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Forum: Soaring September 17th 18, 05:52 PM Posted to rec.aviation.soaring
Replies: 101
Views: 734
Posted By JS[_5_]
Js3 jet catastrophic failure.

On Monday, September 17, 2018 at 7:55:16 AM UTC-7, wrote:
Sounds familiar. How is the compressor wheel and blades? And also time since last service?

Ouch!
A friend has several...
Forum: Soaring September 17th 18, 01:17 AM Posted to rec.aviation.soaring
Replies: 21
Views: 122
Posted By JS[_5_]
Tinted canopies

On Sunday, September 16, 2018 at 2:30:06 PM UTC-7, James Metcalfe wrote:

So where does the extra heat go?

To nearby air molecules, lifting the airmass you're in and raising your effective L/D....
Forum: Soaring September 16th 18, 06:14 PM Posted to rec.aviation.soaring
Replies: 21
Views: 122
Posted By JS[_5_]
Tinted canopies

Using prescription "photobrown" tinted glasses, and the canopy is tinted if I can help it. Alle ist gut.
But flying mostly Southwestern USA or NSW, Australia it seems to me that the heat under a...
Forum: Soaring September 14th 18, 06:40 PM Posted to rec.aviation.soaring
Replies: 4
Views: 54
Posted By JS[_5_]
Oxygen regulator for MH EDS

On Friday, September 14, 2018 at 8:51:18 AM UTC-7, John Foster wrote:
Does anyone know the specifics of what kind of regulator is used with the Older MH EDS systems? I’ve been given an older EDS...
Forum: Soaring September 14th 18, 06:33 PM Posted to rec.aviation.soaring
Replies: 101
Views: 734
Posted By JS[_5_]
Js3 jet catastrophic failure.

On Friday, September 14, 2018 at 9:58:34 AM UTC-7, wrote:

The production of Halon ceased January 1, 1994, at least in the States.

There a substitutes like Halotron...
Forum: Soaring September 13th 18, 06:03 PM Posted to rec.aviation.soaring
Replies: 2
Views: 37
Posted By JS[_5_]
Use of Parachutes

On Thursday, September 13, 2018 at 6:00:05 AM UTC-7, Jonathon May wrote:
This is a good talk by G.Dale about bailout situations G successfully
bailed out after a mid air collision
...
Forum: Soaring September 13th 18, 05:28 PM Posted to rec.aviation.soaring
Replies: 34
Views: 436
Posted By JS[_5_]
Vermont Fatalities Today

I'm sorry to hear of anyone who lost their life.

Please consider if you died, your family wanted to see what your friends had to say about you, and stumbled across a thread like this.
What a...
Forum: Soaring September 11th 18, 03:07 AM Posted to rec.aviation.soaring
Replies: 11
Views: 220
Posted By JS[_5_]
2018 Dust Devil Dash September 8th

The preliminary results. Looks like only a few people (12) flew XC. Similar to this year's Kowbell.
Tom Coussens' name is spelled wrong on the preliminary...
Forum: Soaring September 11th 18, 01:48 AM Posted to rec.aviation.soaring
Replies: 32
Views: 189
Posted By JS[_5_]
Glider Cockpit Safety

On Monday, September 10, 2018 at 5:15:41 PM UTC-7, Charlie M. (UH & 002 owner/pilot) wrote:
Well, basically head first in an open cockpit is not a good judge of cockpit safety. Sorta like landing...
Forum: Soaring September 9th 18, 04:55 PM Posted to rec.aviation.soaring
Replies: 32
Views: 189
Posted By JS[_5_]
Glider Cockpit Safety

On Sunday, September 9, 2018 at 8:18:45 AM UTC-7, Kevin Christner wrote:
I think anyone who has read the "too many deaths" thread has been sobered.. When we take to the air, we are accepting a far...
Forum: Soaring September 9th 18, 05:05 AM Posted to rec.aviation.soaring
Replies: 11
Views: 220
Posted By JS[_5_]
2018 Dust Devil Dash September 8th

On Saturday, September 8, 2018 at 6:26:51 PM UTC-7, Tony wrote:
Three pilots on tracker. Tom Serkowski well ahead, floating towards Humphrey Peak at 12k ft. I'm pretty sure more people flew, really...
Forum: Soaring September 8th 18, 01:47 AM Posted to rec.aviation.soaring
Replies: 2
Views: 46
Posted By JS[_5_]
Becker AR4201 friction between frequency adjustment knobs

On Friday, September 7, 2018 at 5:39:17 PM UTC-7, wrote:
I have such a radio, and when you turn one of those concentric knobs, the other one turns too, unless you hold it...
Forum: Soaring September 8th 18, 12:43 AM Posted to rec.aviation.soaring
Replies: 11
Views: 220
Posted By JS[_5_]
2018 Dust Devil Dash September 8th

On Tuesday, August 28, 2018 at 4:40:59 PM UTC-7, Tony wrote:
looking forward to watching! one of these years...

