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Forum: Soaring Today, 12:46 AM Posted to rec.aviation.soaring
Replies: 5
Views: 17
Posted By [email protected]
Andy McQuigg

On Friday, February 21, 2020 at 1:46:26 PM UTC-5, wrote:
Andy flew his final glide last Wednesday night. You will be missed EA!

Whenever we have more information, we will...
Forum: Soaring February 17th 20, 08:32 PM Posted to rec.aviation.soaring
Replies: 13
Views: 96
Posted By [email protected]
Mecaplex canopy window lube

On Monday, February 17, 2020 at 2:23:52 PM UTC-5, John Foster wrote:
What is the best way to lube the sliding window in a Mecaplex canopy? Mine is a bit stiff, and I don't want to break it by...
Forum: Soaring February 17th 20, 07:12 PM Posted to rec.aviation.soaring
Replies: 45
Views: 194
Posted By [email protected]
Libelle suitability for beginners

On Monday, February 17, 2020 at 10:03:52 AM UTC-5, John DeRosa OHM Ω http://aviation.derosaweb.net wrote:
The Libelle is a true "classic" glider.

The only negative I was told is a weak boom...
Forum: Soaring February 16th 20, 02:31 PM Posted to rec.aviation.soaring
Replies: 45
Views: 194
Posted By [email protected]
Libelle suitability for beginners

On Saturday, February 15, 2020 at 2:44:57 PM UTC-5, son_of_flubber wrote:
Another 'Club Class' glider to consider is the SZD 51-1. The Junior is benign, built to sustain hard landings, has very...
Forum: Soaring February 15th 20, 06:37 PM Posted to rec.aviation.soaring
Replies: 45
Views: 194
Posted By [email protected]
Libelle suitability for beginners

On Saturday, February 15, 2020 at 10:59:08 AM UTC-5, Nick Kennedy wrote:
On W&W for sale recently there have been several Libelles listed, some look very nice.
And affordable.
Are these ships...
Forum: Soaring February 14th 20, 04:22 PM Posted to rec.aviation.soaring
Replies: 33
Views: 102
Posted By [email protected]
Electronic TE compensation, will this work?

On Wednesday, February 12, 2020 at 1:33:44 AM UTC-5, soaringjac wrote:
I am working through and investigating a leaking TE line in my ship. Leak tested the TE line and it seem to be wide open....
Forum: Soaring February 12th 20, 01:48 AM Posted to rec.aviation.soaring
Replies: 7
Views: 75
Posted By [email protected]
glider canopy

On Monday, February 10, 2020 at 12:45:05 PM UTC-5, Morris Carter wrote:
best way to trim a new canopy and best glue to use to attach to fiberglass
frame

The best way is to get some help from...
Forum: Soaring February 5th 20, 04:37 PM Posted to rec.aviation.soaring
Replies: 4
Views: 69
Posted By [email protected]
Genuine Schweizer trailer question.

On Tuesday, February 4, 2020 at 9:56:32 PM UTC-5, Scott Williams wrote:
While modifying our clubs Genuine Schweizer trailer to also retrieve a Grob 103, I noticed that the wing support cuffs mid...
Forum: Soaring February 3rd 20, 06:16 PM Posted to rec.aviation.soaring
Replies: 19
Views: 138
Posted By [email protected]
Rigging grease recommendations for long-term-rigged gliders

On Saturday, February 1, 2020 at 6:43:01 PM UTC-5, Jim Hogue wrote:
So, I have been using white lithium grease for decades for all my glider fittings. This has worked out fine, no problems ever,...
Forum: Soaring February 2nd 20, 09:05 PM Posted to rec.aviation.soaring
Replies: 5
Views: 65
Posted By [email protected]
Touch up urethane for a ash-31

On Sunday, February 2, 2020 at 10:17:40 AM UTC-5, RR wrote:
Any sugestions for a urethane paint for touch up on a 31? I had a little bit, but then waited to long to use it and the paint has...
Forum: Soaring February 2nd 20, 01:28 AM Posted to rec.aviation.soaring
Replies: 19
Views: 138
Posted By [email protected]
Rigging grease recommendations for long-term-rigged gliders

On Saturday, February 1, 2020 at 6:43:01 PM UTC-5, Jim Hogue wrote:
So, I have been using white lithium grease for decades for all my glider fittings. This has worked out fine, no problems ever,...
Forum: Soaring February 1st 20, 06:12 PM Posted to rec.aviation.soaring
Replies: 55
Views: 400
Posted By [email protected]
Future of aviation, or flash in the pan??

On Saturday, February 1, 2020 at 11:59:46 AM UTC-5, Eric Greenwell wrote:
kinsell wrote on 2/1/2020 8:43 AM:
On 2/1/20 9:25 AM, wrote:
...
system, so they have to...
Forum: Soaring February 1st 20, 05:25 PM Posted to rec.aviation.soaring
Replies: 55
Views: 400
Posted By [email protected]
Future of aviation, or flash in the pan??

