FAI Free Flight World Cup 2023


Report of the FAI Jury on Kiwi World Cup of New Zealand 2023

Last update of this page: 15 February 2023
Competition2023 Kiwi Cup F1E
FAI Jury members

1. Ian Kaynes, GBR

2. Charlie Jones, USA


Advance information

FAI calendar, bulletin

Schedule of competition

February 13 start 10.00

Duration of rounds

50 minutes

Breaks between rounds

10 minute break between rounds

Maximum durations in each round

All 5 rounds had a maximum duration of 180 seconds.

Interruptions and delays

No interruptions or delays

Weather and visibility

Sunny, wind light and variable for most of the day but during round 5 a strong wind developed from the west (blowing behind the line) making final flights difficlt for competitors waiting to fly.

Flight line - changes of position

Flight line facing NE for all 5 rounds

Number of starting poles

Not applicable

Number of competitors per pole

Not applicable

Local rules or deviations from Sporting Code

No timerkeepers provided.

Observations on timekeeping

Flights were timed by other competitors and non-competitors, all using binoculars.

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

Results with full names, FAI Id numbers and nationalities were available at the official table after each round. Awards were presented right after round 5 to the top 3 Senior winners and top female. There were no Junior competitors.

Any incident or accident




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