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Feb 19, 2019, 10:32 AM
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South Bay Soaring Society February Thermal Contest


WHAT: South Bay Soaring Society February Thermal Contest

When: Sunday, Feb. 24, 2019 (Rain Date: Mar 3 )

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) Note: Pilots and timers will alternate who flies in 1st group each round.

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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Feb 19, 2019, 10:44 AM
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ALERT. Possible Rain


There is a prediction of rain on Sunday, Feb. 24. If so the contest will be cancelled. Check here Sunday morning to get contest status. Will be posted by 6:30am.
Feb 22, 2019, 01:41 PM
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Current forecast looks very good. I will bring winch and retriever.
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Feb 22, 2019, 07:02 PM
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Unalert


Forecast says no rain. THE CONTEST IS ON! See you there.

Bob D
Feb 24, 2019, 09:31 AM
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Just a little high overcast at 6:30. Looks good.
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Mar 19, 2019, 04:24 PM
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Results


The results of the February contest are;

OPEN EXPERT:
1. Bob Smith
2. Dale Thompson
3. Don McCullough

OPEN SPORTSMAN:
1. Russ Failing

RES EXPERT:
1. Bob Brown
2. Peter Rasmussen

Season Championship Standings:


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