Club Trophies 2018

 

 

POT PEWTER PRINGLE For the top ladder score. Malte Grosche 

23,750 points from 6 flights (scoring distance: 3,043 km)

PRESIDENT’S LADDER For the top ladder score achieved in club gliders. Sion Twiss

9,752 points from 6 flights (scoring distance: 1,418 km)

MUG METAL MACHIN For the longest, handicapped, declared, completed flight around up to 3 turning points. Wendy Head

in ASW27B ‘700’ on 21 June: Gransden, Sheffield West, Colchester West, Chesterfield, Gransden. H/C Distance: 726km at 91.1 kph

PONS POT As for the Mug Metal Machin, but where the flight was not completed. Malte Grosche

in Mini Nimbus ‘D-4818’ on 22 June: Gransden, Andover Soutwest, Leominster, Cambridge North, ….H/C Distance: 512 km at 66 kph

 *1
JUBILEE BOWL For the longest, handicapped, completed flight around up to 2 turning points, not necessarily declared. Steve Woolcock

in LS8-18 ‘8T’ on 10 May. Gransden, Newton, Mendlesham, Gransden. H/C Distance:572.2 km at 72.2 kph

GRANSDEN TROPHY For the fastest, handicapped speed around turning points at Burley Gate (BUG) and Mendlesham Mast (MEN) – 507km. The task can be done either way round. Phil Jeffery

in Ventus 2cxt ’64’ on 22 June: H/C speed 74.6 kph

BOAL POT For the fastest, handicapped flight round Soham(SOH), Eastwell(EAW), and Calvert(CAL) – 305.5km. The task can be done either way round. Mark Lawrence-Jones

in Discus WT ‘LA’ on 15 July. H/C Speed: 99.4 kph

SANVILLE ENIGMA For the fastest, handicapped out-and-return flight to Great Malvern(GRM) – 305km. Mark Lawrence-Jones

in Discus WT ‘LA’ on 8 July. H/C Speed: 93.7 kph.

BOOMERANG For the fastest, handicapped out-and-return flight to Shipston-on-Stour(SHP) – 208.7km, not necessarily declared. For pilots who have not completed a UK 500 km flight at the beginning of the season. No claim.
DOUBLE CENTURY TROPHY Fastest handicapped flight: Bicester Control Tower (BIC) – Husbands Bosworth (HUS) – 205.0km. For pilots who have not flown a 300km at the start of the ladder season. The task can be done either way round. Paul Newman

in DG300 Club ‘612’ on 15 July. H/C Speed: 57 kph

*2
SLAZENGER TROPHY For the fastest, handicapped flight around the Slazenger triangle: Turning points at Newport Pagnell and Rushden (110Km). The Task can be done either way round. For novices only. Michael Samuels

in Pegase ‘591’ on 1 August. H/C Speed: 49 kph.

COLONIAL SHIELD For the longest Silver Distance flight. Paul Newman

in DG300 Club ‘612’ on 10 May Gransden, Husbands Bosworth, Gransden.

*3
TED WARNER TROPHY For the best performance on the ladder by a novice. Paul Newman

3,759 points from 6 flights

COMPLICITY CUP For the best syndicate score on the ladder. B2 syndicate (HPH Shark)

Richard Brickwood and Pete Belcher
10,487 points from 6 flights. (scoring distance: 1,884 km)

‘FUN IN THE AIR’ TROPHY For pure enjoyment of flying without necessarily chasing ladders & badges. Valdis Lusis
BOTTLE of BOLLY CHALLENGE For the best ladder score in an ASW19 or Pegase. Neil Goudie

12,041 points from 6 flights. (scoring distance: 1,530 km)

KELMAN CLOCK For the longest, handicapped, flight around up to three turning points, launched from GRL during the Winter Season. Peter Baker

in ASW28 ‘205’ on 21 March

H/C distance 220km

SIR ARTHUR MARSHALL TROPHY For the highest placed Cambridge pilot competing in the annual Regionals / Nationals run at Gransden Lodge. Robert Welford

Runner up in the Cloud Rally Racers class

BUS PASS TROPHY For the highest placed pilot competing in the annual Regionals / Nationals run at Gransden Lodge who is entitled to a government bus pass. Terry Slater

Runner up in the Cloud Rally Funsters class

VICE CHANCELLOR’S TROPHY For the winner of the annual Regionals / Nationals run at Gransden Lodge. Graham Drury

Winner of the Racers class in the Cloud Rally

CAMBRIDGE EVENING NEWS CHALLENGE CUP For second place in the annual Regionals / Nationals run at Gransden Lodge. Paul Barnes

Winner of the Cloud Rally Funsters class

A.L.L. ALEXANDER TROPHY For the highest scoring flight on the BGA ladder flown in a glider with a handicap of 95 or less, launched from Gransden Lodge. (The trophy is awarded to the P1 in the case of multiseater gliders. The IGC trace must be uploaded to the BGA ladder.) Tomasz Cebo                                                   

in ASW19B ‘CU’ on 15 July: Gransden, Framlingham, Tuxford Rail Junction, Bicester Control Tower, Gransden. 541.7 km at H/C speed of 74 kph  for 3,977 cross country points.

THE HIGH FLIGHT TROPHY> For the CGC pilot achieving the greatest height gain taking off from and landing back at Gransden Lodge. (The flight can be made in any glider that the pilot is qualified to fly but must be flown solo. The pilot must not have flown a Silver C distance prior to the height gain flight). Andrew Dowell

in Discus ‘DM’ on 1 August: Height gain 4 747 feet.

FENLAND CUP  Presented by Peter Stafford-Allen for soaring excellence at a Gransden Lodge competition as determined by the relevant Competition Director. The original Fenland Cup was awarded by the Fenland Gliding Club for the longest cross-country by a club pilot, last known to be awarded in 1967 just before Fenland G.C. moved from Feltwell to its current base at RAF Marham. Terry Slater

– Runner up in the Cloud Rally Funsters Class

SHARK CHALLENGE

(New for 2017)

Awarded for the highest ladder score in an HPH Shark Paul Ruskin

15,524 points from 6 flights (scoring distance 2,286 km)

*Notes 1: Pilot aborted flight before last turning point at CAM. 2: Paul was the only eligible claimant as others had completed Diamond Goals (300km) previously. 3: Taken from Members’ achievements page and cross checked on ladder.

Non-flying awards

CADET CUP For the most meritorious cadet. Lucy Cotton, 

Runner up:

Kyran Coates

TREDDERS TROPHY For the greatest all round contribution to the club (open to non committee members). Lorna Sleigh
GILLIAN BRYCE-SMITH PEN For the member who has done most to promote the Cambridge Gliding Centre. Chris Barrott, 

Julia Robson,

Oliver Bosanko