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Forum: Soaring September 27th 20, 01:47 AM Posted to rec.aviation.soaring
Replies: 20
Views: 605
LS6 (a, b) NEO

On Thu, 24 Sep 2020 15:47:27 -0700, Eric Greenwell
wrote:


I can imagine why the cockpit load would be reduced, but have no idea why it would
increased!


In the case...
Forum: Soaring August 4th 20, 03:51 PM Posted to rec.aviation.soaring
Replies: 99
Views: 791
Scary story about landing on a Lake Tahoe golf course

On Mon, 3 Aug 2020 22:01:17 -0700 (PDT), Paul B
wrote:

"Conclusion:
This landing is a perfect example of getting one's priorities right"

Yes, but only in the last 5 seconds...
Forum: Soaring August 4th 20, 01:39 AM Posted to rec.aviation.soaring
Replies: 99
Views: 791
Scary story about landing on a Lake Tahoe golf course

On Sun, 2 Aug 2020 21:02:36 -0700 (PDT), wrote:


re https://youtu.be/BBpqvPujZgM


In my opinion, this video shows the difference in training between a power pilot...
Forum: Soaring August 4th 20, 01:34 AM Posted to rec.aviation.soaring
Replies: 99
Views: 791
Scary story about landing on a Lake Tahoe golf course

On Sun, 2 Aug 2020 13:40:28 -0700, Eric Greenwell
wrote:

The tighter turn works for gliders after a rope break, so I'm thinking (as did
Paul B), it would work for the...
Forum: Soaring July 22nd 20, 02:47 AM Posted to rec.aviation.soaring
Replies: 95
Views: 739
27 crash at Ely?

On Tue, 21 Jul 2020 13:22:32 -0700 (PDT), 6PK
wrote:

That does not look like a Samsung Galaxy of any kind to me. Look at what appears to be knobs or antenna on top of the...
Forum: Soaring May 18th 20, 01:31 PM Posted to rec.aviation.soaring
Replies: 28
Views: 350
Guidelines or formulas for how much water to dump in narrow or weak thermal racing?

On Sat, 16 May 2020 09:09:22 -0700 (PDT), Charles Ethridge
wrote:

I understand...BUT...the leading pilots in Condor simulator racing are all, as best I can tell, holding...
Forum: Soaring April 6th 20, 12:06 PM Posted to rec.aviation.soaring
Replies: 148
Views: 1,631
Soaring already DOA for the season???

On Sun, 5 Apr 2020 03:30:23 -0700 (PDT), wrote:

Andreas,

Sorry, should have included the...
Forum: Soaring April 4th 20, 03:39 PM Posted to rec.aviation.soaring
Replies: 148
Views: 1,631
Soaring already DOA for the season???

On Sat, 4 Apr 2020 07:13:14 -0700 (PDT), Rich Owen
wrote:

Andreas,

Check SSA Contest Committee announcement on 1 April from Andy Blackburn. Rich

Got a direct link? The...
Forum: Soaring April 3rd 20, 04:41 PM Posted to rec.aviation.soaring
Replies: 148
Views: 1,631
Soaring already DOA for the season???

On Sun, 29 Mar 2020 18:49:32 -0700 (PDT), wrote:


There has been no decision made to cancel or postpone the WGC this year. There also seems to be no word from the SSA about the...
Forum: Soaring March 30th 20, 06:26 PM Posted to rec.aviation.soaring
Replies: 148
Views: 1,631
Soaring already DOA for the season???

On Sun, 29 Mar 2020 18:49:32 -0700 (PDT), wrote:


There has been no decision made to cancel or postpone the WGC this year. There also seems to be no word from the SSA about the...
Forum: Soaring November 17th 19, 12:26 AM Posted to rec.aviation.soaring
Replies: 21
Views: 571
In flight phone/camera charging

On Fri, 15 Nov 2019 09:30:25 -0800 (PST), Brian
wrote:

On Friday, November 15, 2019 at 6:27:30 AM UTC-7, Emir Sherbi wrote:
I had a lot of noise issues with the USB ports....
Forum: Soaring September 19th 19, 08:11 PM Posted to rec.aviation.soaring
Replies: 148
Views: 4,005
Kawa rough landing?

On Wed, 18 Sep 2019 15:16:31 -0700, Eric Greenwell
wrote:


I've never had anyone flying the usual PIK, DG, ASH, and Ventus self-launchers
mention plummeting or reduced...
Forum: Soaring September 12th 19, 05:35 PM Posted to rec.aviation.soaring
Replies: 19
Views: 594
Wing flex at higher speed DG-100

On Wed, 11 Sep 2019 15:56:27 -0700 (PDT), Justin Couch
wrote:

Watch an ASH 25 come screaming across the line at close to VNe. Looks like a giant McDonalds sign!


