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Parowan 1st practice day 6-19 by TomnKeyLargo
Pilots meeting at 10:30 am went well and was short. Grid happened at 12 with first launches shortly after. Everything went smoothly, lift was up to 180 again, with climbs on course of over 10 kts. The stantards and 15 meters had the same course with polemtn and then Zion as turnpoints, Sports was...
June 20th 04 12:52 AM
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Region 4 S: ELT Mandatory by Chris OCallaghan
I just received a note from Lanier Frantz stating that all competitors at R4S must have an ELT. I understand the reason for this decision, but I question whether it will have the intended effect. I have long been against mandatory ELT use in soaring comopetitions for one reason only: they do not...
June 19th 04 11:40 PM
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ELT Mandatory ? by Jim Culp
Dear Ladies and Gentlemen of gliding, Please consider carefully. What is our nature? Individual; or care from cradle to the grave? Equipment should be pilot's choice, with pilot weighing risks and outcome potentials. Further, if pilot does not return from a gliding flight let the contest...
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June 19th 04 06:40 PM
by Eric Greenwell Go to last post
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New Castle ELT Requirement by Ed Byars
I'm glad to see the healthy discussion on ELTs. It's long overdue. New Castle. I conferred at length with Lanier (my long time friend and confidant) and urged him to make the ELT rule. I hope I was influential. I urged him to act dictatorially as owner of the airport. He has no authority to...
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June 19th 04 06:15 PM
by Eric Greenwell Go to last post
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Soaring Server - Worldwide Soaring Turnpoint Exchange by John Leibacher
The Soaring Server is temporarily out of service with a hardware problem, however the mirror site is up-to-date apologies for the inconvenience, John Leibacher
June 19th 04 04:57 PM
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Marske Pioneer, 15 meter or Standard Class? by mat Redsell
On the Marske wing the elevator is on the trailing edge of the main wing but now that we have a moveable CG ( it acts like a trim) the elevator is now acting like a flap. With the weight all the way forward I can use up elevator to have negative flaps and take advantage of the drag bucket moving...
June 19th 04 02:02 PM
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FS: Butler LoPo 450 Parachute by Doug Bell
For Sale on Ebay Butler LoPo 450 canopy in wedge style back pack. Used in LS6 one season. Like new. Full details at: http://cgi.ebay.com/ws/eBayISAPI.dll?ViewItem&item=3684153748 use att.net as isp for functional address
June 19th 04 05:43 AM
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Parowan # 711 reporting 6-18 by TomnKeyLargo
This mornin the day started off right. An it just got better and better. K2, GJ, 7V, OE, PC, DUO, ES, and others took tows. Climbs were good to 15 thousand, then rose as the day wore on. Some high cloulds came over in the early afternoon, but out east and north it was still workin with climbs of 8...
June 19th 04 01:35 AM
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WTB: Borgelt B40 by James
Anyone selling a B40? Prefer 80mm display. Please email me at [email protected] DOT edu. Thanks
June 19th 04 12:02 AM
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Eberle Surge Brake Rebuild by Jim Hendrix
An article on rebulding the Eberle trailer surge brake has been posted to the Standard Cirrus web site. Text by Bruce Greeff and photo essey by Gunnar Blanke. Go to www.standardcirrus.org. Click Issues, then Trailers. JH
June 18th 04 08:28 PM
by Jim Hendrix Go to last post
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Club Class WGC online display by [email protected]
The VPOS system on the http://www.wgc2004.no/ site seems very disappointing compared with those used in previous WGCs, or am I missing something? I would expect 'Visual Position' to show a map but all I get is a list, if there are transmitters in selected gliders surely this is relatively...
June 18th 04 08:23 PM
by Dale Kramer Go to last post
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Con artist time waster warning by Mark Davies
Should anybody who is selling a glider or aircraft recieve a contact via email from some person called Gret Olsen I would recommened ignoring it. They have recently been contacting many people in UK, Germany and USA with promises of buying your aircraft for cash and then coming up with a long sob...
June 18th 04 07:38 PM
by Mark Davies Go to last post
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Soaring advice by Marc
Having always been fascinated by flight and thermals from an early age(R/C soarers/flight sims user), I had the opportunity 7 years ago to do a 5-day gliding course at the beautiful Long Mynd Gliding club; needless to say it was one of the best experiences of my life. As luck would have it, on the...
June 18th 04 11:26 AM
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Cambridge Instruments by Ian McPhee
People do not come much better than Gary K at Cambridge. Just talk to him on the phone and quietly he goes thru things with you. Regretfully the quality control of Martinsville Cambridge left a bit to be desired but it was real basic stuff which took 5 min to fix. Do not blame Gary for Martinsville...
June 18th 04 10:14 AM
by Bernd W. Hennig Go to last post
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Parowan # 711 reporting 6-17 by TomnKeyLargo
The contest is getting near. First practice day is 6-19, with 6-20 being the first contest day. This is a 7 day regional. Today the ramp marked with glider tie down spots is done. Tow planes are coming in. Two arrived today. KS with X showed up yesterday. Extra taxiways have been put in and the...
June 18th 04 04:54 AM
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Presidental TFR by ADP
Oh well: Check here for details. Includes MEV and TRK http://www.aopa.org/whatsnew/notams.html#4/5502 Size and location: Centered on 392904N 1194630W: 30-nm-radius TFR up to 17,999-ft-MSL with inner 10-nm-radius no-fly zone up to 17,999-ft-MSL Effective times:
June 18th 04 01:23 AM
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Region 11 Results??? by BPattonsoa
So what were the results at Minden? The contest page at SSA is missing most of the days. Bruce Patton
June 18th 04 12:37 AM
by BPattonsoa Go to last post
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Any LX1600 users out there? by tango4
I am getting a little ticked off with the support for my LX1600 unit. Are there any other LX1600 users out there that I can discuss some issues with? Ian
June 17th 04 10:49 PM
by Uros Podlogar Go to last post
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Cheap GPS Loggers for FAI Badges - Status? by Papa3
I notice from the brief minutes of the FAI meeting in Lausanne that a proposal to use Commercial Off The Shelf (COTS) flight recorders was not accepted. In other words, the widely available, cheap units are again rejected in favor of expensive, proprietary units. I'd like to know...
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June 17th 04 10:33 PM
by Ian Strachan Go to last post
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Flight restrictions around Reno tomorrow, Thursday, June 18 by Dan Dunkel
It seems that Bush will be in the Reno area tomorrow, Thursday, June 18. If you you were planning to fly there tomorrow, I suggest you see http://www.aopa.org/whatsnew/notams.html And the BLIPMAPs make it look like it would have been a good day :-(( -Dan
June 17th 04 09:45 PM
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