Tag Archive for badges and records

Gold and Diamonds Down Under

On Saturday, 28 September, Australian pilot Paul Tridgell flew his first Gold Height gain in the morning, then on a second flight in the afternoon flew his first Diamond Height gain!; is this a world first?

Linwood Stevenson Receives First U.S. 1250K FAI Diploma

As most Café readers know, Linwood ‘Steve’ Stevenson of Knoxville, Tennessee, set U.S. national standard and 15 meter class records on May 12th by flying his Discus 2 over a 3TP 1250 km course (click here to view the OLC claim). Today, Steve received the following message from Rollin Hasness, the SSA’s FAI Badge and…