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Oct 04, 2019, 05:15 PM
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South Bay Soaring Society October Thermal Contest


WHAT: South Bay Soaring Society October Thermal Contest

When: Sunday, Oct 27, 2019 (Rain Date: Nov 3 )

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.

NOTE: South Bay Soaring Society Thermal Duration rules have been posted on this site.
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Oct 26, 2019, 12:48 PM
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Due to weather conditions and air quality issues, we MAY have to postpone the Oct 27 contest. Bob Brown will check conditions Sunday morning and post whether the contest is on or not.
Oct 27, 2019, 10:54 AM
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I have not seen a post, but Bob Brown has postponed the contest because of winds.
Nov 08, 2019, 06:32 PM
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Results


The results of the contest are as follows:

OPEN EXPERT:

1. Don McCullough
2. Rich Spicer
3. Tim Ellis

RES EXPERT:
1. Bob Brown
2. Peter Rasmussen


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