FAI Free Flight World Cup 2017


Report of the FAI Jury on Tui Cup of New Zealand 2017

Last update of this page: 23 May 2017
CompetitionThe Tui Cup of New Zealand
FAI Jury members

1. Phil Mitchell, Australia

2. Antony Koerbin, NZ.

3. David Ackery, NZ

Advance information

Via entry form and published in Model Flyers World, program in FF Downunder and Scat

Schedule of competition

As Scheduled F1A, F1B, F1C ( F1C no competitors entered )

Duration of rounds

As scheduled. 5 x 1 hour rounds

Breaks between rounds


Maximum durations in each round

Rd 1 240 Seconds, Rounds 2-5 180 seconds

Interruptions and delays


Weather and visibility

Weather excellent, slightly overcast, wind 1-2 m/sec. Warm. Weather a little foggy first round but all models timed to the ground

Flight line - changes of position

None required

Number of starting poles

Nominal 50m starting line. Separate starting lines marked by large cones and signs indicating each category

Number of competitors per pole


Local rules or deviations from Sporting Code

Competitors to time others but witnessed by cd and others at recording desk.
No motorised retrieval allowed

Observations on timekeeping

No Problems, all models timed to the ground

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

Prizegiving on field at end of contest. Results sent o competitors, Scat, FFDU, MFW
Prizes along with certificates were engraved Tui on thick Perspex Plaques.
Also bottles of wine for winners in F1A and F1B

Any incident or accident




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