Three experienced glider pilots from Lithuania shall perform a historic flight to mark the Centenary of the Restoration of Lithuania's Independence. They will fly over Lithuania, Poland and Ukraine in engineless gliders. The flight “Gliders Fly from Sea to Sea: Lithuania – Ukraine” is scheduled for the first two weeks of August. It will mark the 100th anniversary of the restoration of Lithuanian statehood, and shall prove that great distances can be covered with gliders.
30 days left till the opening of FAI Junior World Gliding Championshis 2017 on 29 th, July in Pociūnai airport, Lithuania. Over 70 glider pilots till 25 years old from 18 countries will compete in the championships. 6 members of Lithuanian Junior Gliding Team will represent Lithuania in the competition.