FAI Free Flight World Cup 2013

FF WCup

Report of the FAI Jury on Istanbul Free Flight cup 2013


Last update of this page: 14 June 2013
CompetitionISTANBUL FREE FLIGHT CUP 2013
FAI Jury members

1. Necdet ERGIN, TURKEY (President)

2. Valentin SAVOV, BULGARIA

3. Nikolay NIKOLOV, BULGARIA

Advance information

Published well in advance on the net through CIAM and web site www.turkey-ff.org

Schedule of competition

June 8, 2013, Start time: 07:00

Duration of rounds

Normal rounds: 50 minutes, Fly off round: 10 minutes

Breaks between rounds

10 minutes break between the rounds
After fifth round 3 hours lunch break

Maximum durations in each round

1st round: 240 seconds
2nd, 3rd, 4th, 5th rounds: 180 seconds
6th, 7th rounds: 150 seconds
First fly-off for F1A: 300 seconds

Interruptions and delays

After fifth round 3 hours lunch break
(1 hour for lunch, 2 hours for rain expectation)

Weather and visibility

The visibility was very good.
The temperature was between 150C and 280C.
The wind speed was between 2 m/sec and 5 m/sec.

Flight line - changes of position

None, 3km+ all directions

Number of starting poles

For F1A 4, for F1B 3

Number of competitors per pole

3, 4

Local rules or deviations from Sporting Code

Because of the good weather conditions, the maximum time in the first round was 4 minutes for all classes. Because of the high thermal activity, the maximum time in 6th and 7th rounds reduced to 150 seconds.

Observations on timekeeping

There was a fixed 1 timekeeper in each starting pole with binocular. There were some moving additional time keepers keeping time as a second time-keeper.

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

First 3 places in each category were awarded with plaques.
Junior winners were also awarded.

Any incident or accident

None

Protests

None

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