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30 August 2004

GB2004 - flight update #4

At this moment 4 teams are still in the air. The 2 American teams and GER 1 are still above the Baltic Sea. AUT 2 is leading. BEL 1 landed safely in Sweden.

The BEL 2 team (Benoit Siméons and Bob Berben) has spent a lot of time at an altitude of 20.000 ft. By doing so they consumed a lot of oxygen.

Tomorrow all the teams will drive back to Thionville.

The fight for the first place promises to be exciting. A lot will depend on the strength of will (and of course the amount of ballast) of the pilots.

Posted by Marianne at 8:45 PM

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