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XC Soar quick setup for local flights by JorEl
Hi everybody. I am testing the XCSoar program on a Kobo Mini. I ask for your help to know how to prepare some useful pages to navigate on local flights. My interest is to know at all times: Distance and course to the field. Altitude necessary to arrive. Should I schedule a task for this purpose? I...
July 1st 18 06:37 PM
by JorEl Go to last post
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Questions for SGS 2-33 Operators by [email protected]
Hi all, Our club, the Black Forest Soaring Society, is refurbishing our venerable 2-33. She's going to look real nice when we're finished. During this refurb a couple of questions have come up and so I'm posing them to the group: First, how many are still operating with the original, war...
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July 1st 18 04:57 PM
by Dan Marotta Go to last post
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Make your plans to come to New Castle VA for R4S! by John Godfrey (QT)[_2_]
Register Now for 2018 R4S Contest Blue Ridge Soaring Society in New Castle Virginia is again hosting the Region 4 South contest. Contest runs 9/17/2018 - 9/22/2018. (Practice days: 9/15 and 9/16.) This year a two-hour workshop will be offered on 9/16 for new-to-NCI pilots to familiarize them...
July 1st 18 03:17 PM
by Retting Go to last post
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Quiet Vent by Ron (RW)
Some months ago, I read a post from a John Morgan, Minden NV. He was developing a gadget that was to diminish noise from the clearvision panel vent. I think he called it the Quiet Vent. Any further word on his venture? Any contact info? THNX Ron W (RW)
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June 30th 18 04:31 PM
by Paul Agnew Go to last post
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For Sale: 1977 LS3 (USA) by Papa3[_2_]
Aero Club Albatross (ACA) is excited to offer our 1977 Rolladen Schneider LS3 “El Bondo” for sale. This highly-tuned racing machine has been fully “Templinized” in the ACA Skunkworks. Major modifications include: - Extensive micro-turbulation across all flying surfaces and,...
June 30th 18 02:43 PM
by Charlie M. (UH & 002 owner/pilot) Go to last post
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FOR SALE: FLYTEC SONIC VARIO by Roger Griffith
$50.00 shipped in the US, Includes velcro mounts and manual
June 30th 18 02:28 PM
by Roger Griffith Go to last post
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Spinsand hangar flying by Jonathan St. Cloud
I thought in light of a very recent mishap we should start a hangar flying thread on spins or any other flight regime so desired. I will start, please no judgment, just constructive comments, questions, stories... I have never gotten into an accidental spin. I have on several occasions,...
June 30th 18 05:46 AM
by Charlie Quebec Go to last post
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ArcusM trailer for sale by Dave Nadler
ArcusM trailer (short version) built fall 2015 Alko anti-sway hitch (50mm) Removable tongue (for compact storage) 4 built-in jack-stands skid plates on rear jack-stands ArcusM handling gear (wing wheel, tail dolly, collapsing tow-bar with tail-lift) Two cobra wing-stands Shop ramp (quick-release...
June 28th 18 02:51 PM
by Steve Leonard[_2_] Go to last post
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Discus 2 Optimal CG location by Dave Springford
Can anyone advise the optimal CG location for a D2? If the 2a and 2b have different optimal locations, I would like to know both. TIA, Dave
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June 27th 18 03:55 AM
by Dave Springford Go to last post
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Resetting a Bienno LiFePO4 Battery by OHM Ω http://aviation.derosaweb.net
A friend of mine was having an odd problem with his Bienno LiFePO4 battery that I had never seen before. He lent me his battery while I was working on his panel. https://www.bioennopower.com/collections/12v-series-lifepo4-batteries The next day I was surprised when the battery didn't power up...
June 26th 18 09:26 PM
by rudolph stutzmann Go to last post
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FS - New Tost Brass 200 x 50 Tail Wheel with tire and tube by Dave Springford
Brand new brass tail wheel with tire and tube. 200 x 50 brass Tost tail wheel with 12 mm diameter axle hole will fit Schempp-Hirth Discus and Ventus. Weighs about 7 lbs to give a good rearward CG adjustment. $330 plus shipping Contact me by PM or via the ad on...
June 26th 18 11:12 AM
by Bojack J4 Go to last post
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cleaning confor foam by [email protected]
I had a blue confor foam pad in the seatpan of my my glider. I landed in Cordele right before a massive rainstorm, so the inside of the cockpit got wet. The foam sat wet for two weeks and got moldy/mildue and smelly. Do you know of any way to clean it? By its very nature it is very porous so the...
June 26th 18 05:29 AM
by [email protected] Go to last post
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Parachute Landing by Dan Marotta
Start viewing this at 1:23. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Ikzyqd9zzCY I think he might have made a* better landing under a rectangular chute. -- Dan, 5J
June 26th 18 02:02 AM
by [email protected] Go to last post
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Butterfly vario waypoints by 2G
Can anyone out there tell me how to load a waypoint file (cup) into a Air Avionics Butterfly vario (aka Display S)? The manual is very vague on this. Tom
June 25th 18 04:21 PM
by JS[_5_] Go to last post
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WTB 1-26, 1-36, 1-34 by Tango Eight
My club is seeking an airworthy single seat Schweizer glider, no projects. We're interested in 1-26 D / E, 1-36 or 1-34 (fixed gear). Reply to author or look me up on ssa.org. Evan Ludeman Post Mills Soaring Club Post Mills, VT
June 25th 18 01:18 AM
by [email protected] Go to last post
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WANTED: PowerFlarm by [email protected]
I'm looking for a used PowerFLARM Core or PowerFLARM Portable. Thanks Please email rich dot starke at gmail dot com
June 24th 18 04:36 PM
by Richard Pfiffner[_2_] Go to last post
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3,000 hour inspection for Schleicher sailplanes, required in the US? by Chris Snyder
On Sunday, November 12, 2017 at 10:20:27 AM UTC-5, wrote: I've spent some time reading the FAA's response to the SSA in regards to the IS-28B2 found here, http://www.ssa.org/files/member/FAA%20Memo%20-%20IS-28B2%20-%2010_16_2017%20-%20Signed.pdf I'm curious how it applies to...
June 24th 18 11:39 AM
by Martin Gregorie[_6_] Go to last post
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Grand Teton Crash by Ernst
Carnage continues, who is next? https://www.jhnewsandguide.com/news/cops_courts/article_87046564-e466-535c-a04c-b3918ec7dcb9.html It is sickening, what can we do to stop this? If it is experience, we would talk about other things. Thinking about Kristine and her passenger David... Ernst
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June 23rd 18 02:33 AM
by Renny[_2_] Go to last post
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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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June 22nd 18 06:55 AM
by [email protected] Go to last post
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OUDIE CHARGE by guts
Can I charge my Oudie using a USB adapter plugged into my cigarette lighter?? Thanks Glen
June 21st 18 04:10 PM
by guts Go to last post
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