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Check out "Dr Jack BLIPMAP Viewer" android US only by Boris Kubrak
For android, US only https://play.google.com/store/apps/details?id=com.aca.cd7lzp.myapplication Created a handy little android app to generate your customized Dr Jack BLIPMAP NAM forecast at a glance. Spread the word. XA
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January 17th 19 11:23 PM
by son_of_flubber Go to last post
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New $500 FAA ADS-B Rebate ... some motorgliders/sustainers qualify by Darryl Ramm
It's back.... https://www.faa.gov/nextgen/equipadsb/rebate Hopefully may be time for some folks doing ADS-B Out installs over this winter break to get a rebate. Only applies to 2020 Complaint installs (so not TABS/SIL=1). And the rules make clear... Type Aircraft = ‘Fixed wing single...
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January 16th 19 11:56 PM
by Scott Williams Go to last post
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Anyone test fly both the JS3 and the Ventus 3? by Richard DalCanto
I have a deposit on both with FES system. The JS3 would arrive in 2020. The Ventus maybe 2021. Reading the POH, the Ventus may have gentler stall characteristics (according to the manual with forward CG it won't drop a wing on stall either level or in a 45 degree bank). The JS3 manual makes it...
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January 16th 19 04:26 AM
by Richard DalCanto Go to last post
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Winglets for a Nimbus 2 by [email protected]
I recently purchased a Nimbus 2 ,before the naysayers get started ,I have over 1000 hours of which 70 hours in all flying tails, 450 hours on a kestrel 17 with a drag chute which I used regularly. The only only issue I have is that I would like the handling to be a bit more responsive, fitting her...
January 15th 19 08:58 AM
by [email protected] Go to last post
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What is a Public Liability Insurance Requirment or Glider Club by Papa Tango if IN
Hello Everyone, We are 70 years old glider club. Recently our airport closed down and we had to move to a much bigger airport. We agreed on the rent and moved in with 5 gliders and one tow plane. We are insured by Costello. We are already paying our rent but we just received pages of complicated...
January 14th 19 10:51 PM
by Frank Whiteley Go to last post
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Omarama accomodations available for Feb by Duster[_2_]
I have rented a house at Omarama for the period of Feb 12-21. There's room enough for up to 2-3 additional people with separate bedrooms. Shared cost depends on need (e.g., Jr pilots no charge). Contingent on approval from landlord. Walking distance to field. Mountain courses held every week....
January 14th 19 02:06 AM
by Duster[_2_] Go to last post
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Mylar Not Sticking by Gary Wayland
The Mylar on the wings of my 27 or losing their adhesive. Can someone tell me what they would use to fix this, or should I just replace it all? Thank You
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January 13th 19 08:10 PM
by [email protected] Go to last post
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SSA Youth/Junior Flight Training Scholarships 2019 by Frank Whiteley
Due to always shifting opportunities and some uncertainties, the application deadline for 2019 SSA Flight Training Scholarships has been extended to March 31, 2019. This includes the Costello, Bultman, and Stoffel scholarships. Funds commitment for the Purduski awards is not available for 2019...
January 13th 19 12:23 AM
by [email protected] Go to last post
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Post Curing Composites by [email protected]
I am looking for some advise regarding "Post Curing of Epoxy Composites". The sailplane composite repairs have been completed regarding my salvaged ASW-27. The tail boom has a new 3'long intermediate section that has been scarfed and glassed into position. The fuselage pod had some radial...
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January 12th 19 09:54 PM
by Miroslaw Pitorak Go to last post
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Wanting to start a new glider club by John Foster
Hi everyone I just started glider flying lessons and I'M HOOKED!!! Unfortunately, the closest glider club is 3:45 hr drive away. I also live in an area that looks to me to be perfect for ridge soaring, with a range of mountains facing the west that runs for at least 85 miles, and possibly...
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January 12th 19 06:54 AM
by John Foster Go to last post
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Traveling Checkride Examiner by Burt Compton - Marfa Gliders, west Texas
The FAA has granted the privilege (for which I am honored and grateful) to travel most anywhere around the USA (plus Alaska and Hawaii) to conduct your glider pilot checkride for PVT, COM, INITIAL CFI, CFI "add-on", CFI Renewal and a Reinstatement of an expired CFI-Glider. As your Designated Pilot...
January 12th 19 05:14 AM
by Gary Wayland Go to last post
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ASK 21 AD? by Charles Longley
Two ASK 21’s just popped up on W&W. Is the FAA getting close to issuing an AD on the spars?
January 11th 19 07:42 PM
by [email protected] Go to last post
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How to Make a Poor Man's Spar Alignment Tool by OHM Ω http://aviation.derosaweb.net
Hope you find this presentation useful for your winter project enjoyment. http://aviation.derosaweb.net/presentations/#spartool Regards, John OHM Ω
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January 11th 19 02:09 PM
by [email protected] Go to last post
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Power Flarm for sale by 59 Acro
I am selling my unused uninstalled Power Flarm Brick Unit FLAPFC10A-000269. Complete with Flarm antennae, GPS antennae PCAS/ADS-B antenna, Power Data cable, UBS extension cable, Butterfly V2 Rectangular Display, and all cables. $1050 USD.
January 10th 19 05:41 PM
by [email protected] Go to last post
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IGCWebview upgraded by Richard Brisbourne[_2_]
This free online IGC file viewer has just had an upgrade. It now has ENL detection, and improved flight analysis capabilitie, also configuration options for reporting. Check it out at http://glidingweb.org.
January 10th 19 02:50 PM
by MMOORE Go to last post
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Transfering igc files on Sandisk Connect to an iPad by JS[_5_]
I've been trying on a friend's iPad with the Sandisk Connect app, but always get "unsupported file type". Anyone have luck doing this? Jim
January 10th 19 04:57 AM
by JS[_5_] Go to last post
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Cambridge 302/303 for Sale by [email protected]
I have a complete system and many extras for sale. This was updated by Cumulus soaring in 2016 with new calabration and battery. Comes with a model 20? flight recorder and alot of extras. I just removed this from my 27 and it was working fine. I never used it and need the room for a transponder....
January 9th 19 08:28 PM
by [email protected] Go to last post
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Pre- WWGC and Australian Club and Standard Class Nationals by JS[_5_]
Hello from summer! Today (Dec 30) was the practice day for the Pre-WWGC and Club and Standard Nationals held at Lake Keepit. The US team is Sarah Arnold (Cirrus "GA"), Sylvia Grandstaff (Cirrus "XQV") and Kathy Fosha (Libelle "CX"). Soaring Spot for tasks and...
January 9th 19 11:53 AM
by Duster[_2_] Go to last post
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Passing of Derek Piggott by Duster[_2_]
From Lasham Gliding: "We are sad to announce that one of our UK (and Lasham) gliding legends has passed away. Derek Piggott MBE enjoyed a very full and happy life for 96 years and passed away this afternoon with Maria at his side, in the Princess Alice Hospice having suffered a severe stroke on...
January 8th 19 11:01 PM
by [email protected] Go to last post
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Adjusting the canopy frame on an Arcus M by [email protected]
Hello All, Our Arcus M canopy has always had a problem with proper closure and securement. Despite the passage of three years time, the problem is now better and worse not better. I have read all the advice and comments on a solution to this problem. The glider has been always hangared and...
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January 8th 19 09:25 PM
by [email protected] Go to last post
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