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Forum: Soaring Yesterday, 07:53 PM Posted to rec.aviation.soaring
Replies: 6
Views: 30
Posted By [email protected]
Soaringlab.eu

Just replayed my flight from yesterday. Really cool.

5Z
Forum: Soaring September 12th 18, 07:28 PM Posted to rec.aviation.soaring
Replies: 5
Views: 81
Posted By [email protected]
New soaring video about flying in Tehachapi, California USA...

On Wednesday, September 12, 2018 at 10:45:10 AM UTC-7, Glider Pilot wrote:
https://youtu.be/ndMCB63wYe8

Nice!
Forum: Soaring September 6th 18, 02:10 AM Posted to rec.aviation.soaring
Replies: 10
Views: 118
Posted By [email protected]
Bill Gawthrop(F8)

On Wednesday, September 5, 2018 at 6:22:52 AM UTC-7, wrote:
"Bill Gawthrop (F8) died August 23rd at his home in Northern California.

Met him at Return To Kitty Hawk. Nice...
Forum: Soaring June 22nd 18, 05:17 PM Posted to rec.aviation.soaring
Replies: 48
Views: 586
Posted By [email protected]
Any details on Nephi incident?

On Friday, June 22, 2018 at 9:05:19 AM UTC-7, Steve Leonard wrote:
http://midutahradio.com/news/local-news/two-recovering-from-plane-crash-in-sevier-county/

Wow, nasty place to land under a...
Forum: Soaring June 19th 18, 12:19 AM Posted to rec.aviation.soaring
Replies: 10
Views: 102
Posted By [email protected]
Vinyl Numbers

On Monday, June 18, 2018 at 2:07:10 PM UTC-7, wrote:
That works really well as long as the transfer or release paper backing
doesn't go soggy in water. Test first.
UH

The...
Forum: Soaring June 12th 18, 11:51 PM Posted to rec.aviation.soaring
Replies: 11
Views: 141
Posted By [email protected]
Fastest Speed OLC ever recorded? Flown by Tito during Sierra waveflight 6-09-18.

And speaking of fast gliders, on the same day and a few miles to the southwest at Bird Springs Pass, a new dynamic soaring speed record of 545 MPH was set with a radio controlled...
Forum: Soaring June 9th 18, 03:43 AM Posted to rec.aviation.soaring
Replies: 58
Views: 1,145
Posted By [email protected]
Towplane-Baron accident

On Tuesday, June 5, 2018 at 7:53:01 PM UTC-7, John Foster wrote:
A question that has come to mind that I haven't seen discussed yet is one of visibility.
How is a civilian airport even allowed...
Forum: Soaring May 30th 18, 04:54 AM Posted to rec.aviation.soaring
Replies: 51
Views: 339
Posted By [email protected]
Trailer license problem

On Tuesday, May 29, 2018 at 8:04:42 PM UTC-7, rj wrote:
Not necessarily. Four months ago I registered my trailer in Florida as a homebuilt with a weight
of 740 pounds empty. I received my...
Forum: Soaring May 29th 18, 11:17 PM Posted to rec.aviation.soaring
Replies: 51
Views: 339
Posted By [email protected]
Trailer license problem

On Tuesday, May 29, 2018 at 1:35:18 PM UTC-7, Tom BravoMike wrote:
The lady at the counter told me: "Ain't kilograms here, has to be pounds".

Good thing you weren't bringing it in from New Mexico,...
Forum: Soaring May 29th 18, 03:29 AM Posted to rec.aviation.soaring
Replies: 51
Views: 339
Posted By [email protected]
Trailer license problem

On Monday, May 28, 2018 at 5:04:40 PM UTC-7, Matt Herron Jr. wrote:
I am having issues with getting registration in California for a Florida trailer. Paperwork has been
back and forth to...
Forum: Soaring May 15th 18, 02:14 AM Posted to rec.aviation.soaring
Replies: 13
Views: 191
Posted By [email protected]
Scotch tape

On Monday, May 14, 2018 at 3:31:46 PM UTC-7, wrote:
What are the most flexible/stretchy tapes?

With a bit of practice, the Bowlus tape does a very good job of compound curves. ...
Forum: Soaring May 3rd 18, 11:06 PM Posted to rec.aviation.soaring
Replies: 9
Views: 298
Posted By [email protected]
SSA WEBINAR

On Thursday, May 3, 2018 at 1:31:03 PM UTC-7, wrote:
I missed it but want to watch the recording - anybody got a handy link to that?

Since it's from the SSA, visiting the...
Forum: Soaring April 5th 18, 05:31 PM Posted to rec.aviation.soaring
Replies: 57
Views: 710
Posted By [email protected]
Proposed SZD-55 EASA AD now out for comment - "Flight Controls – Elevator Control System / Vertical Tail – Inspection"

On Thursday, April 5, 2018 at 7:50:22 AM UTC-7, Dan Marotta wrote:
And what's this got to do with the SZD-55, anyway?

