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Forum: Soaring November 9th 19, 03:31 PM Posted to rec.aviation.soaring
Replies: 141
Views: 5,449
Posted By Bruce Hoult
Gliding risk....

On Friday, November 8, 2019 at 10:52:42 AM UTC-8, Dan Marotta wrote:
Not always Harleys.* I'd say crotch rockets are a bigger threat from my
observation.* I recall a young guy at work who told...
Forum: Soaring November 1st 19, 04:15 AM Posted to rec.aviation.soaring
Replies: 141
Views: 5,449
Posted By Bruce Hoult
Gliding risk....

On Thursday, October 31, 2019 at 4:56:24 PM UTC-7, Bob Kuykendall wrote:
On Thursday, October 31, 2019 at 4:20:55 PM UTC-7, wrote:

The Isle of Mann TT is an outlier even...
Forum: Soaring October 31st 19, 11:04 PM Posted to rec.aviation.soaring
Replies: 141
Views: 5,449
Posted By Bruce Hoult
Gliding risk....

On Thursday, October 31, 2019 at 2:43:02 PM UTC-7, Ramy wrote:
Stefan you would think, but the stats show complete opposite. The majority of casualties are high time experienced pilots, including...
Forum: Soaring October 8th 19, 08:28 AM Posted to rec.aviation.soaring
Replies: 27
Views: 1,263
Posted By Bruce Hoult
Can only CFIs teach flying?

On Monday, October 7, 2019 at 5:07:25 AM UTC+13, Dan Marotta wrote:
I can roll up into a 90 degree bank and, if I don't apply up or down
elevator, the plane won't turn.* The nose will simply...
Forum: Soaring October 5th 19, 05:16 AM Posted to rec.aviation.soaring
Replies: 27
Views: 1,263
Posted By Bruce Hoult
Can only CFIs teach flying?

On Saturday, October 5, 2019 at 3:56:29 PM UTC+13, wrote:
There is one common, required logbook endorsement unique to the soaring community that doesn't have to be issued by an...
Forum: Soaring October 3rd 19, 10:06 AM Posted to rec.aviation.soaring
Replies: 6
Views: 309
Posted By Bruce Hoult
Pulse oxymeter use

On Thursday, October 3, 2019 at 9:45:05 PM UTC+13, John McLaughlin wrote:
I've searched this forum and google, but can't find the information - can
anyone tell me what readings I should expect...
Forum: Soaring October 2nd 19, 01:12 AM Posted to rec.aviation.soaring
Replies: 21
Views: 1,077
Posted By Bruce Hoult
Mountain High Cannula/Mask?

On Tuesday, October 1, 2019 at 3:16:30 PM UTC-7, Charlie M. (UH & 002 owner/pilot) wrote:
Non smoker, rather active, good health.....may be fine.
Couch potato, smoker, heart issues, etc., may be...
Forum: Soaring September 2nd 19, 07:56 PM Posted to rec.aviation.soaring
Replies: 16
Views: 757
Posted By Bruce Hoult
Purchase of glider from Canada

On Monday, September 2, 2019 at 9:06:48 AM UTC-7, George Haeh wrote:
Canadian banks look askance at US cashier's checks and will often hold funds for some weeks. A bank to bank transfer can be...
Forum: Soaring September 2nd 19, 07:45 PM Posted to rec.aviation.soaring
Replies: 14
Views: 589
Posted By Bruce Hoult
Ghost glider

On Monday, September 2, 2019 at 10:50:54 AM UTC-7, wrote:
I have not visited this site in several years.
Several years ago an abandoned and decaying glider was spotted in the...
Forum: Soaring August 29th 19, 07:59 AM Posted to rec.aviation.soaring
Replies: 13
Views: 279
Posted By Bruce Hoult
WhatsApp Use in Contests and Task Sharing

On Wednesday, August 28, 2019 at 9:21:09 AM UTC-7, JS wrote:
On Wednesday, August 28, 2019 at 7:32:27 AM UTC-7, wrote:
On Wednesday, August 28, 2019 at 8:56:39 AM UTC-4,...
Forum: Soaring August 28th 19, 07:16 PM Posted to rec.aviation.soaring
Replies: 2
Views: 366
Posted By Bruce Hoult
Perlan is flying

On Wednesday, August 28, 2019 at 10:02:14 AM UTC-7, Bruce Hoult wrote:
On Wednesday, August 28, 2019 at 8:37:42 AM UTC-7, Frank Whiteley wrote:
...
Forum: Soaring August 28th 19, 06:02 PM Posted to rec.aviation.soaring
Replies: 2
Views: 366
Posted By Bruce Hoult
Perlan is flying

On Wednesday, August 28, 2019 at 8:37:42 AM UTC-7, Frank Whiteley wrote:
http://www.perlanproject.cloud/VirtualCockpit.html

Off tow at 45547 ft, at about 9:55 PDT. Currently at 44900 looking for...
Forum: Soaring August 27th 19, 03:08 AM Posted to rec.aviation.soaring
Replies: 50
Views: 1,096
Posted By Bruce Hoult
Tow plane types/mods for high density altitude glider towing

On Monday, August 26, 2019 at 1:53:15 PM UTC-7, Ross wrote:
Best tow plane ( well helicopter) was a Hughes 500 D at the Warbirds airshow in NZ and the opening of the world gliding champs.
...
Forum: Soaring August 18th 19, 01:52 AM Posted to rec.aviation.soaring
Replies: 19
Views: 280
Posted By Bruce Hoult
Rough outlanding in high corn

On Saturday, August 17, 2019 at 12:27:28 PM UTC-7, John DeRosa OHM Ω http://aviation.derosaweb.net wrote:
If you build it (a cornfield) they will come (a landout).

