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Flight review required? by Terry Pitts
This came up today on askacfi.com. Most of us have seen someone who used to fly but hasn't for years and decides to take up soaring. These people have no medical, no flight review, and no 90-day currency. They cannot fly whatever it is they used to fly, but with some - maybe a lot - of time and...
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Today 12:25 AM
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Going back into flying the glider way by ripacheco1967
I have a couple thousand hours flying GA single engine. I have owned two aircraft in the past. (Piper Warrior & Saratoga) Haven't flown for almost 10-years. Decided to go back into flying but only gliders. Will join local club to get my license upgraded to include a glider rating. Then will be the...
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Yesterday 09:19 PM
by Frank Whiteley Go to last post
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FS Nimbus 3 (price reduced) by Craig Funston[_3_]
Yesterday 09:11 PM
by Craig Funston[_3_] Go to last post
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Spring Cleaning... Radios and varios and stuff... by Ross[_3_]
I am having a clean out and have a bundle of stuff that I have no real need for Sage CVA Vario Cambridge 302 + 303 4 Dittel FSG71m 1 ATR500 1 ATR600 1 ATR600 with remote 1 Becker 4201 1 Winter 57mm ASI in knots (coded for an LS8)
Yesterday 07:01 PM
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FS: LXnavigation Colibri x by soaringjac
Looking to sell my LXnavigation Colibri X. I only used it twice so it’s basically brand new. Asking $550 for it. Bout from wings and wheels for $710 https://wingsandwheels.com/lx-navigation-colibri-x.html
Yesterday 04:12 PM
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Undershoot Vs. Overshoot airport landing accidents by [email protected]
I always assumed that there are more overshoot airport accidents than undershoot ones. That is mainly due to our general knowledge that it's better to be too high than not high enough. Am I correct here ? Dan
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Yesterday 03:30 PM
by Dan Marotta Go to last post
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Pre Buy Inspection at El Tiro Gliderport by [email protected]
Can anyone provide a reference for someone that can do a pre-buy inspection at El Tiro Gliderport? I've already seen the glider in person and feel its a safe purchase but wanted to get a second opinion if I could. My two main concerns are the ballast system working after 10+ years of not being...
Yesterday 03:25 PM
by Dan Marotta Go to last post
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Becker 4201 by soaringjac
Will the Becker 4201 run off 12v battery? Seems like it needs 14v
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Thermalling Primary Gliders by [email protected]
I'm interested to know if primary gliders were capable of soaring flights or if they only flew short hops. The SG 38, for example, has a sink rate of 1.3 m/s so in theory it's possible. I'd be very interested to hear of any stories about soaring one of these gliders.
Yesterday 12:42 PM
by Martin Gregorie[_6_] Go to last post
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Yesterday 09:39 AM
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Kestrel 19 info wanted. by Glidingstuff[_2_]
Hi all Anybody got any links to a Kestrel 19 T59D owner group,pages etc? I have obtained a broken one for a long term project and want to obtain any info that is available re parts, mods and drawings. I remember from somewhere talk of a one piece canopy ala DG mod. Any info much appreciated.
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Yesterday 03:49 AM
by [email protected] Go to last post
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Panel face blanks by soaringjac
Any recommendations on where to buy premade panel face blanks? Or someone who can make on for me? Looking for a blank panel face for Grob 102 Astir CS Thanks!
Yesterday 03:03 AM
by Charlie Quebec Go to last post
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White LS sleeves by soaringjac
Been searching around and can't fine these things anywhere. Any current sources to purchase some from?
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Yesterday 02:59 AM
by Charlie Quebec Go to last post
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Solution Manual Introduction to Communication Systems (Upamanyu Madhow) by [email protected]
Please send me the solution manual for Introduction to Communication Systems by Upamanyu Madhow. Thanks.
Yesterday 01:07 AM
by [email protected] Go to last post
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Gliding International – issue May 2019 by [email protected]
The May issue will be mailed later this week. It has an extraordinary number of research reports which will provide considerable interest to all soaring pilots. 1. We provide a research report on restoring Blaniks back into service. Financially the the prices now available makes the exercise...
April 24th 19 07:16 PM
by Paul Agnew Go to last post
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Sun Protection While Soaring - UPF 50+ Clothing by JDS
While looking at the UV damage done to the gelcoat on my glider, it reminds me how much UV radiation we are exposed to while soaring. Particularly out west! Coolibar (no affilation) is in the Sun Protection Clothing business. Take a look at their website. They are making some great products...
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April 24th 19 05:53 PM
by ripacheco1967 Go to last post
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Registration Renewal by [email protected]
My registration is up for renewal and I just sent in the form and a check for $5. Today in the mail I got an offer for a third party to handle it. Total cost? $65. Jeez. I think its a bit funny that you can't do this on line with the FAA. I also like the part where you have to enter the name and...
April 24th 19 04:45 PM
by Richard Pfiffner[_2_] Go to last post
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Taurus glider for sale by [email protected]
In the Wings and Wheels classified ads there is listed a Taurus selflaunch glider for sale. Originally it was N797SD, sn 107T503LSA. Currently carrying a different N number and serial number, but it is the same glider. This Taurus was involved in a hangar fire about 4 years ago in Memphis, Tn. ...
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April 24th 19 02:39 PM
by Mike C Go to last post
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LXNAV 9070 touch screen by [email protected]
Does anyone know how much additional power the touch screen version uses? Clay Thomas
April 24th 19 02:34 PM
by [email protected] Go to last post
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UK radio license renewal by Rob Shepherd
So, I got a letter through the post in March requesting the £20 renewal fee, as some of the form was confusing, I opted to email OFCOM to clarify and advise of the new 8.33 installation. I received an automated response stating that they would get back to me within five days, here was are a month...
April 24th 19 07:27 AM
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