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Duo Discus Rides in 2017 ? by [email protected]
Is anyone interested in selling Duo Discus rides next year at various stops along the competition circuit as KS and others have done over the years - either for the benefit of the US Team, SSA Juniors, another cause, or perhaps themselves? One can never sell too many Duo Discus rides (preferably...
October 14th 16 04:19 PM
by Christopher Schrader Go to last post
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Back to FAI by Tony[_5_]
Sean says the US needs to go "Back to FAI Rules". Has the US EVER flown a National contest under the then current International Rules? In the May 1937 Soaring Magazine, the System for Awarding Points for the upcoming 1937 Nationals is printed. Page 12.
October 14th 16 03:31 AM
by Sean[_2_] Go to last post
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Outstanding soaring video by [email protected]
A flight over the most difficult terrain I've ever seen. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=8Pp8rY08PvM
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October 13th 16 03:30 AM
by [email protected] Go to last post
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Grob Twin Astir by K m
Group, My club is looking to convert a Twin Astir brake system to a Hydraulic Disk from a Mechanical Drum. Our serial number does not fall within the serial number range of the Kit that is offered by Lindner. We have the Lindner kit and will be going with a 337. My question is does anyone know of a...
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October 11th 16 07:54 PM
by Bruce Hoult Go to last post
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CloudStreet: Soaring the American West gets an EMMY Award! by [email protected]
As you may recall, CloudStreet: Soaring the American West was nominated for four Emmy categories. We are proud to announce that Matthew Murray and Mike Abernathy were selected for an Emmy for CloudStreet: Soaring the American West by the National Association of Television Arts and Sciences last...
October 11th 16 04:25 AM
by JS Go to last post
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LXNAV S80 compatible with iPhone running IGlide? by [email protected]
Does anyone know if they are? Thanks, Bryan
October 11th 16 03:12 AM
by [email protected] Go to last post
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Remote thermal detection by Craig Funston
We're getting closer. A fist size LIDAR for $250 thanks to the push for self driving cars. https://www.technologyreview.com/s/602503/fist-sized-laser-scanner-to-make-autonomous-cars-less-ugly/?utm_campaign=internal&utm_medium=homepage&utm_source=top-stories_2&set=602506 Cheers, 7Q
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October 11th 16 01:40 AM
by WB Go to last post
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NOAA GSD Interactive Skew-T - Now using HTML5 - No Java! Works on Ipads by WaltWX[_2_]
FYI... Bill Moninger's Interactive Skew-T web site now no longer requires a Java plugin. Instead it uses HTML5. For you non techies.. this means that you can get rid of the Java plugin in your browser. The HTML5 version is working well in production and beta. You can now use the site on your...
October 9th 16 06:48 AM
by [email protected] Go to last post
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JS1 Registration in the USA by rianmonnahan
Hi All, I see that all of the JS1s currently under N- registration are flying under a Special Airworthiness Certificate. I'm wondering if it is at all possible to obtain a Standdard Airworthiness Certificate for the JS1 on the basis of its South African Civil Aviation Authority (SACAA) type...
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October 9th 16 02:04 AM
by JS Go to last post
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wanted Brauniger ALFAMFG by [email protected][_2_]
Looking for a new or used Brauniger ALFAMFG for my 15 meter motor glider.. Steve
October 8th 16 12:59 PM
by [email protected][_2_] Go to last post
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ZAON PCAS MRX by Nick Kennedy
Are these units reliable and worth having in your glider? Are they consistent enough to trust in a real threat situation? Nick
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October 7th 16 05:52 PM
by [email protected] Go to last post
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Dittel radio squelch by [email protected]
The squelch on my Dittel FSG 50 has got to the point where it lets a lot of noise through. After a search of the Internet, I have found many allusions to the fact that this can be adjusted with one of the internal pots, but cannot find any reference of which one to actually turn. I've attached a...
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October 7th 16 04:31 PM
by Bruce Hoult Go to last post
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Looking for Russia AC-4C Flight Manual by [email protected]
Our Club has acquired a Russia AC-4C. It is a delight to fly. Its Flight Manual is missing a few pages, thus we are looking for a complete manual. I have tried Googling but that did not help. Does anyone gave a copy? Raul Boerner BFSS, Colorado
October 7th 16 05:15 AM
by [email protected] Go to last post
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Safety Altitude by Jonathan St. Cloud
Does anyone use a safety altitude in their flight computers for final glide? If so why or why not?
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October 7th 16 04:42 AM
by JS Go to last post
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Trailer weight distribution demonstration by bumper[_4_]
A month ago, I was moving a hydraulic man lift from my house to my hangar to install remote radio switches for aircraft engine heaters. I made some forks for my tractor to pick up and move the lift as it weighs over 500 lbs. the tractor w/backhoe is 3,700 lbs. I backed the tractor onto my tandem...
October 5th 16 07:54 AM
by bumper[_4_] Go to last post
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Minimum Pilot Weight in a Pilatus B-4 by [email protected]
Does anyone know the minimum payload weight for a Pilatus? The max gross is given in the manual, but there seems to be nothing for how light someone can be before adding ballast.
October 5th 16 05:50 AM
by George Haeh Go to last post
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Glider Club Now Organized Hangar Space Available by [email protected]
After several months of hard work a new glider club is now organized. Treasure Coast Soaring located in Vero Beach, Florida is taking possession through a lease of a 93 x 95 foot hangar that will be dedicated to sailplane operation only. Tows will be available on a daily basis, nice hotels and...
October 4th 16 05:38 PM
by [email protected] Go to last post
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AA Butterfly versus CNv LCD wind calculation by [email protected]
The Air Avionics Butterfly has developed an outstanding reputation as having a competitive advantage for its ability to "instantaneously" calculate wind direction. Does the CNv (with latest 3.3.3899 or beta 3.4.4089) calculate wind as quickly as the Butterfly? T8, what is the wind direction...
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October 4th 16 04:12 AM
by [email protected] Go to last post
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speed polars on iPhone/iPad by Koen Peeters
Polars is an app that allows you analyse and compare speed polars of many different gliders. You can alter the polar for best fit, and get the parameters for your flight computer. Watch the demo. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=96vTiK7HRo8
October 3rd 16 07:12 PM
by Koen Peeters Go to last post
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Antares 23 vs JS-1 by Jonathan St. Cloud
Just wondering what happened to the Quintus and Antares 23 in the open class competitions around the globe. At the WGC in Uvalde both the Quintus and Antares were highly anticipated, with a pilot flying the Quintus winning the contest. Now the JS-1 at 21 meters seems to be the glider if you are...
October 3rd 16 02:11 PM
by Tom (TK) Go to last post
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