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weight and balance question by Duster
Our club needs to do a weight and balance on our Grob 103 after refinishing and some other mods. We are wanting to use calibrated/certified scales, but the cost of having it weighed or purchasing a set of scales is quite high.. What have others done to get their W&B completed yet not break the...
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Fastest Task Speed by Kevin Christner
Winning speed in the open class at Nephi today was over 113mph. Is this the fasted speed ever recorded in a contest?
June 29th 16 02:33 PM
by Charlie M. (UH & 002 owner/pilot) Go to last post
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InReach - does it matter which model I get by [email protected]
DeLorme AG-009871-201 inReach SE is about 100 bucks cheaper than DeLorme AG-008727-201 InReach Explorer Two Way Satellite Communicator with Built in Navigation I really don't need the navigation - I do want it to supply hight and speed. Does it matter which I buy? WH1
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Flight Chops - Mountain Soaring by [email protected]
The Youtube channel "Flight Chops" has posted a video about mountain soaring, filmed in California. Perhaps some of you will enjoy watching it: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=c7Wzz2-HfpA
June 29th 16 02:49 AM
by Giaco Go to last post
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Water in the cockpit! by Matt Herron Jr.
The manual for my Ventus C states that there are 5 holes in the fin which holds up to 5 liters of water. You tape up one less hole than the liters you want. for example, if you want 3 liters, you tape up the bottom two holes. Now the problem. My Ventus C has 6 holes. More capacity? different...
June 29th 16 12:32 AM
by MN50 Go to last post
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Kowbell by Tony[_5_]
Today is the Kansas Kowbell Klassic. Free Distance contest, whoever lands furthest away from Sunflower wins. This should take you to the tracking page for Sunflower: http://glideport.aero/map?p=GlidePort:389 Winning distances in the past 53ish years have ranged from about 3 miles to a little over...
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June 28th 16 04:06 AM
by Tony[_5_] Go to last post
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Nationals - who cares? by Chris
A lot of people do. But we are worst enemy when it comes to promoting the sport. 3 classes compete at the highest level contest in the USA and there is not one single report on the SSA website. (the regional in ephrata was the same) If the organizer don't care to share some of the excitement and...
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June 28th 16 02:52 AM
by Ron Gleason Go to last post
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Seeking a glider (Discus B or CS or 2B, ASW-20, Ventus B, or LS-4). by [email protected]
Hi everyone, it was suggested that I post here that I am seeking a glider (Discus B or CS or 2B, ASW-20, Ventus B, or LS-4). I am monitoring W&W of course but if anyone knows of a ship above that is sitting unused which is a shame please let me know. Thanks all! Sincerely, Michael Price Cell...
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want to buy Zaon MRX by Steve Leonard[_2_]
Mitch, if you are still looking for one, you might have a look at the classifieds on glidersource.com. Renny Rozzani has just listed one for sale in Albuquerque. Steve Leonard
June 27th 16 04:43 PM
by Steve Leonard[_2_] Go to last post
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The Walt Rogers Weather Seminar available in PDF format by Soartech
Just noticed this morning that the NOAA RUC soundings page has a link to the complete 46 page weather presentation that was well received at the SSA convention this winter. http://rucsoundings.noaa.gov/Greenville2016_SSA_Presentation.pdf
June 27th 16 03:03 PM
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Tows available at Salida CO by son_of_flubber
Zechariah Papp, the airport manager at Salida, told me today that tows can be arranged for small groups. He said there was a group flying gliders on July 2. Seven gliders are based at the airport. His number is (719)539-3720 or zpaap at chaffeecounty period org
June 27th 16 05:37 AM
by Frank Whiteley Go to last post
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No tow services, Salida, CO by Frank Whiteley
I'm told there are no longer tow services available at Salida, CO.
June 27th 16 05:32 AM
by Frank Whiteley Go to last post
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STX-165 Mode C transponder for sale by Robin Clark
Sandia Aerospace STX-165 And L-2 Antenna package deal $1,500 please make an offer This transponder and antenna are in their boxes and were never installed. The antenna is for internal installation in a glass fiber sailplane 904-287-4426
June 26th 16 07:34 PM
by Robin Clark Go to last post
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US Nationals Nephi Sunday 6/26/2016 11:17 am by Tom Kelley #711
Pilots meeting went along really good. F8, Bill, gave a good tall on strong lift and strong sink. To sum it up its big sky and one needs to be alert. Its a Assigned task heading over to Mt. Pleasent then down to Panglich and somewhere else or 2. My task sheets in my glider, I am not their. Nephi...
June 26th 16 06:23 PM
by Tom Kelley #711 Go to last post
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Second HP-24 first flight by Bob Kuykendall
For those who have been following the HP-24 kit sailplane project, on Saturday 25 June we did the first flight of Doug Gray's w/n 24-03. The flight itself was unremarkable; the controls were effective and well harmonized and glider showed good stability throughout the tested regimes. The test...
June 26th 16 05:09 PM
by Dan Marotta Go to last post
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1 Attachment(s) Libelle 201 query by Ommadawn
Hello gentlemen and others, Im considering acquiring a Standard Libelle as a first private aircraft, after recently converting to a single Astir at my local club. I have an opportunity to check one out, but have to travel a long way to see her, half way across the country. One concern is whether...
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June 26th 16 11:47 AM
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3rd day US Nationals Nephi by Tom Kelley #711
Folks, it's late(10:30 pm) and we have been challenged. Heat. Yep heat as in hot and when it's hot at 5,000 msl, the density altitude is somewhere around Mars and the tow planes work hard to get us up. Our day starts around 8 am at the airport. Prepping, watering and then the pilots meeting at 10...
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Sunship game Nimbus by [email protected]
Question from the back of the room. I recently watched ,"Sunship Game" and I was wondering whatever happened to George Moffett's Nimbus,"XX" Pretty advanced for its time. Although adverse yaw must have been awful. Thanks.
June 26th 16 05:57 AM
by Dave Nadler Go to last post
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transponder for sale by [email protected]
I have a becker 4401 transponder for sale. This is the 175 watt version and for those not familiar its mode C. It comes with the altitude encoder, wiring harness, and shark fin style antenna. It had a transponder check a few months ago and a new wiring harness over the winter too. 1500 or make...
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Cambridge GPS NAV model 20 green light by Steve Leonard[_2_]
On Sunday, June 19, 2016 at 8:26:15 AM UTC-5, wrote: After my last download my Cambridge flight recorders green light is on but even after a hour didn't flash and its in the same place near a window that I have successfully acquired satellites before. Any ideas as to what...
June 25th 16 05:35 PM
by DB Crew Go to last post
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