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Forum: Soaring November 10th 20, 08:48 PM Posted to rec.aviation.soaring
Replies: 22
Views: 189
Posted By John Foster
Gliding Club Experiences

On Monday, November 9, 2020 at 10:37:08 AM UTC-7, Martin Gregorie wrote:
On Mon, 09 Nov 2020 08:43:11 -0800, waremark wrote:

I am interested in the comparison between VR and multiple...
Forum: Soaring November 2nd 20, 09:16 PM Posted to rec.aviation.soaring
Replies: 1
Views: 53
Posted By John Foster
Free Condor photo-realistic scenery for your Club

On Thursday, October 29, 2020 at 7:15:54 AM UTC-6, wrote:
Folks,
A lot of folks use Condor 2, though it doesn't catch on for local training if your landscape is Slovenia....
...
Forum: Soaring October 19th 20, 09:30 PM Posted to rec.aviation.soaring
Replies: 14
Views: 200
Posted By John Foster
for the amateur meteorologists, question.

On Monday, October 19, 2020 at 1:22:11 PM UTC-6, john firth wrote:
Maybe the last flight of the year, but memorable.

Atmosphere 10C, very unstable , with cloudbase 5000ft and tops above 10K;...
Forum: Soaring October 17th 20, 12:53 AM Posted to rec.aviation.soaring
Replies: 27
Views: 301
Posted By John Foster
FES climb rate question.

On Friday, October 16, 2020 at 8:11:13 AM UTC-6, waremark wrote:
Take-off performance looks impressive. I was surprised by the amount of noise - sounded not unlike a petrol engined aircraft as it...
Forum: Soaring September 27th 20, 05:29 AM Posted to rec.aviation.soaring
Replies: 14
Views: 218
Posted By John Foster
e: CAUTION - Active Scam Attempt on W&W Classifieds

On Saturday, September 26, 2020 at 11:00:07 AM UTC-6, wrote:
At 16:25 26 September 2020, John wrote:
My game is to scam the scammers. I play along and they
always send a...
Forum: Soaring September 14th 20, 07:03 AM Posted to rec.aviation.soaring
Replies: 13
Views: 140
Posted By John Foster
glider instructors in the US

On Sunday, September 13, 2020 at 9:34:23 PM UTC-6, Mike Schumann wrote:
On Sunday, September 13, 2020 at 5:15:24 PM UTC-5, Zoltán Lengyel wrote:
Hi Dan,
Thanks for your input. Actually I...
Forum: Soaring August 22nd 20, 06:11 AM Posted to rec.aviation.soaring
Replies: 2
Views: 63
Posted By John Foster
CFI-G Add-on

On Friday, August 21, 2020 at 8:50:49 PM UTC-6, Wes Flannell wrote:
Hi everyone. I'm wanting to complete my CFI-G add-on training soon. I'd like to do it in a Pipistrel Sinus if possible, but I'm...
Forum: Soaring August 16th 20, 09:13 AM Posted to rec.aviation.soaring
Replies: 23
Views: 253
Posted By John Foster
New Electric Motorglider-Birdy

On Saturday, August 15, 2020 at 6:59:21 AM UTC-6, Eric Greenwell wrote:
krasw wrote on 8/14/2020 10:20 PM:
You do understand that this is more like 3-axis rigid wing hangglider than real...
Forum: Soaring August 14th 20, 09:40 PM Posted to rec.aviation.soaring
Replies: 23
Views: 253
Posted By John Foster
New Electric Motorglider-Birdy

On Friday, August 14, 2020 at 8:00:04 AM UTC-6, Paul T wrote:
40:1 glide ratio sounds nice, but a VNE of 200km/hr seems a bit limiting
for anything but purely relaxed recreational flying.

...
Forum: Soaring August 14th 20, 03:02 AM Posted to rec.aviation.soaring
Replies: 23
Views: 253
Posted By John Foster
New Electric Motorglider-Birdy

On Thursday, August 13, 2020 at 2:38:28 PM UTC-6, AS wrote:
On Thursday, August 13, 2020 at 2:30:46 PM UTC-4, Waveguru wrote:
Are there any performance figures anywhere? I looked around but...
Forum: Soaring August 13th 20, 01:27 AM Posted to rec.aviation.soaring
Replies: 32
Views: 542
Posted By John Foster
Sad news, Lake County glider crash, LAK-17B FES Mini

On Wednesday, August 12, 2020 at 12:56:29 PM UTC-6, Tango Eight wrote:
On Wednesday, August 12, 2020 at 1:16:40 PM UTC-4, John Foster wrote:
On Wednesday, August 12, 2020 at 2:55:07 AM UTC-6,...
Forum: Soaring August 12th 20, 06:16 PM Posted to rec.aviation.soaring
Replies: 32
Views: 542
Posted By John Foster
Sad news, Lake County glider crash, LAK-17B FES Mini

On Wednesday, August 12, 2020 at 2:55:07 AM UTC-6, wrote:
...
Forum: Soaring August 8th 20, 05:54 AM Posted to rec.aviation.soaring
Replies: 26
Views: 373
Posted By John Foster
§ 61.87 (i)

