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Any Bede BD-5S sailplanes still flying around today?Any avai...
Any Bede BD-5S sailplanes still flying around today?Any available ,what would they cost?
by george
Fauvel flying wings
Hei, it turns out Marske isn't the only one to try the stable profile flying wing. Have a look at http://www.survol.cjb.net. Rather similar to the Pioneer, isn't it? Christian 8-)
by TerrtUU
Herkules winches winter flying in Poland
... les series of diesel winches ? I would be most obliged for any practical details. As regards winter flying in Poland - I know a fair amount about it & will be most happy to ...
by Ticketbyru
Flying Wing Sailplane
This is my second flying wing! I now have a monarch and having a ball http://www.continuo.com/videowebpage/lloydweb/home.htm
by pilotltw
Team Flying Thermal Search Patterns?
Does anyone have any ideas or know of any literature regarding how two sailplanes flying together as a team can quickly center thermals and stay close
by trampamlm
Hello to everyone! I´ve been flying a std libelle 201 for the past 6 years ...
Hello to everyone! I´ve been flying a std libelle 201 for the past 6 years and I would like to change to one glider with better performance. I fly around 70 to 100 hours per year, so I think I ...
by jaume
Compare flying qualities of ASG-29 vrs SH Ventus 2C
Without starting a dog fight, I would apprecite those who have time in both these fantistic sailplanes to compare the fit, finish, comfort, ergonomics, and climb/run performance. Thanks for your ...
by WL2N
How many examples of the Libelle H 301 are still flying in the UK?
How many examples of the Libelle H 301 are still flying in the UK?
by Guest
Re: Speaking of the Ventus...
There is no comparing an early Ventus and a Discus!!! I have flown both this year at Nationals, a Discus A (which is for sale, please email me if you have any questions about it), and a Ventus A. ...
by alexsch
Re: DG 101G or ASW 19B
... I miss something years ago, I always thought a LS-4 would beat a 300 or was it the good pilots were flying LS-4's? What is a LS1f ...
by trading
Re: What glider if not a Speed Astir?
... come passe' for another. Some vintage machines may also be worth considering. I have never tired of flying my SH-1 (34:1) and the ...
by vmessina
Re: Hi there, I'm about to buy a used DG 800s. I am looking for ...
Hi everyone, thanks for the advice. YES I did buy one (15-18m) and I absolutely love it. It climbs like a homesick angel and glides till the next day. The only drawback: without water at high speed ...
by A very satisfied pilot
Re: SparrowHawk Sailplane
After getting up on the wrong side of the keyboard Well, I think it's unlikely to be as wild and wooly as hang gliding was in the early 70's, when people who should have known better were publishing ...
by dflaim
Re: Worst glider ever
A high school (1964) friend and I built a 12 foot rogallo wing out of furring strips, duct tape (of course) and plastic drop cloth. This was attached to a small bicycle ... and we launched on the ...
by ETTREK
Re: Gelcoat and Lacquer/Acetone
When I'm not flying gliders, I'm responsible for providing educational and certification programs to gel coat manufacturers and composites molders. Here are the technical facts: Aromatic solvents, ...
by 11jason11
Re: Grob Twin
After flying the Invermere Soaring Centre's Duo last year I have come to believe it is a sin to even mention that lovely bird and 'G**B' in the same sentence.
by Ticketdealer
Derek Piggot - Chicago Seminar 02/16/2002
Chicago Soaring Seminar - 02/16/2002 Herrick Jr. High School 4435 Middaugh Downers Grove, IL 60515 USA Sponsored by the Chicagoland Glider Council $30 Includes Lunch On February 16 Derek Piggot, John ...
by Keit.Smiss
Re: Buying my first glider: mini nimbus, ventus or asw20 ? Which one should I t...
Merci Antoine, In fact I found now a good Ventus bt. Would you consider flying ridge and thermals in the Andes a good school ? In other words, how can I check if I am capable to fly the Ventus ?
by Hans
Final Glide calculations
I put a web page containing a final glide calculator on http://www.soaringpilotsoftware.com/final_glide_calculator.htm your browser has to be able to run VBScript. It may answer some questions that ...
by morg_dog
Re: Worst glider for instructors
All true. The final thing that really irritates me about the 2-33 is that it followed the 2-32 in the design series (The 2-32 is not a bad sailplane.) which suggests that the 2-33 is a bad glider by ...
by Adominator
Re: Is the Speed Astir IIB a good as a first glider.
