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Tucson Soaring Invitation for Badge and Record Flying


Everyone is invited. Experience levels will range from first-time cross-country to expert pilots. Ships ranging from World Class to 15 meter to Open Class are expected. Proof of insurance is required.

Tucson Soaring Club invites you to participate in a fun week of badge and record flying. Optionally, you are invited to race with us and the Arizona Soaring Association the weekends before and after. Launches for badge and record attempts will be available during this entire time. Weather briefings and cross-country planning assistance by champion pilots will be available during the badge and record camp. Official observers will be available if needed.

When and Where:
May 13-14: Arizona Soaring Association racing series at El Tiro Gliderport
near Tucson
May 15-19: Badge and record camp at El Tiro Gliderport near Tucson
May 20-21: Arizona Soaring Association racing series at Wilcox, AZ (east of

Have fun. Try for new personal bests, badges, and records. May and June are statistically the best months for long-distance soaring in Arizona. Last year on May 15th, a World Distance Record was flown from El Tiro Gliderport operated by Tucson Soaring Club.

For further information call or E-mail
Mike Parker, (520) 885-2122
Please let me know if you may attend. We need to plan the logistics of tow planes, etc.

Posted: 4/6/2000 By: General News

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