FAI Free Flight World Cup 2021


Report of the FAI Jury on SPZG Cup. Antoon van Eldik Memorial 2021

Last update of this page: 9 November 2021
Competition2021 SPZG Cup, Antoon van Eldik Memorial
FAI Jury members

1. President mgr Vladimir Zvaleny (SVK)

2. Allard van Wallene (NED)

3. Adam Krawiec (POL)

Advance information

Facebook (Kar-Tel CUP Pieter de Boer Memorial, SPZG CUP Antoon van Eldik Memorial) and communicated by email to participants. FAI calendar.

Schedule of competition

Duration of rounds

October 10, 5 rounds. Start at 09.15, finish at 15.45
First two rounds 240 s max, rounds 3 to 5 180 s max.
F1Q fly off at 16.30
F1A fly off at 17.15
F1B fly off at 17.30

Breaks between rounds

80 minutes for rounds 1 to 3, 70 minutes for round 4, 60 minutes for round 5.

Maximum durations in each round

No planned breaks between rounds except for a 20 min. lunch break after round 3.

Interruptions and delays

First and second round for F1A,B,C,Q was 240 seconds. For the next 3 rounds flight time was 180 seconds. 5 rounds were flown.

Weather and visibility

After round 3 a 20 minute break was used to allow competitors to get their free soup and bread offered by the organizers

Flight line - changes of position

The morning conditions were cold (1 C) with max. 4 m/s. Wind dropped further during the day to 1 m/s in fly off. Temperature rose to 12 C. Sunny all day, partial cloud cover started moving in during the day.

Number of starting poles


Number of competitors per pole

F1A: 11, F1B: 6, F1C,Q, P: 2

Local rules or deviations from Sporting Code

Maximum 6 per pole

Observations on timekeeping

Deviations from the Sporting Code: 5 rounds were used rather than 7 as announced in the invitation.

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

One official time keeper per pole augmented with a competitor second time keeper.
On-field results posted on large manual scoreboard. Full results posted on Facebook and sent as PDF upon request.

Any incident or accident

Due to unfavourable wind direction at the moment of deciding the fly off max it was decided to use an 8 minute max for all classes with measured altitude for final ranking. No model made the eight minutes, hence no altimeter results were used.


No protests

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