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Pawnee Fuel Tank Question by Larry Ruggiero
Hello folks, did a little searching on past posts related to Pawnee tanks and came up empty handed, so here goes: ours is a C model with the bladder/liner equipped fiberglass fuselage tank. It's developed a leak at the bottom that I'm digging into. Discovered a poorly done previous repair that...
Today 12:56 AM
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15M/Open Class Nat's Uvalde, Contest Day 3 by [email protected]
15M/Open Class Nats., Uvalde, Tx. Interim CD, Mark Keene. "Yesterday’s thought that it would be a little bit better than it was and watching the tracker, especially 15M it looks like you were following streets. I know it wasn’t as good as Uvalde can be." Today’s wx. Looking at the result...
Yesterday 11:52 PM
by [email protected] Go to last post
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Again! by [email protected]
The FAA has just informed us that northern NJ will once again be blessed with the weekend golfing presence of President Trump. Lucky us. This means that for the last eight weekends, we have had ONE weekend when we were allowed to fly. Last year Trump's favored golf club in Florida opened for the...
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Yesterday 11:46 PM
by Chris Rowland[_2_] Go to last post
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Price reduction on a very nice PIK-20D by SoaringXCellence
All, Helping a friend sell his glider. See the add on W&W: https://wingsandwheels.com/class/classified.php?id=2997 Let me know if you want to see more pictures. Mike
Yesterday 11:23 PM
by SoaringXCellence Go to last post
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SSA "Where to Fly" Map by Giaco
Is the SSA's "Where to fly" map updated regularly? There seem to be a number of clubs that are shown on the site with old and bad links and no recent history on google, at least in the last few years.... Specifically, i was trying to figure out if Iroquois soaring Association or Saratoga Soaring...
Yesterday 11:07 PM
by Charlie M. (UH & 002 owner/pilot) 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!
Yesterday 09:58 PM
by Dave Springford Go to last post
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Perlan High Altitude Tow Plane by Frank Whiteley
http://www.reporterherald.com/lifestyles/neighbors/ci_32061333/loveland-family-soaring-new-heights-study-earths-stratosphere Arne is an SSA member and member of Colorado Soaring Association.
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Yesterday 06:34 PM
by Ernst Go to last post
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Cobra Trailer Part Needed by [email protected][_2_]
I am in the middle of converting my Cobra trailer tongue from the round tube (broken) to the newer square tube type and find I am missing a part. There is a rubber/plastic plug that goes in the rear end of the square tube to keep debris and small critters from getting inside the trailer box. W&W...
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Discus 2 Winglets by Ross[_3_]
I am on the hunt for a set of winglets that look like this: http://www.rcawsey.co.uk/n114tw.jpg I know Heinz made them, and I know there aren’t many about so if anyone would part with them I would be really happy I would also consider paying to have them scanned to make a mold Cheers
Yesterday 08:22 AM
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Silent Skies by [email protected]
I live in Great Meadows, NJ, about 4 miles northwest of Hackettstown Airport. This is a nice clear Saturday morning, and usually I would hear the occasional airplane engine as some SEL passes nearby, even once in a while the distinctive sound of a radial. But not today. And why? Because...
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Yesterday 04:29 AM
by Charlie M. (UH & 002 owner/pilot) Go to last post
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What magic do the JS3 and Ventus 3 have that the ASG-29 Does not? by Bojack J4
After the definitive spanking these two new models gave to the previously dominant ASG-29, there has to be a superiority. So, what is it? (And yes, the pilot matters...but look at the results in 18m Worlds competition)
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Yesterday 12:59 AM
by Duster[_2_] Go to last post
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Flying with Parachutes by John Huthmaker
I'm just starting out with soaring. Simple question for you guys. How many of you fly with an emergency parachute? It looks like they cost around $2000 online. Pretty steep price; although the cost is insignificant if it saves your life. Is this something I should be looking to purchase?
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Yesterday 12:45 AM
by Charlie Quebec Go to last post
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Uvalde Reports by Nick Kennedy
It's too bad there is no one writing about the Uvalde contest..Nothing on the SSA site or the RAS, or I'm I missing it?
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Yesterday 12:01 AM
by Duster[_2_] Go to last post
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Looking for a Schweizer ballast box by [email protected]
Our club bought a 1-26 and it came without the ballast arrangement for lightweight pilots. So we are looking for such, at least the box that holds the ballast (we have the "brick" itself available in our 2-33, presumably the same). Anybody got that part sitting around from a wrecked 1-26 or 2-33?
August 15th 18 10:13 PM
by [email protected] Go to last post
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Follow Perlan flights live by danlj
http://www.perlanproject.cloud/VirtualCockpit.html Flying now, probably Thursday; not Wednesday.
August 14th 18 09:03 PM
by danlj Go to last post
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Need Help by Bob Youngblood
Just recently bought a Pawnee in Mt. Sterling , Illinois. Plan on possibly taking it apart to ship to Florida. Are there any glider guys out there that would be willing to give me a hand in taking the ole girl apart for shipping? I am willing to pay for help and probably all the beer you can drink....
August 14th 18 03:45 PM
by Dan Marotta Go to last post
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FS Security 350 parachutes qty 2 by Gary Guinn
I have 2 Security 350 parachutes both red. both kept in their bags, in my closet. 1 built April 1984...last packed 12/2016 Very nice shape. 1 built April 1983...last packed 12/2015 nice shape....bag zipper sticks..
August 14th 18 02:31 PM
by Gary Guinn Go to last post
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Any LAK 17B FES owners out there? by David Kinlan
Just took delivery of a LAK 17B FES and would like to share advice, tips, etc with other owners. Is there anyone out there?
August 14th 18 01:22 PM
by John Thomson Go to last post
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Cobra trailer brake heating up by Eric Greenwell[_4_]
I adjusted the brakes on my Cobra trailer according to the directions from Cobra. On the first test drive, the right brake drum got very hot in a few miles (about 240 deg F); the left brake drum got up to about 125 deg F. Neither drum seems to be dragging when I jack up the wheel and spin it. I...
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August 14th 18 05:48 AM
by [email protected] Go to last post
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Vintage & Classic Sailplane Camp at Marfa, Texas OCT 12-28, 2018 by Burt Compton - Marfa Gliders, west Texas
On Monday, May 21, 2018 at 6:18:50 PM UTC-5, Burt Compton - Marfa Gliders, west Texas wrote: Ever flown in an open-cockpit sailplane? You can at Marfa, Texas, October 12-28, 2018 in my restored Schleicher ASK-13! See photos at my Facebook page as "Burton Compton." I just returned from the...
August 14th 18 02:27 AM
by Burt Compton - Marfa Gliders, west Texas Go to last post
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