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Forum: Soaring December 14th 18, 08:22 PM Posted to rec.aviation.soaring
Replies: 2
Views: 42
Posted By Bruce Hoult
500 KM hang Gliding Record in Australia

On Friday, December 14, 2018 at 9:49:22 AM UTC-8, Nick Kennedy wrote:
The HGFA sends out:

A Lismore pilot and member of the Hang Gliding Federation of Australia, has set an Australian Hang...
Forum: Soaring December 13th 18, 09:12 AM Posted to rec.aviation.soaring
Replies: 5
Views: 42
Posted By Bruce Hoult
Space Soaring

On Wednesday, December 12, 2018 at 8:34:22 PM UTC-8, CindyB wrote:
I have it on pretty good authority that Mojave is the place to be tomorrow,
if you want to see a really big glider go really,...
Forum: Soaring December 5th 18, 11:42 AM Posted to rec.aviation.soaring
Replies: 1
Views: 62
Posted By Bruce Hoult
Short film by Max Romey about New Zealand soaring

On Tuesday, December 4, 2018 at 10:14:08 PM UTC-8, wrote:
Most excellent! I forwarded this to an 11-year-old Kiwi (future pilot) who is taking his first ride in a glider this...
Forum: Soaring November 24th 18, 04:05 PM Posted to rec.aviation.soaring
Replies: 21
Views: 224
Posted By Bruce Hoult
Typical glider service lives?

On Saturday, November 24, 2018 at 3:22:29 AM UTC-8, wrote:
There's a difference between what is technically possible and what is legally allowed. There's an interesting...
Forum: Soaring November 16th 18, 04:26 AM Posted to rec.aviation.soaring
Replies: 21
Views: 302
Posted By Bruce Hoult
Glider Simulator Training at the USAFA

On Thursday, November 15, 2018 at 6:17:13 PM UTC-8, wrote:
Not sure about their logic of using an aircraft apparently less conducive to the intended task.
Congratulations on...
Forum: Soaring November 13th 18, 11:59 PM Posted to rec.aviation.soaring
Replies: 23
Views: 313
Posted By Bruce Hoult
Parachute source for gliders and winches

On Tuesday, November 13, 2018 at 3:37:00 AM UTC-8, Martin Gregorie wrote:
On Mon, 12 Nov 2018 20:06:57 -0800, son_of_flubber wrote:

I've never driven the winch, but I've sat in the cab and...
Forum: Soaring November 4th 18, 10:30 PM Posted to rec.aviation.soaring
Replies: 36
Views: 421
Posted By Bruce Hoult
looking for advice on lead n follow flights

On Sunday, November 4, 2018 at 6:49:56 AM UTC-8, Dan Marotta wrote:
Well said!

For me, a single lead and follow showed me what the sky looked like from
out of gliding distance from home and...
Forum: Soaring October 20th 18, 11:28 PM Posted to rec.aviation.soaring
Replies: 43
Views: 755
Posted By Bruce Hoult
Cheaper tows?

On Saturday, October 20, 2018 at 2:27:01 PM UTC-7, AS wrote:
Towing behind a turbine would be like a cat shot.
Maybe...

Probably the same angle, but LOTS faster than a winch!
...
Forum: Soaring October 19th 18, 01:06 AM Posted to rec.aviation.soaring
Replies: 43
Views: 755
Posted By Bruce Hoult
Cheaper tows?

On Thursday, October 18, 2018 at 7:44:18 AM UTC-7, wrote:
On Wednesday, October 17, 2018 at 3:52:56 PM UTC-5, Charlie M. (UH & 002 owner/pilot) wrote:
Wrong?

Answer...
Forum: Soaring October 18th 18, 05:02 AM Posted to rec.aviation.soaring
Replies: 43
Views: 755
Posted By Bruce Hoult
Cheaper tows?

On Wednesday, October 17, 2018 at 1:25:52 AM UTC-7, Martin Gregorie wrote:
On Tue, 16 Oct 2018 21:40:33 -0700, Bruce Hoult wrote:

Here's a newer model in 720p \o/ in a a two week old...
Forum: Soaring October 17th 18, 05:40 AM Posted to rec.aviation.soaring
Replies: 43
Views: 755
Posted By Bruce Hoult
Cheaper tows?

On Tuesday, October 16, 2018 at 4:20:17 PM UTC-7, Martin Gregorie wrote:
On Tue, 16 Oct 2018 13:13:58 -0700, Charlie M. (UH & 002 owner/pilot)
wrote:

To sorta answer this, there is an...
Forum: Soaring October 3rd 18, 03:29 AM Posted to rec.aviation.soaring
Replies: 2
Views: 181
Posted By Bruce Hoult
Ballekas Videos

On Monday, October 1, 2018 at 12:28:04 AM UTC-7, Ouroboros wrote:
I went back to watch my favorite Balleka video recently and found it had been deleted, likely because of the music. After his...
Forum: Soaring October 3rd 18, 03:25 AM Posted to rec.aviation.soaring
Replies: 61
Views: 550
Posted By Bruce Hoult
Cockpit video recording -- the time is now.

