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MAR/C July 2021 Sport Scale Contest and BBQ

This event will be open to all scale model aircraft whether ARF, kit, standoff foamy, or scratch-built. No LM1, LM2, or turbine-powered aircraft allowed.  The entrant does not have to be the builder or modifier in the case of an ARF.

RULES AND REGULATIONS

  • Power can be electric, glow, or gas.
  • Models will be static judged from 10 ft.
  • All models will fly a series of maneuvers and will be judged according to how the full scale aircraft would have performed said maneuvers.
  • Two flights will be flown.  The flight score will be from the better of the two flights.
  • All aircraft must pass static judging with at least 1 point in order to compete.
  • Static judging and flight performance will occur according to registration order.
  • Prizes will be awarded for 1st, 2nd and 3rd place in each category
  • A single first place prize will be awarded for the best flight score from all categories.
  • In the event of a tied score in any category or for Best Flight, a third round of flight scoring will be conducted for the tied airplanes
  • Maximum score will be 70.  10 points for static judging plus 60 points from the best of two flights.
     

CONTEST CATAGORIES

  • Expert Class – All aircraft must be built from plans or kits adding scale detail as needed to represent the full scale airplane.
  • Modified ARF –airplanes that have been altered from the original manufacturer’s presentation by changing paint scheme, markings or by adding scale detail. Non modified ARFs will receive a 2 point deduction with a possible score of 8 points. A modified ARF can receive a total of 10 points.
  • Standoff Foamy – models are to be constructed with sheet foam to represent scale aircraft.

STATIC JUDGING PROCEDURE

  • Every model must have some form of documentation as proof for shape and markings in reference to full scale aircraft being modeled.  Sheet foam models only need to have a 3 view drawing or photograph of a real airplane example of that type.  They will be judged on conformity to full scale outlines and craftsmanship.
  • Photo of model will not be accepted.
  • Each model will be placed in the middle of a 20 foot diameter circle for static judging by 2 judges.
  • A maximum of 10 points are possible.
     

FLIGHT JUDGING PROCEDURE

  • Contestant will be required to demonstrate 4 required maneuvers and 2 optional maneuvers from the lists below.
  • A maximum of 10 points are possible for each maneuver.  A failed maneuver will receive a zero
  • Each contestant must call out each maneuver to be judged.
  • 2 Judges will score each contestant.
  • A maximum of 60 points are possible.
     

MANDATORY MANEUVERS  (40 points possible)

  • Climb out
  • Traffic pattern with fly by
  • Landing pattern
  • Final descent and landing
     

OPTIONAL - choose 2  (20 points possible)

  • Split S
  • Loop
  • Vintage loop (not circular, for airplanes with low thrust to weight ratio)
  • Roll
  • Immelmann turn
  • Bomb drop
  • Touch and go
  • Horizontal figure eight
  • Chandelle

Airplanes with flaps and/or retractable landing gear

  • Low slow fly-by (flaps and gear down)
     

Total Score will be the sum of the Static points and Flying Points.

Entry Fee: a voluntary donation of $10.00 is suggested which will be donated to a local food bank.

 

Start Date
End Date
Location
Marymoor R/C Field