FAI Free Flight World Cup 2017


Report of the FAI Jury on Swedish Cup 2017

Last update of this page: 4 July 2017
CompetitionSwedish Cup, Mörbylånga 1/7 2017
FAI Jury members

1. Robert Hellgren, SWE (Chairman)

2. Ian Kaynes, GBR

3. Steffen Jensen, DEN

Advance information

FAI Calendar, Web-page, e-mail, Facebook.

Schedule of competition

The contest had to be moved from Thursday to Saturday 1/7 2017 due to heavy wind and rain.
Round 1: 7:45- 8:45, then 30 min break. Round 2 and 3 also one hour duration with 30 min break between rounds.
Flyoff 2/7 2017 in the morning.
F1B: 6:00, F1A: 6:25.

Duration of rounds


Breaks between rounds

Yes, 30 min.

Maximum durations in each round

Round 1 to 3: 120 sec
Flyoff: 600 sec

Interruptions and delays

After round 3 the rain and wind picked up and visibility got very bad, so we cancelled the last two main rounds.

Weather and visibility

Rainshowers, cloudy, bad visibility. Wind: 4-8 m/s for the main rounds.
For the flyoff the weather was perfect, good visibility and wind about 1 – 2 m/s.

Flight line - changes of position


Number of starting poles

Flight line with free positioning.

Number of competitors per pole

No requirement.

Local rules or deviations from Sporting Code

Competitor’s time-keeping for each other.

Observations on timekeeping

Timekeeping was difficult, a few flights was lost in the air because of bad visibility, therefore the low max time of 120 sec in the main rounds. For the flyoff timekeeping was easy.

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

Prize giving in the evening 2/7 after the competition. Prizes to the first 3 in all classes, both juniors and seniors.
Confirmed results provided on the Norbergs FK web page.

Any incident or accident

No reported.



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