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real world ac 5m performance? by [email protected]
Looking to purchase a 5m but not sure of high enough performance. anyone with some hours on one. thanks chris
November 5th 17 09:42 PM
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RAFGSA Bicester by [email protected]
On Friday, January 17, 2003 12:37:23 AM UTC+1, Whitson Bush wrote: Just wondering how many of us have flown at Bicester and when. I flew at Bicester during my service and I had a bad accident with a winch cable. Thanks to an American Airman I am here to tell the tale. BJ
November 5th 17 08:18 PM
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Prestine Becker 4201 Radio by Craig Lowrie
A late model, removed from a glider which has flown for less than 20 hours from new. Contact me and I can email photos. You won't find a better example out there... Craig Lowrie (UK)
November 5th 17 05:07 PM
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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...
November 5th 17 06:01 AM
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Pellet variometer by [email protected]
You can make one easily using a low-flow pellet rotameter -- lots are commercially available. If you just want up you only need one.
November 5th 17 01:41 AM
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Torrey Pines by [email protected]
Nice article on the history and future of this site. http://www.lajollalight.com/news/local-news/sd-gliderport-sailplane-ucsd-growth-20170613-story.html 5Z
November 5th 17 01:40 AM
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Buying a 1-35 pros and cons? by [email protected]
Does anyone have any inside info on the pros / cons of buying a 1-35. I am interested in learning cross country. I am mostly looking to hear from any current or former 1-35 owners. Thanks, Tim W
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November 5th 17 01:32 AM
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Polar diagrams and L/D by Jim[_33_]
I sure need help here. As far as I understand polar diagrams the airspeed axis is for indicated airspeed, not true airspeed. This certainly makes sense. BUT, I have also come to understand that an estimate of L/D for a given airspeed can be obtained by dividing a given airspeed on the polar...
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November 5th 17 01:12 AM
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Discus B instrument panel template by [email protected]
Ladies and gents, If anyone happens to have a .pdf .jpg .dxf or pretty much .anything format of a Discus B panel (or Ventus B/C) it would be most appreciated. Email to Charlie Juliet Lima Seven Six @me.com or the email in my username. Thank you! Casey.
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November 5th 17 01:01 AM
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My September 2017 visit to GP Gliders by [email protected]
My September 2017 visit to GP Gliders: Poland is a beautiful country, especially in early September. The purpose of this trip was to meet CEO Jerzy Peszke and tour the GP Gliders facility. The operation recently moved to Korczyna (2.5 miles NW of Krosno). The original airport building was too...
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November 4th 17 02:34 PM
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Wanted: Friendly Single-Seater for PSU Soaring Club by Phil Chidekel
Hey All, The Penn State Soaring club is searching for a friendly single-seater for our club members to fly. Currently, we lease an ASK-13 from Tom Knauff and Doris Grove, and the Collegiate Soaring Association lends us a Russia AC-4C and a 2-33 project (currently being restored by our club members...
November 4th 17 12:04 AM
by Martin Gregorie[_5_] Go to last post
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SSA Sailplane Directory by Frank Whiteley
Would a few of you see if you can get to the login page for the SSA Sailplane Directory? ssa.orgMember Resources menu. It goes to a landing page with two links to the login page. No need to log in, just need to see if there are any fails at reaching the login page. Really only need to hear...
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November 3rd 17 01:01 PM
by Frank Whiteley Go to last post
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SSA online contest registration not working? by Dave Nadler
Anybody used SSA online contest registration recently? Monday I tried to register for a contest, and after filling in the info and pressing "submit", I got a blank page (tried repeatedly). Sent an email to webmaster and received no response (couple days now). I'm using Firefox on Windows 10...
November 2nd 17 10:39 PM
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Discus b versus Discus CS by [email protected]
I've read that the Discus b and Discus CS are "identical" except that the CS is manufactured under license in Czech Republic. Both are, of course, available in the used-glider-market. Are there any differences in reliability, manufacturing qualty, etc that would favor one over the other? Tom
November 2nd 17 08:12 PM
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Clear Nav with Ram mount /Cambridge 302/303 Sage CVA For Sale by Ken
Redoing instrument panel. These instruments came in glider I just bought. http://wingsandwheels.com/classifieds/?m=misc
November 2nd 17 03:33 PM
by Ken Go to last post
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Cobra tail light lenses....2 of them available. by Bojack J4
I have two of the modern (wide) version with the triangle reflector in perfect shape. Anyone needing one (or two)? J4
November 1st 17 06:55 PM
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LX S100 by Bryce Sammeter
Time to upgrade my ships originally installed LNAV.....works fine but obviously dated. Curious on anyone’s experiences with the S100. Looks like a great vario/logger, but from a practical perspective is the screen really usefull for anything else? Seems pretty small to be useful for anything...
November 1st 17 08:43 AM
by Per Carlin Go to last post
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ASW 19 instrument panel by Charles Longley
I am looking pretty seriously at buying 1/2 of an ASW 19. The other partner thinks there is a mod to move the instrument panel to the canopy. I am not that excited about shimmying my legs under it. Has anyone done this? If so what’s the cost of the parts and how much time to...
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November 1st 17 07:47 AM
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Switching tow rings by [email protected]
At Blairstown Airport we loose about two minutes each time switch between Tost and Schweizer tow rings. I'm wondering what is being done at other busy operations, there must be a faster way. Help!
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October 31st 17 08:54 PM
by Darryl Ramm Go to last post
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trailer frame by Colin Roney
I am considering modifying my glider trailer to incorporate an extended fuselage support frame to permit rigging on the lines of the modern lift-top trailers. The frame/channelling needs to be about 2m long with a section of about 60 x 50mm with tapered sides. Has anyone had a go at making...
October 31st 17 04:17 PM
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