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Forum: Soaring Yesterday, 01:09 PM Posted to rec.aviation.soaring
Replies: 19
Views: 83
Posted By krasw
flight computer ergonomics and function

On Wednesday, 19 June 2019 00:34:40 UTC+3, Mike the Strike wrote:
On Tuesday, June 18, 2019 at 7:43:16 AM UTC-7, krasw wrote:
Simple table that tells you how much to increase MC at certain...
Forum: Soaring June 18th 19, 03:43 PM Posted to rec.aviation.soaring
Replies: 19
Views: 83
Posted By krasw
flight computer ergonomics and function

Simple table that tells you how much to increase MC at certain headwind component would be enough to solve this issue.
Forum: Soaring June 15th 19, 10:46 AM Posted to rec.aviation.soaring
Replies: 12
Views: 143
Posted By krasw
Today is not the day

Weather does not kill pilots, bad judgement does.
Forum: Soaring May 27th 19, 08:12 AM Posted to rec.aviation.soaring
Replies: 30
Views: 321
Posted By krasw
Another EXTREMELY low thermal save

On Monday, 27 May 2019 05:31:32 UTC+3, Tom BravoMike wrote:
On Sunday, May 26, 2019 at 7:56:56 PM UTC-5, Dan Marotta wrote:
Anyone who would watch this video and then try it for himself is...
Forum: Soaring May 16th 19, 08:25 AM Posted to rec.aviation.soaring
Replies: 13
Views: 146
Posted By krasw
Rudder pedal S-tubes

On Tuesday, May 14, 2019 at 12:11:43 AM UTC+3, wrote:
65 years ago a Boeing Tec-Rep told me; “Aircraft were designed by geniuses to be operated by idiots”! Looks like...
Forum: Soaring May 13th 19, 08:18 AM Posted to rec.aviation.soaring
Replies: 13
Views: 146
Posted By krasw
Rudder pedal S-tubes

On Monday, 13 May 2019 05:21:05 UTC+3, wrote:
Let me add one little tid-bit, here. The rudder cables enter the top of the S tube and exit at the bottom, then forward to a...
Forum: Soaring April 18th 19, 08:36 AM Posted to rec.aviation.soaring
Replies: 17
Views: 175
Posted By krasw
Some LiFePO4 Battery Testing Results Manual and Automated

My battery analyzer is based on this cheap chinese coulometer:

https://www.ebay.com/itm/DC8-80V-50A-Battery-Coulometer-TK15-Professional-Precision-LiFePO-Battery-Tester-/252470874308

I use small...
Forum: Soaring April 14th 19, 06:04 AM Posted to rec.aviation.soaring
Replies: 6
Views: 145
Posted By krasw
OLG Gliding Competition

On Friday, 12 April 2019 15:10:31 UTC+3, wrote:
Anyone knows why is down the OLC webpage?

I get error message from one computer (with two browsers), other computer works...
Forum: Soaring April 10th 19, 04:09 PM Posted to rec.aviation.soaring
Replies: 21
Views: 411
Posted By krasw
AS34 - new electric standard class self launcher

Well that's a disappointment, why not call it ASW 28 ME then?
Forum: Soaring April 10th 19, 06:26 AM Posted to rec.aviation.soaring
Replies: 21
Views: 411
Posted By krasw
AS34 - new electric standard class self launcher

Interesting! Judging from the picture they are using the new 33 fuselage and I bet everything else is new, too. If it's std. class only (no 18m), they are competing against light selflaunchers like...
Forum: Soaring April 5th 19, 11:47 AM Posted to rec.aviation.soaring
Replies: 107
Views: 916
Posted By krasw
Airfoils...

On Friday, April 5, 2019 at 5:41:00 AM UTC+3, Andreas Maurer wrote:
On Wed, 3 Apr 2019 07:20:42 -0700 (PDT), Steve Leonard
wrote:

On Wednesday, April 3, 2019 at 1:53:19...
Forum: Soaring April 3rd 19, 07:53 AM Posted to rec.aviation.soaring
Replies: 107
Views: 916
Posted By krasw
Buying LS3a or ASW20a? ~$25k cross country glider. Which one and why?

