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1. Where is SEN ?
2. 2021 FAI Free Flight USA Team Selection Finals
3. SAN VALEERS 72st ANNUAL & 38th ANNUAL 7 ROUNDER
Where is SEN ?
Roger...It struck me that I haven't been getting my weekly + dose of SEN. Vaguely recall some sort of notice that there was a change coming, but I did nothing (as usual). Please sign me up for future issues. Thermally, Steve
Steve, sorry you were struck but, we publish SEN when we have information to publish. On item of note is that the Southern California Aero Team, also known as SCAT. That’s where the S in SEN comes from. Any way we have a FB page where members and friends contribute Picture etc So Steve if you get this whe haven’t forgotten you.
2021 FAI Free Flight USA Team Selection Finals Bulletin #1
From; Larry Norvall
Greetings To All,
I will be your C/D for the Finals at Lost Hills, California. I have a sanction for the Finals on the dates of May, 23, 2021 through May 30, 2021.
The schedule of events will be much like recent past Team Finals:
May 23rd (Sunday): Registration/ Model Processing on the flying field 0900-1600
Mandatory pilots meeting on the field 1700-1730 hrs
May 24th (Monday): Day 1 of competition F1A assigned to time
F1B/ F1C fly
May 25th (Tuesday): Day 2 of competition F1C assigned to time
F1A/ F1B fly
May 26th (Wednesday): Day 3 of competition F1B assigned to time
F1A/ F1C fly
May 27th (Thursday) thru May 30th (Sunday) will be reserve days if needed
There is no qualifying, but you must pay your program entry ($90 per event) and your Finals entry fee ($250 per event) to Colleen Pierce at AMA no later than the close of business Friday April 30, 2021.
Colleen's phone number is: (765) 287-1256 Extension 252
AMA's address is 5161 East Memorial Drive, Muncie, Indiana 47302
This event will be accordance of the 2021 FAI Free Flight Team Selection Program.
Needed for this event will be Timers, Jurists, and Model Processors. I have already had several folks volunteer to help out. Email or text me if you would be interested in helping out.
The French World Championships Organizing Committee has committed to the CIAM that they will make a go/no go decision by Saturday May 15. Should they decide to proceed, the World Championships are scheduled to run from August 14 to August 21, 2021 in Moncontour, France, the same site as 2013.
All of the above information will be a moot issue if France cancels or postpones the World Champs. The Team Finals will be cancelled or postponed and it may only be 8 days from the start of the Team Finals. The TSC and myself will keep all involved advised as information is obtained. More information to follow very soon.
SAN VALEERS 72st ANNUAL & 38th ANNUAL 7 ROUNDER
April 10th & 11th, 2021 - LOST HILLS, CA.
A NFFS NATIONAL CUP, AMERICAS CUP & AMA AA SANCTIONED CONTEST
AMA CAT II & NOSTALGIA CAT II** (WEATHER PERMITTING)
SATURDAY 8 TO 5 SUNDAY 8 TO 3 BOTH DAYS 1/2A GAS A GAS P-30, HL & Catapult Glider B GAS D GAS 1/2A Golden Age C GAS ABC Nostalgia** Nostalgia Rubber 1/2A Nostalgia** (all flights same day for each entry) E-36 F1A NORDIC - FIB WAKEFIELD - F1C/F1P POWER- F1Q SATURDAY 8 AM TO 3 PM (7 rounds)
1st Round at 8am, F1A, B, C, P, Q 240 secs. All other rounds 180 secs. Flyoff begins at 4:00pm
F1G – F1H – F1S - F1J SUNDAY 8 AM TO 11:45 Tie breaker flyoff to the ground 7:30 to 8:00 am. Standard (5 rounds 45 minutes long starting at 8:00 am, 120 sec maxes) 2 FO flights starting at 1:00 pm. If tied after 5 flights and 2 FO flights than tie breaker flight determines winner.
SATURDAY 8:00 am-1:00pm (5 1hr rounds) All flights 180 secs flyoff at 2:00pm
HUNTER MEMORIAL SUNDAY MORNING(weather permitting)-Sponsored by Mike Thompson RULES: Any gas free flight airplane. 15 second VTO, 12 second H.L. Highest single flight time (no max) Starts Sunday at sunrise with 1 hr window (start time announced). Entry fee ($1.00 per flight)
**NOSTALGIA per latest rulebook except motor runs which shall be 10 sec HL, 13 sec VTO for 1st 3 flights, 7 & 9 secs on all flyoff flights. Classes scored separately for National cup but awards given for 1/2A Nostalgia and ABC Nostalgia combined.
1/2A GOLDEN AGE 1/2 A Models from 1957 to 1969 Engines:TD OR HH .049/.051, motor runs same as Nostalgia
MERCHANDISE AWARDS (engines, kits, fuel, wood, $$$, etc)
***Hornet .051*** donated by T. Thorkildsen (1 ticket for each event entered, or $3 ea, or $5 for 2, or $10 for 5)***
AMA/NOST CD: Terry Kerger (626)260-6292 email: Terry @civiltec.com
FAI CD: Mike Thompson (805) 404-6173
AMA & Nostalgia: 1ST event: $10.00, Additional events: $5.00 per event or $35 unlimited entry, JRS FREE, FAI events: 1st event $20 and additional events $10.
"JUST BRING YOUR MODELS AND SLEEPING BAG AND HAVE FUN"