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Forum: Soaring March 31st 14, 10:20 PM Posted to rec.aviation.soaring
Replies: 105
Views: 3,364
Posted By Craig Funston[_2_]
Sean Fidler - US Team Captain

On Monday, March 31, 2014 2:16:22 PM UTC-7, wrote:
On Monday, March 31, 2014 12:23:13 PM UTC-5, Kevin Christner wrote:

Unlikely, seeing as that I was 9 years old in...
Forum: Soaring March 18th 14, 11:31 PM Posted to rec.aviation.soaring
Replies: 22
Views: 1,303
Posted By Craig Funston[_2_]
George Uveges 1970 Marfa Photo Set

On Tuesday, March 18, 2014 9:09:39 AM UTC-7, Kevin Christner wrote:
HI all,



I just uploaded a number of George Uveges photos from the 1970 World Championships at Marfa TX. I have...
Forum: Soaring February 28th 14, 11:14 PM Posted to rec.aviation.soaring
Replies: 19
Views: 631
Posted By Craig Funston[_2_]
Flight Computer Input Devices

On Friday, February 28, 2014 2:21:08 PM UTC-8, Martin Gregorie wrote:
On Fri, 28 Feb 2014 08:16:44 -0800, Mike the Strike wrote:



I was leaning towards the ClearNav/LX approach of...
Forum: Soaring February 26th 14, 01:17 AM Posted to rec.aviation.soaring
Replies: 19
Views: 631
Posted By Craig Funston[_2_]
Flight Computer Input Devices

On Tuesday, February 25, 2014 2:05:37 PM UTC-8, Papa3 wrote:
I'm with Evan on this (and yes, I'm also a ClearNav guy). I recently posted to a similar thread on our Appalachian Mountains Soaring...
Forum: Soaring February 15th 14, 12:23 AM Posted to rec.aviation.soaring
Replies: 1
Views: 185
Posted By Craig Funston[_2_]
Soaring July/August 1957 Nationals excerpt

On Friday, February 14, 2014 4:04:30 PM UTC-8, Mike C wrote:
Found this the other day when I was looking for some info concerning the Horton IV flying wing results in a National contest. The good...
Forum: Soaring February 8th 14, 01:08 AM Posted to rec.aviation.soaring
Replies: 12
Views: 791
Posted By Craig Funston[_2_]
Micro-wind energy

On Friday, February 7, 2014 4:42:47 PM UTC-8, wrote:
On Monday, February 3, 2014 5:42:26 AM UTC-8, Stephen Michalik wrote:

Saw this on the OZ report... seem applicable...
Forum: Soaring February 4th 14, 04:41 PM Posted to rec.aviation.soaring
Replies: 35
Views: 1,659
Posted By Craig Funston[_2_]
Pylon mounted wings superior?

On Tuesday, February 4, 2014 7:28:31 AM UTC-8, J. Nieuwenhuize wrote:
After some back and forth discussion, it seems pylon-mounted wings could have a lot of potential for sailplanes.

WRT...
Forum: Soaring February 1st 14, 07:40 PM Posted to rec.aviation.soaring
Replies: 7
Views: 415
Posted By Craig Funston[_2_]
Cheap remote control keyboards from china for flight!

On Friday, January 31, 2014 8:39:55 PM UTC-5, pcool wrote:
Hi, got some news ..

I think many software manufacturers will adopt these kind of keyboards.

They come really cheap on Amazon...
Forum: Soaring January 22nd 14, 10:25 PM Posted to rec.aviation.soaring
Replies: 133
Views: 1,573
Posted By Craig Funston[_2_]
Is the 200ft below Min Finish Height Rule Working?

On Wednesday, January 22, 2014 1:55:14 PM UTC-8, wrote:
You presume that I haven't flown a line finish outside of contests. I

normally fly predeclared tasks with a...
Forum: Soaring January 22nd 14, 09:57 PM Posted to rec.aviation.soaring
Replies: 16
Views: 740
Posted By Craig Funston[_2_]
Making a Canopy

On Wednesday, January 22, 2014 1:00:27 PM UTC-8, Dave Nadler wrote:
Please make a video; we are all looking forward to

seeing the demolition on YouTube...

Just be glad you're not doing a...
Forum: Soaring January 15th 14, 10:38 PM Posted to rec.aviation.soaring
Replies: 32
Views: 1,115
Posted By Craig Funston[_2_]
How I Learned to Stop Worrying and Love the Bomb

On Wednesday, January 15, 2014 12:09:32 PM UTC-8, Roy Clark, "B6" wrote:
Went through this many years ago as a solo practitioner with wife, two kids, and mortgage, applying for individual...
Forum: Soaring January 9th 14, 12:38 AM Posted to rec.aviation.soaring
Replies: 29
Views: 956
Posted By Craig Funston[_2_]
Program Letter time again

On Wednesday, January 8, 2014 11:08:37 AM UTC-8, Frank Whiteley wrote:
On Wednesday, January 8, 2014 10:02:36 AM UTC-7, Ron Gleason wrote:

On Wednesday, 8 January 2014 09:03:54 UTC-7,...
Forum: Soaring December 19th 13, 07:29 PM Posted to rec.aviation.soaring
Replies: 21
Views: 1,514
Posted By Craig Funston[_2_]
Don't you just hate it when the propeller departs the aircraft?

