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Avionics and Mandates by [email protected]
I have flown sailplanes that had all the avionics they did when they were built in the 1950s. And others that had 'modern' technology like electronic varios and a comm. None (so far) have had a transponder, FLARM, ADS-B, Bose sound or XM satellite. Recently, I read a comment (elsewhere) from...
March 27th 21 03:22 PM
by [email protected] Go to last post
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The latest glider covers? by Laurie Harden
I have a set of aging Jaxeda covers for my 1998 classic Duo Discus that will be ready to replace soon. Can anyone advise me about any developments in the glider cover market? This ship is based in Minden, NV--hot, dry, windy. Thanks!
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March 27th 21 03:36 AM
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SSA Regional Webinar - Mar 26, '21 - Collision Avoidance Technology by Cindy Brickner
Black Forest Soaring Society - Ground School Series Collision Avoidance Technology March 26 Transponders and FLARM, types of units, usage. What they can and cannot do. Session 5 in the 2021 series intended for the early cross-country pilot. Presenter: Dave Rolley This series qualifies for...
March 27th 21 03:32 AM
by soaringjac Go to last post
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Any 2022 U.S. contest info? by Tony[_7_]
Hey all. Any preliminary info on 2022 sites/dates? Particular interest in Club Nats. Hopefully the turmoil is subsiding.
March 26th 21 05:55 PM
by Tony[_7_] Go to last post
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Experience towing a Grob-103 with a 160HP tow Plane? by [email protected]
Does anyone have experience with towing a Grob 103 or similar large 2-seat glider with a tow plane in the 160 HP class. Any specific experience details, lessons learned, or recommendations are appreciated. Did you do any testing prior to conducting training? If so, what was executed and logic for...
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March 26th 21 05:26 PM
by Jim S Go to last post
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Brass 21x65 tailwheel by Sam Giltner[_2_]
Yes! On Thursday, March 25, 2021 at 9:20:05 PM UTC-4, Scott Williams wrote: Before I buy a new one, Does anyone have a Tost Moritz II 12MM axle, 210X65 brass tailwheel they want to sell? Thanks, Scott
March 26th 21 03:34 PM
by Sam Giltner[_2_] Go to last post
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GDL 90 on XCSoar by Bogdan Manoiu
On Wednesday, November 11, 2020 at 12:57:12 AM UTC, wrote: I'm looking for people to test my translation script from GDL 90 to NMEA so that a Stratux (1090/978 dual band ADS-B in) can connect and display traffic on XCSoar. If there's interest I can post some instructions. You...
March 25th 21 01:15 PM
by Bogdan Manoiu Go to last post
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IGC Flight Recorders - Updates for Filser, LXNAV, LX Navigation andNielsen Kellerman by Ian Strachan[_4_]
IGC FR Updates published on 24 March are as follows: (1) Updated LXNAV LX8000 approval, adding the LX8030 and LX8040 variants with larger screens. (2) Additions to approvals for LX Navigation LX20/21. DX50, and LX5000 with references to pre-2008 FRs under the Filser name. (3) Lines for Filser...
March 25th 21 08:21 AM
by Ian Strachan[_4_] Go to last post
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March 31 Deadline to Submit SSA Youth Flight Training Scholarship Applications by [email protected]
March 31, 2021, is the deadline for youth ages 13-24 to submit their application for a 2021 SSA Youth Flight Training Scholarship ($2,000) or Bultman Award ($1,000). For more info (and to download an application), please visit: www.ssa.org/youth Note to SSA Members: Please help the SSA get the...
March 24th 21 01:49 PM
by Burt Compton - Marfa Gliders, west Texas Go to last post
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Wing Drop, Aerotow vs Winch, Grass vs Pavement. by Brian[_1_]
Excuse me while I turn the short "Always release on Wing Drop" into a long discussion. I least my discussion is long. But like the "Impossible Turn" for power aircraft I suspect the real answer is when you really start to analyze it we find "it Depends" or "when in doubt release" but help me...
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March 24th 21 12:34 PM
by Tango Eight Go to last post
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High-Resolution Rapid Refresh page not working by Eric Greenwell[_4_]
The High-Resolution Rapid Refresh (HRRR) page at https://rapidrefresh.noaa.gov/hrrr/HRRR/Welcome.cgi?dsKey=hrrr_ncep_jet&domain=t1&run_time=22+Mar+2021+-+10Z shows all the normal information, but clicking links produces a page with "Error Sorry, the server is currently unavailable. Please try...
March 23rd 21 01:24 PM
by Eric Greenwell[_4_] Go to last post
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Glider for heavy Pilot by Hank Nixon
We are looking at what gliders may be suitable for heavy pilots. Gross weight, max mass of non lifting components, and forward CG limits. Subject pilot weighs 280 lb. Ant experience out there? Thx UH
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March 23rd 21 01:00 AM
by 2G Go to last post
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Congratilations! You just won a free brand new glider! by Rodrigo Silva
Ok, it's a joke, but if you could get for free any of these gliders, which one would you choose and why? JS1-18m JS1-21m JS3-15m JS3-18m Thank you :)
March 23rd 21 12:43 AM
by 2G Go to last post
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Ventus 2c gas spring by BobWa43
Does anyone have experience replacing the gas spring that supports the instrument panel in the Ventus2c? Any information on the specifications of the spring any difficulties encountered in replacing it will be greatly appreciated.
March 22nd 21 02:52 AM
by 5Z Go to last post
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Expat Retirement with soaring? by Jeff Bures
Hi all, First post here (at least in 20 years). I'm a US citizen with private power and sailplane ratings. I'm contemplating retirement in a few years. One possible plan is to spend several years of it as an expat somewhere the cost of living is less than the USA. Parts of Europe, Asia,...
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March 21st 21 04:06 PM
by Ian Molesworth Go to last post
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Solution Manual Machine Elements in Mechanical Design (6th Ed., Mott,Vavrek, Wang) by Wy Rem
Can you provide a free solutions for problems of chapter 3 from Solution Manual Machine Elements in Mechanical Design (6th Ed., Mott, Vavrek, Wang) I badly need it, our professor suddenly gave out a task to answer numbers 1-86 and for us to submit on Tuesday March 23, and I'm so helpless right...
March 19th 21 10:51 AM
by Wy Rem Go to last post
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Ground Operations, Margins, and Safety by Papa3[_2_]
I'm sure Ryszard will chime in here with more info, but there was an accident during the seniors yesterday that resulted in serious leg injuries to the pilot. It was bad enough that he was flown by helicopter to a trauma center. "This is what happened to Tom Johnson. V12. One of our club...
March 18th 21 06:40 PM
by Martin Gregorie[_6_] Go to last post
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1st Post by fuzzy
Hello Everyone - I've been reading your posts on this site for a while now but never posted so today thought i would register and say hello. Well it's a nice site here and i will keep a read on your post and hopefully reply. Thanks.
March 18th 21 09:51 AM
by JonathanBooth Go to last post
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Looking for SGS 1-34 and SGS 1-34 trailer by [email protected]
Hi Everyone, I am looking for a SGS 1-34, ideally with a trailer. I am also looking for a trailer for a 1-34 (for the ships out there which don't have a trailer.) Thanks! Keith
March 18th 21 12:58 AM
by Scott Ashton Go to last post
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2-33A for sale by S Aero
Hello All, I will have a nice 2-33A for sale in May. Interior refurbished and in excellent condition, rebuilt compass, all flight controls disassembled/cleaned/lubricated with new hardware. Also, new hardware installed in wing struts, spar attach points and horizontal stabilizer. Nice flying...
March 17th 21 07:35 PM
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