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Forum: Soaring December 2nd 19, 07:05 AM Posted to rec.aviation.soaring
Replies: 25
Views: 184
Posted By Eric Munk
Damage from bird strike?

Have seen two examples in the workshop. Both eagles. One took
out the canopy injuring the pilot. Other split the vertical stabilizer
open over a meter leaving 15K worth of damage.
Forum: Soaring October 8th 19, 08:18 AM Posted to rec.aviation.soaring
Replies: 8
Views: 88
Posted By Eric Munk
LS6 canopy gas spring

Hahn-Gasfedern 700010, 850N is what I have for LS6 cockpit canopy.
Forum: Soaring October 1st 19, 10:33 PM Posted to rec.aviation.soaring
Replies: 17
Views: 249
Posted By Eric Munk
Standard Cirrus 1973 (Grob) no water ballast

At 20:43 01 October 2019, Nick Gilbert wrote:
As Eric said - definitely Schempp Hirth.

For what it's worth, one of the most well known Standard Cirrii is
VH-GZR,
flown by Ingo Renner at the...
Forum: Soaring October 1st 19, 12:56 PM Posted to rec.aviation.soaring
Replies: 17
Views: 249
Posted By Eric Munk
Standard Cirrus 1973 (Grob) no water ballast

Out of interest, although its A Schemp Hirth design, it was built by
Grob.
=
Who would be better placed to tell me about it do you think, Grob or
Schemp=

Schempp-Hirth is the TC-holder of the...
Forum: Soaring September 24th 19, 06:59 AM Posted to rec.aviation.soaring
Replies: 54
Views: 672
Posted By Eric Munk
gel coat

Found two gliders during refinish where age-related gelcoat cracks
had gone into the structure. One required local repairs only, the
other a complete replacement of inner 4 metres of top wing skin...
Forum: Soaring September 14th 19, 08:25 AM Posted to rec.aviation.soaring
Replies: 12
Views: 171
Posted By Eric Munk
A wooden control stick grip

I think you’ll find it’s metric.
Forum: Soaring September 9th 19, 02:34 PM Posted to rec.aviation.soaring
Replies: 1
Views: 76
Posted By Eric Munk
Useful info on mods from EASA

CS-STAN applies to aircraft registered in countries that are a member of
EASA. It includes Part-M and SAS-aircraft, but excludes Annex-I aircraft.
Handy to know.
Forum: Soaring September 9th 19, 11:06 AM Posted to rec.aviation.soaring
Replies: 12
Views: 148
Posted By Eric Munk
How much does a lost aircraft logbook effect resale value?

https://www.traficom.fi/sites/default/files/media/file/19736-PIK-20D-FIP_Rev0_20151217.pdf

Fatigue life for the PIK-20D is 65,000 hours, with 5,000 interval
inspections for aircraft that have over...
Forum: Soaring September 5th 19, 07:56 AM Posted to rec.aviation.soaring
Replies: 12
Views: 128
Posted By Eric Munk
Wiring Harness Needed

At 22:05 04 September 2019, Dan Daly wrote:
On Wednesday, September 4, 2019 at 5:15:06 PM UTC-4, Al
McNamara wrote:
At 20:36 04 September 2019, Bob Youngblood wrote:
I have a radio that...
Forum: Soaring August 30th 19, 09:56 AM Posted to rec.aviation.soaring
Replies: 26
Views: 192
Posted By Eric Munk
Landing with broken rudder cable

Had this happen on a Puchacz when the cable tension member broke off the RH
rear pedal during a spin recovery. Aerodynamically balanced rudder
(counterweighted), combined with cable-tension from...
Forum: Soaring August 26th 19, 04:33 PM Posted to rec.aviation.soaring
Replies: 27
Views: 307
Posted By Eric Munk
Discus 2 rudder stiff help please

At 14:06 26 August 2019, wrote:
Do you use an overboard type relief system?

If so, corrosion in the lower rudder hinge usually is the culprit.
Forum: Soaring June 12th 19, 08:35 AM Posted to rec.aviation.soaring
Replies: 11
Views: 201
Posted By Eric Munk
How to hang a glider from the ceiling of a hangar

1: don't save on equipment and buy the good stuff
2: always have a backup system (chain, etc) for when the good stuff fails
anyway
3: when somebody tells you otherwise, always remember 1 and 2

Two...
Forum: Soaring March 26th 19, 07:51 AM Posted to rec.aviation.soaring
Replies: 10
Views: 308
Posted By Eric Munk
Bad couple days in Europe

At 23:24 25 March 2019, wrote:
Are there any details on what caused with these accidents?


