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Forum: Soaring February 12th 21, 06:47 PM Posted to rec.aviation.soaring
Replies: 14
Views: 409
Posted By BG[_4_]
Nadler Arcus Bailout

On Friday, February 12, 2021 at 8:14:52 AM UTC-8, Hank Nixon wrote:
On Friday, February 12, 2021 at 9:52:59 AM UTC-5, IADPE wrote:
Dave and Spence made a presentation at the Little Rock...
Forum: Soaring January 12th 21, 06:34 AM Posted to rec.aviation.soaring
Replies: 118
Views: 3,471
Posted By BG[_4_]
First glider Nimbus 2 ?

On Monday, January 11, 2021 at 1:53:20 PM UTC-8, wrote:
poniedziałek, 11 stycznia 2021 o 10:31:05 UTC+1 napisał(a):
Ultimately, it's still your own...
Forum: Soaring January 5th 21, 06:31 PM Posted to rec.aviation.soaring
Replies: 118
Views: 3,471
Posted By BG[_4_]
First glider Nimbus 2 ?

On Thursday, March 12, 2015 at 8:11:44 PM UTC-7, Surge wrote:
A Nimbus 2 is on the market which I'm interested in as my first glider and I'd like some feedback from those who've owned or flown one....
Forum: Soaring December 12th 20, 07:28 PM Posted to rec.aviation.soaring
Replies: 95
Views: 1,265
Posted By BG[_4_]
Paraglider pilot missing in eastern Nevada

On Friday, December 11, 2020 at 3:02:53 PM UTC-8, wrote:
I believe if we never aged and continued flying forever, it will eventually kill us....
I believe if we age and...
Forum: Soaring November 25th 20, 06:32 PM Posted to rec.aviation.soaring
Replies: 22
Views: 242
Posted By BG[_4_]
COBRA Hydraulic Jack

For those considering replacing their leaky Cobra hydraulic jack, better to replace the seal than deal with the cheap replacement that does not really fit. At least that is what I found with the...
Forum: Soaring November 23rd 20, 06:44 PM Posted to rec.aviation.soaring
Replies: 18
Views: 297
Posted By BG[_4_]
Inadvertant IMC - DG1000, Manawatu, New Zealand

I have flown in similar conditions many times with students. To help the student understand the best position, we pay attention to the clouds and always fly on the upwind side and expect the best...
Forum: Soaring October 21st 20, 05:51 PM Posted to rec.aviation.soaring
Replies: 5
Views: 142
Posted By BG[_4_]
Turning a Schweizer 2-22 into a powered aircraft

On Tuesday, October 20, 2020 at 8:35:38 PM UTC-7, wrote:
On Monday, October 19, 2020 at 7:13:37 PM UTC-7, wrote:
I recently found this on the Jakarta...
Forum: Soaring October 19th 20, 06:01 PM Posted to rec.aviation.soaring
Replies: 82
Views: 1,333
Posted By BG[_4_]
Fuel fo ASK 14 motorglider

On Sunday, October 18, 2020 at 1:00:07 PM UTC-7, Graham Stanford wrote:
Just bought an ASK 14 motorglider and reading the flight manual
etc. The fuel required is noted as octane 80 normal...
Forum: Soaring October 12th 20, 06:47 PM Posted to rec.aviation.soaring
Replies: 227
Views: 2,834
Posted By BG[_4_]
Best Overall Motorglider available today?

On Sunday, October 11, 2020 at 6:57:23 PM UTC-7, Ramy wrote:
Charging from the fuselage will make it impossible to charge overnight under most circumstances unless you tie down near a hangar or use...
Forum: Soaring August 29th 20, 07:50 PM Posted to rec.aviation.soaring
Replies: 95
Views: 1,265
Posted By BG[_4_]
Paraglider pilot missing in eastern Nevada

On Friday, August 28, 2020 at 9:15:35 PM UTC-7, 2G wrote:
On Friday, August 28, 2020 at 7:27:26 PM UTC-7, wrote:
The battery may have run out without his noticing and he...
Forum: Soaring August 9th 20, 09:00 PM Posted to rec.aviation.soaring
Replies: 33
Views: 396
Posted By BG[_4_]
Speed of a vario

On Saturday, August 8, 2020 at 7:49:02 PM UTC-7, wrote:
Which vario has lowest latency? (Least delay to indicate thermal we pass)

Anyone has done side by side tests?

...
Forum: Soaring July 30th 20, 06:21 PM Posted to rec.aviation.soaring
Replies: 99
Views: 955
Posted By BG[_4_]
Scary story about landing on a Lake Tahoe golf course

On Sunday, July 26, 2020 at 2:56:33 PM UTC-7, 2G wrote:
Good part was it was late in the day and there were no golfers on this hole:

...
Forum: Soaring July 21st 20, 05:41 PM Posted to rec.aviation.soaring
Replies: 95
Views: 788
Posted By BG[_4_]
27 crash at Ely?

On Friday, July 17, 2020 at 8:39:35 AM UTC-7, Mike N. wrote:
God bless Marek and his family. Condolences to all.

I am reading this and other related threads intensely.

