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§ 61.87 (i) by [email protected]
Question for CFI-Gs Was more or less told that I'm laboring under a gross misapprehension of fact by a newly minted glider instructor with regard to the above FAR. I am new to sailplanes. Been flying since 1976 so I've probably been flying longer than this guy is old. Haven't asked, don't really...
Today 05:54 AM
by John Foster Go to last post
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L'Hotellier Connectors for ASW-19 by Christopher Gough
Anyone have a spare connector? Looking for an ASW-19. My club's had a fault and Schleicher is on summer holidays so looking for a quicker resolution.
Today 05:06 AM
by Christopher Gough Go to last post
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New SB (SB-G09) on elevator pushrods for most all Grobs by soaringjac
See the link below http://www.ltb-lindner.com/g-102-ad-sb.html?file=tl_files/ltb_lindner/pdf/G%20102%20LTA%20%26%20TM%20Englisch/SB-G09_elevator%20pushrod_200408.pdf
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Today 04:14 AM
by Larry Ruggiero Go to last post
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Flying pants by [email protected]
My Royal Robbins are finally dying. What have you guys liked in long convertible pants with good pockets for todays bigger phones? Thanks Kevin 92
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Yesterday 10:50 PM
by Bob Youngblood Go to last post
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Looks like you can buy a piece of Seminole by [email protected]
This is on the SLGP web site. Important Notice Dear Friends, Seminole-Lake is my soul business and for as long as I lived, my intention was never to sell it. Due to family problems and COVID-19 issues I must take a decision about its future, therefore I’m determined to sell half of the...
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Yesterday 04:25 PM
by 2G Go to last post
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inverted Schweizer towhook by [email protected]
Does anyone use, or have a field approval for, the inverted Schweizer towhook Pawnee installation described in Soaring May 1996 pages 7-8? Here is a direct link to that article https://www.dropbox.com/s/bsp9r0oj2nyz8nx/%20Inverted%20Schweizer%20towhooks.doc?dl=0
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Yesterday 10:43 AM
by Larry Ruggiero Go to last post
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Best Flight Of the Day NA by Bob Youngblood
I have been looking at OLC and trying to make a determination as to had the best flight of the day in North America. Now listen, no politics here, just flight evaluation and the cut off time is midnight on the East Coast. No flaming liberals shall post. Bob
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Yesterday 04:27 AM
by kinsell Go to last post
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LS6 canopy gas spring by Richard Livingston
We (3 owners) have an LS6 with a "tired" gas spring that lifts the canopy. A simple google search and visits to Wings and Wheels does not turn up a source or specifications for this spring. Does anyone know a replacement part number, or specifications, or a source for a replacement gas spring?
Yesterday 02:52 AM
by Gianni Isotope Go to last post
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Scoring when abandoning a contest turnpoint by [email protected]
Hey all. I somehow got the idea that there was strategy involved to maximize score on contest flights where one decides not to continue to a turnpoint. But I don't see anything in the rules other than incomplete tasks essentially being scored as a landout. Am I missing something? Good to make it...
August 6th 20 11:04 PM
by Eric Greenwell[_4_] Go to last post
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Scary story about landing on a Lake Tahoe golf course by 2G
Good part was it was late in the day and there were no golfers on this hole: https://www.onlinecontest.org/olc-3.0/gliding/flightinfo.html?dsId=8033935
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August 6th 20 10:56 PM
by 2G Go to last post
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Bailout and survival kit by [email protected]
I attended Dave Nadler's presentation at the 2020 SSA Convention about his bailout in Utah and its aftermath https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=v8I3A3dqsu0&t=3s It got me thinking about my own preparedness, and I have to admit that I am not carrying enough on my person if I ever "have to go for...
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August 6th 20 10:44 PM
by SS Go to last post
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ISO DG303 Elan Right Wing by Christopher Gough
I am looking for a DG303 Elan right wing. If you have any leads, please let me know.
August 6th 20 05:51 PM
by [email protected] Go to last post
2 29
Super Cub Tow Release Position Improvement by William Kautter
Our club is researching methods to move the tow release off the floor of our Super Cub to a position closer to the throttle. If you have done this modification or know someone that has I would very much appreciate any information and/or photos you or they would be willing to share. Best...
August 5th 20 08:30 PM
by Brian[_1_] Go to last post
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SSA Webinar - Aug 11, 2020 Top 5 Tips for Faster & Farther by [email protected]
The SSA Webinar Series continues for 2020. Second Tuesdays of the month, and additional dates as announced. Aug 11 at 7pm CDT (adjust for your local time zones) will be the live presentation titled: Top 5 Tips to Help You Soar Faster and Farther So you want to fly faster? The goal of this...
August 5th 20 05:27 PM
by [email protected] Go to last post
2 31
Scheibe glider parts question by WB
Longshot question regarding parts commonality in Scheibe aircraft: Can anyone tell me if Scheibe used a common aileron bellcrank across different models of their gliders? Thanks!
August 5th 20 04:03 PM
by WB Go to last post
0 16
wing tape by Colin Roney
Where and what product is the best white wing tape to be bought?
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August 5th 20 08:14 AM
by [email protected] Go to last post
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Condor 2 by [email protected]
I bought Condor 2 and intended to run 3 monitors because it's how I've run sims with other well known programs with zero issues. The computer it's on is not one purchased at a retail store front outlet. It was purpose built and flew/flies X-plane just dandy with no problems whatsoever. Two bridged...
August 5th 20 08:07 AM
by Senna Van den Bosch Go to last post
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TCSC SOARING HIGH by Bob Youngblood
Treasure Coast Soaring Club continues to grow and doing well. As compared to last June our revenue for the same period in 2020 was up 65%. New members continue to bring excitement and activity to club, helping out with daily activities and special projects. Just yesterday we had a youth member do...
August 4th 20 10:51 PM
by Bob Youngblood Go to last post
4 60
Glider Insurance? by Graham Drinkell[_2_]
Why have the costs risen so high? I was a loyal customer for over 10 years to a particular insurance company, whom informed me I was not allowed to allow young pilots to fly my glider. They have now declined me from their insurance cover. I have tried another broker, but their charges are...
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August 4th 20 03:12 PM
by [email protected] Go to last post
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Are areas of sink modeled well in Condor2? by Charles Ethridge
Question for those of you who fly with Oudie and Condor2: While sink near thermals seem to be modeled well in Condor2, some people in our club do not think that Condor models areas of sink outside of thermals (between clouds) very well. In other words, when they fly cross-country in real life...
August 4th 20 07:20 AM
by Senna Van den Bosch Go to last post
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