One of the greatest feats a competition pilot can achieve is representing their country in international competitions. Many Juniors have put enormous effort into making it through the ranks and attaining this great honour.
33rd FAI World Gliding Championships (Flapped)
Matthew Scutter competed in the 33rd FAI World Gliding Championships in Leszno, Poland in mid-2014. Matthew placed 23rd overall, with Australia finishing up in 16th place in the Team Cup.
8th FAI Junior World Gliding Championships
In 2013, we had three junior pilots compete in the Junior World Gliding Championships in Leszno, Poland.
Matthew Scutter and Eric Stauss competed in Standard class and Ailsa McMillan in Club class. Matthew took out the highest place for the Aussies with a final placing of 9th, next Eric with a placing of 34th, and then Ailsa with 37th.
1st FAI Junior World Gliding Championships
Lisa Turner flew for Australia at the first ever Junior World Championships. Lisa competed in Club Class, flying a Std Libelle and finishing in 22nd place.