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Forum: Soaring January 11th 18, 01:28 PM Posted to rec.aviation.soaring
Replies: 28
Views: 202
Posted By Tango Eight
Debunking the Shock Cooling Myth

On Tuesday, January 9, 2018 at 7:30:15 PM UTC-5, wrote:
On Tuesday, January 9, 2018 at 1:32:52 PM UTC-5, K m wrote:
To the OP, Initiating discussion on engine management is...
Forum: Soaring January 9th 18, 06:13 PM Posted to rec.aviation.soaring
Replies: 7
Views: 70
Posted By Tango Eight
Pez D. Spencer

On Tuesday, January 9, 2018 at 11:06:12 AM UTC-5, Steve Koerner wrote:
On Tuesday, January 9, 2018 at 8:56:46 AM UTC-7, Tango Eight wrote:
On Monday, January 8, 2018 at 10:17:10 PM UTC-5, JS...
Forum: Soaring January 9th 18, 04:56 PM Posted to rec.aviation.soaring
Replies: 7
Views: 70
Posted By Tango Eight
Pez D. Spencer

On Monday, January 8, 2018 at 10:17:10 PM UTC-5, JS wrote:
Since Pez has come up in another thread, reminded me that I'm missing the entire Texis episode.
Does anyone have that in a place that...
Forum: Soaring January 9th 18, 01:46 PM Posted to rec.aviation.soaring
Replies: 28
Views: 202
Posted By Tango Eight
Debunking the Shock Cooling Myth

On Monday, January 8, 2018 at 7:07:06 PM UTC-5, wrote:
Yep Charlies, that was I was explaining in my earlier post, hard slip= slow speed, large rate of decent and disrupted...
Forum: Soaring January 6th 18, 04:51 PM Posted to rec.aviation.soaring
Replies: 28
Views: 202
Posted By Tango Eight
Debunking the Shock Cooling Myth

On Saturday, January 6, 2018 at 8:40:13 AM UTC-5, wrote:
from SSA Clubs and Chapters:

Over the years I've come in contact with various club towplane operating procedures...
Forum: Soaring January 4th 18, 02:20 PM Posted to rec.aviation.soaring
Replies: 59
Views: 191
Posted By Tango Eight
SSA 2018 Rules Finish Penalty

On Thursday, January 4, 2018 at 12:31:57 AM UTC-5, Andy Blackburn wrote:
On Wednesday, January 3, 2018 at 1:23:33 PM UTC-8, Tango Eight wrote:
What's the point of being exacting about the...
Forum: Soaring January 3rd 18, 10:23 PM Posted to rec.aviation.soaring
Replies: 59
Views: 191
Posted By Tango Eight
SSA 2018 Rules Finish Penalty

What's the point of being exacting about the finish when our turns, even on an assigned task, have literal miles of wiggle room (and are scored to the pilot's best advantage)? Surely a minor tuneup...
Forum: Soaring December 27th 17, 03:40 PM Posted to rec.aviation.soaring
Replies: 57
Views: 250
Posted By Tango Eight
Death of the 13.5m class?

On Tuesday, December 26, 2017 at 11:55:37 PM UTC-5, Eric Greenwell wrote:
Tango Eight wrote on 12/26/2017 6:19 AM:
On Monday, December 25, 2017 at 11:15:18 PM UTC-5, Eric Greenwell wrote:
...
Forum: Soaring December 27th 17, 03:01 AM Posted to rec.aviation.soaring
Replies: 57
Views: 250
Posted By Tango Eight
Death of the 13.5m class?

On Tuesday, December 26, 2017 at 7:21:12 PM UTC-5, jfitch wrote:
On Tuesday, December 26, 2017 at 6:19:19 AM UTC-8, Tango Eight wrote:
On Monday, December 25, 2017 at 11:15:18 PM UTC-5, Eric...
Forum: Soaring December 26th 17, 03:19 PM Posted to rec.aviation.soaring
Replies: 57
Views: 250
Posted By Tango Eight
Death of the 13.5m class?

On Monday, December 25, 2017 at 11:15:18 PM UTC-5, Eric Greenwell wrote:
Even if the scoring ends with the motor
starting, having a motor can change how the soaring is done.

Behold: honesty. ...
Forum: Soaring December 23rd 17, 02:38 PM Posted to rec.aviation.soaring
Replies: 7
Views: 48
Posted By Tango Eight
Death of the 13.5m class?

On Saturday, December 23, 2017 at 5:30:06 AM UTC-5, Jim White wrote:
At 08:14 23 December 2017, Paul T wrote:
http://www.spr.aero/wcc-main-news/e-concept-rules-for-electric-
gliders.aspx
...
Forum: Soaring December 20th 17, 09:36 PM Posted to rec.aviation.soaring
Replies: 7
Views: 61
Posted By Tango Eight
Wave over Appalachian ridge 19 December

On Wednesday, December 20, 2017 at 3:22:54 PM UTC-5, wrote:
The altitude record was slightly more than 39,000 feet MSL.

Details please!

