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Just two more weekends left for Gliding Glory - WWC8 update

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Yes Cuppers we are into the home stretch now and only two more weekends to achieve gliding's Holy Grail.   The weather is predicted to be going ooooorfff as always this time of year so get out there, score points, fly far and have fun ! ! 

.... and just for the Warwick Winter Cup history buffs here are big flights from previous WWCs.    

 

WWC World Record Overall Longest Handicapped Distance date    distance (km)
Nigel Andrews 31/08/2014   463.05
Errol Spletter 31/07/2011   435.61
Nigel Andrews 30/07/2011   419.61
Dan Papacek 10/08/2014   400.51

and here is the update on the WWC8 Points .....

 

Pilot Total
Ivor Harris 53
Dan Papacek 51
Sidney Dekker  45
Laurie Simpkins 39
Carl Jacob 36
Stuart Lutton 34
Nigel Andrews 31
Dieter Rosner  30
Brian Gilby 25
Val Wilkinson 25
Phil Southgate 25
Erich Wittstock 22
Andres Miramontes 22
Megan Moore 20
Noel Tesch 20
Scott Johnson 20
Tony Scarlett 20
Michael O'Brien 17
John Preimonas  15
Peter Plunkett 15
Bill Wilkinson 15
Chris Kennelly 15
Craig Napier  15
Mal Williams  12
David Harison  10
Bob Kilpatrick 10
Dave Kinlan 6
Matt Sternberg 5
Jen Llewelyn 5
Clyde Stubbs 5
Peter Foxton 5
Ray Squire 5
David Harison  5
G Vass Bowen 5
L Rose 5
Brian Mahoney 5
C Kenroy 5
Rob Moore 5
Greg Barrington 5
Lindsay Mitchell 5
Jeremy Thompson 5
C Napier 5
Tony Esler 5
Brian Smales  5
Brad Lange  5
Justin Fitzgerald  5
Robyn Becker  5
Amet Ipek 5

WWC8 Distance 

 

Pilot Date  Distance (km)
Stu Lutton 5/08/2018 324.11
Phil Southgate 5/08/2018 258.96
Carl Jacob 28/07/2018 240.6
Nigel Andrews 5/08/2018 237.93
Laurie Simpkins 22/07/2018 203.62
Michael O'Brien 5/08/2018 194.58
Andres Miramontes  28/07/2018 182.79
Brian Gilby  24/06/2018 181.91
David Kinlan 5/08/2018 140.55
Erich Whitstock 23/06/2018 72.87

and the SLACCA (Self Launching Aircraft Cross Country Award) trophy thingy.

Pilot Date  Distance (km) Rego 
Dan Papacek 23/06/2018 371.01 JS1
Mal Williams  11/06/2018 312.84 ASH31/18m
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  • Phillip Southgate
    Phillip Southgate Thursday, 16 August 2018

    These gliding blogs are just the best !

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