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2018 DARTS Woody Contest

Sunday July 8, 2018

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

Who: Any AMA member, spectators welcome
What: 2018 DARTS Woody Contest
When: Sunday July 8, 2018
            Winch Masters to have winches in place by 9:00 AM
            Pilot's at 9:30 AM
            First round started after pilot's meeting
Where: Club Field, Twin Towers Area Park, Fairborn, OH
Why: To have fun!
Event Type: AMA Thermal Duration, mixed launch

                     Seeded Man-on-Man Thermal Duration
                     25 foot landing tapes, 100 points max, 1 point per 3 inches
                     TBD min maxes
Entry fee: $20 per day or $30 for both days
Contest Director: Ken Davidson


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

9 flyers flew a total of 6 rounds in 3 flight groups. 10 min maxes were flown.


2018 DARTS Woody Results Summary

place   pilot score    percentage
1   Poti, Norm 6376.90 100.00
2   Shape, Jerry 6142.70 96.33
3   Hoelcher, Bll 6138.32 96.26
4   Davidson, Ken 5864.34 91.96
5   Groves, Mark 5281.51 82.82
6   Youngen, Ted 5234.71 82.09
7   Boice, Tom 5021.19 78.74
8   Huntsman, Jeff 4466.04 70.03
9   Brinson, Mike 3379.32 52.99


Here is some useful output from the ESL scoring program we use:

Round by Round Results - PLACE ORDER - PDF format
Round by Round Results - PLACE ORDER - XPS format

Round by Round Results - GROUP ORDER - PDF format
Round by Round Results - GROUP ORDER - XPS format

Pilot Report Cards - PDF format
Pilot Report Cards - XPS format

For reference, here is the raw .ESLScore file from the contest.
This is the file that contains all the data for the ESL Scoring program which was used to score the contest. .

ESL SCORE data file


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