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Forum: Soaring Today, 12:12 AM Posted to rec.aviation.soaring
Replies: 11
Views: 63
Posted By 2G
How does an aerotow rope break in two places?

On Friday, October 19, 2018 at 8:46:48 AM UTC-7, Bret Hess wrote:
Direct observation of a simultaneous break on both ends:

Three years ago I was flying in the front seat of a Grob 103 (nose...
Forum: Soaring October 17th 18, 04:36 AM Posted to rec.aviation.soaring
Replies: 36
Views: 131
Posted By 2G
ASW-19 Maximum Weight

On Tuesday, October 16, 2018 at 4:57:59 AM UTC-7, Dan Daly wrote:
On Tuesday, October 16, 2018 at 2:20:44 AM UTC-4, 2G wrote:
On Monday, October 15, 2018 at 11:16:27 PM UTC-7, Ouroboros...
Forum: Soaring October 16th 18, 07:20 AM Posted to rec.aviation.soaring
Replies: 36
Views: 131
Posted By 2G
ASW-19 Maximum Weight

On Monday, October 15, 2018 at 11:16:27 PM UTC-7, Ouroboros wrote:
Dan: That makes sense. Thanks. We will definitely be looking for excess weight in the tail. Any idea where one might put such...
Forum: Soaring October 16th 18, 05:39 AM Posted to rec.aviation.soaring
Replies: 27
Views: 181
Posted By 2G
Refinishing Ventus b Fuselage

On Monday, October 15, 2018 at 4:54:39 PM UTC-7, Richard Pfiffner wrote:
On Saturday, October 13, 2018 at 4:01:37 PM UTC-7, Brad wrote:
On Friday, October 12, 2018 at 6:16:35 PM UTC-7, Richard...
Forum: Soaring October 16th 18, 05:23 AM Posted to rec.aviation.soaring
Replies: 36
Views: 131
Posted By 2G
ASW-19 Maximum Weight

On Monday, October 15, 2018 at 2:32:29 PM UTC-7, Ouroboros wrote:
Hello. I'm looking for a sailplane with my partner and we've come across a very nice ASW-19 that we are interested in. The aircraft...
Forum: Soaring October 13th 18, 06:16 AM Posted to rec.aviation.soaring
Replies: 14
Views: 110
Posted By 2G
New $500 FAA ADS-B Rebate ... some motorgliders/sustainers qualify

On Friday, October 12, 2018 at 11:07:26 AM UTC-7, Darryl Ramm wrote:
OK well I goofed there. It applies to non-jet and non-electric motorgliders and sustainers.

Sorry did not mean to leave...
Forum: Soaring October 10th 18, 03:17 AM Posted to rec.aviation.soaring
Replies: 55
Views: 2,423
Posted By 2G
"Do It Yourself" airborne proximity warning device

On Friday, October 5, 2018 at 1:41:30 PM UTC-7, Andy Blackburn wrote:
On Friday, October 5, 2018 at 9:06:01 AM UTC-5, Dave Nadler wrote:

PS: Paper above doesn't mention REQUIRED FCC...
Forum: Soaring October 10th 18, 02:22 AM Posted to rec.aviation.soaring
Replies: 40
Views: 241
Posted By 2G
ADSB panel display

On Tuesday, October 9, 2018 at 9:22:12 AM UTC-7, wrote:
On Tuesday, October 9, 2018 at 10:59:07 AM UTC-5, Ramy wrote:
Since you fly in Nevada the best thing to do is install...
Forum: Soaring October 6th 18, 07:12 PM Posted to rec.aviation.soaring
Replies: 15
Views: 203
Posted By 2G
Shooting down UAVs

On Friday, October 5, 2018 at 4:19:17 AM UTC-7, Pete wrote:
R/C aviation has been the start for countless pilots who have gone on to do great things in aviation. I myself came from R/C soaring into...
Forum: Soaring October 1st 18, 06:37 AM Posted to rec.aviation.soaring
Replies: 16
Views: 181
Posted By 2G
Rechargeable Zinc-Air battery moves closer to commercialization

On Sunday, September 30, 2018 at 4:23:22 AM UTC-7, Martin Gregorie wrote:
On Sat, 29 Sep 2018 23:07:27 -0700, 2G wrote:

On Saturday, September 29, 2018 at 6:30:20 PM UTC-7, Martin Gregorie
...
Forum: Soaring September 30th 18, 07:07 AM Posted to rec.aviation.soaring
Replies: 16
Views: 181
Posted By 2G
Rechargeable Zinc-Air battery moves closer to commercialization

On Saturday, September 29, 2018 at 6:30:20 PM UTC-7, Martin Gregorie wrote:
On Sat, 29 Sep 2018 16:38:53 -0700, Bill.Daniels wrote:

But, an electric motor is more than three times as...
Forum: Soaring September 28th 18, 06:13 AM Posted to rec.aviation.soaring
Replies: 65
Views: 821
Posted By 2G
Glider crash near Reno yesterday

