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PW-6U on the road again by Charles Yeates
PW-6U Demo ship, C-FFYC, will be at Harris Hill during the WSPA Seminar, June 7-10. Then it will be flown in the Sports Class Nationals at Ionia, MI, from June 13th to 24th.
May 20th 04 09:37 PM
by Charles Yeates Go to last post
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The Taurus takes first flights by Michael Coates
I know a lot of you are subscribed to our newsletter service and will find this a duplication, but the Taurus by Pipistrel has taken to the air for the first time in the past week. Please follow this link for details and pictures........
May 20th 04 09:34 PM
by tango4 Go to last post
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TE probe for SGS2-33 by Rod Pool
Interested in info on TE probe locations, type of probes etc for install on a SGS 2-33. Probe location seems problematic on a 2-33. Would a diaphragm be a better choice? TIA
May 20th 04 06:08 PM
by Bob Kuykendall Go to last post
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Trailer spare - who woulda thunk? by Bill Daniels
So, I'm packing up the glider trailer and Grand Cherokee for a trip that will end at the Alamogordo Soaring Fiesta on the 29th. The space is very limited and I can't quite figure out how all the stuff is going to fit. Then something catches my eye. The spare wheel for the Komet trailer and the...
May 20th 04 04:47 PM
by MikeYankee Go to last post
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Re Canopy glue by Gerry Brown
snip The big problem is your canopy wasn't sanded enough before it was glued on last snip Before you attack the canopy with grit.. check this DG link
May 20th 04 03:20 PM
by Gerry Brown Go to last post
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Admit your lie, tommy by Lennie the Lurker
No facts, just an ego. Dig in google, the final straw of the down and drowning. Just admit it, tommy boy, you shot off your overstuffed ego and oversized mouth, and my foot is in it. I even made sure that you were insinuating what I thought you were, and you swallowed the hook, line and sinker. ...
May 20th 04 09:01 AM
by Lennie the Lurker Go to last post
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Cambridge Aero Explorer Source Code Available. by Guy Byars
I have put the source code for the Cambridge Aero Explorer on my source code download page so those who are interested can download and play with it. It is now an opensource project. The opensource name is simply "Aero Explorer" as Cambridge is no longer involved with the...
May 20th 04 08:58 AM
by Ernie Go to last post
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Soaring in post stamps by Tomasz Sielicki
IMHO highly interesting site, even without an English translation - gives an idea about the history and (past) popularity of soaring around the world: http://www.glider-phile.pl Tomasz Sielicki
May 20th 04 02:36 AM
by Tomasz Sielicki Go to last post
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PDA mounts by Mhudson126
As the proud new owner of a PDA (oh yeah and a Discus to go with it), I'm looking for suggestions on how to mount it in the glider. Where is the best place to find a mount for it, and how are you running the wires? With all this "glass" in the cockpit, it's getting harder and harder to remember...
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May 19th 04 07:24 PM
by Bruce Greeff Go to last post
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antenna installation in a glider? by ken ward
If you had to (re)install an antenna in a glider, how would you do it? What material would you use, what length would it be, how would you terminate the aft end, how do you get the aft end all the way back there and secured, etc? Thanks, Ken
May 19th 04 07:02 PM
by F.L. Whiteley Go to last post
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West Coast Jack PW-9 aerobatic glider by Charles Yeates
Today, a report from Poland said, “There is no progress on the PW-9 project due to lack of funds. I don’t see that it will happen soon. I think that the university project team has switched to working on an ultra light project.” Regards,
May 19th 04 06:34 PM
by Charles Yeates Go to last post
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Mylar seals for PIK20D by culverflyer
any first hand experiences? i am considering some for my 20
May 19th 04 06:25 PM
by F.L. Whiteley Go to last post
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Audio Variometers for Club Rentals by Waduino
A few of us low time club renters are considering buying audio variometers to help keep our eyes outside the cockpit and our planes in lift. One unit we're looking at is from Blue Sky Avionics, the M12 Cricket http://www.blueskyavionics.com/M12_Cricket_HG.htm There's also a fancier M19. Does...
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May 19th 04 06:21 PM
by Mike Go to last post
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Commercial - StrePla Update by Paul Remde
StrePla Users, There are new versions of StrePla3 and pocket*StrePla available. Below are the release notes on the free upgrades. The new 3D glider models are very cool. It is fun to replay my flight from last summer using the model of the glider type I flew. The other huge new feature is that...
May 19th 04 02:52 PM
by Paul Remde Go to last post
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Strong 305 Para-Cushion 4-Sale by S Schwartz
I am selling my 305 Chairpack. New in 1994 (STRONG packed new October 1994), never jumped. It was just repacked in March (next repack due July 2004). It was unused for a number of years & always stored in home. Navy Blue & has matching Strong carry bag. It is in excelent condition - looks like...
May 19th 04 01:27 PM
by S Schwartz Go to last post
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Rico Vario free to good home by Jim Phoenix
I bought a wrecked 1-26 a while back and it came with a Rico vario (serial number VAS2095) that appears to work just fine with power applied. There is no wiring harness, otherwise it's OK. If someone has a use for it, I'll mail it to you for the cost of postage... or trade for low-time Nimbus 4M...
May 19th 04 12:41 PM
by Jim Phoenix Go to last post
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Cambridge Aero Explorer Fix by Guy Byars
The Cambridge Aero Explorer is not ready to be taken out and shot just yet. While it might not be as refined as SeeYou or Strepla, it is *free* and it does provide the tightest and most complete integration with the Cambridge Recorder Boxes. I have fixed the 2004/1994 date rollover problem and...
May 19th 04 03:04 AM
by Guy Byars Go to last post
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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
by Neptune Go to last post
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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
by Rick Walters Go to last post
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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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