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winglets by bagmaker
OK, I can get the theory (OR can I?) with winglets to reduce wingtip vortices. Surely the best direction for the tip is DOWN!, I understand this may be difficult for actually making, especially with gliders and groundloops, aesthetics, etc, but can someone explain why they are pointing...
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March 3rd 06 10:39 PM
by Bob Caldwell Go to last post
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Winglets for a Nimbus 2 by [email protected]
I recently purchased a Nimbus 2 ,before the naysayers get started ,I have over 1000 hours of which 70 hours in all flying tails, 450 hours on a kestrel 17 with a drag chute which I used regularly. The only only issue I have is that I would like the handling to be a bit more responsive, fitting her...
January 15th 19 07:58 AM
by [email protected] Go to last post
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Winglets for ASW20 by goneill
I have purchased an ASW20L and want some feedback on winglets M & H quote 5% improve in l/d with their set . Does anyone have an opinion on how accurate this claim is. Is there other manufacturers that make them ,net sites please and opinions if you have them. gary
February 3rd 04 01:21 AM
by Svein Go to last post
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winglets for LS-1 by Brad
A friend of mine is considering installing winglets on his LS-1C. Has anyone ever seen or heard of an LS-1 with winglets? Is there a retro-fit installation for winglets available? I know that the Libelle has a winglet kit, so perhaps the LS-1 has one too. Cheers, Brad Apis 13
October 26th 04 06:11 PM
by Erik Braun Go to last post
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Winglets for Nimbus 4D by Jonathan St. Cloud
Does anyone know, are there factory approved winglets for Nimbus 4d's? If so would appreciate comments from those that have flown with the winglets and if they were worth the price to purchase and install? What changes in glider performance and handling were noticed after the installation of the...
May 19th 15 07:26 AM
by Tango Whisky Go to last post
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Winglets for SZD55 by Tom and Jane Gilbert
Any 55 owners fitted winglets to their ships? Thoughts... comments?? Tom Gilbert
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April 12th 16 05:00 PM
by [email protected] Go to last post
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Winglets for Ventus B by David Cleveland
I am looking for a set of used winglets for a 1981 Ventus B. I would prefer the 15m tips, but I'll entertain 16.m tips as well. David
October 25th 17 07:44 PM
by [email protected] Go to last post
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winglets on a 2-33? by GARY BOGGS
Has anyone ever put winglets on a 2-33? or any other Schweitzer?
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April 3rd 10 09:04 PM
by Leroy Tire Go to last post
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Winglets on a Asw-27a by KP
Hi All I have a ASW-27a and have been told that having the mod to the M&H windlets improves the climb of the ship. Has anyone have any comments on the mod. Ken (KP)
May 27th 05 01:18 PM
by [email protected] Go to last post
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WingMate by Larry Pardue
Howdy, I am interested in purchasing a WingMate self-rigger but have not been able to get hold of Chip Bearden at his last known e-mail address of his initials plus last name at aol.com. Does anyone know if he still makes these, or maybe someone has one laying around they would like to get rid...
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April 12th 06 06:51 PM
by g l i d e r s t u d Go to last post
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Wingmate ?? by [email protected]
Browsing this group seems to indicate that the Wingmate is no longer built, so, I'm thinking of building one myself. I trust Chip won't be offended. If you have one, I'd be interested in learning what dimensions Chip used . i.e. Aluminium box section size and wall thickness, and length of each...
April 9th 08 04:58 PM
by Chip Bearden Go to last post
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Wingrigger Advisory by Mark628CA
Since I took over the production of the popular "Wingrigger" assembly aid, I have shipped over thirty units. I have just been advised by a customer that there may be a slight problem with the locking mechanism on the sliding axle. The axle runs through a machined sleeve activated by a knob with a...
May 29th 15 03:29 PM
by Mark628CA Go to last post
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Wingrunner Checklist by Jamie Shore
My club is considering implementing a wing runner checklist. The wing runner would perform this mental checklist at some point before they give the Begin Takeoff signal. "CATP" Canopy....CLOSED AND LOCKED (to the best of their judgement) Airbrakes....CLOSED AND LOCKED (to the best of their...
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March 17th 13 12:45 AM
by [email protected] Go to last post
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wings & wheels by Boise Pilot
When I try to go to the second page of any of the classifieds I get an error message "this connection is untrusted". Is anyone else experiencing this. Only started a few days ago. Boise, ID
February 15th 15 04:44 AM
by Two Shoes (Judson Knowles) Go to last post
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Wings & Wheels fundraiser for US Junior Team by Sean Franke
Wings & Wheels is organizing a Soaring Safari August 30 & 31 from Warner Springs, CA to Jean, NV. On August 30 we fly from Warner Spring to Jean and stay the night at Gold Strike Casino adjacent to the airport. August 31 we fly back to Warner Springs. We are looking for your pledge to support...
August 29th 14 03:53 PM
by Sean Franke Go to last post
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Wings & Wheels is moving! by Tim[_10_]
Please note that as of November 9th Wings & Wheels has a new home I have since having had some medical issues in the past year had to think about how much I could continue the pace and remain in control of running all business operations should something more seriously happen. I also turned 62...
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November 18th 13 10:49 PM
by [email protected] Go to last post
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Wings & Wheels moved by Sean Franke
Wings & Wheels has relocated to a larger building in Eagle, Idaho! Good news for deliveries to California. We no longer collect CA sales tax.😊 If you are in the Boise, ID area come in and visit!
December 21st 18 01:56 AM
by Andrzej Kobus Go to last post
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Wings & Wheels Want Ads by Sean Franke
There have been questions about Wings & Wheels want ads. There will be no policy, terms, or conditions changes. Want Ads will continue as they have in the past. There will not be website updates this week during the move. Daily updates will begin next week. Sean Franke
November 16th 13 01:20 PM
by Sean Franke Go to last post
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Wings and Wheels by Greg Delp
Just went to do my daily window shopping trip through the W & W classifieds. I love the new site. It seems like a great improvement so far. Now back to my search.
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November 13th 14 10:20 PM
by [email protected] Go to last post
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wings came off by hinterland
In French Alps last week end.. http://www.ledauphine.com/isere-sud/2010/09/20/coupe-icare-un-planeur-se-disloque-en-plein-vol
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September 24th 10 07:08 AM
by bumper[_3_] Go to last post
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