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Forum: Soaring Today, 04:51 AM Posted to rec.aviation.soaring
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$1 billion BMS Ooops...

2G wrote on 3/8/2021 5:19 PM:
On Monday, March 8, 2021 at 5:15:13 PM UTC-8, 2G wrote:
On Monday, March 8, 2021 at 5:25:41 AM UTC-8, Eric Greenwell wrote:
2G wrote on 3/7/2021 9:06 PM:
...
Forum: Soaring Today, 04:37 AM Posted to rec.aviation.soaring
Replies: 12
Views: 20
Alternative to the Battery wows?

Mark Mocho wrote on 3/8/2021 5:12 PM:
Yes, but now we are talking about combusting H2 with O2, which is an entirely new source of H2O vapor.
Yes, a new source, but it doesn't accumulate in the...
Forum: Soaring Today, 12:50 AM Posted to rec.aviation.soaring
Replies: 12
Views: 20
Alternative to the Battery wows?

Mark Mocho wrote on 3/8/2021 3:10 PM:
On Monday, March 8, 2021 at 1:42:45 PM UTC-7, Eric Greenwell wrote:
Mark Mocho wrote on 3/8/2021 11:34 AM:
And I seem to remember hearing that water...
Forum: Soaring Yesterday, 11:26 PM Posted to rec.aviation.soaring
Replies: 5
Views: 17
Thoughts on SGS 1-34 wave ship?

wrote on 3/8/2021 1:33 PM:
Hello fellow glider pilots,
I have a question for the community, curious to hear people's thoughts. During my wave flight at KIYK in December, I...
Forum: Soaring Yesterday, 09:42 PM Posted to rec.aviation.soaring
Replies: 12
Views: 20
Alternative to the Battery wows?

Mark Mocho wrote on 3/8/2021 11:34 AM:
And I seem to remember hearing that water vapor is more of a "greenhouse gas" than carbon dioxide.

Not so much when it comes to climate change, because as...
Forum: Soaring Yesterday, 07:53 PM Posted to rec.aviation.soaring
Replies: 12
Views: 20
Alternative to the Battery wows?

wrote on 3/8/2021 10:35 AM:
On Monday, 8 March 2021 at 18:26:28 UTC, AS wrote:
Ran across this short article about an interesting project at the Delft University in The...
Forum: Soaring Yesterday, 02:41 PM Posted to rec.aviation.soaring
Replies: 95
Views: 294
$1 billion BMS Ooops...

Moshe Braner wrote on 3/7/2021 6:04 PM:
Personally I think that dragging an expensive battery pack along in every glider is inefficient
use of resources.* But then you may say the same about...
Forum: Soaring Yesterday, 02:25 PM Posted to rec.aviation.soaring
Replies: 95
Views: 294
$1 billion BMS Ooops...

2G wrote on 3/7/2021 9:06 PM:
On Sunday, March 7, 2021 at 8:52:23 PM UTC-8, Eric Greenwell wrote:
2G wrote on 3/7/2021 8:30 PM:
On Thursday, March 4, 2021 at 1:55:30 PM UTC-8, Kenn Sebesta...
Forum: Soaring Yesterday, 05:52 AM Posted to rec.aviation.soaring
Replies: 95
Views: 294
$1 billion BMS Ooops...

2G wrote on 3/7/2021 8:30 PM:
On Thursday, March 4, 2021 at 1:55:30 PM UTC-8, Kenn Sebesta wrote:
A hybrid system with a gas engine wouldn't have the pucker factor associated with starting...
Forum: Soaring Yesterday, 05:49 AM Posted to rec.aviation.soaring
Replies: 95
Views: 294
$1 billion BMS Ooops...

Tom BravoMike wrote on 3/7/2021 5:48 PM:

I have yet to see a glider take off (bungee launches excepted) or return from a field without an engine.

See and believe:
...
Forum: Soaring Yesterday, 12:08 AM Posted to rec.aviation.soaring
Replies: 95
Views: 294
$1 billion BMS Ooops...

Moshe Braner wrote on 3/7/2021 2:07 PM:
But I'm getting further off topic.* Gliders are nice.* They don't need no steenkin' engines.

Alright! Back to Basics: bungey launch! Or is it still OK to...
Forum: Soaring March 7th 21, 05:24 PM Posted to rec.aviation.soaring
Replies: 95
Views: 294
$1 billion BMS Ooops...

Mark Mocho wrote on 3/7/2021 6:38 AM:

Next up: How to make an ASG-29 perform like a paraglider.

I have dreams like that. It makes the off-field landings so much easier, way better than the...
Forum: Soaring March 6th 21, 08:03 PM Posted to rec.aviation.soaring
Replies: 95
Views: 294
$1 billion BMS Ooops...

