FAI Free Flight World Cup 2018


Report of the FAI Jury on Sierra Cup 2018

Last update of this page: 19 October 2018
Competition2018 F1E Sierra Cup (World Cup)
FAI Jury members

1. Henning Nyhegn, Denmark

2. Mike McKeever, USA

3. Faust Parker, USA

Advance information

Sierra Cup Bulletin distributed by request and via SCAT Electronic News

Schedule of competition

9 October 2018, 5 rounds starting at 10:00h on Holloway Hill, Lost Hills, California, USA

Duration of rounds

50 minutes

Breaks between rounds

10 min. breaks between rounds

Maximum durations in each round

1st round 150 seconds, 2rd through 5th round 120 seconds

Interruptions and delays

Start of round 1 was delayed until 11:15h when wind was out NNE. Start of round 2 was delayed until 13:00h when wind came from W.

Weather and visibility

Temperatures 23deg to 28deg C, wind velocity 0m/s to 2m/s round 1, wind velocity 4-8 m/s round 2-5, no precipitation, excellent visibility

Flight line - changes of position

Flight line facing NE for round 1, flight line facing W for rounds 2-5

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

Flights 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 right after round 5 to the top 3 Senior winners. There were no Junior competitors. Results were published on SCAT Electronic News and emailed to competitors.

Any incident or accident




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