The (Annual) Falcon Hang Gliding Cross Country Contest (It almost became the [Northwing] EZY contest) Now including any other single surface flex wing Sponsored by manufacturers, dealers, instructors & the generous. To see the 2004 winners and trophies click here To see the 2005 Winners and trophies click here When: January 1 through December 31st for notoriety
Falcon X-C Comment & Log Book (0ld) ------ That log has been replaced by this Falcon X-C log (as of 11/6/06). Post here
April 1 through Dec. 31 for prizes. Well, we'll have to see who, if anybody, contributes. Meanwhile, have fun! What (glider)? Wills Wing Falcon, Moyes Ventura, Aeros Target, Northwing EZY and any other single surface hang glider. What tasks?: 1) Open, straight line distance; 2) out and back (at least half way back -- thermal flight not ridge run) with miles multiplied by 1.3; 3) triangle (all the way back to start) with 1.5 multiplier. The "new" two additional tasks were effective 08/01/02. Where: All of the US as divided into 4 sections in an attempt to make skill not site be the determining factor for the winners plus the rest of the world as a single (at this moment) World group due to some foreign entries. Prizes will be awarded for all areas for all "classes". West Coast (West of route 5, Regions 1, 2, 3) West (Regions 1,2,3,4,& 5 east of route 5) Central (Regions 6,7,& 11) East (Regions 8,9,10, & 12) And "World"for the rest of the world. Yes, you can be the winner in the "Falcon X-C Contest World Class". All entrants are eligible for that title regardless of primary region entered. **See the bottom for new (02/20/02) World class/division changes. Why: Prizes generously donated to reward pilots who fly for sheer enjoyment and go places. Prizes may be added at any time by sponsoring dealers, schools or any interested party. Who: Any Hang 2 and up. Pick the appropriate class to enter: "Pro" (Hang 4), "Amateur" (Hang 3), or "Recreational" (Hang 2) Towing? Yes with a maximum release altitude of 2000'. How? Pre-registration is preferred and makes it easier for us (see forms below) but if not -- 1) Get landing witness for any XC flight. 2) Send us notification on the form below of the flight within one week of the flight. Submit all flights (within 1 week of flight). Who knows what will win? Entry Fee? There is NO ENTRY FEE, but a self addressed stamped envelope is required for any correspondence requiring a return (i.e.: entry form etc.). E-mail correspondence and entry forms are acceptable, in fact, they are preferred. Stupidity or unsafe behavior automatically disqualifies you. Please no nit picking. This is for fun---serious fun.
ENTRY FORMS (You can highlight w/ cursor, copy w/ Edit or right mouse, click on mail link below, paste form and fill it out)
The Falcon X-C Contest
Combined Entry/Landing Form if not pre-registered
PLEASE fill out ALL of this if not pre-registered and do not modify form.
Glider make and model:
Class entering (Pro=P, Am=A, Rec= R):
Flight # Miles:
Data to include:
Approx. launch time:
Approx. landing time:
Contact info- tel. or email.
Comments: (A photo of pilot and glider would be nice for possible magazine use):
You can copy and paste the form here. Put "Falcon XC" as subject Note: If your email gets bounced due to spam problems, use   email@example.com   as alternative.
A very brief introduction to x-c flying AND contest log/comment book
Falcon X-C Comment & Log Book
That log has been replaced by this Falcon X-C log (as of 11/6/06). Post here
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