Flight: SA pilot in aerobatic race

2008-06-06 00:00

South African Glen Dell competes in the Red Bull Air Race held over the Detroit River on the U.S.-Canada border this week, the first time a South African has competed in the race.

Dell, a helicopter pilot trainer, may be a newcomer in the field, but he is the eight-time SA National Aerobatic Champion and Advanced World Aerobatic Champ 2004.

He said of the race: ‘In 2008 I want to learn as much as possible and in 2009 to celebrate my first successes.’

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