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Forum: Soaring November 23rd 20, 02:50 AM Posted to rec.aviation.soaring
Replies: 18
Views: 138
Posted By Matthew Scutter
Inadvertant IMC - DG1000, Manawatu, New Zealand

Artifical horizons aren't typically complex instruments requiring a spinup period anymore - I have it on an LX9000 and an AirGlide S only a single knob rotation away at any given time, and whenever...
Forum: Soaring November 7th 20, 11:12 PM Posted to rec.aviation.soaring
Replies: 11
Views: 67
Posted By Matthew Scutter
LXNAV introduces New ADI Air Data Indicator

On Sunday, November 8, 2020 at 7:57:46 AM UTC+10, Richard Pfiffner wrote:
On Saturday, November 7, 2020 at 11:07:58 AM UTC-8, Eric Greenwell wrote:
John Galloway wrote on 11/7/2020 10:27 AM:...
Forum: Soaring October 25th 20, 08:44 AM Posted to rec.aviation.soaring
Replies: 6
Views: 121
Posted By Matthew Scutter
Looking for good references on maintaining Fiberglass/Gelcoat finish

On Monday, October 19, 2020 at 2:43:41 AM UTC+10, wrote:
I just purchased my first glider and I am struggling to locate via google any good articles, books, manuals, videos,...
Forum: Soaring October 13th 20, 10:24 AM Posted to rec.aviation.soaring
Replies: 222
Views: 1,968
Posted By Matthew Scutter
Best Overall Motorglider available today?

On Tuesday, October 13, 2020 at 3:42:43 AM UTC+2, Dan Daly wrote:
On Monday, October 12, 2020 at 8:52:22 PM UTC-4, Nicholas Kennedy wrote:
Ya Know what would be / Is the ultimate Great Basin...
Forum: Soaring October 8th 20, 01:11 PM Posted to rec.aviation.soaring
Replies: 27
Views: 305
Posted By Matthew Scutter
FES climb rate question.

On Thursday, October 8, 2020 at 12:00:07 PM UTC+2, Peter F wrote:
So you're spending 150k Euro on your glider then trying to save a few Euro
per launch on the tow?

The climb rate of a FES...
Forum: Soaring October 4th 20, 11:01 PM Posted to rec.aviation.soaring
Replies: 222
Views: 1,968
Posted By Matthew Scutter
Best Overall Motorglider available today?

On Sunday, October 4, 2020 at 10:01:09 PM UTC+2, wrote:
I don't believe the '25 was ever sold as a twin jet, but there was one converted by the owner. (in Australia, I...
Forum: Soaring September 28th 20, 02:32 PM Posted to rec.aviation.soaring
Replies: 19
Views: 272
Posted By Matthew Scutter
Grob Twin Astir getting "stuck" in a slip

On Monday, September 28, 2020 at 2:35:39 PM UTC+2, Kenn Sebesta wrote:
I was flying my club's Twin Astir and noticed that if I put it into the deepest slip I can, by first pushing the rudder all...
Forum: Soaring September 24th 20, 05:59 PM Posted to rec.aviation.soaring
Replies: 69
Views: 731
Posted By Matthew Scutter
Paraglider pilot missing in eastern Nevada

On Thursday, September 24, 2020 at 2:15:06 PM UTC+2, Dave Walsh wrote:
The XCMag referenced above mentions a "psychedelic community"
involved in fund raising for the search.
What is a...
Forum: Soaring September 17th 20, 05:33 PM Posted to rec.aviation.soaring
Replies: 222
Views: 1,968
Posted By Matthew Scutter
Best Overall Motorglider available today?

On Thursday, September 17, 2020 at 5:23:05 PM UTC+2, wrote:
On Thursday, September 17, 2020 at 8:48:10 AM UTC-4, Eric Greenwell wrote:
2G wrote on 9/16/2020 9:10 PM:
...
Forum: Soaring September 16th 20, 06:34 PM Posted to rec.aviation.soaring
Replies: 56
Views: 452
Posted By Matthew Scutter
FES underpowered for 18m ship?

On Wednesday, September 16, 2020 at 4:44:36 PM UTC+2, Darren Braun wrote:
With RC front electric gliders you need a soft brake to keep the prop from windmilling in flight. Is that the same...
Forum: Soaring September 16th 20, 07:25 AM Posted to rec.aviation.soaring
Replies: 56
Views: 452
Posted By Matthew Scutter
FES underpowered for 18m ship?

On Wednesday, September 16, 2020 at 4:07:16 AM UTC+2, 2G wrote:
On Monday, September 14, 2020 at 11:54:00 PM UTC-7, Matthew Scutter wrote:
On Tuesday, September 15, 2020 at 7:29:17 AM UTC+2,...
Forum: Soaring September 15th 20, 09:00 AM Posted to rec.aviation.soaring
Replies: 56
Views: 452
Posted By Matthew Scutter
FES underpowered for 18m ship?

On Tuesday, September 15, 2020 at 9:30:06 AM UTC+2, Paul T wrote:
Just get a jet turbo far better - wouldn't trust FES for a climb in
mountain
conditions.

How does a jet help? I believe both...
Forum: Soaring September 15th 20, 07:53 AM Posted to rec.aviation.soaring
Replies: 56
Views: 452
Posted By Matthew Scutter
FES underpowered for 18m ship?

On Tuesday, September 15, 2020 at 7:29:17 AM UTC+2, 2G wrote:
On Monday, September 14, 2020 at 9:06:08 PM UTC-7, wrote:
Hi Eric,

I agree with you in principle, that...
Forum: Soaring September 14th 20, 09:38 PM Posted to rec.aviation.soaring
Replies: 56
Views: 452
Posted By Matthew Scutter
FES underpowered for 18m ship?

On Monday, September 14, 2020 at 10:07:18 PM UTC+2, wrote:
On Monday, September 14, 2020 at 3:52:25 PM UTC-4, Mana wrote:
...the whole point of a "turbo" is to be able to...
Forum: Soaring September 14th 20, 08:38 PM Posted to rec.aviation.soaring
Replies: 56
Views: 452
Posted By Matthew Scutter
FES underpowered for 18m ship?

I think something has been lost in translation, but I'm pretty sure you will not shut down from battery heat - my batteries barely change temperature regardless of use, and neither controller nor...
Forum: Soaring September 3rd 20, 10:52 AM Posted to rec.aviation.soaring
Replies: 28
Views: 357
Posted By Matthew Scutter
Virga, rain, cloudsuck - how close do you get?

Designed and tested, well maybe, but I got some nice bruises from my straps across my chest in the process of making the same mistake as John. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=hRH5tf4iuKk

The IGC log...
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