I am a low time...
Forum: Soaring May 15th 20, 04:25 PM Posted to rec.aviation.soaring
Replies: 229
Views: 3,494
Posted By BG[_4_]
Fatal Towplane Accident 5-9-20

On Thursday, May 14, 2020 at 9:47:50 AM UTC-7, jfitch wrote:
On Wednesday, May 13, 2020 at 8:23:35 PM UTC-7, Ramy wrote:
The glider was a 1-26.

Ramy

Too bad. A 1-26 flies fine...
Forum: Soaring May 12th 20, 09:05 PM Posted to rec.aviation.soaring
Replies: 229
Views: 3,494
Posted By BG[_4_]
Fatal Towplane Accident 5-9-20

On Sunday, May 10, 2020 at 7:57:01 AM UTC-7, Paul Agnew wrote:
Very sad to read this tragic news this morning.

...
Forum: Soaring April 12th 20, 05:45 PM Posted to rec.aviation.soaring
Replies: 136
Views: 2,358
Posted By BG[_4_]
Best option for electric self starting glider

On Saturday, April 11, 2020 at 8:06:30 PM UTC-7, Eric Greenwell wrote:
On Saturday, April 11, 2020 at 1:09:56 PM UTC-7, Luka Žnidaršič wrote:
...
In case of FES self-launch, I feel much...
Forum: Soaring April 11th 20, 06:17 PM Posted to rec.aviation.soaring
Replies: 136
Views: 2,358
Posted By BG[_4_]
Best option for electric self starting glider

On Saturday, April 11, 2020 at 9:04:39 AM UTC-7, wrote:
On Saturday, April 11, 2020 at 4:51:34 PM UTC+1, Martin Gregorie wrote:
On Sat, 11 Apr 2020 08:10:55 -0700, Muttley...
Forum: Soaring March 11th 20, 05:49 PM Posted to rec.aviation.soaring
Replies: 34
Views: 633
Posted By BG[_4_]
iGlide functionality

On Tuesday, March 10, 2020 at 9:20:17 PM UTC-7, John Foster wrote:
On Tuesday, March 10, 2020 at 5:13:36 PM UTC-6, jfitch wrote:
On Tuesday, March 10, 2020 at 11:58:51 AM UTC-7, John Foster...
Forum: Soaring February 6th 20, 05:00 PM Posted to rec.aviation.soaring
Replies: 4
Views: 175
Posted By BG[_4_]
Astir CS TE line access

On Wednesday, February 5, 2020 at 7:35:31 PM UTC-8, soaringjac wrote:
Anyone have any experience with accessing the TE/Pitot line connections in the fin of an Astir CS? Is there anyway to peek at...
Forum: Soaring December 18th 19, 06:54 AM Posted to rec.aviation.soaring
Replies: 67
Views: 1,445
Posted By BG[_4_]
trailer sway mitigation TSM

On Monday, December 16, 2019 at 12:03:02 PM UTC-8, princiar wrote:
Anyone has experience towing a trailer with a car with the trailer sway mitigation installed?

I used to tow a DG 800 with a...
Forum: Soaring December 9th 19, 11:45 PM Posted to rec.aviation.soaring
Replies: 43
Views: 910
Posted By BG[_4_]
Looking for pictures of motorglider failures

On Saturday, December 7, 2019 at 9:27:51 AM UTC-8, Dave Nadler wrote:
I've been persuaded to give an OSTIV talk about motorglider safety issues,
in particular propulsion system failures. I'm...
Forum: Soaring December 2nd 19, 07:35 PM Posted to rec.aviation.soaring
Replies: 25
Views: 714
Posted By BG[_4_]
Damage from bird strike?

On Monday, December 2, 2019 at 9:11:18 AM UTC-8, wrote:
On Sunday, December 1, 2019 at 10:04:57 AM UTC-8, Jonathan St. Cloud wrote:
A few weeks ago one of our local Warner...
Forum: Soaring October 4th 19, 08:10 PM Posted to rec.aviation.soaring
Replies: 14
Views: 441
Posted By BG[_4_]
1-26E Aerobatics

On Sunday, September 29, 2019 at 10:45:20 AM UTC-7, wrote:
Does anyone know if it is safe, assuming you are properly trained in aerobatics,
to perform loops, rolls and inverted...
Forum: Soaring September 21st 19, 01:55 AM Posted to rec.aviation.soaring
Replies: 25
Views: 985
Posted By BG[_4_]
Dust Devil Dash - Tehachapi on Saturday September 7th

On Wednesday, September 11, 2019 at 10:40:17 PM UTC-7, 5Z wrote:
My flight and a blog entry are available at http://www.crosscountry.aero/flight/view/24514

Tom

Nice inspiring write up. The...
Forum: Soaring September 19th 19, 05:45 PM Posted to rec.aviation.soaring
Replies: 148
Views: 4,713
Posted By BG[_4_]
Kawa rough landing?

On Wednesday, September 18, 2019 at 3:16:37 PM UTC-7, Eric Greenwell wrote:
Dave Nadler wrote on 9/18/2019 7:43 AM:
On Wednesday, September 18, 2019 at 9:07:32 AM UTC-4, Eric Greenwell wrote:
...
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