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A few newbie questions about the sport by [email protected]
A short while ago my daughter was considering joining a local Civil Air Patrol chapter, while attending the meetings with her I began to be interested in Gliding. I'm in NJ. If someone could help me with a few basic questions, I'd really appreciate it: 1. What is the average ground speed of a...
Today 01:01 PM
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For sale: LX S8 Digital vario by [email protected]
The LX S8 vario pictured in the link below is for sale. All original cables and accessories are included, they’re brand new and unopened. The vario is in perfect condition and works flawlessly. $1,100, shipping included. This is the full (not ‘Club’ version). Pic:...
Today 02:33 AM
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For Sale: New Gas Spring for Cobra Trailer 1300N x 1550 mm extended length by Craig Funston[_3_]
New, never used. HAHN-Gasfedern #1259542 Manufacture date 14.05.11 Always stored with with extension rod down to keep seal lubricated. Located in Washington State, USA $50 USD + shipping gmail address = nimbus3mail
Today 01:52 AM
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Solution Manual Mechanics of Aero-structures (Sudhakar Nair) by [email protected]
On Tuesday, April 4, 2017 at 11:12:32 AM UTC-5, wrote: List of Solutions Manuals and Test Banks ________________________________________ contact to : mattosbw1(at)gmail.com
Yesterday 11:58 PM
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Js3 jet catastrophic failure. by Charlie Quebec
In the last east issue of Gliding Australia there is an incident report shown below. During the course of a cross country flight, the pilot elected to start the jet sustainer to self retrieve. The engine started normally, and the pilot tracked for the home airflield The engine failed...
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Yesterday 08:54 PM
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Tinted canopies by Gerry Simpson
What has been the experience among the readers of this sight with respect to colorless or blue tinted canopies and perception changes. For example, do haze domes look essentially the same? Do crops and ground features appear altered? It was conveyed to me from a reasonably knowledgeable source that...
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Yesterday 06:31 PM
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Accidents resulting from medical issues by Mike the Strike
In recent discussions on accidents, there seems to be an assumption that a common cause is older pilots losing control - perhaps forgetting after fifty years how to do a coordinated turn. I have long suspected that many accidents may have a medical component resulting from the pilot becoming...
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Yesterday 03:19 PM
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For sale: Ventus 2CXT by RuudH
Op woensdag 12 september 2018 15:10:06 UTC+2 schreef RuudH: For details see http://adverts.gliderpilot.net/?op=s3&id=15281 Slide show via YouTube https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=aaduZ1Dxbm0
Yesterday 11:26 AM
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stowing horizontal stabilizer on tail boom in trailer by [email protected]
I have seen a glider trailer in which the aircraft's horizontal stabilizer is strapped to the glider's tail boom for storage and transport. I can't recall where I saw this, and a google image search did not yield any hits. At any rate, strapping the horizontal stabilizer to the tail boom is one...
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Yesterday 08:45 AM
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3-D map issues with SeeYou 9.2 by Dan[_6_]
recently my 3-D map view feature stopped working on SeeYou 9.2. It had been working great but now is hung up and all I see is a brown screen. I've contacted the SeeYou help desk, they suggested to update my graphics card drivers, did that and still nothing. I'm waiting for further instructions...
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September 16th 18 06:27 AM
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Vermont Fatalities Today by [email protected]
Three people were killed in the crash of a 2-32 today.
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September 15th 18 07:05 PM
by Andrzej Kobus Go to last post
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The 'Legendary Julian Glider Pilots Soar Through Life' Article by Tom BravoMike
In his latest 'Eglider Newsletter' (Saturday, Sept. 15, 2018), Tom Knauff mentions an article about the Ridge Soaring Gliderport in the local (State College) 'Town & Gown" magazine. A quick search gives this link to the article...
September 15th 18 06:33 PM
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Vario Comparison by [email protected]
Hi- I've searched the archives of this oft-discussed topic, but am not finding specific answers I'm seeking. If you have good experience or knowledge about the specific issues below, I would much appreciate your insights. 1) Latency with accuracy. What is the quickest vario with accuracy? Are...
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September 15th 18 04:54 PM
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Too many accidents by [email protected]
I have been soaring since the late 70's and can recall many accidents in the past. It seems, however, that recently the accident rate has spiked. While I don't have exact data to confirm this (I'm sure our friends at the SSF have it), it seems that we are experiencing higher than average...
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September 15th 18 03:21 AM
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Oxygen regulator for MH EDS by John Foster
Does anyone know the specifics of what kind of regulator is used with the Older MH EDS systems? I’ve been given an older EDS unit but will have to buy a separate oxygen bottle and regulator.
September 14th 18 11:32 PM
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Flying Gliders in Europe: Medical Requirements by [email protected]
I'm trying to put together a trip to the LAK factory in Lithuania to test fly the new MiniLAK FES, a 16.5 meter self launch that I may decide to purchase. The folks at LAK are onboard, but the civil aviation authority in Lithuania is raising bureaucratic barriers to my flying there. They've...
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September 14th 18 09:10 PM
by Chris Ramler Go to last post
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Ventus ballast leak by wladkummer76
Hi all, Id like to ask for help here. My Ventus a SN143 right wing ballast is leaking around the ballast valve actuator rod. I've contacted S&H but no response so far. I do not know if a O-ring seal would fit in the small recess. Have anyone in this group experienced this problem? Thanks to...
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September 13th 18 09:26 PM
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HPH Glasflugel 304eS FES battery fire by James Thomson[_2_]
The AAIB report has been published: https://assets.publishing.service.gov.uk/media/5b74225ce5274a0b344cabd 5/HPH_Glasflugel_304_eS_G-GSGS_09-18.pdf
September 13th 18 06:47 PM
by Ben Hirashima Go to last post
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Use of Parachutes by Jonathon May
This is a good talk by G.Dale about bailout situations G successfully bailed out after a mid air collision https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCvOKZ1CC8NoSro7U5LkED-Q If you fly you should at least watch it Jon
September 13th 18 06:03 PM
by JS[_5_] Go to last post
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New soaring video about flying in Tehachapi, California USA... by Glider Pilot
September 13th 18 10:32 AM
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