Monthly Archives: August 2018

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USA Junior Team Follow Up John at the Nats F1E E/C blog at Thermiksense has started USA Junior Team Follow Up From: Jim Parker As the manager of the USA 2018 Jr World Championship team, I was greatly thankful for Bob Stalick’s great day by day reporting. The SEN reports had all the written detail […]

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53rd Rocky Mountain FF Champs Thanks for the JWC Coverage Freeflight blog F1Q About SEN 53rd Rocky Mountain FF Champs From:Don DeLoach In exactly 14 days the Rocky Mountain FF Champs will commence in Denver, Colorado, September 1-2-3. Come fly with us on 35 (yes, thirty-five) square miles of high plains beauty, with no crops […]

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Now here JWC Official Results Doug Rowsell R.I.P. USA Team Selection – Finals with performance rounds – an implementation Looking for Blue Kavan 10×4 Props Now here JWC Official Results The Junior World Champs organizer has now posted the results online At http://www.jwch2018.com/Results.htm Doug Rowsell R.I.P. From:Leslie Farkas With great sadness we have to inform […]

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Final report from Bob on the JWC Buying a second hand Texas Timers electronic timer Final report from Bob on the JWC From: Bob Stalick Some observations, thoughts and suggestions from the 2018 Junior World Champs – final report. Jim Parker was the Team Manager; however, the title doesn’t describe the job he did with […]

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Junior World Champs Results Online Buying a second hand model with an electronic timer Junior World Champs Results Online The results of the 2018 Junior World have been scanned are on line at the Web Site of FF Wolrd champs results, maintained by Ian Kaynes.  The link gives all the World and Continental Champs held […]

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Junior World Champs Report #6 Junior World Champs Report #6 From: Bob Stalick The usual protocol for the Junior World Champs is to set aside the last day for making up rounds in case of poor weather and/or to provide time for early morning flyoffs. This year none of that was needed as the flying […]

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Correction Junior World Championships Report #4 Jr. World  Champs Report #5 Jnr World Results  Managing flyoffs Correction In the last SEN we reported the Junior F1B results incorrectly it should have been Unofficial F1B results after 2 fly off rounds – all podium places made the 6 minutes. 1. Karl Mannik EST 2. Kyle Gerspatcher […]

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Junior World Champs Flash Junior World Championships from Pazardzhik, Bulgaria -Report #3 USA Team F1A comment Junior World Champs flash Unofficial F1B results after 2 fly off rounds – all podium places made the 6 minutes. 1. Karl Mannik EST 2. Kyle Gerspatcher USA 3. Tomer Barkai ISR Our on-site reporter is finding it a […]

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Why altimeters – Here’s why Junior World Champs Report #2 Max Men Lost and Found   Why altimeters – Here’s why From:Allard van Wallene On altimeteres, a final answer to Pierre’s questions: The apparently contradictory rule as to ‘disappearing from time keeper’s sight’ is exactly the reason why the altimeter’s rule was introduced. This was […]

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Well why don’t we Editor and factory response About the use of altimeters: answer to Allard: USA Junior Team Report #1 Well why don’t we From:Michael Achterberg Altimeter. Had a thought that may simplify the use for timing. There is a possibility that one of the producers of these devises might want to create a […]

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Now what was the Average Drops in 6 and  7? On Windspeed and Altimeters Altimeter determination of landing Altimeters and Innovation Euro Champs Observations Blog for the Junior W/C F1ABP Now what was the Average Drops in 6 and  7? From: Michael Achterberg Hello.I believe a couple years ago someone went thru contests results for […]

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I’m with the Dino On rounds and altimeters. About Altmeters – from the Jury Room European Champs – Thanks for the Memories Dropping in the 6th and 7th round. I’m with the Dino From: ron kreetz Euro Champs I do agree with Michal Achterberg on the 7 rounds issue. But: the weather in the 6th […]