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Forum: Soaring Yesterday, 11:46 PM Posted to rec.aviation.soaring
Replies: 30
Views: 102
Posted By Tango Eight
US team silence

On Sunday, July 22, 2018 at 5:25:49 PM UTC-4, Tango Eight wrote:
On Sunday, July 22, 2018 at 2:03:57 PM UTC-4, 2G wrote:
On Sunday, July 22, 2018 at 10:09:26 AM UTC-7, Karl Striedieck wrote:
...
Forum: Soaring Yesterday, 10:25 PM Posted to rec.aviation.soaring
Replies: 30
Views: 102
Posted By Tango Eight
US team silence

On Sunday, July 22, 2018 at 2:03:57 PM UTC-4, 2G wrote:
On Sunday, July 22, 2018 at 10:09:26 AM UTC-7, Karl Striedieck wrote:
Hopefully, US Team members will weigh in with a post mortem of the...
Forum: Soaring July 19th 18, 01:35 PM Posted to rec.aviation.soaring
Replies: 6
Views: 39
Posted By Tango Eight
Top Meteo Format Change

On Thursday, July 19, 2018 at 7:35:40 AM UTC-4, Roy B. wrote:
My layout on Top Meteo changed completely this morning. Did everybody else's?
How do I get back to showing the regional map I used to...
Forum: Soaring July 16th 18, 03:35 AM Posted to rec.aviation.soaring
Replies: 18
Views: 140
Posted By Tango Eight
Ray Galloway (P1)

On Sunday, July 15, 2018 at 7:39:11 PM UTC-4, wrote:
Sorry to report my dear friend Ray Galloway (papa one) checked out (peacefully) last night. I talked with him a couple of...
Forum: Soaring July 14th 18, 10:20 PM Posted to rec.aviation.soaring
Replies: 43
Views: 265
Posted By Tango Eight
Top Hat Question (XCSoar?)

On Thursday, July 12, 2018 at 1:17:04 PM UTC-4, wrote:
On Thursday, July 12, 2018 at 7:51:16 AM UTC-4, Tango Eight wrote:
Is anyone else enjoying the irony as much as I am...
Forum: Soaring July 14th 18, 10:02 PM Posted to rec.aviation.soaring
Replies: 43
Views: 265
Posted By Tango Eight
Top Hat Question (XCSoar?)

On Thursday, July 12, 2018 at 11:25:16 AM UTC-4, wrote:
T8,

I was thinking about proposing that the ClearNav software be made open source. Then we could all enjoy the fun....
Forum: Soaring July 12th 18, 12:51 PM Posted to rec.aviation.soaring
Replies: 43
Views: 265
Posted By Tango Eight
Top Hat Question (XCSoar?)

Is anyone else enjoying the irony as much as I am :-)?

Jus' curious.

Goin' flying today (yippee!). I don't plan to spend much time looking at a computer.

T8
Forum: Soaring June 21st 18, 02:09 AM Posted to rec.aviation.soaring
Replies: 7
Views: 104
Posted By Tango Eight
WTB 1-26, 1-36, 1-34

On Wednesday, June 20, 2018 at 4:49:29 PM UTC-4, Scott Williams wrote:
On Wednesday, June 20, 2018 at 11:00:40 AM UTC-5, Tango Eight wrote:
My club is seeking an airworthy single seat Schweizer...
Forum: Soaring June 20th 18, 05:00 PM Posted to rec.aviation.soaring
Replies: 7
Views: 104
Posted By Tango Eight
WTB 1-26, 1-36, 1-34

My club is seeking an airworthy single seat Schweizer glider, no projects.

We're interested in 1-26 D / E, 1-36 or 1-34 (fixed gear).

Reply to author or look me up on ssa.org.

Evan Ludeman
Post...
Forum: Soaring May 26th 18, 04:21 PM Posted to rec.aviation.soaring
Replies: 65
Views: 1,761
Posted By Tango Eight
Car/Truck to pull glider trailer

On Saturday, May 26, 2018 at 8:47:37 AM UTC-4, Scott Manley wrote:
The 2017 Tesla Model X I am leasing is a amazing tow vehicle.

I think what I like best about my tow vehicle is that it isn't...
Forum: Soaring May 24th 18, 01:24 AM Posted to rec.aviation.soaring
Replies: 36
Views: 360
Posted By Tango Eight
Landing with reduced airbrake

On Wednesday, May 23, 2018 at 2:49:32 PM UTC-4, Tim Taylor wrote:
I am not an instructor, but have done many real life off field landings. I don’t understand why you would be wanting to do...
Forum: Soaring May 23rd 18, 06:24 PM Posted to rec.aviation.soaring
Replies: 13
Views: 118
Posted By Tango Eight
Soaring Spot

On Wednesday, May 23, 2018 at 12:03:26 PM UTC-4, Ron Gleason wrote:
On Wednesday, 23 May 2018 09:31:50 UTC-6, Jonathan St. Cloud wrote:
One really nice thing about Soaring Spot is the ability...
Forum: Soaring May 19th 18, 01:38 PM Posted to rec.aviation.soaring
Replies: 49
Views: 553
Posted By Tango Eight
A Simple Question About LiFePO4 Batteries

