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Gliding sites in the US
Are there any gliding sites anywhere near Salt Lake City? Thanks, Guy Hall
by Jiggybo
Rick Lloyd: Are you still offering gliding flights at Lake Elsinore? Thanks...
Rick Lloyd: Are you still offering gliding flights at Lake Elsinore? Thanks, Linda Arborn
by Guest
Gliding in Texas - seeking info
Does anybody out there have any information about gliding in Texas? I may have a week or so in the Austin area next August, although I notice that the 'famous' sites such as Uvalde, Hobbs (NM) are ...
by Jiggybo
Euroglide 2002, a 2000 km gliding race
... ntil July 6th the Aeroclub Eindhoven (The Netherlands) is organising for the 6th time the EUROGLIDE gliding competition. In 13 days, teams from various European countries will fly a polygon of ...
by Bhah_Humbug
Do you use a gps when paragliding and hand-gliding? What kin...
Do you use a gps when paragliding and hand-gliding? What kind? I am thinking of buying one and want it to be the most suitable, of course.
by Guest
South Africa Gliding Camp feedback ?
I consider going 2 or 2 week flying in South Africa this winter (between november and january); If you have feedbacks about the following clubs (or others) please let me know : - ESC - European ...
by ngc1981
Gliding Newsletter Available NOW!
Our new gliding newsletter is now available mainly directed at the UK but also with articles from mainland Europe. If you would like a copy please send a blank email to with SUBCRIBE in the subject ...
by Linay
Re: Does anyone know of an ASK-21 for sale?
Yes, we have one The BBC Gliding Group, after 22 years ownership, is selling its K21 G-CGBF. Only 2 owners from new in 1986, 4000 hours, 12000 launches app., very well maintained and equipped, with ...
by Roger Neal
Re: SparrowHawk Sailplane
And I fell for it. I distinctly remember reading an article in Popular Science (or one of it's clones) in 1974 and said 'that's for me'. I went out to the Sky Sports factory and bought a glider - ...
by pra1968
Re: What glider if not a Speed Astir?
The ASW-19 would do as well as the Pegase, not quite as good a performance, but should be cheaper. The ASW-19 was the machine of choice for the U.K. team in the Junior Sport Class World Gliding ...
by Mathiasll
Twin Astir For Sale / Astir CS 77 for Sale
SOSA Gliding Club is selling a G103 Twin Astir and G102 CS 77 Asking $42,500 Cdn (about $32K US) C-GGLA S/N 3804 Approx 2310 hrs Basic Instruments - both seats in feet and kts ILEC SB-7 elec vario ...
by lilroff9000
Re: WTB 1/25 JSW Final Glide Calculator
writes Yes. JJ himself, though no longer gliding has a stock of these things. He lives in Cromer, Norfolk. He has a notice on the board at our club, I will get it for you next time I am there, which ...
by alexsch
Is the Speed Astir IIB a good as a first glider.
Hello, I've been gliding for about four years, and am looking at buying my own glider, rather than taking the club's Twin Astir on two hour jaunts. I was looking at a Speed Astir as the best ...
by Guest
Re: Looking for a sailplane that is registered in Canada. My budget is up to $2...
Hi Geoff, Seems as though a person cannot post a personal email here, so not sure how to get in touch with you. I should be easy enough to reach however if you go through the Winnipeg Gliding Club ...
by Mike
Re: Gelcoat Crazing Treatment
It has been clearly established that full depth gel-coat cracks can lead to problems in the resin-fibreglass matrix underneath. Gliding Federation of Australia Airworthiness Notice 69 issue 3 of June ...
by rohandsa
Re: Pilatus B4 questions
... of them and I did quite a bit of time in them after Ka8s. They are 'pitchy' and even in my previous gliding life when I weighed a lot less, I found them difficult to keep in a spin although that ...
by Mammonther
Re: How much would a 1974 Standard-Libelle H 201 B cost
Yep still for sale. Contact via classifieds on gliding new Zealand site.
by Treeman
Re: Looking for a 2-33 in Canada
While the 2-33 is fine for training on, you may want to consider other models of gliders for your personal use. A Schweizer 1-26 is an easy to fly single seater and can be had for a reasonable sum. ...
by mike
Which sport is the more expensive to do on a permanent basis...
