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Anyone get hassled for exceeding max car and trailer length? by Gordon Boettger
Looking at getting an RV (25' length). Combine that with a doubleseater glider trailer and I'm at 60'. I'm in NV, so I'm good, but going into OR I would be 10" over the legal limit. Anyone out there run into any issues with the "fuzz" for exceeding combined vehicle and trailer length? Thanks
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July 27th 17 04:14 AM
by Eric Greenwell[_4_] Go to last post
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Ely by Eric Greenwell[_4_]
Dan Mockler wrote on 7/9/2017 8:31 AM: I just returned from a week in Ely and I wanted to report on the weather, facilities and such. The weather while not epic was phenomenal. I managed 5000 kilometer in seven days, two of which were considered 1\2 days. The towplane was...
July 27th 17 04:07 AM
by 2G Go to last post
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thermal wave by firsys
Yesterday, close to my home field, after I had given up( 2500 ft cloudbase) I noticed lennie like clouds lining up across the light NW wind. I have flown thermal wave often in the past, but nothing in the last ten years. Missed this one but probably too weak to use. These systems can difficult to...
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July 25th 17 09:53 PM
by Duster[_2_] Go to last post
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Junior WGC-US Pilots by [email protected]
Noah Reitter and Daniel Sahzin are onsite in Pocuinai, Lithuania for the 10th FAI Junior World Championship. JP Stewart will be joining his fellow pilots this week. All three are flying in the club class. You can find the posts and pictures on the US Teams site: www.ussoaringteams.org The home...
July 24th 17 08:36 PM
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Laminating crash foam by Pete Smith[_6_]
Any idea of what glue to use when laminating crash foam, for lumber supports etc. Ta
July 24th 17 05:58 PM
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Laminating crash foam by Pete Smith[_6_]
Any idea of what glue to use when laminating crash foam, for lumber supports etc. Ta
July 24th 17 06:40 AM
by bumper[_4_] Go to last post
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Location of 2018 18m nationals? by Dave Nadler
Anybody know? Thanks!
July 24th 17 04:28 AM
by Sean Fidler Go to last post
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Pipistrel Sinus - Price Reduced by Dan Marotta
Price reduced for spring time sale = $75,000. Condition inspection just completed - March 2017. Price is higher for Nigerian princes... -- Dan, 5J
July 24th 17 12:54 AM
by Dan Marotta Go to last post
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Windows Phone to run SeeYou? by Jonathan St. Cloud
Now that Microsoft has merged it's mobile operating system with the desk top system, just wondering if any technology savvy pilot has put SEEYOU on a windows phone?
July 23rd 17 11:47 PM
by Martin Gregorie[_5_] Go to last post
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Scheibe SF-25C 2 place - side by side seating Motorglider for sale. by [email protected]
Rebuilt in Germany. Excellent condition. 4 cylinder VW engine. East maintenance. Shut the engine down and go soaring. Great for low cost landing training. (No tow fee) and you can do several pattern and landings in a short time. Experimental Perfect for club training. Introduce off field...
July 23rd 17 09:50 PM
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CAI Model 20 to OLC? by Steve Leonard[_2_]
Yeah, I know I should "buy a new logger". But, I fly old sailplanes. :-) Anyone had success uploading a file from a Model 20 and getting a valid score? I am 0 for 3. The first two, I wrote off to too few satellites a couple of times during the flight. Didn't have that issue today, but still a...
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July 23rd 17 04:44 PM
by JS[_5_] Go to last post
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Set Time for Oudie 2 by [email protected]
Does anyone know how to change the time on an Oudie 2? My start time is way off and I would like to correct it. I know how to do almost everything except that, so this is very odd..
July 22nd 17 12:43 AM
by [email protected] Go to last post
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Figure 8 VS circling by Jonathan St. Cloud
Virtually all my glider time and heck fixed wing and rotary wing flight time has been in the mountains of the West. Was looking at multiple traces of a a well known pilot that anytime he was below the mountain tops he used figure 8's waiting to circle until he was several hundred feet higher than...
July 21st 17 09:47 PM
by Charlie M. (UH & 002 owner/pilot) Go to last post
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Air Sailing Regional Contest by Ron Gleason
Just returned from the Air Sailing Regional Contest and wanted to say THANKS to all that made it happen. First time at Air Sailing and the facilities, people etc are fantastic and should be on everyone's list of place to fly and visit. The soaring conditions were challenging along with dealing...
July 21st 17 09:23 PM
by Charlie M. (UH & 002 owner/pilot) Go to last post
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Region 10 Low Performance Contest by JS
Looks like there's fun being had at TSA. The 1-26 contest and the PW-5 contest combined? Suppose they're the same thing. Jim
July 21st 17 09:01 PM
by [email protected] Go to last post
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PowerFlarm “Own Transponder Detection" Rate by John Carlyle
I’ve been trying to get the rate of "own transponder detection" by my PowerFlarm Core as low as possible. Nothing I’ve done has improved it beyond roughly every 10 minutes, on average. Sometimes it’s much worse, showing up almost constantly. Turning off PCAS isn’t really an option for me,...
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July 21st 17 05:59 PM
by John Carlyle Go to last post
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Fun Cobra trailer conversions? by [email protected]
During the Nephi OLC event, we set up chairs inside the open Cobra trailer. It was very comfortable to sit underneath the opened canopy, protected from the burning sun. Someone mentioned that pilots have converted their trailers in numerous ways. For example, one report told of cots and tables and...
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July 20th 17 08:58 PM
by [email protected] Go to last post
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ASG 29 organ pipe like noise above 83 knots by Tony Gaechter
I recently bought a used ASG 29 and get a loud noise like an organ pipe above 83 knots. Can anyone suggest a cause and cure. The noise is very loud and distracting.
July 20th 17 07:18 PM
by [email protected] Go to last post
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Flap performance by Just Me[_2_]
I'm considering purchasing a Ventus B. I'm aware of the "stability" issues, although some the extent of the stability issue seems to vary from plane to plane and pilot to pilot. I've talked to some people who say its not a big deal, and others who say its problematic. It's hard for me to know...
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July 20th 17 04:20 PM
by [email protected] Go to last post
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Sinus Verses Sundancer by Steve
What are the pros and cons of the Sinus compared to the Sundancer/Lambada? I'm more interested in the soaring side of things and like something light on the controls. Also what are the advantages of the newer model of Sundancer compared to the older Lambada and is it worth the extra $ ?
July 20th 17 02:29 PM
by Eric Greenwell[_4_] Go to last post
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