Cook Straight Area Rally
On the 21st of November Kapiti Aero Club will be heading up to Wanganui to compete in the Flying NZ 2015 Cook Straight Area Rally. An annual event in which we have had strong ties with for many years. This year we aim to have a strong team who will be looking to excel in multiple events, from precision landings, bombings, low flying and more. These flying events prove to do wonders with improving one’s flying technique and we encourage all our members if interested in getting involved to give us a call at the office..
2015 RNZAC COOK STRAIGHT
This year our Club is to take a different approach to our participation in the tournament. We have identified certain events in which we will make a concentrated effort to win at the rally.
The events we will be targeting are;
- G M Spence Trophy – Forced Landing without Power
- Sir Francis Boys Cup – Precision Circuits
- Wigram challenge Cup – Non-Instrument Circuits
- Wigram challenge Cup – Instrument Flying
- Wigram challenge Cup – Senior Landing
- Wigram challenge Cup – Junior Landing
To represent our club in these events a member must first win selection. Our selection panel will be our instructors. They will select the best aviator
from our club taken into account participation in the Club Competition and commitment shown by the aviator.
The Wigram Cup Team is a team of four who to be successful must all perform.
The Wigram Cup Team that wins at the RNZAC Nationals then goes on to represent NZ against Australia.
Club Members may still enter any other events below on a first by first served basis;
Aero Engine Services Trophy – Basic Aerobatics
Airways Corporation Trophy – Flight Manoeurvers
Rotorua Trophy – Bombing
Airwork Cup – Low Flying
Bledisloe Aviation Trophy – Navigation less than 150hrs
Civil Aviation Authority – Aircraft Preflight
Cory Wright Cup – Primary Level Aerobatics
D M Allan Memorial Cup – Intermediate Aerobatics
Gloucester challenge – Air Safari Navigation
Ivon Warmington Trophy – Life Raft Dropping
Jean Battern Memorial Trophy – Pre Flight & Circuits
Jubilee Aerobatic Trophy – Aerobatics
Newman Cup – Circiuts Women
North Shore Trophy
NZ Herald challenge Trophy – Navigation more than 150hrs
Oscar Garden Trophy – GPS Navigation
Streamer Cutting – Open Competition
W A Morrison Trophy – Formation Flying
Waitemata Aero Club Cup – Sportsman Aerobatics
Wanganui Trophy – Low Flying
Further updates will be advised via email/Facebook and information can be found on www.kapitiaeroclub.co.nz
To register call the office on 04 902 6536 or send us a email on firstname.lastname@example.org.
Click following link to download the Flying NZ Compeition Rule Book Competition Rules
For more info regarding this years Cook Straight Area Rally go to ; http://www.flyingnz.co.nz/competition-calendar.html