I am a owner of a Speed Astir IIb and it is a wonderful ship. Of course there are better gliders, but you have to dig much deeper into your pockets. A LS4 is nearly twice as expensive and does NOT ...
by Stephan
ASW-20 Tail water ballast bag
Of course, you are right. If the tail bag puts the gross weight over the red line, bad luck, no tail balast... I'l love to be lighter... and a little smaller. I'm 1,97mts, and even a couple years ...
by pra1968
Re: My Ventus CT emits spots of black oil on the fuselage when t...
One flight I had the same black spots (oil) on the rearfuselage with one minute of enginerun. The next flight, where the engine run for 10 minutes crisp clear. According a technician I spoke, this ...
by Andrew
Re: Eta flights this summer?
... move it on the ground by hand. With 3 person it's hard to push it by hand, you better need 5. It's flying smooth and the manouverability is very good.Time of bank change 45 to 45 degrees is ...
by Squirrel-Honest
Re: Accurate Contest Scoring - Distance
Actually, what was used some days during WGC in Bayreuth was a Time Distance Task with a compulsory first turnpoint, not a complete task as a first **** of the TDT. The bonus for landing back at the ...
by morg_dog
Re: Pilatus B4 questions
Our club has a B4. I would not consider it a well matched ... pitch versus roll. I found it very pitch sensitive versus a very slow roll rate. If you're flying into a strong thermal...good luck Chuck!
by DSOseeker
Re: Don Engen and Bill Ivans NTSB Report
The NTSB took 3 years to come to their 'Probable Cause', which was essentially 'pilot error'. They likely had to come to that conclusion because they could not find anything wrong with the Nimbus ...
by alexsch
I have a 1955 schwiezer 2-22 for sale. The aircraft last flew in 1988. The ...
I have a 1955 schwiezer 2-22 for sale. The aircraft last flew in 1988. The aircraft has been sitting in a barn disassembled on it,s trailer.The sailplane overall appearance looks okay but may need ...
by Guest
Re: Any 15m wingspan schweizer sailplanes avail for sale,& pse s...
Sorry to take so long to get back to you. Been very busy with the new store we bought. I'm looking at making a trip out there in mid August if you have not sold the plane by then. Also looking at ...
by Chuck Maire
Who was the first person to use hang gliders as a means of scientific flight experiment?
He was German and referred to as flying man. He was killed when he fell from 50 feet since this broke his neck.
by Marra M
Re: NAVMAN and TeleType GPS
... ly run on the iPAQ with either the CF card or the NAVMAN GPS to provide the aeronautical charts and flying-related information? I've seen references to the Maptech software that ...
by Keit.Smiss
Re: Blanik L33 Solo
Hi Stuart, Yes It seems like a solid aircraft. I have allot of time before I decide to buy a glider, but trying to do my homework. The Glass ships are nice, but it does seem to have advantages like ...
by Grogs
Re: Anyone know a ask 21 is up for sale or a cirrus c75 thanks
Where are you located? Not a Cirrus '75, but a G/81, which is I believe the same fuselage but with a conventional tailplane, rather than the all flying tail.
by RJ
Re: Flaperons
I don't believe this 'improved roll control'. The inner portion of flaperons is rather ineffective in roll control due to its short lever arm, it merely add drag. This is why non flapped gliders have ...
by OscartheGrouch
Gary Osoba email? Woodstock???
I've just had 2 different email addresses bounce back to me. If someone can give me Garys current I'd really appreciate it. I've got some Woodstock flying questions. Thanks Matt Michael
by OscartheGrouch
Re: Hand held GPS Unit
... e info you'll ever need (moving map, tracking, can communicate with IGC loggers etc). When finished flying, you can review your flight ...
by Andy Mackay, NZ
Looking for Libelle 201B
... damage history, full logs, and with great condition gel coat. If you have libelle that you are not flying anymore, just let me know! USA location would be great. ...
by danibird
Re: Asw20 vs Discus
Yes, big differences. I have 200 hrs discus and recently purchased a 20. The discus is easier to fly and puts me to sleep. The 20 is sportier, faster and lands shorter. Flying with our clubs CS I ...
by colorado 20
I have a 1959 schwiezer SGU-2-22 C for sale,not a 1955. Sorry my mistake! T...
I have a 1959 schwiezer SGU-2-22 C for sale,not a 1955. Sorry my mistake! The aircraft last flew in 1988.The aircraft has been sitting in a barn, disassembled on it,s trailer.The sailplane overall ...
by Guest
Re: Trends in Sailplane design
... avisstraub.com/OZ/Ozv6n150.htm ' Gary Osoba set two new world records today in Big Spring , Texas , flying the SparrowHawk over a 500 kilometer (300 mile) ...
by Grumpster

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