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Soaring Achievement

Badge History

Diamond Badge US Number: 478 Earned: 10/19/1980
Gold Badge US Number: 1280 Earned: 1979
Silver Badge US Number: 3585 Earned: 1978
Bronze Badge US Number: 163 Earned: unknown
C Badge US Number: 7942 Earned: unknown

Record History

Open Class Singleplace
VT General Triangle Speed 500km 61.8mph 7/20/2003
MA General Triangle Speed 500km 55.9mph 6/15/2003
MA General Free 3-Turnpoint Distance 314.2mi 4/27/2002
MA General Triangle Distance 321.1mi 6/14/1986
MA General Triangle Speed 200km 45.7mph 5/23/1981
15-Meter Class
VT General Triangle Speed 500km 61.8mph 7/20/2003
MA General Free 3-Turnpoint Distance 314.2mi 4/27/2002
MA General Triangle Distance 321.1mi 6/14/1986
MA General Triangle Speed 500km 54.9mph 6/14/1986
MA General Triangle Speed 200km 45.7mph 5/23/1981
Sports Class
MA General Triangle Speed 500km 48.8mph 6/15/2003

Award History

2012 Lattimore
2011 SSA Exceptional Service Award
  For his dedicated service to the sport of soaring and his leadership in the US competition organization.
2007 SSA Exceptional Service Award
2006 Senior
2005 Kubly
2004 Senior
2004 SSA Exceptional Service Award
  For services as treasurer of the Soaring Society of America.
2003 The Standard Class Trophy
2003 Kubly
2003 The Hatcher Trophy
2000 Henry Combs Perpetual Trophy
1998 The Hatcher Trophy
1998 The Standard Class Trophy
1996 Kubly
1995 Schreder 15-Meter Class Trophy
1995 The Hatcher Trophy
1994 The Hatcher Trophy
1994 Kubly
1994 The Standard Class Trophy
1992 Joe Giltner Memorial Trophy
1990 United States Soaring Hall of Fame
1990 Schreder 15-Meter Class Trophy
1988 Schreder 15-Meter Class Trophy
1987 Joe Giltner Memorial Trophy
1985 SSA Exceptional Achievement Award
1985 Barron Hilton Cup
1984 Schreder 15-Meter Class Trophy
1982 Schreder 15-Meter Class Trophy

Service History

1/2005 - 10/2005
Member
1/2005 - 4/2012
Member

Contest History

Year Contest Placed
2013 18 Meter Nationals 1
2012 Sports Class Nationals 1
2012 Region 5 North 16
2012 Senior's Soaring Championship 1
2011 18 Meter Nationals 3
2011 Region 5 North 3
2011 Seniors Championship 10
2010 18-Meter Nationals 2
2010 Region 2 - Mifflin County Airport 1
2009 Sports Class Nationals 17
2009 Region 5 North 2
2008 18 Meter Nationals 3
2008 Region 5 North Contest G
2008 Senior's Contest 3
2007 2007 Open and 18 Meter Nationals 1
2007 2007 15 Meter Nationals 7
2007 2007 Region 5 North Contest 1
2007 2007 Seniors 3
2006 Open and 18 Meter Nationals 2
2006 Region 5 North Contest 2
2006 Seniors 1
2005 15 Meter Nationals 6
2005 Standard Class Nationals 2
2005 2005 Region 5 North 1
2005 The Senior Contest 9
2004 Region 4 South 1
2004 Open and 18 Meter Nationals 31
2004 Standard Class Nationals 13
2004 Region 1 3
2004 15 Meter Nationals G
2004 Region 5 North 2
2004 The Senior's 1
2003 Region 4 South 3
2003 Standard Class National Championship 1
2003 The Seniors Championship 4
2002 Region 4 South 1
2002 15-Meter National Contest 4
2001 15 Meter Nationals 4

Current Pilot Ranking: 100 based on 2012 Sports Class Nationals

Best Pilot Ranking: 100 based on 2013 18 Meter Nationals

Douglas Jacobs

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