2006 Lone Eagle
2006 Dual Eagle
- The OCSA 2006 Just-For-Fun Contest is open to all pilots and students,
whether OCSA members or visitors. All contest submissions must comply with
the rules, the spirit of the contest, and good sportsmanship. Flight claims
are submitted on the honor system and are generally not validated. Flight
claims are subject to acceptance by OCSA. Any disputes will be
resolved in the sole discretion of the OCSA, and OCSA reserves the right to
amend the rules at any time.
- All flights must originate in Southern California, which includes the
southern areas of the Sierra Nevada, Central Valley, and coast ranges. Each
flight may count toward all three contest goals: distance, altitude, and/or
duration. Flights need not be declared beforehand.
- The 2006 contest period is for flights from January 1, 2006 through
November 30, 2006. All flight claims must be posted by midnight on November
30. Flight claims must be submitted through the OCSA contest web page.
Flight claims may not be changed or deleted through the web page. If you
wish to correct or withdraw a claim, contact the OCSA webmaster.
- Distance: Simply the straight-line distance in whole nautical miles
from your departure airport to the farthest point of your flight. This is
the honor system, so we'll believe you. The farthest point need not be a
landing point, it may be a turnpoint. Round up or down to the nearest mile.
Please submit a brief description of the farthest point (turnpoint,
landmark, intersection, latitude/longitude etc.) or landing location.
- Altitude gain: Maximum altitude minus release altitude. For
motorgliders, maximum altitude minus engine shutoff altitude.
- Duration: Time from release (or engine shutoff) to touchdown (or
- Awards: No awards or prizes are offered. The top ten flights in each
category will be posted permanently on the OCSA web site.
- OCSA Members Only: Flights submitted to the Just-for-Fun Contest
also qualify for the annual OCSA Family Soaring Contest in the Lone Eagle
and Dual Eagle categories. See additional rules here.
Please send any comments or questions to the OCSA webmaster.