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North American Cup 2013 Results

by on Feb.17, 2013, under Competitions

F1A
No Competitor Name: Country FAI # P Time (secs) Final total Final
Flight 1 Flight 2 Flight 3 Flight 4 Flight 5 Flight 6 Flight 7 total FO #1 FO #2 FO #3 score Placing
31 Robert Lesko CRO CRO 0084 Y 210 180 180 180 180 180 180 1290 420 353 2063 1
36 Sergey Makarov RUS RUS163 Y 210 180 180 180 180 180 180 1290 420 343 2053 2
24 Rene Limberger USA USA 716363 Y 210 180 180 180 180 180 180 1290 420 311 2021 3
6 Mike McKeever USA USA 89734 Y 210 180 180 180 180 180 180 1290 420 309 2019 4
13 John Cooper GBR GBR 3422 Y 210 180 180 180 180 180 180 1290 420 294 2004 5
27 Aviv Balassiano ISR ISR 4-11649 Y 210 180 180 180 180 180 180 1290 420 266 1976 6
42 Ivan Bezak SVK SVK1078 Y 210 180 180 180 180 180 180 1290 420 205 1915 7
17 Malcolm Campbell AUS AUS 52060 Y 210 180 180 180 180 180 180 1290 420 175 1885 8
8 Lee Hines USA USA 7334 Y 210 180 180 180 180 180 180 1290 420 107 1817 9
35 Don Zink USA USA35442 Y 210 180 180 180 180 180 180 1290 373 1663 10
4 Shlomi Rosenzweig USA USA 1009245 Y 210 180 180 180 180 180 180 1290 329 1619 11
20 Javier Abad ESP ESP 498 Y 210 180 180 180 180 180 180 1290 288 1578 12
39 Victor Stamov UKR UKR121 Y 210 180 180 180 180 180 180 1290 281 1571 13
1 Jama Danier CAN 13-015 Y 210 180 180 180 180 180 180 1290 248 1538 14
32 Petra Meglaj (JR) CRO CRO 001506 Y 210 180 180 180 180 180 180 1290 243 1533 15
22 Mati Moskovich ISR ISR 41834 Y 210 180 180 180 180 180 180 1290 225 1515 16
15 Yaron Kraus ISR ISR 413 Y 210 180 180 180 180 180 180 1290 224 1514 17
5 Brian Van Nest USA USA 23122 Y 210 180 180 180 180 180 180 1290 219 1509 18
40 Jim Parker USA USA89015 Y 210 180 180 180 180 180 180 1290 197 1487 19
19 Christoph Bachmann SUI SUI 11858 Y 210 180 180 180 180 180 180 1290 185 1475 20
25 Roland Koglot SLO SLO 174007 Y 210 180 180 180 180 180 180 1290 180 1470 21
10 Vasyl Bezchasnyy UKR UKR 112 Y 210 180 180 180 180 180 180 1290 66 1356 22
26 Avner Studnik ISR ISR 141094 Y 210 177 180 180 180 180 180 1287 1287 23
21 Mickey Furman ISR ISR 414317 Y 210 180 180 166 180 180 180 1276 1276 25
14 Abraham Baruch ISR ISR 4-13035 Y 210 153 180 180 180 180 180 1263 1263 26
38 Tumur Sanjaa MGL F-0149 Y 210 159 180 180 180 180 167 1256 1256 27
29 Antony Koerbin NZL NZL AM 4499 Y 210 180 180 145 180 180 180 1255 1255 28
16 Gottfried A. Bachmann SUI SUI 11562 Y 210 180 142 180 180 180 180 1252 1252 29
41 Shmuel Sitton ISR ISR01141 Y 210 180 180 180 180 129 180 1239 1239 30
11 Chris Edge GBR GBR 064198 Y 210 180 180 180 180 180 124 1234 1234 31
30 Craig King NZL Y 125 180 180 180 172 180 180 1197 1197 32
37 Sergey Evsukov RUS RUS01773 Y 210 180 180 180 180 180 86 1196 1196 33
2 Todor Boyadzhiev CAN 13-005 Y 210 180 180 180 180 85 180 1195 1195 34
9 Albert Fathers AUS AUS 65586 Y 210 180 81 180 180 180 180 1191 1191 35
33 Grozdan Meglaj CRO CRO 001823 Y 210 180 180 180 173 180 68 1171 1171 36
7 Cenny Breeman BEL BEL4200 Y 210 180 116 180 180 92 180 1138 1138 37
12 Anders Persson SWE SWE 8335 Y 210 127 180 180 180 64 180 1121 1121 38
43 Hector Diez USA USA4753 Y 210 105 180 180 59 180 180 1094 1094 39
3 Svetan Svetkov BUL BUL00309 Y 210 180 180 111 180 52 180 1093 1093 40
18 Boris Badarov BUL BUL 00059 Y 7 180 180 180 180 180 113 1020 1020 41
23 Peter Brocks USA USA 84018 Y 19 180 94 180 180 60 180 893 893 42
28 Pierre Brun USA USA 37452 Y 128 125 85 180 180 25 0 723 723 43
34 Igor Fradkin USA USA 725411 Y 0 0 44
7 x 180 seconds for FAI events except 1st round @ 210 sec for F1A, 240 sec for F1B/F1C

