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[[description of picture of trophy on top left]] Warren E. Eaton Memorial Soaring Trophy [[description of picture of trophy on top right]] Gold, Silver, and Bronze Miniatures of the Bendix Aviation Trophy Not available this year. Trophies and Awards [[bolded and funny font]] To be awarded at the Closing Banquet of the 1946 National Soaring Contest, Elmira, N. Y. August 18, 1946. TROPHIES Warren E. Eaton Memorial Soaring Trophy for the most outstanding contribution to the art, sport, or science of motorless flight. Edward S. Evans Memorial Soaring trophy for amassing the largest total of contest flight points - National Soaring Champion. Gliding and Soaring Service, Inc., Ellenville, N. Y. for the first pilot to complete requirements for silver "C", a zero to ten thousand foot barograph. Ray Jeweler, Elmira, N. Y. for "C" pilot with best altitude above starting point - a Bulova solid gold wrist watch. TROPHIES and AWARDS Parker & Co., New York, N. Y. for pilots making greatest number of Contest cross-country flights: 1st - Lockwood waterproof, anti-magnetic, automatic wrist watch plus $20.00; 2nd - $12.50; 3rd - $7.50. Leon Kubinsky Memorial by Earl R. Southee for "C" pilots only, best distance in a straight line flown in Utility Glider: 1st - Barograph plus $20.00; 2nd - $12.50; 3rd - $7.50. ESPECIAL THANKS to Eclipse Machine Division, Service Steel Co., Capital Airlines - PCA, Elmira Area Soaring Corp, and Socony Vacuum Oil Co. for generous contributions toward the conduct of the meet. AWARDS Bendix Aviation Corporation for piloting the best distance in a straight line, $500.00. Combat Glider Pilots' Memorial Point Award. Total Fund - $2,000.00. Donors: Janet, Elise and Warren Eaton, $600.00; Max J. Cook, Scripps-Howard Newspapers, $500.00; Alfred Marchev, Republic Aviation Corp., $250.00; contributions from many other friends of a not-yet determined total; and Elmira Contest Committee contribution to the balance. New York State Chamber of Commerce, New York, N. Y., for best distance with return to point of departure: 1st - $100.00; 2nd - $60.00; 3rd - $40.00. American Legion, Harry B. Bently Post No. 443, Elmira, N. Y., for best duration with return to point of departure: 1st $25.00; 2nd - $15.00; 3rd - $10.00. Distance to a fixed destination- Noon Day Club, Ellenville, N. Y., $100.00 for the first pilot landing at Ellenville Glider Port. Hadley Aircraft, Inc., New Brunswick, N. J., 20 cents per airplane mile to first pilot to land at Hadley Airport, New Brunswick, N. J. Pryor Flying Service, Hornell, N. Y., $30.00. Ten dollars to each of first three pilots to land at Hornell, N. Y. Airport. Dundee, N. Y., rotary club, $25.00 to first pilot landing at Dundee Airport. Albert Airport, Philipsburg, Penna., $25.00 to first pilot landing at Philipsburg, Penna., Airport. Honorary Captain's Certificate, Capital Airlines - PCA to the National Soaring Champion. THIS LIST IS COMPLETE AS OF JULY 29, 1946. FOR FURTHER ANNOUNCEMENTS CONCERNING AWARDS OR PRIZES, SEE BULLETIN BOARD LOCATED IN THE ADMINISTRATION BUILDING.
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