The Renmark Gliding Club Trophy

The Renmark Gliding Club Trophy

FOR THE HIGHEST PLACED WOODEN GLIDER

This trophy, comprising two hand crafted hardwood wooden gliders, each mounted on a slender turned hardwood pylon, on a turned maple base, all finished in clear lacquer and bearing about 15 brass engraving plates, was donated in the 1996/97 season by the Renmark Gliding Club; to be awarded at the Club Class (formerly Sports & Two-Seater Class) Australian National Gliding Championships each year, for the best placing by the pilot of a wooden aircraft.

Season  Pilot Sailplane Venue S & 2S
1996/97 Duncan Robertson Foka 5 Renmark 16th
1997/98 Keith Nolan Olympia ‘Yellow Witch’ Temora 17th
1998/99 Emilis Prelgauskas   Temora 18th
99/2000 Paul Clift Ka6e Gawler 19th
2000/1 Emilis Prelgauskas   Benalla 20th
2001/02 Ian McPhee/Mark Laird Bergfalke Temora 21st
2002/3 Ian McPhee/Mark Laird Bergfalke Temora 22nd
2003/4 Emilis Prelgauskas ES60b Super Arrow  GTJ Waikerie 23rd
2004/5 Derek Spencer   Waikerie 24th