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Swiss Gliding Team

Swiss Gliding Team

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Blog of Swiss National Gliding Team competing at the world championship in Australia 2023

This blog brought to you by the Captain (Ross) and his wife (Cynthia) - cheers from 'down under'!! ... Mehr sehenWeniger sehen

7 months ago
This blog brought to you by the Captain (Ross) and his wife (Cynthia) - cheers from down under!!Image attachment

Presentation day (Saturday), and a last chance for the team to get together.. Although we're not in contention for any over-all prizes, we are up for first place for Yves on Friday. ... Mehr sehenWeniger sehen

7 months ago
Presentation day (Saturday), and a last chance for the team to get together..  Although were not in contention for any over-all prizes, we are up for first place for Yves on Friday.Image attachment

Our last competition day finishes with the inevitable pack up of gliders into trailers. No more will we see the blue skies over Narromine. ... Mehr sehenWeniger sehen

7 months ago
Our last competition day finishes with the inevitable pack up of gliders into trailers.  No more will we see the blue skies over Narromine.Image attachmentImage attachment

..and it is a GREAT result!! Yves takes a first place for the second time this completion!! Remy comes in close behind in 6th place.

Over-all:

Yves: 18th
Remy: 20th.
... Mehr sehenWeniger sehen

7 months ago
..and it is a GREAT result!!  Yves takes a first place for the second time this completion!!  Remy comes in close behind in 6th place.

Over-all:

Yves: 18th
Remy: 20th.Image attachment

Both pilots are high, flying fast, and only need to just clip the last circle. This could be a good result....?? ... Mehr sehenWeniger sehen

7 months ago
Both pilots are high, flying fast, and only need to just clip the last circle.  This could be a good result....??
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Will start on the 25th of November 2023

 

  

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The Team

 

Ross
Team Captain
Ross Moncrieff

As a former IT Project manager and proud owner of a Libelle, Ross brings all the local knowledge to lead the A-Team from Switzerland.

Remy
Pilot
Remy Hirt

Remy is competing in a JS3-RES in the 15m class. He is the current Swiss Champion in the open class, a flight instructor and experienced aircraft mechanic.

Yves2
Pilot
Yves Gerster

Yves is competing in a JS3-RES in the 15m class. He has won several national and international championships and likes to fly cross-country flights and set records.

Emily
Crew
Emily Tillett

Emily is a British glider pilot and veterinarian with many years experience of crewing at every level of gliding competition.

Justine
Crew
Justine Isabel

Justine is a glider pilot from France currently living in Seoul. She is an enthusiastic crew with over 6 years of experience including world championships.

  

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