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Website Lange Aviation in English by Andor Holtsmark[_2_]
Dear soaring community Following the redesign and upgrade of our website, we have now completed the English translation: http://www.lange-aviation.com/en/ Here we publish extensive information on, amongst others, our Antares sailplanes, electrical flight, aerodynamics, safety and auto-towing. We...
Today 02:10 PM
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ADS-B Update by Darryl Ramm
It must be time for some more ADS-B posts, either that or we can talk about PW5 :-) With the ~$350 street price Trig TN72 GPS source now available in the USA I wanted to revisit my understanding of the situation with ADS-B Out in gliders. I wrote a forum post for local Northern California pilots...
Today 01:43 PM
by Dan Daly[_2_] Go to last post
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Soaring Schools by John Foster
Is there a general consensus on which schools are regarded as the "best" for glider training? I realize this is difficult to compare, as there are lots of good instructors all over the place, but if someone were interested in taking a block of time off and going somewhere to learn how to fly...
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Today 11:34 AM
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Seminole Lake Owner Arrested by [email protected]
https://www.caymancompass.com/2015/12/31/Extradition-approved-for-Romanian-fugitive/ Extradition approved for Romanian fugitive By James Whittaker - December 31, 2015
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Today 05:57 AM
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Akaflieg Karlsruhe AK-X by Jonathan St. Cloud
Anyone know how the Has anyone seen the Akaflieg Karlsruhe AK-X is coming along? Looked like a very interesting project.
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Today 05:50 AM
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Sailplane/trailer moving? by Ryan Wubben
I’ve occasionally seen posts regarding people with an empty leg willing to transport glider trailers around various parts of the country. Anyone with good recommendations on who to use? Bad experiences? What does it typically cost? Thanks! Ryan in Madison
Yesterday 11:02 PM
by Tony[_5_] Go to last post
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Akaflieg Karlsruhe AK-X updates? by Jonathan St. Cloud
Anyone know how the Has anyone seen the Akaflieg Karlsruhe AK-X is coming along? Looked like a very interesting project.
Yesterday 05:22 PM
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Buy Glider without looking by Casey[_2_]
Has anyone every sold a glider without the buyer looking at it? I have my glider listed for sell and the guy is buying without looking at it and sending a cashiers check and arranging shipping....sound familiar. Casey
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Yesterday 02:19 PM
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A Motoglider 'Landing Fumes' by Tom BravoMike
New from FAA on YouTube: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=1BV2yT1Dcdw Don't know exactly the situation, so I am not making any judgement, just mixed feelings. So, after all, are motorgliders gliders, or not? Most outlandings would be 'No fuel, no engine' declaration.
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Yesterday 02:01 PM
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Mobile Aviation Antenna for RV by Don Grillo[_2_]
I want to purchase an antenna to mount on the top of the ladder on my RV. I've been looking at the RAMI AV-3 and AV-7 antenna's. I will have to fabricate some sort of rotating base so that I can swing the antenna down while traveling as well as to remove the cable. The RAMI AV-3 has a 27" whip and...
Yesterday 05:05 AM
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Kiripotib by MNLou
Check out Keith Essex' flights in Kiripotib Namibia the last week on OLC. Wow! Lou
Yesterday 04:49 AM
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Max Weight of Non Lift Producing Components by [email protected]
In addition to max gross weight, some glider manuals specify a max weight for non lift producing components. But I haven't found much discussion of the significance of exceeding the max or information that would allow one to calculate the weight of non-lifting components (like a breakout showing...
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Yesterday 03:45 AM
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Slingsby T.61 MotorFalke by R. Wubben
Is this an exact copy of the Scheibe SF-25? How hard is it to get Stamo engine parts in the US? What would one go for in the US if it has been well taken care of and recently recovered and repainted? Could one register it in the new sport pilot, or Light Sport Aircraft rules? How are they to...
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December 10th 17 08:38 PM
by Don Johnstone[_4_] Go to last post
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Bob Carlton gets Art Scholl Award by [email protected]
Each year, the International Council of Air Shows presents the Art Scholl Showmanship Award to the air show act or performer which best exemplifies the qualities of showmanship demonstrated by Art Scholl. This award is the Airshow Industry's equivalent of the Oscar for Best Actor, Best Picture and...
December 10th 17 03:20 PM
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Pawnee with Tost internal tow rope system by kirk.stant
Our club (in the US) is looking at a Pawnee that has the Tost cable retractor winch system and we are curious about it's operation. For example, it appears that the rope requires a Tost weak link assembly at the glider end, but none at the towplane end. How are US operators setting it up? Tost...
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December 10th 17 07:48 AM
by bumper[_4_] Go to last post
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Camouflaged/Hidden Field Obstructions by Bob Whelan[_3_]
In the spirit of the season - northern hemisphere winter, I mean, of course! - another RAS thread raised the question of how Joe Glider Pilot might go about assessing how much more field will be necessary if his chosen field has an obstruction along/near its downwind border. (They all do, of...
December 9th 17 07:24 PM
by Bob Whelan[_3_] Go to last post
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Minimum field size. by FZ[_2_]
I'm driving past the nice grass field. Looks big, but it is surrounded on all sides by the 80 ft high trees. What should be a minimum length of this field, for a modern glider to safely land there? How to calculate it?
December 9th 17 06:45 PM
by Charlie M. (UH & 002 owner/pilot) Go to last post
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Ely, Nevada - Accident? by Renny[_2_]
I just saw this NTSB report regarding an accident at Ely on July 5th. Does anyone have any additional info on this accident? I am REALLY hoping that the pilot is OK.....Thanks - Renny NTSB Identification: GAA17CA386 14 CFR Part 91: General Aviation Accident occurred Wednesday, July 05, 2017 in...
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December 9th 17 06:18 AM
by Bob T Go to last post
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Future of 15m by John Foster
With the rise in popularity of 18m soaring, what do you guys think will be the future of 15m? Are there enough advantages of 15m over 18m for it to continue to have a strong place in competition? It seems most manufacturers are now making 18m sailplanes, that can be converted to 15m, but they...
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December 9th 17 12:26 AM
by Dave Walsh Go to last post
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Looking for Parachute by [email protected]
Less than 10 years old, with current, valid repack/inspection. If you have one you'd like to sell, let me know. Thanks, Tom A
December 8th 17 05:29 PM
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