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October 30, 1961
One of the quietest and loveliest sports in the world is soaring, flying on updrafts in unpowered aircraft. Roy Terrell describes his entry into the magical world of sailplanes and of thermals.
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October 30, 1961

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One of the quietest and loveliest sports in the world is soaring, flying on updrafts in unpowered aircraft. Roy Terrell describes his entry into the magical world of sailplanes and of thermals.

In their own private revolt against the space age, a growing number of yachtsmen are beginning to turn back to the fat, slow but delightful designs that grandfather used to love.

Kelso, our best horse, will represent the U.S. in Laurel's International next month. Whitney Tower tells how he rates against English, French and Russian entries in the big race.

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