"In what may well have been a 'world first', Land Rover won widespread acclaim when one of its vehicles tore down the grass-strip runway faster than a Zenair plane flying roughly ten meters above it. The event also had an exciting appearance of 14 bikini-clad competitors for the title of Miss Phuket Airpark."
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Comment by Jonathan Porter on January 19, 2011 at 12:31am
Great stuff.... but how come the land rover won?
Comment by Isaac Wee and Nita Maharani on January 18, 2011 at 6:19pm
This is the very plane that started all this for us. It was parked in side a shopping centre in Bangkok. We stopped by and met Jim Matonti who owned the plane at that time. I eventually flew this plane with Jim Matonti, then bought the kit!
Comment by Sebastien Heintz on January 18, 2011 at 2:34pm

Here's the original article from the Phuket (Thailand) Gazette:

Comment by Sebastien Heintz on January 18, 2011 at 2:31pm

I don't know what the link with LandRover is, but there's a history there:

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