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Postings being removed? by Neptune
BlankI hate to sound paranoid, but I had put on a posting asking for information on oxygen systems. It disappeared after several days. I reposted - same thing - was gone several days later. I then posted what I thought was a nice bit of information and suggested preflight for the D1 - same thing -...
May 19th 04 02:46 AM
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Discus 2b/ LS8 rental wanted USA by Rick Walters
I would like to rent a D2b or LS8 for the USA Standard Nationals, July 15-29,2004. Offering $3k, or a similar donation (in your name) to the Junior or World team. Please email Rick Walters at
May 19th 04 01:00 AM
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iPAQ h5455 Blues - Help! by Paul Remde
Hi Everyone, I have a Glide Navigator II customer with an iPAQ h5455 and neither of us can get it work with Glide Navigator II - or any other GPS program. I've tried using a GPS test utility called Crux_View that allows me to test each serial port one at a time. I'm connected to a GPS-NAV but...
May 19th 04 12:06 AM
by Jeff Dorwart Go to last post
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cambridge CPT 505 by mark
Just received a cambridge CPT 505 with C Nav50 tring to find a operating manual to install and operate the vario. please let me know if someone could e-mail or fax the info. Thanks Mark
May 19th 04 12:01 AM
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IGC file based logbook and/or browser by Ted Wagner
I'm looking for a couple of tools to use with my log (IGC) files. First, is there an electronic logbook available that allows me to drag-and-drop (or otherwise import) IGC files to create new logbook entries? Second, is there a simple IGC file browser that allows me to sort them by their various...
May 18th 04 10:24 PM
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5-16 First Practice day Mifflin USA 15 meter nationals. by TomnKeyLargo
The weather briefing called for 5 kts to 6,000 ft. A TAT was called with a 3 hour window. Turn points were Nisbet and then Bedfort with 25 mile radius around both. Alot of landouts. Weather didn't pan out. Most cruising done below 4,000 msl. Some streeting. Only 2 got around. SM and P7. A high...
May 18th 04 08:16 PM
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5-17 2nd practice day 15 meter nationals Mifflin USA. by TomnKeyLargo
Today a backside ridge misson was called. Three Barns and Mill Creek were the turnpoints. It was a AST. About 96 to 100 miles on how you flew it. The first starters ran into big trouble near the first turn with many splashing down. Some at the airport near the turn or others in fields. The later...
May 18th 04 08:14 PM
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Jantar Std 3 wanted by eR
I'm looking for an SZD-48 Jantar Std 3 or Jantar Std 2. Optionally with trailer. Preffered location: Europe Contact:
May 18th 04 05:32 PM
by aerowujek Go to last post
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Four Static Ports! Which to Use? by John DeRosa Sky Soaring Chicago IL
I need you opinion on which static ports to use on the DG. The friendly folks at Glaser-Dirks provided me with two pairs of static ports on my DG. One pair is near my toes, the second pair near my knees. The only difference is that the aft pair are on a surface that is almost parallel to the...
May 18th 04 04:55 PM
by John DeRosa Sky Soaring Chicago IL Go to last post
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Lowrance AirMap 500 and ICG Files by Mike Muncey
Has anyone successfully saved and AirMap 500 track log file with altitude information as an IGC file? Does anyone have any opinions how the AirMap 500 compares with the Garmin Map 76s?
May 18th 04 02:36 PM
by John Clonts Go to last post
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SeeYou - "Calculate minimum distance to next observation zone" by Tom
SeeYou has an option in the task window called "Calculate minimum distance to next observation zone" Does anyone know what calculation this uses? Say I fly 20 miles west to turn 1 on an AAT task with 5 mile areas. Turn 2 is 6 miles north of the midpoint of the first leg, but I fly straight back...
May 18th 04 02:01 PM
by Tom Go to last post
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Queensland 2004 Easter Competition. by Tony Cavanna
If you participated in the Queensland Gliding Association Easter competition and would like a copy of your traces simply send me an email quoting your registration letters. Your club should receive a CD containing traces, scores and photos, in the near future. Remove "nospam" from the email...
May 18th 04 11:08 AM
by Tony Cavanna Go to last post
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Why Soaring's Safety Record Doesn't Improve by JJ Sinclair
Ever ask yourself, why doesn't our safety record improve? We seem to have the same type and about the same number of accidents every year. Lets take the *controls not hooked up*, its about time for another one of those. Every year a couple of guys will try to fly without hooking up a control. This...
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May 18th 04 06:50 AM
by Bruce Greeff Go to last post
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Commercial - Pocket PC Connections by Paul Remde
Hi, A few months ago I started selling the new RAM powered cradles. They are nice cradles, but it is not ideal that the power/data connector is located on the bottom of the cradle. The Goddard team has just helped me solve that problem. They have determined that they can re-route the...
May 18th 04 06:30 AM
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Canopy crack repair by Pete Brown
Jeff: I did a google search in rec.aviation.soaring on canopy crack repair. Its worth reading. Ths stuff you need is Acrifix, probably available for Tom Knauff or Tim Mara. With some care, you can do a good job. Pete
May 18th 04 03:09 AM
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Nimbus 4 by Ray Gimmey
Only 187 hours, NDH, Ilec SN10, Dittel FSG71M, LED Flap Indicator, Oxygen, Cobra, tow out gear, Jaxida Covers. Stored inside since new. Sailplane and trailer in new condition. $99,000 USD
May 17th 04 06:46 PM
by Ray Gimmey Go to last post
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Impact of noise control efforts on landouts? by nafod40
Might want to check out this site... http://www.stopthenoise.org/ While focused on powered planes and their noise, note a quote from the site... "It is the mission of STOP the NOISE to...restor local control over the non-essential, recreational uses of the airspace which is part of our lands."
May 17th 04 04:28 PM
by 303pilot Go to last post
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UFOs are hunting for planes by Tom-Alex Soorhull
Beware ! The aliens will shoot planes and collect your body parts for weird experiments ! They are especially hunting for male genitals, so protect your willy or it will become alien-food !
May 17th 04 04:17 PM
by 303pilot Go to last post
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Conopy glue by Pete Reinhart
All, Advice needed My canopy frame and caopy are beginning to disbond. Need to know what to use to glu them back together. Current thoughts a epoxy and flox, poluerthane cement, acrylic cement (for plexiglas crack repair), and adhesive sealant like 3M 5200. Ideas please. Nolaminar?, JJ? Thanks!!!
May 17th 04 02:14 PM
by JJ Sinclair Go to last post
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5-05 15 Meter Nationals Mifflin USA by TomnKeyLargo
Today we awoke to heavy fog. Late burnoff then came thunder and heavy rain. Several launched UH, DJ ( G. Dale from NZ is flying DJ ) into thunder. But they stayed up and flew about 100 miles to Mill Creek to several close in turnpoints. All others did chores, ZM worked on a fuse problem with his...
May 17th 04 04:54 AM
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