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2019 SSA Contest Rules are available by [email protected]
The 2019 SSA contest rule are available on the SSA site under contest rules and process. The rules changes were approved by the SSA BOD as proposed. One change was made from the proposed rules previously published which was to eliminate the proposed change to smaller turn radii in AT and MAT...
March 6th 19 04:01 PM
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Looking for feedback on Beringer Wheel and Disc Brake Kit for LS Gliders by [email protected]
Beringer sells a wheel/disc brake kit for the LS4, and I have received a copy of the installation and maintenance manual from their U.S. sales group. I'm looking into whether this kit can additionally be installed in my LS7. I would appreciate any feedback others may have on installing this kit,...
March 6th 19 11:01 AM
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OLC max altitude self censorship by [email protected]
I soar for fun, usually alone when normal people are working or doing some other socially responsible activity.Â* XCSoar or a (GPS-based) flywithCE position recorder is all I need for uploading .igc files to OLC. On a warm/hot day over the Rocky Mountains, it's common to see 17,900' MSL on my...
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March 6th 19 05:03 AM
by Roy E Go to last post
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Waxing and polishing by Senna Van den Bosch
Since winter is nearly ending and I'm doing final adjustments to my glider, I was wondering. Is it interesting to wax and polish it? I've seen a set of products he https://www.theaerodyne.com/gb/care-cleaning/188-basic-kit-for-glider-care.html D-1339
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March 5th 19 09:05 PM
by Tim Taylor Go to last post
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Phone # for Reno area glider guy by [email protected]
I’m trying to contact a guy named Donald Macey who owns a funky old one-off home built glider that is falling into neglect. I have his address from the FAA and no one lives there. His landline went dead so I haven’t been able to call him. Wondering if anyone might have a cell number for him?...
March 5th 19 08:09 PM
by Bob Kuykendall Go to last post
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PETITION to preserve the Mont-Blanc airport (France) used by gliderpilots ..... by fred
Hello, We need your help and the contribution of all the pilots from all the countries ! The mayor of Sallanches (France) has decided to close the airport .... that is the only airfield to fly in the Mont-Blanc and Chamonix valley This aiport is used every year by many plan and glider pilots to...
March 5th 19 05:10 AM
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Gliding to Racing ACA Seminar! by [email protected]
Hey Guys, Our next great seminar is less than two weeks away! Sign up here! March 2nd: Gliding to Racing- Learning to Soar! Tickets at: https://aca-gliding-to-racing.eventbrite.com All the best, Daniel
March 4th 19 11:24 PM
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Blanik L-13's Fly Again by Boise Pilot
Greg Mecklenburg has written two articles regarding the story of three Blanik L-13's that have been to the Blanik factory in the Czech Republic and back to correct the world wide grounding 2010 AD in SOARING Magazine. In the most recent issue of the magazine there was a Letter to The Editor asking...
March 4th 19 04:21 PM
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LX Nav Varios, Bluetooth & XCSoar by SAM
I'm interested in connecting LX Nav varions (EOS or ERA) to XCSoar via bluetooth. From the manuals, xcsoar config screens, and old posts here it looks like that *should* be possible. Does anyone have experience doing it? I've got XCSoar on a couple android phones and a nexxxus 7 tablet. Simply...
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March 4th 19 04:05 PM
by Jonathan Walker Go to last post
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Please Support the 2019 US Junior Team by John Godfrey (QT)[_2_]
Background info at https://www.ssa.org/Giving?show=blog&id=5809 Thank you.
March 4th 19 02:36 PM
by John Godfrey (QT)[_2_] Go to last post
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New Presentation - Working with Air Lines by OHM Ω http://aviation.derosaweb.net
I put together a short presentation on how I work with, and repair, air lines in gliders. It might be useful to you. Maybe not. Don't know quite yet. If you find something to add, correct, or just to make a comment, please let me...
March 3rd 19 11:25 PM
by Richard Pfiffner[_2_] Go to last post
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Soaring at Boberg Hamburg Germany??? by HoUdino
I will be spending two months in Hamburg this summer near the Boberg clubs. Anyone on rec.soaring fly at that location? What's the recommended way to get involved for a USA licensed glider pilot? Lars Tuohino
March 3rd 19 06:29 PM
by HoUdino Go to last post
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2019 GTA season, join us by [email protected]
The 2019 GTA schedule has been posted. If you can make it to Georgia, Tennessee or Alabama anytime in the spring, summer or fall please feel welcome to join us. https://gta-racing.info/current-year-rules-and-schedule/ Chris
March 3rd 19 03:15 PM
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2019 SSA handicap list by Tom (TK)
Has the 2019 SSA handicap list been approved/released yet?
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March 2nd 19 05:22 PM
by Tony[_5_] Go to last post
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high tow vs low tow by Steve Koerner
As a US pilot, I've flown low tow a few times but mostly just high tow as that is the convention here. I'm wondering what all of the trade-offs are by the two methods? Might it be time to reconsider this? As pointed out on another thread, low tow would seem to be safer against the problem of...
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March 1st 19 09:11 PM
by Charlie M. (UH & 002 owner/pilot) Go to last post
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OUDIE 1 OR OUDIE 2? by James Hamilton[_2_]
I have a Naviter Oudie that came with a used glider I bought 2 years ago. I've had nothing but trouble with the unit even though I keep the firmware (software?) updated with the Oudie Updater (now version 9.02.001). Recently it occurred to me that the unit I have may not be an Oudie 2. I...
March 1st 19 01:46 PM
by krasw Go to last post
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Cambridge 302 question by Mark Olinger
Had my ship refinished and the 302 has had issues since. Replaced the temp probe due to damage and have flown it one time since. For the first 10 minutes the needle was at zero, later moving and matching the LX S100 data for the most part. I have it paired with a ClearNav and at one point the...
February 28th 19 06:52 PM
by Mark Olinger Go to last post
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Scotchgarding slightly weathered wingcovers by Retting
I have the lower cost Chinese wing covers and after 3 days of drizzle they appeared to be somewhat internally saturated, sticking to wing. Not sure how much if any water is getting thru as everything is damp. When the sun finally appeared, the covers seemed to dry fast enough. With all of that I...
February 28th 19 05:09 PM
by john firth Go to last post
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Discus for sale? by tienshanman
Does anyone know of a Discus that might be for sale?
February 28th 19 04:50 PM
by [email protected] Go to last post
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New - Libelle for Condor 2 by Paul Remde
New GlasflĂĽgel Libelle H-201B Add-On Sailplane for Condor 2 Please buy from Cumulus Soaring, Inc. http://cumulus-soaring.com/condor2.htm#Condor2-Libelle Video: https://youtu.be/UDSWeDDbphU Many consider the GlasflĂĽgel Libelle to be the most beautiful sailplane ever made. It is also lovely to...
February 28th 19 02:35 AM
by Paul Remde Go to last post
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