F3A World Cup 2017 – Great Britain

Friday 23rd  - Sunday 25th  June 2017.

Site available for practice on Thursday 22nd June 2017.

National Organising Body

British Model Flying Association

Chacksfield House, 31 St Andrews Road, Leicester, LE2 8RE

Tel: (+44) 116 2440028 Fax: (+44) 116 2440645




Great Britain Radio Control Aerobatic Association


Contest Organiser

Matt Hoyland



Contest Director

Matt Hoyland

Judging Coordinator


International Jury

Bert van der Vecht (Ned) - Jury President

Kevin Caton (GBR)

Gerard Werion (BEL)

Jean-Paul Delteil (FRA)

International Judges

Daniel Leauté (FRA)

Nicolas Bleas (FRA)

Marc Weyenbergh (FRA)

Peter Cappleman (GBR)

Paco Pineiro (ESP)

Contest Venue

Woodchurch Airfield

Little Engeham Farm
Bethersden Road
TN26 3QY

Competitor Requirements

To be qualified as competitor, each pilot has to present a valid FAI-license according FAI rules and has to register by the deadline registration date.


The FAI-license has to be handed over during the registration at the flying site to the organisation team for the duration of the competition.


The organisers do not accept any liability and all pilots must have their own insurance.

Competitor Numbers

The number of competitors will be limited to 35 Pilots.
Registration will be made in chronological order.

Entry Period

Entry will close Friday 16th June 2017.

Entry Fee

Entry fee of €70.  Payment online at entry. 

Entry is not confirmed until payment has been received.


All protests must be presented in written form to the Contest Director during the competition and must be accompanied by deposit of a fee of Euro 35.00. The deposit is returned only if the protest is upheld.


The competition will be run in accordance with the FAI Sporting Code.

Section 4 – Aeromodelling, Volume F3, Radio Control Aerobatics.


The following frequency bands are the only ones allowed for this competition to comply with UK legislation.  Spot checks may be made to check for compliance.

(1)    Model aircraft use only. 34.945 MHz to 35.305 MHz. Effective Radiated Power 100 mW

(2)    General use. 2.4 GHz. Effective Radiated Power 100 mW.

No. of Rounds/Schedules

5 Rounds for all planned. (Dependant on entry level and weather)

4th & 5th Rounds for top 15 will be F-17 (16th-35th place will be P-17)


2 from 3 P-17 rounds to count normalised to 1000.  1 from 2 F-17 rounds to count.  Final result to be prelims plus the best F-17 to give a total score out of 2000.


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On site food will be available for purchase Friday, Saturday & Sunday courtesy of Paul at the Healthy Appetite.












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