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Forum: Soaring July 19th 18, 04:12 AM Posted to rec.aviation.soaring
Replies: 17
Views: 62
Posted By Jonathan St. Cloud
Rescue Aid

On Wednesday, July 18, 2018 at 6:03:16 PM UTC-7, Dan Marotta wrote:
You don't have to strap it to your parachute.* Simply empty the can into
your pants pocket and go fly.* If you don't land...
Forum: Soaring July 15th 18, 09:06 PM Posted to rec.aviation.soaring
Replies: 6
Views: 59
Posted By Jonathan St. Cloud
ILEC SN10 v2.44 released

On Saturday, July 14, 2018 at 6:47:56 PM UTC-7, Karl Striedieck wrote:
Thanks for that 21 years Dave. None out there like you!

KS

On Saturday, July 14, 2018 at 4:33:43 PM UTC-4, Dave...
Forum: Soaring July 9th 18, 08:37 PM Posted to rec.aviation.soaring
Replies: 42
Views: 410
Posted By Jonathan St. Cloud
AS 33

On Monday, July 9, 2018 at 12:15:05 PM UTC-7, Paul T wrote:
At 16:18 09 July 2018, Jonathan St. Cloud wrote:
On Sunday, July 8, 2018 at 11:26:25 PM UTC-7, Ian wrote:
On 07/07/2018 00:59,...
Forum: Soaring July 9th 18, 05:18 PM Posted to rec.aviation.soaring
Replies: 42
Views: 410
Posted By Jonathan St. Cloud
AS 33

On Sunday, July 8, 2018 at 11:26:25 PM UTC-7, Ian wrote:
On 07/07/2018 00:59, Jonathan St. Cloud wrote:

Schleicher and Schempp have a long history of making great gliders. Jonkers has...
Forum: Soaring July 9th 18, 05:09 PM Posted to rec.aviation.soaring
Replies: 42
Views: 410
Posted By Jonathan St. Cloud
AS 33

On Monday, July 9, 2018 at 5:43:07 AM UTC-7, Brett wrote:
I would have thought that competing with a 21m glider against 28m
gliders would be like taking a knife to gun fight. But 17 out of 32
...
Forum: Soaring July 6th 18, 11:59 PM Posted to rec.aviation.soaring
Replies: 42
Views: 410
Posted By Jonathan St. Cloud
AS 33

On Thursday, July 5, 2018 at 1:00:08 PM UTC-7, Paul T wrote:
At 03:00 05 July 2018, Jonathan St. Cloud wrote:
On Wednesday, July 4, 2018 at 12:35:02 PM UTC-7,
wrote=
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Forum: Soaring July 5th 18, 11:05 PM Posted to rec.aviation.soaring
Replies: 2
Views: 73
Posted By Jonathan St. Cloud
Condor 1 scenery

On Thursday, July 5, 2018 at 2:59:06 PM UTC-7, Jonathan St. Cloud wrote:
Where is the best place to get Western USA mountain soaring location scenery for Condor 1?

Another GREAT webinar last...
Forum: Soaring July 5th 18, 10:59 PM Posted to rec.aviation.soaring
Replies: 2
Views: 73
Posted By Jonathan St. Cloud
Condor 1 scenery

Where is the best place to get Western USA mountain soaring location scenery for Condor 1?
Forum: Soaring July 5th 18, 04:00 AM Posted to rec.aviation.soaring
Replies: 42
Views: 410
Posted By Jonathan St. Cloud
AS 33

On Wednesday, July 4, 2018 at 12:35:02 PM UTC-7, wrote:
The JS-3 is gonna spank it’s pee pee.

Rather bold unsubstantiated claim. While Jonkers is a welcome addition to the...
Forum: Soaring July 3rd 18, 11:27 PM Posted to rec.aviation.soaring
Replies: 9
Views: 139
Posted By Jonathan St. Cloud
So the Discus 2 is 20 years old this year.

On Monday, July 2, 2018 at 12:15:06 PM UTC-7, Paul T wrote:
Makes you wonder it all that time why there hasn't been a better
performing Standard Class machine. Have we reached the limits of...
Forum: Soaring July 2nd 18, 06:53 PM Posted to rec.aviation.soaring
Replies: 20
Views: 188
Posted By Jonathan St. Cloud
Round vs Square E-Chute

On Monday, July 2, 2018 at 10:01:45 AM UTC-7, Andy Blackburn wrote:
What are the differences in opening speed/altitude by parachute size or shape? The prevalent view on skydiving forums seems to be...
Forum: Soaring July 2nd 18, 06:28 PM Posted to rec.aviation.soaring
Replies: 32
Views: 323
Posted By Jonathan St. Cloud
Accelerated spin in unexpected direction at low altitude

On Sunday, June 24, 2018 at 8:03:16 PM UTC-7, wrote:
There are three messages here
Your glider may not always enter spin in the same direction you turn or circle. At high...
Forum: Soaring July 2nd 18, 06:20 PM Posted to rec.aviation.soaring
Replies: 44
Views: 333
Posted By Jonathan St. Cloud
Emergency Exit

