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Forum: Soaring Yesterday, 06:01 PM Posted to rec.aviation.soaring
Replies: 16
Views: 67
Posted By Steve Leonard[_2_]
Looping a standard cirrus

On Tuesday, January 16, 2018 at 9:49:52 AM UTC-6, Scott Williams wrote:
Hey Steve,
I think I get (and appreciate) your joke,
but For my own safety, "pulling the stick" is to intentionally...
Forum: Soaring Yesterday, 04:17 PM Posted to rec.aviation.soaring
Replies: 16
Views: 67
Posted By Steve Leonard[_2_]
Looping a standard cirrus

On Monday, January 15, 2018 at 10:32:06 PM UTC-6, Richard Pfiffner wrote:
On Monday, January 15, 2018 at 6:17:32 PM UTC-8, wrote:
I do not believe the Standard Cirrus can be...
Forum: Soaring January 10th 18, 05:48 PM Posted to rec.aviation.soaring
Replies: 17
Views: 81
Posted By Steve Leonard[_2_]
Short cuts

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...
Forum: Soaring January 7th 18, 09:38 PM Posted to rec.aviation.soaring
Replies: 28
Views: 197
Posted By Steve Leonard[_2_]
Debunking the Shock Cooling Myth

Well, since it was published and on the internet, it must be true. Right?
Forum: Soaring January 5th 18, 06:03 AM Posted to rec.aviation.soaring
Replies: 23
Views: 141
Posted By Steve Leonard[_2_]
New Racing Class

On Thursday, January 4, 2018 at 10:24:42 PM UTC-6, Retting wrote:
Hey, no fair.....what about us fat people?

R

Grease you up and we can shove you in! :-)

Steve Leonard
Forum: Soaring January 4th 18, 10:14 PM Posted to rec.aviation.soaring
Replies: 23
Views: 141
Posted By Steve Leonard[_2_]
New Racing Class

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...
Forum: Soaring January 4th 18, 05:17 PM Posted to rec.aviation.soaring
Replies: 6
Views: 77
Posted By Steve Leonard[_2_]
Soariing Magazine Issues, complete from 2003 to 2015

On Saturday, December 30, 2017 at 6:48:19 AM UTC-6, Jim Kellett wrote:

I tried for ages to donate a 50+ year collection (1965-2010) and a few odd copies dating back to 1938 to schools,...
Forum: Soaring January 2nd 18, 05:34 PM Posted to rec.aviation.soaring
Replies: 30
Views: 227
Posted By Steve Leonard[_2_]
Seminole Lake Accident

On Monday, January 1, 2018 at 2:43:03 PM UTC-6, wrote:
Seminole Lake Gliderport had another accident. From what the pictures look like, the left wing of their Blanik L-23 was...
Forum: Soaring December 30th 17, 10:20 PM Posted to rec.aviation.soaring
Replies: 26
Views: 125
Posted By Steve Leonard[_2_]
SSA Eagle Fund Appeal 2017

On Saturday, December 30, 2017 at 6:26:21 AM UTC-6, wrote:
I also am just about finished restoring a vintage 2-22 for use free of charge in youth instruction. Now don't any of you...
Forum: Soaring December 23rd 17, 06:25 PM Posted to rec.aviation.soaring
Replies: 7
Views: 48
Posted By Steve Leonard[_2_]
Death of the 13.5m class?

Good thing I didn't take a Sawzall to one of my Zunis to make it into a 13.5 meter racer...

Steve Leonard
N1353Z ZS
N6ZF Z6
Forum: Soaring December 15th 17, 02:37 AM Posted to rec.aviation.soaring
Replies: 41
Views: 403
Posted By Steve Leonard[_2_]
Buy Glider without looking

On Thursday, December 14, 2017 at 5:32:09 PM UTC-6, Casey wrote:

So my conclusion is either; 1) scammers are hitting Wings and Wheels,

Yes, they are. Have been for a long time. They have also...
Forum: Soaring December 12th 17, 11:33 PM Posted to rec.aviation.soaring
Replies: 41
Views: 403
Posted By Steve Leonard[_2_]
Buy Glider without looking

Sometimes, buying a glider without looking is the best way to do it. Otherwise, you might not. :-)

Steve Leonard
Forum: Soaring December 11th 17, 12:08 AM Posted to rec.aviation.soaring
Replies: 19
Views: 133
Posted By Steve Leonard[_2_]
A Motoglider 'Landing Fumes'

On Sunday, December 10, 2017 at 3:27:33 PM UTC-6, Charlie M. (UH & 002
Yeah, speed is a bit high for a glider going for max L/D.
Could be doable in a real motorglider, depending on height...
Forum: Soaring November 30th 17, 04:59 PM Posted to rec.aviation.soaring
Replies: 40
Views: 296
Posted By Steve Leonard[_2_]
Max Weight of Non Lift Producing Components