 

F1B
No Competitor Name: FAI # P Time (secs) Final total Final
Flight 1 Flight 2 Flight 3 Flight 4 Flight 5 Flight 6 Flight 7 Total FO #1 FO #2 FO #3 score Placing
9 Thorvald Christensen SWE SWE 61700 Y 240 180 180 180 180 180 180 1320 420 674 2414 1
20 Alex Andriukov USA USA548719 Y 240 180 180 180 180 180 180 1320 420 336 2076 2
39 Tiffany O’Dell USA 806170 Y 240 180 180 180 180 180 180 1320 420 316 2056 3
32 Gongor Mijiddroj MGL F-0140 y 240 180 180 180 180 180 180 1320 420 223 1963 4
29 Blake Jensen USA USA35000 Y 240 180 180 180 180 180 180 1320 374 1694 5
31 Sukhbat Batsuri MGL F-0146 y 240 180 180 180 180 180 180 1320 265 1585 6
37 Anatoly Ribchenkov GEO 2883 Y 240 180 180 180 180 180 180 1320 247 1567 7
27 Rolf Siefert GER GER 253 Y 240 180 180 180 180 180 180 1320 226 1546 8
4 Ron Felix USA USA 244 Y 240 180 180 180 180 180 180 1320 153 1473 9
15 Gil Hagay ISR ISR 13164 Y 240 180 180 180 180 180 180 1320 149 1469 10
3 Bernard Guest CAN 13-023 Y 240 180 180 180 180 180 180 1320 122 1442 11
17 Ismet Yurtseven TUR TUR 007 Y 240 180 180 180 180 180 180 1320 115 1435 12
23 Michael Achterburg USA Y 240 180 180 178 180 180 180 1318 1318 13
24 Aram Schlosberg USA USA 63362 Y 240 180 180 177 180 180 180 1317 1317 14
12 Stepan Stefanchuk UKR UKR 102 Y 240 180 180 180 180 163 180 1303 1303 15
41 Pim A. Ruyter NED 639180 Y 240 180 180 180 180 163 180 1303 1303 16
42 Carrol Allen USA 8395 Y 240 180 158 180 180 180 180 1298 1298 17
40 Robert Tymchek USA 44501 Y 240 180 157 180 180 180 180 1297 1297 18
1 Ladi Horak CAN 13-018 Y 240 180 180 180 180 148 179 1287 1287 19
34 Batbold Sosorburam MGL F-0130 Y 240 180 146 180 180 180 180 1286 1286 20
16 Omri Sirkis ISR ISR 4-11845 Y 240 180 180 180 180 143 180 1283 1283 21
10 Bror Eimar SWE SWE 42 Y 240 180 180 180 180 141 180 1281 1281 22
33 Batzorig Davaa MGL F-0132 Y 240 180 180 180 180 139 180 1279 1279 23
7 Bob Cheesley GBR GBR043647 Y 240 180 180 180 180 180 136 1276 1276 24
13 Iurii Blazhevych UKR UKR 127 Y 240 180 180 180 180 180 135 1275 1275 25
30 Charlie Jones USA USA 45287 Y 240 180 180 180 138 177 180 1275 1275 26
43 Richard Wood USA 43798 Y 240 180 145 180 180 168 180 1273 1273 27
8 Russell Peers GBR GBR027418 Y 240 180 180 180 180 132 180 1272 1272 29
2 Tony Mathews CAN 13-022 Y 240 180 180 180 180 180 129 1269 1269 30
22 Roger Morrell NZL NZL 10530 Y 240 180 127 180 180 180 180 1267 1267 31
26 Michael Siefert GER GER 1863 Y 240 180 180 180 180 118 180 1258 1258 32
35 Batbayar Chimed MGL F-0129 Y 240 180 180 180 180 180 115 1255 1255 33
25 George Batiuk USA USA 10862 Y 240 180 180 180 180 142 151 1253 1253 34
19 Vin Morgan AUS AUS 19046 Y 183 180 180 168 180 180 180 1251 1251 35
38 Gilad Mark ISR 419021 Y 215 180 180 180 180 180 136 1251 1251 36
36 William Gannon USA USA 63484 Y 240 180 170 180 110 180 180 1240 1240 37
18 Walt Ghio USA USA 15325 Y 240 180 180 180 180 130 141 1231 1231 38
11 Hakan Broberg SWE SWE 376 Y 240 22 180 180 180 180 180 1162 1162 39
5 Bill Booth Jr USA USA 47079 Y DNF DNF DNF DNF DNF DNF DNF DNF 0
6 Tom Ioerger USA USA 94350 Y DNF DNF DNF DNF DNF DNF DNF DNF 0
14 Paul Crowley USA USA 2298 Y DNF DNF DNF DNF DNF DNF DNF DNF 0
21 Marty Shroedter USA Y DNF DNF DNF DNF DNF DNF DNF DNF 0
28 John Clapp USA Y DNF DNF DNF DNF DNF DNF DNF DNF 0
7 x 180 seconds for FAI events except 1st round @ 210 sec for F1A, 240 sec for F1B/F1C

