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FS by 6PK
Refurbished Dell Steak 5 loaded with XCSoar and Top Hat. Hard shell Otter Box case protector and a RAM style cradle. PC cable/charger. Excellent condition, never used in a glider $100 including shipping. K6BT2 blue tooth adapter new, never used. Comes with a Goddard cable to a CAI 302 $100...
October 3rd 16 03:13 AM
by Sean[_2_] Go to last post
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Dennis Tito amazing flight by Jonathan St. Cloud
Looks like DT is having an amazing flight today!
October 3rd 16 01:32 AM
by JS Go to last post
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TV Ad featuring Klaus Ohlmann and an Antares 23E by Tom (TK)
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October 2nd 16 07:16 AM
by [email protected] Go to last post
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remote fill adapter by HGXC[_4_]
I have a Ventus and it has a remote fill extension for the oxygen tank. It requires an adapter to allow a male CGA -540 to fill the tank. Does anyone know what that adapter is and where to buy one? Dennis DC
October 1st 16 04:31 PM
by Bob Kuykendall Go to last post
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First flight of Jet Arcus by [email protected]
Bob Carlton (www.desertaerospace.com) made the first flight of the Jet powered Schempp-Hirth Arcus (N887DT) today from Moriarty Airport (0E0) in New Mexico. Launch conditions at 0938 MDT were 3-5 kt. N winds. Field elevation is 6,200 ft. MSL. Density Altitude was 7,800 ft. Bob flew solo, as per the...
September 30th 16 02:38 AM
by Darryl Ramm Go to last post
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f/s National 425 parachute by [email protected]
Manufactured March 2015, max pilot wt = 208, max deploy speed = 140, $1400.00 and I'll pay US shipping. Contact johnsinclair210(at)yahoo.com JJ
September 29th 16 10:33 PM
by [email protected] Go to last post
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nano troubles by [email protected]
My Nano suddenly started acting up. The computer won't recognize it and keeps giving a mass storage device malfunction message. We've tried different cables and computers with the same results. You can take the chip out and download the flights fine, the computer just won't recognize the Nano. ...
September 29th 16 09:05 PM
by Richard[_9_] Go to last post
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Not so much as a scratch (R4S at New Castle) by Tango Eight
I think we may have set a regional contest record for non-completions at R4S at New Castle this year. Every day shut off like a switch, not always in a predictable way or at a predictable time. Happily, conservatism ruled the day. The vast majority of the incomplete tasks resulted in landings...
September 28th 16 09:00 PM
by [email protected] Go to last post
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a very professional video about soaring competitions (French language) by [email protected]
http://www.aerostar.tv/videos/thermique-pur/ The video presented by the french channel Aerostar.tv is worth 32 minutes of your attention... recommended if you can understand the French comment and interviews. It is about the Women's Nationals (club class), and general 18M + Open Class Nationals...
September 28th 16 02:51 PM
by [email protected] Go to last post
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Winch school opening by Karl Striedieck[_2_]
One slot for the Eagle Field winch school is open for this coming Sunday Oct 2. karls at uplink.net or 814 237 7996 KS
September 27th 16 07:24 PM
by Karl Striedieck[_2_] Go to last post
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Best Book for New Teen Glider Students by [email protected]
Many options available today for introductory books for student teen glider pilots. Which one(s) are preferred and why? Responses from clubs and commercial schools would be appreciated. Our new club is developing a program for teens. Thanks Jim Callaway
September 27th 16 05:44 PM
by [email protected] Go to last post
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ASG-29 Crash by [email protected]
Has anyone heard any more details on this one? Says it happened during the landing phase. http://www.kathrynsreport.com/2016/09/accident-occurred-september-24-2016.html
September 27th 16 03:59 PM
by [email protected] Go to last post
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Glider Handling Question by Roy B.
In this month's Gliding International article on the Ventus 3, Aldo Cernezzi writes, "According to Berd Weber, I flew with a relatively forward CoG, which may have an impact on roll speed". This got me to thinking of my own anecdotal experiences with very forward CGs having a negative impact on...
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September 27th 16 03:43 PM
by Roy B. Go to last post
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Who is oldest glider pilot by Casey[_2_]
Just saw this on the news. Oldest power pilot. CEDAR RAPIDS, Iowa (KCRG) -- It's a classic saying: There are old pilots and bold pilots, but there are no "old, bold pilots." Last week, the Guinness Book of World Records named 98-year-old Ernie Smith, of Red Oak, Iowa, the oldest active pilot in...
September 27th 16 03:20 PM
by [email protected] Go to last post
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Speed record? by Soartech
or fantasy of flight? On page 52 of the September issue of Soaring magazine Jim Payne is listed as having flown an out and return course of 300 km at an average speed of an amazing ground speed of 189.62 MPH ! Can someone please explain how he did this when the Vne of the Arcus M is 174 MPH. It...
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September 27th 16 03:08 PM
by [email protected] Go to last post
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emailing your log file from an iPhone by Dave Nadler
These days we're asked to email our log files to the (often remote) scorer, and PC's are, well, so passe. It's a drag running around trying to find somebody with a PC to email the file. And we definitely to NOT want to delay the scoring. Some flight computers can send the log file directly from...
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September 27th 16 06:17 AM
by Sean[_2_] Go to last post
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iSoar vs GammaFV by Jonathan St. Cloud
Is anyone using iSoar or GammaFV, if so please share your thoughts. If anyone is familiar with both programs I would love to hear your recommendations, which could be communicated off privately. Thanks in advance Jon
September 27th 16 05:15 AM
by Jonathan St. Cloud Go to last post
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Tost tow hook STC for C-182 ? by [email protected]
Does anyone have information about a Tost towing hook for C-182's ? Please advise - - thanks in advance -
September 27th 16 01:13 AM
by Casey[_2_] Go to last post
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automated flap setting by Wallace Berry[_2_]
A prototype automated flap system was mentioned in the recent Duckhawk discussion. My question: Given that our manual flap settings cannot be optimal, how much real-world improvement in climb and cruise could be gained with an automated flap system that always has the flaps at their optimal...
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September 26th 16 04:03 PM
by [email protected] Go to last post
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Naviter fails to provide registration key after SeeYou Mobile upgrade by Daniel Jamin
I wanted to upgrade my SeeYou Mobile and was told by Naviter that the new licencing system included both wSeeYou and SeeYou Mobile. I received a lot of information about wSeeYou and other software I don't need but I was not supplied with a registration key for my upgraded SeeYou Mobile...
September 26th 16 01:56 PM
by Per Carlin Go to last post
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