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31 July 2014 Gliding : Speed over a triangular course of 750 km : 128 km/h Guy Bechtold (LUX)
07 July 2014 Gliding : Free triangle distance : 772.4 km Morgan Sandercock (AUS)
03 July 2014 Gliding : Triangle Distance : 738.6 km Morgan Sandercock (AUS)
03 July 2014 Gliding : Free triangle distance : 772.4 km Morgan Sandercock (AUS)
03 July 2014 Gliding : Triangle Distance : 738.6 km Morgan Sandercock (AUS)
30 June 2014 Gliding : Speed over a triangular course of 300 km : 102.09 km/h Morgan Sandercock (AUS)
30 June 2014 Gliding : Speed over a triangular course of 300 km : 102.09 km/h Morgan Sandercock (AUS)
13 June 2014 Gliding : Speed over an out-and-return course of 500 km : 117.6 km/h Pilar Muñoz Lopez (ESP)
13 June 2014 Gliding : Speed over an out-and-return course of 500 km : 117.6 km/h Pilar Muñoz Lopez (ESP)
15 May 2014 Gliding : Speed over an out-and-return course of 1 000 km : 106.23 km/h Ugo Pavesi (ITA)
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Spanish FAI Sailplane Grand Prix, Contest Preview

Spanish FAI Sailplane Grand Prix, Contest Preview

In the beautiful setting of the Valley of Cerdanya in Catalonia The Aeroclub of Sabadell is host to the Spanish FAI Sailplane Grand Prix where 15 top sailplane racing pilots will compete to qualify fo....

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Angela's report, August 7

Angela's report, August 7

This is IGC Journalist Angela Sheard's August 7, 2014 report from the World Gliding Championships in Leszno, Poland.  At last, Wednesday 6th August, the weather was not only flyable but better....

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Angela's report, August 3

Angela's report, August 3

This is IGC Journalist Angela Sheard's August 3, 2014 report from the World Gliding Championships in Leszno, Poland.  Thursday’s (25.07.14) task for Open Class (only) was cancelled shortly a....

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Angela's report, July 30

Angela's report, July 30

This is IGC Journalist Angela Sheard's July 30, 2014 report from the World Gliding Championships in Leszno, Poland.  As I wrote on 28th, the heavy, humid weather continues and the final arrive....

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Angela's report, July 28

Angela's report, July 28

IGC Journalist Angela Sheard is attending the 33rd FAI World Gliding Championships in the Open, 18 Meter, and 15 Meter Classes in Leszno, Poland. She is planning to write a series of reports from th....

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