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Forum: Soaring August 13th 20, 03:16 AM Posted to rec.aviation.soaring
Replies: 6
Views: 42
Posted By Jonathan St. Cloud
Flight Analysis

On Tuesday, August 11, 2020 at 7:32:30 PM UTC-7, Dave Springford wrote:
Check out video #13 from my SeeYou training videos playlist.

Maybe the optimized task in SeeYou will match the OLC...
Forum: Soaring August 6th 20, 03:47 PM Posted to rec.aviation.soaring
Replies: 99
Views: 461
Posted By Jonathan St. Cloud
Scary story about landing on a Lake Tahoe golf course

On Wednesday, August 5, 2020 at 2:39:42 PM UTC-7, 2G wrote:
On Tuesday, August 4, 2020 at 11:47:29 PM UTC-7, Paul B wrote:
"And of course there are a couple of other points to consider - for
...
Forum: Soaring July 31st 20, 08:08 PM Posted to rec.aviation.soaring
Replies: 99
Views: 461
Posted By Jonathan St. Cloud
Scary story about landing on a Lake Tahoe golf course

On Friday, July 31, 2020 at 8:06:54 AM UTC-7, Frank Whiteley wrote:
On Monday, July 27, 2020 at 3:30:50 AM UTC-6, wrote:
On Monday, 27 July 2020 07:33:50 UTC+1, Charles...
Forum: Soaring July 29th 20, 08:21 PM Posted to rec.aviation.soaring
Replies: 99
Views: 461
Posted By Jonathan St. Cloud
Scary story about landing on a Lake Tahoe golf course

On Wednesday, July 29, 2020 at 11:59:08 AM UTC-7, Steve Koerner wrote:
Some of the posts here about water landing could give the impression that it's not so bad. Sometimes it isn't.

Readers...
Forum: Soaring July 27th 20, 06:10 AM Posted to rec.aviation.soaring
Replies: 99
Views: 461
Posted By Jonathan St. Cloud
Scary story about landing on a Lake Tahoe golf course

On Sunday, July 26, 2020 at 9:10:01 PM UTC-7, Ramy wrote:
There are 3 important lessons I can share which apply to many situations:
1- keep your margins, don’t let them erode overtime.
2-...
Forum: Soaring July 27th 20, 06:05 AM Posted to rec.aviation.soaring
Replies: 99
Views: 461
Posted By Jonathan St. Cloud
Scary story about landing on a Lake Tahoe golf course

On Sunday, July 26, 2020 at 9:10:01 PM UTC-7, Ramy wrote:
There are 3 important lessons I can share which apply to many situations:
1- keep your margins, don’t let them erode overtime.
2-...
Forum: Soaring July 27th 20, 05:03 AM Posted to rec.aviation.soaring
Replies: 99
Views: 461
Posted By Jonathan St. Cloud
Scary story about landing on a Lake Tahoe golf course

On Sunday, July 26, 2020 at 5:56:27 PM UTC-7, John Cochrane wrote:
On Sunday, July 26, 2020 at 2:56:33 PM UTC-7, 2G wrote:
Good part was it was late in the day and there were no golfers on this...
Forum: Soaring July 26th 20, 04:33 AM Posted to rec.aviation.soaring
Replies: 17
Views: 117
Posted By Jonathan St. Cloud
Starting SeeYou

On Saturday, July 25, 2020 at 7:52:21 PM UTC-7, Tony wrote:
Yea it was XP that I had on my old laptop.

There is also https://www.soaringlab.eu. Not for planning, but good for viewing a single...
Forum: Soaring July 25th 20, 04:27 AM Posted to rec.aviation.soaring
Replies: 10
Views: 567
Posted By Jonathan St. Cloud
Parachute Service Life Limits and the FAA

On Friday, July 24, 2020 at 6:41:27 PM UTC-7, Stephen Szikora wrote:
When needed, none of us is going to worry about the legality of pulling the pin.

No you should worry about it before! Keep...
Forum: Soaring July 24th 20, 07:57 PM Posted to rec.aviation.soaring
Replies: 93
Views: 431
Posted By Jonathan St. Cloud
27 crash at Ely?

On Friday, July 24, 2020 at 7:11:40 AM UTC-7, Nick Kennedy wrote:
Ramy, When you fly from Nephi Ut to Rifle Co and back and all the way across Utah both ways, its obvious the thermals are working...
Forum: Soaring July 23rd 20, 04:15 PM Posted to rec.aviation.soaring
Replies: 34
Views: 190
Posted By Jonathan St. Cloud
Tow Pilots and CFIG Wanted at Sandhill Soaring Club (Michigan)

On Wednesday, July 22, 2020 at 7:21:59 PM UTC-7, wrote:
On Monday, July 13, 2020 at 10:27:22 AM UTC-7, Christopher Schrader wrote:
Volunteer Tow-pilots and CFIG wanted to join...
Forum: Soaring July 18th 20, 04:50 PM Posted to rec.aviation.soaring
Replies: 7
Views: 97
Posted By Jonathan St. Cloud
Spot X

On Saturday, July 18, 2020 at 7:07:02 AM UTC-7, Tim Taylor wrote:
Must be something wrong on the east coast. My Spot almost never misses any data points. Both 1 and 3 have been rock solid.

