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First Glass Ship?
... anticipate building 70 to 100 hours in 103's before making my first purchase of some kind of glass ship, in ...
by Mark Gibson
Re: What glider if not a Speed Astir?
The Speed Astir is certainly not the lightest ship, but so far everybody, who has flown mine, had a smile on his face. Compared to a LS4 the speed astir is much more agile, climbs well, easy to fly, ...
by Heißluftexperte
Re: Libelle 201 B for sale
Hi - saw your Libelle advertised. Could you answer a few questions? Can you describe condition of gelcoat - any yellowing or crazing? Any major damage in the past? What kind of trailer? Do you ...
by Steeminpast
Re: Jantar standards and comparison to asw 15b
... td2 ;-) .. bit newer and better finish. I put some 50 hours on it got my badge done ;-) I love this ship. Fast and ...
by KiloCharlie
VENTUS 2B (east coast) FOR SALE
... mation corrupted. My Ventus 2B (N840C) will be available after the 15M Nationals are complete. This ship was built in Nov 98 and will have ...
by Grogs
Re: Blanik L33 Solo
My club has one. In general, a very pleasant glider to fly. Very light on the controls and it coordinates well easy to tow and land. A Schweizer 1-34 has a similar best L/D but some folks who've ...
by chaos syndrome
For Sale: Glasflugel Kestrel 17
GLASFLUGEL KESTREL 17 S/N 30, great condition, fresh annual, instruments including Cambridge CNAV glide computer, water ballast, Prandtl TE probe, large cockpit (I'm 6'5'), removable fwd canopy (a ...
by Squirrel-Honest
Re: Hours on fiberglass airframe
Most early ships are rated to 12000 hours or so. If you buy a 20 year old ship with say 6000 hours on it, even at 200 hours a year you've got another 20 years to run! The number of 'cycles', landings ...
by ETTREK
Re: SZD-59 Acro for sale
... d with a picture of '59A has been posted on the Wings & Wheels site. Dave Mockler just detailed the ship. Polyurethene finish for you wave guys. Thanks to Tim for providing this service at ...
by filrabat
Re: Anyone know a ask 21 is up for sale or a cirrus c75 thanks
I sold that ship last year, sorry it is no longer available. It was in the United States, in New York, which is on the west coast. If importing one front the US interests you, I knew of another for ...
by RJ
Re: Buying my first glider: mini nimbus, ventus or asw20 ? Which one should I t...
The ventus Bt is a good glider . To tnow if you are capable to fly this glide Check on forum or other think like that. To know the expérience of the guy when the buy that glider " But the best thing ...
by latulippe.antoine
Re: Alternatives for glider insurance?
Try LL Johns. Less costly, and we can fly the ship during the winter months with no added premium. Happy so far! Jim N483SZ
by alexsch
Re: DG-300 for sale
... dition , 1754 hrs. Control fittings refurbished . Cobra trailer,transponder ,lots of extras . 1000k ship , complete package.33k Call Marc <phone> , 818 ...
by David S
Re: SZD-59 Acro for sale
Damian, Uli, I do not know if he still has the ship. I suppose he won't mind if I post his email here. <email>
by Dr. Jet
Re: Standard Cirrus
... nd works perfectly. I fixed all the trailer running lights and added a tongue jack. I can get the ship out of the trailer to the point where the wings can be installed. I've ...
by Dr. Jet
Re: SZD-59 or Salto H101 or B4 wanted ! Can anyone help making t...
... tures 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 that. Regards, Martijn Kersten The ...
by SZD 59 Acro
Grob Twin
Our club is considering a Grob 103 Twin. From what I've read on other posts the original Twin w/retractable gear is to be avoided for various reasons. What about a 'Twin Trainer'? I've only heard of ...
by Ticketdealer
Re: Experimental Sailplanes
Thanks PIK20-B is a very interesting ship, and it's about 40Lbs. lighter than a Mistral with 5 points on the L/D. I've been told the flap mechanism is a wheel that requires you to count and remember ...
by LuckyBill
Re: Lengthy glider accident analysis report released
I can't speak to the physics of it, but we have lost two Nimbus 4's now, to outer wing failure after the spoilers were deployed at high speed. I deployed the spoilers on an LS-3 at 100 knots and ...
by tiderider
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
Re: Libelle/Kestrel aileron drive
About 9 years ago, when I was getting my 604 going, I experienced the same thing when putting the ship together and checking the rigging on everything. Maybe I was lucky? I put the things back in the ...
by Keit.Smiss
Re: Pilatus B4 questions
I had one for a few years. Great fun, probably the best built all metal ship around. Easy enough to assemble, as long as it comes with a good trailer and rigging gear. Parts are available from a guy ...
by glider
Re: Worse glider ever...
