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Recommendation for Becker radio shop by [email protected]
Been around aviation a long time but a newbie to the soaring community Helping a friend sort out some issues in a motor glider The Becker 3200 com radio suddenly failed. Was working fine and on the next flight nothing after starting up the engine. Will not power up. I verified that it is...
Yesterday 04:15 PM
by Tim Newport-Peace[_7_] Go to last post
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Flarmnet Certificate Expired by [email protected]
I have attempted to open Flarmnet with two different computers (a Macbook Pro and a Win 10 latest). On both computers I am unable to open the site. I get a message that "certificate expired". I can't find anything mentioned on the Flarm site nor on OLC that there is a problem. Any insights...
Yesterday 04:02 PM
by Robert S Go to last post
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Oudie 2 profile examples by [email protected]
Been playing around with my Oudie 2, and the options to set the map and navigation boxes almost seem infinitesimal. I've tried searching for templates and/or examples that others have created, but not much luck. I prefer a clutterless map, but can't decide on the choice of boxes. How have you...
Yesterday 03:33 PM
by Nicholas Kennedy Go to last post
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Ventus TN 349-42 by Stuart Venters
As part of annual, I just found this newish TN regarding corrosion in the flaperon inside the wing linkage. (No corresponding AD.) I looked inside with a USB camera and saw some minor stuff. Definitely will re-lube. I'm curious what folks are seeing with this and if they are adding access...
Yesterday 03:29 PM
by Jim N Go to last post
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LS3A rudder needed by [email protected]
Our club is currently in the initial stages of rebuilding a LS3A , we are in need of a rudder. The two ships that we have will be used to make a very nice sailplane that will be used for our members and youth glider development program. If any of you have or know of a rudder either whole or...
Yesterday 02:21 PM
by Bruce C Go to last post
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Ever Wonder What's Inside a Transponder? by John DeRosa OHM Ω http://aviation.derosaweb.net
This YouTube video is from an Australian electrical engineer videographer that I have been following for quite a while. He has "mailbag" episodes from time to time to talk about electronic goodies that have been sent in to him (by me in one case). Some new, some historic, always fascinating ......
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LX Navigation Traffic Monitor or LXNAV-TrafficView? by Tom BravoMike
As I'm considering ordering the new Flarm Fusion, I wonder which (80 mm) display to go for. The two mentioned in the topic line have similar features and price. Pros and cons? What are the 'Voice alerts' like with the LX Navigation? Anyone could share his/her experience, please? Thanks in advance....
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PowerFlarm offers new Version, PowerFlarm Fusion Includes Many newstandard Features! by Richard Pfiffner[_2_]
PowerFlarm officially releasing the new PowerFLARM Fusion. It replaces PowerFLARM Core and comes loaded with features: • Connect smartphones and tablets via Wi-Fi or Bluetooth • FLARM Hub web app for easy upgrades, configuration, and maintenance • GDL 90 protocol for streaming traffic data...
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December 3rd 20 11:03 PM
by Richard Pfiffner[_2_] Go to last post
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New Battery Type? by AS
Winter is coming and it is time to get the annual Battery / Battery Charger discussion going. I ran across this ad for a new (to me) battery type. It is a Lithium Nickel Manganese Cobalt Oxide (LiNiMnCoO2) chemistry and the Ah rating the mfg claims is phenomenal. Has anybody seen or even used this...
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December 3rd 20 11:00 PM
by Eric Greenwell[_4_] Go to last post
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I got Thunderbird working - finally by jp
Thank you to all who helped me sort out the setting-up of Thunderbird as a way to read rec.aviation.soaring. I now have it setup and working. What dumb things I may have been doing in all my failed attempts but I finally got it. Thank you all again.
December 3rd 20 07:37 PM
by jp Go to last post
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Site ideas for a big Western US soaring trip next season by James Hogue
So, it is raining outside and I haven't been soaring in a long time, so naturally I am thinking about soaring next season.... I'll bet I am not the only one. The big plan is a soaring safari to the Western US next season. I may be able to take as long as 2+ months. I am looking for ideas for...
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December 3rd 20 02:28 AM
by John Good Go to last post
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Identifying a Canopy Blank's Glider Model by John DeRosa OHM Ω http://aviation.derosaweb.net
We have an unused canopy blank (no frame) wrapped in paper in our club's hangar's attic. It is in very nice shape and has been stored there for years.. No one seems to know anything about it or where it came from. We would like to identify and potentially sell it. The canopy is 78" long and 24"...
December 2nd 20 11:17 PM
by Steve Leonard[_2_] Go to last post
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Episode #18 of The Thermal Podcast now out by Herrie[_2_]
https://directory.libsyn.com/episode/index/id/17015924 Click on above link.
December 1st 20 03:07 PM
by Herrie[_2_] Go to last post
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Gel coat repair by [email protected]
I’ve been using Prestec for gel coat touch up because that’s what other A&P’s have recommended. I’ve been watching gel coat repair videos on YouTube. Mostly boat because that’s what’s on there. Has anyone tried boat gel coat on gliders? I am not cheap but if I can use a more readily...
December 1st 20 04:11 AM
by Craig Funston[_3_] Go to last post
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For Sale - New 80mm Winter MacCready Ring for PW-5 by Paul Remde
Hi, I have a new 80mm Winter MacCready Ring for PW-5 for sale. The customer that ordered it has since sold the glider. It is $110 plus shipping. Best Regards, Paul Remde Cumulus Soaring, Inc.
November 30th 20 02:37 AM
by Paul Remde Go to last post
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ASW-24 Brake questions by Dgtarmichael
I'm looking to replace the rotor and pads on our ASW-24 (sn240031) this winter and could use some help from somebody who's done it. The Manual only lists a Cleveland brake assembly of 30-9. The Cleveland catalogue lists parts for an ASW 20, 21, 22, 23 using a wheel assembly of 40-78B with brake...
November 29th 20 02:46 PM
by Hank Nixon Go to last post
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Best Overall Motorglider available today? by Nick Kennedy[_3_]
Didn't want to hijack the current FES tread so I thought I'd start a new one. This topic came up over dinner a couple of weeks ago. When you add all the following into a pot and stir, whats the "Best" Say for Western Great Basin flying. I think it may be the Carat, but I don't know much about...
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November 29th 20 05:22 AM
by John Iacobucci Go to last post
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Help From A good Guy by [email protected]
This past week a very nice gentleman came to our club and offered his services as an instructor and ride pilot. Let me say this, this sport needs more people like Chuck Waldo. Sorry that it was so cold here today Chuck, ha ha . Take care of yourself in NH, come back to Vero Beach soon and we will...
November 29th 20 01:17 AM
by [email protected] Go to last post
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Inadvertant IMC - DG1000, Manawatu, New Zealand by Andy Mackay
Nothing to add, but danger close https://youtu.be/TH7UXgT4Txs
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November 28th 20 01:37 AM
by [email protected] Go to last post
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Happy Thanksgiving To All Sailplane Ladies and Gentlemen. by [email protected]
Let me say that I wish all of you a very safe and wonderful Thanksgiving. Don't be ashamed if you must add a bit of weight in the tail to get the cg better after your feast. Take care, may you all be healthy and enjoy this wonderful holiday. Bob
November 27th 20 06:17 AM
by RW[_2_] Go to last post
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