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Excessive friction in the aiteron circuit in SZD-55 by Paul B
Hi I have recently acquired SZD-55. The glider was manufactured in 1996 and has some 450 hrs. As far as I can tell the glider was maintained very well by German workshop. Whilst I was aware that the 55 has quite a heavy stick, I have only flown one other, this one seems to require quite a...
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November 17th 14 09:50 AM
by Paul B[_2_] Go to last post
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Pressure breathing O2 regulator these days? by Bob Kuykendall
Back in the old days (you know, like the 1980s?), the standard pressure breathing O2 regulator for wave flying was the A14. They were (relatively) cheap and common, and pretty much all of the players like Bikle and Harris used them. Does anybody have a sense of what is being used these days? I...
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November 17th 14 12:48 AM
by Bill D Go to last post
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Removing the instrument pod in a PIK-20B by [email protected]
Hi all, I'm hoping to do some re-work of my instruments over the winter, and want to pull the instrument pod out wholesale. I haven't been able to find any details on how to properly remove the instrument pod in any of the documentation I have on hand. From looking ath the pod, there are 6...
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Flight Journal II - a logbook app needs translation by Tiny Titles
Hey, I have had a small logbook app for glider pilots on Google Play for some years now. I now created a new version aiming for cross platform and multi device compatibility. I am soon to be ready with the Android version which will be followed by a desktop version at some point. But I would...
November 15th 14 05:39 PM
by Tiny Titles Go to last post
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Meet the SSA Contest Rules Committee by Andy Blackburn[_3_]
The SSA Contest Rules Committee will be holding its annual meeting next month near San Francisco, California. We would like to invite all interested pilots to join us for an evening gathering on Saturday November 15th for socializing and free-form discussion of all forms of competitive soaring in...
November 15th 14 03:02 PM
by Andy Blackburn[_3_] Go to last post
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US Rules change needed for devaluation of contest day by Tim Taylor
After the day at Moriarty earlier this year and Nephi yesterday for the 15M/Std Combined class the rules for how a day is devalued needs to be addressed. I understand why the rule was modified a few years ago so that if pilots just didn't fly it would not devalue the day, but the criteria of what...
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November 14th 14 03:39 AM
by Andrzej Kobus Go to last post
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Wings and Wheels by Greg Delp
Just went to do my daily window shopping trip through the W & W classifieds. I love the new site. It seems like a great improvement so far. Now back to my search.
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OLC CAMP AT MORIARTY, NM, JUNE 1 TO JUNE 15, 2014 by [email protected]
Sundance Aviation, in conjunction with the Albuquerque Soaring Club, will conduct a cross-country soaring camp from June 1st through June 15th. The soaring conditions at Moriarty, 0E0 (zero-echo-zero) are known and respected worldwide and tend to peak during June. Moriarty pilots have placed in the...
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ERIXX to Dell Streak via Bluetooth by [email protected]
Does anyone have experience with connecting an ERIXX flight logger with XC Soar via Bluetooth? I've got a Dell Streak running XC Soar 6.7.5 and an ERIXX flight logger that I would like to connect to one another for GPS position and pressure altitude. I've been looking at the NEMA Bluetooth module...
November 12th 14 11:01 PM
by Dan Marotta Go to last post
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Water Bags by Ramy
Just an update on the results of my search for water bags. The Smiley Bags deal fell through, but I found an excellent source in Australia. They have bags for many type of gliders, including the dual compartments LS4 bags. It cost me only $350 including shipping for a pair. They are not as thick as...
November 12th 14 08:22 PM
by JimF Go to last post
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Grob 109 by Brien
Thinking of buying a 109A need to know the good the bad and the ugly of it. Just what do I need to know about it, I have had people say stay away from it others say it is good if you know how to fly it ?
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November 12th 14 07:52 PM
by Larry Roberts Go to last post
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Empty Towball Phoenix to ? by Tony[_5_]
Opportunity exists for an empty towball starting in Phoenix sometime this fall. Schedule is flexible. Points generally north or east would be preferred. Let me know if you have a need. Experienced glider trailer puller, references available, PHD in trailer wire light...
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Wanted Grob 109B by Nick Kennedy
Looking for a Grob 109B in very good or better condition in the U.S. We have several local students that are interested in Aviation. Any leads would be appreciated. Nick
November 12th 14 01:36 AM
by Nick Kennedy Go to last post
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Northern UT ridge and wave attempts 11/9 by Ron Gleason
There are 4 gliders, TT (Tim Taylor), B4 (Bruno Vassel), AK (Adam Kite) , DW (Dan Wrobel) launching from Logan starting at 9:30 am this morning attempting to do long ridge/wave flights. They will be towing to the west and releasing on the Wellsville range and flying north and south along the...
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Mini-Nimbus experience by [email protected]
On Wednesday, August 26, 1998 7:00:00 AM UTC, Albin O. Schreiter wrote: On Wed, 26 Aug 1998 16:31:07 +0200, (Miriano Ravazzolo) wrote: My experience on those spoilers are only on the Libelle. Maybe what can be said is that this kind of things have to be used a little bit more ...
November 11th 14 03:07 PM
by Martin Gregorie[_5_] Go to last post
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Tost Rings by Scott Calvert[_3_]
This weekend we found a tost ring that was split. It was difficult to see because the rope was rapped around the split. From the looks of it, it had been split for a long time. I do not know how old the ring is or when it actually failed. Take a few minutes and inspect your rings! I would...
November 11th 14 11:17 AM
by Eric Munk Go to last post
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2015 Midwest OLC Championship (May 24-30, Ionia, MI) by Sean Fidler
What: 2015 Midwest OLC Championship (1st Annual) When: May 24-30th, 2015 Whe Ionia County Airport (Y70), Ionia, Michigan Why: Popular demand for OLC based events Who: You! Rules & Scoring: OLC Plus Scoring (Up to 5 Turnpoints with FAI triangle bonus). Awards: Daily prizes for top 10. ...
November 11th 14 06:44 AM
by Sean Fidler Go to last post
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ASW20 or LS6 by binks
I am looking to purchase my first glider. I have been looking at the ASW20 and the LS6. Any suggestions on which glider would be the best all around? I have heard that the LS6 has a narrow cockpit. I am 6'2" 200 lbs. and would be wearing a parachute. Also heard that the ASW20 can be a little...
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Soaring equipment for sale. by mreyes
Looking to sell off some soaring supplies taking up room in a closet. All prices include shipping.I can provide pictures at request. Variometer- Ball 100-B electronic vario with separate audio. Face looks great with no fading. $150 Oxygen system- Nelson regulator, Nelson A-4 flow control valve &...
November 9th 14 05:30 PM
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Soaring News - 2000 Likes by Paul Remde
Hi, 2000 Like! Wow! Today I see that Soaring News has reached 2000 Likes! I enjoy posting soaring news and photos there. I appreciate every follower! https://www.facebook.com/CumulusSoaring Good Soaring,
November 8th 14 04:15 PM
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