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Forum: Soaring August 14th 18, 08:17 AM Posted to rec.aviation.soaring
Replies: 20
Views: 121
Posted By Bruce Hoult
Perlan High Altitude Tow Plane

On Monday, August 13, 2018 at 9:59:35 PM UTC-7, wrote:
On Monday, August 13, 2018 at 9:18:01 PM UTC-6, Frank Whiteley wrote:
...
Forum: Soaring August 13th 18, 01:23 AM Posted to rec.aviation.soaring
Replies: 55
Views: 420
Posted By Bruce Hoult
What magic do the JS3 and Ventus 3 have that the ASG-29 Does not?

On Sunday, August 12, 2018 at 2:35:07 PM UTC-7, K m wrote:
On Sunday, August 12, 2018 at 2:20:32 PM UTC-6, Bojack J4 wrote:
After the definitive spanking these two new models gave to the...
Forum: Soaring July 27th 18, 06:44 AM Posted to rec.aviation.soaring
Replies: 66
Views: 505
Posted By Bruce Hoult
US team silence

On Thursday, July 26, 2018 at 7:31:57 AM UTC-7, Soartech wrote:
On Saturday, July 21, 2018 at 8:36:46 PM UTC-4, wrote:
They're all over Facebook...

Facebook is for...
Forum: Soaring July 24th 18, 05:09 PM Posted to rec.aviation.soaring
Replies: 66
Views: 505
Posted By Bruce Hoult
US team silence

On Tuesday, July 24, 2018 at 7:15:29 AM UTC-7, Charlie Quebec wrote:
Imagine how whiny Kawa would be if he didn’t win.

If the guy who has stood on the top step more consistently than anyone else...
Forum: Soaring July 21st 18, 03:05 AM Posted to rec.aviation.soaring
Replies: 22
Views: 221
Posted By Bruce Hoult
AK-X swept wing sailplane

On Friday, July 20, 2018 at 2:25:52 PM UTC-7, Craig Funston wrote:
On Friday, July 20, 2018 at 2:14:31 PM UTC-7, Dan Marotta wrote:
There are plenty of cheap Cessna 182s in the US.* They can...
Forum: Soaring July 13th 18, 04:55 AM Posted to rec.aviation.soaring
Replies: 63
Views: 812
Posted By Bruce Hoult
Ventus 3F - Fatal

On Thursday, July 12, 2018 at 8:20:58 PM UTC-7, Ramy wrote:
Nick’s thoughts are my thoughts exactly. How do we have so much unexplained accidents? Tragic!
Sure, we can wait 2 years for the...
Forum: Soaring July 9th 18, 01:59 AM Posted to rec.aviation.soaring
Replies: 4
Views: 106
Posted By Bruce Hoult
Soaring rides in Tahoe

On Sunday, July 8, 2018 at 5:13:30 AM UTC+10, jfitch wrote:
On Saturday, July 7, 2018 at 8:20:08 AM UTC-7, wrote:
My wife and I are visiting Tahoe this Fall and considering...
Forum: Soaring July 5th 18, 06:33 AM Posted to rec.aviation.soaring
Replies: 32
Views: 406
Posted By Bruce Hoult
Accelerated spin in unexpected direction at low altitude

On Wednesday, July 4, 2018 at 9:38:27 PM UTC-7, Charlie Quebec wrote:
Because of the large number that have spun to the ground and killed the occupants perhaps?
The Puch is overepresented in...
Forum: Soaring July 4th 18, 02:37 AM Posted to rec.aviation.soaring
Replies: 6
Views: 170
Posted By Bruce Hoult
BGA daily inspection sign off

On Friday, June 29, 2018 at 3:54:17 PM UTC-7, Jonathan St. Cloud wrote:
Thought this should have it's own thread. I had never heard of a DI sign off book, but as the other items I have seen from...
Forum: Soaring July 4th 18, 02:30 AM Posted to rec.aviation.soaring
Replies: 32
Views: 406
Posted By Bruce Hoult
Accelerated spin in unexpected direction at low altitude

On Tuesday, July 3, 2018 at 5:29:55 AM UTC-7, wrote:
On Sunday, June 24, 2018 at 11:03:16 PM UTC-4, wrote:
There are three messages here
Your...
Forum: Soaring June 29th 18, 09:40 PM Posted to rec.aviation.soaring
Replies: 57
Views: 659
Posted By Bruce Hoult
Stall, spin fatality today in Arizona.

On Friday, June 29, 2018 at 8:41:51 AM UTC-7, Martin Gregorie wrote:
On Fri, 29 Jun 2018 08:33:55 -0600, Dan Marotta wrote:

Things may have changed since I last flew in Australia back in...
Forum: Soaring June 26th 18, 12:22 AM Posted to rec.aviation.soaring
Replies: 22
Views: 216
Posted By Bruce Hoult
Discus 2 Optimal CG location

On Monday, June 25, 2018 at 3:35:29 PM UTC-7, wrote:
On Tuesday, 26 June 2018 09:29:27 UTC+12, Bruce Hoult wrote:
On Monday, June 25, 2018 at 1:19:00 PM UTC-7,...
Forum: Soaring June 25th 18, 10:29 PM Posted to rec.aviation.soaring
Replies: 22
Views: 216
Posted By Bruce Hoult
Discus 2 Optimal CG location

