|Competition||15^ TROFEO CITTA’ DI CAPANNORI – Padule di Bientina, Capannori (LU) October 09-10, 2021.|
|FAI Jury members|
1. Jean Luc Bodin (FRA)
2. Umberto Fabbianelli (ITA)
3. Didier Chevenard (FRA)
Bulletins in Italian and English languages sent 1,5 months before competition date. List of competitors provided a week before contest.
Schedule of competition
Day1: October 09, 2021: F1A and F1C classes;
Duration of rounds
55 minutes in exception added 15 minutes at the first round on 9/10 due to wind and longer time for tracking models.
Breaks between rounds
Maximum durations in each round
F1A, F1C: 180, 150, 120, 120 Incompleted for strong wind over 9 m/sec. F.O. F1C: the day after: one competitor withdrawn, winner nominated after a simplified and shorted flight.
Interruptions and delays
Day 1: in the morning start-up at 8,30 AM due to delay in registration poles positioning due to strong wind- No time breaks.
Weather and visibility
Day 1: clear sky but high wind speed started at about 4 m/sec and burst increased up to more than 7-8 m/sec and over 10-11 m/sec frequent burst. At 1 PM with a wind over 9 m/sec for more than 20 sec the contest has been stopped after the 4th launch.
Flight line - changes of position
During both days both poles line has not been moved. Direction ENE/NE
Number of starting poles
Day 1: F1A: nr. 2 + F1C: nr.1; Day 2 : F1B: nr. 4 + F1Q: nr.1.
Number of competitors per pole
Three or four of the same country where was possible.
Local rules or deviations from Sporting Code
In the F1B class the F.O. conducted with a flight time of 60 sec on timer or DT checked by timekeepers up to ground landing due to high wind to avoid losses of aircrafts. Agreed by competitors done at 5PM. With wind over 4 m/sec.
Observations on timekeeping
None. Timekeeping at poles provided by the organiser and additionally by the competitors when needed.
Prize-giving and issue of results - confirm organisers provide results with full names, nationalities and number of juniors
Completed on both days. The F1C prizing on day 2 after F1B fly-off at the field results provided unofficially replicated by mail to all participants.
Any incident or accident