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ELT in LS-8b by Paul
The LS8b has a carbon fuse to allow the extra weight of the turbo engine. Also made as a pure glider with the turbo as a later option. The LS8a has the glass fuse. Paul "Guy Acheson" wrote in message ... I own and...
September 18th 03 04:58 AM
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helicopter tug glider launch by M B
The regs seem to simply require experience while'towing a glider with an aircraft' and the U.S.regs don't seem to care what kind of aircraftis used. Tow with a blimp? Don'tthose things go something like maybe twentyknots tops? While towing gliders I've been quite concernedabout my 'noodle.' Yes...
September 18th 03 01:53 AM
by Mhudson126 Go to last post
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Jet Cat P200 read ad ...... by TomnKeyLargo
That price Ian gave and trust of 42 lbs. was before the motor was completed. The ad even says available this fall. Its on Jet Cat USA web page, and its a old ad. I have been in touch with the dealer and the price is about $3200 bucks and the Jet Cat P200 now produces 50 lbs of thrust. There are...
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September 18th 03 12:05 AM
by Marc Ramsey Go to last post
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ELT preferred for gliders? by RHWOODY
What is the preferred ELT for installation in gliders?
September 17th 03 04:58 PM
by RHWOODY Go to last post
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Best Soaring Flight Sim? by Eggs
Thanks to everyone for the great info regarding plans-built gliders. I'm still doing some research, hopefully will find something soon. In the meantime, anyone have any suggestions for a good PC flight simulator progam for soaring? I've loaded the trial version of "Soaring Flight Simulator" and it...
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September 17th 03 04:46 PM
by Tim Go to last post
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Tow Rope Take-Up Reels by Nyal Williams
Does anyone have knowledge of approved reels for retracting tow ropes to the towplane after glider release? I have only heard of this and never actually encountered their use. They would be useful for avoiding trees, wires, fences, ILS approach antennae, etc.
September 17th 03 04:11 PM
by Stewart Kissel Go to last post
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FS - Schleicher Ka6CR by Scott
I've been lured to the dark side. Have a Cessna that's taking all my time and money, no time for my beautiful Ka6CR. It deserves to have a good home. Schleicher Ka6CR For Sale - Total Energy Ilec, Winter Varios. Microair Radio with lightweight headset and stick PTT. Has modern instrument panel and...
September 17th 03 01:46 PM
by cdubya Go to last post
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[LBA] Schempp-Hirth - Discus bT - Discus by Frederic FUCHS
Hi, Schempp-Hirth - Discus bT (TCDS-No.: 863) In-flight failure of wing structure. A manufacturing defect cannot be ruled out at present. Due to the a.m. defect of airworthiness, the Luftfahrt-Bundesamt has legitimate doubts about the airworthiness of the aircraft and herewith declares the...
September 17th 03 08:42 AM
by Frederic FUCHS Go to last post
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Commercial - New Data Splitter for 2-Seat Gliders by John Giddy
"Paul Remde" wrote in message news:qrv9b.468279$o%[email protected] | Hi, | | I have just received a new product for owners of 2 seat gliders. The | product allows 2 Pocket PCs to be connected to a single GPS. The unit also | supplies 5V power to both Pocket PCs. Details...
September 17th 03 06:01 AM
by Eric Greenwell Go to last post
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Parts Needed by Jim Phoenix
The 2-22 rudder is perfectly and physically identical to a 1-26 round tail rudder. They may even be the same part number. I would suspect the vertical is the same as well, but I have not personally verified the verticals. Try www.126association.org Jim "7Zulu" wrote in...
September 17th 03 03:27 AM
by Jim Phoenix Go to last post
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GPS Satellites switch off? by Eduard Gorina
At about 7- 7:30 pm systematically, my Garmin Pilot III plus GPS loses satellite signal. I am located in the NC area. Is there a reason for this? Ed
September 17th 03 02:28 AM
by Paul Repacholi Go to last post
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Latest Pipistrel Motorglider Newsletter Uploaded by Michael Coates
Just a quick email, we have just uploaded our latest newsletter to the website for the Pipistrel Motorglider. Some of the features are Flight for Sight.... A trip in the Sinus and Virus around Queensland Australia raising funds and awareness for Vision Impairment Solo around-the-world flight in...
September 16th 03 06:04 PM
by Don Elliott Go to last post
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NETTO Question by Shoulbe
What does the term Netto stand for? Is it an acronym or some sort of abbreviation? I'm not asking for an explanation of it in theory or in use I'd just like to know from where the term derives.
September 16th 03 05:21 PM
by rjciii Go to last post
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Bob Wander at Marfa, Texas by Burt Compton
NEWSFLASH: Bob Wander will be our guest instructor at Marfa Gliders in west Texas September 29 through October 1, 2003. Bob is the author and publisher of many books on soaring and is the primary instructor at the Soaring Safety Foundation Flight Instructor Refresher Clinics around the USA. If...
September 16th 03 02:59 PM
by Burt Compton Go to last post
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European Delivery by Steve B
Has anybody picked up their glider in Europe and flown it prior to shipping? I am curious if it can be done without any expensive registration or tax in the country that it was manufactured in. Hey... as long as it is there in the middle of the summer and ready to fly... why not?
September 16th 03 05:01 AM
by Sven Olivier Go to last post
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LS8a FOR SALE by Andrew Georgeson
Located in Queensland Australia Ser # 8193 800 hrs No damage history Refinished this year Full Competition Package Cambridge L-Nav & Gps-Nav Dual Dittel Batteries ELT Microair Radio
September 16th 03 02:09 AM
by Andrew Georgeson Go to last post
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I wish I had never gotten into this... by Jim Culp
Kate referred to math. She implied a substitute therefor. She gave testimony, providing her insight, and expert testimony on feminine logic.
September 16th 03 01:46 AM
by Jim Culp Go to last post
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How is the Winter soaring in S. UT, S. NV, and N. AZ? by MHende6388
Looks like the daytime/nightime temp span is statistically even better than the imfamous Phoenix and parts of FL. Anyone had experience in Dec, Jan, Feb in this tri-states corner of the country? Michael
September 16th 03 12:57 AM
by BTIZ Go to last post
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Where to soar near JefferonCity-Missouri? by Jim Culp
asked about getting rights to use land for aviation/gliding uses near JeffCity Mo. Hello Ozvena, I. Aviation Uses on Farmland - Yes. One may arrange use of another's land for glider/aviation use subject to certain considerations. Memphis Soaring Society, for example, has...
September 15th 03 07:15 PM
by Jim Culp Go to last post
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Becker AR 4201 or Microair 760 Transceiver by Steve B
Anybody compared the two or had any experience with them? Big Price Difference... I dont mind spending the money for the Becker, just curious if the Microair is a good unit? Thanks Steve
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September 15th 03 06:32 PM
by Joe Lacour Go to last post
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