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Forum: Soaring Yesterday, 05:06 PM Posted to rec.aviation.soaring
Replies: 17
Views: 42
Posted By Bruce Hoult
Best Path to Race

On Thursday, November 23, 2017 at 6:12:09 PM UTC+3, Jeff Morgan wrote:
The Standard vs. Flapped decision is a bit harder. All of the Sages say 15 meter (faster/safer), I'm leaning Standard...
Forum: Soaring November 22nd 17, 03:39 PM Posted to rec.aviation.soaring
Replies: 17
Views: 42
Posted By Bruce Hoult
Best Path to Race

On Wednesday, November 22, 2017 at 5:22:02 PM UTC+3, John Cochrane wrote:
If you have the money there is no reason not to get a modern glider. They are easier to fly, safer, and also happen to...
Forum: Soaring November 22nd 17, 11:32 AM Posted to rec.aviation.soaring
Replies: 24
Views: 103
Posted By Bruce Hoult
Next glider, ownership costs question?

On Wednesday, November 22, 2017 at 7:06:27 AM UTC+3, LongJourney wrote:
On Sunday, November 19, 2017 at 10:03:11 AM UTC-6, flgliderpilot wrote:
Low time pilot, 60hrs, have done some solo cross...
Forum: Soaring November 22nd 17, 11:25 AM Posted to rec.aviation.soaring
Replies: 4
Views: 73
Posted By Bruce Hoult
Fatality in NZ South Island regionals :-(

On Tuesday, November 21, 2017 at 1:32:09 PM UTC+3, Bruce Hoult wrote:
Name not yet released, but there can't be many highly experienced Aussies from Melbourne competing.

...
Forum: Soaring November 22nd 17, 11:20 AM Posted to rec.aviation.soaring
Replies: 17
Views: 42
Posted By Bruce Hoult
Best Path to Race

On Wednesday, November 22, 2017 at 7:37:43 AM UTC+3, Jeff Morgan wrote:
After a 12 year soaring hiatus to advance my airline career, I am back in.. I rejoined my old club and got a flight review,...
Forum: Soaring November 22nd 17, 02:18 AM Posted to rec.aviation.soaring
Replies: 4
Views: 73
Posted By Bruce Hoult
Fatality in NZ South Island regionals :-(

On Tuesday, November 21, 2017 at 10:43:11 PM UTC+3, Brett wrote:
Bruce Hoult;959445 Wrote:
Name not yet released, but there can't be many highly experienced
Aussies from Melbourne...
Forum: Soaring November 21st 17, 11:32 AM Posted to rec.aviation.soaring
Replies: 4
Views: 73
Posted By Bruce Hoult
Fatality in NZ South Island regionals :-(

Name not yet released, but there can't be many highly experienced Aussies from Melbourne...
Forum: Soaring November 19th 17, 04:11 AM Posted to rec.aviation.soaring
Replies: 23
Views: 103
Posted By Bruce Hoult
Advice on returning to Soaring after over 20 years

On Sunday, November 19, 2017 at 6:00:34 AM UTC+3, Clemens Ceipek wrote:
What helped me a lot, though, was practicing on the Condor Soaring simulator before I started for real. If you go that route...
Forum: Soaring November 17th 17, 04:07 PM Posted to rec.aviation.soaring
Replies: 18
Views: 106
Posted By Bruce Hoult
Best consistent ridge soaring site

On Friday, November 17, 2017 at 5:43:50 PM UTC+3, wrote:
Half the population of the USA is within a 500 mile circle around Ridge Soaring Gliderport.

That's an astounding...
Forum: Soaring November 16th 17, 05:41 PM Posted to rec.aviation.soaring
Replies: 23
Views: 103
Posted By Bruce Hoult
Advice on returning to Soaring after over 20 years

On Thursday, November 16, 2017 at 5:33:13 PM UTC+3, Michael wrote:
I am finally returning to Soaring after over 20 years, I earned a Private Glider rating in '91 and had @175 flights in 2-33/1-26...
Forum: Soaring November 16th 17, 02:53 PM Posted to rec.aviation.soaring
Replies: 3
Views: 44
Posted By Bruce Hoult
Soaring Video Archive on YouTube

On Thursday, November 16, 2017 at 4:44:34 PM UTC+3, David Hart wrote:
Hello,

I've started a channel for my soaring videos he

...
Forum: Soaring November 16th 17, 08:51 AM Posted to rec.aviation.soaring
Replies: 18
Views: 106
Posted By Bruce Hoult
Best consistent ridge soaring site

On Thursday, November 16, 2017 at 7:05:37 AM UTC+3, wrote:
Dillingham Airfield on Oahu is the absolute best ridge soaring site. The trade winds are very consistent. The view...
Forum: Soaring November 14th 17, 02:58 PM Posted to rec.aviation.soaring
Replies: 18
Views: 247
Posted By Bruce Hoult
Six gliders stolen - Aalborg Svæveflyveklub - gliding club in Denmark

On Thursday, November 2, 2017 at 8:01:03 PM UTC+3, son_of_flubber wrote:
Reposting for a friend:

