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Glider instrument repair by Paul Johnson[_2_]
Hi can anyone point me in the right direction to get a turn and slip repaired.?
August 12th 19 03:22 PM
by [email protected] Go to last post
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Jantar 2b opinions sought by Gary O'Neill[_2_]
I am a big guy and on a limited budget, the Jantar 2b is an option, big cockpit good performance etc ,I have flown a standard Jantar when I was doing a lot of hours in an ASW19 and found it different but good glider. Small paddocks here mean high landing energy is an issue, at my age I would prefer...
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August 12th 19 02:29 PM
by Charlie Quebec Go to last post
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Junior World Gliding Championships-Links to follow the US Junior Team by [email protected]
Today(July 28), the JWGC begins in Szeged, Hungary. The US is represented by 4 capable competitors: JP Stewart, Daniel Sazhin and Noah Reitter are flying in the Club Class, and Michael Marshall in the Standard Class. Bookmark these sites to follow the action: US Team...
August 12th 19 12:04 PM
by Peter F[_2_] Go to last post
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Anyone flown a SHK-1? by [email protected]
What was the cockpit like? Roomy or constrained compared to k6e? How does it handle turbulence? What are your general opinions? Thanks for your time and thoughts! -Nick
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August 12th 19 02:17 AM
by Scott Williams Go to last post
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OUDIE 1 OR OUDIE 2? by James Hamilton[_2_]
I have a Naviter Oudie that came with a used glider I bought 2 years ago. I've had nothing but trouble with the unit even though I keep the firmware (software?) updated with the Oudie Updater (now version 9.02.001). Recently it occurred to me that the unit I have may not be an Oudie 2. I...
August 12th 19 12:52 AM
by Matt Herron (Sr) Go to last post
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Solid Red LED after Flarm update to 6.80 by [email protected]
I just updated my PowerFlarm to v6.80 and after the update I'm now getting a solid "red" LED rather than the usual "Green". PowerFlarm feeds Butterfly display and LXNav S80/Oudie 2. All show reception of GPS signal from Flarm and Flarm targets are displayed on all. I've looked at the .TXT file...
August 11th 19 11:00 PM
by Dan Daly[_2_] Go to last post
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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...
August 11th 19 05:46 PM
by Burt Compton - Marfa Gliders, west Texas Go to last post
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Instrument tubing by soaringjac
Where does one get those "doughnuts" that you put over instrument tubing to help secure and seal the connection?
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August 11th 19 05:46 PM
by Robert Seccombe SE3 Go to last post
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Ventus rigging advice, please? by John McLaughlin
I've recently started flying a Ventus2. I can't rig the thing without a lot of struggle. The trouble is, there's a cover above the spars and you can't see anything once the first wing is in. I struggle to get the second wing to fit, never knowing whether it's a bit too high or a bit too low....
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August 11th 19 02:58 PM
by Dan Marotta Go to last post
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Marfa Texas expanding operations by Burt Compton - Marfa Gliders, west Texas
TOWPILOT needed to fly and live in my guest cottage next to my home in town just 3 miles from Marfa Airport in far southwest Texas, near the Davis Mountains and Big Bend National Park. Marfa Airport elevation is near 5,000' so we enjoy a pleasant year-round climate. 3 runways at MRF airport, a...
August 10th 19 07:04 PM
by Charlie M. (UH & 002 owner/pilot) Go to last post
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Tragedy at Uvalde by Waveguru
This is copied from the SSA web site: As with all race days, the pilots gather in the tiedown area to describe the highs and lows of the task and enjoy a cold beverage with friends and the end of Day 3 began that same way. By 7 pm everyone was back except Steven Coggins flying JS-1 “DT”. With...
August 10th 19 02:12 PM
by Paul Remde Go to last post
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fes ot jet (pros and cons) by [email protected]
Any one with practical experience? How do they compare? Sławek
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August 9th 19 07:40 PM
by [email protected] Go to last post
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Garmin Aera 660 vs ifly 720 by [email protected]
So my Garmin 196 gave up the ghost and is not updatable anyway. So Im looking to replace it with one of the two above. One big question is (and I searched both manuals before asking this) do either of them give the current required glide ratio to a point? My 196 did and I had it on my custom field....
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August 9th 19 04:47 PM
by Martin Gregorie[_6_] Go to last post
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Ogar parts source by Erin Quilter
We need a source for the tail wheel control cable for a 1977 SZD-45A Ogar glider. Urgent! Please respond soon. Contact Erin OR Joanie Smiling Aviation Delta, CO 970-874-5181
August 8th 19 06:18 PM
by Geoff Minors Go to last post
3 72
Colibri II *.hdr file software by M S
Apparently there is a difference between setting a task and making a declaration in a Colibri II. I can import a task easily enough from a *.cup file, and modify it on the logger. It leads me around the task as it should, bleeps at the turnpoints, and directs me to the next one. If however, I...
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August 8th 19 04:51 PM
by [email protected] Go to last post
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Colibri data recorder date error by [email protected]
I tried to post a recent flight to the OLC only to have it rejected due an improper date being associated with the flight. It showed as 1999 as the year and from what I have read and been told this has something to do with the Colibri GPS engine not being able to register the date from the GPS...
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Strojnik motorglider by Wallace Berry
Hi, A friend who has had a few glider flights asked me about the Strojnik S-2a motorglider. Apparently, he has seen one for sale somewhere. I suspect this will not be a suitable ship for him. However, his questions made me realize that I have no real information about the ship, just some vague...
August 6th 19 09:43 PM
by 2G Go to last post
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HPh304s (Fes) owners by [email protected]
Hi, Any HPH304s owners (with Fes would be excellent) out there willing to share their experience with that bird? Not much interested in performance , more comfort, easy of handling and suitability for low time pilot. Post sales service etc. I will much appreciate it.
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August 6th 19 03:06 PM
by [email protected] Go to last post
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Discus CS wing water dump seats (seals) by [email protected]
Per Schempp-Hirth, I am the owner of a Discus CS with NON-Schempp-Hirth water dump seats on the wing dump valves. Per S-H, ALL S-H, including CS's, have aluminum discs for seats. My ship has what appears to be rubber or similar material for seats. Soon, they will be leaking and though I think I...
August 6th 19 01:54 PM
by [email protected] Go to last post
5 237
Pilatus B4? by Terry Pitts
I have periodically seen Pilatus B4s for sale. Mostly in the mid-teen price range. There was one in Germany a couple years ago for $5,500 w/o a trailer - THAT wasn't going to work! I have come to enjoy glider aerobatics. I live in Augusta, GA. If someone were to have a Pilatus they wanted to sell,...
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August 6th 19 01:08 AM
by WB Go to last post
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