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Removing water stains
I have water stains on my sailplane ( VENTUS2B ) from dumping water at contests. Cleaners, rubbing compound,Lime off,Rust off, Dont remove it very well. You can scrape it with your finger nail and it ...
by woodster
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
Water ballast maintenance and use
I am flying a pik 20b and am curious about using water. The ship has bags in the wings but no plumbing in the fuselage. The tray behind the head rest has no holes to indicate plumbing was ever ...
by joe
Water fitting for ASW19
I would like to start using water in my ASW19. I have the bladders fitted but no other fittings. what do I need to fill the system? Any help would be appreciated and any photos. Thanks John
by John
Water ballast valve
Hi Srs I have problems in the ballast tank. specifically loses water between the valve command and the hole that contains it. Some told me to pierce the wing to fix it. is there any way to avoid ...
by Walter
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 have flown the club version of the DG101 (fixed wheel), and I have also flown the ASW19 quite a bit. Both are comfortable for long flights. Visibility in the long canopy DG was excellent under ...
by domr
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: Hi there, I'm about to buy a used DG 800s. I am looking for ...
... love it. It climbs like a homesick angel and glides till the next day. The only drawback: without water at high speed it does not do as well as other ...
by A very satisfied pilot
Re: ASW-24 For Sale
... el SFG-71M radio, B modified wings, M&H winglets, tow out gear, double battery set up, Nixon/Murray water dump, Smiley bags, LG warning, P system. Excellent ...
by ArleneBird
For Sale: Glasflugel Kestrel 17
... TREL 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 must for ...
by Squirrel-Honest
Re: SG-1 sailplane prototype
I noticed that too. They said they've still got to allow for drag at the wing roots and so forth. Still, looks as if it could be quite a nice little glider. I don't know why no one has ever designed ...
by AdipexAdipex
Emirates: Shower Facilities For First Class Fliers
... rst class ticket at the A380. If you want 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 ...
by Gloria
Re: Alternatives for glider insurance?
Pik West blew costello out the water when it came to price for similar coverage. They are only able to service west coast aircraft however. Al
by headhouse
Re: Any 15m wingspan schweizer sailplanes avail for sale,& pse s...
2,360 hours tt. It is a 1-35C, so it's fixed gear, and no water in the wings. Logs from the day it was new. George Applebay put a custom canopy hinge on it (with a 337) about 4 years ago for me. I ...
by Rick Lloyd
Re: Gelcoat and Lacquer/Acetone
... latively short time; The acetone will pull off wax, inclding any UV protector in the wax, while the water will not. Maybe rewax after each try? Just trying to get a good controlled experiment ...
by OscartheGrouch
Re: Grob Twin
The Twin Astir Tr is a Twin I with fixed gear and no water ballast. I don't know any reason not to buy one except that it is heavy to fly. From what I have heard the Twin II handles nicer but it is ...
by StevieG
Re: Accurate Contest Scoring - Distance
Reading about new ideas for contests always brings to my mind that there are three groups of people who need to be considered when dreaming up all this new fangled competition stuff. Group 1. The ...
by trading
Re: Would it be possible/advisable to motor glider across the co...
It is perfectly safe to fly a motor glider across he country. Just take each hop as a separate journey and plan for weather delays. I flew a Sperber RF5B over 1000 miles and had a blast at every ...
by Alex Rossulek
Re: Jantar in production?
... a four peice wing. It may also be lighter then the B's, since the b's were reinforced to carry more water by extending the water farther down the main wing. Anyway, if your looking for a hot price on ...
by caligula
Re: Trends in Sailplane design
The racing gliders of today are desgned in Germany were the conditions are similar to the US east coast. The evolution of a racing glider har brought it to the point where it is today. They are ...
by scottb
Re: JJ on Trailer Condensation
Dad. Why is the water on the out side of the trailer yellow???? I think thats from some of the kiddie glider owners dogs!!!! John jr.
by trampamlm
Re: Libelle 301B needs new owner
I met a fellow out at Crystal once, Gus McCarthy, who had a 301 that had originally been an A but was now a B. I think it ser. # 25. The bird had once belonged to Paul Bikle who had either damaged it ...
by Ticketbyru
Re: C172 as a towplane
Our Anchorage CAP unit tows a 2-33 and an L-13 with a 180 hp 172. Its adequate but we have long runways and density altitude that is below sea level sometimes. It was however, better than the 150 Cub ...
by David S
Re: I am selling an asw-15 1974 model in good shape wha...
... in the AD. Its anecdotal, but my understanding is that that particular glider was either landed in water or badly ...
by MikeF
Re: Fatality at PGC
Bill, thanks for your thoughts. A year or two ago there was a thread on this news group debating the likelihood of rope breaks (short hand for premature termination of the tow). During that ...
by kkrish
Re: Soaring TV Show Proposal On the Web
Yeah, it's always been my concept of good PR that instead of an 'outrageous', 'wild', 'outlandish' activity for elite 'insane' adventurers, gliding is a reasonable ordinary pursuit like many others. ...
by Keit.Smiss
Re: Prescription Serengetti Sunglasses Questions
I've been using progressive lenses (instead of bifocals). My optometrist orders them with a UV (orange tint) and anti-reflective coating. They match my regular glasses exactly (frames and lenses) so ...
by 11jason11
Re: Microair control knobs
I'm not sure what 'instrument tubing' is so this may be redundant, Any hardwhare store has that area where you can buy vinyl and other tubing by the foot, that's what I used, If you can't get rid of ...
by 0-lee
Re: Near real-time wind and pressure data for the Pacific Northwest
If you live in California, have a look at 'http://cdec.water.ca.gov/cgi-progs/queryF?s=crk&d=now&span=12hourshtt...' . There are quite a few sites within California that have hourly Temperature, ...
by Freebird335
Re: Jeep Wrangler as Tow Vehicle
... a Wrangler with a tow hitch mounted on the front. It was being used to back a boat trailer into the water. Precise control without the usual stiff neck. Now if I could work that out for the four of ...
by filip`
European Travel Destinations
European Travel Destinations Whether you're traveling via a sight seeing tour, plane or train, there is a lot to see regardless if you are a well-seasoned tourist or not. As an experienced ...
by mlcintineo1968
The beautiful Fisher Towers
Fisher Towers, located about 20 miles northeast of Moab in southeastern Utah, is one of the most scenic landscapes along the Colorado River. Administered by the Bureau of Land Management, Fisher ...
by Gloria
These Russians Know How To Have Fun
No the photo has nothing to do with a stunt show in Russia but it is really sweet so I just decided to bring it. I've read Curt Warren's recent post and found myself thinking these Russians ...
by Gloria

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