 

F1C
No Competitor Name: FAI # P Time (secs) Final total Final
Flight 1 Flight 2 Flight 3 Flight 4 Flight 5 Flight 6 Flight 7 Total FO #1 FO #2 FO #3 score Placing
8 Artem Babenko UKR UKR 272 Y 240 180 180 180 180 180 180 1320 420 215 1955 1
2 Roy Summersby AUS AUS 2153 Y 240 180 180 180 180 180 180 1320 420 163 1903 2
3 Alan Jack GBR GBR056873 Y 240 180 180 180 180 180 180 1320 266 1586 3
5 Roger Simpson USA USA 1635 Y 240 180 180 180 180 170 180 1310 1310 4
7 Evgeny Verbistky UKR UKR 123 Y 240 180 180 180 180 180 160 1300 1300 5
4 Don Chesson USA USA 22603 Y 192 180 180 180 180 180 180 1272 1272 6
12 Suchov Volodymyr SLO SLO 148053 Y 240 180 180 180 180 180 108 1248 1248 7
11 Henning Nyhegn DEN DEN 1901 Y 240 180 180 180 180 180 53 1193 1193 8
10 Terry Bond AUS AUS 3107 Y 240 58 180 180 180 61 140 1039 1039 9
1 Yuri Shvedenkov CAN 13-009 Y DNF DNF DNF DNF DNF DNF DNF DNF 0
6 Doug Joyce USA Y DNF DNF DNF DNF DNF DNF DNF DNF 0
9 Jeff Ellington USA Y DNF DNF DNF DNF DNF DNF DNF DNF 0
7 x 180 seconds for FAI events except 1st round @ 210 sec for F1A, 240 sec for F1B/F1C

