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by Jock Proudfoot
Wed Nov 10, 2021 6:02 pm
Forum: DISCUSSION
Topic: Trailer Provenance
Replies: 16
Views: 4924

Re: Trailer Provenance

I think it was at Airsailing for IKI. Ask Stephen Szikora.
by Jock Proudfoot
Wed Nov 03, 2021 11:45 am
Forum: DISCUSSION
Topic: Rigging. Lark IS-28
Replies: 4
Views: 1453

Rigging. Lark IS-28

. IS 28 from Tocumwal’s SRGC is as I heard, a “write off” , after it started for a test flight after the annual inspection,[form 2] on October 23. The more popular version….”When the glider was just airborne, the wings folded up like an aircraft on an aircraft carrier. The check pilot immediately re...
by Jock Proudfoot
Sun Oct 24, 2021 10:18 pm
Forum: DISCUSSION
Topic: Trailer Provenance
Replies: 16
Views: 4924

Re: Trailer Provenance

Mark Click to sort by Mark Common Name Click to sort by Common Name Model Name Click to sort by Model Name Serial Number Click to sort by Serial Number Service Click to sort by Service Date Updated Click to sort by Date Updated (Ascending ) Owner Click to sort by Owner Owner Regist. Since Click to s...
by Jock Proudfoot
Wed Jul 28, 2021 9:07 am
Forum: DISCUSSION
Topic: History - Know when not to fly
Replies: 0
Views: 1506

History - Know when not to fly

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by Jock Proudfoot
Sat Jun 26, 2021 6:03 am
Forum: DISCUSSION
Topic: 2-33 landing speed
Replies: 18
Views: 4831

Re: 2-33 landing speed

Max cross wind component - 2-33
SURFACE WIND OPERATIONAL LIMITATIONS
Max Headwind 25 kts (28 mph)
Max 90o Crosswind 8 kts (10 mph)
Max Tailwind 5 kts (6 mph)
Wind Gusts 10 kts (12 mph)
LINK - See Page 2-3
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by Jock Proudfoot
Tue Jun 22, 2021 7:51 pm
Forum: DISCUSSION
Topic: 2-33 landing speed
Replies: 18
Views: 4831

Re: 2-33 landing speed

. FAA Glider Handbook, Chapter 7 The approach should be made using spoilers/dive brakes as necessary to dissipate excess altitude. Use the elevator to maintain the recommended approach airspeed established by the manufacturer. If no approach speed is recommended by the manufacturer, use 1.5 VSO ...S...
by Jock Proudfoot
Fri Jun 18, 2021 1:29 pm
Forum: DISCUSSION
Topic: Canopy Covers
Replies: 4
Views: 1545

Re: Canopy Covers

Ordering a metallic style stretchy canopy cover springford.dave I am placing an order for the metallic style stretchy (form-fitting) canopy covers from Europe and the more covers I can place in one order, the cheaper will be the shipping cost for everyone involved. If you are thinking about replaci...
by Jock Proudfoot
Mon Jun 14, 2021 4:24 pm
Forum: DISCUSSION
Topic: Glider/Tug communication
Replies: 11
Views: 3368

Re: Glider/Tug communication

Canadian Air Cadet 2-33 - panel radio

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SAC will pay part of the cost ( Safety related)
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by Jock Proudfoot
Sun Jun 13, 2021 1:38 pm
Forum: DISCUSSION
Topic: Passenger was too heavy
Replies: 0
Views: 1429

Passenger was too heavy

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Ex-SAA pilot with 100% safety record died because his passenger was too heavy

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