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Tow Pilot Medical by John Huthmaker
It looks like a tow pilot can fly under a private pilots license. There are several stipulations, including needing to have 100 hours PIC in the same category aircraft, etc, etc. Does anyone know about the medical requirements? I currently am using BasicMED, and have no current plans to get any...
September 12th 18 09:40 PM
by Brian[_1_] Go to last post
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2018 Dust Devil Dash September 8th by JS[_5_]
The Dash is almost here. The Kowbell of the West! September 8, 2018, Annual Dust Devil Dash - Mountain Valley Airport (L94), Tehachapi, CA. This is a one day, straight out CH-handicapped distance event. The entry fee is $5.00. Briefing is at 9am on the 8th. Register before the briefing if...
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September 12th 18 02:09 AM
by 6PK Go to last post
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Glider Cockpit Safety by Kevin Christner
I think anyone who has read the "too many deaths" thread has been sobered. When we take to the air, we are accepting a far greater degree of risk than the vast majority every will. We do it because of the personal satisfaction we receive, which makes our lives brighter as a whole. But I also...
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September 11th 18 11:43 PM
by Andrzej Kobus Go to last post
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Electric Winch Project by Frank Whiteley
https://www.hdelectriclaunch.com/ Blog updates that were previously only on Facebook.
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September 11th 18 03:42 AM
by son_of_flubber Go to last post
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Car/Truck to pull glider trailer by [email protected]
Hi All, I am new to this group and last fall added a glider rating to my ASEL certificate. I am planning to replace my car this summer and in anticipation of purchasing a glider someday, I would like to purchase a vehicle that would do a good job towing a glider. I also want it to get the best...
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September 10th 18 08:52 PM
by 2G Go to last post
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Low energy (full stall) landings: are they safe? by Chris Snyder
Please forgive me for replying to a long-dead thread, but there is a lot of good information in this conversation and I'm looking to improve my landings in my new-to-me DG-200. I'm only on my 4th flight, but the last two landings have had very noticible bounces as I attempted to do a wheel...
September 10th 18 04:46 PM
by Tango Eight Go to last post
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Parachute rigger in Germany by [email protected]
Anybody here know of any FAA certified parachute riggers in Germany. If not in Germany, somewhere else in the EU?
September 10th 18 09:31 AM
by [email protected] Go to last post
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Winch Clinic hosted by Carolina Soaring Association by AS
Hi all in Glider-Land, the Carolina Soaring Association is hosing its annual Winch Clinic. The clinic will be taking place on Friday, October 5 (ground school) and October 6/7 (flying). Since our home field KSPA is still closed due to construction, we will be flying at the Triple Tree Aerodrome...
September 10th 18 04:22 AM
by Charlie Quebec Go to last post
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Rear view camera on tow plane by [email protected]
Anyone using a rear view camera in their tow plane? I know this has been covered before, but there has been a lot of changes in the technology. Our club is just finishing rebuilding our Pawnee. Instead of mounting mirror(s) we're considering using a temp installed camera with the monitor velcro'd...
September 9th 18 06:37 PM
by Charlie M. (UH & 002 owner/pilot) Go to last post
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Cobra Trailer Jam-nuts (loose) by [email protected]
Don't know why, but the last 3 Cobra trailers I have seen all had very loose wing spar jam nuts. When a wing is rolled in, it's spar passes under a horizontal cross bar and when the tip is lowered into the floor saddle, the spar rises slightly to firmly come to rest under the horizontal cross...
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September 8th 18 02:17 PM
by [email protected] Go to last post
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September 8th 18 12:23 PM
by [email protected] Go to last post
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iSoar in US by Wade G
Just got a MacBook and was interested in iSoar. App Store (in US) doesn’t have it. Anyone know what happened to it? Wade
September 8th 18 06:20 AM
by Wade G Go to last post
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Becker AR4201 friction between frequency adjustment knobs by [email protected]
I have such a radio, and when you turn one of those concentric knobs, the other one turns too, unless you hold it firmly. Thus it takes two hands to turn only one knob. How can I adjust it work as intended?
September 8th 18 02:07 AM
by [email protected] Go to last post
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Source for aileron/flaperon linkage fairings or covers? by Bret Hess
Where can we buy replacement split plastic fairings/covers for aileron or flaperon linkages?
September 7th 18 11:36 PM
by [email protected] Go to last post
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Bill Gawthrop(F8) by [email protected]
"Bill Gawthrop (F8) died August 23rd at his home in Northern California.. Bill was an avid student, a generous teacher and a gracious competitor. Bill began his love affair with fight, flying hang gliders in Colorado where he established several still-used soaring sites. Bill took up gliding in...
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September 6th 18 02:46 AM
by Nick Kennedy[_3_] Go to last post
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Ventus C vs LS6 by Marshall Woodford
I’m looking for a cross county glider. The Ventus C comes with 17.5 and 15 winglets. It also has factory tips. The LS6 has low hours and the wings and horizontal stab was refinished and painted. The fuselage is in good condition and original. Both have Cobra trailers and the Ventus’s...
September 6th 18 12:03 AM
by [email protected] Go to last post
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Pawnee operators - Factory parts avialable by [email protected]
The TC holder / mfg of the PA-25 line has an extensive parts inventory. I am in Argentina, not too far from the factory, and could possibly take some smallish parts back with me. the exchange rate is very favorable, let me know if you have a critical need. Mike Malis Perlan project
September 5th 18 11:49 PM
by Larry Ruggiero Go to last post
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A little plug for Uvalde by Steve Leonard[_2_]
They came to Uvalde during the recent contest. Good people showing good stuff in Texas. Every state should have a team doing segments like these! http://yolotx.com/glider-aviation-museum/ Steve Leonard
September 5th 18 11:02 PM
by Tom BravoMike 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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September 5th 18 02:58 PM
by [email protected] Go to last post
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Perlan Yawstring by [email protected]
Could someone sponsor them so they can get a Mark 1V yawstring instead of using a bit of white sticky tape? At 0:35 https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=pRhKlVCgujE&feature=youtu.be
September 5th 18 04:36 AM
by JS[_5_] Go to last post
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