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Does carbon fiber make an adequate ground plane?
Does anyone have experience using carbon fiber (like a fuselage) as the ground plane for an antenna? My primary interest would be a transponder antenna. I know carbon fiber can shield the radio ...
by piemti
What's your dream plane?
We all have dreams. We find ourselves saying that one day we'll have ... What is your dream plane?
by jade
How would you value a lightly-used Monarch sail plane -- des...
How would you value a lightly-used Monarch sail plane -- design by Jim Marske?
by Guest
Emirates: Shower Facilities For First Class Fliers
... ant to know how they plan to save weight for the 1 tone of water that they'll have to bring on the plane the answer is quite simple: They are going to remove all paper from the seatback pockets! ...
by Gloria
Re: SparrowHawk Sailplane
the most important two words are the first two, Eric. When you consider the success of the Dodge Viper and the Plymouth Prowler, that's not much of a factor. I don't think those sell out of 'need'. I ...
by breezhot
Re: Twin Astir For Sale / Astir CS 77 for Sale
... terested in buying a two seat glider, but I was wondering if you could send me some pictures of the plane itself and the trailer to my email @ <email> Best ...
by Rafal
Re: What glider if not a Speed Astir?
Ns Erlich Thank You for your reasoned comments. Our Canadian club, after a number of years of decline, has shown an increased membership as of late and interest in the art of soaring (GOOD). This ...
by Bary Mihy
Re: SZD-59 or Salto H101 or B4 wanted ! Can anyone help making t...
i want to buy your 59 acro immidiately! Send me some pictures of the plane, trailer and cockpit and we are in business. The Only thing you have to do is to ship the plane to europe, i will pay for ...
by SZD 59 Acro
Jantar standards and comparison to asw 15b
Looking for that "perfect" first plane and have come down to a few choices. 1. Any out there that have had a good amount of experience with both Jantar standards -- 41a and 48-1 (Jantar Standard ...
by timinnc
Re: Any Bede BD-5S sailplanes still flying around today?Any avai...
No BD-5 was ever certified. The BD-5S had one flight as a glider and was considered to be not a good performing aircraft. I don't know where it is now, perhaps a museum, somewhere. The rest of the ...
by FlyBD5
Re: Looking for a sailplane that is registered in Canada. My budget is up to $2...
HI Geoff In my club it have a Pik20 for salie You can see it on wings and wheels here http://www.wingsandwheels.com/wantads1.htm 26000 very beautiful plane
by latulippe.antoine
Re: What is the value of 1981 rolladen-schneider LS 4a glider?
In general look at www.segelflug.de and search in de Ad's. Find the plane you want and deduct 10%. That's the average price.
by Andrew
Re: Standard Cirrus
Hello I am very intersted about your plane. I am from Czech Republic , but I wnat your plane :) please give me email contact to you. Thank you, Daniel Marek Czech Republic
by plane!!!!!
Re: Grob Twin
our club owns a G103, the thing is great. its very smooth in the air and makes the most enjoyable ride ive ever had in a glider. we have had a few incidents with it, i think mostly b/c the pilots ...
by ETTREK
Re: Looking for a 2-33 in Canada
... more happy in a LS1 or Grob 102. The 233 was great to get my licence on but before you invest in a plane go to a local club and try some different aircraft. Thats ...
by Pelley
Re: Any 15m wingspan schweizer sailplanes avail for sale,& pse s...
... 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 financing arrangements. As we get closer ...
by Chuck Maire
Re: Blanik L33 Solo
Our club uses two L13's and an L23 as basic trainers and our L33 Solo is the first single seat ship our members move up to. It is very light and responsive in roll, the pitch isn't unusually ...
by filip`
Re: ASW-20 wings for sale anyone?
Sorry the plane was sold completely. Regards, Adriaan
by Adriaan Oudhuis
Re: HI I am looking for a good first glider for A Young Pilot.
PW-5 would be a decent plane for the money. Very frendly to fly.
by Pelley
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
First motored flight was NOT done by Wrights
First, I want to say, that historycally the FIRST is important only in case, if it triggers some processes. For excample despite, it's clear that vikings were clearly before Columbus in America, that ...
by ArleneBird
Re: Kestrel 17!
