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More trailer tire/wheel issues by [email protected]
I pulled my Cobra up the Sierras to Sparks, Nv and then blew the right tire (6” of tread separated and took the fender off too). Tire and wheel were Not even warm. Put on the spare and drove the final 20 miles. Next morning I jacked up one wheel and took 2 tires and rims in and got 6 ply trailer...
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Today 12:34 AM
by JS[_5_] Go to last post
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Antennae by John McCullagh[_2_]
I have a new glider on order and naturally I want to build-in all the things it will need over the next ten years at least, rather than adding things later piecemeal. In the non-carbon part of the fin I plan to have a radio aerial, a transponder aerial and a Flarm aerial. However it seems that...
Today 12:06 AM
by Dan Daly[_2_] Go to last post
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Wanted urgently: A DAR-T that is prepared to help by Ross[_3_]
I have purchased a sailplane in the US and am struggling with German authorities to get it certified due to their requirements. The aircraft in question hasn't flown for 8 years and is not airworthy and I require a statement from a DAR-T saying just that. Is there anyone that can help me on this?
Yesterday 11:22 PM
by [email protected] Go to last post
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Apollo and our own. by Karl Striedieck[_2_]
There must be a good number of our crowd out there that contributed their talents to getting us to the moon via the Apollo program. One is Roy Cundiff (formerly “R1” Ventus) who was an engineer on those mighty first stage F1 engines that put out 7.5 million pounds of thrust, consuming 318,000...
Yesterday 09:19 PM
by RR Go to last post
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Theoretical exam issue by Bartosz Gabryś
Hi! I have finished my theoretical course (online) for a glider pilot over year ago and I missed that I had to attemp at least one exam. I almost finished practical courses. What exactly should I do at this point? I'm depressed.... Here you have the part-FCL 0.25: (3) The recommendation by an...
Yesterday 09:05 PM
by Bartosz Gabryś Go to last post
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Cambridge CPT 505 Variometer by John Foster
I'm in the process of building a new instrument panel in my glider and am at the point of hooking it all back up. When I have the power cable plugged in to the back of the CAI CPT 505 and turn the power on, the needle deflects to -10kt, and if I switch it to 2x, then the needle deflects to -5kt. ...
Yesterday 07:48 PM
by John Foster Go to last post
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Wanted O2 bottle by Geoff Minors
Wanted O2 Cylinder about 22" long total X 5" Diameter.
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Yesterday 06:32 PM
by Geoff Minors Go to last post
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Becker AR4201 transmit volume low by John Foster
I just installed a Becker AR4201 that I picked up used from the UK (frequency spacing change from 25 to 8.33). I have it paired with a Peiker TM 170 I got from W&W based on their compatibility statements on the website. It will transmit voice, but it is extremely soft/quite and the receiver needs...
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Yesterday 05:05 PM
by [email protected] Go to last post
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Flarmview versus Flarmview 57 by [email protected]
I'm interested in purchasing a Flarmcore soon and I'm curious which of the displays would work best. I have a spare 57mm hole in the panel now, so the Flarmview 57 seems to be the simplest installation. I'm curious if having the extra buttons on the original Flarmview make this device easier to...
Yesterday 04:47 PM
by Richard Pfiffner[_2_] Go to last post
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.cai files and windows 10 by Dennis Cavagnaro
I just got a windows 10 machine and I am having difficulty converting my .cai files from my Cambridge flight recorder using the caiolc conversion. I can’t drag the file out of the Cambridge Aero Explorer into a folder that I can access with the caiolc converter. Never had this issue with windows...
Yesterday 02:41 PM
by Hartley Falbaum[_2_] Go to last post
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LS-3 with Cobra for sale by Robsen
Hey everyone! Due to switching to a Self-launcher I am selling my beautiful and well kept LS-3. If you are interested get in touch with me via Segelflug.de https://www.segelflug.de/osclass/index.php?page=item&id=36523 Kind regards from Germany,
Yesterday 02:19 PM
by Robsen Go to last post
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Windward's Sparrow Hawk and Duck Hawk out of production? by J. Nieuwenhuize
Windward has revamped their website (http://windward-performance.com/) and all sailplanes have disappeared from their website. Anybody in the know as to whether they've ceased any production, or sold off the molds etc?
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Yesterday 06:24 AM
by chris mckeage Go to last post
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Seeking head rest for ASW-20C - or a cheap chiropracter : ) by Dan Colton
I love my ASW-20C but one thing is missing. A baby soft fuzzy headreast to lean into against those full-rack black-out pull ups, and barf your guts red-out push overs. I need one of those soft lams wool pillows attached to a decent frame to configure the perfect head rest. Does anyone has a...
July 18th 19 11:07 PM
by JS[_5_] Go to last post
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Tragedy at the Alvord Desert, Oregon by Waveguru
I am very sorry to report that there has been another fatality in our sport.. Yesterday, July 17th, at the annual Alvord Desert Safari, Dave Kibby crashed during an auto tow launch. All I have at this time is that as he rotated into his climb he was hit with a gust, rolled to the left and hit the...
July 18th 19 08:41 PM
by Ramy[_2_] Go to last post
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Abuse of a significant gliding club financial legacy etc by Grenville Croll
https://arxiv.org/abs/1801.10249 "During the last few years members expressed through a series of informal meetings with the directors and a series of resolutions at Annual General Meetings an increasing desire that the directors replace or upgrade the technical assets with more up to date...
July 18th 19 03:21 AM
by Darryl Ramm Go to last post
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FS Dittel FSG2T radios fresh from overhaul by Ross[_3_]
We have a few Dittel FSG2T radios that have just been overhauled and are in as close to new condition as you will get Come with paperwork Connector or harness can be made depending on what is needed $550 including postage and can help out clubs or juniors if doing multiple purchases
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July 18th 19 12:05 AM
by [email protected] Go to last post
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IS-28B2 Twin Lark - Service Life Extension Program by Pat McCartan
Our club owns an I.C.A.-BRASOV IS-28B2 Twin Lark which is grounded because it has exceeded its 35 year factory maintenance program service life. About a year ago the current type certificate holder, S.C. Constructii Aeronautice S.A., announced it intended to submit a Service Life Extension Program...
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July 17th 19 07:14 PM
by [email protected] Go to last post
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CAI 303 display maintence by Nick Kennedy[_3_]
Hi All My CAI 303 display has got a couple of intermittently working buttons. Can I take this apart at home and clean them? Has anyone done this procedure? How do you do it? Thanks in advance.
July 17th 19 06:13 PM
by JS[_5_] Go to last post
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glider transport OKLA to NJ by Gary Guinn
hello all, I am searching for if someone still hauls gliders cross country. I knew a couple of people, but neither do it currently hauling from Tulsa, OK 74107 hauling to Linden, NJ 07036
July 17th 19 05:21 PM
by [email protected] Go to last post
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Flarm / Oudie issues by Nick Kennedy[_3_]
Hi All Just got back from 3 weeks of flying in Ephrata and Nephi. I have random issues with Flarm targets not showing up on my Oudie. After several years of perfect functionality, Its not working so well now So this spring I updated my Flarm Firmware, My Flarm net data base and my Oudie to all...
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July 17th 19 04:51 PM
by George Haeh Go to last post
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