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Minden Entry List by JJ Sinclair
Preferential entry cut-off date for Region 11 Championships held at Minden is April 7. Be sure to enter on-line with SSA, Contest page and then send $100 bucks to: Bill Reuland 1329 US Hwy 395 N Suite 10, PMB 311 Gardnerville, NV 89410 Standard Class
March 31st 04 03:04 PM
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FIRST MOTOR GLIDER ? by Vorsanger1
The May '04 of the Smithsonian's Air & Space magazine carries an interesting article on the development of the QT-2 "spy plane" in the late 60s during the Vietnam War. The prototype test airplane was a Schweitzer 2-32 on which a Continental 0-200 engine was mounted on top of the fuselage behind...
March 31st 04 06:03 AM
by Shawn Curry Go to last post
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1500 K in Sierra Wave?? by Gary Kemp
Heard that Kempton Izuno flew from Minden to Cal City to Herlong back to Inyokern. What is the rest of the story Kempton Gary
March 31st 04 05:26 AM
by Cindy B Go to last post
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Mystery of missing virgins, solved by JJ Sinclair
Recently Zero Sinco went searching the streets of LA for a virgin to sacrifice in his vernal equinox ceremony. after 2 weeks, John abandoned his search, saying, "there is no virgins left in LA". The mystery of the missing virgins has been solved. Today, an unwilling youth with a device secured to...
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March 30th 04 10:51 PM
by Gus Rasch Go to last post
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Aerotow Video by Nick Gilbert
Check this out : http://trc.dfrc.nasa.gov/Gallery/Movie/Eclipse/Medium/EM-0008-02.mpg (approx 2.1 mb)
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March 30th 04 05:31 PM
by F.L. Whiteley Go to last post
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Bugwiper electric by Luka Znidarsic
Hi anybody know about cheap electric system for bugwipers? Thanks, Luka
March 30th 04 11:21 AM
by Luka Znidarsic Go to last post
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Rental contract by CV
Hello, Considering to offer my glider up for rental during this season. Can anyone here supply, or point me to a contract text for glider rental that I could use as a model. Comments/things to keep in mind when renting are welcome too. CV
March 29th 04 09:16 PM
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Non-USA DAFIF files - Where to find by Michael
US DAFIF files can be downloaded from the FFA and processed for PDA application by this nice free tool called "airspace.exe" (onethousand thanks for it). Where can I find similar high content and up-to-date DAFIF files for Australia and Europe for same processing? Thanks for every hint. Michael
March 29th 04 06:47 PM
by Henryk Birecki Go to last post
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volkslogger connection? by pete83
Why there are two +12v and -12v pins in volkslogger? Should I connect both pins to battery?
March 29th 04 06:08 PM
by JF FUCHS Go to last post
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ZZ Mylar seals by Mike
Does anyone know if Mylar seals with ZZ leading edges are available. tia__mike
March 29th 04 03:45 PM
by Robert Fidler Go to last post
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FS LS6b by DaveSpringford
LS6b "F1" S/N 6102 $49 000 US Year of manufactu 1987 Total Hours: 1313 Canadian Registration: C-FXWN Flight Computer: Filser LX5000 FAI this is a full function Moving Map GPS integrated flight computer, vario and FAI approved flight recorder. Provides windspeed and direction, Final glide...
March 29th 04 02:38 AM
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Discus 2C (18m) by John Galloway
I would be interested to make contact with anyone who has an order placed for this type or who has been enquiring about doing so. Thanks. (The header email address is not functional)
March 28th 04 10:56 PM
by John Galloway Go to last post
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Record flight video by miriano
At the page: http://topfly.free.fr/fr/video2003.htm There are two video of the last Argentina expedition by Jean-Marie Clement. The first one titled "Maiden Flight" is just two minutes with a lady, the most interesting is the one titled "Record du bout du monde", seven minutes about the world...
March 28th 04 09:51 PM
by Ged McKnight Go to last post
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Winch dangers in general by Bob Johnson
It wouldn't hurt to repeat this message also -- any location thinking of going to a winch operation would do well to absorb the lessons in Derek Piggott's "Ground Launches" book. This 83-page book distills over forty years of European and British winch experience. The author has had over 10,000...
March 28th 04 04:01 AM
by Bob Johnson Go to last post
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Grob Self Launch by R.W. Carpenter
3/27/04 1993 Grob G103C Twin III SL (Self Launch) All Over White with Blue Stripe (Was repainted in 1995 as factory paint had some flaws) Total time - 222.0 hrs Engine Time - 61.4 hrs Rotax 505A Last Annual - 9/3/03
March 28th 04 03:00 AM
by BTIZ Go to last post
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Winching - Cable danger. by W.J. \(Bill\) Dean \(U.K.\).
In discussions about winch design and construction, I think not enough attention has been given to protecting the driver from the cable. This is a report about one accident (B.G.A. 1991/20): "At the top of a normal winch launch the weak link failed and a fast moving "snake" of cable fell onto the...
March 27th 04 11:51 PM
by John Firth Go to last post
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IGC File Fix for Cambridge GPS NAV? by Jim Vincent
I've hunted around but can't find the thread. Pointer appreciated. TIA.. Jim Vincent CFIG N483SZ
March 27th 04 08:03 PM
by Jim Vincent Go to last post
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Winch Physics by Bob Johnson
This has been covered in these pages before, but it may be timely to post it again in view of the coming fuel price squeeze and the increased interest in winching. This Excel spreadsheet explains mathematically why a winch system comprised of lighter linear (rope) and rotational elements...
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March 27th 04 07:33 PM
by Udo Rumpf Go to last post
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Transponder Installation in Discus A, B, CS by Rick Fuller
Has anyone in the group installed a transponder in a Discus A, B, or CS? Are there any installation pitfalls I should know about if I install a Microair 2000? I've read recent articles in Soaring mag and would like to know specific issues for the Discus. Any optimal antenna locations? Any power...
March 27th 04 11:13 AM
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Twin Astir N159SS by bumper
If anyone has contact info on the following glider, please have them contact me directly at: (change netto to net) - - thanks Owner is listed as: Security Aviation P.O. Box 940 Water Mill
March 27th 04 07:40 AM
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