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Forum: Soaring July 21st 09, 12:00 PM Posted to rec.aviation.soaring
Replies: 6
Views: 652
Posted By John Ferguson
500km triangle flight HD video

Which Video Cam and lens did you use Bruno,

Thanks.
Forum: Soaring June 30th 09, 08:30 PM Posted to rec.aviation.soaring
Replies: 1
Views: 560
Posted By John Ferguson
leakage through flight computer

Cambridge equipment leaks air from the pitot line as it uses a flow
arrangement rather than a pressure sensor. Worried me as well till I
worked it out.

Some glider makers insist on a separate pitot...
Forum: Soaring November 26th 08, 12:15 AM Posted to rec.aviation.soaring
Replies: 12
Views: 1,264
Posted By John Ferguson
DG-200 & DG-300 POH

This site has many useful docs under the "Docs" link in the menu, it has
the manuals you are after.

http://www.postfrontal.com/
Forum: Soaring May 29th 07, 12:21 AM Posted to rec.aviation.soaring
Replies: 3
Views: 834
Posted By John Ferguson
Ilec SN10 question

I've noticed on my SN10 that the final glide height
needed is excessive. I'm comparing it to GNII driven
by a 302A. The GN setup is faultless and the SN10 can
demand twice the height needed as calc...
Forum: Soaring January 2nd 07, 12:18 AM Posted to rec.aviation.soaring
Replies: 7
Views: 2,642
Posted By John Ferguson
Flight Computer: Borgelt B500 or LX1600?

Have you looked at the SN10, integrates with the Volkslogger
and a PDA if required. Pleasant audio tones and reputedly
very good at calculating wind in straight flight.

John
Forum: Soaring December 3rd 06, 09:59 PM Posted to rec.aviation.soaring
Replies: 22
Views: 2,057
Posted By John Ferguson
Cobra Trailer

You might find the gas struts need replaced, if they
lose pressure then they don't support the trailer top
as well as they should especially when the weather
is cold. If the trailer closes easily in...
Forum: Soaring July 10th 06, 06:28 PM Posted to rec.aviation.soaring
Replies: 5
Views: 743
Posted By John Ferguson
LS4a Repair manual

DG are pretty good at this, all manuals are available
in PDF, this is the LS4 link

http://212.8.200.175/~techdg/Manuals/LS4/
Forum: Soaring July 10th 06, 06:27 PM Posted to rec.aviation.soaring
Replies: 5
Views: 743
Posted By John Ferguson
LS4a Repair manual

DG are pretty good at this, all manuals are available
in PDF, this is the LS4 link

http://212.8.200.175/~techdg/Manuals/LS4/
Forum: Soaring July 5th 06, 08:27 PM Posted to rec.aviation.soaring
Replies: 8
Views: 1,305
Posted By John Ferguson
Ventus C rigging

It's unlikely to be built in unless there has been
damage and a poor repair.

Are you using 17.6 extensions, these have a spring
to set a 'neutral position' is it still present on
both wings and is...
Forum: Soaring July 5th 06, 08:26 PM Posted to rec.aviation.soaring
Replies: 8
Views: 1,305
Posted By John Ferguson
Ventus C rigging

It's unlikely to be built in unless there has been
damage and a poor repair.

Are you using 17.6 extensions, these have a spring
to set a 'neutral position' is it still present on
both wings and is...
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