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Forum: Soaring Yesterday, 01:24 PM Posted to rec.aviation.soaring
Replies: 32
Views: 90
Libelle suitability for beginners

On Mon, 17 Feb 2020 04:08:09 -0800, Frank Whiteley wrote:

Many years ago there was a Libelle 201(b?) at the RAFGSA Centre when it
was located at RAF Bicester. It was purchased by the Nuffield...
Forum: Soaring February 16th 20, 01:14 PM Posted to rec.aviation.soaring
Replies: 32
Views: 90
Libelle suitability for beginners

On Sun, 16 Feb 2020 01:13:34 -0800, son_of_flubber wrote:

At 170 pounds with chute, I've never had any bouncing or kiting problems
with the Junior trimmed for 60 knots during takeoff. In the...
Forum: Soaring February 16th 20, 12:59 PM Posted to rec.aviation.soaring
Replies: 32
Views: 90
Libelle suitability for beginners

On Sun, 16 Feb 2020 00:00:27 +0000, Martin Gregorie wrote:

Not quite: 201s were entirely balsa until s/n 110 (mine is 82). The
transition from the all-balsa 201 with no water and both-surface
...
Forum: Soaring February 16th 20, 01:00 AM Posted to rec.aviation.soaring
Replies: 32
Views: 90
Libelle suitability for beginners

On Sat, 15 Feb 2020 15:24:20 -0800, dtarmichael wrote:

You'll be fine! I'd stick with the 201 for a first glider for a low time
pilot. You dont need the flaps of the 301 just yet.

One of these...
Forum: Soaring February 15th 20, 10:43 PM Posted to rec.aviation.soaring
Replies: 32
Views: 90
Libelle suitability for beginners

On Sat, 15 Feb 2020 13:05:39 -0800, JS wrote:

A 500km FAI triangle in H201B.
https://www.onlinecontest.org/olc-3.0/gliding/flightinfo.html?
dsId=2968146
Jim

Nice flight!

And a seldom...
Forum: Soaring February 15th 20, 09:54 PM Posted to rec.aviation.soaring
Replies: 32
Views: 90
Libelle suitability for beginners

On Sat, 15 Feb 2020 11:44:54 -0800, son_of_flubber wrote:

Another 'Club Class' glider to consider is the SZD 51-1. The Junior is
benign, built to sustain hard landings, has very effective ...
Forum: Soaring February 15th 20, 06:23 PM Posted to rec.aviation.soaring
Replies: 32
Views: 90
Libelle suitability for beginners

On Sat, 15 Feb 2020 07:59:06 -0800, Nick Kennedy wrote:

On W&W for sale recently there have been several Libelles listed, some
look very nice.
And affordable.
Are these ships suitable for...
Forum: Soaring February 15th 20, 01:32 PM Posted to rec.aviation.soaring
Replies: 5
Views: 38
Numbers on predictor line of xcsoar?

On Fri, 14 Feb 2020 20:45:47 -0800, Chris Behm wrote:

On Friday, February 14, 2020 at 1:55:57 AM UTC-8, Senna Van den Bosch
wrote:
Op vrijdag 14 februari 2020 03:48:21 UTC+1 schreef Chris...
Forum: Soaring February 13th 20, 06:23 PM Posted to rec.aviation.soaring
Replies: 31
Views: 1,193
iGlide

On Thu, 13 Feb 2020 07:49:13 -0800, 6PK wrote:

On Wednesday, February 12, 2020 at 5:15:11 PM UTC-8,
wrote:
On Tuesday, February 3, 2015 at 2:15:06 PM UTC-5, Ben S wrote:
...
Forum: Soaring February 11th 20, 11:39 PM Posted to rec.aviation.soaring
Replies: 16
Views: 72
larger pilot

On Tue, 11 Feb 2020 13:59:39 -0800, Bob Kuykendall wrote:

On Monday, February 10, 2020 at 1:00:42 PM UTC-8, Martin Gregorie wrote:

If the OP fits an ASW-20, he'll also fit an ASW-19 or a...
Forum: Soaring February 11th 20, 07:34 PM Posted to rec.aviation.soaring
Replies: 17
Views: 91
On Electric Aircraft

On Tue, 11 Feb 2020 10:16:45 -0800, Bob Kuykendall wrote:

On Tuesday, February 11, 2020 at 4:33:26 AM UTC-8, Martin Gregorie
wrote:

..The one thing we both missed, though is that a good...
Forum: Soaring February 11th 20, 07:23 PM Posted to rec.aviation.soaring
Replies: 17
Views: 91
On Electric Aircraft

On Tue, 11 Feb 2020 10:09:18 -0800, Bob Kuykendall wrote:

On Tuesday, February 11, 2020 at 5:15:04 AM UTC-8, Tim Newport-Peace
wrote:

Not Quite True.
Since a charged battery contains a...
Forum: Soaring February 11th 20, 01:33 PM Posted to rec.aviation.soaring
Replies: 17
Views: 91
On Electric Aircraft

