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Thread: [Acro] Re: AWAC -> No 2K2 US AWAC Team

Message: [Acro] Re: AWAC -> No 2K2 US AWAC Team

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From: "Kester Scrope" <kester at scrope.demon.co.uk>

Date: Sun, 26 May 2002 18:59:34 UTC


Message:

  Larry

I am very sorry to hear about the AWAC team not being able to compete. I
hope that these problems are not set to afflict your unlimited team too?

Regards
Kester
----- Original Message -----
From: Larry Lowe <webmaster at airspacemag.com>
To: <acro at gf24.de>
Cc: John Cornwell <jwcornwell at usa.net>
Sent: Saturday, May 25, 2002 6:58 AM
Subject: [Acro] Re: AWAC -> No 2K2 US AWAC Team


>
>
> John Cornwell wrote:
> >
> > Anyone know anything about AWAC 2002 or the status of our advanced team?
>
> The 2002 US Advanced team has decided to forgo participation in this
> year's AWAC.
>
> A number of issues were cited in the decision, including insurance,
> aircraft availability and finances.  A subtext is the security of the
> team itself as a potentially high profile US presence in an area where
> some folks don't like the US very much, although that was not mentioned
> formally.
>
> Only two pilots on the team expressed interest in continuing to
> participate, but the USAF charter is to fund a team and two pilots don't
> make a team, so the USAF has not registered or entered any US pilots at
> the AWAC 2K2 in Slovenia.
>
> So we can all now look forward to the 2K3 WAC when it comes to Florida.
>
> Larry Lowe
>



                


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