Just a quick email to show you all the scores from today. Well done to everyone! Here are the scores and a quick summary.
Overall, there were 13 pilots flying in the NIAA Newbuildings Round 2 contest. In no particular order they were: Kees Blokland, Andrew Wallace, Matthew Steele, Sean Scullion, David Drummond, Gordon McCrea, Fred Buick, Robert McCartney, Shaun Maguire, Aidan Lafferty, Dick Wybery, Robert Graham and Harry Reid. These pilots flew a grand total of 117 judged sequences.
This contest was flown according to IMAC UK / NIAA rules. There were 8 pilots in Basic. The winning order was: (1) Kees Blokland, (2) Andrew Wallace, (3) Matthew Steele, (4) Robert McCartney, (5) Shaun Maguire, (6) Aidan Lafferty, (7) Dick Wybery and (8) Fred Buick. They flew 3 known sequences (2 rounds). The scores ranged from a low of 1,689.6 to a high of 2,894.2 (a range of 1,204.7 points).
David Drummond won the Sportsman class. There were 5 pilots in Sportsman. The winning order was: (1) David Drummond, (2) Robert Graham, (3) Harry Reid, (4) Gordon McCrea and (5) Sean Scullion. They flew 3 known sequences (2 rounds). The scores ranged from a low of 2,072.7 to a high of 3,000 (a range of 927.3 points). The tightest competition was for 4th place in the Basic class, with only 16.6 points difference between Robert McCartney and Shaun Maguire.
In Overall terms the two winners of the Basic and Sportsman cups combining Ballymoney and Newbuildings are:
Basic: Andrew Wallace with a score of 5876.9 out of 6000.
Sportsman: David Drummond with a score of 5991.2 out of 6000
Well done to Andrew and David. You will be presented with the trophies at the NIAA AGM in November.
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