FAI Free Flight World Cup 2018


Report of the FAI Jury on Kiwi World Cup of New Zealand 2018

Last update of this page: 24 February 2018
Competition2018 F1E Kiwi Worldcup of New Zealand
FAI Jury members

1. Henning Nyhegn, Denmark

2. Norm Furutani, USA

3. Didier Chevenard, France

Advance information

The 2018 F1E Kiwi Worldcup Bulletin was emailed to known participants and distributed via SCAT Electronic News and by request.

Schedule of competition

12 February 2018, 5 rounds starting at 10:00 on Holloway Hill, Lost Hills, California, USA

Duration of rounds

50 minute rounds

Breaks between rounds

10 minute breaks before the start of each round

Maximum durations in each round

The max duration for all 5 rounds was 180 seconds.

Interruptions and delays

The start of the competition was delayed until 12:00 (2 hours) until the proper wind direction had stabilized.

Weather and visibility

Temperature 11deg to 18deg C, wind velocity 1m/s to 5m/s, northerly winds, no precipitation, excellent visibility

Flight line - changes of position

Flight line facing NE for all 5 rounds

Number of starting poles

Not applicable

Number of competitors per pole

Not applicable

Local rules or deviations from Sporting Code

No timers provided

Observations on timekeeping

Flight were timed by other competitors and non-competitors, all using binoculars

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

Results with full names, FAI License numbers and nationalities were available at the official table after each round. Awards were presented after round 5 to the top 3 Senior winners. There were no Junior competitors. Results were published on SCAT Electronic News.

Any incident or accident




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