Sorry, I couldn't help...
Forum: Soaring August 16th 19, 08:13 PM Posted to rec.aviation.soaring
Replies: 19
Views: 280
Posted By Bruce Hoult
Rough outlanding in high corn

On Friday, August 16, 2019 at 4:41:17 AM UTC-7, Martin Gregorie wrote:
On Fri, 16 Aug 2019 03:35:55 -0700, Bruce Hoult wrote:

On Thursday, August 15, 2019 at 1:30:06 PM UTC-7, Jonathon May...
Forum: Soaring August 16th 19, 11:35 AM Posted to rec.aviation.soaring
Replies: 19
Views: 280
Posted By Bruce Hoult
Rough outlanding in high corn

On Thursday, August 15, 2019 at 1:30:06 PM UTC-7, Jonathon May wrote:
At 16:19 15 August 2019, wrote:
On Thursday, August 15, 2019 at 11:48:48 AM UTC-4,
...
Forum: Soaring July 31st 19, 01:26 AM Posted to rec.aviation.soaring
Replies: 2
Views: 276
Posted By Bruce Hoult
Young Lady Becoming a Glider Pilot

On Tuesday, July 30, 2019 at 2:22:47 PM UTC-7, ripacheco1967 wrote:
Please watch this young lady trying to become a glider pilot.
Like her video!

...
Forum: Soaring July 28th 19, 06:05 PM Posted to rec.aviation.soaring
Replies: 103
Views: 1,932
Posted By Bruce Hoult
Canadian pilot posts ILLEGAL flight into US on OLC

On Sunday, July 28, 2019 at 9:07:38 AM UTC-7, wrote:
Tom makes at least one good point. Fortunately, he was not able to find evidence that these overflights are illegal. I...
Forum: Soaring July 25th 19, 06:10 AM Posted to rec.aviation.soaring
Replies: 103
Views: 1,932
Posted By Bruce Hoult
Canadian pilot posts ILLEGAL flight into US on OLC

On Wednesday, July 24, 2019 at 7:22:27 PM UTC-7, 2G wrote:
This pilot made a DEEP entry into the US w/o, apparently, following the laws of the US:

...
Forum: Soaring July 3rd 19, 06:33 AM Posted to rec.aviation.soaring
Replies: 16
Views: 502
Posted By Bruce Hoult
Sad Day

On Tuesday, July 2, 2019 at 7:26:10 PM UTC-7, George Haeh wrote:
Wind and abrupt terrain can get together to produce nasty windshears. I was extremely lucky to survive a near 30 kt windshear on...
Forum: Soaring June 18th 19, 02:25 AM Posted to rec.aviation.soaring
Replies: 22
Views: 827
Posted By Bruce Hoult
flight computer ergonomics and function

On Monday, June 17, 2019 at 4:20:46 PM UTC-7, danlj wrote:
Comments below force a response.
1: the most efficient calibrated airspeed for progress over the ground DOES vary with the wind. A...
Forum: Soaring June 14th 19, 07:13 AM Posted to rec.aviation.soaring
Replies: 8
Views: 882
Posted By Bruce Hoult
Standard Cirrus for sale

On Thursday, June 13, 2019 at 11:12:43 AM UTC-7, Rick Hackett wrote:
Schempp-Hirth Standard Cirrus s/n 356G for sale. Gel coat in excellent condition. No major damage history, just a few scrapes...
Forum: Soaring June 14th 19, 07:12 AM Posted to rec.aviation.soaring
Replies: 30
Views: 1,156
Posted By Bruce Hoult
Another EXTREMELY low thermal save

On Thursday, June 13, 2019 at 2:41:28 AM UTC-7, Gary Wayland wrote:
Bank angle; meaning, I'm not going to pull a 45/60-degree bank at two hundred plus feet trying to make a low save. If the thermal...
Forum: Soaring May 27th 19, 04:38 AM Posted to rec.aviation.soaring
Replies: 55
Views: 1,232
Posted By Bruce Hoult
Are off-airport landouts common and/or dangerous?

On Sunday, May 26, 2019 at 2:00:05 PM UTC-7, Charles Ethridge wrote:
Hi all.

First off, I was a fairly experienced CFI and Chief Flight Instructor with a great record, and am now a Commercial...
Forum: Soaring May 27th 19, 04:21 AM Posted to rec.aviation.soaring
Replies: 30
Views: 1,156
Posted By Bruce Hoult
Another EXTREMELY low thermal save

On Sunday, May 26, 2019 at 1:16:06 PM UTC-7, wrote:
I’m afraid video may be making pilots take these risks.

https://youtu.be/PlXeHeR5Ma8

I'm not quite sure what...
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