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Forum: Soaring November 28th 18, 04:44 AM Posted to rec.aviation.soaring
Replies: 21
Views: 711
Posted By Papa3[_2_]
Africa!

We're obviously not in Kansas anymore Toto.
Forum: Soaring November 4th 18, 07:38 PM Posted to rec.aviation.soaring
Replies: 36
Views: 418
Posted By Papa3[_2_]
looking for advice on lead n follow flights

Worked for a recent US Nationals winner. Back about 20 years ago he headed out with me on a lead-and-follow. Being an experienced hang glider pilot and navy pilot, he understood the concept of...
Forum: Soaring November 3rd 18, 04:37 PM Posted to rec.aviation.soaring
Replies: 36
Views: 418
Posted By Papa3[_2_]
looking for advice on lead n follow flights

Several good posts, but I think Per covers most of them in one. FWIW, I ran a racing camp for a couple of years where we had anywhere from 10-15 pairs trying at the same time. Out of that, maybe...
Forum: Soaring October 25th 18, 06:54 PM Posted to rec.aviation.soaring
Replies: 85
Views: 1,331
Posted By Papa3[_2_]
Refinishing Ventus b Fuselage

On Thursday, October 25, 2018 at 9:25:48 AM UTC-4, Frank Whiteley wrote:
On Thursday, October 25, 2018 at 7:03:44 AM UTC-6, wrote:
On Wednesday, October 24, 2018 at...
Forum: Soaring October 25th 18, 06:45 PM Posted to rec.aviation.soaring
Replies: 85
Views: 1,331
Posted By Papa3[_2_]
Refinishing Ventus b Fuselage


Hey Nick,

It's an excellent question - some of us who have done more than 1 refinish have had a lot of time to ponder this question in the middle of every 4 hour sanding session :-)

...
Forum: Soaring October 25th 18, 05:44 PM Posted to rec.aviation.soaring
Replies: 85
Views: 1,331
Posted By Papa3[_2_]
Refinishing Ventus b Fuselage

On Thursday, October 25, 2018 at 9:24:14 AM UTC-4, Tango Whisky wrote:
Le jeudi 25 octobre 2018 02:39:19 UTC+2, Nick Kennedy a écrit*:
27K to 35K for a refinish?!
Jeez the Fleet is in...
Forum: Soaring October 23rd 18, 08:13 PM Posted to rec.aviation.soaring
Replies: 85
Views: 1,331
Posted By Papa3[_2_]
Refinishing Ventus b Fuselage

On Tuesday, October 23, 2018 at 11:49:08 AM UTC-4, Nick Kennedy wrote:
I've always wondered if someone who wanted to create make a business refinishing gliders , here in the USA, make a go of it....
Forum: Soaring October 23rd 18, 01:49 PM Posted to rec.aviation.soaring
Replies: 85
Views: 1,331
Posted By Papa3[_2_]
Refinishing Ventus b Fuselage

My shoulders ache just reading this.
Forum: Soaring October 19th 18, 05:35 PM Posted to rec.aviation.soaring
Replies: 23
Views: 299
Posted By Papa3[_2_]
Greatful for this group

On Friday, October 19, 2018 at 12:01:12 PM UTC-4, Dan Marotta wrote:
I had to look it up.* Guess I'm not "hip" any more...

On 10/18/2018 5:16 PM, Tango Eight wrote:
On Thursday, October...
Forum: Soaring October 19th 18, 02:47 PM Posted to rec.aviation.soaring
Replies: 23
Views: 299
Posted By Papa3[_2_]
Greatful for this group

On Thursday, October 18, 2018 at 7:16:20 PM UTC-4, Tango Eight wrote:
On Thursday, October 18, 2018 at 11:43:21 AM UTC-4, wrote:
Most power(only) pilots are NPCs.

:7|
...
Forum: Soaring September 2nd 18, 06:32 PM Posted to rec.aviation.soaring
Replies: 36
Views: 480
Posted By Papa3[_2_]
Perlan Climbing

69 do I hear 70?
Forum: Soaring September 2nd 18, 06:29 PM Posted to rec.aviation.soaring
Replies: 36
Views: 480
Posted By Papa3[_2_]
Perlan Climbing

I've got 68....do I hear 69...
Forum: Soaring August 30th 18, 09:44 PM Posted to rec.aviation.soaring
Replies: 30
Views: 457
Posted By Papa3[_2_]
Hard wax v/s liquid wax (and turbulators)

On Thursday, August 30, 2018 at 3:56:25 PM UTC-4, Steve Leonard wrote:
On Thursday, August 30, 2018 at 12:26:43 PM UTC-5, kirk.stant wrote:

"It's more fun to win in a ratty looking glider...
Forum: Soaring August 29th 18, 04:44 PM Posted to rec.aviation.soaring
Replies: 4
Views: 118
Posted By Papa3[_2_]
Will a Blanik L13 open trailer work for an L23?

