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PowerMouse vs Power Flarm - Updates by March? hardware/software -ADS-R, TIS-B by WaltWX[_2_]
I hear that PowerMouse will include an ADS-B option and possibly ADS-R / TIS-B (for those of you not in U.S .. these are FAA ground rebroadcasts of ADS-B 1090 packets and transponder only aircraft). No word on whether the PowerFlarm will add this firmware upgrade. Does anyone know when the...
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December 16th 18 05:06 AM
by Darryl Ramm Go to last post
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Smart Phone Software by John Foster
What have you guys found to be the best "flight computer" app for a smart phone or tablet? Ive tried using iGlide for the iPhone (basic version), but it doesn't seem to have the functionality of a true flight computer where you can input a task, turn points, etc. Do I just need to upgrade to the...
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December 15th 18 06:07 PM
by SoaringXCellence Go to last post
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Interesting Electric Aircraft Video by Nick Kennedy[_3_]
www.youtube.com/watch?v=abtj87wAX0Q Some good stuff in here. I wonder if the LAK 17 b is about to land gear up? They call the Antares cockpit "crash proof" not to sure about that.
December 15th 18 03:43 PM
by Nick Kennedy[_3_] Go to last post
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Soaring the Cape of Storms by Sven[_2_]
Soaring from Worcester in the Western Cape, South Africa - we have some German visitors and Stefan Langer made this exquisite video - enjoy! https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=_OOXvAbCUcc&feature=share
December 15th 18 02:56 AM
by Nick Kennedy[_3_] Go to last post
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500 KM hang Gliding Record in Australia by Nick Kennedy[_3_]
The HGFA sends out: A Lismore pilot and member of the Hang Gliding Federation of Australia, has set an Australian Hang Gliding record, soaring 500km to a declared goal over the spectacular Queensland outback – a total of 10 hours in the air. Reaching ground speeds of over 100km/hr, Scott...
December 15th 18 01:04 AM
by Tony[_5_] Go to last post
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Igc file help. Computer science by [email protected]
Hey guys im taking a computer science class on data structures and algorithms. I wanna do something glider related for my final project. I was thinking about trying to see if there is a pattern between average vario for a task and Xc speed. However, I have no clue how how to obtain such data from...
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December 14th 18 06:23 PM
by Thomas Van de Velde Go to last post
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LXNav screens (LX9000, LX9070, etc) and polarised sunglasses by [email protected]
Good evening all, Has anyone experienced any problems with polarised sunglasses and LXNav PNA's? If so, could you kindly advise: - The model number - The installed orientation, and - What plane was the screen polarised in, horizontal or vertical? Many thanks! CJ
December 14th 18 01:14 PM
by krasw Go to last post
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LXNAV 8000 OAT Incorrect by Deming Gray
Hello everyone, this is my first post. I am new to soaring and have acquired a glider with an LXNAV 8000 already installed. I noticed yesterday that the outside temperature (OAT) is incorrect by about 20 degrees F. I placed the probe in a bath of ice water and it read 50 degrees F and responded...
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December 13th 18 11:05 PM
by Nick Hoare[_2_] Go to last post
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New Concept for Sailplane "racing" by Steve Leonard[_2_]
https://www.fai.org/news/new-contest-concept-sailplanes-electric-power?fbclid=IwAR1mW0o-A_Of5VwgpQ-dImjBxJcnwfARnhF0ErFSWfolyhLble-enOfPP9U Camera on, drops newspaper on porch and runs.... Steve Leonard
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December 13th 18 07:28 PM
by [email protected] Go to last post
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Space Soaring by CindyB[_2_]
I have it on pretty good authority that Mojave is the place to be tomorrow, if you want to see a really big glider go really, really high..... N202VG. The fellow who pays the bills was hosting dinner in the same cafe where I was served tonight. Pretty cool, since I got to watch the first three...
December 13th 18 06:57 PM
by JS[_5_] Go to last post
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Dead ZAON PCAS MRX by Evan Dosik
My PCAS MRX went TU a few weeks ago. Since ZAON has been out of business since mid 2013, does anyone have a resource for getting it repaired? Thanks, Evan, LS1-f
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December 12th 18 04:26 PM
by Ron Gleason Go to last post
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It's winter .... by AS
..... and contrary to some other recent video suggestions, this one is actually soaring related! :-) https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Mrnis7-hvJE Uli 'AS'
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December 12th 18 04:16 PM
by Martin Gregorie[_6_] Go to last post
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For sale by [email protected]
Cambridge 302. The gps engine has NOT been replaced, so it does not function as a logger. I also have a LXNAV Nano (the original one without the display). Both devices work great except for the 302 logging function. I'll part with 302 for $350 and the Nano for $300 or both for $600 ground shipping...
December 11th 18 07:56 PM
by [email protected] Go to last post
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schweizer135 canopy by Morris Carter[_2_]
need complete canopy with frame, frame only, or plexiglass only.
December 11th 18 05:20 AM
by Scott Calvert[_4_] Go to last post
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ASW 15 and Libelle for sale - in bad shape by [email protected]
Recently, the Greater Houston Soaring Association has been donated an ASW 15 and a Libelle. Both are in *bad* shape. The ASW 15 was flooded in Houston during hurricane Harvey. The Libelle was left out in the elements for many years. Just putting this out there in case someone needs one of these...
December 11th 18 04:28 AM
by Bob Herman Go to last post
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standard cirrus with a g-88 release by Scott Williams
does anyone have a cg equipped standard cirrus with a g-88 release instead of the original S-72?
December 11th 18 02:40 AM
by Scott Williams Go to last post
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For Sale Mercedes RV @ Seminole Lake Gliderport by [email protected]
2014 WINNEBAGO VIA 25P Original Owners 56,000 MILES! regular maintenance every year Mercedes Benz 3-liter turbo diesel 15+ mpg highway!...
December 10th 18 10:16 PM
by Deming Gray Go to last post
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Class mobility by Pat Russell[_2_]
The 57th Australian Multiclass Nationals are underway in Narromine. They are running 4 classes: Open, 18m, 15m, and Std. All four classes are handicapped. The entry rules seem to be: a) You can enter Open Class if your wingspan is at least 18 meters. b) You can enter 18m Class only if you...
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December 10th 18 01:34 AM
by [email protected] Go to last post
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CFI-G by Joe Rizzo
Hi folks. Passed my Commercial Glider check ride today. I'm currently a CFI-A. Do I need to take a written test before taking the CFI-G checkride? Joe
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December 9th 18 03:11 PM
by Joe Rizzo Go to last post
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Chicago Seminar with the Perlan Project - Feb 23 by OHM Ω http://aviation.derosaweb.net
The ChicagoLand Glider Council (CLGC) is hosting their 9th Mid-America Soaring and Safety Seminar on Saturday, February 23rd, 2019 from 8AM to 5PM in the impressive Seigle Auditorium in the Business Conference Center of the Elgin Community College located northwest of Chicago. The Seminar will be...
December 8th 18 06:31 AM
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