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experimental; registration & restrictions? by tienshanman
Can anyone point me towards a good summary of the rules governing experimental registration of an imported, self launching glider? What is required to register and what you can and cannot do with it? Also, are there any regulatory or real world problems regarding flying one from a GA airport?
March 23rd 10 03:28 PM
by tienshanman Go to last post
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Wanted: Cambridge GPS 20 or GPS 25 by Tim Hanke
A club member is looking for a used Cambridge GPS 20 or GPS 25 that someone might have for sale. He doesn't want a GPS 10 (as their is not enough room for the "big" box). If you have one for sale, please e- mail me at: Thanks! Tim
March 23rd 10 01:48 PM
by Tim Hanke Go to last post
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vinyl trim source by Brad[_2_]
I am rebuilding/repairing my Schroeder type fiberglass top tube trailer and need to remove the vinyl trim and the aluminum channel that it slides into. Does anyone have know where this stuff is available? I've googled it up, but so far have not been successful. Could be that I am using the wrong...
March 23rd 10 06:02 AM
by Brad[_2_] Go to last post
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The "Silly Season" by Tom[_9_]
It’s spring! Let the soaring season begin. We call this “The Silly Season,” when otherwise safe, competent pilots do the dumbest things often resulting in accidents. Glider clubs and commercial operations around the country conduct spring safety seminars to help pilots get their head in the game...
March 22nd 10 02:42 PM
by Tom[_9_] Go to last post
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GlideNavigator II and SoaringWeb Turnpoints? by Ryan Spicer
Hi all, I'm trying to help a club member upload updated waypoint (.dat) files onto his Compaq Aero 1520 for use with GlideNavigator II v3.0. I'm an IT guy, but pretty new to the world of soaring software. We've downloaded the .dat file (http://soaringweb.org/TP/ASA/nm_asa10.dat). It opens...
March 22nd 10 02:31 PM
by Andy[_1_] Go to last post
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Thermal Detector Research... by Kevin
http://tinyurl.com/yca2c33 Nice to have these guys funding our R&D. -- Kevin
March 22nd 10 01:42 PM
by Doug Haluza Go to last post
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The power of comparison shopping--i got the deal by Joberg-executive
I am a happy dude this morning.Can you imagine i have saved $345 on hotel room and flight ticket from JoBerg to New York.This is because i took my time to research oncheap travel deals using online travel comparison engines.I have learnt one lesson...be patient when booking. Try this tool to check...
March 22nd 10 08:40 AM
by Joberg-executive Go to last post
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Licensing order by Matt[_4_]
Hi all, I've been looking into getting my private pilot's license. I've taken test flights in a cessna (172SP) and a glider (GROB 103). I really liked the glider, but I also like the benefits of the private. What order would be best to get both licenses? Should I get a private first with a glider...
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March 21st 10 08:20 PM
by Tony V Go to last post
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Starting soaring. Where is the best place to learn and fly within 100mi from NYC? by VladC
Hi there, I'd like get into the soaring. My plan is to get certified over the summer. Where is the best flying conditions and club not too far from NYC (100 mi). I appreciate your suggestions. Thanks, Vlad
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March 21st 10 06:12 PM
by Tony V Go to last post
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LS8a Wing Extensions by Mike Williams
I'm trying to find out what LS8a will take the 18m wing extensions. From what I've read, the "Pre DG" Ls8a will and the "Post DG" will not. Anyone know what serial number range or year manufactured that might be? MW
March 21st 10 05:38 PM
by Bela[_2_] Go to last post
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Standard Libelle Trailer Wanted by Tfrazer
Wanted: Trailer for H201 Standard Libelle I am seeking a high quality, easy to rig trailer for my Standard Libelle. I would prefer an Eberle or similar trailer in good shape with dollies/cradles for the Libelle. Tom Frazer Santa Rosa, CA Cell (707) 479 1740 tfrazerATsonicDOTnet
March 21st 10 03:09 PM
by Tfrazer Go to last post
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Tow Service at Bishop, Ca, USA? by Alpha One
Is there still a tow service at Bishop, CA, USA? Contact info? -- To email, replace contestid with the real thing. (spelled out)
March 21st 10 02:41 AM
by JS Go to last post
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Full-span flaperons as airbrakes? by Bret
Hi, do any gliders have full-span flaperons that also act as airbrakes (say at 70-90 degree), or do you lose all aileron authority when the flaperons are that deflected?
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March 20th 10 11:39 PM
by T8 Go to last post
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For Sale by howdy
Just a little Spring cleaning around here. Avionic Dittel ground station with ATR 720B radio and mic. Works and only needs battery......$650 Themi GPS thermal centering instrument and flight recorder.......$575 Volkslogger. Round connector........$575 Zaon MRX PCAS with remote antenna...
March 19th 10 11:05 PM
by howdy Go to last post
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U.S. Clubs by jsbrake[_2_]
Forgive my ignorance in this question, but I'm curious... In the U.S., do the clubs provide instruction for free, or paid? I know the commercial operators are paid, but I don't know about the clubs. Probably depends on the club, I would guess. I'm in Canada, where the clubs all teach for free;...
March 19th 10 01:50 PM
by jsbrake[_2_] Go to last post
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Speed Astir owners? by Grider Pirate
I have met a grand total of ONE other Speed Astir owner, and have never set eyes on another Speed Astir in person. Yeah, I know, there weren't many built, and they're not popular, but dang. I'm not up for starting a 'Speed Astir' club, but wouldn't mind corresponding with others who fly them. ...
March 19th 10 01:40 PM
by Guy[_7_] Go to last post
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US Airspace Update by 2KA
Hello All, Updated US airspace information for the charting cycle effective 08 April, 2010 is now available on the airspace section of the Worldwide Soaring Turnpoint Exchange, and at my website at http://www.soaringdata.info. This cycle's update also includes the Grand Canyon SFAR and the...
March 19th 10 05:30 AM
by 2KA Go to last post
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Low Cost ADS-B Transceivers by Mike Schumann
The FAA in coordination with the SSA is doing a major test of low cost ADS-B transceivers this summer in the Washington DC area. As part of this effort, MIT is doing a survey of pilots' perception of the value of ADS-B technology in their environments. Please take 10 minutes and provide your...
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March 18th 10 10:34 PM
by Mike Schumann Go to last post
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Region 9S, open seat by g l i d e r s t u d
Garret Willat will be flying Sky Sailing's Stemme S10vt at Region 9S in Tucson AZ. The left seat is open to the highest bidder (all donations will go to my racing fund). This is not just a ride-along, this is an instructional flight from the current US Open Class National champion and full-time...
March 18th 10 05:56 AM
by g l i d e r s t u d Go to last post
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Ad question by Steve Freeman
We are going to be selling our club Pawnee towplane soon and I wanted to find out if it is acceptable to place a description, price and contact info on this mail list. I am going to list it later on Barnstormers etc. but wanted to give other clubs the first opportunity as it is set up for towing...
March 18th 10 05:31 AM
by Stephen! Go to last post
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