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May 20, 2019, 11:44 AM
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South Bay Soaring Society May Thermal Contest


WHAT: South Bay Soaring Society May Thermal Contest

When: Sunday, May 26, 2019 (Rain Date: June 2 )

WHERE: Brigantino Field, Hollister, CA

Pilots meeting is 9:00, so we are going to be starting to set up by 8:30.

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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May 23, 2019, 03:52 PM
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Contest Update


The weather as of Thursday for Sunday looks a bit iffy. Bob B. a Hollister local has agreed to post here Sunday AM on a go or no go for the contest Sunday. Please check here Sunday morning for an update.
-tim
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May 26, 2019, 08:28 AM
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5-26-19, 6:30 AM. Wet and very windy. CONTEST POSTPONED TIL NEXT SUNDAY.
Bob B
May 28, 2019, 10:11 AM
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Redo of Contest


The contest was postponed due to bad weather. We will try again Sunday June 2.
-tim
Jun 06, 2019, 05:11 PM
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Results


The results for the May contest:
OPEN EXPERT:
1, Rich Spicer
2. Don McCullough
3. Bob Smith

RES EXPERT:
1, Bob Brown

RES SPORTSMAN:
1. Russ Failing

Season Championship standings are attached.
Last edited by rdemattei; Jun 06, 2019 at 05:12 PM. Reason: add files


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