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Forum: Soaring April 21st 19, 01:22 AM Posted to rec.aviation.soaring
Replies: 10
Views: 92
Posted By Tango Eight
ClearNav Instruments software update for CN2

On Saturday, April 20, 2019 at 5:12:41 PM UTC-4, Paul Natkiel wrote:
On Tuesday, April 9, 2019 at 8:08:35 AM UTC-4, Tango Eight wrote:
Bug fixes and performance improvements in this maintenance...
Forum: Soaring April 19th 19, 02:37 AM Posted to rec.aviation.soaring
Replies: 39
Views: 149
Posted By Tango Eight
Undershoot Vs. Overshoot airport landing accidents

On Thursday, April 18, 2019 at 6:33:47 PM UTC-4, Matt Herron Jr. wrote:
On Thursday, April 18, 2019 at 11:54:32 AM UTC-7, Tango Eight wrote:
On Thursday, April 18, 2019 at 2:43:00 PM UTC-4,...
Forum: Soaring April 18th 19, 07:54 PM Posted to rec.aviation.soaring
Replies: 39
Views: 149
Posted By Tango Eight
Undershoot Vs. Overshoot airport landing accidents

On Thursday, April 18, 2019 at 2:43:00 PM UTC-4, wrote:
‘No 360s please. That has disaster written all over it.’ T8

Disagree once the pilot is proficient and not a...
Forum: Soaring April 18th 19, 05:15 PM Posted to rec.aviation.soaring
Replies: 13
Views: 74
Posted By Tango Eight
Some LiFePO4 Battery Testing Results Manual and Automated

On Wednesday, April 17, 2019 at 9:58:40 PM UTC-4, John DeRosa OHM Ω
Anyone else tested their batteries in this same way? What are your results?

I test my LFP battery annually on a cheap...
Forum: Soaring April 18th 19, 04:13 PM Posted to rec.aviation.soaring
Replies: 39
Views: 149
Posted By Tango Eight
Undershoot Vs. Overshoot airport landing accidents

On Thursday, April 18, 2019 at 10:47:26 AM UTC-4, Tim Taylor wrote:
Please don't teach the dive to lose altitude technique. The problem is total energy, simply the kinetic plus potential energy. ...
Forum: Soaring April 9th 19, 01:08 PM Posted to rec.aviation.soaring
Replies: 10
Views: 92
Posted By Tango Eight
ClearNav Instruments software update for CN2

Bug fixes and performance improvements in this maintenance release. Recommended for all CN2 users.

Get it he http://clearnav.net/main/cn-downloads.html

See release notes and installation...
Forum: Soaring April 5th 19, 04:01 PM Posted to rec.aviation.soaring
Replies: 100
Views: 506
Posted By Tango Eight
Buying LS3a or ASW20a? ~$25k cross country glider. Which one and why?

On Friday, April 5, 2019 at 10:31:48 AM UTC-4, wrote:
On Thursday, April 4, 2019 at 8:07:42 PM UTC-4, son_of_flubber wrote:
On Thursday, April 4, 2019 at 11:46:26 AM...
Forum: Soaring April 4th 19, 12:51 PM Posted to rec.aviation.soaring
Replies: 100
Views: 506
Posted By Tango Eight
Buying LS3a or ASW20a? ~$25k cross country glider. Which one and why?

I used to be a pretty avid amateur photographer. Some old timer observed once that in that field amateurs worry about equipment, pros worry about money, true masters worry about light. And so it is...
Forum: Soaring March 25th 19, 11:50 AM Posted to rec.aviation.soaring
Replies: 16
Views: 147
Posted By Tango Eight
Aerobatic Glider Accident Video

On Sunday, March 24, 2019 at 9:13:43 PM UTC-4, Paul Agnew wrote:
I had the accident report, but can't find the link right now. I believe it was report 1070/18, but I can't locate the Polish...
Forum: Soaring March 20th 19, 04:24 PM Posted to rec.aviation.soaring
Replies: 106
Views: 1,176
Posted By Tango Eight
TOW PLANE Accident

It's worth trying to understand these accidents and being ware of "solutions" that don't address the root cause. I think I've worked harder on this than many, so I'll share my summary. For those...
Forum: Soaring March 13th 19, 11:03 AM Posted to rec.aviation.soaring
Replies: 106
Views: 1,176
Posted By Tango Eight
TOW PLANE Accident

On Tuesday, March 12, 2019 at 7:10:12 PM UTC-4, Charlie Quebec wrote:
Name one case of kiting occouring from low tow. I can’t recall a single incident here, where we only use low tow.
It’s...
Forum: Soaring March 12th 19, 09:13 PM Posted to rec.aviation.soaring
Replies: 12
Views: 127
Posted By Tango Eight
Replacing a multi-probe socket

On Monday, March 11, 2019 at 9:52:53 PM UTC-4, Roy B. wrote:
Dan:
For some reason the O-Rings on my South African glider get really dry & stiff. We use a very light coat of silicone "plumbers...
Forum: Soaring March 12th 19, 07:51 PM Posted to rec.aviation.soaring
Replies: 106
Views: 1,176
Posted By Tango Eight
TOW PLANE Accident

On Tuesday, March 12, 2019 at 1:17:43 PM UTC-4, Charlie M. (UH & 002 owner/pilot) wrote:
OK.....I am, "sorta among the oddballs in the US.....".
While I would like to mandate low tow......(yes,...
Forum: Soaring March 12th 19, 10:35 AM Posted to rec.aviation.soaring
Replies: 106
Views: 1,176
Posted By Tango Eight
TOW PLANE Accident

On Monday, March 11, 2019 at 5:27:02 PM UTC-4, Duster wrote:
Video stills recorded the tug's elevator position.

