FAI Free Flight World Cup 2018


Report of the FAI Jury on Herend Cup 2018

Last update of this page: 27 September 2018
Competition27. HEREND CUP, F1A, F1B, F1C, F1Q World Cup, F1H Euro Challenge
21-22.07.2018, Szentes, Hungary
FAI Jury members

1. Jeno VÖRÖS (HUN)

2. Sándor VINCZE (ROU) 21.07.2018. F1A, F1Q / István KISS (ROU) 22.07.2018. F1B, F1C, F1H

3. Ferenc KERNER (HUN)

Advance information

FAI FF Calendar, website: http://herendimodellezose.hu/ , e-mail

Schedule of competition

21.07.2018. F1A, F1Q, 8:00-16:40 1-7 rounds, Fly-off rounds 18:00, 19:40
22.07.2018. F1B, F1C, F1H, 8:00-16:40 1-7 rounds, Fly-off rounds 17:50, 18:15, 19:30

Duration of rounds

70 minutes

Breaks between rounds

5 minutes break

Maximum durations in each round

first round 240 sec all classes
F1ABCQ 2-7 rounds 180 sec, F1H 2-5 rounds 120 sec
1st Fly-off F1A, F1B, F1C 360 sec
2nd Fly-off F1A, F1B, F1C 600 sec

Interruptions and delays

no interruption, no delay

Weather and visibility

21.07.2018. F1A, F1Q: sunny, 19-32°C, changeable wind 0-4 m/s
22.07.2018. F1B, F1C, F1H: cloudy, with drizzling, short light rain periods in the morning, sunny in the afternoon, 17-30°C, changeable wind 0-4 m/s
good visibility, very good fly-off weather conditions both days

Flight line - changes of position

There were no changes of the position of the flight line. In the F1B, C fly-off was turned to the right wind direction
F1A starting positions were changed by 2, F1B and F1C changed by 1, F1Q, F1H were no changes of starting position

Number of starting poles

F1A 13, F1Q 1, F1B 8, F1C 6, F1H 2

Number of competitors per pole

maximum 6 competitors

Local rules or deviations from Sporting Code

2nd Fly-off was 600 sec due to the approaching sunset and the perfect weather conditions

Observations on timekeeping

There were 2 official timekeeper with binoculars on each starting pole, good visibility

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

The prize giving ceremony was held with banquet in the community hall of Derekegyház after the contest at 20:30. The best 3 competitors in each classes, the best 3 juniors in F1A and F1H were awarded with cups and diplomas, the winners of F1A,B,C, F1A junior received challenge trophies, mixed teams also were awarded and there were some special prizes too.
Results were published on scoreboard and http://herendimodellezose.hu/

Any incident or accident

Unfortunately on 21.07. we had to disqualify one competitor, because he drive through the whole field in the fly-off for model retrieving! It is strictly prohibited on that field! Protocol is enclosed.


no protest

[Results of Herend Cup]
[FF World Cup rules 2018] - [FF World Cup report 2018] - [FF World Cup results 2018]

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