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Zone A - Roaring Soaring - Introduction to Competition **CANCELLED**

Roaring Soaring - Introduction to Competitive Thermal Duration Task Flying
September 18 or 19 2021 (the 19th is a contingency day due to weather)
Classes: < 100" and > 100" wingspan (hi-start, winch or e-power)
Tasks: 4-minute thermal duration with landing points
Location: MacNair Field - Didsbury Radio Control Fun Flyers Club
Contact: Tom Link (tlink@aquilusenergy.com) or Mike Berends (michaelillusions@gmail.com)
Participant Limit: 20 pilots

This event is meant to be an intro to competition thermal duration sailplane flying.

Participants will be allowed to launch within the two classes referenced either by hi-start, winch or e-power to altitude determined by the CD.

The task will be to fly a 4-minute (or as revised by the CD based on conditions) duration with 240 possible points available (4 x 60 seconds) for achieving duration and another 100 points for landing within a 10 meter circle.

This event is not meant to be a "strict" competition but rather an opportunity for participants to experience friendly competitive flying and introduce many to this sort of event.

Club: DIDSBURY R/C FUN FLYERS
Sanction #: 2021-1519
Event Type: Competition
Date: September 18, 2021
Time: 11:00 AM to 7:00 PM
Entry Fee: $10.00
Event Director: THOMAS LINK (MAAC # 15282)
Contact Person: THOMAS LINK (MAAC # 15282)
Contact Number: 403-932-7755
Contact Cell: 403-651-5869
Contact Email: tlink@aquilusenergy.com

Competition Information

Categories: FAI - F3J - Thermal Duration Gliders
FAI - F5J - Thermal Electric Gliders
R/C Sailplane
Type of Contest: Major (awards to third place in each event)
Event Competitions: < 100" Class - 4 minute duration with landing ponts
> 100" Class - 4 minute duration with landing points
Deviations from official contest rules: Participants will be allowed to launch within the two classes referenced either by hi-start, winch or e-power to altitude determined by the CD.

The task will be to fly a 4-minute (or as revised by the CD based on conditions) duration with 240 possible points available (4 x 60 seconds) for achieving duration and another 100 points for landing within a 10 meter circle.

This event is not meant to be a "strict" competition but rather an opportunity for participants to experience friendly competitive flying and introduce many to this sort of event.

Event Location

Airfield: MACNAIR FIELD
GPS Coordinates: 51.678612, -114.155164
Directions: North of Didsbury, go to the Didsbury Agricultural Society Grounds, through the grounds north to the field
Airfield Type: Land based RC
Diagrams:

MacNair Airfield.pdf


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