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2016 DARTS Field Sailplane Contests



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April . .
Sunday
April 24, 2016
DARTS April Club Contest
AMA Thermal Duration, Class D - Unlimited
Pilot's meeting 9:24 AM, first round starts at 10:00 AM
no entry fee
Albie Salas

May . .
Sunday
May 15, 2016

Cancelled due to weather
DARTS May Club Mixed Launch TD Contest
AMA Thermal Duration, Class D - Unlimited
and Altitude Limited Electric Soaring (ALES)
Mixed Launch, Winch and electric launched sailplanes fly together
Altitude limiters for ALES sailplanes set to 150 meters
Winch Masters please set up winches so they are ready to go by 9:30 AM
First round will start at 10:00 AM
No netry fee, donations appreciated to cover field usage fees
Jerry Shape
June . .
Saturday
June 11, 2016
MOSS ALES #3 Contest
Altitude Limited Electric Soaring (ALES), 150 meter cutoff
location: DARTS field, Fairborn, OH
Pilots meeting 9:30 AM, round 1 starts shortly there after
no entry fee, Hot Dog lunch provided, suggested donation $8
Greg Bell

Contest Results
Sunday
June 12, 2016
DARTS June 12 ALES Contest
Altitude Limited Electric Soaring (ALES), 150 meter cutoff
location: DARTS field, Fairborn, OH
Pilots meeting 9:30 AM, round 1 starts shortly there after
no entry fee, Hot Dog lunch provided, suggested donation $8
Skye Malcolm

Contest Results
July . .
Saturday
July 9, 2016
DARTS RES Contest
AMA Thermal Duration, winch launced Rudder Elevator Spoiler (RES) models only
no electric saillplanes
AMA rules, TBD min maxes
25 foot landing tapes, 100 points max, 1 point per 3 inches
Seeded Man on Man format for flight groups
Flight scores normalized, then landing scores added
Winchmasters please have winches in place by 9:00 AM
Pilots meeting 9:30 AM, first round starts shortly there after
entry fee: $20 per day or $30 for both days
Hot Dog lunch provided
Albie Salas

Contest Results
Sunday
July 10, 2016
DARTS Woody Contest
AMA Thermal Duration, winch launced Woodies only
no electric saillplanes
TBD min maxes
25 foot landing tapes, 100 points max, 1 point per 3 inches
Seeded Man on Man format for flight groups
Flight scores normalized, then landing scores added
Winchmasters please have winches in place by 9:00 AM
Pilots meeting 9:30 AM, first round starts shortly there after
entry fee: $20 per day or $30 for both days
Hot Dog lunch provided
Ken Davidson Contest Results
Sunday
July 17, 2016
DARTS Unlimited Contest
AMA Thermal Duration, Class D - Unlimited
winch launched gliders only, no electric sailplanes
AMA rules, TBD min maxes
25 foot landing tapes, 100 points max, 1 point per 3 inches
Seeded Man on Man format for flight groups
Flight scores normalized, then landing scores added
Winchmasters please have winches in place by 9:00 AM
Pilots meeting 9:30 AM, first round starts shortly there after
entry fee: $20
Hot Dog lunch provided
Todd Anderson
August . .
Saturday
August 13, 2016
DARTS Unlimited OVSS - Saturday Contest
AMA Thermal Duration, Class D - Unlimited
and Altitude Limited Electric Soaring (ALES)
Mixed Launch, Winch and electric launched sailplanes fly together
Altitude limiters for ALES sailplanes set to 150 meters
Electric launch sailplanes to emulate winch launches in terms of starting point
Electric launch sailplanes time starts at end of motor run
AMA rules, No altitude sensing devices, TBD min maxes
100 inch landing tapes, 100 points max, 1 point per inch
Seeded Man on Man format for flight groups
Flight scores normalized, then landing scores added
Winchmasters please have winches in place by 8:00 AM
Pilots meeting 8:30 AM, first round starts shortly there after
entry fee: $25 per day or $40 for both days
Hot Dog lunch provided
Norm Poti

Contest Results
Sunday
August 21, 2016

Re-scheduled
to this date
from previous Sunday
which was rained out




DARTS Unlimited OVSS - Sunday Contest
AMA Thermal Duration, Class D - Unlimited
and Altitude Limited Electric Soaring (ALES)
Mixed Launch, Winch and electric launched sailplanes fly together
Altitude limiters for ALES sailplanes set to 150 meters
Electric launch sailplanes to emulate winch launches in terms of starting point
Electric launch sailplanes time starts at end of motor run
AMA rules, No altitude sensing devices, TBD min maxes
100 inch landing tapes, 100 points max, 1 point per inch
Seeded Man on Man format for flight groups
Flight scores normalized, then landing scores added
Winchmasters please have winches in place by 8:00 AM
Pilots meeting 8:30 AM, first round starts shortly there after
entry fee: $25 per day or $40 for both days
Hot Dog lunch provided
Jerry Shape
September . .
Saturday
September 24, 2016
MOSS ALES #5 Contest
Altitude Limited Electric Soaring (ALES), 150 meter cutoff
location: DARTS field, Fairborn, OH
Pilots meeting 9:30 AM, round 1 starts shortly there after
no entry fee, Hot Dog lunch provided, suggested donation $8
Greg Bell

Contest Results
Sunday
September 25, 2016
DARTS September 25 2016 ALES Contest
Altitude Limited Electric Soaring (ALES), 150 meter cutoff
location: DARTS field, Fairborn, OH
Pilots meeting 9:30 AM, round 1 starts shortly there after
no entry fee, Hot Dog lunch provided, suggested donation $8
Dave Wrinkle

Contest Results
Friday
September 30, 2016
No sailplane flying - other non-sailplane activity scheduled
October . .
Saturday - Sunday
October 1-2, 2016
No sailplane flying - other non-sailplane activity scheduled
Sunday
October 16, 2016
DARTS October Club Mixed Launch TD Contest
AMA Thermal Duration, Class D - Unlimited
and Altitude Limited Electric Soaring (ALES)
Mixed Launch, Winch and electric launched sailplanes fly together
Altitude limiters for ALES sailplanes set to 150 meters
Electric launch sailplanes to emulate winch launches in terms of starting point
Electric launch sailplanes time starts at end of motor run
AMA rules, No altitude sensing devices, TBD min maxes
100 inch landing tapes, 100 points max, 1 point per inch
Seeded Man on Man format for flight groups
Flight scores normalized, then landing scores added
Winchmasters please have winches in place by 9:00 AM
Pilots meeting 9:30 AM, first round starts shortly there after
entry fee: suggested donation $10
Hot Dog lunch provided
Ken Davidson
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These events, dates and details are current as of 8-16-2016. They will be kept up to date if they change.