TD Soaring Contest - Long Island Silent Flyers will host the ESL June 25&26 2016
The Long Island Silent Flyers is proud to host the Eastern Soaring League on June 25, 26 2016 at the LISF field in Syosset, NY. This is one of the longest running annual contests on the ESL calendar.
All AMA soaring pilots are welcome.
Registration site: http://www.flyesl.org
If you have ANY problems registering let me know.
LISF on Youtube - This was shot at one of our June ESL contests
This will be a MAN-ON-MAN Unlimited Sailplane Thermal Duration contest flown under AMA rules for a winch launched thermal duration contest. Any sailplane of any size or construction that can be launched from the winch is welcome.
If you have been using a hi-start and are not confident of your winch launching ability, don't worry. We will be happy to launch it for you.
Flight times will be announced at the pilots meeting.
ESL landing tapes are 100 inches in length, 1 point per inch.
We will fly Expert and Sportsman class. Experts and Sportsman are described here:
Novice pilots welcome and fly FREE! Novice pilots will be scored with Novice Pilots and their scores will not be recorded on the ESL web site or count for ESL standing. Experts and Sportsman, bring your newbie friends and we will make them feel welcome.
Water and soft drinks included with pilot registration.
Lunch will be available each day for $7.
Expert and Sportsman to 3rd place .
Best two day overall award.
Novice flyers to 2nd place.
The LISF field is located on Long Island, just east of NYC. See map information at www.lisf.org
For MapQuest or GPS use 25 Southwoods Road, Syosset, NY 11791-2925
More information available at the registration site.
You can find a list of local motels here:
Feel free to post questions.
Here is the weather report for the contest.
We are looking at clear skies with no rain in the forecast for Friday, Saturday and Sunday.
Winds during contest hours
Friday - 9 going to 6 for practice
Saturday - 4 going to 9
Sunday - 2 going to 10
Doesn't get much better than that. If you have been waiting for the final weather report to register, there it is.
Looking forward to seeing you at the contest. I will open the field for practice around Noon on Friday.
Ed Anderson - Co-CD
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