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THE LONG AWAITED BREAK THROUGH IN BATTERY TECHNOLOGY HAS BEEN FOUND by [email protected]
There is a small company based outside Marseilles, who will by mid 2019 be mass producing a new type of battery, the advantages of which will blow your mind apart. The French company believe their products offers massive advantages to Electric Vehicles – i.e. self-launching motorgliders. By...
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June 17th 18 09:51 PM
by AS Go to last post
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LS-3a flight and maintenance manuals by [email protected]
Gentlemen, Does anyone have copies of the flight and maintenance manuals available in electronic format? Joe
June 17th 18 05:46 PM
by [email protected] Go to last post
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Using a Telsa or other power train to make the ultimate winch. by BG[_4_]
Many years ago I visited the Untterwossen glider port and was super impressed with their electric winch. It had all the controllable feature you would ever want to get a glider to the maximum height with a given cable length. It was something close to 2/3 the cable length in height. Programable...
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June 17th 18 05:00 PM
by BG[_4_] Go to last post
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small ribbon chute. by john firth
This was obtained for spin testing of an RHJ 8. It might be usable for a Kestrel or other ship using a drag chute. Made by Niagara parachute. You can have it for the cost of shipping. John Firth
June 17th 18 03:53 PM
by john firth Go to last post
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Cerro Gordo for sale by Jonathan St. Cloud
Western flyers will remember Cerro Gordo, before GPS is was a popular TP for record flights. https://www.msn.com/en-us/money/realestate/a-real-life-westworld-with-a-violent-past-is-for-sale-in-california-for-under-dollar1-million-—-take-a-look-inside-the-ghost-town/ss-AAyEwBD?li=BBnb7Kz#image=1
June 17th 18 03:18 PM
by Jonathan St. Cloud Go to last post
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Here we go again by JS[_5_]
They must have known about RAS in the seventies. Jim Is this the right room for an argument? https://www.youtube.com/watch?reload=9&v=wxrbOVeRonQ
June 17th 18 12:59 PM
by Martin Gregorie[_6_] Go to last post
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Virtual parcel in Skysight Skew-T diagram by [email protected]
Hi What information do you get from the virtual parcel (the moving dashed lines) on the Skew T diagram on Skysight ? Dan
June 16th 18 04:54 AM
by Jonathan St. Cloud Go to last post
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Fly Nephi, Ut. in the Sports Class Nats 6//19-6/28-Back seat rides available by [email protected]
"Fly with YO" Dave Nadler is offering back seat rides in his Arcus M during the competition to benefit the US Junior Soaring Team for a $300 minimum donation. Please contact Dave directly via email . Max.. passenger weight is 200 lbs. Dave will be offering the same at the...
June 16th 18 03:47 AM
by Dave Nadler Go to last post
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LXNav Remote Stick Installation in a ASW 20B by Deming Gray
Hello, I wish to install an LXNav remote stick in my ASW 20B to work with my LXNav 8000 flight computer. I would like to know if anyone in this group has experience with a remote stick in an ASW 20 or any AS glider. I would like to ask about their impressions of the remote stick's use and...
June 15th 18 05:05 PM
by JS[_5_] Go to last post
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Best Soaring Simulator?? by Gary Emerson
Greetings, Off season (northern hemisphere) is coming. What are the top 2-3 soaring simulators or is there a clear winner? Thanks, Gary
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June 15th 18 02:18 PM
by Scott Manley[_3_] Go to last post
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How to make a .cub TFR airspace file by JS[_5_]
With a firefighting TFR near Parowan and Nephi, received two requests for TFR files today so it's time to update a previous post. Jim How to make a .CUB TFR airspace file for LX9000, SYM, etc. *Get the TFR file in Open Air format (.TXT). Save it as TFR.txt. At this point you have a TFR file you...
June 15th 18 05:58 AM
by Dan[_6_] Go to last post
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1250km straight out without a crew! by Ramy[_2_]
https://www.onlinecontest.org/olc-3.0/gliding/flightinfo.html?dsId=6526228 Perhaps the longest crewless straight out flight ever? Fantastic flight by Jim Lee. Ramy
June 15th 18 04:51 AM
by Steve Koerner Go to last post
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Is it possible to sort flights by glider model on the OLC? by Soartech
Seems like this would be great info to have when comparing your glider (and piloting) to others of the same kind. Is this possible? Do they let you? Or do you have to sort through every competitor in the world until you find ones with the glider type you want to examine?
June 15th 18 03:01 AM
by [email protected] Go to last post
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Sage Vario Repair - Where? by CWJr
Looking to get a Sage vario repaired, but the when calling the number on the website www.sagevariometers.com (phone # is the same as Williams Soaring), they tell me the only guy they had repairing them retired last year, and they still don't have anyone identified to take over yet (been a...
June 15th 18 02:34 AM
by Deming Gray Go to last post
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IS-28B2 Twin Lark - Service Life Extension Program by Pat McCartan
Our club owns an I.C.A.-BRASOV IS-28B2 Twin Lark which is grounded because it has exceeded its 35 year factory maintenance program service life. About a year ago the current type certificate holder, S.C. Constructii Aeronautice S.A., announced it intended to submit a Service Life Extension Program...
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June 14th 18 11:09 PM
by [email protected] Go to last post
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Safety against commercial pressure? by [email protected]
I prefer to start this new thread rather than to pollute the original, related to the recent fatal Teton crash. I have some reservations concerning this posting: https://groups.google.com/d/msg/rec.aviation.soaring/yTA5-SFWPKw/UPoMSUMjBgAJ "My hats off to the commercial pilots and CFI's out there...
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June 14th 18 08:39 PM
by Jonathan St. Cloud Go to last post
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Cobra trailer stuck closed by Auxvache
Anyone have any experience with the gas strut failing in the compressed position? My 2002 fiberglass top didn't quite open fully on its own in March, so I ordered replacement struts. Unfortunately, the next time out the top only opened a few feet, then progressively less as I tried to lower and...
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June 14th 18 08:15 PM
by [email protected] Go to last post
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Flightline 760 Radio by Tony[_5_]
Is anyone out there using these radios? Thanks to limited archive searchability all I was able to find was a post a while back from Tim Mara saying that he had sold about 50 of them. I'm curious what the real world power drain is on them from a 12V sealed lead acid battery. Spec is a bit high at...
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June 14th 18 04:14 AM
by JS[_5_] Go to last post
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FS: 2 Dittel FSG2T and 2 Becker 4201 by Ross[_3_]
As the title says, we have 2 late model (2009 and 2010) Dittel FSG2t for sale Also 2 good quality Becker 4201 made around 2006 Open to sensible offers, and willing to help juniors and clubs
June 14th 18 03:59 AM
by [email protected] Go to last post
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SZD 48-3 Jantar Standard 3 by ASM
Hello group, I am curious if anyone on this group changed the main landing gear wheel on SZD 48-3 Jantar Standard 3 from factory wheel to TOST. If anyone did just that, any information about it would be greatly appreciated. Regards, Jacek
June 14th 18 03:44 AM
by sisu1a Go to last post
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