FAI Free Flight World Cup 2017


Report of the FAI Jury on Kiwi Cup of New Zealand 2017

Last update of this page: 7 March 2017
CompetitionF1E Kiwi World Cup of New Zealand 2017
FAI Jury members

1. Henning Nyhegn, Denmark

2. Christoph Bachmann, Switzerland

3. Didier Chevenard, France

Advance information

Bulletin distributed to F1E flyers and via SCAT Electronic News

Schedule of competition

13 February 2017, 5 rounds starting at 10:00h on Holloway Hill, Lost Hills, California, USA

Duration of rounds

60 minutes

Breaks between rounds

No breaks

Maximum durations in each round

1st round 150 seconds, 2nd round 180 seconds, 3rd round 120 seconds, 4th to 5th round 180 seconds

Interruptions and delays

F1E competition was postponed by 24 hours because of rain and muddy terrain on 10 and 11 February which moved all 3 days of Kiwi Cup ahead one full day. On 14 February F1E competition started at 10:30h. 3rd round was delayed 1 hour because of 180deg wind shift.

Weather and visibility

Temperatures 14deg to 19deg C, wind velocity 0m/s to 5m/s, wind direction N-NE, except 3rd round with wind from ESE, no precipitation, excellent visibility.

Flight line - changes of position

Flight line facing NNE all rounds, except 3rd round facing ESE

Number of starting poles

Not applicable

Number of competitors per pole

Not applicable

Local rules or deviations from Sporting Code

No timers provided

Observations on timekeeping

Flights were timed by other competitors and non-competitors, all using binoculars.

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

Results with full names, FAI License Numbers and nationalities were available at the official table after each round. Awards were presented right after round 5 to the top 3 Senior winners. There were no Junior competitors. Results were published on SCAT Electronic News.

Any incident or accident




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