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Forum: Soaring April 15th 21, 11:05 PM Posted to rec.aviation.soaring
Replies: 11
Views: 85
Posted By AS
Ah, Cowardice!

On Thursday, April 15, 2021 at 2:43:15 PM UTC-4, Walt Connelly wrote:
I come from a family of lawyers. I think I have access to just about
every well known legal practice except environmental...
Forum: Soaring April 13th 21, 03:16 AM Posted to rec.aviation.soaring
Replies: 11
Views: 70
Posted By AS
RV-friendly glider destinations?

On Monday, April 12, 2021 at 9:52:03 PM UTC-4, wrote:
On Monday, April 12, 2021 at 11:31:12 AM UTC-5, Luke Scharf wrote:
My wife has talked me into purchasing a travel...
Forum: Soaring March 29th 21, 02:15 AM Posted to rec.aviation.soaring
Replies: 14
Views: 137
Posted By AS
Decision making in ground roll

On Sunday, March 28, 2021 at 2:22:53 AM UTC-4, Frank Whiteley wrote:
On Saturday, March 27, 2021 at 8:47:00 AM UTC-6, AS wrote:
On Saturday, March 27, 2021 at 8:34:29 AM UTC-4, Bob Whelan...
Forum: Soaring March 27th 21, 04:07 PM Posted to rec.aviation.soaring
Replies: 8
Views: 115
Posted By AS
Gliding International - "International Accident Report"

On Saturday, March 27, 2021 at 11:47:29 AM UTC-4, Dan Marotta wrote:
Perhaps an email to your state aviation department would help with the state police. State to them that land outs are non events...
Forum: Soaring March 27th 21, 02:46 PM Posted to rec.aviation.soaring
Replies: 14
Views: 137
Posted By AS
Decision making in ground roll

On Saturday, March 27, 2021 at 8:34:29 AM UTC-4, Bob Whelan wrote:
On 3/26/2021 5:13 PM, waremark wrote:
On Friday, 26 March 2021 at 16:25:39 UTC, ProfJ wrote:

It's kind of fun to...
Forum: Soaring March 26th 21, 03:10 AM Posted to rec.aviation.soaring
Replies: 28
Views: 151
Posted By AS
Revolutionary new plane

On Thursday, March 25, 2021 at 10:52:52 PM UTC-4, Eric Greenwell wrote:
AS wrote on 3/25/2021 6:05 PM:

Dan, why are you yelling at me with that massive font? What did I ever do to you?...
Forum: Soaring March 25th 21, 07:03 PM Posted to rec.aviation.soaring
Replies: 115
Views: 1,024
Posted By AS
The decline of gliding - a worldwide issue?

On Thursday, March 25, 2021 at 12:58:28 PM UTC-4, Eric Greenwell wrote:
AS wrote on 3/25/2021 9:01 AM:
On Thursday, March 25, 2021 at 10:29:39 AM UTC-4, Mark Mocho wrote:
The USAF...
Forum: Soaring March 25th 21, 04:01 PM Posted to rec.aviation.soaring
Replies: 115
Views: 1,024
Posted By AS
The decline of gliding - a worldwide issue?

On Thursday, March 25, 2021 at 10:29:39 AM UTC-4, Mark Mocho wrote:
The USAF Academy's soaring program is also the cheapest initial pilot training in the Air Force.

Eric, Mark

I get that the...
Forum: Soaring March 25th 21, 12:26 PM Posted to rec.aviation.soaring
Replies: 115
Views: 1,024
Posted By AS
The decline of gliding - a worldwide issue?

On Wednesday, March 24, 2021 at 10:09:11 PM UTC-4, ProfJ wrote:
On Wednesday, 17 March 2021 at 08:53:17 UTC-6, Dan Marotta wrote:
;-[)

Nicely put!

Dan
5J
On...
Forum: Soaring March 25th 21, 05:22 AM Posted to rec.aviation.soaring
Replies: 14
Views: 137
Posted By AS
Decision making in ground roll

On Wednesday, March 24, 2021 at 10:56:06 PM UTC-4, ProfJ wrote:
Hi Folks,

There's a lot of focus at the moment on wing dropping during the ground roll phase. I did my primary training on...
Forum: Soaring March 23rd 21, 12:05 PM Posted to rec.aviation.soaring
Replies: 14
Views: 146
Posted By AS
The latest glider covers?

On Tuesday, March 23, 2021 at 3:43:43 AM UTC-4, krasw wrote:
Outdoor covers in hangared glider is just awful idea for everyday use (first hand experience).

You haven't seen the hangar our gliders...
Forum: Soaring March 22nd 21, 08:18 PM Posted to rec.aviation.soaring
Replies: 15
Views: 145
Posted By AS
Glider for heavy Pilot

On Monday, March 22, 2021 at 10:07:42 AM UTC-4, Tango Whisky wrote:
Tha Caproni Calif A21S will do that. No limits on the belts, just a max total cockpit load (typically around 400 lb). As it is a...
Forum: Soaring March 16th 21, 10:37 PM Posted to rec.aviation.soaring
Replies: 115
Views: 1,024
Posted By AS
The decline of gliding - a worldwide issue?

