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Forum: Soaring February 22nd 21, 08:38 PM Posted to rec.aviation.soaring
Replies: 6
Views: 38
Posted By Frank Whiteley
Importing unregistered ASK-21

On Monday, February 22, 2021 at 10:10:26 AM UTC-7, ProfJ wrote:
OK, idle fantasies on a winter day here - if I was to buy an ASK-21 in Australia that had never been registered there (see...
Forum: Soaring February 7th 21, 07:46 PM Posted to rec.aviation.soaring
Replies: 80
Views: 454
Posted By Frank Whiteley
What is involved regulation wise adding an electric motor to a glider?

On Saturday, February 6, 2021 at 7:05:37 PM UTC-7, 2G wrote:
On Saturday, February 6, 2021 at 5:18:16 PM UTC-8, kinsell wrote:
On 2/6/21 8:05 AM, Mark Mocho wrote:
Sorry, but I disagree...
Forum: Soaring January 17th 21, 06:20 PM Posted to rec.aviation.soaring
Replies: 118
Views: 3,443
Posted By Frank Whiteley
First glider Nimbus 2 ?

Piotr,

I always assumed there would be a large number of Std Jantar models available in Poland. Perhaps they are reaching their service life limits? As a one time owner of a share in a Jantar Std...
Forum: Soaring January 12th 21, 02:05 AM Posted to rec.aviation.soaring
Replies: 118
Views: 3,443
Posted By Frank Whiteley
First glider Nimbus 2 ?

On Monday, January 11, 2021 at 2:53:20 PM UTC-7, wrote:
poniedziaƂek, 11 stycznia 2021 o 10:31:05 UTC+1 napisaƂ(a):
Ultimately, it's still your own...
Forum: Soaring January 4th 21, 07:08 PM Posted to rec.aviation.soaring
Replies: 118
Views: 3,443
Posted By Frank Whiteley
First glider Nimbus 2 ?

On Monday, January 4, 2021 at 8:58:17 AM UTC-7, Martin Gregorie wrote:
On Mon, 04 Jan 2021 07:43:22 -0700, kinsell wrote:

On 1/4/21 3:30 AM, krasw wrote:
These old open class gliders...
Forum: Soaring December 31st 20, 08:51 PM Posted to rec.aviation.soaring
Replies: 5
Views: 85
Posted By Frank Whiteley
FAA Aircraft Re-registration

On Thursday, December 31, 2020 at 12:37:52 PM UTC-7, Steve Leonard wrote:
Just tried to renew the registration on my Ka8 on line, and the page for your credit card payment would not load. I was...
Forum: Soaring December 23rd 20, 06:30 AM Posted to rec.aviation.soaring
Replies: 218
Views: 3,722
Posted By Frank Whiteley
What have we learned from all this?

On Tuesday, December 22, 2020 at 2:53:35 PM UTC-7, Eric Greenwell wrote:
Frank Whiteley wrote on 12/22/2020 11:55 AM:
On Tuesday, December 22, 2020 at 6:11:20 AM UTC-7, RR wrote:
It has...
Forum: Soaring December 22nd 20, 08:55 PM Posted to rec.aviation.soaring
Replies: 218
Views: 3,722
Posted By Frank Whiteley
What have we learned from all this?

On Tuesday, December 22, 2020 at 6:11:20 AM UTC-7, RR wrote:
It has been hard for people to understand the diference between a public health responce, and a personal health responce. If the vaccine...
Forum: Soaring December 18th 20, 12:12 AM Posted to rec.aviation.soaring
Replies: 12
Views: 208
Posted By Frank Whiteley
Service Ceiling L23 - Litigation

On Wednesday, December 16, 2020 at 8:06:26 PM UTC-7, shaun_xxxxxxxxxxx wrote:
After reading the article I retrieved my copy of the L23 flight manual. Where does it say you can't fly it higher than...
Forum: Soaring December 16th 20, 09:08 PM Posted to rec.aviation.soaring
Replies: 10
Views: 145
Posted By Frank Whiteley
Soaring Magazine - Memory test?

On Wednesday, December 16, 2020 at 10:05:28 AM UTC-7, Mike Brooks wrote:
I think the May 1989 issue of Soaring has the article titled "Sailplane Performance Flight Test Methods". I can see the...
Forum: Soaring November 26th 20, 05:12 AM Posted to rec.aviation.soaring
Replies: 0
Views: 60
Posted By Frank Whiteley
2021 SSA CFI-G Scholarships

SSA Junior CFI-G Scholarships, up to two awards of up to $2,000. (March 31st, 2021)
Spirit of Dr. John H. Campbell Junior CFI-G Scholarship, one award of $2,000. (September 30th, 2021)
Applications...
Forum: Soaring November 24th 20, 08:38 PM Posted to rec.aviation.soaring
Replies: 0
Views: 76
Posted By Frank Whiteley
2021 SSA Youth/Junior Flight Training Scholarships

The SSA Youth/Junior Committee is now accepting applications for 2021 Flight Training Scholarships. These include pre-solo and post-solo opportunities. Visit https://www.ssa.org/youth for more...
Forum: Soaring November 20th 20, 11:47 PM Posted to rec.aviation.soaring
Replies: 62
Views: 662
Posted By Frank Whiteley
Old Folks Poll

