Doris and I are among the many glider pilots who got to know Wally Scott during semi-annual treks to soaring contests in Texas and New Mexico. One of the interesting characteristics of glider pilot acquaintances is that it really does not matter what you do in “real life.” You could be a doctor or lawyer, butcher or baker, Indian chief or candlestick maker – none of this matters. It is only about how you fly.
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Biography of Wallace Scott (1924 – 2003), soaring legend of the 60’s – 80’s, known for his straight-out, free distance soaring flights and his bigger than life personality. Holder of four FAI World Records; Straight Distance to a Declared Goal & Out and Return, 20 – time winner of the Lewin A. Barringer Trophy, US…