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Forum: Soaring December 11th 18, 10:57 PM Posted to rec.aviation.soaring
Replies: 13
Views: 48
Posted By John Foster
Smart Phone Software

What have you guys found to be the best "flight computer" app for a smart phone or tablet? Ive tried using iGlide for the iPhone (basic version), but it doesn't seem to have the functionality of a...
Forum: Soaring December 11th 18, 10:53 PM Posted to rec.aviation.soaring
Replies: 16
Views: 61
Posted By John Foster
New Concept for Sailplane "racing"

This sounds much like the way the FAI has gone with Endurance Car racing, particularly with the LM prototypes. They are allowed a certain amount of energy per lap averaged over 3 laps, and if they...
Forum: Soaring December 6th 18, 07:40 PM Posted to rec.aviation.soaring
Replies: 7
Views: 73
Posted By John Foster
schweizer135 canopy

On Thursday, December 6, 2018 at 10:00:05 AM UTC-7, Morris Carter wrote:
need complete canopy with frame, frame only, or plexiglass only.

Have you contacted Schweizer? They are still in business,...
Forum: Soaring November 29th 18, 06:01 AM Posted to rec.aviation.soaring
Replies: 26
Views: 197
Posted By John Foster
Contest Wait list

Wow that's interesting - can yo send me how that one was organized - to my email address.

I think we need to look at all the soaring groups and see how to best get them flying.

We do...
Forum: Soaring November 27th 18, 10:51 PM Posted to rec.aviation.soaring
Replies: 21
Views: 706
Posted By John Foster
Africa!

On Tuesday, November 27, 2018 at 12:49:27 PM UTC-7, Tony wrote:
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=mk5Dwg5zm2U

What the H3!! does that video have to do with soaring?
Forum: Soaring November 27th 18, 05:55 AM Posted to rec.aviation.soaring
Replies: 26
Views: 197
Posted By John Foster
Contest Wait list

On Monday, November 26, 2018 at 10:24:09 AM UTC-7, Martin Gregorie wrote:
On Mon, 26 Nov 2018 08:59:28 -0800, John Foster wrote:

On Wednesday, November 21, 2018 at 1:49:38 PM UTC-7,...
Forum: Soaring November 26th 18, 05:59 PM Posted to rec.aviation.soaring
Replies: 26
Views: 197
Posted By John Foster
Contest Wait list

On Wednesday, November 21, 2018 at 1:49:38 PM UTC-7, wrote:
As a fairly new contest pilot but one that enjoys the entire sport.

It is interesting to me that Nephi OLC/XC...
Forum: Soaring November 24th 18, 02:11 AM Posted to rec.aviation.soaring
Replies: 93
Views: 5,855
Posted By John Foster
Which 18m FES sailplane to buy?

On Thursday, November 22, 2018 at 10:33:55 PM UTC-7, Ben Hirashima wrote:
Hi Marco. I ended up ordering a GP15.

Please be sure to let us know how you like it and how it performs, once you have a...
Forum: Soaring November 1st 18, 07:13 PM Posted to rec.aviation.soaring
Replies: 3
Views: 181
Posted By John Foster
Need to update SF Bravo airspace file

On Wednesday, October 31, 2018 at 4:31:06 PM UTC-6, Eric Greenwell wrote:
Larry Suter wrote on 10/29/2018 7:50 PM:
in my iGlide data base and on my Oudie?

FAA recently changed San...
Forum: Soaring November 1st 18, 07:12 PM Posted to rec.aviation.soaring
Replies: 4
Views: 147
Posted By John Foster
Traveling Checkride Examiner

On Tuesday, October 30, 2018 at 10:05:58 AM UTC-6, Burt Compton - Marfa Gliders, west Texas wrote:
The FAA has granted the privilege (for which I am honored and grateful) to travel most anywhere...
Forum: Soaring October 5th 18, 10:00 PM Posted to rec.aviation.soaring
Replies: 61
Views: 548
Posted By John Foster
Cockpit video recording -- the time is now.

On Friday, October 5, 2018 at 2:15:30 PM UTC-6, wrote:
On Wednesday, October 3, 2018 at 8:50:53 AM UTC-7, Dan Marotta wrote:
That hardly requires an answer, Mike.* I had...
Forum: Soaring October 5th 18, 12:46 AM Posted to rec.aviation.soaring
Replies: 32
Views: 629
Posted By John Foster
Condor News ---- 2 October 2018

On Thursday, October 4, 2018 at 5:13:52 PM UTC-6, wrote:
On Monday, October 1, 2018 at 10:47:05 PM UTC-7, Chris Wedgwood wrote:
In the last month we have released 2 new gliders...
Forum: Soaring October 4th 18, 04:08 AM Posted to rec.aviation.soaring
Replies: 32
Views: 629
Posted By John Foster
Condor News ---- 2 October 2018

On Monday, October 1, 2018 at 11:47:05 PM UTC-6, Chris Wedgwood wrote:
In the last month we have released 2 new gliders - The Ventus 3 in 15m and 18m, and the ASK21.

