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Soaring in Chile by ripacheco1967
I love watching people soaring in Colorado and Utah... This comes from the Chilean Andes 16,000 ft https://www.facebook.com/planeadoreschile/videos/583588565466786/?t=20 https://www.planeadores.cl/web/
June 3rd 19 09:41 PM
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2019 FAI Sailplane Gran Prix Cerdanya Spain 6-1-19 thru 6-8-19 by Tom Kelley #711
Live broadcast 1430 EURO time, around 06:30 am MDT. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=gFLbYmhwf_8 Also can watch reruns by going to FAI Sailplane Grand Prix website. http://www.sgp.aero/finals2019.aspx?contestID=3608 Best. Tom #711.
June 3rd 19 07:41 PM
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Steel oxygen tank by rudolph stutzmann
Removed from a DG 300, steel tank and valve only, no regulator or gauge. Regulator that was on it was a M and H type/size CGA-540. Approx 22" long and approx 5" diameter. "Hydro by 7/1/21" written on bottle. Located in upstate NY. Photos and exact measurements available upon request. rstutzmann ...
June 3rd 19 12:14 AM
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Your First Land Out by Dan Marotta
Describe your first land out and tell us if you had any specific prior training for cross country flying or for landing in an unusual place. As stated elsewhere, formal training for cross country flying and landing out is sorely lacking in the USA.* Yes, there are a few places where you can go...
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June 2nd 19 05:30 AM
by Jonathan St. Cloud Go to last post
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Model 20 GPS's stopped working this last weekend by BG[_4_]
I witnessed something pretty strange this last weekend several Cambridge Model 20 GPS stopped working. I have used it for years connected to my SN10b with zero problems. This last weekend I saw on the SN10 display, no GPS signal in the last 10 seconds over and over. Indeed it wasn't updating. ...
June 1st 19 01:44 PM
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Better than icom 16B? by [email protected]
Is there any hand-held better than the icom 16 bluetooth for around the airport ops? NAV feature not required. Thanks.
June 1st 19 07:37 AM
by Martin Gregorie[_6_] Go to last post
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G-103 3000hr inspection by PGS
Anyone have any recommendations on a repair facility in the US (east of the Rockies) that has done a 3000hr inspection on a G-103?
June 1st 19 05:01 AM
by George Haeh Go to last post
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Are off-airport landouts common and/or dangerous? by Charles Ethridge
Hi all. First off, I was a fairly experienced CFI and Chief Flight Instructor with a great record, and am now a Commercial Glider Pilot, so I'm not a total newbie in the glider world. I realize that my initial question may be obvious to some, but here in South Florida, we NEVER land out in fields...
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June 1st 19 04:58 AM
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Implausible Time Records by Dan Marotta
For my last three flights I've been getting a message from OLC warning of implausible time records in the igc file.* Does anyone know what this means and what I might do to correct the problem? I've asked the question on the ClearNav forum but haven't gotten a reply yet. Here's a link to the...
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June 1st 19 02:39 AM
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Feb Soaring: MiniLAK FES article by Matt Herron (Sr)
My article, Mini & Me, about test flying a Mini in Lithuania appears as a cover piece in the current Soaring. Also, Garett Willat has an interesting piece on the way FES may change XCountry soaring.
May 31st 19 09:52 PM
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FS: Gap Tape by Thomas Johnson[_3_]
Gap Tape for sale. $40 for 40 rolls shipped to your address (US only). This is cheaper tape that is not as good as the more expensive tapes. It best used for one day flights where you assemble and disassemble on the same day.
May 31st 19 08:03 PM
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Glider Checkride Examiner will travel to YOU by Burt Compton - Marfa Gliders, west Texas
Almost ready to take your Practical Test ("checkride") for your Private or Commercial glider pilot license? Ready to become a Glider Flight Instructor? Burt, your Traveling FAA Glider License Checkride Examiner (DPE) will be on the road (mostly airline actually) starting this spring to New...
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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...
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New gliding podcast "The Thermal" by Herrie[_2_]
Episode #1 of my new podcast The Thermal is now uploaded and ready for your listening pleasure. On this show, Perlan chief pilot Jim Payne will tell us what it was like to break the world altitude record for gliders while flying the Antarctic wave in Argentina. He’ll also tell us about this...
May 31st 19 05:20 PM
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Cambridge vario audio box wanted by Geoff Minors
I am looking for the audio box that goes with the Cambridge vario. Anybody got one they can sell me? Thanks
May 31st 19 01:16 AM
by JS[_5_] Go to last post
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Microburst by Nick Kennedy[_3_]
http://canyouactually.com/this-incredibly-rare-rain-bomb-falling-from-the-sky-looks-insane/
May 30th 19 09:35 PM
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I'm looking for Ls3 ( all type) glider by Joel Flamenbaum[_2_]
On Friday, October 1, 1999 at 12:00:00 AM UTC-7, Andrea Salvadori wrote: I'm looking for a Ls3 - Ls3 a - Ls3 17. Please send me an e-mail if you've got the glider to sell.Thank you andrea by now you probably have acquired one,if not I...
May 30th 19 07:23 PM
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Nano GPS issue by [email protected]
So I'm having a problem with my Nano this season. It will power on and I get the left most LED blinking as expected. The issue is that I never get the second LED blinking to indicate that the GPS is happy. I've left it powered on outside for over an hour and still only the one LED. The Nano...
May 30th 19 07:22 AM
by [email protected] Go to last post
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Altimeter by Andrew James[_2_]
Wanted 57mm Altimeter
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Region 3 contest at Harris Hill Soaring, July 14 - 20 2019 by Joan Taylor
The Soaring Capital of America is proud to host this years Region 3 Contest July 14 - July 20 2019 with July 13 being the practice day. 15 meter, 18 meter and Sports class are welcome. IF you havent flown at our historic site before, you are in for a real treat. The people, the scenery and the...
May 29th 19 09:30 PM
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