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Single Cylinder Winch For Sale in CO by Rick Culbertson
Please see the Wings and Wheels ad on Page 11 for details and picture; http://www.wingsandwheels.com/want-ads%2011.htm Asking $27,000, located in Colorado USA. Interested parties please contact BFSS BOD rep. Rick at
April 26th 10 08:53 PM
by bildan Go to last post
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New software program for glider pilots by Matt Herron Jr.
Please excuse the shameless plug, but I want folks to be aware that I have released a new software utility for glider pilots today called "SeeG". Made for Mac and PC, and created by the makers of GlidePlan, SeeG allows you to explore your glider’s center of gravity in a whole new way. For more...
April 25th 10 10:14 PM
by Martin Gregorie[_5_] Go to last post
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Scholarship/Work-Study Type Opportunity by John[_27_]
We are exploring the notion of exchanging "work-time" for instruction/ flying time at our club. The idea is to offer this to younger folks who show an interest in soaring/aviation, and would be a good worker. Part of the goal is to assist with coverage on the field - especially the wing-running...
April 25th 10 06:32 PM
by Frank Whiteley Go to last post
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DG-300 or LS-3? by Darryl Ramm
On Apr 23, 9:56*pm, "noel.wade" wrote: I appreciate the responses. *But just to keep these posts from wandering off into "buying your first glider" territory: 1) I've already owned 2 gliders. 2) The DG has a mid-80's metal-top Cobra trailer. *The LS has a ...
April 25th 10 06:12 PM
by glider[_2_] Go to last post
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Perry Scores Day 5 by Andy[_1_]
What happened to Day 5 Unofficial? It seems to be Day 4 republished? If today is going to be rained out it would be nice to know what happened yesterday. Andy
April 25th 10 05:10 AM
by T8 Go to last post
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Blanik L-13 elevator cable replacement by Brad[_5_]
Greetings, group! Our local club has a pair of L-13s. In one of them, we recently discovered a badly-corroded elevator cable. The corrosion area was located was approx. 15" aft of the bellcrank attachment, under the port-side, aft cockpit flooring -- *very* difficult to get to. It would appear...
April 24th 10 06:56 PM
by Sandy Stevenson Go to last post
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How long for thermals to start working after rain? by Bruno[_2_]
I am looking out the window of my office in Salt Lake City, Utah right now to rain falling. Tomorrow is expected to be in the mid to upper 60's and sunny with fairly low humidity. Might be a decent soaring day. How long does it take the ground to dry up enough after rain for thermal soaring...
April 24th 10 04:44 PM
by Andy[_10_] Go to last post
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Region 5 North Perry, SC on NBC news by Scott Alexander[_2_]
Here's the link: http://www.nbcaugusta.com/news/local/91780629.html Here's the funny story: When I landed, amidst 65 gliders in this competition, as I was rolling off the runway I noticed a massive news camera on a tripod. I slowed
April 24th 10 04:39 PM
by Martin[_5_] Go to last post
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Suggestion: wind energy will make gliders cheaper by RichardFreytag
Sailplane designers, Modern wind turbine blades are strikingly similar to glider wings. They are now now coming out in sizes approaching 50 meters. The market expansion for wind energy is expected to grow rapidly. The ensuing economies of scale from mass produced wind turbine blades just...
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April 24th 10 06:37 AM
by paulmartin483 Go to last post
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DG-300 or LS-3? by noel.wade
I appreciate the responses. But just to keep these posts from wandering off into "buying your first glider" territory: 1) I've already owned 2 gliders. 2) The DG has a mid-80's metal-top Cobra trailer. The LS has a late-80's/early-90's fiberglass Komet trailer. Slight nod goes to the Komet,...
April 24th 10 05:56 AM
by noel.wade Go to last post
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General Flight Experience - Just Wondering by Bob Whelan[_3_]
A recent conversation with an experienced glider pilot/flight instructor got me to wondering... I know of one CFIG/FBO who - when he got into the CFIG activity years ago - admitted to several years of 800 hours/year in rides and instruction...in Ohio! I know roughly how many annual hours...
April 24th 10 04:13 AM
by Grider Pirate Go to last post
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FS MH A-1 EDS O2 System by [email protected][_2_]
Model A-1, XCR regulator, Bottle(aluminum) is 180 L/6.35 cu. ft' $400.00
April 23rd 10 02:21 PM
by [email protected][_2_] Go to last post
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Bmapper Map Capture by Dave White
I've tried several times to capture a map of north Texas from SeeYou by carefully following the directions contained in Bmapper. However, all I get is a blank screen in Bmapper when I select what appears to be a successfully selected area map. I think the instructions in Bmapper may be...
April 23rd 10 01:34 AM
by RN Go to last post
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official sunset/sunrise by PK
Since most of us that fly cross country (or locally as weel), and are restrained by the FAR's to be on the ground before sunset assuming that we don't have position lights. Since most of us use some kind of navigational devise (SeeYou, Glide Navigator, WinPilot etc.), I am wondering if any of...
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April 22nd 10 06:23 PM
by brian whatcott Go to last post
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Nice flying day in New England Tuesday by Dave Nadler
Attempted 750km. Possibly could have done it if I continued south past Mansfield towards Plymouth for the last turnpoint... See ya, Dave "YO electric" Well, it wasn't quite as good a day as we hoped. As I thought, the early high cloud presaged overdevelopment. Launched first, shut motor down at...
April 22nd 10 05:21 PM
by Dave Nadler Go to last post
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(USA) SATR additions to airspace files by Tuno
It seems NACO only puts SATRs in the National Flight Database "on request". Currently only 3 of 10 are included -- Grand Canyon, New York City and Washington DC. If you fly near a Part 93 Special Air Traffic Rules area that is on your sectional but not in your digital airspace file(s), please let...
April 22nd 10 03:58 PM
by Tuno Go to last post
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Spare TE Probe Storage by Darryl Ramm
I have a spare TE prove (ESA-Systems type UN triple probe) that I want to store safely in the trailer. Where it won't get damaged. Has anybody found the ideal container or way to store these? I want to keep it safe from physical damage, dust and tiny insects etc. This is not the probe I routinely...
April 22nd 10 03:01 AM
by Eric Greenwell Go to last post
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TV-1 trailer for Let 33 by BobWa43
Does anyone have info on the wheel bearing assemblyl on this trailer? Is it a sealed bearing? Are parts available?
April 22nd 10 12:19 AM
by BobWa43 Go to last post
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Cherokee Flies by Tony[_5_]
First flight after recover in the Cherokee today in Marfa. Late day launch but still got an hour with a climb from 1500 AGL to 5400 (10,200 MSL). Not too shabby and had a great time gaggling with friends. The glider flies great, very smooth at low speeds and i was able to circle slower than...
April 21st 10 03:03 PM
by Tony[_5_] Go to last post
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Spot 2 by Whiskey Delta
Anyone flying with the new Spot 2? There are 2 color options, the traditional orange/black and a new silver/black. Have problems with reflections on the canopy with either of these been an issue and is one preferable to the other? Thanks!
April 21st 10 03:02 PM
by Tony[_5_] Go to last post
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