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Forum: Soaring June 8th 21, 09:54 PM Posted to rec.aviation.soaring
Replies: 25
Views: 1,157
Posted By Papa3[_2_]
Fatal Glider Crash in Wurtsboro, New York

On Tuesday, June 8, 2021 at 3:04:10 PM UTC-4, wrote:
On Tuesday, June 8, 2021 at 12:41:30 PM UTC-5, Hank Nixon wrote:
On Tuesday, June 8, 2021 at 12:12:12 PM UTC-4, Waveguru...
Forum: Soaring June 8th 21, 02:55 PM Posted to rec.aviation.soaring
Replies: 25
Views: 1,157
Posted By Papa3[_2_]
Fatal Glider Crash in Wurtsboro, New York

On Monday, June 7, 2021 at 4:40:54 PM UTC-4, Waveguru wrote:
Can anybody give us any more information on this crash? Minor damage, but the pilot died?

A private Schweizer SGS 1-35, glider,...
Forum: Soaring June 6th 21, 12:28 AM Posted to rec.aviation.soaring
Replies: 2
Views: 357
Posted By Papa3[_2_]
Purchase pre-inspection, A&P, A&P AI, annual expired, and towingthe rig

Dan,

The gliding community is a small one. Chances are, someone in your club/FBO knows someone who knows someone who knows the glider you are looking at. If you can get close (e.g. someone who...
Forum: Soaring June 5th 21, 04:45 PM Posted to rec.aviation.soaring
Replies: 23
Views: 710
Posted By Papa3[_2_]
US: 15M/Open Class Writeups?

Looks like there's been some amazing flying at the Nationals, but not a peep that I can find anywhere in terms of reporting. I tried the usual SSA Results page, the SSA Homepage, Facebook...
Forum: Soaring April 23rd 21, 12:01 AM Posted to rec.aviation.soaring
Replies: 96
Views: 2,683
Posted By Papa3[_2_]
new SSA web site

On Sunday, April 18, 2021 at 12:37:35 PM UTC-4, Frank Whiteley wrote:
On Sunday, April 18, 2021 at 6:22:55 AM UTC-6, wrote:
Ugh, typoed.
https://members.ssa.org
...
Forum: Soaring April 2nd 21, 08:07 PM Posted to rec.aviation.soaring
Replies: 7
Views: 277
Posted By Papa3[_2_]
Rumble Rumble Rumble - Go Ron Schwarz

Ron is well into a straight out ridge run in the Appalachians in his trusty 1-26. He departed Blairstown NJ about 9:30 this morning and he's currently on Sleepy Creek Mountain abeam Martinsburg, ...
Forum: Soaring March 17th 21, 04:43 PM Posted to rec.aviation.soaring
Replies: 8
Views: 469
Posted By Papa3[_2_]
Ground Operations, Margins, and Safety

On Wednesday, March 17, 2021 at 11:37:28 AM UTC-4, wrote:
Hey Erik,

You posted on RAS rather than the club group as you probably intended.

All the best,
...
Forum: Soaring March 17th 21, 04:15 PM Posted to rec.aviation.soaring
Replies: 8
Views: 469
Posted By Papa3[_2_]
Ground Operations, Margins, and Safety

I'm sure Ryszard will chime in here with more info, but there was an accident during the seniors yesterday that resulted in serious leg injuries to the pilot. It was bad enough that he was flown by...
Forum: Soaring February 16th 21, 05:47 PM Posted to rec.aviation.soaring
Replies: 24
Views: 558
Posted By Papa3[_2_]
Your Opinion Would Be Appreciated

On Monday, February 15, 2021 at 7:51:56 PM UTC-5, Mike Carris wrote:

Yes, I have seen two sailplanes from the same factory, same make, same model and same gelcoat. One was taken care of, buffed,...
Forum: Soaring February 6th 21, 07:44 PM Posted to rec.aviation.soaring
Replies: 0
Views: 241
Posted By Papa3[_2_]
Looking for Trevor Burward-Hoy

Was in the midst of back and forth correspondence with Trevor when all lines of communication stopped suddenly. I believe he flies out of Minden or somewhere up there.

If anyone has a reliable...
Forum: Soaring January 14th 21, 01:26 AM Posted to rec.aviation.soaring
Replies: 8
Views: 320
Posted By Papa3[_2_]
ASW-24 Brake questions

On Wednesday, January 13, 2021 at 5:17:24 PM UTC-5, Dgtarmichael wrote:
On Sunday, November 29, 2020 at 7:46:28 AM UTC-6, Hank Nixon wrote:
On Sunday, November 29, 2020 at 2:21:57 AM UTC-5, JO...
Forum: Soaring January 14th 21, 01:25 AM Posted to rec.aviation.soaring
Replies: 0
Views: 229
Posted By Papa3[_2_]
LAK 17B 18M Wingtips for Sale

I have these listed on Wings and Wheels as part of an estate sale. Need to get them out of the hangar in the near future, so please make an offer if you're interested....
Forum: Soaring January 13th 21, 04:47 PM Posted to rec.aviation.soaring
Replies: 2
Views: 215
Posted By Papa3[_2_]
LS8 ballast system plug spare part

