F1D Junior Team Selection Contest

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F1D Junior Team Selection Contest

Postby coachchuckaahs » October 12th, 2019, 8:23 pm

While not SO directly, all 5 competitors were SO 2019 participants. They are competing to represent the US in Romania next March.

Results after one day:

Anjulie Sorbello 18:35 20:34 19:45 40:19

Josiah Rose 17:43 00:00 13:57 31:40

Andrew Welter 15:05 11:09 12:42 27:47

Chris Luo 00:00 11:52 09:47 21:39

Monet Ramacciatti 00:00 00:00 14:27 14:27

Note that there will be 9 total rounds, and the score is a sum of your best two flights. Anjulie set new national youth senior records on her first two flights. Anjulie, Josiah, and Monet are my students from Albuquerque.

Quite different from SO. Lots of testing and refining between flights. Starting with balloons. 175' ceiling. Awesome experience!

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Nationals Results:
2016 C WS 8th place
2018 B WS 2nd place
2018 C Heli Champion
2019 B ELG 3rd place
2019 C WS Champion
AMA Results: 2 AAHS members qualify for US Jr Team in F1D

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Re: F1D Junior Team Selection Contest

Postby coachchuckaahs » October 14th, 2019, 6:17 am

Sunday results. Josiah took the record, Andrew made a move with a good late flight.

Coach Chuck

Sunday result, sorry about format:

Contestant 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 Best 2nd Total

Josiah Rose 17:43 00:00 13:57 22:15 22:08 07:31 00:00 00:00 00:00 22:15 22:08 44:23

Anjulie Sorbello 18:35 20:34 19:45 16:12 13:32 13:34 00:00 00:00 00:00 20:34 19:45 40:19

Andrew Welter 15:05 11:09 12:42 00:51 00:00 17:05 00:00 00:00 00:00 17:05 15:05 32:10

Chris Luo 00:00 11:52 09:47 17:46 00:00 11:16 00:00 00:00 00:00 17:46 11:52 29:38

Monet Ramacciatti 00:00 00:00 14:27 00:00 00:48 06:12 00:00 00:00 00:00 14:27 06:12 20:39
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2016 C WS 8th place
2018 B WS 2nd place
2018 C Heli Champion
2019 B ELG 3rd place
2019 C WS Champion
AMA Results: 2 AAHS members qualify for US Jr Team in F1D

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Re: F1D Junior Team Selection Contest

Postby coachchuckaahs » October 14th, 2019, 6:19 am

Sorry about formatting, copy paste from official email results. No time to fix it.

One more day!

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Nationals Results:
2016 C WS 8th place
2018 B WS 2nd place
2018 C Heli Champion
2019 B ELG 3rd place
2019 C WS Champion
AMA Results: 2 AAHS members qualify for US Jr Team in F1D

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Re: F1D Junior Team Selection Contest

Postby klastyioer » October 14th, 2019, 3:49 pm

congrats to andrew on making the team!!!
it's not about the medals; go out there and have fun. make progress, learn a few things, have one heck of a time, because that's all that matters.

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Re: F1D Junior Team Selection Contest

Postby klastyioer » October 14th, 2019, 3:50 pm

final results:

Josiah Rose
Anjulie Sorbello
Andrew Welter

Alternate: Monet Ramacciati
it's not about the medals; go out there and have fun. make progress, learn a few things, have one heck of a time, because that's all that matters.

Builder Cult >:)

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'19 - WS
'20 - WS, Boomilever, PPP

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Re: F1D Junior Team Selection Contest

Postby coachchuckaahs » October 14th, 2019, 6:55 pm

What a finish. Monet finally got things working on the last flight, and posted a 20 minute one-touch flight, pulling into third place (one touch at Lakehurst! That was fun). Andrew launched in the last 5 minutes of the last round, needing an 18:56. With guidance from Kang, he pulled off a 19:31, taking third place back.

What a great event in a great venue. Thanks to John Kagan for putting on this pressure packed event.

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2016 C WS 8th place
2018 B WS 2nd place
2018 C Heli Champion
2019 B ELG 3rd place
2019 C WS Champion
AMA Results: 2 AAHS members qualify for US Jr Team in F1D

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Re: F1D Junior Team Selection Contest

Postby bjt4888 » October 15th, 2019, 6:25 am

Chuck,

Congrats to you team for super results. Your students will represent the US well at the Worlds. The salt mine flying should be another special experience.

A tremendous effort to build, test and compete the F1D’s!

Remind the forum (and me) the ceiling height at the team selection site (Lakehurst, NJ; hangar for the Hindenburg, I believe).

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Re: F1D Junior Team Selection Contest

Postby CrayolaCrayon » October 15th, 2019, 6:35 am

Chuck,

Congrats to you team for super results. Your students will represent the US well at the Worlds. The salt mine flying should be another special experience.

A tremendous effort to build, test and compete the F1D’s!

Remind the forum (and me) the ceiling height at the team selection site (Lakehurst, NJ; hangar for the Hindenburg, I believe).

Brian T
180 feet at peak height. It takes tremendous effort to get to the ceiling.


Something I wanted to point out: my rubber snapped midflight in Round 8, punching a hole in the motorstick, and ripping one of the prop blades off. I've never in my life seen that happen before. I guess that's what happens when you wind past 120%!
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Re: F1D Junior Team Selection Contest

Postby bjt4888 » October 15th, 2019, 6:41 am

Crayola,

Thanks much. Bye the way, great job to you too! Pretty exciting finish.

Do you have plans to find the additional 4 minutes per flight (or more) that it will likely take to win at the World Championships? Maybe you already have this much capability in the higher ceilings at the salt mine.

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Re: F1D Junior Team Selection Contest

Postby CrayolaCrayon » October 15th, 2019, 6:51 am

Crayola,

Thanks much. Bye the way, great job to you too! Pretty exciting finish.

Do you have plans to find the additional 4 minutes per flight (or more) that it will likely take to win at the World Championships? Maybe you already have this much capability in the higher ceilings at the salt mine.

Brian T
My problem was that I wasn't acclimated to the temperature this weekend. I had the privilege of flying at Lakehurst a couple times before the tryouts, but they were in much warmer conditions (low 80s). I was able to get a 21:30 on Labor Day, but when Tryouts came around, I needed a thicker cross-section motor to accommodate for the decrease in temperature. I didn't truly realize this til around Round 6. That's when I started amping up the cross sections and getting higher times. The trim on the last flight wasn't as good as I wanted it to be; I hadn't done a test flight between Round 8 and Round 9, but I think the rubber snap had jacked up something, I'm not sure what, but it slightly nosed down instead of up; probably something with decelage. Getting the climb to not be flat was probably the greatest challenge. The most I was able to climb to was around 110 feet over the weekend, and I got a 19 minute flight. I'm thinking if I'm able to get to the ceiling, that 21+ is within reach again.

I'll try to get some more flights in next week at Lakehurst, and after that, I'll probably be doing quarter motors or something in my school gym. I'll keep flying at Lakehurst until the conditions become abysmal. I only live 2 hours away from lakehurst. I think I can pull something together, I just need the time!

I think what Chuck's kids were able to accomplish was spectacular, and I'm truly amazed at their performance. I look forward to seeing Josiah and Anjulie again in the salt mine.
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