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Sep 07, 2017, 07:41 PM
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F5J in Visalia #2 2017


F5J in Visalia #2 2017
October 28th & 29th


Central Valley RC Soaring Club is please to announce their 2nd 2017 F5J in Visalia contest at the premier soaring site in central California. Tim Johnson will be the CD for this event.


This will be the last 2017 event on the F5J calendar for the west coast, so all you pilots who want to improve their standings in the F5J USA Tour or just want to come and have a great time at a great venue, registration is now open. Go to CVRC's website: https://cvrcsoaring.wordpress.com/ the contest registration link is on the bottom of the home page or go to RCSoaring's contest page: http://www.rcsoaring.com/. Please fill out the form completely including AMA#. On the registration page under 'Notes' there is a "Rules and Processes" document Please review, these rules are similar the those followed in our July contest and include the waiver of the no-restart FAI F5J rule.


Entry fees will be $55 for seniors and $30 for juniors. Lunch is included for both Saturday and Sunday.


Lots of good information can be found at http://www.f5j-usa.com/ including rules explanations and a link to the current FAI rules.


The F5J in Visalia contest will be a part of the F5J-USA Tour; http://www.f5j-usa.com/f5j-usa-tour-information/ as well as the International F5J Intertour; http://www.intertourfaif5j.com/cms/news.php.


Each model flown must be equipped with an approved F5J logging altimeter. A list of currently approved altimeters is shown below:


FAI F5J approved altimeter list:
Altis v3
Altis v4+
Altis v4
Altis Micro
CAMF5J
Grk Elec Altmr2
Mvario2_JetiBox
RCE #2 Basic
RCE Mult 2
SM Unilog 2


Looking forward to another great time!


Thanks,


Tim Johnson


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Sep 08, 2017, 08:11 AM
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proppy jon's Avatar
Oh boy I can't wait
Sep 08, 2017, 01:00 PM
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CVRC always puts on first-class events. If John's going then I'm in too.
Sep 08, 2017, 03:21 PM
E sailplane thermal hack
And if Chris and John are going,, then I HAVE to go ;-)
Sep 10, 2017, 06:44 PM
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Signed up. Looking forward to it! -Randy
Sep 11, 2017, 09:42 PM
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I'm IN!!!


I'm in!!! It falls on my week off!! I'll be there.

Darwin N. Barrie
Chandler, AZ
Team Futaba
Sep 11, 2017, 09:46 PM
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Can't make the Fall Fest, so this looks like a GO for me!!
Sep 12, 2017, 05:50 PM
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Pilots List


Fellas,


Here is a pilots list. Will update periodically.


Maurice Podder
Randy West
John Armstrong
Robert Burson
Tim Johnson
Chris Bajorek
Bill Malvey
Duane Cassidy
Mac Powell
Justin Rizor
Jerry Molnar
Mark Browning
Darwin Barrie
Brad Juntunen
Ed LaCroix
Claude Turner
Frank Campbell
Ali Khani
Last edited by tim_j58; Oct 25, 2017 at 11:09 PM.
Sep 14, 2017, 06:30 PM
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I'll be there for sure.
Sep 29, 2017, 10:41 PM
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I am IN
Oct 15, 2017, 07:31 PM
Overkill is underrated
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I’ll also be returning to the Visalia gaggle.

Ed
Oct 24, 2017, 01:50 PM
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Silent-AV8R's Avatar
WX looks good. low to mid 80s with almost no wind. Looks like it's going to be a light airplane contest.

BTW - I may have missed it, but what time is the pilot's meeting on Saturday??

Never mind. FOund it in the rules document 7:30AM!!
Last edited by Silent-AV8R; Oct 24, 2017 at 02:40 PM.
Oct 24, 2017, 02:58 PM
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Bill, my guess is 8am pilots meeting, same as the one in June. Sooo... you think it will be just a light plane contest eh? Well I'll accept that challenge flying my 65oz e-Xplorer. Ok all you lighties, bring it! Come on, no launches above 50m...
Oct 24, 2017, 04:34 PM
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I'm planning all my launches above 100m ;-)
Oct 24, 2017, 05:40 PM
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Quote:
Originally Posted by SoaringDude
Bill, my guess is 8am pilots meeting, same as the one in June.
THe linked rules for the contest says 0730 in the air at 0800!!


Quote:
Sooo... you think it will be just a light plane contest eh? Well I'll accept that challenge flying my 65oz e-Xplorer. Ok all you lighties, bring it! Come on, no launches above 50m...
All I know is my 76 ounce Euphoria is likely not going to see any action this weekend unless there is some BIG AIR!!


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