FAI Free Flight World Cup 2023


Report of the FAI Jury on Memorial Guido Vettorazzo 2023

Last update of this page: 10 June 2023
CompetitionWorld Cup F1E „Memorial Guido Vettorazzo“-
May 27 - 2023
Monti Lessini – Bosco Chiesanuova - ITALY - 1700 m a.s.l.
FAI Jury members

1. Jean Luc Drapeau (FRA)

2. Tomazzoni Maurizio (ITA)

3. Marian Popescu (ROU)

Advance information

Sent via E-mail to most of participant.

Schedule of competition

May 26h: practice on slope at Lessini Mounts. Registration at Frizzolan Hotel (Bosco Chiesanuova).
May 27th: competition 3° Memorial Guido Vettorazzo
Competition start h. 9. 30'
1st fly off: h 15 30’ h 15 30’; 2 nd fly off : h 16 30'

Duration of rounds

75 min

Breaks between rounds


Maximum durations in each round

240 sec;
1st fly off :360 sec;

Interruptions and delays

The first shift with flight time 180".
All launches suspended due to poor visibility due to fog.
The jury decided to suspend the competition at the end of the 3rd round. Final suspension at 16.30.

Weather and visibility

Partly cloudy throughout the day. Fog at times throughout the race.
temp. 8-18°C
Sufficient visibility at times.
Wind of variable intensity from 1 to 6 m/sec

Flight line - changes of position

Start line almost against the wind. Changes of position in lower position only for Fly Offs.

Number of starting poles


Number of competitors per pole


Local rules or deviations from Sporting Code

5 min working time as common in use in F1E competitions.
Partial results available during each round.

Observations on timekeeping

Single timekeeper per pole equipped with binoculars and tripode. Some competitors acts as timekeeper. On second fly off two timekeepers / each competitor

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

h 19 30'- Prize giving cerimony at Hotel Frizzolan in Bosco Chiesanuova. Individual three best seniors & juniores were awarded.
The organization offered a gift to all competitors.
Results can be shown during the cerimony.

Any incident or accident



No protests, no complains.

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