SGS 1-36. Superficially looks like it should be a fun little ship, but handles worse than a 2-33. The amazing thing about this glider is that it came out in like 1980. How such a poorly designed ...
by rohandsa
Re: Hey i am looking for an MDM-1 FOX.. please contact winkler@d...
... ation and a price on my e-mail please? I can do quick communication and sort a lot of thinks out so ship etc. Sincerly, Martijn ...
by Want to buy your fox
Re: Flaperons
Flaperons is the term generally applied to wing trailing edge surfaces that combine the area normally occupied by flaps and ailerons, and that move as a unit. A Flaperon system will generally have a ...
by Sakura Kinomoto
Looking for Libelle 201B
Hey, I am looking for a great condition Libelle 201B. Preferably with no damage history, full logs, and with great condition gel coat. If you have libelle that you are not flying anymore, just let me ...
by danibird
Re: Trends in Sailplane design
Specifications for what? If you've got a specific line of inquiry or argument, you're going to have to provide specifics. Since you mention the LS-8 in other parts of your post, let's have a look at ...
by breezhot
Re: Standard Austria - Can I?
... h's Austria "S". Both of them are small guys (Marion a bit larger than Dick) and Marion had the the ship ballasted for a ...
by John Price
Re: Looking for good condition older sailplane for $15,000 or so. USA location....
Where can the ship be seen? Don't you have photos you can send of ship and trailer?
by rodmac
Re: Glider transport to/from europe
how much for a crate to ship from europe to the states. and dont u have to the N number them in the states, i sposed that would be expensive
by morg_dog
Re: Libelle 301B needs new owner
Hi Eric, The H-301B has smaller ailerons with only one drive (the A has two) the wing tips curl up (the A curled down) The changes were made to counteract adverse yaw by reducing the size of the ...
by Bhah_Humbug
Re: Libelle for sale - Libelle1.jpg (0/2)
Is this ship still availible?
by Larry
Re: The Boy Who Flew With Condors
Re SoaringStar My first job out of college was working for Ted Smith Aircraft, and I was assigned to the Soaring Star project. I had the job of making the production drawings for the detail parts of ...
by ventuseu
Re: Kestrel 17!
ASW17 is a great glider and again I am biased ;-) The ASW17 is the best handling 20M ship I have ever flown. the Rigging is not really an issue if you have a good trailer and trestles. The ...
by glider
I'm looking for a Discus B or CS. If you have one for sale p...
I'm looking for a Discus B or CS. If you have one for sale please contact me at <email> . Also, I've been told that the HpH 304C has about the same performance, more room (I fit in the A or ...
by rick.hoffmann50
Re: Looking for a SGS 1-35 in good, flyable condition with cover...
Photos of ship posted two weeks ago by Rick Lloyd re:any 15m wingspan Schweizer sailplanes avail for sale
by Woodeye
Re: American Eaglet??
The prototype Eaglet had a knob to twist on top of the stick that drove a trim tab out on one wingtip to bias the stick back to center for a steady thermalling turn instead of holding one spoiler ...
by alexsch
2-33 Religion
There I was, driving to the gliderport this past weekend when I had a mild epiphany involving 'the venerable 2-33.' (For Brits, an equivalent expression might be 'the immortal Spitfire.' In the U.S., ...
by Number138
Re: Where can I find Standard Austria part?
I will check with Shemp Hirth for the dounuts. I made a set from engine shock mount sheet rubber. Seems to work and sit right, but I am a long way from flying my SHK. I thought the clip was a ...
by Mike
Re: Hi all, I am looking for a Libelle H201B project, any condit...
Specifically a libelle or any similiar std class ship?
by 06frontier

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