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Notice of changes to IGC-approval levels of 11 types of FlightRecorder to take place on 1 January 2020 by Ian Strachan
On 20 October, the IGC-approval documents for 11 types of IGC-approved GPS Flight Recorders were updated. In para (i-ii) on page 1 of these IGC-approval documents, notice is given of a reduction of IGC-approval level to take place on 1 January 2020. The affected FRs are old designs, one going...
October 22nd 19 06:28 PM
by Eric Greenwell[_4_] Go to last post
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Need open hitch from Tehachapi to Atlanta. by [email protected]
Potential purchase of a glider with Cobra trailer at Tehachapi and need it brought east to Atlanta. Anyone with an open hitch available in the near future? I'd be willing to go as far west as Dallas to rendevouz. Thanks. Steve Vihlen (901)488-3154.
October 22nd 19 05:38 PM
by [email protected] Go to last post
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Cobra Trailer For Sale by Dan Marotta
I just learned today that Renny Rozzoni's Cobra trailer is available for sale at Fidel's at Moriarty (505-417-5299).* The trailer is practically new, I think it's a 2018 model, and it was delivered to the States with a Ventus 3 FES inside.* Sadly, Renny crashed the Ventus last year.* I do...
October 22nd 19 12:34 AM
by Dan Marotta Go to last post
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Rear Seat Scoring by Bob Youngblood
I happen to be looking at some OLC scoring and noticed that there were rear seat ride along customers scoring flights on OLC as if they were the PIC. Is there any provision for making sure that the ride along is not permitted to score the flight as if they were the primary scoring individual.
October 21st 19 09:48 PM
by Bob Youngblood Go to last post
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History Question About U.S. Tasking by [email protected]
Does anyone recall when U.S. contests (especially nationals) evolved from "announce the task at the morning pilots' meeting and fly it no matter what" to the more enlightened "Task A and B (and C and D...) and pick one--or define another--on the grid or even in the air"? I can't recall whether this...
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October 21st 19 08:19 PM
by [email protected] Go to last post
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lak12 yahoo group transfer by Frank Whiteley
The LAK12 Yahoo group may now be found at https://groups.io/g/lak12 36 subscriber transfers bounced. Appears the remainder transferred fine. If you were a subscriber and did not receive a message from me at the e-mail but did receive the forwarded message from the old Yahoo...
October 21st 19 04:16 PM
by Frank Whiteley Go to last post
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Tullahoma, TN glider ops by Matt McBee
I am interested in learning more about glider operations at Tullahoma, TN. I have family near that area and would be interested in flying my glider there during visits. Matt
October 21st 19 01:37 PM
by Echo Go to last post
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Pawnee sealed struts needed by Charles Longley
Putting it out there on the off chance someone has a set of sealed struts for a Pawnee 260 squirreled away.
October 21st 19 04:31 AM
by Justin Couch Go to last post
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WTB Sailplane Trailer by Roy B.
We are looking to buy a serviceable trailer that can be modified and configured for a Pilatus B-4. Open or enclosed are fine, but must be a reasonable drive from New England. If enclosed, the minimum interior height must be 48" from floor to ceiling at wing root and 46" at canopy point. Post info...
October 20th 19 10:25 PM
by Roy B. Go to last post
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Howling sound when flying by Armand Charbonneau
My Ventus 2c makes a howling sound when flying at 0 flap setting. It is significantly less noticeable immediately after changing the flap setting either positive or negative. Pilots tell me they can hear it when flying overhead or landing. I can hear it seemingly behind me, inside the cockpit. ...
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October 20th 19 09:33 PM
by Armand Charbonneau Go to last post
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Discus a price reduced by Will Jameson
Discus a SN63 price reduced to $28,000 Located in Syracuse, NY https://wingsandwheels.com/class/classified.php?id=3596 Thanks Will Jameson 713-705-7051
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October 20th 19 08:54 PM
by Armand Charbonneau Go to last post
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Wanted SN-10B by [email protected]
My SN-10 needs to be returned to Germany............if I can find a good operating SN-10B at a reasonable price, I may just buy yours. johnsinclair210(at)yahoo.com
October 20th 19 07:33 PM
by Dave Nadler Go to last post
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Some LiFePO4 Battery Testing Results Manual and Automated by John DeRosa OHM Ω http://aviation.derosaweb.net
Every year I test my two LiFePO4 batteries to gauge how long they will last during a flight. I decided to open the field a bit and also tested some soaring friend's batteries. You can read about my simple cheap manual process (later automated - see below) here ...
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October 20th 19 03:26 PM
by Tango Eight Go to last post
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Jonker JS4 Details by Paul T[_4_]
https://jonkersailplanes.co.za/js4/
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October 20th 19 09:24 AM
by Paul T[_4_] Go to last post
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Securing an oxygen bottle by Ian Kennedy
To save re-inventing the wheel, whats the best way of securing the oxygen bottle within its fitting in an LS3? Any suggestions welcome. TIA Ian K
October 20th 19 02:54 AM
by George Haeh Go to last post
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Flight line operations cart, trailer or what have you. by [email protected]
Our gliding club operates from 6 different launch points on 3 different runways and utilizes a small cart to carry everything we need for our operation. It is a plywood box structure mounted on a small metal frame with a trailer hitch to be towed by our retrieve quad. While it is OK and has...
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?s Towing Cross Country by Chris Kinnaman
Hello all, I'm getting ready to tow a glider from central Illinois to the southwest. Does anyone have any suggestions for motels that allow easy access & parking for a tow vehicle w/glider trailer in the Springfield MO area or thereabouts? Thanks in advance, Chris
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October 19th 19 11:37 AM
by Chris Kinnaman[_2_] Go to last post
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The passing of a great soaring pilot by Joel Flamenbaum[_2_]
https://memorial.phillipsfuneralhome.com/garey-hudson/3978708/obituary.php
October 19th 19 01:36 AM
by [email protected].com Go to last post
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Crows? by Colin Roney
I`m searching for good ideas how to deter crows from landing on my glider, which is picketted out during the season, from wrecking my weather covers?
October 18th 19 05:07 PM
by Glidergeek Go to last post
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Jonker JS4 Details by Paul T[_4_]
https://jonkersailplanes.co.za/js4/
October 18th 19 04:01 PM
by Tony[_5_] Go to last post
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