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Forum: Soaring February 14th 20, 07:08 PM Posted to rec.aviation.soaring
Replies: 28
Views: 233
Posted By Bob Kuykendall
Trailer tow advice

On Friday, February 14, 2020 at 9:06:00 AM UTC-8, Ray Lovinggood wrote:
On Thursday, January 30, 2020 at 6:33:47 PM UTC-5, wrote:

I guessed at my trailer's loaded weight...
Forum: Soaring February 13th 20, 07:51 PM Posted to rec.aviation.soaring
Replies: 33
Views: 97
Posted By Bob Kuykendall
Electronic TE compensation, will this work?

On Thursday, February 13, 2020 at 10:44:10 AM UTC-8, Bob Kuykendall wrote:

Just as an aside, composite repair isn't really all that hard or complicated. My favorite book on the topic is the Ursula...
Forum: Soaring February 13th 20, 07:44 PM Posted to rec.aviation.soaring
Replies: 33
Views: 97
Posted By Bob Kuykendall
Electronic TE compensation, will this work?

On Thursday, February 13, 2020 at 7:09:25 AM UTC-8, soaringjac wrote:

...Really don't want them to have to cut any holes in the skin or have to do any major composite work. Will chat with the A&P...
Forum: Soaring February 12th 20, 11:49 PM Posted to rec.aviation.soaring
Replies: 33
Views: 97
Posted By Bob Kuykendall
Electronic TE compensation, will this work?

On Wednesday, February 12, 2020 at 2:34:56 PM UTC-8, Darryl Ramm wrote:
Why not take this glider to an A&P and get their help in solving whatever problem you have properly. Wether that is fixing it...
Forum: Soaring February 11th 20, 10:59 PM Posted to rec.aviation.soaring
Replies: 16
Views: 79
Posted By Bob Kuykendall
larger pilot

On Monday, February 10, 2020 at 1:00:42 PM UTC-8, Martin Gregorie wrote:

If the OP fits an ASW-20, he'll also fit an ASW-19 or a Centraire Pegase.

The 19 and 20 used the same fuselage...
Forum: Soaring February 11th 20, 07:16 PM Posted to rec.aviation.soaring
Replies: 17
Views: 100
Posted By Bob Kuykendall
On Electric Aircraft

On Tuesday, February 11, 2020 at 4:33:26 AM UTC-8, Martin Gregorie wrote:

..The one thing we both missed, though is that a good brushless motor plus
its controller will be a lighter and smaller...
Forum: Soaring February 11th 20, 07:09 PM Posted to rec.aviation.soaring
Replies: 17
Views: 100
Posted By Bob Kuykendall
On Electric Aircraft

On Tuesday, February 11, 2020 at 5:15:04 AM UTC-8, Tim Newport-Peace wrote:

Not Quite True.
Since a charged battery contains a greater total amount of energy than a
dead battery, the earth's...
Forum: Soaring February 11th 20, 07:06 PM Posted to rec.aviation.soaring
Replies: 4
Views: 48
Posted By Bob Kuykendall
Looking for water ballast system for DG 200 complete and or parts of.

On Monday, February 10, 2020 at 5:06:29 PM UTC-8, wrote:
Hey Bob, did you consider using one of the wake board ballast bag manufacturers? They list a custom option usually with...
Forum: Soaring February 11th 20, 01:18 AM Posted to rec.aviation.soaring
Replies: 7
Views: 72
Posted By Bob Kuykendall
glider canopy

And, no, not sawzall.
Forum: Soaring February 11th 20, 01:17 AM Posted to rec.aviation.soaring
Replies: 7
Views: 72
Posted By Bob Kuykendall
glider canopy

On Monday, February 10, 2020 at 9:45:05 AM UTC-8, Morris Carter wrote:
best way to trim a new canopy and best glue to use to attach to fiberglass
frame

I don't think that there is any universal...
Forum: Soaring February 11th 20, 01:02 AM Posted to rec.aviation.soaring
Replies: 4
Views: 48
Posted By Bob Kuykendall
Looking for water ballast system for DG 200 complete and or parts of.

Either Streifeneder or DG-Flugzeugbau can probably help you with the bags and valves.

When I was designing the dump system for the HP-24, I couldn't find anything commercially available, so I ended...
Forum: Soaring January 24th 20, 11:21 PM Posted to rec.aviation.soaring
Replies: 29
Views: 182
Posted By Bob Kuykendall
Affordable Oxygen

On Friday, January 24, 2020 at 12:44:33 PM UTC-8, Jonathan St. Cloud wrote:

Using medical O2 for aviation...

