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2011 QUEENSLAND STATE SOARING CHAMPIONSHIPS

2011 QUEENSLAND STATE SOARING CHAMPIONSHIPS

Bruce Taylor flew his JS1 Revelation, ‘ZT’ in the Queensland State Gliding Championships held at Warwick from September 25th to October 1st, 2011. He convincingly won all four competition days in both the 18m class and the combined 18m/Open Class, scoring the maximum 4000 points. For more read Bruce and Anita Taylor’s Gliding Facebook page and for the results see Soaring Spot.

EUROPEAN GLIDING CHAMPIONSHIPS 2011

EUROPEAN GLIDING CHAMPIONSHIPS 2011

The 16th EGC for Open, 18m and 15m Classes were held at Pociunai, Lithuania from July 25th until August 13th. Five JS1 Revelations competed, with a bronze medal for Russell Cheetham (UK) behind the strong Polish pairing of Karol Staryszak and Zbigniew Nieradka. Ronald Termaat (NL) was sixth, Maurits Dortu (NL) was eighth, Arne Boye-Moeller (DK) was eleventh, and Mindaugas Zaliukas (LT) was fifteenth. For more information go toEGC 2011

2011 UK OPEN CLASS

2011 UK OPEN CLASS

The 2011 UK Nationals Open Class were organised at Lasham Airfield from August 20th until August 28th. Three JS1 Revelations competed flown by Andy Davis, Iain Evans and Shaun Lapworth. In a weather-disrupted competition, Andy placed third overall, behind two Nimbus 4T flown by Pete Harvey (triple EGC champion) and Steve Jones (previous World Champion). Shaun Lapworth was twelvth and Iain Evans dropped from seventh overall to twenth-second after a premature landout on the last...

2011 NL SUMMER CHAMPS

2011 NL SUMMER CHAMPS

The Dutch Summer Championships 2011 were held at Malden, the Netherlands, from July 18th to July 24th 2011. This is a qualification competition for the Dutch Nationals 2012. Maarten Baltussen (NL) flew in a JS1 Revelation. The weather was not really in favour of this competition – however the Competition Director was able to achieve the minimum requirement of three competition days. Maarten won the first day, completing a 109km racing task with a speed...

2011 UK 18M CLASS

2011 UK 18M CLASS

The 2011 UK Nationals 18m Class were held at Tibenham from July 9th until July 17th. Five JS1 Revelations competed flown by Iain Evans, Russell Cheetham, Andy Davis, Shaun Lapworth and Rose Johnson. After five competition days, Iain achieved a solid third place overall, closely followed by Russell in fourth and Andy in fifth. Shaun was twelfth and Rose twentieth overall. Russell won the last day For more information go to UK Nationals 18m Class...

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