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Forum: Soaring February 20th 18, 11:15 PM Posted to rec.aviation.soaring
Replies: 1
Views: 19
Posted By Kiwi User
Solution manual Statistics (13th Ed., McClave & Terry Sincich)

On Tue, 20 Feb 2018 12:18:11 -0800, Tom BravoMike wrote:

Reporting it as abuse under 'spam' doesn't seem to work. How about we
declare it as "Anti-Semitic"? Will that finally help to have this...
Forum: Soaring February 20th 18, 01:41 PM Posted to rec.aviation.soaring
Replies: 50
Views: 255
Posted By Kiwi User
2018 - AN EXCITING YEAR

On Mon, 19 Feb 2018 16:22:53 -0800, Jonathan St. Cloud wrote:

Learning on the bunny hill is normal before moving to triple black
diamonds. If you start on the diamonds you will learn much...
Forum: Soaring February 16th 18, 02:33 PM Posted to rec.aviation.soaring
Replies: 44
Views: 239
Posted By Kiwi User
Minimum number of flights for winch sign off?

On Fri, 16 Feb 2018 03:59:27 -0800, davidlawley wrote:

I used to think that, overcoming my fear made me a much better pilot,
took about 6 training flights, plus a couple of simulated cable...
Forum: Soaring February 15th 18, 11:58 PM Posted to rec.aviation.soaring
Replies: 85
Views: 473
Posted By Kiwi User
New Glider Dream Elon Musk Flow

On Thu, 15 Feb 2018 13:38:45 -0800, ND wrote:

On Thursday, February 15, 2018 at 3:18:37 PM UTC-5, Kiwi User wrote:
On Thu, 15 Feb 2018 05:36:39 -0800, ND wrote:

On Wednesday, February...
Forum: Soaring February 15th 18, 09:18 PM Posted to rec.aviation.soaring
Replies: 85
Views: 473
Posted By Kiwi User
New Glider Dream Elon Musk Flow

On Thu, 15 Feb 2018 05:36:39 -0800, ND wrote:

On Wednesday, February 14, 2018 at 6:19:48 PM UTC-5, WB wrote:
On Wednesday, February 14, 2018 at 2:01:41 PM UTC-6, Kiwi User wrote:
On Wed,...
Forum: Soaring February 14th 18, 09:01 PM Posted to rec.aviation.soaring
Replies: 85
Views: 473
Posted By Kiwi User
New Glider Dream Elon Musk Flow

On Wed, 14 Feb 2018 11:06:11 -0800, ND wrote:

speaking of cars... this is a little nuts, but, airbags? i've always
thought that during a crash, you probably smack the **** out of your
...
Forum: Soaring February 14th 18, 02:31 PM Posted to rec.aviation.soaring
Replies: 44
Views: 239
Posted By Kiwi User
Minimum number of flights for winch sign off?

On Tue, 13 Feb 2018 21:33:16 -0800, Frank Whiteley wrote:

Local knowledge was pretty useful.

Exactly.

There's a fairly recognisable lake 2km or so south and roughly in line
with the runway...
Forum: Soaring February 14th 18, 02:20 PM Posted to rec.aviation.soaring
Replies: 50
Views: 255
Posted By Kiwi User
2018 - AN EXCITING YEAR

On Wed, 14 Feb 2018 03:58:51 -0800, AS wrote:

On Tuesday, February 13, 2018 at 7:46:26 PM UTC-5,
wrote:
You may not be aware of the new sailplanes being...
Forum: Soaring February 14th 18, 12:23 AM Posted to rec.aviation.soaring
Replies: 44
Views: 239
Posted By Kiwi User
Minimum number of flights for winch sign off?

On Tue, 13 Feb 2018 13:24:52 -0800, son_of_flubber wrote:

The Eden site is interesting, but I did not post anything about it.

Yep, I know you didn't - and nor has anybody else recently. I've...
Forum: Soaring February 13th 18, 09:47 PM Posted to rec.aviation.soaring
Replies: 44
Views: 239
Posted By Kiwi User
Minimum number of flights for winch sign off?

On Tue, 13 Feb 2018 09:21:00 -0800, son_of_flubber wrote:

Here's another interesting winch site: Edensoaring in the British Lake
District. Its a shortish winch-only site about 2.5km from the...
Forum: Soaring February 13th 18, 02:22 PM Posted to rec.aviation.soaring
Replies: 85
Views: 473
Posted By Kiwi User
New Glider Dream Elon Musk Flow

On Tue, 13 Feb 2018 02:59:34 -0800, krasw wrote:

Carbon shatters to (sharp) pieces, with wowen kevlar fibers in fabric
the structure does not completely disappear around you in case of crash.
...
Forum: Soaring February 13th 18, 02:19 PM Posted to rec.aviation.soaring
Replies: 85
Views: 473
Posted By Kiwi User
New Glider Dream Elon Musk Flow

On Mon, 12 Feb 2018 20:52:28 -0800, Jonathan St. Cloud wrote:

Interesting, as in sailing we have kevlar sails, but spectra lines.

