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7th 2018 2M Hi Start 14 day Duration Challenge


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A placeholder for the 7th 2M Hi-Start 14 day duration Challenge for 2018

Please submit your score below. The clock will start when the first score is submitted.


This is a for fun challenge, anyone with a bungee-launched glider up to 2 metres wingspan and the standard Hi-Start can post a time.

Object: Fly your 2 metre glider for as long as possible from a flat field, the person who's time is unbeaten for 14 days 'wins' and a new challenge starts.

Rules: Launches must be made from the standard Challenge Hi-Start bungee. Flight times begin when line releases from the towhook and the model must land in the field for times to count. While the object is to encourage F3-RES types, any model up to 2 metre span may be flown (F3-RES, foam, full house aileron mouldie) but please state the type of model with your time.

The standard Hi-Start bungee is a maximum of 10m of 6/4mm surgical tubing and 50m of static line (minimum 30lb breaking strain). Lighter/smaller bungees may be used.

Fly safely! No slope soaring

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I managed to get out for 40 minutes yesterday morning. Absolutely flat calm and with my F3_RES that had totally lost its trim..  :(

Very cold but warming and some weak lift lurking.  Never got the model to the top of the line on launch


So with an untrimmed model, my best flight out of 4 was 2:55:

18/11/2018  F3-RES 2:55 

Anyone beat that before the 2nd December?




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