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Forum: Soaring June 15th 21, 03:54 PM Posted to rec.aviation.soaring
Replies: 7
Views: 1,221
Posted By Hank Nixon
Russia AC-5M Engine Problem

On Tuesday, June 15, 2021 at 10:30:26 AM UTC-4, Branko Stojkovic wrote:
On Monday, June 14, 2021 at 8:45:43 PM UTC-7, Kenn Sebesta wrote:
Dieseling sounds bad. If there truly are deposits...
Forum: Soaring June 9th 21, 01:46 PM Posted to rec.aviation.soaring
Replies: 25
Views: 1,153
Posted By Hank Nixon
Fatal Glider Crash in Wurtsboro, New York

On Tuesday, June 8, 2021 at 3:04:10 PM UTC-4, wrote:
On Tuesday, June 8, 2021 at 12:41:30 PM UTC-5, Hank Nixon wrote:
On Tuesday, June 8, 2021 at 12:12:12 PM UTC-4, Waveguru...
Forum: Soaring June 8th 21, 06:41 PM Posted to rec.aviation.soaring
Replies: 25
Views: 1,153
Posted By Hank Nixon
Fatal Glider Crash in Wurtsboro, New York

On Tuesday, June 8, 2021 at 12:12:12 PM UTC-4, Waveguru wrote:
Can we get any details on the pilot, like age, currency, and number of hours PIC?


Boggs

64 years old. Not very current. Not...
Forum: Soaring June 8th 21, 01:27 PM Posted to rec.aviation.soaring
Replies: 25
Views: 1,153
Posted By Hank Nixon
Fatal Glider Crash in Wurtsboro, New York

On Monday, June 7, 2021 at 5:10:13 PM UTC-4, wrote:
On Monday, June 7, 2021 at 4:40:54 PM UTC-4, Waveguru wrote:
Can anybody give us any more information on this crash? Minor...
Forum: Soaring May 29th 21, 01:59 PM Posted to rec.aviation.soaring
Replies: 51
Views: 4,754
Posted By Hank Nixon
Tow plane ideas

On Wednesday, May 26, 2021 at 2:37:37 PM UTC-4, wrote:
My glider club is looking into the possibility of a new or upgraded tow plane. We currently have a 160hp supercub, but we...
Forum: Soaring May 28th 21, 01:28 PM Posted to rec.aviation.soaring
Replies: 12
Views: 1,131
Posted By Hank Nixon
Newby questions about the GLASFLUGEL H 201 STANDARD LIBELLE

On Friday, May 28, 2021 at 4:45:40 AM UTC-4, LoftusRoadLad wrote:
New to gliding (won't say "soaring" since I haven't been accused of doing much of that) and was interested in buying a forgiving...
Forum: Soaring May 16th 21, 11:04 PM Posted to rec.aviation.soaring
Replies: 9
Views: 463
Posted By Hank Nixon
What's the difference between a good landing and a Good landing?

On Sunday, May 16, 2021 at 4:24:08 PM UTC-4, R wrote:
On Wednesday, May 12, 2021 at 8:21:42 AM UTC-4, Hank Nixon wrote:
On Tuesday, May 11, 2021 at 9:59:47 PM UTC-4, Janine Acee wrote:
...
Forum: Soaring May 16th 21, 01:31 PM Posted to rec.aviation.soaring
Replies: 12
Views: 754
Posted By Hank Nixon
Looking to borrow an ASW-27 horizontal stabilize in SW USA

On Saturday, May 15, 2021 at 2:56:16 PM UTC-4, 5Z wrote:
Hello all, I had a ground handling incident yesterday and damaged my elevator. Looks like a month or more for repairs. :-(

Does anyone...
Forum: Soaring May 15th 21, 01:38 AM Posted to rec.aviation.soaring
Replies: 9
Views: 423
Posted By Hank Nixon
Declared 750K in thermals, Eastern US

On Friday, May 14, 2021 at 3:33:51 PM UTC-4, wrote:
Two of us flew a declared 750K mission out of Post Mills VT yesterday and I am now wondering if this was a first in the...
Forum: Soaring May 12th 21, 01:21 PM Posted to rec.aviation.soaring
Replies: 9
Views: 463
Posted By Hank Nixon
What's the difference between a good landing and a Good landing?

On Tuesday, May 11, 2021 at 9:59:47 PM UTC-4, Janine Acee wrote:
On Tuesday, May 11, 2021 at 9:20:18 PM UTC-4, wrote:
A Good landing is one you can swim away from.

...
Forum: Soaring April 27th 21, 01:47 PM Posted to rec.aviation.soaring
Replies: 39
Views: 1,425
Posted By Hank Nixon
Two Seat Cobra Trailer Tire Replacement

On Tuesday, April 27, 2021 at 3:35:41 AM UTC-4, wrote:
I have a 2009 Cobra trailer designed for a two seat glider. The tires need replacement. The original tires are of size...
Forum: Soaring April 22nd 21, 02:14 AM Posted to rec.aviation.soaring
Replies: 31
Views: 1,327
Posted By Hank Nixon
Time to hang it up?

On Wednesday, April 21, 2021 at 7:55:53 PM UTC-4, wrote:
It’s been 50 years now since I soloed in gliders at Black Forest, Co in 1971. I have logged over 5000 hours, mostly...
Forum: Soaring April 9th 21, 10:19 PM Posted to rec.aviation.soaring
Replies: 23
Views: 885
Posted By Hank Nixon
Do Purist Exhibit Higher Testosterone Levels ?

