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Forum: Soaring February 18th 21, 08:17 PM Posted to rec.aviation.soaring
Replies: 4
Views: 35
Posted By AS
Silent Arrow program

On Thursday, February 18, 2021 at 12:12:45 PM UTC-5, Dan Marotta wrote:
Wait a minute! Am I the only one to notice that the 2,000 lb of
"tactical resupply" includes 400 lb of throw-away glider...
Forum: Soaring February 17th 21, 08:49 PM Posted to rec.aviation.soaring
Replies: 9
Views: 110
Posted By AS
A Different Chute Question

On Wednesday, February 17, 2021 at 4:41:26 AM UTC-5, Tango Whisky wrote:
You might want to contact the Akaflieg Braunschweig. I think the original SB7 is still flown by a group of former members....
Forum: Soaring February 17th 21, 03:15 AM Posted to rec.aviation.soaring
Replies: 4
Views: 42
Posted By AS
Light Color Polyester Putty

On Tuesday, February 16, 2021 at 2:08:38 PM UTC-5, Roy B. wrote:
Does anybody know a source for light colored 2-part polyester putty? The ones up here all have a bright colored hardener which helps...
Forum: Soaring February 14th 21, 05:44 PM Posted to rec.aviation.soaring
Replies: 122
Views: 2,629
Posted By AS
Flying with Parachutes

On Sunday, February 14, 2021 at 10:42:51 AM UTC-5, Gregg Ballou wrote:
On Sunday, February 14, 2021 at 10:19:15 AM UTC-5, wrote:
After seeing Nadler's talk, I discussed a...
Forum: Soaring February 10th 21, 05:51 AM Posted to rec.aviation.soaring
Replies: 22
Views: 202
Posted By AS
Drag of Transponder Antennae compared

On Tuesday, February 9, 2021 at 9:14:09 PM UTC-5, India November wrote:
On Monday, February 8, 2021 at 11:06:31 PM UTC-5, AS wrote:
Interesting home-brewed investigation into the drag between...
Forum: Soaring February 9th 21, 05:06 AM Posted to rec.aviation.soaring
Replies: 22
Views: 202
Posted By AS
Drag of Transponder Antennae compared

Interesting home-brewed investigation into the drag between the fin-type and rod-type transponder antenna by one of our friends in The Netherlands.
Seems like the fin type antenna - unless mounted...
Forum: Soaring February 6th 21, 05:42 PM Posted to rec.aviation.soaring
Replies: 35
Views: 230
Posted By AS
Tales Of The Bloody Triangle

On Saturday, February 6, 2021 at 10:41:40 AM UTC-5, Dan Marotta wrote:


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On 2/5/21 8:26 PM, AS wrote:
Would crossing international borders or even inter-continental flights earn...
Forum: Soaring February 6th 21, 04:26 AM Posted to rec.aviation.soaring
Replies: 35
Views: 230
Posted By AS
Tales Of The Bloody Triangle

On Friday, February 5, 2021 at 9:47:37 PM UTC-5, Dan Marotta wrote:
We South westerners can do a 5 state flight. That would starting at
Dalhard, TX and flying north through Oklahoma into Kansas,...
Forum: Soaring February 1st 21, 05:23 PM Posted to rec.aviation.soaring
Replies: 47
Views: 352
Posted By AS
USA automated panel-cutting service?

It can do panels for side-by-side gliders, too!

Thanks, Eric! I will keep that in mind. My current panel was laser-cut out of a thin sheet of Aluminum and has cut-outs for all the toys I need...
Forum: Soaring February 1st 21, 05:10 PM Posted to rec.aviation.soaring
Replies: 5
Views: 107
Posted By AS
Dynamic Soaring

Ran across this link showing a RC glider being flown at 548mph (882km/h)! The video is dizzying to watch and one can barely follow the glider going through 120g turns. Would be cool if we could...
Forum: Soaring January 30th 21, 02:24 AM Posted to rec.aviation.soaring
Replies: 16
Views: 129
Posted By AS
Another oldie showcasing Soaring's Finest?

On Friday, January 29, 2021 at 5:51:28 PM UTC-5, kinsell wrote:
Another Caproni invention perhaps??? This one makes the nine-winged
airliner look absolutely sane. :-)

No, I think this one...
Forum: Soaring January 30th 21, 02:15 AM Posted to rec.aviation.soaring
Replies: 16
Views: 129
Posted By AS
Another oldie showcasing Soaring's Finest?

On Friday, January 29, 2021 at 6:23:44 PM UTC-5, Martin Gregorie wrote:
On Fri, 29 Jan 2021 15:51:24 -0700, kinsell wrote:

Another Caproni invention perhaps??? This one makes the...
Forum: Soaring January 29th 21, 07:35 PM Posted to rec.aviation.soaring
Replies: 16
Views: 129
Posted By AS
Another oldie showcasing Soaring's Finest?