Condor development...
Forum: Soaring October 2nd 18, 08:31 PM Posted to rec.aviation.soaring
Replies: 61
Views: 548
Posted By John Foster
Cockpit video recording -- the time is now.

I agree that filming flights would greatly help solve many of these mysteries. However, the objections to MANDATING it are valid.

I am reminded of the detailed final accident report that was issued...
Forum: Soaring October 2nd 18, 05:58 PM Posted to rec.aviation.soaring
Replies: 15
Views: 272
Posted By John Foster
Becker AR 4201

I purchased a Becker AR 4201 out of a European glider, but it didn't come with a wiring harness. Any leads on a reasonably priced one? Also interested in a more detailed installation...
Forum: Soaring September 14th 18, 04:51 PM Posted to rec.aviation.soaring
Replies: 4
Views: 141
Posted By John Foster
Oxygen regulator for MH EDS

Does anyone know the specifics of what kind of regulator is used with the Older MH EDS systems? I’ve been given an older EDS unit but will have to buy a separate oxygen bottle and regulator.
Forum: Soaring August 31st 18, 09:18 PM Posted to rec.aviation.soaring
Replies: 101
Views: 1,118
Posted By John Foster
Flying with Parachutes

Is there any general consensus of which brand of parachute is better than others, or are they all about the same? Any thoughts regarding the MARS ATL-15 parachutes offered through...
Forum: Soaring August 31st 18, 09:11 AM Posted to rec.aviation.soaring
Replies: 2
Views: 102
Posted By John Foster
Looking for Feedback

On Thursday, August 30, 2018 at 8:27:49 PM UTC-6, 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, 06:02 PM Posted to rec.aviation.soaring
Replies: 30
Views: 456
Posted By John Foster
Hard wax v/s liquid wax (and turbulators)

On Thursday, August 30, 2018 at 8:37:17 AM UTC-6, Tango Whisky wrote:
Le jeudi 30 août 2018 15:59:36 UTC+2, OHM Ω http://aviation.derosaweb.net a écrit*:
On Wednesday, August 29, 2018 at...
Forum: Soaring August 30th 18, 06:52 AM Posted to rec.aviation.soaring
Replies: 34
Views: 702
Posted By John Foster
Vermont Fatalities Today

On Wednesday, August 29, 2018 at 10:24:58 PM UTC-6, wrote:
Three people were killed in the crash of a 2-32 today.

I find I always want to know more details whenever I hear of...
Forum: Soaring August 29th 18, 03:50 AM Posted to rec.aviation.soaring
Replies: 30
Views: 456
Posted By John Foster
Hard wax v/s liquid wax

On Tuesday, August 28, 2018 at 6:30:22 AM UTC-6, FranCP wrote:
Hi,
Can hard wax be replaced by liquid wax application? Of course silicon free, as well as other harmfull adds.
Although i've...
Forum: Soaring August 27th 18, 04:10 PM Posted to rec.aviation.soaring
Replies: 64
Views: 799
Posted By John Foster
Stall spin during aero tow? Std cirrus

On Monday, August 27, 2018 at 9:03:17 AM UTC-6, Jonathan St. Cloud wrote:

Just to point out some places do not have comms between glider and tow. Just signals.

That's when a face-to-face...
Forum: Soaring August 12th 18, 01:17 AM Posted to rec.aviation.soaring
Replies: 101
Views: 1,118
Posted By John Foster
Flying with Parachutes

On Saturday, August 11, 2018 at 5:45:15 PM UTC-6, Al McNamara wrote:
I'm amazed at some of the comments on this issue. In 20+ years of gliding,
I can remember only one flight without a parachute...
Forum: Soaring August 7th 18, 08:47 AM Posted to rec.aviation.soaring
Replies: 9
Views: 149
Posted By John Foster
iGlide

On Friday, August 3, 2018 at 5:29:18 PM UTC-6, wrote:
Menu, flights and logbook, logbook, select your flight, there will be an upload to OLC button near the top, if you are...
Forum: Soaring August 3rd 18, 06:50 AM Posted to rec.aviation.soaring
Replies: 9
Views: 149
Posted By John Foster
iGlide

How do you upload your flight log files to OLC?
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