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Forum: Soaring May 22nd 21, 05:04 AM Posted to rec.aviation.soaring
Replies: 12
Views: 760
Posted By 5Z
Looking to borrow an ASW-27 horizontal stabilize in SW USA

So I ended up borrowing a horizontal stab from a friend in CA, but unfortunately, it doesn't fit. So I put his elevator on my stab and that also doesn't fit. Looks like I would need to remove about...
Forum: Soaring May 17th 21, 02:58 AM Posted to rec.aviation.soaring
Replies: 12
Views: 760
Posted By 5Z
Looking to borrow an ASW-27 horizontal stabilize in SW USA

Found one!!!

Now I'll get to fly the OLC week tasks at El Tiro next week - May 21-31.

5Z

On Sunday, May 16, 2021 at 9:16:56 AM UTC-7, 5Z wrote:
On Sunday, May 16, 2021 at 5:31:06 AM UTC-7, Hank...
Forum: Soaring May 16th 21, 05:16 PM Posted to rec.aviation.soaring
Replies: 12
Views: 760
Posted By 5Z
Looking to borrow an ASW-27 horizontal stabilize in SW USA

On Sunday, May 16, 2021 at 5:31:06 AM UTC-7, Hank Nixon wrote:
Which side on elevator? May have.

It's the left. I've left a voicemail and emailed you.

Thanks!
Forum: Soaring May 15th 21, 07:56 PM Posted to rec.aviation.soaring
Replies: 12
Views: 760
Posted By 5Z
Looking to borrow an ASW-27 horizontal stabilize in SW USA

Hello all, I had a ground handling incident yesterday and damaged my elevator. Looks like a month or more for repairs. :-(

Does anyone know of an ASW-27 that's idle at this time so I could borrow...
Forum: Soaring May 14th 21, 03:44 AM Posted to rec.aviation.soaring
Replies: 15
Views: 979
Posted By 5Z
Oudie/Flarm alarm from my own ADS-B/Transponder

Been there, done that!
You need to tell the FLARM to ignore your own Mode S/ADSB transmissions.
Key items in the config file are, I believe:
# Mode S code
$PFLAC,S,ID,xxxxxx
# configure aircraft...
Forum: Soaring May 14th 21, 02:27 AM Posted to rec.aviation.soaring
Replies: 10
Views: 541
Posted By 5Z
FAI no longer recognizing 1000km triangle speed???

On Thursday, May 13, 2021 at 5:53:28 PM UTC-7, Ron Gleason wrote:
Do you have a link to the latest SC3? Did not see a new one last week.

https://www.fai.org/igc-documents
Forum: Soaring May 14th 21, 12:14 AM Posted to rec.aviation.soaring
Replies: 10
Views: 541
Posted By 5Z
FAI no longer recognizing 1000km triangle speed???

From the latest SC3:

b. Triangle Speed Course as in 3.1.5g with distances of 100, 300, 500, 750, 1250 km, or greater multiples of 500 km. A record may be claimed for the declared course and any...
Forum: Soaring April 28th 21, 09:29 PM Posted to rec.aviation.soaring
Replies: 13
Views: 688
Posted By 5Z
How Do You Evaluate an OLC Flight ?

The folks at WeGlide.org appear to be open to scoring formula and data presentation suggestions. I just asked them to somehow identify declared fights. These are often more difficult that an ad-hoc...
Forum: Soaring April 22nd 21, 06:42 PM Posted to rec.aviation.soaring
Replies: 31
Views: 1,339
Posted By 5Z
Time to hang it up?

I's been a while since we've last seen you, but we'll miss you.

Tom & Karen 5Z

On Wednesday, April 21, 2021 at 4:55:53 PM UTC-7, wrote:
It’s been 50 years now since I...
Forum: Soaring April 14th 21, 04:56 AM Posted to rec.aviation.soaring
Replies: 177
Views: 4,169
Posted By 5Z
Purists are from Pluto, Motorgliderists are from Mars - #2

On Tuesday, April 13, 2021 at 11:50:01 AM UTC-7, wrote:
My point is: In that competition situation, it was less risky for the motorgliders to go up into the hills than
it was...
Forum: Soaring April 14th 21, 04:46 AM Posted to rec.aviation.soaring
Replies: 177
Views: 4,169
Posted By 5Z
Purists are from Pluto, Motorgliderists are from Mars - #2

On Tuesday, April 13, 2021 at 6:54:16 AM UTC-7, Eric Greenwell wrote:
...
I'm having trouble understanding your concerns, because these issues haven been worked on (at
least in the US) for at...
Forum: Soaring March 31st 21, 05:22 PM Posted to rec.aviation.soaring
Replies: 172
Views: 4,928
Posted By 5Z
$1 billion BMS Ooops...

