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How does sun heat the air? by [email protected]
The sun shines down through the atmosphere, hits things on the ground, the things on the ground get hot, and then the hot things on the ground heat the air? Sun light passing through the air does not heat the air at all? Heats the air some but not much? If the air is transparent to solar energy,...
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April 2nd 17 05:31 PM
by Dan Marotta Go to last post
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Wanted: Wing "Cuffs" by Thomas Johnson[_3_]
It is a long shot, but I am looking for a set of wing "cuffs". 30 years ago I owned a ASW19 and a Minden trailer. There was a set of aluminum cuffs that slipped over each wing before you loaded it into the trailer. These cuffs slipped about 1/3 to 1/2 the way down the wing. Once the wing root...
April 2nd 17 04:02 PM
by Echo Go to last post
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Sage CV Vario by Ed Hollestelle[_2_]
I have a (used)80mm Sage CV vario that will not fit in my V2cM panel. Does anyone have a 57mm Sage (in good shape) that wants to trade? Please contact me ASAP.
April 2nd 17 12:01 AM
by Ed Hollestelle[_2_] Go to last post
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Maxim Magazine soaring article by [email protected]
The March issue of Maxim magazine has a multi page illustrated article on gliders. Haven't seen it yet, but it is apparently pretty well done. YMMV
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(PDF)Design of Reinforced Concrete 9th Edition SOLUTIONS MANUAL;Jack C. McCormac and Russell H. Brown by [email protected]
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Bowlus Tape - Now Available by the Case by Paul Remde
Hi, Just in time for spring - Bowlus wing gap-seal tape is now available by the case. Perfect option for soaring clubs Save $3/roll when ordering by the case White or Clear Widths: 1", 1.5", 2" Details: http://cumulus-soaring.com/bowlus.htm
March 31st 17 12:55 PM
by Paul Remde Go to last post
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Apis with Rotax 447 by gotovkotzepkoi
If anyone is flying this glider in the US I'd be grateful if you could contact me. Need some advice.
March 30th 17 11:54 PM
by gotovkotzepkoi Go to last post
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ClearNav CNv Update 3.6.4250 available by Tango Eight
CNv 3.6.4350 is available on our downloads page: https://clearnav.net/main/cn-downloads.html Please read instructions & release notes. You'll want to grab the latest update to the PC configuration tool as well (you'll need this to take full advantage of new features). best regards and good...
March 30th 17 04:02 PM
by Dan Marotta Go to last post
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Tow plane for sale -- Ely Jet Center by Mitch Polinsky
Peggy Hallerberg asked me to pass this along to the glider community: Subject: Tow Plane for Sale - Ely Jet Center To Members of the Soaring Community: This is an alert to the soaring community that a tow plane is for sale at Ely Jet Center, Ely, Nevada. (For those of you who flew out of EJC,...
March 30th 17 06:02 AM
by Mitch Polinsky Go to last post
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Region 5 North Facebook by [email protected]
https://www.facebook.com/Region-5-North-Contest-1777855355865132/ All aboard SSA contest managers! Hope you will follow suit and create a Facebook page for your contest too. Great job Rhonda and Al Tyler; they have created an beautiful Facebook page with the express intent of keeping those...
March 30th 17 05:14 AM
by Frank Whiteley Go to last post
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Gliderport Fined $9,000 over Use of 123.3Mhz by ContestID67[_2_]
http://www.fcc.gov/Daily_Releases/Daily_Business/2009/db0608/DA-09-1258A1.doc FYI - One of our proactive members found this article about an FCC fine of $9,000 against the Texas Soaring Association (TSA) in Lubbock TX because their airport's radio license had expired. It appears what tripped this...
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March 30th 17 05:11 AM
by Frank Whiteley Go to last post
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FAI grand prix results by ND
Hi all, anyone had a problem viewing the grand prix results? i can't get it to work on any of my devices, with any of my browsers. has anyone else had this problem? how did you fix it? thanks! ND
March 30th 17 02:07 AM
by Dan Daly[_2_] Go to last post
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Russia AC-4 Series by [email protected]
Were wingleasy ever developed/approved for the russia
March 30th 17 01:55 AM
by Frank Whiteley Go to last post
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Bicester Regionals - 5-13 August by Andrew Reid
Places are still available for entries to the Bicester Regionals which will run from 5-13 August. Further details and registration at bicester.onglide.com. Trev Barnes will be directing the comp with me assisting. Andrew Reid
March 29th 17 09:22 PM
by Andrew Reid Go to last post
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Glider stolen in Belgium by [email protected]
March 29th 17 12:14 PM
by AS Go to last post
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Canopy jetison not. by Jonathan St. Cloud
Thought I would share an interesting experience from this weekend flying rides. Most Sundays I fly rides at the local glider FBO. My last ride of the day was a former military air traffic controller. When giving her the safety briefing I clearly explained the jettison handle, and canopy release...
March 28th 17 11:17 PM
by Don Johnstone[_4_] Go to last post
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Air scoop popping open at high speed by Matt Herron Jr.
This weekend I did a high speed run to test some new seals I had installed on the rudder for vibration. VNE is 147 Kts in the Ventus, and so I only took it up to 130 kts IAS (yes I was only at 2000 ft MSL, so altitude was not a factor). At that speed the air scoop on the sliding canopy window...
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March 28th 17 07:07 PM
by MNLou Go to last post
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finding canopy leaks by Matt Herron Jr.
After a recent canopy replacement (keep it latched on the ground if you don't have your hand on it!) I was dismayed to find that there were significant leaks while flying that caused both wind noise and a lot of unwanted cold air in the cockpit, due to the frame being a bit "sprung" after the...
March 28th 17 02:20 AM
by Dan Marotta Go to last post
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iPhone 6+ or Galaxy Note 4? by Duster
With the larger-format 5.5" iPhone 6 Plus coming out to match the Galaxy Note 4, which of those two do glider pilots recommend for running common navigation software? ...or other pluses/minuses? Thanks, Michael
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March 28th 17 12:23 AM
by 6PK Go to last post
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handicap for olc club scores based on # of soarable days? by Blake Seese 3Y
The clubs in the southwest have a clear advantage and will always win OLC. Should there be a handicap system like we have for our gliders based on geographic location?
March 27th 17 09:10 PM
by Steve Leonard[_2_] Go to last post
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