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ACRO E-mail Archive Thread: [IAC] 1998 AUSTRALIAN AEROBATIC CHAMPIONSHIPS



                


Thread: [IAC] 1998 AUSTRALIAN AEROBATIC CHAMPIONSHIPS

Message: [IAC] 1998 AUSTRALIAN AEROBATIC CHAMPIONSHIPS

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From: <lee.mckerracher at mail.orix.com.au>

Date: Tue, 03 Feb 1998 22:38:10 UTC


Message:

  Maitland, a quiet and unsuspecting town in New South Wales, Australia was the
scene for the 1998 Rockport Australian Aerobatic Championships.

29 pilots descended upon the site to compete in the five categories. Results
were:

Australian Champion : David Lowy, Extra 300

UNLIMITED

1st David Lowy  Extra 300   78.73
2nd Tom Moon    Extra 300   74.85
3rd Steve Hart  Cap 232 72.00
4th John Ambler Sukhoi 29   65.36
5th Mal Beard   Pitts S1        64.57
6th Nick Costin Sukhoi 29   47.98

ADVANCED

1st Martin Gobel    Pitts S2A   71.52
2nd John Sharpe Pitts S1        67.83
3rd David Pilkington    Laser       58.12
4th Don Cameron Laser       47.35

INTERMEDIATE

1st Glen Collins    Pitts S2A   80.72
2nd Ross Whittle    Pitts S2A   78.54
3rd Matt Burnet Pitts S1        77.65
4th David Clemence  Laser       71.79
5th Mike Dugn   Pitts S1        70.78

SPORTSMAN

1st Craig Bryson    Pitts S2A   79.73
2nd Wayne Mundey    Pitts S2A   77.80
3rd Kieran Brown    Laser       75.99
4th Gerry Dick  Decathlon   74.99
5th Bill Farley Pitts S1        71.52
6th Mike Coad   Decathlon   47.96
7th Rod Hall    Pitts S2A   46.35

BASIC

1st Peter Townsend  Robin       77.02
2nd Adam Cartwright  Robin      74.51
3rd Andrew Cronan   Robin       68.09
4th John Freedman   Decathlon   52.53
5th Anthony James   Citabria        43.64
6th Graeme Patton   Decathlon   47.37 - competed in one round only

Overall we had a great competition, good crowds of spectators and the odd noise
complaint. Unlimited competitors helped David Lowy celebrate his win by throwing
him in the nearby pool!!    



                


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