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Tow Plane Upsets...... by Walt Connelly
I have been towing for about two and a half years and have logged over 6,500 tows. Having recently experienced a couple of rather violent glider kiting incidents, one at about 300 feet AGL I decided to investigate the experiences of other tow pilots in these circumstances. I have spent several...
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Wanted Instruments by [email protected]
On Sunday, April 16, 2017 at 4:09:47 PM UTC-4, wrote: Looking for used 57mm Winter altimeter and FSG71m radio. Thanks Heinz Heinz,
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ventus rigging visual clues by [email protected]
I'd appreciate hearing advice on the best visual clues for getting the wings on a Ventus 2c aligned when rigging.
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EAA Webinar on Mountain Soaring this Wed April 26, 7:00-8:30pm CDT -you even get FAA Wings credit! by [email protected]
Just wanted everyone who may be interested to know that this coming Wednesday evening I will be giving a live online EAA webinar: Sailplane Mountain Flying - What is Possible? You even get FAA Wings credit if you join in. Here is a link to...
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NASA testing by Ron Gleason
https://www.nasa.gov/centers/armstrong/Features/TGALS_first_flight.html Looks like a SH fuselage with side canopy hinges. Anyone know more details?
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MAY ISSUE - GLIDING INTERNATIONAL by [email protected]
The May issue of the magazine will be dispatched at the end of this week. The issue includes: • A report on the IGC annual conference. • The result of our approach to FAI about not providing value for the money they get from Gliding. Encouraging! • Photograph review from the annual...
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STC for 180 HP Pawnee Available by [email protected]
Converting the early 150 model to 180 hp is now available through Mike Horton of Lubbock, Texas. The STC allows for the o320 to be replace with the o360 A1A. The late Jeff Cloud had the arrangement in his tow plane and it was very good. No it is not a 235, nor should it be, but it is a very...
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Solution Manual Introduction to Communication Systems (Upamanyu Madhow) by [email protected]
Solution Manual Introduction to Communication Systems (Upamanyu Madhow) Thank you
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Discus 2b For Sale by [email protected]
An M&H prepared Discus 2b available end of June. Brand NEW Cobra trailer, Ship Refinished by Brayer( Concordia Guy), Clr Nav and more. Almost done.
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ASW27B Price still coming down by [email protected]
Just dropped the price of my 27B to 84,000 as seen in Wings and Wheels. Former Dick Butler ship (J3) is painted. Throwing in lots of extras!
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SkySight forecast available for SW USA by JS
As used at the recent WGC in Benalla... An excellent forecasting tool has been released in the USA, first available for the SW. More to come? https://skysight.io I have flown using Matthew Scutter's SkySight website when in Australia and found it extremely useful. Jim
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Improved live tracking for the SSA membership? by Sean Fidler
I would like to propose that the SSA consider providing its valued members with a far more comprehensive and well-adopted tracking solution (higher performance, more reliable hardware, negotiated member discounts, etc.). Tracking should not just for the benefit of contest pilots; tracking includes...
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April 22nd 17 05:31 AM
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Legal interpretation Adsb out by [email protected]
April 1, 2017 By Mike Collins The FAA’s Office of the Chief Counsel has issued a legal interpretation that clarifies automatic dependent surveillance-broadcast (ADS-B) requirements for operators of aircraft without electrical systems. The FAA has mandated ADS-B Out equipage after January 1, 2020,...
April 21st 17 11:08 PM
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FAI Sailplane Grand Prix USA 🇺🇸 Orlando by Sean Fidler
SGP USA begins today at Seminole Lake Gliderport near Orlando, Florida. Website: www.sgp.aero/usa2017 Live tracking: http://www.sgp.aero/usa2017/race-coverage/race-tracking.aspx?contestID=28476 Facebook: @FAISailplaneGrandPrixUSA Yesterday's practice race results: ...
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April 21st 17 07:34 PM
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Splitting Contest by pilot skill by Tony[_5_]
I know the SSA Rules have allowed for a while the ability to split classes in a regional by pretty much any criteria. A few contests have split by glider type or handicap range. Have any split by pilot skill? If so how did they do the split? Volunteers? Pilot Ranking? Combination? How does the GTA...
April 21st 17 05:51 PM
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SSA Junior Team (US readers) by Frank Whiteley
On Tuesday, April 11, 2017 at 4:49:34 PM UTC-6, Frank Whiteley wrote: Several years ago, a person very dear to me, engaged me in the idea of supporting youth and juniors in soaring. Dr. John Campbell had organized the Collegiate Soaring Association to promote soaring as a collegiate sport. He...
April 21st 17 04:51 AM
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Canopy covers by Tom Tom[_2_]
Hi! I have to sell new canopy covers for all gliders and planes. Colors .silver.blue,green,gold and red. Weight - 300-400G. Easy to put and off Perfect for gride time Delivery Time 5 working days. Photo:http://files.tinypic.pl/i/00892/r0cpqytck9qo.jpg
April 20th 17 10:16 PM
by Wheaton Go to last post
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Looking for ASW-27 or similar for US Team Camp by Tony[_5_]
RAS, I'm looking to borrow an ASW-27 (or very similar performance) glider to use at the US Team Camp in Cordele, GA right before the 15 meter Nationals. Francois Pin and I plan to use the camp to hone our team flying technique before heading to the 13.5 Meter World Championships in Hungary in...
April 20th 17 08:24 PM
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Costello anyone? by [email protected]
It is Monday April 17th and I know it is Easter Monday. Has anyone been able to contact Costello lately? Both numbers (480-968-7746 and 800-528-6483) say that the number is out of service. Anyone have any more information? Thanks, Bob 7U
April 20th 17 04:42 PM
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New BGA awards? by Mark Defendi
How many 300s, 500s or diamond heights have you done? We all do these tasks maybe many many times, but would it be nice if say when. You do 50 300s or 25 diamond heights there should be a new award? Maybe a diamond with some scrambled egg underneath the badge or say for 300s and 500s maybe ...
April 20th 17 04:31 PM
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