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Ramps to Get Glider Off Trailer by John DeRosa OHM Ω http://aviation.derosaweb.net
To get my glider's fuselage into my "hangar" (AKA garage) for winter work I I have to get it off and out of the trailer generally by myself. I made some ramps to help with this. I thought you might find this useful. There are two pairs of ramps. One is a pair of rather narrow ramps to get the...
Today 04:20 AM
by John Tapanddie Go to last post
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New Luxury Tax on Gliders in Canada by [email protected]
Today, the Canadian government announced that a new luxury tax (Italian style) will be implemented Jan 1st, 2022. The tax applies to vehicles retailing for CDN$100,000 (equivalent to US$80,000) at the rate of 10% on total price or 20% on price over CDN$100,000, whichever is less. The sales tax of...
Today 03:44 AM
by George Haeh Go to last post
5 36
FLARM Fusion Range by Matt Herron Jr.
Hi guys, I just installed a FLARM Fusion and am getting some very poor results. The antennas are installed symmetrically on either side of the canopy rail (see photographs) in an ASW27b. They clip into a plastic adaptor printed from ABS, and each antenna has a clear 180 degree view out the side...
Today 03:21 AM
by George Haeh Go to last post
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Archived webinars in SSA website??? by Dirk_PW[_2_]
Can't find them. Anyone know where they are?
Today 03:10 AM
by Dirk_PW[_2_] Go to last post
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ClearNav2 compatibility? by Phoenix
I'm installing a ClearNav2 and already have a Cambridge LNav / GPSnav w/Cambridge vario. Is there any reason to keep the Cambridge combo in the panel? Anything it can do that the CN2 can't? Should I just install hole covers and try to sell the Cambridge combo?
Yesterday 11:03 PM
by John Sinclair[_5_] Go to last post
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Purists are from Pluto, Motorgliderists are from Mars - #2 by Eric Greenwell[_4_]
Didn't make it to a new thread on the first attempt... ----------------------------------------- I moved this to a new thread, as it seemed to go in a different direction than Bob's original conversation starter. ----------------------------------------- Guy Acheson wrote on 4/9/2021 8:51 PM: ...
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Yesterday 08:55 PM
by [email protected] Go to last post
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The decline of gliding - a worldwide issue? by Douglas Richardson
Good morning, My name is Douglas and I am a glider pilot here in the UK. I would like to start a friendly discussion about the decline of gliding and whether this is an issue outside of the UK. Within the UK gliding has been in decline for decades and according to discussion on gliderpilot.net ...
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Yesterday 03:50 PM
by Douglas Richardson Go to last post
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Weglide.org by pavel skrabal
Looks like new interesting project for storing IGC flights. I think prehistoric OLC needs some fresh blood competition. WiFi download of flights straight from LX computers again this summer?
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Yesterday 11:01 AM
by Andreas Maurer[_2_] Go to last post
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Decision making in ground roll by ProfJ
Hi Folks, There's a lot of focus at the moment on wing dropping during the ground roll phase. I did my primary training on winch launches. For those who have never winch launched, it's quite an experience being in a 900 lb. vehicle which is accelerated by a 300hp motor which is fixed to the...
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Yesterday 10:55 AM
by Andreas Maurer[_2_] Go to last post
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polyurethane finishes by [email protected]
Hi all, I just purchased a glider with a factory PU finish. I'd like to know more about them, including: - best practices for maintenance - failure modes - method for repairing minor dings etc. - causes of wear and tear I am pretty familiar with gelcoat but know very little about PU.
April 19th 21 07:51 PM
by Richard Pfiffner[_2_] Go to last post
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Einar Enevoldson passing by Semantics Michael
Einar Enevoldson passed away Thursday. Short bio at Perlan Project: https://perlanproject.org/member/einar-enevoldson
April 19th 21 06:10 AM
by Frank Whiteley Go to last post
6 45
Silent sailplane auction at IVSM 2021 by KyleCharles
Today, I was on the Vintage Sailplane Association website for the first time in a few months. When checking the events page to make sure IVSM is still happening, I noticed something I have not seen before. Right in the middle of the paragraph about IVSM there is a sentence that reads: Silent...
April 18th 21 08:13 PM
by KyleCharles Go to last post
2 31
new SSA web site by Moshe Braner
The "new web site" is live, and it is very slow to load, and I can't find anything... Where did the state records go? And when I tried to login it made me spend much time training Google's AI via a "Captcha" - I hate those things with a white-hot passion! And then it rejected my password. (I...
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April 18th 21 05:37 PM
by Frank Whiteley Go to last post
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RV-friendly glider destinations? by Luke Scharf
My wife has talked me into purchasing a travel trailer with her. At least two of the glider operations I've been to (BRSS in New Castle Virginia and Seminole Lake in Florida) appeared to have RV-friendly camping areas. I'm wondering how many other glider operations around the US are...
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April 18th 21 10:29 AM
by David Shelton[_2_] Go to last post
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You want cheap soaring? by Nicholas Kennedy
https://wingsandwheels.com/classifieds/gliders/sie-3-4514.html You could get 2/3 guys together and this thing would be a blast. I bet it would climb to base with anything! Love the paintjob. Nick T
April 18th 21 02:53 AM
by Eric Go to last post
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Ah, Cowardice! by Bob W.
Stronger, apparently, than even skin color... https://www.americanthinker.com/blog/2021/04/due_process_is_no_more_in_brooklyn_center_minnesota.html
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April 16th 21 02:35 PM
by Jonathan St. Cloud Go to last post
11 103
FS: Snow Damaged Eberle Trailer by Kayla Hanke
Eberle trailer, damaged fiberglass top when snow fell off roof onto empty trailer this winter. E-mail for photos: tim AT adirondacksoaring.com or call 518-365-7726 $600 Tim Hanke Located in Saratoga Springs, NY
April 16th 21 12:50 PM
by Kayla Hanke Go to last post
2 43
Butterfly Display V4.0 intermittent FLARMnet ID display - V4.1x3 by Dave Nadler
Hi All - I've found and fixed a couple more old bugs including this one. Could use some help testing this prior general official release! Download from link below, unzip, and load into Butterfly via your PowerFLARM. If you're able to help test, PLEASE let me know if you've loaded OK, and this bug...
April 15th 21 11:27 PM
by Brian[_1_] Go to last post
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Glideport.aero by Moshe Braner
On 4/9/2021 2:33 PM, Moshe Braner wrote: ... couldn't figure out my password. Clicked on "reset password" (in glideport.aero) but the promised email never came in (and yes I checked the spam folder). I know I put in the right email address because other addresses say "no such...
April 14th 21 02:10 AM
by Ramy[_2_] Go to last post
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Seatbelt Harnesses by John Foster
I'm looking at needing to replace my seatbelt harness for my glider. Any recommendations regarding where to look and what model to look for?
April 14th 21 01:56 AM
by Bob Gibbons[_2_] Go to last post
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