I think you started it ;-)

https://xkcd.com/1732/
Forum: Soaring April 3rd 18, 03:25 AM Posted to rec.aviation.soaring
Replies: 12
Views: 144
Posted By [email protected]
So much for straight-out fights...

On Monday, April 2, 2018 at 4:02:07 PM UTC-7, 6PK wrote:
Well since I'm a straight-out kind of guy....just another reason to forget about OLC.
I know we are a small minority but it is now time...
Forum: Soaring April 2nd 18, 06:03 PM Posted to rec.aviation.soaring
Replies: 12
Views: 144
Posted By [email protected]
So much for straight-out fights...

On Monday, April 2, 2018 at 8:44:26 AM UTC-7, JS wrote:
The OLC League now requires that a flight not only start within 15km
of the launch point, but also end within 15km of the start...
Forum: Soaring March 22nd 18, 09:40 PM Posted to rec.aviation.soaring
Replies: 29
Views: 285
Posted By [email protected]
New layout for OLC?

On Thursday, March 22, 2018 at 2:05:00 PM UTC-7, Dave Springford wrote:
Still don't like it - not one bit.

Needs some options to provide one line per flight and then maybe a compact option to show...
Forum: Soaring March 22nd 18, 01:56 AM Posted to rec.aviation.soaring
Replies: 14
Views: 202
Posted By [email protected]
Flarm reporting my own ADSB Out

On Wednesday, March 21, 2018 at 12:46:21 PM UTC-7, Darryl Ramm wrote:
Yes PowerFLARM 1090ES In and FLARM deduplication works. Why the question?
If it's not working the likely suspect is the FLARM...
Forum: Soaring March 19th 18, 03:38 AM Posted to rec.aviation.soaring
Replies: 6
Views: 97
Posted By [email protected]
Light parachute for 200 lb pilot?

On Friday, March 16, 2018 at 3:17:07 PM UTC-7, Jonathan St. Cloud wrote:
I am currently flying with a Butler chute. While it is the most comfortable chute I have flew with, it is also heavy. Can...
Forum: Soaring March 11th 18, 03:32 AM Posted to rec.aviation.soaring
Replies: 104
Views: 703
Posted By [email protected]
$75,000 2-33

N9727S - that number looked familiar, so I checked my logbook. Half my training and first solo on Nov 11, 1973 was in that ship.
Tucson Soaring Club at Ryan Field.
After getting my private a year...
Forum: Soaring March 11th 18, 01:19 AM Posted to rec.aviation.soaring
Replies: 20
Views: 231
Posted By [email protected]
lightest DLG gliders

On Saturday, March 10, 2018 at 12:00:20 PM UTC-8, jfitch wrote:
But a mile is actually a useful unit, in context, as is a pound and a ton.

One degree of latitude is 60 nautical miles, and one...
Forum: Soaring March 4th 18, 03:19 AM Posted to rec.aviation.soaring
Replies: 49
Views: 589
Posted By [email protected]
Stress/Anxiety Driven Accidents

On Saturday, March 3, 2018 at 1:14:38 PM UTC-8, wrote:

During a debrief, I've been telling students what to correct based on what I was seeing. The better
approach is to...
Forum: Soaring February 26th 18, 08:58 PM Posted to rec.aviation.soaring
Replies: 31
Views: 243
Posted By [email protected]
GPS anetenna location OK in baggage area of a fiblerglass glider?

On Monday, February 26, 2018 at 6:40:27 AM UTC-8, krasw wrote:

Well there is not, this is simply not true.

Read The Fine Manual... From the ASW-27 flight manual:

"Since the whole airframe ex...
Forum: Soaring February 14th 18, 04:19 AM Posted to rec.aviation.soaring
Replies: 3
Views: 119
Posted By [email protected]
PIK20B at public auction SLC UT on Feb 15

On Tuesday, February 13, 2018 at 6:31:49 PM UTC-8, Dennis vreeken wrote:
No rudder ??

Looks like rudder and horizontal stab are wrapped in the blanket between fuselage and left wing.

Interesting...
Forum: Soaring February 13th 18, 01:39 AM Posted to rec.aviation.soaring
Replies: 101
Views: 1,216
Posted By [email protected]
ClearVav vs. LXNav

A typical FAX/Copy store also does printing. You can usually email them a PDF, or bring in a thumb drive with the file on it.

5Z

On Monday, February 12, 2018 at 5:35:22 PM UTC-8, ...
Forum: Soaring February 2nd 18, 06:58 PM Posted to rec.aviation.soaring
Replies: 101
Views: 1,216
Posted By [email protected]
ClearVav vs. LXNav

On Friday, February 2, 2018 at 3:20:02 AM UTC-8, Tango Eight wrote:

The FAI task support in CN2 is among the best features of the software now.
IMO, this was done "just right". That was brought...
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