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2018 MOSS Sailplane Events
There are (6) Altitude Limited Electric Soaring (ALES) events, and (2) "after 6 PM winch launched" events.
In addition, we have tentatively scheduled ALES #0 on March 24, 2018 as weather permitting.
Please contact local club members before traveling to the ALES #0 event.

Most events are held at the Ohio Willow Wood (OWW) field, 15441 Scioto Darby Road, Mt. Sterling, Ohio 43143
The exceptions are the (4) ALES contests, as noted below, which are held at the DARTS field in Fairborn, OH
in June and September during the joint MOSS / DARTS ALES weekends.

AMA license required for pilots, spectators welcome. All pertinent AMA rules apply.
ALES will be flown with an altitude cutoff of 150 meters as Seeded Man on Man format for flight groups.
Flight scores normalized, then landing scores added.

Pilots meeting for all ALES events is 9:30 AM, round 1 starts shortly there after.
No entry fees, but there is a suggested donation of $10 for the ALES events to cover the lunch provided (hot dogs, cookie, water)

Local rules: No real-time altitude sensing devices allowed. (no varios)

This schedule is current as of 10-19-2018 and will be updated if anything changes.
The results are current as of 07-16-2018 and includes the MOSS ALES #4 results.

day / date event
March . .
Saturday
March 24, 2018
weather permitting
cancelled
MOSS ALES #0
Altitude Limited Electric Soaring (ALES)
location: OWW, Mt Sterling, OH
ALES #0 was scheduled as weather permitting during our early spring.
This year the weather did not cooperate.
more info

results
April . .
Saturday
April 21, 2018
MOSS ALES #1
Altitude Limited Electric Soaring (ALES)
location: OWW, Mt Sterling, OH
more info

results
May . .
Saturday
May 12, 2018
MOSS ALES #2
Altitude Limited Electric Soaring (ALES)
location: OWW, Mt Sterling, OH
ALES #2 was not flown, see the results tab at the right for Greg's comments.
more info

results
June . .
Saturday
June 9, 2018
MOSS DARTS weekend
MOSS ALES #3
Altitude Limited Electric Soaring (ALES)
location: DARTS Field, Twin Towers Area Park, Fairborn, OH
more info

results
Sunday
June 10, 2018
MOSS DARTS weekend
DARTS June 10 ALES
Altitude Limited Electric Soaring (ALES)
location: DARTS Field, Twin Towers Area Park, Fairborn, OH
more info

results
Saturday
June 30, 2018
MOSS Summer Solstice after 6:00 PM Contest
Winch launched sailplanes only, after 6:00 PM contest, total of best 3 flights
location: OWW, MT Sterling, OH
Winchs will be set up by 5:00 PM and available for test flying
There will be a drawing for launch order for the first round of launches
Subsequent launches will after on a first come first served basis
Pilots meeting at 5:30 PM, first official launches at 6:00 PM (by definition)
more info

Contest Results
July . .
Saturday
July 14, 2018
MOSS ALES #4
Altitude Limited Electric Soaring (ALES)
location: OWW, Mt Sterling, OH
more info

results
August . .
September . .
Sunday
September 2, 2018

This contest was originally scheduled for August 25, 2018 but was cancelled then due to weather and rescheduled for this date.

MOSS Hanford after 6:00 PM Contest
Winch launched sailplanes only, after 6:00 PM contest, best single flight
location: OWW, MT Sterling, OH
Winchs will be set up by 4:00 PM and available for test flying
There will be a drawing for launch order for the first round of launches
Subsequent launches will after on a first come first served basis
Pilots meeting at 5:30 PM, first official launches at 6:00 PM (by definition)

There will be a Fun Fly for all types of sailplanes from 3:00 - 5:45 PM when the skys will be given to the winch launched comptetion that begins at 6:00 PM
more info

results
Saturday
September 22, 2018
MOSS DARTS weekend
MOSS ALES #5
Altitude Limited Electric Soaring (ALES)
location: DARTS Field, Twin Towers Area Park, Fairborn, OH
more info

results
Sunday
September 23, 2018
MOSS DARTS weekend
DARTS September 23 ALES
Altitude Limited Electric Soaring (ALES)
location: DARTS Field, Twin Towers Area Park, Fairborn, OH
more info

results
October . .
Saturday
October 20, 2018

CANCELLED

DUE TO WEATHER FORECAST OF HIGH WINDS, RAIN AND COLD TEMPS
MOSS ALES #6
Altitude Limited Electric Soaring (ALES)
location: DARTS Field, Twin Towers Area Park, Fairborn, OH
more info

results
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