Competitors briefing sheet
Competitors briefing sheetCOMPETITION TASK 7
Take-off with a measured quantity of fuel and stay airborne for as long as possible and return to the deck.
Takeoff from 2 decks - odd and even as usual. Decks in use: to be briefed.
Free take-off within the time window. Be sure a marshal is watching to take the time.
Departure from view of the marshals or egress from the permitted flight area will incur penalties.
Land outside the airfield boundary: Score zero.
Land inside the airfield boundary but outside the deck: 20% penalty.
Pilot score =
Tp = The pilot's time,
Tmax = The longest time taken to complete the task
On the basis that the pilots and their teams are the real experts at fuelling control, in the spirit of international friendship, teams will control each other's fuel according to the scheme below:
2 litres is allowed for the task, 2 litre plastic bottles will be provided for measurement (full to brim) and tape to seal tanks.
As a reminder, the local regulations state:
18.104.22.168. Fuel will be measured by weight or volume but will be consistent for any given refuelling session. Refuelling will be in the order and in accordance with the instructions given at briefing. Failure of the aircraft to be present on time may result in penalty for the pilot.
Championship staff will be available to resolve disputes……