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No Adults allowed – Youngest German Pilots competing

It’s fall season, and like every year the youngest pilots and students have been practicing their accurate pattern work during several weekends to compete in the annual fall contest. Early in September they competed at regional contests, to find the best three glider pilots from each of the 16 States, who are then allowed to…

It’s hard to say “no”

I confess that I am experiencing a new feeling: I tend to be stubborn. Yes, I am willful and I want to reach my goal; especially, when it is so close!  I’m also a real perfectionist, but not always in a positive way. I wanted to do my stuff again; however, I didn’t know that I shouldn’t have sat in…