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Forum: Soaring Yesterday, 12:14 AM Posted to rec.aviation.soaring
Replies: 5
Views: 77
Posted By [email protected]
Club Class Nationals at Sunflower

On Tuesday, June 18, 2019 at 6:06:21 PM UTC-4, Tony wrote:
Never know it might work out but I currently plan to fly with my peers at Chilhowee 2020

Me too.
OH
Forum: Soaring June 13th 19, 12:47 AM Posted to rec.aviation.soaring
Replies: 12
Views: 137
Posted By [email protected]
Wanted: FRONT nose Trim weights for LS gliders

On Wednesday, June 12, 2019 at 8:14:35 AM UTC-4, wrote:
There are nice suggestions, thanks!

I am going to check with a machine shop that I found one town over from me to see...
Forum: Soaring June 12th 19, 12:21 AM Posted to rec.aviation.soaring
Replies: 11
Views: 98
Posted By [email protected]
How to hang a glider from the ceiling of a hangar

On Tuesday, June 11, 2019 at 4:33:52 PM UTC-4, Charlie M. (UH & 002 owner/pilot) wrote:
Early 1-26's, open he turtle deck, hang from the tripod behind the main spar. Other models....likely similar...
Forum: Soaring June 8th 19, 12:28 AM Posted to rec.aviation.soaring
Replies: 2
Views: 55
Posted By [email protected]
Discus B canopy hinge repair

On Thursday, June 6, 2019 at 10:42:47 AM UTC-4, wrote:
Has anyone out there had any experience with a loose aft canopy hinge on a Discus B? I am working with the owner of his...
Forum: Soaring June 5th 19, 12:19 AM Posted to rec.aviation.soaring
Replies: 6
Views: 59
Posted By [email protected]
It pays to be selfish

On Tuesday, June 4, 2019 at 6:41:24 PM UTC-4, ripacheco1967 wrote:
Insurance people told me you get a "good" discount if you agree to NEVER LET ANYBODY ELSE FLY YOUR GLIDER.

Man! Lots to...
Forum: Soaring June 3rd 19, 11:57 PM Posted to rec.aviation.soaring
Replies: 14
Views: 178
Posted By [email protected]
"Flying" your glider on the ground after a landout during athunderstorm or alternatives?

On Monday, June 3, 2019 at 9:58:43 AM UTC-4, Charles Ethridge wrote:
Hi, everyone.

I searched but couldn't find the posts just now, but I think I remember reading posts from some of you who...
Forum: Soaring May 26th 19, 11:05 PM Posted to rec.aviation.soaring
Replies: 55
Views: 298
Posted By [email protected]
Are off-airport landouts common and/or dangerous?

On Sunday, May 26, 2019 at 5:00:05 PM UTC-4, Charles Ethridge wrote:
Hi all.

First off, I was a fairly experienced CFI and Chief Flight Instructor with a great record, and am now a Commercial...
Forum: Soaring May 24th 19, 01:55 AM Posted to rec.aviation.soaring
Replies: 36
Views: 528
Posted By [email protected]
Contest Class Development for Future Success - The Case fordeveloping the Handicapped Classes

On Thursday, May 23, 2019 at 7:20:40 PM UTC-4, Dave Springford wrote:
IIRC, one of the original concepts of a club class was that it could be defined by any limited handicap range. It seems to...
Forum: Soaring May 21st 19, 02:31 AM Posted to rec.aviation.soaring
Replies: 6
Views: 114
Posted By [email protected]
2020 contests

On Monday, May 20, 2019 at 8:17:47 AM UTC-4, Andrzej Kobus wrote:
On Monday, May 6, 2019 at 7:23:15 PM UTC-4, wrote:
On Monday, May 6, 2019 at 5:39:27 PM UTC-4,...
Forum: Soaring May 16th 19, 10:08 PM Posted to rec.aviation.soaring
Replies: 13
Views: 146
Posted By [email protected]
Rudder pedal S-tubes

On Thursday, May 16, 2019 at 12:48:55 PM UTC-4, Jj wrote:
Changing the length of cables is far from questioning the manufacturers design. It is altering it without acceptable or approved...
Forum: Soaring May 13th 19, 02:44 PM Posted to rec.aviation.soaring
Replies: 13
Views: 146
Posted By [email protected]
Rudder pedal S-tubes

On Sunday, May 12, 2019 at 10:21:05 PM UTC-4, 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...
Forum: Soaring May 12th 19, 04:23 PM Posted to rec.aviation.soaring
Replies: 27
Views: 149
Posted By [email protected]
Escaping glider on the ground with stuck canopy?

On Sunday, May 12, 2019 at 11:07:03 AM UTC-4, Eric Greenwell wrote:
Steve Koerner wrote on 5/10/2019 1:30 PM:
I'm hypothesising about a certain risk scenario that could happen: landing...
Forum: Soaring May 11th 19, 01:45 PM Posted to rec.aviation.soaring
Replies: 27
Views: 149
Posted By [email protected]
Escaping glider on the ground with stuck canopy?

