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AOA indicator poll. by Luc Job
Hi! I have developed last year a solid-state AOA indicator, based on a differential pressure measurement (total pressure/pressure at angle) Undoubtedly, this is a primary flight instrument to me: -It shows where you are aerodynamically speaking, independently of all the variable parameters:...
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Today 07:37 PM
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IGC-approval documents with updated wording and change of GFAC Chairman’s email and web pages - no changes of Approval level by Ian Strachan
Updated IGC-approval documents for all IGC Flight Recorders (FRs) and the main summary table have been published on the IGC and GFAC web sites with a date of effect of 24 May 2020. These documents standardise references to web pages, email addresses, and details of manufacturers. They include...
Today 07:15 PM
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Solution Manual Aircraft Propulsion (2nd Ed., Saeed Farokhi) by [email protected]
Hi, can i get solution from textbook aircraft propulsion second edition by saeed farokhi?
Today 07:05 PM
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For Sale: Naviter Oudie IGC - like new by Jamie Shore
For Sale on eBay - see link below All communication will be handled through eBay system. More than $1,150 to buy a new Oudie IGC while this one is like new. About 1..5 years old and never used in an aircraft - never left the office. This Oudie IGC is like new condition with about three hours of...
Today 06:27 PM
by Stephen Szikora Go to last post
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rotax carb by john firth
Amongst all the weighty deliberations on improving safety, maybe someone experienced and knowlegable about diaphrgam carburetors could give me guidance. I fly a PIK 20E , Rotax 501 unreliable engine which has been behaving erratically, surging but not misfiring that I can detect. From the plugs...
Today 06:20 PM
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Magtape Xtra by Colin Roney
Can anybody suggest a suitable solvent for removing the adhesive. So far i`ve used Acetone and it`s only 50% successful.
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Today 04:26 PM
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Cobra Trailer Keys by Steve Leonard[_2_]
I have just sent the question to Wings and Wheels, but thought I would ask here as well. I have Key EK200. They now sell EK200A and EK200B. Anyone know if the keys are the same, but maybe just with and without the black plastic at the top of they key? They show EK450 both with and without...
Today 04:17 PM
by Jim N Go to last post
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2020 Accidents & Insurance, usa by CindyB[_2_]
There has been less flying this spring due to Covid-19, yet a 30% increase in horrific accidents in the US 2019 vs. 2020. A letter went out today urging several good ideas to consider by clubs and businesses to help reverse this trend. Webinars, ground school sessions, additional dual checks...
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Today 01:33 PM
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OLC comment, MOP logging deactivated by [email protected]
Good day all, before the season start I downloaded the Flarm verion 6.83 and it installed ok. We just started flying and my declaration is in light grey as the OLC system decla Autocomment: Used Aircraft is FES glider, but MOP logging deactivated. I looked in my flarm info and the licences...
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Today 11:39 AM
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What have we learned from all this? by Bob Youngblood
Interesting situation that we are all faced with the last few weeks, things are more serious than we ever expected. I was having a great discussion last evening with my family member who is an Infectious Disease MD, the discussion was eye opening! This is a game changer, and China has much to blame...
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Yesterday 10:40 PM
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PowerFlarm still picking up Transponder by Rob Cluxton[_2_]
After previous advice on here, I reconfigured my PowerFlarm via the .configtxt file. I am now seeing ADS-B traffic (definitely need to lower the altitude and distance parameters) but when I run my own transponder in ALT mode it’s still picking up traffic at 12 o’clock, .6 miles and around my...
Yesterday 10:38 PM
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Mentorship for Women by [email protected]
Playing off the US success at the 2020 WWGC, our family is interested in partially sponsoring one or more mentorship activities to support the training of women glider pilots (for early phase, rusty, competitive, XC, aerobatic, demo flight, etc.). Unlike some other funding sources, the money would...
Yesterday 07:45 PM
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Oil Stain Leather by Jonathan St. Cloud
I dropped exactly one drop of 1:40 oil and av gas on my beautiful leather headrest. Does anyone know of a leather/oil cleaner that would not make a bigger mess?
Yesterday 04:29 PM
by Scott Williams[_2_] Go to last post
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KGARS - Kiting Glider Automatic Relase System by [email protected]
I am thinking A CG tow hook for the towplane, likr RC models do. This way Glider can stall the tow plane while kiting, but not point its nose down. I envision a tunnel for the tow rope along the fuselage top so it doesn't jam the rudder/elevator. The front end of tunnel/rope is connected to the...
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Yesterday 01:35 PM
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Oudie gear warning? by sgs135c[email protected]
Hey all - I just acquired an original Oudie and I have noticed a gear warning in the profile setup. Not mentioned in the manual and the previous 2 owners do not know about it. I have not noticed it trying to get my attention in the pattern either. I will ask Naviter next unless youze can fill me in.
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Yesterday 05:22 AM
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Signal Red/Orange Vinyl by AS
Hi all, looking for a source for signal, day-glow orange or red vinyl sheets. Any suggestions? Uli 'AS'
May 23rd 20 11:52 PM
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DG-303 spar issues - puchase? by Paul[_11_]
For a new glider pilot, do you think a DG-303 glider would be a good glider to purchase? I really like the design, and I've tried to understand all the issues that occurred around 2007 (https://groups.google.com/forum/#!starred/rec.aviation.soaring/SspUMjJ-YYo), however not sure what the end result...
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May 23rd 20 06:21 PM
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Flarm Antenna Extension by MNLou
I'm in a situation where I need to elevate my Flarm antenna above the glare shield to avoid interference directly ahead of the glider(LAK17AT) due to the carbon nose cone. I'm getting a pretty nasty blind spot there. I've seen installations where the Flarm antenna was elevated using a "paint stir...
May 23rd 20 05:32 PM
by George Haeh Go to last post
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Solo 2350 Un-Pickle procedure by Jonathan St. Cloud
I was looking through the aircraft Maintenance manual and the solo 2350 engine manual, both have the same procedure for long term storage (over 2 months). Neither has the "un-pickle" procedure. Was looking for guidance from those knowledgable. Thank you in advance, Jon
May 23rd 20 08:51 AM
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Battery Charger for PowerSonic SLA/AGM batteries by John Foster
I'm looking for a good charger for my PowerSonic AGM batteries. I have a car charger, but that seems to be malfunctioning, as it doesn't seem to want to charge car batteries or my glider batteries. Any recommendations on a good charger for these type of batteries?
May 23rd 20 02:52 AM
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