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Written by Scott McCrory   
Sunday, 23 August 2009 08:03

The Fun Fly / Night Fly and Club Picnic is planned for Saturday September 9,2017. Local pilots will demonstrate impressive control of their aircraft. We'll be holding this challenging event again this year, so practice up!

Event Outline: ( All events may not be included)

  1. Beans: Attach the supplied cup to your airplane. Place 20 Beans into the cup and proceed to do event numbers 2 & 3. Each Bean left in the cup after those challenges will be worth 5 points.
  2. Taxi: From a standing stop. Taxi around 4 cones and then take your plane off at the starting line. Each cone worth 20 points and take off 20 points. The catch is you have 45 seconds to do all of this. You will get a 50 point bonus for doing it in less than 30 seconds. If a cone falls over while going around it you get zero points for that cone.
  3. Egg Drop: Place an egg into your cup. Take off and drop the egg onto the circular target. Get points for where the egg drops on the target. If the egg hits the runway out of the target area you get 10 points. You get two chances at this. The best score is recorded. You can also get an additional 50 points if one of your teammates catches the egg in a frying pan. However, the egg must hit the ground in the target area to get credit for those points.
  4. Loops: Do as many loops as possible in 30 seconds: (Only the elevator may be used to do the loops.) Each loop worth 10 pts. upright or 15 pts inverted.
  5. Touch & Go Landings: Touch down on the runways target. Points are awarded for where your main wheels touch the ground. When the wheels first touch you have 30 seconds to do as many touches as you can. (Only one touch per pass and the pilot may turn around any way he chooses.)
  6. Limbo: Fly your plane between the limbo poles and under the ribbon to score points. The ribbon may be set to 6 ft. to get 100 points or 4 ft. to get 150 points. The pilot may get an additional 50 points for doing this inverted.
  7. Spot Landing: Climb at least 100 feet and cut your throttle to idle. Doing the glide down the plane must do 2 rolls and land on the runways target area. Where the main wheels stop determines the score. Bonus of 25 points for killing your engine at the beginning of the glide, (Even if you miss the target.)
  8. Bonus: 50 points if you complete the flight without restarting your engine.  If the planes engine stops during any challenge than a restart is allowed (Only one time for the entire event.)  However, no points will be awarded for that challenge being attempted when the engine stalls.

 The pilot may have one wave off before attempting any challenge, but he only gets one wave off for the entire event.  Also, any challenge once started may not be waved off.

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