 

Team F1A Score Total
1 Brian Van Nest 1509 5549
Rene limberger 2021
Mike McKeever 2019
2 Ivan Bezak 1915 4956
Roland Koglot 1470
Vivtor Stamov 1571
3 Don Zink 1663 4904
Vasyly Bezchasnyy 1356
Malcomb Campbell 1885
4 Petra Meglaj (JR) 1533 4767
Grozdan Meglaj 1171
Robert Lesko 2063
5 Aviv Balassiano 1976 4526
Abraham Baruch 1263
Avner Studnik 1287
6 Lee Hines 1817 4269
Anthony Koerbin 1255
Craig King 1197
7 Sergey Makarov 2053 4240
Sergey Evsukov 1093
Hector Diez 1094
Javier Abad 1578 3933
8 Anders Persson 1121
Chris Edge 1234
9 Todor Boyadzhiev 1195 3544
Tzvetan Tzvetkov 1093
Tumur Sanjaa 1256
Cenny Breeman 1138 3238
10 Pierre Brun 613
Jim Parker 1487
Jama Danier 1538 3157
11 Shlomi Rosenzweig 1619
Mickey Furman 1276 4305
12 Mati Moskovich 1515
Yaron Kraus 1514
Christoph Bachmann 1475 2727
13 Gottfried Bachmann 1252

 

Team F1B Score Total
1 Charlie Jones 1275 5025
Blake Jensen 1694
Tiffany O’dell 2056
2 Alex Andriukov 2076 4910
Roger Morrell 1267
Anatoly Rybchenkov 1567
3 Hakan Broberg 1162 4857
Thorvald Christensen 2414
Bror Eimar 1281
4 Gongor Mijiddorj 1963 4803
Sukhbat Batsvuri 1585
Batbaya Chimed 1255
5 Ismet Yurtseven 1435 4226
Ron Felix 1473
Mike Achterberg 1318
6 Michael Seifert 1258 4057
Rolf Seifert 1546
George Batiuk 1253
7 Omri Sirkis 1283 4003
Gil Hagay 1469
Gilad Mark 1251
8 Ladi Horak 1287 3998
Tony Mathews 1269
Bernard Guest 1442
9 Bob Tymchek 1297 3917
Pim Ruyter 1303
Aram Schlosberg 1317
9 Walt Ghio 1231 3796
Batzorig Davaa 1279
Batbold Sosovburam 1286
9 William Gannon 1240 3788
Russel Peers 1272
Bob Cheesley 1276

 

Team F1C Score Total
1 Roger Simpson 1310 4565
Evgeny Verbitsky 1300
Artem Babenko 1955
2 Terry Bond 1039 4528
Roy Summersby 1903
Alan Jack 1586
3 Don Chesson 1272 2465
Ken Happersett 0
Henning Nyhegn 1193
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2012 Pan American – Results

by on Apr.16, 2012, under Competitions

Here are the results of the 2012 Pan American:

