Northwest Arkansas Times 2/9/1970

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Northwest Arkansas Times
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r n the of Mrs. 2 Bluff of Morton Baptist. 0. German Pilot Sets Sailplane Record MENA. Ark. (AP) -- Authorities Authorities at the Mena airport said that Hans Tormolcn of Irving. Tex. set the sailplane record for Eastern Arkansas Sunday. In a five-hour flight, the for- 1 mer German World War II pilot glided to 11,800 feet above Lhe airport. Tormolen carried a scaled :iiirngrnph with him on the 'light that will be sent to the Texas S o a r i n g which will send the barograph to the national organization for confirmation of the record. A tool-maker and inventor, s Tormolen said he started com- ng to Mena a year ago after study meterological charts thai ndicnleri the air would have ^ood gliding conditions during he winter mnnths

Clipped from Northwest Arkansas Times09 Feb 1970, MonPage 2

Northwest Arkansas Times (Fayetteville, Arkansas)09 Feb 1970, MonPage 2
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