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Roof Rack for bikes on a cobra clamshell top? by Matt Herron Jr.
I have searched discussions on bike racks and trailers. I tend not to like the trailer hitch extension solution as stability is compromised, as well as access to the car or trailer hatches. Has anyone installed a traditional roof rack on top of a fiberglass Cobra trailer? Looking to support one...
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May 12th 18 11:24 PM
by 2G Go to last post
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Club Class gliders and Handicaps in Polish Nationals June 2018 by [email protected]
This interesting list shows what gliders will fly in Polish Nationals, Club Class, Leszno, Poland, June 8-16, 2018 http://www.aeroklub.leszno.pl/zawody/index.php/lista-zawodnikow/ Handicap table http://www.aeroklub.leszno.pl/zawody/download/Tabela%20wspolczynnikow%20klub%20A%20-%202018.pdf Andre
May 12th 18 12:41 PM
by [email protected] Go to last post
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Iran and GPS etc by Jim White[_3_]
I watch with despair as Trump tears up the Iran Nuclear Agreement. However I wonder whether this is the same as trying to hold back technology in gliding competition: no flight computer, no GPS, no moving map, no Flarm display, no online weather, no nuclear bombs? It is probably inevitable...
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May 12th 18 04:21 AM
by [email protected] Go to last post
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Woodstock Glider by [email protected]
Hello I have had my glider plans for approximatly 9 years now. My question is, does anyone know the Airfoil used by the Woodstock Glider? NACA ###? Thanks Herbie
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May 11th 18 09:12 PM
by Bob Kuykendall Go to last post
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Flat external FLARM antenna? by Matt Herron Jr.
Flarm antennas are a real pain for ships with carbon hulls. Coverage is always poor, especially below. Is there a way to make a perfectly flat and thin antenna that could be taped to the outside of the hull and fed through a small (1/8"?) hole? I am thinking 2 thin wire strands, or foil strips,...
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May 11th 18 09:10 PM
by Chris Wedgwood[_2_] Go to last post
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Attitudes & Reality by BobW
A post from another thread is timely - this being the start of the most active part of the U.S. soaring season. Excerpted from another thread: Beginning of Excerpt... "There's a personality type that won't be convinced. I stopped to talk to a pilot who was launching on a wave day at Minden....
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May 10th 18 02:14 AM
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Oudie won’t download flight by [email protected]
When I went to upgrade it automatically upgraded to 8.01. Now it appear to work fine so i had no concern. Today i had my first flight with it but after landing and shutting off the device just like I always have . When I got home there was NO flight file to transfer to OCL ! Now i did the upgrade...
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May 10th 18 01:55 AM
by [email protected] Go to last post
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Hahnweide day 4. Mid air collision, 3 pilots bailed out (all 3 are OK) by Tom Kelley #711
Information by competition management Dienstag, 8. Mai 2018 - 19:01 Uhr On the fourth day of the HWW18 an accident occurred near the Lochenstein south of Balingen. At 5.20 p.m. there has been a mid-air between double and single-seater. All three pilots were able to leave the aircraft with the...
May 10th 18 12:39 AM
by Bob Kuykendall Go to last post
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Moving Gliders by Paul Agnew
Best practices for moving gliders around? Stacking the hangar... Staging... Clearing the runway...
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May 9th 18 09:59 PM
by Piet Barber Go to last post
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ASW 19 Seat back by [email protected]
Looking for an ASW-19 Seat back. A friend of mine purchased a ASW-19 but the previous owner lost or could not find the seat back. Anyone have sources for used glider parts US/Europe? I have asked Williams to look into getting one from the factory but will be pricey! Thanks in advance, Colin...
May 8th 18 08:30 PM
by [email protected] Go to last post
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Why no "situational awareness" (collision avoidance) apps for cell phones? by WB
Smart phones can talk to each other (through the cell system, duh) and they have substantial computing power. They have GPS so they know where they are, how high they are, and how fast they are going. We know they can output and receive that data in flight because we use them to track our gliders...
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May 8th 18 06:12 PM
by kirk.stant Go to last post
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Ilec SB-8 manual by ASM
Does anyone of you have an Ilec SB-8 manual and could email me a link? One of my gliders has SB-8 however, there is a second vario with 3 knobs and it seems that the SB-8 main unit is somehow connected to the “second” unit. It looks like the second unit is responding to any air movement around...
May 8th 18 05:03 AM
by [email protected] Go to last post
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IGCDroid by Dan Marotta
Trying to figure it out without much success. Had it turned on and tracking yesterday as I ran errands in my car. Found several .igc files on my phone but couldn't get anything to display on the website.* Does the cell phone have to be moving to see anything on the website?* Can previously...
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May 7th 18 03:44 PM
by Dan Marotta Go to last post
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Notable Power Flarm saves - Is it 'worth it'? by son_of_flubber
When I installed Power Flarm (PF) in 2013, I had no idea whether it would ever 'save my butt'. Not many people have it in my area. Last October I was flying by myself on a weekday in the Sugarbush Wave, at 8000 climbing, and squawking 1202 (on a TT21 that came with the glider). I gave Burlington...
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May 7th 18 03:38 PM
by Craig Reinholt Go to last post
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Free Ventus wing tie downs by Matt Herron Jr.
One or both of these beautiful wing tie downs free to a good home (see image here). https://farm1.staticflickr.com/954/41049064624_60348e0cd6_z.jpg You pay shipping. I made these for my Ventus C (which I no longer have) because I wanted a fast, simple and secure way to tie the ship down. Simply...
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May 7th 18 02:52 PM
by Matt Herron Jr. Go to last post
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vibration of duodiscus after winch launch by Paolo Guardigli
Hello everybody, we in my Club(Pavullo in Italy) are suffering(2 times) a very strange vibration of the duodiscus for a minute or so after the glider is released from the rope,after one minute the vibration is finishing. We are trying to investigate why it happened but we are not able to find out...
May 7th 18 01:14 PM
by [email protected] Go to last post
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Recovery by Spot by Tango Eight
Just back from a long weekend at Mifflin... We had a glider land at the big field near the South end of Raystown ridge Sunday about 1930 local (30 minutes before sunset). His was the last glider flying, no one heard his landing call on 123.3. There is no cell coverage and no available land line...
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May 7th 18 06:48 AM
by 2G Go to last post
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New inReach Device - Mini by [email protected]
They just announced the new inReach Mini. Looks interesting in that it is significantly smaller. See the review he https://www.dcrainmaker.com/2018/05/garmin-inreach-mini-satellite-tracker-in-depth-review.html Not in the market for a new device, but this may change that.
May 7th 18 06:18 AM
by bumper[_4_] Go to last post
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Slovenia by [email protected]
American glider pilot may be visiting Slovenia in early June. Curious if there are clubs with accommodations or individuals who would like to host American visitors for a few days. Matt
May 7th 18 02:04 AM
by Bruce Hoult Go to last post
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ADS-B-in dual-band receiver that integrates with an Oudie? by son_of_flubber
Is anyone interested in a Skunk Works ADS-B-in dual-band receiver that integrates with a moving map program running on an Oudie? I guess it would integrate with a moving map program like SeeYouMobile or XCSoar. The project might just be a matter of integrating one of the proven ADS-B-in receivers...
May 6th 18 03:21 AM
by Darryl Ramm Go to last post
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