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  • A New Carbon Composite Powered Ultralight Glider (6)
    • Airhead Bit { • Wing span 11m 36.08923884514436 Feet • Length 5,8m 19.02887139107612 Feet • Wing area 8m2 86.11128333367778 square feet • Empty weight 115kg 253.5316015126092 pounds • MTOW 230kg • Load factor... } – Sep 14, 9:13 PM
  • League Season 2014 – German and American Results (2)
    • Elke Fuglsang-Petersen { Sorry Bill! Of course you fly unflapped, Discus, Ventus, Arcus, Schampus (German for Champagne...). At the end of the season things can be pretty confusing:) } – Sep 06, 11:30 AM
    • Bill Hill { No Ventus here! I'm still flying my "flapless", span challenged kiddy glider...the Discus2b. Zulu } – Sep 04, 1:11 PM
  • Probably A Stupid Idea! (5)
    • Robert Steinhaeuser { Sure thing! So I guess we all will be drinking Gluehwein left-handed then ;) } – Aug 31, 4:37 PM
    • Guido Mittag { Nice story. Flo, Dave an me have appointed at the oldtimer meeting in Gardelegen to meet each other at the Christmas fair in HRO this year. May be you are... } – Aug 31, 4:28 PM
    • Zoltan Varga { Thank you for sharing your story. I'm gliding for 12 years, but i had never heard about Wasserkuppe. So because of your description, it would become one of my aim... } – Aug 31, 3:52 PM
    • Erik Mann { Great story! One of the things I've noticed in my 30 years of gliding is that most soaring pilots have a much more can-do attitude than the population at large.... } – Aug 30, 9:52 AM
    • Brad Alston { Well done Robert, I enjoyed reading your post. Thank you for sharing your adventure. The Wasserkuppe has got to be on every glider pilot's "bucket list"...even if you aren't able... } – Aug 28, 5:35 PM
  • Passengers at the Airport (3)
    • Zoltan Varga { I had got some interesting and awesome questions from passengers, and people who interested in gliding too. In the mind of the most of the people this is an esoteric... } – Aug 31, 4:04 PM
    • Michel { Around midsummer we flew some passengers. One of them hesitated to get in the glider. I asked why. He said: "These instruments should have been changed some time ago, they... } – Aug 30, 8:42 AM
  • Bill Batesole reports on the VGC Rally 2014 in Arnborg, Denmark (1)
    • Simine Short { Nice write-up! Thanks Bill for sharing the report and the pictures. Simine } – Aug 29, 7:18 PM
  • Flying the HP-24 (1)
  • Farewell to Frank Paynter (TA) (9)
    • Jim clark { I agree with Noel, though I get the same feeling from frank's articles. I always got the feeling Frank's apologies for racing behavior were nice, but in the same comments... } – Aug 24, 7:38 AM
  • Women pilots (2)
    • Frauke Elber { Dan Johnson quote (SOARING July 14) I had given a SSA convention talk and afterwards wandered by the WSPA booth, where one can talk with interesting, intelligent women soaring pilots.... } – Aug 23, 10:29 AM
  • Ventus-2cxa marries FES! (3)
    • Craig Funston { Yes, I agree George. Having a password for this site is just plain silly. I've given them my email which all they need anyways. } – Aug 22, 1:41 PM

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