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Best soaring site in USA ? by [email protected]
Ionia?? Really? With six flights totaling 1,821 OLC points since October 2016, I doubt I will be putting it on my bucket list.
August 6th 17 03:44 PM
by Tony[_5_] Go to last post
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Best soaring site in USA ? by Giaco
On Tuesday, February 28, 1995 at 9:38:07 AM UTC-5, Sion Beard wrote: Where is the best place to soar year in year out in the states? I hear Arizona and Texas are quite good. Please flood the net with your responses. Thanx Sion
August 6th 17 12:22 PM
by [email protected] Go to last post
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Don't miss New Castle VA R4S - Register Now! by John Godfrey (QT)[_2_]
Blue Ridge Soaring Society in New Castle Virginia is again hosting the Region 4 South contest with 18 meter, 15 meter, standard and OLC classes. Practice days are 9/16/2017 - 9/17/2017 and the contest runs from 9/18/2017 - 9/23/2017. Preferential registration date of 7/20/17 is coming up fast. ...
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August 6th 17 02:18 AM
by Dave Nadler Go to last post
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#JWGC Contest day 3 US Pilots by [email protected]
312 km racing task for today. First launch anticipated 11:45 local time in Pocuinai. Follow tracking on: http://jwgc.onglide.com/current-day.xml?class=club
August 5th 17 09:41 AM
by [email protected] Go to last post
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JWGC Finally contest day 2 - US Pilots by [email protected]
Back in business today. 257km racing task for our guys in the Club Class. 1st launch expected 12:00 noon local time in Pocuinai. Track them: http://jwgc.onglide.com/current-day.xml?class=club
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August 5th 17 06:31 AM
by [email protected] Go to last post
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Uvalde 18m Nats Weather Board - model forecasts; Sat imagery andtime/height thermal forecasts by WaltWX[_2_]
I'm collecting some past weather model forecasts on my Weather Board... https://www.dropbox.com/sh/5f5101wpkxojtrr/AABTgYeQwAJII96uIeAoJ8HPa?dl=0 Walt Rogers WX
August 5th 17 06:01 AM
by WaltWX[_2_] Go to last post
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Giant 787 Drawn by Boeing Across US by OHM Ω http://aviation.derosaweb.net
Now that's a flight trace that you can write home about! Is there an IGC file somewhere? http://myfox8.com/2017/08/03/boeing-draws-an-airplane-in-the-sky/ http://www.telegraph.co.uk/cars/news/boeing-drawing-huge-aeroplane-sky/
August 4th 17 02:50 PM
by Charlie M. (UH & 002 owner/pilot) Go to last post
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Warrenton Soaring Center Reunion by Jim Kellett
The Warrenton Soaring Center operated out of Warrenton Airpark, a grass strip in Fauquier County, Virginia for years until 1991. It's now the home of a popular skydiving company and several somewhat unique airplanes. Glider pilots who flew there (or anyone interested in Virginia's soaring...
August 4th 17 10:57 AM
by Jim Kellett Go to last post
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OLC Search Question by [email protected]
I've been doing some research on best times of year to fly different glider locations. (I understand the data is a bit sketchy because it only covers those that choose to post to OLC.) Does anybody have a simple way to search flights by aircraft type? I want to see how certain gliders fare during...
August 3rd 17 11:10 PM
by [email protected] Go to last post
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Perlan is flying - Aug 3 by Eric Greenwell[_4_]
Follow it in the Virtual Cockpit! http://perlanproject.cloud/VirtualCockpit.html -- Eric Greenwell - Washington State, USA (change ".netto" to ".us" to email me) - "A Guide to Self-Launching Sailplane Operation" https://sites.google.com/site/motorgliders/publications/download-the-guide-1 -...
August 3rd 17 06:22 PM
by Eric Greenwell[_4_] Go to last post
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USA Uvalde 18 Meter Nationals 2nd day 8/2/17........oh boy by Tom Kelley #711
Some folks came home early, other folks somehow got around and home, then their are the "others". Simply said, it went KA BOOM big time. A 3:30 one turn MAT and the first turn(#39 west of Uvalde) was hard for some, maybe easy for others. Myself, I came home early as a 10 mile safety finish was...
August 3rd 17 01:51 PM
by JS[_5_] Go to last post
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Grob 104 Speed Astir by Greg Delp
I recently purchased a Speed Astir IIB and I'm in the process of getting it sorted for the next flying season. I'm interested in getting information from current and previous 104 owners regarding their tips, hints, and suggestions on flying the 104 as well as maintaining it and possible...
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August 3rd 17 04:14 AM
by SoaringXCellence Go to last post
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USA 18 Meter Sailplane National Championships Day 1 8/01/2017. by Tom Kelley #711
Pilot's meeting started 10 am. Mark, our CD, and Kerry, our CM, simply know how to put on a show. Brief, to the point and excellent side shows for weather, griding, and taxiway/ tow out use, etc. The weather, well some of the models are good, others need to be trashed. A lot of conflicting...
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August 3rd 17 01:54 AM
by Steve Leonard[_2_] Go to last post
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Seminole Lake Gliderport by Shane Guy
We have a holiday home just 11 miles by the GPS from Seminole Lake. We do not advertise it to rent commercially in the UK but it is available to glider pilots (and power pilots exploring the wonders of flying in Florida) when we are not there. Always pleased to supply details to anyone who is...
August 3rd 17 01:51 AM
by [email protected] Go to last post
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Buying a 1-35 pros and cons? by [email protected]
Does anyone have any inside info on the pros / cons of buying a 1-35. I am interested in learning cross country. I am mostly looking to hear from any current or former 1-35 owners. Thanks, Tim W
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August 2nd 17 11:58 PM
by C-FFKQ (42) Go to last post
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SAFE Winch Launching by Derek Copeland[_2_]
To all my friends in the United States of America. You may have got the impression from some recent correspondence on this site that winch launchings is about as risky as bungey jumping or joining a Kamikaze squadron! In fact we do many tens of thousands, if not hundreds of thousands, of winch...
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August 2nd 17 07:12 PM
by Tango Eight Go to last post
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WTB Landing Gear for ASW-19 by Tango Eight
Posting for a clubmate... WTB welded steel bits for ASW-19 landing gear, mainly the fork structure with diagonal cross member that connects to the retraction mechanism. reply to author please Evan Ludeman / Post Mills Soaring Club
August 1st 17 09:24 PM
by Tango Eight Go to last post
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Perlan II live by Frank Whiteley
Hi all, The Perlan 2 glider just launched for a last test flight in the Sierra. There is a possibility of wave as well. After this we ship to Argentina next week. You can follow real time tracking on Virtual Cockpit. If using a cell phone screen, the map is below the gauges. The link...
August 1st 17 06:24 PM
by Duster[_2_] Go to last post
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Energy by [email protected]
Hi I am looking for a text on total energy, netto and relative netto. Specifically on why use one in particular in climb or cruise on my vario? Which setting gives a better picture of the condition you are in? Thank you Gilles
August 1st 17 05:53 PM
by [email protected] Go to last post
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Schweizer 1-20 History Request by [email protected]
I am looking for non Internet history, photos, stories and anecdotes about the factory Schweizer 1-20, NX91840, between the years 1964-1994. Any info would be appreciated. Guy Byars
August 1st 17 03:23 AM
by Steve Leonard[_2_] Go to last post
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