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#1 Mr B.... Nov 10, 2012 10:04 AM

2013 New Years Day Postal Woody Contest
 
New Years Day Postal Woody Contest

To all world wide it is time to get ready for the new year.
So on that note I will be holding the New Years Day Postal Contest!
The contest will be here on this thread on RC Groups. Please spread the word to all your club friends!

Here are the guide lines that we all should follow!

Have fun!
Unlimited flights to get to the goal of longest thermal flight wins!
In the spirit of the old days the plane needs to be constructed of WOOD!
No molded LE wing parts.
The span can be any size.
Glass fuse OK.
"Sniffers" Don't need one!
Only one flight counts!
Please no slope flights

The winner gets a trophy! It will be small!

Added Note: If there is a tie for the longest flight of the day - the flight made at lowest temperature wins.
The flying site with the lowest temperature of the day deserves a mention as well.

This year we are adding a new class!

Class: A
Wood Sailplane.
Winch or Hand Launch, Tow Line or High Start.

Class: B
Self launch Wood Sailplane.
E-power 30sec MAX one time only motor run.



Please post here to sign in.

Name: Tag name is fine
Airplane:
Class



End of the day please repost with this info!

Name: Tag name is fine
Real name: Optional
Class
Airplane:
Country:
City or town:
Time:


Please have fun and fly safe!
For those that fly in the colder region please stay warm.


Note! Sign up for this contest will close 12-31-12 Midnight your time!
Posting flight times will close 1-1-13 5:00 PM PST CA time.
This will give our friends in HI to get there flights in if any.

Winner will be posted at 6:00PM PST sharp!

Last years winner: Chris Jolly with the time of 2:20:18

#2 cptsnoopy Nov 10, 2012 10:23 AM

Does the NES Jade count as a woody? Full wood sheeting over what I suspect is a foam core, glass fuse and built up balsa vertical and horizontal stabilizers? 100" wingspan...

Charlie
:)

#3 Larry Jolly Nov 10, 2012 10:34 AM

Launch Method ?????

#4 Mr B.... Nov 10, 2012 11:05 AM

Quote:

Originally Posted by cptsnoopy (Post 23233226)
Does the NES Jade count as a woody? Full wood sheeting over what I suspect is a foam core, glass fuse and built up balsa vertical and horizontal stabilizers? 100" wingspan...

Charlie
:)

Sorry In the spirit of the old days the plane needs to be constructed of WOOD!

Merrill

#5 cptsnoopy Nov 10, 2012 12:36 PM

Quote:

Originally Posted by Mr B.... (Post 23233464)
Sorry In the spirit of the old days the plane needs to be constructed of WOOD!

Merrill

Thank Merrill, I'll see if anyone knows what's under the sheeting. For all I know it might be wood. ;-)

#6 jswain Nov 12, 2012 03:13 PM

Q's
 
jswain

Are Self launchers out ?

plan A = Oly2

plan B = self launcher electric Ultra MkIV woody (200w motor- dreadful crawl/climb :rolleyes: )

john s. in riverside

ps - will promote this at Riverside ISS...

#7 enrico74ec Nov 13, 2012 08:36 AM

would a Sensor 117 qualify for this event? It's got a fiberglass fuse but wings, tail and rudder are build up ...

Enrico

#8 Mr B.... Nov 13, 2012 08:56 PM

Well after thinking about this for a few days and looking over the past contest rules from others. I will be making a new class this year to accommodate self launching gliders. Check the details above.

Merrill

#9 Mr B.... Nov 13, 2012 09:09 PM

Quote:

Originally Posted by enrico74ec (Post 23256791)
would a Sensor 117 qualify for this event? It's got a fiberglass fuse but wings, tail and rudder are build up ...

Enrico

Glass fuse are OK. So YES.
No foam.

Merrill

#10 Thermaler Nov 21, 2012 02:50 AM

I'll be second to sign in:

Thermaler

Joe Hayes

Depending on the weather

Osprey 2M
Aquila

#11 glasairIII Nov 21, 2012 07:11 PM

I'm in.

Plane: OlyIII
class A
pilot: Steven Willcox

#12 R2R Nov 21, 2012 08:10 PM

Signing on too.

Plane: Bird of Time or Mirage (if finished)
pilot: Allan (R2R)
Class A

#13 J. Wydronek Nov 22, 2012 02:01 AM

I'm in
Plane bird of time
Class a
Pilot Joe Wydronek

#14 proppy jon Nov 22, 2012 11:29 AM

im in tooooo
bird of time
class a
phx az
proppy jon

#15 rdwoebke Nov 26, 2012 07:39 PM

Not sure if I can make it but if I can ill either fly a Paragon or an Allegro lite. In either electric, string, or both.

Ryan


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