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More on Netto

More on Netto

Netto vario sometimes called the airmass vario just shows you what the airmass is doing, regardless of your sink rate.  So if you are cruising at 100knts, descending at 5knts and the airmass is not moving then it will read 0knts. There are many pilots (now including...
Cruising in Netto

Cruising in Netto

The Nimbus pilot who will not be named is at it again… I almost feel bad because I charge him shop rates to fix his problems, then he gives me a wealth of material for the newsletter. I received a frantic call that I need to fix the vario in his glider, because...
Cross Country Aerotow

Cross Country Aerotow

Normally we all brag about how far we soared. Little brag about how far they have gone while still attached to the towplane. I am sure we do not have the record aerotow, but we have done Warner Springs CA to Red Deer Canada (1,315 miles, 12 hours on tow, one-way),...