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200km/hr 100km triangle by Tony[_5_]
I found this article by Tijl Schmelzer very interesting, about the planning and execution of his recent 100km triangle African speed record that was just over 200 km/hr. Impressive! http://www.scribd.com/doc/252510679/Solving-the-Speed-Run-How-We-Broke-the-200kph-Barrier
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FAI GP South Africa 2015 by [email protected]
Il giorno sabato 3 gennaio 2015 15:53:52 UTC+1, Frank Whiteley ha scritto: http://www.sgp.aero/southafrica2015 Looks certainly scary and probably not optimal. his result for day 5 wasn't very good, 111 km/h against 138 for the winner. aldo cernezzi www.voloavela.it
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What is the L/D penalty of outside mounted GoPros? by [email protected]
I am thinking about trying to do some soaring videos. Inside the cockpit footage only is boring and I want to be more like Balleka with amazing outside camera shots. :) The reason why I haven't done much is concern over the performance penalty of outside cams while trying to do longer XC flights. ...
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January 13th 15 11:39 PM
by Ivan Volny Go to last post
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Soaring the Appalachians Seminar, 7-8 Feb 2015 by [email protected]
The Mifflin Soaring Association (MSA) will hold our fourth annual "Soaring the Appalachians" Seminar this February. The theme is "How to Accomplish the Flights You Want To". We are changing the format this year...Instead of presenting one specific topic (e.g. preparation, weather, technology),...
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2015 Region 7 Soaring Contest in Albert Lea, Minnesota by Paul Remde
2015 Region 7 Soaring Contest in Albert Lea, Minnesota I am excited to announce the 2015 Region 7 Soaring Contest in Albert Lea, Minnesota. The practice day is on Sunday, May 17th. The contest runs from Monday, May 18th through Saturday, May 23rd. I'm sure it will be a great event. The airport...
January 13th 15 06:48 PM
by Paul Remde Go to last post
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FAI GP South Africa 2015 by Tim[_11_]
I would definitely fly a USA/North American GP - so long as I could find a competitive glider to borrow/rent. Yes, my means keep me stuck in Club Class :-( , but my ambitions are high :-) You know, there is mostly NOTHING but $$$'s stopping interested US pilots from going overseas and competing...
January 13th 15 02:37 PM
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CNvXC to K6BT Cable by Dan Marotta
Can anybody suggest where I could find a cable to connect my K6BT to my new CNvXC vario? The cable that went with my 302 had a DB9 male connector on one end and an 8-pin RJ connector on the other. My K6BT requires an 8-pin RJ connector and the CNvXC has a 6-pin RJ female. I'm digging through...
January 12th 15 12:37 AM
by Peter Purdie[_3_] Go to last post
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2015 Aviation Summer Camp? by V1[_4_]
A member of our soaring club (Soaring Club of Houston) asked the question below. Her son William is a 9th grader and soloed at our club in 2014. Very sharp and motivated kid. Appreciate any leads or suggestions, recognizing that this is slightly off-topic as it's not limited to soaring. - Frank,...
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January 11th 15 11:33 PM
by RV8JD Go to last post
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David Jansen 1582km @ 144km/h by Skypilot
Kingaroy to Benalla in a ASG29. Awesome effort for a thermal flight. http://www.onlinecontest.org/olc-2.0/gliding/flightinfo.html?dsId=4129294
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PowerFlarm logger calibration by Auxvache
Has anyone had their Core/brick logger calibrated? Are there specific folks offering this service in the U.S.? Mine didn't come with an original calibration certificate, but this season will be 2 years in the ship. Thanks in advance.
January 11th 15 02:14 PM
by Richard[_9_] Go to last post
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Caution on renting a car in Germany by [email protected]
North Americans! or anyone renting a car in Germany, business is done differently there. I just had the most terrible experience at Munich Airport. I took my wife back to Germany for the first time since she emigrated in 1954. I treated us to a 16 day Dollar Rent A Car reservation for "an Audi A4...
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After 46 years, I can finally say that I am no longer a studentglider pilot by Frank Whiteley
Don Grillo shares http://www.ssa.org/MemberBlogs?show=blog&id=3824
January 10th 15 04:53 PM
by Sean Fidler Go to last post
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ILEC SN10B F/S by QRP Nimbus C
Hello and Happy New Year to all ! I'm offering to sell my ILEC SN-10B SN203447 with two RAS indicators, remote/USB port and a Garmin hockey puck GPS receiver. They are in excellent condition with the exception of a small mark on the black center piece of one of the RAS meters; it looks like it was...
January 9th 15 09:20 PM
by QRP Nimbus C Go to last post
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O-ring material for DOT-3 fluid by Larry Suter
Just got a new Cleveland caliper assembly for one of our club's G-103's. Grob requires the use of DOT-3 fluid because of the master cylinder. The o-ring in the piston is designed for 5056 fluid. I'm told DOT-3 will call that o-ring to swell. So we need to replace the o-ring. Does anyone know what...
January 9th 15 06:41 PM
by bumper[_4_] Go to last post
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SALE - MacCready Ring for Schweizer 1-26E (80mm) by Paul Remde
Hi, MacCready Ring for Schweizer 1-26E (80mm) http://www.cumulus-soaring.com/winter.htm#W-5002-1-26E I'm not sure how I ended up with this extra ring, but I don't need it. It is designed for use on a standard 80 mm Winter W-5253 variometer in knots or ft/min. The ring is marked for use with an...
January 9th 15 06:35 PM
by Paul Remde Go to last post
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FAI GP South Africa 2015 by [email protected]
On Saturday, January 3, 2015 2:53:52 PM UTC, Frank Whiteley wrote: http://www.sgp.aero/southafrica2015 ...and it just gets faster. Today (Day 4) saw the winner clock in at 189Kph over 475.9 Km. That redefines "not too shabby" hey? The first 8 came in in excess of 180Kph. For all the details...
January 9th 15 05:39 AM
by JS Go to last post
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Pilatus B4 PC-11 wing repairs by WB
Anybody in North America got experience with repair of Pilatus B4 wings? Thanks, WB
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ChicagoLand Glider Council Seminar - Feb 21, 2015 by Six-Seven
The ChicagoLand Glider Council is hosting the 6th bi-annual Midwest Soaring and Safety Seminar on Saturday, February 21st, 2015, 8AM to 5PM. Nationally known speakers will cover topics of safety, racing, competition, gear, and gliders. The cost of this Seminar is being partially underwritten by...
January 8th 15 09:17 PM
by Six-Seven Romeo Go to last post
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F8's flarm antennas? by [email protected]
The centerfold picture of JS1 F8 in March '14 Soaring is certainly an outstanding picture. Great job Antonio Gemma More'! Never seen a flarm antennae that large...it looks like a miniature Washington monument. A better mouse trap? What's the 411? Wonder if anyone has had success mounting a flarm...
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Cambridge 302 and GPS-NAV owners – IMPORTANT NEWS by Paul Remde
Cambridge 302 and GPS-NAV owners – IMPORTANT NEWS Unfortunately, there has been a rash of Cambridge Model 10/20/25 and 302/302A with a fault in which the units lose track of the date and do not record a flight log, or record a flight log with an incorrect date. The problem is related to the...
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January 8th 15 05:06 AM
by David Kinsell[_2_] Go to last post
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