Event Results

West Coast Aerobatic Challenge

Tokay Radio Control Modelers - Lodi, CA (AMA Charter Member #1251)

Saturday, 06/10/2017 - Sunday, 06/11/2017

Score!: StoryWriter

Overall, there were 27 pilots flying in the West Coast Aerobatic Challenge contest. In no particular order they were: Alex Dreiling, Bruce Roland, Dan Nolan, Danny Diaz, David White, Don Brown, Garrett Morrison, Gary Lubbers, Hobie Clabaugh, James Doyle, Jason Rivers, Jim Clabaugh, Joe De Renzi, Josh O'Connell, Mark Huntley, Matthew Morrell, Mervin Ory, Mike Stoner, Nate Holderbein, Neil Gates, Phillip Morrell, Rob Sarlan, Ryon Owens, Santiago Robillios, Scott Nathan, William Dickey and Zach Winchester. These pilots flew a grand total of 378 judged sequences.

Mervin Ory won the Basic class. There were 11 pilots in Basic. The winning order was: (1) Mervin Ory, (2) Josh O'Connell, (3) Neil Gates, (4) Phillip Morrell, (5) Jason Rivers, (6) James Doyle, (7) Hobie Clabaugh, (8) Jim Clabaugh, (9) Scott Nathan, (10) Zach Winchester and (11) Dan Nolan. They flew 6 known sequences (3 rounds) and 1 unknown round. The scores ranged from a low of 1,146.1 to a high of 5,000 (a range of 3,853.9 points).

Danny Diaz won the Sportsman class. There were 5 pilots in Sportsman. The winning order was: (1) Danny Diaz, (2) Mark Huntley, (3) Ryon Owens, (4) Nate Holderbein and (5) Gary Lubbers. They flew 6 known sequences (3 rounds) and 1 unknown round. The scores ranged from a low of 1,312.4 to a high of 4,998.6 (a range of 3,686.2 points).

Bruce Roland won the Intermediate class. There were 3 pilots in Intermediate. The winning order was: (1) Bruce Roland, (2) Santiago Robillios and (3) Don Brown. They flew 6 known sequences (3 rounds) and 1 unknown round. The scores ranged from a low of 4,717.1 to a high of 5,000 (a range of 282.9 points).

David White won the Advanced class. There were 4 pilots in Advanced. The winning order was: (1) David White, (2) Joe De Renzi, (3) Mike Stoner and (4) William Dickey. They flew 6 known sequences (3 rounds) and 1 unknown round. The scores ranged from a low of 1,128.9 to a high of 5,000 (a range of 3,871.1 points).

Garrett Morrison won the Unlimited class. There were 4 pilots in Unlimited. The winning order was: (1) Garrett Morrison, (2) Matthew Morrell, (3) Alex Dreiling and (4) Rob Sarlan. They flew 6 known sequences (3 rounds) and 1 unknown round. The scores ranged from a low of 4,546 to a high of 5,000 (a range of 454 points).

Bruce Roland won the Seniors class. There were 7 pilots in Seniors. The winning order was: (1) Bruce Roland, (2) Danny Diaz, (3) Joe De Renzi, (4) Don Brown, (5) Mark Huntley, (6) Mike Stoner and (7) Gary Lubbers. They flew 6 known sequences (3 rounds) and 1 unknown round. The scores ranged from a low of 266.522 to a high of 1,000.000 (a range of 733.478 points).

The tightest competition was for 5th place in the Basic class, with only 12.518 points difference between Jason Rivers and James Doyle.