Start of the season. Lack of recent currency, first couple of days of
good flying...
Forum: Soaring March 25th 19, 12:03 PM Posted to rec.aviation.soaring
Replies: 2
Views: 142
Posted By Eric Munk
Selling US glider to Europe, but keeping a share

At 02:40 25 March 2019, Auxvache wrote:
Wondering if anyone's done this. Is there a way to structure a syndicate
to
best simplify licensing, etc.?


If transferring to an EASA country's...
Forum: Soaring March 22nd 19, 08:32 AM Posted to rec.aviation.soaring
Replies: 21
Views: 284
Posted By Eric Munk
Life glider hours with winch

As Bob said, the only concern with wooden ships is adequate
maintenance which includes a timely stripdown to bare wood and
inspection of all structural components. Type of glue used is a
major...
Forum: Soaring March 21st 19, 06:20 PM Posted to rec.aviation.soaring
Replies: 21
Views: 284
Posted By Eric Munk
Life glider hours with winch

At 17:14 21 March 2019, wrote:
Hi all.

I listened from some pilots that the glider life hours reduce if you
use
wi=
nch start.

Is that true? I looked for some data about...
Forum: Soaring March 21st 19, 06:20 PM Posted to rec.aviation.soaring
Replies: 21
Views: 284
Posted By Eric Munk
Life glider hours with winch

At 17:14 21 March 2019, wrote:
Hi all.

I listened from some pilots that the glider life hours reduce if you
use
wi=
nch start.

Is that true? I looked for some data about...
Forum: Soaring March 21st 19, 06:17 PM Posted to rec.aviation.soaring
Replies: 21
Views: 284
Posted By Eric Munk
Life glider hours with winch

At 17:14 21 March 2019, wrote:
Hi all.

I listened from some pilots that the glider life hours reduce if you
use
wi=
nch start.

Is that true? I looked for some data about...
Forum: Soaring March 1st 19, 09:30 AM Posted to rec.aviation.soaring
Replies: 14
Views: 235
Posted By Eric Munk
Rodent proofing CG Hook

At 02:42 28 February 2019, George Haeh wrote:
The club Grob had copious evidence of rodent infestation

Might be an idea to check the aircraft out for damage, if not already done
so. Had a Twin...
Forum: Soaring March 1st 19, 09:27 AM Posted to rec.aviation.soaring
Replies: 14
Views: 235
Posted By Eric Munk
Rodent proofing CG Hook

At 16:11 28 February 2019, Dan Marotta wrote:
What about bats, Mark?

Isn't it illegal to use bats on rodents? :-)
Forum: Soaring February 22nd 19, 05:47 PM Posted to rec.aviation.soaring
Replies: 31
Views: 426
Posted By Eric Munk
K8b restoration

I think you will find that all wooden Schleicher gliders have been finished
from the factory with fabric up to 50 mm forward of the rear face of the
main spar, and with paint on the D-box. Sometimes...
Forum: Soaring February 13th 19, 09:38 AM Posted to rec.aviation.soaring
Replies: 16
Views: 665
Posted By Eric Munk
ASK 21 issues with cracks in wing root ribs

Technical Note issued by Schleicher. No AD yet. Inspection before December
31st, 2019.

https://www.alexander-schleicher.de/wp-content/uploads/2019/02/210_TM41_E.pdf
Forum: Soaring February 11th 19, 07:23 AM Posted to rec.aviation.soaring
Replies: 11
Views: 326
Posted By Eric Munk
Problem with Grob-103

At 00:57 11 February 2019, Scott Calvert wrote:
At 23:47 07 February 2019, Elena Malanushenko wrote:
Interesting video with the testing of plane
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=vel-qoc0UY4

I...
Forum: Soaring February 4th 19, 12:02 PM Posted to rec.aviation.soaring
Replies: 31
Views: 426
Posted By Eric Munk
K8b restoration

At 17:32 02 February 2019, Steve Leonard wrote:
On Saturday, February 2, 2019 at 1:15:04 AM UTC-6, Eric Munk wrote:

Much snippery...

Wood is spruce by heart.

Sorry, Eric, bust I must...
Forum: Soaring February 3rd 19, 12:15 PM Posted to rec.aviation.soaring
Replies: 31
Views: 426
Posted By Eric Munk
K8b restoration

Replacing wing root rib ply is a fairly straightforward job on the
K8. Good luck! Lovely little gliders...

At 10:08 03 February 2019, John Foster wrote:
On Saturday, February 2, 2019 at 6:55:07 PM...
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