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  1. South West FAI Challenge
  2. The Buntero For sale
  3. Cal FAI Inviational


OCTOBER 24 & 25, 2009




Continuation of this event was made possible by the enthusiastic efforts of jill rowland-lagan, ceo of the Boulder City Chamber of Commerce. Please patronize Boulder City motels, restaurants and businesses and tell them why you are there.

For Classes: F1A, F1B, F1C, F1G, F1H, F1J, F1P, F1Q, P-30 and Vintage FAI Power

Saturday October 24th: F1A, F1B, F1C, F1P, F1Q and Vintage FA1 Power

(7) One hour rounds commencing at 8:00AM for all events except Vintage FAI Power which will only have (5) rounds beginning at 9:00AM

Round 1: F1A, 210 Seconds, F1B and F1C, 240 Seconds, Rounds 2-7: 180 Seconds

F1P, 180 Seconds, All Rounds

F1Q, 15 Second Motor Run, 180 Second Max, All Rounds. F1Q Flyoffs will use decreasing motor runs, 180 Second Maxes

Vintage FA1 Power, 180 Seconds, All Rounds. Vintage FA1 Flyoffs will use same engine runs, Extended Maxes

Saturday Fly Offs will begin at 4:30PM (weather permitting)

Sunday October 25th: F1G, F1H, F1J, and P-30

Tie-Breaker “Espresso Fly-Off”(No Max): F1G 7:30-7:40; F1H 7:45–7:55; F1J 8:00–8:10

(5) 45 Minute rounds commencing at 8:30AM

All Rounds: 120 Seconds
P-30 8:00AM to 12:00PM, No Rounds
Sunday Mini-Event Flyoffs

No later than 12:30PM (45 minutes after close of Round 5), any required flyoffs will begin. The first flyoff round Max will be 180 seconds for all events. The second flyoff Max, if required, will be 240 seconds.  The third flyoff Max, if required, will be 300 seconds.  If a winner is not determined at the conclusion of these three flyoff rounds, the Expresso Flyoff times will be used to determine final placing.

***There will be NO timers provided. Please find someone to fly and time with you.***


Perpetual Trophies to winners in F1A, F1B, F1C, F1G, F1H and F1J

Glassware 1st through 3rd place for all events, including F1P, F1Q, Vintage FAI Power, P-30 and winners of Espresso Flyoffs

Entry Fee: $30 for first F1 event entry, $10 for each additional F1 event entry

P-30 $10, no entry fee for Juniors or Espresso Flyoff

Contest Director:

Bill Booth Jr.                                                     Bob Beecroft

5092 Nighthawk Way                                    3488 Linda Vista Terrace
Oceanside, CA 92056                                    Fallbrook, CA 92028

(760) 842-1079                                                (760) 723-2499

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Directions to El Dorado Dry Lake:

On Hwy 95 approximately 7 miles south of Hwy 93. Access through the Desert Tortoise fence is on the west side of Highway 95 on the north edge of where the power lines cross the highway. The flying area is to the west, approximately in the middle of the lake bed. In the early morning, the field is approximately 35 minutes drive time from the Las Vegas “Strip”. Camping on the field is permitted.

Original Buntero for sale (provenence assured)

Sir Magic Man,
Kindly inform your loyal subjects that my Buntero F1A is for sale.
It is the original one Vasily built in 2001 to my specs & drawings.
It has 2.52m wingspan & maxed rounds 1 & 2 at 2001 Lost Hills
World Champs. Still a fine flyer.
Buntero has never been crashed & would be useful in most
flyoffs for the right flyer.
Equipped with Black Magic timer and stab servo system.
I can bring to Sierra Cup or Livotto. It is competition ready.
Asking $750
Contact Lee Hines, 949 645 4850 or 949 885 6346
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35th. California F.A.I. Invitational

October 10th. And 11th. 2009

               FOR CLASSES: F1-A, F1-B, F1-C, F1-G, F1-H and Nostalgia Wake field

Due to the lack of interest there will no be F1-J event this year

SATURDAY OCT. 10TH. F1-A, F1-B and F1-C
SUNDAY OCT. 11TH. F1-G and F1-H

Nostalgia Wakefield can be flown both days, (But must finish the same day)

Flt. Duration as per NFFS Rules. 2 min, 3 min. 4 min. etc.

         First Flight Duration:    F1-A   210 Seconds F1-B   240 Seconds F1-C   240 Seconds

-7- One hour rounds starting at 08:00 hours

Fly-Offs will start at 4:30 PM “FIRM” as schedule
                   Saturday: F1-A = 4:30 to 4:40 ** F1-B = 4:45 to 4:55 ** F1-C = 5:00 to 5:10

                      “        5:15 to 5:25        “        5:30 to 5:40          “       5:45 to 5:55

F1-G and F1-H Sunday October 11th. 2009

First flight for both events will be 180 seconds

-5- flights of One hour starting at 8:00 hours

Fly-Offs will start short after the end of the 5th round 5, 7, 9 min. increments

***There will be NO timers provided, please find someone to fly and time with you***

Perpetual Trophies to winners for all FAI events

Medals 1st through 3rd. place for all FAI events

Prize for Nostalgia Wakefield

Note: Per AMA directive, all competitors must have AMA Insurance

Entry Fee US $20:00 for F1-A, F1-B and F1-C

$10:00 for F1-G and F1-H and Nostalgia Wakefield

Contest Director: Juan A. Livotto, 13212 Lake St. LA, CA, 90066

Phone (310) 391-5986……..e-mail: This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

AMA Sanction # 09-1907
               Year 2008 Winners

F1-G: C. JONES                      F1-H: B. VAN NEST                            F1-J: T. KERGER




Roger Morrell