Taking off from Saint-Auban airfield (photo by
Photographs of the day (by Pierre Arrignon)
27 June : rain and very few practice flights.
Setup of anticollision markings on a wingtip...
28 juin : after task has been cancelled
29 June : Opening Day
Alvaro de Orleans-Borbon (right) , spanish pilot
but acting as FAI representative, put accent on efforts to promote Soaring
on media, saying that if God had wanted Man to fly, He would have provided
him... more money. He his seen here together with André Monet (left),
president of FFVV (french soaring association).
Mayor of Château-Arnoux-St-Auban, José
Escanez, officially welcomed all the competitors ; on his side, Angela
Sheard traducing his speech as other's into english as WGC interpreter.
On the afternoon, the Airshow
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