F1A

First Last Country FAI # Rounds Flyoff #1 Flyoff #2 Flyoff#3 Total
Roland Koglot SLO 174007 1290 300 420 435 2445
Sergei Makarov RUS 163 1290 300 420 420 2430
Per Findahl SWE 15125 1290 300 420 396 2406
Siegfried Limberger GER 2284 1290 300 420 300 2310
Steve Spence USA 91727 1290 300 420 288 2298
Lior Bachar ISR 40123 1290 300 420 255 2265
Jama Danier CAN 12002 1290 300 420 206 2216
Nikolay Lomov (J) RUS 2537 1290 300 420 0 2010
Aviv Balassiano ISR 411649 1290 300 373 1963
Vasily Bechasny UKR 112 1290 300 370 1960
Tzvetan Tzetkov BUL 309 1290 300 362 1952
Ivan Bezak SVK 1078 1290 300 337 1927
Mike McKeever USA 89734 1290 300 310 1900
Ceny Breeman BLG 4159 1290 300 290 1880
Anders Persson SWE 8335 1290 300 256 1846
Rene Limberger GER 2283 1290 300 236 1826
Mati Moskovich ISR 41834 1290 300 157 1747
Jim Parker USA 89015 1290 174 1464
Phil Mitchell AUS 12594 1290 162 1452
Eyal Gal-or ISR 41486 1290 151 1441
Malcolm Campbell AUS 52060 1290 136 1426
Steffen Jensen DEN 1006 1290 112 1402
Mikhail Kochkarev RUS 170 1290 70 1360
Christoph Bachman SUI 1858 1290 0 1290
Pierre Brun USA 37452 1281 1281
Brian Van Nest USA 23122 1281 1281
Jon Davis USA 52101 1276 1276
Chris Edge GBR 1274 1274
John Cooper GBR 3422 1274 1274
Karsten Kongstad DEN 640 1270 1270
Javier Abad ESP 498 1269 1269
Eli Gerber ISR 414269 1263 1263
John Carter GBR 50520 1261 1261
Chris Lenartowicz CAN 47352 1260 1260
Don Zink USA 35442 1254 1254
Michael Furman ISR 414317 1216 1216
Jes Nyhegn DEN 2242 1211 1211
Peter Brocks USA 84018 1207 1207
Hector Diez USA 4753 1191 1191
Abraham Baruch ISR 41305 1177 1177
Ken Bauer USA 30748 1176 1176
Leslie Farkas CAN 12017 1174 1174
Norman Smith USA 409283 1157 1157
Shlomi Rosenzweig CAN 79469 1155 1155
Victor Stamov UKR 121 1120 1120
Lee Hines USA 7334 1093 1093
Peter Rasmussen DEN 692 1088 1088
Bo Nyhegn DEN 1183 1077 1077

F1B

First Last Country FAI # Rounds Flyoff #1 Flyoff #2 Total
Stepan Stefanchuk UKR 102 1320 300 351 1971
Tony Matthews CAN 12012 1320 300 344 1964
Yuri Blazhevych UKR 127 1320 300 328 1948
Omri Sirkis ISR 411845 1320 300 327 1947
Terry Bond AUS 3107 1320 300 325 1945
William Booth USA 47079 1320 300 324 1944
George Batiuk USA 10862 1320 300 316 1936
Pim Ruyter NED 59499 1320 300 235 1855
Ron Felix USA 244 1320 300 225 1845
Walt Ghio USA 15325 1320 280 1600
Michael Seifert GER 1863 1320 275 1595
Ohad Weisfliner ISR 422121 1320 229 1549
P Crowley USA 2298 1320 181 1501
Shmuel Kuflik ISR 412257 1320 142 1462
Audrey Burdov RUS 168 1320 138 1458
Yrjo Waltonen FIN 1314 1314
Rolf Seifert GER 253 1312 1312
Thorvald Christensen SWE 61700 1308 1308
Blake Jensen USA 35000 1303 1303
Dag Edvard Larsen NOR 564 1295 1295
Jack Emery USA 524743 1278 1278
Aram Schlosberg USA 1256 1256
Paul Rossiter AUS 20577 1256 1256
Fritz Gnass CAN 12022 1254 1254
Philipp Seifert GER 2965 1235 1235
Troy Davis(J) USA 805219 1229 1229
Charlie Jones USA 45287 1211 1211
Vin Morgan AUS 19046 1191 1191
Roger Morrel NZL 12 1187 1187
Carroll Allen USA 8395 1184 1184
Ladislav Horak CAN 12016 1169 1169
Cameron Ackerley CAN 1140 1140
Vegar Nereng NOR 5769 1134 1134
Jim Bradley USA 1193 723 723
Sergey Lomov RUS 2536 676 676

