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Forum: Soaring June 16th 20, 09:48 PM Posted to rec.aviation.soaring
Replies: 4
Views: 53
Posted By john firth
Clearnav vario GPS

Three or so years ago, despite having been a Cambridge rep for many yeas, I bought a Clearnav vario , recommended by Dave Ellis. There are several screens
of programable options; I found accessing...
Forum: Soaring May 25th 20, 06:20 PM Posted to rec.aviation.soaring
Replies: 4
Views: 62
Posted By john firth
rotax carb

On Friday, May 15, 2020 at 11:34:29 AM UTC-4, john firth wrote:
Amongst all the weighty deliberations on improving safety,
maybe someone experienced and knowlegable about diaphrgam...
Forum: Soaring May 16th 20, 03:28 PM Posted to rec.aviation.soaring
Replies: 3
Views: 47
Posted By john firth
PZL Variometer Model No; WRs-5D

On Friday, May 15, 2020 at 7:15:05 PM UTC-4, Andrew Milner wrote:
Evening All, I have a problem with my vario reading 1 Knot down and I'd
like
to adjust it back to zero.
I've searched the...
Forum: Soaring May 15th 20, 07:13 PM Posted to rec.aviation.soaring
Replies: 7
Views: 77
Posted By john firth
A somewhat different perspective on germs.

On Monday, May 11, 2020 at 11:49:05 PM UTC-4, Mike N. wrote:
Be advised the following is a link to a Gerorge Carlin video with extremely strong language.

DON'T WATCH IF YOU ARE EASILY...
Forum: Soaring May 15th 20, 04:34 PM Posted to rec.aviation.soaring
Replies: 4
Views: 62
Posted By john firth
rotax carb

Amongst all the weighty deliberations on improving safety,
maybe someone experienced and knowlegable about diaphrgam carburetors
could give me guidance.
I fly a PIK 20E , Rotax 501 unreliable...
Forum: Soaring May 15th 20, 01:44 AM Posted to rec.aviation.soaring
Replies: 227
Views: 1,498
Posted By john firth
Fatal Towplane Accident 5-9-20

On Sunday, May 10, 2020 at 10:57:01 AM UTC-4, Paul Agnew wrote:
Very sad to read this tragic news this morning.

...
Forum: Soaring May 11th 20, 07:28 PM Posted to rec.aviation.soaring
Replies: 227
Views: 1,498
Posted By john firth
Fatal Towplane Accident 5-9-20

On Sunday, May 10, 2020 at 10:57:01 AM UTC-4, Paul Agnew wrote:
Very sad to read this tragic news this morning.

...
Forum: Soaring May 1st 20, 07:15 PM Posted to rec.aviation.soaring
Replies: 111
Views: 1,260
Posted By john firth
How About Story Time

On Saturday, April 4, 2020 at 2:40:32 PM UTC-4, wrote:
Maybe this is a good opportunity for some of us to share some stories of our experiences.
I'll go first.-

During...
Forum: Soaring April 16th 20, 07:08 PM Posted to rec.aviation.soaring
Replies: 111
Views: 1,260
Posted By john firth
How About Story Time

On Saturday, April 4, 2020 at 2:40:32 PM UTC-4, wrote:
Maybe this is a good opportunity for some of us to share some stories of our experiences.
I'll go first.-

During...
Forum: Soaring April 5th 20, 09:34 PM Posted to rec.aviation.soaring
Replies: 134
Views: 838
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, 07:52 PM Posted to rec.aviation.soaring
Replies: 16
Views: 174
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: 134
Views: 838
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: 134
Views: 838
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: 31
Views: 255
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: 31
Views: 255
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: 61
Views: 539
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: 88
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: 88
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: 273
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: 288
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: 288
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: 308
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: 520
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: 970
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: 256
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...
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