FAI Free Flight World Cup 2017


Report of the FAI Jury on AFFS Championships 2017

Last update of this page: 25 May 2017
CompetitionAFFS Championships Narrandera 06-10 May 2017
FAI Jury members

1. Graham Maynard, Australia, President

2. Rob Wallace (NZL)

3. Phil Mitchell (AUS)

Advance information

Via entry form and Program published in FFDU

Schedule of competition

As Scheduled

Duration of rounds

1 hour

Breaks between rounds


Maximum durations in each round

Round 1 240 sec. Rounds 2-5 180 sec.

Interruptions and delays


Weather and visibility

Weather: Excellent. Cool early morning. Winds very light 1-3 m/sec.

Flight line - changes of position

None required 2km+ all directions

Number of starting poles

Nominal 50m starting line. Separate starting lines marked by large traffic cones indicating each category.

Number of competitors per pole

Mostly one

Local rules or deviations from Sporting Code

Competitors to time others. No motorised retrieval allowed.

Observations on timekeeping

Some light fog/haze during early morning Flyoffs.

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

Issued at Presentation Banquet. Confirmed to CIAM. Also published in Free Flight Down Under. 1 Junior flew F1C. Printed results issued at Banquet.
Prizes: Medals with certificates were well received at the evening Presentation Function.

Any incident or accident

Random F1A towline & F1B motor weight checks were carried out by Jury members. During processing in F1B the Jury discovered that 2 competitors had exceeded the 30g F1B motor weight limit by 0.3g & 0.5g. These flyers were immediately disqualified from the competition and results.



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