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Forum: Soaring Today, 04:40 PM Posted to rec.aviation.soaring
Replies: 16
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Posted By AS
Ground Launch Training - Winch and Auto

On Friday, February 28, 2020 at 8:45:44 AM UTC-5, Bruce C wrote:
On Monday, February 24, 2020 at 11:23:25 PM UTC-5, AS wrote:
On Monday, February 24, 2020 at 10:17:21 PM UTC-5, Jim S wrote:
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Forum: Soaring Yesterday, 04:12 PM Posted to rec.aviation.soaring
Replies: 19
Views: 80
Posted By AS
Crazies At The Gliderport

On Thursday, February 27, 2020 at 12:16:38 AM UTC-5, 2G wrote:
On Wednesday, February 26, 2020 at 9:54:24 AM UTC-8, danlj wrote:
On Tuesday, February 25, 2020 at 1:11:06 PM UTC-6, John Cochrane...
Forum: Soaring Yesterday, 04:03 PM Posted to rec.aviation.soaring
Replies: 4
Views: 19
Posted By AS
Cobra Trailer Fuselage Dolly Strap

On Thursday, February 27, 2020 at 9:49:14 AM UTC-5, wrote:
Anyone have advice for replacing the fuselage dolly strap for a cobra trailer? I got an estimate from Spindelberger...
Forum: Soaring February 26th 20, 12:55 AM Posted to rec.aviation.soaring
Replies: 16
Views: 44
Posted By AS
Ground Launch Training - Winch and Auto

Hello Uli please keep us posted as when the next winch clinic will be, some of our club members participated to one of those a couple of years ago and it became one of the most recurring hangar...
Forum: Soaring February 25th 20, 04:42 PM Posted to rec.aviation.soaring
Replies: 12
Views: 61
Posted By AS
Cobra trailer tail skids

On Tuesday, February 25, 2020 at 10:18:18 AM UTC-5, BobWa43 wrote:
On Sunday, February 23, 2020 at 6:28:29 PM UTC-5, BobWa43 wrote:
Has anyone installed the Cobra trailer skids sold by Wings...
Forum: Soaring February 25th 20, 04:36 PM Posted to rec.aviation.soaring
Replies: 16
Views: 44
Posted By AS
Ground Launch Training - Winch and Auto

On Tuesday, February 25, 2020 at 5:51:33 AM UTC-5, Martin Gregorie wrote:
On Mon, 24 Feb 2020 22:29:32 -0800, John Foster wrote:

On Monday, February 24, 2020 at 10:54:56 PM UTC-7, Jim S...
Forum: Soaring February 25th 20, 04:19 PM Posted to rec.aviation.soaring
Replies: 16
Views: 44
Posted By AS
Ground Launch Training - Winch and Auto

On Tuesday, February 25, 2020 at 1:29:35 AM UTC-5, John Foster wrote:
On Monday, February 24, 2020 at 10:54:56 PM UTC-7, Jim S wrote:
Thanks much!

Why don't we do more winch launching here...
Forum: Soaring February 25th 20, 05:23 AM Posted to rec.aviation.soaring
Replies: 16
Views: 44
Posted By AS
Ground Launch Training - Winch and Auto

On Monday, February 24, 2020 at 10:17:21 PM UTC-5, Jim S wrote:
It appears that Cross Country Soaring in MN performs winch launches and maybe training? Anybody else have any suggestions for glider...
Forum: Soaring February 24th 20, 05:24 AM Posted to rec.aviation.soaring
Replies: 12
Views: 61
Posted By AS
Cobra trailer tail skids

On Sunday, February 23, 2020 at 6:28:29 PM UTC-5, BobWa43 wrote:
Has anyone installed the Cobra trailer skids sold by Wings and Wheels? Any info on how to properly place the threaded backing...
Forum: Soaring January 28th 20, 07:15 PM Posted to rec.aviation.soaring
Replies: 11
Views: 118
Posted By AS
Retracting & rotating main U/C

On Tuesday, January 28, 2020 at 8:58:57 AM UTC-5, Tango Whisky wrote:
Le mardi 28 janvier 2020 06:20:29 UTC+1, AS a écrit*:
On Tuesday, January 28, 2020 at 12:10:26 AM UTC-5, Tango Whisky...
Forum: Soaring January 28th 20, 06:20 AM Posted to rec.aviation.soaring
Replies: 11
Views: 118
Posted By AS
Retracting & rotating main U/C

On Tuesday, January 28, 2020 at 12:10:26 AM UTC-5, Tango Whisky wrote:
Patents run for 20 years, so anything connected to Grob gliders will have expired long ago.

