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Another FLARM thread by Andy[_1_]
The FLARM in US thread has taken so may twist and turns I decided to start a new one. I was prompted by a discussion on u.r.a.s to read the SGU FLARM trial report again. I had read it when it was first published but since FLARM was not available in US at that time I quicky forgot about it. It's...
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August 16th 10 05:01 AM
by Darryl Ramm Go to last post
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Insurance. by brian whatcott
AOPA offers insurance for $200/pa on a C150 doing 80 hrs/yr. How much does a glider cost to insure? Brian W
August 16th 10 04:36 AM
by Eric Greenwell Go to last post
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64-bit igc file validator? by NG[_2_]
I'm not able to get the cambridge igc file validator to run on my 64- bit windows (7) operating system, it used to run ok on a 32-bit computer. Anybody have an idea what I might try?
August 15th 10 09:54 PM
by Paul Remde Go to last post
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FS: PIEP II audio vario - new by Phil Jones
Adds audio to a mechanical variometer or can be used stand-alone (with a flask) to provide an audio signal. Made in Germany. I bought this new in 1992 but never used it. Comes with all original accessories and instructions in English. There's a photo it on the Cumulus Soaring Classifieds...
August 15th 10 09:35 PM
by Phil Jones Go to last post
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More Videos from Logan, UT Region 9 contest by Bruno[_2_]
I am slowly getting around to editing more of the 18+ hours of video footage taken while racing in the Logan, Utah Region 9 contest a few weeks back. Here are the first two days of video I shot. I plan on doing a video segment for each day of the contest. The footage might get redundant but...
August 15th 10 03:58 PM
by Bruno[_2_] Go to last post
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F/S L-NAV + GPS-NAV + GPS NAV dispaly + Compaq Aero by zxcvb
Cambridge 25 GPS-NAV with software version 6.0 along with an LNAV ver. 5.8 with 57mm (small) variometer and gps-nav display with software version 5.3e Both L-NAV and GPS-NAV calibrated. Compaq Aero 1550 (like new condition) with integrated serial and power supply cable (no battery, power provided...
August 15th 10 01:07 PM
by zxcvb Go to last post
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Flarm in the US by Steve Freeman
Curious about the use of Flarm in the US. Was told by another pilot that the frequency used by Flarm is not approved for that category of use in the US. Is that true? If it is, do they make units that use a US approved frequency?
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August 15th 10 12:12 AM
by Westbender Go to last post
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Cloth For Canopy Cover by John[_27_]
I would like to make a cover for the canopy to put on while it's in the trailer. I've seen cloth that is cotton-like on the outside, but soft on the inside. Anybody have a name handy on this material that would be the ideal cloth to use when sewing a cover? Thanks, John
August 14th 10 12:16 AM
by John[_27_] Go to last post
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Trailer Haul Western US by Rick Walters[_2_]
I can haul a trailer back from KS, TX, NM, AZ, or CO on August 21. I'm heading to Minden, NV but can deliver as needed on the West Coast. Rick Walters email
August 13th 10 05:31 PM
by Rick Walters[_2_] Go to last post
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Landing Frequency (USA Pilots) by noel.wade
All - How many of you in the USA use the same frequency when flying cross- country as in the traffic-pattern? (i.e. you _don't_ switch frequencies when you're returning to the airport and preparing to land) As an alternate way to ask the same question: How many soaring sites have you been to,...
August 13th 10 05:19 PM
by Bob Go to last post
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Blanik parts help by JC
We had a ground handling mishap and we will need to replace the final section of the fuselage tail skin on our L-13. This is where the last two bulkheads are and where the tail wheel assembly attaches. Im waiting for a reply from Blanik America but I have the impression that this is a hard to find...
August 13th 10 10:54 AM
by ray conlon Go to last post
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Searching for LS1-c/d in Colorado, USA by rlovinggood
Does anyone know of a pilot flying a LS1-c or d model in Colorado this summer? WB caught the beauty on a digital photo while he was on the ground of Mt. Evans this past July 2010. Yea, I looked at the FAA aircraft registry but came away...
August 13th 10 02:10 AM
by rlovinggood Go to last post
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US Region V West by Berry[_2_]
Hey All Y'all Dashing Heroes of the Air, I don't want to speak out of turn, but the "split" Region V West contest at Chilhowee (Benton, Tennessee, USA) is only 3 weeks away! Time to get your name on the list. You really don't want to miss out on this contest for a number of reasons in (no...
August 13th 10 01:57 AM
by mattm[_2_] Go to last post
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Spare wheel/tire by Steve Freeman
Have 89 vintage all metal Cobra trailer and need to get a spare tire and wheel. Am not at hangar to get correct sizes. Anyone know what the size and bolt pattern is?
August 12th 10 11:21 PM
by Steve Freeman Go to last post
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Tow ops at recent Region 10 contest. by Region10Soar
Here's a view of tow operations in Llano in late July. Thanks to all our great tow pilots for making our contest possible! Great job! http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=xm2ctPMMqyw -GE
August 12th 10 05:54 PM
by MickiMinner Go to last post
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How to run a wing? by Andy[_1_]
In the more than 30 years I have been involved in gliding/soaring I have had my wing run many times, have run other pilots wings, and have taught novices to run wings for ground and aerotow launches. At a recent national contest I saw a wing running technique that I had never seen before. I was...
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August 12th 10 04:05 PM
by Chip Bearden[_2_] Go to last post
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Flight Manual For DG-400 and DG-800B by Ernst
Does anyone knows where to find an electronic copy of the DG-400 and DG-800B flight manual or has one that can be shared with me, please Thanks, Ernst
August 12th 10 02:34 PM
by Ernst Go to last post
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Altimeter Setting by Rolf
Over the years (30 or so) Caesar Creek Soaring Club has vacillated with setting the altimeter to zero or MSL. Last year the Board decided to put the Club ships on an MSL basis (private gliders exempted). There are however a number of members who are continuing to make it an issue. I would be...
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August 11th 10 06:15 PM
by Andy[_1_] Go to last post
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Rod end bearing for DG 200 aileron linkage by JC
Question for those of you that operate DG 200s.. Last year there was an AD that called for inspection of a rod end in the aileron linkage next to the control column assembly. If it has an X on it its supposed to be OK and if not it should be replaced with one that has an X.. Anybody know...
August 11th 10 03:14 PM
by Westbender Go to last post
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SSA Soaring Archive! by Tony[_5_]
Exciting news! The SSA Soaring Magazine archive is complete! All editions back to 1937 are online AND the search function works for the entire run of the magazine. I'm so excited I can't sit still as I get to read through all of these great old articles. Now, if only they'd just put up the...
August 10th 10 09:38 PM
by Cloudstreet Journal Go to last post
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