Monthly Archives: December 2017

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Wired Words of Wisdom 2018 FAI Sporting Code Need a set of Vasi Mini-Bone F1H-compatible wings Wired Words of Wisdom There was an article in the AMA Park flyer magazine talking about possible issues with electric flight. Of course they are talking about R/C flight but much of that talk about applies to Electric free […]

SEN 2378

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World Cup Update How our sport is (always) changing Rules World Cup Update The latest and presumably final scores can be found at http://www.freeflightnews.org.uk/wcup/WC17/WCP17F1.HTM The top places in each class are shown below. Go to the link above for all the details. The page includes results from all contests that counted. A few observations: The […]

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Why are our rules (always) changing? Comment on WC Jury report referenced in  SEN 2375 Ike Scramble Info Why are our rules (always) changing? From : aram schlosberg Instead of imagining free flight that has been around a long time as a set fossils one finds in natural museums embedded in rocks, the discipline is actually very alive and constantly evolving. . […]

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January Eloy Southwest Regionals Chill How to mount your on board GPS on a C ? Jim Hits 100 Error in link on  SEN 2375 January Eloy Southwest Regionals From: Peter Brocks January Eloy Southwest Regionals The 2018 Southwest Regional Model Airplane Championships will be held January 13-16 in Eloy, Arizona. About every Freeflight  FAI/AMA/NFFS/FAC […]

SEN 2375

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Looking for ST 15 parts A few rules thoughts 2017 WChamps Jury Report Looking for ST 15 parts Wanted: I’m in need of a header for a Super Tigre 15 to run a tuned pipe in vintage FAI.  I have a kit for the Night Train and I plan on building it in honor of […]

SEN 2374

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Not about Bern but Sporting Code AZ Champs results Not about Bern but Sporting Code From: Leslie Farkas Since the published letter of Frederic in SEN 2362, we received a number of comments from other competitors. I will not comment on the Bern contest because I was not there, therefore I do not qualify to […]

SEN 2373

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Frederic Explains How do you finish a contest ? Waiting time limit and starting poles FAI Web Site Frederic Explains From: Frederic Aberlenc Dear Wolfgang Gerlach I will answer to your comments in last SEN: 1-Because the rules are not observed in some other competitons (F1E WCH in Turda, Junior ECH in Prilep, …), it […]

SEN 2372

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EuroFly Bern : ”Not according to the rules” Subdividing rounds Observation on the time slot limit Apples and Oranges EuroFly Bern : ”Not according to the rules” From: Wolfgang Gerlach : F1Q flyer , assistant of an F1A-Junior and Jury member for 2 days. The discussions about supposed discrepancies in jury decisions take more space […]

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Working Windows Missing lines from SEN 2370 interview Missing local rule Working Windows** From: Aram Schlosberg An interesting concept of a working time window was discussed in SEN 2370. Evidently a restricted working time of 15 minutes for regular rounds as a draft rule proposal which appears to be nearly unanimously accepted by the FFTSC. […]

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Extended Rules Extended Flight Times at euro-fly Extended Rules There has been quite some discussion about the pseudo fly off added to the last round. We just got a piece from Bernhard Schwendemann who presents one point of view. I had previously been involved in a discussion with some others but had not written up […]

SEN 2369

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Borislav Bardarov. Hummingbird Model Products Borislav Bardarov. Today, through FaceBook  we learn of the death of well known Bulgarian F1A sportsman Borislav Bardarov. Tragically it appears that he may have been murdered.  Bobi as he is known to his friends was a popular sportsman competing at  the top  level of F1A for many years. Hummingbird […]