal is approved, with implementation over 3 years. #igcplenary 1 reply 1 retweet 0 likes Reply 1 Retweet 1 Like Direct message
March 9th 19 05:49 PM
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Passing of Al Leffler by [email protected]
Iā€™m very sorry to report the passing of Al Leffler on Tuesday of this week, He will surely be missed.
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March 9th 19 10:41 AM
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SECRETS TO GLIDER MATH: Simple Glide Calculations to Keep You Safer! Do NOT miss this phenomenal webinar presented by CINDY BRICKNER and 3 of her friends. Soaring at home or cross-country doesn't require any multi-hundreds-of-dollars instrumentation, nor does it need a...
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March 8th 19 09:06 PM
by Charlie M. (UH & 002 owner/pilot) Go to last post
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So I am getting to know Ryan by Jonathan St. Cloud
So I have been getting to know Ryan. I first showed up at the local gliderport in the early to mid-nineties, having recently turned thirty, less than a decade before. Ryan was the mechanic who toiled under an old oak tree to a keep fleet of tow planes and Schweizer gliders in the air. His tool...
March 8th 19 02:43 PM
by Jonathan St. Cloud Go to last post
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Garmin Recreational GPS Receivers (US) by 2KA
If you have an old Garmin recreational receiver just lying around, like an eTrex or a GPS 76, you may be interested to know that (with some effort) it is totally possible to load an up-to-date airspace map and airport/waypoint list on it. These can make great back-up navigators in case you lose...
March 8th 19 01:52 AM
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Tow rope musings - informal survey by son_of_flubber
What is the initial new length of the tow ropes that you use? Assuming that you cut off the worn portion near the ring and gradually shorten the rope, when does the rope get too short to use? How often do you measure the rope? Do you usually discard used ropes because of visible wear, reduced...
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March 7th 19 11:26 PM
by Andrzej Kobus Go to last post
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Rodent proofing CG Hook by George Haeh
The club Grob had copious evidence of rodent infestation and we found that the CG hook opening offers a wide passage. We cut out a piece of aluminum, glued a stack of disk magnets to hold it to the tow hook inside the cage and put on a drawer pull. Also taped inside to protect the finish. Will add...
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March 7th 19 08:21 PM
by Pete Smith[_4_] Go to last post
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What is a "Site Survey?" by Burt Compton - Marfa Gliders, west Texas
In responses to my "Traveling Checkride Examiner" post and questions on the SSA Clubs & Chapters group I have received e-mails such as this one: Q. "Burt - Your recent message on Chapters-SSA got me thinking about site surveys. What exactly are they? How much time is required? What's the...
March 7th 19 05:06 PM
by Burt Compton - Marfa Gliders, west Texas Go to last post
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Affect of Alcohol (Beer) on Soaring and Soaring Racing by [email protected]
I know Sebastian Kawa and a few others never touch alcohol. Some racing pilots stay away around competitions. Others have a beer waiting on ice when they land. Is it just a high performance athlete focusing thing - or is there more to it. I did a search and couldn't fined any discussions. WH
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March 7th 19 01:29 PM
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Window open today down in Shiflet? by Waveguru
Great wave today in Region 5. https://www.onlinecontest.org/olc-3.0/gliding/daily.html?sc=&st=olc&rt=olc&df=&c=C6&sp=2019 Boggs
March 7th 19 12:41 AM
by JS[_5_] Go to last post
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