On Friday, January 29, 2021 at 11:30:25 AM UTC-5, John DeRosa OHM Ω http://aviation.derosaweb.net wrote:
When I see an aircraft tail number in an old movie or advert I like to look it up to see...
Forum: Soaring January 26th 21, 05:35 PM Posted to rec.aviation.soaring
Replies: 18
Views: 242
Posted By AS
Weglide.org

On Tuesday, January 26, 2021 at 10:56:57 AM UTC-5, Dan Marotta wrote:
On 1/25/21 10:42 PM, Bret Hess wrote:
skylines.aero is integrating with the weglide platform in some way. You can see the...
Forum: Soaring January 23rd 21, 04:46 AM Posted to rec.aviation.soaring
Replies: 17
Views: 225
Posted By AS
What is your go-to meal on long flights?

On Friday, January 22, 2021 at 1:00:51 PM UTC-5, Pat Russell wrote:
Fig Newtons. Good for energy, and they taste the same even after you've sat on them.

I like to take along a few Nature Valley...
Forum: Soaring January 14th 21, 04:11 AM Posted to rec.aviation.soaring
Replies: 15
Views: 343
Posted By AS
soaring on Mars?

On Wednesday, January 13, 2021 at 9:16:55 PM UTC-5, Moshe Braner wrote:
If there are dust devils there is lift!
...
Forum: Soaring December 25th 20, 10:17 PM Posted to rec.aviation.soaring
Replies: 7
Views: 157
Posted By AS
Glider Insurance

On Thursday, December 24, 2020 at 11:53:06 AM UTC-8, kinsell wrote:
On 12/22/20 10:58 PM, AS wrote:
On Tuesday, December 22, 2020 at 5:10:36 PM UTC-8, R wrote:
Other than Costello, what...
Forum: Soaring December 23rd 20, 06:58 AM Posted to rec.aviation.soaring
Replies: 7
Views: 157
Posted By AS
Glider Insurance

On Tuesday, December 22, 2020 at 5:10:36 PM UTC-8, R wrote:
Other than Costello, what company provides you with Glider insurance.
R
LL Johns. Been with them for a while after Costello wouldn't...
Forum: Soaring December 22nd 20, 07:32 PM Posted to rec.aviation.soaring
Replies: 12
Views: 133
Posted By AS
What Glider would Santa fly?

On Tuesday, December 22, 2020 at 10:03:22 AM UTC-8, wrote:
On Tuesday, December 22, 2020 at 9:18:42 AM UTC-8, Gregg Ballou wrote:
2-32 Room for a big guy up front and lots of...
Forum: Soaring December 16th 20, 07:54 PM Posted to rec.aviation.soaring
Replies: 7
Views: 160
Posted By AS
Tow rope thimbles

On Wednesday, December 16, 2020 at 9:31:34 AM UTC-8, Bob Hills wrote:
What is the consensus of opinion of using steel thimbles on aero tow ropes?

Currently we use some clear tubing in the...
Forum: Soaring December 11th 20, 08:48 PM Posted to rec.aviation.soaring
Replies: 21
Views: 267
Posted By AS
HYPOXIA

On Friday, December 11, 2020 at 11:09:16 AM UTC-8, Dan Marotta wrote:

Well put, Uli.

I remember my two chamber rides while an AF pilot. Like you, I was
certain that it was no big thing...
Forum: Soaring December 11th 20, 04:49 PM Posted to rec.aviation.soaring
Replies: 21
Views: 267
Posted By AS
HYPOXIA

On Friday, December 11, 2020 at 5:54:28 AM UTC-8, wrote:

Uli, I remeber being there with you. One thing that sticks with me was the change in vision when the O2 was restored....
Forum: Soaring December 11th 20, 02:55 AM Posted to rec.aviation.soaring
Replies: 21
Views: 267
Posted By AS
HYPOXIA

On Thursday, December 10, 2020 at 4:23:10 PM UTC-8, Waveguru wrote:
This is in response to the paraglider missing thread. Many pilots all over the world underestimate the effects of hypoxia and...
Forum: Soaring November 28th 20, 05:19 PM Posted to rec.aviation.soaring
Replies: 15
Views: 228
Posted By AS
LS3A rudder needed

On Sunday, November 22, 2020 at 2:13:48 PM UTC-5, wrote:
Our club is currently in the initial stages of rebuilding a LS3A , we are in need of a rudder. The two ships that we...
Forum: Soaring November 27th 20, 08:39 PM Posted to rec.aviation.soaring
Replies: 27
Views: 287
Posted By AS
New Battery Type?

On Friday, November 27, 2020 at 11:01:36 AM UTC-5, Mark Mocho wrote:
I've rewired and/or replumbed my panel three or four times over the years as new equipment is added and old things are removed....
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