So, as many of you know, one of our designers and National Pattern Champion Andrew Jesky is in Portugal to contest the F3A Pattern World Championship. Here's his basic schedule:
Aug 20th Thursday- Arrival of Teams FAI Jury and Judges.
Unofficial Practice at Practice sites.
Aug 21st Friday- Arrival of teams and registration
Briefing and training flights for judges
Team Managers Meeting
Model Processing and Official Practice
Aug 22nd Saturday- Model Processing and Official Practice
Opening Ceremony Reception at Town Hall and Buffet
Aug 23rd Sunday- Round 1 - Preliminaries - Flight line A and B
Aug 24th Monday- Round 2 - Preliminaries - Flight line A and B
Aug 25th Tuesday- Round 3 - Preliminaries - Flight line A and B
Aug 26th Wednesday- Round 4 - Preliminaries - Flight line A and B
Aug 27th Thursday- Reserve day for Preliminaries Flights
Official practice for semi-finalists
Aug 28th Friday- Semi-finals - Rounds 5 and 6 - Flight line A and B
Meeting for judges and TM of Final pilots
Aug 29th Saturday- First round of finals according to schedule F09.
Second round of finals according to unknown schedule 1.
Third round of finals according to schedule F09.
Fourth round of finals according to unknown schedule.
Closing Ceremony in front MCPO headquarters Banquet at Sporting Complex of Pombal.
And here's the first pic I've found of AJ at the contest.
This plane is his custom-painted Krill Aviation Spark.
We'll post progress and results as we receive them...
Good Luck, Andrew!!