Building Competition Rules

The club has decided to re-instate an annual 'building competition' using the following rules.

 

General

  1. All models are eligible
  2. Two judges will operate
  3. Models may be judged at social meetings or official flying times/sites
  4. Models may be judged between February and November
  5. Models must be mainly built by the contestant
  6. A models may only be entered once

 

Building  
     
Craftsmanship   50 Points Max
Deduct points for

 

Sloppy linkages

Lack of roundness on contours

Poor alignment of wing, tail-plane etc.

Warps, general defects and poor workmanship

     
Complexity of Building   35 Points Max
Start at Zero and add 10 Points

Build-up Wing

Built-up Fuselage

Built from plan

  5 Points

Gull wing

Retracts

Flaps

Subject difficulty

     
Finish   35 Points Max
Solarfilm etc. Deduct for

Poor Seams

Iron marks

Wrinkles

Loose Trim

Blemishes

Unattractive colour scheme

Nylon/Tissue etc. Deduct for

Brush marks

Wrinkles

Woodgrain

Poor filling

Unattractive colour scheme

Un-realistic appearance and colours in scale planes

     
'K' Factor    

Multi-wing

Multi-engine

Scale

Own Design

5%

15%

15%

15%

 
     
Building Marks    

Judge 1 Maximum Score 180 = (120 Building + 60 'K')

Judge 2 Maximum Score 180 = (120 Building + 60 'K')

Total Maximum Score 360


Flying    
     
Contestant must select any three manoeuvres 

10 Points Max

10 Points Max

20 Points Max

20 Points Max

10 Points Max

Take off and a 90 degree turn

Figure of eight

Inside loop

Two horizontal rolls

Rectangular approach and landing

     
Flying Marks    
Maximum Flying Score = Judge 1 + Judge 2 = 50 + 50 = 100 points

Maximum Total Score 460  

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