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WTB Cambridge CAI-303 by xcnick
Anybody got one to sell?
May 9th 16 08:45 PM
by SF Go to last post
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Pawnee PA25 Lead (Pb) contamination by [email protected]
Has anyone ever dealt with lead (Pb) issues in the cockpit of a Pawnee? I recently did a 3M lead test on the surfaces in the cockpit and found high lead readings. I suspect it is related to 100LL fumes coming into the cockpit around the floor in fore of the rudder pedals.
May 9th 16 04:48 PM
by Dan Marotta Go to last post
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Gliding made the Drudge Report both yesterday and today! by [email protected]
Airbus's Perlan 2 project is getting a lot of notice right now with Drudge picking up the story. I am not sure we have ever seen a glider story on one of the largest news sites like this before. Cool! http://screencast.com/t/eUKQQlhNxr29 Bruno - B4
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Microsoft Surface 4 as Laptop Replacement for Soaring Pilots? by Papa3[_2_]
Typical of a lot of soaring pilots, I'm swimming in devices these days (Smartphone, Tablet , Work Laptop, Personal Laptop). I'm thinking of doing away with the Kindle and Personal Laptop and switching to a Surface 4. My requirements: - USB Input/Output (file transfers to loggers, Flarm,...
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May 9th 16 09:22 AM
by Paul Ruskin[_2_] Go to last post
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FAA proposes AD on Schempp-Hirth Discus 2 and Ventus 2 by Mark628CA
Proposed AD addresses an issue with the airbrakes on S-H Discus 2a, 2b, 2c, 2ctx and Ventus 2a, 2b. Doesn't look unreasonable- an inspection and possible parts upgrade to address a possible problem with airbrake retraction. Comment period is still...
May 8th 16 11:33 PM
by Michael Opitz Go to last post
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PEWE Remote Switch Box for Cambridge L-Nav and Gps-Nav by John Carlyle
My "new" 1999 LS8 glider came equipped with a remote stick having 7 push buttons, that control a Cambridge L-Nav and Gps-Nav. The stick buttons go through a PEWE Remote Switch Box, using the typical Cambridge telephone connectors, then outputs go to the L-Nav and Gps-Nav. Unfortunately no manual...
May 8th 16 02:49 PM
by John Carlyle Go to last post
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XC Skies out of business? by Mike the Strike
I have received several reports from soaring pilots that XC Skies is not renewing subscriptions, even after payments have been made. Attempts to contact the company by e-mail have been fruitless. The web site appears to be up and functioning, but has not been updated since 2010. Is Xc SKies...
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May 8th 16 12:37 PM
by Papa3[_2_] Go to last post
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New CFI today..congratulations by Loye Hilton[_2_]
Steve Sickle is a new CFI with Sundance Aviation, a huge asset to Ricks outstanding operation.
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May 6th 16 11:12 PM
by Dan Marotta Go to last post
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strobl controller by Dennis vreeken
I am hoping someone out there can help as the controller in my trailer is defective. it is an older model # OS1 Thanks in advance, Dennis
May 6th 16 10:39 PM
by Vaughn Simon[_2_] Go to last post
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Eric June's accident by [email protected]
I just thought I'd let everyone know in this thread, that Eric passed away in January 2016. I've been trying to find friends, as information has been rather sparce. I'm not precisely sure of the events of his passing, but it appears related to his fight against bipolar and depression. He was a...
May 6th 16 07:33 PM
by Charlie M. (UH & 002 owner/pilot) Go to last post
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CAI 302 date problem by Bernie[_4_]
I flew yesterday (26 October) and had two hours, later I used the Cambridge utility on my PDA to download the flight log from the Cambridge 302. First thing I noticed was that the utility said the flight was 111 hours long, and that the date of the flight was 21 October. I later checked the log...
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May 6th 16 02:38 AM
by Tomasz Sielicki Go to last post
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L-Nav question for anyone still using one by akiley
I just started flying an ASW-19b at our club that has an L-Nav, GPS-NAV, Vario combo installed. When I turn the unit on, I get the barro page. I can set the altimeter here but the Go button does nothing. So I can't get to the main screen. Yesterday I gave up, left the L-Nav on. About 3 or 4...
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Lx9070 V80 and Butterfly electronic and pnuemantic compensation by Jonathan St. Cloud
I am flying an ASG 29 Es and was wondering if anyone flying an ASG 29-18 had fly these variometers configured to use electronic compensation and is so what is the percentage you use. I could do my own testing but right now I am not able to dedicate the time and I need to achieve the best result...
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SSA Sailplane Tracker by AS
Is there a trick for making the life tracker on the SSA website work? I tried to follow the Perry contest but was only able to get it to work on my iPhone but not on my laptop. Only got a blank screen there. I am using Chrome as a browser and Windoze 7 Professional. Uli
May 5th 16 02:20 AM
by David Kinsell[_2_] Go to last post
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cold weather flying by ND
Hi all, My thread is either 8 months too late, or three months too early depending on how you look at it. I'm looking for opinions on gear for cold weather flying, and high altitude flying, particularly as it relates to footwear. I'm trying to find a pair of boots which are warm and insulated,...
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May 5th 16 01:57 AM
by JS Go to last post
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Glide ratio with full brakes and side slip by [email protected]
I was wondering if anyone had an idea of what sort of glide ratio you get with full brakes and slide slip? An instructor used this to correct a very high approach but I was curious what the side slip adds to the descent rate.
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May 5th 16 12:15 AM
by Charlie M. (UH & 002 owner/pilot) Go to last post
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Random stuff/links of interest to soaring pilots (of the weather_nerd subspecies) by son_of_flubber
Please post cool weather links of particular interest to soaring pilots. To kick things off, here is a One Year Satellite Photo Timelapse of North America from 2015-04-14 to 2016-04-15. One second of playback time equals 7.5 hours of real time. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ChjSlRZ-SZA It's a...
May 4th 16 06:45 PM
by son_of_flubber Go to last post
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Oudie to Cambridge by HGXC[_2_]
Anyone using an Oudie connected to a Cambridge GPS model 20? I have a few questions. Dennis
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May 4th 16 08:35 AM
by xcnick Go to last post
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Ram mount iPad mini by Jonathan St. Cloud
Can anyone recommend a suction cup iPad mini ram mount?
May 4th 16 02:25 AM
by Ray Archer Go to last post
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New Student Advice by Reuben Bakker
I'm beginning my soaring journey. Have visited the gliderport twice (Bermuda High Soaring in Jefferson, South Carolina). Supposed to go up this Saturday for the first time if the weather cooperates. I did ground school and a few hours in a 172 about 6 years ago, and I've been up in a glider once...
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