Competitors briefing sheet
Competitors briefing sheetCOMPETITION TASK 6
Navigation, precision & speed
To make a clean take-off from the deck, to fly a course to the furthest turnpoint of pilot’s choice in the series below and return to the deck. A landing in one of the landing markers in the deck will score as below:
The clock starts the moment the pilot’s feet leave the ground.
At the start, the pilot scores 250 bonus points for a clean take off at the first attempt, 170 for the second, 90 for the third, zero for any attempts thereafter.
Each turnpoint in the series below has an increasing value of one point. The FIRST photo on the pilot's film MUST be point 58. The SECOND photo on the pilot's film will be the point which is scored.
When landing, If the pilot elects to switch off his engine at least 5m above the marker and:
If the pilot elects to not switch off his engine and:
If the pilot falls over as a result of a landing: zero landing score.
Land out: Score zero, Enter the No Fly Zone: 50% penalty
The clock stops the moment the pilot lands back on the deck, <= ½ hour late score 50%, > ½ hour late score zero)
Pilot score = + Bto + Bld
Where: NBp = The number of ground markers and/or turn points a pilot collects in the task
NBmax = The maximum number of markers and/or turn points collected in the task
Bto = Pilot’s takeoff bonus points
Bld = Pilot’s landing bonus points