I had...
Forum: Soaring July 17th 20, 09:16 PM Posted to rec.aviation.soaring
Replies: 93
Views: 431
Posted By Jonathan St. Cloud
27 crash at Ely?

On Friday, July 17, 2020 at 1:00:21 PM UTC-7, wrote:
It’s so alarming to see so many guys on YouTube flying super close to ridges at such low airspeeds.

Here is a cautionary...
Forum: Soaring July 17th 20, 04:01 PM Posted to rec.aviation.soaring
Replies: 93
Views: 431
Posted By Jonathan St. Cloud
27 crash at Ely?

Mountain flying in glider many times is self taught, as in my case. Years ago as a low time young glider pilot in my first season of XC flying, I was on a safari flying out of Lone Pine in an...
Forum: Soaring July 16th 20, 10:02 PM Posted to rec.aviation.soaring
Replies: 93
Views: 431
Posted By Jonathan St. Cloud
27 crash at Ely?

On Thursday, July 16, 2020 at 12:57:52 PM UTC-7, wrote:
I just reread The Beautiful Mountain & her Sinister Trap, by Henry Combs, Soaring mag, Sept 1984. Henry’s friend...
Forum: Soaring July 15th 20, 07:15 PM Posted to rec.aviation.soaring
Replies: 7
Views: 97
Posted By Jonathan St. Cloud
Spot X

I am aware of the reviews on Garmin vs Spot. But was wondering if anyone has real world experience soaring with the Spot X and what are their thoughts of the Spot X? Thank you
Forum: Soaring July 14th 20, 04:38 PM Posted to rec.aviation.soaring
Replies: 25
Views: 212
Posted By Jonathan St. Cloud
FS: Softie Mini

On Tuesday, July 14, 2020 at 8:04:35 AM UTC-7, wrote:
On Tuesday, July 14, 2020 at 9:40:27 AM UTC-5, Ross wrote:
Any interest at $400?

Parachutes, like wine, are better...
Forum: Soaring July 14th 20, 04:36 PM Posted to rec.aviation.soaring
Replies: 18
Views: 139
Posted By Jonathan St. Cloud
eccentric wing pin tool

On Tuesday, July 14, 2020 at 7:52:02 AM UTC-7, wrote:
the "bedding in" process recommended by
(some? many? all?) manufacturers of semi-automatic shotguns, who suggest the
...
Forum: Soaring July 10th 20, 08:41 PM Posted to rec.aviation.soaring
Replies: 12
Views: 101
Posted By Jonathan St. Cloud
One Degree of Separation

On Friday, July 10, 2020 at 9:20:16 AM UTC-7, Dan Marotta wrote:
Well...* Since we're talking about barfing...

When I was finally authorized to give my crew chief a ride in a T-33a, I
...
Forum: Soaring July 10th 20, 05:21 PM Posted to rec.aviation.soaring
Replies: 12
Views: 101
Posted By Jonathan St. Cloud
One Degree of Separation

On Friday, July 10, 2020 at 9:09:31 AM UTC-7, Dan Marotta wrote:
Nah...* It's "There I was..."

On 7/9/2020 8:09 PM, Steve Bralla wrote:
On Thursday, July 9, 2020 at 6:22:15 PM UTC-7,...
Forum: Soaring July 10th 20, 02:43 AM Posted to rec.aviation.soaring
Replies: 12
Views: 101
Posted By Jonathan St. Cloud
One Degree of Separation

On Thursday, July 9, 2020 at 6:22:15 PM UTC-7, Scott Liebling wrote:
Fairy tales begin "once upon a time."

A good aviation story begins with "now this ain't no ****."

I don't tell "tall...
Forum: Soaring July 9th 20, 11:39 PM Posted to rec.aviation.soaring
Replies: 16
Views: 145
Posted By Jonathan St. Cloud
liability insurance

Short answer is yes and know. Asset protection works but you must know what you are doing. The insurance is cheaper.
Forum: Soaring July 9th 20, 11:14 PM Posted to rec.aviation.soaring
Replies: 16
Views: 145
Posted By Jonathan St. Cloud
liability insurance

Short answer is yes and know! If you transfer assets to children then wreck said glider, you have just given any plaintiff two sources of recovery. I for one am happy to have the group plan that...
Forum: Soaring July 9th 20, 04:59 AM Posted to rec.aviation.soaring
Replies: 29
Views: 158
Posted By Jonathan St. Cloud
Leader of the free world

https://www.grammarly.com/blog/who-vs-whom-its-not-as-complicated-as-you-might-think/

I too want an Aerodynamicist To discuss wing loading vs span loading.
Forum: Soaring July 8th 20, 08:41 PM Posted to rec.aviation.soaring
Replies: 12
Views: 101
Posted By Jonathan St. Cloud
One Degree of Separation

While not technically a soaring story it is aviation. I thought the group could use some fun from a real story and whom among us hasn't given a ride to someone we wished we hadn't.

One Degree of...
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