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Forum: Soaring Today, 02:34 PM Posted to rec.aviation.soaring
Replies: 4
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Posted By [email protected]
Electric sustainer registration in US

On Sunday, March 24, 2019 at 3:50:51 PM UTC-4, Pete Wizz wrote:
Hi There,

I have an certified glider registered in US, glider has been send to Europe for a little tuning recently. Part of...
Forum: Soaring March 17th 19, 10:38 PM Posted to rec.aviation.soaring
Replies: 5
Views: 59
Posted By [email protected]
101 Pegase A

On Sunday, March 17, 2019 at 10:45:13 AM UTC-4, Steve Leonard wrote:
As Hank said, he knows the glider and it is just older gelcoat. Yeah, it doesn't have a Clearnav or LXblah blah or insert your...
Forum: Soaring March 17th 19, 02:06 PM Posted to rec.aviation.soaring
Replies: 5
Views: 59
Posted By [email protected]
101 Pegase A

On Saturday, March 16, 2019 at 11:52:41 PM UTC-4, Nick Kennedy wrote:
Does anybody know the history of the above ship listed on Wings and Wheels?
At a asking price of 13k it seems like it could...
Forum: Soaring March 15th 19, 01:53 PM Posted to rec.aviation.soaring
Replies: 8
Views: 487
Posted By [email protected]
Pawnee STC question

On Thursday, March 14, 2019 at 11:05:54 PM UTC-4, Bob Youngblood wrote:
Most inspectors do not understand the termination of the AD that is approved with the completion of the STC. I will be...
Forum: Soaring March 13th 19, 01:53 PM Posted to rec.aviation.soaring
Replies: 20
Views: 137
Posted By [email protected]
Glider preparation for a competition

On Wednesday, March 13, 2019 at 6:08:06 AM UTC-4, wrote:
I'm flying in my first gliding competition this year. I've flown a reasonable number of XC tasks over the last...
Forum: Soaring March 12th 19, 05:28 PM Posted to rec.aviation.soaring
Replies: 44
Views: 213
Posted By [email protected]
Cobra Trailer Emergency Brake Experience

On Tuesday, March 12, 2019 at 9:00:06 AM UTC-4, Stephen Struthers wrote:
I have towed large and heavy trailer combinations all over the UK since the

age of 17 (40 years now) and not once have...
Forum: Soaring March 9th 19, 11:08 PM Posted to rec.aviation.soaring
Replies: 44
Views: 213
Posted By [email protected]
Cobra Trailer Emergency Brake Experience

On Saturday, March 9, 2019 at 11:24:46 AM UTC-5, wrote:
I have been having bad luck with trailers recently. Here is what happened a few days ago, maybe someone will benefit from...
Forum: Soaring March 7th 19, 10:47 PM Posted to rec.aviation.soaring
Replies: 11
Views: 88
Posted By [email protected]
Passing of Al Leffler

On Thursday, March 7, 2019 at 10:57:32 AM UTC-5, wrote:
I’m very sorry to report the passing of Al Leffler on Tuesday of this week, He will surely be missed.

A fine pilot...
Forum: Soaring March 6th 19, 04:01 PM Posted to rec.aviation.soaring
Replies: 0
Views: 37
Posted By [email protected]
2019 SSA Contest Rules are available

The 2019 SSA contest rule are available on the SSA site under contest rules and process.
The rules changes were approved by the SSA BOD as proposed.
One change was made from the proposed rules...
Forum: Soaring March 1st 19, 08:12 PM Posted to rec.aviation.soaring
Replies: 26
Views: 127
Posted By [email protected]
2019 SSA handicap list

On Friday, March 1, 2019 at 1:42:52 PM UTC-5, wrote:
Why determine the handicaps dry? Surely in competition, most gliders are being flown pretty much maxed out with ballast. It...
Forum: Soaring February 28th 19, 07:20 PM Posted to rec.aviation.soaring
Replies: 26
Views: 127
Posted By [email protected]
2019 SSA handicap list

On Thursday, February 28, 2019 at 10:58:59 AM UTC-5, MNLou wrote:
I assume the handicaps are weight based and do not include any adjustments for prop drag on FES models or drag from unsealed bay...
Forum: Soaring February 28th 19, 02:00 AM Posted to rec.aviation.soaring
Replies: 26
Views: 127
Posted By [email protected]
2019 SSA handicap list

On Wednesday, February 27, 2019 at 11:01:17 AM UTC-5, Tom (TK) wrote:
Has the 2019 SSA handicap list been approved/released yet?

