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Lisa Trotter’s Record Breaking Flight

Lisa in the cockpit of VH-PNL (Peter and Lisa's 15m LS8)

The original Post can be found here on the Gliding Caboolture Club website.  We want to congratulate Lisa on her amazing flight.  Well done!  — the Editors On 20-Dec-13, Queensland-based glider pilot Lisa Trotter (Kingaroy Soaring Club) completed an epic record-breaking flight … a declared triangle distance of 1,026.8km. As it turns out, this one…

Payne and Boettger on Wave Flights Today!

Photo by Gordon Boettger from Duo Discus

Jim Payne and Gordon Boettger both embarked on wave flights out of Minden, NV today, March 6, 2014. Jackie Payne has been blogging updates on Jim’s flight and Walt Rogers has been reporting Gordo’s progress on his blog. Both pilots are doing zig-zag flights between Minden, Susanville, and Mojave.

Antique Gliders flying in Brazil

Spalinger

Thank you to Francisco L. Galvão for sending us these beautiful photos.  — Editors To those who like vintage gliders attached are the photos of two well preserved and flying ones: an Spalinger and a Laister Kauffman from the brasilian glider club “Aeroclube de Baurú“