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A splendid 3-day competition with lots of variety in the weather, fortunately including some fabulous sunshine. Also notable for Mark Treble's new and super cool data gathering system.

1 Peter Kowalski 9836
2 Kevin Newton 9692
3 Simon Thornton 9617

Thanks to Jon Edison, Mark Treble, Frank Hulton, Ronnie Lampe, and any others I may have missed, for a superbly run competition.

Full report on rc-soar
DAY 1 - Numbered bibs read for distribution as the competition gets under wayPre-comp banterLes Wood checks out his modelMartin, Andy and JohnStefan Bernardy was one of a welcome groups of visiting pilotsKevin Newton launching Vic Eldridge's ElitaAndy Burgoyne driving past the timerKevin launching for 8th placer Graeme MahoneyMark Treble's Android based data gatherer came through its first full comp with flying coloursJon E positions the wind meterKevin and VicNeckstrap bar mod on Mike Evans' Taranis - big improvement on 'swivelly' bracketMultiplex module on Mike's Taranis permits easy migration from MPX 4000Don't you love these late summer evenings! This was from the car-park at the Fox and RabbitDAY 2 brought sunshine, a WSW breeze, and a move to Levisham.'Rocket' Ronnie Lampe launching for Mike McCrackenWinner Peter KowalskiA reflective Martin Newnham - placed 6th.Martin Drewett exiting Base BJon Edison squeezes his Needle 124 towards the centre of the course