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Forum: Soaring April 26th 21, 05:35 AM Posted to rec.aviation.soaring
Replies: 3
Views: 195
Posted By Bob Kuykendall
K-1 hose in vertical stabilizator

On Saturday, April 24, 2021 at 4:43:31 AM UTC-7, Zbyszek Walas wrote:
Hi . In our Jantar Standard ( 1977) plastic pipe for TEC probe inside vertical stabilizator is LEAKED . Is any solution to seal...
Forum: Soaring April 23rd 21, 10:36 PM Posted to rec.aviation.soaring
Replies: 96
Views: 1,601
Posted By Bob Kuykendall
new SSA web site

On Friday, April 9, 2021 at 6:40:50 PM UTC-7, noel.wade wrote:

...2) Part of the frustration is that this seems like it was NOT spearheaded by a "plucky band of volunteers" who are part of the...
Forum: Soaring March 10th 21, 09:41 PM Posted to rec.aviation.soaring
Replies: 27
Views: 522
Posted By Bob Kuykendall
Mylar Project

On Wednesday, March 10, 2021 at 12:08:24 PM UTC-8, Roy B. wrote:

1) Are you saying you actually sand the Mylar taped surface itself to improve adhesion?

Yes, I sand the underside of the mylar...
Forum: Soaring March 10th 21, 07:35 PM Posted to rec.aviation.soaring
Replies: 27
Views: 522
Posted By Bob Kuykendall
Mylar Project

Not an experienced repair guy, but I have put seals on a couple different gliders. This is how I do it:

* Sand the adhesion areas on both the wing and the underside of the mylar 220 grit.
* Degrease...
Forum: Soaring March 10th 21, 04:21 AM Posted to rec.aviation.soaring
Replies: 132
Views: 2,926
Posted By Bob Kuykendall
The decline of gliding - a worldwide issue?

On Tuesday, March 9, 2021 at 7:17:08 PM UTC-8, Mark Mocho wrote:
What a crock of horse****.

Mark, I don't know if that's meant for me. But regardless, surely you must understand that it is not a...
Forum: Soaring March 10th 21, 03:57 AM Posted to rec.aviation.soaring
Replies: 43
Views: 1,692
Posted By Bob Kuykendall
Max Weight of Non Lift Producing Components

On Tuesday, March 9, 2021 at 3:14:10 PM UTC-8, Derry Belcher wrote:


Food for thought: I cannot find a definitive answer to the question of why certain manufacturers state both a maximum all up...
Forum: Soaring March 6th 21, 02:10 AM Posted to rec.aviation.soaring
Replies: 172
Views: 3,439
Posted By Bob Kuykendall
$1 billion BMS Ooops...

On Friday, March 5, 2021 at 9:16:58 AM UTC-8, Eric Greenwell wrote:

I apologize to all readers for the repetition: The Antares was a pioneering effort, and you can
recognize a pioneer by the...
Forum: Soaring February 17th 21, 07:12 PM Posted to rec.aviation.soaring
Replies: 233
Views: 5,557
Posted By Bob Kuykendall
What have we learned from all this?

On Sunday, April 5, 2020 at 4:56:02 PM UTC-7, Gregg Ballou wrote:
...Yearly flu has a higher body count...

Quick update: Sometime in the next few days, the US death toll...
Forum: Soaring February 6th 21, 01:31 AM Posted to rec.aviation.soaring
Replies: 80
Views: 996
Posted By Bob Kuykendall
What is involved regulation wise adding an electric motor to a glider?

On Wednesday, February 3, 2021 at 3:10:11 PM UTC-8, Mark Mocho wrote:
...I used to ride the Yamaha RD-350 and TZ-250 motorcycles...

I raced RD-250 in 250 Modified Production and TA-125 in GP...
Forum: Soaring February 3rd 21, 07:35 PM Posted to rec.aviation.soaring
Replies: 80
Views: 996
Posted By Bob Kuykendall
What is involved regulation wise adding an electric motor to a glider?

On Tuesday, February 2, 2021 at 1:26:10 PM UTC-8, David Scott wrote:

Others have pointed out that this is easier for an Experimental glider. It is easiest for an experimental, amateur-built glider....
Forum: Soaring January 21st 21, 11:57 PM Posted to rec.aviation.soaring
Replies: 5
Views: 153
Posted By Bob Kuykendall
LS-3 Wing pins and seals wanted.

On Thursday, January 21, 2021 at 10:01:35 AM UTC-8, John Sinclair wrote:
I have a set of LS-3 main wing pins...

My advice is to run, not walk, in the direction of that offer. There is usually a...
Forum: Soaring January 19th 21, 08:26 PM Posted to rec.aviation.soaring
Replies: 233
Views: 5,557
Posted By Bob Kuykendall
What have we learned from all this?

On Sunday, April 5, 2020 at 4:56:02 PM UTC-7, Gregg Ballou wrote:
...Yearly flu has a higher body count...

