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Private airport or small field for landout? by Charles Ethridge
Hi all. I'm a former cfi-i/mei and commercial glider pilot, but I've never gone cross-country in my PW-5 glider. Training up for it though. A question: If you are in an area where the fields are small, but there are several private airfields around, which should be your priority? Seems to me...
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Today 03:09 AM
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How About Story Time by [email protected]
Maybe this is a good opportunity for some of us to share some stories of our experiences. I'll go first.- During the regional at Harris Hill in 2013 I was flying K21 with grandson Calvin Mampe, Rachel Conklin, and her sister Michelle. All 3 had flown multiple contests with me before, 2 having...
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Today 02:10 AM
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New SB (SB-G09) on elevator pushrods for most all Grobs by soaringjac
See the link below http://www.ltb-lindner.com/g-102-ad-sb.html?file=tl_files/ltb_lindner/pdf/G%20102%20LTA%20%26%20TM%20Englisch/SB-G09_elevator%20pushrod_200408.pdf
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Today 01:52 AM
by Shaun Wheeler Go to last post
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WTB used vario, CNv XC digital, LX Nav S100, or Air Glide S display by [email protected]
Hello! Maxed out my budget buying my 1st ship, and all the associated paraphernalia, and trying to squeak in a vario upgrade this season. Anyone have a used Clear Nav XC digital, LX Nav S100, or Air Glide S display they would like to sell? Air Avionics still have control units available if you...
Yesterday 09:24 PM
by Jonathan St. Cloud Go to last post
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Do you own an IMI Power Rigger? by William Kautter
I'm considering the purchase of an IMI Power Rigger. If you own one I would very much appreciate information about your experience with it. Bill
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Yesterday 05:48 PM
by Dan Marotta Go to last post
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Buying a 1-35 pros and cons? by [email protected]
Does anyone have any inside info on the pros / cons of buying a 1-35. I am interested in learning cross country. I am mostly looking to hear from any current or former 1-35 owners. Thanks, Tim W
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Yesterday 05:38 PM
by [email protected] Go to last post
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Standalone artificial horizon by Richard Lancaster[_2_]
Hi all, I’m looking for a reliable, high quality, standalone artificial horizon that fits cleanly in a round hole (I’m not wanting a square barnacle that “fits” into a round hole). Does anyone have any flight experience with either of these: uAvionix...
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Yesterday 04:28 PM
by Eric Greenwell[_4_] Go to last post
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Paraphernalia “Softie” Mini Parachute for sale by Sean Fidler
Manufactured in July 2008, in great condition, royal blue color with matching UV storage bag, quick release option on leg straps. Freshly inspected and repacked by master rigger. This same rigger has repacked and inspected this rig roughly every 6 months (with no significant gaps) for the past 9...
Yesterday 12:31 AM
by Jonathan St. Cloud Go to last post
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300km Feminine O/R 15m and Standard Class National Attempt by [email protected]
Great flight, Kathy! (out of Mt. Valley) https://www.onlinecontest.org/olc-3.0/gliding/flightinfo.html?dsId=7786392
May 28th 20 11:12 PM
by Rich Owen[_2_] Go to last post
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Do Some Record Flying by [email protected]
Since the contest scene is pretty much inop for this year, now is a great opportunity to chase after a few records. So many are reachable specially at the state level. Also if you haven’t completed your gold or diamond badge, now is the perfect time. You boys with the 40/1 and up birds have bo...
May 28th 20 10:15 PM
by [email protected] Go to last post
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SCHWEIZER 1-26 or 1-35 by Morris Carter
need outrigger with wheel.
May 28th 20 05:15 PM
by [email protected] Go to last post
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Cobra Trailer Keys by Steve Leonard[_2_]
I have just sent the question to Wings and Wheels, but thought I would ask here as well. I have Key EK200. They now sell EK200A and EK200B. Anyone know if the keys are the same, but maybe just with and without the black plastic at the top of they key? They show EK450 both with and without...
May 28th 20 05:10 AM
by Steve Leonard[_2_] Go to last post
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What have we learned from all this? by Bob Youngblood
Interesting situation that we are all faced with the last few weeks, things are more serious than we ever expected. I was having a great discussion last evening with my family member who is an Infectious Disease MD, the discussion was eye opening! This is a game changer, and China has much to blame...
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May 28th 20 04:01 AM
by [email protected] Go to last post
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What have we learned from all this? by Bob Kuykendall
At 23:55 05 April 2020, Gregg Ballou wrote: ...Yearly flu has a higher body count... Quick update: Less than three months after the first US death from the novel coronovirus, today the US death toll from Covid-19 has passed 100,000.
May 27th 20 08:42 PM
by Waveguru Go to last post
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Oil Stain Leather by Jonathan St. Cloud
I dropped exactly one drop of 1:40 oil and av gas on my beautiful leather headrest. Does anyone know of a leather/oil cleaner that would not make a bigger mess?
May 27th 20 07:34 PM
by kinsell Go to last post
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For Sale: Naviter Oudie IGC - like new by Jamie Shore
For Sale on eBay - see link below All communication will be handled through eBay system. More than $1,150 to buy a new Oudie IGC while this one is like new. About 1..5 years old and never used in an aircraft - never left the office. This Oudie IGC is like new condition with about three hours of...
May 27th 20 02:27 PM
by Paul Remde Go to last post
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Guidelines or formulas for how much water to dump in narrow or weakthermal racing? by Charles Ethridge
Hi, all. When racing a typical 1-2 hour flatland race in, say, a Diana2 or Ventus3-15 (15 meter ships with water ballast and flaps), are there any guidelines or formulas for how much water to dump, particularly when thermals are weak or narrow? Here are the parameters I'm thinking would apply...
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May 27th 20 07:18 AM
by 2G Go to last post
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OLC comment, MOP logging deactivated by [email protected]
Good day all, before the season start I downloaded the Flarm verion 6.83 and it installed ok. We just started flying and my declaration is in light grey as the OLC system decla Autocomment: Used Aircraft is FES glider, but MOP logging deactivated. I looked in my flarm info and the licences...
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May 27th 20 05:41 AM
by kinsell Go to last post
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AOA indicator poll. by Luc Job
Hi! I have developed last year a solid-state AOA indicator, based on a differential pressure measurement (total pressure/pressure at angle) Undoubtedly, this is a primary flight instrument to me: -It shows where you are aerodynamically speaking, independently of all the variable parameters:...
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May 27th 20 02:45 AM
by kirk.stant Go to last post
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Winch podcast Soaring the Sky by Jim S
Bill has many good points concerning winch launching. Listen on Spotify https://open.spotify.com/episode/2bcL5Zr7k3L37rjCEPjWD8?si=f6QOrMoyQyahCHF7CdA5Kg
May 27th 20 02:16 AM
by Jim S Go to last post
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