28, 29, 30 October 2011, Taiwan

Organizer: Taiwan RC Slope Glider Association



The Contest:

      The contest will be conducted according to FAI rules for F3F slope soaring. Each pilot is allowed to register three models for the contest. The organizer will try to run as many rounds as possible. If more than three rounds were flown the lowest round score of each competitor will be discarded and the others added to obtain the final score which will determine his position in the final classification. If more than fourteen rounds were flown, the two lowest round scores will be discarded. The awards are for individuals. There will be an award for the best run and team awards.




27 October 2011 (Thursday)

       Practice day without course setup
       Pickup from Kenting BALI RESORT at 9:00am
       Return pickup from Kenting Longpan at 6:00pm

28 October 2011 (Friday)

       Full day competition
       Pilot briefing: 8:30am at the flying site
       Contest: 9:00am to 17:30pm

29 October 2011 (Saturday)

       Full day competition
       Pilot briefing: 8:30am at the flying site
       Contest: 9:00am to 17:30pm

30 October 2011 (Sunday)

       Full day competition
       Pilot briefing: 8:30am at the flying site
       Contest: 9:00am to 16:30pm
       Banquet and Award Presentation: 19:30pm - Kenting BALI RESORT




Contest Director: Mr. Bravo Lin




Pilot briefing will generally be carried out 30 minutes prior to the contest at the flying site each morning.




The Slope - Kenting Lungpan

      Lungpan is a huge area of grassland & hanging cliff that stretches to the horizon. On its east side is the Pacific Ocean. This area is made of coral reef cliff, and there are limestone caves underneath the red topsoil. It's the best place for you to enjoy the sunrise, the sunset, the afterglow and the starry night sky.
      The venue of the contest is Lungpan, Kenting which is located at the southern tip of Taiwan. The flying site is 105 meters above sea level with a spectacular view of the Pacific Ocean. For more information, please see Google Maps or Google Street View
Kenting Lungpan coordinates: ( 21°55'40.99" N , 120°50'45.13" E ) or ( 21.928053 N , 120.845869 E )












The Weather

      According to Taiwan Central Weather Bureau meteorological record, the average temperature in October at Kenting is 25 degree Celsius and the average wind speed is 10~20 m/s northeast, the most favorable condition for F3F.




The Prizes

      Trophies, special prizes sponsored by r/c manufacturers.
      Champion: To be announced
      1st Runner-up: To be announced
      2nd Runner-up: To be announced
      Best Run: To be announced
      Team Award: To be announced (Three man team)




Accommodation

      Please arrange your flight to arrive at Kaohsiung International Airport - KHH.
      We recommend overseas pilots to stay in this hotel for logistics reason.
      We have arranged group discount for pilots.
      Kenting BALI RESORT ( Chinese web page ) , ( Google Translated English web page )
      Address: No. 1180, Heng Kong Rd., Heng-chun, Pingtung County, Taiwan
      TEL: (886-8) 8896589
      FAX: (886-8) 8897787
      Email: ktbali@kaida-group.com

      How to get there? , Kenting BALI RESORT ( Google Map )
      The route from Kaohsiung International Airport to the hotel is about 96 kilometers or 60 miles,
      the trip takes about 2.5 hours.
      There's no direct bus in between. The options for pilots are:
  1. Rental car - CARPLUS. Special discount will be offered at about US$100 per day for a van.
  2. Taxi is about NT$ 3,500 ( US$ 125 ), fits only 2 with gliders and other personal belongings.
  3. A chartered bus - A 20-seater bus fits 12 plus gliders and other personal belongings, costs NT$7,000 or US$250. A 40-seater bus fits 30 plus gliders and other personal belongings costs NT$8,000 or US$286.
      We will need to know your preferred options and flight ETA to make prior arrangement for you.
      Please get in touch with us by leaving your choice in the Registration Form.




Registration

      Due to the availability of time for competition, the number of contestants is limited to 60.
      In principle, the maximum number of pilots for each country is 15.

      Please see the current Pilot Entry List.
      Deadline: 31 August 2011
      Contest Fee: NT$ 1200. This fee includes a wind breaker,
           lunch box each day for the 3-day event and local transportation from Hotel to the flying site.
      Banquet: NT$ 1200.
      Venue: Kenting BALI RESORT, 30 October 2011, 19:30 pm.

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Current Pilot Entry List.




Sponsors


First prize Freestyler4 donated by our sponsor TudModelltechnik

      More sponsors will be available later.

           

     

     




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