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Forum: Soaring September 27th 20, 08:21 PM Posted to rec.aviation.soaring
Replies: 12
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Posted By kinsell
Landing on the Hudson is cool. Check this out

Here's the Cliff Notes version of the report:

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=HEUQeaa1bhY

They could have had a working fuel gauge if a technician hadn't restored
a circuit breaker as part of a...
Forum: Soaring September 27th 20, 04:28 PM Posted to rec.aviation.soaring
Replies: 12
Views: 67
Posted By kinsell
Landing on the Hudson is cool. Check this out

On 9/26/20 5:32 PM, Martin Gregorie wrote:
On Fri, 25 Sep 2020 21:48:33 -0700, Doug Levy wrote:

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=GlkCofOyxUA

Colour me mystified: what of earth has the...
Forum: Soaring September 25th 20, 04:25 PM Posted to rec.aviation.soaring
Replies: 63
Views: 472
Posted By kinsell
Why bother with a GP15?

On 9/25/20 2:01 AM, Paul T wrote:
https://youtu.be/vcPCLPyXOYE


Notice how much the tail is bouncing even on a golf course quality grass
runway? One good bounce and goodbye prop and motor.
Forum: Soaring September 23rd 20, 04:10 PM Posted to rec.aviation.soaring
Replies: 72
Views: 354
Posted By kinsell
Best Overall Motorglider available today?

On 9/22/20 3:09 PM, waremark wrote:


I expect that as the energy density of batteries improves electric engines will become dominant, and I worry that this will affect the sale-ability of petrol...
Forum: Soaring September 16th 20, 03:05 AM Posted to rec.aviation.soaring
Replies: 72
Views: 354
Posted By kinsell
Best Overall Motorglider available today?

On 9/15/20 7:24 PM, Nick Kennedy wrote:

The DG 400 is too but I've read engine parts are hard to come by these days, but they do trade hands for 60-65K.

Parts are hard to come by, and they shake...
Forum: Soaring September 16th 20, 12:37 AM Posted to rec.aviation.soaring
Replies: 72
Views: 354
Posted By kinsell
Best Overall Motorglider available today?

On 9/15/20 4:47 PM, wrote:
On Tuesday, September 15, 2020 at 1:48:13 PM UTC-4, Nick Kennedy wrote:
Didn't want to hijack the current FES tread so I thought I'd start a new...
Forum: Soaring September 15th 20, 04:10 PM Posted to rec.aviation.soaring
Replies: 56
Views: 303
Posted By kinsell
FES underpowered for 18m ship?

On 9/15/20 6:38 AM, Dave Nadler wrote:
On Monday, September 14, 2020 at 9:32:04 PM UTC-4, kinsell wrote:
From the mini-Lak brochure on lak.it:
"The FES propulsion system has no known...
Forum: Soaring September 15th 20, 02:31 AM Posted to rec.aviation.soaring
Replies: 56
Views: 303
Posted By kinsell
FES underpowered for 18m ship?

On 9/14/20 1:31 PM, Dave Nadler wrote:
On Monday, September 14, 2020 at 2:58:08 PM UTC-4, Mana wrote:
It would be disappointing if when you fly “by the rules” and remain above
a landing /...
Forum: Soaring September 14th 20, 04:44 PM Posted to rec.aviation.soaring
Replies: 7
Views: 79
Posted By kinsell
Soaring Items for Sale

On 9/14/20 7:36 AM, John DeRosa OHM Ω http://aviation.derosaweb.net wrote:


I think of W&W advertising mostly in terms of gliders for sale. I wish that they had a method to get an email, or...
Forum: Soaring September 11th 20, 05:24 AM Posted to rec.aviation.soaring
Replies: 46
Views: 269
Posted By kinsell
Powersonic "Smart Battery" tested

On 9/10/20 4:20 PM, 2G wrote:
For sure, Powersync has nothing to do with PowerSonic. More likely, the name was chosen to confuse buyers into jumping to that conclusion. There are reputable LFP...
Forum: Soaring September 10th 20, 09:04 PM Posted to rec.aviation.soaring
Replies: 46
Views: 269
Posted By kinsell
Powersonic "Smart Battery" tested

On 9/10/20 7:55 AM, wrote:
On Thursday, September 10, 2020 at 12:48:52 AM UTC-4, wrote:
The bluetooth feature is a gimmick. What really makes these...
Forum: Soaring September 8th 20, 12:56 AM Posted to rec.aviation.soaring
Replies: 13
Views: 86
Posted By kinsell
Flight Log Not Complete

Ummm, you were quite concerned about it when it was YOUR flight logs
that were corrupt. I guess it's no big deal unless it's YOUR flight log?


