The Ellehammer Challenge Cup from The
Danish Aviation Writers' Club. Presentation of
the Cup for 2018
18 AUG 2019
Randers Amtsavis with Ellehammerprisen til Anders Straarup 30 NOV 2018. The full text with links. The same article in Viborg Stifts Folkeblad.
The Ellehammer Challenge Cup to Anders Straarup The
honour was presented by The Danish Aviation Writers' Club
By Knud Mogensen firstname.lastname@example.org in Randers Amtsavis, 1 December 2018 See the cup and Ellehammer's plane 1906.
adapted by Anders Straarup. See it at the crash site and in the
article in Viborg Stifts Folkeblad, part
Caption in this article:
This photo from our archives is from the unveiling of the memorial stone at the Grønhøj Kro.
In front of Anders Straarup is a Scotsman whose uncle was among the British airmen shot down over Denmark. Photo: Preben Madsen.
At a gathering in Copenhagen on Friday afternoon Anders Straarup of
Randers was honoured with the Ellehammer Challenge Cup for 2018.
Since then the award has been given away every year according to the
statutes “to a man or a woman –
for instance a pilot, an inventor or a constructor – who has continued
the pioneer work of
Ellehammer for the benefit of the development and safety of aviation.”
Anders Straarup started using his skills on the internet and his
knowledge of history, when he had retired as a teacher at
For a start Anders Straarup put the
It is very well if this award increases the interest in the the efforts of Allied airmen during the war, he states.
The prize was awarded at
Clarion Hotel in Copenhagen Airport.