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Forum: Soaring September 12th 19, 04:05 PM Posted to rec.aviation.soaring
Replies: 14
Views: 119
Posted By JS[_5_]
Replacement canopies

On Thursday, September 12, 2019 at 2:39:03 AM UTC-7, wrote:
On Friday, September 6, 2019 at 5:25:40 PM UTC+3, wrote:
Is there anyone in the US that can blow a...
Forum: Soaring September 11th 19, 06:54 PM Posted to rec.aviation.soaring
Replies: 19
Views: 103
Posted By JS[_5_]
Wing flex at higher speed DG-100

On Wednesday, September 11, 2019 at 9:54:32 AM UTC-7, Senna Van den Bosch wrote:

Wow, never knew about this until now, I could actually see a nice curve going from the root of the wing to the...
Forum: Soaring September 11th 19, 05:28 PM Posted to rec.aviation.soaring
Replies: 4
Views: 65
Posted By JS[_5_]
I just noticed

On Wednesday, September 11, 2019 at 9:14:01 AM UTC-7, Dan Marotta wrote:
On Skysight, when you hover your cursor over any location, a readout of
the selected data is displayed.

Is this a...
Forum: Soaring September 10th 19, 01:40 AM Posted to rec.aviation.soaring
Replies: 2
Views: 45
Posted By JS[_5_]
LS8 Canopy Strut Replacement

On Monday, September 9, 2019 at 2:51:11 PM UTC-7, wrote:
On Monday, September 9, 2019 at 3:44:05 PM UTC-6, wrote:
I have a new gas spring from the factory...
Forum: Soaring September 7th 19, 06:17 AM Posted to rec.aviation.soaring
Replies: 17
Views: 170
Posted By JS[_5_]
Dust Devil Dash - Tehachapi on Saturday September 7th

And now there are current TFR files at this link:
https://tinyurl.com/SoaringStuff
Most significant ones:
W of Olancha
W of Big Pine
Between Mammoth and Lee Vining
and for some
S end of Ruby...
Forum: Soaring September 6th 19, 10:58 PM Posted to rec.aviation.soaring
Replies: 12
Views: 74
Posted By JS[_5_]
Wiring Harness Needed

On Friday, September 6, 2019 at 8:16:50 AM UTC-7, wrote:
I’ve purchased three harnesses over the last few years. One made by Goddard was by far the nicest unless you try and...
Forum: Soaring August 30th 19, 05:29 PM Posted to rec.aviation.soaring
Replies: 26
Views: 127
Posted By JS[_5_]
Landing with broken rudder cable

On Friday, August 30, 2019 at 9:12:35 AM UTC-7, wrote:
On Friday, August 30, 2019 at 2:46:56 AM UTC-4, wrote:
Please check it and correct me if I'm wrong.
...
Forum: Soaring August 28th 19, 05:21 PM Posted to rec.aviation.soaring
Replies: 13
Views: 79
Posted By JS[_5_]
WhatsApp Use in Contests and Task Sharing

On Wednesday, August 28, 2019 at 7:32:27 AM UTC-7, wrote:
On Wednesday, August 28, 2019 at 8:56:39 AM UTC-4, krasw wrote:
WhatsApp groups used in all our comps, pics of...
Forum: Soaring August 27th 19, 11:24 PM Posted to rec.aviation.soaring
Replies: 101
Views: 3,954
Posted By JS[_5_]
"Do It Yourself" airborne proximity warning device

Something else to consider.
Fines for unlawful use of radios are not trivial, ten thousand dollars last I heard.
Jim
Forum: Soaring August 26th 19, 08:43 PM Posted to rec.aviation.soaring
Replies: 50
Views: 224
Posted By JS[_5_]
Tow plane types/mods for high density altitude glider towing

On Monday, August 26, 2019 at 12:36:49 PM UTC-7, Darryl Ramm wrote:
ASH26Mi. “But there is no such thing” :-)

There is ONE such thing. Would have been two if I hadn't run out of money.
Jim
Forum: Soaring August 25th 19, 07:02 AM Posted to rec.aviation.soaring
Replies: 15
Views: 121
Posted By JS[_5_]
LS3 LS4 Differences

I don't have as many hours in LS3s as Papa3, but owned an LS4 for 7 years after flying a 4 owned by P3's friend "The Scoundrel".
The DG300 was my other candidate before that. Flown a couple of...
Forum: Soaring August 22nd 19, 01:48 AM Posted to rec.aviation.soaring
Replies: 41
Views: 446
Posted By JS[_5_]
source for clips or sleaves for Hotelier linkages

Back to the original problem.
I've now used the white LS sleeves.
They're really simple things. Perhaps could be manufactured from a Delrin rod in the same way John made that tool.
Jim
Forum: Soaring August 22nd 19, 01:21 AM Posted to rec.aviation.soaring
Replies: 11
Views: 100
Posted By JS[_5_]
FS Cambridge L-Nav & GPS 20

On Wednesday, August 21, 2019 at 4:35:31 PM UTC-7, Bob Kuykendall wrote:
What he needs for the Grunau is a Piep audio.

