ULSTER OPEN COMPETITION 6/7 MAY 2017

May 6/7th May 2017 Ulster Open based at the Kilcronaghan Centre near Tobermore. 


This years annual flying event, open to all pilots was a great success.

Here are the Ulster Open 2017 Results:

  • T1 - Undeclared dog leg
  • T2 - Undeclared dog leg
  • Total - Sum of T1 and T2 distances.
 
Rank Name     T1        T2 
     Total
1 Maurice McBride 6.4 79.4 85.8
2 Damian Kalinowski    84.2 84.2
3 Franciszek Baron   83.6 83.6
4 Rafal Obora 12.2 66.8 79.1
5 Bogdan Bailka 13.1 58.7 71.8
6 Mark Piggott 4.5 61.8 66.3
7 Ian Cross 6.4 55.5 61.9
8 Michael Knight   59.2 59.2
9 Donal Hamilton   50.8 50.8
10 Steve Hill 3.3 41.0 44.2
11 Dave Tweedie 6.7 30.2 36.9
12 Gerald Prialgauskis   31.4 31.4
13 Colin Dowey   31.2 31.2
14 Alan de Tourtoulon 2.6 16.4 19.0
15 Rafal Turczynski   14.3 14.3
16 Graham McCormick 2.9 7.1 9.9
17 Anthony O'Connor 1.4 3.3 4.7
18 Kevin Walsh   4.6 4.6
19 Keith (HG) 4.0   4.0
20 Alan F 3.0   3.0
21 Kevin 1.2   1.2
 
Short video of all the T2 track together is available here: https://youtu.be/232LM8hgwe8
 
Congratulations to all pilots for some excellent flying on a challenging day. The prizes are as follows:

1) Maurice first prize - Years subscription to XC mag

2) Damian second prize - Cross Country flying book - "Thermal Flying"

3) Franciszek third prize - Speedarm and windsock

 Special well-deserved discretionary prizes of Speedarms are awarded to Danny Young and Colin Dowey who compromised their flying to willingly search for the site access padlock and negotiate with landowners.