School event



Instructor in charge : Miguel Gutierrez (15869)

Type : Competition

Status : Expired

From : Jan 15, 2017

until : Jan 21, 2017

Place : Valle de Bravo, El Peñón.

Country : Mexico

Description : Format
The event will be run in general according to FAI Sporting code rules for paragliding Cross country competitions.
The event is restricted to certified gliders that we regard as Serial Class. EN D gliders and CCC certified gliders.
There will be an overall winner of the competition.
There will also be winners, prizes and trophies based on glider class.
There will be a separate class for those who have minimal experience (Rookie’s) and one for the Girls.
*We will set the task and explain why we set it and how to do it.
*We show pilots the best way to go, where the thermals are, and where the difficult sections are.
*We stay on the same emergency channel, and us it for informing of CAT levels, and window times etc.
*We do a visual de-briefing at the base at night, using track logs on google earth or similar. that way the pilots see the winning routes and get an understanding of what to do in future.
*All pilots are welcome to join briefings and ask questions and contribute to the experts de-brief.
*We have seminars on XC, SIV and other useful subjects during bad weather or in the evening.
*It is all about inclusion and instruction, we have a few top guns but they must be helpful to others and there is no elitism or room for ego’s.
*We want to create a Fun, challenging, and inclusive flying environment.

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Classes will be based on EN certification.
There will be five Classes: Fun, Recreation, Sport and X-Class and Competition, plus a Rookie class and a Womens class.

Fun - EN B
Recreation - EN B
Sport - EN C
X-Class - EN D
Competition- CCC

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