Not a Sawzall?
Bob, you're slipping.
Jim
Forum: Soaring August 20th 19, 01:14 AM Posted to rec.aviation.soaring
Replies: 17
Views: 101
Posted By JS[_5_]
Bumper Miracle Slide

On Monday, August 19, 2019 at 3:59:17 PM UTC-7, Tony wrote:
I've put the sliders on two cobra trailers. If you own a Cobra trailer, buy one of these kits. Amazing difference. German Engineering can...
Forum: Soaring August 17th 19, 06:05 AM Posted to rec.aviation.soaring
Replies: 17
Views: 170
Posted By JS[_5_]
Dust Devil Dash - Tehachapi on Saturday September 7th

Thanks to John Leibacher, the 2019 DDD waypoint file is now on the soaring turnpoint exchange in all the common and most of the uncommon...
Forum: Soaring August 15th 19, 05:43 AM Posted to rec.aviation.soaring
Replies: 9
Views: 65
Posted By JS[_5_]
What is the Current Pricing for Used Portable PowerFlarm? Anyoneselling theirs?

On Wednesday, August 14, 2019 at 9:05:02 PM UTC-7, son_of_flubber wrote:
On Wednesday, August 14, 2019 at 6:15:42 PM UTC-4, wrote:
... Fortunately I have a brand new canopy...
Forum: Soaring August 15th 19, 04:39 AM Posted to rec.aviation.soaring
Replies: 50
Views: 224
Posted By JS[_5_]
Tow plane types/mods for high density altitude glider towing

On Wednesday, August 14, 2019 at 7:33:57 AM UTC-7, Dan Marotta wrote:
That is super!

Was there any difficulty with your CAA or was the GFA authorized to make
those mods?
--
Dan,...
Forum: Soaring August 14th 19, 11:27 PM Posted to rec.aviation.soaring
Replies: 40
Views: 346
Posted By JS[_5_]
Flaps/No flaps...practical difference??

On Wednesday, August 14, 2019 at 3:03:58 PM UTC-7, wrote:
Looking like “no flap” for sure. Lots of great responses. Appreciate them all. Words like “simple”,...
Forum: Soaring August 14th 19, 05:25 PM Posted to rec.aviation.soaring
Replies: 25
Views: 119
Posted By JS[_5_]
Tire pressure monitor

On Wednesday, August 14, 2019 at 8:30:05 AM UTC-7, Phil King wrote:
At 14:19 14 August 2019, Dan Marotta wrote:
I believe you are over complicating this.* My advice:* Just look at the

...
Forum: Soaring August 13th 19, 09:08 PM Posted to rec.aviation.soaring
Replies: 50
Views: 224
Posted By JS[_5_]
Tow plane types/mods for high density altitude glider towing

Regarding mods, the eTug deserves mention.
A Pawnee with a 350 cubic inch Chevy LS1 running on Mogas. Early experiments provided too steep a climb angle, so the original 4-blade prop was adjusted to...
Forum: Soaring August 13th 19, 03:58 AM Posted to rec.aviation.soaring
Replies: 50
Views: 224
Posted By JS[_5_]
Tow plane types/mods for high density altitude glider towing

On Monday, August 12, 2019 at 6:57:00 PM UTC-7, wrote:
Ag-Cat with Wasp Jr.!

Jerry Marshall's 400HP Brave!
He never did get the turbine Brave ready for towing.
Jim
Forum: Soaring August 12th 19, 11:50 PM Posted to rec.aviation.soaring
Replies: 40
Views: 346
Posted By JS[_5_]
Flaps/No flaps...practical difference??

On Monday, August 12, 2019 at 3:21:23 PM UTC-7, wrote:
For simple long pleasure flights in the western US or for the rare flights in the Alps would I notice any real PRACTICAL...
Forum: Soaring August 9th 19, 04:22 AM Posted to rec.aviation.soaring
Replies: 38
Views: 401
Posted By JS[_5_]
fes ot jet (pros and cons)

On Thursday, August 8, 2019 at 7:28:30 PM UTC-7, Tony wrote:
Richard,

The failures to start that I'm familiar with are all JS-1's

It was discovered that the M+D jets were being delivered...
Forum: Soaring August 6th 19, 04:15 AM Posted to rec.aviation.soaring
Replies: 38
Views: 401
Posted By JS[_5_]
fes ot jet (pros and cons)

With the well known outcome of a fire, every composite aircraft with an engine or motor of some sort has a built-in fire extinguisher.
All the manufacturers have that option.
Jim
Forum: Soaring July 25th 19, 04:42 AM Posted to rec.aviation.soaring
Replies: 103
Views: 588
Posted By JS[_5_]
Canadian pilot posts ILLEGAL flight into US on OLC

On Wednesday, July 24, 2019 at 8:02:23 PM UTC-7, wrote:
On Wednesday, July 24, 2019 at 10:52:06 PM UTC-4, Charles Longley wrote:
You need to read up on the laws a little bit....
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