World Champs for the non-Flyer Draft

The World Free Flight Champs – Lost Hills California October 2019


These are contests for Free Flight Model airplanes, those that fly with out Radio Control.  The World Champs has teams up upto 9  sportsmen from over 40 countries representing their country. There are 3 events Glider, Rubber powered and Gas powered models.  These are high tech aircraft made of traditional and modern composite materials . A typical airplane has a wingspan of about 2 meters.  These  are the best flyers in the world flying the of this type of airplane.  The competition days are 18, 19 and 20 October

Surrounding the World Champs events are 3 World Cup events. These are for the same kind of model but unlike the Champs where the team are selected by each participating country the World Cup events are open and any flyer can take part.  Here you will see some of the World Champs  flyers taking part along with many other from around the World . They are called World Cup because there is a trophy at the end of the year for the people who do best over the whole year in these World Cup events, that are held in many counties through out the World.

All of these events are held at Lost Hills except for the last 2 World Cup events that will be held at a site in Nevada just south of Las Vegas


Thursday, October 10, Kotuko Cup – F1E  slope soaring from Holloway Hill

Friday, October 11, Sierra Cup – F1E  slope soaring from Holloway Hill

Saturday, October 12, Sierra Cup – F1A and F1Q Important open World Cup Event Gliders and Electric Power

Sunday, October 13, Sierra Cup – F1B and F1C Important open World Cup Event Rubber and GasPower

Monday, October 14, Kotuko and Sierra Cup – Mini events – F1G, H, J, S  Smaller models, Glider, Rubber, Electric and Gas

Tuesday, Oct. 15 World Champs  Registration and processing 10:00 – 16:30 Practice All day

Wednesday, Oct. 16 World Champs   Registration and processing 9:00 – 16:30 Practice All day

Wednesday, October 16, Women Tea Party all women are invited  


Thursday, Oct. 17 World Champs   Practice 7:15 – 12:00

World Champs   Opening Ceremony 14:00 – 15:30

World Champs   Time Keepers Meeting 16:30 – 17:30

World Champs  Team Managers meeting 18:00- 19:00

Friday, Oct. 18 World Champs   F1A Competition 8:00 – 18:30 - Glider

Saturday, Oct. 19 World Champs   F1B Competition 8:00 – 18:30 Rubber Power

Sunday, Oct. 20 World Champs   F1C Competition 8:00 – 18:30 Gas Power


Monday, Oct. 21 World Champs    Reserve Day if necessary 8:00 – 18:


Tuesday, Oct. 22 World Champs    Closing and Awards Ceremony  

Wednesday, October 23, World Cup Kotuko Cup F1A and F1Q   

Thursday, October 24, World Cup Kotuko Cup F1B and F1C   

Saturday, October 26, World Cup Las Vegas FAI World Cup – mini events – F1G, H, S

Sunday, October 27, World Cup Las Vegas FAI World Cup – F1A,B,C,Q