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Glide Navigator 2 technical question (V2 and V3) by Scott Alexander[_2_]
I'm going through the setup on glider navigator 2 on my IPAQ 2215. When I select the polar data it does not ask for the speed at V2 and V3. It does ask me for max l/d info and V1 speed. Anyone know how I can enter the V2 and V3 speed? Thanks in advance!! SA
February 19th 10 04:12 AM
by Paul Remde Go to last post
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Goddard PS-5a by Brad[_2_]
My power supply smells funny..............oh yeah, and it won't send power to the PDA anymore, but it does pass GPS info to the PDA. Is it repairable, or do I buy a new one? Brad
February 19th 10 04:07 AM
by Paul Remde Go to last post
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Arcus Maiden Voyage in the US by Barry[_4_]
We had the pleasure to take the Arcus on its maiden voyage in the US this last weekend in Immokalee, FL. We made 6 flight for about 6 hours. What a dream ship. You would swear it was a singleplace 15m or 18m. Aileron control and roll rate were great. Even though this ship just flat out goes I...
February 19th 10 03:13 AM
by Don[_6_] Go to last post
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Region 10 North Contest Update by Scott Alexander[_2_]
Howdy Folks, Just wanted to update everyone interested in this contest. Things are forming up very nicely for our contest. As of mid-february: 16 pilots signed up on the SSA website (we are expecting 20-30 total)
February 19th 10 02:29 AM
by Scott Alexander[_2_] Go to last post
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Nice Newspaper Article by Vsoars
I'm glad the article was well received and thanks for the kind words. The point of getting media coverage is to promote our sport. It's easier than you think. It took me 10 minutes to use the "Record" template from the new, revised Soaring Publicity Handbook. I emailed it to the city desk...
February 18th 10 08:58 PM
by Vsoars Go to last post
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Tost E85 release on Birddog by Doug[_4_]
Hi, is anyone using Tost E85 release on an L-19 and if so, do you have an STC or 337 for the modification? Thanks, Doug
February 18th 10 06:08 PM
by Doug[_4_] Go to last post
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Vintage sailplane geeks... by [email protected]
I have a very good condition volume of the 1963 edition "the worlds sailplanes" which is written in English, German and French. As an added bonus it has an SSA pamphlet from the same vintage in perfect condition as a book mark. You cannot buy this in stores.... Thinking $100 OBO for it. Email...
February 18th 10 06:09 AM
by [email protected] Go to last post
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DG-300 Water Ballast Bags by noel.wade
So I would like to start flying my DG-300 with water; but the previous owner tells me that the bags weren't used for about the last 10 years. Rather than take a chance on them, I'd like to replace them. My local DG dealer (whom I do appreciate) is saying its about $1000USD per bag from the...
February 18th 10 02:39 AM
by Eric Greenwell Go to last post
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Soaring apps for iPhone by kirk.stant
Just got one of these Apple gizmos and I'm curious what apps other glider guiders are using. So far I've found some nice non-aviation weather and mapping apps, so now I'm looking for a good NOTAM and aviation wx brief app. How about SPOT, XCskies, DrJack? Kirk 66
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February 17th 10 08:13 PM
by Roeland van der Spek Go to last post
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Standard Class / National Distance to Goal Record by ryanglover1969[_2_]
http://ssa.org/members/badgesandrecords/RecordTable.asp 448.24mi Fritz Seger 8/29/1987 Not to diminish Fritz Seger's fantastic flight but, I would have thought this record would have been surpassed on some of the ridges in the east by now. Is going for this record unappealing to a lot of pilots?
February 17th 10 05:06 PM
by ryanglover1969[_2_] Go to last post
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Looking for some marketing feedback on a new pilot relief product by Mark
I've come up with what may become a new pilot relief product. It's not for sale yet, but I'm at the point where I'm trying to get some market feedback to see if there is enough interest to invest further. I've been using prototypes in my Ventus this past year with excellent success. For now I'm...
February 17th 10 01:16 PM
by Mark Go to last post
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SPOT rescue in AOPA magazine by Eric Greenwell
The Feb 2010 AOPA Pilot magazine has an article about two pilots rescued after an airplane crash in Idaho. Each had a SPOT but neither unit was well secured; fortunately, they were mobile enough to dig through the wreckage to find and activate them. A medical helicopter landed on the take off...
February 16th 10 05:21 PM
by [email protected][_2_] Go to last post
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wanted by Brad[_2_]
A used in good condition 3" ASI in knots, speed range up to 160kts. Thanks, Brad
February 16th 10 05:03 PM
by Brad[_2_] Go to last post
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Help needed with communication between a Colibri and IPAQ by Tim Taylor
I need help with getting a Colibri logger to communicate with an IPAQ. I can get the Colibri to send data to the IPAQ to work with WinPilot and I can get WinPilot to send a declaration to the Colibri, but I can not get any software to work to allow me to download a flight from the Colibri to the...
February 16th 10 08:05 AM
by Tim Taylor Go to last post
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Help !! Ventus CM- engine stuck by hoss
After stowing the engine on a self-launch I heard a high pitched whine. I turned off the circuit breakers.. The problem is now I can not extend the engine. The circuit breaker will pop if it is reset. Any ideas on how to extend a stuck engine? ( other than cutting a hole in the side of the fuselage)
February 16th 10 06:16 AM
by hoss Go to last post
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America's cup by Terry[_4_]
This year America's cup racing is more like soaring than sailing. The second, and probably last race of the series is on online . Check it out.
February 16th 10 05:22 AM
by Westbender Go to last post
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Blanik L-13 tow out gear by TDixon
So as not to redesign the wheel, has anybody made tow out gear for a Blanik L-13. My tie down is at the opposite end of the runway from the normal launch end and I would like to use something other than a rope and wing walker. I would appreciate any descriptions, plans, drawings or photos of...
February 16th 10 12:30 AM
by JS Go to last post
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Transponder article updated with Trig info by Eric Greenwell
This article, originally in Soaring (Feb 2002) was updated recently to include information on the Trig TT21 transponder. You can download it from http://tinyurl.com/yg76qo9 It will also be available on the Soaring Safety Foundation website later this month: http://soaringsafety.org/
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February 15th 10 06:55 PM
by Mike Schumann Go to last post
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Gel coat removal - water sanding vs. straight line sanding by LS3 Pilot
Trying to do some work on my ship. Does anyone that reads this forum have experience in the best way to remove gelcoat? I've got an area thats too big to hand sand on the wing that needs some work. A friend suggested I buy a water sander that continuously feeds water to the sander (similar to a...
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February 15th 10 03:32 PM
by shkdriver Go to last post
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Tow planes and transponders by Andy[_1_]
Worldwide, what exemptions from transponder equipage apply to glider tow planes (assuming built and certified with an electrical system)?. How typical is it that tow planes are not equipped with a mode C or mode S transponder? Andy
February 15th 10 01:27 AM
by BT[_3_] Go to last post
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