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Forum: Soaring November 7th 18, 03:17 AM Posted to rec.aviation.soaring
Replies: 39
Views: 222
Posted By jfitch
ASW 27 Instrument Panel Texture

On Tuesday, November 6, 2018 at 11:44:31 AM UTC-8, wrote:
Andy, when I was laying out my ASW 24 panel many years ago (OK, over a quarter century ago), I wasn't just arranging...
Forum: Soaring September 29th 18, 04:07 PM Posted to rec.aviation.soaring
Replies: 65
Views: 988
Posted By jfitch
Glider crash near Reno yesterday

On Saturday, September 29, 2018 at 4:49:54 AM UTC-7, wrote:
On Tuesday, 4 September 2018 04:09:46 UTC+10, bumper wrote:
Another tragic accident yesterday near Slide...
Forum: Soaring September 29th 18, 05:04 AM Posted to rec.aviation.soaring
Replies: 65
Views: 988
Posted By jfitch
Glider crash near Reno yesterday

On Monday, September 3, 2018 at 11:09:46 AM UTC-7, bumper wrote:
Another tragic accident yesterday near Slide Mountain. Responders haven't reached the crash site as of this morning due to fire....
Forum: Soaring September 4th 18, 02:28 AM Posted to rec.aviation.soaring
Replies: 64
Views: 1,033
Posted By jfitch
Vario Comparison

On Monday, September 3, 2018 at 5:11:28 PM UTC-7, 2G wrote:
On Tuesday, August 28, 2018 at 7:06:24 PM UTC-7, Mike Borgelt wrote:
On Tuesday, 28 August 2018 23:13:24 UTC+10, ...
Forum: Soaring August 17th 18, 04:33 PM Posted to rec.aviation.soaring
Replies: 67
Views: 1,033
Posted By jfitch
What magic do the JS3 and Ventus 3 have that the ASG-29 Does not?

On Friday, August 17, 2018 at 5:43:09 AM UTC-7, Brett wrote:
Bojack J4;974727 Wrote:
Quarter million dollars.....yikes!!!

Both the JS3 and the Ventus 3 are much less expensive. You are
...
Forum: Soaring August 2nd 18, 08:34 PM Posted to rec.aviation.soaring
Replies: 9
Views: 139
Posted By jfitch
iGlide

On Thursday, August 2, 2018 at 10:15:25 AM UTC-7, John Foster wrote:
I just recently downloaded the "lite" version to play around with, and so far it is OK. However, I'm curious if some of the...
Forum: Soaring July 28th 18, 04:33 AM Posted to rec.aviation.soaring
Replies: 69
Views: 642
Posted By jfitch
A complicated question about LiFePO4 batteries, - and switching.

On Friday, July 27, 2018 at 8:24:30 AM UTC-7, Jonathan St. Cloud wrote:
On Friday, July 27, 2018 at 1:21:41 AM UTC-7, Charlie Quebec wrote:
I use a cheap android phone with xcsoar, kept in the...
Forum: Soaring July 24th 18, 01:26 AM Posted to rec.aviation.soaring
Replies: 53
Views: 465
Posted By jfitch
Dream Panel

On Sunday, July 22, 2018 at 6:26:09 PM UTC-7, 2G wrote:
On Sunday, July 22, 2018 at 4:22:42 PM UTC-7, OHM Ω http://aviation.derosaweb.net wrote:
On Tuesday, July 17, 2018 at 9:36:26 PM UTC-5,...
Forum: Soaring July 22nd 18, 10:19 PM Posted to rec.aviation.soaring
Replies: 53
Views: 465
Posted By jfitch
Dream Panel

On Sunday, July 22, 2018 at 10:16:16 AM UTC-7, 2G wrote:
On Sunday, July 22, 2018 at 9:58:52 AM UTC-7, 2G wrote:
On Saturday, July 21, 2018 at 10:47:58 PM UTC-7, Darryl Ramm wrote:
I'm...
Forum: Soaring July 22nd 18, 06:21 AM Posted to rec.aviation.soaring
Replies: 66
Views: 648
Posted By jfitch
US team silence

On Saturday, July 21, 2018 at 5:36:46 PM UTC-7, wrote:
They're all over Facebook...

Strange as it may seem, some of us do not have a Facebook account, and are not likely to in...
Forum: Soaring July 22nd 18, 06:17 AM Posted to rec.aviation.soaring
Replies: 4
Views: 102
Posted By jfitch
Flarm data on iglide

On Saturday, July 21, 2018 at 5:33:36 PM UTC-7, wrote:
Apparently the answer to this question is you sit around listening to Beethoven while randomly exploring the bottoms in...
Forum: Soaring July 21st 18, 03:34 PM Posted to rec.aviation.soaring
Replies: 65
Views: 1,169
Posted By jfitch
Ventus 3F - Fatal

