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SSA Conventions. Return to every year? by Burt Compton - Marfa Gliders, west Texas
Seeing old friends, making new friends and putting faces to names in this age of sterile social media communication is a reason why the SSA Directors might consider a return to the annual SSA Conventions of the past. Just because you might be my "friend" on Facebook doesn't necessarily mean that we...
Today 12:24 PM
by GliderGuy Go to last post
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Flarm suppression of ADS-B out on Tow Planes by [email protected]
For those towing behind tow planes equipped with ADS-B out (1090MHz), a new version of PowerFlarm firmware 6.67 is now available which should suppress the collision warning from the tow plane's ADS-B out. Below are release notes. Version 6.67 Published 04 March 2019 Platforms Build Expiration All...
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Today 09:20 AM
by Urban Go to last post
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Looking for help with French trailer documents (contact information) by Senna Van den Bosch
I've bought myself a trailer registered in France and I notice the documents to be incorrect. I've created an account on ants.gouv.fr to edit the details on the document but it won't allow me (can't find registration), so I created a ticket but still no reply after 2 weeks. What I want to know is...
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Today 08:55 AM
by Senna Van den Bosch Go to last post
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Cobra trailer tail skids by BobWa43
Has anyone installed the Cobra trailer skids sold by Wings and Wheels? Any info on how to properly place the threaded backing plates is appreciated.
Today 05:24 AM
by AS Go to last post
2 18
More Sad News From PHDH by Mike Harbold
https://www.hawaiinewsnow.com/2020/02/22/hfd-dead-after-aircraft-crash-dillingham-airfield/
Today 05:08 AM
by Charles Longley Go to last post
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(US) Enhanced Support for the SN-10 on SoaringData.info by 2KA
For all you ILEC fans (and I know you are out there), I am pleased to announce that SoaringData.info now offers enhanced support for the venerable SN-10: - Nadler database (NDB) files are now supported as an input format. This means that you can easily update all US airport information contained...
Today 02:19 AM
by Dave Nadler Go to last post
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Andy McQuigg by [email protected]
Andy flew his final glide last Wednesday night. You will be missed EA! Whenever we have more information, we will pass information about his memorial service. Enrique Mertins KO
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Yesterday 09:24 PM
by Curt Lewis - 95 Go to last post
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Possible to convert Ventus Ct to Cm? by Mike N.
I am exploring the possibility of converting my Ventus Ct sustainer to Cm self launcher. At this point just trying to determine if this is even feasible at a practical cost... ;-) Anyway, just thinking out loud at this point. Any information or help is appreciated. Thanks, Mike N.
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Yesterday 06:16 PM
by Bert Van Eyken Go to last post
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L33 Hydraulic Conversion ANQ (Another Noob Question) by Shaun Wheeler
Now that it's passed it's annual I'm curious if there's a conversion kit for hydraulic brakes? Has anybody in the US done one? I see at least two kits (not aircraft specific) on W&W from Tost but haven't come up with much else. If there's already an approved EASA version of this it'd really be...
Yesterday 07:15 AM
by Shaun Wheeler Go to last post
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Clear Nav Variometer (digital/ XC) for sale by [email protected]
CN Digital XC Variometer, included speaker and all accessories. Installed by Williams 2 year ago. Like new/used 2 or 3 times. $1400.00 New one costs $1950 plus tax. Call/text 310 963 3099 or
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Is it a scam! by Geoff Minors
Good day gentlemen We have a SGU 2-22 for sale on Wings and Wheels. I had a call before the new year about it from Indonesia named Paul and they gave me there credentials and all looks legit even to the stage where I got calls from a shipping company! I have not heard anything back but now I have...
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February 22nd 20 07:51 AM
by 2G Go to last post
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Green band on ASI by John McCullagh[_2_]
This may seem a little academic, but definition of the lower limit of the green band on ASIs is inconsistent in places. EASA Certification Specifications for Sailplanes and Powered Sailplanes, CS 22.1545 (Air-speed indicator): "Each air-speed indicator must show the following markings: ... (c) for...
February 21st 20 06:04 PM
by Dan Marotta Go to last post
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US Team Selection Committe by [email protected]
The SSA US Team Selection Committe is asleep at the switch. **** poor. The 2020 Germany and France US Team members have not been announced by/through the SSA yet they are listed on the WGC websites. How embarassing to US soaring! If the committe members cannot keep the SSA members informed,...
February 21st 20 08:03 AM
by Ross[_3_] Go to last post
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Help needed with Flarm cable by Jakob Degn Jensen
Hi I have installed LX8000 1st gen in our glider. I am trying to use a Nano3 as Flarmdisplay, and looking for advice on the connection. I have the Nanopower connected to 12v, and USB cable to the Nano3. Next i need a cable from the LX8000 alarm display to the Nanopower RJ45. This is where I am...
February 19th 20 05:52 PM
by Dan Marotta Go to last post
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Libelle suitability for beginners by Nick Kennedy[_3_]
On W&W for sale recently there have been several Libelles listed, some look very nice. And affordable. Are these ships suitable for very low time beginners? I've heard they are "lightly" built. I've also never heard of them having any structural problems. Thought's?
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February 19th 20 04:16 PM
by [email protected] Go to last post
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Bring Back The Smoker! by [email protected]
For those who do Facebook, this is a wonderful soaring pick-me-up! An example: https://www.facebook.com/BringBackTheSmoker/videos/793525401058190/ Whoever did this, thank you for making my winter days "brighter".
February 19th 20 02:21 PM
by Gary Wayland Go to last post
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Room share Little Rock by Frank Whiteley
I have a spare QS bed at the Doubletree Tues-Sat. Frank Whiteley 970-330-2050
February 19th 20 04:22 AM
by Frank Whiteley Go to last post
1 70
Help at Little Rock by Dave Nadler
I'm giving a couple talks on Friday, and could use a hand recording them. Anyone who's attending either, iPhone-savy, and willing to help? If so drop me a private email, Thanks, Best Regards, Dave
February 18th 20 11:49 PM
by Dave Nadler Go to last post
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Mecaplex canopy window lube by John Foster
What is the best way to lube the sliding window in a Mecaplex canopy? Mine is a bit stiff, and I don't want to break it by using too much force. It will slide, but stiffly.
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February 18th 20 05:42 PM
by Dan Marotta Go to last post
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Dave Ritter ifo by Karl Striedieck[_2_]
Anyone out there have contact info for Dave Ritter, ASW-20 owner and former PSU student(until about 2016)? He set up the Mifflin Soaring Asso. website which went MIA and we need his help in restoring it. Thanks. KS
February 18th 20 03:26 PM
by Karl Striedieck[_2_] Go to last post
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