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St-Auban, 27 June 1997

Today's weather : Rain again... A sort of waving cold front affect St-Auban area (click on the link hereabove to get the complete weather forecast distributed at briefing. Tomorrow, our region will be in marging of disturbance moving in a strong southerly flow. Sky probably very cloudy . We hope Foehn effect and south waves over region. We hope that the occlusion will eventually move away but the models are not very optimistic. Anyway this region is well-known to have 360 sunny days a year ; as we got already 3 rain days, there are only 2 left ;-)

Technical side : Unofficial results have been printed out of scoring office, for the 3 practice tasks ; a little patience to get them on the web...

Team news : Finland news are now online, most of the countries will have their own news in their own language soon, if each team gives me the text ! Ask your team's correspondant to do it if your are anxious to hear from them. You can reach anybody here by fax at WGC office : +33 492 642 383 or 492 643 018 ; everybody can have access to internet, send or receive e-mails, check their home mailbox, via two self-service PC in the press room ; if no other mean, you can also mail me at and I will transmit (time permitting).

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Other sites of soaring interest :
  • World Gliding Championships 1997, Saint-Auban, France (championnats du monde de vol à voile)
  • L'aéro-club du Bas-Armagnac, Nogaro (Gers, France) Aeroclub of Bas-Armagnac
  • Classement Vuillemot - French Soaring Pilots Permanent Ranking
  • Classement International - Results and Ranking
  • Fédération française de vol à voile - French Soaring Association
  • Les cumulus vus par satellite (Université de Strasbourg) - See cumuluses via satellite
  • NOAA visible

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