On Saturday, July 21, 2018 at 2:15:40 AM UTC-7, wrote:
I would have interpreted the mention of 48 knots as being a descent rate shown on the data recorder file (= around...
Forum: Soaring July 18th 18, 04:07 PM Posted to rec.aviation.soaring
Replies: 53
Views: 465
Posted By jfitch
Dream Panel

On Wednesday, July 18, 2018 at 7:39:54 AM UTC-7, wrote:
On Tuesday, July 17, 2018 at 6:02:53 PM UTC-7, 2G wrote:
As you may already know, I am ordering a new ASH31Mi. I am in...
Forum: Soaring July 18th 18, 06:18 AM Posted to rec.aviation.soaring
Replies: 53
Views: 465
Posted By jfitch
Dream Panel

On Tuesday, July 17, 2018 at 9:36:53 PM UTC-7, 2G wrote:
On Tuesday, July 17, 2018 at 7:36:26 PM UTC-7, Roy B. wrote:
LX9070 computer with V9 vario, Remote stick, Wifi & AHRS options, KRT2...
Forum: Soaring July 18th 18, 05:14 AM Posted to rec.aviation.soaring
Replies: 53
Views: 465
Posted By jfitch
Dream Panel

Whatever you choose (largely personal preference) I'd recommend you have Rex install and wire the panel, rather than the factory. Or do it yourself.
Forum: Soaring July 15th 18, 03:40 PM Posted to rec.aviation.soaring
Replies: 19
Views: 210
Posted By jfitch
Which ClearNav vario display?

On Sunday, July 15, 2018 at 6:54:04 AM UTC-7, John Cochrane wrote:
On Sunday, July 15, 2018 at 6:52:20 AM UTC-7, John Cochrane wrote:
I have both displays. The square display is much more...
Forum: Soaring July 7th 18, 08:13 PM Posted to rec.aviation.soaring
Replies: 4
Views: 115
Posted By jfitch
Soaring rides in Tahoe

On Saturday, July 7, 2018 at 8:20:08 AM UTC-7, wrote:
My wife and I are visiting Tahoe this Fall and considering a sailplane ride. I've found TTSA and Soaring NV, perhaps there...
Forum: Soaring July 2nd 18, 01:59 AM Posted to rec.aviation.soaring
Replies: 20
Views: 341
Posted By jfitch
Opinions on NASA lift theory?

On Sunday, July 1, 2018 at 11:17:23 AM UTC-4, George Haeh wrote:
The previous webpage offers the correct mechanism:

https://www.grc.nasa.gov/www/K-12/airplane/right2.html

Note that in: F...
Forum: Soaring July 2nd 18, 01:53 AM Posted to rec.aviation.soaring
Replies: 5
Views: 126
Posted By jfitch
Flarm with IGlide?

On Sunday, July 1, 2018 at 4:39:11 PM UTC-4, wrote:
Thanks, that looks like it will work. Does all of the flarm into show up on the IGlide map? Do you know of any manuals or...
Forum: Soaring June 24th 18, 10:39 PM Posted to rec.aviation.soaring
Replies: 25
Views: 328
Posted By jfitch
When gliders fail in flight, but pilots manage to land

On Sunday, June 24, 2018 at 2:19:22 PM UTC-7, Andreas Maurer wrote:
On Sat, 23 Jun 2018 14:56:05 -0700 (PDT), son_of_flubber
wrote:

Bruno Vassel recalls how the control...
Forum: Soaring June 24th 18, 10:33 PM Posted to rec.aviation.soaring
Replies: 7
Views: 128
Posted By jfitch
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 23rd 18, 05:42 AM Posted to rec.aviation.soaring
Replies: 69
Views: 642
Posted By jfitch
A complicated question about LiFePO4 batteries, - and switching.

Glass fuse holders are kind of 20th century aren't they? If you were replacing them, going to a circuit breaker which is both resettable and indicates that it has been tripped, might be the direction...
Forum: Soaring June 22nd 18, 05:30 AM Posted to rec.aviation.soaring
Replies: 69
Views: 642
Posted By jfitch
A complicated question about LiFePO4 batteries, - and switching.

On Thursday, June 21, 2018 at 4:12:09 PM UTC-7, SF wrote:
I started off with two K2'S I charged RIPthem in parallel, discharged them in parallel. No issues. Then one of the cells died in one of...
Forum: Soaring June 22nd 18, 05:26 AM Posted to rec.aviation.soaring
Replies: 64
Views: 1,033
Posted By jfitch
Vario Comparison

On Thursday, June 21, 2018 at 12:34:06 PM UTC-7, wrote:
Thank you. This is very helpful but it contradicts what an earlier poster stated. If it is adjustable as you have...
Forum: Soaring June 21st 18, 04:28 PM Posted to rec.aviation.soaring
Replies: 64
Views: 1,033
Posted By jfitch
Vario Comparison

On Thursday, June 21, 2018 at 5:23:46 AM UTC-7, wrote:
Hi-

I've searched the archives of this oft-discussed topic, but am not finding specific answers I'm seeking. If you...
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