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Get Sunday’s Record Flight Updates Here!

Last night, we posted Gordon Boettger’s announcement of his and copilot Hugh Bennett’s planned attempt to fly from Minden, NV to Garden City, Kansas in Hugh’s Duo Discus. We will be receiving regular updates and commentary throughout the flight from meteorologist and glider pilot, Walt Rogers, who is providing ground support to Gordon and Hugh. If you want to follow the flight, click the following links and check back with Soaring Cafe for images and Walt’s commentary as the flight progresses.- Editors

May 3rd Downwind Record Attempt Planned by Boettger & Bennett

From Gorgon Boettger: We’ll be making another distance record attempt in the wave going downwind Thursday, May 3rd, launching at 0530L. Our goal is to get somewhere east of the Rockies. Rapid City, South Dakota would be fantastic. To follow our progress, click on the link below (altitudes will not be shown). Once again, the…