Yes, and that 'Spectra' is a high density polyethylene, not...
Forum: Soaring February 12th 18, 11:35 PM Posted to rec.aviation.soaring
Replies: 73
Views: 2,103
Posted By Kiwi User
RIP Matt Wright (Balleka on YouTube)

On Mon, 12 Feb 2018 20:55:41 +0000, Michael Opitz wrote:

If your ASW-19 doesn't have the 2 stage dive brake mod, get it done. If
it already has it, you should have seen what it was like before....
Forum: Soaring February 11th 18, 08:25 PM Posted to rec.aviation.soaring
Replies: 85
Views: 473
Posted By Kiwi User
New Glider Dream Elon Musk Flow

On Sun, 11 Feb 2018 10:52:02 -0800, stu857xx wrote:

How about one that flys backwards?

A canard gives lift instead of the horizontal stab pushing the tail
down.

It's been tried a few...
Forum: Soaring February 11th 18, 07:59 PM Posted to rec.aviation.soaring
Replies: 85
Views: 473
Posted By Kiwi User
New Glider Dream Elon Musk Flow

On Sun, 11 Feb 2018 09:54:40 -0800, krasw wrote:

On Sunday, 11 February 2018 18:10:18 UTC+2, Kiwi User wrote:
On Sun, 11 Feb 2018 06:36:15 -0800, krasw wrote:

All gliders should be...
Forum: Soaring February 11th 18, 05:10 PM Posted to rec.aviation.soaring
Replies: 85
Views: 473
Posted By Kiwi User
New Glider Dream Elon Musk Flow

On Sun, 11 Feb 2018 06:36:15 -0800, krasw wrote:

All gliders should be made of wood.

I'd settle for new-build Std Libelles with a revised, safety cockpit
structure.
Forum: Soaring February 11th 18, 03:20 PM Posted to rec.aviation.soaring
Replies: 73
Views: 2,103
Posted By Kiwi User
RIP Matt Wright (Balleka on YouTube)

On Sat, 10 Feb 2018 16:51:26 -0800, AS wrote:

On Saturday, February 10, 2018 at 10:14:30 AM UTC-5, Waveguru wrote:
I know of a winch site that sighs off pilots for solo without doing a
...
Forum: Soaring February 10th 18, 08:47 PM Posted to rec.aviation.soaring
Replies: 5
Views: 57
Posted By Kiwi User
VTOL Electric Aircraft

On Sat, 10 Feb 2018 06:55:48 -0800, Whiskey Charlie wrote:

Wouldn't easy solution be to just shut off the motors when unloading and
offloading passengers? Or put them up high like the "flying...
Forum: Soaring February 10th 18, 08:37 PM Posted to rec.aviation.soaring
Replies: 73
Views: 2,103
Posted By Kiwi User
RIP Matt Wright (Balleka on YouTube)

On Sat, 10 Feb 2018 07:42:27 -0800, Bruce Hoult wrote:

On Saturday, February 10, 2018 at 6:13:24 PM UTC+3, Dan Marotta wrote:
On 2/9/2018 12:41 PM, Frank Whiteley wrote:

snip
I...
Forum: Soaring February 10th 18, 01:15 PM Posted to rec.aviation.soaring
Replies: 5
Views: 57
Posted By Kiwi User
VTOL Electric Aircraft

On Fri, 09 Feb 2018 22:43:14 -0800, 2G wrote:

Have you ever been around power planes? They do have propellers that you
can walk into, and people have.

Of course - and I've been able to get...
Forum: Soaring February 9th 18, 12:46 PM Posted to rec.aviation.soaring
Replies: 5
Views: 57
Posted By Kiwi User
VTOL Electric Aircraft

On Thu, 08 Feb 2018 20:39:21 -0800, 2G wrote:

Dale Kramer proposed a kickstarter funder VTOL aircraft a couple of
years ago
...
Forum: Soaring February 8th 18, 08:21 PM Posted to rec.aviation.soaring
Replies: 9
Views: 79
Posted By Kiwi User
Shark-inspired turbulators increase L/D X 3

On Thu, 08 Feb 2018 08:50:35 -0800, BG wrote:

On Wednesday, February 7, 2018 at 7:57:56 AM UTC-8, Soartech wrote:
Interesting research!
...
Forum: Soaring February 2nd 18, 09:12 PM Posted to rec.aviation.soaring
Replies: 285
Views: 1,291
Posted By Kiwi User
Hard Deck

On Fri, 02 Feb 2018 11:11:24 -0800, Papa3 wrote:

So the question is - what exactly would a hard deck solve? More
importantly, what other unintended behaviors will it drive, and at what
cost...
Forum: Soaring January 26th 18, 04:27 PM Posted to rec.aviation.soaring
Replies: 31
Views: 245
Posted By Kiwi User
Tying down a fiber glass ship.

On Fri, 26 Jan 2018 04:00:29 -0800, gfbwinscore wrote:

This LS-3 was tied out at a contest in Chester SC in 1981. Large angle
iron stakes were driven deeply in the ground (by me) and tied...
Forum: Soaring January 23rd 18, 09:48 AM Posted to rec.aviation.soaring
Replies: 6
Views: 99
Posted By Kiwi User
LK8000 map files?

On Mon, 22 Jan 2018 19:30:10 -0800, jwyattlines wrote:

On Tuesday, May 23, 2017 at 2:00:06 AM UTC-6, David Salmon wrote:
At 01:52 23 May 2017, Michael Opitz wrote:
I am anticipating flying...
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