On Mon, 10 Feb 2020 19:12:42 -0800, Eric Greenwell wrote:

Your chart doesn't account for the efficiencies in converting energy to
propulsion. An electric motor will deliver about 95% of the...
Forum: Soaring February 11th 20, 02:52 AM Posted to rec.aviation.soaring
Replies: 17
Views: 91
On Electric Aircraft

On Mon, 10 Feb 2020 08:43:04 -0700, Dan Marotta wrote:

A couple of very good perspectives HERE
...
Forum: Soaring February 10th 20, 10:00 PM Posted to rec.aviation.soaring
Replies: 16
Views: 72
larger pilot

On Mon, 10 Feb 2020 12:38:25 -0800, Jordan wrote:

20 would work. Maybe an LS. 6'5" 230lb and my 20 fits great with the
seat back out and the astronaut foam seat cushion.

If the OP fits an...
Forum: Soaring February 9th 20, 03:27 PM Posted to rec.aviation.soaring
Replies: 1
Views: 38
Possible Flarm transmit stealth mode

On Sun, 09 Feb 2020 05:23:06 -0800, stu857xx wrote:

What if instead, the normal tx mode was to only broadcast lat. Then if
the local rx heard anybody near that lat, also start sending long. ...
Forum: Soaring February 6th 20, 10:38 PM Posted to rec.aviation.soaring
Replies: 22
Views: 108
Glider electrics etc

On Thu, 06 Feb 2020 09:32:50 -0800, crosscountryboxco wrote:

Thanks !
What about cutting and reconnecting (quick disconnect) the GPS antenna
wires. What connector would you use ?

I suppose...
Forum: Soaring February 6th 20, 05:54 PM Posted to rec.aviation.soaring
Replies: 22
Views: 108
Glider electrics etc

On Thu, 06 Feb 2020 07:50:40 -0800, crosscountryboxco wrote:

Are you talking about a a disconnect on a wire going to a GPS antenna ?
Sorry about my ignorance regarding anything electrical.

No,...
Forum: Soaring February 6th 20, 02:28 PM Posted to rec.aviation.soaring
Replies: 22
Views: 108
Glider electrics etc

On Thu, 06 Feb 2020 11:38:38 +0000, Tim Newport-Peace wrote:

I had in mind sleving the Belling Lee with Heatshrink and the internal
glue will seal to the outer of the co-ax eat each end. That...
Forum: Soaring February 6th 20, 12:57 PM Posted to rec.aviation.soaring
Replies: 11
Views: 96
Looking for a parachute, wing stand and a one-man rigger

On Wed, 05 Feb 2020 22:28:35 -0800, Frank Whiteley wrote:

On Wednesday, February 5, 2020 at 9:44:53 AM UTC-7, Dan Marotta wrote:
I don't think drilling holes for safety pins would weaken the
...
Forum: Soaring February 6th 20, 12:51 PM Posted to rec.aviation.soaring
Replies: 4
Views: 54
Astir CS TE line access

On Wed, 05 Feb 2020 19:35:29 -0800, soaringjac wrote:

Anyone have any experience with accessing the TE/Pitot line connections
in the fin of an Astir CS? Is there anyway to peek at the TE/Pitot...
Forum: Soaring February 6th 20, 01:24 AM Posted to rec.aviation.soaring
Replies: 22
Views: 108
Glider electrics etc

On Wed, 05 Feb 2020 22:06:34 +0000, Tim Newport-Peace wrote:

At 19:52 05 February 2020, Martin Gregorie wrote:
On Wed, 05 Feb 2020 18:04:13 +0000, Benedict Smith wrote:

At 16:34 05...
Forum: Soaring February 5th 20, 08:52 PM Posted to rec.aviation.soaring
Replies: 22
Views: 108
Glider electrics etc

On Wed, 05 Feb 2020 18:04:13 +0000, Benedict Smith wrote:

At 16:34 05 February 2020, Martin Gregorie wrote:
On Wed, 05 Feb 2020 14:29:32 +0000, Tim Newport-Peace
wrote:
.

I realise...
Forum: Soaring February 5th 20, 05:34 PM Posted to rec.aviation.soaring
Replies: 22
Views: 108
Glider electrics etc

On Wed, 05 Feb 2020 14:29:32 +0000, Tim Newport-Peace wrote:

At 11:32 05 February 2020, Martin Gregorie wrote:
On Wed, 05 Feb 2020 10:21:13 +0000, Colin Roney wrote:

I admit I am a total...
Forum: Soaring February 5th 20, 12:37 PM Posted to rec.aviation.soaring
Replies: 11
Views: 96
Looking for a parachute, wing stand and a one-man rigger

On Tue, 04 Feb 2020 22:03:36 -0800, Frank Whiteley wrote:

On Tuesday, February 4, 2020 at 2:58:15 PM UTC-7, John Foster wrote:
On Tuesday, February 4, 2020 at 1:25:53 PM UTC-7, Charles Dutch...
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