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FREE CHECKRIDES at Marfa, Texas 2017-2018 by Burt Compton - Marfa Gliders, west Texas
I'm booked up EXCEPT for these available dates (2018): JAN 26 - 31 FEB 1 - 14 MAR 8 - 13 April, after the 8th. Come to scenic and historic Marfa on those dates for your "Rusty Pilot" course or your FREE checkride for PVT, COM, CFI-Glider category "Add-On", your INITIAL CFIG or CFIG Renewal or...
January 14th 18 03:21 AM
by Burt Compton - Marfa Gliders, west Texas Go to last post
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Schweizer 1-26 open cockpit by [email protected]
If you have an early version of the Schweizer 1-26, we have discovered an open cockpit modification we happen to have in stock. Simply remove the full, enclosed canopy and slip this one on. It has a windshield but the rest is open. Really a lot of fun! (814) 355 2483 Knauff & Grove Soaring...
January 13th 18 08:58 PM
by JS[_5_] Go to last post
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SSA Convention Room Share by Frank Whiteley
Looking to share a room at the SSA Convention Atlantis. Arr Feb 28, depart Mar 4. Call me at 970-330-2050 if interested in most of those dates or e-mail me at frank.whiteley(at)gmail.com. Cheers, Frank Whiteley
January 13th 18 06:02 PM
by Jonathan St. Cloud Go to last post
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Lak 17 a winglets and covers for sale by [email protected]
I have a set of Lak 17 A winglets for 15 meter and full set of covers. Covers used three times. Price negotiable. [email protected] Windstream.net
January 13th 18 04:25 PM
by [email protected] Go to last post
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Reported "near miss" near Chicago. by john firth
The Chicago incident has been reiterated in Gliding International (jan 18). I am happy to report that the " near miss" has been replaced by "near collision" , a happier outcome! This is in accordance with my plea for accuracy. John F
January 12th 18 10:44 PM
by john firth Go to last post
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Debunking the Shock Cooling Myth by [email protected]
from SSA Clubs and Chapters: Over the years I've come in contact with various club towplane operating procedures that made some attempt to address "shock cooling". These techniques often have the effect of substantially reducing the tow capability of a towplane during a busy day by increasing...
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January 11th 18 10:40 PM
by [email protected] Go to last post
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Short cuts by Steve Leonard[_2_]
Chip Bearden wrote: Wait...those aren't allowed anymore. Living in the past. How many on this group recall those "exciting" dashes back to the contest, throwing the glider together as fast as possible, and relaunching, hoping to do better the second time? The rapid assembly was sometimes made...
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January 11th 18 08:26 PM
by [email protected] Go to last post
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Pez D. Spencer by JS[_5_]
Since Pez has come up in another thread, reminded me that I'm missing the entire Texis episode. Does anyone have that in a place that can be copied, like Dropbox? Also need Diamonds pages 4, 5, 7, 8, 9, 11, 12, 13 and 14. Important stuff! Thanks in advance, Jim
January 11th 18 05:32 PM
by [email protected] Go to last post
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ISO one-man rigger for single place glider by Jonathan Foster
I am searching for a used one-man rigger for my glider, an LS3-a. If you have anything that might work, please send me an email. dysanf at gmail dot com Thanks, Jonathan
January 10th 18 09:39 PM
by Scott Williams Go to last post
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Oudie 2 by [email protected]
I have a brand new, never out of the box Oudie 2 for sale. Has all accessories first $350
January 10th 18 08:29 PM
by [email protected] Go to last post
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Instruments, PDAs, Loggers for sale by Matt Herron Jr.
Cleaning out my panel/garage and have the following items for sale. images can be viewed at: https://www.flickr.com/gp/[email protected]/T3LP54 Please make offers to: matt at digitalshorts (dot) com 1) SN10b and vario.with OAT, various interface cables $700 OBO 2) Oudie II with glider PS, AC and...
January 10th 18 05:33 PM
by Matt Herron Jr. Go to last post
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Lubricant for spar pins by Jonathan St. Cloud
Did a search of RAS and all the threads were quite old, so I thought I would ask what lubricant do you use when assembling your glider? I have noticed that the lube that comes with Schleicher gliders seems to have more friction and lube. Of course there is the old standby of white lithium, but...
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January 10th 18 05:29 PM
by [email protected] Go to last post
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Glider Instrumentation for Sale by Dan Colton
Clearing out the hanger and looking for a new home for the following items: 1: ACK Technologies model E01 ELT ($100) 2: Becker ATC-4401 transponder ($1,000) 3: ACK A-30 encoder ($100) 4: SN-10 flight computer with ILEC variometer ($800) 5: Winter ASI ($100) 6: Altimeter ($300) Pictures available...
January 9th 18 11:05 PM
by Dan Colton Go to last post
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1000km flights by [email protected]
On 30 December 2017, there were 34 flights of over 1000km posted onto the OLC. These were all in Namibia and South Africa. What is the record number of +1000km flights done in a single day? I would imagine there could have been more flights done because not everyone posts their flights on OLC.
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January 9th 18 01:43 PM
by [email protected] Go to last post
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ADS-B Update by Darryl Ramm
It must be time for some more ADS-B posts, either that or we can talk about PW5 :-) With the ~$350 street price Trig TN72 GPS source now available in the USA I wanted to revisit my understanding of the situation with ADS-B Out in gliders. I wrote a forum post for local Northern California pilots...
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January 9th 18 07:45 AM
by [email protected] Go to last post
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Cessna Citation N238JP Runway Incursion at KUDD by [email protected]
A snotty Citation driver tries to blame me for HIS runway incursion during my takeoff. Unfortunately, I turned on the cam just after making my call and crossing the runway hold line to take the active (you can see my fingers on the cam in the opening frames). He claims that I never made a call, but...
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January 9th 18 02:08 AM
by Glidergeek Go to last post
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New Racing Class by Steve Leonard[_2_]
wrote: Want a one deign class today with plenty of ships in the fleet that meet the above criteria? Start a Std Libelle class. Just Musing UH I think I am about to start the official Ka-6 Semi one design racing class. Will be somewhat like the old International Race of...
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January 8th 18 08:29 PM
by Bob Kuykendall Go to last post
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Task Declarations using FlarmConfigTool. by Tim Newport-Peace[_4_]
When writing a Task Declaration to FLARM using FlarmConfigTool, it is noted that the Waypoint database is dated 2009. While some countries Waypoint lists are static, for others they are dynamic, changing on a regular basis. The Worldwide Soaring Turnpoint Exchange now has updated FLARM...
January 8th 18 01:58 PM
by Tim Newport-Peace[_4_] Go to last post
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ASW27 Trasponder Antenna Installation Inside Fuselage. by Paul Birkett
Hello, my intention is to fit a Transponder Antenna within my ASW27. I was wondering does anyone know where on the ASW27 Fuselage is not Carbon or Aramid(conductive) construction, which would allow internal fitting of an antenna such as a Dolba BD1, Dolba BD2, FUNKE DP1090-5 or similar?...
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January 8th 18 04:31 AM
by Scott Williams Go to last post
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Formula 1.0 Grand Prix by [email protected]
Hi All, Next season in Australia there will be a new competition, dubbed Formula 1.0 as it is a Grand Prix style contest that revolves around the current Australian Club Class handicap point of 1.0, but also includes a bracket in either direction. The following sailplanes are eligible : Jantar...
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January 7th 18 10:04 PM
by [email protected] Go to last post
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