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Forum: Soaring July 13th 14, 04:07 PM Posted to rec.aviation.soaring
Replies: 1
Views: 434
Posted By [email protected]
Support the U.S. Soaring Team

On Saturday, July 12, 2014 2:28:24 PM UTC-7, Frank Whiteley wrote:
Buy a raffle ticket for a P-51 flight.



See www.ssa.org headline news. Deadline for entry, 7/24/2014

Thanks Frank....
Forum: Soaring April 16th 14, 03:49 AM Posted to rec.aviation.soaring
Replies: 55
Views: 4,105
Posted By [email protected]
Ventus 2cxa with FES

jfitch
Now, there are competition pilots who will willingly fly over unlandable terrain with no motor at all, just as there are those that will cheat in various ways. Such a pilot might abuse the...
Forum: Soaring March 3rd 14, 03:30 AM Posted to rec.aviation.soaring
Replies: 7
Views: 454
Posted By [email protected]
Reno

Dean should cover it with clear Monokote. Beautiful sailplane.

Rick
Forum: Soaring February 25th 14, 04:23 AM Posted to rec.aviation.soaring
Replies: 28
Views: 921
Posted By [email protected]
Results¬*of¬*Flight¬*Performance¬*Determination¬*of¬*the¬*Lak‚Äź17a¬*FES

the idea of a penalty for being a motor-glider is absurd. an asg29e does not get an additional handicap penalty because it has a motor last i checked.
the idea that a motor somehow provides an...
Forum: Soaring February 18th 14, 01:30 AM Posted to rec.aviation.soaring
Replies: 57
Views: 2,393
Posted By [email protected]
Gordon Boettger Downwind Wave Record Attempt - Mon 02/17/2014

Stewart Tattersall is crewing. Should be near Salt Lake now. Tim Gardner was the tow pilot flying Hugh's C182. Dead calm on the ground all day today.
Rick Walters
Forum: Soaring August 21st 13, 05:03 AM Posted to rec.aviation.soaring
Replies: 4
Views: 365
Posted By [email protected]
How to get help getting $$ for airport upgrades?

Bruno

The Minden Soaring Club worked tirelessly with the FAA and county staff to help get the funds for the best glider staging area in the USA. Get to know your local FSDO officials and start...
Forum: Soaring August 17th 13, 03:12 PM Posted to rec.aviation.soaring
Replies: 50
Views: 1,556
Posted By [email protected]
Absurdity of US Rules (in fairness to FAI)

On Friday, August 16, 2013 11:35:26 PM UTC-7, Sean F (F2) wrote:
Rich,
If someone gets to 10k ahead of me launching, I would expect that I should be able to get that high as well in short order....
Forum: Soaring August 14th 13, 02:05 PM Posted to rec.aviation.soaring
Replies: 50
Views: 1,556
Posted By [email protected]
Absurdity of US Rules (in fairness to FAI)

On Wednesday, August 14, 2013 5:32:50 AM UTC-7, Sean F (F2) wrote:
Richard,
Why? Any start opening 15 minutes after the last launch has the potential of being unfair on a weak day (loosing the...
Forum: Soaring August 14th 13, 03:43 AM Posted to rec.aviation.soaring
Replies: 50
Views: 1,556
Posted By [email protected]
Absurdity of US Rules (in fairness to FAI)

On Tuesday, August 13, 2013 6:39:41 PM UTC-7, Sean F (F2) wrote:
I like the free start height option. It goes nicely with open start times and will really reward pilots for finding and centering...
Forum: Soaring July 10th 13, 07:18 PM Posted to rec.aviation.soaring
Replies: 9
Views: 512
Posted By [email protected]
2013 WWGC ....

On Wednesday, July 10, 2013 11:08:39 AM UTC-7, Ron Gleason wrote:
Go Sarah, 1st on day 8, currently 3rd, 14 point out of 2nd and 26 point out of 1st!



...
Forum: Soaring April 15th 13, 07:11 PM Posted to rec.aviation.soaring
Replies: 0
Views: 452
Posted By [email protected]
US Team Committee Election / 20M selection

The SSA home page has a link to cast your vote for the US Team Committee position. All SSA members can vote.

The selection procedure for the 2014 20m two seater WGC class is specified as well....
Forum: Soaring February 7th 13, 03:56 AM Posted to rec.aviation.soaring
Replies: 28
Views: 1,229
Posted By [email protected]
Letter to editor in SOARING Mag

On Wednesday, February 6, 2013 12:55:24 AM UTC-8, Helge_Zembold wrote:
In Germany, my club uses the OLC results for weekly press releases to
the local media.
Helge_Zembold

Helge
Great idea....
Forum: Soaring January 19th 13, 09:42 PM Posted to rec.aviation.soaring
Replies: 9
Views: 514
Posted By [email protected]
WGC results

On Saturday, January 19, 2013 1:38:38 PM UTC-8, wrote:
Congrats to Sean Franke for 5th place in Argentina Club Class WGC.