-Evan Ludeman / T8
Forum: Soaring December 20th 17, 01:29 PM Posted to rec.aviation.soaring
Replies: 7
Views: 61
Posted By Tango Eight
Wave over Appalachian ridge 19 December

On Wednesday, December 20, 2017 at 6:51:06 AM UTC-5, Fox Sierra wrote:
Beautiful images of wave over the ridge yesterday. 1 km resolution from GOES16 at
...
Forum: Soaring December 16th 17, 07:10 PM Posted to rec.aviation.soaring
Replies: 52
Views: 350
Posted By Tango Eight
Multiple varios

On Saturday, December 16, 2017 at 4:55:21 AM UTC-5, krasw wrote:
On Friday, 15 December 2017 19:00:02 UTC+2, Tango Eight wrote:
On Friday, December 15, 2017 at 10:12:52 AM UTC-5, krasw...
Forum: Soaring December 16th 17, 06:06 PM Posted to rec.aviation.soaring
Replies: 7
Views: 44
Posted By Tango Eight
US Contest Rules Committee Meeting Minutes

Too busy navel gazing elsewhere.

On Saturday, December 16, 2017 at 10:33:42 AM UTC-5, Dan Marotta wrote:
Bracing for the expected tirade...

On 12/16/2017 7:05 AM, ...
Forum: Soaring December 15th 17, 05:59 PM Posted to rec.aviation.soaring
Replies: 52
Views: 350
Posted By Tango Eight
Multiple varios

On Friday, December 15, 2017 at 10:12:52 AM UTC-5, krasw wrote:
I have yet to fly a glider which has electrical and mechanical variometer that display identical signal all the time. Until then i...
Forum: Soaring December 9th 17, 01:49 AM Posted to rec.aviation.soaring
Replies: 19
Views: 133
Posted By Tango Eight
A Motoglider 'Landing Fumes'

On Friday, December 8, 2017 at 4:41:36 PM UTC-5, Tom BravoMike wrote:
New from FAA on YouTube:

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=1BV2yT1Dcdw

Don't know exactly the situation, so I am not...
Forum: Soaring November 29th 17, 07:59 PM Posted to rec.aviation.soaring
Replies: 12
Views: 100
Posted By Tango Eight
Paint removal from canopy?

Try an automotive detailing clay bar (with detailing spray or just some dish detergent in water as a lubricant). It'll work, or not, depending on the adhesion of paint to substrate, but if it works...
Forum: Soaring November 11th 17, 04:40 PM Posted to rec.aviation.soaring
Replies: 7
Views: 93
Posted By Tango Eight
Found it, train wreck how to video

On Friday, November 10, 2017 at 4:22:51 PM UTC-5, SF wrote:
Looks like a classic mis-application of management tools usually applied to the IT industry. Obviously this is being used as an...
Forum: Soaring November 5th 17, 04:42 PM Posted to rec.aviation.soaring
Replies: 141
Views: 1,152
Posted By Tango Eight
Train Wreck

On Sunday, November 5, 2017 at 10:20:39 AM UTC-5, Sean Fidler wrote:
https://youtu.be/9rro7I1AO10

You just can't quit the name calling, can you.... One look at the title, naw, I've got better...
Forum: Soaring October 27th 17, 02:55 PM Posted to rec.aviation.soaring
Replies: 19
Views: 150
Posted By Tango Eight
What sunglasses are best for flying gliders?

On Friday, October 27, 2017 at 7:33:19 AM UTC-4, Jim Kellett wrote:
On Thursday, October 26, 2017 at 2:27:58 PM UTC-4, Jonathan Foster wrote:
Are there any sunglasses that seem to work really...
Forum: Soaring October 16th 17, 03:04 PM Posted to rec.aviation.soaring
Replies: 150
Views: 1,451
Posted By Tango Eight
Glider near miss with Airliner (emergency climb) near Chicago yesterday?

On Monday, October 16, 2017 at 9:24:51 AM UTC-4, krasw wrote:
maanantai 16. lokakuuta 2017 15.43.08 UTC+3 Squeaky kirjoitti:

However, the
military budget has been crap since 2013, and...
Forum: Soaring October 7th 17, 01:15 PM Posted to rec.aviation.soaring
Replies: 21
Views: 231
Posted By Tango Eight
US Competition Pilot Poll

Why maintain control over our own rules? Exhibit A would be the recent changes to the FAI handicaps discussed on another thread. That isn't a proposal, that's the rule, right now. It might be...
Forum: Soaring October 5th 17, 07:36 PM Posted to rec.aviation.soaring
Replies: 21
Views: 231
Posted By Tango Eight
US Competition Pilot Poll

On Thursday, October 5, 2017 at 2:12:30 PM UTC-4, wrote:
I would like to see the current opinion poll published PUBLICLY each year and not hidden inside the poll tool.

What...
Forum: Soaring October 5th 17, 12:05 PM Posted to rec.aviation.soaring
Replies: 150
Views: 1,451
Posted By Tango Eight
Glider near miss with Airliner (emergency climb) near Chicago yesterday?

On Wednesday, October 4, 2017 at 5:21:37 PM UTC-4, Charlie M. (UH & 002 owner/pilot) wrote:

ATC wants them below 10k' so they are below the 250kt limit. This is to handle busy airspace and help...
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