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The Annual Falcon Hang Gliding Cross Country Contest 
 
           (It almost became the (Northwing) EZY contest)
 
           Now including any other single surface flex wing               
      Sponsored  by manufacturers, dealers, instructors & the generous.

             To see the 2004 winners and trophys click here
             To see the 2005 Winners and trophies click here

                         


When: January 1 through December 31st for notoriety 
Falcon X-C Comment & Log Book
That log has been replaced by this Falcon X-C log (as of 11/6/06). Post here
April 1 through Dec. 31 for prizes. Well, we'll have to see who, if anybody, contributes. Meanwhile, have fun! What (glider)? Wills Wing Falcon, Moyes Ventura, Aeros Target,  Northwing EZY and any other single surface hang glider.             What tasks?: 1) Open, straight line distance; 2) out and back (at least half way back -- thermal flight not ridge run) with miles multiplied by 1.3) triangle (all the way back to start) with 1.5 multiplier. The "new" two additional tasks were effective 08/01/02. Where: All of the US as divided into 4 sections in an attempt to make skill not site be the determining factor for the  winners plus the rest of the world as a single (at this moment)  World group due to some foreign entries.  Prizes will be awarded for all areas for all "classes".      West Coast (West of route 5, Regions 1, 2, 3)      West (Regions 1,2,3,4,& 5 east of route 5)      Central (Regions 6,7,& 11)      East (Regions 8,9,10, & 12)                       And      "World"for the rest of the world. Yes, you can be the winner in the "Falcon X-C Contest World Class".  All entrants are  eligible for that title regardless of primary region entered. **See the bottom for new (02/20/02) World class/division changes.       Why: Prizes generously donated to reward pilots who fly for       sheer enjoyment and go places. Prizes may be added at       any time by sponsoring dealers, schools or any interested party. Who: Any Hang 2 and up.  Pick the appropriate class to enter:      "Pro" (Hang 4), "Amateur" (Hang 3), or "Recreational"  (Hang 2) Towing?  Yes with a maximum release altitude of 2000'. How?  Pre-registration is preferred and makes it easier for us (see forms below) but if not -- 1) Get landing witness for any XC flight. 2) Send us notification on the form below   of the flight within one week of the flight. Submit all flights (within 1 week of flight). Who knows what will win? Entry Fee?  There is NO ENTRY FEE, but a self addressed      stamped envelope is required for any correspondence      requiring a return (i.e.: entry form etc.).      E-mail correspondence and entry forms are acceptable, in      fact, they are preferred. Stupidity or unsafe behavior automatically disqualifies you. Please no nit picking. This is for fun---serious fun.
ENTRY FORMS (You can highlight w/ cursor, copy w/ Edit or right mouse,             click on mail link below, paste form and fill it out)
                                               The Falcon X-C Contest
                               Combined  Entry/Landing Form if not pre-registered
                                   PLEASE  fill out ALL of this if not pre-registered and do not modify form.

Name:
Address:
Address:
C,S, Zip:
Phone:
email:
Contest Region:
Glider make and model:
Size:
Class entering (Pro=P, Am=A, Rec= R):

Flight #              Miles:
Data to include:
Launch location:
Launch witness(s):
Approx. launch time:
Approx. landing time:
Landing location:
Landing witness(s):
Name:
Address:

Contact info- tel. or email.
Comments: (A photo of pilot and glider would be nice for possible magazine use):
 
 
 

  You can copy and paste the form here

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                                                Falcon X-C Entry and Landing Forms for pre-registration
                                                                    The Falcon X-C Contest
                                                                               Entry Form

Name:
Address:
C,S, Zip:
Phone:                        E-mail:

Primary contest region (WC, W, C, E, World):
Glider make and model?:                          size?:
Class entering (Pro=P, Am=A, Rec=R):
 
 
 

If correspondence is by mail, please send a self addressed stamped envelope: You will be receiving a flight form that you will (make a
bunch of copies of) fill out, have witnessed for each flight and which you should save in case verification of any of your flights is
needed. A pilot can fly in any region(s) but will receive only one prize if placing in more than one region/section. Forms can from be obtained from: Click Here for Forms
. E-mail entries and flight results are preferred.
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                                           Falcon X-C Contest
                                             Landing Form
 

Date:            Contest Region (WC, W, C, E, World):

Pilot:
Launch location:
Launch witness(s):
Approx. launch time:
Approx. landing time:
Landing location:
Landing witness(s):
Name:
Address:

tel:

Number of miles:

Comments: (A photo of pilot and glider would be nice for magazine use): You can paste the form/forms here
If correspondence is by mail, please send a self addressed stamped envelope: You will be receiving a flight form that you will (make a bunch of copies of) fill out, have witnessed for each flight and which you should save in case verification of any of your flights is needed. A pilot can fly in any region(s) but will receive only one prize if placing in more than one region/section. E-mail entries and flight results are preferred.

Back to the Falcon X-C page Tek Flight Products,  Colebrook Stage,  Winsted,  CT  06098 Phone:  (860)379-1668                  Put "Falcon X-C" as subject.


                Prizes:

The following shows who donated in the past. As of 2006, nothing is guaranteed but we hope for dontations.
  • Wills Wing: A Wills Wing team sweat shirt for winning Falcon pilots in all of the categories and classes.
  • High Adventure: Hang gliding simulator software --"Hangfly 20" Description: Reflecting the 20 mile XC task in Hangfly, (a computer thermalling simulator written by Instructor Rob McKenzie) game registrations will be awarded to the first 10 Falcon pilots that submit a flight exceeding 20 miles.Click here for Demo.
  • Vario or misc. mount (or shirt below) for Rec. class pilot w/ the greatest number of X-C flights. Mount info. here
  • "Fire-Fli" Mirror "strobe" for the Pro, Amateur, or Recreational pilot with the longest flight Click here for info
  • "Hang Glider Pilot Needs Ride" shirt from Tek Flight Products for longest flight w/o driver.Here it is
  • We hope more prizes will appear

  • ** World Class/Division changes: Instigated by South African pilot(s) who wish to join the fun and maybe kick some butt, how about manufacturers, distributors, dealers and more, contribute prizes so that all pilot groups in the World/non-U.S. class will be rewarded not just the pilot who gets the most miles?

    A very brief introduction to x-c flying AND contest log/comment book

    Falcon X-C Comment & Log Book
    That log has been replaced by this Falcon X-C log (as of 11/6/06). Post here












































































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