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JULY ISSUE - GLIDING INTERNATIONAL by [email protected]
GLIDING INTERNATIONAL ISSUE JULY 2015 Your copy of Gliding International will be in your mail box next week. This issue has a wide range of exceptional stories and photographs including : * An appraisal of what a well configured simulator can do to your club. (Not just a desk top computer...
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Does this exist-- program to generate speed-to-fly table? by [email protected]
Here's what I want to do: Input a minimum-sink-rate data point plus one or two other data points to establish a polar curve for a particular glider. Have a computer program spit out a table showing the best airspeed to fly for variometer readings (not netto) of 200 fpm down, 300 fpm down, 400 fpm...
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June 13th 15 05:32 PM
by Andy Blackburn[_3_] Go to last post
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USA Juniors - rebates for every contest you fly this year. by John Godfrey (QT)[_2_]
This year, we have removed the one contest limit on Junior contest fee rebates. Fly as many as you can and claim the rebate. Other requirements are the same as prior years. John Godfrey (QT) RC Chair
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Silent-IN Price Reduced by [email protected]
The asking price of my Silent-In has been reduced to 44,900 New glider on the way. Please see my add on Wings and Wheels. This is a very fun to fly, simple to operate motor glider. Kevin 92
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Covers what to buy? by [email protected]
I am looking at purchasing covers for an 18 meter glider. Last glider I had Jaxida (spelling covers). I would use these covers when say flying out of Minded or in Utah for a week soaring vacation and did not want to disassemble every night. Which covers to buy? Any useful comments...
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June 12th 15 03:27 AM
by Soartech Go to last post
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Anyone have a Grob 103 Twin II handy to take a couple of measurements? by Papa3[_2_]
I need the following: - Chord at the root - Chord at the tip - Semi-span including spar (so from wingtip to opposite side of fuselage) - Chord of vertical stabilizer plus rudder - Height of vertical stabilizer plus rudder (bottom of fuselage to top of vertical stabilizer) Thanks in advance...
June 12th 15 02:46 AM
by Bill T Go to last post
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Carat A for sale- Estate Sale by Dan[_6_]
Estate Sale- 2005 AMS Carat A motor glider N135GS, sn 20, 457 hrs total time, 160 hours total time engine (Sauer S 1800), Becker AR 4201 VHF com, Becker AR 6201 Transponder, Cambridge CAI 302, iPAQ with WinPilot, Winter mechanical variometer, Mountain High Oxygen system, Solar battery recharge. May...
June 12th 15 01:49 AM
by Dan[_6_] Go to last post
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SAR and Medical Evacuation related 'insurance/products' by son_of_flubber
I never buy the 'Extended Warranty' on gadgets, but I wonder what people thing about insurance to cover the cost of SAR and/or Medical Evacuation. For example http://www.inreachdelorme.com/product-info/geos-search-and-rescue.php They do exclude coverage for accidents related to 'hang-gliding'...
June 12th 15 01:13 AM
by son_of_flubber Go to last post
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Looking for recommendation on stick grip by Doug[_9_]
Want to upgrade the stick grip in my DG. Need ptt and cruise/climb but most of all need it to me comfy! Doug
June 11th 15 10:31 PM
by jfitch Go to last post
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My Wings - Sebastian Kawa by [email protected]
There is a book available "My Wings" by Sebastian Kawa. https://www.createspace.com/4421598 - or at Amazon. The book is essentially the first prat of Sky Full of Heat. The intention is to make available a book for not necessarily the pilots but all those interested in aviation or those we wish...
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ASW-12 Proto Question by Steve Leonard[_2_]
So, for any that were involved with the returning of the prototype ASW-12 from California to Germany, can you tell me a bit about the trailer the plane was in for shipping back to Germany? Did the glider load into the trailer over the tongue, or in the more conventional way, through the back of...
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Dittel Internal Battery Replacement Cost by [email protected]
My Dittel radio stopped working this spring so it sent it out. I was told that it was the internal battery had died and needed to be replaced. The final cost was $380 which included three hours labor and an inspection. I was quite surprised at that number. And three hours to replace a battery &...
June 11th 15 05:52 AM
by Ross[_3_] Go to last post
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John Murray announces retirement as US agent for Alexander Schleicher by Shane Neitzey
John and Linda, I hope the two of you have a lot of fun with your new found freedom. Best wishes. P.S. Will you continue to do repairs, modifications and alterations?
June 11th 15 03:26 AM
by Chuck Lohre Go to last post
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Duo Discus for sale by Karl Striedieck[_2_]
The asking price for the KS Duo Discus has been reduced to $95K. See Wings and Wheels classifieds for details. Also, slots are still available for the Duo contest ride program for the Sport Nationals at Ceaser Creek June 21-July 4. Karl 814 237 7996 or karls at uplink.net
June 11th 15 01:52 AM
by Karl Striedieck[_2_] Go to last post
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Soaring Weather Observations by Bob Pasker
Is there anyone has been making daily (or hourly!) soaring-specific weather observations (not forecasts) over some extended period of time for a particular place?
June 10th 15 10:05 PM
by Bob Pasker Go to last post
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Jet turbine reliability by Jim Pengelly
I'm considering ordering a JS1-C TJ with the jet turbine. A potential syndicate partner is concerned about the reliability of jet turbines from a 'will it start' point of view and a repair cost point of view. I imagine electric turbos are going to be more reliable because of the relative...
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Oudie and Condor by GeneReinecke
I want to do some flying in Condor this winter and use my Oudie 2 as a PNA (screen PDA in Condor is too small, not configurable.) Can anybody coach me through the cables/Wifi/Bluetooth connection so the Oudie can get position, altitude,speed, etc. from Condor? Computer is a Windows 8 based Lenovo...
June 10th 15 05:55 PM
by Paul Remde Go to last post
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Orange markers on the glider. Paint or stickers? by Philip van de Donk
Coming winter I am planning to have my ASH-26E repainted (in Acryl + clearcoat or PU) as its' gelcoat is gradually coming to the end of its life. I want to combine this with the regular engine maintenance, solar panel installation on the engine doors etc. I currently have orange markings on the...
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June 10th 15 04:08 PM
by Jonathan St. Cloud Go to last post
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Ugh. Flight trace didn't download off FLARM brick by Kurt Thams
After a sweet flight, I get home to discover that the flight trace did not copy onto the USB stick. Do I need to bring a computer with me to the airport to check each time before I leave the glider that the trace made it?
June 10th 15 12:37 PM
by Dave Nadler Go to last post
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Dittel Box by Jim[_18_]
Does anybody have a older Dittel battery box with the 2 pin connector for sale? New ones have 3 pins and I don't want to mess with changing in the middle of the season. Thanks, Jim Dingess 702-371-1513
June 9th 15 05:15 PM
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