On Friday, November 20, 2020 at 5:39:42 AM UTC-7, Roy B. wrote:
Ian, when you adjust for cost of living increase and inflation I'm not sure it's that dramatic a change. I have a memory back in 1975...
Forum: Soaring November 17th 20, 05:51 PM Posted to rec.aviation.soaring
Replies: 2
Views: 91
Posted By Frank Whiteley
Gene Hammond

SSA Life Member, Leader, and Hall of Fame Member, Gene Hammond passed away Novermber...
Forum: Soaring November 17th 20, 03:41 AM Posted to rec.aviation.soaring
Replies: 0
Views: 63
Posted By Frank Whiteley
winchops at groups.io

If you are interested in winch operations and ground launching, you are invited to join
https://groups.io/g/winchops
There is a WIKI page with links to the files and photos archives from the former...
Forum: Soaring November 6th 20, 04:29 AM Posted to rec.aviation.soaring
Replies: 64
Views: 692
Posted By Frank Whiteley
Truck vs Car as a tow vehicle

On Wednesday, November 4, 2020 at 7:08:22 PM UTC-7, 2G wrote:
On Tuesday, November 3, 2020 at 6:05:48 AM UTC-8, Eric Greenwell wrote:
2G wrote on 11/2/2020 8:53 PM:
On Monday, November 2,...
Forum: Soaring November 1st 20, 02:27 AM Posted to rec.aviation.soaring
Replies: 22
Views: 320
Posted By Frank Whiteley
Gliding Club Experiences

On Saturday, October 31, 2020 at 11:24:16 AM UTC-6, George Underhill wrote:
On Friday, October 30, 2020 at 10:20:51 PM UTC-5, Patrick wrote:
Hello Gliders,



I wanted to make...
Forum: Soaring October 29th 20, 03:36 AM Posted to rec.aviation.soaring
Replies: 14
Views: 300
Posted By Frank Whiteley
Attention Glasflugel Libelle Pilots

On Wednesday, October 28, 2020 at 8:29:12 PM UTC-6, AS wrote:
On Wednesday, October 28, 2020 at 8:24:19 PM UTC-4, Steve Leonard wrote:
On Monday, October 26, 2020 at 10:47:54 PM UTC-5, AS...
Forum: Soaring October 26th 20, 02:06 AM Posted to rec.aviation.soaring
Replies: 49
Views: 2,116
Posted By Frank Whiteley
Barographs?

On Saturday, October 24, 2020 at 11:28:29 AM UTC-6, Jim S wrote:
Thanks Eric, Will see if I can find one of those. Having a manufacturer name will help.

On Saturday, October 24, 2020 at...
Forum: Soaring October 26th 20, 02:04 AM Posted to rec.aviation.soaring
Replies: 49
Views: 2,116
Posted By Frank Whiteley
Barographs?

On Saturday, October 24, 2020 at 11:28:29 AM UTC-6, Jim S wrote:
Thanks Eric, Will see if I can find one of those. Having a manufacturer name will help.

On Saturday, October 24, 2020 at...
Forum: Soaring October 19th 20, 07:45 PM Posted to rec.aviation.soaring
Replies: 52
Views: 744
Posted By Frank Whiteley
As heard on 123.3........

On Monday, October 19, 2020 at 3:00:07 AM UTC-6, James Hamilton wrote:
At 19:02 13 October 2020, John Cochrane wrote:
Second hand:

XYZ, on final, your gear is up.
XYZ: What?
XYZ,...
Forum: Soaring October 19th 20, 07:18 PM Posted to rec.aviation.soaring
Replies: 0
Views: 88
Posted By Frank Whiteley
What have we learned from all this?

On Friday, October 16, 2020 at 3:49:26 PM UTC-6, Ramy wrote:
Since the numerator is known and relatively accurate, the only way to come up with such optimistic statistics is by significantly...
Forum: Soaring September 16th 20, 11:00 PM Posted to rec.aviation.soaring
Replies: 0
Views: 76
Posted By Frank Whiteley
Grob G-102 Astir CS project with trailer for sale

http://glidersource.com/cgi-bin/post.cgi?id=1596

Posting for Mile High Youth Gliding Association
Forum: Soaring September 12th 20, 06:26 AM Posted to rec.aviation.soaring
Replies: 28
Views: 431
Posted By Frank Whiteley
Virga, rain, cloudsuck - how close do you get?

On Tuesday, September 8, 2020 at 6:39:47 PM UTC-6, BobW wrote:
On 9/8/2020 3:29 PM, ProfJ wrote:
snip...

The consensus seems to be: proceed with caution, unless there is lightning...
...
Forum: Soaring September 12th 20, 06:19 AM Posted to rec.aviation.soaring
Replies: 28
Views: 431
Posted By Frank Whiteley
Virga, rain, cloudsuck - how close do you get?

On Tuesday, September 8, 2020 at 10:36:24 PM UTC-6, Mike Reid wrote:
Sounds like you encountered St. Elmo's Fire, which is quite common when flying through dry precipitation like snow or ice...
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