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how does one find a co-owner? by [email protected]
Hi everyone, I'm new to the gliding community. This is my first post on RAS, though I have been reading for a few months. I'm a power pilot transitioning to gliders. I have not yet soloed a glider, but I have enjoyed my glider flights more than any other aviation experience I have had to date. It...
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Today 01:24 AM
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V3 at the 2018 convention? by SF
Just curious after it missed the last convention.
Today 12:14 AM
by Dave Springford Go to last post
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AL-KO Cobra Trailer Coupler Keyhole Slot? by OHM Ω http://aviation.derosaweb.net
On the side of the AL-KO 2" coupler on my Cobra trailer there is a "keyhole" shaped hole. What is it for? It sure looks like some type of locking mechanism but no one seems to know what it is for. The coupler is marked "CL4 2" AL-KO Elkhart, IN). I contacted AL-KO in the UK and they directed me...
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Cup holder by [email protected]
Has anyone installed a cup holder on their glider? Pictures?
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Yesterday 09:27 PM
by SF Go to last post
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Cup holder by [email protected]
Has anyone installer a cup holder on their glider? Pictures?
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Yesterday 06:57 PM
by Andy Blackburn[_3_] Go to last post
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What is your club doing to recruit new contest pilots? by [email protected]
Just curious... what is your club doing to recruit new contest pilots? Secondly, what are YOU doing to recruit new contest pilots, especially those pilots in their late 30's and 40's? Please share your story with us and consider asking yourself how YOU can help recruit members back at your home...
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Yesterday 03:25 AM
by SoaringXCellence Go to last post
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Glider near miss with Airliner (emergency climb) near Chicago yesterday? by Sean Fidler
I just listened to this news on a major news network and pseudo confirmed it he http://www.airliners.net/forum/viewtopic.php?t=1374687 The newsperson actually said, "Why didn't this glider have a transponder, why wasn't this glider talking to someone, how is this possible…" live on the...
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Yesterday 02:05 AM
by Hartley Falbaum[_2_] Go to last post
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air extractor for asw19 and asw20 by [email protected]
I just installed a very cool - pun intended - air extractor in my ASW19. Its a nifty device that replaces that little hatch cover where the control connections are. My guess is that it was made on a 3D printer. Anyway, I couldn’t believe how well it worked and so I’m putting a shameless...
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October 21st 17 07:58 AM
by krasw 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...
October 21st 17 05:07 AM
by Frank Whiteley Go to last post
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FREE CHECKRIDES at Marfa, Texas 2017-2018 by Burt Compton - Marfa Gliders, west Texas
Another rusty pilot (Bill Sweet, son of the soaring legend Floyd Sweet) polished up his thermaling skills this week and Robert Barlow, my highly motivated ab initio student pilot from the San Antonio club is almost ready for his FREE Private Pilot Glider checkride with me this winter. Each...
October 21st 17 04:15 AM
by Burt Compton - Marfa Gliders, west Texas Go to last post
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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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October 20th 17 10:05 PM
by Martin Gregorie[_5_] Go to last post
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Beringer Disc Brake Kit for Schemm-Hirth gliders - experience and effectiveness? by WaltWX[_2_]
Can anyone recommend the Beringer disc brake kit for Ventus, Discus or Schemmp-Hirth gliders? I'm seriously considering retrofitting my D2A after a nearly disastrous run off the runway up at Ely ... partially due to fading brake (plenty of pilot error problems too...) I'm especially interested in...
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October 20th 17 08:15 AM
by bumper[_4_] Go to last post
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Windex 1200c status by [email protected]
On Saturday, October 21, 2000 at 3:00:00 AM UTC-4, wrote: Looks like he entered a flat spin of which he could not recover. Seems to me the heavy engine in the tail might have caused/contributed to the flat spin. Did anybody else make stall/spin tests with the Windex 1200...
October 20th 17 02:52 AM
by [email protected] Go to last post
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R6North Contest Poll by [email protected]
R6North Contest Poll Dear SSA Members: I'm gauging pilot interest for competing at a R6 North Contest to be held either at Ionia, Owosso, or Lenawee County (Adrian) airports in late June or July 2019. Both Adrian Soaring Club and Sandhill Soaring Club (my home club) have expressed an interest...
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October 19th 17 04:02 PM
by [email protected] Go to last post
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Tow hook for 182 by Ramy[_2_]
Our club is looking for a tow hook for 182, in particular Schweizer (partnumber 0500228-2) which is the STC'd approved hook for the Cessna 182. Any pointers are welcome. Thanks Ramy
October 19th 17 11:59 AM
by Tony[_5_] Go to last post
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Tow Pilot Killed at Skyline by Paul Agnew
https://royalexaminer.com/2017/10/07/pilot-dead-glider-tow-plane-crash-saturday-front-royal-airport/ Tragic news from our friends at Skyline. Condolences to his family and friends. Paul A. Treasure Coast Soaring Club
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October 19th 17 01:54 AM
by Renny[_2_] Go to last post
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Is there a nose hook modification for a standard cirrus by [email protected]
I bought a standard cirrus. I havent flown it yet, but I was wondering if it's possible to put a nose hook on the plane?
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October 18th 17 04:39 PM
by Dan Marotta Go to last post
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ASH25M - Technoflug prop vs AS prop? by Nik[_2_]
Hi all, I recently bought an ASH25M, which still got the Technoflug prop. Now many PPL advice to go for the AS prop. I asked Schleicher and Rolf went like: "At least we can repair it, if it has a crack or so." - But I could not manage to get information about performance. Anyone switched to the...
October 18th 17 01:53 AM
by jfitch Go to last post
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Where can I train in a PW-6? Seminole Lake's is down for maintenancefor a couple of months by [email protected]
Hi, all. I have a PW-5 that I bought but have never flown. Since the PW-6 is the 2-place trainer for the PW-5, I was hoping to train in a PW-6 for and hour or so before attempting the PW-5. I just spoke with Seminole Lake Gliderport (here in Florida) who said that their PW-6 is down for...
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October 17th 17 11:42 PM
by [email protected] Go to last post
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Cobra trailer by glidergreg
Anyone have the actual width of a Cobra trailer used for a 15 meter ship. I am looking for the width including wheel fenders. Thinking of storing 2 trailers in a 10' by 30' storage building.
October 17th 17 11:32 PM
by [email protected] Go to last post
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