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PW-5 Rental by BTIZ
why would a "young" PW5 be in a museum.. was it damaged beyond flyable repair? waste of a good airframe JMHO BT "JohnD" wrote in message ...
July 11th 03 09:45 PM
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Better Boundary Layers by Mike Borgelt
On Tue, 8 Jul 2003 17:08:46 -0700, Eric Greenwell wrote: No, but Dick only tested one glider, and a very early one (early '94 production). Several changes have been made in the wing since then, such as more blowholes, adding winglets, an additional flap...
July 11th 03 09:17 PM
by Eric Greenwell Go to last post
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Battery life...how to test? by Jim Kelly
I guess a 12v automotive light bulb would be a readily available load? Perhaps one of the electronic wizards here could suggest an appropriate wattage for a meaningful, safe, fast test? Also, is it valid to do a 'fast' test when a glider load is hopefully closer to 10 to 20 hrs? Can we presume...
July 11th 03 09:12 PM
by Eric Greenwell Go to last post
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Airfoil comparisons...? by Robert Ehrlich
Robert Bates wrote: Does anyone know of a good, layman's reference to the differences between airfoils? I've heard some "old-timers" refer to characteristics of different ones, and was wondering if there was an "Airfoils for Dummies" out there somewhere... ;) Thanks! --
July 11th 03 08:29 PM
by Robert Ehrlich Go to last post
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Silver Badge Fun (?) - real challenges? by Nyal Williams
Location, location, location! A well-known US pilot had the gold altitude and distance certified when he had a total of 19hrs gliding time and had not yet done the 5-hr flight. He is a person for whom I have enormous respect, a natural, but he still had to have the location at that stage of the...
July 11th 03 04:45 PM
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Super Cub towplane performance by Marc Arsenault
Well, we finally discovered that the propeller was totally worn out. We took the prop to our local Sensenich dealer-repairshop. The very helpful people of BL Aviation took no more than 15 minutes on the prop stand to measure out the defective "windmill". Actually, the measurement were quite...
July 11th 03 01:42 PM
by Marc Arsenault Go to last post
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compaq/ipaq batteries by Mike Towler
compaq and ipaq batteries all new most models of the compaqs in stock self fit kits from 67 + delivery. email me with your model for availabilty, fitting available for a extra small fee some other spares also (docking stations, serial and usb's computer cables,power suplies
July 11th 03 10:13 AM
by Mike Towler Go to last post
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LS-4a For Sale by Karl Von Kaenel
$29,500: 1983 Ls4a, 1182 hours, Serial #4329, N245JD, Dittel ATR 720B Transceiver, Sage vario, Cambridge M-Nav, Ameri King ELT, Schroth 4 point safety harness, Appleybay refinish (inside and out) Sep 97, Wing and tail dolly, tow out gear. Trailer and sailplane hangered at Clemson,SC. Photos...
July 11th 03 02:47 AM
by Karl Von Kaenel Go to last post
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Nitra day 5 early US Team report by F.L. Whiteley
http://www.ssa.org/UsTeam/nitra2003/07102003.htm
July 10th 03 10:31 PM
by F.L. Whiteley Go to last post
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2003 Air Sailing Contest pre-report synopsis by Jim Price
Bob Kuykendall wrote in message ... Earlier, "Jim Price" wrote: Bob, reading your report reminded me of one of the most fun experiences I've had in soaring. I hauled my LS4 out to Air...
July 10th 03 10:19 PM
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Lark IS28B2 brake by Bill Daniels
I believe there is a disc brake modification kit available from Wings and Wheels at about $1200US. That seems hard to justify given that it is about 7% of the resale price of the glider. I just decided not to aim the monster at anything I want to keep. Bill Daniels Lark owner "Kurt"...
July 10th 03 08:55 PM
by Bill Daniels Go to last post
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site by FBI 2003
My site name is F-16 Fighting Falcon & Turkishstars This site has a lot of aircraft ,helicopter picture. And photos of the earth taken form space. Also patch , pilot helmet arts , Ataturk photos ,screensavers , wallpapers , videos ,acrobatic tems..... Many interesting things. www.turkishstars.com
July 10th 03 04:38 PM
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Rumour central by Liam Finley
I heard that Avia Stroitel is buying Schempp-Hirth. And PZL-Swidnick has made on offer on Schleicher. "BTIZ" wrote in message news:[email protected] I heard that from someone else in a news letter yesterday.. DG buys LS.. no "official"...
July 10th 03 02:10 PM
by Brad Go to last post
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World Class and Juniors Moving on Up! by Doug Jacobs
Looks like our Team had a pretty good day today in Nitra - and the web coverage is excellent. Well worth your time, click on http://www.ssa.org/UsTeam/ust_reports_sr.htm DJ
July 10th 03 11:55 AM
by Stephen Cook Go to last post
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In The Thick Of It - U.S. Team Reports by John Seaborn
In The Thick Of It - U.S. Team Reports Thanks to Frank Whiteley and Junior/World Team Captain Conrad Suechting the U.S. Team Day Reports are available direct from the ongoing World Championships in Nitra. The reports and pictures have that exciting, "direct from the flight line" quality and manage...
July 10th 03 06:49 AM
by John Seaborn Go to last post
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AT&T Cell Phones don't work at Hobbs by Bill Higdon
Reb Byrne wrote: My Cingular phone does work at Hobbs. There is a problem in town of caller ID not working and your calls go out as having the number blocked (can be a problem if calling someone who won't accept those calls). Once you get out of town it seems to work just fine. Reb...
July 10th 03 03:20 AM
by Bill Higdon Go to last post
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New SSA Director by Nolaminar
Mr. Dennis Wright appears to be well qualified and will be the new SSA Exec. Director later this month. GA
July 10th 03 12:34 AM
by Nolaminar Go to last post
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Cambridge GPSNAV20 photo-sector display by Pat Russell
On 8 Jul 2003 13:46:44 -0700, (Doug Jacobs) wrote: Very complicated, quite unsafe in competition if anyone else may be turning with you since this is largely a heads down manoever. But it is never used in competition!
July 9th 03 11:49 PM
by Stewart Kissel Go to last post
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US Team WGC and Juniors Update by F.L. Whiteley
Day 4 early report and start times http://www.ssa.org/UsTeam/nitra2003/07092003.htm
July 9th 03 10:06 PM
by F.L. Whiteley Go to last post
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L33 scanned manual by Michael
"jwren" wrote in message I can get you a PDF version. "BTIZ" wrote I'd like a copy aol me too /aol Michael
July 9th 03 09:13 PM
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