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Forum: Soaring Today, 06:49 PM Posted to rec.aviation.soaring
Replies: 113
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First glider Nimbus 2 ?

kinsell wrote on 1/17/2021 8:54 AM:
On 1/14/21 2:11 PM, Eric Greenwell wrote:
Moshe Braner wrote on 1/14/2021 11:39 AM:
On 1/14/2021 1:43 PM, John Galloway wrote:
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Forum: Soaring January 14th 21, 10:11 PM Posted to rec.aviation.soaring
Replies: 113
Views: 2,892
First glider Nimbus 2 ?

Moshe Braner wrote on 1/14/2021 11:39 AM:
On 1/14/2021 1:43 PM, John Galloway wrote:
...

Another huge advantage, is they don't have that all-flying tail, which
was quickly designed...
Forum: Soaring January 13th 21, 08:10 PM Posted to rec.aviation.soaring
Replies: 33
Views: 241
How Have Our Soaring Vendors Fared?

Gregg Ballou wrote on 1/13/2021 9:59 AM:
On Tuesday, January 12, 2021 at 10:02:24 PM UTC-5, wrote:
On Tuesday, January 12, 2021 at 6:17:31 PM UTC-8, Gregg Ballou...
Forum: Soaring January 12th 21, 08:44 PM Posted to rec.aviation.soaring
Replies: 113
Views: 2,892
First glider Nimbus 2 ?

Dan Marotta wrote on 1/12/2021 11:39 AM:
On 1/12/21 12:02 PM, Eric Greenwell wrote:
BG wrote on 1/11/2021 9:34 PM:
Another issue is the risk you are imposing on the tow pilot.* Most of these...
Forum: Soaring January 12th 21, 08:02 PM Posted to rec.aviation.soaring
Replies: 113
Views: 2,892
First glider Nimbus 2 ?

BG wrote on 1/11/2021 9:34 PM:
Another issue is the risk you are imposing on the tow pilot. Most of these older ships have CG hooks that provide little help in directional control. Kiting is...
Forum: Soaring January 11th 21, 11:39 PM Posted to rec.aviation.soaring
Replies: 10
Views: 95
OLC in Firefox?

Moshe Braner wrote on 1/11/2021 2:02 PM:
In recent weeks/months I can load an OLC flight page OK in my off-beat browser (Pale Moon), but
if I open the page in Firefox it never shows me the map...
Forum: Soaring January 11th 21, 01:30 AM Posted to rec.aviation.soaring
Replies: 47
Views: 340
GOAT ASW20

wrote on 1/10/2021 4:26 PM:
On Sunday, January 10, 2021 at 7:37:11 AM UTC-8, Eric Greenwell wrote:
wrote on 1/10/2021 6:35 AM:
On Sunday, January 10, 2021...
Forum: Soaring January 10th 21, 07:26 PM Posted to rec.aviation.soaring
Replies: 47
Views: 340
GOAT ASW20

George Haeh wrote on 1/10/2021 9:33 AM:
Just remember that spins in landing flap are prohibited - all explained in the manual.


I'm not expecting anyone to try to intentionally spin, but just...
Forum: Soaring January 10th 21, 04:37 PM Posted to rec.aviation.soaring
Replies: 47
Views: 340
GOAT ASW20

wrote on 1/10/2021 6:35 AM:
On Sunday, January 10, 2021 at 6:00:08 AM UTC-8, Hank Nixon wrote:

....



Found an article that claims the '20 spins like a top with...
Forum: Soaring January 10th 21, 12:35 AM Posted to rec.aviation.soaring
Replies: 113
Views: 2,892
First glider Nimbus 2 ?

Piotr Mis wrote on 1/9/2021 3:19 PM:
Recently I came across a study of glider accidents conducted by French "Bureau d'Enquêtes et d'Analyses (BEA) pour la Sécurité de l'Aviation civile"...
Forum: Soaring January 9th 21, 02:55 PM Posted to rec.aviation.soaring
Replies: 47
Views: 340
GOAT ASW20

kinsell wrote on 1/8/2021 10:26 PM:
On 1/8/21 5:53 PM, Nicholas Kennedy wrote:
The problem with the initial model of the ASw 20 spinning inadvertently was caused by poor
pilot training...
Forum: Soaring January 9th 21, 12:19 AM Posted to rec.aviation.soaring
Replies: 47
Views: 340
GOAT ASW20

kinsell wrote on 1/8/2021 2:48 PM:
On 1/8/21 3:42 PM, wrote:
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Come down to Vero this spring, I promise a great time. Bob
I think 20's are great but, with my back, I...
Forum: Soaring January 7th 21, 03:25 PM Posted to rec.aviation.soaring
Replies: 113
Views: 2,892
RAntonov A-15

Martin Gregorie wrote on 1/7/2021 5:18 AM:
On Thu, 07 Jan 2021 02:52:15 +0100, Andreas Maurer wrote:

