CCSC Members Complete 9 Badge Legs in 36 Hours

Heros of 1975 Ridge Soaring expedition.

In 1975 these three pilots, Pat DeNaples (l.), Bob Root (c.) and John Bennett (r.) flew nine badge legs at the newly opened Ridge Soaring Gliderport within the span of 36 hours, each taking his turn flying the Red Wings 1-26 #336. These badge requirements were completed: Silver Distance, Silver Duration, Silver Altitude, Gold Distance, Diamond Goal (John Bennett), Gold Distance, Diamond Goal, ( Pat DeNaples), Gold Distance, Diamond Goal (Bob Root). – Source: Bob Root, 2016