On Tuesday, October 2, 2018 at 4:16:24 PM UTC-7, George Haeh wrote:
AAIB report on Balleka accident

https://www.gov.uk/aaib-reports/aaib-investigation-to-schleicher-asw-24-g-cfng

Accident...
Forum: Soaring September 27th 18, 07:22 PM Posted to rec.aviation.soaring
Replies: 65
Views: 1,091
Posted By Bruce Hoult
Glider crash near Reno yesterday

On Wednesday, September 26, 2018 at 8:12:39 PM UTC-7, Ramy wrote:
NTSB preliminary report:
...
Forum: Soaring September 15th 18, 06:58 PM Posted to rec.aviation.soaring
Replies: 34
Views: 707
Posted By Bruce Hoult
Vermont Fatalities Today

On Friday, September 14, 2018 at 10:01:42 PM UTC-7, 2G wrote:
On Wednesday, September 12, 2018 at 10:21:37 PM UTC-7, wrote:
The neat thing about writing for magazines is...
Forum: Soaring September 13th 18, 07:23 AM Posted to rec.aviation.soaring
Replies: 39
Views: 509
Posted By Bruce Hoult
Accidents resulting from medical issues

On Wednesday, September 12, 2018 at 10:42:53 PM UTC-7, Charlie Quebec wrote:
Oh yeh, Mike is that worst of all political persuasions, a libertarian and a climate change denier too, naturally.
Sad...
Forum: Soaring September 12th 18, 10:56 PM Posted to rec.aviation.soaring
Replies: 36
Views: 484
Posted By Bruce Hoult
Perlan Climbing

On Wednesday, September 12, 2018 at 8:54:47 AM UTC-7, Steve Leonard wrote:
Now, that is a rare problem!

"The lift was too strong to do the 50,000 ft flutter excitation test, so they excited...
Forum: Soaring September 9th 18, 08:20 PM Posted to rec.aviation.soaring
Replies: 107
Views: 1,082
Posted By Bruce Hoult
Too many accidents

On Sunday, September 9, 2018 at 7:45:23 AM UTC-7, wrote:
On Wednesday, September 5, 2018 at 3:37:44 PM UTC-4, wrote:
I have been soaring since the late 70's...
Forum: Soaring September 9th 18, 09:47 AM Posted to rec.aviation.soaring
Replies: 103
Views: 1,275
Posted By Bruce Hoult
Js3 jet catastrophic failure.

On Saturday, September 8, 2018 at 11:41:43 PM UTC-7, Mike Borgelt wrote:
On Sunday, 9 September 2018 14:45:00 UTC+10, AS wrote:
It is 2018. Why are we even talking about winch launching?
...
Forum: Soaring September 7th 18, 01:07 AM Posted to rec.aviation.soaring
Replies: 107
Views: 1,082
Posted By Bruce Hoult
Too many accidents

On Thursday, September 6, 2018 at 7:44:44 AM UTC-7, 2KA wrote:
Actually, it appears to me that it is sort of the other way around. Last night I did an informal survey of accident data over the...
Forum: Soaring September 3rd 18, 11:33 PM Posted to rec.aviation.soaring
Replies: 40
Views: 512
Posted By Bruce Hoult
How high does your club tow?

On Monday, September 3, 2018 at 2:43:28 PM UTC-7, Jonathan St. Cloud wrote:
This comment doesn’t pertain to Perlan, but where I fly, towing to the wave is like paying for sex.

It makes it 100%...
Forum: Soaring September 3rd 18, 07:22 AM Posted to rec.aviation.soaring
Replies: 36
Views: 484
Posted By Bruce Hoult
Perlan Climbing

On Sunday, September 2, 2018 at 5:50:53 PM UTC-7, wrote:
76,124 ft. Pressure Altitude

74,295 ft. GPS Altitude

Totally awesome flight for Pilot Jim Payne and Copilot Tim...
Forum: Soaring September 1st 18, 06:31 PM Posted to rec.aviation.soaring
Replies: 103
Views: 1,275
Posted By Bruce Hoult
Js3 jet catastrophic failure.

On Saturday, September 1, 2018 at 3:44:39 AM UTC-7, Martin Gregorie wrote:
On Fri, 31 Aug 2018 18:15:06 -0700, Dave Nadler wrote:

On Friday, August 31, 2018 at 7:11:23 PM UTC-4, Martin...
Forum: Soaring August 31st 18, 04:59 AM Posted to rec.aviation.soaring
Replies: 2
Views: 102
Posted By Bruce Hoult
Looking for Feedback

On Thursday, August 30, 2018 at 7:27:49 PM UTC-7, Wyll Surf Air wrote:
Hey you all. I am working on making some more videos about gliding and I want to start making more talking to the camera type...
Forum: Soaring August 30th 18, 04:30 AM Posted to rec.aviation.soaring
Replies: 40
Views: 512
Posted By Bruce Hoult
How high does your club tow?

On Wednesday, August 29, 2018 at 8:44:09 AM UTC-7, Dan Marotta wrote:
Winching should make all the difference given a good muffler (silencer)
on the winch.

From the hangar/clubhouse/camping...
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