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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...
Today 01:23 AM
by Ray Mocal Go to last post
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Record Numbers Flying US Nightly Soaring! by Daniel Sazhin[_2_]
Hey Guys, We had 33 pilots flying on US Nightly Soaring last night! More and more folks are getting back on Condor and having a great time. See report he https://soaringeconomist.com/2020/03/26/record-numbers-fly-us-nightly-soaring/ If you would like help getting involved on Condor, feel free...
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Today 12:57 AM
by [email protected] Go to last post
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How to Create a CUB Airspace File for your LX Computer by Dave Springford
I have posted a new video to my Fox One Corp YouTube channel showing how to create a CUB airspace file for your LX computer. Check out the video at: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=a83E0tsrpSU If you subscribe to the channel you'll get updates when I post new videos. Dave Springford
Yesterday 09:01 PM
by Dave Springford Go to last post
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Fly Deliberately. Fly Tasks - Proving Grounds by Patrick (LS6-b EH)
Over the past few years at my gliding club (Cu Nim, Calgary Alberta), we’ve developed an XC development framework that in 2019 spread across Canada. Now we’re looking to share its success to clubs around the world (French and English speaking at this point). The problem is the same for many of...
Yesterday 04:40 PM
by Patrick (LS6-b EH) Go to last post
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Wing root bearings hard to align/rotate to correct position. by [email protected]
The wing root bearings on my Ventus are difficult to align and require force to rotate to the right position of parallel to the face of the spar. Tried greasing, but suspect it needs a clean up first. What would you use to clean and free them ? Dan
Yesterday 04:22 PM
by [email protected] Go to last post
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Scam I think!!! by Geoff Minors
I have my Ogar Motor Glider for sale on W & W. Always interesting the responses I get. This I am pretty sure is a scam! Just like to share so others don't fall into these traps. Have a read and a giggle from Mr.Melvin! Hello, Thanks for the mail..However,I want you to know that the price is okay...
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Yesterday 04:21 PM
by Dan Marotta Go to last post
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Standalone artificial horizon by Richard Lancaster[_2_]
Hi all, I’m looking for a reliable, high quality, standalone artificial horizon that fits cleanly in a round hole (I’m not wanting a square barnacle that “fits” into a round hole). Does anyone have any flight experience with either of these: uAvionix...
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Yesterday 04:16 PM
by Dan Marotta Go to last post
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2 Attachment(s) Fatal Towplane Accident 5-9-20 by Paul Agnew
Very sad to read this tragic news this morning. http://www.kathrynsreport.com/2020/05/bellanca-8gcbc-scout-n4116y-fatal.html?m=1 Comments (anonymous) on the webpage indicate kiting may have been a significant factor. Sincere condolences to the family of the tow pilot and to the members of the...
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Yesterday 03:33 PM
by Larry Ruggiero Go to last post
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Corroded main pins? by kinsell
Have a friend looking at a used SZD 48-3 for sale with corroded pins, he's wondering if replacement is feasible. Would pins from a totalled ship be a possibility?
Yesterday 03:10 PM
by [email protected] Go to last post
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How About Story Time by [email protected]
Maybe this is a good opportunity for some of us to share some stories of our experiences. I'll go first.- During the regional at Harris Hill in 2013 I was flying K21 with grandson Calvin Mampe, Rachel Conklin, and her sister Michelle. All 3 had flown multiple contests with me before, 2 having...
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Yesterday 02:24 PM
by [email protected] Go to last post
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K2 battery endurance by John Silverberg
Hi, I'm hoping someone with experience with K2 batteries can help determine if mine are due for replacement. I have dual K2 batteries wired in parallel to supply avionics power. I have an LX9000, S8 and V8 varios, trig transponder, FLARM core, and becker com radio running off them. I'm not sure...
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Yesterday 06:06 AM
by 2G Go to last post
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Paraphernalia “Softie” Mini Parachute for sale by Sean Fidler
Manufactured in July 2008, in great condition, royal blue color with matching UV storage bag, quick release option on leg straps. Freshly inspected and repacked by master rigger. This same rigger has repacked and inspected this rig roughly every 6 months (with no significant gaps) for the past 9...
Yesterday 02:14 AM
by John Foster Go to last post
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Schroth 4 point harness for sale by Michael Opitz
Selling the 1999 Schroth 4 point harness that came with my Discus- 2b. Apparently an AD came out restricting this model from being used on aerobatic certified aircraft. Hooker Harness re-webbed it for me last November for use on Experimental certified aircraft. The new tags don't have TSO...
Yesterday 01:49 AM
by Michael Opitz Go to last post
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How reliably do CG hooks disconnect when the angle of the ropeexceeds the autorelease angle by Kenz Dale
I understand that CG hooks are designed to autorelease when the angle of pull passes a certain critical angle. Is this a very reliable disconnect, or is more of an "Eh, it's nice to have but I've seen it fail too many times to trust it"?
Yesterday 01:00 AM
by Martin Gregorie[_6_] Go to last post
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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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June 5th 20 11:31 PM
by Paul[_11_] Go to last post
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Mini-Winch for FES by Paul Remde
Hi, This is just a thought... I’ve recently been extremely interested in the FES (Front Electric Sustainer) sailplanes. They are becoming quite popular. Even very high-performance racing sailplanes like the Ventus 3 are being sold with FES systems installed. I am the U.S. dealer for DG/LS...
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June 5th 20 08:40 PM
by WB Go to last post
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Wing tip wheels, one or several? by [email protected]
Our self-launch glider has downturned wing tips. From the factory, there was nothing more than a skid to make contact with the ground. Over time, people seem to have settled on putting a roller-blade wheel there, presumably because it dramatically improves ground handling. However, the wheel isn't...
June 5th 20 07:54 PM
by [email protected] Go to last post
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Parachute source for gliders and winches by JS[_5_]
Saw the ad in the AMA flyer for their Expo in Pomona. SSA Region 12 has a presence there. AMA Expo: https://amablog.modelaircraft.org/amaexpowest/files/2018/10/expowest-program-2018-web.pdf Fruity Chutes looks like a good source for chutes, including ballistic chutes. Anything from 12" diameter...
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June 5th 20 06:26 PM
by [email protected] Go to last post
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Solution Manual Aircraft Propulsion (2nd Ed., Saeed Farokhi) by [email protected]
On Thursday, April 2, 2020 at 9:02:40 AM UTC+2, wrote: can i get solution from textbook aircraft propulsion second edition by saeed farokhi? Did you get it?
June 5th 20 04:04 PM
by [email protected] Go to last post
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powerflarm display track file download by [email protected]
I used to be able to download track files from my powerflarm rectangular butterfly display by inserting a usb, pressing the button and then pressing again on the "flarm" status and again on "log download" without turning the unit off. It no longer does this now I have to power off the unit insert...
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June 5th 20 02:13 PM
by Dave Nadler Go to last post
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