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Aerobatic Glider Accident Video by [email protected]
Said to be a recent aerobatic accident in Germany. No known details. Can you translate what is said at the end of the video? What is the glider type? https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Pm66k3F1bv8
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Today 07:19 PM
by Bob Kuykendall Go to last post
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Borgelt Dynamis variometer by Mike Borgelt[_2_]
Well we finally got all the algorithms right and the plus and minus signs in the right places. It took a lot longer than we thought until we made a testing breakthrough. One day the story will get told. Our beta testers report they are very happy and could not fault it. Search Youtube for Borgelt...
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Today 07:02 PM
by [email protected] Go to last post
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Bad couple days in Europe by [email protected]
Two dead. DG-800 in Spain. Lak Mini FES in Germany. Both during takeoff/launch.
Today 05:14 PM
by Ernst Go to last post
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OLC unexpected error day by JS[_5_]
Even Gary Boggs' 120km/h SGS 2-32 flight that looks like a coat hangar has unexpected errors today. Jim
Today 03:03 PM
by Waveguru Go to last post
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Electric sustainer registration in US by Pete Wizz
Hi There, I have an certified glider registered in US, glider has been send to Europe for a little tuning recently. Part of this is an electric front sustainer which according to Europe regulations should be certified too but is not during to local bureaucracy. I am not sure if the glider should...
Today 02:34 PM
by [email protected] Go to last post
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Selling US glider to Europe, but keeping a share by Auxvache
Wondering if anyone's done this. Is there a way to structure a syndicate to best simplify licensing, etc.?
Today 12:03 PM
by Eric Munk Go to last post
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Experience with GoPro Smart Remote? by Terry Pitts
Who has some experience using the GoPro Smart Remote from a glider cockpit? If I could count on it to start a camera on the tail or wingtip, it would be a time saver for me. Now, if I video an aerobatic flight I'll start any external cameras before getting in the glider. So, I end up with a lot...
Today 03:11 AM
by Matt McBee Go to last post
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Battery safety (againish) by Jonathan St. Cloud
Was wondering if others had read and were doing this: https://www.dg-flugzeugbau.de/wp-content/uploads/filebase/Data/serviceinfos-en/2019-103-e.pdf The ASG-29E has a gas tank directly above two batteries used to power flight instruments.
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Today 12:43 AM
by kinsell Go to last post
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TOW PLANE Accident by Richard Garrity
Skyline Soaring Club has suffered a tragic loss of a member in the crash of our tow plane. The accident occurred on October 7th while towing an ASK21.. The glider released at very low altitude and returned safely to the airport. The NTSB is investigating and factual information is shown on their...
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Today 12:27 AM
by Roy B. Go to last post
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New Horten wing wing by Jonathan St. Cloud
https://www.flyer.co.uk/world-debut-for-horten-flying-wing-at-aero/?fbclid=IwAR3pS0kLC0GNBTYGdBH2Uu2L4TfISSPagO5kqvvOMtyRcgA510lUM7Lu7N8
Yesterday 11:28 PM
by Bret Hess Go to last post
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high tow vs low tow by Steve Koerner
As a US pilot, I've flown low tow a few times but mostly just high tow as that is the convention here. I'm wondering what all of the trade-offs are by the two methods? Might it be time to reconsider this? As pointed out on another thread, low tow would seem to be safer against the problem of...
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Yesterday 09:56 PM
by Jonathan St. Cloud Go to last post
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Glider Accident Video by [email protected]
Said to be a recent aerobatic accident in Germany. No known details. Can you translate what is said at the end of the video? What is the glider type? https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Pm66k3F1bv8
Yesterday 08:51 PM
by Jonathon May Go to last post
7 33
Our soaring friends: storks by Tom BravoMike
As there were many discussions about how soaring birds help us find thermals, this may be of interest to at least some of us: storks have arrived today, after a long trip from Africa, to Przygodzice, just south of Ostrow Wielkopolski in Poland, the site of WGC 2018. You can watch them live improve...
Yesterday 02:42 PM
by [email protected] Go to last post
2 30
Ventus 3 price by Gilder Racer 1
Hi can someone let me know how much a Schempp Hirth Ventus 3 retails for? I had a look at their website but I've cant seen to find a price. Thanks.
Yesterday 10:25 AM
by John Galloway[_1_] Go to last post
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Salida, CO flying this summer? by joesimmers[_2_]
Any glider flying camps, groups etc. in Salida this summer? Thanks for any info, Joe
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March 23rd 19 02:59 PM
by [email protected] Go to last post
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Glider pilot clips a tree by Burt Compton - Marfa Gliders, west Texas
VID-20190321-WA0015.mp4 Hope the kid is alright.
March 23rd 19 02:56 AM
by Burt Compton - Marfa Gliders, west Texas Go to last post
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Flarm suppression of ADS-B out on Tow Planes by [email protected]
For those towing behind tow planes equipped with ADS-B out (1090MHz), a new version of PowerFlarm firmware 6.67 is now available which should suppress the collision warning from the tow plane's ADS-B out. Below are release notes. Version 6.67 Published 04 March 2019 Platforms Build Expiration All...
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March 23rd 19 01:43 AM
by Andy Blackburn[_3_] Go to last post
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US Sectional Charts by 2KA
If you like sectional charts (and I do), you may be interested to know that up-to-date, downloadable sectional charts are available for the most popular soaring flight planning software. Just visit the Sectionals tab on my website at http://www.soaringdata.info to find: - CMR format files for...
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March 23rd 19 12:27 AM
by Tom BravoMike Go to last post
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Life glider hours with winch by [email protected]
Hi all. I listened from some pilots that the glider life hours reduce if you use winch start. Is that true? I looked for some data about and I did not found. have a nice day, José.
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March 22nd 19 09:42 PM
by [email protected] Go to last post
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Cobra Trailer Emergency Brake Experience by [email protected]
I have been having bad luck with trailers recently. Here is what happened a few days ago, maybe someone will benefit from hearing about my misfortune: Best I can figure, the Cobra trailer emergency brake application cable (which attaches to the bottom of the brake handle and clips to the tow...
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March 22nd 19 03:49 PM
by Jonathan St. Cloud Go to last post
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