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Forum: Soaring November 5th 20, 06:17 AM Posted to rec.aviation.soaring
Replies: 0
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Posted By [email protected]
Great marketing offer

SoarNV 2021 VIP Season Passes at Minden are available Now!

Good Evening Friends, Fellow Glider Pilots, and Glider Enthusiasts,

This past glider season, SoarNV debuted a "VIP" program, and after a...
Forum: Soaring October 27th 20, 10:10 PM Posted to rec.aviation.soaring
Replies: 2
Views: 187
Posted By [email protected]
Version 8

On Sunday, October 25, 2020 at 4:47:08 AM UTC-7, Andrzej Kobus wrote:
On Sunday, October 25, 2020 at 7:46:10 AM UTC-4, Andrzej Kobus wrote:
How much flying have guys done with version 8? Any...
Forum: Soaring October 17th 20, 12:43 AM Posted to rec.aviation.soaring
Replies: 232
Views: 9,201
Posted By [email protected]
Best Overall Motorglider available today?

On Friday, October 16, 2020 at 11:31:39 AM UTC-7, Darren Braun wrote:
We (ASA - Auxiliary-powered Sailplane Association) always have a towplane at our Parowan event.

Not sure if it has been...
Forum: Soaring October 16th 20, 10:38 AM Posted to rec.aviation.soaring
Replies: 26
Views: 983
Posted By [email protected]
§ 61.87 (i)

On Thursday, October 15, 2020 at 8:27:02 AM UTC-7, Piet Barber wrote:
From the FAA Glider Flying Handbook, page 6-2 (8083-13A, the current edition):
“The assembly of a glider to include...
Forum: Soaring October 7th 20, 10:29 PM Posted to rec.aviation.soaring
Replies: 52
Views: 1,637
Posted By [email protected]
As heard on 123.3........

French pilot to English Controller: Tower, Haystack 123 five south for landing.
English controller: Haystack 123, say again type of aircraft
French pilot: Haystack. Haystack. Alpha Zulu Tango Echo...
Forum: Soaring October 5th 20, 09:44 PM Posted to rec.aviation.soaring
Replies: 52
Views: 1,637
Posted By [email protected]
As heard on 123.3........

A Chinese airline crew declared an emergency, and after a few minutes of the crew laboring to explain their problem to the controller in English, the controller finally said 'lets talk in Chinese',...
Forum: Soaring October 4th 20, 03:03 AM Posted to rec.aviation.soaring
Replies: 40
Views: 860
Posted By [email protected]
inverted Schweizer towhook

On Saturday, October 3, 2020 at 4:16:29 PM UTC-7, Waveguru wrote:
Rick Brown at the Pleasant Valley Airport in Peoria, Arizona knows. I don't know if he will help you tho.....

Boggs

thanks...
Forum: Soaring October 3rd 20, 10:13 PM Posted to rec.aviation.soaring
Replies: 40
Views: 860
Posted By [email protected]
inverted Schweizer towhook

I'm still trying to find a copy of the 337 for inverting a Schweizer towhook on a Pawnee. It seems I need a N number for the FAA to track down a copy of the 337. The 1996 article attached says a 337...
Forum: Soaring September 26th 20, 01:01 AM Posted to rec.aviation.soaring
Replies: 232
Views: 9,201
Posted By [email protected]
Best Overall Motorglider available today?

There is an alternative to getting a lot richer: clubs and partnerships.

I've been in several partnerships, and they all were much better in every way, than owning a glider alone (which I also...
Forum: Soaring September 2nd 20, 12:23 AM Posted to rec.aviation.soaring
Replies: 10
Views: 357
Posted By [email protected]
Lake Tahoe water temp?

On Tuesday, September 1, 2020 at 10:36:26 AM UTC-7, Eric Greenwell wrote:
jfitch wrote on 9/1/2020 7:56 AM:
On Tuesday, September 1, 2020 at 7:27:16 AM UTC-7, kinsell wrote:
On 9/1/20 3:35...
Forum: Soaring August 19th 20, 10:05 PM Posted to rec.aviation.soaring
Replies: 132
Views: 5,856
Posted By [email protected]
My September 2017 visit to GP Gliders

On Wednesday, August 19, 2020 at 9:49:11 AM UTC-7, Dan Marotta wrote:
Remember your high school chemistry (or was it physics?).* Water gives
up 1 calorie per gram per degree C while cooling.*...
Forum: Soaring August 18th 20, 11:54 PM Posted to rec.aviation.soaring
Replies: 132
Views: 5,856
Posted By [email protected]
My September 2017 visit to GP Gliders

On Tuesday, August 18, 2020 at 10:39:00 AM UTC-7, Eric Greenwell wrote:
jld wrote on 8/18/2020 9:57 AM:

"Glider pilots on the Allegheny Ridges (ridge soaring), in Western US high deserts...
Forum: Soaring August 16th 20, 10:53 PM Posted to rec.aviation.soaring
Replies: 10
Views: 424
Posted By [email protected]
Another water landing?

