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U.S. Southwest Soaring Museum September 2014 Newsletter posted by Frank Whiteley
September 20th 14 05:47 PM
by Frank Whiteley Go to last post
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Tow Distribution and Quantity to obtain Private Glider by Jamie Shore
Let me start by saying that I understand that the answer to my question will include a large range depending on many variables. I am not looking for these variables but I am looking for the range. MY QUESTION Does a club or organization keep statistics on the tow distribution (different...
September 18th 14 10:24 PM
by Bill D Go to last post
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Butterfly vario by Steve Parker
Hi, I really like the look of the Butterfly vario, it ticks most of my requirement boxes. Where do most people fit their sensor box given the requirement to be 100mm from data wires and metal, 150mm away from avionics, 300mm away from 2 amp cables and 500mm from a speaker? I realise gliders have...
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September 18th 14 09:41 PM
by Richard[_9_] Go to last post
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Empty tow ball from West coast to East required..... by [email protected]
If anyone knows of a spare tow ball heading from Southern California to North Carolina (or part way) in the next few weeks please get in touch. Thanks, Bob 7U
September 18th 14 03:28 AM
by Tony[_5_] Go to last post
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Help flight-testing new ILEC SN10 feature by Dave Nadler
Hi - Any SN10 pilots able to give me some help? This will require a bit of computer literacy in addition to flying... Anybody in the UK especially, or continental Europe available? If you can help please contact me offline, Thanks in advance, Best Regards, Dave
September 17th 14 11:12 PM
by Sean Fidler Go to last post
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Youth soaring program looking for wing wheel for large-chord wing by Jay[_2_]
A youth soaring program in Iowa is seeking a wing wheel that can be adapted to a Blanik L23. The wing is large--about 65" chord at the best location for the tow-out wheel. Got one? Email newelljj AT knightglider.com
September 17th 14 02:44 AM
by Brad[_2_] Go to last post
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New gliding video over eastern Utah and western Colorado by [email protected]
Hey everyone. We had a blast this summer out in Utah with two amazing events held in Nephi. We had 105 total gliders come out and fly with us over the two weeks. This video was taken the day after the 2014 July OLC camp. Many of you will regret not staying and flying one more day after seeing the...
September 16th 14 04:57 PM
by Tom (2N0) Go to last post
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Yahoo Group for the SZD-55 by Dan Daly[_2_]
Many glider types have active Yahoo Groups, but not so the SZD-55 - until now. I have started one. It is a restricted group, as most of the glider type groups are. All members can post messages, and the messages are not moderated. According to Transport Canada, there are 16 SZD-55's in...
September 16th 14 04:30 PM
by Dan Daly[_2_] Go to last post
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ILEC SN10B for sale by [email protected]
Greetings all, I just purchased a used aircraft with an SN10 and a Clearnav in it. I decided to go with the Clearnav, so I'm selling the SN10. They list for 2200 Euros on the German website - I'm happy to offer a bargain so I'll take the first offer of $1000, which I think is a helluva deal. It...
September 16th 14 03:31 PM
by Andrew Ainslie Go to last post
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V7 screen freezing by Tom (2NO)
Has anyone else had an issue with a V7 freezing in place for a few seconds? The sound cuts out at the same with the data being display but not changing. My Clearnav vario is still working so I do not think it is an air issue.
September 15th 14 02:14 AM
by Richard[_9_] Go to last post
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AC Goodwin final glide west by [email protected]
After a short but severe battle with infection, mentor, CFIG, and backbone of the Prescott Soaring Society, AC Goodwin, has succomed to his illness this morning. Our prayers and sympathy go out to his wife Georgia and son Russ. He will be missed by those considerable souls whose lives he enriched...
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1st FAI Pan American Gliding Championships by Sarah Arnold
The 1st FAI Pan American Gliding Championships (PAGC) is an international competition sanctioned as a continental Category 1 event by the FAI. These contests, with few exceptions, follow the same format, use the same rules, and have the same rankings as World Gliding Championships. The PAGC will be...
September 13th 14 08:21 PM
by Sean Fidler Go to last post
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Aerobatic glider MDM-1 FOX by [email protected]
Hello, I would like to present offer of our production aerobatic glider MDM-1 FOX. For more additional information please contact me. The two-seater MDM-1 FOX GFRP construction glider has been developed on base of design experience acquired during work with KOBUZ, JANTAR and SWIFT S-1 gliders by...
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Mounting camera on wing of glider by [email protected]
On Tuesday, December 25, 2001 5:15:06 AM UTC-8, Niclas Schopenhauer wrote: Has anyone here tried mounting a camera on the wing (or tail) of a glider? If so, how did you do it? All my pictures (from inside the cockpit) are pretty boring in comparison with the pictures you see in glider...
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Reminder - Dust Devil Dash by Ian Cant[_6_]
Saturday September 6th 2014, Tehachapi, CA. Dust Devil Dash, annual handicapped free distance competition. Vintage, Classic, Fastglass, Two-seater, Motorglider, all ships welcome. Fun for all levels of X-C skills. Enjoy the beauty of Western skies over California, Nevada, Oregon, Idaho, Utah...
September 10th 14 03:45 PM
by Steve Leonard[_2_] Go to last post
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Lookin' for the Cherokee Kid by Gapa Geezer
Anybody 'round these parts seen that gliderslinger what's been makin' them straight out distance flights in that old wood an' cloth glider an' what calls hisself "The Cherokee Kid"? I been practicin' in my GAPA PW-2, an' I aim to take him on in the OLC straight out category this comin' season,...
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September 10th 14 02:22 PM
by Tony[_5_] Go to last post
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Glide Navigator II Problem by rlovinggood
My GNII, running on an iPAQ 3955, won't load files. I have the program file under the "Start" menu. I have the turnpoint file, in *.txt format, under "My Documents." I have the airspace file, in *.sua format, under "My Documents." The same files are on the storage card. I've been using this...
September 10th 14 02:05 PM
by rlovinggood Go to last post
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Pilot with Hypoxia talking with ATC - this ends well by son_of_flubber
The pilot is compromised by hypoxia but still able to declare an emergency and talk to ATC. He descends to 11,000 MSL and regains control. http://www.liveleak.com/view?i=b97_1409965702 Listening to this refreshed my awareness that the effects of hypoxia can often be incremental and progressive,...
September 10th 14 02:01 PM
by David Kinsell[_2_] Go to last post
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Cobra Trailer front access door .... by Ron Gleason
I have a metal top Cobra trailer. The front access door latches just fine but there is a lot of play with the door and I can see wear marks on the side. Also I know of two pilots that have had the doors open and rip off while moving. Has anyone added a 'safety latch' to the access door? I am...
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Mounting camera on wing of glider by Sierra Whiskey
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=PQqq_SDCwnA&sns=em GoPro, Suction Mount, lots of Tape. Worked Great at high speeds and through the rain.
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September 9th 14 04:14 AM
by David Kinsell[_2_] Go to last post
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