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Pending reduction in US MAT turnpoint radius by John Godfrey (QT)[_2_]
The 2019 proposed US competition rules reduce the turnpoint radius for the Assigned Task to 0.5 sm from 1 sm (a reduction of the turnpoint area of 75%). This change also applies to the MAT task turnpoints. Reducing the MAT radius, where gliders may be approaching a turnpoint from many different...
February 5th 19 09:42 PM
by Eric Greenwell[_4_] Go to last post
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ASW-20 owner's group by Paul Gaines[_2_]
what is the best on line blog/bullitin board for ASW-20 owners?
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February 5th 19 09:05 PM
by JS[_5_] Go to last post
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AS 33 by Ross[_3_]
No K, no W, no H and no G, simply AS 33 https://www.alexander-schleicher.de/en/alexander-schleicher-presentsthe-as33/ Nice
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February 5th 19 04:29 PM
by [email protected] Go to last post
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Starts Procedures ; Proposal by Pat Russell[_2_]
Not just Argentina. At least three countries have proposed bringing back the event marker, with variations. The full IGC meeting agenda can be found by starting he https://www.fai.org/page/igc-meetings On Thursday, January 31, 2019 at 8:15:04 AM UTC-5, Jock Proudfoot wrote: At the upcoming...
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February 5th 19 01:55 PM
by krasw Go to last post
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Flying in US with BGA Glider Pilot Licence by Ian Webb
Hi All, Planning on going to the US for a holiday later this year. I plan on having a couple of glider flights and was wondering if anyone had actually managed to go through the paperwork - FAA/CAA/BGA- to be able to fly solo with the BGA Licence. Flying solo is not a necessity, but would be...
February 5th 19 01:00 PM
by Bruce Hoult Go to last post
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sun glasses by [email protected]
I fly with suntiger glasses. I understand they are out of business. Any suggestions? Thanks, Sam
February 5th 19 02:28 AM
by [email protected] Go to last post
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Grob 103 Harness Model Number by George Haeh
I'm talking to the folks who reweb harnesses. They want a model number for the webbing, but the labels are illegible. Hints much appreciated.
February 5th 19 01:38 AM
by George Haeh Go to last post
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Old W&W add--cancelled, not renewed by John Foster
If there is a listing that I'm interested in that is now moved to the "Cancelled Not Renewed" tab, how can I contact the seller? There is no longer a contact option for the add. I've tried looking up the N-number, but all I get is a physical address. I guess I could write a letter the...
February 4th 19 06:57 PM
by Charlie M. (UH & 002 owner/pilot) Go to last post
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Club Sailplane Real-Time Tracking: PowerFlarm, ADSB-IN, ADAB-OUT or other? by Jeff[_12_]
Our club is considering equipping our ships, and the ground-based operations folks, with a real-time tracking technology, so that we on the ground will be aware of club sailplanes locations and status, in order that we can better anticipate and prepare for arrivals, and schedule launches. This...
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February 4th 19 03:40 PM
by [email protected] Go to last post
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Power rating -- looking for regulatory guidance by John Cochrane[_3_]
I have a glider commercial rating, and I'm adding on my power rating. The question is, just what requirements do I need to solo? Yes, I know the relevant reg -- §61.31 Type rating requirements, additional training, and authorization requirements. (d) Aircraft category, class, and type...
February 3rd 19 06:42 PM
by Retting Go to last post
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US Handicap Weight Adjustment White Paper by [email protected]
A new file has been placed in the Contest Rules and Process section of the SSA web site describing the study of the effect of flying weight on handicaps. It shows the basis for the recently proposed rules change that will be effective in 2019. It may be found at the top of the listing under...
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February 3rd 19 02:51 PM
by Dan Daly[_2_] Go to last post
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SZD 55 water dump valve sticking. by Mark B[_2_]
One of the water dump valves in my 55 has become so stiff that it is virtually impossible to move. The manual has no procedure for the removal of the offending valve. Has anybody had to remove the dump valves on their 55 and if so how did you do it. Regards Mark B.
February 1st 19 11:15 PM
by Mark B[_2_] Go to last post
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Soaring Videos Wanted! by [email protected]
GoPro and Other HD & 4K Soaring Videos Wanted! The SSA is looking to its members to submit any 1080-HD or 4K soaring video you think the SSA might like to use in producing future promotional videos.. The SSA is currently seeking raw footage of any closeup air-to-air shots, or video of 2 or more...
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February 1st 19 06:05 PM
by [email protected] Go to last post
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NEW - Schweizer 1-26 for Condor 2 by Paul Remde
Hi, This is so cool! You can now fly a Schweizer 1-26 in Condor 2. Model price: $12 Please order he http://cumulus-soaring.com/condor2.htm#Condor2-Schweizer-1-26
February 1st 19 12:29 AM
by Duster[_2_] Go to last post
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Hydraulic struts for an Avionic trailer by Dan Thirkill[_2_]
The clamshell hydraulic struts on my Avionic trailer are beginning to lose strength and need replacing. Anyone know of an appropriate source? Thanks! Dan Thirkill
January 31st 19 08:11 PM
by swinkelj Go to last post
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Looking for a 1-34 by gotovkotzepkoi
Does anyone know of a decent 1-34 that might be for sale?
January 31st 19 06:24 AM
by RV 6 Driver Go to last post
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Condor and CN by S9
Anyone linked up a ClearNav to Condor? How?
January 31st 19 03:48 AM
by Paul Remde Go to last post
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Looking for Soaring Meteorology Textbook by [email protected]
Four decades ago when I was getting my U. S. glider pilots license the textbook we used had a very good discussion of convection. This included stable and unstable air conditions, the temperature gradients needed to sustain convection, and how, over the course of a sunny day, convective currents...
January 30th 19 09:57 PM
by Peter Deane[_2_] Go to last post
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Fallstreak clouds over SLC 1/29 by Ron Gleason
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Q4LxAleYOSM&feature=youtu.be&fbclid=IwAR2-FRicrdkBMlvySFeGI999O8VU3rtal_KrGm2ZZmGpbsbjT__AMIOXTno Thanks to the NWS office in Salt Lake City
January 30th 19 01:48 AM
by Ron Gleason Go to last post
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Wortmann vs Eppler by [email protected]
Hi, first time caller here, I note the first flight of the Pik-20 was in Oct-73, the Mosquito and Mini Nimbus in Sep 76. Grob came out with their Speed Astir in Apr 78. All competed in the 15 metre class. One major difference between them was the first 3 had the FX67k170/150 as a wing airfoil,...
January 30th 19 12:31 AM
by Mike C Go to last post
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