SEN 1721

SEN 1721 - Table of Contents

  1. Perris Perceptions
  2. In the Press
  3. North American Cup

Perris Perceptions

Quoting Don Zink " I'm doing better than I though because even the young guys were have trouble launching their LDAs in the perfectly calm morminigs we have been having at Perris"  Recent weekend test   sessions have been blessed with less than 1 mph wing - great unless you want that breeze to help your LDA rocket off.

Doctor, NFL football player or Bob Villa replacment, no not a career change for well known discus glider experts Stan and Ralph but it is the kind of grippy glove that wear to hold the wing while spinning and throwing.  Rubber is a key component. medical glove, foot ball wide receiver or Lowe's Special [or was it Home Depot?]

And we used to think it was July 98 tan2 rubber that was king but the same experts, i.e. Dr Stan and Dr Ralph line say it is July 93 Tan for the Cat gliders.

Just Do it!  Seen at Perris Kevin Sherman test flying a Sergy carbon missle  F1Q model. Kevin is working on getting it sorted rather than whining about Q online.  maybe it should be Just Fly it an isn't Nike a missle.?


 In the Press


Just got my first issue of the re-juvenated AeroModeller magazine.  Lots of FF and C/L news. Fron FAI to compressed air to vintage.  The centre/centre fold is a reprint of Vol1 Number 1 from 1935 and the centre fold is a plan of the   Senator rubber model.  There is a report on this year's Junior World FF Champs with quotes from some of the US kids and many great photos, include German 'Coach" Michael up a tree.  Great job with the magazine that deserves your support.  Subscription info etc at the web site


 North American Cup

 As some of you have heard, the PanAm cup was almost cancelled due to the
organizers needing a break. Several of the Toronto FF group members decided
that we would still like to have an FAI world Cup contest between the
Kiwi/Isaacson and the Maxmen events so a new contest has been organized. It
will be called the North American Cup for individual F1A/B&C events and
will retain the unique 3 person team event as an added bonus as was done
with the PanAm. This will be a World Cup event and an America's cup event
so lot's of points in either should be up for grabs. Book your Fab Feb Fest
(F cubed to those in the know) holiday now!
Tony Mathews

*The Toronto Free Flight Group*

*Presents the 2013*

*North American Cup*

*An Americas and World Cup FF Competition*

*Dates:*             Tuesday, February 12th 2013 with Wednesday February 13
th as reserve day**

*Place:*                         Bissonette Mirage Field, Lost Hills, CA USA

*Events:*           Individual F1A, F1B, F1C, 3 Person Team F1A, B & C**

*Entry Fees:*    $25.00 for F1A, F1B, F1C – Team entry included in fee**

Juniors free all events!

*AMA liaison CD:*       Hector Diez

*Field Marshall:          Peter Allnutt:* 527 Philippine St, Taft CA USA (661)

*Organizer:                 Tony Mathews: *2 Tralee Street, Brampton,
Ontario, Canada L6Z 2X4

cell: (705) 754-5553*  E-mail: This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

*Tuesday February 12th*

*F1A/B/C*          Round 1          8:00 am – 9:00 am
*Rnd 1*: *210 sec max F1A *

                        Round 2          9:00 am – 10:00 am
*240 sec max F1B/C*

                        Round 3          10:00 am – 11:00 pm
180 sec all other rounds

                        Round 4          11:00 am – 12:00 pm**

                        Round 5          12:00 pm – 1:00 pm

                        Round 6          1:00 pm – 2:00 pm

                        Round 7          2:00 pm – 3:00 pm

*F1A/B/C          Fly-offs*           *3:30 pm – asap (weather permitting)*

* *

Trophies and medals for 1st, 2nd and 3rd place F1A, B&C as well as medals
for 1st, 2nd and 3rd Teams. Medals for top Junior in each event also! Award
ceremony will be presented on Tuesday evening. Champagne will be available
for all of the winners!

 *(Sunrise for Feb 12th – 6:46 am Sunset – 5:36 pm)*

*Deviations from the FAI sporting code and special instructions:*

Competitors MUST provide their own timekeepers. Two timekeepers per
competitor are required for the flyoffs. Fly-off times will be decided on
the day depending on the weather. If needed, the final flyoff flight will
be timed to the ground or out of sight. All efforts will be made to decide
the contest on the same day.

Team scores will be decided by the total time of the 3 contestants
including flyoff times (ie: not as per the sporting code).

Note: A Starting line will be utilized not pole positions.

Please e-mail advance entries to Tony Mathews This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. prior
to Feb 11th. Entry fees to be paid on the field by Feb 11th (someone will
be available to take entries on the field on Monday Feb 11th from 12:00 pm
to 4:00 pm)


Lost Hills Motel 6 661-797-2346
Lost Hills Days Inn 661-797-2371





FAI LICENSE NUMBER____________________________________________________


F1A ($25) ______________________________

F1B ($25) ______________________________

F1C ($25) ______________________________

TOTAL ENCLOSED ______________________________



SEND ENTRIES TO: *Tony Mathews: *2 Tralee Street, Brampton, Ontario, Canada
L6Z 2X4  cell: (705) 754-5553*  E-mail
This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.


Roger Morrell