Where are you able to see the video footage?

BG

See if you...
Forum: Soaring March 12th 19, 10:16 AM Posted to rec.aviation.soaring
Replies: 106
Views: 1,176
Posted By Tango Eight
TOW PLANE Accident

Have you ever lost close friends or family while they were acting as PIC?

There is powerful psychology at play. Wanting to believe that your friend or loved one was incapacitated is as normal as it...
Forum: Soaring March 10th 19, 10:35 PM Posted to rec.aviation.soaring
Replies: 106
Views: 1,176
Posted By Tango Eight
TOW PLANE Accident

On Sunday, March 10, 2019 at 9:48:10 AM UTC-4, wrote:

Your comments indicate to me that you are not or never have been a tow pilot. Am I right?

I'm a tow pilot of modest...
Forum: Soaring March 9th 19, 06:37 PM Posted to rec.aviation.soaring
Replies: 106
Views: 1,176
Posted By Tango Eight
TOW PLANE Accident

On Saturday, March 9, 2019 at 8:24:04 AM UTC-5, wrote:
I can assure you that not all kiting incidents are slowly developing situations. I've been there at just above 300 feet...
Forum: Soaring March 1st 19, 12:51 AM Posted to rec.aviation.soaring
Replies: 32
Views: 227
Posted By Tango Eight
Tow rope musings - informal survey

On Thursday, February 28, 2019 at 8:05:21 AM UTC-5, Tango Eight wrote:
On Thursday, February 28, 2019 at 2:11:34 AM UTC-5, wrote:
I make our tow ropes about 210' long, out...
Forum: Soaring February 28th 19, 04:49 PM Posted to rec.aviation.soaring
Replies: 4
Views: 40
Posted By Tango Eight
Cambridge 302 question

On Thursday, February 28, 2019 at 11:33:02 AM UTC-5, Mark Olinger wrote:
On Thursday, February 28, 2019 at 9:49:25 AM UTC-6, Tango Eight wrote:
On Thursday, February 28, 2019 at 10:34:16 AM...
Forum: Soaring February 28th 19, 03:49 PM Posted to rec.aviation.soaring
Replies: 4
Views: 40
Posted By Tango Eight
Cambridge 302 question

On Thursday, February 28, 2019 at 10:34:16 AM UTC-5, Mark Olinger wrote:
Had my ship refinished and the 302 has had issues since. Replaced the temp probe due to damage and have flown it one time...
Forum: Soaring February 28th 19, 03:20 PM Posted to rec.aviation.soaring
Replies: 26
Views: 146
Posted By Tango Eight
2019 SSA handicap list

On Thursday, February 28, 2019 at 8:01:38 AM UTC-5, A.E.Neumann wrote:
Am Donnerstag, 28. Februar 2019 05:07:34 UTC+1 schrieb :
The lower the number, the better the...
Forum: Soaring February 28th 19, 01:05 PM Posted to rec.aviation.soaring
Replies: 32
Views: 227
Posted By Tango Eight
Tow rope musings - informal survey

On Thursday, February 28, 2019 at 2:11:34 AM UTC-5, wrote:
I make our tow ropes about 210' long, out of 3/8" hollow-braid poly (bought through W&W because for some reason the...
Forum: Soaring February 28th 19, 01:01 PM Posted to rec.aviation.soaring
Replies: 46
Views: 201
Posted By Tango Eight
high tow vs low tow

On Thursday, February 28, 2019 at 12:45:49 AM UTC-5, Surge wrote:
On Monday, 25 February 2019 15:28:09 UTC+2, Tango Eight wrote:
Chris Rollings:
Being in low-tow when that happens
...
Forum: Soaring February 27th 19, 03:49 PM Posted to rec.aviation.soaring
Replies: 46
Views: 201
Posted By Tango Eight
high tow vs low tow

On Wednesday, February 27, 2019 at 8:52:36 AM UTC-5, wrote:
On Wednesday, February 27, 2019 at 7:45:46 AM UTC-5, Tango Eight wrote:
On Tuesday, February 26, 2019 at...
Forum: Soaring February 27th 19, 12:45 PM Posted to rec.aviation.soaring
Replies: 46
Views: 201
Posted By Tango Eight
high tow vs low tow

On Tuesday, February 26, 2019 at 10:16:56 PM UTC-5, Ramy wrote:
Sounds to me that this method of staying low in ground effect for low tow position will increase the time we spend in the dangerous...
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