U.S. National Records for Gliders Presented at the 2018 SSA Awards Banquet

NAA President & CEO, Greg Principato presented two U.S. National Records for Gliders at the 2018 Soaring Society of America (SSA) Awards Banquet in Reno, Nevada on March 3, 2018.

Anthony B. Condon II accepted his record certificate for a record performance on May 5, 2017:

Class D, Standard, General
Straight Distance to a Goal
Hutchinson, KS to La Grange, TX
Schempp-Hirth Standard Cirrus, N10LA
537.28 miles (864.67 km)

James M. Payne and Morgan Sandercock also accepted their record for flight on September 3, 2017:

Class DO, Open, Multiplace, General
Absolute Altitude
El Calafate, Argentina
Perlan 2, N901EE
52,221 feet (15,917 meters)

Congratulations to all of the 2018 SSA Banquet award recipients!