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Forum: Soaring December 30th 20, 06:35 PM Posted to rec.aviation.soaring
Replies: 32
Views: 216
Posted By danlj
Knowledge????

On Tuesday, December 29, 2020 at 9:30:07 AM UTC-6, wrote:
As I read it, that is NOT what that article says. Some extracts:
And rather than focusing on a single measure, the...
Forum: Soaring October 30th 20, 02:40 AM Posted to rec.aviation.soaring
Replies: 64
Views: 613
Posted By danlj
Truck vs Car as a tow vehicle

On Sunday, October 25, 2020 at 1:23:41 PM UTC-5, Chris Behm wrote:
I am wondering how often a truck for towing a glider trailer might be an advantage? I have yet to buy my first glider, but of...
Forum: Soaring October 27th 20, 04:19 AM Posted to rec.aviation.soaring
Replies: 16
Views: 156
Posted By danlj
An opportunity for people from our demographic to contribute

On Sunday, October 25, 2020 at 11:02:29 AM UTC-5, Gregg Ballou wrote:
From ALPA http://www.alpa.org/news-and-events/air-line-pilot-magazine/health-watch-flu-vs-covid-19
'And since no trial...
Forum: Soaring October 25th 20, 04:06 PM Posted to rec.aviation.soaring
Replies: 16
Views: 156
Posted By danlj
An opportunity for people from our demographic to contribute

On Friday, October 23, 2020 at 8:34:32 AM UTC-5, son_of_flubber wrote:
Here is a way to do something about the impact of Covid-19 on Soaring.

COVID-19 Prevention Network (CoVPN) Volunteer...
Forum: Soaring October 21st 20, 05:43 AM Posted to rec.aviation.soaring
Replies: 190
Views: 1,323
Posted By danlj
The Apology

On Tuesday, October 20, 2020 at 7:09:17 PM UTC-5, Dan Marotta wrote:
I've met both complainant and the SSA President, both at the WSPA
seminar at Black Forest in the early 90s and got along just...
Forum: Soaring September 17th 20, 12:08 AM Posted to rec.aviation.soaring
Replies: 227
Views: 2,567
Posted By danlj
Best Overall Motorglider available today?

On 9/16/2020 5:56 AM, charles wrote:
Thoughts on the Pipistrel Sinus?

Glide ratio appears to vary depending on config. 30:1 is advertised but tech data shows 27:1 for one model and...
Forum: Soaring July 22nd 20, 04:36 AM Posted to rec.aviation.soaring
Replies: 28
Views: 332
Posted By danlj
Ventus CM starting problems

I've owned a Ventus CM for 20 years, have taken the engine from 17 hours to 67 hours and the airframe to 1200 hours without any starting difficulties. I have nothing to add to the preceding comments,...
Forum: Soaring May 21st 20, 01:31 AM Posted to rec.aviation.soaring
Replies: 9
Views: 215
Posted By danlj
Battery Charger for PowerSonic SLA/AGM batteries

On Monday, May 18, 2020 at 5:16:48 PM UTC-5, John Foster wrote:
I'm looking for a good charger for my PowerSonic AGM batteries. I have a car charger, but that seems to be malfunctioning, as it...
Forum: Soaring May 21st 20, 01:27 AM Posted to rec.aviation.soaring
Replies: 8
Views: 246
Posted By danlj
Glider from Canada

On Wednesday, April 29, 2020 at 10:39:13 AM UTC-5, Terry Pitts wrote:
All,

There is an L33 in Ottawa.
I know I'll need an export certificate of airworthiness. I know I'll need an annual. I...
Forum: Soaring May 11th 20, 10:54 PM Posted to rec.aviation.soaring
Replies: 10
Views: 192
Posted By danlj
From DrDan Johnson -- a clear essay on how Covid-19 is spread

This isn't about soaring, but it would affect our activity at the airfield to read and act on this. It's factual, with examples, and is...
Forum: Soaring April 17th 20, 06:15 PM Posted to rec.aviation.soaring
Replies: 11
Views: 308
Posted By danlj
Record height for a winch launch?

On Thursday, April 16, 2020 at 4:27:22 PM UTC-5, wrote:
New people always ask about release altitudes. The more relevant question is the rate of launches. We learn to fly and...
Forum: Soaring February 26th 20, 06:54 PM Posted to rec.aviation.soaring
Replies: 20
Views: 323
Posted By danlj
Crazies At The Gliderport

On Tuesday, February 25, 2020 at 1:11:06 PM UTC-6, John Cochrane wrote:
Soaring magazine had an article a while ago summarizing a crash involving a dog in flight. Basically the dog was such a...
Forum: Soaring February 24th 20, 04:20 PM Posted to rec.aviation.soaring
Replies: 20
Views: 493
Posted By danlj
SSA Conventions. Return to every year?

