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Pilot of the Year Competition. Spot Landing, round

May 29 @ 5:30 pm - 6:30 pm

Pilot of the Year Competition. Spot Landing, round 2024

May 29th  @ 5:00 pm and june 1st @ 2:00 pm

Pilot of the Year Competition

Pilot of the Year Competition

Each round of the Competition will be run on 2 calendar days Wednesday 5:00 PM and

Saturday 2:00 PM weather permitting.

Each round of competition will result in a winner. At the end of the year the overall winner will receive pilot of the year award. Competitors can do it on Wednesday or Saturday of each round.

i.e.  if you cannot make the Wednesday competition you can do the Saturday competition or vice versa. but you can’t do both.

Prizes are

Discount voucher for NADMAS membership to the winner of each round of the competition.

Discount voucher for the BMFA.  Overall winner of the competition ( Pilot of the year award )

Spot Landing

Start with the a/c ready on the runway and the pilot standing in the pilot’s box.

The pilot will open the throttle and the stopwatch is started.

 

The pilot Plane will take off and climb for 30 seconds at which point the pilot will be told to cut the throttle and perform a dead stick landing with the aim to land with the wheels first touching the runway within the marked areas. Drone / Helicopter are forbidden.

Any pilot who causes his a/c to nosedive making a heavy landing sustaining damage, or landing so fast that the a/c leaves the ground again will be disqualified for that round.

Points will be awarded as follows:-

15 Points for landing in centre area, 2.5mtrs x 2.5mtrs

10 Points for landing in the middle area, 5mtrs x 5mtrs

5 points for landing in the outer area, 7mtrs x 7mtrs

1 Point for landing on the runway outside the marked area.

Come and join in it will be great fun

Details

Date:
May 29
Time:
5:30 pm - 6:30 pm
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Venue

flying field
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