"Aviator - Aalborg Svæveflyveklub", a gliding club in Denmark, just lost all of 6 airplanes,...
Forum: Soaring November 12th 17, 03:49 PM Posted to rec.aviation.soaring
Replies: 3
Views: 55
Posted By Bruce Hoult
US Team Selection process for future years

On Monday, November 6, 2017 at 9:54:23 PM UTC+3, Jonathan St. Cloud wrote:
Dan, nicely put winning, not whining. It is this reporter's opinion that competing in the WGC at 15meters and winning or...
Forum: Soaring November 3rd 17, 09:01 PM Posted to rec.aviation.soaring
Replies: 141
Views: 925
Posted By Bruce Hoult
Train Wreck

On Friday, November 3, 2017 at 7:58:43 PM UTC+3, John Cochrane wrote:
The modal pilot went to the worlds once, and treated it as a subsidized gliding vacation. We prized "fair" and "objective"...
Forum: Soaring November 2nd 17, 06:13 PM Posted to rec.aviation.soaring
Replies: 18
Views: 247
Posted By Bruce Hoult
Six gliders stolen - Aalborg Svæveflyveklub - gliding club in Denmark

On Thursday, November 2, 2017 at 8:01:03 PM UTC+3, son_of_flubber wrote:
Reposting for a friend:

"Aviator - Aalborg Svæveflyveklub", a gliding club in Denmark, just lost all of 6 airplanes,...
Forum: Soaring October 31st 17, 12:24 PM Posted to rec.aviation.soaring
Replies: 2
Views: 45
Posted By Bruce Hoult
Antares V Drone

On Tuesday, October 31, 2017 at 7:51:19 AM UTC+3, kinsell wrote:
https://aviation-safety.net/wikibase/wiki.php?id=200703

Now THIS is a...
Forum: Soaring October 31st 17, 05:01 AM Posted to rec.aviation.soaring
Replies: 20
Views: 192
Posted By Bruce Hoult
My September 2017 visit to GP Gliders

On Tuesday, October 31, 2017 at 3:15:04 AM UTC+3, wrote:
Here goes, my first forum photo post:

https://www.dropbox.com/sh/dbnw3xbe12821uc/AAD1bzwpWREX-TA72IcjUehPa?dl=0&m=

A+...
Forum: Soaring October 30th 17, 04:51 PM Posted to rec.aviation.soaring
Replies: 15
Views: 140
Posted By Bruce Hoult
Balleka videos have been deleted from YouTube

On Monday, October 30, 2017 at 6:24:39 PM UTC+3, Mike the Strike wrote:
According to posts on Balleka's Facebook page, Matt's two kids and their mother were upset the videos were removed and the...
Forum: Soaring October 30th 17, 11:39 AM Posted to rec.aviation.soaring
Replies: 15
Views: 140
Posted By Bruce Hoult
Balleka videos have been deleted from YouTube

On Monday, October 30, 2017 at 6:00:46 AM UTC+3, Duster wrote:
Not deleted from the link I use:

https://www.youtube.com/user/Balleka

...I was sad to notice this morning that all of...
Forum: Soaring October 26th 17, 07:41 PM Posted to rec.aviation.soaring
Replies: 15
Views: 140
Posted By Bruce Hoult
Balleka videos have been deleted from YouTube

On Thursday, October 26, 2017 at 4:39:12 PM UTC+3, wrote:
I was sad to notice this morning that all of Balleka's videos have been deleted from YouTube. I owe my interest in the...
Forum: Soaring October 5th 17, 11:10 PM Posted to rec.aviation.soaring
Replies: 150
Views: 1,335
Posted By Bruce Hoult
Glider near miss with Airliner (emergency climb) near Chicago yesterday?

On Friday, October 6, 2017 at 12:35:12 AM UTC+3, jfitch wrote:
On Thursday, October 5, 2017 at 2:14:21 PM UTC-7, Bruce Hoult wrote:
On Thursday, October 5, 2017 at 10:12:39 PM UTC+3,...
Forum: Soaring October 5th 17, 10:14 PM Posted to rec.aviation.soaring
Replies: 150
Views: 1,335
Posted By Bruce Hoult
Glider near miss with Airliner (emergency climb) near Chicago yesterday?

On Thursday, October 5, 2017 at 10:12:39 PM UTC+3, wrote:
The 250 limit is "indicated air speed" not true air speed. The airliner was probably doing ~300 knots at the time of...
Forum: Soaring October 5th 17, 08:02 PM Posted to rec.aviation.soaring
Replies: 150
Views: 1,335
Posted By Bruce Hoult
Glider near miss with Airliner (emergency climb) near Chicago yesterday?

On Thursday, October 5, 2017 at 9:49:06 PM UTC+3, Paul Agnew wrote:
If ATC needs me at 250kts, regardless of altitude, they simply issue a clearance for whatever speed they need to fit their flow....
Forum: Soaring October 5th 17, 06:22 PM Posted to rec.aviation.soaring
Replies: 46
Views: 376
Posted By Bruce Hoult
Is there a nose hook modification for a standard cirrus

On Thursday, October 5, 2017 at 6:44:51 PM UTC+3, Dan Marotta wrote:
Please describe the "spoiler mod".* Sounds interesting.

On 10/4/2017 7:13 PM, Scott Williams wrote:
On Wednesday,...
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