LFSD 2004 West Coast Challenge
Long Flights On Short Days

Original posting 11/3/04
Updated 11/4/04 Rev A superseded by Rev B
Updated 11/6/04 Rev B superseded by this current Rev
Updated 11/7/04 Current

Our South Coast Flying is some of the best to be had on short days.  To demonstrate, we offer a challenge to all unpowered foot launched aircraft on the West Coast.  The winner will be determined by the formula:

miles times x

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  1. a 50 mile flight on Jan 1st
  2. 50 mile flight on Dec 21st
  3. a 50 mile flight on Feb 15th
  4. a 80 mile flight on April 1st
  5. a 180 mile flight on May 1st
  6. a 180 mile flight on Sept 21st
  7. a 500 mile flight on July 4th