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US Standard Class Nationals--Day2 by Retting
Here we go race fans.....Day 2 Hoo boy....we had to earn our pay today. Another TAT in the shape of a square, running south a bunch into a 5 mile ring called West, right turn West a bunch more into a 15 mile ring,...you get the idea. After dumping our water on the grid and doing the elephant walk,...
August 2nd 18 02:15 AM
by Retting Go to last post
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SSA WEBINAR by Jonathan St. Cloud
Wanted to give a shoutout to the guys who devoted their time and expertise to the SSA webinar! Thanks
August 1st 18 11:36 PM
by dmarin Go to last post
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Silent Skies by [email protected]
I live in Great Meadows, NJ, about 4 miles northwest of Hackettstown Airport. This is a nice clear Saturday morning, and usually I would hear the occasional airplane engine as some SEL passes nearby, even once in a while the distinctive sound of a radial. But not today. And why? Because...
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August 1st 18 10:43 PM
by Charlie M. (UH & 002 owner/pilot) Go to last post
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RICO VACS - is the schematic available anywhere? by [email protected]
I liked the subtle ticking noise of ye olde RICO VACS vario I had in the HP-14. And it was very good at pointing out weak lift. Alas that relic from the 1970s stopped working some time circa 2000. I sent it to its maker and he fixed it, but it later failed again, as has another unit I scrounged...
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August 1st 18 01:08 PM
by Tango Eight Go to last post
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Libelle 201 Canopy by [email protected]
Hi I'm looking at purchasing a 201 and am going to need a new canopy if I get the thing. I would be happy to take a used canopy that has scratches and or a crack or two as long as it's serviceable. Let me know if you've got anything. Thanks!
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August 1st 18 09:34 AM
by Charlie Quebec Go to last post
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Hosin - RULES ? by Jock Proudfoot
Where are the RULES posted ?
July 31st 18 09:26 PM
by Craig Funston[_3_] Go to last post
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Region 4 North contest by [email protected]
On behalf of the Mid-Atlantic Soaring Association, you are invited to compete or visit R4N's fall contest October 6 - 13 from it's Fairfield, PA airport (W97). Details are he http://www.ssa.org/Contests?cid=2423. Fairfield is a beautiful soaring site nestled not far from Amish farmland and the...
July 31st 18 05:02 PM
by [email protected] Go to last post
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Day 2 of 18m WGC by Dan Daly[_2_]
While it is early, I can't help but notice the gliders in the top 20 of each of the first two days... ASG29 wins Day 1 (Diana3 second), JS-3 Day 2. Combined top 20 scoring so far: Eight JS-3 (1, 2, 8, 12, 12 (tie), 15, 16, 18). Eight Ventus3 (4, 4 (tie), 6, 7, 9, 10, 11, 17), two ASG-29 (3, 14),...
July 31st 18 04:18 PM
by Jonathan St. Cloud Go to last post
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Hosin Reports by [email protected]
If the US pilot and Team reports from Hosin aren't cutting it for you, add these: Canada https://www.facebook.com/CanadianSoaringTeam/?hc_ref=ARRInnmA2vENS3i10h2U27LeECMT0aI-EgoRM6rPUjO8kUrsvZq-C_udkQMedvCllUU&fref=nf British...
July 31st 18 06:29 AM
by Pat Russell[_2_] Go to last post
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US Standard Class Nationals by Retting
Hello Race Fans... R here to report on the US Standard Class Nationals being held on Texas Soaring Association wonderful gliderport. TSA (660') is located just outside Dallas TCA with all of the bottom half of Texas available to our delight. TSA is an amazing club with over 200 members and a 300'...
July 31st 18 06:12 AM
by [email protected] Go to last post
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Hosin CZ Live Tracking, Live now by Tango Eight
18m here http://wgc2018.onglide.com/current-day.xml?class=18meter Anyone know how the live tracking speeds are calculated? I see guys flying together with speeds that don't correlate with start times. Go 70!! Go 5E!! Go XG! (CA import tariff cost you one exclamation, sorry :-)) Evan Ludeman /...
July 30th 18 10:22 AM
by Nick Hill[_3_] Go to last post
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US team silence by John Cochrane[_3_]
In the entire club, 15, and standard WGC, the US team posted a grand total of two pilot reports about what was going on https://ussoaringteams.org/#news Clearly there were lots of lessons learned here! US team: you want our support. You want our money. You want our volunteer time. And yet you...
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July 30th 18 02:56 AM
by John Godfrey (QT)[_2_] Go to last post
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WGC Hosin-1st Contest Day 7/29-US Pilots by [email protected]
After awakening to overcast, the launches were delayed several times AND the tasks changed. The launches did begin 13:15 local with all classes assigned racing tasks of around 300km. US Pilots have started. You can access info on: www.ussoaringteams.org Tasks and scores:...
July 30th 18 01:49 AM
by John Godfrey (QT)[_2_] Go to last post
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"N" on Constant Pressure Charts by Jim[_33_]
I have spent a few days on Google looking for a description of what "N" means on Constant Pressure Charts. The best I have found is that "N" identifies an area of little or no vorticity. Is this right?
July 29th 18 05:36 PM
by Dan Daly[_2_] Go to last post
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WGC Hosin-Pilot report from the training week-US Pilots by [email protected]
There is no flying today at the WGC Hosin as the Opening Ceremony will be held 4-6pm local. Enjoy the report from US 18M Pilot Bob Fletcher recapping this past week of preparation and training: https://ussoaringteams.org/training-week-pilot-report-bob-fletcher/
July 28th 18 05:52 PM
by [email protected] Go to last post
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A complicated question about LiFePO4 batteries, - and switching. by [email protected]
Another question regarding the above battery type! There are variety of techniques used when switching between batteries - on/off/on switches, good switches with a cut out between the movement, two batteries with a diode to prevent flow between both batteries, etc. The question I have concerns an...
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July 28th 18 04:33 AM
by jfitch Go to last post
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ASH26E For Sale by 2G
I just ordered a new ASH31Mi and will be selling my ASH26E after the season is over. This is a 2006 model with pretty much every option available at the time, including polyurethane finish. Interested parties can contact me directly at: soar2morrow AT yahoo.com for more details. Tom
July 27th 18 06:14 PM
by Bob Kuykendall Go to last post
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Ventus 3F - Fatal by Jock Proudfoot
https://www.usnews.com/news/best-states/new- mexico/articles/2018-07-11/albuquerque-man-dies-in-glider-crash- near-moriarty-airport
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July 27th 18 05:38 AM
by [email protected] Go to last post
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Best software for evaluating FAI Speed Tasks (Triangle) by Brian[_1_]
A few times a year I want to evaluate flight for record or trophy flights. Usually 300K Triangles. What is the Easiest software to just evaluate an FAI flight? The old EW software worked pretty good, but does’t support IGC flights. SeeYou can do it but is very clumsy and slow at doing it, or at...
July 27th 18 04:59 AM
by Brian[_1_] Go to last post
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DG 100 group(s) by Senna Van den Bosch
Quick question, are there any DG 100/101 owner groups out there? Thank you!
July 27th 18 02:00 AM
by Heinz Gehlhaar Go to last post
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