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Region5Sports by samcgiltner
Region 5 Sports completed 4 out of 5 days of soaring with only one landout. Check out the pictures on our website. Join the fun!!! www.region5sports.com Sam Giltner.
May 23rd 04 05:45 PM
by Ventus B Go to last post
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Canopy causes cockpit fire by Bob C
Yesterday afternoon Mark Mocho (MM Fabrication) opened the canopy of his Pegasus to get his cell phone. By the time he made a call to me, his soaring hat, which was lying atop the glare shield, was smoking. The canopy was acting like a big magnifying glass and focusing the sun's rays onto a...
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May 23rd 04 03:27 PM
by Pete Reinhart Go to last post
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15 Meter National Ping Pong Results by Jeff Landfield
The Pakistanie took a commanding lead today in Ping Pong by defeating everyone he played, he is well ahead in the contest, maybe another contest tomorrow of a different type, hopefully he does as well there also Jeff
May 22nd 04 04:55 AM
by Jim Vincent Go to last post
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The not-so-noisy jet Silent by Howard Banks
Those of us who have actually heard Bob Carlton's jet-powered Silent in the air can tell you that once it is off the ground and more than a few hundred feet away that it is a lot quieter than conventional motor gliders such as the DG 400 or 800.When being run up on the ground and up close it...
May 22nd 04 02:51 AM
by Howard Banks Go to last post
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Region 5 South Cordele Ordeal by John
Attention Southeastern US glider pilots (and all others). It's that time of the year again! After taking one year off while hosting the 18M and Open Class Nationals, the Cordele contest is ready to be flown as a Regionals again. Dates are June 21 to June 26. Informal flying will be possible...
May 22nd 04 02:47 AM
by John Go to last post
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PDA mount in PIK20B by Derrick Steed
Can anyone provide pictures/diagrams of their arrangement of a PDA mount in a PIK20B (the cockpit layout of the 'D is different, that's why I specifically ask about the 'B. I am still wrestling with the best mounting position - given the large arc that the stick can move in getting a position which...
May 22nd 04 02:31 AM
by Marc Arsenault Go to last post
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Still Available to Transport Gliders and Crew for Summer by Jeff Landfield
Anyone needs a glider transported I am still available for certain dates, let me know. 505 980 5377 Jeff
May 22nd 04 02:19 AM
by Nick Gilbert 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 22nd 04 02:10 AM
by Lennie the Lurker Go to last post
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Towplane Mirror by Thomas J Johnson
I am looking for any suggestions on a good type of mirror for our club's towplanes wing. I have a mount in place to accept a stud. We have tried the 5 inch flat mirror, field of view too narrow. We have tried a blind spot mirror, image at glider distance too small. Any help would be...
May 21st 04 10:36 PM
by BTIZ Go to last post
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New EU Pilot Certificates by Nolaminar
Can someone tell me if all members of the EU have been issued new pilot license certificates? For those that have US certificates based on previous (old) licesnes, the US certificate will no longer be valid. The worse news is that the new procedure from the FAA is more complex than simply going...
May 21st 04 06:35 PM
by Nolaminar Go to last post
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Commercial Pilot Glider license in EU by Arnie
Is there a Commercial Pilots License-Glider in EU ? I looked around in the CAA, JAA and EASA websites, but could't really find this information. In some coutries a CFIG (Instructor's) license gives you the right to work and get paid as an instructor, even though you may not have a...
May 21st 04 12:44 PM
by Stefan Go to last post
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Older Pilots and Safety by Bob Johnson
There's a good discussion of this subject in the current issue of "Flying" magazine written by the editor-in-chief, Richard L. Collins. This monthly is of course chiefly aimed at General Aviation (read power) pilots but there are several points Collins makes that could profitably be extracted for...
May 21st 04 01:08 AM
by Jim Kellett Go to last post
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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
1 280
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 http://212.8.200.175/~techdg/tn/service-infos/2003-52-e.pdf
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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