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Sep 11, 2017, 06:49 PM
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Beat the Heat F5J Oct-21st Mesa Arizona

We will be holding the "Beat the Heat F5J" F5J Tour event at the Elliot Bowl in Mesa Arizona. This is a 1-day F5J Tour event, and mirrors the monthly F5J contests East Valley Electric Flyers (EVEF) hold at this field each month since May-2014.

Cost for the 1-day event is $15 payable when registering at F3Xvault using the sign-up URL in the next post. You can also pay cash the morning of the event. The pilot's meeting will take place at 08:00 AM Saturday morning, and a hot dog lunch is included with the entry fee.

Contest Details

We will be adhering to standard F5J rules with the following modifications: you may use an Altis V4 or similar controller capable of logging F5J height and terminating motor run time a maximum of 30-seconds after throttle on. You will be permitted to run Altis F5J firmware (does NOT allow motor restart) or run the standard Altis firmware in F5J mode (does allow motor restart). There ARE power lines on one side of the field as well as trees and a fence surrounding the park, so we are allowing emergency power up to increase airplane safety.

You must use the standard firmware settings pictured below that adhere to F5J rules and mark the F5J launch height as "---" if a motor restart is detected. Any motor restart will receive a zero flight score for that round.

All F5J launch heights must be verified on the Altis screen by the timer at the conclusion of each flight or by using the Altis log files.

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

FAI F5J rules (starting page 34):
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Field location:

Field Weather:
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Sep 11, 2017, 06:53 PM
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Pilot Roster

Charles Martin - paid
John Armstrong
Randy West - paid
Ed LaCroix - paid
Don Scegiel - paid
Jim Velleman
Brad Juntunen - paid
Myra Morris
Charlie Morris
Mike Roseberry
Philip Brister - paid
Lee Wolfe
Bill Wilson
Robert Burson - paid
Ali Khani
Corky Miller
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Sep 12, 2017, 06:43 PM
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Beat the Heat F5J sign-up

Add me to the Pilot Roster. Will pay at the field.

Jim V.
Sep 12, 2017, 11:33 PM
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Not able to make this one in OK that weekend!
Sep 13, 2017, 08:17 PM
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It's OK. Scott. Lol
Sep 13, 2017, 08:18 PM
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It's a official contest. Who is bring the foam eagle
Sep 13, 2017, 09:59 PM
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NOOOO! Anything but the foam eagle.
Sep 18, 2017, 10:47 PM
Where is the lift?
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Me and Myra plan on attending

Sep 20, 2017, 03:42 PM
Uncle Fatty will be there
Sep 20, 2017, 04:15 PM
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I'll probably come just to piss off Armstrong.
Sep 20, 2017, 07:30 PM
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Originally Posted by ak79
I'll probably come just to piss off Armstrong.
Really that is the only reason
Oct 02, 2017, 03:00 PM
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I plan on being there
Bill Wilson unable to register so will pay at field if ok
Oct 08, 2017, 07:03 PM
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Hey Lee,

Is it too late to register for the F5J on the 21st?

Let me know, I’m trying to work it into my schedule...

Oct 08, 2017, 09:00 PM
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Not too late... Come on down

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