On Wednesday, August 29, 2018 at 11:26:18 AM UTC-4, wrote:
Is there anyone that knows if an Blanik L13 open trailer will work for an L23?

Not without fittings being modified. ...
Forum: Soaring August 29th 18, 04:42 PM Posted to rec.aviation.soaring
Replies: 19
Views: 268
Posted By Papa3[_2_]
Cause of accident revealed...

On Wednesday, August 29, 2018 at 11:26:34 AM UTC-4, wrote:
The flux capacitator was not the issue in that accident. More likely the turbo encabulator failed on approach.

Yeah,...
Forum: Soaring August 19th 18, 08:08 PM Posted to rec.aviation.soaring
Replies: 17
Views: 237
Posted By Papa3[_2_]
Final Day Uvalde

"Don't dilly dally." Also, no lollygagging: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=PnIaqAsnSxU
Forum: Soaring July 26th 18, 07:03 PM Posted to rec.aviation.soaring
Replies: 9
Views: 117
Posted By Papa3[_2_]
Best software for evaluating FAI Speed Tasks (Triangle)

Not in front of my PC with SeeYou right now, but I used it for 15 years or more as a State Record Keeper as well as on the SSA's national badge/record committee to evaluate hundreds of flights. Once...
Forum: Soaring July 23rd 18, 02:56 PM Posted to rec.aviation.soaring
Replies: 12
Views: 129
Posted By Papa3[_2_]
Glideplan for Windows 2.0 beta 6 Broken? - Can't print maps

Yup. That's how I've been doing it as well. Takes a little fiddling, but once you have it as a PDF you can size to your needs. I generally do a zoomed in view for the home airport out to about 30...
Forum: Soaring July 18th 18, 02:21 PM Posted to rec.aviation.soaring
Replies: 17
Views: 202
Posted By Papa3[_2_]
Home built trailer for old glass ship

On Wednesday, July 18, 2018 at 2:01:21 AM UTC-4, John Foster wrote:
Any plans or ideas/suggestions out there about how to build a home-built trailer for an old glass ship? I have a line on a...
Forum: Soaring July 16th 18, 02:40 PM Posted to rec.aviation.soaring
Replies: 10
Views: 203
Posted By Papa3[_2_]
Experimental Letter

On Monday, July 16, 2018 at 9:27:32 AM UTC-4, SF wrote:
I have a sneaking suspicion that it is filed in an unknown location, and never looked at by anyone for any reason, But it is also vitally...
Forum: Soaring July 16th 18, 02:10 PM Posted to rec.aviation.soaring
Replies: 18
Views: 282
Posted By Papa3[_2_]
Ray Galloway (P1)

Sad news. Very much enjoyed flying the 2011 Standard Nationals with Ray as CD. Previously, had a lot of fun comparing notes on the LS8 when we both owned that ship.

P3
Forum: Soaring July 10th 18, 02:27 AM Posted to rec.aviation.soaring
Replies: 16
Views: 186
Posted By Papa3[_2_]
Cobra Trailer Bearings

Ditto that advice. A club member had the entire hub fail during a contest and we were able to find parts from eBay and Amazon to get it rebuilt by the end of the contest.
Forum: Soaring July 9th 18, 02:04 PM Posted to rec.aviation.soaring
Replies: 9
Views: 131
Posted By Papa3[_2_]
Tracking from WGC in Poland

Anyone else having trouble viewing the live tracking? Error message says "Sorry...."

P3
Forum: Soaring June 30th 18, 01:32 PM Posted to rec.aviation.soaring
Replies: 8
Views: 148
Posted By Papa3[_2_]
For Sale: 1977 LS3 (USA)

On Thursday, June 28, 2018 at 11:17:29 PM UTC-4, wrote:
The prestained cockpit option is $5k alone! If it just had the glazed canopy option I’d snap it up.

Actually, ACA...
Forum: Soaring June 29th 18, 02:56 AM Posted to rec.aviation.soaring
Replies: 8
Views: 148
Posted By Papa3[_2_]
For Sale: 1977 LS3 (USA)

Aero Club Albatross (ACA) is excited to offer our 1977 Rolladen Schneider LS3 “El Bondo” for sale. This highly-tuned racing machine has been fully “Templinized” in the ACA Skunkworks. ...
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