On Wed, 6 Jan 2021 15:14:07 -0800 (PST), 2G
wrote:


I...
Forum: Soaring January 7th 21, 12:51 AM Posted to rec.aviation.soaring
Replies: 37
Views: 262
Solar panel controller

2G wrote on 1/6/2021 3:24 PM:
On Tuesday, January 5, 2021 at 8:57:17 PM UTC-8, Eric Greenwell wrote:
2G wrote on 1/5/2021 6:52 PM:
On Tuesday, January 5, 2021 at 4:58:48 PM UTC-8, Eric...
Forum: Soaring January 6th 21, 05:57 AM Posted to rec.aviation.soaring
Replies: 37
Views: 262
Solar panel controller

2G wrote on 1/5/2021 6:52 PM:
On Tuesday, January 5, 2021 at 4:58:48 PM UTC-8, Eric Greenwell wrote:
Dan Marotta wrote on 1/5/2021 10:48 AM:
On 1/5/21 11:41 AM, Eric Greenwell wrote:
...
Forum: Soaring January 6th 21, 01:58 AM Posted to rec.aviation.soaring
Replies: 37
Views: 262
Solar panel controller

Dan Marotta wrote on 1/5/2021 10:48 AM:
On 1/5/21 11:41 AM, Eric Greenwell wrote:
the ones for gliders are usually chosen to optimize charging of 12 volt batteries with PWM
charge...
Forum: Soaring January 5th 21, 07:41 PM Posted to rec.aviation.soaring
Replies: 37
Views: 262
Solar panel controller

Dan Marotta wrote on 1/5/2021 8:19 AM:
On 1/4/21 6:35 PM, 2G wrote:
On Monday, January 4, 2021 at 3:32:11 PM UTC-8, Dan Marotta wrote:
On 1/4/21 2:22 PM, 2G wrote:
On Monday, January 4,...
Forum: Soaring January 5th 21, 04:59 PM Posted to rec.aviation.soaring
Replies: 113
Views: 2,892
First glider Nimbus 2 ?

krasw wrote on 1/5/2021 3:26 AM:
And most importantly, buy a glider thinking about daily use. Flying qualities, easy rigging, good trailer, good instruments. It's so easy to bury your head into...
Forum: Soaring January 4th 21, 02:30 PM Posted to rec.aviation.soaring
Replies: 113
Views: 2,892
First glider Nimbus 2 ?

gregv wrote on 1/4/2021 3:02 AM:
Le lundi 4 janvier 2021 à 11:30:06 UTC+1, krasw a écrit :
These old open class gliders were designed for max LD at quite low speed, nothing else.
Their...
Forum: Soaring January 3rd 21, 04:39 PM Posted to rec.aviation.soaring
Replies: 113
Views: 2,892
First glider Nimbus 2 ?

Sula wrote on 1/3/2021 7:18 AM:
isn't it true, that flying a glider with L/D 50 and sink rate of 0,5 m/s creates much smaller risk of outlanding altogether ?

Smaller, but probably not much...
Forum: Soaring January 2nd 21, 02:57 PM Posted to rec.aviation.soaring
Replies: 47
Views: 340
GOAT ASW20

wrote on 1/2/2021 5:06 AM:
On Friday, January 1, 2021 at 8:32:16 PM UTC-5, 5Z wrote:
On Friday, January 1, 2021 at 5:49:51 AM UTC-7, wrote:
By...
Forum: Soaring January 1st 21, 03:14 PM Posted to rec.aviation.soaring
Replies: 47
Views: 340
GOAT ASW20

wrote on 1/1/2021 4:49 AM:
Modern sailplanes have evolved through the years and many older have lasted the test of time. During the 1970's Schelicher produced what I call the,...
Forum: Soaring January 1st 21, 12:25 AM Posted to rec.aviation.soaring
Replies: 37
Views: 262
Solar panel controller

Moshe Braner wrote on 12/31/2020 11:12 AM:
On 12/31/2020 12:50 PM, kinsell wrote:

Might want to be careful there.* LFP's can be badly damaged when charging under cold conditions.

Good...
Forum: Soaring December 30th 20, 05:41 PM Posted to rec.aviation.soaring
Replies: 37
Views: 262
Solar panel controller

Brian wrote on 12/30/2020 7:42 AM:
On Tuesday, December 29, 2020 at 8:42:19 AM UTC-7, krasw wrote:
Any ideas for Strobl controller replacement? The voltage is not enough for LFP battery. Victron...
Forum: Soaring December 30th 20, 04:18 PM Posted to rec.aviation.soaring
Replies: 32
Views: 216
Getting back to instruction

2G wrote on 12/29/2020 11:34 PM:
On Tuesday, December 29, 2020 at 6:30:38 PM UTC-8, Guy Acheson wrote:
The politics of Covid is astounding.

For those of you who question the effectiveness...
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