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Where can I train in a PW-6? Seminole Lake's is down for maintenancefor a couple of months by [email protected]
Hi, all. I have a PW-5 that I bought but have never flown. Since the PW-6 is the 2-place trainer for the PW-5, I was hoping to train in a PW-6 for and hour or so before attempting the PW-5. I just spoke with Seminole Lake Gliderport (here in Florida) who said that their PW-6 is down for...
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July 2nd 18 10:42 PM
by [email protected] Go to last post
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Round vs Square E-Chute by Jonathan St. Cloud
Three years ago when I got back into soaring I talked to serveral riggers about a round vs square chute. The riggers, including Allen Silver, all talked me out of a square for safety reasons. If you are seriously considering a square rig, I highly recommend you speak with a qualified rigger and...
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July 2nd 18 10:12 PM
by [email protected] Go to last post
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My Portable Power Flarm apparently didn't log an .IGC file fortoday's flight (too bad because we caught our strongest thermal yet around KSFM!) by Kristin Nowell
Just wondering if anyone else has encountered this problem? I updated to version 6.42 a while ago, and since then I have gotten several error messages saying SD card not found (even though it is in there) on start up, but that seemed to fix itself upon restarting the unit. But after today's...
July 2nd 18 04:32 PM
by Kristin Nowell Go to last post
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MER? by Colin Roney
I need to dilute some MER polish in the blue plastic container - what should I use?
July 1st 18 07:33 PM
by Colin Roney Go to last post
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Cobra Trailer VIN by MSC
Can anybody please tell me where I find the VIN number on my Cobra trailer for a DG 1000? Thanks
July 1st 18 07:05 PM
by AS Go to last post
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XC Soar quick setup for local flights by JorEl
Hi everybody. I am testing the XCSoar program on a Kobo Mini. I ask for your help to know how to prepare some useful pages to navigate on local flights. My interest is to know at all times: Distance and course to the field. Altitude necessary to arrive. Should I schedule a task for this purpose? I...
July 1st 18 06:37 PM
by JorEl Go to last post
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Questions for SGS 2-33 Operators by [email protected]
Hi all, Our club, the Black Forest Soaring Society, is refurbishing our venerable 2-33. She's going to look real nice when we're finished. During this refurb a couple of questions have come up and so I'm posing them to the group: First, how many are still operating with the original, war...
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July 1st 18 04:57 PM
by Dan Marotta Go to last post
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Nano 4 vs Colibri X ? by Jonathan St. Cloud
Has anyone had the opportunity to play or fly with both? Wondering about the pro's and con's of each. Both same price, any features that would set one apart from the other?
July 1st 18 04:23 PM
by [email protected] Go to last post
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Make your plans to come to New Castle VA for R4S! by John Godfrey (QT)[_2_]
Register Now for 2018 R4S Contest Blue Ridge Soaring Society in New Castle Virginia is again hosting the Region 4 South contest. Contest runs 9/17/2018 - 9/22/2018. (Practice days: 9/15 and 9/16.) This year a two-hour workshop will be offered on 9/16 for new-to-NCI pilots to familiarize them...
July 1st 18 03:17 PM
by Retting Go to last post
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Soaring in Central California (Video) by Wyll Surf Air
I thought some of the geezers of RAC might enjoy my most soaring video. It has scenes from both my recently acquired Libelle 201 as well as Morgan Hall's Duo Discus. Anyway enjoy the video and happy flying https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=AEUFdYWng4I Wyll
July 1st 18 06:54 AM
by Wyll Surf Air Go to last post
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Quiet Vent by Ron (RW)
Some months ago, I read a post from a John Morgan, Minden NV. He was developing a gadget that was to diminish noise from the clearvision panel vent. I think he called it the Quiet Vent. Any further word on his venture? Any contact info? THNX Ron W (RW)
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June 30th 18 04:31 PM
by Paul Agnew Go to last post
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Any details on Nephi incident? by Chris
Is everybody alright?
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June 30th 18 04:24 PM
by Paul Agnew Go to last post
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For Sale: 1977 LS3 (USA) by Papa3[_2_]
Aero Club Albatross (ACA) is excited to offer our 1977 Rolladen Schneider LS3 “El Bondo” for sale. This highly-tuned racing machine has been fully “Templinized” in the ACA Skunkworks. Major modifications include: - Extensive micro-turbulation across all flying surfaces and,...
June 30th 18 02:43 PM
by Charlie M. (UH & 002 owner/pilot) Go to last post
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FOR SALE: FLYTEC SONIC VARIO by Roger Griffith
$50.00 shipped in the US, Includes velcro mounts and manual
June 30th 18 02:28 PM
by Roger Griffith Go to last post
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Spinsand hangar flying by Jonathan St. Cloud
I thought in light of a very recent mishap we should start a hangar flying thread on spins or any other flight regime so desired. I will start, please no judgment, just constructive comments, questions, stories... I have never gotten into an accidental spin. I have on several occasions,...
June 30th 18 05:46 AM
by Charlie Quebec Go to last post
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ArcusM trailer for sale by Dave Nadler
ArcusM trailer (short version) built fall 2015 Alko anti-sway hitch (50mm) Removable tongue (for compact storage) 4 built-in jack-stands skid plates on rear jack-stands ArcusM handling gear (wing wheel, tail dolly, collapsing tow-bar with tail-lift) Two cobra wing-stands Shop ramp (quick-release...
June 28th 18 02:51 PM
by Steve Leonard[_2_] Go to last post
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Wing Wheel by Andy (GY) by [email protected]
Andy, if you see this, could you let me know if you upgraded your wing wheel design so that its hieght could be adjusted? You posted that you were going to do that back in 2010... if so, could you post pics of the new design and perhaps describe it a bit. i'd like to build a wing wheel for...
June 27th 18 08:06 AM
by [email protected] Go to last post
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Discus 2 Optimal CG location by Dave Springford
Can anyone advise the optimal CG location for a D2? If the 2a and 2b have different optimal locations, I would like to know both. TIA, Dave
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June 27th 18 03:55 AM
by Dave Springford Go to last post
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Resetting a Bienno LiFePO4 Battery by OHM Ω http://aviation.derosaweb.net
A friend of mine was having an odd problem with his Bienno LiFePO4 battery that I had never seen before. He lent me his battery while I was working on his panel. https://www.bioennopower.com/collections/12v-series-lifepo4-batteries The next day I was surprised when the battery didn't power up...
June 26th 18 09:26 PM
by rudolph stutzmann Go to last post
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FS - New Tost Brass 200 x 50 Tail Wheel with tire and tube by Dave Springford
Brand new brass tail wheel with tire and tube. 200 x 50 brass Tost tail wheel with 12 mm diameter axle hole will fit Schempp-Hirth Discus and Ventus. Weighs about 7 lbs to give a good rearward CG adjustment. $330 plus shipping Contact me by PM or via the ad on...
June 26th 18 11:12 AM
by Bojack J4 Go to last post
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