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Forum: Soaring November 7th 18, 05:58 PM Posted to rec.aviation.soaring
Replies: 18
Views: 170
Posted By Paul T[_4_]
New LAK 17C

LAK's facebook page details a flight test of the new LAK 17C - yet gives
scant few details about the new model. Anybody know how it differs
from the B are they using the variable geometry miniflaps...
Forum: Soaring October 29th 18, 07:43 PM Posted to rec.aviation.soaring
Replies: 4
Views: 105
Posted By Paul T[_4_]
Ndew FAI President - Bob Henderson - well known New Zealander

Well sincerely hope Mr Henderson looks at reducing the cost of FAI IGC
gliding competitions and the sailplanes/motorgliders that fly in them. All

they have done recently with recent changes in...
Forum: Soaring October 29th 18, 07:42 PM Posted to rec.aviation.soaring
Replies: 4
Views: 105
Posted By Paul T[_4_]
Ndew FAI President - Bob Henderson - well known New Zealander

Well sincerely hope Mr Henderson looks at reducing the cost of FAI IGC
gliding competitions and the sailplanes/motorgliders that fly in them. All

they have done recently with recent changes in...
Forum: Soaring October 25th 18, 06:41 PM Posted to rec.aviation.soaring
Replies: 32
Views: 535
Posted By Paul T[_4_]
Condor News ---- 2 October 2018

At 12:07 25 October 2018, wrote:
Do you have the old World Class PW-5? It's available on Condor 1,
but I
don't see it on my Condor 2.


There's lots of gliders not in...
Forum: Soaring October 5th 18, 06:12 PM Posted to rec.aviation.soaring
Replies: 32
Views: 535
Posted By Paul T[_4_]
Condor News ---- 2 October 2018

At 14:39 05 October 2018, wrote:
There were ~50% more standard Libelles built (601) than ASW-19 (425)
so
maybe that should be on the list after the 20. Just sayin... ...
Forum: Soaring September 21st 18, 05:43 PM Posted to rec.aviation.soaring
Replies: 35
Views: 405
Posted By Paul T[_4_]
A few newbie questions about the sport

At 16:23 21 September 2018, Scott Manley wrote:
Paul T

My replies are embedded in your message below.

=20
=20
Yeah at great expense to myself, sorry but I cannot afford to
make=20
...
Forum: Soaring September 21st 18, 05:01 PM Posted to rec.aviation.soaring
Replies: 35
Views: 405
Posted By Paul T[_4_]
A few newbie questions about the sport

At 13:03 21 September 2018, wrote:
=E2=80=9CI'll take "sealioning" for a thousand, Alex!=20

https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Sealioning=E2=80=9D

Got it in one, Bob

Another...
Forum: Soaring September 20th 18, 11:13 PM Posted to rec.aviation.soaring
Replies: 35
Views: 405
Posted By Paul T[_4_]
A few newbie questions about the sport

At 21:39 20 September 2018, Dan Daly wrote:
On Thursday, September 20, 2018 at 3:45:08 PM UTC-4, Paul T wrote:
At 19:09 20 September 2018, Jonathan St. Cloud wrote:
On Thursday, September 20,...
Forum: Soaring September 20th 18, 09:23 PM Posted to rec.aviation.soaring
Replies: 15
Views: 398
Posted By Paul T[_4_]
Any LAK 17B FES owners out there?

At 20:14 20 September 2018, Dan Marotta wrote:
Did you intentionally post your message four times?

The LAK-17bFES is NOT a self launcher, though it has been done once that
I know of.* The...
Forum: Soaring September 20th 18, 08:34 PM Posted to rec.aviation.soaring
Replies: 35
Views: 405
Posted By Paul T[_4_]
A few newbie questions about the sport

At 19:09 20 September 2018, Jonathan St. Cloud wrote:
On Thursday, September 20, 2018 at 11:00:08 AM UTC-7, Paul T
wrote:
At 13:31 20 September 2018, kirk.stant wrote:
On Tuesday, September...
Forum: Soaring September 20th 18, 06:54 PM Posted to rec.aviation.soaring
Replies: 35
Views: 405
Posted By Paul T[_4_]
A few newbie questions about the sport

At 13:31 20 September 2018, kirk.stant wrote:
On Tuesday, September 18, 2018 at 6:00:07 PM UTC-5, Paul T wrote:

Sorry can't afford transatlantic telephone calls - I asked a...
Forum: Soaring September 20th 18, 06:46 PM Posted to rec.aviation.soaring
Replies: 35
Views: 405
Posted By Paul T[_4_]
A few newbie questions about the sport

At 18:16 19 September 2018, Bob Kuykendall wrote:
On Tuesday, September 18, 2018 at 4:00:07 PM UTC-7, Paul T wrote:

Sorry can't afford transatlantic telephone calls - I asked a...
Forum: Soaring September 18th 18, 11:50 PM Posted to rec.aviation.soaring
Replies: 35
Views: 405
Posted By Paul T[_4_]
A few newbie questions about the sport

At 22:44 18 September 2018, Scott Manley wrote:



Do you have the evidence to prove this Scott, and if so how much of
a
'time-saver' on real life flying does the computer based...
Forum: Soaring September 18th 18, 07:17 PM Posted to rec.aviation.soaring
Replies: 35
Views: 405
Posted By Paul T[_4_]
A few newbie questions about the sport

At 16:05 18 September 2018, Scott Manley wrote:
=20
4. Any tips on finding a school to begin lessons?
=20
A very effective and efficient way to learn to fly is through the use...
Forum: Soaring September 9th 18, 08:44 AM Posted to rec.aviation.soaring
Replies: 103
Views: 1,198
Posted By Paul T[_4_]
Js3 jet catastrophic failure.

