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DG 100 canopy? by Pete[_9_]
Hi all, I'm looking for a DG 100 canopy used or new in the USA. I thought I would try here as this Group also helped me find the glider that needs the canopy. It's old, scratched, and poorly installed. There's a lot of excess "goop" around the frame. Seems like new one would be best. I know it may...
December 5th 17 11:03 PM
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Final Glide - Ray Temchus by Charlie Papa[_2_]
I just got the sad news that Ray Temchus, former President of Freedom's Wings International, has passed away. Ray was the first quadriplegic Commercial license glider pilot in the USA, and the first CFIG. He generously brought his glider, a G 103 with hand controls, to my club in Canada to...
December 5th 17 06:40 PM
by [email protected] Go to last post
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Bungee Material for Landing Gear and Engine Bay Doors by [email protected]
I am looking for a source for bungee material for my landing gear and engine bay doors (ASH-26E). The original (German-sourced?) bungee is about 5 mm diameter and stretches to about twice the rested length. The 3/16 inch USA-sourced material I have been able to find (McMaster-Carr, etc.) doesn't...
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December 5th 17 04:56 PM
by Jonathan St. Cloud Go to last post
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All American Engineering (Delaware) by [email protected]
Good morning ... we're trying to trace the beginning of our club (Brandywine Soaring) back to its formation - which apparently started with a club formed in the All American Engineering Company ~ 1955. Original operations were apparently at Georgetown, DE before moving to New Garden (N57). We're...
December 5th 17 11:37 AM
by [email protected] Go to last post
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Looking for a Flarm portable by [email protected]
anyone have a portable flarm unit they'd like to sell ? thanks Skip
December 5th 17 12:54 AM
by OHM Ω http://aviation.derosaweb.net Go to last post
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Radio Wanted by [email protected]
Anyone out there have a used radio for sale that would be willing to sell or donate to our 501-C3 club? Need radio with harness. Bob 772-453-9999
December 4th 17 04:32 PM
by [email protected] Go to last post
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motorglider engine test by [email protected]
I need to do a short test run on my ventus 2cxm engine. The fuselage is on its cobra dolley in my garage, and I can wheel it into my driveway and tie the tail to a post. I'm nervous about this, in case there is some pitfall I haven't considered. Has anyone done an engine test run like this?
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December 4th 17 06:59 AM
by bumper[_4_] Go to last post
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lining for fuselage cradle? by Colin Roney
Any ideas on best material to line a fuselage cradle. If carpet? wool.synthetic? Best adhesive to stick it down?
December 3rd 17 11:01 PM
by [email protected] Go to last post
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Ventus cM turbulators by Bert Willing[_2_]
I need to replace my zig-zags on the horizontal stabilizer, but I would need to know the required position cordwise (upper and lower surface). I took it off and cleaned before having a look at the maintainace manual - which does not give any info on the topic... :-( Any ideas ? Bert TW
December 3rd 17 08:41 PM
by [email protected] Go to last post
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Soaring Cafe by Kiwi User
Is the Soaring Cafe (soaringcafe.com) now an ex-website? It certainly looks that way. -- Martin | martin at Gregorie | gregorie | dot org
December 3rd 17 06:09 PM
by Kiwi User Go to last post
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Paint removal from canopy? by Waveguru
Is there a solvent that will remove rattle can paint without damaging the plexy? Boggs
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December 3rd 17 02:00 AM
by Charlie M. (UH & 002 owner/pilot) Go to last post
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K6 BT Bluetooth adapter opinions by Mark W
Hi all, Does anyone have first hand experience of using a K6 BT adapter (http://www.k6-team.de/index.php?a=165) with a vario such as a Cambridge 302 and nav software like XCSoar? I'm wondering if there is a noticeable benefit to using the vario's data streams versus a nav device's inbuilt...
December 2nd 17 05:18 AM
by Dale Watkins[_2_] Go to last post
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Vintage Pfieffer trailers? by [email protected]
To anyone whom can help, I just acquired a DG101g a few weeks ago, and when the a-hole left, he did not give me the keys. When asked he said he put them in the front of the trailer, but nothing there, and claims they are not in his pockets. So after looking at the glider, I closed the back door...
November 30th 17 02:21 AM
by Craig Funston[_3_] Go to last post
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Cost to install a canopy? by Roger Worden
Our club is looking into a new canopy for a Grob 103 Twin Astir. We received an estimate from a well-known repair shop: $2,000 for the canopy and 50 hours of labor to install. I'm new to this field - I fly 'em, I don't fix 'em. But I'm having a hard time imagining what steps must be involved...
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November 29th 17 07:51 PM
by Bob Kuykendall Go to last post
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iCOM IC-A5 charger by Charlie Papa[_2_]
I need the specs on the charger for the iCOM IC-A5 charger, - the output voltage and preferably a photo of the data plate on the charger. I ordered a replacement for a lost one, but the otherwise very eager and accommodating folks at SMARTMEDIA US sent one with a 5.5mm plug (3.5mm seems to be the...
November 29th 17 07:23 PM
by Charlie Papa[_2_] Go to last post
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Glider cockpit size by [email protected]
Even for smaller pilots, current cockpits are usually too snug. I'm normal build and 5'10" so I have no trouble fitting in my Ventus 2cM, and its comfortable, but I can't move much and little stowage space. I always have more 'stuff' than places to stow it where I can reach it. There is space...
November 29th 17 04:30 PM
by Dan Marotta Go to last post
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Looking for Ventus C winglets by Stefan[_5_]
Hi, I am looking for a set of used winglets for a 1987 Ventus C. Does anyone have a pair of these and doesn't need them any more? Regards Stefan
November 29th 17 07:41 AM
by [email protected] Go to last post
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Balleka by Mike Oliver[_2_]
Apologies if this has been posted before but very happy to see Matts videos ar restored to youtube. A fitting memorial to an inspiring'dude'
November 29th 17 06:39 AM
by Mike Oliver[_2_] Go to last post
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Glider cockpit size by Steve Muhli
Hi, New to this forum, thought I 'd pose a question..... I have a glider rating from years ago, I was wondering if anyone can suggest a list of gliders that are more "roomy" inside since I am 6'4" . I am planning on going to the SSA convention in Reno in 2018 to check out the new stuff....I've...
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November 28th 17 09:04 PM
by JS[_5_] Go to last post
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CG Trimming after Tail Boom Repair by [email protected]
A new weight and balance, after a tail boom repair, shows that several tens of pounds of trim weight needs to be added to a forward location in order to move the CG back into acceptable range. This fixes CG issue, but are there other concerns with doing this? Would be interested in experience of...
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November 28th 17 07:02 PM
by CindyB[_2_] Go to last post
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