FAI Free Flight World Cup 2023


Report of the FAI Jury on Sierra Cup 2023

Last update of this page: 28 November 2023
CompetitionSierra Cup
FAI Jury members

1. Jim Parker, USA

2. Guy Menanno , USA

3. William Booth, USA

Advance information

AMA Schedule, Advanced flyers, SEN electronic news

Schedule of competition

October 3 through October 10 2023

Duration of rounds

One hour Rounds

Breaks between rounds


Maximum durations in each round

240 Seconds first and second round all other normal rounds were 180 seconds

Interruptions and delays

No interruptions or delays. Weather was very nice for all event days!

Weather and visibility

Temperatures in the high 90s degrees F (hot) Good weather relatively calm winds

Flight line - changes of position

Flew from a line and did not have to move during the competition.

Number of starting poles

Flew from a line without poles (announced in advance)

Number of competitors per pole

see above

Local rules or deviations from Sporting Code

Line was used rather than poles.

Observations on timekeeping

Did not observe any issues with timing competitors timed each other (previously announced). No altimeter protests and visibility during fly offs was not an issue.

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

Juniors included Ittai Kohavi in F1B.
Three women in competition:
Jasminka Penecenkovic and Jennifer Donnelly in F1A
Yael Kleefed in F1B

Any incident or accident

None observed


None registered

[Results of Sierra Cup]
[FF World Cup rules 2023] - [FF World Cup report 2023] - [FF World Cup results 2023]

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