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3.F. How to get more information: (Jean Orloff, 4/95)




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This article is from the Hanggliding and Paragliding FAQ, by Joao Geada with numerous contributions by others.

3.F. How to get more information: (Jean Orloff, 4/95)

E-Mail:
There is an active mailing list dedicated to hanggliding,
paragliding and related issues. Pilots and other interested parties
worldwide participate and can offer a wealth of information on these
topics. Any mail you (or anyone else) sends to
hang-gliding@lists.utah.edu will get to all subscribers on the
list. To subscribe to a mailing list, simply send a message with the
word subscribe in the Subject: field to
hang-gliding-d-request@lists.utah.edu
[mails will then be sent in digests of about 32kB], or to
hang-gliding-request@lists.utah.edu
if you are prepared to cope with >30 messages a day (Please notice the
"-request" in both cases!!!). The -request adresses also supports the
following subject lines:
unsubscribe (to cancel subscription)
help
archive help
FAQ (sends out something like this message)

Back issues of articles (and other goodies) are available from
the hanggliding archive server automated e-mail response system. Send
e-mail to hgserver%wa7oef@nsd.3com.com with help in the message body.

Usenet:
The newsgroup
rec.aviation.hang-gliding
is dedicated to hang-gliding, paragliding and all related subjects.

Gopher:
Mail sent to hang-gliding@lists.utah.edu is archived in
gopherspace via
gopher://gopher.utah.edu:70/11/Off%20Campus%20Information/Recreation/hang-glidin
g
The "hang gliding archives" can be searched via the search engine
available in gopher.

WWW
Back issues of digests, photos, a pilot directory and other HG/PG
information are available on the WWW from the Hang Gliding WWW Server
(http://cougar.stanford.edu:7878/HGMPSHomePage.html) at SLAC.
Previous digest volumes may also be searched for keywords.
New (4/95) servers started collecting flying sites informations
over USA and elsewhere
http://enuxsa.eas.asu.edu/~couto/HGsites.html
even available through a sensitive map
http://www.poweropen.org/hang/
There also is a server dedicated to Free Flying in Europe
http://www.thphys.uni-heidelberg.de/~orloff/FF/
Paragliders specifics can be found on the Big Air server
http://www.housing.calpoly.edu/html/paragliding.html

 

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