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Arizona Champs in Eloy
From: Peter Brocks

On December 2 and 3 the Arizona Free Flight Championships will be held in Eloy, Arizona. This is the last America’s Cup and National Cup contest West of the Mississippi for the year 2018. There are FAI, AMA, NFFS and SAM events. On the desert flying field in Eloy it will be cool in the mornings but should warm up to about 70° during the day. The 2 fliers (FAI and AMA) can be requested from  brocksarizona at  and should also soon be posted on the NFFS Contest Calendar.

For information on the 3-day 2018 Southwest Regional Model Airplane Championships on January 13-15 go to the new SWR website – please use the Entry Forms to pre-enter before Jan. 1, 2018.

Please fly with us in Eloy!

Peter Brocks


  DEC. 2 & 3, 2017 AT ELOY, ARIZONA




Saturday, Dec. 2, 2017                                     Sunday, Dec. 3, 2017
F1A, F1B, F1C/F1P, F1Q                                  F1G, F1H, F1J, F1S
Five 1 hr. Rounds,                                           Five 1 hr. Rounds
3 min. Max                                                        2 min. Max
1st Round starts at 8:30 AM                           1st Round starts at 8:30 AM

Fly-off schedule after Round 5              Fly-off schedule after R  5

Entry Fees
$25.00 first Open event                                        Individual Awards to 3rd Place
$10.00 additional events                                       for F1A, B, G, H, S and Q, for
$  5.00 per event for Seniors (15-18)                    F1C/P & F1J only for 1st Place

Juniors (under 15) fly for free

Please note that timers are not provided. It is the responsibility of the flyer to have a timer for all rounds and for the fly-off timer pool. F1C and F1P are combined for awards but will be reported separately for America’s Cup points. Motorcycle flapping or circling with a motorcycle under a model will not be tolerated. AMA membership is required.

Directions to field: from I-10 Exit 200 go South on Sunland Gin Rd.for 7.1 miles,
Webster West Field is on your left.
Accommodations: Camping on the field is possible

Motels Exit 200: Motel 6 (520.836.3323), Days Inn (520.426.9240), Travelodge (520.836.5000)
Restaurants & Fuel Services at Exits 200, 203, 194

Contest Director:

Elmer Nelson                                  
16215 S 7th Dr                       
Phoenix, AZ 85045         480.460.1366                                  

There will also be a full slate of AMA, Nostalgia, and SAM events flown at the ARIZONA FF CHAMPIONSHIPS (a National Cup Contest) Saturday and Sunday on the same field. See separate flier for events flown. The maximum entry fee to fly in both contests is $35.00.

FOR SALE model items
From: Ronald Borg

For sale:

1. Winch for FAI and or Oldtimer gliders.

With 100 m line, can be split. The line can be detached from winch with a
soft plastic ring handheld before start. The winch is then carried in your belt during

After launch the line is attached to winch and rewound.

Picture can be sent.

Price 35 Euro with freight included.

2. Mini bungee rubber launch device for smaller freeflight or RC gliders .

15 m rubber (4mm dia) and line 50m. Drum 14 cm dia. Piano wire earth anchor.

Picture can be sent.

Price 35 Euro with freight included.

Ronald Borg