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by Tim Wood
Tue Aug 03, 2021 11:24 am
Topic: Trailer light upgrade on DG500 trailer
Replies: 1
Views: 148

Trailer light upgrade on DG500 trailer

Thanks to trailer light wiring expertize of Keith Laidlaw, our DG500 Trailer now has LED tail lights. Ready for action when needed.

Tim Wood
by Tim Wood
Fri Jun 18, 2021 8:03 pm
Topic: Canopy Covers
Replies: 4
Views: 431

Re: Canopy Covers

Hi Jock, The metallic style stretchy canopy covers that Dave is ordering are great to have for use at the flight line on sizzling summer days, but because of the way they fit, they spring the canopy up above its proper seating, and are not a real substitute for the full canopy cover that fits over t...
by Tim Wood
Thu Jun 17, 2021 8:45 pm
Topic: Gliding in the Canadian Rockies
Replies: 1
Views: 314

Gliding in the Canadian Rockies

Please check out Gliding in the Canadian Rockies on You Tube. Tim Wood and Mark Araujo have partnered to produce a series of 2 minute videos that are location specific in the Canadian Rockies. The first three are now posted on You Tube, focused on The Lizard Range, Blaeberry River and the mountains ...
by Tim Wood
Fri Jun 04, 2021 8:55 pm
Topic: York's Great Relative Strengths
Replies: 10
Views: 1090

York's Great Relative Strengths

Having been around a bit, I would like to observe a few things about YSA. This combination is unique in Upper Canada: -7 DAYS A WEEK TOWING THOUGHOUT SUMMER backed up by a robust portfolio (Mr Trudeau's words) of tow planes and dependable tow pilots -An adequate fleet of club gliders, presently in e...
by Tim Wood
Sat May 15, 2021 12:14 am
Topic: 178 Seconds to Live
Replies: 7
Views: 928

Re: 178 Seconds to Live

Thanks for posting this link Charles. For gliders, the disorientation coming from loss of horizon and lack of training as to how to survive this situation, is more likely to occur somewhat higher than the scene shown in the video, which all happened not much above circuit height. -One danger for the...
by Tim Wood
Fri May 14, 2021 11:24 pm
Topic: Selling the Farm
Replies: 6
Views: 835

Selling the Farm

Dear Friends, A week ago I asked Tracey to distribute this message to our Board. Please consider my reasons for opposing the proposed sale of parts of our airfield. This issue is being vigorously promoted by some individuals in our club. " I would like to clearly state all the reasons why I am ...