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1-34 canopy wanted by [email protected]
Looking for a serviceable 1-34 canopy/frame.
September 4th 16 02:46 PM
by slbair Go to last post
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Wing Rigger by Dan Marotta
Unsolicited kudos: Yesterday was not much of a flying day so my wife and I took a long walk around the airport at Moriarty. As we approached the hangars of Mark Mocho and Bob Carlton, we saw them fiddling with an Arcus and stopped in to chat and watch. They were doing final tasks on a jet...
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Buying a glider, advice on type and prices by John[_37_]
Returned to gliding after many years and out of touch with types and prices. Have narrowed it down to one of these types but nothing set in concrete. ASW20, ASW27, ASW28, Discus, Discus 2 or Ventus. Was originally looking to buy a lower cost glider but with interest rates being so poor, I am...
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Project Perlan News by Duster
Perlan II glider moves to Argentina for September altitude-record attempts. Great that the project sponsorship was picked up by Airbus (where was...
September 2nd 16 04:59 AM
by Waveguru Go to last post
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Cobra trailer bumper by Wade G
Who knows if there is a rubber bumper stripping out there that will work on the Cobra trailer's top without being the expensive Cobra brand? I can't imagine it's only manufactured for Cobra.
September 1st 16 11:36 PM
by Charlie M. (UH & 002 owner/pilot) Go to last post
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Experimental Soaring Association's Western Workshop by [email protected]
Has anyone seen a list of presenters for this years (2016) ESA's Western Workshop? I am thinking of attending this year, but would like to know who is speaking when.
September 1st 16 05:33 PM
by Dan[_6_] Go to last post
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Sisu 1a, s/n 101, N6390X by Paul Hanson
It is with great sadness that I inform you of the destruction of Sisu 1a, s/n 101, N6390X. We had a big storm blow through Avenal Ca and there was much damage. She was tied out (claw anchors, ratchet straps with screw shackles, wings on stands, tail elevated) but the ground liquefied and it was...
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August 31st 16 08:06 AM
by David Salmon[_3_] Go to last post
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Boy Who Flew With Condors - Dick Johnson? Other Comments by ContestID67
I finally got around to watching this 1967 movie which I bought on eBay more than a month ago. It was surprisingly well done. Not that Walt ever put out a bad product, his production values were always top notch. However, when the popular media shows soaring, I often see realism and accuracy go...
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August 31st 16 05:55 AM
by K m Go to last post
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Arcus owners not monitoring the Arcus newsgroup... by Dave Nadler
Assembly info he https://groups.google.com/d/msg/schempp-hirth-arcus/3exDnET5nTw/7Ufemdv0BQAJ Enjoy! See ya, Dave
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Can't Download Flight Log From ClearNav Vario by Dan Marotta
I can navigate to the Tools/Downloads page and select the file. When pressing the bottom right button the display says "Downloading" and then "Error". I've reformatted my thumb drive and tried downloading the file that I downloaded from my previous flight but today's file won't download. BTW,...
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LX-16 Club Variometer for Sale by Giaco
Pulled it out of the my ship when replacing the dashboard, but will be replacing with an S7. Has audio, averaging and a built-in timer from takeoff, perfect for high-demand club ships. No idea what one used to sell for, as i can't seem to find any for price comparison. $350 or tell me that i'm an...
August 30th 16 03:00 AM
by Richard[_9_] Go to last post
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Dittel KRT2 disfunction by okko kloosterman
Last week, after a few months of proper functioning, the new KRT2 radio I have installed this spring suddenly stopped transmitting. Pressing the PTT button makes it send a carrier wave, but without any modulation. The receiving section is OK, though. Anyone run into the same problem? Any hints...
August 28th 16 08:50 PM
by okko kloosterman Go to last post
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Power Flarm Problems by Charlie Flagg
After addressing other issues with a new ship, I tackled the Power Flarm early this summer. I read the manual, talked to folks and generated a configuration file using the online flarm configuration tool on the flarm.com site. After some hesitance, the configuration loaded and the Power Flarm and...
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August 27th 16 05:11 PM
by Oscar-Hotel-Mike Go to last post
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Something for yr club noticeboards ... A northern winter escape to NZfor some soaring/hanging out... by [email protected]
A NEW ZEALAND ADVENTURE??? Would you or your friends like to Escape the Northern European/US Winter and come to New Zealand for a gliding holiday? The Wellington Gliding club is looking for 3-4 voluntary "summer crew" for the Dec16 to April 17 season. The club operates from Greytown in the...
August 27th 16 01:14 PM
by Bruce Hoult Go to last post
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This is a very good short flick, by Tom Kelley #711
https://vimeo.com/179662391 Best. #711.
August 27th 16 12:05 AM
by Tom Kelley #711 Go to last post
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Newish radio isn't loud enough by HGXC[_4_]
I just replaced an older Becker radio with a 4201. Everything is great except that the volume is noticeably lower and I can barely hear transmissions. I am using the same wiring as I was able to plug into the old harness fine.. I transmit loud enough its just receiving is low at max volume. Any...
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Clip-on mic by Wade G
Has anyone come up with a clip-on mic for the radio in lieu of the boom? My DG-303 boom is a little too short, doesn't bend well, and never stays where I need it (um....that all sounds very Freudian...) I have pondered replacing the boom with a lapel type clip-on mic or even a 'through-the-throat"...
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Short soaring documentary by Chris Snyder
Our flying club was fortunate to have a Media Studies student make a short documentary about soaring (she flew gliders as a youth). Work like this could help to share the sport with prospective pilots. Enjoy! https://youtu.be/_uXFl0gNNEs
August 25th 16 05:59 PM
by Bruce Hoult Go to last post
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Dynamic STX File Generator for US Airports by 2KA
This is to announce that in response to requests from hundreds of you, the dynamic turnpoint file generator on my website now supports the STX format used by ClearNav. OK, maybe it wasn't hundreds, but several of you asked for it. Using my turnpoint file generator, you can upload a file...
August 25th 16 05:42 PM
by Dan Daly[_2_] Go to last post
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Transcontinental by Auxvache
This is the sort of dumb aloud-wondering usually reserved for the soaring off-season, but... How many days or weeks do you think it would take to fly a sailplane across the continental U.S. or Canada? Really fly it--no trailering as has been necessary during the Smirnoff Derby and Return to...
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August 25th 16 03:57 PM
by Dan Marotta Go to last post
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