At 06:41 09 September 2018, Mike Borgelt wrote:
On Sunday, 9 September 2018 14:45:00 UTC+10, AS wrote:
It is 2018. Why are we even talking about winch launching?

Mike

...
Forum: Soaring August 31st 18, 11:34 PM Posted to rec.aviation.soaring
Replies: 103
Views: 1,198
Posted By Paul T[_4_]
Js3 jet catastrophic failure.

At 20:54 31 August 2018, kinsell wrote:
On 08/31/2018 02:49 PM, wrote:
Better to smell neither fuel or smoke. Engines suck.


Except when you're sitting on the...
Forum: Soaring August 26th 18, 06:47 PM Posted to rec.aviation.soaring
Replies: 40
Views: 460
Posted By Paul T[_4_]
How high does your club tow?

Why are they towing so high? No soaring skills, or to catch wave?
Forum: Soaring August 20th 18, 05:59 PM Posted to rec.aviation.soaring
Replies: 11
Views: 217
Posted By Paul T[_4_]
Advice re. Nimbus 3 OR 4Dt?

At 16:21 20 August 2018, Alex wrote:
We had a Nimbus 3D in our club.

Rigging is fairly easy, but time consuming because of the number of
parts
a=
nd control connections. The inner wing weighs...
Forum: Soaring August 14th 18, 05:32 PM Posted to rec.aviation.soaring
Replies: 67
Views: 1,033
Posted By Paul T[_4_]
What magic do the JS3 and Ventus 3 have that the ASG-29 Does not?

Of course the AS33 will have even more magic.... and would the V3 be as
magical if it could fit as larger a pilot as the JS3? Wonder how much
difference that tincy fuselage makes?
Forum: Soaring August 5th 18, 10:05 PM Posted to rec.aviation.soaring
Replies: 8
Views: 127
Posted By Paul T[_4_]
Hosin 2018-2 pilots team flying with vastly different gliders !

At 14:47 05 August 2018, Jonathan St. Cloud wrote:
On Sunday, August 5, 2018 at 6:54:49 AM UTC-7,
wrote:
Check these 2 Czech pilots flying an EB 29R and the other a JS1C,...
Forum: Soaring August 2nd 18, 05:39 PM Posted to rec.aviation.soaring
Replies: 35
Views: 463
Posted By Paul T[_4_]
Kawa leading.....again.

At 14:58 02 August 2018, waremark wrote:
Kawa flew an Arcus in Russia. He gave a talk at our club about that
exciting trip. I wonder how he comes to be in a 32 this time.

He won the 2017 Two seat...
Forum: Soaring August 2nd 18, 03:44 PM Posted to rec.aviation.soaring
Replies: 35
Views: 463
Posted By Paul T[_4_]
Kawa leading.....again.

At 14:20 02 August 2018, waremark wrote:
Interesting that he chose the 20m class in which to compete. He must
have
h=
is choice of classes, together with offers of loan gliders for...
Forum: Soaring August 2nd 18, 03:37 PM Posted to rec.aviation.soaring
Replies: 3
Views: 142
Posted By Paul T[_4_]
Diana 3 out of the Worlds?

At 12:23 02 August 2018, Paul T wrote:
https://www.facebook.com/LukaszWojcikPL/?
hc_ref=ARQtJw7G3W8iTPAR8bRc0N9C7v2t2puCRZV9dLsLNeQbXYx1yhbB
gb
nkgGCPrPjwank&fref=nf

After a promising start the...
Forum: Soaring August 2nd 18, 01:23 PM Posted to rec.aviation.soaring
Replies: 3
Views: 142
Posted By Paul T[_4_]
Diana 3 out of the Worlds?

https://www.facebook.com/LukaszWojcikPL/?
hc_ref=ARQtJw7G3W8iTPAR8bRc0N9C7v2t2puCRZV9dLsLNeQbXYx1yhbBgb
nkgGCPrPjwank&fref=nf

After a promising start the KKB18KE/Diana 3 seem's to be having some...
Forum: Soaring August 1st 18, 11:40 PM Posted to rec.aviation.soaring
Replies: 35
Views: 463
Posted By Paul T[_4_]
Kawa leading.....again.

At 18:05 01 August 2018, wrote:
Kawa is leading the two seat 20 meter class at his second world
championshi=
p in three weeks. Of course he won 15 meter at the first...
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