F1C

First Last Country FAI # Rounds Flyoff #1 Flyoff #2 Flyoff#3 Total
Eugene Verbitsky UKR 123 1320 300 420 584 2624
Rotislav Pechersky CAN 12024 1320 300 420 492 2532
Ron McBurnett USA 47218 1320 300 420 403 2443
Mike Roberts USA 119632 1320 300 420 103 2143
Arton Babenko UKR 272 1320 300 420 0 2040
Vladimir Suchov SLO 143058 1320 300 408 2028
Roy Summersby AUS 2153 1320 300 399 2019
Yuri Shvedenkov CAN 12018 1320 300 388 2008
Jeff Ellington USA 1854643 1320 300 0 1620
Don Chesson USA 22603 1320 276 1596
G Morris USA 94509 1320 274 1594
Alexander Droskov RUS 1555 1320 198 1518
Lynn Pulley USA 66759 1320 148 1468
Henning Nyhegn DEN 1901 1318 1318
Reinhard Truppe AUT 712 1310 1310
A Jack GBR 56873 1277 1277
Thomas Koster DEN 699 1140 1140

F1A – Team

Team Score Team Score
S. Makarov 2430
N. Kockarev 1360 5800
N. Lomov (J) 2010
P. Mitchell 1452
A. Persson 1846 5704
P. Findhal 2406
S. Spence 2298
M. McKeever 1900 5479
B. VanNest 1281
V. Stamov 1120
R. Koglot 2445 5391
R. Limberger 1826
E. Gerber 1263
E. Gal-Or 1441 4667
A. Balassiano 1963
J. Abad 1269
C. Breeman 1880 4409
C. Lenartowicz 1260
J. Carter 1261
J. Cooper 1274 3809
C. Edge 1274
P. Rasmussen 1088
K. Kongstad 1270 3760
S. Jensen 1402
P. Brun 1281
D. Zink 1254 3726
H. Diez 1191

F1B – Team

Team Score Team Score
S. Stefanchuk 1971
Y. Blazhevych 1948 5774
P. Ruyter 1855
S. Kuflik 1462
O. Weisfliner 1549 4958
O. Sirkis 1947
R. Felix 1845
A. Burdov 1458 4617
Y. Waltonen 1314
W. Booth 1944
C. Jones 1211 4458
B. Jensen 1303
V. Morgan 1191
T. Bond 1945 4392
P. Rossiter 1256
J. Emery 1278
R. Morrel 1187 3649
C. Allen 1184

F1C – Team

Team Score Team Score
Y. Shvedenkov 2008
R. Pechersky 2532 6568
V. Suchov 2028
M. Roberts 2143
A. Jack 1277 5439
R. Summersby 2019
L. Pulley 1468
J. Ellington 1620 4682
G. Morris 1594
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Pan American Open 2012

by on Dec.20, 2011, under Competitions

Pan American Open 2012
FAI World Cup Contest and Championship

February 14, 2012; Lost Hills, California

CONCEPT:

The Pan American Open is both an individual FAI World Cup event, as well as a team championship; open to all participants regardless of nationality, and any self formed team, regardless of the nationality of the members.

CONTESTANTS AND TEAMS:

Teams must be entered prior to the start of the contest, and are to be self arranged by the competitors themselves.   The composition of the teams, consisting of up to three members participating in the same class, is entirely up to the contestants.

Individual participants may join the contest without a team affiliation and only compete for the individual awards.

SCHEDULE:

(F1A, F1B, and F1C)

February 14, 2012

Round 1*:         8AM

Round 2:           9AM

Round 3:           10AM

Round 4:           11AM

Round 5:           12PM

Round 6:           1PM

Round 7:           2PM

Flyoffs**:          To be Decided

*First Round Max, conditions permitting: F1A: 210; F1B: 240; F1C: 240

**The last flyoff flight may be to the ground or out of sight, weather permitting.  This is to permit to the contest to end on the same day.

