SEN 1180 - 5 Feb 2008

Table of Contents - SEN 1180


  1.  Detroit balsa Bugs
  2. SCAT Annual



Detroit Balsa Bugs

59th Annual Inter-City Meet

June 20, 21, 22 2008

AMA Field – Muncie, Indiana

America’s Cup and National Cup




Friday, June 20

FAI Qualifier                          F1A, F1B and F1C Combined

(No Rounds, No Awards)
NFFS Events                           A, B and C Nos. (Combined)              

(JSO Combined)                      Nostalgia Wakefield (2-3-4 min. max)

Saturday, June 21

(JSO Combined)                      F1A. F1B, F1C, F1P

7 – 1 ½  hour rounds, ½ hr. overlap starting at 8:00 a.m.

3 min. max., weather permitting


(JSO Combined)                      ¼ A - ½ A Nostalgia (Combined)

                                                A/B and C/D Classic Power (Combined)

(J) (SO)                                                P-30

                                                Catapult Glider

2 min. max. starting at 8:00 a.m.
Sunday, June 22

FAI                                          F1G, F1H, F1J

5 – 1 ½ hour rounds, ½ hr. overlap starting at 8:00 a.m.

2 min. max., weather permitting

AMA Events
(JSO Combined)                      Mulvihill (2-3-4 min. max)

                                                ½ A Classic Power

NFFS Event                            Vintage FAI Power (5 Flights, No Rounds,
                                                                 First Two Flights Completed Before 11:00 a.m.)



Entry Fees:

·         $20.00 for Large FAI events, $10.00 for Small, $10.00 for each additional FAI event.

·         $10.00 for AMA and Nostalgia, includes first event. Additional events at $3.00 each. Junior/Senior flat entry fee of $3.00 includes one or all events.

·         $30.00 max covers all events.

·         Valid AMA License required.

·         Trophies awarded to Third Place in all FAI events. For AMA and Nos. events, glassware for first, Certificates for second and third place. Scored as all separate events for National Cup points. 

·         With combined gas events, ¼ A, ½ A, A, B and C Nos. and Classic Power modelers can fly one or all for National Cup Points, the single highest time will determine placing.   National Cup scoring kept for each event, even if combined. All scores will be kept separate. 


·         All official flights must be made between 8:00 a.m. – 4:00 p.m. FAI flyoffs will start as soon as practicable. All persons in the flyoff MUST provide timers for pool in order to fly.

·         AMA/Nos. flights and flyoffs will be flown in accordance with Cat. III rules. 

·         Scores must be posted after each flight. Flights not posted will be voided.

·         F1C flyers are to provide their own fuel.

·         FAI Events run per CIAM and America’s Cup Rules.  AMA/NFFS events will be run per AMA/NFFS rules. 

·         Teams of two in F1A, B & C will receive additional team awards. Teams must be identified before the start of the first round. Those not registering will be randomly assigned

·         On Friday, the 16th, we will hold a qualifying FAI Meet. F1A, B and C combined. No awards, no rounds, two minute max., no entry fee, but fliers must be entered in the contest.

·         Max flights may be adjusted so as to minimize off-site landings.

Contest Management:

·         Contest Director:    Paul Crowley, 32604 Tecla, Warren, MI 48093                                                          586-294-1236 

·         Assistant C.D.:       Bill Shailor, 2317 Clawson, Royal Oak, MI 48073


FAI Inter-City Advance Entry
Name: _______________________________________________________________________________________

Address: __________________________ City: ________________________ State ________   Zip: __________


Phone: (______) ____________________    D/O/B: (J,S Only)______________ AMA No: __________________

Junior _______          Senior ________       Open __________

Circle the events you wish to enter:


            F1A                 F1G                 ¼ A Nos                      ½ A Nos.                     Moffet                         A,B,C Nos.                                                           

            F1B                 F1H                 Mulvihill                      P30                              Nos. Wakefield           F1P
            F1C                 F1J                  1/2A Classic Power     Catapult                      A/B and C/D Classic Power  
                                                                                                HLG                            Vintage FAI Power                                       
Fees: FAI

                                    Large:              __________    x $20.00 = ___________

                                    Additional:      __________    x $10.00 = ___________
                                    Small:              __________    x $10.00 = ___________
                                    Additional:      __________    x $10.00 = ___________
            AMA/NFFS Nostalgia

                                    First Event……………………………………$10.00


                                    Additional -    ___________ x $3.00 = ____________

                                                                                    TOTAL: ____________

-OR-    $30.00 Max covers all Senior and Open events. 


                        $3.00 Flat Junior Fee, includes all events.  


Please make checks payable to the Detroit Balsa Bugs, Inc. Return entry fee and this form to Bill Shailor, 2317 Clawson, Royal Oak, MI 48073.


All persons entering in advance will be entered in a raffle with the prize being awarded on Saturday. 




                                               SCAT ANNUAL
                                                March 15 & 16, 2008

                                                Lost Hills Field, CA


AMERICAS CUP & NATIONAL CUP Contest                   Sanction No. 08-376


For FAI Classes A,B,C,G,H,J &P     

Trophies for 1st places, Medals thru 3rd


Saturday, March 15: F1A, F1B, F1C & F1P

Seven [7] one hour rounds start @ 8AM with extended max times:

F1A rd 1 max is 210 sec

F1B rd 1 max is 240 sec

F1C rd 1 max is 300 sec

F1P rd 1 max is 180 sec [note: 7 sec max eng run per '08 FAI rule]

Remaining rounds maxes are 180 sec

ABC Flyoff Schedule TBA


Sunday, March 16: F1G, F1H, F1J [Note: 5 sec motor run rule]

Tie-breaker 'No-Max Flight'! H @ 7:30-7:40AM, then G & J @ 7:45-7:55.

Then five [5] 45 minute rds will be flown with 120 sec maxes, beginning @ 8AM.

Rd 5 should end by 11:45AM. Mini Event Flyoffs to begin @ approx 12:30PM.

FO maxes start @ 240, then go up 2 min, etc.

If winners are not determined by 2PM, Tie-breaker times decide final placings.


National Cup Events

Trophies for 1st places


Saturday: Hand Launch Glider & Nostalgia Wakefield 8AM to 4PM

Sunday: Catapult Glider & Classic Towline Glider       8AM to 4PM


Entry Fees: FAI first event, $20 Open, $5 ea for additional FAI events. 

National Cup events and Juniors, $10 for first event, $3 additional events.

Junior Hi-Time Trophy.     

All-In Fee of $30 to fly any & every event you want!


Memberships in AMA & Lost Hills Field Assn are MANDATORY.

We will be glad to sign you up at field for either one.


Contest Director                                              Contest Organizer

Lee Hines                                                        Jim Parker

376 Magnolia St                                               9534 Ruffner Ave

Costa Mesa, CA 92627                                 North Hills, CA 91343

[949]645-4850                                              [818]892-4110
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Roger Morrell