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US Standard Class -- Day 4 by Retting
And today the big dogs ate. Two US team pilots beat the field by 5 mph. A 340 mile racing task was called in the shape of a bowtie with the last point 100 miles from home. Another US Team dog holds on to first place by a half a turn. We launch at noon taking quick climbs to a rising base at 5500'....
August 5th 18 02:14 AM
by Retting Go to last post
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Mackay, ID 2018 Regatta by Boise Pilot
Short summary of the 2018 Mackay, ID regatta held from July 23 to July 29. Yes we did get smoked out by the CA, OR, NV and ID fires which cut the event short by 6 days. BUT the days we flew were awesome. -Total number of participants: 13 ( not all were there for the full term) -Makeup of ships: 7...
August 4th 18 10:10 PM
by Charlie M. (UH & 002 owner/pilot) Go to last post
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U.S. Standard Class Nationals - Mike Westbrook leading DAY3 - Fri Aug3rd no fly day by WaltWX[_2_]
FYI... We had another pretty good Texas day DAY3, cloud bases 7.5-8k msl 2-5pct coverage. Mike won the day at 75.xx mph raw score. We're not going to fly Fri Aug 3rd due to blue conditions, but hope to fly the remainder of the days through Wednesday. No weather briefing or pilot meeting...
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August 4th 18 06:27 PM
by JS[_5_] Go to last post
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WGC Hosin-July 31-US Pilots (reports) by [email protected]
Captain’s report: https://ussoaringteams.org/captains-report-day-3-july-31/ See pilot reports from 5E and ARC and video from Team PWR on our facebook page: https://www.facebook.com/ussoaringteams/ (these reports will also be featured TODAY on www.ussoaringteams.org home page)
August 4th 18 03:14 PM
by Craig Funston[_3_] Go to last post
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AUG 3, 2018 SSA Webinar Popup - Visual Landout Site Assessment - noguarantee of Fast Wings credit by CindyB[_2_]
Folks - I was doing this one local. Turns out we can do it as an SSA Webinar...?!! Sign in like usual, but I can't guarantee Wings Credit. Visual Landout Site Evaluation from In Flight - Cindy Brickner PDT 6pm to 7-15?? Different in that this is a live performance that is being simulcast. We...
August 4th 18 05:46 AM
by CindyB[_2_] Go to last post
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grob main wheel and brake disk by Scott Williams
does anyone know the Parker/Cleveland part number for the brake Disk used on a Grob Twin II fixed gear which used a Cleveland caliper? Glider made about 1981. I'm aware of the Dot 3/4 compatible O-ring used in the caliper. Thanks, Scott
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August 4th 18 02:24 AM
by Scott Williams Go to last post
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US Standard Class Nationals--Day 3 by Retting
Hey hey....looks like I have competition with Walt reporting on Day 3... TSA put on a left over cookout with plenty of BBQ, Burgers, and Hot Dogs with all the sides to go around. Beer of course and Ice Tea. Then I got side tracked with Rich Owens (999pts today) telling me about all the fighter...
August 3rd 18 11:41 PM
by Retting Go to last post
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Diana 3 out of the Worlds? by Paul T[_4_]
https://www.facebook.com/LukaszWojcikPL/? hc_ref=ARQtJw7G3W8iTPAR8bRc0N9C7v2t2puCRZV9dLsLNeQbXYx1yhbBgb nkgGCPrPjwank&fref=nf After a promising start the KKB18KE/Diana 3 seem's to be having some technical issues. DNS yesterday and today. First the GP15, now the D3 - are the Pole's/Cezch's in...
August 3rd 18 10:42 PM
by [email protected] Go to last post
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Ultimate Survival Pack by Dan Marotta
I just learned about this really great survival pack from Switzerland.* It's appears to be more useful than their Army Knife. They are currently being offered for free and I'm sure all of us cheap glider pilots will appreciate that.* If I miss out on the early promotion, I'll still buy two of...
