Glen Dell, Date of Birth, Place of Birth, Date of Death


Glen Dell

South African air racer

Date of Birth: 09-Apr-1962

Place of Birth: Johannesburg, Gauteng, South Africa

Date of Death: 12-Oct-2013

Profession: aircraft pilot

Nationality: South Africa

Zodiac Sign: Aries

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About Glen Dell

  • Glen Dell (9 April 1962 – 12 October 2013) was a South African commercial airline trainer and aerobatics pilot, who was qualified to race in the Red Bull Air Race World Championship in seasons 2008 and 2009. Dell's father was a World War II pilot, and he himself got his Private Pilot License around the year 1979.
  • He then joined the South African Air Force to fly helicopters.
  • After obtaining his Commercial Pilot License, he joined South African Airways in 1994, where he became a Senior Training Captain.Starting in 1985, he won the National Aerobatic Championships in various categories 12 times.
  • He competed in the World Aerobatic Championships since 1994, and became Advanced World Aerobatic Champion in 2004.Dell died in Sunninghill Hospital in Johannesburg suffering burns sustained when his aircraft, an Extra EA-330 crashed on 12 October 2013 at the Secunda Airshow in Secunda, Mpumalanga.

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