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Club Members Needed! by Mike[_28_]
The South Jersey Soaring Society (New Jersey USA) is seeking new members & CFIGs. We are very close to folding due to a lack of flight activity and instructors. If the other Philadelphia area clubs are too far or too crowded for your taste come fly at the edge of the Pine Barrens National Reserve....
January 18th 10 10:19 PM
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Looking for USAFA grads now flying sailplanes by Paul Remde[_2_]
I am trying to put an article together for Checkpoints - and am looking for USAFA grads who are now flying sailplanes - ( yes I know about JP ) I especially am looking for a recent ( last three years) story on getting back into the cockpit -soaring style! Thanks
January 18th 10 07:53 PM
by Frank Whiteley Go to last post
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For Sale - Softie Long by Orion Kingman[_2_]
On Jan 8, 1:12*pm, Orion Kingman wrote: Softie Long parachute.http://deltavictor8.com/soaring/DSCN0536.JPG Manufacture date: 8/2004http://deltavictor8.com/soaring/DSCN0537.JPG B-12 hooks, sheep skin back, and matching carrying...
January 18th 10 03:52 PM
by Orion Kingman[_2_] Go to last post
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Borgelt B50 wanted (prefer USA) by Tim Taylor
I am looking for a B50, can have either size vario display. If you have upgraded and would like to sell on please contact me.
January 18th 10 12:55 PM
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Belgian winch launch video by Frank Whiteley
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=-Dw6r_1r91M On top in 2 minutes at Weelde.
January 18th 10 02:53 AM
by bildan Go to last post
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D Registered...Thanks by glider[_2_]
Seems that it will not happen. Thanks, GA
January 17th 10 08:48 PM
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Eagleville Soaring Club - Eagleville TN by MP
Great News - the Eagleville Soaring Club had its first meeting today collecting dues and electing officers forming an SSA chapter club. We have 20 members and will continue operations and training in Middle Tennessee from our strip at Puckett field in Eagleville, TN, 30 miles south of Nashville. ...
January 17th 10 05:11 AM
by Randy[_2_] Go to last post
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Winching in Florida: Now! by vaughn[_2_]
I had a great time trying a few winch launches with Don at Immokalee Airport (KIMM) today. Honest 2000' launches. If you have never tried a winch launch, you have missed a great thrill in soaring. He will be there a few more weeks and still has gaps in his schedule. Don't let them go to...
January 16th 10 11:35 PM
by Mike Schumann Go to last post
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Global Warming etc. by None[_2_]
Should this topic not be moved to another forum?
January 16th 10 06:17 PM
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Contest Duo Flying by Karl Striedieck
Seats are available for contest flights at Mifflin (May 16-22), Parowan (June 12-24) and Fairfield (October 10-16). The Seniors is filled. Practice days at Parowan will include end-of-the-day loitering around Zion NP to fly with condors. The donation is the usual $200 which goes to the US Team...
January 16th 10 02:45 PM
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Mystery of crashed glider in Arizona by Mike the Strike
Several of our members have recently been surveying possible landing strips for our contest database and Steve Koerner came across an old crashed glider in the Arizona desert..... http://www.flickr.com/photos/[email protected]/sets/72157622824263137/ Registration was N71JR. V-tail, large flaps, no...
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January 16th 10 01:49 PM
by brian whatcott Go to last post
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#711 reporting US Team news by Tom Kelley
Clear Nav raffle tickets, stuff and some more good stuff..................
January 16th 10 06:11 AM
by Tom Kelley Go to last post
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Cumulus Soaring, Inc. Receives SSA Approval for Calibrations by Paul Remde
Hi, On January 15, 2010 Cumulus Soaring, Inc. received approval from the Soaring Society of America as an approved GPS flight recorder and barograph calibration lab. Send your unit to me and I will calibrate it quickly and accurately. You can see details...
January 15th 10 03:48 PM
by Paul Remde Go to last post
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Global Warming/Climate Change by None[_2_]
Interesting article: http://climate.nasa.gov/blogs/index.cfm?FuseAction=ListBlogs
January 15th 10 03:51 AM
by Eric Greenwell Go to last post
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Seattle - CFI Revalidation Clinic and Safety Seminar by Mark
The Soaring Safety Foundation is conducting a CFIG Revalidation Clinic in Seattle the weekend of February 13th and 14th, 2010. It is open to everyone - not just instructors. This is your best opportunity to prepare for your next written test (private, commercial or instructor in gliders), prepare...
January 14th 10 08:53 PM
by Mark Go to last post
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New Trig TT22 Transponder by Paul Remde
Hi, Trig has announced the new TT22 transponder. It is identical to the TT21, except that it is a Class 1 transponder with 250W output. That means it is certified for use up to 35,000 feet. Details: http://www.cumulus-soaring.com/trig.htm The TT21 has been extremely popular.
January 14th 10 07:27 PM
by John Smith Go to last post
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Glider CFI Seminar by Tom[_9_]
Glider CFI Seminar Planned for June 7 through 11 at Ridge Soaring Gliderport, Julian, Pennsylvania. Morning classroom, afternoon flying. Lodging in the bunkhouse. Motorhome facilities and camping available. Further announcments will be included in our free newsletter. Sign up on our web site:...
January 14th 10 12:46 PM
by Tom[_9_] Go to last post
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New SPOT messenger allows custom messages by Rob.Russell
It's only $550, and it lets you send custom text messages through space to cellphones back home. It also lets you update your facebook status while soaring. "ZOMFG, I just got passed in a thermal by a plastic shopping...
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January 13th 10 02:55 AM
by Rob.Russell Go to last post
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NOT OT, This is one of the best eulogies I have ever read. by brian whatcott
Tom wrote: Over the years, we had several WWII glider pilots show up at Ridge Soaring Gliderport for a glider ride. For most, it would be their first glider ride since a harrowing invasionary flight into enemy territory. Usually, the family would have bought a gift certificate, and...
January 12th 10 03:44 PM
by stephanevdv Go to last post
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How to import turnpoints into SeeYou by Scott Alexander[_2_]
Hi, Most of my turnpoints are already on the SeeYou program. I'd say maybe 95%. But there's alot of turnpoints that are on the worldwide turnpoint exchange for my club, that are missing from SeeYou. Such as Ashland and Ashland2 from wolf river, tn turnpoints Any help would be appreciated.
January 12th 10 12:03 PM
by Andy[_10_] Go to last post
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