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Forum: Soaring February 25th 20, 07:29 AM Posted to rec.aviation.soaring
Replies: 16
Views: 44
Posted By John Foster
Ground Launch Training - Winch and Auto

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 in the US?
Forum: Soaring February 24th 20, 01:41 AM Posted to rec.aviation.soaring
Replies: 11
Views: 79
Posted By John Foster
More Sad News From PHDH

On Sunday, February 23, 2020 at 8:44:47 AM UTC-7, Dan Marotta wrote:
Oh sure, close the airport to ensure the safety of the aircraft and
passengers.* Typical politician.



...
Forum: Soaring February 23rd 20, 06:23 AM Posted to rec.aviation.soaring
Replies: 27
Views: 141
Posted By John Foster
Looking for help with French trailer documents (contact information)

On Saturday, February 22, 2020 at 5:12:18 PM UTC-7, Senna Van den Bosch wrote:
Op vrijdag 21 februari 2020 08:45:17 UTC+1 schreef Eric Munk:
The. Register it as a new-build in the Netherlands...
Forum: Soaring February 21st 20, 04:52 AM Posted to rec.aviation.soaring
Replies: 11
Views: 116
Posted By John Foster
Is it a scam!

On Thursday, February 20, 2020 at 5:51:36 PM UTC-7, Nick Kennedy wrote:
Somewhere out there, it may have been on this website, a guy documented and wrote up how he led on and dragged through the...
Forum: Soaring February 19th 20, 06:39 PM Posted to rec.aviation.soaring
Replies: 27
Views: 141
Posted By John Foster
Looking for help with French trailer documents (contact information)

On Tuesday, February 18, 2020 at 12:33:37 PM UTC-7, John Foster wrote:
On Tuesday, February 18, 2020 at 8:45:40 AM UTC-7, Senna Van den Bosch wrote:
Op dinsdag 18 februari 2020 13:37:52 UTC+1...
Forum: Soaring February 18th 20, 08:33 PM Posted to rec.aviation.soaring
Replies: 27
Views: 141
Posted By John Foster
Looking for help with French trailer documents (contact information)

On Tuesday, February 18, 2020 at 8:45:40 AM UTC-7, Senna Van den Bosch wrote:
Op dinsdag 18 februari 2020 13:37:52 UTC+1 schreef :
I think this is where you'll find the...
Forum: Soaring February 17th 20, 08:23 PM Posted to rec.aviation.soaring
Replies: 13
Views: 119
Posted By John Foster
Mecaplex canopy window lube

What is the best way to lube the sliding window in a Mecaplex canopy? Mine is a bit stiff, and I don't want to break it by using too much force. It will slide, but stiffly.
Forum: Soaring February 13th 20, 07:18 AM Posted to rec.aviation.soaring
Replies: 43
Views: 251
Posted By John Foster
_Glider_Towplane_Mid-air_–_TP_PowerFLARM_Inop

On Wednesday, February 12, 2020 at 9:41:55 AM UTC-7, Dan Marotta wrote:
Point taken, but a soft release is never a good thing from the tow
pilot's perspective.* When flying my glider I seldom...
Forum: Soaring February 12th 20, 07:09 AM Posted to rec.aviation.soaring
Replies: 31
Views: 1,226
Posted By John Foster
iGlide

On Tuesday, February 3, 2015 at 12:15:06 PM UTC-7, Ben S wrote:
If you are an Air Avionics iGlide user, please share your evaluation.
Also interested in knowing if you are happy with the...
Forum: Soaring February 11th 20, 01:29 AM Posted to rec.aviation.soaring
Replies: 43
Views: 251
Posted By John Foster
Glider Towplane Mid-air – TP PowerFLARM Inop

On Monday, February 10, 2020 at 5:19:52 PM UTC-7, waremark wrote:
In 2003 I lost my fin and tailplane in a midair. I was able to get out very easily. I and the pilot of the other glider involved...
Forum: Soaring February 10th 20, 07:56 PM Posted to rec.aviation.soaring
Replies: 16
Views: 92
Posted By John Foster
larger pilot

On Monday, February 10, 2020 at 9:45:04 AM UTC-7, Peter F wrote:
The cheapest & healthiest solution would be to get your weight down to
about 100kg, i.e. A BMI of around 25



At 14:42 10...
Forum: Soaring February 7th 20, 04:57 AM Posted to rec.aviation.soaring
Replies: 10
Views: 99
Posted By John Foster
Glider rental California/Nevada

On Thursday, February 6, 2020 at 2:22:09 PM UTC-7, Hans Gijrath wrote:
Hi, just joined this group because I am looking for glider rental options in California-Nevada for when I am visiting the US...
Forum: Soaring February 4th 20, 10:58 PM Posted to rec.aviation.soaring
Replies: 11
Views: 112
Posted By John Foster
Looking for a parachute, wing stand and a one-man rigger

On Tuesday, February 4, 2020 at 1:25:53 PM UTC-7, Charles Dutch wrote:
Before I go into the retail market, I thought I'd check the used market. I'm looking for a;
1) Chair-style parachute (Softie...
Forum: Soaring January 28th 20, 02:13 AM Posted to rec.aviation.soaring
Replies: 11
Views: 101
Posted By John Foster
Flight experience

On Monday, January 27, 2020 at 5:45:54 PM UTC-7, jp wrote:
I've searched the FAA Legal Interpretation website for an answer but haven't found one I understand.

