Flying Cardinals excel in aviation competition

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The Taylor County Flying Cardinals won recently while competing against 20 teams in the SKILLS-Flight Challenge and Wing Design competition at Lake Cumberland Regional Airport on May 17.

Skills Flight Challenge Team members Logan Perry, Clayton Bishop, Meghan Sanford and Austin Smith were tested in aeronautical knowledge, flight simulation, aircraft identification and pre-flight and flight planning.

Perry and Bishop placed first and second, respectively, in advanced group and Sanford placed third in fundamental group.

The team placed first overall in the SKILLS-Flight Challenge.

In the Wing Design competition, the team finished in fourth place overall, second in flight performance and 12th in formal report.