It's not even a full year, the US death count is now over...
Forum: Soaring December 21st 20, 10:26 PM Posted to rec.aviation.soaring
Replies: 233
Views: 5,557
Posted By Bob Kuykendall
What have we learned from all this?

On Sunday, April 5, 2020 at 4:56:02 PM UTC-7, Gregg Ballou wrote:

...Yearly flu has a higher body count...

Quick though belated update: A week or so ago US deaths from...
Forum: Soaring December 15th 20, 12:35 AM Posted to rec.aviation.soaring
Replies: 15
Views: 349
Posted By Bob Kuykendall
LS3A rudder needed

On Sunday, November 22, 2020 at 11:13:48 AM UTC-8, wrote:
Our club is currently in the initial stages of rebuilding a LS3A , we are in need of a rudder...

Do you have anything...
Forum: Soaring November 19th 20, 04:46 AM Posted to rec.aviation.soaring
Replies: 5
Views: 175
Posted By Bob Kuykendall
What have we learned from all this?

At 23:55 05 April 2020, Gregg Ballou wrote:
...Yearly flu has a higher body count...

Quick update: Some time in the next few days, US deaths from Covid-19 will
exceed...
Forum: Soaring November 12th 20, 02:02 AM Posted to rec.aviation.soaring
Replies: 2
Views: 145
Posted By Bob Kuykendall
AMS-Flight still around?

On Tuesday, November 10, 2020 at 1:42:22 PM UTC-8, RC wrote:
They changed names
RC

http://rd-aeronautics.com/Aircraft_Design.html

Is Ales Cebavs still involved?
Forum: Soaring August 19th 20, 02:42 AM Posted to rec.aviation.soaring
Replies: 82
Views: 1,781
Posted By Bob Kuykendall
Another E glider concept

It looks like this is a masters thesis project for a curriculum in industrial design. Of course, much of it is not functional in the ways that are important to soaring flight. But there are some...
Forum: Soaring July 29th 20, 05:47 PM Posted to rec.aviation.soaring
Replies: 1
Views: 197
Posted By Bob Kuykendall
What have we learned from all this?

At 23:55 05 April 2020, Gregg Ballou wrote:

...Yearly flu has a higher body count...

Quick update: In the six months since the first US deaths in early
February, deaths...
Forum: Soaring July 10th 20, 02:39 AM Posted to rec.aviation.soaring
Replies: 4
Views: 146
Posted By Bob Kuykendall
Cleaning seat belt materials

You probably already know this, but just to be on the safe side: Avoid acidic cleaning agents like bleach.

Also be careful to avoid situations that might expose the webbing to battery acid. It's...
Forum: Soaring April 28th 20, 11:28 PM Posted to rec.aviation.soaring
Replies: 2
Views: 329
Posted By Bob Kuykendall
Flightline FL-760 "UNLOCK"?

On Tuesday, April 28, 2020 at 1:33:15 PM UTC-7, wrote:
UNLOCK = Low voltage. Only 11.something needed to trigger this, unfortunately.

Thanks for closing this out!
Forum: Soaring April 24th 20, 02:53 AM Posted to rec.aviation.soaring
Replies: 233
Views: 5,557
Posted By Bob Kuykendall
What have we learned from all this?

On Sunday, April 5, 2020 at 4:56:02 PM UTC-7, wrote:
...Yearly flu has a higher body count. Current king of death, obesity, can't even be bothered to acknowledge the lightweight...
Forum: Soaring April 9th 20, 07:43 PM Posted to rec.aviation.soaring
Replies: 233
Views: 5,557
Posted By Bob Kuykendall
What have we learned from all this?

On Wednesday, April 8, 2020 at 9:06:58 PM UTC-7, wrote:
For all the folks obsessed with body counts...

That's the logical fallacy commonly referred to as "moving the...
Forum: Soaring April 9th 20, 01:23 AM Posted to rec.aviation.soaring
Replies: 233
Views: 5,557
Posted By Bob Kuykendall
What have we learned from all this?

On Sunday, April 5, 2020 at 4:56:02 PM UTC-7, wrote:
...Yearly flu has a higher body count. Current king of death, obesity, can't even be bothered to acknowledge the lightweight...
Forum: Soaring April 7th 20, 03:12 AM Posted to rec.aviation.soaring
Replies: 233
Views: 5,557
Posted By Bob Kuykendall
What have we learned from all this?

On Sunday, April 5, 2020 at 4:56:02 PM UTC-7, wrote:
....Yearly flu has a higher body count...

I just set a calendar reminder to check in with you on this on 20 January 2021, one...
Forum: Soaring March 6th 20, 10:01 PM Posted to rec.aviation.soaring
Replies: 3
Views: 222
Posted By Bob Kuykendall
ASW 27 / ASG 29 fuselage water tank

On Friday, March 6, 2020 at 12:29:14 PM UTC-8, wrote:

Have one in my shop
Will send you a drawing

Can you please send me that drawing too?

Thanks, Bob K.
bob at...
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