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Finish Gate Accident no. 2 by [email protected]
Uvalde, Texas, August 4, 1086 (15 meter National Championships) ASW-20 crossed the finish line at 50 feet and 85 knots, then started a climbing turn to position himself on down-wind. Pilot sees another ship in the pattern and turns away to avoid a conflict.....................Let's stop the action...
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April 2nd 05 06:58 AM
by F.L. Whiteley Go to last post
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Book with sailplane airfoils? by Scott
Anybody have a good title for a book showing good airfoils for sailplanes (preferable ones good for ultralight sailplanes)? One with coordinates for those airfoils would be great! Scott http://corbenflyer.tripod.com/
April 1st 05 10:03 PM
by Scott Go to last post
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Is there a drag rake guru out there? by nimbusgb
Can anyone help with the design and installation details of a drag rake? I'm interested in: Pitot tube sizing ( ID and length ) Span of the rake. Positioning of the dynamic pressure port. Plenum chamber/s dimensions. Positioning of a rake on or behind the trailing edge.
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April 1st 05 06:36 PM
by nimbusgb Go to last post
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HP-18 project flown 1500 hours with trailer by Victor Bravo
Up for auction on ebay now is an HP-18 project. It has flown 1500 hours but needs a complete rebuild. It NEEDS either wing contouring or use it as a "quickbuild" kit for a Super-18 with the fuselage, tail, wing spars and controls already built. Comes with a very good Gehrlein open heavy duty...
April 1st 05 02:43 PM
by [email protected] Go to last post
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Gliding Fatality in Vic, Aus. by elZee
Sad News, just heard on the TEN TV News. Mid-air over the Dooki Hills near Sheparton, Victoria, Australia. One Fatality, no further details. Sincere condolences to the family =( elZee
April 1st 05 11:55 AM
by Thom Go to last post
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How many Glider Examiners in the US? by Terry
I am in the process of updating a listing of DPE's in the US and need help in verifying the information I have accumulated previously. By my count there are 50 examiners of which 34 are authorized to conduct the CFIG and of that group, only 5 are authorized to conduct an initial CFIG and 4 of...
April 1st 05 07:09 AM
by [email protected] Go to last post
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FS Terra Transponder with 3 1/8" Round Face by ls8aa
For more details see
April 1st 05 06:20 AM
by ls8aa Go to last post
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french police !! by TOUCO
hello In exercise of help on the ski resort http://www.airliners.net/open.file/807772/M/ franck
April 1st 05 06:11 AM
by Shawn Go to last post
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Solar Airplane, Piccard&A-rabs by Jim Culp
With credit to 'Propwash', from Aero-News.net see this: ------------------------------------------------------------- A Solar Plane to be funded by A-rabs In Oil Country? United Arab Emirates cited as 'Likely' To Fund Sun-Powered Aircraft (airplane) Experiment. Maybe Steve Fossett had it wrong...
April 1st 05 03:27 AM
by COLIN LAMB Go to last post
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FS Security 150 Parachute by WDM
Security 150 parachute for sale listed on Ebay: http://cgi.ebay.com/ebaymotors/ws/eBayISAPI.dll?ViewItem&rd=1&item=4540009070&category=26440&sspagename=WDVW Starting bid $250 Last inspection and repack was on 3/7/2005 Located in Texas To send me an email directly remove spaces from addrress...
April 1st 05 01:55 AM
by [email protected] Go to last post
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Jantar Std. 3 by [email protected]
The SZD dealer from Canada, the Windpath Corp. is attempting to sell brand new SZD48-3 Jantar Std. 3. The deal is that Jantar is a excellent Sport Class glider. I think at this point and time the price is above 30,000 Euros but if the Windpath could find couple more buyers the price will go under...
March 31st 05 10:50 PM
by [email protected] Go to last post
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solar airplane? Piccard & the A-rabs by Jim Culp
With credit to 'Propwash', from Aero-News.net see this: ------------------------------------------------------------- A Solar Plane to be funded by A-rabs In Oil Country? United Arab Emirates cited as 'Likely' To Fund Sun-Powered Aircraft (airplane) Experiment. Maybe Steve Fossett had it wrong...
March 31st 05 09:30 PM
by Jim Culp Go to last post
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Info Needed re Bob Symons accident at Inyokern, Calif 1958? by noel56z
Might anyone out there have some information on the fatal accident involving Bob Symons at Inyokern, CA circa 1958? Details? NTSB accident report? Thanks very much. Noel Anderson
March 31st 05 09:27 PM
by noel56z Go to last post
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Les Arnold-RIP by Stewart Kissel
Les passes away Tuesday...after a long struggle with Alzheimers...he ran a remarkable operation at Sky Sailing-Fremont. ..the likes of which may never be seen again. I posted one of my favorite Les stories at the Hollister Yahoo site...and would invite others to post here as well. Anyone know of...
March 31st 05 03:16 AM
by Stewart Kissel Go to last post
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fs-SGS 1-34 carcass and trailer by HL Falbaum
Storm damaged 1-34 and it's trailer for sale. No undamaged sections, but many useable parts if you care to dissect them out. Open trailer very functional with 1-34 fittings, USA lighting and plugs. All instruments removed. Make (serious) offer. Owned by Mid-Georgia Soaring Assn, located at Monroe,...
March 31st 05 12:39 AM
by John Go to last post
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Region 1 Contest 2005 by toad
Folks, Come have fun in Vermont this summer at Region 1 June 20-25, practice days 18 & 19 The forecast is for strong lift and high cloudbases. Get the details at. http://www.ssaregion1.org/negc2005/
March 30th 05 11:14 PM
by toad Go to last post
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Cell phones in the air by Roger Worden
I've seen a couple of references to someone not wanting us to use cell phones while gliding. I haven't seen the reason... what's the rationale?
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March 30th 05 11:01 PM
by Robin Birch Go to last post
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Soaring Centerfold by [email protected]
I just got my latest Soaring magazine and really liked the new centerfold shot. I hope they do this every month. Reminds me of the great shots by George Uveges and Alex Aldott in the 70's soaring magazines. Good Work Dennis and to the art director! Willie
March 30th 05 10:08 PM
by [email protected] Go to last post
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XC Training by Marilyn Hood
There's an idea for the Juniors to take up....this side of the pond
March 30th 05 09:50 PM
by Marilyn Hood Go to last post
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AOPA urges allowing cell phone use in general aviation by Eric Greenwell
One of the reasons I'm an AOPA member, even though I don't fly airplanes, is they sometimes do good things. This is from their site (www.aopa.org), on the Home page: General aviation pilots should be able to use cell phones in the cockpit while they're airborne. And they should be able to do...
March 30th 05 08:44 PM
by Jack Go to last post
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