Event Results

3rd Annual South Central Kansas Aerobatic Challenge

Cedar Vale Flying Spartans

Saturday, 07/16/2022 - Sunday, 07/17/2022

Cedar Vale 2022

Overall, there were 15 pilots flying in the Cedar Vale 2022 contest. In no particular order they were: Allen Delger, Brian Baughman, Brian Christensen, Chris Shockley, Conrad Nerdahl, Corey Christensen, Dan Powell, Danny Diaz, David Gruber, Jason Watts, Jonathan Chippeaux, Ken Rogers, Kent Shockley, Nick Scharping and Vicente "Vince" Bortone. These pilots flew a grand total of 213 judged sequences.

Corey Christensen won the Basic class. There were 2 pilots in Basic. The winning order was: (1) Corey Christensen and (2) Kent Shockley. They flew 6 known sequences (3 rounds) and 1 unknown round. The scores ranged from a low of 163.9 to a high of 1,000 (a range of 836.1 points).

David Gruber won the Sportsman class. There were 5 pilots in Sportsman. The winning order was: (1) David Gruber, (2) Ken Rogers, (3) Brian Baughman, (4) Conrad Nerdahl and (5) Jason Watts. They flew 6 known sequences (3 rounds) and 1 unknown round. The scores ranged from a low of 609.6 to a high of 1,000 (a range of 390.4 points).

Vicente "Vince" Bortone won the Intermediate class. There were 4 pilots in Intermediate. The winning order was: (1) Vicente "Vince" Bortone, (2) Danny Diaz, (3) Brian Christensen and (4) Allen Delger. They flew 6 known sequences (3 rounds) and 1 unknown round. The scores ranged from a low of 916.4 to a high of 1,000 (a range of 83.6 points).

Dan Powell won the Advanced class. There were 3 pilots in Advanced. The winning order was: (1) Dan Powell, (2) Chris Shockley and (3) Jonathan Chippeaux. They flew 6 known sequences (3 rounds) and 1 unknown round. The scores ranged from a low of 976.1 to a high of 1,000 (a range of 23.9 points).

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

Vicente "Vince" Bortone won the Seniors class. There were 6 pilots in Seniors. The winning order was: (1) Vicente "Vince" Bortone, (2) Danny Diaz, (3) David Gruber, (4) Allen Delger, (5) Ken Rogers and (6) Conrad Nerdahl. They flew 6 known sequences (3 rounds) and 1 unknown round. The scores ranged from a low of 753.628 to a high of 1,000.000 (a range of 246.372 points).

Jonathan Chippeaux won the Freestyle class. There were 3 pilots in Freestyle. The winning order was: (1) Jonathan Chippeaux, (2) Brian Christensen and (3) Nick Scharping. They flew 1 freestyle round. The scores ranged from a low of 884.6 to a high of 1,000 (a range of 115.4 points).

The tightest competition was for 1st place in the Intermediate class, with only 10.9 points difference between Vicente "Vince" Bortone and Danny Diaz.