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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
by MNLou Go to last post
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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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New Year's Day Flight by Dan Marotta
Patti wanted to fly and it was sunny at Moriarty so we went to the airport.* It was very cold so we elected to take the Skywagon (cuz it has a heater).* Taxiing out we met Mike Abernathy rigging his Stemme to attempt to reach the wave on the Sangre de Christo Mountains about 50 miles to the...
January 2nd 18 04:57 PM
by Dan Marotta Go to last post
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Gliding Intrernational - January 2018 issue by [email protected]
On Saturday, December 23, 2017 at 6:27:01 PM UTC-8, wrote: GLIDING INTERNATIONAL - ISSUE JANUARY 2018 The January 2018 issue goes in the mail on Thursday and should be with subscribers within a week. The Digital version will be released on December 30. ...
January 2nd 18 07:09 AM
by Frank Whiteley Go to last post
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Aero Club Albatross Hosting Ridge/Wave Seminars by [email protected]
This winter, Aero Club Albatross is hosting several two seminars on wave and ridge soaring. Please join us on: January 20th: Wave Soaring https://www.eventbrite.com/e/wave-soaring-the-northern-appalachian-ridge-and-catskill-region-tickets-41229418300#tickets February 17th: Ridge...
January 2nd 18 01:26 AM
by Daniel Sazhin[_2_] Go to last post
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E-Concept by Pat Russell[_2_]
FAI have introduced "E-Concept" to the sport of Gliding. Most of the details are yet to be worked out, but the essence of the concept is that the use of stored energy will be allowed during the credited portion of the flight performance. Powered flight for credit. Does this belong in our sport?
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January 1st 18 10:04 PM
by sisu1a Go to last post
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Saved by a steep slope? by Bruce Hoult
The New Zealand press is reporting an unusual crash. They say the glider suffered catastrophic wing failure (most unusual in itself!), fell out of control 1500 ft onto the steep side of a mountain, and the two occupants escaped the crash without serious...
January 1st 18 06:33 PM
by [email protected] Go to last post
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SSA Eagle Fund Appeal 2017 by Frank Whiteley
ACT BEFORE DEC 31 TO INCREASE THE TAX BENEFITS OF YOUR CHARITABLE GIVING Although the new tax legislation maintains the itemized charitable deduction; because the size of the standard deduction is doubled it will significantly reduce the number of taxpayers who itemize. This will effectively...
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December 31st 17 06:36 PM
by John Godfrey (QT)[_2_] Go to last post
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Paint stripper for sgs 1-23 by [email protected]
My club just bought Schweitzer 1-23 Needs repaint Best chemical to strip aluminum?
December 31st 17 05:55 PM
by Charlie M. (UH & 002 owner/pilot) Go to last post
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Multiple varios by John Foster
Why do so many gliders seem to have multiple varios? Is it that critical to have a back-up for this instrument? Do they often fail and leave you in " the lurch"?
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December 31st 17 01:37 AM
by Kiwi User Go to last post
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20m Multi-Seat Nationals - 2018 - Reedsville PA by [email protected]
Mifflin Soaring Assoc is looking forward to hosting the first 20m Multi-Seat Nationals in May 2018! Practice Day: Sun May 13 Contest: Mon May 14 - Tue May 22 CD: John Seymour Summary of Rules: 1. Multiseat glider, limited range handicap class with the upper limit being .905. Gliders above that...
December 30th 17 08:53 PM
by [email protected] Go to last post
1 113
'Monuments of the Sky' to watch on long winter evenings by Tom BravoMike
In case you didn't know, there is an interesting channel on YouTube (Zabytki Nieba - Monuments of the Sky) dedicated mostly to reviewing of specific aircraft models, many of them being gliders. It's in Polish, but some of the newer videos have English subtitles. To give you an idea what it is...
December 30th 17 05:19 PM
by teck48[_2_] Go to last post
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2018 Proposed US Competition Rules Changes by [email protected]
Hello Pilots Proposed rules changes for 2018 are available on the SSA site under Sailplane Racing Rules and process. Please read and feel free to comment to RC members. The comment period is open until January 10. Happy New Year to all and to all a good flight For the RC UH
December 30th 17 12:45 AM
by [email protected] Go to last post
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Solar Trailer Vent? by Daniel Sazhin[_2_]
Hey Guys, Aero Club Albatross is in the middle of restoring its LS3 trailer and we're looking for a solar powered vent. Any suggestions? Thanks a million, Daniel
December 29th 17 10:37 PM
by Charlie M. (UH & 002 owner/pilot) Go to last post
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FS: 3 Becker 4201 and 1 Dittel FSG60m by Ross[_3_]
Selling 3 Becker 4201 radios All show minor cosmetic signs of use, but work perfectly. Price $350 each including postage 1 Dittel FSG60m $175 including postage. A deal can be made if you want to buy more than one. Connectors included
December 29th 17 03:34 PM
by Ross[_3_] Go to last post
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Hod Taylor by [email protected]
I just received word a couple of days ago that Hod Taylor passed on August 19, one day shy of his 97th birthday. Hod was a fixture around the old Black Forest Glider Port for many years until it closed, then became a permanent resident of the operations at Minden. I would like to gather some...
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December 29th 17 04:47 AM
by JS[_5_] Go to last post
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Best places for a soaring pilot to retire? by Matt Herron Jr.
Looking for new Ideas for places to retire. The usual considerations apply; cost of living, health care, weather, and available soaring. Doesn't have to be the US. near water would be nice. I own a Ventus C. Anyone live in/near Grass Valley, CA? 1 hr from Truckee and Sacramento, 1.5 hrs from...
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December 28th 17 08:59 PM
by AS Go to last post
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Death of the 13.5m class? by Paul T[_4_]
http://www.spr.aero/wcc-main-news/e-concept-rules-for-electric- gliders.aspx
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December 28th 17 06:19 PM
by [email protected] Go to last post
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