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Forum: Soaring April 3rd 20, 07:52 PM Posted to rec.aviation.soaring
Replies: 14
Views: 74
Posted By john firth
Trailer access calculation?

On Wednesday, March 25, 2020 at 5:45:04 AM UTC-4, John McLaughlin wrote:
I want to bring my trailer home to do some maintenance while we're all
grounded, but I'm not sure if I can access my...
Forum: Soaring April 3rd 20, 05:34 PM Posted to rec.aviation.soaring
Replies: 96
Views: 152
Posted By john firth
Concealed Carry In MY ASW27

On Tuesday, March 31, 2020 at 6:46:26 PM UTC-4, Bob Youngblood wrote:
What a surprise, just today my son brought me a great gift to fight off the flaming liberals at the gliderport. It is a...
Forum: Soaring April 3rd 20, 05:08 PM Posted to rec.aviation.soaring
Replies: 96
Views: 152
Posted By john firth
Concealed Carry In MY ASW27

On Tuesday, March 31, 2020 at 6:46:26 PM UTC-4, Bob Youngblood wrote:
What a surprise, just today my son brought me a great gift to fight off the flaming liberals at the gliderport. It is a...
Forum: Soaring March 21st 20, 03:02 PM Posted to rec.aviation.soaring
Replies: 30
Views: 132
Posted By john firth
Solo 2350D won't start

On Friday, March 20, 2020 at 6:42:42 PM UTC-4, BillT wrote:
Our Duo's turbo has suddenly stopped working. It spins up ok at 55Kt when decompressed & continues windmilling when the decompression is...
Forum: Soaring March 21st 20, 02:36 PM Posted to rec.aviation.soaring
Replies: 30
Views: 132
Posted By john firth
Solo 2350D won't start

On Friday, March 20, 2020 at 6:42:42 PM UTC-4, BillT wrote:
Our Duo's turbo has suddenly stopped working. It spins up ok at 55Kt when decompressed & continues windmilling when the decompression is...
Forum: Soaring March 7th 20, 04:06 PM Posted to rec.aviation.soaring
Replies: 46
Views: 294
Posted By john firth
Mini-Winch for FES

On Wednesday, March 4, 2020 at 12:38:57 AM UTC-5, Paul Remde wrote:
Hi,

This is just a thought...

I’ve recently been extremely interested in the FES (Front Electric Sustainer)...
Forum: Soaring March 5th 20, 03:37 PM Posted to rec.aviation.soaring
Replies: 4
Views: 62
Posted By john firth
cambridge 302

On Wednesday, March 4, 2020 at 3:42:52 PM UTC-5, john firth wrote:
Just bought a used CAI 302 from W and Wh; unfortunately many accessories
are missing incl. the CD.
I have installed and run...
Forum: Soaring March 4th 20, 08:42 PM Posted to rec.aviation.soaring
Replies: 4
Views: 62
Posted By john firth
cambridge 302

Just bought a used CAI 302 from W and Wh; unfortunately many accessories
are missing incl. the CD.
I have installed and run the 300 support program, and configured the
302 for my PIK 20E.
Turn on...
Forum: Soaring February 14th 20, 07:17 PM Posted to rec.aviation.soaring
Replies: 33
Views: 205
Posted By john firth
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 January 29th 20, 06:01 PM Posted to rec.aviation.soaring
Replies: 10
Views: 270
Posted By john firth
Avionics and moisture

On Monday, January 27, 2020 at 9:20:56 PM UTC-5, wrote:
We’ve had a particularly wet winter in the Pacific Northwest this year, and I got a chance to fly my motorglider today...
Forum: Soaring January 28th 20, 09:00 PM Posted to rec.aviation.soaring
Replies: 10
Views: 270
Posted By john firth
Avionics and moisture

On Monday, January 27, 2020 at 9:20:56 PM UTC-5, wrote:
We’ve had a particularly wet winter in the Pacific Northwest this year, and I got a chance to fly my motorglider today...
Forum: Soaring January 23rd 20, 07:42 PM Posted to rec.aviation.soaring
Replies: 19
Views: 259
Posted By john firth
Sailplane pilot who wandered across the Iron Curtain in the 1960's.

