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Forum: Soaring July 17th 20, 08:43 PM Posted to rec.aviation.soaring
Replies: 5
Views: 211
Posted By [email protected]
Quick Rescue

On Wednesday, July 15, 2020 at 12:40:07 PM UTC-4, son_of_flubber wrote:
... It appeared from the flight path that the glider was "flying itself" for several minutes before coming to an abrupt...
Forum: Soaring July 17th 20, 08:32 PM Posted to rec.aviation.soaring
Replies: 7
Views: 183
Posted By [email protected]
Spot X

On Wednesday, July 15, 2020 at 2:15:09 PM UTC-4, Jonathan St. Cloud wrote:
I am aware of the reviews on Garmin vs Spot. But was wondering if anyone has real world experience soaring with the Spot...
Forum: Soaring July 17th 20, 08:27 PM Posted to rec.aviation.soaring
Replies: 1
Views: 118
Posted By [email protected]
Nano 4 review

On Friday, July 17, 2020 at 2:43:04 PM UTC-4, wrote:
Can anyone give a review of the Nano 4? Now that it’s been out for a few years I was hoping I could get some meaningful...
Forum: Soaring July 9th 20, 09:50 PM Posted to rec.aviation.soaring
Replies: 3
Views: 105
Posted By [email protected]
Add-on have to take the Knowledge test?

Correct. A private pilot in airplanes adding a glider rating at private level does not need to take the glider written. A private pilot in airplanes adding a glider rating at commercial level does...
Forum: Soaring July 8th 20, 02:42 PM Posted to rec.aviation.soaring
Replies: 29
Views: 359
Posted By [email protected]
Leader of the free world

On Tuesday, July 7, 2020 at 4:30:05 PM UTC-4, Jim White wrote:
US to pull out of WHO permanently. Abstention is no way to
demonstrate leadership.

God help us all

No doubt this post...
Forum: Soaring June 28th 20, 03:37 AM Posted to rec.aviation.soaring
Replies: 52
Views: 860
Posted By [email protected]
FAA suspends Bruno Vassel's Pilot Certificate

7 months on the bench, bummer, I'd think you could surrender your license and earn a new one in a couple of weeks. Bonus it is cheaper than throwing lawyers at the gov't.
Forum: Soaring June 2nd 20, 02:48 AM Posted to rec.aviation.soaring
Replies: 15
Views: 328
Posted By [email protected]
Nano4 won't talk to PC

On Monday, June 1, 2020 at 7:50:02 PM UTC-4, ProfJ wrote:
HI Folks,

Failing to download files from a Nano4 - I have searched back through the forum and found some similar threads but no...
Forum: Soaring May 26th 20, 11:31 PM Posted to rec.aviation.soaring
Replies: 8
Views: 302
Posted By [email protected]
Cobra Trailer Keys

Lock picking is fun. Bolt cutters to get a glider out of a field is savagery. Lock picking is a perishable skill, unfortunately you do need to keep your picking mojo in tune.
Forum: Soaring May 25th 20, 12:23 AM Posted to rec.aviation.soaring
Replies: 28
Views: 668
Posted By [email protected]
2020 Accidents & Insurance, usa

I hope I am wrong but I suspect it will be a bad year. If you are living in a chronic elevated fear state you are in no position to safely fly. Don't take my word for it, use the IMSAFE checklist. ...
Forum: Soaring May 22nd 20, 07:14 PM Posted to rec.aviation.soaring
Replies: 2
Views: 238
Posted By [email protected]
Not Gliding, But Flying, Sorta....

On Friday, May 22, 2020 at 2:04:12 PM UTC-4, Dan Marotta wrote:
I'm in the country south of Blum, TX where I've just completed my new
gyro plane kit.* Unfortunately, the as delivered brake...
Forum: Soaring May 13th 20, 07:50 PM Posted to rec.aviation.soaring
Replies: 52
Views: 1,398
Posted By [email protected]
Soaring Contest and Coronavirus

On Monday, May 11, 2020 at 6:26:04 PM UTC-4, Charlie M. (UH & 002 owner/pilot) wrote:
Yep....tried to stay away......depends on where you are.....
Me...sorta "ground zero" in NY metro area...
...
Forum: Soaring May 13th 20, 04:53 AM Posted to rec.aviation.soaring
Replies: 88
Views: 1,831
Posted By [email protected]
Bailout and survival kit

On Tuesday, May 12, 2020 at 9:06:29 PM UTC-4, Mike N. wrote:
Any comments on static lines?

My S-H glider has an in cockpit attachment point for a static line.

