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Questions for SGS 2-33 Operators by [email protected]
Hi all, Our club, the Black Forest Soaring Society, is refurbishing our venerable 2-33. She's going to look real nice when we're finished. During this refurb a couple of questions have come up and so I'm posing them to the group: First, how many are still operating with the original, war...
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July 1st 18 04:57 PM
by Dan Marotta Go to last post
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Nano 4 vs Colibri X ? by Jonathan St. Cloud
Has anyone had the opportunity to play or fly with both? Wondering about the pro's and con's of each. Both same price, any features that would set one apart from the other?
July 1st 18 04:23 PM
by [email protected] Go to last post
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Make your plans to come to New Castle VA for R4S! by John Godfrey (QT)[_2_]
Register Now for 2018 R4S Contest Blue Ridge Soaring Society in New Castle Virginia is again hosting the Region 4 South contest. Contest runs 9/17/2018 - 9/22/2018. (Practice days: 9/15 and 9/16.) This year a two-hour workshop will be offered on 9/16 for new-to-NCI pilots to familiarize them...
July 1st 18 03:17 PM
by Retting Go to last post
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Soaring in Central California (Video) by Wyll Surf Air
I thought some of the geezers of RAC might enjoy my most soaring video. It has scenes from both my recently acquired Libelle 201 as well as Morgan Hall's Duo Discus. Anyway enjoy the video and happy flying https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=AEUFdYWng4I Wyll
July 1st 18 06:54 AM
by Wyll Surf Air Go to last post
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Quiet Vent by Ron (RW)
Some months ago, I read a post from a John Morgan, Minden NV. He was developing a gadget that was to diminish noise from the clearvision panel vent. I think he called it the Quiet Vent. Any further word on his venture? Any contact info? THNX Ron W (RW)
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June 30th 18 04:31 PM
by Paul Agnew Go to last post
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Any details on Nephi incident? by Chris
Is everybody alright?
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June 30th 18 04:24 PM
by Paul Agnew Go to last post
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For Sale: 1977 LS3 (USA) by Papa3[_2_]
Aero Club Albatross (ACA) is excited to offer our 1977 Rolladen Schneider LS3 “El Bondo” for sale. This highly-tuned racing machine has been fully “Templinized” in the ACA Skunkworks. Major modifications include: - Extensive micro-turbulation across all flying surfaces and,...
June 30th 18 02:43 PM
by Charlie M. (UH & 002 owner/pilot) Go to last post
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FOR SALE: FLYTEC SONIC VARIO by Roger Griffith
$50.00 shipped in the US, Includes velcro mounts and manual
June 30th 18 02:28 PM
by Roger Griffith Go to last post
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Spinsand hangar flying by Jonathan St. Cloud
I thought in light of a very recent mishap we should start a hangar flying thread on spins or any other flight regime so desired. I will start, please no judgment, just constructive comments, questions, stories... I have never gotten into an accidental spin. I have on several occasions,...
June 30th 18 05:46 AM
by Charlie Quebec Go to last post
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ArcusM trailer for sale by Dave Nadler
ArcusM trailer (short version) built fall 2015 Alko anti-sway hitch (50mm) Removable tongue (for compact storage) 4 built-in jack-stands skid plates on rear jack-stands ArcusM handling gear (wing wheel, tail dolly, collapsing tow-bar with tail-lift) Two cobra wing-stands Shop ramp (quick-release...
June 28th 18 02:51 PM
by Steve Leonard[_2_] Go to last post
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Wing Wheel by Andy (GY) by [email protected]
Andy, if you see this, could you let me know if you upgraded your wing wheel design so that its hieght could be adjusted? You posted that you were going to do that back in 2010... if so, could you post pics of the new design and perhaps describe it a bit. i'd like to build a wing wheel for...
June 27th 18 08:06 AM
by [email protected] Go to last post
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Discus 2 Optimal CG location by Dave Springford
Can anyone advise the optimal CG location for a D2? If the 2a and 2b have different optimal locations, I would like to know both. TIA, Dave
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June 27th 18 03:55 AM
by Dave Springford Go to last post
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GliderLink - New team soaring app for airborne location sharing by [email protected]
I'm excited to announce a new soaring app I've developed called GliderLink. The app shows your location and the location of nearby gliders on a moving map. You can see the other gliders' callsign, relative altitude, heading, and vertical speed. That's about it right now; it's very simple. The value...
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June 26th 18 11:09 PM
by Ben Hirashima Go to last post
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Resetting a Bienno LiFePO4 Battery by OHM Ω http://aviation.derosaweb.net
A friend of mine was having an odd problem with his Bienno LiFePO4 battery that I had never seen before. He lent me his battery while I was working on his panel. https://www.bioennopower.com/collections/12v-series-lifepo4-batteries The next day I was surprised when the battery didn't power up...
June 26th 18 09:26 PM
by rudolph stutzmann Go to last post
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Libelle by Ross[_3_]
So this is a bit of a strange story. Up for sale last week on Ebay was this old lady: http://www.ebay.com/itm/Standard-Libelle-Glasflugel-Glider-First-Registered-in-1976-/252990052032?hash=item3ae761d6c0:g:ztMAAOSwCkZZQCZX&vxp=mtr And less than a week later, without even changing pictures or...
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June 26th 18 01:24 PM
by [email protected] Go to last post
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FS - New Tost Brass 200 x 50 Tail Wheel with tire and tube by Dave Springford
Brand new brass tail wheel with tire and tube. 200 x 50 brass Tost tail wheel with 12 mm diameter axle hole will fit Schempp-Hirth Discus and Ventus. Weighs about 7 lbs to give a good rearward CG adjustment. $330 plus shipping Contact me by PM or via the ad on...
June 26th 18 11:12 AM
by Bojack J4 Go to last post
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cleaning confor foam by [email protected]
I had a blue confor foam pad in the seatpan of my my glider. I landed in Cordele right before a massive rainstorm, so the inside of the cockpit got wet. The foam sat wet for two weeks and got moldy/mildue and smelly. Do you know of any way to clean it? By its very nature it is very porous so the...
June 26th 18 05:29 AM
by [email protected] Go to last post
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Parachute Landing by Dan Marotta
Start viewing this at 1:23. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Ikzyqd9zzCY I think he might have made a* better landing under a rectangular chute. -- Dan, 5J
June 26th 18 02:02 AM
by [email protected] Go to last post
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Butterfly vario waypoints by 2G
Can anyone out there tell me how to load a waypoint file (cup) into a Air Avionics Butterfly vario (aka Display S)? The manual is very vague on this. Tom
June 25th 18 04:21 PM
by JS[_5_] Go to last post
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WTB 1-26, 1-36, 1-34 by Tango Eight
My club is seeking an airworthy single seat Schweizer glider, no projects. We're interested in 1-26 D / E, 1-36 or 1-34 (fixed gear). Reply to author or look me up on ssa.org. Evan Ludeman Post Mills Soaring Club Post Mills, VT
June 25th 18 01:18 AM
by [email protected] Go to last post
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