On Monday, June 25, 2018 at 1:19:00 PM UTC-7, wrote:
I fly my 2B about 90% aft empty, but often don't add much tail water when ballasted. Often no tail water, especially in wave....
Forum: Soaring June 25th 18, 12:18 AM Posted to rec.aviation.soaring
Replies: 7
Views: 105
Posted By Bruce Hoult
Parachute Landing

On Sunday, June 24, 2018 at 12:53:57 PM UTC-7, Dan Marotta wrote:
Start viewing this at 1:23. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Ikzyqd9zzCY

I think he might have made a* better landing under a...
Forum: Soaring June 14th 18, 03:54 AM Posted to rec.aviation.soaring
Replies: 15
Views: 163
Posted By Bruce Hoult
Safety against commercial pressure?

On Tuesday, June 12, 2018 at 10:43:24 PM UTC-7, wrote:
I prefer to start this new thread rather than to pollute the original, related to the recent fatal Teton crash. I have...
Forum: Soaring June 12th 18, 09:13 PM Posted to rec.aviation.soaring
Replies: 11
Views: 127
Posted By Bruce Hoult
Fastest Speed OLC ever recorded? Flown by Tito during Sierra waveflight 6-09-18.

On Tuesday, June 12, 2018 at 10:57:06 AM UTC-7, wrote:
On Tuesday, June 12, 2018 at 10:44:01 AM UTC-5, Tom Kelley #711 wrote:
...
Forum: Soaring June 5th 18, 06:24 AM Posted to rec.aviation.soaring
Replies: 38
Views: 289
Posted By Bruce Hoult
Average time to solo a student

On Tuesday, June 5, 2018 at 1:55:12 PM UTC+12, CindyB wrote:
On Sunday, June 3, 2018 at 8:43:58 PM UTC-7, wrote:
I'm a very experienced power pilot CFI & have soloed...
Forum: Soaring June 5th 18, 02:17 AM Posted to rec.aviation.soaring
Replies: 58
Views: 1,129
Posted By Bruce Hoult
Towplane-Baron accident

On Tuesday, June 5, 2018 at 6:40:11 AM UTC+12, wrote:
All:

KLGC has been an uncontrolled airport with intersecting runways for many, many decades.
My understanding is at...
Forum: Soaring June 4th 18, 02:54 AM Posted to rec.aviation.soaring
Replies: 58
Views: 1,129
Posted By Bruce Hoult
Towplane-Baron accident

On Monday, June 4, 2018 at 3:26:19 AM UTC+12, wrote:
Your reply was cut off, and I definitely want to hear the rest of the story.

I found the court's account quite...
Forum: Soaring May 29th 18, 11:31 AM Posted to rec.aviation.soaring
Replies: 65
Views: 1,837
Posted By Bruce Hoult
Car/Truck to pull glider trailer

On Sunday, May 27, 2018 at 6:17:05 AM UTC+12, Scott Manley wrote:
What about Reno to Ely to Nephi on the loneliest highway in the US?

Nope! Not a single Tesla supercharger site along the...
Forum: Soaring May 18th 18, 02:40 AM Posted to rec.aviation.soaring
Replies: 36
Views: 386
Posted By Bruce Hoult
Landing with reduced airbrake

On Thursday, May 17, 2018 at 9:00:15 PM UTC+12, Jonathon May wrote:
At 06:36 17 May 2018, Bruce Hoult wrote:
On Thursday, May 17, 2018 at 1:43:09 PM UTC+12, Richard McLean wrote:
On...
Forum: Soaring May 17th 18, 07:36 AM Posted to rec.aviation.soaring
Replies: 36
Views: 386
Posted By Bruce Hoult
Landing with reduced airbrake

On Thursday, May 17, 2018 at 1:43:09 PM UTC+12, Richard McLean wrote:
On Wednesday, 16 May 2018 22:21:48 UTC+8, Matt Herron Jr. wrote:
from my perspective, reducing airbrakes at 100' changes...
Forum: Soaring May 16th 18, 06:11 AM Posted to rec.aviation.soaring
Replies: 36
Views: 386
Posted By Bruce Hoult
Landing with reduced airbrake

On Wednesday, May 16, 2018 at 1:36:56 PM UTC+12, Richard McLean wrote:
On Tuesday, 15 May 2018 19:30:07 UTC+8, Peter F wrote:
If your pupills are regularly approaching with full brake then...
Forum: Soaring May 12th 18, 01:58 AM Posted to rec.aviation.soaring
Replies: 55
Views: 832
Posted By Bruce Hoult
Soaring not compatible with modern society?

On Saturday, May 12, 2018 at 2:03:57 AM UTC+12, son_of_flubber wrote:
On Thursday, May 10, 2018 at 4:05:06 PM UTC-4, son_of_flubber wrote:
You guys are missing one of several elephants in the...
Forum: Soaring May 9th 18, 01:07 PM Posted to rec.aviation.soaring
Replies: 12
Views: 180
Posted By Bruce Hoult
Moving Gliders

On Wednesday, May 9, 2018 at 11:38:35 PM UTC+12, son_of_flubber wrote:
If we wait long enough, somebody of dubious credential will come along and say that pushing on the wingtips is just fine. Have...
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