Most revisions complete. Changes principally affect motor versions...
Forum: Soaring February 27th 19, 02:52 PM Posted to rec.aviation.soaring
Replies: 46
Views: 155
Posted By [email protected]
high tow vs low tow

On Wednesday, February 27, 2019 at 7:45:46 AM UTC-5, Tango Eight wrote:
On Tuesday, February 26, 2019 at 10:16:56 PM UTC-5, Ramy wrote:
Sounds to me that this method of staying low in ground...
Forum: Soaring February 27th 19, 02:50 PM Posted to rec.aviation.soaring
Replies: 46
Views: 155
Posted By [email protected]
high tow vs low tow

On Tuesday, February 26, 2019 at 10:16:56 PM UTC-5, Ramy wrote:
Sounds to me that this method of staying low in ground effect for low tow position will increase the time we spend in the dangerous...
Forum: Soaring February 25th 19, 05:57 PM Posted to rec.aviation.soaring
Replies: 46
Views: 155
Posted By [email protected]
high tow vs low tow

On Monday, February 25, 2019 at 10:11:36 AM UTC-5, Steve Koerner wrote:
Hank -

Do you have any thoughts on the separate problem of tow too slow with a ballasted glider? Wondering which might...
Forum: Soaring February 25th 19, 05:45 PM Posted to rec.aviation.soaring
Replies: 46
Views: 155
Posted By [email protected]
high tow vs low tow

On Monday, February 25, 2019 at 10:09:35 AM UTC-5, Cookie wrote:
You make some very good arguments in favor of low tow....Does that mean you win the overall argument?...I dunno?..most glider ops in...
Forum: Soaring February 25th 19, 02:54 PM Posted to rec.aviation.soaring
Replies: 46
Views: 155
Posted By [email protected]
high tow vs low tow

On Sunday, February 24, 2019 at 10:27:25 PM UTC-5, Steve Koerner wrote:
As a US pilot, I've flown low tow a few times but mostly just high tow as that is the convention here. I'm wondering what...
Forum: Soaring February 19th 19, 09:14 PM Posted to rec.aviation.soaring
Replies: 64
Views: 457
Posted By [email protected]
Affect of Alcohol (Beer) on Soaring and Soaring Racing

On Tuesday, February 19, 2019 at 9:05:07 AM UTC-5, wrote:
I know Sebastian Kawa and a few others never touch alcohol. Some racing pilots stay away around competitions. Others...
Forum: Soaring February 11th 19, 02:47 PM Posted to rec.aviation.soaring
Replies: 11
Views: 208
Posted By [email protected]
Problem with Grob-103

On Sunday, February 10, 2019 at 8:00:05 PM UTC-5, Scott Calvert wrote:
At 23:47 07 February 2019, Elena Malanushenko wrote:
Interesting video with the testing of plane
...
Forum: Soaring February 10th 19, 06:59 PM Posted to rec.aviation.soaring
Replies: 6
Views: 108
Posted By [email protected]
Great Flights 2-9

On Sunday, February 10, 2019 at 12:26:57 PM UTC-5, JS wrote:
On Sunday, February 10, 2019 at 4:40:51 AM UTC-8, Bob Youngblood wrote:
I took a look at OLC last evening and noticed that the top...
Forum: Soaring February 5th 19, 05:30 PM Posted to rec.aviation.soaring
Replies: 6
Views: 64
Posted By [email protected]
Pending reduction in US MAT turnpoint radius

On Tuesday, February 5, 2019 at 10:34:14 AM UTC-5, wrote:
I remember a fatal midair over Bridgeport, Ca. When we had 1/4 mile radius! Both pilots were looking at the photo...
Forum: Soaring February 2nd 19, 10:57 PM Posted to rec.aviation.soaring
Replies: 17
Views: 119
Posted By [email protected]
US Handicap Weight Adjustment White Paper

On Saturday, February 2, 2019 at 1:30:10 PM UTC-5, Tony wrote:
I think the true best way to ensure fairness wrt weight would be to greet pilots after landing. This is how Motorsports regulate,...
Forum: Soaring February 2nd 19, 10:55 PM Posted to rec.aviation.soaring
Replies: 8
Views: 69
Posted By [email protected]
Power rating -- looking for regulatory guidance

On Saturday, February 2, 2019 at 1:25:06 PM UTC-5, John Cochrane wrote:
I have a glider commercial rating, and I'm adding on my power rating. The question is, just what requirements do I need to...
Forum: Soaring February 1st 19, 09:06 PM Posted to rec.aviation.soaring
Replies: 17
Views: 119
Posted By [email protected]
US Handicap Weight Adjustment White Paper

On Friday, February 1, 2019 at 2:29:58 PM UTC-5, wrote:
On Friday, February 1, 2019 at 1:56:00 PM UTC-5, Andy Blackburn wrote:
On Thursday, January 31, 2019 at 8:51:11 AM...
Forum: Soaring February 1st 19, 02:03 AM Posted to rec.aviation.soaring
Replies: 17
Views: 119
Posted By [email protected]
US Handicap Weight Adjustment White Paper

On Thursday, January 31, 2019 at 12:22:20 PM UTC-5, Tom Kelley #711 wrote:
On Tuesday, January 29, 2019 at 4:47:46 PM UTC-7, wrote:
A new file has been placed in the...
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