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2nd day at Grand Prix by JMR
What can I say, these guys have the mind of a hawk and the balls of a bull. What a good race today. The local won, but what you missed was the local crowd going bananas when he crossed the line. A memorable experience for me. Time to head north thru the night.
January 10th 10 06:19 PM
by Paul Cordell Go to last post
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glider night landing at Cortez CO by [email protected]
January 10th 10 05:56 PM
by Matt Herron Jr. Go to last post
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Hawker Beechcraft try pay per service model: LS and DG tax by Tim Taylor
On Dec 13 2009, 5:14*am, Jeroen wrote: Do you own a LS or a DG and you want spoil your day, please follow this link: http://www.dg-flugzeugbau.de/betreuung-e.html I think DG has to re think their business model bigtime, who will buy a new DG in the...
January 10th 10 04:57 AM
by Dave Newill Go to last post
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Media Coverage Links by Vsoars
I'm still looking for links to articles or other media converage of your soaring club or commercial operation. Please send anything from the past two years. I know there have been some really great stories.
January 9th 10 10:11 PM
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3 FAI Grand Prix, Chile by ASM
Today we have a winner of the 3rd FAI Grand Prix. It is Sebastian Kawa from Poland flying the Diana-2. It is his 3rd Grand Prix title. Second are Carlos Rocca from Chile flying Ventus 2b and Mario Kiessling from Germany flying Ventus 2ax third. For me, watching the races daily on the live "ONLINE...
January 9th 10 09:45 PM
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2005 Cobra Trailer For Sale by BravoCharlie
Hi Pilots, My 2005 model Cobra trailer with AL top is for sale. 14" wheels, surge brake and other options. Excellent condition with NDH and low miles. It is currently configured for an 18m ship with 2 piece wings but can be refit to accommodate pretty much any 15m as well. Located in...
January 9th 10 09:05 PM
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Horney to Soar! by GARY BOGGS
The weather here in Hood River Oregon has been very grey for weeks and I'm reduced to watching myself fly. Let me know what you think of my Mountain: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Fw-1BESJU3Y
January 9th 10 04:15 PM
by GARY BOGGS Go to last post
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South African Nationals - results by stephen_p_thomas
It's a wrap! the massively-challenged lady has warbled!! See: http://www.sssa.org.za/NATS2009/DD09_results.htm for all 7 days results and http://www.sssa.org.za/NATS2009/DD09_trophy_list.htm for all the pot allocations.
January 9th 10 11:44 AM
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2010 by Vorsanger1
To all you glider drivers out the here's wishing you a safe flying season, and 12+ knot thermals and endless cloud streets at 18,000 feet. Cheers, Charles
January 9th 10 09:46 AM
by Hagbard Celine Go to last post
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(USA) FSDO inspections of Experimental gliders by Tuno
I was recently contacted by my local FSDO (Scottsdale AZ) with a request to do a ramp inspection of my glider. He explained that starting this year, he is required to do "a ramp inspection and records review of every aircraft that is operating on an air racing and/or exhibition special...
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January 8th 10 06:05 AM
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Parachutes for Sale by John Shelton
I have two chutes and no sailplane. If you have a sailplane and no chute, this might be just the deal for you. One is a Strong 303 back pack (http://www.parachuteshop.com/ STRONG.htm#Model_303_BACK) and the other is a Hersteller back pack (http://www.paratec.de/) Neither are current. Both have...
January 8th 10 02:16 AM
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Schleicher ASW20C For Sale by kalopa joe
Please visit http://sites.google.com/site/soaringclassifieds/Home/sailplanes-motorgliders for details and photo on this great glider or contact me at for details.
January 7th 10 10:39 PM
by Tim Mara Go to last post
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LS and DG tax by Craig[_2_]
On Jan 2, 7:05*am, Bob Kuykendall wrote: On Jan 2, 1:46*am, glidergeek wrote: "DG appears to have paid 90,000 euros to certify 13 (acquired) glider types for the first year and will have to pay 11,700 euros every year, and that is just...
January 7th 10 08:40 PM
by brianDG303[_2_] Go to last post
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Hello from Santiago,Chile and the Sailplane Grand Prix by JMR
I have uploaded some videos and photos from my day at the World Sailplane Grand Prix Finale. Needless to say it was an incredible day and I met some amazing people. I met racers Uli Schwenk and Tilo Holinghaus. I spent most of the day in the briefing room watching the race on the monitor drinking...
January 7th 10 02:06 PM
by JMR Go to last post
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Glider Pilot's Ground School - Eastern PA by RL
PGC Glider Pilot’s Ground School – Eastern PA Philadelphia Glider Council presents its annual ground school course on: Saturday, January 23 – Saturday, February 13 – Saturday, February 27 This is not the typical “answers to the test questions” seminar, but rather a detailed look at the...
January 7th 10 01:49 PM
by RL Go to last post
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2010 Proposed US Sports Class Handicaps by Andy[_1_]
On Jan 3, 6:25*pm, Brian wrote: On Jan 3, 5:12*pm, Andy wrote: On Jan 3, 12:17*pm, Deltasierra wrote: The proposed Sports Class Handicaps are now available for viewing on the SSA Website:...
January 7th 10 04:10 AM
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another youtube video by Brad[_2_]
This could become a useful tool for future negotiations. Brad http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=vd2ZOWVxjmQ
January 6th 10 09:56 PM
by glidergeek Go to last post
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Inter-thermal Speed To Fly by Ken Kochanski (KK)
Morning, I'm reviewing some STF topics to correct some fallacies that seem to have crept into my understanding of STF theory and application ... I though I knew this stuff ... or maybe I forgot ... I am a senior now, you know ... :-)) So, if I have MC set at 3 ... and I am crusing XC to the next...
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January 6th 10 08:29 PM
by T8 Go to last post
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"Glider Warming" gift suggestions by Uncle Fuzzy
Recently, a club member got a new (to him) glider. I thought it would be nice to put together a few useful items to give him as a "Glider Warming" gift. Here's what I have so far: MKIV yaw string 3M General Adhesive Cleaner Bowlus wing gap tape Any other ideas for small 'nice to have' items??
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January 6th 10 04:34 PM
by Uncle Fuzzy Go to last post
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What are you building ? by glider[_2_]
JJ, What vintage sailplane are you building? GA
January 5th 10 03:26 PM
by Frank Whiteley Go to last post
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