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A Few Notes for Today

After the 8 am briefing we will stage one Short Field Landings heat and two Power-Off Landings heats. Those invited and interested to come out to the runway should meet outside the Admin Building (block house).  The NIFA Business Meeting, Captain’s Meeting, and Council Meeting will follow the landing tie-breaker. Also, the Preflight Event aircraft […]

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Plan for Tomorrow

As mentioned to all advisors, we will meet at 8 am tomorrow for a landing tie-breaker contest. One person from each team is invited out to the runway as well as family members. The contest will have a live video stream. Judges meet at 7:45 am.

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Tiebreak Heat Sheet

All, You can find the heat sheet for tomorrow’s Landing Tiebreaker flights here: https://safecon.nifa.aero/wp-content/uploads/sites/3/2017/05/Tiebreak-Heat-Sheet.pdf

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Coach Meeting Hangar 7 After Message Drop

One coach or advisor from each school please meet at the completion of Message Drop in Hangar 7. Thanks!

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FRASCA Open Trailer

Now that the IFR Event is complete, the trailer is open to anyone interested in flying it or talking to the fine FRASCA folks.

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Updated Plan

The plan is to complete Short Field Landings and then immediately continue with the last round of Message Drop. Stage beginning with Heat 27 (SDCC, TSTC) through Heat 33. Also, the Chief Judge and Associate Chief Judge would like to quickly meet with one advisor from the following schools at the Admin Building (block house) […]

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North Ramp Viewing Area

The gate will be opening up soon to allow viewing of landings from the north ramp. Please coordinate with a Student Representative for directions to the viewing area.

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Reminder to submit for several individual awards

As a reminder, submissions for several individual awards are due by 6pm tonight (Saturday), including the Red Baron Team Sportsmanship award, and Coach of the Year and Outstanding Team Member Awards. https://safecon.nifa.aero/events/individual-awards/

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Today’s Plan Confirmed

Contestants meet at 0800 for a briefing for short field landings followed by the last round of message drop. Judges meet at 0730.  

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Tentative Plan For Saturday

Plan to meet at 0800 for a contestant briefing. Judges meet at 0730. We will start with Short Field Landings followed by the last round of Message Drop if time and weather permits. Please be prepared for a long day tomorrow to complete all events.

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