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Our soaring friends: storks by Tom BravoMike
As there were many discussions about how soaring birds help us find thermals, this may be of interest to at least some of us: storks have arrived today, after a long trip from Africa, to Przygodzice, just south of Ostrow Wielkopolski in Poland, the site of WGC 2018. You can watch them live improve...
Today 05:56 PM
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Battery safety (againish) by Jonathan St. Cloud
Was wondering if others had read and were doing this: https://www.dg-flugzeugbau.de/wp-content/uploads/filebase/Data/serviceinfos-en/2019-103-e.pdf The ASG-29E has a gas tank directly above two batteries used to power flight instruments.
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Today 05:48 PM
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TOW PLANE Accident by Richard Garrity
Skyline Soaring Club has suffered a tragic loss of a member in the crash of our tow plane. The accident occurred on October 7th while towing an ASK21.. The glider released at very low altitude and returned safely to the airport. The NTSB is investigating and factual information is shown on their...
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Today 03:56 PM
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Salida, CO flying this summer? by joesimmers[_2_]
Any glider flying camps, groups etc. in Salida this summer? Thanks for any info, Joe
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Today 02:59 PM
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Glider pilot clips a tree by Burt Compton - Marfa Gliders, west Texas
VID-20190321-WA0015.mp4 Hope the kid is alright.
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New Horten wing wing by Jonathan St. Cloud
https://www.flyer.co.uk/world-debut-for-horten-flying-wing-at-aero/?fbclid=IwAR3pS0kLC0GNBTYGdBH2Uu2L4TfISSPagO5kqvvOMtyRcgA510lUM7Lu7N8
Today 01:45 AM
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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 01:43 AM
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US Sectional Charts by 2KA
If you like sectional charts (and I do), you may be interested to know that up-to-date, downloadable sectional charts are available for the most popular soaring flight planning software. Just visit the Sectionals tab on my website at http://www.soaringdata.info to find: - CMR format files for...
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Today 12:27 AM
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Life glider hours with winch by [email protected]
Hi all. I listened from some pilots that the glider life hours reduce if you use winch start. Is that true? I looked for some data about and I did not found. have a nice day, José.
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Yesterday 09:42 PM
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Cobra Trailer Emergency Brake Experience by [email protected]
I have been having bad luck with trailers recently. Here is what happened a few days ago, maybe someone will benefit from hearing about my misfortune: Best I can figure, the Cobra trailer emergency brake application cable (which attaches to the bottom of the brake handle and clips to the tow...
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Yesterday 03:49 PM
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Florida Soaring Conditions in August- Seminole by Neil McLaughlin[_3_]
I have a work trip to Orlando coming up in August and have the option to stay on for a few days afterwards. I was thinking about visiting Seminole Lake and doing some flying out of there. My first question is will the weather be good to make it worthwhile? I can see it could be quite hot and...
Yesterday 06:49 AM
by Bob Youngblood Go to last post
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Solution Manual Introduction to Communication Systems (Upamanyu Madhow) by [email protected]
I require the solution manual to Introduction to Communication Systems by Upamanyu Madhow. Thanks a lot in advance!
Yesterday 06:15 AM
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DNN aircraft detection by [email protected]
Not sure how practical for gliders but for powered aircraft seems useful to augment ADSB. They have tested in an around Edwards and could detect gliders. Just need to find a way to keep bugs off the camera lens. https://blogs.nvidia.com/blog/2019/03/20/jetson-tx2-aircraft-safety/ Darren
Yesterday 01:57 AM
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Borgelt Dynamis variometer by Mike Borgelt[_2_]
Well we finally got all the algorithms right and the plus and minus signs in the right places. It took a lot longer than we thought until we made a testing breakthrough. One day the story will get told. Our beta testers report they are very happy and could not fault it. Search Youtube for Borgelt...
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Yesterday 12:02 AM
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Avare by Dan Marotta
My glider is equipped with ADS-B Out.* I use Avare in my glider as an ADS-B In display.* Yesterday was my first test and I was dismayed to see that my ship was displayed at the center of the screen with a reported altitude difference that matched the difference between the altimeter setting...
March 21st 19 03:52 PM
by Dan Marotta Go to last post
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Recirculate cockpit air to keep feet warm? by [email protected]
As we know, flying in wave with the sun shining, much of the cockpit stays reasonably warm, but the feet, down in the shade, get cold. So, as I'm here at home on a cold night with a fan helping distribute the heat from the wood stove to another room, it occurred to me that something like that may...
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March 21st 19 03:51 PM
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March 19th 19 10:38 PM
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There is a new LXNAV user group on google groups by Jonathan St. Cloud
There is a new LXNAV user group on google
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K8b restoration by John Foster
I was given a junked K8b due to water damage to the wood at the wing root and multiple tears in the original fabric and chipped/peeling paint. However, it looks like it may be restorable (worth it, that's another story). Anyway, I'm interested to know if there is an online repair manual that lays...
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March 19th 19 03:14 PM
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What is a "Site Survey?" by Burt Compton - Marfa Gliders, west Texas
In responses to my "Traveling Checkride Examiner" post and questions on the SSA Clubs & Chapters group I have received e-mails such as this one: Q. "Burt - Your recent message on Chapters-SSA got me thinking about site surveys. What exactly are they? How much time is required? What's the...
March 19th 19 04:06 AM
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