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Landing with reduced airbrake by Richard McLean[_2_]
Hi guys, Our club is having a discussion about the merits of reducing airbrake on short final (well before the flare) in order to reduce the rate of descent on the last part of finals - in particular after using full airbrake to correct an overshoot i.e. you are still overshooting but reduce...
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Today 07:35 AM
by Richard McLean[_2_] Go to last post
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Flying in Europe by [email protected]
Which countries will allow a US Glider rated pilot to fly solo without additional paperwork? Thanks In Advance -Howie
Today 07:30 AM
by Tango Whisky Go to last post
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Soaring Spot by Jonathan St. Cloud
Just curious why US contests don't use Soaring Spot?
Today 05:28 AM
by [email protected] Go to last post
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Glide computer in certified glider by Wade G
In short, What is required to install a non-TSO’d moving map flight computer IN the panel of my certified glider? A 337 mess? WG
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Today 05:24 AM
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Durango, CO by [email protected]
Is the glider port still active in Durango Colorado? Asking for someone traveling through there next month who wants to get a ride
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Today 04:22 AM
by Renny[_2_] Go to last post
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Region 10 North June 9-16 Yoder, KS by Tony[_5_]
RAS, I'm pleased to announce that the Kansas Soaring Association is hosting Region 10 North at the Sunflower Aerodrome near Yoder, KS this year. Practice June 9-10 and Contest June 11-16. We hope you can join us! Kansas is conveniently located approximately half way between the East Coast and the...
Yesterday 07:33 PM
by Charlie M. (UH & 002 owner/pilot) Go to last post
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Reducing collision hazard at contests by Steve Koerner
Here's a conceptually simple idea for contest pilots to rattle around... I believe it would be highly effective at reducing dangerous big gaggles that happen during contests. The desirables are that it doesn't damage the sport, it's effective at improving safety, it's easy to understand and it's...
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Yesterday 03:28 PM
by Ron Gleason Go to last post
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Power/Logic connector for a C302. by Mike C
Looking locally for one but so far the local electronic parts stores are baffled. If anyone here familiar with it, is there a source outside of Cambridge? Thanks Mike
Yesterday 04:39 AM
by Paul Remde Go to last post
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Vintage & Classic Sailplane Camp at Marfa, Texas OCT 12-28, 2018 by Burt Compton - Marfa Gliders, west Texas
Ever flown in an open-cockpit sailplane? You can at Marfa, Texas, October 12-28, 2018 in my restored Schleicher ASK-13! See photos at my Facebook page as "Burton Compton."
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FREE CHECKRIDES at Marfa, Texas 2017-2018 by Burt Compton - Marfa Gliders, west Texas
Initial CFI-Glider Boot Camp April 11- 19, 2018. Plus PVT, COM or CFI-Glider "add-on." Come prepared and get it done! Discuss details and dates with me at: marfagliders at aol dotty com
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Best Soaring Simulator?? by Gary Emerson
Greetings, Off season (northern hemisphere) is coming. What are the top 2-3 soaring simulators or is there a clear winner? Thanks, Gary
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May 21st 18 08:26 PM
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LxNav USB hub? by Jonathan St. Cloud
Just purchased the Wifi option for the LXNAV 9070. Currently I have a USB extension plugged into the only USB port on LX, then mounted on the panel fairing by my legs. This way I have access to the USB and all the data transfer without removing canopy to access port. My question is, can anyone...
May 21st 18 04:06 AM
by Jonathan St. Cloud Go to last post
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GliderLink - New team soaring app for airborne location sharing by [email protected]
I'm excited to announce a new soaring app I've developed called GliderLink. The app shows your location and the location of nearby gliders on a moving map. You can see the other gliders' callsign, relative altitude, heading, and vertical speed. That's about it right now; it's very simple. The value...
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May 21st 18 03:45 AM
by Ben Hirashima Go to last post
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2-33 salvage by Waveguru
This 2-33 is up for a salvage bid. If you look at the photos, there is no vario in the glider! Boggs
May 21st 18 02:46 AM
by Darryl Ramm Go to last post
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Libelle by Ross[_3_]
So this is a bit of a strange story. Up for sale last week on Ebay was this old lady: http://www.ebay.com/itm/Standard-Libelle-Glasflugel-Glider-First-Registered-in-1976-/252990052032?hash=item3ae761d6c0:g:ztMAAOSwCkZZQCZX&vxp=mtr And less than a week later, without even changing pictures or...
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May 20th 18 09:21 PM
by Ross[_3_] Go to last post
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NACA 65(2)-415 Templates? by LongJourney
Does anyone know how I could get a set of templates for my Standard Austria S? The airfoil is NACA 65(2)-415. Thanks, Jeff
May 20th 18 07:48 PM
by SoaringXCellence Go to last post
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A Simple Question About LiFePO4 Batteries by [email protected]
Not to start another chapter in "Battery Wars" but I have a simple question about "drop in" LiFePO4 battery replacements for SLA batteries in gliders. For years, I've used an SLA battery with the same footprint as the common glider size of 7Ah to 9Ah--i.e., 5.95" x 2.56"--except a little...
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May 20th 18 02:58 AM
by [email protected] Go to last post
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TT21/TN72 power consumption by jfitch
For those of you contemplating this, I've made some rough power measurements. Sitting in my shop with a clear view towards the airport, the TT21 is reporting nearly constant interrogations, and drawing between 120 and 150 ma. The TN72 alone draws about 70 ma. When both are powered and broadcasting...
May 20th 18 12:34 AM
by Craig Funston[_3_] Go to last post
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Becker AR 620x radio - seems a little quiet? by jfitch
I finally got my new radio wired, the audio seems a little quiet compared to the old Dittel 71. Same speaker, 4 ohm as spec'd. I remember the Dittel being pretty loud, kept the volume knob set to the lower half of rotation. The Becker even at 100% is far from earsplitting, and maybe not loud...
May 19th 18 10:47 PM
by jfitch Go to last post
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GlidePort.aero - how to send a link by [email protected]
I can't seem to send a usable link of one of my flight logs to a friend. The friend is not logged into Glideport. The link I copied from when I was looking at the track (and logged in) shows no tracks when the friend uses the link. A link to a search by pilot name, with my name, works when I log...
May 19th 18 07:08 PM
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