Hilton Cup 2002

Pictures (c) Pasi Pulkkinen & Marika Orava


This is it... The Hilton Ranch

 

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Mr. Barron Hilton, Frank Franke & Pasi

 


Quest of honors, Oscar Goudriaan & Werner Meuser

 


Balloon pilot Roland Nebel & Pasi on check flight with Duo Discus

 


ASW-20 (OZ) flown by Mark Bland from Australia (guy on below)

 


Mark Bland winner of the Australia/South-Africa section (with Libelle!!!!)

 


Ventus a, flown by World's director Dick Bradley from South-Africa (below)

 


Dick Bradley, contest director for last Worlds in SA

 


G'Day mates... Mike Gray (NZ) and Mark Bland (Australia) after flying...

 


Andreas Nagel (winner of the Sports class Europe) & better half Nicole

 


DG-500 flown by World Champion Oscar Gourdriaan

 


Once more Oscar...

 


The Hilton Cup Winners.

 


World Champion Werner Meuser

 


Uve Hannes & Gerd Spigelberg (Germany)

 


Tom Stowers (High Country Soaring), Dan Gudgel (tow pilot/weather man),  Patrick Berry (Hilton corp.)

 


Barron's Stearman

 


Barron's Staggerwing

 


Morning preparations (Bill Mueller, Pasi, Gerd & Tom)

 


Anette Reichman & world champion Oscar Gourdriaan

 


Awards ceremony for winners

 


Barron's copter & pilot Rick

 


The Ranch house

 


Line crew on mission (Ralph Kolstad & Jim Blake)

 


Pasi, academy award winner actor Cliff Robertson & Marika relaxing after the day on bar

 


Glider transporting crew... Gunter, Peter, Coop & Bill.

 


Hannes Linke, co-founder of Hilton Cup

 


Bill Anderws (Apollo 8), Cliff Robertson, Ulf Mehrbold (2 Space Shuttle missions & MIR Space station), EADS president, Barron Hilton

 


EAA Film crew Scott & Jim

 


Cliff & long time companion Twin Astir

 


Barron's Citation V

 


Mark Bland & the Airbus (2-32)

 


Charlie Thaeler's & co's Duo Discus (5H)