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Report of the FAI Jury on 11th Trofeo Citta di Capannori 2017

Last update of this page: 16 October 2017
Competition11 TROFEO CITTA DI CAPANNORI - Padule di Bientina, Capannori (LU), October 07-08 2017
FAI Jury members

1. October 7 Jean Luc Bodin (FRA)
October 8 Strobel Thomas (GER)

2. Umberto Fabbianelli (ITA)

3. October 7 Gianni Cesare (ITA)
October 8 Banci Andrea (ITA)

Advance information

Bulletins in Italian and English languages sent 1,5 months before competition date and published on the web-site, kept daily updated

Schedule of competition

Day 1: October 07 2017 F1A and F1C classes
Day 2 October 08 2017 F1B and F1Q

Duration of rounds

55 minues

Breaks between rounds

5 minutes

Maximum durations in each round

F1A, F1C: 240, 180, 180, 240, 180. F.O. the day after at 600 sec for both classes F1A and F1C
F1B, F1Q: 240, 180, 180,240, 180. F.O. F1B 600 sec. F1Q no F.O.

Interruptions and delays

Day 1 in the morning start-up at 8.00 AM due to organisational problems. Day 2 start-up at 7.30 AM for F1C, F1A F.O. Start-up F1B, F1Q delayed at 8.30 on 08/10/2017

Weather and visibility

Day 1 Excellent weather without significant wind
Day 2 almost clear with some clouds no significant wind. Slight increase of wind during the morning. F.O. at the evening with almost cloudy weather.

Flight line - changes of position

During both days for fly-off the line has not been moved during the day 1. For the F.O. F1B class moved 100 meter downwind. Flight time 600 sec. Under the full competitors agreement.

Number of starting poles

Day 1: 6 F1A - 2 F1C. Day 2: 5 F1B - 2 F1Q.

Number of competitors per pole

Three of the same country where was possible. Respecting the rule to keep homogeneous nationality and juniors some poles have been done by four competitors.

Local rules or deviations from Sporting Code


Observations on timekeeping


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

Ready on the field. Completed on 08/10/2017 at the end of 5th round for F1C. F1A.
After F.O. the prize ceremony F1B, F1Q.

Any incident or accident




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