...... unless they get...
Forum: Soaring January 28th 20, 03:43 AM Posted to rec.aviation.soaring
Replies: 10
Views: 207
Posted By AS
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, 01:44 AM Posted to rec.aviation.soaring
Replies: 19
Views: 176
Posted By AS
Sailplane pilot who wandered across the Iron Curtain in the 1960's.

On Wednesday, January 22, 2020 at 2:11:08 PM UTC-5, Dan Marotta wrote:
I wonder how many gliders flew from East Germany into West Berlin or
Germany...

Dan, 5J

None.
If you wanted to pursue...
Forum: Soaring January 20th 20, 10:05 PM Posted to rec.aviation.soaring
Replies: 42
Views: 316
Posted By AS
Lowest power tow

On Monday, January 20, 2020 at 1:44:14 PM UTC-5, Dan Marotta wrote:
Well, let's see...* There are self launching gliders, winches, ground
launches, bungee, gravity...* We're really spoiled in...
Forum: Soaring January 20th 20, 04:32 PM Posted to rec.aviation.soaring
Replies: 42
Views: 316
Posted By AS
Lowest power tow

On Monday, January 20, 2020 at 10:16:52 AM UTC-5, wrote:
On Monday, January 20, 2020 at 9:34:30 AM UTC-5, wrote:
"Is it time to design the sailplane towing...
Forum: Soaring January 19th 20, 05:06 PM Posted to rec.aviation.soaring
Replies: 42
Views: 316
Posted By AS
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 19th 20, 05:02 PM Posted to rec.aviation.soaring
Replies: 42
Views: 316
Posted By AS
Lowest power tow

I wonder how much Aerotowing in the U.S. was influenced by post war economies, the U.S. had almost all the money, airplanes and resources following WWII. additionally, you could probably aerotow...
Forum: Soaring January 18th 20, 12:46 AM Posted to rec.aviation.soaring
Replies: 15
Views: 146
Posted By AS
A different look

..... they just can't compare to the pleasure of flying my big boat with a
friend or loved one right next to me ....
Dan, 5J

I second that! ;-)

Uli
'AS'
Forum: Soaring January 13th 20, 08:12 PM Posted to rec.aviation.soaring
Replies: 5
Views: 129
Posted By AS
Winter Gliding

On Monday, January 13, 2020 at 1:32:09 PM UTC-5, wrote:
The rain had stopped earlier in the day, but it left a solid cloud deck at about 1000 feet. The tow pilot and ride pilot...
Forum: Soaring January 10th 20, 05:09 PM Posted to rec.aviation.soaring
Replies: 48
Views: 368
Posted By AS
6'7" and looking for a glider

On Friday, January 10, 2020 at 11:01:02 AM UTC-5, wrote:
There was a very tall (about your size IIRC) German pilot at Ridge Soaring several years ago. If I'm not mistaken, he was...
Forum: Soaring January 10th 20, 05:04 PM Posted to rec.aviation.soaring
Replies: 48
Views: 368
Posted By AS
6'7" and looking for a glider

On Friday, January 10, 2020 at 12:01:06 AM UTC-5, Rob wrote:
Hi Uli, I sat in the Standard Cirrus and we couldn’t close the canopy. Reading various posts here, I’m getting some conflicting...
Forum: Soaring January 10th 20, 05:52 AM Posted to rec.aviation.soaring
Replies: 48
Views: 368
Posted By AS
6'7" and looking for a glider

On Thursday, January 9, 2020 at 10:46:02 PM UTC-5, Rob wrote:
I've been reading tall pilot threads here from a few years back, and I wanted to start a new thread. I'm 6'7" 230 lbs with a bit of a...
Forum: Soaring January 10th 20, 12:05 AM Posted to rec.aviation.soaring
Replies: 2
Views: 69
Posted By AS
One man rigger for a two seat

On Thursday, January 9, 2020 at 5:20:20 PM UTC-5, Charles Longley wrote:
I am in my shop working full time now generally not working on weekends. Does anyone have suggestions on a one man rigger...
Forum: Soaring January 6th 20, 05:00 AM Posted to rec.aviation.soaring
Replies: 17
Views: 204
Posted By AS
1981 Cobra trailer gas struts

On Sunday, January 5, 2020 at 10:38:23 PM UTC-5, Matt Herron (Sr) wrote:
I have a new pair of Cobra struts that I would be happy to sell, cheap.
These are the stats: N= 850; Art-Nr = 3 500 30;...
Forum: Soaring December 29th 19, 06:12 AM Posted to rec.aviation.soaring
Replies: 19
Views: 193
Posted By AS
The Aeronauts - movie on Amazon Prime

I don't get it. Without oxygen, the time of useful consciousness (TUC) at 35000 feet is 30-60 seconds according to this table:
https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Time_of_useful_consciousness

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