Event Results

West Texas Challenge

Permian Basin Model Aircraft Club

Friday, 03/25/2022 - Sunday, 03/27/2022

West Texas Challenge

Overall, there were 9 pilots flying in the West Texas Challenge contest. In no particular order they were: Allen Delger, Dan Powell, David Gruber, Garret Rathbun, Jimmy Allen, Michael Hicks, Robert Evans , Vincente Bortone and Wayne Wagner. These pilots flew a grand total of 128 judged sequences.

Jimmy Allen won the Basic class. There were 4 pilots in Basic. The winning order was: (1) Jimmy Allen, (2) Robert Evans , (3) Wayne Wagner and (4) Michael Hicks. They flew 6 known sequences (3 rounds) and 1 unknown round. The scores ranged from a low of 417.2 to a high of 1,000 (a range of 582.8 points).

David Gruber won the Sportsman class. There was 1 pilot in Sportsman. The winning order was: (1) David Gruber. He flew 6 known sequences (3 rounds) and 1 unknown round.

Vincente Bortone won the Intermediate class. There were 2 pilots in Intermediate. The winning order was: (1) Vincente Bortone and (2) Allen Delger. They flew 6 known sequences (3 rounds) and 1 unknown round. The scores ranged from a low of 722 to a high of 1,000 (a range of 278 points).

Garret Rathbun won the Advanced class. There were 2 pilots in Advanced. The winning order was: (1) Garret Rathbun and (2) Dan Powell. They flew 6 known sequences (3 rounds) and 1 unknown round. The scores ranged from a low of 951.9 to a high of 1,000 (a range of 48.1 points).

Vincente Bortone won the Seniors class. There were 3 pilots in Seniors. The winning order was: (1) Vincente Bortone, (2) David Gruber and (3) Allen Delger. They flew 6 known sequences (3 rounds) and 1 unknown round. The scores ranged from a low of 686.202 to a high of 1,000.000 (a range of 313.798 points).

Garret Rathbun won the Freestyle class. There were 2 pilots in Freestyle. The winning order was: (1) Garret Rathbun and (2) Jimmy Allen. They flew 1 freestyle round. The scores ranged from a low of 686.9 to a high of 1,000 (a range of 313.1 points).

The tightest competition was for 1st place in the Advanced class, with only 48.1 points difference between Garret Rathbun and Dan Powell.