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EASA AD on SZD-55-1 "ATA 27 – Flight Controls – Elevator Control System / Vertical Tail – Inspection" Issued by Dan Daly[_2_]
As expected, EASA issued the AD - 2018-0081 - 11 April 2018, with an effective date of 25 April, with 60 days to accomplish a one-time inspection. If discrepancies are noted, repairs must be completed before the next flight. I include a link to the AD on the Transport Canada AD website...
April 16th 18 05:54 PM
by Martin Gregorie[_6_] Go to last post
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2-33 fuselage stand by Waveguru
Long ago our club had a great stand for the fuselage of a 2-33. It hooked under the steps on each on each side of the fuselage, and it rocked over center with a long bar. It was very stable. Does anybody have plans for one of these? Boggs
April 16th 18 05:14 PM
by Craig Funston[_3_] Go to last post
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LXNAV S7 for sale by Aaron Thomson
Upgrading to the LXNAV S100 so I selling my LXNAV S7, its in excellent condition. It has the most recent update as well. $650.00 OBO, I can ship anywhere in the world pretty cheaply. Aaron Thomson N71TT Nimbus 2B
April 16th 18 02:54 AM
by Aaron Thomson Go to last post
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DG-100 vs Std Libelle - opinions wanted by Senna Van den Bosch
Currently I have seen one of each for sale which are externally in perfect condition. However, the DG-100 has less hours and a single piece canopy. The DG is cheaper but doesn't include FLARM and 8.33KHz radio, which are necessary. Basically I have two questions, how much would a FLARM and...
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April 15th 18 11:44 PM
by [email protected] Go to last post
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IGC-approval for LX Navigation Eos and Era series of Flight Recorders by Ian Strachan[_3_]
IGC-approval for LX Navigation Eos and Era series of Flight Recorders I am pleased to announce IGC-approval for all flights for the Eos 80, Era57 and Era 80 Flight Recorders in addition to the original Eos model of 2014. The manufacturer is LX Navigation d.o.o. of Celje, Slovenia. The...
April 15th 18 04:54 PM
by Ian Strachan[_3_] Go to last post
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King Mountain Safari! by [email protected]
June 16-24 King Mountain Glider Park Safari. Free Annual Idaho event. Fly the longest days of the year just east of famous Sun Valley. Sailplanes, Self Launching Sailplanes, Hang Gliders, and Paragliders are all welcome. Fly to Canada or Yellowstone and back. Wave Window. Campfire, Potlucks, Star...
April 14th 18 04:45 AM
by Eric Greenwell[_4_] Go to last post
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Standard Jantar wheel brake assembly by [email protected]
Does any have, or could anyone take a picture of the port side of of the main wheel on a Standard Jantar 41A? I’m having a heck of a time figuring out the trick to get it back together and adjusted correctly. Thanks!
April 13th 18 08:13 PM
by Mike the Strike Go to last post
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New owner - competition number by Senna Van den Bosch
I have bought my first glider and picking it up saturday. It's registered in Germany but doesn't have a competition number, how are they chosen? Where can you register one?
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April 13th 18 06:57 PM
by Bob Kuykendall Go to last post
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1-26 on top again by JS[_5_]
Jim Neff had a nice wave flight out of Inyokern yesterday, OLC #1 for the day. Jim https://www.onlinecontest.org/olc-3.0/gliding/flightinfo.html?dsId=6275290
April 13th 18 11:51 AM
by [email protected] Go to last post
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Radios for free! by Terry Slater
I have 1 Filser ATR500 panel mount and 1 ICOM A22E handheld free to a good home, preferably for a youth gliding group. You pay the shipping from the UK. Both units are serviceable, removed from use as we now have 8.33 KHz channel spacing in Europe. Terry Slater
April 13th 18 04:08 AM
by [email protected] Go to last post
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Soaring webinars by Ramy[_2_]
Spreading the word about the launch of a series of soaring webinars. 3 THINGS EVERY GLIDER PILOT MUST DO AT THE BEGINNING OF SEASON on May 1, 2018 7:00 PM CDT Register at: https://attendee.gotowebinar.com/register/4835000518487229185 Garret Willat, 3 time USA national soaring champion and...
April 12th 18 09:36 PM
by [email protected] Go to last post
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Tost release and chain links by Ramy[_2_]
Chain links are often used instead of TOST rings for ground tows behind golf carts, as they are much cheaper. I noticed today that I can easily slide the chain link out of the nose hook of my glider without pulling the release, while in other gliders I can’t. Looks like my release has slightly...
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April 12th 18 07:22 PM
by Michael Opitz Go to last post
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SGU 2-22 by Joe Rizzo
Looking at purchasing my first glider. The 2-22 appeals to me as it fits my budget and my goals of just easy fun and giving rides. Any advice? http://wingsandwheels.com/class/classified.php?id=2189
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April 12th 18 05:14 AM
by BobW Go to last post
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Relieving in flight by [email protected]
Ok guys, this has probably been covered in older posts but what are you all using regarding urinary relief on long flights? Ive used gallon ziplock bags in the past but whats your experience with cathaters. What brand and how are they.
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April 12th 18 04:09 AM
by Ben Coleman Go to last post
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Pre Pan-American and 2018 Canadian National Gliding Competition by Dave Springford
We now have 27 pilots registered in 3 classes for the contest. http://silentflight.ca/nationals/index.php/registrationform/registered-pilots 18 spaces left before we reach our maximum of 45 competitors. Come join us and fly the area before the Pan-Am in 2019!
April 11th 18 11:52 PM
by Dave Springford Go to last post
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NEW: MILVUS - Gliding trousers 2.0 by Per Bursell
Got my trousers this week and they are fantastic! I bought the updated Mike model and it fits me like a glove! Well designed with good quality and excellent service when asking questions via mail!
April 11th 18 08:24 PM
by Per Bursell Go to last post
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glider refinishing and airbrake caps by Scott Williams
What products have been used to fill the aluminum caps of schempp-Hirth gliders during a refinish? are repairs using just a thick coat of primer surfacer like prestec? or is there something else used. the aluminum surface of my Std. Cirrus is a good .040 or more below the wing surface. I would...
April 11th 18 02:07 AM
by [email protected] Go to last post
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XCSoar / TopHat maps airspace etc. by [email protected]
Hi everyone, I just installed TopHat Soaring on a Kobo e-reader yesterday and am seeking a source for the map, airspace,, and turnpoint files for the areas where I fly, which are BRSS in New Castle, VA and the Chilhowee Gliderport in Benton, TN. I have tried using the XCSoar map generator...
April 11th 18 12:43 AM
by Tango Eight Go to last post
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Source of green donuts for instrument tubing installation? by Movses Babayan
None of the usual suspects online produce results - or I don't search using correct terms.
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April 10th 18 09:45 PM
by Eric Greenwell[_4_] Go to last post
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ASW-24 by Lee Rusconi
I have an opportunity to buy a 1988 ASW-24 which is in beautiful condition, good electronics and great trailer. The glider is equipped with M&H winglets. The asking price is $45,000 US. I would appreciate any feedback regarding the winglets and/or the price. Thanks
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April 10th 18 09:14 PM
by Wingdriver Go to last post
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