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Flatlanders should explore R4S @ BRSS New Castle, VA Site by [email protected]
Dear Flatlanders, Last year, I had the privelege of flying in the R4 South contest in New Castle, VA, spanning over the 3rd week of September. I had little to no previous ridge flying experience, and was even cautioned by one top ranked pilot not to fly here. I'm glad I didn't listen. While this...
January 31st 18 03:33 AM
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2-32 left wing needed by [email protected]
Any leads on a 2-32 left wing? Thanks, JJ
January 30th 18 07:54 PM
by Waveguru Go to last post
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Is this for real by [email protected]
Received an email from the following email address , requesting a reply to verify my contact. The text says it is from Hank Nixon but this is not his regular email address. the subjec is 'QT on behlf of Hank Nixon" Is this for real? Boise Pilot
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January 30th 18 07:15 PM
by [email protected] Go to last post
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Terra TPX 720 battery question by [email protected]
I have an old TPX 720 handheld radio. It was sitting for 20 + years and the rechargable batteries were shot. They are 1.2 v nicads, 10 of them. Before I go out and buy more, does anyone know if I can just put regular aa cells in it to see if it works? The nicads are 12 volts total, and the dry...
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January 30th 18 07:08 PM
by [email protected] Go to last post
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Tying down a fiber glass ship. by [email protected]
Don’t have a hangar, so planning on tying down the glider, a standard cirrus, during the weekend. Has any one done this consistently. How bad did the gel coat deteriorate; any tips?
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January 29th 18 02:44 PM
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Aero Club Albatross Ridge Seminar 3 Weeks Away! by Daniel Sazhin[_2_]
Hey Guys, Be sure to sign up for the second seminar in this winter's lecture series! With over 40 people signed up and the seminar less than three weeks away, now's the time! ACA Ridge Seminar: February 17th: https://aca-ridge-soaring.eventbrite.com Broadly, we are following the themes of...
January 29th 18 02:03 PM
by Daniel Sazhin[_2_] Go to last post
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Adrian, Michigan Contest Site to host R6N & the 2018 U.S. JuniorsContest & Development Camp by [email protected]
Attn: Glider Pilots Region 6 North cordially invites you to register for the 2018 R6N Sports and Club Class contests to be held July 2nd - 7th (with practice dates scheduled for 6/30 & 7/01), in Adrian, Michigan. Join us as we revive a contest site that once held several U.S. National...
January 29th 18 12:14 PM
by Retting Go to last post
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LXnav software with OS X / Wine by Sarah[_2_]
Hi all, The windows box I used for these things has ceased to be. It was surprisingly easy to get "LXSim" working using WINE and the wonderful http://winebottler.kronenberg.org/ But the other one I need, "LXStyler" doesn't quite work. It starts, but selecting a configuration and then any page...
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January 29th 18 06:07 AM
by [email protected] Go to last post
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Looking for a 1-man wing rigger for a DG-1000 by Heinz Gehlhaar
I will be looking for a 1-man wing rigger for a DG-1000 at the SSA-Convention. Ours (it seems to be a standard DG rigger) appears to be to weak for the heavy DG wings. The linear roller-bearings have bent, and the balls are falling out. Also, when the wings are flat (in flight config), the...
January 28th 18 02:46 PM
by JS[_5_] Go to last post
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Android Skew-t app by kiwiindenver
Hi All, As a recently licensed pilot I decided it would be a good idea to learn more about soaring weather prediction, specifically the workings of a Skew-t graph. I combined that with learning more about developing Apps for Android, so yesterday I published by first Android...
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January 28th 18 05:56 AM
by Charlie M. (UH & 002 owner/pilot) Go to last post
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Electric Towplane sets a new climb record by Nick Kennedy
Is this the future? No more shock cooling here! https://newatlas.com/siemens-airbus-electric-plane-world-record-glider/48806/
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January 27th 18 07:42 PM
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Want to trade... by Matt Herron Jr.
I have a 57mm Winter ASI (no markings) that I would like to trade or barter for an 80mm Winter ASI, Preferably with ASW27 markings. Matt
January 25th 18 05:58 AM
by Tim Taylor Go to last post
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Aviation Watch Alert/Update: Nacer FETAIMIA - Link Aviation (UK) by [email protected]
Does anyone want the latest address for Norbert grupe ??
January 24th 18 07:34 PM
by [email protected] Go to last post
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Full Size Duster BJ-1B Sailplane Plans For Sale by Blake Miller
I am building a Duster Sailplane in my garage here in Eden Prairie, MN USA. I am attempting to revive interest building and flying the Duster sailplane. I have been working with Ben Jansson, the original designer of the Duster and I now have the ability to provide full size, high quality, scale...
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January 24th 18 04:12 PM
by [email protected] Go to last post
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Passing Of A Legend by [email protected]
Some of you out there might remember a wonderful lady named Mary Gaffney, she was an aviation pioneer and a gliderport owner and examiner for many types. Mary passed away today after a long and wonderful life involving many forms of aviation. Mary was a two time world aerobatics champion and set...
January 24th 18 01:34 PM
by Josh Fletcher Go to last post
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Free! Compaq and HP PDAs by Eric Greenwell[_4_]
I have two working PDAs, with charging stands and AC adapters. Both had batteries replaced about 10 years ago (easy to do, in any case). They are an HP 2215 and Compaq 3835. An SD card with SeeYou mobile 3.11 is included, runs on both PDAs. I used them for several years: the 3835 has a good...
January 24th 18 06:13 AM
by Eric Greenwell[_4_] Go to last post
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Ground School Presentation Materials by [email protected]
Hi All, I am a fairly new CFI-G, just completed my second season teaching. at a small but growing club. One area of opportunity we have for improvement is in preparing our students for the written and oral exams. To help with this I am thinking of running my first ground school. I am looking...
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January 24th 18 04:34 AM
by [email protected] Go to last post
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LK8000 map files? by Michael Opitz
I am anticipating flying the USA Club Class Nationals in Hobbs, NM at the end of June. I am using an Avier/V2 PNA running both SeeYou (licensed) and LK8000 programs. I have gone to the world wide turnpoint exchange to get the contest data points, but I am looking for where to go to get...
January 23rd 18 09:48 AM
by Kiwi User Go to last post
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Dear Sean Fidler by Ben Hughes
Get a grip man. Using the death of a pilot at a competition yesterday as a carrier for a self-obsessed monologue about how right you were to turn down your invitation to the event? Classy stuff. I see you're also deleting comments from and banning from your Sean's Sociopathing Page anyone...
January 22nd 18 07:06 PM
by Ben Hughes Go to last post
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Looping a standard cirrus by [email protected]
Who has done a loop in a standard cirrus? Any comments or hints. Currently getting some acro training with the goal of looping my cirrus.
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January 22nd 18 01:05 PM
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