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Eastern Sailplane, CRS E3NR568J is the only certified repair facility that was a sailplane importer. John's sales connections with Schleicher gave him almost daily contact with them. It is quite easy to get complete factory support for any repair. This is not always available elsewhere. John has been actively in the repair business since 1980. He also keeps in stock German factory resin and...
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Producer of woodpacks for plans that are available. Scale Sailplane Kits by marcslasershop.com offers laser cut wood short kits in 1:3, 1:3.5 and 1:4 scale from top scale sailplane glider enthusiast and designer, Chris Williams. We also offer select kits from scale designers John Watkins, Jim Owen and David Smith. Sailplane laser kits offered, more coming soon! Schleicher ASK-13, 1/10 Scale...
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6 kt: will of course deliver higher average speeds in very good weather in a classic climb-glide-climb-glide situation, but in the Alps strong weather always brings good lifting lines and I had the impression that with a MC setting of 6 kts I ran a higher risk of dropping out of those lifting...
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Looking for RC Sailplane Kits? Check out our offers on glider/sailplane kits! We also have RC Radios, batteries, Chargers, building accessories and more! Large 2-meter wingspan makes Radian easy to see from the ground and provides great lift-to-drag ratio. The Plug-in wings come off the body for...
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Poland has a long history of soaring excellence. Many Polish gliders have won or placed high in world competitions, including the SZD-19 "Zefir", the SZD-24 "Foka", the SZD-36 "Cobra", the SZD-55, the SZD-56 "Diana". So the "Diana 2" is simply the latest in a long series of outstanding Polish...
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As Southern California’s Premier Sailplane destination, Sky Sailing offers rides of one or two passengers, instruction in the art of Soaring, and a place for the Glider community to meet and practice their sport. Soaring is the flight of a sailplane or glider, by using the energy produced by gliding along on the air-currents, much like a powered airplane. Learning to soar in a sailplane is the...
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Today we had a meeting with Ed Donovan owner of R&D cable. Ed and his team are developing an electric motor that will be used on the EMG-6 electric motor glider. The design parameters are basically to design a 20 hp continuous operating motor turning at 2500 RPM and producing approximately 65 foot-pounds of torque. We will be spinning a 48 inch diameter propeller. this motor is simply a dummy...
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For the Eastern ESA Workshop for 2014, we are pleased to announce a special treat. Russ Lee, Curator for Sport Aviation at the Smithsonian National Air and Space Museum (NASM), and long-time friend of ESA, has invited us to have a special tour of the restoration facilities at the NASM Udvar-Hazy Center in Chantilly, Virginia. The dates for the Workshop this year are Friday May 16 through...
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Natiowide directory of soaring centers that offer glider rides & lessons. Use the links or phone numbers to contact the soaring center nearest you to find out about going for a flight or purchasing a gift certificate. The sport of soaring involves FAA licensed pilots flying FAA certified sailplanes, which are also known as gliders, (not to be confused with hang gliders). The thrill of soaring...
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Experience a birds eye view at altitudes as high as 5,000 feet with a Glider Ride in San Diego! This is your invitation to experience the world of sailplanes. Absorb a unique, birds eye view of the San Diego sky. Nothing Compares! Tell Me More! Prepare yourself for a ride of a lifetime on a sailplane in San Diego. Check out some of our favorite sailplane pictures! View Pictures! Don't bore the...
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The purpose of the Vintage Sailplane Association (VSA) is to promote the acquision, restoration and flying of vintage sailplanes by its members, and to assist the National Soaring Museum in the preservation of soaring history and the promotion of vintage sailplane activity. A Vintage Sailplane is any glider of a type first flown prior to 1958, or a more recently built glider with appearance,...
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The maximum wing loading for the UK SGP has been set at 51 Kg/M². Further details of the weighing procedures will be contained within the local procedures. We are pleased to announce that Alexander Georgas has been appointed IGC referee for the UKSGP event. Welcome Alexander. At the annual meeting of the International Gliding Commission in Lausanne the venues for the 7. Entry is still possible...
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The Carbon Dragon is an ultralight, high performance glider. This glider was conceived by Jim Maupin who also designed the famous Woodstock sailplane and the Windrose motorglider. Jim received encouragement from Irv Culver, who promised to "run the numbers". As a result, Jim Maupin with an assist from co-designer Irv Culver, produced an exciting sailplane for 473 plan sets have been sold. The...
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Experience a birds eye view at altitudes as high as 5,000 feet with a Glider Ride in Orlando! This is your invitation to experience the world of sailplanes. Absorb a unique, birds eye view of the Orlando sky. Nothing Compares! Tell Me More! Prepare yourself for a ride of a lifetime on a sailplane in Orlando. Check out some of our favorite sailplane pictures! View Pictures! Don't bore the...
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The Basic Ultralight Gliders are best characterized by their light wing loading, which is about the same as that of a hang glider (around 1.7 lb. of gross weight for every square foot of wing area). Light wing loading results in slow flight, which is safe, comfortable, and allows soaring in small thermals (because of the ability to turn tightly). Slow flight provides the unique ability to self...
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Experience a birds eye view at altitudes as high as 5,000 feet with a Glider Ride in Houston! This is your invitation to experience the world of sailplanes. Absorb a unique, birds eye view of the Houston sky. Nothing Compares! Tell Me More! Prepare yourself for a ride of a lifetime on a sailplane in Houston. Check out some of our favorite sailplane pictures! View Pictures! Don't bore the...
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Southern California Soaring Academy is the only Gliderport in Los Angeles County. Enjoy a glider ride or learn to fly a glider. The SCSA operates out of the Crystalaire Airport, located in Llano, California. You’re soaring in a couloir surrounded by giant slabs of granite a vertical mile beneath the great summit. A few hundred feet below, trickles of snowmelt gather into one stream seconds...
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Experience a birds eye view at altitudes as high as 5,000 feet with a Glider Ride in Dayton! This is your invitation to experience the world of sailplanes. Absorb a unique, birds eye view of the Dayton sky. Nothing Compares! Tell Me More! Don't bore the adventure seeker in your life! Buy them a one of a kind Dayton Glider Ride Gift Certificate right now! Purchase Yours! Prepare yourself for a...
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Experience a birds eye view at altitudes as high as 5,000 feet with a Glider Ride in Las Vegas! This is your invitation to experience the world of sailplanes. Absorb a unique, birds eye view of the Las Vegas sky. Nothing Compares! Tell Me More! Prepare yourself for a ride of a lifetime on a sailplane in Las Vegas. Check out some of our favorite sailplane pictures! View Pictures! Don't bore the...
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