FAI Free Flight World Cup 2017


Report of the FAI Jury on Salonta Cup 2017

Last update of this page: 22 May 2017
CompetitionFREE FLIGHT 25-th SALONTA cup–category : F1A, F1B, F1C, F1H, F1Q
Seniors and juniors, end EURO CHALLENGE F1H - Salonta ( ROM ) 13.05.2017
FAI Jury members

1. József GUTI HUN

2. Vladimir ZVALENY SVK

3. Sándor VINCZE ROU / Dacian PUSTEA ROU

Advance information

FAI FF Calendar 2017, Internet, e-mail, post

Schedule of competition

All categories - Start time 75 sec. at 09,15.m., 1-2 rounds 180 sec. 3-4 round 150 sec., the 5-th round 240 sec. The first fly-off in contest day, at 19.15, 420 sec, second fly off in next day 600 sec, at 8.00. F1A (3 competitors), F1B (4 competitors), F1C (4 competitors).

Duration of rounds

75 minutes in the 5 rounds

Breaks between rounds

The contest was interrupted, after the first fly-off because the weather was inproperly. (rain)

Maximum durations in each round

F1A; B; C; Q – 1-2 rounds - 180s , 3-4 rounds – 150s. 5. round 240 s., First fly off. – 420 sec. Second fly off: 600 sec.
F1H – 1-4 rounds - 120s, 5. Round, 180, fly off. – 420 sec..

Interruptions and delays

Interrupted and delayed to next morning, at 8.00 h .

Weather and visibility

In the morning a wind 4 m/s, max. 7 m/s., at ec. Temperature 15-17 degrees C, sky clouded.

Flight line - changes of position

No changes of start line position during the contest day.

Number of starting poles

29 starting poles in each categories

Number of competitors per pole

Max. 4-5 competitors.

Local rules or deviations from Sporting Code


Observations on timekeeping

One timekeeper provided at each pole, 2 timekeepers for C category and one timekeepe at first fly-off, for second fly-off 2-3 timekeepers on pole.

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

First three seniors and juniors all categories giving cup on the airfield in the day of second fly-off.. (14 May)
Results is O.K.

Any incident or accident



No contestation.

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