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Default Unlimited TD Contest - June 21 and 22 2014

[HR][/HR] The Long Island Silent Flyers (www.lisf.org) is proud to host two Eastern Soaring League Unlimited Sailplane TD contests on June 21 and 22 on Long Island, NY.

Click http://www.flyesl.org/Contest.aspx?contestid=165 to register.

Anything that can be launched from the winch is welcome.

Experts and Sportsman classes

Novice pilots are welcome and fly free, so if you are new to contest flying but are comfortable being in the air with other pilots you will be welcome. We have plenty of landing area away from the tapes if you are not yet accomplished in the landing circle. If you are not comfortable launching from a winch, we will help you and are happy to launch your glider for you.

Discussion of the meaning of Expert, Sportsman and Novice
http://www.flyesl.org/forums/topic.asp?TOPIC_ID=263

Lunch will be available each day.

Awards: Expert and Sportsman to 3rd place . Best two day overall award. Novice flyers to 2nd place. NOVICE registration is FREE.

Mike Lavelle and Ed Anderson Co-CDs.
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As of today we have 7 registered. We typically get 30 to 40 so please sign up.
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Video from one of our previous ESL contests - MOM launch
That's me in the tan hat and blue shirt
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=l6wCvoY_3aI
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4 Weeks to go and we are planning for a great contest. As of today we have 17 pilots registered. Looking forward to 30+.

Come fly with us.

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Competition landings by top pilots at an ESL contest in PA
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=8LhWG1rExeY
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We are now at 21 registered. Will you be next?
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LISF 1 is shaping up to be a nice event. 26 pilots and rising.

Long range forecast is for mostly sunny, high 70s, moderate breeze and little chance of rain. Excellent!

Friday Practice and BBQ - as previously mentioned, we will open the field for practice Friday afternoon. Then all the pilots who come for practice will be invited back to my house for burgers and dogs.
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Contest was a great success. We had 29 pilots registered. The weather both days was absolutely fantastic.

Wish you had been there.

Results
http://www.flyesl.org/Contest.aspx?contestid=165

Video and photos

Launch video – takes a little time to load
http://www.lisf.org/home/photos/2013%20Sept%2021%20Day1_from_Sandy/SANY0787%20Launch.MP4

Landing video – I think this was a down wind landing – wind was shifting
around as the thermals passed over us.
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=8z_G0bmabrA&feature=em-upload_owner


Photos – click on
one of the photos and you will be put into a viewer with controls on the bottom
of the screen

http://www.lisf.org/home/photos/2014_June_21_Day1_from_Herb_Schaefer/index.html
http://www.lisf.org/home/photos/2014_June_22_Day2_from_Sandy/index.html
http://www.lisf.org/home/photos/2014_June_21_Day1_from_Sandy/index.html

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