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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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Nephi Contests - Items to Bring? by Paul Remde
Hi, I am very excited to be leaving early on Friday, June 15th to drive to Nephi, Utah for the U.S. Sports Class soaring contest. We have room in the minivan to bring items to customers who pre-order. I do not plan to bring much inventory (perhaps some Bowlus tape and 1 or 2 LXNAV Nano4, SPOT...
June 14th 18 12:46 AM
by Paul Remde Go to last post
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Feeding Two Devices from PowerFLARM by [email protected]
Yeah, I know this has been discussed. I've researched it. But I can't find this specific question answered. I want to connect my PowerFLARM Portable to my LX FLARMView AND to my Kobo running TopHat. I don't think I need or can use a K6 Mux box: I'm not combining multiple inputs into a common...
June 13th 18 10:37 PM
by Bob Gibbons[_2_] Go to last post
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Radio Squelch - Electrical Noise Problems by Maxx Ruff[_2_]
I'm trying to sort out electrical noise upsetting many of my clubs radios. I’ve had moderate but inconsistent results with separating radio wiring and use of ferrite beads. Does anyone know of any on-line info / guides to reduce squelch problems? (Especially with regard to squelch being upset...
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June 13th 18 09:32 PM
by Chris Wedgwood[_2_] Go to last post
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Need a trailer by [email protected]
Semi's in the rear view mirror look bigger than glider trailers, especially when approaching fast and sliding sideways. Everybody's ok, but unfortunately I need a trailer, rudder, and RV. Anybody know of a 15M Cobra or similar trailer available, hopefully in the SE? Glider is a Ventus B with 15...
June 13th 18 03:56 PM
by z[_2_] Go to last post
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Intro Presentation for non-soaring audience by Kemp[_2_]
Can any one point me to a 15 slide or so presentation (any format) for a grade school audience? There seems to be nothing on the web for such. Thanks in advance. Kemp
June 13th 18 04:11 AM
by Kemp[_2_] Go to last post
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Glider Pilot Brain Development by Charlie Papa[_2_]
Seems this stuff may make us smarter: https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC4246923/ A rare comfort for those of us worried about the effects of ageing on the grey matter ;)
June 13th 18 03:37 AM
by Scott Williams Go to last post
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Fastest Speed OLC ever recorded? Flown by Tito during Sierra waveflight 6-09-18. by Tom Kelley #711
https://www.onlinecontest.org/olc-3.0/gliding/flightinfo.html?dsId=6514812 Flight details Points for the flight 279.92 scoring distance 783.79 km Speed 313.51 km/h Duration 02:30:00 Scoring class double Scoring start 23:56:30 Scoring end 02:56:45
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June 13th 18 01:56 AM
by Michael Opitz Go to last post
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refilling O2 bottles on the road. by kimobear
When traveling with a motor glider out west ( USA), what do people do, when trying to get their O2 bottles refilled? I noticed in the notes on airport services available at smaller airport, that most have no O2 refilling services available. Carrying a full size tank in car to fill from is not an...
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June 12th 18 07:21 PM
by Dan Marotta Go to last post
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Dittel FSG71 Radio / Squelch Questions by Bastoune
All, My radio (Dittel FSG 71) Squelch seems to be a bit sensitive (but by design, cannot be adjusted by the pilot). In my case, when flying, the squelch is a bit sensitive and the “white noise” of the radio comes on at times, even when there are no communications received. I can always reset the...
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Electric Self Launch System by Emir Sherbi
Hi everyone, My name is Emir Sherbi, i'm a mechanical engineer from Argentina. With a partner who is an electronic engineer we've designed an electric self launching system that can be retrofitted in most of the composite sailplanes. Some of you may be saw my booth in the SSA convention in Reno...
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June 12th 18 12:59 AM
by Dave Nadler Go to last post
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Towplane-Baron accident by Jp Stewart
Odd circumstance: http://www.lagrangenews.com/news/home_top-news/3729615/Updated:-3-killed-in-plane-crash-at-LaGrange-Callaway-Airport JP
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June 11th 18 10:03 PM
by [email protected] Go to last post
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SN10B Repeater wanted by WaltWX[_2_]
Anyone have an SN10B Repeater for sale... or loan just for the 2018 soaring season? Would help us on in our Duo Discus syndicate. We're using it for advanced XC training. Thanks... Walter Rogers "WX"
June 11th 18 09:29 PM
by Charlie M. (UH & 002 owner/pilot) Go to last post
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Skylark 4 Canopy? by [email protected]
Anyone have a spare, or a line on one, or know of a possible source? Thank you,
June 11th 18 02:21 AM
by [email protected] Go to last post
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