On Thursday, December 19, 2013 4:31:09 AM UTC-8, Dave Nadler wrote:
On Thursday, December 19, 2013 7:15:37 AM UTC-5, Muttley wrote:

I would say a further point on the SH Turbos is that they...
Forum: Soaring December 16th 13, 07:23 PM Posted to rec.aviation.soaring
Replies: 23
Views: 996
Posted By Craig Funston[_2_]
Air Extractor: Better than a Plastic Jesus?

On Monday, December 16, 2013 10:17:44 AM UTC-8, Papa3 wrote:
Not quite the direct answer you're looking for, but you do know that DG seems to think that venting cockpit air matters, right?

...
Forum: Soaring December 13th 13, 05:37 PM Posted to rec.aviation.soaring
Replies: 4
Views: 1,191
Posted By Craig Funston[_2_]
Autonomous undersea gliders (no kidding!)

On Friday, December 13, 2013 5:14:58 AM UTC-8, Cookie wrote:
Back in the 50's or was it the 60's, some guy experimented with an aircraft he called an "aereon"....also called the "deltoid pumpkin...
Forum: Soaring December 5th 13, 11:06 PM Posted to rec.aviation.soaring
Replies: 11
Views: 1,245
Posted By Craig Funston[_2_]
Caproni A-21SJ

On Thursday, December 5, 2013 11:18:20 AM UTC-8, James Lee wrote:
On Thursday, December 5, 2013 11:57:51 AM UTC-5, Dan Marotta wrote:

We had one at the new Black Forest in the 90s. It sat...
Forum: Soaring November 20th 13, 08:43 PM Posted to rec.aviation.soaring
Replies: 19
Views: 1,031
Posted By Craig Funston[_2_]
Still have a compass?

Possible elimination of both the steam compass and altimeter in your panel. Many of us already have both these functions as part of a vario / flight computer system. ...
Forum: Soaring November 13th 13, 10:32 PM Posted to rec.aviation.soaring
Replies: 17
Views: 2,000
Posted By Craig Funston[_2_]
Dynamic Soaring Animation IEEE - ASH25 w/ Albatross Pilot

On Wednesday, November 13, 2013 1:58:39 PM UTC-8, Cookie wrote:
here's one to ponder....



http://phys.org/news194851568.html



Forum: Soaring November 12th 13, 04:58 PM Posted to rec.aviation.soaring
Replies: 24
Views: 1,918
Posted By Craig Funston[_2_]
Buying my first glider

On Tuesday, November 12, 2013 6:24:11 AM UTC-8, son_of_flubber wrote:
On Tuesday, November 12, 2013 1:42:50 AM UTC-5, 2G wrote:

the trailer wiring was buggered up and I had to spend an hour...
Forum: Soaring November 5th 13, 09:49 PM Posted to rec.aviation.soaring
Replies: 42
Views: 2,226
Posted By Craig Funston[_2_]
Glider Handling on Tow

On Tuesday, November 5, 2013 1:35:15 PM UTC-8, Steve Leonard wrote:
On Tuesday, November 5, 2013 3:06:37 PM UTC-6, HGXC wrote:

I don't think there is anything wrong with renewing a few classic...
Forum: Soaring October 30th 13, 08:45 PM Posted to rec.aviation.soaring
Replies: 16
Views: 1,518
Posted By Craig Funston[_2_]
Gelcoat care

On Wednesday, October 30, 2013 10:59:24 AM UTC-7, dogger wrote:
Searching the archives I found a long 2003 RAS thread about Gelcoat. It was

a good discussion involving several top people.

...
Forum: Soaring October 23rd 13, 04:17 AM Posted to rec.aviation.soaring
Replies: 10
Views: 610
Posted By Craig Funston[_2_]
CAD software for panel design

On Tuesday, October 22, 2013 7:55:50 PM UTC-7, wrote:
On Monday, October 21, 2013 7:45:48 PM UTC-5, Stephen Michalik wrote:



So far I've downloaded the...
Forum: Soaring October 15th 13, 02:14 AM Posted to rec.aviation.soaring
Replies: 14
Views: 1,168
Posted By Craig Funston[_2_]
Crack canopy at the sliding glass screw hole.

On Monday, October 14, 2013 12:09:06 PM UTC-7, wrote:
I would suggest using Acrifix 192.



...
Forum: Soaring October 8th 13, 06:03 PM Posted to rec.aviation.soaring
Replies: 4
Views: 521
Posted By Craig Funston[_2_]
Soaring article in AIN today

On Tuesday, October 8, 2013 5:50:49 AM UTC-7, son_of_flubber wrote:
From article: "Glider wingspans and handling are “comparable” to those of a Boeing 737, in her view."



Any 737 pilots...
Forum: Soaring September 10th 13, 11:08 PM Posted to rec.aviation.soaring
Replies: 14
Views: 1,075
Posted By Craig Funston[_2_]
Soaring video goes viral - 250,000 views in three days

On Tuesday, September 10, 2013 6:52:26 AM UTC-7, son_of_flubber wrote:
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=t2sozrof3HY



Youtube video of a paper sailplane thermally over an electric stove.

PT...
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