Sky’s the limit for young pilots

FIVE glider pilots will represent Sunraysia at the Australian Junior Gliding Championships in Waikerie over the next week.

James Nugent, Lachlan Brown, David Collins, Lachlan Turlan and Jayden Bashford will be among the 19 gliders competing for the Joey Glide trophy, with official practice starting today and the first competitive flight scheduled for tomorrow.

Sunraysia Gliding Club’s Lachlan Turlan will be among five glider pilots from Sunraysia to compete at the Australian Junior Gliding Championships in Waikerie next week.Picture: Carmel Zaccone

Sunraysia Gliding Club’s Lachlan Turlan will be among five glider pilots from Sunraysia to compete at the Australian Junior Gliding Championships in Waikerie next week.Picture: Carmel Zaccone

Mr Turlan, who will be flying in club class for the second time, said the competition director will set tasks according to the weather conditions.

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