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Soaring Video Archive on YouTube by David Hart
Hello, I've started a channel for my soaring videos he https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCbamLikeF6AKs3rUVNfxdOg/playlists These are 100% unedited, straight out of the GoPro. So you might want to scrub through the LONG SHOTS for the interesting bits. The video titles describe the location...
November 17th 17 10:33 PM
by David Hart Go to last post
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Cup holder by [email protected]
Has anyone installer a cup holder on their glider? Pictures?
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November 17th 17 06:31 PM
by Dan Marotta Go to last post
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Best consistent ridge soaring site by [email protected]
Where is the best consistent ride soaring site in the USA. Recently got my PPL, and I'd love to experience ridge soaring. I've Only flown in the flat lands.
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November 17th 17 05:02 PM
by [email protected] Go to last post
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Train Wreck by XC
Dang! Got drawn in again! I’m ashamed to admit I have been following Sean Fidler’s “why didn’t I get chosen” rants on Facebook. It is hard to look away from a train wreck I guess. I am embarrassed for him. I've never seen someone take a decision so badly. So much misinformation and so...
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November 17th 17 04:05 PM
by Dave Leonard Go to last post
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ISO USED CONDOR SOARING SETUP by Aaron Thomson
Just wondering if anyone in no longer flying on their Condor soaring setup and would like to sell it. I am looking to spend the winter getting familiar with my Ouide and figured why not play around with Condor. Thanks, Aaron Thomson N71TT Nimbus 2b
November 15th 17 03:49 PM
by [email protected] Go to last post
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correction to strike protection by john firth
Apologies to the BGA for attributing to them, the suggestion of inserting non conducting sections in a control rod. Apparently this came from Schleicher, who have probably rethought the idea as being unhelpful. Yes , non conducting complete control rods will help, unless you have a carbon...
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November 15th 17 10:14 AM
by Jim White[_3_] Go to last post
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Asw27 Covers for sale $500 by joesimmers[_2_]
Please see ad listing on glidersource. http://glidersource.com/cgi-bin/post.cgi?id=1198
November 15th 17 02:20 AM
by joesimmers[_2_] Go to last post
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Looking for a tail dolly for one of ASH-31Mi, ASH-26E, ASG-29 or ASW27 by Andrzej Kobus
They all use the same tail dolly shape. I need to fabricate a tail dolly for hangar use that is a bit different then what is supplied with the glider. I just need the fibreglass parts. Send me a private message if you have one that you don't need. Andrzej
November 15th 17 02:16 AM
by Andrzej Kobus Go to last post
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Bohli compass by John Ferguson[_2_]
Hi, would anyone have a template cut out for mounting a Bohli on top of instrument coaming, maybe a ventus or asw 20 ? If you could share one that would be great. John
November 14th 17 08:37 PM
by John Ferguson[_2_] Go to last post
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Six gliders stolen - Aalborg Svæveflyveklub - gliding club in Denmark by son_of_flubber
Reposting for a friend: "Aviator - Aalborg Svæveflyveklub", a gliding club in Denmark, just lost all of 6 airplanes, that were allegedly taken out of their trailers and loaded onto a truck. Local police is currently investigating. The theft happened between monday Oct 30th, and thursday Nov...
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November 14th 17 07:24 PM
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How does sun heat the air? by [email protected]
The sun shines down through the atmosphere, hits things on the ground, the things on the ground get hot, and then the hot things on the ground heat the air? Sun light passing through the air does not heat the air at all? Heats the air some but not much? If the air is transparent to solar energy,...
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November 14th 17 06:01 PM
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lightning strike protection by john firth
A comment on the report of the ASK 21 disintegration . ( see Starer Nov 8th) lightning strike protection: a fallacy At the end of a report describing a strike on an ASK 21, causing disintegration, we find " the BGA speculated on the improved lightning protection which non-conducting composite...
November 14th 17 04:44 PM
by john firth Go to last post
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Wooden ClearNav stick grip by Dan Mockler
Is there any interest in a wooden ClearNav stick grip? The grip has an 18mm diameter opening. The control unit is for a Becker 4201 type mic. Best reasonable offer. Djmockler at Netscape dot net
November 13th 17 11:53 PM
by Dan Mockler Go to last post
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Sailplane cover fabric by [email protected]
Is Sunbrella marine canvus suitable for sailplane cover? Felt will be added to protect actual canopy from scratches
November 12th 17 08:11 PM
by Martin Gregorie[_5_] Go to last post
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US Team Selection process for future years by XC
I am starting this post to get the topic off one individual's personality. The 2018 team has ben selected as outlined in the new process. Claims that the process was not carried out fairly have no basis in fact. The Team has very little time to prepare and needs to get to work. Here is a summary...
November 12th 17 03:49 PM
by Bruce Hoult Go to last post
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How do you upload a .cup file to iGlide now that iTunes has changed by Larry Suter
The new iTunes doesn't seem to communicate with apps anymore, which is how I used to upload .cup files to my phone for iGlide. Anybody know how it's done these days? Appears that iGlide has been sold to another outfit. I don't seem to be able to find a forum for iGlide, either.... Larry
November 12th 17 06:27 AM
by jfitch Go to last post
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Found it, train wreck how to video by SF
Looks like a classic mis-application of management tools usually applied to the IT industry. Obviously this is being used as an inspirational video. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=qDDPd8vVPdg
November 11th 17 04:40 PM
by Tango Eight Go to last post
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Zeus 5.5 fs by [email protected]
I have an LXNavigation Zeus 5.5 with USB D60 vario for sale. Comes with AHRS,"Joy" stick control and Colibri 2.In excellent condition. Can be seen on glidersource.com $2700 USD plus postage from New Zealand.
November 11th 17 08:03 AM
by [email protected] Go to last post
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Overspeeding on winch launches by Dan Schmitz
I'm wondering what the consequences of overspeeding on winch launches are? I understand that it places stress on the airframe, but to what extent? I find it near impossible to control the airspeed on the top third of a launch and have found myself over speeding the placarded max. speed by 5 - 10...
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November 11th 17 12:06 AM
by Martin Gregorie[_5_] Go to last post
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Grob mechanic in the Midwest? by Tango Papa IN
There was a complicated AD on the Grob 102 a while back, the wing spar spigot assemblies work. Recently I ran a cross more than one gliders that just hibernating and waiting to be comply with this AD. Grob used to have a service shop in Ohio. Is anyone from Grob left behind that did this AD...
November 10th 17 08:58 PM
by [email protected] Go to last post
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