• 7. december 2019

Bulletin

Sidst opdateret: 21. august 2019 (kontaktperson: Kristian O.P. Nielsen)

 

 

IMAC Nordic Championship 2019

Lindtorp Flyvecenter

Thursday 22.08.2019 through 24.08.2019

Hosted by IMAC Denmark represented by Kristian Pade Nielsen

 

IMAC Denmark has the absolute pleasure to invite you to the 9th Nordic Championships in IMAC. Classes to be flown are; Basic, Sportsman, Intermediate, Advanced, Unlimited and Freestyle. In addition to the known sequences, there will be unknown sequences in the Sportsman, intermediate, Advanced and Unlimited classes.

 

Kristian Pade Nielsen is proud to be Contest Director for this edition of the Nordic Championships.

 

1.1 General info

Rules to be used are the latest version of AMA Competition Regulations, Radio Control Scale Aerobatics, as published in the rules section on the IMAC website, www.mini-iac.com.

 

The Nordic Championship will be flown with one sequence per round and is official as soon as one round (1 sequence known) is completed in each class.

 

1.1.1 Location and time

The Nordic Championship will be hosted by IMAC Denmark, and takes place at:

Lindtorp Flyvecer

Donskærvej 4

7600 Struer

Denmark

 

The venue will take place Thursday August 22nd  - Sunday august 24th  2019

 

Practice times will be Monday August 19th through Wednesday 21st of August 2019.

 

GPS coordinates: N56.394980, E8.442103.

 

Lindtorp Flyvecenter presents a 1200 meter tarmac airstrip heading 08/26, 21 meters wide. The airstrip is primarily at IMAC NM's disposal. Full size flight activities can occur, and thus model airplane pilots may be asked to land their plane in order to allow full size aircraft to land.

 

During training session Monday to Wednesday, 2 flying sites on the tarmac strip will be pointed out. More details will be announced later.

 

Temperature at Lindtorp is approximately 19 degrees at day and 9 degrees at night with a daily average of 14 degrees Celcius,

 

Sunrise is at 04:30 hrs and sunset is at 22:00 hrs.

 

All safety rules must be obeyed strictly. Remember; this is an airport!

 

 

1.1.2 Participating teams

This invitation has been sent to the following countries: Norway, Sweden and Denmark. The invited countries are welcome to register a maximum of three (3) pilots in each of the above mentioned competition classes.

 

Each team can have a maximum of 3 contestants in each of the following classes; Basic, Sportsman, Intermediate, Advanced, Unlimited, and Freestyle. A national team can therefore consist of a maximum of eighteen (18) pilots.

 

Each team will forward a list of team participants by August 1st 2019:

The manager of each national team is to send a list containing the following information for each contestant at 1st of August 2019:

  • Name of pilot
  • Class including freestyle if so
  • Aircraft type
  • Frequency
  • Membership number or competition licence number from the national federation or other evidence of valid insurance covering model airplane flying in Denmark.
  • A list of team support members.

 

Each team have to bring their national flag.

 

A jury will be selected.

 

The Contest Director (CD) and Chief Judge will be part of the jury, in addition

there will be 3 jurors selected from the teams.

 

1.1.3. Complaints.

All complaints must be issued in the form of a filled out official complaint form available from the CD. Filing a formal complaint to the jury costs DKK 500,- and is to be paid in cash to the CD. The jury will address the complaint as soon as possible after payment has been made.

 

This sum will be returned if the jury rules in favor and the complaint is accepted. If the jury rules against and the complaint is not accepted, there will be no refund.

 

Examples where complaints could be considered are unsportsmanlike behavior, cheating, mistreatment, misconduct of regulations etc. Judges scoring of aerobatic maneuvers, sound score and airspace control are not subject to complaints and cannot be overruled.

 

1.2 Preliminary schedule

The aim of the competition is to achieve 4 rounds (1 sequence per round) in each class (2 rounds freestyle)

 

Additional rounds known or unknowns or freestyle rounds can be added.

 

Minimum requirement for a valid Nordic Championship is: 1 sequence in

all classes.

 

Prelaminary schedule:

 

Time schedule

From

To

Subject

Comment

Monday 19.08-Wednesday 21.08.2019

Training

Wednesday 21.08.2019

19:00

20:00

Team leaders + CD + CJ:
- Final registrations
- Starting order known
- Starting order unknown 1
- Starting order unknown 2
- Starting order freestyle

