ANS Annual Convention

American Navion Society Annual Convention Report


SNAG was well represented again last year at the ANS annual convention held at Spearfish, SD.  Those of you who could not get there were sorely missed.  Everyone enjoyed a great time again this year.  The flying contests were dominated by SNAG again this year.  The weather was cool and messy at times, and we had to cancel the Proficiency event due to weather.  The Speed contest was held Tuesday morning.  The Efficiency was flown Thursday. 


This year's convention began on Sunday but some of us arrived on Saturday to relax and look around. We toured the Black Hills and Mount Rushmore.


Sunday evening we had our traditional welcoming pizza party.  


Congratulations to SNAG members participating in the flying competition events at the 2021 ANS Annual Convention.  Our combined efforts resulted in SNAG winning the ANS Challenge Cup for our 16th consecutive year!  Former SNAG President Mitch Midyet should be very proud.


Winners in the flying events are:


ALL OUT SPEED EVENT                Chapter                                  Speed (from standing start to flying finish)


310 HP James Herrington                 SNAG                                    180.10 MPH

             Rusty Herrington                  SNAG                                    178.17 MPH

300 HP


1st      Lee Holmes                           SNAG                                      180.00 MPH

2nd     Greg Young                           SNAG                                     178.07 MPH

           Alan Judy                              SNAG                                     176.08 MPH

           John Damaged                                                                       173.75 MPH


285 HP

1st       Bobby Herrington                  SNAG                                     174.81 MPH

            Jason Woodier                      Northeast                                167.55 MPH

           Dave Demo                           Northwest                                164.58 MPH






James Herrington                                   SNAG                                    


EFFICIENCY CONTEST                                                              Score (High wins)


1st        Greg Young                            SNAG                                     75.26

2nd      Bobby Herrington                   SNAG                                     73.53

3rd        Rusty Herrington                   SNAG                                     71.95

             Jeff Davis                               SNAG                                     67.37

             James Herrington                    SNAG                                     66.45

             Paul Thomas                         Midwest                                  60.83

            Lee Holmes                            SNAG                                      56.23

            Joseph Arruda                                                                       45.55


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