On Sunday, July 1, 2018 at 2:22:38 PM UTC-7, Mike Schumann wrote:
On Sunday, July 1, 2018 at 4:00:18 PM UTC-5, Dave Walsh wrote:
At 19:04 30 June 2018, Mike Schumann wrote:
On Saturday,...
Forum: Soaring July 2nd 18, 04:08 PM Posted to rec.aviation.soaring
Replies: 20
Views: 188
Posted By Jonathan St. Cloud
Round vs Square E-Chute

On Monday, June 25, 2018 at 9:16:18 AM UTC-7, Dan Marotta wrote:
I forgot to mention - my wife had our master rigger add toggles to her
National 360.* By looking at the manual I think they're...
Forum: Soaring June 30th 18, 12:17 AM Posted to rec.aviation.soaring
Replies: 1
Views: 78
Posted By Jonathan St. Cloud
Spinsand hangar flying

I thought in light of a very recent mishap we should start a hangar flying thread on spins or any other flight regime so desired. I will start, please no judgment, just constructive comments,...
Forum: Soaring June 29th 18, 11:54 PM Posted to rec.aviation.soaring
Replies: 6
Views: 144
Posted By Jonathan St. Cloud
BGA daily inspection sign off

Thought this should have it's own thread. I had never heard of a DI sign off book, but as the other items I have seen from the BGA, I will incorporate this to my daily flight routine.
Forum: Soaring June 29th 18, 11:49 PM Posted to rec.aviation.soaring
Replies: 57
Views: 615
Posted By Jonathan St. Cloud
Stall, spin fatality today in Arizona.

On Friday, June 29, 2018 at 2:52:58 PM UTC-7, wrote:
Or you could respect the original post about a man grieving after watching his friend die. Who gives a **** about preflight...
Forum: Soaring June 29th 18, 03:15 AM Posted to rec.aviation.soaring
Replies: 3
Views: 83
Posted By Jonathan St. Cloud
Nano 4 vs Colibri X ?

Has anyone had the opportunity to play or fly with both? Wondering about the pro's and con's of each. Both same price, any features that would set one apart from the other?
Forum: Soaring June 28th 18, 07:40 PM Posted to rec.aviation.soaring
Replies: 18
Views: 187
Posted By Jonathan St. Cloud
Shazam!

On Thursday, June 28, 2018 at 11:06:52 AM UTC-7, Tony wrote:
Big Congrats to Daniel Sazhin on winning Sports Class Nationals in Nephi with some awesome flying. He's now a two time champion and only...
Forum: Soaring June 27th 18, 04:50 PM Posted to rec.aviation.soaring
Replies: 48
Views: 535
Posted By Jonathan St. Cloud
Any details on Nephi incident?

On Tuesday, June 26, 2018 at 11:51:00 PM UTC-7, Mike the Strike wrote:
On Wednesday, June 27, 2018 at 1:45:40 AM UTC+1, Dave Nadler wrote:
First thanks to all for copious sympathy emails,...
Forum: Soaring June 24th 18, 05:16 PM Posted to rec.aviation.soaring
Replies: 57
Views: 615
Posted By Jonathan St. Cloud
Stall, spin fatality today in Arizona.

On Sunday, June 24, 2018 at 7:37:34 AM UTC-7, Karl Striedieck wrote:
Pilots should be thoroughly familiar with the slow speed turning behavior of their ships. Take a new ship to altitude and put it...
Forum: Soaring June 24th 18, 03:59 AM Posted to rec.aviation.soaring
Replies: 25
Views: 268
Posted By Jonathan St. Cloud
When gliders fail in flight, but pilots manage to land

On Saturday, June 23, 2018 at 2:56:07 PM UTC-7, son_of_flubber wrote:
Bruno Vassel recalls how the control stick broke off in a glider pilot's hand and how that pilot landed the aircraft safely...
Forum: Soaring June 23rd 18, 12:32 AM Posted to rec.aviation.soaring
Replies: 20
Views: 188
Posted By Jonathan St. Cloud
Round vs Square E-Chute

Three years ago when I got back into soaring I talked to serveral riggers about a round vs square chute. The riggers, including Allen Silver, all talked me out of a square for safety reasons. If...
Forum: Soaring June 18th 18, 06:31 PM Posted to rec.aviation.soaring
Replies: 19
Views: 331
Posted By Jonathan St. Cloud
Grand Teton Crash

The correct information on articles are JJ Sinclair's excellent article "Don't Smack the Mountain", and Henry Combs article entitled "That Beautiful Mountain and Her Sinister Trap: A Possible...
Forum: Soaring June 17th 18, 07:28 PM Posted to rec.aviation.soaring
Replies: 19
Views: 331
Posted By Jonathan St. Cloud
Grand Teton Crash

I just read Bob Thompson's excellent article on "Rogue Air". Reminds me of an encounter I had in a Inyo mountains thermal. I was maneuvering in a canyon running up the mountains, had a nice thermal,...
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