Thursday 22.08.2019

07:30

08:00

Briefing at flight line

08:00

08:15

Preparation

08:15

08:55

Basic

Known round 1

08:55

09:55

Sportsman

Known round 1

09:55

10:55

Intermediate

Known round 1

10:55

11:25

Advanced

Known round 1

11:25

12:10

Unlimited

Known round 1

12:10

12:55

Lunch break

12:55

13:35

Basic

Known round 2

13:35

14:35

Sportsman

Known round 2

14:35

15:35

Intermediate

Known round 2

15:35

16:05

Advanced

Known round 2

16:05

16:50

Unlimited

Known round 2

16:50

17:30

Basic

Unknown round 1

17:30

17:45

Distribution of unknowns

Unknown round 1

Friday 23.08.2019

07:30

08:00

Briefing at flight line

08:00

09:00

Sportsman

Unkinown round 1

09:00

10:00

Intermediate

Unkinown round 1

10:00

10:30

Advanced

Unkinown round 1

10:30

11:15

Unlimited

Unkinown round 1

11:15

11:55

Basic

Known round 3

11:55

12:25

Participant photo session

12:25

13:10

Lunch break

13:10

14:10

Sportsman

Known round 3

14:10

15:10

Intermediate

Known round 3

15:10

15:40

Advanced

Known round 3

15:40

16:25

Unlimited

Known round 3

16:25

16:40

Preparation for freestyle

16:40

17:30

Freestyle

Round 1

17:30

17:45

Distribution of unknowns

Unknown round 2

Saturday 24.08.2019

07:30

08:00

Briefing at flight line

08:00

08:40

Basic

Unkinown round 2

08:40

09:40

Sportsman

Unkinown round 2

09:40

10:40

Intermediate

Unkinown round 2

10:40

11:10

Advanced

Unkinown round 2

11:10

11:55

Unlimited

Unkinown round 2

11:55

12:40

Lunch break + prep freestyle

12:40

13:30

Freestyle

Round 2

13:30

14:10

Basic

Known round 4

14:10

15:10

Sportsman

Known round 4

15:10

16:10

Intermediate

Known round 4

16:10

16:40

Advanced

Known round 4

16:40

17:25

Unlimited

Known round 4

19:00

?

Banquet and price ceremony

 

1.3 Radio frequencies

List of approved/legal frequencies during the event:

35 MHz

35.000, 35.010, 35.020, 35.030, 35.040, 35.050, 35.060, 35.070,

35.080, 35.090, 35.100, 35.110, 35.120, 35.130, 35.140, 35.150,

35.160, 35.170, 35.180, 35.190, 35.200, 35.210, 35.220, 35.230,

35.240, 35.250, 35.260, 35.270, 35.280, 35.290, 35.300

40 MHz 40.665, 40.675, 40.685, 40.695

 

2,4 GHz

2400-2483,5 GHz

 

This frequency is allowed with an effect of up to 10/100 mW in accordance with EU regulation EN 300 328.

 

Communication/Use of radio/Airspace

TBA

 

1.4 Access to hangar

The hangar will be made available for all contestants to store their planes in. The hangar will be locked each night.

 

1.4.1 Maintenance area

The hangar will function as maintenance area. Signs will be put up.

 

1.4.2 Transportation

Transport between hangar and flight line is approximately 200 meters to the main flight line. Each contestant is expected to take care of his/hers own airplane.

 

1.5 Radio impound

There will be NO radio impound during official practice and competition. It is

the responsibility of every pilot to be aware of "his/hers" channel and to use

frequency-pins.

 

1.6 Sound check

Most of the Nordic countries are more noise sensitive than USA. Therefore

the on ground sound limits published in the abovementioned rules (Section

5.1) are not applicable. The rules regarding the in-flight judging criteria

(Section 5.4) will be used and in effect.

 

1.7 Legislative aircraft requirements

Due to Danish regulations on model airplanes, the maximum weight of the competing airplanes must not exceed 25 kg. It is the obligation of each pilot to ensure that the airplane used for the competition is in a safe and well-maintained state to ensure public safety and reduce risk of crash.

 

1.8 Judges

Judges will be announced in a later version of the bulletin.

Sven Lundgren has been appointed as Chief Judge, and he will be responsible for the security during the contest.

 

2.0 Accommodations

Lindtorp Flyvecenter has sufficient room for camping with caravans, mobile homes and tents. There are sufficient power connection for 40 camping units, if electric power consumption is kept at a reasonable level. Sufficient toilet and wash/bathing facilities will be provided. The price for accomondation on Lindtorp Flyvecenter is included in the entry fee.

 

Rental of caravans, possibly including setup and pickup after use, can be found here:

 

http://www.herning-campingudlejning.dk/

 

http://lcu.dk/

 

Another possibility is construction site mobile homes with 4 beds and leisure area. Contact CD directly for help with rental of these.

 

Arrival at Lindtorp Flyvecenter is possible from Monday 19th of August 12:00.

 

2.1 Other alternatives for accomodations

Other options for accomondation could be at hostel in Holstebro:

Danhostel

Sysselting 2

7500 Holstebro

Danmark

 

2.2 Parking

All parking is assigned to specific areas. All parking outside these areas is prohibited.

 

3.0 Entry fee and registration

The entry fee is DDK 1500,- for each contestant. This includes banquet dinner DKK 250,- .

For team leader (regardless if her/she participates in the contest) and other team personnel there is no entry fee except for the cost of the banquet as above.

 

3.1 Payment

Payment in Danish kroner is to be made to CD:

 

Kristian Nielsen

IBAN DK2770590007481459

BIC/SWIFT SYBKDK22

 

Please align any amounts with CD prior to payments.

 

4.0 Language

The official language for the Nordic Championship will be English.

 

5.0 Web Page

All relevant information will be published on the IMAC Nordics 2019 section on IMAC Denmark's homepage:

http://www.modelflyvning.dk/elite/kunstflyvning/imac-danmark/nordic-championship-imac-2019.aspx

 

6.0 Contact info

Contest Director: Kristian Overgaard Pade Nielsen +45 22778514 Pade_1@hotmail.com

 

7.0 Additional info

At present time it is not possible to offer serving of meals during the contest. There will be facilities for the competitors to barbecue their own dinners Monday-Saturday.

 

There are several options for shopping foods, beverages and other necessities in nearby towns.

 

There are indoor facilities available for enjoying meals and recreation.

 

There will be draught beer sale in these facilities, available after the sequences of the day are finished.

 

FAI-License! All contestants are required to present a valid FAI-license.

 

On the behalf of IMAC Denmark and with wishes of a great experience

 

Kristian Pade Nielsen