FAI Free Flight World Cup 2017

FF WCup

Report of the FAI Jury on Istanbul Free Flight Cup 2017


Last update of this page: 8 June 2017
CompetitionISTANBUL FREE FLIGHT CUP 2017
FAI Jury members

1. Necdet ERGIN, TURKEY (President)

2. Valentin SAVOV, BULGARIA

3. Yalcin OLGUN, TURKEY

Advance information

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

Schedule of competition

June 3, 2017, Start time: 07:00 am
Fly off start: Same day, F1A: 20:00, F1B: 20:00
(Sun rise: 05:40, sun set: 20:40)

Duration of rounds

Normal rounds: 55 minutes, Fly off round: 10 minutes

Breaks between rounds

5 minutes break between the rounds

Maximum durations in each round

First round: 240 seconds, other rounds: 180 seconds
First fly-off for F1A and F1B: 600 seconds

Interruptions and delays

None

Weather and visibility

The visibility was very good.
The temperature was between 160C and 250C.
During the rounds, the wind speed was between 1 m/sec and 2 m/sec.
In fly-off round, the wind speed is about 6-8 m/sec.

Flight line - changes of position

None, 3km+ all directions

Number of starting poles

For F1A 2, for F1B 2

Number of competitors per pole

3, 4

Local rules or deviations from Sporting Code

Maximum flying time for first fly off was 600 seconds.

Observations on timekeeping

There was a fixed 1 timekeeper in each starting pole with binocular. There were some moving additional timekeepers keeping time as a second timekeeper. In fly-off, there were two fixed timekeepers with good binoculars. Time keeping was very correct.

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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