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Forum: Soaring July 20th 17, 03:53 AM Posted to rec.aviation.soaring
Replies: 3
Views: 175
Posted By JS
Region 10 Low Performance Contest

Looks like there's fun being had at TSA. The 1-26 contest and the PW-5 contest combined? Suppose they're the same thing.
Jim
Forum: Soaring July 20th 17, 03:13 AM Posted to rec.aviation.soaring
Replies: 10
Views: 253
Posted By JS
Fun Cobra trailer conversions?

On Wednesday, July 19, 2017 at 7:00:13 PM UTC-7, Michael Opitz wrote:

Be very careful with open trailers. Any wind loads can really wreak
havoc on the front hinges and bulkhead of the...
Forum: Soaring July 19th 17, 05:01 PM Posted to rec.aviation.soaring
Replies: 27
Views: 384
Posted By JS
Flap performance

Just:
Always good to have concern about making too big a move, but I believe with time in H301 and Janus, you'll be fine. The Ventus has better glide path control than either.
Get one with modern...
Forum: Soaring July 19th 17, 03:22 AM Posted to rec.aviation.soaring
Replies: 8
Views: 239
Posted By JS
ASG 29 organ pipe like noise above 83 knots

On Tuesday, July 18, 2017 at 6:32:14 PM UTC-7, Tony Gaechter wrote:
I recently bought a used ASG 29 and get a loud noise like an organ pipe above 83 knots. Can anyone suggest a cause and cure. The...
Forum: Soaring July 19th 17, 01:55 AM Posted to rec.aviation.soaring
Replies: 33
Views: 870
Posted By JS
The Cobra "Ramp Grind" - a fix

Installed an SRS kit this evening.
Chocks-to-chocks on a parked trailer was 45 minutes.
It is a significant improvement over the 8-or-9-year-old scraper hardware.
Jim
Forum: Soaring July 17th 17, 07:04 PM Posted to rec.aviation.soaring
Replies: 1
Views: 212
Posted By JS
Butterfly vario and remote control on the stick

On Monday, July 17, 2017 at 10:47:42 AM UTC-7, wrote:
Hi,

Can it be done?
Has anyone done it?

S

I do think the Air-Glide Display M and L would benefit, and the...
Forum: Soaring July 16th 17, 04:59 PM Posted to rec.aviation.soaring
Replies: 8
Views: 313
Posted By JS
World Wide Turnpoint Exchange down?

In addition to the principal site (to which you should link if you need to) at soaringweb.org/TP located in Scottsdale, Arizona, USA, and provided courtesy of Günther Eichhorn, there are three...
Forum: Soaring July 15th 17, 07:28 PM Posted to rec.aviation.soaring
Replies: 9
Views: 203
Posted By JS
Final Day (12) 13.5 WGC US Pilots

On Saturday, July 15, 2017 at 11:12:27 AM UTC-7, Garrett McEwen wrote:
Great work guys. I've been following these posts and the trackers each day.

Beating Sebastian Kawa, winning Day 8 must have...
Forum: Soaring July 14th 17, 03:05 PM Posted to rec.aviation.soaring
Replies: 36
Views: 493
Posted By JS
CAI Model 20 to OLC?

On Friday, July 14, 2017 at 6:46:34 AM UTC-7, wrote:
On Thursday, July 13, 2017 at 6:19:04 PM UTC-4, Papa3 wrote:

I was stupid enough to take the lead in trying to...
Forum: Soaring July 12th 17, 06:21 PM Posted to rec.aviation.soaring
Replies: 18
Views: 318
Posted By JS
PowerFlarm “Own Transponder Detection" Rate

On Wednesday, July 12, 2017 at 9:58:05 AM UTC-7, John Cochrane wrote:
I had this problem. It means that your powerflarm configuration file is not properly set with your own transponder code. If...
Forum: Soaring July 12th 17, 04:59 PM Posted to rec.aviation.soaring
Replies: 36
Views: 493
Posted By JS
CAI Model 20 to OLC?

On Wednesday, July 12, 2017 at 8:17:47 AM UTC-7, Steve Leonard wrote:

Maybe I can check things later, but there are hotter things I am dealing with right now.

Thanks,

Steve

Dealing...
Forum: Soaring July 11th 17, 12:29 AM Posted to rec.aviation.soaring
Replies: 8
Views: 270
Posted By JS
I glide data filters

On Monday, July 10, 2017 at 4:03:38 PM UTC-7, wrote:
I played around with this a little more today. It works fine on an iPhone, allowing the user to select any distance. On...
Forum: Soaring July 10th 17, 09:53 PM Posted to rec.aviation.soaring
Replies: 31
Views: 1,203
Posted By JS
Missing IGC Flight Replay

On Monday, July 10, 2017 at 12:01:25 PM UTC-7, wrote:
http://ywtw.de/igcsimen.html

Sure miss this handy app. Other than SeeYou, what do you use to "replay" an IGC...
Forum: Soaring July 10th 17, 09:37 PM Posted to rec.aviation.soaring
Replies: 31
Views: 2,092
Posted By JS
Wax, Teflon, Wx?

