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Breakfast this Sunday

Just a reminder that Breakfast is at 9:30am at the Whistlestop this Sunday.         This is our normal meeting place for breakfast until someone suggests another restaurant or offers up their home. Hope to see you there … Continue reading

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Newly minted glider pilot

Congratulation to Karl for passing his flight test today.         Thank you to Bill Stinson for braving the cold. Thank you to Rick for bringing another glider pilot into the world. -Andy

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1-35C Share for sale

From Tom Roy @ FSA Schweizer 1-35C Share for Sale I am selling my partnership share in a 1978 Schweizer 1-35C and its trailer  currently parked at the south end of Franconia airport. Peter Stauble, Peter Eiche and Roy Bourgeois currently own the other 1/4-shares. The glider is … Continue reading

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Airport User Fees

Tell the FAA: No User Fees for Support of Aviation Events Urge your Senators to Sign a Letter in Support of FAA Providing Air Traffic Services Without User Fees -Andy

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Tuesday Slackers

Tuesday was a slacker day, here’s Gregs report. – Andy PMSC Members, Four Post Mills pilots (Me, Tim, Mark, and Karl) decided to take advantage of the last day of this incredible air mass and call a slacker day on … Continue reading

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Springfield Report – March 30, 2013

Saturday turned out to be a spectacular day in Springfield.  Thermals went to 9,000 feet!  Visibility was severely clear.  Mt. Washington, the Adirondacks, and hills of Massachusetts were all clearly visible. Greg flew his new (to him) 304CZ (JD) for … Continue reading

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Tailwind Takeoff and Landing

Here is an interesting article describing the effects of tailwinds: The summary is: While each one knot of headwind component improves landing/takeoff performance by about one percent, each knot of tailwind component degrades landing/takeoff distance by about three to five … Continue reading

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