On Friday, April 9, 2021 at 5:01:08 PM UTC-4, wrote:
One of the many questions that most of us purist ask examines the phycological and psychical differences in individuals...
Forum: Soaring April 6th 21, 07:19 PM Posted to rec.aviation.soaring
Replies: 96
Views: 2,674
Posted By Hank Nixon
new SSA web site

On Tuesday, April 6, 2021 at 1:02:59 PM UTC-4, Dan Marotta wrote:
What Moshe said. ...And I haven't even looked at it (I'm afraid...)


Dan
5J
On 4/6/21 7:01 AM, Moshe Braner wrote:
...
Forum: Soaring April 6th 21, 01:42 PM Posted to rec.aviation.soaring
Replies: 96
Views: 2,674
Posted By Hank Nixon
new SSA web site

On Tuesday, April 6, 2021 at 1:18:11 AM UTC-4, Eric Bick (DY) wrote:
Try this:
From the new SSA homepage, mouse over the "Membership" tab. This brings up three options and you want the "Members"...
Forum: Soaring April 2nd 21, 01:35 PM Posted to rec.aviation.soaring
Replies: 172
Views: 4,866
Posted By Hank Nixon
$1 billion BMS Ooops...

On Friday, April 2, 2021 at 12:40:11 AM UTC-4, 2G wrote:
On Wednesday, March 31, 2021 at 4:25:19 PM UTC-7, Hank Nixon wrote:
On Sunday, March 7, 2021 at 11:30:14 PM UTC-5, 2G wrote:
On...
Forum: Soaring April 1st 21, 10:17 PM Posted to rec.aviation.soaring
Replies: 96
Views: 2,674
Posted By Hank Nixon
new SSA web site

On Thursday, April 1, 2021 at 3:09:02 PM UTC-4, Moshe Braner wrote:
On 4/1/2021 2:51 PM, noel.wade wrote:
Wait, am I reading the latest SSA email correctly? We need to reset our password to a...
Forum: Soaring April 1st 21, 12:25 AM Posted to rec.aviation.soaring
Replies: 172
Views: 4,866
Posted By Hank Nixon
$1 billion BMS Ooops...

On Sunday, March 7, 2021 at 11:30:14 PM UTC-5, 2G wrote:
On Thursday, March 4, 2021 at 1:55:30 PM UTC-8, Kenn Sebesta wrote:
A hybrid system with a gas engine wouldn't have the pucker factor...
Forum: Soaring March 31st 21, 05:12 PM Posted to rec.aviation.soaring
Replies: 172
Views: 4,866
Posted By Hank Nixon
$1 billion BMS Ooops...

On Friday, March 19, 2021 at 8:26:29 PM UTC-4, kinsell wrote:
On 3/12/21 1:38 AM, wrote:
On Friday, 12 March 2021 at 04:33:55 UTC+1, Eric Greenwell wrote:

I don't...
Forum: Soaring March 21st 21, 02:55 PM Posted to rec.aviation.soaring
Replies: 15
Views: 733
Posted By Hank Nixon
Glider for heavy Pilot

We are looking at what gliders may be suitable for heavy pilots. Gross weight, max mass of non lifting components, and forward CG limits. Subject pilot weighs 280 lb.
Ant experience out there?
Thx
UH
Forum: Soaring March 16th 21, 10:17 PM Posted to rec.aviation.soaring
Replies: 16
Views: 832
Posted By Hank Nixon
Experience towing a Grob-103 with a 160HP tow Plane?

On Tuesday, March 16, 2021 at 3:40:07 PM UTC-4, wrote:
Does anyone have experience with towing a Grob 103 or similar large 2-seat glider with a tow plane in the 160 HP class. Any...
Forum: Soaring March 12th 21, 11:40 PM Posted to rec.aviation.soaring
Replies: 27
Views: 694
Posted By Hank Nixon
Mylar Project

On Friday, March 12, 2021 at 4:27:58 PM UTC-5, john firth wrote:
On Friday, March 12, 2021 at 12:07:10 PM UTC-5, wrote:
On Friday, March 12, 2021 at 11:38:27 AM UTC-5, Hank...
Forum: Soaring March 12th 21, 05:38 PM Posted to rec.aviation.soaring
Replies: 27
Views: 694
Posted By Hank Nixon
Mylar Project

On Friday, March 12, 2021 at 8:55:09 AM UTC-5, Richard Pfiffner wrote:
This tool is useful in removing the adhesive from the wings. Read instructions and don't press too hard.

Amazon
3M...
Forum: Soaring March 10th 21, 10:01 PM Posted to rec.aviation.soaring
Replies: 27
Views: 694
Posted By Hank Nixon
Mylar Project

On Wednesday, March 10, 2021 at 3:08:24 PM UTC-5, Roy B. wrote:
Bob:
Thanks!

2 Questions/Clarifications:

1) Are you saying you actually sand the Mylar taped surface itself to improve...
Forum: Soaring March 5th 21, 06:05 PM Posted to rec.aviation.soaring
Replies: 172
Views: 4,866
Posted By Hank Nixon
$1 billion BMS Ooops...

On Friday, March 5, 2021 at 11:29:30 AM UTC-5, 2G wrote:
On Thursday, March 4, 2021 at 8:22:34 AM UTC-8, Eric Greenwell wrote:
2G wrote on 3/3/2021 6:11 PM:
On Tuesday, March 2, 2021 at...
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