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Duo Discus X revealed by ventus2
Details at www.schempp-hirth.com Chris
April 30th 05 11:01 PM
by Malcolm Austin Go to last post
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Rotax Falke SF25C Motor Glider Tug by Ian Forbes
Hi All Does anybody out there have FIRST HAND experience of aerotowing with a Rotax engined SF25C Falke Motor Glider. I know these are certified for aerotowing in Europe and that a number of clubs are using them. I am interested in hearing some feedback with regards to performance, costs and...
April 30th 05 10:42 PM
by Ian Forbes Go to last post
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New rules for hang-gliders By DANIELLE WOOLAGE by Steve J. Bryan
http://www.illawarramercury.com.au/articles/2002/10/07/1033538882266.html DANIELLE WOOLAGE has been smoking crack!
April 30th 05 09:56 PM
by Steve J. Bryan Go to last post
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SSA Members: Subscribe to eNews by Jim Skydell
SSA members may now subscribe to the weekly electronic newsletter, "SSA eNews," by signing up on the society's website home page. Because "SSA eNews" mostly communicates the workings and issues of the society, SSA membership is required to subscribe and view it. Brief weekly email notices...
April 30th 05 02:24 PM
by Jim Skydell Go to last post
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ASW19b best descent rate on approach (full airbrakes) by Robert Sharpe
Hi, I have just received our ASW19's flight manual which says to make the approach as follows: "The approach should normally be made at about 46 knotes. For turbulant air a corresponding faster speed must be flown." I have been told:- a) that the unmodified air-brakes have a limited affective...
April 30th 05 11:41 AM
by goneill Go to last post
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HpH Glasflugel 304S makes début by Tim Mara
though not yet completed, the new HpH Glasflugel 304S made it's first official showing to the public at Aero Friedrichshafen Exhibition last week some new images are now available on Wings & Wheels website for your viewing pleasure... please see:...
April 29th 05 11:47 PM
by Tim Mara Go to last post
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Google Sux.. by [email protected]
When it comes to newsgroups, Google has always sucked, ever since they bought deja news. I thought they had improved slightly over the past year or so, but then this... Google groups must be where they send all their retarded programmers, saving the smart ones for more exciting projects.
April 29th 05 10:48 PM
by 5Z Go to last post
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Grob by Bob O'Rilley
How much could you expect to pay for a Grob G-103. What is the top dollar for a very good one and bottom dollar for a not so good one. I know that you will say it all depends on hours and options etc but I just need a ball park in AUD or USD. Regards, Bob.
April 29th 05 07:22 PM
by dan Go to last post
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assembly dolly by Udo Rumpf
Some one left a message regarding the dolly. This message got deleted instead of saved, would this person contact me again by phone or email one more time. Regards Udo
April 29th 05 04:17 PM
by Udo Rumpf Go to last post
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2-32 crash in Mokuleia by Jack
http://starbulletin.com/2005/04/28/news/story14.html Jack
April 29th 05 08:52 AM
by Jack Go to last post
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HANGAR - 15M space 4 SALE at Omarama airport, New Zealand. by Brian Choate
I am selling my 15M glider hangar space at Omarama airport. This is a preferred space at one end of the newest 3rd glider hangar. For those not farmiliar with Omarama, here is the local gliding website: http://glideomarama.com Anyone interested can contact me via email or leave...
April 29th 05 05:16 AM
by Brian Choate Go to last post
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Ka-ZAM: Stoia Schleicher Collection for Sale by Wooden Ships
Jim Stoia of Manning, SC has decided to sell his Ka collection. They are available as follows: Ka-1 Average shape British made wood trailer is small, with no springs. With a little effort it would be quite serviceable $8500 Ka-2 is quite nice. Short wing version. Good open trailer....
April 29th 05 01:58 AM
by Wooden Ships Go to last post
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Any one else having problems getting Johnson Articles from the SSA website? by JC
All the articles I click on return the message; "The page cannot be found" (Yes I am an SSA member and I am logged in.)
April 28th 05 09:20 PM
by JC Go to last post
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Painting a Fiberglass Trailer Experiences by ContestID67
This is not a question, just a comment about a recent experience. I have a fiberglass trailer that needed a repainting. After asking around some trailer manufacturers the general conscensus was to use a two part epoxy paint. I ended up using Benjamin Moore M36/M37 gloss white tintable...
April 28th 05 07:40 PM
by John Sinclair Go to last post
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(US) SSA National Landmark of Soaring by NLS14
"What world record was set in New Hampshire in 1969?" The glider pilots of Region 1 are working to establish Mount Washington, New Hampshire as the 14th National Landmark of Soaring. We are seeking financial support. For further information, and to find out the answer to the above question, go...
April 28th 05 03:25 PM
by [email protected] Go to last post
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Region 1 contest Sugarbush VT, update by toad
Folks, the Region 1 website has been updated with the local rules. Also the entry fee goes up on May 19, so register now ! http://www.ssaregion1.org/negc2005 Come have fun in Vermont. Todd Smith
April 28th 05 03:05 PM
by toad Go to last post
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Wanted Glider for rent NSW + QLD Comps & Nationals AU by Mal
Hi, Anyone got a glider for rent for the NSW and QLD State Comps or Nationals. 18 meter class would be great. Happy to fly a high performance two seater with anyone else at the NSW or QLD comps. Contact me via http://www.mals.net/contactus.htm
April 28th 05 12:46 PM
by Mal Go to last post
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Any towing experiences with a Stinson 108-2 or 108-3? by [email protected]
Looking for first-hand accounts of anyone towing with or towing behind a Stinson, especially with a 200+ hp Continental or Lycoming. Tow speeds? Rates of climb? Types and weights of gliders pulled? Anything else interesting or unique? We fly out of a 1900' MSL mountain field and pull heavy (1000...
April 28th 05 07:52 AM
by nowhere Go to last post
3 235
Applebay alternative nose release by F.L. Whiteley
Any comments pro or con about the Appleboy nose release? Reportedly there are some PIK's, ASW's, LS's and Zuni's out there with them. Had the same request on gliderforum.com for a few days. A few views, but no comments. Perhaps someone here that I haven't already had an exchange with? TIA,
April 28th 05 05:09 AM
by F.L. Whiteley Go to last post
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FS iPaq by Ed Hollestelle
We have some nice iPaq 38XX and 39XX's for sale. The 39XX has the brighter screen inside but the general consensus is that in bright (sun) light the 38XX is somewhat better. A non-glare screen protector also helps. The 3835 is US $ 300 and the 3950 is 350 Bluetooth models are $ 30.- extra. These...
April 28th 05 12:28 AM
by [email protected] Go to last post
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