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August 3rd 18 05:09 AM
by WB Go to last post
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US Standard Class Nationals--Day2 by Retting
Here we go race fans.....Day 2 Hoo boy....we had to earn our pay today. Another TAT in the shape of a square, running south a bunch into a 5 mile ring called West, right turn West a bunch more into a 15 mile ring,...you get the idea. After dumping our water on the grid and doing the elephant walk,...
August 2nd 18 02:15 AM
by Retting Go to last post
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SSA WEBINAR by Jonathan St. Cloud
Wanted to give a shoutout to the guys who devoted their time and expertise to the SSA webinar! Thanks
August 1st 18 11:36 PM
by dmarin Go to last post
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RICO VACS - is the schematic available anywhere? by [email protected]
I liked the subtle ticking noise of ye olde RICO VACS vario I had in the HP-14. And it was very good at pointing out weak lift. Alas that relic from the 1970s stopped working some time circa 2000. I sent it to its maker and he fixed it, but it later failed again, as has another unit I scrounged...
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August 1st 18 01:08 PM
by Tango Eight Go to last post
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Libelle 201 Canopy by [email protected]
Hi I'm looking at purchasing a 201 and am going to need a new canopy if I get the thing. I would be happy to take a used canopy that has scratches and or a crack or two as long as it's serviceable. Let me know if you've got anything. Thanks!
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August 1st 18 09:34 AM
by Charlie Quebec Go to last post
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Hosin - RULES ? by Jock Proudfoot
Where are the RULES posted ?
July 31st 18 09:26 PM
by Craig Funston[_3_] Go to last post
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Region 4 North contest by [email protected]
On behalf of the Mid-Atlantic Soaring Association, you are invited to compete or visit R4N's fall contest October 6 - 13 from it's Fairfield, PA airport (W97). Details are he http://www.ssa.org/Contests?cid=2423. Fairfield is a beautiful soaring site nestled not far from Amish farmland and the...
July 31st 18 05:02 PM
by [email protected] Go to last post
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Day 2 of 18m WGC by Dan Daly[_2_]
While it is early, I can't help but notice the gliders in the top 20 of each of the first two days... ASG29 wins Day 1 (Diana3 second), JS-3 Day 2. Combined top 20 scoring so far: Eight JS-3 (1, 2, 8, 12, 12 (tie), 15, 16, 18). Eight Ventus3 (4, 4 (tie), 6, 7, 9, 10, 11, 17), two ASG-29 (3, 14),...
July 31st 18 04:18 PM
by Jonathan St. Cloud Go to last post
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Hosin Reports by [email protected]
If the US pilot and Team reports from Hosin aren't cutting it for you, add these: Canada https://www.facebook.com/CanadianSoaringTeam/?hc_ref=ARRInnmA2vENS3i10h2U27LeECMT0aI-EgoRM6rPUjO8kUrsvZq-C_udkQMedvCllUU&fref=nf British...
July 31st 18 06:29 AM
by Pat Russell[_2_] Go to last post
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US Standard Class Nationals by Retting
Hello Race Fans... R here to report on the US Standard Class Nationals being held on Texas Soaring Association wonderful gliderport. TSA (660') is located just outside Dallas TCA with all of the bottom half of Texas available to our delight. TSA is an amazing club with over 200 members and a 300'...
July 31st 18 06:12 AM
by [email protected] Go to last post
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Hosin CZ Live Tracking, Live now by Tango Eight
18m here http://wgc2018.onglide.com/current-day.xml?class=18meter Anyone know how the live tracking speeds are calculated? I see guys flying together with speeds that don't correlate with start times. Go 70!! Go 5E!! Go XG! (CA import tariff cost you one exclamation, sorry :-)) Evan Ludeman /...
July 30th 18 10:22 AM
by Nick Hill[_3_] Go to last post
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US team silence by John Cochrane[_3_]
In the entire club, 15, and standard WGC, the US team posted a grand total of two pilot reports about what was going on https://ussoaringteams.org/#news Clearly there were lots of lessons learned here! US team: you want our support. You want our money. You want our volunteer time. And yet you...
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July 30th 18 02:56 AM
by John Godfrey (QT)[_2_] Go to last post
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