Phoenix Model Flying Club (Dorset)

Timed Flight

Competitions - Timed Flight 13 April 2008

Position Name Totals after 3 flights
1 Chris Hague 259
2 Rod Board 258
3 Simon Cragg 251 (after fly-off)
4 Mal McKendrick 251 (after fly-off)
5 Mik Cowley 240
6 Peter Kessell 239
7 Reg Witts 231
 

The rain held off and despite a few hard landings (crashes) in the blustery conditions seven pilots took part and enjoyed a close fought competition. Contestants were aiming for a maximum score of 270. Mike (still awaiting his A certificate) just beat experienced pilot Peter by one second. Simon damaged his Playboy Senior in the blustery conditions and borrowed a Toro 900 flying wing (Note that this plane is ELECTRIC POWERED!) and scored the same number of points as Malcolm. Simon won the third place fly-off by just four seconds. Overall winner was birthday boy Chris by the handsome margin…… of just one second from our Chairman Rod. A good days flying, a different style of competition allowing any type of plane to be used, and one that was enjoyed by all.

Chris Hague
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