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Shark-inspired turbulators increase L/D X 3 by Soartech
Interesting research! https://www.eurekalert.org/pub_releases/2018-02/hjap-uss020618.php
February 11th 18 01:57 AM
by [email protected] Go to last post
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*Final Call* Aero Club Albatross Ridge Seminar by Daniel Sazhin[_2_]
Hey Guys, For any final stragglers thinking about signing up, please do so before tomorrow, Sunday evening. We are submitting our catering order on Monday and would like our final count asap. ACA Ridge Seminar: February 17th: https://aca-ridge-soaring.eventbrite.com Over 50 pilots are signed up!...
February 11th 18 12:25 AM
by Daniel Sazhin[_2_] Go to last post
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VTOL Electric Aircraft by 2G
Dale Kramer proposed a kickstarter funder VTOL aircraft a couple of years ago (https://www.kickstarter.com/projects/1553012513/vlazair-model-of-230mph-3hr-flight-vertical-takeof) that I had a number of serious concerns over. While the kickstarter was unsuccessful, it is worth noting that such an...
February 10th 18 08:47 PM
by Kiwi User Go to last post
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Glider/Trailer - Container Shipping? by Renny[_2_]
I know there are folks that have shipped a glider and trailer in a 40 foot container and I was wondering if anyone can recommend a good company that ships containers from the West Coast (LA area) to Australia. Does anyone have any company recommendations? Thanks, in advance - Renny
February 10th 18 05:33 PM
by JS[_5_] Go to last post
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SSA Convention Hotels by Frank Whiteley
Convention hotels. As the Atlantis is 100% booked, SSA blocked rooms at the Peppermill, about a mile from the Convention Center. No shuttle, but Uber and cabs available. http://ssaconvention.org/ Use the code for the room rate. Cutoff is 2/15/2018.
February 10th 18 06:56 AM
by Frank Whiteley Go to last post
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Parachute wanted by [email protected]
National 425 back-only preferred, less than 15yrs old, sold with fresh repack. E:
February 10th 18 02:57 AM
by [email protected] Go to last post
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2018 Standard Class Nationals by [email protected]
Calling all Standard Class Gliders to the Texas Soaring Association from July 31 to August 8! We hope to see a large turnout this year with the contest running through our prime soaring season. TSA is one of the largest clubs in the US with our own airfield 30 miles south of DFW. Nice flat terrain...
February 9th 18 10:39 PM
by disc[email protected] Go to last post
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contest number question by Gary Emerson
I haven't even looked, but I'm guessing there is still a requirement in the contest "rules" to have contest numbers under the wing, etc. I'm thinking of removing my under wing contest number and not replacing it - is anyone aware of any contest where not having a contest number under the wing...
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February 9th 18 05:15 PM
by Steve Koerner Go to last post
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looking for a Discus by [email protected]
Hi all, I am looking for a Discus B or CS to buy. I'm familiar with the current listings on W&W and want to beat the bushes a bit to see what else might be available. I'm in east TN and hoping to find something within a reasonable distance (i.e., 10ish hour drive), and not looking for a project...
February 9th 18 04:52 PM
by [email protected] Go to last post
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Metric aircraft countersunk machine screws by Charles Longley
Does anyone have a source for metric aircraft countersunk machine screws? Similar to MS24693S28. They need to be aircraft hardware store screws have the wrong taper on them. This is for Blanik L-23 & L-33’s.
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February 9th 18 04:37 PM
by Richard Pfiffner[_2_] Go to last post
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World Class Pianist Takes To Gliders by [email protected]
World class pianist Sergey Belyavskiy took to the skies for Florida today to join the ranks of a potential glider pilot. Sergey who has competed in such venues as the Van Cliburn competition and other world class competitions was a guest at the Treasure Coast Soaring Club in Vero Beach, Florida....
February 9th 18 01:21 AM
by [email protected] Go to last post
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Libelle 201b for sale, good ship. by Collin Shea
http://wingsandwheels.com/class/classified.php?id=2681 Good PU finish on wings and fuselage, wings have little to no crazing at all and fuselage has a few blips but over all an excellent ship with Komet clamshell trailer. Call/Text 817-914-0689 for more info. Thanks
February 9th 18 12:55 AM
by Paul Agnew Go to last post
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Georgia Tennessee Alabama - GTA 2018 Schedule by [email protected]
Mark your calendars for 2018! And if you are in the area, please join us. https://gta-racing.info/current-year-rules-and-schedule/ (scroll down the linked page for the calendar in Table and Calendar format). Chris
February 9th 18 12:13 AM
by WB Go to last post
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SGP vs. Normal Racing by Jim White[_3_]
I have bailed out of the hard deck thread as I think that all opinions have been aired once or maybe twice! The hard deck discussion started out following the dreadful accident in Chile and was an attempt to discuss making all competition safer. However, when I think around the subject, isn't the...
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February 8th 18 10:28 AM
by [email protected] Go to last post
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Air Mass (Blue dot) on Butterfly by Jonathan St. Cloud
Just wondering if the users Air-avionics Butterfly, find the air mass measurement helpful (Blue dot)? Do you find this measurement more accurate and less susceptible to gusts? this data v the vario data? Are you using this data instead of the vario derived Netto?
February 8th 18 06:20 AM
by Eric Greenwell[_4_] Go to last post
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Selling my One Man Rigger by Collin Shea
Hi all, I am putting my one-man rigger for sale, it came with the Libelle I purchased last October and I don't use it but it can do someone else good! Height adjustable and support stand pivots all the way around with durable tires to withstand grass when needed. I have attached photos in the link...
February 7th 18 11:00 PM
by Collin Shea Go to last post
2 137
Ensign Hangars by Foxtrot Charlie
We are going to have an 18M Ensign hangar installed on our airfield. I was wondering if anybody has any recent experience, suggestions, or other input regarding the project. Going back through the threads I don't see any discussion in recent history. Thanks in advance.
February 7th 18 10:00 PM
by Mike the Strike Go to last post
2 115
radio diagnosis by [email protected]
We have to gliders at our club with similar radio problems. Neither have the same setup/hardware. Both can receive fine. When you press the Push To Talk button other radios hear the click, but no voice. So what can we learn from this? I don't know if this is more likely a microphone problem, a...
February 7th 18 01:22 PM
by krasw Go to last post
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SunTiger Sunglassas by 5U
Does anyone know if these glasses are still available. If not can you recommend a different manufacture. Thanks,5U
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February 6th 18 10:32 PM
by Charlie M. (UH & 002 owner/pilot) Go to last post
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A Question for ClearNav Users ... by Jeff Morgan
I have a glider purchase pending inspection and a simple A/D compliance item. It's a nice ship, and the seller has been an absolutely outstanding gentlemen to work with. The glider is about 95% how I would have done things had I bought it new, but there are few small items - one of which is the...
(Multi-page thread 1 2)
February 6th 18 07:46 PM
by OHM Ω http://aviation.derosaweb.net Go to last post
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