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PHILADELPHIA GLIDER COUNCIL. PGC. Philadelphia Glider Council. Success Stories:. How Clubs Grow. Bob Lacovara. Back in the last century we started to focus on these questions:. In relation to soaring in general…. What are the expectations when one comes into the sport of soaring? - PowerPoint PPT Presentation

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  • (for Philadelphia Glider Council members)

  • Distance Out & Return:1,025 Miles Tom Knauff - Ridge Soaring, PA, 1983

    Distance Absolute:1,625 Miles Klaus Ohlmann - Argentina, 2003

    Speed Over 500 km Course:154 mph Jim Payne - California City, CA, 1999

    Absolute Altitude:49,009 feet Bob Harris - California City, 1986 WorldSOARING RECORDS

  • PennsylvaniaSTATE RECORDSDistance Out & Return:1,025 Miles Tom Knauff - Ridge Soaring

    Distance Absolute:1,188 Miles Karl Striedieck - Eagle Field

    Speed Over 300 km Course:121.5 mph Tom Knauff - Ridge Soaring

    Absolute Altitude:20,256 feet Ridge Soaring

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    Invited the Audubon Society in to doa presentation on soaring birds

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    Willow Grove NAS Airshow

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    Scout and SchoolGroups

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    Biennial Neighbors Day

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    Marketing membership doesnt just happen

    It is a continuous process that takes time and effort

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    They get bored and move on Go fly power planes Go sailing or ____________ Become social participants in soaringPilots who fly around homebase will not support the growth of soaring

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    Local X-C Regional X-C Badge Flying Contests Instructing Club Leadership ParticipationLevels of Progression to KeepEnthusiastic Participation Alive

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    Lets go skiing

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    Velcome to Gunters Ski School.You vill learn the art of skiing onlow cost traditional equipmentuntil you have ze skills to progress

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    Maybe well rent snowmobiles instead

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