On Saturday, February 1, 2020 at 10:23:42 AM UTC-5, Martin Gregorie wrote:
On Sat, 01 Feb 2020 05:25:44 -0800, unclhank wrote:

On Friday, January 31, 2020 at 7:27:53 PM UTC-5, Eric Greenwell...
Forum: Soaring February 1st 20, 02:25 PM Posted to rec.aviation.soaring
Replies: 55
Views: 400
Posted By [email protected]
Future of aviation, or flash in the pan??

On Friday, January 31, 2020 at 7:27:53 PM UTC-5, Eric Greenwell wrote:
Dave Nadler wrote on 1/31/2020 12:15 PM:
On Tuesday, January 28, 2020 at 9:59:56 AM UTC-5, wrote:
...
Forum: Soaring January 30th 20, 01:26 AM Posted to rec.aviation.soaring
Replies: 50
Views: 301
Posted By [email protected]
Best vario for airmass awareness across the speed range

On Wednesday, January 29, 2020 at 12:28:22 PM UTC-5, Eric Greenwell wrote:
Jim White wrote on 1/29/2020 7:06 AM:
Arse and eyes??

Even 40 years of soaring thousands of hours, I find most...
Forum: Soaring January 29th 20, 09:45 PM Posted to rec.aviation.soaring
Replies: 10
Views: 92
Posted By [email protected]
PU finish in wave flying

On Wednesday, January 29, 2020 at 1:50:37 PM UTC-5, Eric wrote:
PU is also used in the automotive industry. Metal shrinks/expands more under temperature changes than our glasfiber wings do. Is it...
Forum: Soaring January 29th 20, 05:24 PM Posted to rec.aviation.soaring
Replies: 10
Views: 92
Posted By [email protected]
PU finish in wave flying

On Wednesday, January 29, 2020 at 11:16:57 AM UTC-5, Eric wrote:
Can anyone tell from experience how well a PU finish holds when flying in wave conditions, i.e. low temperatures & strong...
Forum: Soaring January 28th 20, 03:59 PM Posted to rec.aviation.soaring
Replies: 55
Views: 400
Posted By [email protected]
Future of aviation, or flash in the pan??

On Tuesday, January 28, 2020 at 1:48:48 AM UTC-5, jfitch wrote:
On Monday, January 27, 2020 at 7:04:36 PM UTC-8, Dave Nadler wrote:
On Sunday, January 26, 2020 at 7:14:12 PM UTC-5, jfitch...
Forum: Soaring January 28th 20, 02:17 AM Posted to rec.aviation.soaring
Replies: 11
Views: 95
Posted By [email protected]
Flight experience

On Monday, January 27, 2020 at 7:45:54 PM UTC-5, jp wrote:
I've searched the FAA Legal Interpretation website for an answer but haven't found one I understand.

My question is:

Can any of...
Forum: Soaring January 24th 20, 10:53 PM Posted to rec.aviation.soaring
Replies: 50
Views: 301
Posted By [email protected]
Best vario for airmass awareness across the speed range

On Friday, January 24, 2020 at 3:48:34 PM UTC-5, wrote:
Jim H and Jim, I wonder if this generation of glider guiders could even find or center a thermal using a simple...
Forum: Soaring January 21st 20, 02:11 AM Posted to rec.aviation.soaring
Replies: 30
Views: 206
Posted By [email protected]
WGC Final Report, John Good

On Monday, January 20, 2020 at 7:36:09 PM UTC-5, John Foster wrote:
On Monday, January 20, 2020 at 5:23:28 PM UTC-7, mart wrote:
I completely agree that it should be pilot skills and not...
Forum: Soaring January 21st 20, 12:39 AM Posted to rec.aviation.soaring
Replies: 42
Views: 305
Posted By [email protected]
Lowest power tow

On Monday, January 20, 2020 at 5:11:49 PM UTC-5, Mike C wrote:
On Monday, January 20, 2020 at 2:21:15 PM UTC-7, wrote:
On Monday, January 20, 2020 at 4:05:35 PM UTC-5, AS...
Forum: Soaring January 20th 20, 08:30 PM Posted to rec.aviation.soaring
Replies: 42
Views: 305
Posted By [email protected]
Lowest power tow

On Monday, January 20, 2020 at 12:23:46 PM UTC-5, wrote:
The Dragonfly pilot was Russell Brown, IMHO one of the top 5 Dragonfly pilots and mechanics in the world so I had...
Forum: Soaring January 20th 20, 02:37 PM Posted to rec.aviation.soaring
Replies: 42
Views: 305
Posted By [email protected]
Lowest power tow

On Sunday, January 19, 2020 at 9:20:04 AM UTC-5, Ron Gleason wrote:
On Saturday, 18 January 2020 22:30:51 UTC-7, wrote:
What's the lowest power tow plane you've ever seen...
Forum: Soaring January 19th 20, 03:25 PM Posted to rec.aviation.soaring
Replies: 7
Views: 81
Posted By [email protected]
Reconstructing Maintenance Logbooks

On Saturday, January 18, 2020 at 11:53:07 PM UTC-5, Shaun Wheeler wrote:
Original owner passed on and original factory logbook was lost at that time. Registration is current and airworthiness...
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