FAI Free Flight World Cup 2018


Report of the FAI Jury on Centennial Cup 2018

Last update of this page: 8 July 2018
CompetitionCentennial Cup F1E (5 rounds)
FAI Jury members

1. Chuck Etherington (Head), USA

2. Don DeLoach, USA

3. Pete McQuade, USA

Advance information

Contest advertisement issued five months prior and published on the MMM Club website and club newsletter, mailed to potential contestants via post office and email, and handed out at national contests.
Advertised on Scat Electronic News (SEN).

Schedule of competition

Friday, June 22, 2018
Rounds starting at 10:00

Duration of rounds

1 Hour

Breaks between rounds

None scheduled

Maximum durations in each round

180 Seconds

Interruptions and delays

Several delays due to periods of strong wind. All flyers had the opportunity to fly in acceptable conditions.

Weather and visibility

Round 1 Wind <2m/sec from the W
Round 2 Wind shift to WSW 2-4m/sec
Round 3 Wind shift to the N with increasingly strong gusts. Official flights made during lulls.
Round 4 Wind shift back to the W gusting to >9m/sec. Official flights made during lulls.
Round 5 Following a delay for light rain, the wind shifted 270 degrees clockwise to end up S at <2m/s.
Visibility unlimited

Flight line - changes of position

N-S to E-W
E-W to N-S
N-S to E/W

Number of starting poles


Number of competitors per pole


Local rules or deviations from Sporting Code


Observations on timekeeping

Timekeepers were experienced and had proper equipment. No timekeeper problems presented.

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

Framed photos with event tags were presented as prizes.
Results sent as a separate file.

Any incident or accident




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