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Tow planes near Visalia by Marc Ramsey
"John Roe" wrote... I am interested getting a tow as near as possible to the town of Visalia on October 4th, 5th and or 6th. If you can or know someone who can let me know! thanks! Assuming you mean Visalia, CA USA (a nice little town, BTW), the Central California...
August 11th 03 11:42 PM
by Larry Johnson Go to last post
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Cambridge GPS-NAV Model 10 DB9 Pinout by Terry Healy
Hello All, I am looking to hook my Ipaq up to my Cambridge Gps Nav model 10 (v5.5palm-nav ready). Would anyone have the Data Port DB9 pinout. I would like to use the data port as it has a +5v out on it. Thanks, Terry
August 11th 03 05:54 PM
by Sam Fly Go to last post
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Which GPS unit to buy? by TJ
Hi, So, which is the best GPS unit to buy for eventual use in a sailplane? Thanks, Tom (remove all the numbers in the addess REPLY won't work)
August 11th 03 04:59 PM
by Skip Guimond Go to last post
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FAA publication Glider Flying Handbook by Jim Phoenix
I just received a copy of the FAA publication titled "Glider Flying Handbook" - publication number FAA-H-8083-13. Updated in 2003. Appears to have some very current photographs and illustrations, but I haven't read it yet. I'm surprised to see things such as the Cambridge flight computer described...
August 11th 03 03:58 PM
by SoarBooks Go to last post
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Announce/USA: FAA Glider Flying Handbook / Bob Wander by SoarBooks
Hi Folks, The new FAA publication FAA Glider Flying Handbook (FAA-H-8083-13) can now be seen at my soaring website www.bobwander.com. You can view the - book cover - my review of the book - the entire table of contents (very comprehensive), and - order a copy if you like! Will ship orders ASAP.
August 11th 03 03:55 PM
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Gliders at Oshkosh 2003 by Apis Gliders
Rather than post my annual Oshkosh report directly to the news group I decided to place it on my Apis web site. Not to get you to look at the site but because there are pictures and hyperlinks this year and my limited time and computer skills allow me to use this method without problem. go to...
August 11th 03 12:28 PM
by Apis Gliders Go to last post
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Wanted links to gliding videos by Mal
I do have to much time and bandwidth. TY Mal
August 11th 03 09:50 AM
by Frederic FUCHS Go to last post
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ASW 20 Recommendation? by Eric Greenwell
In article , says... I'm doing some research on the ASW-20 "A" model to see it it's a good fit for a 250hr glider pilot wanting to expand his experience in cross country (I've read Dick Johnson's report on it). I've heard...
August 11th 03 06:56 AM
by Mark Navarre Go to last post
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contest task completion rates? by ken ward
the guys running hang gliding contests are debating their task completion rates. it looks like 1/3 of pure flex wing entrants make goal, while 2/3 of rigid wing entrants make goal. sometimes they have the same tasks, sometimes the rigid wing tasks are a little longer. sometimes they start at the...
August 11th 03 03:32 AM
by Tom Seim Go to last post
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FAA "Ramp Check" by Delta_Whiskey
Yes, approximately one and a half years ago FAA personnel from the Dulles FSDO visited our Club operation at Front Royal, VA. Two of our members and their privately owned sailpalnes were ramp checked. The inspection was very cordial and we encountered no particular difficulties. In addition to...
August 11th 03 03:05 AM
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Changing Dittel Radio Presets by rjciii
Can anyone tell me how to make changes to the preset channels (A,B,C,D) on my Dittel mod. # FSG 60 M. Private responses (if preferred) to: . Thanks.
August 10th 03 04:57 PM
by Tim Mara Go to last post
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new TASKs and SCORING - or roll the dice by CH
"Snead1" wrote in message I am currently flying with a Cambridge GPS NAV and a L-Nav. I would like to upgrade or add equipment to help me fly the Turn Area Task. What works well and what are the important features that can aid in making correct deci- sions while flying...
August 10th 03 07:32 AM
by CH Go to last post
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Duo Discus Tech note by Thomas Knauff
Schempp-Hirth has issued a tech note 396-8 for Duo Discus serial numbers 165 through 389, and Duo Discus T serial numbers 1 through 78. These Duo Discus must not be flown until the inspection and repair (if necessary) is accomplished. Further details of these tech notes can be found on their web...
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August 9th 03 10:10 PM
by Thomas Knauff Go to last post
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Excellent follow-up by Schempp-Hirth! by ventus2ct (Ruud Holswilder)
The problem with the Duo could not have happened at a worse time. Right in the middle of the soaring season and the Schempp-Hirth factory on holiday. A lot of SHK workers volunteered to skip their vacation and help out with the inspections that started already started last weekend. I made the 700...
August 9th 03 09:19 PM
by Robert Danewid Go to last post
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US Contest Rules Committee Election by Ken Sorenson
The annual SSA Contest Rules Committee election is currently underway on the web at All pilots on the SSA Pilot Ranking List are eligible to vote. Candidates nominated for the four year term are John Cochrane, Dave Cole, and Richard Maleady. A brief...
August 9th 03 07:06 PM
by Eric Greenwell Go to last post
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Duo-Discus US FAA Emergency AD 2003-16-51 by Marc Ramsey
Gotta love those government URLs: http://www.airweb.faa.gov/Regulatory_and_Guidance_Library%5CrgAD.nsf/0/bdf974d0c050dae386256d7b006de98e/$FILE/031651.pdf
August 9th 03 06:12 PM
by Tom Seim Go to last post
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FS Pawnee tugs by Robert Danewid
The Swedish Soaring Federation will sell one of its 2 Pawnee tugs. 235 hp Pawnee C, reg SE-ITY, engine 1600 hours, 4 blade prop, silencer and tow rope winch, wings with new fabric this spring. Excellent condition. Asking price 400 000 SEK (ca 49 000 USD or 43 000 EURO). 235 hp Pawnee D, reg...
August 9th 03 09:51 AM
by Robert Danewid Go to last post
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Free Beer in two weeks! by Rob
Free beer in two weeks at the Region 6 South contest hosted by Caesar Creek Soaring Club, Waynesville, OH. More info at: http://www.wrightdesigns.com/ccsc/contests/region6/index.html Rob LS-4a "O2"
August 8th 03 11:11 PM
by Rob Go to last post
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FAA knowledge test question database by Tony Verhulst
I've heard a rumor that the FAA has gotten an exemption from the Freedom of Information Act and will shortly no longer be required to release the knowledge test question database. Can anyone confirm this? Tony V. "6N"
August 8th 03 06:14 PM
by Tony Verhulst Go to last post
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contact info for Janusz Centka? by Andre Volant
You can go to http://www.wgc2003.pl/ , go to "contact", send message with request to be delivered to Centka, or you can send him a e-message or postcard to LOT, Polish Airlines. Andre
August 8th 03 05:59 PM
by Andre Volant Go to last post
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