|Dec 18, 2006, 11:25 AM|
ISAACSON WINTER CLASSIC 2/10-12/07, Lost Hills, CA
Last year the Isaacson had over 200 entries! AMA and National Cup events, featuring the best flyers in the World!
- Norm Furutani
ISAACSON WINTER CLASSIC
February 10, 11&12 Lost Hills, CA
NEW for 2007!
In addition to last years Moffett, F1Q and FAI Style Catapult, this year we
add HLG, Classic Glider and Nostalgia Gas!
All FAI classes are America's Cup. AMA and NFFS classes, except CLG and
Gollywock are National Cup.
This is a Cat. II contest.
Saturday - F1A, B, C, P & Q
Round 1, 8:00am!
Round One Maxes:
F1A 210 seconds
F1B/Q 240 seconds
F1C/P 240 seconds
Round eight, 5 minute max.
Additional rounds to be announced
Sunday - F1G, H, & J
Round one, 8:00 am! Champagne Flyoff! Time to the ground.
All (except F1Q) events two minute max.
Fly-Offs will begin at 12 noon and finish by 3:00. At 3:00, any remaining
ties will be broken by using Champagne Flight Times.
Monday, Slope Soaring
12 noon 5:30pm
F1E / Mini F1E
Five rounds, 45 minutes each, starting at 12 noon. Event director - Peter
Saturday, Special Events:
Five, 3 min. max. 8:00am3:00pm. A Bob White Event!
Moffett - AMA rules
1/2A, Early 1/2A & 1/4A Nos. Gas
Combined award, separate Nat. Cup Points. NFFS rules
Hand Launch Glider - AMA rules
Sunday, Special Events:
P - 30 - AMA rules
Classic Glider - NFFS rules
Nostalgia Wakefield - NFFS rules
A Bob White Event!
A, B & C Nostalgia Gas - NFFS rules
Combined award, separate Nat. Cup Points.
FAI Style, Handheld Catapult Glider
Flights to be in rounds, concurrent with Mini Events. Flights must be flown
from the CLG flightline.
90 sec. Max. One 20 sec. attempt per round.
Handheld rubber launcher, 6 gm. max. No restrictions on configuration,
strands or length. Launch stick optional, 6" max. length.
No BOM or limit on number, size or functions.
$15.00 - includes one event. Additional events $5.00 each.
(Must be current member AMA, MAAC or AMA Affiliate. Also Lost Hills Assoc.
Lost Hills Free Flight Association Membership
Contact: George Walter
2412 Deerpark Dr.
Fullerton, CA 92835
$10 one event, $20 one year, $35 two years
Make checks to: Lost Hills Free Flight Association
Jr.-Sr. Open Class combined.
First through third, each event.
Perpetual Gollywock and Nos. Wake awards, courtesy of Bob White
RAFFLE at Awards Ceremony, Buddenbohm glider kits, winners MUST be present!
15423 Haas Ave.
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Jay and Lois will have their food service on the field all week!
Support our Lost Hills friends.
In memory of
our dear friends,
Bob and LaVera Isaacson
|Jan 08, 2007, 01:36 PM|
In addition to the regular flying schedule, we will have a special feature at this year's Isaacson!
1953 Wakefield Fly-Off Re-enactment
Cranfield, England, 1953. Three flyers had achieved the maximum flight times of three five minute flights in their quest for the revered Wakefield Trophy. Eliseo Scotto of Argentina, Joe Foster of the USA, and 14-year old Hugh O’Donnell of Great Britain had all “maxed out”, though that phrase was not yet in the free flight lexicon.
The organizers debated, then declared three co-winners, the honors to be shared equally between the three contestants. Someone wondered who would actually take the Trophy? It was decided to have one more flight to decide this. The Fly-Off was born!
At this year’s Isaacson Winter Classic contest that occasion will be remembered with a re-enactment of the historic contest. Scotto’s “X5” will be flown by Juan Livotto, Foster’s “Power/Weight” by Hal Cover, and O’Donnell’s “Maxie” by Bernie Crowe in a reprise of the First Fly-Off. This will take place at 3:15 Saturday, immediately before the F1B fly-offs. The event will be conducted in the spirit of friendly, nostalgic camaraderie. Yeah, right!
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