Which sport is the more expensive to do on a permanent basis? Hand gliding or paragliding?
by Guest
NAVMAN and TeleType GPS
Hi, The note below is about GPS's used for soaring. I think it will be of interest to the gliding community, based on the many e-mails I have received from glider pilots on the subject. I've received ...
by 11jason11
Re: Hand held GPS Unit
For anyone who is interested in a Garmin 76csx, http://MegaGPS.com sometimes has refurbished units for around $210. I think this is a super deal. Refurbished units are not always available. But, I ...
by chrstphrm
Re: Trends in Sailplane design
Hang on a minute. I am sure that the weather conditions in Ohio can not be worse than the UK for gliding and we still manage to do decent long cross country flights. Lift of more 6knots is quite rare ...
by scottb
Re: Standard Austria - Can I?
Thanks. As an indicator of SH-1 performance, Bruce Friesen in Edmonton, Canada, is current third in the Canadian OLC in his Austria! Here's a link to a 639 km flight of his, over 700 points, to ...
by dandywriter
The Twilight Zone (soaring FBOs)
Last Saturday during a business trip, I took a short break and visited a Texas glider FBO. There were two people behind the counter, one talking on the phone and the other working at a computer, both ...
by lilroff9000
Re: JJ on Trailer Condensation
...i.e. 'TINSFOS', quoting Platypus, who's been saying that in Sailplane & Gliding for 20 years... with its corrolaries like 'little gliders have the advantage of being easy to derig, but that's ...
by morg_dog
Wave Video
... aded some of the raw footage after getting a few requests for it. http://www.silentflight.com Click gliding Then videos Then waveflight.wmv for media player 7 or waveflight.mov for quicktime version ...
by Linda2
Re: SZD-45 OGAR
They have one at Andreas Gliding Club (www.manxgliding.flyer.co.uk) Suggest you contact Bob Fennell (CFI). Never flown one myself. Andy On Wed, 20 Feb 2002 20:56:21 +0000 (UTC), 'Michiel De Corte'
by ETTREK
Re: Using Motor Gliders for Training
... glider for trainer can be found on the Gliding and Motorglidng International web page at http://www.glidingmagazine.com/ListFeatureArticleDtl.asp?id=55 ...
by Vhear
First Glass Ship?
I am a newbie with training and solo time in a Grob 103. I have 800 hours of time in hang gliding---from back in the 90's---and anticipate building 70 to 100 hours in 103's before making my first ...
by Mark Gibson
Re: The Sailplane and Glider (cross-posted to RAS)
I also have a number of copies of pre-war 'Sailplane and Glider', 'Gliding' and 'Sailplane & Gliding' available. Having found a superb book binder, I have had all my old 'S and G's and small size ...
by bluedog30
Re: Used sailplanes
In his book 'Gliding Safety' Derek Piggot has a chapter that reviews many sailplanes. It describes the handling characteristics of the planes he reviews. One of the ships he reviews is the ASW 15. ...
by blueheart
Re: Handheld GPS
Thanks Marc . . you made some good points . . also: Anyone know how the Magellin GPS315 suits our stated objectives? Apparently it can have aviation data added quite easily - and is very low cost. ...
by bhatia_vishnu
I am in need of ASK-13 glider in good condition for a glidin...
I am in need of ASK-13 glider in good condition for a gliding club. David
by Guest
Re: Grob Twin Astir question
Have a look at the B.G.A. web-site http://www.gliding.co.uk/ , go to 'Info for Clubs & Members', then to 'Technical', then to 'Datasheets', and see if the type you want is included. W.J. (Bill) Dean ...
by trampamlm
Re: Genesis in Europe?
... n provided by Group Genesis. When I was touring Europe with my Genesis in 1999 I did not fly at any gliding clubs in France. The Genesis 2 ...
by Grogs
Withdrawal of aviation insurance
I received notification today that as a result of the tragic events in New York on September 11th, the insurance underwriter that covers my syndicate's glider is withdrawing cover for strike, riots, ...
by mintern
Re: Soaring TV Show Proposal On the Web
Good Afternoon, I have read through the responses and have looked through the presentation and although the complaintspoints about the presentation are valid, I think that they are irrelevant to the ...
by glider
Re: Lift Coefficient Meter?
Years ago in our gliding club PIK ry, couple of mambers constructed a Cl meter, which was propably similar, what you are looking. It was based on a U tube filled with liquid, and the level difference ...
by Freebird335
Searching for the German Junior team
Hi, Does anybody know a contact address to the German Junior Gliding Team who attended the WJGC in August in France? Please help me! Thanks,
by souljay
IGCview: Task file format
I'm making various improvements to IGCview, including the support for Area turnpoints. Does anyone have a view on the format I should use to store the task in a file? Currently IGCview stores the ...
by 0-lee

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