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Carrie Z, 21 Feb 07
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The much-coveted Schneider Trophy took pride of place in Sheffield Aero Club at Netherthorpe, my base airfield, after a fellow resident John Kelsall won the prize racing in his RV-7 back in 2004. Seeing the trophy sparked an interest in air racing, although an interest that I allowed to lay dormant, after all – air racing must be for the aces with fast aeroplanes. How could I possibly try anything so exciting, having only recently gained my PPL, and flying a Cessna 172?

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