I thought we settled this twenty years...
Forum: Soaring January 24th 20, 09:07 PM Posted to rec.aviation.soaring
Replies: 55
Views: 394
Posted By Bob Kuykendall
Future of aviation, or flash in the pan??

On Friday, January 24, 2020 at 11:19:09 AM UTC-8, jfitch wrote:

...Let's see, 900KWH is the same energy in......154 lbs of Jet-A. Not sure how much energy is in 8200 lbs of LiCo if you light it on...
Forum: Soaring January 23rd 20, 12:41 AM Posted to rec.aviation.soaring
Replies: 19
Views: 166
Posted By Bob Kuykendall
Sailplane pilot who wandered across the Iron Curtain in the 1960's.

Thanks for taking the time to put that in writing!

--Bob K.
Forum: Soaring January 22nd 20, 07:59 PM Posted to rec.aviation.soaring
Replies: 19
Views: 166
Posted By Bob Kuykendall
Sailplane pilot who wandered across the Iron Curtain in the 1960's.

Link:

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=DHBzBpV9bOA
Forum: Soaring January 22nd 20, 07:56 PM Posted to rec.aviation.soaring
Replies: 29
Views: 182
Posted By Bob Kuykendall
Affordable Oxygen

On Wednesday, January 22, 2020 at 10:26:40 AM UTC-8, John Foster wrote:
This has gotten me thinking then: is there any reason one couldn't use a standard "yolk-style" primary regulator for the...
Forum: Soaring January 20th 20, 10:43 PM Posted to rec.aviation.soaring
Replies: 17
Views: 168
Posted By Bob Kuykendall
Schleicher cockpit

On Saturday, January 18, 2020 at 1:52:52 PM UTC-8, Karl Striedieck wrote:
I called Waibel a couple weeks ago to chat and congratulate him for the Lilienthal medal he recently received from OSTIV...
Forum: Soaring January 10th 20, 08:35 PM Posted to rec.aviation.soaring
Replies: 48
Views: 350
Posted By Bob Kuykendall
6'7" and looking for a glider

On Friday, January 10, 2020 at 10:08:25 AM UTC-8, Rob wrote:

It was interesting that a number of ships I tried that everyone was certain I could fit in, I did fit just fine legroom-wise, but could...
Forum: Soaring January 10th 20, 06:45 PM Posted to rec.aviation.soaring
Replies: 29
Views: 289
Posted By Bob Kuykendall
Instrument panel labeling

https://www.mscdirect.com/product/details/61659249
Forum: Soaring January 10th 20, 06:33 PM Posted to rec.aviation.soaring
Replies: 48
Views: 350
Posted By Bob Kuykendall
6'7" and looking for a glider

On Thursday, January 9, 2020 at 9:01:06 PM UTC-8, Rob wrote:

...Open Cirrus.

"Didn't you guys ever _watch_ the show?"
Forum: Soaring January 10th 20, 01:57 AM Posted to rec.aviation.soaring
Replies: 18
Views: 170
Posted By Bob Kuykendall
TRIG TN72 X ADS-B GPS Receiver

On Thursday, January 9, 2020 at 11:32:07 AM UTC-8, Charles Longley wrote:

That is exactly correct. The builder of a homebuilt experimental aircraft (could be a glider) is usually issued a...
Forum: Soaring January 10th 20, 01:53 AM Posted to rec.aviation.soaring
Replies: 18
Views: 170
Posted By Bob Kuykendall
TRIG TN72 X ADS-B GPS Receiver

On Wednesday, January 8, 2020 at 9:11:31 PM UTC-8, Charles Longley wrote:
You can’t do your “own work on” an experimental glider anymore than you can do on a type certified one. Either one...
Forum: Soaring January 10th 20, 01:41 AM Posted to rec.aviation.soaring
Replies: 6
Views: 100
Posted By Bob Kuykendall
Sailplane Refinishing Advice - 1973 Berkshire Concept 70

I'd suggest seeking out Tony Condon or Steven Leonard and picking their brains. Between them they have a lot of practical experience doing worklike refinish projects with relatively simple tools and...
Forum: Soaring December 24th 19, 11:32 PM Posted to rec.aviation.soaring
Replies: 2
Views: 91
Posted By Bob Kuykendall
Glider Van for sale

FYI location Wurstboro NY
Forum: Soaring December 19th 19, 07:50 AM Posted to rec.aviation.soaring
Replies: 13
Views: 178
Posted By Bob Kuykendall
LS-3A Parts Needed

On Wednesday, December 18, 2019 at 1:37:12 PM UTC-8, wrote:
We made one out of two, a few years back...

I remember that ship. As I recall, it has a horizontal stabilizer you...
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