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Forum: Soaring June 10th 21, 04:09 PM Posted to rec.aviation.soaring
Replies: 8
Views: 289
Winch demonstration/training at home gliderport

On Thu, 10 Jun 2021 07:40:01 -0700, AS wrote:

What are your
prevailing winds on that field? How many days a year would you really
launch to the north? All these things would have to be...
Forum: Soaring June 1st 21, 11:19 PM Posted to rec.aviation.soaring
Replies: 1
Views: 97
Testing

On Tue, 01 Jun 2021 15:59:48 -0600, Dan Marotta wrote:

Had to /reconfigure/ _Thunderbird_ settings following an *"update"*.

I never did like Thunderbird much, but may have to switch to it or one...
Forum: Soaring May 28th 21, 11:58 AM Posted to rec.aviation.soaring
Replies: 12
Views: 241
Newby questions about the GLASFLUGEL H 201 STANDARD LIBELLE

On Fri, 28 May 2021 01:45:38 -0700, LoftusRoadLad wrote:

I've seen the 201 on Wings and Wheels. I've read a couple of online
items on the Libelle and they seem to be fairly glowing--not bad...
Forum: Soaring May 26th 21, 10:42 AM Posted to rec.aviation.soaring
Replies: 22
Views: 327
Replacing aging club Grobs...best options?

On Wed, 26 May 2021 09:43:14 +0100, Nick Hill wrote:

We did have a 1001 Club on site for a weekend and pilots who were
familiar with the 505 all noted that the approach control on the 1001
...
Forum: Soaring May 25th 21, 11:29 AM Posted to rec.aviation.soaring
Replies: 22
Views: 327
Replacing aging club Grobs...best options?

On Mon, 24 May 2021 23:31:12 -0700, Christoph Barniske wrote:

Our conclusion was, that if you consider a ship for anything else than
basic training, the ASK21 is out of the game. The Perkosz and...
Forum: Soaring May 23rd 21, 04:35 PM Posted to rec.aviation.soaring
Replies: 0
Views: 103
That Shuttle glide simulator...

Picking up on an old thread, I've just discovered that I still have a
copy of that old PC Shuttle Simulator program, SALS387.EXE, which was
written for an Intel 80387 or 80486DX and needs a...
Forum: Soaring May 20th 21, 11:53 PM Posted to rec.aviation.soaring
Replies: 7
Views: 172
Compaq Aero 1500

On Thu, 20 May 2021 12:28:33 -0700, Dan Daly wrote:

On Thursday, May 20, 2021 at 2:57:20 PM UTC-4, wrote:
Am trying to get back into flying with a glider which had a Compaq...
Forum: Soaring May 16th 21, 07:59 PM Posted to rec.aviation.soaring
Replies: 30
Views: 415
FAA Permanently Revokes Pilot's License over ADS-B

On Sun, 16 May 2021 10:16:01 -0700, andy l wrote:

I doubt that many us aspire to exuberance or hooliganism on quite that
scale

I dunno - there is always Jack Currie...
Forum: Soaring May 13th 21, 01:27 AM Posted to rec.aviation.soaring
Replies: 10
Views: 297
Solid State battery technology Vid

On Wed, 12 May 2021 14:49:08 -0700, David Scott wrote:

Unless you consider NiMH to lithium a miraculous breakthrough

I think *any* move away from NiMH (including a move back to NiCd) is a
major...
Forum: Soaring May 11th 21, 10:46 AM Posted to rec.aviation.soaring
Replies: 6
Views: 153
agent newsreader

On Mon, 10 May 2021 19:32:03 -0500, JC wrote:

Have you never made an error.

Plenty. However I suspect I'm in good company this time, since the
joes.com website makes a good imitation of being...
Forum: Soaring May 10th 21, 06:33 PM Posted to rec.aviation.soaring
Replies: 6
Views: 153
agent newsreader

On Mon, 10 May 2021 08:25:25 -0700, John DeRosa OHM Ω
http://aviation.derosaweb.net wrote:

On Sunday, May 9, 2021 at 5:28:35 PM UTC-5, Martin Gregorie wrote:
On Sun, 09 May 2021 16:45:50...
Forum: Soaring May 9th 21, 11:28 PM Posted to rec.aviation.soaring
Replies: 6
Views: 153
agent newsreader

On Sun, 09 May 2021 16:45:50 -0500, JC wrote:

... and a link to something thats apparently an ANTIVIRUS package will
help with reading NNTP news... HOW exactly?

Pull the other one, mate ... IT'S...
Forum: Soaring May 9th 21, 08:55 PM Posted to rec.aviation.soaring
Replies: 1
Views: 123
TEst

On Sun, 09 May 2021 11:08:19 -0600, Dan Marotta wrote:

Haven't seen any messages today.

