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Air Control Display-Control Unit

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AIR Control Display – Control Unit AIR Control Display is our newly designed control display for aircraft radios and transponders. It features robust hardware, a sunlight readable display and modern functionality. Air Control Display works well with many aircraft radios and Mode-S/ADS-B transponders. It is capable of controlling a radio, a transponder, or both simultaneously. […]

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Local Times Age article on a 1000 k flight from Papawai.

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There and back again – an epic 1000km glide Original http://times-age.co.nz/back-epic-1000km-glide/ 1:49 PM Wednesday Feb 15, 2017 By Hayley Gastmeier hayley.gastmeier@age.co.nz An epic 1000km gliding round trip that began from Greytown Soaring Centre has left Keith Essex on a high. On Sunday he took up a challenge to be the first person to clock up 1000km from […]

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LS1-f neo takes-off

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LS1-f neo takes-off Feb 14, 2017 | DG Aircraft News DG were able to test-fly the new LS1-f neo the first time last weekend! All pilots were very satisfied. Flight characteristics and the look are great! The glider can thermal much slower now and handling close to stall speed is extremely gentle. More tests will […]

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neo Winglets for LS6 and LS8

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neo Winglets for LS6 and LS8 – TN6041 and TN8023 Approved We are very happy to announce that we received certification for our new neo winglets today. With TN6041 and TN8023 neo winglets can now be retrofitted and operated on all LS6 with wing parting and on all LS8. Documentation is available for download shortly, by […]

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Sunday Wave 18/12/06

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Sunday the 18 th December started out looking ok but the  forecast was for increasing winds and showers later in the day. Craig rigged the ASH YJ and decided to self launch to try out the refurbished propeller and see if the wave was going. I declined his invitation to go along as I thought […]

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Internet down

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On the 8th of December we lost our ADSL connection to the house and hanger. Which meant that no webcam and weather updates where possible. The reason was I was gullible enough to believe a salesman from another provider who promised something but delivered nothing. I went back to our original provider but due to […]

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Unexpected visitor

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Terry Delore decided to swing by and land at Hood in his beautiful ASW 27 Romeo Xray. Attempting an out and return record, he launched from Omarama and flew south to Clyde his start point. Rocketing up to the top of the South island was no issue but the wave in the Wairarapa wasn’t up […]