UPDATE: “Wings Over Sweden” Kickstarter Project Funded!

We are delighted to report that the "Wings Over Sweden" Kickstarter project was fully funded just before the deadline ( 2-1/2 hours ago as I write), but it was a squeaker! When the final bell rang, the project was only ~$US1.50 over its funding goal!

As contributors, we at the Soaring Café were doubly excited to learn that this worthy project reached its funding goal. We look forward to the promo and eventually to what we are sure will be an exciting and compelling story about soaring, sailplanes, and the masters of this arcane art.

Thanks to all our fellow contributors for helping make this project possible.

Wings Over Sweden Final Update

Rand Baldwin

Rand is a Soaring Cafe Co-Founder and Editor-in-Chief.Fascinated by soaring since early childhood, Rand learned to fly sailplanes while in graduate school (at Harvard’s Center for Astrophysics), and earned his private glider rating at Yankee Soaring in Plymouth, Massachusetts. He joined the M.I.T. Soaring Association in 1974, where he completed his Silver Badge and became a flight instructor. After moving to Huntsville in 1977, Rand flew and instructed on weekends at Eagleville Sailplanes south of Nashville, Tennessee. In 1985, he and a handful of other soaring enthusiasts organized the Huntsville Soaring Club at Moontown Airport. Rand chaired the 1996 SSA National Convention and has served as an SSA Director-at-Large, SSA Governor and State Record Keeper for Alabama. He has set two U.S. national soaring records and many AL and TN state records.

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