AWARDS:

1) Trophies will be awarded to the top three contestants in each class, and medals to the members of the top three teams in each class.

2) Certificates of participation and a copy of the official results will be given to all contestants.

FEES:

The entry fee for all classes and participants is $30 USD per person, payable on the field.  This fee is waived for all junior participants, who can participate at no charge.

There is no additional entry fee for teams, so everyone is encouraged to form into teams and compete for the team awards.  Fees must be paid prior to the start of the contest.


ADDITIONAL INFORMATION:

– Contestants and teams will time each other’s flights.

– Flying from the flight line will occur without pole positions (no position switch between rounds)
– Team scores will be calculated as the total of all flights of all team members, including fly-offs (if any).

– Using motorcycles to affect the flight of the model in any way will not be permitted.

– F1C Competitors must provide their own fuel.

– Unless otherwise specified, FAI Sporting Codes Apply

– All Competitors must have AMA Insurance

– All Competitors must be members of the Lost Hills Free Flight Association

– This is an FAI sanctioned event.  A valid FAI license is required

– All scorecards must be submitted by each participant to the scorekeeper by the end of each round.

CONTACT INFORMATION:

AMA Contest Director:

Hector Diaz

(661) 834-1063

E-mail:  H10auto@aol.com

Field Director:

Peter Allnutt

(661)  763-5039

Contest Organizer:

Chris Lenartowicz

(416) 698-5325

zlenart@hotmail.com

FAI Jury:

Jim Parker (USA)
Walt Ghio (USA)

Henning Nyhegn (DEN)

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Kudos to Peter Allnutt for being entered in to the MAAC Hall of Fame!!!

by on Oct.12, 2011, under Posts

And here’s a little about Peter:

3.Peter J. Allnutt
MAAC #2105

Joined MAAC in 1958.
Co-edited with Ed Flanagan, the MAAC Magazine during the 60’s, duties included drawing plans, duplicating (using a Gestetner hand cranked duplicator), collating, addressing and mailing to about 500 or so members! Designed, built and flew free flight scale models in competitions. Notably a “Bristol Bulldog”. Plans and articles appearing in the July 1960 issue of the “Aeromodeller” publication.
Started designing, building and flying competitively F1A gliders in the early 60’s.
In the 70’s became involved with the CIAM (Commission For International Aero Models) in Paris and attended annual meetings. There representing Canada’s model aviation interests. Eventually being elected FAI free flight chairman and continued to serve until resigning in the 90’s. During the 80’s and 90’s served as MAAC free flight chairman organizing and running many local and national competitions.
During the last 55 years has had published many F1A glider designs and technical articles including “A Relationship Between Basic Airfoil Parameters, Aspect Ratio and Rate of Sink of Nordic A2 Gliders” in the 1970-1971 issue of “Aeromodeller Annual”.
“A New Family of High Lift Airfoils for Low Reynolds Numbers” presented at the 1978 symposium of the national free flight society.
Co-authored with Mr. B. Eggleston “F1A Airfoil Design and Wing Optimization” published in “Free Flight Quarterly” 2008 also in 2008 “National Free Flight Society Symposium”.
“That Elusive CG”, 2010 “National Free Flight Society Symposium”. “An Accurate and Fast Way of Making Wings with Laser Cut Ribs” April 2010 “Free Flight News”. Authored and had published as a private printing “A Vast Horizon” – a history of Canadian participation at the free flight model aircraft world championships. Winner and high places in many national and international championships including British National Champion F1B Wakefield 1969. Three times U.S. national champion in F1A glider. Current holder of the Canadian National record for F1A glider.
Has designed, built and flown eighty-five F1A gliders!
Represented Canada flying F1A at the world championships, starting in 1965 a total of eighteen times to date. Best result achieved was a second place silver medal in 1975, in 2008 eleventh, in 2011 eighth and silver medal team 2011.

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