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What is your club doing to recruit new contest pilots? by [email protected]
Just curious... what is your club doing to recruit new contest pilots? Secondly, what are YOU doing to recruit new contest pilots, especially those pilots in their late 30's and 40's? Please share your story with us and consider asking yourself how YOU can help recruit members back at your home...
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October 22nd 17 03:25 AM
by SoaringXCellence Go to last post
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Beringer Disc Brake Kit for Schemm-Hirth gliders - experience and effectiveness? by WaltWX[_2_]
Can anyone recommend the Beringer disc brake kit for Ventus, Discus or Schemmp-Hirth gliders? I'm seriously considering retrofitting my D2A after a nearly disastrous run off the runway up at Ely ... partially due to fading brake (plenty of pilot error problems too...) I'm especially interested in...
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October 20th 17 08:15 AM
by bumper[_4_] Go to last post
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Windex 1200c status by [email protected]
On Saturday, October 21, 2000 at 3:00:00 AM UTC-4, wrote: Looks like he entered a flat spin of which he could not recover. Seems to me the heavy engine in the tail might have caused/contributed to the flat spin. Did anybody else make stall/spin tests with the Windex 1200...
October 20th 17 02:52 AM
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R6North Contest Poll by [email protected]
R6North Contest Poll Dear SSA Members: I'm gauging pilot interest for competing at a R6 North Contest to be held either at Ionia, Owosso, or Lenawee County (Adrian) airports in late June or July 2019. Both Adrian Soaring Club and Sandhill Soaring Club (my home club) have expressed an interest...
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October 19th 17 04:02 PM
by [email protected] Go to last post
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Tow Pilot Killed at Skyline by Paul Agnew
https://royalexaminer.com/2017/10/07/pilot-dead-glider-tow-plane-crash-saturday-front-royal-airport/ Tragic news from our friends at Skyline. Condolences to his family and friends. Paul A. Treasure Coast Soaring Club
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October 19th 17 01:54 AM
by Renny[_2_] Go to last post
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ASH25M - Technoflug prop vs AS prop? by Nik[_2_]
Hi all, I recently bought an ASH25M, which still got the Technoflug prop. Now many PPL advice to go for the AS prop. I asked Schleicher and Rolf went like: "At least we can repair it, if it has a crack or so." - But I could not manage to get information about performance. Anyone switched to the...
October 18th 17 01:53 AM
by jfitch Go to last post
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Cobra trailer by glidergreg
Anyone have the actual width of a Cobra trailer used for a 15 meter ship. I am looking for the width including wheel fenders. Thinking of storing 2 trailers in a 10' by 30' storage building.
October 17th 17 11:32 PM
by [email protected] Go to last post
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Any 2-33s available out there? by Tom[_21_]
Sugarbush Soaring is possibly looking for a good condition 2-33 for its fleet. There seem to be none advertised anywhere. Any intel? Thanks Tom
October 17th 17 09:51 PM
by Renny[_2_] Go to last post
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US Team Selection by Kevin Christner
Dear eligible US Team selection voters, For the first time in many years their will be direct pilot input into the selection of US Team members. While you are casting your ballots I would ask that you review the US Team code of conduct. Specifically the following applicable selections: 13.1.3...
October 17th 17 08:53 PM
by Kevin Christner Go to last post
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US Competition Pilot Poll by [email protected]
Hello US competition pilots. Our annual poll about topics related to competition and associated rules is now open at http://www.adamsfive.com/a5soaring/survey/surveys.php. It is open to all pilots on the ranking list. Feedback from the poll and associated comments, as well as messages via e-mail to...
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October 17th 17 08:46 PM
by Kevin Christner Go to last post
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Hall of Fame Nominations by JayM
Lifetime SSA members and long time (15 yrs+) members will soon receive a ballot for two nominees this year. Note that it is not an either/or vote. Both can be selected. So mark either one or both names before sending it back to SSA. Thanks, Jay
October 17th 17 08:45 PM
by JayM Go to last post
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2018 FAI SGP USA 🇺🇸 Registration Opened by Sean Fidler
Registration is now open: http://www.sgp.aero/usa2018 FAI SGP USA Facebook Page: https://facebook.com/FAISailplaneGrandPrixUSA/ Official Competition Dates: March 26, 2018 - April 1, 2018 Competition Venue: Seminole Lake Gliderport, Clermont (Orlando), Florida
October 17th 17 05:13 PM
by Sean Fidler Go to last post
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R6North Competition Poll by [email protected]
R6North Contest Poll Dear SSA Members: I'm gauging pilot interest for competing at a R6 North Contest to be held either at Ionia, Owosso, or Lenawee County (Adrian) airports in late June or July 2019. Both Adrian Soaring Club and Sandhill Soaring Club (my home club) have expressed an interest...
October 17th 17 03:48 PM
by [email protected] Go to last post
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Region 6 North Contest Poll by [email protected]
R6North Contest Poll Dear SSA Members: I'm gauging pilot interest in competing at a R6 North Contest to be held either at Ionia, Owosso, or Lenawee County (Adrian) airports in late June or July 2019. Both the Adrian Soaring Club and Sandhill Soaring Club (my home club) have expressed an...
October 17th 17 03:35 PM
by [email protected] Go to last post
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US: Pilot Ranking List for 2018 by John Leibacher
With the conclusion of Region 4 North, the 2017 sanctioned contests are finished, and the first release of the Pilot Ranking List for 2018 is available on the Soaring Servers at http://soaringweb.org/PRL, http://soaring.gahsys.com/PRL, http://serkowski.com/soaring/PRL, and...
October 17th 17 07:04 AM
by John Leibacher Go to last post
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IS-28B2 Twin Lark shock absorber replacement/rebuild by [email protected]
My Twin Lark (located in West Virginia) needs its shock absorber repaired/overhauled or replaced (it's fully depleted and a nitrogen re-charge did not help). I've received help from others so far, but welcome additional insight, sources, recommendations, etc. on either repairing or replacing this...
October 16th 17 07:26 PM
by OHM Ω http://aviation.derosaweb.net Go to last post
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Communicating with OLC by [email protected]
How does one communicate with OLC? I sent a service request days ago without a reply to date. ID and password does not work anymore; it has worked fine for months and AOK up until a week ago. Is membership account dependent on age of your "donation"?
October 16th 17 08:22 AM
by Ramy[_2_] Go to last post
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Twin lark/blannik L13 strut help needed by [email protected]
Hi there, I'm trying to fill my olio gas strut on my twin Lark but like most everything on this Romanian built glider it's a wonky system with words threads and couplings. Does anyone have the regulator/fill coupler for this glider? I hear that since it's been sitting for 9 years it probably...
October 16th 17 01:55 AM
by Dan Daly[_2_] Go to last post
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Glider hauling service by Retting
Looking for information, ideas, suggestions to move a glider/Cobra trailer from Elmira , NY to Charlotte, NC. Thanks and great soaring. Henry Retting 561-350-0034 561-350-0732
October 15th 17 10:27 PM
by [email protected] Go to last post
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Beringer parking brake by JS[_5_]
A spin-off from Walt's thread on the D2 brake kit. Looking through the Beringer catalog, there is a parking brake valve. http://www.beringer-aero.com/en/products/parking-brake-valve-30.htm Has anyone installed a hydraulic parking brake in their glider, whether a Beringer, Cleveland, or other...
October 15th 17 08:06 PM
by JS[_5_] Go to last post
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