Its been silent for most of the day here apart from one or two messages
before mid morning - and your day...
Forum: Soaring May 5th 21, 06:59 PM Posted to rec.aviation.soaring
Replies: 13
Views: 273
Too much air in the gas tank??

On Wed, 05 May 2021 08:46:35 -0700, Eric Greenwell wrote:

On 5/5/2021 7:39 AM, Martin Gregorie wrote:
On Wed, 05 May 2021 06:22:15 -0700, Eric Greenwell wrote:

On 5/5/2021 12:20 AM,...
Forum: Soaring May 5th 21, 03:39 PM Posted to rec.aviation.soaring
Replies: 13
Views: 273
Too much air in the gas tank??

On Wed, 05 May 2021 06:22:15 -0700, Eric Greenwell wrote:

On 5/5/2021 12:20 AM, Martin Gregorie wrote:
On Tue, 04 May 2021 19:29:42 -0700, Guy Acheson wrote:

Same with cars. Solar...
Forum: Soaring May 5th 21, 08:20 AM Posted to rec.aviation.soaring
Replies: 13
Views: 273
Too much air in the gas tank??

On Tue, 04 May 2021 19:29:42 -0700, Guy Acheson wrote:

Same with cars. Solar panels covering the surface will recharge the
batteries continuously for free.

Sure have - but lightweight, single...
Forum: Soaring May 4th 21, 09:53 PM Posted to rec.aviation.soaring
Replies: 14
Views: 276
Allstar SZD-54 Perkoz Info? US Dealer?

On Tue, 04 May 2021 13:23:24 -0700, John Foster wrote:

On Tuesday, May 4, 2021 at 10:38:39 AM UTC-6, Nick Hill wrote:
On 04/05/2021 16:34, wrote:
On Monday, May 3, 2021...
Forum: Soaring May 3rd 21, 07:02 PM Posted to rec.aviation.soaring
Replies: 13
Views: 273
Too much air in the gas tank??

On Mon, 03 May 2021 09:22:58 -0600, kinsell wrote:

On 5/3/21 8:59 AM, jfitch wrote:
"Aircraft has sustained some damage..." is a masterful understatement
for a totaled aircraft. But I have...
Forum: Soaring May 3rd 21, 12:42 AM Posted to rec.aviation.soaring
Replies: 26
Views: 1,209
Libelle Camelbak stowage

On Sun, 02 May 2021 16:54:52 -0600, Dan Marotta wrote:

AND you can try your hand at landing the Space Shuttle simulator.

I used to have a PC version of that: it started you at 55,000 ft and some...
Forum: Soaring May 2nd 21, 09:39 PM Posted to rec.aviation.soaring
Replies: 26
Views: 1,209
Libelle Camelbak stowage

On Sun, 02 May 2021 14:34:27 -0600, Dan Marotta wrote:

Tell that to these guys...

https://vimeo.com/292235615

Thanks for posting: I've known about Stapp's rocketrides (and their
close...
Forum: Soaring May 2nd 21, 09:34 PM Posted to rec.aviation.soaring
Replies: 26
Views: 1,209
Libelle Camelbak stowage

On Sun, 02 May 2021 12:41:33 -0700, Tony wrote:

AFAIK, being involved in multiple accident investigations, an 11g
deceleration will fail your restraints and liquefy your internal organs.
So...
Forum: Soaring May 2nd 21, 09:28 PM Posted to rec.aviation.soaring
Replies: 132
Views: 2,766
The decline of gliding - a worldwide issue?

On Sun, 02 May 2021 10:39:45 -0700, Tony wrote:

It doesn't need to be this way. In the midst of a pandemic, Sandhill
Soaring Club (located in S.E. Michigan) has grown from 70 to about 90
...
Forum: Soaring May 2nd 21, 12:29 AM Posted to rec.aviation.soaring
Replies: 3
Views: 156
Need an instrument hole cover 60mm / 2-3/8"

On Sat, 01 May 2021 15:31:02 -0700, MMOORE wrote:

Standard 2-1/4" is ugly and screw holes to not line up.

What is the panel made of?

What, if anything do you plan to do with vacated instrument...
Forum: Soaring April 30th 21, 09:13 PM Posted to rec.aviation.soaring
Replies: 15
Views: 342
Nano-3 will not charge

On Fri, 30 Apr 2021 08:42:58 -0400, Moshe Braner wrote:

On 4/30/2021 6:01 AM, Martin Gregorie wrote:

Right in theory, but in reality it seems that many of those
push-button-to-start devices...
Forum: Soaring April 30th 21, 11:01 AM Posted to rec.aviation.soaring
Replies: 15
Views: 342
Nano-3 will not charge

On Thu, 29 Apr 2021 19:54:16 -0700, Tony wrote:

On Thursday, April 29, 2021 at 10:35:59 AM UTC-4, kinsell wrote:
On 4/28/21 4:41 PM, Tony wrote:
On Wednesday, April 28, 2021 at 6:21:35 PM...
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