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Tapered pins (again) by [email protected]
Helped the new owner beat his 27 together, last Sunday.............he looked shocked when I suggested he "taper" at least one pin. Nothing too severe, just 15 degrees and only on the part that extends out the back side of both spars. Found a 40mm pin in the barn from K-21 and it has 5 degree taper...
Today 07:42 PM
by Scott Williams Go to last post
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Used parachute wanted by Valentin Mayamsin
Hi! I'm buying my first glider and it doesn't come with parachute. I'm looking to buy a used parachute no older than 15 years. North California.
Today 07:10 PM
by Valentin Mayamsin Go to last post
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Opening for May Winch Class at Eagle Field by Karl Striedieck[_2_]
There is one slot open May 5,6 for someone looking for a combination winch launch sign off and introduction to off field landing course here in central Pa. The class size has been reduced by one (to three) to allow more flexibility in dodging adverse weather (severe winds, precip, low clouds)....
Today 05:17 PM
by [email protected] Go to last post
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FAA written exam for gliders by John Foster
I'm about to start flying lessons, and have read through the FAA-published text on glider flying. I have been advised to get the written exam out of the way before lessons, so I can focus on the flying aspect. I have been going through practice questions online, but there are many questions that...
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Today 05:14 PM
by [email protected] Go to last post
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Wanting to start a new glider club by John Foster
Hi everyone I just started glider flying lessons and I'M HOOKED!!! Unfortunately, the closest glider club is 3:45 hr drive away. I also live in an area that looks to me to be perfect for ridge soaring, with a range of mountains facing the west that runs for at least 85 miles, and possibly...
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Today 04:47 PM
by 2G Go to last post
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GROB 103 FS by John Seaborn (A8)
Soaring Society of Boulder is selling our GROB 103 Twin II. The glider was completely reconditioned in 2016 and all known AD/TN have been complied with including the expensive 6000-hour inspection. This 103 has a high useful load over 400lbs. An excellent trainer and easy to fly this GROB is more...
Today 04:14 PM
by [email protected] Go to last post
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OUDIE by [email protected]
My Oudie has gotten real sticky to hang onto, I have tried to sort of wash it in baking soda without much luck, any ideas? GLEN
Today 04:01 PM
by Dan Marotta Go to last post
9 31
1-26 in Condor by Chris Wedgwood[_2_]
Hi all. The 1-26E for Condor 2 is well advanced, should be released in a couple of months. I need some help. Looking for cockpit decals/placards. Ideally a graphic file rather than a photo, but if the photo is good, then that would help. You should be able to email me at the address given above,...
Today 12:39 PM
by Chris Wedgwood[_2_] Go to last post
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Caution -- InReach Explorer Dead by [email protected]
Saturday I updated the software in my InReach Explorer, topped off the battery after winter storage, and reactivated my account. I sent a test message, and Yesterday I took my first flight of the year. Before takeoff I turned on the device, started tracking, and shared my flight with my wife. ...
Today 12:16 PM
by xcnick Go to last post
5 29
carbon fiber wing wheel dolly by gonz
nice design for this wing wheel dolly carbon fiber texalium shock absorber easy to use watch the video http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=djXBxx9ys_Y
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Today 02:25 AM
by [email protected] Go to last post
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Oxygen Cart Picture Needed (Glider) by OHM Ω http://aviation.derosaweb.net
Does anyone have a picture of an oxygen cart that is in use around a gliderport? I am giving a speech TONIGHT (April 23) on glider oxygen systems and would like to include a picture of such. I want to emphasize the idea of the "low" pressure tank initial fill followed by the topping off from...
Today 01:44 AM
by 2G Go to last post
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International Gliding Commission by [email protected]
Here's a debatable subject few appreciate. For the second time in five years, the I.G.C. Bureau has been unable to find a worthy recipient to be awarded the Lilienthal Medal, Gliding's highest award. The Bureau has only 90,000 pilots/officials to select a recipient from. ( ? ? ?)
Today 12:50 AM
by Tango Eight Go to last post
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Phoebus A as a first glider by John Foster
What are your thoughts regarding the Phoebus A as a first glider for a low-time pilot who received their training in a 2-33? I have the opportunity to acquire a Phoebus for a very good price from the club that I'm training with, but it has not flown in over 15yrs. No one knows of any obvious...
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Today 12:03 AM
by [email protected] Go to last post
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LS3 headrest question by Bill Palmer
My LS3 headrest has a small 3-sided metal channel about 2” longwith two holes in the top (each about 3/16”) Does anyone know what that is for? https://drive.google.com/open?id=1Ub6zxvRg7tL7lrghYNUFJ7onxROKgYlu Thanks Wfpalmer at gmail.
Yesterday 09:50 PM
by Dan Daly[_2_] Go to last post
2 10
DG-100 Headrest by [email protected]
Hi Folks, I'm trying to get comfortable in a DG-100 that currently has no headrest, and am finding that my neck gets sore quite quickly without one. I'm 6'3 and am very reclined in the cockpit (I have to be to fit). I'm using a national backpack chute. I'm aware that the early DG-200s with the 2...
Yesterday 03:35 PM
by [email protected] Go to last post
6 29
Shower sectors and thistles in LK8000 by Mark Williams
Does anyone know if it's possible to define a TP with a shower sector and also to have a thistle TP (Barrel with an FAI sector) in a task in LK8000? XCSoar allows it, but I can't see the option anywhere in LK which is a shame as otherwise I much prefer it over XCSoar.
Yesterday 03:08 PM
by Mark Williams Go to last post
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Roof Rack for bikes on a cobra clamshell top? by Matt Herron Jr.
I have searched discussions on bike racks and trailers. I tend not to like the trailer hitch extension solution as stability is compromised, as well as access to the car or trailer hatches. Has anyone installed a traditional roof rack on top of a fiberglass Cobra trailer? Looking to support one...
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Yesterday 01:48 PM
by xcnick Go to last post
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Wanted: Piper Pawnee PA 25-235 by [email protected]
Our soaring club is looking for another Pawnee 235 or 250 hp with a fixed pitch prop. Let me know if you have one for sale or know of one for sale. Tim Hanke Adirondack Soaring Saratoga Springs, NY 518-693-6849 e-mail:
April 22nd 18 10:47 PM
by [email protected] Go to last post
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Jonathan Leal's big day! 1000km 126 attempt from Mifflin by Daniel Sazhin[_2_]
Hey Guys, Jonathan Leal has Aero Club Albatross' 508 assembled, taped and ready to fly from Mifflin tomorrow, going for the 1000km diploma in a 1-26! He's been preparing for this flight for a long time and it looks like a really good day for it. He's planning on taking off at 6:30am and the flight...
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April 22nd 18 05:24 PM
by Jonathan St. Cloud Go to last post
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FOR SALE: 2-22 & 2-33 Schweizer's plus trailer... by Tomi
We have a '79 SGS 2 - 33A in good condition. We haven't been flying it for a while because of lack of interest and now we're looking at selling it. The aircraft is in Bolivia (South America). Contact me in case you might be interesed so that I can send you pictures and provide more...
April 21st 18 09:53 PM
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