News und Infos rund ums Segelfliegen

2020-05-29, News, USA

Does Soaring Have To Be So Dangerous?

"My last post titled “The Risk of Dying Doing What We Love” presented the results of a statistical analysis where I compared the risk of flying sailplanes to other things we love to do such as cycling, horse back riding, paragliding, etc. ..." [more]

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2020-05-28, News, Österreich

FLUGZEUGSUCHE

Gesucht wird ein seit Mittwoch überfälliges Segelflugzeug, welches letztmalig zwischen Mauterndorf und Bad Hofgastein am 27.05 Nachmittags geortet wurde. Damit Flarm den Flugweg besser rekonstruieren kann, benötigen wir möglichst viele FLARM IGC Dateien, die am 27.05 in den Bereich zwischen Bad Hofgastein und Mauterndorf (oder 50 km darum herum) geführt haben.Bitte die Dateien an info@flarm.com senden. Bitte im Betreff Suche 27.05 angeben.

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2020-05-28, News, USA

Get High, Go Fast, Stay High

"Every competition pilot has his own theories as to how to go fast. There’s the fellow who never turns, meandering along at cloudbase going 45-60 knots. Then there’s the pilot who bombs along at MC speed, down to 800ft AGL, picks up an 8 knot thermal and proceeds to charge away toward the next turnpoint. And there’s the middle-of-the-roader, who likes to back off his MC for the “long glide” while meandering in good air while searching for that stronger than average thermal. ..." [soaringeconomist.com]

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2020-05-27, News, Deutschland

Glasflügel-Glasfaser Flugzeug Service

Zum Stand der Elektro-Libelle, Firmengeschichte und alte Fotos auf [Facebook]

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2020-05-26, News, USA

Turning Flight Performance

"The Glider Aerodynamics Puzzler is intended to stimulate your thinking about soaring and refresh your understanding of glider aerodynamics and soaring optimization. The correct answers with detailed explanations follow the questions. Have fun. ..." [Aprilausgabe von Soaring]

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2020-05-25, News, Slowenien

LXNAV - New firmware - Version 8

"In version 8, we emphasize the Weight and Balance of the glider, where the automatic fuel dump rate and fin tail dump rate are calculated. We’ve also added sunset warnings and dump water warnings. In the glider selection menu you can now create up to 3 glider data sets to accommodate different wing configurations."

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2020-05-25, Wettbewerbe, Schweden

1226.8 km in Schweden

Am 20.5. von Lars-Göran Uhr mit einem Nimbus3
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2020-05-24, Presse, Österreich

Mariazell - einer der höchstgelegenen Flugplätze in Österreich

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2020-05-24, News, USA

But It Wasn’t Broken Yesterday!

"My friend’s girlfriend has a funny reaction to when things break around the house. She often says, “But it wasn’t broken yesterday!”, as though as something being in working condition the day before should affect the working condition of the device the following day. ..." [more]

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2020-05-23, Videos, USA

Herstellung von Aluminium O2-Flaschen

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How to make an aluminium scuba tank ...

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