Err - no....
Forum: Soaring August 30th 19, 04:40 PM Posted to rec.aviation.soaring
Replies: 72
Views: 1,907
Seminole Lake Gliderport for sale

On Fri, 30 Aug 2019 07:15:26 -0700 (PDT), wrote:


Don't you guys have zoning laws that say once an airport or cheese shop or whatever the land use was it has to stay that way...
Forum: Soaring August 28th 19, 03:11 AM Posted to rec.aviation.soaring
Replies: 28
Views: 431
Mistral-C vs DG-100

On Tue, 27 Aug 2019 17:55:24 -0700 (PDT), wrote:

On Tuesday, August 27, 2019 at 2:43:57 PM UTC-6, Tango Whisky wrote:
If you can't control a take off with a cg hook, you...
Forum: Soaring August 27th 19, 03:11 AM Posted to rec.aviation.soaring
Replies: 28
Views: 431
Mistral-C vs DG-100

On Mon, 26 Aug 2019 15:04:22 -0700 (PDT), 6PK
wrote:

I own a DG300
The POH clearly states full forward trim for take off with a CG hook, if not serious ballooning will...
Forum: Soaring August 26th 19, 02:23 PM Posted to rec.aviation.soaring
Replies: 28
Views: 431
Mistral-C vs DG-100

On Tue, 20 Aug 2019 14:39:20 -0700 (PDT), Charlie Quebec
wrote:

Any belly hook DG needs full down trim for takeoff. Nose hook not so much.


Neither DG-300, nor DG-600,...
Forum: Soaring April 18th 19, 04:03 PM Posted to rec.aviation.soaring
Replies: 47
Views: 1,021
Undershoot Vs. Overshoot airport landing accidents

On Thu, 18 Apr 2019 07:00:39 -0700 (PDT), Tango Whisky
wrote:

Steve Leonard

Well, you will float over the runway forever.
I always prefer a slip (which works extremely well...
Forum: Soaring April 18th 19, 03:56 PM Posted to rec.aviation.soaring
Replies: 25
Views: 855
AS34 - new electric standard class self launcher

On Tue, 9 Apr 2019 11:06:32 -0700 (PDT),
wrote:

Looks like an interesting concept: https://www.alexander-schleicher.de/en/aero-2019-5/

It is basically an...
Forum: Soaring April 6th 19, 07:52 PM Posted to rec.aviation.soaring
Replies: 107
Views: 2,458
Airfoils...

On Sat, 6 Apr 2019 10:43:02 -0700 (PDT), wrote:

Does that mean that bug wipers--which we never see here--are becoming an historical artifact?


Hi Chip,

I think so - I...
Forum: Soaring April 6th 19, 03:10 AM Posted to rec.aviation.soaring
Replies: 107
Views: 2,458
Buying LS3a or ASW20a? ~$25k cross country glider. Which one and why?

On Fri, 5 Apr 2019 13:38:55 -0700 (PDT), wrote:

ia m from europe and followed this "buying a 15m flapped glider" discussion. i want to congratulate you guys to the civilised,...
Forum: Soaring April 6th 19, 03:01 AM Posted to rec.aviation.soaring
Replies: 107
Views: 2,458
Airfoils...

On Fri, 5 Apr 2019 11:20:07 -0700 (PDT), wrote:

Speaking of bugs, we don't often have to deal with insects building up on the wing to the same extent as in Europe. So...
Forum: Soaring April 5th 19, 03:45 AM Posted to rec.aviation.soaring
Replies: 107
Views: 2,458
Buying LS3a or ASW20a? ~$25k cross country glider. Which one and why?

On Wed, 3 Apr 2019 09:16:48 -0700 (PDT), Mike the Strike
wrote:

The first iteration of the ASW-20 (there never was an "a" model as such) had a very aggressive flap setting,...
Forum: Soaring April 5th 19, 03:40 AM Posted to rec.aviation.soaring
Replies: 107
Views: 2,458
Airfoils...

On Wed, 3 Apr 2019 07:20:42 -0700 (PDT), Steve Leonard
wrote:

On Wednesday, April 3, 2019 at 1:53:19 AM UTC-5, krasw wrote:
ASW 20 was ahead of it's time and in reality...
Forum: Soaring December 23rd 18, 11:22 AM Posted to rec.aviation.soaring
Replies: 3
Views: 217
Husband and Wife 1000k

On Fri, 21 Dec 2018 22:52:03 -0800 (PST), Patrick McMahon
wrote:

As you may or may not have noticed, a new Arcus M has completed 5 1000k flights in the past month in the...
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