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Report on "Old" Glider/airliner midair? by Jim Kellett
I just read a conference report from Europe that references a February 12, 1999 midair between an Airbus A320 and a glider, apparently in France. Anyone have any details?? (Working on safety seminar on mixed use airports and traffic avoidance.) Note: If you "reply private", please be awarae of...
October 13th 03 02:20 PM
by Robert Ehrlich Go to last post
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Data Plate Exemption Letter by Steve Bralla
SSA faxed me a copy of the Data Plate Exemption Letter. (The pdf file shows as damaged when I tried to download it off the SSA web site.) When I read the letter, it expired last year (October 30, 2002). Where can I get a current copy? Thanks, Steve
October 13th 03 02:22 AM
by Andy Blackburn Go to last post
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Wanted Nimbus 4T by TomnKeyLargo
where and how much. Tom Kelley # 711
October 12th 03 06:53 PM
by TomnKeyLargo Go to last post
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Carbon Dragon Project For Sale by Doug Hoffman
All original plans and building instructions. Also extra accumulated building instructions and photos. About 100 1/4" mahogany ply (the expensive stuff) parts completed. Includes all wing nose ribs, gussets. All 11 tailcone formers. All fin, rudder, stab, and elevator parts including completed...
October 12th 03 01:53 PM
by Doug Hoffman Go to last post
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Current Issues Article Archive by [AF] Abdulhafid
A growing archive of fascinating media articles on current issues & affairs. Available at Arcis Foundation Website: www.arcis.co.uk/php/ -- Posted by News Bulk Poster Unregistered version
October 12th 03 01:52 PM
by [AF] Abdulhafid Go to last post
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For Sale: HP-13-H by Doug Hoffman
I have 2 nice sailplanes and really only need one. I have an HP-13-H (In essence it is an HP-14) with less than 500 hours on the fuse, and new wings (installed). This is a complete true cross-country soaring package. It is ready to go now and needs nothing. It includes all instrumentation...
October 12th 03 01:49 PM
by Doug Hoffman Go to last post
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Wanted volkslogger etc by Mal
Anyone got one for sale I am in Australia. Cable and IPAC also needed and Winpilot for Australia. Mal
October 12th 03 11:03 AM
by Mike Borgelt Go to last post
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Racing Survey and 500 foot rule by Tom Seim
I just submitted my survey (hey, I've got a couple of days to spare). I recommended that the 500 foot finish rule (the question regarding this rule just asked whether you or not you supported it) be modified to a less Draconian version. My version is a penalty of a point per foot (come in at 400...
October 12th 03 04:32 AM
by Tom Seim Go to last post
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Ventus 2b For Sale by Tom Kreyche
For details see: http://www.gliderforum.com/thread-view.asp?threadid=805
October 11th 03 09:50 PM
by Tom Kreyche Go to last post
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1 Hz NMEA-logfiles wanted from real soaring flights by Andrea Schlapbach
I am looking for NMEA-logfiles from real soaring flights with original 1 Hz NMEA output, being interested in the coordinates, track and ground speed. IGC-files are not sufficient because calculating track / speed as well interpolating track / speed / coordinates out from a 0.25 Hz IGC-file results...
October 11th 03 09:08 PM
by Hans L. Trautenberg Go to last post
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Cambridge 302 DDV woes - Help me PLEASE !!! by Mike Borgelt
On 6 Oct 2003 22:44:20 -0700, (Jason Armistead) wrote: My club has a Cambridge 302 DDV (purchased in February/March 2003) which oscillates wildly even when sitting on the ground. The needle and audio are going haywire. Have you checked that you are getting at least...
October 11th 03 10:44 AM
by Mike Borgelt Go to last post
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Sad News by JohnD
I sadly report that Hans Langer, the leader of the Southern California Safari Group, died yesterday in a glider accident in Lone Pine. God rest his soul. ALWAYS remember to prepare properly (positive control checks EVERY flight), always know your emergency procedures, and fly safely.
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October 11th 03 09:17 AM
by RamyYanetz Go to last post
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Motorglider participation in USA contests by Eric Greenwell
I've made a summary of the USA 2003 contest season, using the listings from the SSA website. It shows the number entrants in each class in each contest, the number of motorized and motorless sailplanes, and the placing of the motorized sailplanes. It is available...
October 11th 03 02:17 AM
by Eric Greenwell Go to last post
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Tost springs by Lord Struthers
they're tough, the line snaped at the ring about 600 AGL, I nursed it to the ridge and was able to work the disorganized thermals from there. Later, when I landed I got out, pulled the release on the 103, pulled out the ring and told the wrench, here's a present for ya. Rich
October 10th 03 10:49 PM
by BTIZ Go to last post
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More satellite image coverage for SeeYou by Eric Greenwell
In article , says... I have recently added satellite image coverage of two new areas: the Czech Republic and California/Nevada. Visit www.starer.co.uk to download these and satellite images for various parts of...
October 10th 03 04:39 PM
by Gary Kemp Go to last post
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Am I insured? by JJ Sinclair
Just checked my policy and it said a number of things about my pilot license, but nothing specifically about not breaking FAR's. It said my pilot license must not be suspended or revoked and that I must be current. This would include a biannual and those 3 takeoffs and landings within the last 90...
October 10th 03 02:01 AM
by BTIZ Go to last post
5 253
Here's One for KS by Chris OCallaghan
Karl, Playing verbal tennis with Rosencrantz and Guildenstern, Hamlet says: "I am but mad north-north-west: when the wind is southerly I know a hawk from a handsaw." Most Shakespeare scholars get hung up on "handsaw," finding the hardware reference a non-sequitor. But later in the play,...
October 9th 03 11:27 PM
by David Starer Go to last post
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Motorgliders (long) by JJ Sinclair
There are several questions concerning motorgliders on this years SSA / SRA pilot poll. Some of the questions may have been spurred by my letter dated 7/11 03 which follows Members of the rules committee, A few years back, we allowed motorgliders to have their engines...
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October 9th 03 10:11 PM
by Eric Greenwell Go to last post
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P-124 Aviator Emergency Parachute--Comments wanted by Ian Spence
The P-124 Aviator Emergency Parachute seems appealing because of its low descent rate and rapid opening time. Since its design is more like a sport canopy than a regular round emergency canopy I wonder if anyone can speak authoritatively to its use by glider pilots who have never jumped any kind of...
October 9th 03 06:15 PM
by Ian Spence Go to last post
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Engineering geniuses out there by Tim Ward
"Scott" wrote in message ... I know someone has an answer. I need to find out if I'm drawing power when my master switch is off. Something is quirky and I want to be able to hook something up in the batteries position to find out if...
October 9th 03 02:48 PM
by Bob Greenblatt Go to last post
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