On Sunday, August 16, 2020 at 10:55:16 AM UTC-7, Eric Greenwell wrote:
john firth wrote on 8/16/2020 8:10 AM:
On Sunday, August 16, 2020 at 2:19:37 AM UTC-7, wrote:
On...
Forum: Soaring August 16th 20, 10:19 AM Posted to rec.aviation.soaring
Replies: 10
Views: 424
Posted By [email protected]
Another water landing?

On Saturday, August 15, 2020 at 8:35:23 PM UTC-7, Eric Greenwell wrote:
Stephen Szikora wrote on 8/15/2020 5:19 PM:
Well, it was a glider once the engine stopped.

Nope! It was still an...
Forum: Soaring August 4th 20, 07:30 AM Posted to rec.aviation.soaring
Replies: 99
Views: 2,345
Posted By [email protected]
Scary story about landing on a Lake Tahoe golf course

On Sunday, August 2, 2020 at 9:02:38 PM UTC-7, wrote:
re https://youtu.be/BBpqvPujZgM


In my opinion, this video shows the difference in training between a power...
Forum: Soaring August 3rd 20, 05:16 AM Posted to rec.aviation.soaring
Replies: 40
Views: 860
Posted By [email protected]
inverted Schweizer towhook

On Saturday, August 1, 2020 at 8:28:30 AM UTC-7, Charles Longley wrote:
If I was asked to invert a Schweizer hook I would try and talk whoever wanted it into a Tost hook. If I couldn’t I believe...
Forum: Soaring August 3rd 20, 05:02 AM Posted to rec.aviation.soaring
Replies: 99
Views: 2,345
Posted By [email protected]
Scary story about landing on a Lake Tahoe golf course

re https://youtu.be/BBpqvPujZgM


In my opinion, this video shows the difference in training between a power pilot and a glider pilot. A glider pilot in a similar situation (eg being low and...
Forum: Soaring July 30th 20, 08:42 PM Posted to rec.aviation.soaring
Replies: 40
Views: 860
Posted By [email protected]
inverted Schweizer towhook

On Thursday, July 30, 2020 at 12:01:59 PM UTC-7, wrote:
On Thursday, July 30, 2020 at 7:01:32 AM UTC-7, wrote:
"First off are you an A&P/IA? Secondly do you...
Forum: Soaring July 30th 20, 08:01 PM Posted to rec.aviation.soaring
Replies: 40
Views: 860
Posted By [email protected]
inverted Schweizer towhook

On Thursday, July 30, 2020 at 7:01:32 AM UTC-7, wrote:
"First off are you an A&P/IA? Secondly do you understand what the FAA has written in the various Advisory Circulars...
Forum: Soaring July 30th 20, 07:29 AM Posted to rec.aviation.soaring
Replies: 40
Views: 860
Posted By [email protected]
inverted Schweizer towhook

On Wednesday, July 29, 2020 at 8:05:44 PM UTC-7, Charles Longley wrote:
First off are you an A&P/IA? Secondly do you understand what the FAA has written in the various Advisory Circulars pertaining...
Forum: Soaring July 29th 20, 09:27 PM Posted to rec.aviation.soaring
Replies: 40
Views: 860
Posted By [email protected]
inverted Schweizer towhook

On Tuesday, July 28, 2020 at 6:53:07 AM UTC-7, Charles Longley wrote:
Sorry I wasn’t clear. A FAA form 337 is required. A field approval is not required.
I live near Seattle if anyone needs a...
Forum: Soaring July 29th 20, 02:53 AM Posted to rec.aviation.soaring
Replies: 40
Views: 860
Posted By [email protected]
inverted Schweizer towhook

On Tuesday, July 28, 2020 at 6:22:48 PM UTC-7, Charles Longley wrote:
By the way why would you install a Schweizer hook when that Tost hook is a better, safer product?

Charles, my club has two...
Forum: Soaring July 28th 20, 02:59 AM Posted to rec.aviation.soaring
Replies: 40
Views: 860
Posted By [email protected]
inverted Schweizer towhook

On Wednesday, July 22, 2020 at 1:55:54 PM UTC-7, Charles Longley wrote:
No field approval needed. Just a moderately competent A&P/IA. AC43.13-2B chapter 8 addresses tow hitch installation-
...
Forum: Soaring July 22nd 20, 12:10 AM Posted to rec.aviation.soaring
Replies: 16
Views: 477
Posted By [email protected]
Glider Insurance?

On Tuesday, July 21, 2020 at 10:05:34 AM UTC-7, wrote:
Yeah, that quote was a memory fart.................probably from our ASH-25 with 4 partners on 100K. Hull is normally...
Forum: Soaring July 16th 20, 11:46 PM Posted to rec.aviation.soaring
Replies: 34
Views: 834
Posted By [email protected]
Tow Pilots and CFIG Wanted at Sandhill Soaring Club (Michigan)

On Thursday, July 16, 2020 at 3:22:18 PM UTC-7, Chris wrote:
Interesting discussion. I am paid for teaching in my professional life, and I am very good at it. I'd happily teach flying too if it...
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