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Good lubricant for assembly by Senna Van den Bosch
I'm trying to find a good lubricant for assembly, available in Europe. Any ideas? Currently using regular vaseline.
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June 4th 18 03:47 PM
by Jonathan St. Cloud Go to last post
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Digital altimeters by [email protected]
Tried of the 57mm Winter altimeter being too inaccurate even after being re-calibrated. Being EXPERIMENTAL, going to look into digital. Going to look at MGL Vega ASV-1 first as it displays altitude and airspeed. http://www.mglavionics.com/html/vega_color_singles.html Anyone had experience with...
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June 3rd 18 10:33 PM
by Dan Marotta Go to last post
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126 Championships by [email protected]
Hey Guys, We had just concluded a fantastic 1-26 Championship in Caesar Creek, with five days of super flying, with challenging tasking that was rewarding for beginners and advanced pilots. Chuck Lohre did a fantastic job of contest reporting and the social events were great. The 1-26 is truly a...
June 3rd 18 03:34 AM
by Waveguru Go to last post
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Glider Related Presentations Available by OHM Ω http://aviation.derosaweb.net
Over the years I have put together some glider related presentations and information that you might find useful. They have variously been presented at SSA conventions, ChicagoLand Glider Council meetings, regional contests and created just for fun, dang it. Think of them as my brain dumps to...
June 2nd 18 09:54 AM
by Henning Pedersen Go to last post
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1202 Transponder Squawk Code - In a Tow Plane? by OHM Ω http://aviation.derosaweb.net
Just wondering about something. Those of us with transponders in our gliders squawk 1202. Hurrah for our unique code. As I understand it other VFR aircraft with transponders typically squawk 1200. I would assume that at many gliderports few of the gliders have a transponder due to the cost...
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June 1st 18 06:20 PM
by kirk.stant Go to last post
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Trailer license problem by PapaTango of Indiana
I purchased a glider. FAA registration was done with the FAA bill of sale, had no problem. The trailer and the glider are in Pennsylvania, have no license plate and have only a 10 years old registration from Florida. It never accrued to me that my Indiana state license office will not accept the...
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June 1st 18 05:54 PM
by JS[_5_] Go to last post
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Pawnee by Charles Longley
I am not sure who is the SGC ship captain on the Pawnee. I flew it the other day to help out Duane. Is that a FLARM on top of the instrument panel? If so how does it work? Scott was asking me about a good source for Pawnee parts. My first choice is Univair then Johnston Aircraft in California.
June 1st 18 03:42 PM
by Charles Longley Go to last post
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remembrances of boulder city, NV glider operation with Blaniks by rich hehmann
I remember the glider operation doing rides and instruction in Boulder City, NV using mostly Blaniks. Have great memories of flying there in the 80's and 90's. A nice couple---transplants from Chicago, ran it. What was the name of the operation and the couple?? When did it close??
June 1st 18 07:11 AM
by JS[_5_] Go to last post
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FS: K6 Mux 2 IOIO by Dave Springford
New, in the bag, K6 Team Mux 2 IOIO with Powerflarm core and Cambridge 302/ GPS-Nav cables. $120 including shipping. Contact via the ad on glidersource.com http://glidersource.com/cgi-bin/post.cgi?id=1282
May 31st 18 09:37 PM
by Dave Springford Go to last post
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Grob G103 canopy transparencies made in the USA by Bob Kuykendall
I'm considering tooling up to make replacement canopy transparencies for existing sailplanes, or at least to have them made for me. I've seen a few requests for G103 canopies, so I thought I'd start there. What I am thinking of is precision stretch-formed transparencies made over internal mandrels...
May 31st 18 02:32 PM
by [email protected] Go to last post
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TT21/TN72 power consumption by jfitch
For those of you contemplating this, I've made some rough power measurements. Sitting in my shop with a clear view towards the airport, the TT21 is reporting nearly constant interrogations, and drawing between 120 and 150 ma. The TN72 alone draws about 70 ma. When both are powered and broadcasting...
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May 30th 18 09:19 PM
by Darryl Ramm Go to last post
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Region 6 North (Adrian, MI) - Last Minute Sign Ups! by [email protected]
Save the Date & Register for R6N! See: www.R6N.org It's not too late to signup for the Region 6 North Sports Class Championships! To date, we have 18 registered for the regional contest and an additional 10-12 Juniors (including 3 Bus Class and 20m Multi-seat Class Drivers mentoring Juniors in...
May 30th 18 05:01 PM
by [email protected] Go to last post
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Pee receptacle by Poppy Puppy
Some years ago a friend had a pee receptacle that, when stored, looked like a 35mm film container (remember those?), but contained a bladder that held about a litre of fluid. Does anyone know of the product its name, and who stocks them?
May 30th 18 05:28 AM
by Poppy Puppy Go to last post
4 238
WANTED Grob 103 Twin II rear canopy--Blue tint by RV 6 Driver
My club is looking for a new rear canopy for our Grob 103 Twin II with blue tint. Lead time from Germany is 16 weeks. Hoping somebody has one here in the States that they would be willing to part with. Anybody?
May 30th 18 01:42 AM
by RV 6 Driver Go to last post
0 176
Aileron "tuning" or "trimming" by [email protected]
Hi all, I have a PW-5 that requires side pressure on the stick at all times to correct a tendency to bank to the right. More pronounced at higher speeds, of course. Wing tape helps a little but doesn't eliminate it. But there is a visible tiny difference in aileron position from one side to the...
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May 29th 18 07:37 PM
by Charlie M. (UH & 002 owner/pilot) Go to last post
16 426
Radios for free! by Terry Slater
I have 1 Filser ATR500 panel mount and 1 ICOM A22E handheld free to a good home, preferably for a youth gliding group. You pay the shipping from the UK. Both units are serviceable, removed from use as we now have 8.33 KHz channel spacing in Europe. Terry Slater
May 29th 18 05:29 PM
by [email protected] Go to last post
2 292
GPS vs Gliding Computer by Mike Reid
Right after I win the lottery, I'm going to buy a Stemme. I've never flown a glider with either a GPS unit or a gliding computer, and I see that the Stemme comes with both. What do you get with one that you don't get with the other, and vice versa? Any information would be appreciated. Mike
May 28th 18 11:33 PM
by Dan Marotta Go to last post
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Durango, CO by [email protected]
Is the glider port still active in Durango Colorado? Asking for someone traveling through there next month who wants to get a ride
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May 28th 18 07:18 PM
by Bob T Go to last post
17 424
MicroAir Radio problems... by Steve Hill
A couple of years ago I purchased a brand new MicroAir 760 tranceiver. I kept it in the box, planning on exchanging it, as my trusty old Dittel FSG60m was starting to make funny noises and not quite act right...When the Dittel finally gave up the ghost one day, I set to installing the MicroAir. My...
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May 28th 18 06:47 PM
by Charlie M. (UH & 002 owner/pilot) Go to last post
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Weight of D steel 02 cylinder Schliecher by Jonathan St. Cloud
Was wondering if anyone knew the approximate weight of tehnD size steel 02cylinders that are used in Schliecher gliders? Thanks
May 27th 18 08:23 PM
by [email protected] Go to last post
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