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Dayton Ohio
Hand Launch Glider Contest

Saturday-Sunday Sept 19-20, 2009
Twin Towers Park, Fairborn, Ohio
Sponsored by the DARTS (Dayton ARea Thermal Soarers)

Pilots List:
(as of 9-18-2009)

Phil Barnes
Jim Buxton
John Ferguson
Marc Gellart
David Gerspacher
Bill Hoelcher
Skye Malcolm
Steve Maxwell
Bob McCarty
Robin Meek
Joe Mekina
Ben Roberto
Harry Roe
Tom Siler
Gerald Taylor
Gavin Trussell
Rick Wait

click HERE or on the above Handy Link for a pilot's list including frequencies

Dayton ARea Thermal Soarers

Dayton ARea Thermal Soarers

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This is a two day meet
We are running two separate one-day contests, with an overall grand champion
So if you can make it only one day, please do so!

Schedule:
Pilots meeting 8:30 AM both days
First round begins 9:00 AM both days

Tasks:
Tasks and round schedules are at this point still TDB, more info will be placed HERE as it becomes available
Tasks will be typical F3K tasks plus a few fun ones as weather and time permits

Entry Fees:
$25 per contestant, includes lunch both days
$20 for single day entry, includes lunch that day

Awards:
Plaques first through third places in Novice and Expert Classes for both day
Overall Grand Champion Award
Special awards  to all contestants and any volunteers who help with running the contest!

Lunch:
Lunch will be served from 11:30-12:30 both days, we will break for lunch during this time
Lunch will be available for others for a donation, bring your family and friends. All are welcome!
This is a very good place to fly, with good parking, a pavilion and rest rooms available! 

Test flying, fun flying and challenge matches permitted during the lunch hour, but the contestants themselves need to make sure they eat when lunch is served as we will get going again promptly at 12:30. 

General Notes:
Proxy throwers allowed, in other words there are no excuses for not being able to throw a glider!
Pilots must touch the proxy thrower prior to each launch

 Pre-Registration and Pilot's List:
Click HERE to pre-register
Click HERE for the latest Pilot's list

Joe Mekina - Contest Director