UK Mountain Soaring Championship 2020

Aboyne, United Kingdom,   6 September 2020 – 12 September 2020

Champions

Open
HC LVO Team DGC 2,549
1 R1 Naylor & Tait 2,305
2 8Q Graham Paul 2,225
HC = Hors Concours, not competing officially

Winner Winner Chicken Dinner

Prize giving is over.
Congratualtions to Robert Tait and Stuart Naylor in R1 for winning the 23rd UKMSC.
The Height Gain was won Graham Paul in 8Q.

We must give a special mention to Team DGC flying the Perkoz who scored the most points this week but were flying hors concours.


Many thanks to all our sponsors and have a safe journey home.

 

The 24th UKMSC will run from the 5th - 11th Sept 2021 

Written by: Deeside Gliding Club on 12 September 2020 at 11:36.
Edited by: Deeside Gliding Club on 12 September 2020 at 11:40.

Briefing and Prize Giving

The morning briefing has just finished, we are going to scrub today due to the wind strength.A socially distant prize giving will be at 12:00
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Written by: Deeside Gliding Club on 12 September 2020 at 08:49.

Three launches

Last night we had three late launches with 8Q getting to 17,150 feet, XX to 16,744 and R1 landed out.
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Written by: Deeside Gliding Club on 12 September 2020 at 08:46.

Launching

The evening wave has set up and the tugs are launching the leaders in the height gain competition. 
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Written by: Deeside Gliding Club on 11 September 2020 at 17:16.

Cross Country is scrubbed, Height Gain still on

Today the Cross Country has been scrubbed due to the gusty conditions. Height gain launches are available unti 18:00, waiting for the wind to drop and the wave to setup.
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Written by: Deeside Gliding Club on 11 September 2020 at 14:15.

Height Gain after Day 5

For everyone who has been asking, here is an update on the Height Gain after Day 5
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Written by: Deeside Gliding Club on 11 September 2020 at 09:16.

Task Set

Another assigned area task has been set. LOK-Loch Kinord  -> GFD-Glenfiddich Lodge -> LOD-Linn of Dee -> BOA-Bridge of Avon -> CTH-Crathie Bridge -> ABO-Aboyne (128.19 km / 361.87 km) Task duration: 2:00:00 First Launch not before 12:30  
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Written by: Deeside Gliding Club on 11 September 2020 at 09:09.
Edited by: Deeside Gliding Club on 11 September 2020 at 09:11.

09:30 Briefing & High Gain Update

We are back to 09:30 briefings this morning.   R1 is leading the height gain with 45,942 ft, followed by 8Q with 39,974 and FCB in third with 37,543
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Written by: Deeside Gliding Club on 11 September 2020 at 07:37.

Evening Launches

Again last night we had a flurry of activitiy in the around last launch with a number of late launches taking advantage of the evening wave.
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Written by: Deeside Gliding Club on 11 September 2020 at 07:34.

Height Climbing only

There is no cross country task today, launches are avaiable for the height gain until 18:00 this evening.
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Written by: Deeside Gliding Club on 10 September 2020 at 08:59.

Latest winner

HC Team DGC 132.65 km/h
1. John Williams 128.21 km/h
2. Steve Thompson 124.43 km/h
Updated: 12/09/2020, 09:52

Latest task

Task 3, 9 Sep 2020
Task distance: 145.83 km  /  292.39 km  (215.66 km)
Task duration: 2:00:00
Updated: 09/09/2020, 09:14

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