1995 1-26 Association Sweepstakes Results
Nationwide, a total of 64 Sweepstakes flights were submitted for the 1995
Competition. The number 4 came up on the roll of the die, thus requiring 4
flights to be eligible. Final placings were determined by the sum of the 4
longest flights submitted.
5 flights were turned in by 2 competitors: (Kevin Ford, 2 flights, 286 miles)
(Doug Haluza, 3 flights, 298 miles). Neither had 4 flights, therefore there
are no winners in the East.
32 flights were turned in by 6 competitors. Ranked by the sum of their top
four flights, the Silver Category winners were:
- James E. Hard - 722.62 miles
- Charles W. Shaw - 512.28 miles
- Kevin Ford - 509.76 miles
The other Central Division Silver Category competitor who submitted 4 or more
flights was Kathleen Winters. Her top 4 flights totalled 426.84 miles.
Winner in the Central Division Bronze Category with the required 4 flights
- Patrick L Tuckey - 280.49 miles
27 flights were turned in by 5 competitors. The Silver Category winners were:
- Garry Dickson - 550.20 miles
- Richard Gillock - 526.95 miles
- George Powell - 508.09 miles
The other West Division contender was Bob Hurni (4 flights, 323.69 miles).
Although Del Blomquist flew 350.85 miles in 3 flights, he did not have the
required 4 flights.
There were no Bronze Category competitors in the West Division.
Congratulations to the winners!
The purpose of the annual 1-26 Sweepstakes competition is to encourage safe,
well-planned cross country flying in the Schweizer 1-26. All who fly this
American Classic are encouraged to join the 1-26 Association and join in the
From Tom Holloran