Fun-Fly Contest Rules

Spot Landing Competition Rules

  1. Any fixed wing aircraft may be used. No STOL, VTOL, drones or helicopters may be used.
  2. Prior to takeoff, whether they will attempt one of the following:
    1. Touch down – judges will score based on how close the aircraft touched down to the target
    2. Spot Landing – judges will score based on how close the aircraft is to the target after coming to a complete stop. Upon touchdown of the aircraft the pilot must cut all propulsion.  Any addition of power after touching down will result in disqualification of that attempt.
  3. Pilot must tell the judges if they will do a “touch” or “spot landing” prior to takeoff.
  4. Pilot will have 1.5 minutes from the time of takeoff to the time they “touch” or “stop”. If that time expires before they “touch” or “stop” that attempt is disqualified.
  5. Each pilot will receive 2 chances to hit the target. Best score is the final score.
  6. A pilot may exercise a third attempt to hit the target, but the first to scores are thrown out and the third score is their final score.
  7. $5 per aircraft. Each pilot may enter with multiple aircraft but only win a maximum of one award per competition.
  8. Closest “touch” or “landing” to the target wins (1st, 2nd, 3rd place awards)

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Bomb Drop Competition (Day)

  1. Any fixed wing aircraft may be used. No STOL, VTOL, drones or helicopters may be used.
  2. Pilot must configure their aircraft to drop small bean bags. Other items may be used at the judge’s discretion as long they are deemed safe to drop.
  3. $5 per aircraft. Each pilot may enter with multiple aircraft but only win a maximum of one award per competition.
  4. A maximum of 3 bombs may be dropped per entry
  5. Once the event starts, all pilots will have 15 minutes to drop their bombs. Any bombs not dropped by the end of the 15 minutes will not count.
  6. Closest bomb to the target wins (1st, 2nd, 3rd place awards)
  7. All pilots must verbally call out “TAXIING”, “TAKEOFF”, “LANDING”, etc. Failure to do so could result in disqualification by the judges after a warning.
  8. Pilots MUST and yield to other aircraft/pilots who have already announced their intentions. For example, a pilot who taxies onto the runway and creates a collision problem for an aircraft whose pilot has already called for a landing may be given a warning or disqualified by the judges.
  9. The traffic pattern (right or left) will be determined by the judges. All bombing runs will be in the same direction as the takeoff/landing direction
  10. After dropping a bomb, the aircraft must land safely and be in flying condition for the drop to be scored.
  11. Judges may disqualify any pilot for flying in a manner that puts other aircraft or person at immediate risk. Warnings may be given for non-deliberate acts.  Disqualification for repeated issues or deliberate unsafe flying practices.
  12. No explosive, battery operated, smoke, flash or incendiary devices may be dropped.

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Bomb Drop Competition (Night)

  1. Any fixed wing aircraft may be used. No STOL, VTOL, drones or helicopters may be used.
  2. Pilot must configure their aircraft to drop small chemlights. Other items may be used at the judge’s discretion as long they are deemed safe to drop.
  3. $5 per aircraft. Each pilot may enter with multiple aircraft but only win a maximum of one award per competition.
  4. A maximum of 3 bombs may be dropped per entry
  5. Once the event starts, all pilots will have 20 minutes to drop their bombs. Any bombs not dropped by the end of the 15 minutes will not count.
  6. Closest bomb to the target wins (1st, 2nd, 3rd place awards)
  7. All pilots must verbally call out “TAXIING”, “TAKEOFF”, “LANDING”, etc. Failure to do so could result in disqualification by the judges after a warning.
  8. Pilots MUST and yield to other aircraft/pilots who have already announced their intentions. For example, a pilot who taxies onto the runway and creates a collision problem for an aircraft whose pilot has already called for a landing may be given a warning or disqualified by the judges.
  9. The traffic pattern (right or left) will be determined by the judges. All bombing runs will be in the same direction as the takeoff/landing direction
  10. After dropping a bomb, the aircraft must land safely and be in flying condition for the drop to be scored.
  11. Judges may disqualify any pilot for flying in a manner that puts other aircraft or person at immediate risk. Warnings may be given for non-deliberate acts.  Disqualification for repeated issues or deliberate unsafe flying practices.
  12. No explosive, battery operated, smoke, flash or incendiary devices may be dropped.

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Airplane Drag Racing

  1. Any fixed wing aircraft may be used. No STOL, VTOL, drones or helicopters may be used.
  2. Aircraft must be flight worthy. Judges may require a flight around the pattern for verification that aircraft is flight worthy.
  3. After an aircraft is proven to be flight worthy, the only modification allowed is the removal of the wing. No changes to props, batteries, aircraft weights, tires or any other hardware item other that the wing removal is allowed.
  4. $5 per aircraft. Each pilot may enter with multiple aircraft but only win a maximum of one award per competition.
  5. Judges may disqualify any pilot for flying in a manner that puts other aircraft or person at immediate risk. Warnings may be given for non-deliberate acts.  Disqualification for repeated issues or deliberate unsafe flying practices.
  6. Judges will establish brackets. Double elimination may be utilized at the judges discretion if time permits.
  7. Fastest aircraft wins.

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