On February 11th we held our second monthly T28 race. Initially we had 7 pilots but when “usually late” Quan arrived 15 minutes after the official starting time we had a total of 8 ready to do battle in the sky.
This month the final results were heavily influenced by the number of cuts committed. The honors for the most cuts in the preliminary rounds went to Quan with 5 cuts. There were also a couple cases of CFIT. (Controlled Flight into Terrain (CFIT) occurs when an airworthy aircraft under the complete control of the pilot is inadvertently flown into terrain, water, or an obstacle. The pilots are generally unaware of the danger until it is too late.) After the dust settled from the preliminary rounds the and the placings and cuts added up the groupings for the 10 lap finals was set as follows:
For those that need a racing number I have done some housecleaning of the list. #2 and #5 are available. Let me know by email to “email@example.com” if you need a new number or want to change an existing.
Our next race will be March 11th starting at 10am. Here is a link to the rules as well as tips for setting up your T28 for racing——hint it is quite different than the setup for fun flying! https://www.sefsd.org/club-contests/t28-racing/t28-rules-information/