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Looking for a 2-seat glider for our club by Charles Dutch
Looking for a 2-seat trainer for our club operations in North Alabama. Have placed an ad on GliderSource.com (http://glidersource.com/cgi-bin/post.cgi?id=1572) Have an open trailer (suitable for metal gliders) and are willing to travel to pick up. Preference is towards metal (Blanik L-23) but...
May 19th 20 12:50 PM
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KGARS - Kiting Glider Automatic Relase System by Karl Striedieck[_2_]
On Friday, May 15, 2020 at 8:38:49 AM UTC-4, wrote: KGARS – Kiting Glider Automatic Release System About 10 years ago I assembled an auto tow hitch that utilized a TOST release and a small pneumatic cylinder. With a small air bottle at ~100 psi and a solenoid valve and...
May 19th 20 02:50 AM
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Gliding Economy status? by Jonathan St. Cloud
With prideful boasting of reusing white tape, I was curious if the Covid issue, has caused glider order cancellations? Have manufacturers changed longer term plans, forecasts, hiring? Will this be the end of smaller manufacturers in our sport? I am sure many pilots have put thoughts on hold of...
May 19th 20 01:19 AM
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KGARS - Kiting Glider Automatic Relase System by Wit Wisniewski
I wonder if the existing back release mechanism(s) used on CG hooks would not already perform the needed function. Maybe an existing CG hook from a glider, chosen to match the towplane's structural limits, and mounted at an appropriate orientation and angle, would be sufficient. A more...
May 19th 20 01:04 AM
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music video from 1998 by [email protected]
Anybody here remembers this music video by the band Stardust? "Music sounds better with you" www.youtube.com/watch?v=FQlAEiCb8m0 The band appears on an old TV set, climbing the charts against artists mimicking Robert Palmer and others. The story is about a boy building and flying his model...
May 18th 20 08:17 PM
by Charlie M. (UH & 002 owner/pilot) Go to last post
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FOR SALE - COMPAQ IPAC by Deming Gray
Hi, I have a like-new Compaq IPAC for sale. It includes case, car charger, cradle and charger, cradle keyboard, and folding keyboard also has software, screen protectors, and stylus. I'm thinking $50 plus shipping which would probably be less than $10 via USPO. Anyone interested let me...
May 18th 20 06:45 PM
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JSW final glide calculator wanted by [email protected]
Building a shadow box memorial for a friend. Willing to buy a genuine JSW final glide calculator any model glider is ok. Thank you !
May 18th 20 04:03 PM
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FS: Clearnav CN2 and CNv XC by Ross[_3_]
I have sold a glider without the clearnav instruments and currently have no use for them Clearnav 2 Display with stick remote (fitted an LS8) Second remote All cables and gps antenna included CN XC vario with analog display Scale in ft per min Gps antenna included Price $2750 including postage
May 18th 20 12:47 PM
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Omarama update by Phil Plane
The situation at Omarama is still all up in the air. Glide Omarama where closing, then they were re-opening, but they failed to renew their agreement with the Omarama Airfield. As a result, this announcement came out last week: Omarama Airfield Limited The above company owns and operates the...
May 18th 20 03:19 AM
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PZL Variometer Model No; WRs-5D by Andrew Milner
Evening All, I have a problem with my vario reading 1 Knot down and I'd like to adjust it back to zero. I've searched the web for hours looking for an instruction manual but cannot find anything about zeroing this particular vario. Is their anyone out there that can help? Thanks
May 17th 20 04:36 PM
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FAA Wings Saftey Program by Nick Kennedy[_3_]
Sorry in advance, I'm sure this has been hashed over before here BUT: Does or when does participation in the FAA Wings program exempt me from having a BFR or whatever they call it these days? TIA Nick T
May 17th 20 03:33 PM
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TopHat and Android 10 by [email protected]
Hi, Any idea on how to make it work on Android 10? Whom to ask to to the update of the TopHar app? Seems like it has been a long time since it was updated. S
May 17th 20 01:15 AM
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Glider release failure? by Duster[_3_]
Has anyone heard of or experienced a case where the pull of the glider's release handle during flight failed to result in the rope dropping off the release mechanism? Last summer two of us were under tow when turbulence threw us too high above the tug (or sink drove the tug too low) @~2,000ft agl....
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May 16th 20 12:17 PM
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PZL Variometer Model; WRs-5D by Andrew Milner
Evening All, I have a problem with my vario reading 1 Knot down and I'd like to adjust it back to zero. I've searched the web for hours looking for an instruction manual but cannot find anything about zeroing this particular vario. Is their anyone out there that can help? Thanks
May 16th 20 04:27 AM
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Best soaring "home" by [email protected]
On Tuesday, September 26, 2000 at 2:00:00 AM UTC-5, BTIZ wrote: Let's not forget anything around Minden NV or Tahoe.. Wave and Cross Country. I know it's California, but there is Hemet and Warner Springs in the LA Valley. TIZ
May 16th 20 01:05 AM
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PBS Documentary - Mr Tornado - Ted Fujita & "Microbursts" - May 19th by WaltWX[_2_]
This PBS documentary airing May 19, 2020 looks interesting. If you've ever wondered where the R&D and discovery about "Microbursts" came from, listen to this show. Many a club and operation has had their gliders/hangars ripped up by...
May 15th 20 09:00 PM
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Glider Electronics Experiment #2 - electrical crosstalk reduction -unbalanced signals by Richard Lancaster[_2_]
Hi all, Finally got a second glider electronics experiment filmed and edited. The first experiment looked at the interference created in a microphone signal by a nearby data signal. The second experiment takes the same setup and changes various things in the configuration to determine how well...
May 15th 20 07:34 PM
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A somewhat different perspective on germs. by Mike N.
Be advised the following is a link to a Gerorge Carlin video with extremely strong language. DON'T WATCH IF YOU ARE EASILY OFFENDED. https://youtu.be/JSbT7JVNEU4
May 15th 20 07:29 PM
by Charlie M. (UH & 002 owner/pilot) Go to last post
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DG303 elevator bolt retainer clip by [email protected]
Previous owner? You didn't rig before buying?
May 15th 20 04:35 PM
by NMD Go to last post
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KGARS - Kiting Glider Automatic Relase System by AS
On Friday, May 15, 2020 at 8:38:49 AM UTC-4, wrote: KGARS – Kiting Glider Automatic Release System About 10 years ago I assembled an auto tow hitch that utilized a TOST release and a small pneumatic cylinder. With a small air bottle at ~100 psi and a solenoid valve and...
May 15th 20 02:46 PM
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