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Message: [Acro] Re: Poll: Do we need a new category between Advanced and Unlimited?

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From: "Bob Scherer" <bob.scherer at home.com>

Date: Sun, 24 Feb 2002 02:57:30 UTC


Message:

Why doesn't USAF hold contests based on CIVA rules for those that want
to fly "world type" contests and promote US Team matters and allow the
US based IAC chapters focus on the 5 categories as originally intended -
and actually encourage and promote the lower categories?

 

Bob Scherer

 

 

-----Original Message-----
From: Flyinverted at aol.com [mailto:Flyinverted at aol.com] 
Sent: Saturday, February 23, 2002 7:04 PM
To: allan.franko at cancerboard.ab.ca; acro at gf24.de
Subject: [Acro] Re: Poll: Do we need a new category between Advanced and
Unlimited?

 

I feel adding another category would be difficult as it would make
getting a contest done in 2-3 days next to impossible

Another alternative might be to use separate rules and criteria for
local contests versus Nationals and the proposed regional contests. 

Nationals and Regionals would utilize FAI rules including the adopted
CIVA knowns  making these contests as close to world competition as
possible.

For local contests IAC would utilize their own rules and a separate
known. The IAC rules and the known for local contests could be devised
to maintain and even field between monos and biplanes. All members would
be able to compete on a level field.

This would apply to both Advanced and Unlimited categories and would
serve both goals of pleasing the membership who doesnt care about world
competition (grass roots) and US Team hopefuls that need to compete in a
"World" environment to allow them to be successful in future WAC or AWAC
contests

Ed Gonzalez
Pitts S-1S, N431ED

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