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Are off-airport landouts common and/or dangerous? by Charles Ethridge
Hi all. First off, I was a fairly experienced CFI and Chief Flight Instructor with a great record, and am now a Commercial Glider Pilot, so I'm not a total newbie in the glider world. I realize that my initial question may be obvious to some, but here in South Florida, we NEVER land out in fields...
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Today 05:57 AM
by Andy Blackburn[_3_] Go to last post
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Another EXTREMELY low thermal save by [email protected]
I’m afraid video may be making pilots take these risks. https://youtu.be/PlXeHeR5Ma8
Today 04:21 AM
by Bruce Hoult Go to last post
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Feb Soaring: MiniLAK FES article by Matt Herron (Sr)
My article, Mini & Me, about test flying a Mini in Lithuania appears as a cover piece in the current Soaring. Also, Garett Willat has an interesting piece on the way FES may change XCountry soaring.
Today 03:45 AM
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Interested in Winch Launching? by Matt Herron Jr.
I am exploring the idea of organizing a winch launching clinic at Coalinga, CA this year. I just completed the winch training offered by The Associated Glider Clubs of Southern California (AGCSC) in Jacumba Hot Springs last month and it was a blast. The same folks are willing to come up and...
Today 03:11 AM
by Mike Schumann[_2_] Go to last post
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Implausible Time Records by Dan Marotta
For my last three flights I've been getting a message from OLC warning of implausible time records in the igc file.* Does anyone know what this means and what I might do to correct the problem? I've asked the question on the ClearNav forum but haven't gotten a reply yet. Here's a link to the...
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Today 03:07 AM
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FAI-KM on OLC ??? by [email protected]
OK OLC gurus, what does FAI-KM mean on OLC? Thanks Kevin 92
Today 02:41 AM
by Darryl Ramm Go to last post
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ASH25 out to kill you? by ripacheco1967
I know I’m just learning about all this but reading this about the ASH 25 really made me pause. (I have a lot of ours on GA aircraft and moving into gliders.) http://gliding.co.nz/wp-content/uploads/2016/09/Flying%20ASH25%20by%20Stan%20Nelson.pdf «...The consequence of moving the stick...
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Yesterday 11:14 PM
by Martin Gregorie[_6_] Go to last post
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Euro Championship by [email protected]
Kawa leading 18m class again in a Diana 3. Absolutely incredible
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Yesterday 10:25 PM
by andrzop Go to last post
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RV for sale at SLG by [email protected]
Since I have given up soaring due to aging eyes, I have decided to sell my 2015 Itasca Tribute 27B for the same reason. It has been a fixture at the last few Seniors'. I can be reached at 394-5076 in Clermont Wes Lineberry
Yesterday 08:56 PM
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Contest Class Development for Future Success - The Case fordeveloping the Handicapped Classes by WaltWX[_2_]
MY PREFERENCE ON COMBINING STANDARD CVLASS AFTER FURTHER REFLECTION (July 17th) After further reflection, I'm going to agree with Steve Northcraft and choose to group the STDs with the 15M (and OPENs if necessary). The 15M and OPENs are having trouble getting sufficient numbers as well. My...
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Yesterday 08:42 PM
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Genesis II parts for sale by [email protected]
As former associate of Group Genesis, I ended up with quite a few parts for G2 sailplane, including a complete landing gear and a new canopy. Please send me a note if you need anything... anxious to clean out the hangar and can make you a great deal. Some parts I have include: Brake master...
Yesterday 05:05 PM
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ASW-19 for sale by Charles Longley
With the acquisition of my ASW-20L my 19 is for sale. Excellent starter or club ship! https://wingsandwheels.com/class/classified.php?id=3645
Yesterday 04:35 PM
by Charles Longley Go to last post
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Buying LS3a or ASW20a? ~$25k cross country glider. Which one and why? by Michael N.
I'm looking for a glider for cross country in the $25k range. I'd like to get a flapped 15 meter, and have been doing a lot of searching and reading on the groups and have kind of narrowed my decision down to an ASW20 or LS3a I have about 200 hours in gliders all glass, but never anything with...
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Yesterday 03:58 PM
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Monerai P Self Launching Sailplane by [email protected]
On Tuesday, August 18, 1998 at 3:00:00 AM UTC-4, marc silverman wrote: This is not a low time ship or anytime ship.It was not a succesful design..Thats why you don't see them flying.Don't buy it. Marc Silverman WV MIKEB1835 wrote: Can anyone give me some info about the Monerai P. I...
Yesterday 01:19 AM
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LXNAV S100 calibration and firmware question by vtcyclist
I have an S100. I want to calibrate it and have removed it from the glider.. We’ve put it in the calibration chamber, but are not having any luck getting it to record a flight without the gps recognizing movement. Ideas? Second. I’ve updated firmware before without issues. This time, the...
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May 25th 19 05:42 PM
by Karl Kunz[_2_] Go to last post
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Help with Nano 4 - mistakenly deleted the Minden waypoints - tried toreestablish but no luck by Joel Flamenbaum[_2_]
Anyone out there with a Nano4 that could step me through reloading the mndn303b.cup waypoints -- I have selected this file but it does not want to load.
May 25th 19 05:09 PM
by Joel Flamenbaum[_2_] Go to last post
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Cold Blue by Jonathan St. Cloud
Saw and amazing film last night thanks to 2K. Cold Blue is restored combat footage taken from the 8th Air Force B-17's. Thanks to Paul Allen for all his contributions to aviation and beyond.
May 25th 19 03:59 AM
by Joel Flamenbaum[_2_] Go to last post
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ASW27B prices falling by [email protected]
There are 3 nice ASW27's for sale, all at reduced prices in the Wings and Wheels website. We 3 owners are mystified at the seeming lack of interest in this ship. Two of us are no longer flying thanks to Father Time and we're throwing in lots of soaring related "goodies" with your...
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May 24th 19 07:07 AM
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Webinar Shoutout! by Jonathan St. Cloud
Another awesome webinar. Thanks to the guys putting these on and to David for such a difficult share!
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May 24th 19 01:45 AM
by Jj Go to last post
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2020 contests by [email protected]
Hey all, I see Nephi on the calendar, any other leads however tentative, on 2020 contests? Especially curious about Club Nats and region 10
May 24th 19 01:41 AM
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