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Condor 2 by [email protected]
I bought Condor 2 and intended to run 3 monitors because it's how I've run sims with other well known programs with zero issues. The computer it's on is not one purchased at a retail store front outlet. It was purpose built and flew/flies X-plane just dandy with no problems whatsoever. Two bridged...
Today 06:41 AM
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Looks like you can buy a piece of Seminole by [email protected]
This is on the SLGP web site. Important Notice Dear Friends, Seminole-Lake is my soul business and for as long as I lived, my intention was never to sell it. Due to family problems and COVID-19 issues I must take a decision about its future, therefore I’m determined to sell half of the...
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Today 05:43 AM
by 2G Go to last post
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TCSC SOARING HIGH by Bob Youngblood
Treasure Coast Soaring Club continues to grow and doing well. As compared to last June our revenue for the same period in 2020 was up 65%. New members continue to bring excitement and activity to club, helping out with daily activities and special projects. Just yesterday we had a youth member do...
Yesterday 10:51 PM
by Bob Youngblood Go to last post
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Scary story about landing on a Lake Tahoe golf course by 2G
Good part was it was late in the day and there were no golfers on this hole: https://www.onlinecontest.org/olc-3.0/gliding/flightinfo.html?dsId=8033935
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Yesterday 09:31 PM
by Eric Greenwell[_4_] Go to last post
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SSA Webinar - Aug 11, 2020 Top 5 Tips for Faster & Farther by [email protected]
The SSA Webinar Series continues for 2020. Second Tuesdays of the month, and additional dates as announced. Aug 11 at 7pm CDT (adjust for your local time zones) will be the live presentation titled: Top 5 Tips to Help You Soar Faster and Farther So you want to fly faster? The goal of this...
Yesterday 08:48 PM
by [email protected] Go to last post
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Super Cub Tow Release Position Improvement by William Kautter
Our club is researching methods to move the tow release off the floor of our Super Cub to a position closer to the throttle. If you have done this modification or know someone that has I would very much appreciate any information and/or photos you or they would be willing to share. Best...
Yesterday 08:22 PM
by Bob Youngblood Go to last post
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Scoring when abandoning a contest turnpoint by [email protected]
Hey all. I somehow got the idea that there was strategy involved to maximize score on contest flights where one decides not to continue to a turnpoint. But I don't see anything in the rules other than incomplete tasks essentially being scored as a landout. Am I missing something? Good to make it...
Yesterday 05:59 PM
by Andy Blackburn[_3_] Go to last post
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Glider Insurance? by Graham Drinkell[_2_]
Why have the costs risen so high? I was a loyal customer for over 10 years to a particular insurance company, whom informed me I was not allowed to allow young pilots to fly my glider. They have now declined me from their insurance cover. I have tried another broker, but their charges are...
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Yesterday 03:12 PM
by [email protected] Go to last post
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Are areas of sink modeled well in Condor2? by Charles Ethridge
Question for those of you who fly with Oudie and Condor2: While sink near thermals seem to be modeled well in Condor2, some people in our club do not think that Condor models areas of sink outside of thermals (between clouds) very well. In other words, when they fly cross-country in real life...
Yesterday 07:20 AM
by Senna Van den Bosch Go to last post
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First Ridge Traverse - Wyoming Range, Wyoming by Tim Taylor
Like first ascents in climbing, first ridge traverses in soaring can be challenging. We had the pleasure today to do a first traverse on the Wyoming Range in western Wyoming, just south of Jackson Hole. Many years ago I pioneered the ridge run on the Salt River Range, it took several years to...
Yesterday 02:49 AM
by Tony[_5_] Go to last post
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solo 2350 owners by Toby Wright[_2_]
A long time back, I helped set up an email discussion group to let mini nimbus owners exchange experiences and knowledge, which seemed to work very well, and indeed is still going strong today. Since then I've moved onto a turbo with the solo 2350 engine which I've been operating happily for...
August 3rd 20 10:12 PM
by Toby Wright Go to last post
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Stowable dolly for taxing by DG Flugzeugbau by [email protected]
Hi, Anyone has experience with this product? I am thinking about using ot with DG600 https://www.dg-flugzeugbau.de/en/library/a-foldable-and-stowable-wing-dolly-for-taxiing S
August 3rd 20 08:38 PM
by Darren Braun Go to last post
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New SB (SB-G09) on elevator pushrods for most all Grobs by soaringjac
See the link below http://www.ltb-lindner.com/g-102-ad-sb.html?file=tl_files/ltb_lindner/pdf/G%20102%20LTA%20%26%20TM%20Englisch/SB-G09_elevator%20pushrod_200408.pdf
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August 3rd 20 03:48 PM
by soaringjac Go to last post
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Tropics Are Heating Up. by Bob Youngblood
As we get closer to August the tropics are showing those typical late summer cyclone development possibilities. There is one on the horizon for early Sunday, so I guess it is time to put the gliders in the box and store on a secure location. Our club will be securing all gliders and I will take the...
August 3rd 20 01:21 PM
by Bob Youngblood Go to last post
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inverted Schweizer towhook by [email protected]
Does anyone use, or have a field approval for, the inverted Schweizer towhook Pawnee installation described in Soaring May 1996 pages 7-8? Here is a direct link to that article https://www.dropbox.com/s/bsp9r0oj2nyz8nx/%20Inverted%20Schweizer%20towhooks.doc?dl=0
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August 3rd 20 05:16 AM
by [email protected] Go to last post
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Mid Week Towing Availability by Roy B.
With the contest season a bust this year I am thinking about taking the glider on a road trip to someplace in the US where I can fly for a week or more. So - can we please start a string here about tow operations where tows (or even winch/auto launches) are available mid week, or 6-7 days per week?...
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August 3rd 20 04:00 AM
by Boots Go to last post
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YOUR AUGUST UPDATE by johnhamish[_2_]
IT IS PACKED READY FOR DESPATCH Gliding International is now a monthly aviation journal. It has had a major revamp, a new art director and added two new journalists. Both printed and digital issues will be posted starting Monday. A copy for you is ready to despatch too. Your sub has...
August 3rd 20 12:20 AM
by Paul T[_4_] Go to last post
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What have we learned from all this? by Bob Kuykendall
At 23:55 05 April 2020, Gregg Ballou wrote: ...Yearly flu has a higher body count... Quick update: In the six months since the first US deaths in early February, deaths from Covid-19 are now around 150,000. --Bob K.
July 29th 20 06:59 PM
by Bojack J4 Go to last post
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Ventus C refinish, wing templates? by Mike N.
I am thinking about doing a refinish on my Ventus C. I am wondering if wing templates are available? Also I'd like to cut down some of the cost by doing most of the grunt work myself. Under the watchful eye and coaching of a knowledable refinisher. Is there anyone I can go to who would could...
July 29th 20 06:18 PM
by Mike N. Go to last post
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Mecaplex slider vent with circular pop-out by [email protected]
I am searching for a replacement circular pop out window in the slider vent window on our PW-6 sailplane. The support hinge arm fractured at the pivot bolt hole. The round pop-out is about 2.25" round. Cheers, Mike
July 29th 20 03:07 PM
by Stephen Szikora Go to last post
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