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Forum: Soaring Today, 03:15 AM Posted to rec.aviation.soaring
Replies: 39
Views: 104
Posted By Dave Nadler
Libelle suitability for beginners

On Monday, February 17, 2020 at 8:41:12 PM UTC-5, Nick Gilbert wrote:
...one day you'll be able to slap an electric self-lauch setup on it.

Don't hold your breath, or you'll turn blue...
Forum: Soaring Today, 03:13 AM Posted to rec.aviation.soaring
Replies: 13
Views: 40
Posted By Dave Nadler
Mecaplex canopy window lube

On Monday, February 17, 2020 at 8:38:04 PM UTC-5, Karl Striedieck wrote:
It's not difficult to remove the two tracks and siding window,
and then clean the tracks, swab some vaseline in the tracks...
Forum: Soaring Yesterday, 08:35 PM Posted to rec.aviation.soaring
Replies: 13
Views: 40
Posted By Dave Nadler
Mecaplex canopy window lube

On Monday, February 17, 2020 at 2:23:52 PM UTC-5, John Foster wrote:
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...
Forum: Soaring February 15th 20, 03:00 AM Posted to rec.aviation.soaring
Replies: 28
Views: 191
Posted By Dave Nadler
Trailer tow advice

On Friday, February 14, 2020 at 8:01:16 PM UTC-5, joesimmers wrote:
Nick Kennedy wrote:
Just drive like hell and get there, fast.
Before you have an accident.

I must say Nick, that is...
Forum: Soaring February 14th 20, 11:10 PM Posted to rec.aviation.soaring
Replies: 4
Views: 36
Posted By Dave Nadler
Ventus 2 ASI problems?

On Friday, February 14, 2020 at 4:45:04 PM UTC-5, Al McNamara wrote:
At 19:24 14 February 2020, John McLaughlin wrote:
Is it normal practice to have the ASI use cockpit static and to...
Forum: Soaring February 13th 20, 02:23 AM Posted to rec.aviation.soaring
Replies: 33
Views: 81
Posted By Dave Nadler
Electronic TE compensation, will this work?

On Wednesday, February 12, 2020 at 4:07:53 PM UTC-5, soaringjac wrote:
https://photos.app.goo.gl/wu5LUibL2KpF9eWZ6
I have no idea what im looking at...

Clearly a Dr. Who rerun.
Forum: Soaring February 12th 20, 07:02 PM Posted to rec.aviation.soaring
Replies: 33
Views: 81
Posted By Dave Nadler
Electronic TE compensation, will this work?

On Wednesday, February 12, 2020 at 12:12:30 PM UTC-5, soaringjac wrote:
since my TE is leaking somewhere in the fin the TE line is no longer
working as it should and it is basically acting as a...
Forum: Soaring February 1st 20, 03:06 AM Posted to rec.aviation.soaring
Replies: 55
Views: 369
Posted By Dave Nadler
Future of aviation, or flash in the pan??

On Friday, January 31, 2020 at 7:27:53 PM UTC-5, Eric Greenwell wrote:
Any idea what the "electromagnetic disturbances" are disturbing?

The Force.
Forum: Soaring January 31st 20, 09:15 PM Posted to rec.aviation.soaring
Replies: 55
Views: 369
Posted By Dave Nadler
Future of aviation, or flash in the pan??

On Tuesday, January 28, 2020 at 9:59:56 AM UTC-5, wrote:
How hard could it be?

Here's an update from another skilled practitioner:
http://www.streifly.de/news-e.htm
Forum: Soaring January 28th 20, 06:20 AM Posted to rec.aviation.soaring
Replies: 11
Views: 103
Posted By Dave Nadler
Retracting & rotating main U/C

On Tuesday, January 28, 2020 at 12:10:26 AM UTC-5, Tango Whisky wrote:
...anything connected to Grob gliders will have expired long ago.

Except mostly for those G103s ;-)
Think they'll last as...
Forum: Soaring January 28th 20, 06:18 AM Posted to rec.aviation.soaring
Replies: 55
Views: 369
Posted By Dave Nadler
Future of aviation, or flash in the pan??

On Monday, January 27, 2020 at 11:20:34 PM UTC-5, wrote:
The engineering and installation should be relatively simple.

Um, not on this planet.

"Designing an...
Forum: Soaring January 28th 20, 04:04 AM Posted to rec.aviation.soaring
Replies: 55
Views: 369
Posted By Dave Nadler
Future of aviation, or flash in the pan??

On Sunday, January 26, 2020 at 7:14:12 PM UTC-5, jfitch wrote:
...an electric retrofit for the AS self launchers.
The engineering and installation should be relatively simple.

Um, not on this...
Forum: Soaring January 21st 20, 10:28 PM Posted to rec.aviation.soaring
Replies: 17
Views: 124
Posted By Dave Nadler
Questions/Comments about OGN

On Tuesday, January 21, 2020 at 4:11:58 PM UTC-5, wrote:
I'm talking about OGN. A SPOT, InReach, can already do this.

