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Forum: Soaring Today, 07:02 PM Posted to rec.aviation.soaring
Replies: 10
Views: 207
Posted By Jonathan St. Cloud
soaring on Mars?

All you fixed wing weenies seemed to have glossed over the the fact that the first (heavier that "air") aircraft to fly on another planet will be the helicopter. On this planet it was the Wright 1902...
Forum: Soaring January 15th 21, 01:13 AM Posted to rec.aviation.soaring
Replies: 10
Views: 207
Posted By Jonathan St. Cloud
soaring on Mars?

As any true aviator (helicopter pilot) knows the first flight on another world will be by the premier of all aircraft, the helicopter.
Mankind's magic...
Forum: Soaring January 12th 21, 08:54 PM Posted to rec.aviation.soaring
Replies: 33
Views: 241
Posted By Jonathan St. Cloud
How Have Our Soaring Vendors Fared?

On Monday, January 11, 2021 at 2:05:45 PM UTC-8, Dan Marotta wrote:
On 1/11/21 1:33 PM, Gregg Ballou wrote:
How could you guys not have seen these claims? If you want other sources search, it...
Forum: Soaring November 20th 20, 05:55 PM Posted to rec.aviation.soaring
Replies: 227
Views: 2,567
Posted By Jonathan St. Cloud
Best Overall Motorglider available today?

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=O8lBpVfIGX0

On Tuesday, September 15, 2020 at 10:48:13 AM UTC-7, wrote:
Didn't want to hijack the current FES tread so I thought I'd start...
Forum: Soaring November 19th 20, 02:46 PM Posted to rec.aviation.soaring
Replies: 5
Views: 90
Posted By Jonathan St. Cloud
What have we learned from all this?

That is about 19% of the total world wide deaths!

On Wednesday, November 18, 2020 at 9:00:06 PM UTC-8, Bob Kuykendall wrote:
At 23:55 05 April 2020, Gregg Ballou wrote:
...
Forum: Soaring November 4th 20, 02:36 AM Posted to rec.aviation.soaring
Replies: 62
Views: 561
Posted By Jonathan St. Cloud
Old Folks Poll

I have a prayer wheel in my cocpit. Tuesday, November 3, 2020 at 11:32:30 AM UTC-8, Roy B. wrote:
Anybody remember what a "prayer wheel" was?
When did you last see one?
ROY
Forum: Soaring October 31st 20, 06:29 PM Posted to rec.aviation.soaring
Replies: 64
Views: 612
Posted By Jonathan St. Cloud
Truck vs Car as a tow vehicle

On Friday, October 30, 2020 at 5:57:17 AM UTC-7, wrote:
On Sunday, October 25, 2020 at 2:23:41 PM UTC-4, Chris Behm wrote:
I am wondering how often a truck for towing a...
Forum: Soaring October 28th 20, 01:20 AM Posted to rec.aviation.soaring
Replies: 123
Views: 2,781
Posted By Jonathan St. Cloud
Js3 jet catastrophic failure.

On Thursday, August 30, 2018 at 12:32:03 PM UTC-7, Tango Whisky wrote:
My name is Bert Willing, and your post was nonsense. I know quite a couple of jet owners, and they never had a problem of...
Forum: Soaring October 25th 20, 07:15 PM Posted to rec.aviation.soaring
Replies: 6
Views: 144
Posted By Jonathan St. Cloud
Looking for good references on maintaining Fiberglass/Gelcoat finish

I found Plexus to leave a residue resulting in streaks. I use Prist on plexiglass. On Sunday, October 25, 2020 at 12:44:08 AM UTC-7, Matthew Scutter wrote:
On Monday, October 19, 2020 at 2:43:41...
Forum: Soaring September 29th 20, 10:10 PM Posted to rec.aviation.soaring
Replies: 19
Views: 217
Posted By Jonathan St. Cloud
Rope Breaks (Grilling sacred cows)

On Monday, September 28, 2020 at 8:51:15 PM UTC-7, wrote:
Does anybody have a first hand account of a rope break in which a canopy was factually damaged because the pilot did...
Forum: Soaring September 4th 20, 04:43 PM Posted to rec.aviation.soaring
Replies: 57
Views: 346
Posted By Jonathan St. Cloud
COBRA Anti-Sway Coupler

On Thursday, September 3, 2020 at 9:45:25 PM UTC-7, 2G wrote:
On Thursday, September 3, 2020 at 6:19:20 PM UTC-7, AS wrote:
On Thursday, September 3, 2020 at 8:43:52 PM UTC-4, 2G wrote:
...
Forum: Soaring August 31st 20, 09:50 PM Posted to rec.aviation.soaring
Replies: 10
Views: 182
Posted By Jonathan St. Cloud
Lake Tahoe water temp?

