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Aug 30, 2018, 06:05 PM
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South Bay Soaring Society September Thermal Contest


WHAT: South Bay Soaring Society September Thermal Contest

When: Sunday, Sept 30, 2018 (Rain Date: Oct 7 )

WHERE: Brigantino Field, Hollister, CA

Pilots meeting is 9:00, so we are going to be starting to set up by 8:00.

First Flight:9:15 am

NOTE: If you need transportation to the back of the field where we will be flying, please let us know since only 4 vehicles are permitted inside the fence. We will try provide a shuttle, if needed.

ROUNDS: 4 (minimum)

CLASSES: OPEN (expert (e), sportsman (s), fledgling (f))

RES (e,s,f)

Nostalgia/Nostalgia Like (e.g. Vista) limited to 3 functions

Electric Thermal Duration (ETD)

COST: $10.00 per class (correct change appreciated)

For LSF compatibility: All pilots will fly the same tasks . Format will be all pilots fly a given task within a given time window (eg. 7minute flight in a 20 minute window). Fly one/time one

NOTES: Pre-flights 1 per pilot. No pre-flights after 8:50
Popoffs: experts 0, sportsman 1, novice unlimited
Winch malfunction and pop off - pilot must declare within 30 sec, if they will continue the flight or land. Landings must be done within
1 min.

DIRECTIONS: Take 101 south past Gilroy to Hwy 156. Take 156 East toward Hollister. When 156 turns Northward, follow signs toward Hollister (right turn). Field is on the right about 1 mile further on on the right OR Take Hwy 25 (south of Gilroy) to Hwy 156 - turn right. At next stop light tun left. Field is about 1 mi. on right.

From Central Valley: Off I-5,take Hwy 152 west. At Casa de Fruita bear left onto Hwy 156, cross Hwy 25(stop light). At next stop light, turn left. Field is about 1 mi. on right.
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Sep 29, 2018, 04:37 PM
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We will be out about 8:30A to setup.
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Oct 05, 2018, 07:11 PM
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Results


The day was great. Thermals all day, but sometimes the problem was finding them. On more than one occasion, it meant finding them below 30 feet! Ask Bob Brown and Bob Smith (twice). They rode them to maxes.

The results:

OPEN EXPERT:
1. Rich Spicer
2. Tim Ellis
3. Don McCullough

OPEN SPORTSMAN:
1. Kyle Hurlbut

RES EXPERT:
1. Bob Brown

RES SPORTSMAN:
1. Peter Rasmussen

All the results and Season Champ standings are attached.
Last edited by rdemattei; Oct 05, 2018 at 07:15 PM. Reason: add files


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