OGN is a great solution for thousands of gliders that do...
Forum: Soaring January 21st 20, 10:27 PM Posted to rec.aviation.soaring
Replies: 30
Views: 196
Posted By Dave Nadler
WGC Final Report, John Good

On Tuesday, January 21, 2020 at 3:12:18 PM UTC-5, Martin Gregorie wrote:
According to the second edition, 3rd amendment of the "TECHNICAL
SPECIFICATION FOR GNSS FLIGHT RECORDERS" dated 30 June...
Forum: Soaring January 21st 20, 08:05 PM Posted to rec.aviation.soaring
Replies: 17
Views: 124
Posted By Dave Nadler
Questions/Comments about OGN

On Tuesday, January 21, 2020 at 1:49:36 PM UTC-5, wrote:
...What is the purpose of this thing?

If you are asking about FLARM,...
Forum: Soaring January 21st 20, 04:16 PM Posted to rec.aviation.soaring
Replies: 30
Views: 196
Posted By Dave Nadler
WGC Final Report, John Good

On Monday, January 20, 2020 at 8:11:09 PM UTC-5, wrote:
I flew in one of the first "bomb burst" starts about 25 years ago.
There were about 50 ships, all at cloud base when...
Forum: Soaring January 16th 20, 05:02 PM Posted to rec.aviation.soaring
Replies: 106
Views: 537
Posted By Dave Nadler
Women's Worlds

On Thursday, January 16, 2020 at 10:38:46 AM UTC-5, MNLou wrote:
I can't find anything that says the last day was...

NSW, Australia is 16 hours ahead of USA EST.
If I calculate correctly, it's now...
Forum: Soaring January 10th 20, 08:36 PM Posted to rec.aviation.soaring
Replies: 29
Views: 284
Posted By Dave Nadler
Instrument panel labeling

On Thursday, January 9, 2020 at 9:26:27 PM UTC-5, wrote:
I'm looking for ideas on how to make professional looking placards/labels...

I've used https://www.frontpanelexpress.com...
Forum: Soaring January 10th 20, 08:22 PM Posted to rec.aviation.soaring
Replies: 6
Views: 68
Posted By Dave Nadler
Ventus 2cxa instrument panel gas spring needed

Hi Ken - I've used Bansbach a few times (also original equipment on some...
Forum: Soaring January 4th 20, 05:48 PM Posted to rec.aviation.soaring
Replies: 11
Views: 131
Posted By Dave Nadler
Start flying with glider self launch certificate?

On Saturday, January 4, 2020 at 11:36:57 AM UTC-5, James Stauffer wrote:
...It seems like a self launch glider certificate would be a great way to start
because of better stick and rudder skills,...
Forum: Soaring January 1st 20, 04:15 PM Posted to rec.aviation.soaring
Replies: 1
Views: 61
Posted By Dave Nadler
Women's World Gliding Championship news, scoring & tracking

And I think Ritz posted a photo including Jim enjoying a cold one?
Have a great time down there,
Best Regards, Dave
Forum: Soaring December 26th 19, 08:20 PM Posted to rec.aviation.soaring
Replies: 43
Views: 542
Posted By Dave Nadler
Any new news about the status of Seminole?

On Thursday, December 26, 2019 at 2:11:48 PM UTC-5, Rich Owen wrote:
The key symptom of knowing your too old is...

Nah, I thought it was typing "your" when you meant "you're"
Forum: Soaring December 23rd 19, 04:48 PM Posted to rec.aviation.soaring
Replies: 67
Views: 471
Posted By Dave Nadler
trailer sway mitigation TSM

On Monday, December 23, 2019 at 12:42:14 AM UTC-5, wrote:
Check out this technical paper (https://purehost.bath.ac.uk/ws/portalfiles/portal/147993632/JAUTO981.pdf)

This...
Forum: Soaring December 22nd 19, 07:09 PM Posted to rec.aviation.soaring
Replies: 63
Views: 508
Posted By Dave Nadler
Season Passes available from Soaring NV in Minden

On Sunday, December 22, 2019 at 11:20:25 AM UTC-5, Joel Flamenbaum wrote:
... Jim Payne and his lovely wife Jane

That's **Jackie Payne** (Jacqueline Payne)!! Unless I've missed something...
Forum: Soaring December 17th 19, 08:30 PM Posted to rec.aviation.soaring
Replies: 67
Views: 471
Posted By Dave Nadler
trailer sway mitigation TSM

On Tuesday, December 17, 2019 at 2:01:56 PM UTC-5, Eric Greenwell wrote:
Boise Pilot wrote on 12/17/2019 10:19 AM:
On Tuesday, December 17, 2019 at 10:15:29 AM UTC-7, Jonathan St. Cloud...
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