Anyone know the details on this...
Forum: Soaring August 28th 20, 08:50 PM Posted to rec.aviation.soaring
Replies: 95
Views: 1,151
Posted By Jonathan St. Cloud
Paraglider pilot missing in eastern Nevada

On Friday, August 28, 2020 at 10:37:15 AM UTC-7, wrote:
On Friday, August 28, 2020 at 10:33:29 AM UTC-7, Chris Behm wrote:
On Friday, August 28, 2020 at 6:37:52 AM UTC-7,...
Forum: Soaring August 16th 20, 06:33 PM Posted to rec.aviation.soaring
Replies: 82
Views: 1,246
Posted By Jonathan St. Cloud
Another E glider concept

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ZIYU2zkGQFQ
Forum: Soaring August 13th 20, 03:16 AM Posted to rec.aviation.soaring
Replies: 6
Views: 115
Posted By Jonathan St. Cloud
Flight Analysis

On Tuesday, August 11, 2020 at 7:32:30 PM UTC-7, Dave Springford wrote:
Check out video #13 from my SeeYou training videos playlist.

Maybe the optimized task in SeeYou will match the OLC...
Forum: Soaring August 6th 20, 03:47 PM Posted to rec.aviation.soaring
Replies: 99
Views: 867
Posted By Jonathan St. Cloud
Scary story about landing on a Lake Tahoe golf course

On Wednesday, August 5, 2020 at 2:39:42 PM UTC-7, 2G wrote:
On Tuesday, August 4, 2020 at 11:47:29 PM UTC-7, Paul B wrote:
"And of course there are a couple of other points to consider - for
...
Forum: Soaring July 31st 20, 08:08 PM Posted to rec.aviation.soaring
Replies: 99
Views: 867
Posted By Jonathan St. Cloud
Scary story about landing on a Lake Tahoe golf course

On Friday, July 31, 2020 at 8:06:54 AM UTC-7, Frank Whiteley wrote:
On Monday, July 27, 2020 at 3:30:50 AM UTC-6, wrote:
On Monday, 27 July 2020 07:33:50 UTC+1, Charles...
Forum: Soaring July 29th 20, 08:21 PM Posted to rec.aviation.soaring
Replies: 99
Views: 867
Posted By Jonathan St. Cloud
Scary story about landing on a Lake Tahoe golf course

On Wednesday, July 29, 2020 at 11:59:08 AM UTC-7, Steve Koerner wrote:
Some of the posts here about water landing could give the impression that it's not so bad. Sometimes it isn't.

Readers...
Forum: Soaring July 27th 20, 06:10 AM Posted to rec.aviation.soaring
Replies: 99
Views: 867
Posted By Jonathan St. Cloud
Scary story about landing on a Lake Tahoe golf course

On Sunday, July 26, 2020 at 9:10:01 PM UTC-7, Ramy wrote:
There are 3 important lessons I can share which apply to many situations:
1- keep your margins, don’t let them erode overtime.
2-...
Forum: Soaring July 27th 20, 06:05 AM Posted to rec.aviation.soaring
Replies: 99
Views: 867
Posted By Jonathan St. Cloud
Scary story about landing on a Lake Tahoe golf course

On Sunday, July 26, 2020 at 9:10:01 PM UTC-7, Ramy wrote:
There are 3 important lessons I can share which apply to many situations:
1- keep your margins, don’t let them erode overtime.
2-...
Forum: Soaring July 27th 20, 05:03 AM Posted to rec.aviation.soaring
Replies: 99
Views: 867
Posted By Jonathan St. Cloud
Scary story about landing on a Lake Tahoe golf course

On Sunday, July 26, 2020 at 5:56:27 PM UTC-7, John Cochrane wrote:
On Sunday, July 26, 2020 at 2:56:33 PM UTC-7, 2G wrote:
Good part was it was late in the day and there were no golfers on this...
Forum: Soaring July 26th 20, 04:33 AM Posted to rec.aviation.soaring
Replies: 17
Views: 199
Posted By Jonathan St. Cloud
Starting SeeYou

On Saturday, July 25, 2020 at 7:52:21 PM UTC-7, Tony wrote:
Yea it was XP that I had on my old laptop.

There is also https://www.soaringlab.eu. Not for planning, but good for viewing a single...
Forum: Soaring July 25th 20, 04:27 AM Posted to rec.aviation.soaring
Replies: 10
Views: 664
Posted By Jonathan St. Cloud
Parachute Service Life Limits and the FAA

On Friday, July 24, 2020 at 6:41:27 PM UTC-7, Stephen Szikora wrote:
When needed, none of us is going to worry about the legality of pulling the pin.

No you should worry about it before! Keep...
Forum: Soaring July 24th 20, 07:57 PM Posted to rec.aviation.soaring
Replies: 95
Views: 754
Posted By Jonathan St. Cloud
27 crash at Ely?

On Friday, July 24, 2020 at 7:11:40 AM UTC-7, Nick Kennedy wrote:
Ramy, When you fly from Nephi Ut to Rifle Co and back and all the way across Utah both ways, its obvious the thermals are working...
Forum: Soaring July 23rd 20, 04:15 PM Posted to rec.aviation.soaring
Replies: 34
Views: 344
Posted By Jonathan St. Cloud
Tow Pilots and CFIG Wanted at Sandhill Soaring Club (Michigan)

On Wednesday, July 22, 2020 at 7:21:59 PM UTC-7, wrote:
On Monday, July 13, 2020 at 10:27:22 AM UTC-7, Christopher Schrader wrote:
Volunteer Tow-pilots and CFIG wanted to join...
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