On Wednesday, November 29, 2017 at 10:13:28 PM UTC-6, Tony wrote:
the only way to know is to weigh the wings separately. That is what we did the last time we did a W&B on the Cirrus. That was part...
Forum: Soaring November 27th 17, 02:34 PM Posted to rec.aviation.soaring
Replies: 4
Views: 40
Posted By Steve Leonard[_2_]
Looking for a new canopy for KA-6

Not quite "new", but sure looks like a Ka-6 canopy to me.

http://www.segelflug.de/osclass/index.php?page=item&id=21190

Steve Leonard
Forum: Soaring November 27th 17, 01:04 AM Posted to rec.aviation.soaring
Replies: 17
Views: 165
Posted By Steve Leonard[_2_]
CG Trimming after Tail Boom Repair

On Sunday, November 26, 2017 at 3:38:54 PM UTC-6, wrote:
I remember seeing Rudy's H-301 with the splints on the boom of his H-301 after he was forced to put it down in the...
Forum: Soaring November 21st 17, 07:54 PM Posted to rec.aviation.soaring
Replies: 4
Views: 60
Posted By Steve Leonard[_2_]
Wanted Becker AR3201 schematic or non-functioning radio

On Tuesday, November 21, 2017 at 11:46:29 AM UTC-6, JS wrote:
There are lots of fully functional AR3201s being sold in Europe for a couple of hundred dollars.
As Karl points out, the 4201 is...
Forum: Soaring November 2nd 17, 09:11 PM Posted to rec.aviation.soaring
Replies: 141
Views: 1,152
Posted By Steve Leonard[_2_]
Train Wreck

On Wednesday, November 1, 2017 at 6:07:22 PM UTC-5, John Cochrane wrote:

Snip snip snip... A true champion has emotional equanimity.

John Cochrane

So, does that mean John McEnroe was not a...
Forum: Soaring November 2nd 17, 09:05 PM Posted to rec.aviation.soaring
Replies: 6
Views: 93
Posted By Steve Leonard[_2_]
Discus b versus Discus CS

On Thursday, November 2, 2017 at 2:14:24 PM UTC-5, Jeff Morgan wrote:

I'm a little confused here - is the CS the same design as the earlier Discus, or later Discus 2?

Early Discus, Jeff. The CS...
Forum: Soaring October 25th 17, 08:22 PM Posted to rec.aviation.soaring
Replies: 40
Views: 290
Posted By Steve Leonard[_2_]
My next ship...

On Wednesday, October 25, 2017 at 2:15:38 PM UTC-5, Craig Funston wrote:

Matt, you need to forget about all that short span stuff. What you really want is a vintage Nimbus 3. I have just the one...
Forum: Soaring October 24th 17, 07:55 PM Posted to rec.aviation.soaring
Replies: 24
Views: 261
Posted By Steve Leonard[_2_]
air extractor for asw19 and asw20

On Tuesday, October 24, 2017 at 11:53:14 AM UTC-5, wrote:


Wil was certainly a pioneer. IIRC, his 301 Libelle captured ventilation air using the leading edges of the gear...
Forum: Soaring October 23rd 17, 08:22 PM Posted to rec.aviation.soaring
Replies: 19
Views: 149
Posted By Steve Leonard[_2_]
SSA Sailplane Directory

On Monday, October 23, 2017 at 10:59:14 AM UTC-5, Frank Whiteley wrote:

"I was actually trying to login the other day to see if a unique US glider was in the directory. It was shared on Facebook...
Forum: Soaring October 17th 17, 10:58 PM Posted to rec.aviation.soaring
Replies: 5
Views: 56
Posted By Steve Leonard[_2_]
Cobra trailer

On Tuesday, October 17, 2017 at 4:30:59 PM UTC-5, JS wrote:
On Tuesday, October 17, 2017 at 2:18:11 PM UTC-7, glidergreg wrote:
Anyone have the actual width of a Cobra trailer used for a 15...
Forum: Soaring October 17th 17, 10:30 PM Posted to rec.aviation.soaring
Replies: 5
Views: 56
Posted By Steve Leonard[_2_]
Cobra trailer

On Tuesday, October 17, 2017 at 4:18:11 PM UTC-5, glidergreg wrote:
Anyone have the actual width of a Cobra trailer used for a 15 meter ship. I am looking for the width including wheel fenders.
...
Forum: Soaring October 5th 17, 05:00 PM Posted to rec.aviation.soaring
Replies: 46
Views: 416
Posted By Steve Leonard[_2_]
Is there a nose hook modification for a standard cirrus

On Wednesday, October 4, 2017 at 10:20:21 PM UTC-5, wrote:
UN came with a Zuni or HP type hook installed by Applebay under a 337, that for those who aren’t familiar, kind of...
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