On Monday, March 15, 2021 at 7:40:43 PM UTC-4, ProfJ wrote:
On Thursday, 11 March 2021 at 01:33:23 UTC-7, wrote:
I think that we have discovered a workable solution...
Forum: Soaring March 14th 21, 04:49 PM Posted to rec.aviation.soaring
Replies: 115
Views: 1,024
Posted By AS
The decline of gliding - a worldwide issue?

On Saturday, March 13, 2021 at 7:19:16 PM UTC-5, waremark wrote:
On Friday, 12 March 2021 at 10:33:06 UTC, wrote:
While it may be the case that a volunteer/club model...
Forum: Soaring March 11th 21, 03:06 PM Posted to rec.aviation.soaring
Replies: 115
Views: 1,024
Posted By AS
The decline of gliding - a worldwide issue?

On Thursday, March 11, 2021 at 3:33:23 AM UTC-5, wrote:
I think that we have discovered a workable solution between us.

Causes of the decline as identified by ras...
Forum: Soaring March 11th 21, 01:30 AM Posted to rec.aviation.soaring
Replies: 2
Views: 133
Posted By AS
Interested in a group buy? New axle for Komet trailer

On Wednesday, March 10, 2021 at 7:49:39 PM UTC-5, steve smith wrote:
On Wednesday, March 10, 2021 at 4:26:01 PM UTC-8, steve smith wrote:
I have been working with the USA distributor for Knott...
Forum: Soaring March 9th 21, 12:14 AM Posted to rec.aviation.soaring
Replies: 115
Views: 1,024
Posted By AS
The decline of gliding - a worldwide issue?

On Monday, March 8, 2021 at 5:27:43 PM UTC-5, son_of_flubber wrote:
The new elephant in the room is the still_to_be_understood ramifications of Covid. For example:

People may retire from...
Forum: Soaring March 8th 21, 06:26 PM Posted to rec.aviation.soaring
Replies: 15
Views: 101
Posted By AS
Alternative to the Battery wows?

Ran across this short article about an interesting project at the Delft University in The Netherlands:
https://www.yahoo.com/lifestyle/dutch-students-just-unveiled-world-153606032.html

Uli
AS
Forum: Soaring February 18th 21, 07:17 PM Posted to rec.aviation.soaring
Replies: 4
Views: 68
Posted By AS
Silent Arrow program

On Thursday, February 18, 2021 at 12:12:45 PM UTC-5, Dan Marotta wrote:
Wait a minute! Am I the only one to notice that the 2,000 lb of
"tactical resupply" includes 400 lb of throw-away glider...
Forum: Soaring February 17th 21, 07:49 PM Posted to rec.aviation.soaring
Replies: 9
Views: 149
Posted By AS
A Different Chute Question

On Wednesday, February 17, 2021 at 4:41:26 AM UTC-5, Tango Whisky wrote:
You might want to contact the Akaflieg Braunschweig. I think the original SB7 is still flown by a group of former members....
Forum: Soaring February 17th 21, 02:15 AM Posted to rec.aviation.soaring
Replies: 4
Views: 75
Posted By AS
Light Color Polyester Putty

On Tuesday, February 16, 2021 at 2:08:38 PM UTC-5, Roy B. wrote:
Does anybody know a source for light colored 2-part polyester putty? The ones up here all have a bright colored hardener which helps...
Forum: Soaring February 14th 21, 04:44 PM Posted to rec.aviation.soaring
Replies: 122
Views: 2,771
Posted By AS
Flying with Parachutes

On Sunday, February 14, 2021 at 10:42:51 AM UTC-5, Gregg Ballou wrote:
On Sunday, February 14, 2021 at 10:19:15 AM UTC-5, wrote:
After seeing Nadler's talk, I discussed a...
Forum: Soaring February 10th 21, 04:51 AM Posted to rec.aviation.soaring
Replies: 22
Views: 260
Posted By AS
Drag of Transponder Antennae compared

On Tuesday, February 9, 2021 at 9:14:09 PM UTC-5, India November wrote:
On Monday, February 8, 2021 at 11:06:31 PM UTC-5, AS wrote:
Interesting home-brewed investigation into the drag between...
Forum: Soaring February 9th 21, 04:06 AM Posted to rec.aviation.soaring
Replies: 22
Views: 260
Posted By AS
Drag of Transponder Antennae compared

Interesting home-brewed investigation into the drag between the fin-type and rod-type transponder antenna by one of our friends in The Netherlands.
Seems like the fin type antenna - unless mounted...
Forum: Soaring February 6th 21, 04:42 PM Posted to rec.aviation.soaring
Replies: 36
Views: 470
Posted By AS
Tales Of The Bloody Triangle

On Saturday, February 6, 2021 at 10:41:40 AM UTC-5, Dan Marotta wrote:


Dan
5J
On 2/5/21 8:26 PM, AS wrote:
Would crossing international borders or even inter-continental flights earn...
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