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13.5 WGC Day 7 US Pilots by [email protected]
2:30 Area task for today with storms expected later in the afternoon. 2 tracking sites: http://live.glidernet.org/#c=46.55575,20.85812&z=9&s=1 and http://glidertracker.de/#tsk=http://www.prosoar.de/tasks/2p935zopdp1/temp/046276/xcsoar.
July 9th 17 03:30 PM
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iPhone upload to OLC by TomNau
Does anyone use (or is it possible to use) an iPhone to upload their flight logs to the OLC? Thanks.
July 9th 17 05:14 AM
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Day 6 13.5m by Tony[_5_]
Good morning USA, Weather is expected to be excellent here in Szatymaz for the 6th day of the 13.5m WGC. Task is a 499km racing task. Tracking links at wgc2017.hu. First launch is 11:30 local which would be 4:30 AM US Central Daylight Time.
July 8th 17 05:54 PM
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So.Cal pilot looking to join safari group. by Jonathan St. Cloud
Dear Pilots, in my last iteration of soaring I belonged to a soaring safari group that would go to Lone Pine, Bishop, Norton AFB, other fun places. We had a tow plane and would travel. Unfortunately time took it's toll and none of those guys are around anymore. I am looking for Western safari...
July 8th 17 05:03 AM
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Keith Eyler T21 by [email protected]
Congratulations Keith; well done! Irregardless of the rules and scores, (IMHO) you were the winner of the Club Class Nationals.
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July 7th 17 04:35 PM
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WX block and seal question by Brad[_2_]
Is the stuff in the #2 WX block supposed to be a runny liquid? I was expecting something a little more like the seal material.............I almost poured the whole damn bottle on the top of my wing! Brad
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July 7th 17 02:35 PM
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PowerFlarm Puzzle by John Carlyle
I discovered by looking at some IGC files that several settings in my FLARMCFG.TXT file were apparently not making it into my PowerFlarm Core unit, and several other FLARMCFG.TXT file settings had been changed. Eventually, I found that the place to look for actual PF settings was in the...
July 6th 17 03:20 PM
by John Carlyle Go to last post
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Day 4 13.5 WGC US Pilots by [email protected]
3 hour Area Task today for Francois and Tony: http://wgc2017.hu/sites/default/files/task4.pdf Tracking:http://glidertracker.de/#tsk=http://www.prosoar.de/tasks/2p935zopdp1/temp/438391/xcsoar Francois and Tony (and crew) are posting comments on the US Soaring Teams Facebook page which appear...
July 6th 17 01:13 PM
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Glide Britain project by son_of_flubber
They've raised about 400% of their goal. Interesting effort. https://www.kickstarter.com/projects/simongrice/glide-britain
July 6th 17 12:27 AM
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Need WX BLOCK & WX SEAL by Bill G
On Friday, April 26, 1996 at 1:00:00 AM UTC-6, Ralph H. Woodward wrote: Need WX Block and WX Seal to complete season preparation. If you have any left overs or full containers I will gladly purchase them from you (970) 925-3960 or email Thank! Heh Woody what do you think of this stuff? Is...
July 6th 17 12:06 AM
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Day 3: 13.5 WGC US pilots by [email protected]
331km racing trial today for Francois and Tony: http://wgc2017.hu/sites/default/files/task3.pdf Follow them live: http://glidertracker.de/#tsk=http://www.prosoar.de/tasks/2p935zopdp1/temp/341896/xcsoar
July 5th 17 07:54 PM
by Tony[_5_] Go to last post
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Grob twin II rear canopy hinge release mechanism by mas
During flight, the right rear canopy lifted and the passenger used his hands to hold the canopy in the closed position for the rest of the flight (immediate descent). Upon post flight inspection, we noticed the rod has dropped and the lever handle is disconnected. Has this happened before to...
July 5th 17 06:06 PM
by Duster[_2_] Go to last post
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Adapting medical cannulas to work with an EDS? by Bill G
Has anyone figured this out? I want to be able to have cannulas for all my clients for flying near Aspen, but $8 a pop for someone who may only use it once is pricy. I noticed medical cannulas are only about $2-3. Has anyone figured an way to adapt them to an EDS? Thanks!
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July 4th 17 03:52 PM
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Personal interactions with Harland ross and or any of his designs. by [email protected]
I am interested in conversing with anyone who might have had a personal relationship, conversations with or owned any of his designs (RS-1 thru R-6). I am particularly interested in the R-3 and the R-4. I have just acquired an uncompleted R-3 and would really appreciate conversation with anyone who...
July 4th 17 05:42 AM
by Frank Whiteley Go to last post
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video of last weeks trip to Bishop by Matt Herron Jr.
Rough, but only 4 minutes long :-) Four days of fantastic flying, great weather, and wonderful company. Can't wait till next year. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=p7_oTTNYuBc Matthew Herron (22T)
July 4th 17 01:45 AM
by Michael Opitz Go to last post
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Tracking options for SSA Sailplane Tracker by Jonathan Foster
Does the SSA Sailplane tracker have any other options for tracking other than Spot, inReach or the Cellphone app? It wold be really neat to be able to use some other technologies for tracking (or use multiple trackers). In the past, I have played with several that have worked great. My first...
July 3rd 17 11:37 PM
by [email protected] Go to last post
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1-26 flyying from Inyokern to Ely by [email protected]
Hi, can anyone get me in touch with Doug Levy who just did that amazing trip in his 1-26? (https://www.onlinecontest.org/olc-2.0/gliding/flightinfo.html?flightId=29985838) The German/Swiss soaring magazine is asking me to interview him about that ride. Simply reply to or if...
July 3rd 17 11:16 PM
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Famous people in soaring by Ramy
While Neil Armstrong was one of the most famous glider pilots, he wasn't the only one. Other famous people who where also glider pilots which I recall: John Denver Christopher Reeve (Superman) Sully (Hudson landing pilot) Others? Ramy (just signing my name, not claiming to be famous ;-)
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July 3rd 17 09:29 PM
by Michael Opitz Go to last post
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Social media importance...the Brits understand...good on them! by [email protected]
British Gliding Team 7 hrs · The British Gliding Team are looking to recruit a Media Manager to join the Team flying at the European Gliding Championships at Lasham in August. The role is a new one and is aimed at promoting the Team and all that happens around them at the championships to the...
July 3rd 17 04:40 PM
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ASW19/20 Canopy strut by [email protected]
My strut is finally flat. Time to change it. Would like to buy the parts now, have them on hand and avoid being down for an extended period of time. Who knows the dimensions/newton/etc? McMaster part numbers? Or someplace else you'd recommend buying from. Thanks!
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July 3rd 17 03:16 PM
by George Haeh Go to last post
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