On Sunday, February 23, 2020 at 4:03:39 PM UTC-6, Burt Compton - Marfa Gliders, west Texas wrote:
....let's consider a return the annual SSA Conventions. Perhaps a mini-convention in the "off" years...
Forum: Soaring December 7th 19, 02:04 AM Posted to rec.aviation.soaring
Replies: 7
Views: 343
Posted By danlj
IS28-B2 Lark salvage

Frank, we sold one about 4 years ago to a fellow in Mississippi who wasn't yet a licensed glider pilot. I *might* be able to dig out his contact information if you're interested.
Dan...
Forum: Soaring November 1st 19, 04:56 AM Posted to rec.aviation.soaring
Replies: 141
Views: 3,157
Posted By danlj
Gliding risk....

On Wednesday, October 30, 2019 at 8:57:36 PM UTC-5, Dave Nadler wrote:
On Wednesday, October 30, 2019 at 8:49:22 PM UTC-4, wrote:
For those who haven’t seen it....
...
Forum: Soaring October 14th 19, 03:29 AM Posted to rec.aviation.soaring
Replies: 21
Views: 736
Posted By danlj
Mountain High Cannula/Mask?

On Wednesday, October 2, 2019 at 6:17:16 AM UTC-5, Tango Eight wrote:
On Tuesday, October 1, 2019 at 3:44:11 PM UTC-4, RR wrote:

The legalitys are not so clear [...]

FAR 23.1447 spells...
Forum: Soaring October 14th 19, 03:23 AM Posted to rec.aviation.soaring
Replies: 21
Views: 736
Posted By danlj
Mountain High Cannula/Mask?

On Saturday, October 12, 2019 at 6:00:05 AM UTC-5, Maxx Ruff wrote:
Bought an 'FDA Approved' Finger Pulse Oximeter Blood Oxygen
Saturation SPO2 Heart Rate O2 Patient Monitor from fleabay to try...
Forum: Soaring September 3rd 19, 04:11 PM Posted to rec.aviation.soaring
Replies: 148
Views: 4,330
Posted By danlj
Kawa rough landing?

"Storms closed Sebastian over"
This note is just to caution folks that IMC and low weather can form too swiftly to escape. I have more than once had clear air turn into cloud or fog around me -- I...
Forum: Soaring August 10th 19, 04:08 PM Posted to rec.aviation.soaring
Replies: 56
Views: 1,370
Posted By danlj
Ventus rigging advice, please?

On Wednesday, August 7, 2019 at 8:02:20 PM UTC-5, 2G wrote:
On Wednesday, August 7, 2019 at 9:09:19 AM UTC-7, wrote:
On Saturday, August 3, 2019 at 9:47:38 PM UTC-6, Charlie...
Forum: Soaring August 10th 19, 03:56 PM Posted to rec.aviation.soaring
Replies: 56
Views: 1,370
Posted By danlj
Ventus rigging advice, please?

On Saturday, August 3, 2019 at 4:08:34 PM UTC-5, wrote:
On Tuesday, June 25, 2019 at 5:00:05 AM UTC-4, John McLaughlin wrote:

Having read the entire string of postings I am...
Forum: Soaring June 18th 19, 12:20 AM Posted to rec.aviation.soaring
Replies: 22
Views: 556
Posted By danlj
flight computer ergonomics and function

On Sunday, June 16, 2019 at 2:05:01 PM UTC-5, danlj wrote:
I'm curious.

After two successive near-midairs about 5 years ago, I installed PowerFlarm and a transponder that wouldn't deplete my...
Forum: Soaring June 16th 19, 08:04 PM Posted to rec.aviation.soaring
Replies: 22
Views: 556
Posted By danlj
flight computer ergonomics and function

I'm curious.

After two successive near-midairs about 5 years ago, I installed PowerFlarm and a transponder that wouldn't deplete my battery during flight.

This required, due lack of panel space,...
Forum: Soaring June 7th 19, 06:15 PM Posted to rec.aviation.soaring
Replies: 45
Views: 849
Posted By danlj
Oops

Another news story
https://m.newstimes.com/local/article/Danbury-family-awaits-removal-of-plane-from-their-13938862.php#photo-17611397
Forum: Soaring June 3rd 19, 06:58 PM Posted to rec.aviation.soaring
Replies: 48
Views: 822
Posted By danlj
One-man rigging aids - is the electric up/down control worth it?

On Sunday, June 2, 2019 at 9:44:34 AM UTC-5, Paul Kaye wrote:
....it's not always easy to get help to rig/de-rig so I'm thinking of getting a on-man rigging aid. ...if any of you have any...
Forum: Soaring May 15th 19, 04:37 PM Posted to rec.aviation.soaring
Replies: 51
Views: 857
Posted By danlj
Nearest near-miss?

On Friday, May 10, 2019 at 11:47:45 AM UTC-5, wrote:
The Transponder chatter on other threads got me to thinking about who’s got the closest near-miss? Thought I’d kick it...
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