On Thursday, September 27, 2018 at 8:58:23 PM UTC-7, James Betker wrote:
I've got a question - let's assume that the speculation going on here is right and that the elevator control was locked in a...
Forum: Soaring September 20th 18, 04:13 AM Posted to rec.aviation.soaring
Replies: 64
Views: 906
Posted By 2G
Vario Comparison

On Wednesday, September 12, 2018 at 8:47:09 PM UTC-7, Mike Borgelt wrote:
On Tuesday, 11 September 2018 07:30:43 UTC+10, wrote:
Hi all,

I've been looking for a...
Forum: Soaring September 17th 18, 03:56 AM Posted to rec.aviation.soaring
Replies: 21
Views: 249
Posted By 2G
Tinted canopies

On Sunday, September 16, 2018 at 7:41:28 PM UTC-7, 2G wrote:
On Saturday, September 15, 2018 at 5:54:57 AM UTC-7, wrote:
Q13: What is the new SC- (Solar Control)...
Forum: Soaring September 17th 18, 03:41 AM Posted to rec.aviation.soaring
Replies: 21
Views: 249
Posted By 2G
Tinted canopies

On Saturday, September 15, 2018 at 5:54:57 AM UTC-7, wrote:
Q13: What is the new SC- (Solar Control) Material?
A: The following is a Technical Bulletin from Polycast:
...
Forum: Soaring September 12th 18, 03:53 AM Posted to rec.aviation.soaring
Replies: 107
Views: 897
Posted By 2G
Too many accidents

On Tuesday, September 11, 2018 at 8:47:49 AM UTC-7, Jonathan St. Cloud wrote:
On Tuesday, September 11, 2018 at 8:33:57 AM UTC-7, wrote:
Good point Dan,
The best...
Forum: Soaring September 12th 18, 03:29 AM Posted to rec.aviation.soaring
Replies: 107
Views: 897
Posted By 2G
Too many accidents

On Tuesday, September 11, 2018 at 8:47:49 AM UTC-7, Jonathan St. Cloud wrote:
On Tuesday, September 11, 2018 at 8:33:57 AM UTC-7, wrote:
Good point Dan,
The best...
Forum: Soaring September 11th 18, 03:18 AM Posted to rec.aviation.soaring
Replies: 107
Views: 897
Posted By 2G
Too many accidents

On Monday, September 10, 2018 at 4:56:59 PM UTC-7, Andy Blackburn wrote:
LOL. You do know that Tom is vehemently on the record that he thinks "fully subscribed Nephi events" are dangerous because...
Forum: Soaring September 11th 18, 12:49 AM Posted to rec.aviation.soaring
Replies: 32
Views: 296
Posted By 2G
Glider Cockpit Safety

On Sunday, September 9, 2018 at 7:25:49 PM UTC-7, Dan Marotta wrote:
Everything Mark said, however the F1 crashing into the wall most often
hits it with a glancing blow allowing parts to shed...
Forum: Soaring September 10th 18, 08:52 PM Posted to rec.aviation.soaring
Replies: 66
Views: 2,011
Posted By 2G
Car/Truck to pull glider trailer

On Monday, September 10, 2018 at 9:48:11 AM UTC-7, Dan Daly wrote:
Sorry for jumping in late to this thread ... is a class II hitch sufficient (assuming glider/trailer less than 2,000 lbs? ...
Forum: Soaring September 10th 18, 08:47 PM Posted to rec.aviation.soaring
Replies: 107
Views: 897
Posted By 2G
Too many accidents

On Monday, September 10, 2018 at 12:37:36 AM UTC-7, Charlie Quebec wrote:
I would put more weight on anything Bruno has to say, than anything you have to say.

So, are you saying that misuse of the...
Forum: Soaring September 10th 18, 07:13 AM Posted to rec.aviation.soaring
Replies: 107
Views: 897
Posted By 2G
Too many accidents

On Sunday, September 9, 2018 at 7:45:23 AM UTC-7, wrote:
On Wednesday, September 5, 2018 at 3:37:44 PM UTC-4, wrote:
I have been soaring since the late 70's...
Forum: Soaring September 9th 18, 04:32 AM Posted to rec.aviation.soaring
Replies: 107
Views: 897
Posted By 2G
Too many accidents

On Saturday, September 8, 2018 at 7:32:30 PM UTC-7, wrote:
I landed gear up last May, and I am (rightfully) embarrassed about it. I was on a long final glide into Moriarty,...
Forum: Soaring September 5th 18, 06:22 AM Posted to rec.aviation.soaring
Replies: 64
Views: 906
Posted By 2G
Vario Comparison

On Tuesday, September 4, 2018 at 2:40:05 PM UTC-7, Steve Koerner wrote:
On Tuesday, September 4, 2018 at 12:49:36 PM UTC-7, Andy Blackburn wrote:
On Tuesday, September 4, 2018 at 10:59:26 AM...
Forum: Soaring September 5th 18, 06:13 AM Posted to rec.aviation.soaring
Replies: 34
Views: 553
Posted By 2G
Vermont Fatalities Today

On Monday, September 3, 2018 at 10:33:49 PM UTC-7, wrote:
I read Mr. Fried's posts. Yes, they could benefit from editing. Most posts I read here could (including mine; if only I...
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