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Best California Soaring Schools by [email protected]
Hi, Looking for a nice site to take soaring add on training in Ca. Best area would be a little south close to SFO or LAX but not mandatory. Have found these options so far, Soaring Academy, Williams, Skylark. Any suggestions? Brgds,
Today 01:32 AM
by Darryl Ramm 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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Today 12:13 AM
by [email protected] Go to last post
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Ventus C, CT, CM AD by [email protected]
Please note a new Ventus C variants AD in Schempp Hirth website. Requires inspection and replacement of Airbrake components. Dan
Yesterday 11:27 PM
by Robert Seccombe SE3 Go to last post
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ClearNav Instruments software update for CN2 by Tango Eight
Bug fixes and performance improvements in this maintenance release. Recommended for all CN2 users. Get it he http://clearnav.net/main/cn-downloads.html See release notes and installation instructions. best regards, Evan Ludeman
Yesterday 11:25 PM
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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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Yesterday 11:01 PM
by Scott Williams Go to last post
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Dershowitz: Mueller got the law 'all wrong' on obstruction of justice by 2G
Dershowitz grades Mueller: Obstruction of justice: C+ Legal analysis: B+ Dershowitz media grade: F https://wjla.com/news/nation-world/dershowitz-on-mueller-report-obstruction-of-justice He says that Pres Trump can't be charged with obstruction for performing his Constitutionally mandated duties,...
Yesterday 07:01 PM
by 2G Go to last post
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Some LiFePO4 Battery Testing Results Manual and Automated by John DeRosa OHM Ω http://aviation.derosaweb.net
Every year I test my two LiFePO4 batteries to gauge how long they will last during a flight. I decided to open the field a bit and also tested some soaring friend's batteries. You can read about my simple cheap manual process (later automated - see below) here ...
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Yesterday 02:48 PM
by [email protected] Go to last post
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A soaring song by [email protected]
Several years ago,I was killing time during the region 8 contest by playing my guitar. Suddenly, I received a vision for the following soaring song. It is sung for obvious reasons to the melody of the old ballad "Ghost Riders In the Sky" Have a chuckle. "Glass Drivers in the...
Yesterday 02:41 PM
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Jonker JS-3 in Sagebrush by [email protected]
Any news on new Jonker JS-3 Landing in Sagebrush, short of runway 30 @ Minden?
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Yesterday 12:44 AM
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Thermik2go by Klinkenberg
April 20th 19 08:20 PM
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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...
April 20th 19 02:51 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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April 20th 19 09:50 AM
by David Salmon[_3_] Go to last post
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Tony Condon JS3 - Downwind Hutchinson to Gulf Coast ... Now by WaltWX[_2_]
Follow on SSA Sailplane Tracker https://www.ssa.org/sailplanetracker/default.asp? Already east of Oklahoma City SSE bound. Should arrive by 6-7pm with 25kt tail wind. Walt Rogers WX
April 19th 19 11:58 PM
by WaltWX[_2_] 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!
April 19th 19 09:04 PM
by Dave Nadler Go to last post
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Grob 102 Tail Dolly by [email protected]
I am in search of a tail dolly for a Grob 102 Standard Astir III IMI sells various tail dolly’s including several that fit the Grob Astir CS, Astir Jeans, and Astir 77. Would anyone know if these might also fit the 102 Standard Astir III? Same fuse or different? Thanks in advance. Scott
April 19th 19 02:45 PM
by AS Go to last post
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FS: Soartronic IOIO by Dave Springford
Soartronic IOIO V2b with cables to connect to a Powerflarm and CAI 302 to combine their data streams into one USB output for use with tablet or phone running your preferred software. Also included is a Dell Streak connection cable. $75 http://glidersource.com/cgi-bin/post.cgi?id=1435
April 19th 19 03:24 AM
by Dave Springford Go to last post
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XC Tracer by Deming Gray
Hello, I learned about a mini variometer that purports to have zero time lag. It is called the XC Tracer (https://www.xctracer.com/en/tech-specs/?oid=1861&lang=en). There are versions with FLARM, igc loggers and is solar powered. It is aimed at the hang gliding market. Has anyone used on in a...
April 19th 19 01:12 AM
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AS34 - new electric standard class self launcher by [email protected]
Looks like an interesting concept: https://www.alexander-schleicher.de/en/aero-2019-5/
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April 18th 19 03:56 PM
by Andreas Maurer[_2_] Go to last post
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What is a "Site Survey?" by Burt Compton - Marfa Gliders, west Texas
In responses to my "Traveling Checkride Examiner" post and questions on the SSA Clubs & Chapters group I have received e-mails such as this one: Q. "Burt - Your recent message on Chapters-SSA got me thinking about site surveys. What exactly are they? How much time is required? What's the...
April 17th 19 06:00 PM
by Burt Compton - Marfa Gliders, west Texas Go to last post
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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
April 17th 19 03:42 PM
by soaringjac Go to last post
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