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2014 DARTS Woody Contest

Saturday July 12, 2014

Twin Towers Area Park, Fairborn, Ohio
Sponsored by the DARTS (Dayton ARea Thermal Soarers)

Who: Any AMA member, spectators welcome
What: Woody Contest
When:  Saturday July 12,  2014
             Winch Masters show at 9:00 AM, have winches set up by 9:30 AM
             Pilot's meeting at 9:30 AM
             First round starts 10:00 AM
Where: Club Field, Twin Towers Area Park, Fairborn, OH
Type:  Woody Contest, see special Woody rules below
Event details: AMA flight rules
                        25 foot landing tape, 100 points max,  1 point per 3 inches
                        Seeded Man on Man format for flight groups
                        Flight scores normalized, then landing scores added
Contest Director: Ken Davidson

Pre Contest note:
I would like to have the pilots meeting at 9:30 and first launch at 10:00. The winches will need to be set-up by 9:30 to get started at 10:00. We will see what the weather brings us but at least it looks dry.

See you there.

The following construction guidelines will be followed (Woody Rules by Ray Hayes): 

1. Wing and Stab are built up from wood
2. No restriction on spar construction or materials
3. No Molded D-Tube leading edge construction
4. Fuselage can be wood, glassed wood or molded Fiberglass including the fin
5. Carbon reinforcement can be used on any part of the structure. 

Post Contest results:
The DARTS Annual Woody Contest was held on 12 July 2014. We had eight flyers and completed eight rounds. The weather was good but lift was limited. The task was 10 minutes for each round but there were only seven max flights.


1     Bill Hoelcher         8068
2     Don Harris            7650
3     Mark Groves        7048
4     Norman Poti        7044
5     Greg Bell              6924
6     Ken Davidson      6686
7     Todd Anderson    5966
8     Albie Saias          5578

More details are HERE



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