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Jim Fryett
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Pan Am

Post by Jim Fryett » Tue Nov 13, 2018 2:37 pm

I am posting this message on behalf of Dave Springford:

As we plan for the 3rd FAI Pan-American Competition to be held at SOSA in August 2019 we are looking for Club, Standard, 15M and 18M gliders that would be available for rent to competitors coming from South America for the competition.

The competition will take place from 29 July - 14 August.

If you would be willing to rent your glider, please let me know. One of the most difficult problems to solve for this competition will be finding enough rental gliders for foreign pilots. It has been through the generosity of other owners that the Canadian team has been able to secure gliders when competing abroad. I hope that the Canadian Gliding community will extend this generosity to our visitors.

We will post available rental gliders on the contest website and connect pilots with owners for you to come up with a mutual rental agreement.

If you are willing to rent your glider, please let me know.


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Charles Petersen
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Re: Pan Am

Post by Charles Petersen » Wed Nov 14, 2018 8:34 am

I have offered CP for the contest. Dave tells me that the typical rental fee is ~$2000, and that the renter will, I can expect, be at a level comparable to Dave's. So I am not worried about poor airmanship.
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