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Enterprise Challenge Trophy for the competition winner: Dave Masson
John Cadman Trophy for the most Enterprising flight: Ken Barker
Blunt Nails Trophy for best placed low performance glider: Philippa Roberts
Sam Witter Trophy for best performance after an engine start: Tony Maitland & Phil / Diana King
We had six days flying, covering 27,892kms from Nympsfield to the Welsh hills and coastline, to Ely in the east, Dover on the Channel and places south west of Devizes. Some climbed to over 9,000ft, explored the clouds and wave, found convergence and good thermals. Some found fields, others gliding clubs or small airfields, but most found their way home. The longest aero tow was 360kms and the latest retrieve, after rounding Dover, was Steve Eyles and Mike Oakley in the club DG500, with Justin getting home at 01.30hrs. We think that we have a record breaking flight, with the longest competition O/R ever set and completed in the UK, by Trevor Stuart at 572kms.
Competition Enterprise will be hosted for a small autumn annex at Lleweni
parc on the weekend of 18th 19th October 2014
This will be a low key event with no entry fee and little in the way of
administration apart from a morning briefing, task setting and prizes
It is likely that there will be other wave soaring pilots on site at the
same time, and numbers may be limited. Launching is by winch-usually onto
the adjacent ridge, where wave is often accessible.
It is hoped that a number of "junior" pilots will take advantage of this low
cost event, to experience the pleasures of "Enterprise" flying wherein the
objective is to maximize the amount of flying achieved.
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