FAI Free Flight World Cup 2017


Report of the FAI Jury on Sierra Cup 2017

Last update of this page: 12 December 2017
Competition2017 F1E Sierra Cup (World Cup)
FAI Jury members

1. Henning Nyhegn, Denmark

2. Tom Ioerger, USA

3. Alan Jack, Great Britain

Advance information

Sierra Cup Bulletin distributed by request and via SCAT Electronic News

Schedule of competition

10 October 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 and 2nd round 150 seconds, 3rd through 5th round 180 seconds

Interruptions and delays

No interruptions

Weather and visibility

Temperatures 21deg to 29deg C, wind velocity 0m/s to 5m/s, wind direction ENE, no precipitation, excellent visibility

Flight line - changes of position

Flight line facing NE all 5 rounds

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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