FAI Free Flight World Cup 2013


Report of the FAI Jury on Southern Cross Cup 2013

Last update of this page: 6 April 2013
FAI Jury members

1. .Des Slattery, Australia

2. Per Findahl, Sweden

3. Igor Vivchar, Ukraine/ Jim Christie, Australia

Advance information

FAI Sporting Calendar. Free Flight Down Under. NSW FFS web site.

Schedule of competition

7 x 1 hour rounds as advertised.

Duration of rounds

1 hour.

Breaks between rounds


Maximum durations in each round

180 seconds

Interruptions and delays


Weather and visibility

Wind speed 3-5 mtrs/sec Visibility good.

Flight line - changes of position

Flight line rotated to be perpendicular to the wind.

Number of starting poles


Number of competitors per pole


Local rules or deviations from Sporting Code

Some competitors asked to act as timekeepers for other contestants.

Observations on timekeeping

Generally accurate, however some models in the F1B flyoff were difficult to see to the ground. All competitors agreed that this did not effect the final placings.

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

Prizes in the form of Certificates and good quality ( Parker) pens were awarded to all placegetters 1st ,2nd and 3rd.
The complete printed results were handed out at the prize-giving dinner. There were no junior competitors.

Any incident or accident




[Aeromodelling Commission] - [Results of Southern Cross Cup]
[FF World Cup rules 2013] - [FF World Cup report 2013] - [FF World Cup results 2013]

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