My question is:

Can any of...
Forum: Soaring January 24th 20, 07:00 PM Posted to rec.aviation.soaring
Replies: 29
Views: 196
Posted By John Foster
Affordable Oxygen

On Thursday, January 23, 2020 at 9:40:13 AM UTC-7, John Foster wrote:
On Thursday, January 23, 2020 at 6:15:07 AM UTC-7, wrote:
...calibrated to deliver 15 -20 psig of...
Forum: Soaring January 23rd 20, 05:40 PM Posted to rec.aviation.soaring
Replies: 29
Views: 196
Posted By John Foster
Affordable Oxygen

On Thursday, January 23, 2020 at 6:15:07 AM UTC-7, wrote:
...calibrated to deliver 15 -20 psig of dynamic pressure"

Any pressure regulator supplying a constant...
Forum: Soaring January 22nd 20, 10:56 PM Posted to rec.aviation.soaring
Replies: 29
Views: 196
Posted By John Foster
Affordable Oxygen

On Wednesday, January 22, 2020 at 1:15:33 PM UTC-7, wrote:
On Wednesday, January 22, 2020 at 10:26:40 AM UTC-8, John Foster wrote:
I was given an older MH EDS unit to install...
Forum: Soaring January 22nd 20, 07:26 PM Posted to rec.aviation.soaring
Replies: 29
Views: 196
Posted By John Foster
Affordable Oxygen

I was given an older MH EDS unit to install in my Phoebus glider which I got for a song and am restoring. The glider has a bracket for the oxygen tank, but no tank is installed. The bottom is a...
Forum: Soaring January 21st 20, 09:07 PM Posted to rec.aviation.soaring
Replies: 30
Views: 214
Posted By John Foster
WGC Final Report, John Good

On Monday, January 20, 2020 at 6:11:09 PM UTC-7, wrote:
On Monday, January 20, 2020 at 7:36:09 PM UTC-5, John Foster wrote:
On Monday, January 20, 2020 at 5:23:28 PM...
Forum: Soaring January 21st 20, 01:36 AM Posted to rec.aviation.soaring
Replies: 30
Views: 214
Posted By John Foster
WGC Final Report, John Good

On Monday, January 20, 2020 at 5:23:28 PM UTC-7, mart wrote:
I completely agree that it should be pilot skills and not technology that determines the winners.


Your idea is unfortunately...
Forum: Soaring January 14th 20, 05:18 PM Posted to rec.aviation.soaring
Replies: 48
Views: 368
Posted By John Foster
6'7" and looking for a glider

On Tuesday, January 14, 2020 at 8:24:26 AM UTC-7, wrote:
Modifications of the instrument panel can do a lot to help tall pilots fit in some cockpits. For example, the ASK21 with a...
Forum: Soaring December 30th 19, 12:19 AM Posted to rec.aviation.soaring
Replies: 9
Views: 182
Posted By John Foster
Site ideas for a big Western US soaring trip next season

On Sunday, December 29, 2019 at 12:34:32 PM UTC-7, Frank Whiteley wrote:
On Sunday, December 29, 2019 at 11:11:27 AM UTC-7, Jim Hogue wrote:
So, it is raining outside and I haven't been soaring...
Forum: Soaring December 21st 19, 06:38 AM Posted to rec.aviation.soaring
Replies: 10
Views: 243
Posted By John Foster
Aero Club Albatross | Risky Ridges! | Winter Seminar

On Friday, December 20, 2019 at 4:12:16 PM UTC-7, Daniel Sazhin wrote:
Hey John,

We are planning to film the lectures and put them on YouTube. However, understand that the person filming it is...
Forum: Soaring December 20th 19, 11:02 PM Posted to rec.aviation.soaring
Replies: 10
Views: 243
Posted By John Foster
Aero Club Albatross | Risky Ridges! | Winter Seminar

On Thursday, December 19, 2019 at 7:07:44 PM UTC-7, wrote:
Hey Guys,

Aero Club Albatross is excited to announce that the second annual winter seminar tickets are now...
Forum: Soaring December 19th 19, 06:03 AM Posted to rec.aviation.soaring
Replies: 93
Views: 790
Posted By John Foster
Tesla Model 3 and a glider

On Wednesday, December 18, 2019 at 8:35:02 PM UTC-7, Eric Greenwell wrote:
2G wrote on 12/18/2019 5:19 PM:
On Wednesday, December 18, 2019 at 4:58:16 PM UTC-8, Eric Greenwell wrote:
John...
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