Event Results

1st Annual South Central Kansas Aerobatic Challenge

Spartans Student Model Aviation Club

Saturday, 10/17/2020 - Sunday, 10/18/2020

SC Kansas Aerobatic Challenge

Overall, there were 16 pilots flying in the SC Kansas Aerobatic Challenge contest. In no particular order they were: Bjorn Baal, Brian Christensen, Chris Shockley, Cooper Eaton, Dan Powell, David Herron, James Tatum, Ken Rogers, Kent Shockley, Larry Kayich, Nick Scharping, Rhett Lambert, Rudy Voldrich, Tim Hughes, Vicente "Vince" Bortone and Wilton Stewart . These pilots flew a grand total of 32 judged sequences.

Cooper Eaton won the Basic class. There were 7 pilots in Basic. The winning order was: (1) Cooper Eaton, (2) Brian Christensen, (3) Kent Shockley, (4) Ken Rogers, (5) Bjorn Baal, (6) Wilton Stewart and (7) James Tatum. They flew 1 known sequence (1 round). The scores ranged from a low of 738.8 to a high of 1,000 (a range of 261.2 points).

Chris Shockley won the Sportsman class. There were 2 pilots in Sportsman. The winning order was: (1) Chris Shockley and (2) Larry Kayich. They flew 1 known sequence (1 round). The scores ranged from a low of 711.4 to a high of 1,000 (a range of 288.6 points).

Nick Scharping won the Intermediate class. There were 3 pilots in Intermediate. The winning order was: (1) Nick Scharping, (2) Vicente "Vince" Bortone and (3) Tim Hughes. They flew 1 known sequence (1 round). The scores ranged from a low of 905.9 to a high of 1,000 (a range of 94.1 points).

Rhett Lambert won the Advanced class. There were 4 pilots in Advanced. The winning order was: (1) Rhett Lambert, (2) Rudy Voldrich, (3) Dan Powell and (4) David Herron. They flew 1 known sequence (1 round). The scores ranged from a low of 730.6 to a high of 1,000 (a range of 269.4 points).

Vicente "Vince" Bortone won the Seniors class. There were 3 pilots in Seniors. The winning order was: (1) Vicente "Vince" Bortone, (2) Rudy Voldrich and (3) Larry Kayich. They flew 1 known sequence (1 round). The scores ranged from a low of 804.458 to a high of 1,000.000 (a range of 195.542 points).

The tightest competition was for 1st place in the Basic class, with only 0.466 points difference between Cooper Eaton and Brian Christensen.