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Day 2 Region 8 Ephrata Wa by Nick Kennedy[_3_]
Task: West Start Mansfield 20 mile radius Seven Bays 20 mile radius Odessa 15 Mile radius The forecast was for it to be blue and kinda windy. It was 99% Blue but not windy. Just a very few short lived little Cu. Just as the launch started a fairly strong wind from the south came through and we...
Today 01:22 AM
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flight computer ergonomics and function by danlj
I'm curious. After two successive near-midairs about 5 years ago, I installed PowerFlarm and a transponder that wouldn't deplete my battery during flight. This required, due lack of panel space, that I give up my beloved ILEC S-10 flight computer (and its remote control). An Oudie IGC and and...
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Today 12:35 AM
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Club Class Nationals at Sunflower by Tony[_5_]
RAS, 22 Pilots gathered in Yoder, KS starting June 3rd to determine this years Club Class Champion. I was the Contest Manager. Hugh Grandstaff did a fantastic job as the CD. Yoder is the closest town to the Sunflower Gliderport. It was originally built as Hutchinson Naval Air Station in WWII,...
Today 12:14 AM
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Day 1 Hobbs. 18M/Open Class nats. by [email protected]
18M/open Nats Hobbs 1st contest day; Same 4 hour TAT both classes Early grid time 11 am Nice day with 6-8 knots up to 15000 ft cloud bases Cu in much of area. Small chance T storms. Posted by Leigh For you fans who don't use FB, CD will put up the task specifics after the launch on the SSA...
Yesterday 11:52 PM
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Us congress hearing of maan alsaan Money laundry قضية الكونغجرس لغسيل الأموال للمليادير معن الصانع by cigar al
YouTube videos of U.S. Congress money laundering hearing of Saudi Billionaire " Maan Al sanea"
Yesterday 08:17 PM
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On-line Registration Now Open for US Junior Camp Contest July13-20 @ Harris Hill by Christopher Schrader[_2_]
Club Leadership: Please encourage youth/junior members to register on-line for the Junior Camp Contest ("Two-seat Class") ASAP! See: https://www.ssa.org/Contests?cid=2448 Three experienced racing pilots will be donating their time to mentor Juniors (ages 15-25) in cross-country soaring and...
Yesterday 05:25 PM
by Christopher Schrader[_2_] Go to last post
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IGC Technical Specification for Flight Recorders - updated by Ian Strachan
After discussion in the IGC Air traffic, Navigation and Display Systems (ANDS) Committee and the GNSS FR Approval Committee (GFAC), the Technical Specification for IGC-approved GNSS Flight Recorders has been updated with Amendment 5 and is now available on the IGC and GFAC web sites that are given...
Yesterday 04:22 PM
by Ian Strachan Go to last post
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2019 USA Open and 18 Meter National Soaring Championship pre practice news. by Tom Kelley #711
2019 USA Open and 18 Meter prepractice day 6/15/19. Attached pic of DB, Concordia, being towed out for takeoff. Yes, its hot, many folks are setting up and a few are flying. XG took off a few moments ago, ZO is getting ready to go. Looks to be a good day, the chance of small cu with bases 15,000...
Yesterday 04:12 PM
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Need Help Configuring Power FLARM Portable by Dan Marotta
You've read on another thread that, since updating the firmware in my PF Portable and updating the FlarmNet data file in my ClearNav II, I've not been receiving Flarm targets on the ClearNav or on my wife's Streak. Yesterday, full of hope, I downloaded and installed the just released FlarmNet...
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Yesterday 03:33 PM
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AusRASP by Andrew[_9_]
Is anyone aware of issues with the old AusRasp website: http://glidingforecast.on.net/RASP/RASPtable.html Andres
Yesterday 02:55 PM
by Charlie Quebec Go to last post
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New Video - Oudie Weather & SeeYou Maps by Paul Remde
Hi, NEW VIDEO - Oudie Weather & SeeYou Maps Details: http://cumulus-soaring.com/training.htm#Naviter Owners of Naviter Oudies now have free access to detailed "SeeYou Maps" (high resolution terrain maps) and weather forecast maps for display on their Oudies in flight. The Naviter Updater makes...
Yesterday 07:50 AM
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Day 1 Region 8 Ephrata Wa by Nick Kennedy[_3_]
Task: West Start Peach Rd 10 mile radius Creston 15 mile radius Ritzville 25 mile radius Skysight said the thermals around Ephrata were going to start early and go high. They did. I went to 9k in the start cylinder before the start and had to fly away to get down to get a start. The run up North...
Yesterday 05:52 AM
by MN50 Go to last post
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cleaning mold off wing covers by Key Dismukes
Does anyone have experience with best technique to clean mold off wing covers? thanks, KD
Yesterday 02:39 AM
by Key Dismukes Go to last post
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Wanted: FRONT nose Trim weights for LS gliders by [email protected]
Does anyone have nose trim weights for their LS-3 up to LS-10 glider that they do not use and would sell to me? They are 2.45 kg = 5.4 lbs each. I need TWO more trim weights for the nose of my LS-8 that I can add when I fly and remove when my husband flies. Thanks. --Cathy
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June 17th 19 10:44 PM
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complete UV protective glider cover for 15 m ship LS3a by Joel Flamenbaum[_2_]
Invitation for any leads on new or used complete set of "entire glider" covers - must be UV protective as sun is very strong here.
June 17th 19 10:39 PM
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Practice Day 18M/Open Nationals, Hobbs, NM by [email protected]
18M/Open Nats final practice day. Assigned task expected launch to begin 12:30. Nice day with cu. bases 10-12k 20% chance of T-storms. About 3/4 of the field plan to fly. #usnats Follow on ssa.org. Posted by Leigh
June 17th 19 08:16 PM
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GliderLink - New team soaring app for airborne location sharing by [email protected]
I'm excited to announce a new soaring app I've developed called GliderLink. The app shows your location and the location of nearby gliders on a moving map. You can see the other gliders' callsign, relative altitude, heading, and vertical speed. That's about it right now; it's very simple. The value...
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June 17th 19 06:26 PM
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Eprata Wa Region 8 Practice day report by Nick Kennedy[_3_]
Hi All From lovely Ephrata Wa Yesterday was a very good task call. There were forecast to be Cu up to the north of us and then later in the day a convergence was forecast to set up North/ south north of Ephrata. This all happened. On my run north to Nils Corner I never got high and go to check out...
June 17th 19 04:59 PM
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New book by Paul T[_4_]
https://adverts.gliderpilot.net/?op=s3&id=16196
June 17th 19 10:25 AM
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Today is not the day by Jonathan St. Cloud
Well worth the 8 minutes to watch and consider. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=JMT-MhYd7Z4&feature=youtu.be&fbclid=IwAR3K1gYFQt54aEft604HNVrML3QgI5mVrpitQ5NowlUIrWMiQ9bbZ1H_MPY
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June 17th 19 01:53 AM
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