FAI Free Flight World Cup 2018


Report of the FAI Jury on Sierra Cup 2018

Last update of this page: 19 October 2018
Competition2018 Sierra Cup
FAI Jury members

1. Charlie Jones, USA

2. Roger Morrell, USA

3. Jim Parker, USA

Advance information

CIAM Website AMA website NFFS website and magazine

Schedule of competition

Oct 7-12 F1E results sent by Peter Brocks

Duration of rounds

One Hour Rounds beginning at 8AM Flyoff rounds 7 minutes each

Breaks between rounds

No breaks between rounds

Maximum durations in each round

First round 240 seconds all events with 180 seconds through balance of 7 rounds

Interruptions and delays

First day Oct 7 was too windy to fly so contest held Oct 8 and morning of Oct 9

Weather and visibility

Blown out first Day Oct 8 was calm in the morning to maximum 8 Miles per hour

Flight line - changes of position

Line was changed for fly offs to allow room to trees

Number of starting poles

A line was used with no starting poles

Number of competitors per pole

A line was used as opposed to poles

Local rules or deviations from Sporting Code

No timers were assigned. Competitors timed each other. The fly off used 300 followed by 420 second maxes due to trees. F1A and F1B decided the next morning in 600 second fly off

Observations on timekeeping

Event appeared to be fairly timed by fellow competitors with no issues observed

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

Results attached

Any incident or accident

No incidents or accidents or protests. The jury had input on first day cancellation and line changes.



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

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