FAI Free Flight World Cup 2018


Report of the FAI Jury on Stonehenge Cup 2018

Last update of this page: 15 May 2018
CompetitionStonehenge Cup
12/05/2018 Salisbury Plain, UK
FAI Jury members

1. Didier Barberis, FRA

2. Thomas Weimer, DEU

3. Peter Watson, GBR

Advance information

FAI web site, Free Flight News, BMFA website, Facebook

Schedule of competition

Start round 1 09:00, round 2 10:30, round 3 12:00, round 4 14:00, round 5 15:30. Flyoffs: Round 1 (6 minutes max) from 18:00, round 2 (10 minute max) from 19:00

Duration of rounds

1 hour 15 minutes

Breaks between rounds

15 minutes, with an additional 45 minute lunch break

Maximum durations in each round

Rounds 1, 2 and 5 180 seconds (3 minutes)
Rounds 3 and 4 240 seconds (4 minutes)
Flyoff round 1 360 seconds (6 minutes)
Flyoff round 2 600 seconds (10 minutes)

Interruptions and delays


Weather and visibility

Mainly overcast, good visibility, 10-13oC. Wind speed very light, 0-2m/s.

Flight line - changes of position


Number of starting poles

Flying from line

Number of competitors per pole


Local rules or deviations from Sporting Code

Competitors flying from the line instead of poles, with specific part identified for F1C and F1Q.

Observations on timekeeping

Timing by helpers and other competitors, at least 2x timekeepers assigned to each competitor for fly-offs

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

Prize giving held in the evening with trophies, certificates and beer or sweets for top 3.
Results displayed on scoreboard with names, nationalities and junior identification

Any incident or accident




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

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