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Why are so many Stemme S10-VT motorgliders for sale? by VARR
There appear to be a number of Stemme S10-VT motorgliders for sale. Take the wings and wheels motorglider listings. Usually I might see 1 for sale, today there are at least 4. http://wingsandwheels.com/want-ads10.htm Are these people already upgrading to the Antares? ;-) I'm not trolling, but...
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Overspeed Recovery question by [email protected]
If you inadvertently fly into the yellow range and kiss the red range, and you get into the high speed vibration, what is the best way to slow before the wings depart the glider. My sense is to reach for the spoilers and slowly extend to slow. Any opinions on that matter?
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February 14th 15 08:40 PM
by Jonathan St. Cloud Go to last post
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Latest on Moriarty OLC Camp June 1 to 15 by [email protected]
With the number already signed up and those indicating they plan to attend, the Camp looks to hit its maximum limit of 50. If you plan to attend please register soon to avoid disappointment. Remember that your entry is only confirmed when you have sent your deposit check to Sundance Aviation. The...
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FREE Checkrides and FREE room at Marfa Gliders, Texas by Burt Compton - Marfa Gliders, west Texas
Another successful checkride! John T. from Maryland completed the reinstatement of his Flight Instructor certificate with me today at Marfa, Texas. He flew gliders at the USAF Academy and after 14 years flying F-16's he is getting back to soaring! In addition to some pre-checkride training in...
February 14th 15 04:52 PM
by Burt Compton - Marfa Gliders, west Texas Go to last post
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Cobra Trailer: Top's lower front corners distorted by Dave Nadler
Hi All - Below is the draft I sent to Spindelberger; nothing happened since; need to chase it... Problem is two-fold: - jack the top back to square - keep it there I received instructions starting "remove the top from the trailer"... Right.
February 13th 15 09:57 PM
by Dave Nadler Go to last post
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Soaring scene in new Movie by Sean Fidler
1:34 in: http://youtu.be/SfZWFDs0LxA
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February 13th 15 05:51 PM
by ND Go to last post
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ON-LINE GROUNDSCHOOL by Paul Moggach
http://www.paul.moggach.yorksoaring.com/USGPGS/ Here is a link to self-paced groundschool material for the U.S. Glider pilot licence, adapted from my Canadian version. There is no registration or charges required for its use. We use on-line materials to supplement in-class sessions. Further if...
February 12th 15 05:10 PM
by Paul Moggach Go to last post
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Thinking About Salida by Dan Marotta
Yes, it's only January but we gotta dream... Miguel and I are planning to go to Salida, CO (http://www.airnav.com/airport/KANK) again and have already made motel reservations. Our planned flying dates are June 21-27 and possibly 28 to fly home, weather permitting. I've sent an email to Steve...
February 12th 15 12:06 AM
by Dan Marotta Go to last post
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Region 2 Photo Album by Paul Naton by Craig Funston
Paul posted some excellent pictures of the R2 contest on his flicker site. He's primarily an RC glider photographer, but he occasionally includes full size birds. Always nice when he does. https://www.flickr.com/photos/pnaton/ Craig
February 11th 15 10:28 PM
by Craig Funston Go to last post
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Warrenton Soaring Center Reunion by Jim Kellett
Did you ever fly at the Warrenton Soaring Center (WSC) in Virginia? WSC operated out of Warrenton Airpark (7VGO) in Fauquier County until 1991. Hundreds of people flew there over the years, many moving on into aviation careers. Even one astronaut visited and flew there! Several of the staff and...
February 11th 15 04:07 PM
by Jim Kellett Go to last post
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XC Skies by JS
For years I've used XC Skies GFS as my standard reference. Ar the moment, it seems to have turned to rubbish. The New South Wales maps have a lot of square or rectangular areas in which the model changes drastically. Knowing it can't be real, I've switched to the local RASP models (which are...
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Pawnee with Tost internal tow rope system by kirk.stant
Our club (in the US) is looking at a Pawnee that has the Tost cable retractor winch system and we are curious about it's operation. For example, it appears that the rope requires a Tost weak link assembly at the glider end, but none at the towplane end. How are US operators setting it up? Tost...
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Crossfeed in LS8 wing tanks? by [email protected]
I have an LS8sT (from DG) which is exhibiting the same problem, leaking from the outer tank to the inner tank - its a later one (post Sn 8500), and my manual says to fill the outer tanks first. Does anyone have any experience with these?
February 10th 15 11:46 AM
by Geoff Brown Go to last post
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See & Avoid by JJ Sinclair[_2_]
Check out this low level / MOA site http://www.seeandavoid.org/ You can click on Military Bases, Airports, MOA, Low level Routes, Near Misses and Collisions. Move map around your soaring site, expand, tap on red line and see who controls it. Good stuff! JJ
February 10th 15 05:03 AM
by Eric Greenwell[_4_] Go to last post
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Contact Info For Hans Beck by [email protected]
Hello, I am wondering if anyone has contact info for Hans Beck in Germany. He was (is) the owner of an ASW-12 who has done quite a bit of work tracking down the remaining gliders and also organized some ASW-12 events in the mid 1990s. Thanks for the assistance. Kevin
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XCSoar no data No Connection Note 4, C302, K6BT by [email protected]
I'm not able to get data into XCSoar with my intended setup, nor with other phones I have tried. I bought a Samsung Note 4 because it has a large bright screen, I have heard others have had good luck with Note 2 and 3 and I assumed this would be even better. Are other getting a Note 4 to...
February 10th 15 01:00 AM
by Paul Remde Go to last post
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K2 vs. StarkPower LiFePo4 batteries by Fox Two[_2_]
Are there significant differences between these batteries? Why is there a 50% difference in their cost? I've noticed that some brands have more restrictive low temperature limits - not good for those cold wave flights! Chris
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February 9th 15 09:48 PM
by son_of_flubber Go to last post
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FS: brand new in a box Butterfly variometer by Andrzej Kobus
I bought this variometer for Christmas to install it in my current glider, but since then I took advantage of an opportunity to upgrade my glider and I will not be installing this unit. The price is significantly below current pricing at $3100. Andrzej
February 9th 15 04:24 PM
by Andrzej Kobus Go to last post
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WTB Becker 4201 Speaker and Wiring Junction Box by [email protected]
Title is what I am looking for If you have one excess to your requirements, let me know to see if we can work out a deal r/Jim N9XL/H201B
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CAPA Trailer Covers by [email protected]
Does anyone have any experience with these trailer covers? They are a sponsor of the OLC and offer covers for 15m & 18m glider trailers but I can't find any reviews or field reports. Many thanks. CJ B3
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