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Support the U.S. Soaring Team by Frank Whiteley
Buy a raffle ticket for a P-51 flight. See www.ssa.org headline news. Deadline for entry, 7/24/2014
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anyone know of sources for sailplane trailer dolly parts? by HGXC[_2_]
Looking for replacement wheels and straps. Dennis
July 13th 14 03:07 PM
by HGXC[_2_] Go to last post
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Cambridge L-Nav problem -- runaway vario by jherzog
I have a nagging, recurring problem with my trusty L-Nav. Occasionally, when I power the unit on, the lift tone sounds constantly, and the vario display is pegged at maximum lift (10 kts). It's clear that the problem is with the L-Nav, and not the electric vario display, as the tone continues to...
July 13th 14 01:43 PM
by John Carlyle Go to last post
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Places that I want to soar before I die by son_of_flubber
http://stevepelton.smugmug.com/2013/20130726-Rainier-Palouse-Olymp/i-Ld7TDvn/A The Palouse region in Washington State USA http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Palouse
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July 12th 14 09:16 PM
by glen Go to last post
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IGC-approval for LX9050, Specification amendment, & updated DLL forIGC file Validation by Ian Strachan
1. I am pleased to announce IGC-approval for the LXNAV LX9050 GNSS Flight Recorder for "all flights" including world records. This is a smaller version of the LX9000 and has similar characteristics. There are now 49 different types of IGC-approved Flight Recorders from 18 different...
July 12th 14 10:03 AM
by Ian Strachan Go to last post
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Vinon by Josh Fletcher
Has anyone on here done any soaring in Vinon sur Verdon, in the south of France? I am within an hour and half driving of this place very often in the summer months and I am thinking of taking a drive up there this week to check it out. I was hoping, at the minimum to get a ride.. and at the best...
July 12th 14 09:03 AM
by Josh Fletcher Go to last post
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Tire Access for ASK-21 by NG[_2_]
Anybody have a suggestion for how to easily get at the valve stem on an ASK-21 main wheel without dropping the shroud? Would like to make checking the pressure part of our club's daily routine, but hard to enforce if we have to unscrew the main gear fairing every time. Thanks...
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Cambridge GPS-NAV for Sale by Doug Mueller
Hi all, I have a Cambridge GPS-NAV with a Compaq Aero PDA for sale. It is just sitting around so first $200 takes it. Doug
July 11th 14 09:00 PM
by Doug Mueller Go to last post
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Wanted: Schroth 4 or 5 point safety harness, loop ends, new condition by [email protected]
Before I buy a Davis, I'm hoping to find a Schroth aircraft safety harness for a Ventus B in new or very good condition. Connect points are loop in. Probably a long shot... Not completely sure but I don't think I've flown with a Davis harness, I'm sure it will be fine, but probably prefer...
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July 11th 14 05:15 PM
by son_of_flubber Go to last post
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Gliding meteorology book - free! by Richard Worthington
Hello, I've written a gliding meteorology book, and the first five emailers can receive a free copy (pdf file). http://www.amazon.co.uk/Atmosphere-Under-Waves-R-Worthington-ebook/dp/B00AWY41MM/ The Atmosphere Under The Waves The true story of forgotten gliding meteorology from the Third...
July 11th 14 04:25 PM
by Richard Worthington Go to last post
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Recorder by jg OY
I am seeking an inexpensive (ha, ha) portable recorder that can be used for a silver distance badge. All opinions welcomed.
July 11th 14 02:02 AM
by waremark Go to last post
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shipping a glider and trailer by rail from East to west coast by krudawg@sbc[email protected]
Has anybody had any experience with rail shipping a glider in trailer? I'm looking at pre-owned gliders and after flying out to inspect the glider and purchasing, having to fly back to the west coast, load up the pickup and drive to New York sure would take the joy out of a glider purchase. I'm...
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Minor change for adding a transponder in a Pilatus B4 by [email protected]
I got my minor change approved by EASA yesterday. Feel free to pass it to any B4 owners. http://spekje.snt.utwente.nl/~roel/minorchange_complete.pdf Roel
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Kestrel 19 turbulator tape by Lee Davidson
has any one fitted turbulator tape to a kestrel or know where the best position for it is, or if it's worth putting on at all.
July 10th 14 01:10 PM
by Martin Gregorie[_5_] Go to last post
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Kestrel 19 turbulator tape by Lee Davidson
has any one fitted turbulator tape to a kestrel or know where the best position for it is, or if it's worth putting on at all.
July 9th 14 10:34 PM
by Lee Davidson Go to last post
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Salvage by Steve Leonard[_2_]
As a cruiser of the various salvage sites, I found this one interesting for several reasons. https://www.usau.com/caf_claims_salvage_detail.php?SA_Id=82 1. Wonder what the story is on the accident, as the field looks to be pretty open. 2. Additional Condition 2 is understandable (not providing...
July 9th 14 07:27 PM
by Steve Leonard[_2_] Go to last post
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Glider Tows at Salida, CO by Dan Marotta
Several friends (old and new) and I just spent eight days at Salida, Colorado flying in wave and thermals. The flying conditions and scenery were simply the greatest and I wanted to put in a plug for the airport and the towing. First, the airport: The terminal has a pilot room, a couple of...
July 9th 14 05:54 PM
by Dan Daly[_2_] Go to last post
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INCREDIBLE photo's of the Minden flying area by Mtn. Mike Harbison by Sean Fidler
https://plus.google.com/photos/107761712519280835678/albums/6028311610122980273 Incredible photo's of the Minden Flying area, part 1 of 2.
July 9th 14 04:13 PM
by Sean Fidler Go to last post
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How does one obtain the best glider trailer tire performance and safety? by son_of_flubber
With a gross trailer weight of 1500 lbs., 13" rims, legal highway speeds, routine inspection for damage, moderate ambient temperature, proper inflation and the careful avoidance of potholes and curbs, I'd expect that a new tire with a service rating a notch higher than the expected usage would be...
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July 9th 14 02:36 AM
by Bob Whelan[_3_] Go to last post
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Do trailers with coil springs and shock absorbers sway at higher speeds? by son_of_flubber
My Avionic trailer has leaf springs and no shocks and the rhythmic ass end sway that develops at higher speeds encourages me to keep the top speed at 60-65 mph. That speed is just fine with me except when interstate traffic if flying by at 80 mph. In that case I feel that I'm something of a...
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July 8th 14 10:30 PM
by Eric Greenwell[_4_] Go to last post
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