FAI Free Flight World Cup 2017


Report of the FAI Jury on Norwegian Cup 2017

Last update of this page: 6 July 2017
CompetitionNorwegian Cup 2017 , Öland, 2-7-2016
FAI Jury members

1. Vegar Nereng, NOR (Chairman)

2. Robert Hellgren, SWE

3. Ian Kaynes , GBR

Advance information

FAI Calendar, WEB-page

Schedule of competition

1.Round 9:30 - 10:30, 2. round 10:00 -11:00 3. Round 11:30-12:30
Fly-off : F1B: 20:00 –20:10 , F1A 20:20-20:25

Duration of rounds

1:00 hour

Breaks between rounds

30 min for retrieving

Maximum durations in each round

1. Round: 240 sec, 2. Round: 240 sec, 3. Round 180 sec.
In the Flyoff’s all competitors agreed to have a “60 sec. DT flyoff”

Interruptions and delays


Weather and visibility

Sunny, 17 degree C. Wind in Round 1: 2-3 m/s, Round 2: 5 m/s. Round 3 6 m/s
Direction: all Rounds : west
Fly-off: 8+ m/s., wind West
Good visibility all day

Flight line - changes of position


Number of starting poles

Starting-line with free positioning (F1C in end of starting-line)

Number of competitors per pole

Local rules or deviations from Sporting Code

Competitors were timing each other (always 2 timekeepers). Timing check was randomly preformed on the starting line by the contest organisation.

Observations on timekeeping

Random check of timekeeping from organisation-members.
Focus on fly-off timing.
Generally no problems

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

Results continuously updated on score-board and computer at starting-line
Complete Result list printed out to competitors after Flyoff, with final Results -Prizegiving at 21:00.

Any incident or accident

Incident: non


0 (no)

[Results of Norwegian Cup]
[FF World Cup rules 2017] - [FF World Cup report 2017] - [FF World Cup results 2017]

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