On Friday, August 7, 2020 at 10:21:18 PM UTC-6, wrote:
You are spot on that this is very important and your apprehension is not only founded, but could save your life. Although I...
Forum: Soaring August 2nd 20, 01:22 AM Posted to rec.aviation.soaring
Replies: 17
Views: 220
Posted By John Foster
Mid Week Towing Availability

On Wednesday, July 29, 2020 at 11:50:07 AM UTC-6, Roy B. wrote:
With the contest season a bust this year I am thinking about taking the glider on a road trip to someplace in the US where I can fly...
Forum: Soaring August 2nd 20, 01:10 AM Posted to rec.aviation.soaring
Replies: 9
Views: 151
Posted By John Foster
Are areas of sink modeled well in Condor2?

On Wednesday, July 29, 2020 at 12:21:07 AM UTC-6, Senna Van den Bosch wrote:
Op woensdag 29 juli 2020 00:26:39 UTC+2 schreef Charles Ethridge:
On Tuesday, July 28, 2020 at 4:16:11 AM UTC-4,...
Forum: Soaring July 13th 20, 01:44 AM Posted to rec.aviation.soaring
Replies: 34
Views: 565
Posted By John Foster
iGlide functionality

On Thursday, October 10, 2019 at 4:22:09 PM UTC-6, John Foster wrote:
In an effort not to hijack a recent thread any more than I've already done, I decided to start this thread here to deal with...
Forum: Soaring July 3rd 20, 06:28 AM Posted to rec.aviation.soaring
Replies: 139
Views: 1,578
Posted By John Foster
Concealed Carry In MY ASW27

On Thursday, July 2, 2020 at 2:13:09 PM UTC-6, Jonathan St. Cloud wrote:
Spoken like a true narcissist. This is a discussion group on soaring. If you want to discus guns please go to the...
Forum: Soaring June 21st 20, 05:43 AM Posted to rec.aviation.soaring
Replies: 23
Views: 257
Posted By John Foster
tow rope handling

On Saturday, June 20, 2020 at 10:06:48 PM UTC-6, 2G wrote:
On Saturday, June 20, 2020 at 7:41:44 PM UTC-7, wrote:
Not to mention the amount of time it takes to teach some...
Forum: Soaring June 19th 20, 04:54 AM Posted to rec.aviation.soaring
Replies: 23
Views: 257
Posted By John Foster
tow rope handling

On Thursday, June 18, 2020 at 6:53:03 PM UTC-6, wrote:
What's a good way to wind up a tow rope quickly and easily, store it, and unwind it again without it getting into tangle?
...
Forum: Soaring June 13th 20, 09:02 PM Posted to rec.aviation.soaring
Replies: 38
Views: 628
Posted By John Foster
Flying pants

On Saturday, June 13, 2020 at 9:50:51 AM UTC-6, Bruce wrote:
On Thursday, June 11, 2020 at 4:58:29 AM UTC-7, wrote:
My Royal Robbins are finally dying. What have you guys...
Forum: Soaring June 12th 20, 08:30 PM Posted to rec.aviation.soaring
Replies: 4
Views: 205
Posted By John Foster
Fly Deliberately. Fly Tasks - Proving Grounds

On Friday, June 12, 2020 at 12:25:30 AM UTC-6, Patrick (LS6-b EH) wrote:
TL;DR

View a presentation on the genesis and concept behind the Proving Grounds at this recording of the SOSA...
Forum: Soaring June 8th 20, 09:51 PM Posted to rec.aviation.soaring
Replies: 19
Views: 211
Posted By John Foster
William C Holbrook

On Monday, June 8, 2020 at 2:26:16 PM UTC-6, Daryl Kabatoff wrote:
On Monday, June 8, 2020 at 2:15:04 PM UTC-6, Michael Opitz wrote:
At 19:48 08 June 2020, wrote:
...
Forum: Soaring June 8th 20, 09:47 PM Posted to rec.aviation.soaring
Replies: 50
Views: 819
Posted By John Foster
Wing wheel from Craggy Aero

On Monday, June 8, 2020 at 12:59:44 PM UTC-6, Daryl Kabatoff wrote:
On Sunday, May 3, 2020 at 10:02:02 PM UTC-6, wrote:
Tom has sent me a private email accusing me of making...
Forum: Soaring June 7th 20, 06:11 AM Posted to rec.aviation.soaring
Replies: 15
Views: 295
Posted By John Foster
XCSkies and Skysight

On Saturday, June 6, 2020 at 9:17:57 PM UTC-6, wrote:
Up to this point, I've used XCSkies, but I keep hearing more and more about Skysight. I'm trying to determine if I should...
Forum: Soaring June 6th 20, 02:14 AM Posted to rec.aviation.soaring
Replies: 10
Views: 296
Posted By John Foster
Paraphernalia “Softie” Mini Parachute for sale

On Thursday, May 28, 2020 at 11:10:56 AM UTC-6, Sean Fidler wrote:
Manufactured in July 2008, in great condition, royal blue color with matching UV storage bag, quick release option on leg straps. ...
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