On Friday, May 18, 2018 at 11:05:47 AM UTC-4, wrote:
Interesting - the discharge voltage goes down with lower temperatures - isn't that the opposite of lead-acid? At the least,...
Forum: Soaring May 16th 18, 03:20 PM Posted to rec.aviation.soaring
Replies: 16
Views: 196
Posted By Tango Eight
Komet trailer axle dillema

On Wednesday, May 16, 2018 at 9:21:16 AM UTC-4, wrote:
On Wednesday, May 16, 2018 at 7:20:52 AM UTC-5, Papa3 wrote:
On Wednesday, May 16, 2018 at 7:08:29 AM UTC-4, Tango...
Forum: Soaring May 16th 18, 12:08 PM Posted to rec.aviation.soaring
Replies: 16
Views: 196
Posted By Tango Eight
Komet trailer axle dillema

Komet used a lot of Knott running gear. Spares available here

https://www.knott-trailer-shop.com/index.php

You don't want to know what it costs to ship an entire axle to US.

Evan Ludeman / T8
Forum: Soaring May 15th 18, 01:20 PM Posted to rec.aviation.soaring
Replies: 46
Views: 494
Posted By Tango Eight
Reducing collision hazard at contests

Good rules have the property that it is easy to tell when you are in compliance (or not). Rules of the sort that Steve proposes are troublesome in this regard.

"Oh, but the penalty is small". Yuk....
Forum: Soaring May 14th 18, 11:22 PM Posted to rec.aviation.soaring
Replies: 46
Views: 494
Posted By Tango Eight
Reducing collision hazard at contests

On Monday, May 14, 2018 at 4:08:49 PM UTC-4, Steve Koerner wrote:
Here's a conceptually simple idea for contest pilots to rattle around... I believe it would be highly effective at reducing...
Forum: Soaring May 12th 18, 03:28 PM Posted to rec.aviation.soaring
Replies: 49
Views: 553
Posted By Tango Eight
A Simple Question About LiFePO4 Batteries

On Friday, May 11, 2018 at 11:59:03 PM UTC-4, wrote:
On Friday, May 11, 2018 at 7:15:02 PM UTC-4, kinsell wrote:
This assumes that all lithium batteries have a full-featured...
Forum: Soaring May 11th 18, 10:45 PM Posted to rec.aviation.soaring
Replies: 49
Views: 553
Posted By Tango Eight
A Simple Question About LiFePO4 Batteries

A g a i n ?

The -only- advantage of SLA is lower purchase price. And considering that "7 AH" is really about 3.5 useful, the "economy" here is dubious, at best.

A good battery is $100.

Some...
Forum: Soaring May 11th 18, 03:24 PM Posted to rec.aviation.soaring
Replies: 55
Views: 797
Posted By Tango Eight
Soaring not compatible with modern society?

On Thursday, May 10, 2018 at 4:05:06 PM UTC-4, son_of_flubber wrote:
You guys are missing one of several elephants in the cockpit...

Most Americans think that small power planes are 'extremely...
Forum: Soaring May 11th 18, 02:34 PM Posted to rec.aviation.soaring
Replies: 46
Views: 441
Posted By Tango Eight
Spot or InReach ??

On Thursday, May 10, 2018 at 6:12:13 PM UTC-4, Jonathan St. Cloud wrote:
New data:

...
Forum: Soaring May 8th 18, 05:18 PM Posted to rec.aviation.soaring
Replies: 46
Views: 441
Posted By Tango Eight
Spot or InReach ??

On Tuesday, May 8, 2018 at 11:57:32 AM UTC-4, wrote:
On Tuesday, May 8, 2018 at 10:32:52 AM UTC-5, Tango Eight wrote:
On Monday, May 7, 2018 at 7:14:08 PM UTC-4, Jonathan St....
Forum: Soaring May 8th 18, 04:32 PM Posted to rec.aviation.soaring
Replies: 46
Views: 441
Posted By Tango Eight
Spot or InReach ??

On Monday, May 7, 2018 at 7:14:08 PM UTC-4, Jonathan St. Cloud wrote:
My Spot renewal has come up, but not charged. Called Spot tried to get some info on their new device. Couldn't even find out...
Forum: Soaring May 8th 18, 02:57 PM Posted to rec.aviation.soaring
Replies: 46
Views: 441
Posted By Tango Eight
Spot or InReach ??

On Tuesday, May 8, 2018 at 9:07:09 AM UTC-4, 6X wrote:
From InReach Contacts page: Add the people you contact the most. By syncing contacts to an iOS, Android, or inReach SE/Explorer, you'll save...
Forum: Soaring May 8th 18, 12:31 PM Posted to rec.aviation.soaring
Replies: 46
Views: 441
Posted By Tango Eight
Spot or InReach ??

On Tuesday, May 8, 2018 at 1:23:23 AM UTC-4, WaltWX wrote:
One more point about the Garmin InReach. Before a long cross country, contest or event, I carefully consider what information for...
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