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Little Finger Thermaleers Flying Contest in Lake Ann

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Date:
May 26, 2013

Venue

LIFT Flying Field
MI United States
Phone:
Ted Lanham 231-228-6205

The field is located midway between Lake Ann, MI and Maple City, MI on County Rd 667 (Reynolds Road) about four hundreds yards south of the M-72 and County Road 667 intersection.

May 26th, 2013  Radian Fun Fly Glider Contest.

  • Approximately 11:00 AM start time.
  • This is a club sponsored fun fly contest open to all AMA flyers. 
  • Guests are encouraged to participate if they are AMA members. 
  • No fee 
  • The contest will be a timed/limited motor run Radian Glider only contest. 
  • It will consist of either individual or “man on man” group launches depending on number of contestants and weather.   
  • Specific parameters/rules for contest will be determined the day of the contest depending on the number of participating flyers and weather conditions.  
  • Other glider type fun flying will also be allowed before and after the contest and is encouraged.

June 8 and 9, 2013 – Contest

  • 2m Standard, Unlimited, RES, and Nostalgia class both days. 
  • Trophies to 3rd place with RES and nostalgia combined for 2nd and 3rd place.  
  • Task will be timed flights with time dependent on weather 
  • Landing on 25ft tape with 100 points possible.  
  • Open winch each round.  
  • At least 3 rounds weather permitting.  
  • Pilots meeting at 9 AM.  Start flying as soon after as possible.  
  • See map to field page to directions. 
  • This is an AMA and MLS sanctioned event.

August 10 and 11, 2013Contest

  • 2 meter and Unlimited both days, flown seeded man on man. 
  • 2meter and unlimited flown as separate groups each round. 
  • Trophies to 5th place. 
  • Task will be timed flights with time dependent on weather 
  • Landing on 100 inch tape 100 points possible. 
  • Round will be called up 5 at a time (entry # dependent) and launch on 5 separate winches. 
  • Pilots meeting 9 am flying as soon after as possible.
  • See map to field page for directions.  
  • This is an AMA and MLS sanctioned event.

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