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Forum: Soaring June 16th 18, 01:27 AM Posted to rec.aviation.soaring
Replies: 50
Views: 260
Posted By Frank Whiteley
New low budget two seater

On Friday, June 15, 2018 at 2:14:31 PM UTC-6, Bob Kuykendall wrote:
On Friday, June 15, 2018 at 12:26:35 PM UTC-7, Paul Agnew wrote:
Meanwhile, the jigs for the Peregrine (Krosnos) are just...
Forum: Soaring June 15th 18, 08:36 PM Posted to rec.aviation.soaring
Replies: 50
Views: 260
Posted By Frank Whiteley
New low budget two seater

On Friday, June 15, 2018 at 1:26:35 PM UTC-6, Paul Agnew wrote:
Meanwhile, the jigs for the Peregrine (Krosnos) are just sitting in shipping containers somewhere in Georgia. Could it be produced...
Forum: Soaring June 15th 18, 03:29 PM Posted to rec.aviation.soaring
Replies: 11
Views: 90
Posted By Frank Whiteley
Using a Telsa or other power train to make the ultimate winch.

On Friday, June 15, 2018 at 3:23:41 AM UTC-6, wrote:
Yep.

I hear there's a possible project to use an electric motor to power a winch like that built by Greg Mecklenburg in...
Forum: Soaring June 15th 18, 05:50 AM Posted to rec.aviation.soaring
Replies: 11
Views: 90
Posted By Frank Whiteley
Using a Telsa or other power train to make the ultimate winch.

On Thursday, June 14, 2018 at 7:51:21 PM UTC-6, BG wrote:
Many years ago I visited the Untterwossen glider port and was super impressed with their electric winch. It had all the controllable...
Forum: Soaring June 12th 18, 03:50 PM Posted to rec.aviation.soaring
Replies: 3
Views: 49
Posted By Frank Whiteley
Glider Pilot Brain Development

On Tuesday, June 12, 2018 at 6:21:48 AM UTC-6, Charlie Papa wrote:
Seems this stuff may make us smarter:
https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC4246923/

A rare comfort for those of us...
Forum: Soaring June 11th 18, 05:35 PM Posted to rec.aviation.soaring
Replies: 9
Views: 77
Posted By Frank Whiteley
Intro Presentation for non-soaring audience

On Monday, June 11, 2018 at 7:54:09 AM UTC-6, OHM Ω http://aviation..derosaweb.net wrote:
I think that the SSA must has something but unsure where it can be found. Anyone?

I put together a...
Forum: Soaring June 5th 18, 09:19 PM Posted to rec.aviation.soaring
Replies: 58
Views: 998
Posted By Frank Whiteley
Towplane-Baron accident

On Tuesday, June 5, 2018 at 2:00:20 PM UTC-6, wrote:
Hi Frank,

I was no longer a club member at the time of its relocation.
I believe the relocation occurred after the Baron...
Forum: Soaring June 5th 18, 07:52 PM Posted to rec.aviation.soaring
Replies: 58
Views: 998
Posted By Frank Whiteley
Towplane-Baron accident

On Tuesday, June 5, 2018 at 11:27:56 AM UTC-6, wrote:
1. Why should the extraordinary effort to ensure no crossing runway traffic exists be the sole responsibility of just the...
Forum: Soaring June 5th 18, 07:42 PM Posted to rec.aviation.soaring
Replies: 41
Views: 276
Posted By Frank Whiteley
5th year of living dangerously with LiFePo4 batteries

On Tuesday, June 5, 2018 at 12:21:08 PM UTC-6, K m wrote:
On Tuesday, June 5, 2018 at 9:55:30 AM UTC-6, jfitch wrote:
On Tuesday, June 5, 2018 at 7:08:03 AM UTC-7, kinsell wrote:
On...
Forum: Soaring June 4th 18, 05:17 AM Posted to rec.aviation.soaring
Replies: 41
Views: 276
Posted By Frank Whiteley
5th year of living dangerously with LiFePo4 batteries

On Sunday, June 3, 2018 at 8:15:09 AM UTC-6, Dan Marotta wrote:
Just for balance, has there ever been an inflight fire with a lead-acid
battery?* I can't find an instance with a quick google...
Forum: Soaring June 1st 18, 04:02 PM Posted to rec.aviation.soaring
Replies: 16
Views: 154
Posted By Frank Whiteley
Kestrel 19 info wanted.

On Friday, June 1, 2018 at 7:19:36 AM UTC-6, Phil Chidekel wrote:
On Friday, June 1, 2018 at 8:56:36 AM UTC-4, john firth wrote:
On Sunday, May 27, 2018 at 3:56:52 PM UTC-4, Glidingstuff...
Forum: Soaring June 1st 18, 05:55 AM Posted to rec.aviation.soaring
Replies: 16
Views: 154
Posted By Frank Whiteley
Kestrel 19 info wanted.

On Thursday, May 31, 2018 at 1:17:11 AM UTC-6, BruceGreeff wrote:
On 2018/05/29 02:16, wrote:
The brakes on the Kestrel are too far back on the wing to be very...
Forum: Soaring May 21st 18, 03:23 AM Posted to rec.aviation.soaring
Replies: 17
Views: 189
Posted By Frank Whiteley
Durango, CO

On Sunday, May 20, 2018 at 4:33:52 PM UTC-6, AS wrote:
On Sunday, May 20, 2018 at 1:46:15 PM UTC-4, wrote:
Is the glider port still active in Durango Colorado? Asking for...
Forum: Soaring May 7th 18, 04:13 PM Posted to rec.aviation.soaring
Replies: 55
Views: 729
Posted By Frank Whiteley
Soaring not compatible with modern society?

