FAI Free Flight World Cup 2017


Report of the FAI Jury on Bob White Max Men International 2017

Last update of this page: 15 March 2017
Competition2017 Bob White Max Men International
FAI Jury members

1. Henning Nyhegn (Head Jurist) DENMARK

2. Charlie Jones, USA (F1A & F1Q) / Mike McKeever, USA (F1B, F1C & F1P)

3. Faust Parker, USA (F1A & F1Q) / Brian Van Nest, USA (F1B, F1C & F1P),

Advance information

Advertised on SEN, NFFS Calendar , Advance Entry

Schedule of competition

Thursday 2/16/17 F1E, Friday 2/17/17 F1A & F1Q, Saturday 2/18 F1B, F1C & F1P (All changed due to weather, see below)

Duration of rounds

One hour

Breaks between rounds


Maximum durations in each round

Round 1 in each event was an extended max, rounds 25 were flown to 180 second maxes

Interruptions and delays

Torrential rain and the resulting muddy inaccessible roads to the field and F1E hill resulted in a postponement of F1E to a future date in October and all other events to a combined Sunday 2/19/17 competition. All events were shortened to 5 rounds, but were completed including fly-offs

Weather and visibility

On Sunday 2/19/17, the weather was calm to light breezes and overcast. Some fly-off windows in the later afternoon, had a light misty rain. Visibility was suitable and 10 minute maxes in F1A & F1C, 5 minute maxes in F1Q & 8 minute maxes in F1B. All were flown without visibility issues or incidents.

Flight line - changes of position


Number of starting poles

Abandoned due to manpower & weather constraints and nature of flying 4 events on one day

Number of competitors per pole


Local rules or deviations from Sporting Code

Timers were not provided & poles were not used (see above)

Observations on timekeeping

No incidents reported

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

A simple but enthusiastic awards ceremony for presentation of trophies followed Sunday competition. Results are attached.
Only one Junior, Kyle Gerspacer in F1B

Any incident or accident

No incidents or accidents reported


No protests were filed

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