On 9/7/20 10:15 AM, Dan Marotta wrote:
...So he had...
Forum: Soaring September 7th 20, 05:02 AM Posted to rec.aviation.soaring
Replies: 13
Views: 86
Posted By kinsell
Flight Log Not Complete

On 9/6/20 5:00 AM, wrote:
Check the logging interval. (He said the file was the correct size. The data is there.) By changing your logging interval from 1 second to 4 when...
Forum: Soaring September 5th 20, 04:40 AM Posted to rec.aviation.soaring
Replies: 13
Views: 86
Posted By kinsell
Flight Log Not Complete

On 9/4/20 9:05 PM, wrote:
After my glider flight today I downloaded my flight log from the LX9050 to an SD card as usual. When uploading for an OLC claim I get the message...
Forum: Soaring September 4th 20, 07:21 PM Posted to rec.aviation.soaring
Replies: 57
Views: 189
Posted By kinsell
COBRA Anti-Sway Coupler

On 9/4/20 12:08 PM, Dan Marotta wrote:
I've driven to Minden and to Bishop towing my glider and have seen the
speed limit signs:* Vehicles with Trailers - 55 mph.* It's absolutely
...
Forum: Soaring September 4th 20, 05:14 PM Posted to rec.aviation.soaring
Replies: 57
Views: 189
Posted By kinsell
COBRA Anti-Sway Coupler

On 9/4/20 9:43 AM, Jonathan St. Cloud wrote:
On Thursday, September 3, 2020 at 9:45:25 PM UTC-7, 2G wrote:
On Thursday, September 3, 2020 at 6:19:20 PM UTC-7, AS wrote:
On Thursday,...
Forum: Soaring September 1st 20, 03:27 PM Posted to rec.aviation.soaring
Replies: 10
Views: 93
Posted By kinsell
Lake Tahoe water temp?

On 9/1/20 3:35 AM, kinsell wrote:
On 9/1/20 3:06 AM, Eric Neubronner wrote:
jfitch schrieb am Dienstag, 1. September 2020 um 00:33:25 UTC+2:
On Monday, August 31, 2020 at 1:50:16 PM UTC-7,...
Forum: Soaring September 1st 20, 10:35 AM Posted to rec.aviation.soaring
Replies: 10
Views: 93
Posted By kinsell
Lake Tahoe water temp?

On 9/1/20 3:06 AM, Eric Neubronner wrote:
jfitch schrieb am Dienstag, 1. September 2020 um 00:33:25 UTC+2:
On Monday, August 31, 2020 at 1:50:16 PM UTC-7, wrote:
Anyone...
Forum: Soaring August 31st 20, 10:51 PM Posted to rec.aviation.soaring
Replies: 8
Views: 132
Posted By kinsell
Sunseeker Duo

On 8/31/20 3:25 PM, Soartech wrote:
Here is another module for charging. $38
https://www.jameco.com/z/MPT15-150-PowerFilm-Flexible-Thin-Film-Solar-Module-15-4-Volt-100-mA_228110.html



"These...
Forum: Soaring August 30th 20, 08:03 PM Posted to rec.aviation.soaring
Replies: 27
Views: 664
Posted By kinsell
SSA Sailplane Tracker

On 8/30/20 10:00 AM, Martin Gregorie wrote:
On Sun, 30 Aug 2020 06:35:48 -0700, Bill Tisdale wrote:

I cannot get glideportaero to load this morning 8/30/2020. Both Link
from SSA Sailplane...
Forum: Soaring August 29th 20, 03:13 AM Posted to rec.aviation.soaring
Replies: 63
Views: 472
Posted By kinsell
Another E glider concept

On 8/28/20 6:24 PM, Steve Koerner wrote:
Here is a varient of this motorglider with higher wing loading for very strong soaring conditions:

...
Forum: Soaring August 28th 20, 08:49 PM Posted to rec.aviation.soaring
Replies: 8
Views: 132
Posted By kinsell
Sunseeker Duo

Here's one source I'm aware of:


https://www.airbatt.de/AIRBATT-Solar-Power-OEM-AC-4063-12V-24Wp-Semi-Flexibles-Solarmodul

Schleicher still ships panels shaped for engine bay doors, they look...
Forum: Soaring August 26th 20, 06:25 PM Posted to rec.aviation.soaring
Replies: 9
Views: 101
Posted By kinsell
Reading RAS on an Android Phone Problems

On 8/26/20 10:22 AM, John DeRosa OHM Ω http://aviation.derosaweb.net wrote:


Again, on Windows (using either the new or old interface) allows replies and adding a new topic. The only issue I...
Forum: Soaring August 24th 20, 03:20 PM Posted to rec.aviation.soaring
Replies: 8
Views: 132
Posted By kinsell
Sunseeker Duo

On 8/24/20 8:08 AM, kinsell wrote:

then 3 kw of solar cells take over for cruising at 3-5 km all day

Meant to say 5 kw. 3 kw might not be enough.
Forum: Soaring August 24th 20, 03:08 PM Posted to rec.aviation.soaring
Replies: 8
Views: 132
Posted By kinsell
Sunseeker Duo

Surprising lack of conversation on the revolutionary Sunseker Duo, cover
story of August Soaring. 22 meter two-place glider, covered with solar
cells, able to cruise all day long above the clouds...
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