Tibenham 18M and Junior Nationals 2016

Norfolk, United Kingdom,   20 August 2016 – 28 August 2016

Champions

UK 18M Nationals
1 565 Brian Birlison 1,918
2 80 Andy Davis 1,915
3 E1 Russell Cheetham 1,822
UK Junior Nationals
1 FRZ Daniel Smallbone 1,000
2 GW Tom Arscott 990
3 EKP Jake Brattle 940

27th August

Briefing at 10:00 do not rig or grid before.

 

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Written by: Benedict Smith on 27 August 2016 at 08:41.

26th August

First Finishers in the juniors A9, 3 and 1Z
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Written by: Benedict Smith on 26 August 2016 at 15:21.

26th August

Both Classes launching on A tasks 18M climbing strait off tow and heading for their start point. 
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Written by: Benedict Smith on 26 August 2016 at 10:51.
Edited by: Benedict Smith on 26 August 2016 at 10:52.

26th August

Racing Tasks for both classes, early morning cumulus over the airfield forcast to blue out through the day, 207 for the juniors and 366 for the 18Ms.
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Written by: Benedict Smith on 26 August 2016 at 09:36.

25th August

Low cloud followed by fog followed by rain, today is scrubbed.
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Written by: Benedict Smith on 25 August 2016 at 09:18.

24th August

18M Class Launching on Task A, Juniors stream launching on Task B
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Written by: Benedict Smith on 24 August 2016 at 13:28.

24th August

Both Classes have racing tasks in the blue. Today is almost the same as yesterday with a strong low inversion and high temperatures foracast. The big question is whether the temperature will get high enough
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Written by: Benedict Smith on 24 August 2016 at 11:29.

23rd August

18M are underway with gliders approachign the far turn, Junior Nationals Scrubbed
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Written by: Benedict Smith on 23 August 2016 at 15:13.

Tuesday 23rd

Re Brief at the front of the grid at 1320 Min distance tasks for both classes. 
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Written by: Benedict Smith on 23 August 2016 at 12:19.

23rd August

Both classes still on task A waiting for the trigger temperature. Still hot and blue with a light southerly. should be a good days racing. 
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Written by: Benedict Smith on 23 August 2016 at 10:29.

Latest winner

1. Rory Ellis 91.45 km/h
2. Tim Jenkinson 91.08 km/h
3. Russell Cheetham 90.69 km/h
Updated: 27/08/2016, 08:59
1. Daniel Smallbone 82.88 km/h
2. Tom Arscott 82.34 km/h
3. Jake Brattle 79.68 km/h
Updated: 06/09/2016, 23:02

Latest task

Task 5, 26 Aug 2016
Task distance: 366.31 km
Updated: 26/08/2016, 17:18
Task 4, 26 Aug 2016
Task distance: 207.28 km
Updated: 26/08/2016, 10:17