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NASA Tests Aviation Turbulence Detection System by iPilot
http://www1.nasa.gov/home/hqnews/2004/jun/HQ_04182_turbulence.html Soaring is going to get far more interesting some time soon. At least in r.a.c
June 10th 04 03:04 PM
by Bill Daniels Go to last post
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Nice doing Business with you... by plasticguy
Buying parts from Knauff and Grove was a really pleasant experience. It came to less than a hundred bucks but they treated me like I was their only customer. Thanks guys Scott.
June 10th 04 02:11 PM
by Mark Navarre Go to last post
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SA Team arrives at Elverum by Stephen Thomas
The coverage of the South African Team at the 3rd World Club Class Championships is available from: http://www.sssa.org.za
June 10th 04 11:39 AM
by Stephen Thomas Go to last post
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fwd: Chuck Yeager to help flying club in Germany celebrate its 50th by Jack
http://www.estripes.com/article.asp?section=104&article=22674 ------------------------------------------------------------- Chuck Yeager to help flying club in Germany celebrate its 50th By Lisa Horn, Stars and Stripes European edition, Wednesday, June 9, 2004 Seven years after he broke the...
June 10th 04 03:34 AM
by Jack Go to last post
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ADV: June SOARING cover, quiet spreads (USA) by David Campbell
The camera shutter shows the propeller stopped on the Durango Pawnee. It's a Hoffmann HO 4/27BHM-185 "quiet" prop, and your operation can have one, too. Enjoy the phenomenal noise reduction and consequent neighbor pleasure that Val-Air Soaring is the latest to attest to in the USA. We hold and...
June 10th 04 02:03 AM
by Shawn Curry Go to last post
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LP_49 by Chris O'Neil
Does anyone out there have any info on the Laister LP-49? or has anyone ever flown one, or know where I can get my hands on a maintenance or assembly manual? ANy info would be extrememly helpful, thanks
June 10th 04 01:50 AM
by Marry Daniel or David Grah Go to last post
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K8 Canopy by Jack Wyman
Looking for a K8 canopy. Any sources? Thanks. Jack Wyman Michigan (Where we recently broke the 150-year old record for the rainiest May ever).
June 9th 04 08:36 PM
by Jack Wyman Go to last post
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Got Crew? by Sylvia Szafarczyk
Glider chick with 6 years soaring experience seeks to earn extra flying money during Standards/World Class Nats by crewing. Will be flying Region 9 Hobbs prior to the Nats and will be familiar with the area. Has a place to stay and ride to/from the contests. Contact Sylvia Szafarczyk at...
June 9th 04 08:01 PM
by Mitch Go to last post
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glider memoribilia on eBay. someone buy it. by John Shelton
Check this. http://cgi.ebay.com/ws/eBayISAPI.dll?ViewItem&category=14279&item=6101187341 &rd=1
June 9th 04 07:57 PM
by Liam Finley Go to last post
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Another crash - Be careful out there by James
http://durangoherald.com/asp-bin/article_generation.asp?article_type=news&article_path=/news/04/news040604_1.htm Two people were injured Thursday when a glider plane crashed while landing at the Val-Air Gliderport in the Animas Valley north of Durango. The pilot, Joe Dulin, was taken to Mercy...
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June 9th 04 07:50 PM
by rolf hertenstein Go to last post
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Cheap GPS Loggers for FAI Badges - FAI Footdragging by stephanevdv
I already asked this in another thread concerning the same subject, without getting an answer: Why should every pilot have his own personal flight recorder? If there is one per glider, this will be more than enough! In fact, it never happens that all gliders on a site are busy with competition...
June 9th 04 01:44 PM
by Janos Bauer Go to last post
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Lambada vs Sinus motorgliders by Andre van Niekekerk
Which way? Both appear to be good motorgliders. I want something that can glide, carry a passenger and to be used as a vehicle. Safety is important. So far i found that the Sinus is marketed better than the Lambada. All specs for the Sinus available on the net, can't say the same of the Lambada. I...
June 9th 04 11:28 AM
by Jean Go to last post
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[US] Callling SSA State Governors and Record Keepers by Papa3
The Yahoo group SSA States was created to facilitate information sharing and dialogue between state Governors and Record Keepers. So far, we have about 30-40% of the states covered, and we'd love get that number higher. Please click on the link below and select "join this group". If you're...
June 9th 04 06:07 AM
by diogenes Go to last post
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U.S. Club Class Day Reports Online Now by John Seaborn
U.S. Club Class Day Reports Online Now The U.S. Club Class is attending the World Gliding Championships in Norway and has been posting Day Reports. These reports include pictures, updates and news direct from Championships and the U.S. Team. See the day reports...
June 9th 04 05:15 AM
by John Seaborn Go to last post
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PW-5 For Sale by Chet
PW-5 120 TT, Excellent Condition and contest ready with current annual, Applelby seals, Parachute, Mircroair B-40, B-50 and Volkslogger integrated with Winpilot 5.18 and Ipaq 3955. Complete with a beautiful all aluminum COBRA trailer with World Class Logo. $24,500. Will assist with delivery...
June 9th 04 04:05 AM
by Chet Go to last post
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REGION 6 SOUTH CANCELLED by Region 6 Contest Manager
The Caesar Creek Soaring Club regretfully announces that the Region 6 South Contest has been cancelled. The number of entries to date is not sufficient to hold a quality contest. We apologize for any inconvenience this late announcement may cause. The offer of Free Beer is hereby revoked. Dick...
June 9th 04 02:29 AM
by Region 6 Contest Manager Go to last post
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Math help request ? by Snead1
I need math help with a spreadsheet. I want to enter 1: Wind Direction 2: Wind speed 3: Desired track of the glider 3: Speed made good by glider in still air. I want to solve for 1: Glider heading 2: Speed made good of glider along desired track. I would appreciate any help form anyone...
June 8th 04 11:15 PM
by Doug Hoffman Go to last post
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Minden Contest ?? by f.blair
When will there be results posted from the contest going on in Minden, NV ?
June 8th 04 11:08 PM
by f.blair Go to last post
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10 km's apart by K.P. Termaat
For a distance flight using up to three turn points the Sporting Code says at 1.4.5.b. : "The turn points must be at least 10 kilometers apart and may be claimed once, etc." Why "10 km", why "once". Does anybody know. Karel
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June 8th 04 06:09 PM
by Jack Go to last post
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UK change in spin training. by W.J. \(Bill\) Dean \(U.K.\).
Those who took part in the big discussion on Rec. Aviation Soaring earlier this year may be interested in a change just introduced by the BGA: "Low Height Spins 4th June 2004. "The BGA Instructors Committee has recently agreed that all pilots and instructors should be reminded of the need to take...
June 8th 04 07:46 AM
by Mark James Boyd Go to last post
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