On Friday, May 10, 2019 at 4:30:27 PM UTC-4, Steve Koerner wrote:
I'm hypothesising about a certain risk scenario that could happen: landing somewhere or crashing somewhere and canopy won't open. ...
Forum: Soaring May 8th 19, 01:43 PM Posted to rec.aviation.soaring
Replies: 41
Views: 237
Posted By [email protected]
Buying a Glider

On Wednesday, May 8, 2019 at 7:29:28 AM UTC-4, wrote:
You’re a pretty opinionated Sky God aren’t you? Reality is it doesn’t matter what you think.

I dont intend to come...
Forum: Soaring May 7th 19, 01:47 PM Posted to rec.aviation.soaring
Replies: 9
Views: 95
Posted By [email protected]
ASW-20 B GEAR WARNING SYSTEM

On Monday, May 6, 2019 at 8:43:08 PM UTC-4, Delta8 wrote:
My low budget solution ...a piece of wing tape on the center of the ASI
with "Gear?" written on it .




--
Delta8
Forum: Soaring May 7th 19, 01:45 PM Posted to rec.aviation.soaring
Replies: 41
Views: 237
Posted By [email protected]
Buying a Glider

On Monday, May 6, 2019 at 10:30:09 PM UTC-4, Charles Longley wrote:
So you’re saying that all experimental gliders need program letters? I didn’t see any mention of a program letter in the...
Forum: Soaring May 7th 19, 12:35 AM Posted to rec.aviation.soaring
Replies: 41
Views: 237
Posted By [email protected]
Buying a Glider

On Monday, May 6, 2019 at 7:21:20 PM UTC-4, wrote:
Commercial operators can offer a single-seat ship for rent when it has a Special - experimental exhibition & racing A/W...
Forum: Soaring May 7th 19, 12:23 AM Posted to rec.aviation.soaring
Replies: 6
Views: 114
Posted By [email protected]
2020 contests

On Monday, May 6, 2019 at 5:39:27 PM UTC-4, wrote:
Hey all, I see Nephi on the calendar, any other leads however tentative, on 2020 contests? Especially curious about Club Nats and...
Forum: Soaring May 6th 19, 03:47 PM Posted to rec.aviation.soaring
Replies: 41
Views: 237
Posted By [email protected]
Buying a Glider

On Sunday, May 5, 2019 at 10:19:22 AM UTC-4, wrote:
There a many misunderstandings about expimentals. I'm not the expert either, but I am often amazed by the owners that think they...
Forum: Soaring April 29th 19, 09:37 PM Posted to rec.aviation.soaring
Replies: 32
Views: 188
Posted By [email protected]
Ventus 3 Performance In Perry SC

On Monday, April 29, 2019 at 2:34:59 PM UTC-4, Tango Eight wrote:
On Monday, April 29, 2019 at 2:18:12 PM UTC-4, Ron Gleason wrote:
On Monday, 29 April 2019 12:00:45 UTC-6, Dan Daly wrote:
...
Forum: Soaring April 29th 19, 07:17 PM Posted to rec.aviation.soaring
Replies: 32
Views: 188
Posted By [email protected]
Ventus 3 Performance In Perry SC

On Sunday, April 28, 2019 at 11:32:18 PM UTC-4, Tango Eight wrote:
On Sunday, April 28, 2019 at 10:09:31 PM UTC-4, Tony wrote:
V3's also took the bottom two spots, or two of the bottom five,...
Forum: Soaring April 29th 19, 01:33 AM Posted to rec.aviation.soaring
Replies: 3
Views: 60
Posted By [email protected]
Flarm with External display

I have a portable FLARM that I may need to install in a loaner glider. Installation will be awkward but could be much better if I use an external display that I have surplus from my brick...
Forum: Soaring April 29th 19, 01:29 AM Posted to rec.aviation.soaring
Replies: 32
Views: 188
Posted By [email protected]
Ventus 3 Performance In Perry SC

On Sunday, April 28, 2019 at 8:07:17 PM UTC-4, Nick Kennedy wrote:
I noticed the Ventus 3 took 3 of the top 5 in the 18 meter class.
Looks like to me they have come up with [ again] a very fine...
Forum: Soaring April 23rd 19, 01:57 AM Posted to rec.aviation.soaring
Replies: 37
Views: 395
Posted By [email protected]
Jonker JS-3 in Sagebrush

On Tuesday, April 16, 2019 at 1:49:53 PM UTC-4, Wyll Surf Air wrote:
"After 16 years flying the ASW-27, muscle memory was involved. On downwind, the dive brakes were used to adjust appropriate...
Forum: Soaring April 22nd 19, 11:42 PM Posted to rec.aviation.soaring
Replies: 7
Views: 75
Posted By [email protected]
Registration Renewal

On Monday, April 22, 2019 at 5:09:13 PM UTC-4, wrote:
My registration is up for renewal and I just sent in the form and a check for $5. Today in the mail I got an offer for a...
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