FAI Free Flight World Cup 2011


Report of the FAI Jury on Sierra Cup 2011

Last update of this page: 1 November 2011
Competition2011 Sierra Cup
FAI Jury members

1. Roger Simpson USA (President)

2. Jim Parker USA

3. Walt Ghio USA

Advance information

On International Schedule/entries through internet/some entries sent to non-PC flyers

Schedule of competition

Friday Oct 14 - F1A
Saturday Oct 15 - F1B F1C F1P
Sunday Oct 16 - F1Q F1J F1G F1H

Duration of rounds

One hour Rounds All Events, 10 minute flyoff rounds

Breaks between rounds

None Scheduled except for fly offs

Maximum durations in each round

Mini Events 120 Max (5 rounds) then 3 minute, 4 minute, 5 minute max
First round maxes F1A, 210 seconds, F1B 240 seconds, F1C 240 seconds, and F1P
Rounds 2-7 180 seconds all events
Flyoffs 5 minute then 7 minute with 10 minute max Sunday for F1B and F1C

Interruptions and delays

No delays in F1A,B,C,Q or P or mini events.
F1B and F1C flown Sunday morning due to weather and darkness

Weather and visibility

Best stretch of weather for entire week. Visibility OK with some haze morning for 10 minute flyoffs

Flight line - changes of position

No changes required

Number of starting poles

5 for F1A/ 8 for F1B/ F1C and mini events flown from line due to number of flyers

Number of competitors per pole

3-5 per pole with most poles at 4

Local rules or deviations from Sporting Code


Observations on timekeeping

A time your pole mates contest (fly one and time one) with no controversy noted, including F1C engine timing.

Prize-giving and issue of results - confirm organisers provide results with full names, nationalities and number of juniors

Gold Silver and Bronze Medals to places 1-3 with first place receiving glass Championís Trophy, Top Junior F1A and F1B-approximate value $1224
Results sent e-mail

Any incident or accident

None reported


None recorded

[Aeromodelling Commission] - [Results of Sierra Cup]
[FF World Cup rules 2011] - [FF World Cup report 2011] - [FF World Cup results 2011]

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