I am interested in comments...
Forum: Soaring May 10th 20, 03:55 PM Posted to rec.aviation.soaring
Replies: 60
Views: 1,366
Posted By [email protected]
Glider Fire Sale

On Sunday, May 10, 2020 at 10:03:28 AM UTC-4, wrote:
On Saturday, May 9, 2020 at 8:56:10 AM UTC-4, b4soaring wrote:
What the predictions said was "if we do nothing, something...
Forum: Soaring May 10th 20, 03:44 PM Posted to rec.aviation.soaring
Replies: 60
Views: 1,366
Posted By [email protected]
Glider Fire Sale

On Sunday, May 10, 2020 at 10:14:38 AM UTC-4, IADPE wrote:
It's too bad that more and more threads here end up not about soaring but instead about a small number of poster's political/ social/...
Forum: Soaring May 9th 20, 10:38 PM Posted to rec.aviation.soaring
Replies: 88
Views: 1,831
Posted By [email protected]
Bailout and survival kit

You need warmth or shelter from the sun. You don't need water in some parts of the country and you can't bailout with enough in other parts of the country. I'm inclined to say the best thing is two...
Forum: Soaring May 9th 20, 06:46 PM Posted to rec.aviation.soaring
Replies: 60
Views: 1,366
Posted By [email protected]
Glider Fire Sale

Leave them to cower in their homes swaddled in the comfort of their humiliation masks
Forum: Soaring May 8th 20, 06:54 PM Posted to rec.aviation.soaring
Replies: 60
Views: 1,366
Posted By [email protected]
Glider Fire Sale

On Friday, May 8, 2020 at 10:16:56 AM UTC-4, Martin Gregorie wrote:
On Fri, 08 May 2020 06:51:56 -0700, greggballou wrote:

Here is what the architect of the global shutdown has been up to,
...
Forum: Soaring May 8th 20, 06:41 PM Posted to rec.aviation.soaring
Replies: 60
Views: 1,366
Posted By [email protected]
Glider Fire Sale

On Friday, May 8, 2020 at 10:54:54 AM UTC-4, AS wrote:
On Friday, May 8, 2020 at 9:52:00 AM UTC-4, wrote:
On Thursday, May 7, 2020 at 10:48:43 PM UTC-4, Nick Kennedy wrote:
...
Forum: Soaring May 8th 20, 02:51 PM Posted to rec.aviation.soaring
Replies: 60
Views: 1,366
Posted By [email protected]
Glider Fire Sale

On Thursday, May 7, 2020 at 10:48:43 PM UTC-4, Nick Kennedy wrote:
Not quite sure I'd call it a MASSIVE fire sale but I believe prices will be coming down, quite a bit, on used ships.
Huge...
Forum: Soaring May 4th 20, 04:24 AM Posted to rec.aviation.soaring
Replies: 75
Views: 1,485
Posted By [email protected]
COVID-19 Operational Considerations

On Sunday, May 3, 2020 at 9:15:22 PM UTC-4, GliderCZ wrote:
On Sunday, May 3, 2020 at 3:29:12 PM UTC-7, Jonathan St. Cloud wrote:
On Sunday, May 3, 2020 at 2:38:55 PM UTC-7, Shaun Wheeler...
Forum: Soaring May 4th 20, 04:12 AM Posted to rec.aviation.soaring
Replies: 233
Views: 5,355
Posted By [email protected]
What have we learned from all this?

On Sunday, May 3, 2020 at 10:13:01 PM UTC-4, GliderCZ wrote:
On Sunday, May 3, 2020 at 3:19:07 PM UTC-7, WB wrote:
What do I think has been learned? A way to extract TRILLIONS of $ from the US...
Forum: Soaring May 3rd 20, 05:14 PM Posted to rec.aviation.soaring
Replies: 15
Views: 397
Posted By [email protected]
Flight Review in single place glider

On Sunday, May 3, 2020 at 11:38:29 AM UTC-4, son_of_flubber wrote:
On Saturday, May 2, 2020 at 11:37:40 PM UTC-4, wrote:
To be safe from the virus we must compromise flight...
Forum: Soaring May 3rd 20, 04:37 AM Posted to rec.aviation.soaring
Replies: 15
Views: 397
Posted By [email protected]
Flight Review in single place glider

To be safe from the virus we must compromise flight safety. Or the existing pre-virus safety rules were unnecessary. Pick one.
Forum: Soaring April 30th 20, 06:01 AM Posted to rec.aviation.soaring
Replies: 75
Views: 1,485
Posted By [email protected]
COVID-19 Operational Considerations

On Thursday, April 30, 2020 at 12:52:59 AM UTC-4, wrote:
I shared this on Facebook last week and I think it might be appropriate here

Sent from my iPhone

Begin...
Forum: Soaring April 30th 20, 04:19 AM Posted to rec.aviation.soaring
Replies: 75
Views: 1,485
Posted By [email protected]
COVID-19 Operational Considerations

On Wednesday, April 29, 2020 at 6:42:11 PM UTC-4, John Godfrey (QT) wrote:
On Wednesday, April 29, 2020 at 3:44:17 PM UTC-4, wrote:
On Wednesday, April 29, 2020 at 11:01:24...
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