I just updated the TFR files in TXT and CUB formats, and uploaded them to the same...
Forum: Soaring September 5th 18, 04:36 AM Posted to rec.aviation.soaring
Replies: 9
Views: 68
Posted By JS[_5_]
Perlan Yawstring

On Tuesday, September 4, 2018 at 7:04:53 PM UTC-7, bumper wrote:
On Tuesday, September 4, 2018 at 6:31:01 PM UTC-7, wrote:
I would think that a project like this would be...
Forum: Soaring September 4th 18, 06:30 PM Posted to rec.aviation.soaring
Replies: 50
Views: 345
Posted By JS[_5_]
Electric Winch Project

On Tuesday, September 4, 2018 at 9:46:56 AM UTC-7, kirk.stant wrote:
On Sunday, September 2, 2018 at 8:29:48 PM UTC-5, WB wrote:
You bunch of electric sissies! I want a glider with a huge...
Forum: Soaring September 2nd 18, 06:12 PM Posted to rec.aviation.soaring
Replies: 36
Views: 291
Posted By JS[_5_]
Perlan Climbing

On Sunday, September 2, 2018 at 7:38:52 AM UTC-7, Dave Nadler wrote:
Live video now shows them hooking up to Egret on the ramp...

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Forum: Soaring August 31st 18, 10:03 PM Posted to rec.aviation.soaring
Replies: 95
Views: 678
Posted By JS[_5_]
Flying with Parachutes

On Friday, August 31, 2018 at 1:50:31 PM UTC-7, Craig Reinholt wrote:
On Friday, August 31, 2018 at 1:18:42 PM UTC-7, John Foster wrote:
Is there any general consensus of which brand of...
Forum: Soaring August 31st 18, 03:58 AM Posted to rec.aviation.soaring
Replies: 95
Views: 678
Posted By JS[_5_]
Flying with Parachutes

On Thursday, August 30, 2018 at 7:32:15 PM UTC-7, wrote:
There are riggers packing 20+ year old parachutes. Shipping is cheap compared to a new parachute. Of course if you can...
Forum: Soaring August 29th 18, 12:15 AM Posted to rec.aviation.soaring
Replies: 11
Views: 220
Posted By JS[_5_]
2018 Dust Devil Dash September 8th

With many thanks to John Leibacher and Lynn Alley, the waypoints and airspace are now available on the Soaring Turnpoint Exchange.
For SeeYou Mobile or LX90x0 the CUPX file is in Dropbox (below)....
Forum: Soaring August 28th 18, 11:28 PM Posted to rec.aviation.soaring
Replies: 64
Views: 638
Posted By JS[_5_]
Stall spin during aero tow? Std cirrus

On Tuesday, August 28, 2018 at 1:33:24 PM UTC-7, Tony wrote:
weird when I read "Stick and Rudder" and went through flight training I was taught to pitch for airspeed

Nice one, Tony.
Amazed it took...
Forum: Soaring August 28th 18, 06:02 PM Posted to rec.aviation.soaring
Replies: 9
Views: 89
Posted By JS[_5_]
Rudder system failure

On Tuesday, August 28, 2018 at 9:32:18 AM UTC-7, Nick Kennedy wrote:
Dave
I'm not 100% sure but I think both accidents were caused by a rudder cable coming apart and then the springs in the...
Forum: Soaring August 28th 18, 03:48 AM Posted to rec.aviation.soaring
Replies: 8
Views: 56
Posted By JS[_5_]
Infoboxes in tophat and Seeyou

On Monday, August 27, 2018 at 7:36:30 PM UTC-7, MNLou wrote:
Gents -

Please help me out. Why would I care what my achieved L/D was in my last cruise?

That real estate and air mass is...
Forum: Soaring August 27th 18, 03:41 AM Posted to rec.aviation.soaring
Replies: 36
Views: 291
Posted By JS[_5_]
Perlan Climbing

On Sunday, August 26, 2018 at 7:27:16 PM UTC-7, Bruce Hoult wrote:
On Sunday, August 26, 2018 at 7:03:09 PM UTC-7, Charlie M. (UH & 002 owner/pilot) wrote:
With their L/D and a tailwind, one...
Forum: Soaring August 26th 18, 04:17 AM Posted to rec.aviation.soaring
Replies: 4
Views: 61
Posted By JS[_5_]
Rear view camera for tow plane?

On Saturday, August 25, 2018 at 7:41:29 PM UTC-7, Waveguru wrote:
Geeze how'd I miss it???

Boggs

From what I remember about that thread, the same way you'd miss the glider in the mirror. It's...
Forum: Soaring August 24th 18, 05:36 AM Posted to rec.aviation.soaring
Replies: 11
Views: 220
Posted By JS[_5_]
2018 Dust Devil Dash September 8th

The Dash is almost here. The Kowbell of the West!

September 8, 2018, Annual Dust Devil Dash - Mountain Valley Airport (L94), Tehachapi, CA.
This is a one day, straight out CH-handicapped distance...
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