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Flaps/No flaps...practical difference?? by [email protected]
For simple long pleasure flights in the western US or for the rare flights in the Alps would I notice any real PRACTICAL difference between a Discus 2c and other flapped 18m ships? I have NO interest in competition. Thanks
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Today 07:13 AM
by Bob Youngblood Go to last post
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Seeking head rest for ASW-20C - or a cheap chiropracter : ) by Dan Colton
I love my ASW-20C but one thing is missing. A baby soft fuzzy headreast to lean into against those full-rack black-out pull ups, and barf your guts red-out push overs. I need one of those soft lams wool pillows attached to a decent frame to configure the perfect head rest. Does anyone has a...
Today 02:08 AM
by Dave Nadler Go to last post
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Std. Libelle vs Club Libelle by [email protected]
Hi all, I was wondering if there is a big difference between the Std. Libelle and Club Libelle in things as performance, thermalling and comfort for long flights. Offcourse you can have your Std.Libelle equipped with fuselage wing fairings, winglets, racing canopy, aileron fences, and air...
Yesterday 11:28 PM
by Martin Gregorie[_6_] Go to last post
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38th annual ESA workshop - Tehachapi - Labor Day weekend, all are welcome by [email protected]
39th Annual Experimental Soaring Association Western Workshop - 2019 Friday afternoon August 30-Monday September 2, 2019 (Labor Day Weekend) Mountain Valley Airport (L94), Tehachapi, California NOTES: • Lectures in Byard Hangar • Registration and merchandise in the Armstrong Hangar. ...
Yesterday 11:12 PM
by [email protected] Go to last post
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ASW 17 water ballast system by OregonGliderPilot
Might anyone know of any components or complete water ballast parts for an ASW 17? I am aware that the bags are sometimes available from Herr Streifeneder, but the lead time is long and the costs are high. Thank you,
Yesterday 04:55 PM
by [email protected] Go to last post
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ILEC SN10 version 2.46 available by Dave Nadler
Available he http://www.nadler.com/sn10/SN10_Resource_Index.html Includes PEV function added for PanAmerican plus minor fixes. Enjoy, Best Regards, Dave
Yesterday 04:24 PM
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source for clips or sleaves for Hotelier linkages by John Foster
On Wednesday, June 24, 1998 at 1:00:00 AM UTC-6, Al wrote: Lets just say ...."Adaquate" as per Rolls Royce discussing anything mechanical in their sales brochures. Regards Al Armand A. Medeiros wrote:
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Yesterday 03:01 PM
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Rough outlanding in high corn by Dave Nadler
https://cdn.cnn.com/cnnnext/dam/assets/190815092618-03-russian-plane-emergency-landing-0815-exlarge-169.jpg
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Yesterday 03:59 AM
by George Haeh Go to last post
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FS Cambridge L-Nav & GPS 20 by Glidergeek
As subject line states L-NAV & GPS20, Vario, GPS-NAV display, Temp sensor & all cables to connect. Includes Charger for GPS20. All was functioning at time of removal. rdotbarryatsbcglobaldotnet Thinking $350
August 17th 19 04:22 PM
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Dust Devil Dash - Tehachapi on Saturday September 7th by [email protected]
The 2019 Dust Devil Dash is coming up on Saturday, September 7th at Mountain Valley Airport (L94) in Tehachapi, California This year marks the 35th year of this annual event. This is a one day straight out handicapped distance event. All sailplanes and sailplane pilots welcome. 2 place...
August 17th 19 06:05 AM
by JS[_5_] Go to last post
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Tire pressure monitor by Phil King
Has anyone tried using a tire pressure monitor cap in place of a regular dust cap on a glider tire? There are at least two types - simple pneumatic ones that show green/amber/red or ones with wireless technology to display remotely. I'm thinking the simple one would be really useful provided...
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August 16th 19 11:43 PM
by Steve Koerner Go to last post
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Tow plane types/mods for high density altitude glider towing by son_of_flubber
What are your favorite aircraft types (and modifications) for glider towing in high density altitude and/or short runways?
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August 16th 19 09:30 PM
by George Underhill Go to last post
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Ooooops... by Dave Nadler
https://www.reuters.com/article/us-norway-crash/norways-first-electric-plane-crash-lands-on-lake-idUSKCN1V423N?il=0
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August 16th 19 07:11 PM
by [email protected] Go to last post
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schweizer 135 canopy by Morris Carter
Has anyone had a canopy made by Aircraft Windshields of Los Aliamitos, Ca
August 16th 19 05:30 PM
by Bob Kuykendall Go to last post
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Dou Discus XL POH .pdf by Jonathan St. Cloud
Was hoping someone could Piont me to where I could download a Dou Discus XL POH ? Thank you
August 16th 19 03:44 PM
by Jonathan St. Cloud Go to last post
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Mistral-C vs DG-100 by calin fagarasanu
Hi all! I know this kind of subject is boring and the gliders are old news but I am unable to decide which one to buy hence I am asking for help. There are so many other types but because I don't want to loose myself in too many details, I'd appreciate if you could help me compare this two only....
August 16th 19 02:41 PM
by Senna Van den Bosch Go to last post
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PowerFlarm Antenna Locations on Carbon Fuselage by Dan Marotta
I've been using the center fed dipoles on top of the glare shield of my Stemme but I just installed a blade antenna on the bottom of the fuselage. My plan is to feed the lower blade antenna with the Flarm A output and the glare shield mounted dipole with the receive-only B input to the...
August 15th 19 08:38 PM
by Dan Daly[_2_] Go to last post
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What is the Current Pricing for Used Portable PowerFlarm? Anyoneselling theirs? by [email protected]
Need input of current pricing of "Used" Portable PowerFlarm and availability. I fly our club gliders a lot and looking into the portable powerflarm devices so I may use in my glider as well. I really am interested with the uAvionix SkyEcho (Portable ADS-B In/Out for 443 pounds) but no clue if it...
August 15th 19 06:05 AM
by kinsell Go to last post
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Pacific Aero Tow Hook by Bob Youngblood
After long discussions with the manufacturer I purchased the new and improved Pacific Aero tow hook. The components arrived yesterday and I was quiet impressed with the design and quality of the hook. This hook has been designed so that the connecting ring cannot slip forward which would allow...
August 15th 19 04:57 AM
by Bob Youngblood Go to last post
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Landing gear adjustment by [email protected]
I just finished replacing a rubber roller in my Genesis-2 nose gear, which I won’t go into because most gliders only retract the main gear. After the nose gear was operating properly, I checked the main gear down lock by shoving forward on the drag links to check it didn’t move more than about...
August 14th 19 08:14 PM
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