FAI Free Flight World Cup 2015


Report of the FAI Jury on Equinox Cup 2015

Last update of this page: 29 September 2015
CompetitionEquinox Cup
27/09/2015 Salisbury Plain, UK
FAI Jury members

1. Mike Woolner, GBR

2. Richard Jack, GBR

3. Simon Dixon, GBR

Advance information

FAI web site, SEN, email to competitors

Schedule of competition

Start round 1 10.00, round 2 12.55, round 3 14.30, round 4 16.00, flyoffs from 18.00

Duration of rounds

Round 1 and 2: 1 hr 25 min
Rounds 3, 4: 1 hr 10 min

Breaks between rounds

After round 1: 5 min
After round 2: 25 min
After round 3: 20 min

Maximum durations in each round

Rounds 1 to 3 180
Round 4 240 for F1ABC 180 for F1Q
Flyoff 480

Interruptions and delays

Start had been postponed from scheduled time to allow for any access delays because of a local road closure.
Round 1 interrupted when models were landing in a wood, resumed after 1 hour break to move starting line further upwind

Weather and visibility

Mainly sunny and clear, 19C, wind 3 m/s at first up to 5 or 6 m/s in afternoon

Flight line - changes of position

One, during round 1 as noted above

Number of starting poles

F1A 5, F1B 4, F1C 2, F1Q 1

Number of competitors per pole


Local rules or deviations from Sporting Code

Starting line used flexibly with multiple flyers permitted at any poles on the starting line

Observations on timekeeping

Timing by helpers and other competitors

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

Prize giving held on field at the end of event
Diploma and wine or biscuits given to top 5 in each event and trophies to top 3 in each event
Results displayed on scoreboard with names, nationalities and junior identification

Any incident or accident




[Aeromodelling Commission] - [Results of Equinox Cup]
[FF World Cup rules 2015] - [FF World Cup report 2015] - [FF World Cup results 2015]

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