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cobra trailer style wing beds by Scott Williams
Does anyone know how long the wing leading edge trailer beds should be for a std cirrus? I want to replace the pheiffer trailer wing cuffs with cobra style beds to decrease the ground handling gear count and ease the use of a wing rigger. thanks, Scott w. N8915
February 2nd 17 05:22 PM
by unclhank@ix.netcom.com Go to last post
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(US) New Process for Student Pilot Certificate Issue by Papa3[_2_]
As I understand it, effective April 1 there is a new process for issuance of Student Pilot Certificates. Have any glider operations obtained clarification from their local FSDO or investigated the process on IACRA? I'm especially curious about how I (as a CFI-G) "accept" the application in the...
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February 2nd 17 02:21 PM
by Papa3[_2_] Go to last post
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What Is Wrong With OLC? by Dan Marotta
I've been trying for over a year to get the OLC people to fix my login. I've filled out their help forms too many times to count and they don't reply and they don't fix the problem. As it stands now, I can not upload my flights to OLC. When I log in I get a message that states (in German)...
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February 2nd 17 03:54 AM
by Dan Marotta Go to last post
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IMI wing rigger for sale or trade by Blake Seese 3Y
Looking to sell a brand new IMI one man rigger or trade it for an M & M rigger. The IMI just doesn't work well for my glider (PIK 20). The IMI has the big universal cuff.
February 1st 17 05:09 PM
by Elijah Brown Go to last post
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SLA batteries and heat by moshe.braner@gmail.com
I am still using sealed lead-acid (SLA) batteries, because they are cheap and give good service for several years in my experience. The power needed in my glider is modest so even on a long flight the battery does not get fully discharged, that lengthens its life. I take the battery home when I...
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February 1st 17 03:01 PM
by glidergreg Go to last post
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Nixus Project by bensoaring@gmail.com
Who is the "driver" of the Nixus Project and where are they located? Thanks. https://www.facebook.com/NixusProject/
February 1st 17 10:37 AM
by sergiolinsandrade@gmail.com Go to last post
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Champion Freedom Falcon by Steve Leonard[_2_]
Hey Chris, if you are interested, it is N110FF. Registration canceled in 2012. Last registered owner Richard Harmon in Port Orchard, Washington. Steve Leonard
February 1st 17 04:46 AM
by Steve Leonard[_2_] Go to last post
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Average OLC flown distance by glider by Jacopo Romei
Hello everybody, as a newbie, I often find myself wondering - how far a specific glider can be pushed - how far a specific glider can be pushed by *its* average pilot The second point is very important because, as obvious as it may sound, no glider "gets there" alone and it surely must be matched...
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February 1st 17 01:49 AM
by Jacopo Romei Go to last post
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Does Your Club Outsource Bookkeeping? by Christopher Schrader
Does your club outsource their bookkeeping to an accounting firm or to some other bookkeeping consultant (e.g., Quickbooks ProAdviser, etc)? Does your club use Quickbooks or some other accounting software? Does your club use a merchant services provider to process credit card payments? If so,...
January 31st 17 08:14 PM
by JS Go to last post
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Gapa Geezer would be proud by Tony[_5_]
Today I think I set career highs and lows. Highest circling percentage that I can remember associated (naturally) with probably the lowest average climb rate of a cross country flight I have ever flown. SeeYou says 63% circling and .7 knots average. Took the Cirrus on a downwind dash from...
January 31st 17 12:32 AM
by JS Go to last post
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Becker AR3201 Squelch by campbell.gac@gmail.com
I'm having similar squelch issues as the Dittel post with my Becker AR3201. Which direction do you adjust the squelch to reduce noise? Manual shows where the adjustment is located but does not explain adjustments. Gary C.
January 30th 17 10:27 PM
by campbell.gac@gmail.com Go to last post
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Just What You Would Expect by Dan Marotta
After a week of flat skies here in NM, I handed my Stemme over for its annual inspection. So when I looked out the window this morning, what did I see? Why standing lenticular clouds, of course! Oh well... There will be more wave days before spring. -- Dan, 5J
January 30th 17 05:56 PM
by Steve Koerner Go to last post
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DG300 Logo in PDF by redakcja@elay.media.pl
Hi, Does anyone have a DG300 logo in format usable for print? Vector or PDF etc? I need to restore it on our glider and cannot find one via Google. I would be much obliged if anyone could share it. S
January 30th 17 04:19 PM
by glidergreg Go to last post
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Flight instructor written test prep by Jonathan St. Cloud
I have read the Russel Holtz books for flight instructing. Anyone recommend a good written test prep book or series for Glider Flight instructor written exam?
January 30th 17 02:30 AM
by Giaco Go to last post
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Looking for ballast bags PIK-20 USA by Wit Wisniewski
Hello folks, My PIK-20B bags need replacing. Does anyone have suitable bags for sale? - I am considering manufacture and have contacted Guy Achard / Airsolid. Are there any other fabricators? - The 20B is allowed to carry 140 Liters, but the bag drawing on trafi.fi show a bag labeled 60L. Why...
January 29th 17 06:26 PM
by firsys Go to last post
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Grob 102 Astir CS parts for sale by mmaskell412@gmail.com
If anyone is looking for parts from a Grob 102 Astir CS I have an almost complete although damaged one for sale. The glider suffered a slow speed ground-loop right at take off and went skidding sideways twisting the fuselage and splitting it open down the construction seam. However the wings...
January 29th 17 01:49 PM
by photon3d@gmail.com Go to last post
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Cambridge 302/303 For Sale - $695 by Charles Norman
I have a Cambridge 302 and 303 for sale. They were removed from my glider this winter and are in good working order. The barograph was last calibrated on 1/25/15. Along with the units I have the original manuals, a quick reference card, cables, GPS antenna, Cambridge to Oudie connector, and the...
January 28th 17 09:57 PM
by Charles Norman Go to last post
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Experimental aircraft and towing by Marc Ramsey
Is it just my imagination, or has the FAA recently obfuscated the FARs to the point where it is now legal to tow a glider with an aircraft that has an experimental certificate (but not for hire). Things I noticed today while poking around: 91.309 now permits towing unpowered ultralight...
January 28th 17 09:23 AM
by linglui832@gmail.com Go to last post
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Edo Aire RT-551A Specs? by Scott Williams
On Thursday, November 29, 2001 at 10:43:02 PM UTC-6, Svein Hubinette wrote: I'm looking for the pinouts for the rear connctors (1-16) and the wireing diagram for a Edo Aire RT-551A radio. Anybody who can help with either? Thanks, Svein I have a edo air tray and connector assembly for a...
January 27th 17 06:28 AM
by JS Go to last post
1 81
Aerobatic Two Seat Gliders? by Terry Pitts
There was a recent thread about inexpensive two seat gliders. I made me wonder how crazy I might be. I'd like to buy a two seat glider that could be used for beginner to intermediate-ish aerobatics. Fun for me, perhaps someone might want to do some aerobatics for a flight review instead of an hour...
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January 27th 17 12:00 AM
by Eric Munk Go to last post
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