ASW 20 was ahead of it's time and in reality belongs to same generation as Ventus/LS6 (except that final bit of wing loading). Handling is pleasant, more so than Ventus, and it is easiest glider to...
Forum: Soaring March 26th 19, 07:15 AM Posted to rec.aviation.soaring
Replies: 32
Views: 434
Posted By krasw
Borgelt Dynamis variometer

Variometer signal derived from inertial platform is game-changer, especially with modern gliders that regularly cruise at very high speeds. It is simply amazing to see Air GlideS blue netto-ball...
Forum: Soaring March 17th 19, 01:48 PM Posted to rec.aviation.soaring
Replies: 22
Views: 245
Posted By krasw
There is a new LXNAV user group on google groups

On Sunday, 17 March 2019 15:30:52 UTC+2, John DeRosa OHM Ω http://aviation.derosaweb.net wrote:
A couple of comments;

- You are able to attach documents to messages.
- True that a bot...
Forum: Soaring March 4th 19, 09:44 AM Posted to rec.aviation.soaring
Replies: 27
Views: 248
Posted By krasw
Waxing and polishing

On Sunday, March 3, 2019 at 9:08:48 PM UTC+2, Martin Gregorie wrote:
Are silicone-containing polishes etc to be shunned?

Can anybody recommend an FRP repair publication that gives any more
...
Forum: Soaring March 1st 19, 12:46 PM Posted to rec.aviation.soaring
Replies: 3
Views: 65
Posted By krasw
OUDIE 1 OR OUDIE 2?

Even older Oudie2s are worth changing to new unit, the hardware is faster, you get new battery and non-sticky case. If you return the old unit to dealer, you can transfer the SYm licence to new unit,...
Forum: Soaring February 25th 19, 02:07 PM Posted to rec.aviation.soaring
Replies: 106
Views: 1,296
Posted By krasw
TOW PLANE Accident

On Thursday, February 21, 2019 at 5:13:06 PM UTC+2, Charlie M. (UH & 002 owner/pilot) wrote:
I don't hang onto the release during tow.
I never taught to hang onto the release during tow.
In...
Forum: Soaring February 22nd 19, 10:17 AM Posted to rec.aviation.soaring
Replies: 24
Views: 247
Posted By krasw
LX Nav Varios, Bluetooth & XCSoar

On Thursday, 21 February 2019 22:29:54 UTC+2, wrote:
XCSoar does have a driver for LXNav, although possibly not quite as functional as the C302 driver.

...
Forum: Soaring February 19th 19, 06:53 AM Posted to rec.aviation.soaring
Replies: 11
Views: 153
Posted By krasw
Ventus 2 undercarriage?

Landing on the moon: no problem whatsoever. Glider landing gear that works: sorry it's just not possible.
Forum: Soaring February 6th 19, 03:47 PM Posted to rec.aviation.soaring
Replies: 21
Views: 173
Posted By krasw
Noise Canceling headset

On Tuesday, February 5, 2019 at 5:11:51 PM UTC+2, wrote:
What is the best value noise canceling headset for a motor glider.

Since the back seat persons head in only inches...
Forum: Soaring February 6th 19, 07:34 AM Posted to rec.aviation.soaring
Replies: 9
Views: 184
Posted By krasw
Feb Soaring: MiniLAK FES article

On Wednesday, February 6, 2019 at 9:10:04 AM UTC+2, Senna Van den Bosch wrote:
Op dinsdag 5 februari 2019 12:34:24 UTC+1 schreef Dan Daly:
On Tuesday, February 5, 2019 at 5:05:11 AM UTC-5,...
Forum: Soaring February 5th 19, 12:55 PM Posted to rec.aviation.soaring
Replies: 12
Views: 134
Posted By krasw
Starts Procedures ; Proposal

On Tuesday, February 5, 2019 at 9:48:15 AM UTC+2, Per Carlin wrote:
I would say that this proposal is beautiful. It will brake down the start game, all competitions have to make there own tactical...
Forum: Soaring February 4th 19, 05:02 PM Posted to rec.aviation.soaring
Replies: 12
Views: 134
Posted By krasw
Starts Procedures ; Proposal

Problem with all event marker proposals is our use of several loggers. In an event were even one logger would malfunction, pilot would have to score zero, even if other loggers would function...
Forum: Soaring February 1st 19, 08:07 AM Posted to rec.aviation.soaring
Replies: 17
Views: 152
Posted By krasw
US Handicap Weight Adjustment White Paper

There is no "European handicaps", pretty much every country has it's own. You do know that Europe is not a country, do you?
Forum: Soaring January 29th 19, 06:29 AM Posted to rec.aviation.soaring
Replies: 8
Views: 131
Posted By krasw
Wortmann vs Eppler

Moulds for 70's gliders were not very stable, first serial numbers might have FX67-K170 and last ones "-K190" because of the deformation.


On Monday, 28 January 2019 15:47:27 UTC+2, Mike C wrote:
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