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ASW27 Trasponder Antenna Installation Inside Fuselage. by Paul Birkett
Hello, my intention is to fit a Transponder Antenna within my ASW27. I was wondering does anyone know where on the ASW27 Fuselage is not Carbon or Aramid(conductive) construction, which would allow internal fitting of an antenna such as a Dolba BD1, Dolba BD2, FUNKE DP1090-5 or similar?...
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January 8th 18 04:31 AM
by Scott Williams Go to last post
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Formula 1.0 Grand Prix by [email protected]
Hi All, Next season in Australia there will be a new competition, dubbed Formula 1.0 as it is a Grand Prix style contest that revolves around the current Australian Club Class handicap point of 1.0, but also includes a bracket in either direction. The following sailplanes are eligible : Jantar...
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January 7th 18 10:04 PM
by [email protected] Go to last post
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Dick Johnson tests by [email protected]
I have been on the search for Dick Johnson's flight test PDFs of the HP304CZ, Discus 2 and the Duo Discus but unable to find them so far. Would anyone from the states be willing to share them? They are not easy to find when you live in Europe :(
January 7th 18 05:36 PM
by Filip Bojanowski Go to last post
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Books? by Entelin
It's winter here and I figure I should spend some of the time furthering my book knowledge of soaring. I fly XC and compete, but in hanggliders not sailplanes. I assume there are well regarded books from the sailplane perspective out there. I'm looking specifically for anything that gives me better...
January 7th 18 08:25 AM
by Entelin Go to last post
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10k Flights by JS[_5_]
Today at Mountain Valley Airport, Tehachapi, California there were about 18 10k flights! Weather was 66F/19C and sunny, but no real lift. Five of the flights were in three sport canopy equipped 1-26s participating in the annual Open Cockpit Regatta. We'll get some up on OLC. Jim
January 7th 18 05:16 AM
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Spot tracker renewal by glidergreg
I have had a Spot tracker since 2009 and have never had to use it in an emergency thankfully. Was considering on switching to In-Reach which can be activated for only when I do trips out west once each year. My basic spot charges had increased from around $165 with tracking option in 2009 to close...
January 7th 18 04:51 AM
by [email protected] Go to last post
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Debunking Glider Spoiler Turns Causing Spin Thinking by [email protected]
Either a large majority of us are unaware that we are on the verge of death every time we adjust our spoilers while landing, or some people are being taught this and causing them to unnecessarily fear spoilers and using them to their full degree of helpfulness and effectiveness. Here's a video I...
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January 7th 18 04:01 AM
by John Foster Go to last post
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The Reformed Smoker Challenge by JS[_5_]
With all the talk on 13.5m electric stuff, new class of "soaring competition" etc... A challenge for anyone currently flying only gliders with some sort of "method of propulsion": Fly a season in pure glider to get your chops and credibility back up. You don't have to buy a new glider, either...
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January 7th 18 02:04 AM
by Eric Greenwell[_4_] Go to last post
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GP Gliders by [email protected]
Is there any update on GP Gliders USA? Last news is Tim McAllister decided to close GP Gliders North America.
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January 6th 18 09:28 PM
by S9 Go to last post
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Seminole Lake Accident by [email protected]
Seminole Lake Gliderport had another accident. From what the pictures look like, the left wing of their Blanik L-23 was demolished from mid wing where it bent the leading edge all the way back to the spar. Not sure what to make of this, if it will be covered up, or will there be an NTSB report. ...
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January 6th 18 08:28 PM
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FIRC in the Washington D.C. Area -- January 20 and 21 by [email protected]
The Washington D.C. FIRC has about 18 participants, but there is still room for more CFIG's and/or Interested Pilots. See the information below: The Soaring Safety Foundation will present a Flight Instructor Revalidation Course in the Washington D.C. area on January 20 and 21, 2018. The...
January 5th 18 06:09 PM
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Fuselage cradle - New carpet by Colin Roney
Any ideas on how to keep the new carpet layer attached to the complete steel curved surface until the glue goes off apart from using the fuselage itself?
January 5th 18 05:05 PM
by OHM Ω http://aviation.derosaweb.net Go to last post
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SSA 2018 Rules Finish Penalty by [email protected]
Folks, Please share your opinions with the rules committee before January 10. Here is my feedback: Hank, Happy New Year. The 2018 rules changes look good with the exception of the finish penalty which is only a minor improvement over the previous -200ft land-out scenario from a competition...
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January 5th 18 01:44 AM
by Andy Blackburn[_3_] Go to last post
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American Model Association (AMA) Convention Ontario, CA - SSA Booththis weekend by WaltWX[_2_]
For those of you in Southern California, come on out to the AMA Expo at the Ontario Convention center this Fri, Sat, Sun Jan 5-7, 2018: http://amablog.modelaircraft.org/amaexpo/ama-expo-west/ We have Hal Woodruff's Discus 2a on display and lots of information on soaring from people who know a lot...
January 5th 18 12:19 AM
by WaltWX[_2_] Go to last post
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Soariing Magazine Issues, complete from 2003 to 2015 by [email protected]
Free to the first responder. You pay shipping.
January 4th 18 05:17 PM
by Steve Leonard[_2_] Go to last post
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SZD 48-1 Standard Jantar 2 placards by [email protected]
Does anyone have a clean copy of the "allowable mass" loading placard that is found on page 14 of the flight manual? My POH is not clean enough to permit a scan and print of the placard. Thanks, Mike
January 4th 18 01:52 PM
by [email protected] Go to last post
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2018 Andes Open practice @Vitacura by Tom Kelley #711
warm up with 6+m/s climb! Enjoy. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ZF4eUVwiM2g Best. Tom #711.
January 3rd 18 01:56 PM
by Roy B. Go to last post
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Save the Date! 2018 U.S. Juniors Contest & Development Camp: July 2-7 by [email protected]
Save the Date! Happy New Year! I am happy to announce Sandhill Soaring Club and Adrian Soaring Club have teamed up with the SSA to host the 2018 Juniors Contest & Development Camp to be held at Lenawee County Airport (KADG), the home of Adrian Soaring Club, located in Adrian, Michigan, from July 2...
January 3rd 18 04:31 AM
by [email protected] Go to last post
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Annual Contest Safety Report by MNLou
I remember seeing an annual Contest Safety / Accident report published by John Cochrane each year. Is that report still being issued? I don't remember seeing it the last couple of years. Thanks! Lou
January 2nd 18 11:20 PM
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Gliding Intrernational - January 2018 issue by Randy Teel
Tony, Do you get access to back issues if you digitally subscribe?
January 2nd 18 07:55 PM
by Randy Teel Go to last post
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