Kenn Sebesta wrote on 3/6/2021 10:31 AM:
I predict that people just want to launch. If we can use 8-10kg of 20C LiPos to get to 1k', with 5 minutes of cruise left over, and a freshly charged pack...
Forum: Soaring March 6th 21, 07:00 PM Posted to rec.aviation.soaring
Replies: 95
Views: 294
$1 billion BMS Ooops...

Herbert Kilian wrote on 3/6/2021 7:13 AM:
Still, you are lucky to get 50-100 cycles out of the now listed 50-80C LiPo batteries we fly in RC. Nothing on the horizon that even promises a doubling...
Forum: Soaring March 6th 21, 05:58 AM Posted to rec.aviation.soaring
Replies: 95
Views: 294
$1 billion BMS Ooops...

kinsell wrote on 3/5/2021 8:28 PM:
FES gliders have been out almost 10 years now, what is clear is their history.* Underpowered
back then, underpowered still today.* Makes you wonder where these...
Forum: Soaring March 5th 21, 06:16 PM Posted to rec.aviation.soaring
Replies: 95
Views: 294
$1 billion BMS Ooops...

2G wrote on 3/5/2021 8:29 AM:
On Thursday, March 4, 2021 at 8:22:34 AM UTC-8, Eric Greenwell wrote:
2G wrote on 3/3/2021 6:11 PM:
....

ICO glider engines have been developed over the...
Forum: Soaring March 4th 21, 10:11 PM Posted to rec.aviation.soaring
Replies: 95
Views: 294
$1 billion BMS Ooops...

Mark Mocho wrote on 3/4/2021 11:55 AM:
Energy density is the "elephant in the room" that determines a lot about electric vs. internal combustion. The Tesla S uses a 100 kWh battery that weighs...
Forum: Soaring March 4th 21, 07:24 PM Posted to rec.aviation.soaring
Replies: 95
Views: 294
$1 billion BMS Ooops...

Hank Nixon wrote on 3/4/2021 8:56 AM:
On Wednesday, March 3, 2021 at 11:53:15 PM UTC-5, wrote:
For the moment the big limitation seems to me to be weight. I looked hard at...
Forum: Soaring March 4th 21, 05:22 PM Posted to rec.aviation.soaring
Replies: 95
Views: 294
$1 billion BMS Ooops...

2G wrote on 3/3/2021 6:11 PM:
On Tuesday, March 2, 2021 at 8:27:55 PM UTC-8, Eric Greenwell wrote:
2G wrote on 3/2/2021 7:25 PM:
On Tuesday, March 2, 2021 at 6:28:27 PM UTC-8, Andrzej Kobus...
Forum: Soaring March 4th 21, 04:47 PM Posted to rec.aviation.soaring
Replies: 95
Views: 294
$1 billion BMS Ooops...

John Cochrane wrote on 3/3/2021 8:53 PM:
For the moment the big limitation seems to me to be weight. I looked hard at the AS33 electric. You get one launch to 2000' and then 9000' of climb to get...
Forum: Soaring March 3rd 21, 05:27 AM Posted to rec.aviation.soaring
Replies: 95
Views: 294
$1 billion BMS Ooops...

2G wrote on 3/2/2021 7:25 PM:
On Tuesday, March 2, 2021 at 6:28:27 PM UTC-8, Andrzej Kobus wrote:
On Tuesday, March 2, 2021 at 4:10:48 PM UTC-5, ProfJ wrote:
On Wednesday, 24 February 2021...
Forum: Soaring March 1st 21, 04:11 PM Posted to rec.aviation.soaring
Replies: 233
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What have we learned from all this?

Gregg Ballou wrote on 3/1/2021 6:44 AM:
“We conclude” they wrote, “that the Pfizer vaccines, for the elderly, killed during the 5-week vaccination period about 40 times more people than the disease...
Forum: Soaring February 28th 21, 02:41 PM Posted to rec.aviation.soaring
Replies: 13
Views: 60
US sectional charts online

Mike Schumann wrote on 2/27/2021 5:40 AM:
Today, I fly with FltPlan Go an an iPad. No more paper charts. This app is totally free. It also runs on iPhones. A perfect solution. Use a kneeboard...
Forum: Soaring February 28th 21, 05:51 AM Posted to rec.aviation.soaring
Replies: 95
Views: 294
$1 billion BMS Ooops...

wrote on 2/27/2021 3:30 PM:
El sábado, 27 de febrero de 2021 a la(s) 20:07:36 UTC-3, Eric Greenwell escribió:
wrote on 2/27/2021 1:19 PM:
Eric,

I think that is...
Forum: Soaring February 28th 21, 12:07 AM Posted to rec.aviation.soaring
Replies: 95
Views: 294
$1 billion BMS Ooops...

wrote on 2/27/2021 1:19 PM:
Eric,

I think that is probably a typo mistake, the voltage range and capacity is typical for 3000-3500 mAh li-ion cell.
It's a bit awkward to...
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