Duel in the Desert

Los Angles Aerobatic Club IAC Chapter 49 is hosting the Duel in the Desert Aerobatic Contest, at the Apple Valley Airport, (APV).

 

The contest will fly Primary through Unlimited. Registration/ Practice day is Thursday May 2nd, 2019. Contest Briefings at 7:00 AM Friday May 3rd and Saturday May 4th.

 

Please preregister by emailing the Contest Entry Form to lisa [at] olmstedaviation.com  before April 30th.

 

Contest Co/Director: AJ Wilder and Josh Corr, Chief Judge: Tom Myers, Volunteer Coordinator: Andy Slatkin, Registrar/Scorer: Lisa Kienholz

 

TENTATIVE SCHEDULE:

 

Thursday, May 2nd

1000 -- Sunset-- Registration open; box open for practice

1800-- Dinner & drinks on site

 

Friday, May 3rd

0700-- Mandatory contest kickoff briefing for all pilots, all categories.

0900 – 1700-- Contest flying -- Advanced, Unlimited, Intermediate, Primary and Sportsman. KNOWN flights followed by FREESTYLE flights. Distribute UNKNOWN sequences.

 

Saturday, May 4th

0700-- Mandatory daily pilots briefing - all categories

0800 until completed -- Contest flying -- all categories. Finish the FREES, Fly the UNKNOWNS and then the 4 MINUTE FREES!!!!

1800—Cocktails

1900-- Awards Banquet

 

Sunday, May 5th RAIN DATE

0800 Mandatory daily pilots briefing

0930 - 1400 Contest flying -- all categories. Finish all the flights

 

 

LATE ARRIVALS

We will do our best to accommodate late arrivals. If you cannot be present for the Friday mandatory contest kickoff pilot briefing, please send an e-mail before the contest to lisa [at] olmstedaviation.com. Pilots who do not communicate with us prior to the contest, and who arrive after all categories have flown the Known Programs, WILL be assessed the points penalty provided for in the IAC Official Contest Rules 2010 (4.6.1(a)(2)).

 

MAINTENANCE

Midfield Aviation has a maintenance facility on the field and has proven to be a help in the past.

 

LODGING – NEW HOTEL THIS YEAR!

Home2Suites by Hilton, 12792 Amargosa Road, Victorville, CA 92392
Block Rate – May 1st – 4th, 2019 -  $109.00 for one king bed or two queen beds studio suite

Call 760-843-2600 option “0” or stay on the line, do not press the option for reservation.

Reference Group name “IAC Chapter 49”

Breakfast is included.

 

TRANSPORTATION

There are no car rentals at APV, but local rental car companies may provide drop-off at the airport. We will provide daily van pick up at the Home2Suites Hotel and rides with local supporters are available as well. 

 

DINING

We will provide bag lunches for contestants and volunteers. Thursday dinner and Saturday awards Banquet on site.  Additionally, there are plenty of good eats to find for dinner near the hotel.

 

BANQUET

The banquet will be held Saturday evening on the field.  Cocktails at 6:00 pm. dinner at 7:00pm. 

 

FEES

Registration fee is FREE for first time competitors!

$150 Primary

$200 Sportsman through Unlimited

Please plan to pay with cash or check

WHAT TO BRING

Please bring check or cash for Registration Fees

 

A list of the aircraft and pilot docs that you need to bring can be found in the Competitor Checklist on the IAC web site in the members section. https://www.iac.org/legacy/aerobatic-contest-checklist.

Airport Info.: https://www.airnav.com/airport/KAPV

 

CAUTION: The aerobatic box is west of and directly adjacent to runway 18-36

PLEASE DO NOT OVER FLY THE AIRPORT BELOW 5000 AGL'!

 

CONTACT INFORMATION

Lisa Kienholz – Registrar – lisa [at] olmstedaviation.com

Chris Olmsted- LA Aerobatic Club President - 831-334-7232 Chris [at] OlmstedAviation.com

Airport Manager - 760-247-2371

Airport ID: 

KAPV

Airport Name: 

Apple Valley

Contact Info: 

Lisa Kienholz – Registrar – lisa [at] olmstedaviation.com

Chris Olmsted- LA Aerobatic Club President - 831-334-7232 Chris [at] OlmstedAviation.com

Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/groups/526780724157544/

 

Region: 

Southwest

City: 

Apple Valley

State: 

CA

Practice/Registration Dates: 

2019-05-02

Contest Dates: 

2019-05-03 to 2019-05-04

Supplemental / Waiver of Rules: 

N/A

Email Unknowns to: 

lisa@olmstedaviation.com

Attachments: 

Categories: 

Primary
Power Sportsman
Power Intermediate
Power Advanced
Power Unlimited

Contest Fees: 

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$150.00

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$200.00

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$200.00

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Preregistration Deadline: 

Tuesday, January 1, 2019

Host Chapter: 

49

Sanctioned: 

Yes