On Tuesday, January 12, 2021 at 9:24:11 AM UTC-5, wrote:
Hi everyone,

I am looking for the LS8 ballast system plug rubber ring that seal the plug when ballasting LS8s. This...
Forum: Soaring January 13th 21, 04:44 PM Posted to rec.aviation.soaring
Replies: 2
Views: 215
Posted By Papa3[_2_]
LS8 ballast system plug spare part

On Tuesday, January 12, 2021 at 9:24:11 AM UTC-5, wrote:
Hi everyone,

I am looking for the LS8 ballast system plug rubber ring that seal the plug when ballasting LS8s. This...
Forum: Soaring January 12th 21, 11:00 PM Posted to rec.aviation.soaring
Replies: 118
Views: 7,249
Posted By Papa3[_2_]
First glider Nimbus 2 ?

On Tuesday, January 12, 2021 at 4:58:03 PM UTC-5, Papa3 wrote:
On Tuesday, January 12, 2021 at 4:35:53 PM UTC-5, wrote:
On Tuesday, January 12, 2021 at 2:10:20 PM UTC-7,...
Forum: Soaring January 12th 21, 10:58 PM Posted to rec.aviation.soaring
Replies: 118
Views: 7,249
Posted By Papa3[_2_]
First glider Nimbus 2 ?

On Tuesday, January 12, 2021 at 4:35:53 PM UTC-5, wrote:
On Tuesday, January 12, 2021 at 2:10:20 PM UTC-7, Martin Gregorie wrote:
On Tue, 12 Jan 2021 11:53:17 -0800, John...
Forum: Soaring January 12th 21, 07:07 PM Posted to rec.aviation.soaring
Replies: 118
Views: 7,249
Posted By Papa3[_2_]
First glider Nimbus 2 ?

On Saturday, January 9, 2021 at 5:31:42 PM UTC-5, wrote:
From yours and others' comments I conclude that in order to stay on the safe side I must give much consideration to...
Forum: Soaring December 8th 20, 04:01 AM Posted to rec.aviation.soaring
Replies: 10
Views: 321
Posted By Papa3[_2_]
National Flat Parachute

I've been flying with National 425s (had 2 over the last 30 years or so) and found them very comfortable. Someone recently mentioned to me that the National Flat is even better. Since I'm due for...
Forum: Soaring November 21st 20, 04:25 AM Posted to rec.aviation.soaring
Replies: 22
Views: 556
Posted By Papa3[_2_]
COBRA Hydraulic Jack

On Friday, November 20, 2020 at 2:42:35 PM UTC-5, wrote:
Has anyone replaced the scissors jack on a late 90s vintage COBRA trailer with a COBRA Hydraulic Jack. If so I would...
Forum: Soaring November 5th 20, 04:02 PM Posted to rec.aviation.soaring
Replies: 62
Views: 1,457
Posted By Papa3[_2_]
Old Folks Poll

On Wednesday, November 4, 2020 at 10:35:37 PM UTC-5, andy l wrote:
On Wednesday, 4 November 2020 at 21:57:24 UTC, Chip Bearden wrote:
In the old days, the weatherman made an appearance in the...
Forum: Soaring November 4th 20, 11:43 PM Posted to rec.aviation.soaring
Replies: 10
Views: 224
Posted By Papa3[_2_]
Dakota Lithium Batteries in Gliders?

On Wednesday, November 4, 2020 at 4:29:05 PM UTC-5, John Johnson wrote:
On Wednesday, November 4, 2020 at 1:45:05 PM UTC-7, Papa3 wrote:

I bought one earlier this year for another...
Forum: Soaring November 4th 20, 09:45 PM Posted to rec.aviation.soaring
Replies: 10
Views: 224
Posted By Papa3[_2_]
Dakota Lithium Batteries in Gliders?

On Wednesday, November 4, 2020 at 2:18:00 PM UTC-5, wrote:
Anybody tried the Dakota lithium batteries in their gliders? Looks like a good price point.

...
Forum: Soaring November 3rd 20, 08:40 PM Posted to rec.aviation.soaring
Replies: 62
Views: 1,457
Posted By Papa3[_2_]
Old Folks Poll

On Tuesday, November 3, 2020 at 11:47:45 AM UTC-5, Chip Bearden wrote:
You didn't think my response would be a one-liner, did you? :)

Everything already cited:
* better trailers (which,...
Forum: Soaring October 24th 20, 10:21 PM Posted to rec.aviation.soaring
Replies: 16
Views: 413
Posted By Papa3[_2_]
An opportunity for people from our demographic to contribute

On Saturday, October 24, 2020 at 1:08:59 PM UTC-4, Gregg Ballou wrote:
On Saturday, October 24, 2020 at 12:44:02 PM UTC-4, wrote:
Gregg Ballou: FYI participants in covid...
Forum: Soaring October 24th 20, 10:03 PM Posted to rec.aviation.soaring
Replies: 49
Views: 2,861
Posted By Papa3[_2_]
Barographs?

On Saturday, October 24, 2020 at 1:28:29 PM UTC-4, Jim S wrote:
Thanks Eric, Will see if I can find one of those. Having a manufacturer name will help.
On Saturday, October 24, 2020 at 11:48:09...
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