Richard Walters

They just revised the total...
Forum: Soaring January 19th 13, 09:38 PM Posted to rec.aviation.soaring
Replies: 9
Views: 514
Posted By [email protected]
WGC results

Congrats to Sean Franke for 5th place in Argentina Club Class WGC.

Richard Walters
Forum: Soaring January 19th 13, 04:35 PM Posted to rec.aviation.soaring
Replies: 5
Views: 365
Posted By [email protected]
Mid January Buffoonery

On Saturday, January 19, 2013 6:18:08 AM UTC-8, Evan Ludeman wrote:
It's Janis Joplin's birthday today. Happy birthday, Janis.
Evan Ludeman / T8

Evan
Janice did alright for herself. While David...
Forum: Soaring January 17th 13, 02:33 AM Posted to rec.aviation.soaring
Replies: 53
Views: 1,412
Posted By [email protected]
USA and FAI rules

MATs and AAT's are just not attractive to pilots who want glider racing.
Sean F (F2)

Your comment above is incorrect. There have been 6 race days in the Argentina CC WGC so far and four have...
Forum: Soaring January 16th 13, 04:02 AM Posted to rec.aviation.soaring
Replies: 53
Views: 1,412
Posted By [email protected]
USA and FAI rules

On Tuesday, January 15, 2013 6:45:55 PM UTC-8, rlovinggood wrote:
Mr. Ray Galloway (P1) asked for me to post the following note:

There has been much discussion over the differences between the...
Forum: Soaring January 14th 13, 03:47 PM Posted to rec.aviation.soaring
Replies: 15
Views: 797
Posted By [email protected]
Hang Gliding Record Distance Flight Story

On Monday, January 14, 2013 7:02:27 AM UTC-8, wrote:
These contributions are fantastic and it appears they are doing it for the love of the sport. When you view WGC events it...
Forum: Soaring January 14th 13, 05:31 AM Posted to rec.aviation.soaring
Replies: 15
Views: 797
Posted By [email protected]
Hang Gliding Record Distance Flight Story

On Saturday, January 12, 2013 8:02:54 PM UTC-8, Sean F (F2) wrote:
Sponsors? Because we don't try...

Sean,

Many of us have done lots of trying. BHP shipped 8 US gliders to New Zealand and back...
Forum: Soaring January 10th 13, 06:41 AM Posted to rec.aviation.soaring
Replies: 25
Views: 953
Posted By [email protected]
WGC Club Class Day 2 Scoring

On Wednesday, January 9, 2013 9:58:24 PM UTC-8, Sean F (F2) wrote:
If you listened to John and the RC you would think all another countries would have zEro participation and piles of wreckage every...
Forum: Soaring December 16th 12, 03:57 PM Posted to rec.aviation.soaring
Replies: 214
Views: 7,746
Posted By [email protected]
FAI (IGC) rules for US Club Class Nationals - Petition

Sean (HA)

I happened to be at the 2010 CC WGC. You're right, there were no ASW 20 flying. However, they were allowed. In the handicap list there was NO distinction between ASW 20 A,B or C. I...
Forum: Soaring December 16th 12, 08:35 AM Posted to rec.aviation.soaring
Replies: 214
Views: 7,746
Posted By [email protected]
FAI (IGC) rules for US Club Class Nationals - Petition

Sean (HA)

See my comments to your statements: Rick Walters (3R)

Kirk, great comments. Interesting thought about opening up handicap range at Regional contests to encourage participation.
Keep...
Forum: Soaring December 6th 12, 04:53 AM Posted to rec.aviation.soaring
Replies: 214
Views: 7,746
Posted By [email protected]
FAI (IGC) rules for US Club Class Nationals - Petition

Sean and John,

Yes, fixed ballast is allowed in US sports class rules. My concern is the Erik Nelson, Sarah Arnold, superfit lightweight pilots that will be at a disadvantage in the proposed CC...
Forum: Soaring December 5th 12, 08:27 PM Posted to rec.aviation.soaring
Replies: 214
Views: 7,746
Posted By [email protected]
FAI (IGC) rules for US Club Class Nationals - Petition

On Tuesday, December 4, 2012 3:43:22 PM UTC-8, Sean F (F2) wrote:
We all know the US rules. But many, MANY have deep misconceptions about the FAI rules. Many disturbingly so...

Sean
...
Forum: Soaring December 2nd 12, 02:39 PM Posted to rec.aviation.soaring
Replies: 214
Views: 7,746
Posted By [email protected]
FAI (IGC) rules for US Club Class Nationals - Petition

On Sunday, December 2, 2012 6:02:49 AM UTC-8, BruceGreeff wrote:
Well - no - 110lb of lead in the cockpit would be a little unwise. But

110l of water in the wings might do it. Of course then...
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