DARTS Vista One Design Contest
Saturday - September 4, 2010
Twin Towers Park, Fairborn, Ohio
|Sponsored by the DARTS (Dayton
ARea Thermal Soarers)
|Vista One Design
This is the first of 2 days of flying:
Saturday September 4, 2010: Vista One Design
Contest - Dave Rice CD
Sunday September 5, 2010: 2 Meter Contest* - Dave
* = Vista's allowed in 2-meter event (close enough)
Entry fee's will be $10 for one day, $15 for two.
The contests will run in a seeded man-on-man format with a 100 point landing tape.
The landing tape is 25 feet long (300 inches) with point
marks every 3 inches.
will be staggered so that you are not flying up the line
at the same time as your neighbor. If any pilot would like someone else to launch
his airplane for him, we will do that.
Both days should be pretty low key
Winches should be in place between 8:00 and 8:30 AM
Pilots Meeting between 9:00 and 9:30 AM
Dave Rice - Saturday Vista One Design CD
D.A.R.T.S. Club Vista One
as of August 28th 2010:
This is a one design contest using the Tower Hobbies
We will fly seeded normalized man-on-man
thermal duration with a 100 point 300-inch landing tape
Task times to be determined on the contest day.
Winch launches will be staggered.
No real-time altitude sensing devices allowed.
Landing outside designated field bounders is loss of
that flight's points.
Shedding of parts on landing or aircraft lands upside down is loss
of all landing points.
Hitting a person on landing is loss of that flight's points.
Hitting the CD on landing is loss of all contest points.
Acceptable modifications are:
Adjust wing and or elevator incidence.
Move servo positions
Replace push rods with other material.
Change the aircraft's markings.
Change the outside lines of the aircraft other than for wing and
Main spar must be stock and not reinforced with carbon fiber or
Repairs with original materials are ok.
Aircraft that place may be asked to submit to a X-ray and MRI to
prove adherence to these well thought out rules.
Rules under consideration:
Helmet, flack jacket and goggles mandatory.
Looking for feedback,