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Hod Taylor by [email protected]
I just received word a couple of days ago that Hod Taylor passed on August 19, one day shy of his 97th birthday. Hod was a fixture around the old Black Forest Glider Port for many years until it closed, then became a permanent resident of the operations at Minden. I would like to gather some...
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December 29th 17 04:47 AM
by JS[_5_] Go to last post
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Best places for a soaring pilot to retire? by Matt Herron Jr.
Looking for new Ideas for places to retire. The usual considerations apply; cost of living, health care, weather, and available soaring. Doesn't have to be the US. near water would be nice. I own a Ventus C. Anyone live in/near Grass Valley, CA? 1 hr from Truckee and Sacramento, 1.5 hrs from...
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December 28th 17 08:59 PM
by AS Go to last post
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Death of the 13.5m class? by Paul T[_4_]
http://www.spr.aero/wcc-main-news/e-concept-rules-for-electric- gliders.aspx
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December 28th 17 06:19 PM
by [email protected] Go to last post
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Sailplane/trailer moving? by Ryan Wubben
I’ve occasionally seen posts regarding people with an empty leg willing to transport glider trailers around various parts of the country. Anyone with good recommendations on who to use? Bad experiences? What does it typically cost? Thanks! Ryan in Madison
December 28th 17 04:30 AM
by 2G Go to last post
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Buy Glider without looking by Casey[_2_]
Has anyone every sold a glider without the buyer looking at it? I have my glider listed for sell and the guy is buying without looking at it and sending a cashiers check and arranging shipping....sound familiar. Casey
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December 28th 17 03:57 AM
by 2G Go to last post
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WTB Becker Transponder by Retting
Hello all, Seeking a Becker Transponder (2 1/4" mount) for glider installation, mode S not required. Happy Holidays! R
December 27th 17 10:41 PM
by Glidingstuff[_2_] Go to last post
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New Ventus M Flies ! by [email protected]
Ventus 3M has flown as well the Ventus 3 sporting FES version! Big day for Schempp-Hirth . www.schempp-hirth.com for a few Pictures Happy New Year to Everyone
December 27th 17 05:13 PM
by [email protected] Go to last post
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Pawnee landing gear shocks by Larry Ruggiero
Hello all. I manage our club’s 235hp Pawnee and am about to dive into servicing its gear shocks. Ours is a non-bungee gear, just has the massive air-oil shocks, one of which appears to be “flat”; it doesn’t move on landing or during taxi. Hopefully it’s just lost its air charge. But just...
December 27th 17 04:04 PM
by Larry Ruggiero Go to last post
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Merry Christmas To All! by Dan Marotta
-- Dan, 5J --- This email has been checked for viruses by Avast antivirus software. https://www.avast.com/antivirus
December 26th 17 02:42 AM
by Tom BravoMike Go to last post
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Soaring Schools by John Foster
Is there a general consensus on which schools are regarded as the "best" for glider training? I realize this is difficult to compare, as there are lots of good instructors all over the place, but if someone were interested in taking a block of time off and going somewhere to learn how to fly...
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December 25th 17 10:55 PM
by Jonathan St. Cloud Go to last post
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Schweizer 1-26 question by [email protected]
Back in the early 1960s my Dad attended the Schweizer Soaring School in Elmira, NY earning his glider rating as well as his A and B Badges. We were on our family vacation and I was just a tike but remember the field being busy with gliders coming and going. What made this especially fun was that...
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December 25th 17 08:49 PM
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Soaring Video Archive on YouTube by David Hart
Hello, I've started a channel for my soaring videos he https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCbamLikeF6AKs3rUVNfxdOg/playlists These are 100% unedited, straight out of the GoPro. So you might want to scrub through the LONG SHOTS for the interesting bits. The video titles describe the location...
December 25th 17 05:24 PM
by David Hart Go to last post
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Compare Polars by Whiskey Charlie
Was just thinking it would be fun if there was a website (or software) that you could overlap polars of multiple gliders at the same time to compare them? Does this exist? Thanks! WC
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December 25th 17 09:03 AM
by Tango Whisky Go to last post
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Looking for an LS-3a by pjschae
I'm looking to buy an LS-3a or LS-3 17 other than what is already listed on W&W. Preferably in the west. I am in Utah. Thanks!
December 24th 17 11:59 PM
by pjschae Go to last post
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Akaflieg Karlsruhe AK-X updates? by Jonathan St. Cloud
Anyone know how the Has anyone seen the Akaflieg Karlsruhe AK-X is coming along? Looked like a very interesting project.
December 24th 17 04:09 PM
by teck48[_2_] Go to last post
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Wind Gradient by Dan Marotta
Sixty-two knots on downwind, 23 knots at the surface.* I started my base turn while the intended touchdown point was still in front of me and it worked out just right. I learned that my ClearNav gets confused when presented with a 2 kt ground speed.* A very interesting day over all. -- Dan,...
December 24th 17 05:16 AM
by AS Go to last post
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Dennis Tito's flight by [email protected]
Anybody else notice Dennis Tito and Morgan Sandercock pulling off a 15 hour, 33 minute 2,620.6 km flight on 12/20 in Argentina? 168.5 km/h average speed at altitudes up to 26,500 msl. Longest flight I have heard of in at least ten years (but I could be wrong.) Self launched in the jet powered Arcus...
December 24th 17 04:37 AM
by [email protected] Go to last post
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Death of the 13.5m class? by Paul T[_4_]
http://www.spr.aero/wcc-main-news/e-concept-rules-for-electric- gliders.aspx
December 23rd 17 08:25 PM
by JS[_5_] Go to last post
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IS28 B2 Romanian Made Glider Spares requirement. by Principal Secretary Cad
Dear All Concern of Gliding world We are having active gliding activity at Jharkhand in INDIA.In our fleet 3 Motorgliders and 2 Gliders are availiable for flying and soaring activity on hilly area around the Glderodrome. We have 1 IS28 B2 Romanian Glider in our fleet from last 35 years. The...
December 23rd 17 05:37 PM
by Frank Whiteley Go to last post
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Potential Openings at the Sugarbush Youth Soaring Camps by Tom[_21_]
Sugarbush Soaring has potential openings for the 2018 Youth Soaring Camps. The camps are open to eight youth ages 13 through 18 and are held at the Warren-Sugarbush Airport (0B7), in Warren, Vermont. Instructional flights are conducted in our two-place gliders (one ASK-21, two PW-6s, and one SGS...
December 23rd 17 03:21 PM
by John Godfrey (QT)[_2_] Go to last post
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