Sail planes compete in Nitra

Oldtimers met for annual competition.

Pilots from Slovakia and the Czechia are meeting in Nitra today.

They are taking part in the Oldtimer Pribina Star 2019 sailplane competition at the local airport in Veľké Janíkovce. The planes on display were once used for flight training, but there are also gliders that used to belong among the top racing planes in this category, Sme daily wrote.

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