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New Castle Contest by Ed Byars
Lanier Frantz, CM emailed all contestants this morning that, due to weather (Ivan), the first two days (or more) of the contest will probably be canceled. We will reassess again in the morning and he will send out another email with more info. Ed Byars, CD
September 15th 04 08:57 PM
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Sailplane Window Stickers Available by Brian Iten
I just received a new batch of stickers for the outside of your car window. The details are below and the price of the sticker includes shipping. The specs on the sticker a They are white only, height is 2 1/4 inches and the width from tip to tip is 15 1/4 inches. It is a head on silouhette of a...
September 15th 04 04:08 PM
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Badge Claim blues? by Judy Ruprecht
Needed: intrepid volunteers to test an interactive Excel spreadsheet intended to deal with barographs, flight recorders and the myriad variables related to FAI badge claims. (Ten minutes of data entry and it tells you what badge leg(s) you're eligible to claim. Well, if you follow directions and...
September 15th 04 02:05 AM
by Judy Ruprecht Go to last post
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Grob 102 AD superseded by Jim Phoenix
From faa.gov - new AD 2004-17-04: "The US FAA supersedes Airworthiness Directive (AD) 2001-26-25, which applies to all Grob-Werke Gmbh & Co KG (Grob) Models G102 CLUB ASTIR III, G102 CLUB ASTIR IIIb, and G102 STANDARD ASTIR III sailplanes." In a nutshell: "This AD requires you to install...
September 15th 04 01:40 AM
by Jim Phoenix Go to last post
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For the Albuquerque crowd by Matthew
I'm looking for employment opportunities in the Albuquerque area, and as a soaring pilot, I hope I can find some help from the Albuquerque soaring community. Not to put too fine a point on it, I'm seeking a project management role in a technical or manufacturing environment. I have an engineering...
September 15th 04 01:25 AM
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Miss DJ for sale! by Doug Jacobs
For Sale: ASW-27B, 325 hours and 85 starts, winner Return to Kitty Hawk race, S/N 27151, N17DJ built 2001, wing bottoms reprofiled by M&H. Wing tanks, Nixon large dump valves, standard instruments with Winter mechanical, L-Nav and elec vario, PDA mount with Compaq 1520, FSG 71M radio, oxygen, ACK...
September 14th 04 10:32 PM
by Doug Jacobs Go to last post
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Payment for Airspace usage by John Smith
Whats this rumour I hear that Eurocontrol want ALL pilots to pay for the use of the air, weather they use radio and radar services ir not? John Smith
September 14th 04 08:03 PM
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How Low to Spin?? by Paul M. Cordell
How Low to Spin?? I was proudly shown a IGC file this weekend. This file show the aero tow thru a thermal and a release into sink. Our proud pilot was unable to find the thermal and started a downwind leg for a landing. As he turned base leg, he flew into a 2-5 kt thermal. Instead of completing...
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September 14th 04 07:17 PM
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Gliding Expedition in Patagonia by Jean-Marie Clement
Dear Friends, For the third year and proud of the previous successes (8 national records and 3 world records, from which the first declared 2.000 km out and return of the history), we are preparing the next gliding expedition in Patagonia, that will take place from mid November 2004 until...
September 14th 04 07:08 PM
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Maybe worse than paying for airspace by Gary Evans
From the AOPA newsletter AOPA WORKS THE HILL TO DEFEAT 'RIDICULOUS' GA SECURITY BILL The moment word first leaked out that Rep. Anthony Weiner (D-N.Y.) wanted to impose security restrictions on general aviation that would exceed even those of the airlines, AOPA's Legislative Affairs staff...
September 14th 04 05:51 PM
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Fate of the Albatros by iPilot
Some years ago interesting images about the new "gull winged" glider Albatros started circling the web. It was one of the most interestign designs over long time and imho still is. Anyone knows the fate of the program?
September 14th 04 04:06 PM
by Tim McAllister Go to last post
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Wanted: L-13 landing gear parts by Brian Doyle
I am looking for a Blanik L-13 wheel Assy. and Fork.
September 14th 04 03:16 PM
by Brian Doyle Go to last post
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US: Region 4 South - spot available by Dirk Elber
There is currently one opening in either 15m or Standard Class, for the Region 4 South Contest in New Castle, Virginia. Practice Day for this contest is next Saturday, September 18th, and the contest runs through Saturday September 25th. If you are interested, please contact Lanier Frantz...
September 14th 04 09:23 AM
by Guy Byars Go to last post
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Using a Pocket PC to download Themi flight logs by Paul Remde
Hi, I have just successfully tested using a Pocket PC for Themi flight log downloads and task declarations. A utility called PocketDOS is used on the Pocket PC to allow the Themi DOS utilities to run. The process is pretty straightforward for an experienced Pocket PC and DOS person like myself...
September 14th 04 07:29 AM
by unt Go to last post
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El Nino impact on NZ soaring by Richard Hanschu
According to the NOAA this year will be a El Nino (ENSO) year (http://www.noaanews.noaa.gov/stories2004/s2317.htm), but likely a weak one. My trusty copy of The New Zealand Weather Book tells me that in a negative Southern Oscillaton (El Nino) there are more frequent SW flows with more rainfall W...
September 14th 04 07:22 AM
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Puchacz Tire and Tube by [email protected]
The Puchacz has a 350X135 tire and tube. Has anyone tried using a 5.00X5 tire and tube on the existing hub? It appears the dimensions are almost identical. They cost less and more sources to choose from. Thanks, Wells wdmorseATearthlinkDOTnet
September 14th 04 06:17 AM
by Tom Stowers Go to last post
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Pawnee User's Group? by Roy Bourgeois
Does anybody know of a net based Pawnee user's group? If not, with so many being used for towing and so much difficulty with parts, support and information, this type of group would be a real service to the sport. Roy Bourgeois, President, Greater Boston Soaring Club (2 Pawnees / 1 L-19)
September 14th 04 03:42 AM
by BTIZ Go to last post
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looking for .... Lou Frank by Stephen Thomas
Lou was last heard of on: however he does not seem to be there anymore. Anybody know his current email address? TIA
September 14th 04 01:33 AM
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Soaring Club in Naples FL? by Mike Schumann
Does anyone know if there is a Soaring Club near Naples FL? Thanks, -- Mike Schumann
September 13th 04 11:01 PM
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Cobra trailer for sale by Greg Arnold
1987 Cobra trailer for 15 meter glider. Aluminum top. New tires and bearing repack. Parking brake but no surge brake. Located in Southern California. $5,650 or best offer. For info and photos, contact .
September 13th 04 05:22 PM
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