Answer to the 3M 09062 Si question below. Whether it's enough to worry about may go under "Your Mileage May Vary".
Jim

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Hi Jim,

Thank you for contacting 3M, where...
Forum: Soaring July 10th 17, 03:50 AM Posted to rec.aviation.soaring
Replies: 8
Views: 270
Posted By JS
I glide data filters

On Sunday, July 9, 2017 at 7:44:08 PM UTC-7, wrote:
Is there a way to filter the airports and waypoints in iGlide so anything farther than 100 miles (or whatever) doesn't show...
Forum: Soaring July 9th 17, 04:10 PM Posted to rec.aviation.soaring
Replies: 36
Views: 493
Posted By JS
CAI Model 20 to OLC?

On Sunday, July 9, 2017 at 1:15:06 AM UTC-7, Tim Newport-Peace wrote:
At 02:59 09 July 2017, Steve Leonard wrote:
Yeah, I know I should "buy a new logger". But, I fly old sailplanes.
:-)
...
Forum: Soaring July 8th 17, 05:38 AM Posted to rec.aviation.soaring
Replies: 18
Views: 644
Posted By JS
L-13 AMOC

Rather appropriate that this was approved by
"the Small Airplane Directorate (SAD)"
Jim
Forum: Soaring July 8th 17, 05:29 AM Posted to rec.aviation.soaring
Replies: 18
Views: 644
Posted By JS
L-13 AMOC

On Friday, July 7, 2017 at 9:10:53 PM UTC-7, Frank Whiteley wrote:
http://www.ssa.org/GovernmentLiaison?show=blog&id=4431

Wondered what an AMOC was. It is:

Blanik L-13 Alternative Method of...
Forum: Soaring July 2nd 17, 01:48 AM Posted to rec.aviation.soaring
Replies: 8
Views: 242
Posted By JS
Battery charger question

On Saturday, July 1, 2017 at 5:12:01 PM UTC-7, wrote:
I know that the lithium iron phosphate batteries should be charged with a different charger than SLA batteries but can a...
Forum: Soaring June 30th 17, 04:23 PM Posted to rec.aviation.soaring
Replies: 10
Views: 374
Posted By JS
Keith Eyler T21

On Friday, June 30, 2017 at 7:43:04 AM UTC-7, wrote:
Congratulations Keith; well done! Irregardless of the rules and scores, (IMHO) you were the winner of the Club Class...
Forum: Soaring June 30th 17, 04:11 PM Posted to rec.aviation.soaring
Replies: 5
Views: 219
Posted By JS
FS: 4x Becker 4201 and 1x ATR600

On Friday, June 30, 2017 at 7:04:40 AM UTC-7, wrote:
Ross- I am interested in a Becker 4201. Do you know if the Becker 3201 and 4201 share the same pinouts on the plug? It would...
Forum: Soaring June 30th 17, 04:07 PM Posted to rec.aviation.soaring
Replies: 74
Views: 1,610
Posted By JS
New House Thermal

On Friday, June 30, 2017 at 4:16:52 AM UTC-7, Martin Gregorie wrote:
On Thu, 29 Jun 2017 17:02:56 -0700, JS wrote:

Just got off the roof, where I measured my installation with an IR
...
Forum: Soaring June 30th 17, 01:02 AM Posted to rec.aviation.soaring
Replies: 74
Views: 1,610
Posted By JS
New House Thermal

Just got off the roof, where I measured my installation with an IR thermometer. Believe that's what Bob meant by heat gun.

Exposed roof: 135 to 140F, 57 to 60C
Shaded roof: 100F, 38C.
PV panels:...
Forum: Soaring June 30th 17, 12:22 AM Posted to rec.aviation.soaring
Replies: 20
Views: 431
Posted By JS
Club Class Nationals live on Facebook

Interestingly, glideport.aero is experiencing the same sort of overload now (towards the end of the last task at Hobbs) as it did for Cordele.
Can't have anything to do with depth of convection.
We...
Forum: Soaring June 29th 17, 04:36 AM Posted to rec.aviation.soaring
Replies: 6
Views: 313
Posted By JS
Dittel FSG60M radio issue...

On Wednesday, June 28, 2017 at 4:01:43 PM UTC-7, ZP wrote:
http://www.segelflug.de/osclass/index.php?page=search&sCategory=110
Jim

Jim, I'd like to buy the FSG-60M, but can't figure out...
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