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Leigh Hocken on the right

World Title

World Title

Leigh Hocken on the right

Wbool competitor in Model Plane Title

Warrnambool's Leigh Hocken was part of the three man Australian team that took out the world title in F3D pylon racing of model aircrafts in Queensland.

The Aussie team came out on top from 33 teams from around the world with Leigh also finishing 7th in the world in his individual event.

Pylon racing is done around a triangular course with planes doing 10 laps of the 400 metre circuit. The planes are averaging around 340ks an hour during the race.

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The Australian team took out the team title in 2011 and also in 2017 in Sweden.

Leigh says it was great to have his family at the world titles in Queensland and says years of hard work finally paid off for the Aussies.

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