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Libelle by Ross[_3_]
So this is a bit of a strange story. Up for sale last week on Ebay was this old lady: http://www.ebay.com/itm/Standard-Libelle-Glasflugel-Glider-First-Registered-in-1976-/252990052032?hash=item3ae761d6c0:g:ztMAAOSwCkZZQCZX&vxp=mtr And less than a week later, without even changing pictures or...
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Today 07:13 AM
by [email protected] Go to last post
27 478 Soaring
When gliders fail in flight, but pilots manage to land by son_of_flubber
Bruno Vassel recalls how the control stick broke off in a glider pilot's hand and how that pilot landed the aircraft safely (using rudder to turn and trim to control speed). https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=kF0tTzvU8IM&t=411s Another favorite scenario is 'one spoiler stuck open'... the pilot opened...
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Today 07:12 AM
by Eric Munk Go to last post
17 67 Soaring
Accelerated spin in unexpected direction at low altitude by [email protected]
There are three messages here Your glider may not always enter spin in the same direction you turn or circle. At high bank 50-60 degree in tight turn with high G load your upper wing may stall first. In a split second you can get in accelerated spin in unexpected direction. Scenario could be a new...
Today 04:03 AM
by [email protected] Go to last post
0 5 Soaring
WTB 1-26, 1-36, 1-34 by Tango Eight
My club is seeking an airworthy single seat Schweizer glider, no projects. We're interested in 1-26 D / E, 1-36 or 1-34 (fixed gear). Reply to author or look me up on ssa.org. Evan Ludeman Post Mills Soaring Club Post Mills, VT
Today 01:18 AM
by [email protected] Go to last post
7 50 Soaring
Parachute Landing by Dan Marotta
Start viewing this at 1:23. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Ikzyqd9zzCY I think he might have made a* better landing under a rectangular chute. -- Dan, 5J
Today 12:18 AM
by Bruce Hoult Go to last post
3 16 Soaring
Discus 2 Optimal CG location by Dave Springford
Can anyone advise the optimal CG location for a D2? If the 2a and 2b have different optimal locations, I would like to know both. TIA, Dave
Yesterday 09:09 PM
by [email protected] Go to last post
1 16 Soaring
Stall, spin fatality today in Arizona. by Waveguru
Lost one of my best friends.... Boggs
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Yesterday 08:29 PM
by Waveguru Go to last post
12 78 Soaring
Former Meigs Site Ideal for Outdoor Fests, Too Remote for Vegas StyleSnipers ! by [email protected]
https://lakeshakefestival.com/schedule/ Vacuums worked to suck up the water from Northerly Island, ahead of the three-day country music festival that is underway. CBS 2’s Mai Martinez reports the organizers of the music fest don’t want Northerly Island to turn into a mud fest, so they’re...
Yesterday 07:19 PM
by [email protected] Go to last post
0 20 Piloting
WANTED: PowerFlarm by [email protected]
I'm looking for a used PowerFLARM Core or PowerFLARM Portable. Thanks Please email rich dot starke at gmail dot com
Yesterday 04:36 PM
by Richard Pfiffner[_2_] Go to last post
1 22 Soaring
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