The K17 handles like a 15M plane climbs like a Libelle and runs like a 20 up to around 80knots. Not bad for a 34year old design. I think for looks thought the ASW17 takes the pize. ;-) But then I am ...
by ETTREK
Re: Using Motor Gliders for Training
Gliders Of Aspen a écrit : Good point ! Operating with a tug plane is not always compatible with activities at public airports. For many years, the necessity of a ground crew have been the « ...
by ngc1981
Re: Colibri logger
I can set mine from a pc. Usually I do this at home. I really appreciate the memory wrap around. It has LOTS of memory and you like, but resolution is as good as the recording will allow (1 meter). ...
by souljay
Re: ASW-20 Relief System
... n go straight through the fusalage bottom and use a tube within a tube to get the pee away from the plane. Make sure you cut ...
by scottb
Re: C172 as a towplane
In my previous club we used C172. This plane replaced a Gawron PZL 101 and the club is still very happy with the new towplane: climbs better (2-3m/s with an IS28B2) but consumes less fuel. Do we need ...
by bhewton
Re: SSA Member Questions/SSA Leadership Answers
JJ Here's an excerpt from a response I gave to another member directly by email that sounds like it is germaine to your question DJ '3) It is my understanding that our representative to the IGC is ...
by breezhot
American Eaglet
Why do people disparage the American Eaglet? I own one with spoilers only and it flies beautifully. I converted it to a gas-electric with a Hacker A200 electric brushless motor on the nose with a ...
by Charterpilot
Re: Hi all, I am looking for a Libelle H201B project, any condit...
hi, I also would be interested in a club class plane which condition is not so good. Which type of glider is it? ASW15b, Jantar 3 Std or Standard Libelle would be nice. Thanks for your help. best ...
by Benedikt Glas
Re: Dianas at US 15m Nationals
For the linguistically challenged, there's even an English site: http://www.szdusa.com/home.html The bottom-right plane is the Diana.
by rohandsa
Looking for the best tire for a libelle H20B
... My tires are in meed of replacement. I took down the wrong information and will not be near my new plane for a week. This will put the process over two weeks were shipping to get proper tires. I ...
by Chef Mikel
Remember this one every time you rig or else...
Pilot was trying to correct glider before crash By Patrick Lester John Carlson also had trouble asssembling the aircraft the day it went down off Route 152 in Hilltown. HILLTOWN —The pilot who died ...
by Sakura Kinomoto
Re: Schweizer...loss of ropes from Pawnees
Bob, How big is the tow ring you are using at the tow plane end of the rope? If it is too large it could snap forward under tension and hit the release. I would think the diameter of the ring should ...
by OscartheGrouch
Re: Worst String Ever
Fact #1: It is only through the grace of God herself that my plane has survived. Fact #2: It is no longer possible for that person to send me email. Fact #3: By noon tomorrow, it will no longer be ...
by dflaim
Re: Tow question: Bad takeoff?
slides along the ground and does not dig in, but if it does; the glider does not, will not, continue going straight ahead. It will head for the side of the runway, and eventually either straighten ...
by chaos syndrome
Re: Looking for tow hook report
installed a tost release on our Scout tow plane. A huge improvement. You may contact him for drawings and details.
by Number138
Re: Tow Pilot qualifications
Our club's insurance company set a minimum of 25 hours towing before you can tow! This meant we could only accept new tow pilots who learnt at other clubs. We negotiated with the insurers and came up ...
by ArleneBird
Recently had an Ogar SZD 45 donated to our air museum. Am trying to restore...
... and engine are missing. Anyone out there have pictures or tech info that would help us restore this plane? Also seeking any ...
by Guest
Re: Scheibe SF-34
... roll rate and small stall warning. You can't fly it by the seat of your pants. It is an easy flying ...
by Cam
Re: New to Soaring and Gliders
... up for it. For books get 'beginning gliding' by Derek Piggot available from http://amazon.com Buy a plane as soon as you can, its cheeper than renting if ...
by Bhah_Humbug

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