On Sunday, May 6, 2018 at 10:56:20 AM UTC-6, wrote:
On Saturday, May 5, 2018 at 2:27:22 PM UTC-7, wrote:
I'm the not expensive guy and in relative terms...
Forum: Soaring May 1st 18, 08:42 PM Posted to rec.aviation.soaring
Replies: 45
Views: 483
Posted By Frank Whiteley
Wanting to start a new glider club

On Tuesday, May 1, 2018 at 12:39:15 PM UTC-6, Charlie M. (UH & 002 owner/pilot) wrote:
JF, have you checked with SSA or AOPA on methods to start a flying club? I am members of both, both have some...
Forum: Soaring April 29th 18, 11:22 PM Posted to rec.aviation.soaring
Replies: 45
Views: 483
Posted By Frank Whiteley
Wanting to start a new glider club

On Sunday, April 29, 2018 at 3:30:06 AM UTC-6, Paul T wrote:
At 20:43 28 April 2018, Chris Rowland wrote:
I did most of my ab initio training and learning to be an instructor
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autotow.
...
Forum: Soaring April 26th 18, 03:19 PM Posted to rec.aviation.soaring
Replies: 45
Views: 483
Posted By Frank Whiteley
Wanting to start a new glider club

On Thursday, April 26, 2018 at 8:04:21 AM UTC-6, Dan Marotta wrote:
Hi Scott,

I just looked at Hinton Muni on google maps and didn't see a single
glider trailer.* Are you flying out of...
Forum: Soaring April 19th 18, 11:20 PM Posted to rec.aviation.soaring
Replies: 7
Views: 94
Posted By Frank Whiteley
SSA's Life Sailplane Tracking site down?

On Thursday, April 19, 2018 at 4:09:24 PM UTC-6, AS wrote:
On Thursday, April 19, 2018 at 6:06:54 PM UTC-4, Frank Whiteley wrote:
On Thursday, April 19, 2018 at 3:38:43 PM UTC-6, AS wrote:
...
Forum: Soaring April 19th 18, 11:06 PM Posted to rec.aviation.soaring
Replies: 7
Views: 94
Posted By Frank Whiteley
SSA's Life Sailplane Tracking site down?

On Thursday, April 19, 2018 at 3:38:43 PM UTC-6, AS wrote:
Am I the only one who cannot see any life tracking of the R5N contest? Inquiring mind want to know!

Uli
'AS'

glideport.aero...
Forum: Soaring April 18th 18, 05:19 PM Posted to rec.aviation.soaring
Replies: 10
Views: 164
Posted By Frank Whiteley
corosion during storage

On Wednesday, April 18, 2018 at 2:45:06 AM UTC-6, James Thomson wrote:
At 04:42 18 April 2018, krasw wrote:
On Tuesday, 17 April 2018 19:43:55 UTC+3, john firth wrote:
There is a report on...
Forum: Soaring April 14th 18, 01:32 AM Posted to rec.aviation.soaring
Replies: 36
Views: 533
Posted By Frank Whiteley
Phoebus A as a first glider

On Friday, April 13, 2018 at 2:20:47 PM UTC-6, John Foster wrote:
That’s part of the reason for the post. Our mechanic (A&P) has no experience with this type of construction and wanted me to find...
Forum: Soaring March 26th 18, 07:15 PM Posted to rec.aviation.soaring
Replies: 33
Views: 329
Posted By Frank Whiteley
Sailplane Grand Prix US Florida 2018

On Monday, March 26, 2018 at 11:04:01 AM UTC-6, Duster wrote:
SGP scheduled to begin first race day today launch 1:15est. Other than the SGP website, not sure where to get current updates.

...
Forum: Soaring March 22nd 18, 08:49 PM Posted to rec.aviation.soaring
Replies: 14
Views: 134
Posted By Frank Whiteley
March Soaring Mag

On Thursday, March 22, 2018 at 1:46:57 PM UTC-6, Charlie M. (UH & 002 owner/pilot) wrote:
Mine arrived today, have not opened it yet.

Mine arrived a couple of days ago in a different wrapper than...
Forum: Soaring March 20th 18, 11:37 PM Posted to rec.aviation.soaring
Replies: 4
Views: 87
Posted By Frank Whiteley
Bennie and the Fonzie Trophy

On Tuesday, March 20, 2018 at 4:29:14 PM UTC-6, wrote:
A few of old Miami glider pilots are going to make a trophy that will be awarded yearly in memory of two of the gentlemen...
Forum: Soaring March 15th 18, 04:36 AM Posted to rec.aviation.soaring
Replies: 10
Views: 178
Posted By Frank Whiteley
FYI Soaring adventures may have filed Chapter 7

On Monday, March 12, 2018 at 9:14:44 PM UTC-6, SSnyder wrote:
On Sunday, June 11, 2017 at 10:30:27 AM UTC-5, SF wrote:
It's highly probable that Soaring Adventures has filed Chapter 7. We...
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