On Wednesday, March 31, 2021 at 8:41:34 AM UTC-7, wrote:
...
Forum: Soaring March 22nd 21, 03:52 AM Posted to rec.aviation.soaring
Replies: 9
Views: 581
Posted By 5Z
Ventus 2c gas spring

On Sunday, March 21, 2021 at 7:01:34 AM UTC-7, wrote:
LS Technologies Canada. They can make anything you want. I have used them for Cobra trailer struts after I waited for over...
Forum: Soaring February 26th 21, 04:49 PM Posted to rec.aviation.soaring
Replies: 13
Views: 482
Posted By 5Z
US sectional charts online

I've heard that the Fltplan Go app is free and provides current sectionals. I'm a CFIG, so use WingX, which is free to anyone with a CFI.

5Z
Forum: Soaring February 8th 21, 10:13 PM Posted to rec.aviation.soaring
Replies: 36
Views: 1,156
Posted By 5Z
Tales Of The Bloody Triangle

Another thing to add to OLC and triangles is that it keeps track of declared triangle fight for the BHC (Barron Hilton Cup). So yet another place to compete on OLC.

Most days I'll declare an...
Forum: Soaring January 16th 21, 03:43 AM Posted to rec.aviation.soaring
Replies: 15
Views: 722
Posted By 5Z
soaring on Mars?

On Friday, January 15, 2021 at 5:48:31 PM UTC-7, Dan Marotta wrote:
On 1/15/21 6:39 AM, Martin Gregorie wrote:
On Thu, 14 Jan 2021 16:13:49 -0800, Jonathan St. Cloud wrote:

As any...
Forum: Soaring January 2nd 21, 02:32 AM Posted to rec.aviation.soaring
Replies: 49
Views: 1,601
Posted By 5Z
GOAT ASW20

On Friday, January 1, 2021 at 5:49:51 AM UTC-7, wrote:
By comparison The ASW27 was released in 1997 with 237 produced units and the LS6 came along in
1983 with 375 produced...
Forum: Soaring January 2nd 21, 02:19 AM Posted to rec.aviation.soaring
Replies: 6
Views: 324
Posted By 5Z
New Year's Day Trifecta

On Friday, January 1, 2021 at 5:33:37 PM UTC-7, Dan Marotta wrote:
A very satisfying way to start the new year!

I hooked up with a Tucson Soaring Club CFI at El Tiro and we had a nice 40 minute...
Forum: Soaring December 19th 20, 06:07 AM Posted to rec.aviation.soaring
Replies: 29
Views: 797
Posted By 5Z
Arduino Based Soaring Related Devices

On Friday, December 18, 2020 at 10:06:46 AM UTC-7, quietpilot wrote:
Our Tow pilots report the same thing. and it wouldn't capture that except as compared to the glider logs and timestamps.

Is...
Forum: Soaring November 12th 20, 03:52 AM Posted to rec.aviation.soaring
Replies: 2
Views: 200
Posted By 5Z
Replacement axle for Eberle trailer

A friend just had the axle break on his Eberle trailer. Any thoughts on an easy swap? Or should he rent a flatbed to get it home then take his time to replace it?

He's about 50 miles inside...
Forum: Soaring November 7th 20, 05:41 PM Posted to rec.aviation.soaring
Replies: 3
Views: 209
Posted By 5Z
Browser accessed airport camera

On Thursday, November 5, 2020 at 3:24:39 PM UTC-7, Eric Greenwell wrote:
I'd like to use a webcam to view the weather at the airport I fly from

Check out http://skylarknorth.com/
They're using...
Forum: Soaring September 8th 20, 06:23 PM Posted to rec.aviation.soaring
Replies: 9
Views: 124
Posted By 5Z
Smoke at Ephrata, WA

Southern California deserts are also socked in with smoke. Inyokern visibility right now is less than 2 miles. http://potomacaviation.com/netlink-v2/html5.asp?airportid=KIYK

5Z
Forum: Soaring August 31st 20, 08:58 PM Posted to rec.aviation.soaring
Replies: 27
Views: 1,370
Posted By 5Z
SSA Sailplane Tracker

On Sunday, August 30, 2020 at 6:35:51 AM UTC-7, Bill Tisdale wrote:
I cannot get glideportaero to load this morning 8/30/2020. Both Link
from SSA Sailplane Tracker or directly to the...
Forum: Soaring July 23rd 20, 05:45 AM Posted to rec.aviation.soaring
Replies: 95
Views: 1,414
Posted By 5Z
27 crash at Ely?

On Wednesday, July 22, 2020 at 9:09:19 PM UTC-7, Eric Greenwell wrote:
6PK wrote on 7/22/2020 3:29 PM:
"Hammering the rudder" is absurd and is asking for an inadvertent
spin which BTW I'm...
Forum: Soaring June 29th 20, 07:36 PM Posted to rec.aviation.soaring
Replies: 11
Views: 770
Posted By 5Z
Real-Time U.S. Composite Satellite Imagery: Large Animation

On Friday, June 12, 2020 at 8:49:39 AM UTC-7, Nick Kennedy wrote:
Hey 5Z
Do you have In cockpit Satellite images now ?
Is there any reasonably affordable options out there today for Great Basin...
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