On Wednesday, January 22, 2020 at 8:17:24 AM UTC-5, wrote:
I didn't get to watch much TV as a kid, my dad made me sit in my room and read books with a dictionary and Thesaurus,...
Forum: Soaring January 20th 20, 07:53 PM Posted to rec.aviation.soaring
Replies: 42
Views: 434
Posted By john firth
Lowest power tow

On Sunday, January 19, 2020 at 12:30:51 AM UTC-5, wrote:
What's the lowest power tow plane you've ever seen or towed by? An Examiner of mine said his was a C150 with 100hp. I...
Forum: Soaring January 16th 20, 08:25 PM Posted to rec.aviation.soaring
Replies: 106
Views: 709
Posted By john firth
Women's Worlds

On Saturday, January 4, 2020 at 7:55:40 AM UTC-5, Karl Striedieck wrote:
SHE SCOOOORRRRREES! Sarah Arnold clobbered the field on the first day at the Women's Worlds in Australia.

On the 15th...
Forum: Soaring January 4th 20, 08:44 PM Posted to rec.aviation.soaring
Replies: 17
Views: 221
Posted By john firth
Future has arrived

On Friday, January 3, 2020 at 10:37:26 AM UTC-5, kinsell wrote:
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=X_dnAD5TD-E


Makes you want to fit some floats on an Antares and give it a go!

Anybody...
Forum: Soaring December 18th 19, 04:09 PM Posted to rec.aviation.soaring
Replies: 67
Views: 581
Posted By john firth
trailer sway mitigation TSM

On Monday, December 16, 2019 at 3:03:02 PM UTC-5, princiar wrote:
Anyone has experience towing a trailer with a car with the trailer sway mitigation installed?

An important factor is the tire slip...
Forum: Soaring December 11th 19, 05:25 PM Posted to rec.aviation.soaring
Replies: 141
Views: 1,999
Posted By john firth
Gliding risk....

On Wednesday, October 30, 2019 at 8:49:22 PM UTC-4, wrote:
For those who haven’t seen it....

...
Forum: Soaring November 22nd 19, 07:49 PM Posted to rec.aviation.soaring
Replies: 141
Views: 1,999
Posted By john firth
Gliding risk....

On Wednesday, October 30, 2019 at 8:49:22 PM UTC-4, wrote:
For those who haven’t seen it....

https://chessintheair.com/the-risk-of-dying-doing-what-we-love/

Great piece...
Forum: Soaring November 19th 19, 07:31 PM Posted to rec.aviation.soaring
Replies: 39
Views: 2,245
Posted By john firth
Kestrel DG200 canopy mod.

On Thursday, June 11, 2009 at 2:45:37 AM UTC-4, Bruce wrote:
OK

Anyone out there with experience in converting the T59D / 401 Kestrel
canopy from the awful removable thing with a hoop...
Forum: Soaring November 17th 19, 09:50 PM Posted to rec.aviation.soaring
Replies: 39
Views: 2,245
Posted By john firth
Kestrel DG200 canopy mod.

On Thursday, June 11, 2009 at 2:45:37 AM UTC-4, Bruce wrote:
OK

Anyone out there with experience in converting the T59D / 401 Kestrel
canopy from the awful removable thing with a hoop...
Forum: Soaring November 10th 19, 08:38 PM Posted to rec.aviation.soaring
Replies: 129
Views: 1,124
Posted By john firth
GLIDING INTERNATIONAL -- RESEARCH

On Sunday, November 3, 2019 at 3:04:36 AM UTC-5, wrote:
We at Gliding International have just completed a three months study on the accident sitution in regard to our sport. We...
Forum: Soaring November 10th 19, 05:07 PM Posted to rec.aviation.soaring
Replies: 129
Views: 1,124
Posted By john firth
GLIDING INTERNATIONAL -- RESEARCH

On Sunday, November 3, 2019 at 3:04:36 AM UTC-5, wrote:
We at Gliding International have just completed a three months study on the accident sitution in regard to our sport. We...
Forum: Soaring November 4th 19, 09:58 PM Posted to rec.aviation.soaring
Replies: 5
Views: 191
Posted By john firth
Replacement GPS antenna for CAI302

On Saturday, October 19, 2019 at 10:30:06 AM UTC-4, Chris Davison wrote:
Does anyone know the specification for the GPS connection for the Cambridge
302? Or indeed where I could buy a...
Forum: Soaring November 3rd 19, 03:01 PM Posted to rec.aviation.soaring
Replies: 5
Views: 191
Posted By john firth
Replacement GPS antenna for CAI302

On Saturday, October 19, 2019 at 10:30:06 AM UTC-4, Chris Davison wrote:
Does anyone know the specification for the GPS connection for the Cambridge
302? Or indeed where I could buy a...
Forum: Soaring October 28th 19, 09:50 PM Posted to rec.aviation.soaring
Replies: 3
Views: 141
Posted By john firth
COSIM PELLET VARIO

I recall that someone wanted a Cosim pellet vario for
a vintage glider. There was one at the back of my instrument cupboard.
The pellets slide freely.
$10 plus postage.

John Firth
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