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DG-100 Headrest by [email protected]
Hi Folks, I'm trying to get comfortable in a DG-100 that currently has no headrest, and am finding that my neck gets sore quite quickly without one. I'm 6'3 and am very reclined in the cockpit (I have to be to fit). I'm using a national backpack chute. I'm aware that the early DG-200s with the 2...
Today 01:40 AM
by Scott Williams Go to last post
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Wanted: Piper Pawnee PA 25-235 by [email protected]
Our soaring club is looking for another Pawnee 235 or 250 hp with a fixed pitch prop. Let me know if you have one for sale or know of one for sale. Tim Hanke Adirondack Soaring Saratoga Springs, NY 518-693-6849 e-mail:
Yesterday 10:47 PM
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Roof Rack for bikes on a cobra clamshell top? by Matt Herron Jr.
I have searched discussions on bike racks and trailers. I tend not to like the trailer hitch extension solution as stability is compromised, as well as access to the car or trailer hatches. Has anyone installed a traditional roof rack on top of a fiberglass Cobra trailer? Looking to support one...
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Yesterday 05:31 PM
by Jonathan St. Cloud Go to last post
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International Gliding Commission by [email protected]
Here's a debatable subject few appreciate. For the second time in five years, the I.G.C. Bureau has been unable to find a worthy recipient to be awarded the Lilienthal Medal, Gliding's highest award. The Bureau has only 90,000 pilots/officials to select a recipient from. ( ? ? ?)
Yesterday 05:31 PM
by son_of_flubber Go to last post
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Jonathan Leal's big day! 1000km 126 attempt from Mifflin by Daniel Sazhin[_2_]
Hey Guys, Jonathan Leal has Aero Club Albatross' 508 assembled, taped and ready to fly from Mifflin tomorrow, going for the 1000km diploma in a 1-26! He's been preparing for this flight for a long time and it looks like a really good day for it. He's planning on taking off at 6:30am and the flight...
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Yesterday 05:24 PM
by Jonathan St. Cloud Go to last post
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GROB 103 FS by John Seaborn (A8)
Soaring Society of Boulder is selling our GROB 103 Twin II. The glider was completely reconditioned in 2016 and all known AD/TN have been complied with including the expensive 6000-hour inspection. This 103 has a high useful load over 400lbs. An excellent trainer and easy to fly this GROB is more...
April 21st 18 10:13 PM
by John Seaborn (A8) Go to last post
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FOR SALE: 2-22 & 2-33 Schweizer's plus trailer... by Tomi
We have a '79 SGS 2 - 33A in good condition. We haven't been flying it for a while because of lack of interest and now we're looking at selling it. The aircraft is in Bolivia (South America). Contact me in case you might be interesed so that I can send you pictures and provide more...
April 21st 18 09:53 PM
by [email protected] Go to last post
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Phoebus A as a first glider by John Foster
What are your thoughts regarding the Phoebus A as a first glider for a low-time pilot who received their training in a 2-33? I have the opportunity to acquire a Phoebus for a very good price from the club that I'm training with, but it has not flown in over 15yrs. No one knows of any obvious...
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April 21st 18 06:34 PM
by POPS Go to last post
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For Sale M&H KF-011 Oxygen Bottle by Bryce Sammeter
For Sale, M&H lightweight KF-011 Kevlar fiber wrapped oxygen bottle. Came as a spare with glider purchase. Manufactured 9/2011 and looks brand new and appears to possibly be unused. Installed CGA-540 valve with pressure gauge.. Appears to need hydro. Will ship for free in U.S., Discounted shipping...
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April 21st 18 07:17 AM
by Bryce Sammeter Go to last post
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First glider Nimbus 2 ? by Max Kirschner[_3_]
At 18:24 16 March 2015, wrote: On Thursday, March 12, 2015 at 8:11:44 PM UTC-7, Surge wrote: A Nimbus 2 is on the market which I'm interested in as my first glider an= d I'd like some feedback from those who've owned or flown one. I owned a Nimbus 2c, It has exactly...
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April 20th 18 07:25 PM
by Jonathan St. Cloud Go to last post
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SSA's Life Sailplane Tracking site down? by AS
Am I the only one who cannot see any life tracking of the R5N contest? Inquiring mind want to know! Uli 'AS'
April 20th 18 03:57 PM
by [email protected] Go to last post
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XCSoar Forum registration by Doug[_7_]
I've been trying to register on the XCSoar site so that I might post questions on the forum. Thus far, I'm getting no where. The site says my user id has not been registered and to contact an administrator. Clicking on the link to contact an administrator requires me to register... DOH !!! I've...
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April 20th 18 10:18 AM
by HappyFaceNL Go to last post
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First glider Nimbus 2 ? by Surge
A Nimbus 2 is on the market which I'm interested in as my first glider and I'd like some feedback from those who've owned or flown one. I do realize that a flapped, long winged glider is not the best choice for a low time pilot which is why I will keep the glider in a hangar while I first build up...
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April 20th 18 07:17 AM
by Surge Go to last post
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Gliding International = Special May issue by [email protected]
Hi Enthusiasts Our May issue will go in the post this coming week, It is an extra special one. • There is full coverage of the March I.G.C. meeting which increased the number of World Championship classes to 10. (TEN). Like many soaring enthusiasts, we are expressing a view that the I.G.C....
April 20th 18 06:15 AM
by [email protected] Go to last post
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Quiet Vent by Ron (RW)
Some months ago, I read a post from a John Morgan, Minden NV. He was developing a gadget that was to diminish noise from the clearvision panel vent. I think he called it the Quiet Vent. Any further word on his venture? Any contact info? THNX Ron W (RW)
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April 20th 18 06:06 AM
by bumper[_4_] Go to last post
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Glider Accident In Labelle, Fl.? by [email protected]
I has been reported that Tom Irlbeck was killed on Saturday while glider flying in Labelle , Florida. If anyone knows of this incident could you please confirm or dispel.
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April 20th 18 03:06 AM
by 2G Go to last post
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CALLING ALL JUNIOR PILOTS IN California by Wyll Surf Air
Dear soaring community, If you or anyone you know is a glider pilot/aspiring glider pilot under the age of 30 in or around California please read this post all the way through. Over the past couple of years, a few small groups have been working on promoting junior soaring in California, with the...
April 20th 18 02:17 AM
by Wyll Surf Air Go to last post
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See You Mobile 7.4 by [email protected]
I went to update using the Oudie updater and it seemed to go fine but, I get an error message and it says file corrupted. When I turn on the Oudie it is still showing 7.21. Any ideas as to what may be wrong? Dennis
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April 19th 18 05:18 PM
by [email protected] Go to last post
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Opening for May Winch Class at Eagle Field by Karl Striedieck[_2_]
There is one slot open May 5,6 for someone looking for a combination winch launch sign off and introduction to off field landing course here in central Pa. The class size has been reduced by one (to three) to allow more flexibility in dodging adverse weather (severe winds, precip, low clouds)....
April 19th 18 03:25 PM
by son_of_flubber Go to last post
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Tost reel system by Charles Longley
Due to the type of towing we do. My club (Evergreen Soaring) is considering putting the Tost reel system in one of our Pawnee's. I would like to hear everyone's experience on them pro or con. Not really looking for opinion from someone who hasn't operated with one. Thanks Charlie
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April 19th 18 03:13 PM
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