FAI Free Flight World Cup 2023


Report of the FAI Jury on 32nd Herend Cup 2023

Last update of this page: 28 November 2023
Competition32. HEREND CUP, F1A, F1B, F1C, F1P, F1Q World Cup, F1H Open International, 25.03.2023, Tapolca, Hungary
FAI Jury members

1. Ansgar Nüttgens (GER)

2. Adam Krawiec (POL)

3. András Jancsó (HUN) / Ferenc Kerner (HUN)

Advance information

FAI FF Calendar, e-mail, Facebook

Schedule of competition

9:00 - 10:15 1. Round
10:15 - 11:30 2. round
11:30 - 12:45 3. round
12:45 - 14:00 4. round
14:00 - 15:15 5. round
Fly-off rounds F1B, F1Q 17:05, F1H 17:15, F1C 17:45, F1A: 18:00

Duration of rounds

1-5 rounds 75 minutes

Breaks between rounds

no breaks

Maximum durations in each round

F1ABCQ 1-2 180 sec, 3-5 rounds 120 sec, F1H 1-5 rounds 120 sec
Fly-off: altimeter (due to cross wind –field limitation) F1A, F1C 300 sec, F1B, F1Q 120 sec, F1H normal 180 sec

Interruptions and delays


Weather and visibility

Cloudy, 9-16°C, variable but mostly West wind 1-5 m/s, with max. 8,5 m/s gusts
good visibility

Flight line - changes of position

F1A, F1H starting positions were changed by 1, F1B, F1C, F1Q were no changes
The flight line was moved for the F1A, F1C fly-off

Number of starting poles

F1A+F1H 10, F1Q 2, F1B 1, F1C+F1P 1

Number of competitors per pole

6 or less

Local rules or deviations from Sporting Code


Observations on timekeeping

There was 1 official timekeeper with binoculars on each starting pole

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

The prize giving ceremony was held on the field after the contest. The best 3 competitors in each classes, the best 3 juniors in F1A and F1H, the F1P and F1Q junior were awarded with cups, the winners of F1A,B,C, F1A junior received challenge trophies, mixed teams also were awarded.
Results were published on scoreboard, internet, e-mail

Any incident or accident

No incidents or accidents


No protests

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