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Cheaper tows? by Tony[_5_]
http://www.wired.com/autopia/2013/07/cng-airplane/ could be perfect for a club towplane since we fuel up at the club field 99.9% of the time.
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Today 05:40 AM
by Bruce Hoult Go to last post
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ASW-19 Maximum Weight by Ouroboros
Hello. I'm looking for a sailplane with my partner and we've come across a very nice ASW-19 that we are interested in. The aircraft has a maximum pilot weight of 196 pounds, which my partner just barely squeaks under with a parachute and will probably be over with drinking water and any other...
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Today 05:14 AM
by Darryl Ramm Go to last post
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Bob Harris by [email protected]
Bob Harris passed away on Oct 6, 2018. He was 86 years old. Bob set the world gliding altitude record on Feb. 17, 1986 with a flight to 49,009 feet out of California City. This was the culmination of a sustained and extensive effort that had started 6 years earlier, first with a partner and later...
Today 03:55 AM
by [email protected] Go to last post
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Towrope tensions....Part II by Retting
Looking for towrope tensions information applied during a typical AERO tow. Singles and twins up to 600kg/ 1500#. Perhaps testing was done back in the 60’s before Al Gore invented the internet. Prefer some numbers over methods of achieving. The Uganda Information Award is still in play .......
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Today 03:20 AM
by [email protected] Go to last post
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How does an aerotow rope break in two places? by son_of_flubber
True story. A couple years ago I ran the wing for a glider that aerotowed into rotor. The rope broke. Both aircraft and both tost rings made it back to the airfield. The rope broke at both ends. How is that even possible?
Today 02:55 AM
by Darryl Ramm Go to last post
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FS: Schempp-Hirth Mini-Nimbus C by Rick Fuller[_3_]
1978 Schempp-Hirth Mini-Nimbus C (carbon fiber). 1029 hours. Experimental category, condition inspection July 2018, no damage history, new tinted canopy, winglets, L/D 41:1. Flap/dive brake interconnect. Instruments include vertical compass, Cambridge vario, Winter vario, Winter ASI, turn and...
Today 12:53 AM
by Rick Fuller[_3_] Go to last post
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FS: Schempp-Hirth Mini-Nimbus C by Rick Fuller[_3_]
1978 Schempp-Hirth Mini-Nimbus C (carbon fiber). 1029 hours. Experimental category, condition inspection July 2018, no damage history, new tinted canopy, winglets, L/D 41:1. Flap/dive brake interconnect. Instruments include vertical compass, Cambridge vario, Winter vario, Winter ASI, turn and...
Today 12:53 AM
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US RACING PILOTS - FOUR DAYS LEFT TO GIVE VOICE TO YOUR VIEWS by Andy Blackburn[_3_]
Your opinion matters! We are at record levels of poll participation, but really want to hear from as many US racing pilots as possible. Anyone who has flown an SSA-sanctioned contest over the past three years is eligible to participate. Regional and occasional racers, we want to hear from you...
Yesterday 11:01 PM
by Andy Blackburn[_3_] Go to last post
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I am in the market for a new glider again by glider25
Hi guys, I am in the market for a new glider again. I am currently flying a Genesis 2 (2013) with a partner. I am looking for a glider for myself to start competing a little more. I am looking at the following gliders and would appreciate some input: PIK20D - wing mold profile problem Ventus A...
Yesterday 10:06 PM
by [email protected] Go to last post
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Refinishing Ventus b Fuselage by Richard Pfiffner[_2_]
Pictures and process for refinishing a ventus b fuselage. Work in progress pictures and process as work is completed. http://www.craggyaero.com/ventus.htm Richard www.craggyaero.com
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Yesterday 09:19 PM
by [email protected] Go to last post
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ASG32MI water ballast by Fassin Pierre
Hello, I am looking for some help concerning the water ballast in the TAIL of the ASG32. Don't know what happens but since some time now, it takes 45 minutes to fill or empty the 5 liters in the tail. It used to be 3 or 4 minutes... So, obviously, something blocks... I verified the cabling under...
Yesterday 12:18 PM
by [email protected] Go to last post
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Solution Manual Process Systems Analysis and Control (3rd Ed. DonaldCoughanowr, Steven LeBlanc) by [email protected]
I want "Solution Manual Process Systems Analysis and Control (3rd Ed. Donald Coughanowr, Steven LeBlanc)". Thanks
Yesterday 08:23 AM
by [email protected] Go to last post
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ATTENTION PROCRASTINATORS - SSA CONTEST RULES COMMITTEE POLL AND ELECTION by Dave Walsh
Brilliant Mk VIII description & video and I just love the quote: - "No solution is too complicated for a Lange glider, right Axel". But the MkVIII itself clearly need to be updated, I mean using actual panel switches is so last century: what's wrong with voice actuation? Surely modern software...
Yesterday 01:28 AM
by JS[_5_] Go to last post
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Grob G 102 for sale, NV-USA, by bumper[_4_]
A neighbor has a 1976 Grob 102 Astir CS, 997.7 hours, tube type trailer with one-man rigging. Terra TX760 radio & TRT2500 transponder. Complete logs. Located Minden, NV $16,800.00. Contact Mike Jacobs 775-710-9176. This glider was stored for some time in trailer at Williams, CA. Not sure if Rex is...
Yesterday 12:46 AM
by bumper[_4_] Go to last post
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Mt Washington Diamond Mine delivers again... by Giaco
3 New Diamonds and Lennie #1's at the Mt. Washington Wave camp yesterday. Potentially a new state record as well, but verifying the logs. Tows were as low as 2K, with highest climb in the 32K...
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Yesterday 12:13 AM
by Daniel Sazhin[_2_] Go to last post
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Duck Hawk by [email protected]
Opinions on the Duck Hawk. Where has it gone? Thanks Sam
October 15th 18 08:38 PM
by [email protected] Go to last post
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Garmin/InReach by [email protected]
For the past several days my InReach has not displayed my flights when clicking on the proper URL. (as found on the SSA locator page) I called Garmin and they said they recently recognized a problem. Some settings for my device has evidently been changed. Things were reset and now it seems to...
October 15th 18 07:46 PM
by Ramy[_2_] Go to last post
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Towrope tension?? by Retting
Looking for information covering tension applied to a towrope during tow and any other maneuvers while on tow. Twins vs. singles. Scientifically applied or Kentucky windage guesses also welcome to be posted. Thanks, R
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October 15th 18 06:19 PM
by john firth Go to last post
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Michigan Ohio Indiana Pilots Rent DG-505 in Florida by [email protected]
Michigan, Indiana, Ohio Glider Pilots: Sandhill Soaring Club is considering making its DG-505 (N505DS) available for rent to club members for $50/hour in sunny Florida from December through end of March at Seminole Lake Gliderport. Pilots would need to be checked out in Michigan before...
October 15th 18 05:21 PM
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Coaching at Keepit by [email protected]
Don't want to face another long, cold winter without scratching that soaring itch? Dry conditions in northern NSW have lead to an early start to the XC season we're encouraging pilots to think about their personal goals. In addition to resident coach Allan Barnes, this year Lake Keepit Soaring...
October 15th 18 01:08 PM
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