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Discus Info Wanted by Scott
I'm in the market for a Discus A or B and would like some input as to what the these aircraft are worth. If you have sold one or have one for sale I would like to hear from you. Also about what is the difference in price and marketability of an A verses a B model? Thanks
March 9th 04 05:59 AM
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Ferry Permit? by Mackfly
Tried to get a ferry permit from the local FSDO so we could tow a Blanik that was one week out of annual to another airport for it's inspection. They said they could not issure it for safety reasons! I had done it once with my 1-23H15 a few years ago. The "reason" given was because of the risk...
March 9th 04 02:23 AM
by Bob Kuykendall Go to last post
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Ground launch and the incremental vanishing of soaring by Mark James Boyd
I spent a good portion of the past few days looking into auto-tow launching. After some fairly extensive searching, I found that, as far as I can tell, nobody has used auto-tow OR winch launch at a public airport in four years. LaGrange-Callaway GA (SES) used to do winch, and according to the...
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March 8th 04 10:50 PM
by Bill Daniels Go to last post
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VT-116 ORLIK by Maro_SK
A photo story about the restoration of an old wood glider and many other nice pictures: http://www.freefly.sk/modules.php?op=modload&name=My_eGallery&file=index&do=showgall&gid=27
March 8th 04 09:37 PM
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Jaxeda covers by Andy Melville
Our Jaxeda covers seem to have become non waterproof.Also the 'coating' seems to come off on your hand as a white chalky powder...anybody out there got similar experience or had them reproofed?
March 8th 04 08:42 PM
by John Galloway Go to last post
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pdf over microlift... by dhofstee
Ik heb de link maar gecopieerd. Groetjes, David http://ozreport.com/data/WhyMicroliftSoaring.pdf
March 8th 04 07:30 PM
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Soaring sites in Palm Springs area by Dave Kuchenbecker
I am planning a trip to Palm Springs to get some sun. I would like to do some flying while there. Any thoughts on commercial ops in the area where I could rent a single place. Thanks Dave
March 8th 04 04:58 PM
by JohnD Go to last post
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Bad publicity by David Starer
I just searched on "glider" on the BBC's news web site. What I found shocked me. Of 46 results returned for the period since May 1998, not a single one mentioned any form of achievement whatsoever in gliding. See here for the search...
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March 8th 04 03:57 PM
by Bernd W. Hennig Go to last post
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New Aircraft - Pipistrel Taurus Motorglider by Info
Just a quick email... we have just released a new newsletter with details and pictures of the new Taurus Aircraft enjoy http://www.mcp.com.au/sinus/newsletters/newsletter-14/newsletter-14.html Michael Coates Pipistrel USA
March 8th 04 10:37 AM
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-Redline Sky- A New 2 Hour Soaring DVD! by P.Naton
-Redline Sky- A New 2 Hour Soaring DVD I am pleased to announce that my new soaring film/DVD compilation Redline Sky is now available for sale on my web site. For complete information, go to the Redline Sky information page at: http://radiocarbonart.com/Pages/redlinemain.html I suggest watching...
March 8th 04 06:53 AM
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canopy cover material? by ken ward
where do I find suitable material for making my own custom canopy cover? no disrespect to those doing it commercially, but I'd rather sew one myself. that way I know it fits exactly, where the straps are, etc. the glider sits rigged in the California/Nevada sun and occasionally gets rained upon. ...
March 8th 04 05:23 AM
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XCSoar Web Page has Gaobot Virus by Michael Pitoniak
Don't go there. It even defeats Norton AntiVirus win 3/03/04 updates.
March 7th 04 06:11 PM
by F.L. Whiteley Go to last post
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Kerry the Potential Flying President by [email protected]
When I Met Kerry Posted by Guest Blogger at February 7, 200411:50 AM Writes Hal Cranmer: I would like to add my two cents about my John Kerry experience. During my career as an Air Force pilot, I spent two years flying a small twin engine prop plane around the Pacific from my base in Okinawa,...
March 7th 04 04:42 PM
by BGMIFF Go to last post
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Sub-gravity sensation by Rod
I need to give a season opening briefing to all the pilots in our club next week and naturally want to highlight safety issues. During preparation for this meeting I've come across an accident report that attributed the cause of the fatal accident to "Sub-gravity Sensation". There appears to be a...
March 7th 04 03:20 PM
by Chris OCallaghan Go to last post
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2-32 Speeds? by John Seaborn
The SGS 2-32 has two categories of critical speeds, the "High Performance" and "Utility" depending on gross weight. Looking through the flight manual I see that at 1430lb max gross Utility Category stall is estimated at 47mph. Red Line in this category is 139 mph. What I do not see is the Caution...
March 7th 04 03:49 AM
by Carl J. Niedermeyer Go to last post
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Swidnik PW-6U Mobility and Fun by Charles Yeates
Immediately after the FAA issued its TCDS GC18CE, trailering 5,200 easy miles took us to the SSA convention and to Dallas for Dick Johnson and Dean Carswell's flight-testing. Their report will be in Soaring soon. -- Charles Yeates Swidnik Gliders Agent CMYeates & Associates 105 Dunbrack St, Apt...
March 6th 04 04:34 PM
by Charles Yeates Go to last post
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Parowan Check-List by JJ Sinclair
1. BYOB 2. Don't go rafting. 3. Don't pick up anybody that looks like a Danite. 4. Don't curse. 5. Don't drink (water's OK) 6. Don't smoke. 7. Don't fly on Sunday. What do you Mormons do for fun? Oh, I know. It's the only thing left. JJ Sinclair
March 6th 04 03:06 PM
by Gary Kemp Go to last post
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Looking for charter by Avron Tal
Isreal team needs 15m and Standard gliders for the European championship 18 Jul/8 Aug. Avron
March 6th 04 02:23 PM
by Avron Tal Go to last post
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Audi Magazine gliding spot by Al
The new Audi Magazine features a small piece on Klaus Ohlmannn and his record breaking flight with a nice fish eye nose mount shot of Klaus in what looks like an ASH25 Al
March 6th 04 07:31 AM
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Transponder and antenna by Paolo
where can I put the antenna on a libelle ? Thanks Paolo
March 6th 04 03:32 AM
by BTIZ Go to last post
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