Gruyere Fly 2019

Wednesday 9 January, 2019
When:
June 7, 2019 – June 9, 2019 all-day
2019-06-07T00:00:00+01:00
2019-06-10T00:00:00+01:00
Where:
Rue du Château 8
1663 Gruyères
Switzerland
Cost:
CHF 200

This three-day hike-and-fly competition starts and ends at the Gruyère Château.

Competitors have to complete a course around turnpoints, laid out in a figure-eight. If they complete the circuit before the time is up, they can go round again.

There are two categories: ‘Compétiteur’ is standard hike-and-fly competition rules – only your feet or your wing can be used for transport and the mandatory kit must be carried; the Mobilité douce” category offers a gentler approach, where public transport including ski-lifts can be used to help get pilots to take-offs. Between 9pm and 6am is rest time.

Pilots don’t need an FAI sporting licence, but IPPI level 4 or above is required.

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