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July 23 – July 30 , 2022
Jarlsberg Air Sport Center, Toensberg, Norway

Bulletin 2 and all the following documentation will include all the necessary information and the protocols that the organizers and the participants will have to follow to participate based on the national regulations and the FAI recommendations. Always the national regulations always prevail over FAI recommendations. From time to time, please visit the FAI web site COVID19 section for any updates. Our web site will also be updated for this matter when so needed. Sanitary restrictions are to be observed at any time within the flying facilities.


ORGANIZERS

FAI/CIAM
Norwegian Airsports Federation
Jarlsberg Air Sport Center

Name
2022 FAI F4 World Championships for Scale Model Aircraft


Date
July 23 – 30 July 2022

Location
Jarlsberg Air Sport Center
7 km NW of Toensberg, 100 km SW of Oslo, 20 km from Torp Airport and 147 km from Oslo
Gardermoen International Airport

WEB Site
http://www.f4c.no

Flight lines:

  • Runway F4C:
    • 799 m x 18 m asphalt and TBA m x TBA m parallel grass
      Pilots view is towards east
  • Runway F4H
    • 250 m x 10 m asphalt and 250 m x 18 m parallel grass
      Pilots view is towards west
  • Heading both runways: 18/36
  • Altitude: 18 m/60 feet

Organizers’ Officials:

President of The Aero Club of Norway ModelMr. Espen Bakke
General Manager of the ContestMr. Pål Lindèn Anthonisen
Flight Line DirectorMr. Ingolf Steffensen
Assistant Flight Line DirectorMr. Brynjar Phil
Chief of computer service:Mr. Anders Holt Jacobsen

FAI Jury

Mr. Narve Jensen, NOR, President of the Jury
Mr. Alex Kennedy, GBR, Jury Member
Mr. Marius Conu, ROM, Jury Member
Mr. Agustin Sevilla Royo, ESP, Reserve both Jury and Judge (on site)

Flight judges, F4C

1.Mr. Didier Pabois, FRA Chief Judge
2Mr. Chris Allan GBR
3.Mr. Joe Finocchairo AUS
4.Mr. Heinz Schar SUI
5.Mr. Miroslav Dvoracek CZE

Flight judges, F4H

1.Mr. Gwyn Avenell NZL Chief Judge
2.Mr. Stephan Kessel GBR
3.TBL
4.Mr. Lars Strågen SWE
5.Mr. Niels Jensen NOR

Static 1 F4C

1.Mr. Matti Jyllila, FIN
2.TBL

Static 2 F4C

1.Mr. George Kandylakis GRE
2.Mr. Sverre Moen NOR

Static F4H

1.Mr. Stan Alexander USA Chief Judge
2.Mr. Marek Dominiak POL
3.TBL

F4 FAI World Championships Rules:
World Championships will be run according to:

  • FAI Sporting Code Section 4 Aeromodelling Vol. CIAM General Rules effective January 2022
  • FAI Sporting Code Section 4 Aeromodelling Vol. F4 flying scale model aircraft effective 2022
  • FAI Code of Ethics

Anti-doping
Quote from the FAI Anti-doping regulations:
If you regularly take medication prescribed by your doctor and this medication is on the WADA Prohibited List, you need to get a form called a TUE (therapeutic use exemption) filled out by your doctor.
International level athletes must send the form to the FAI Secretariat, National level athletes send it to their National Air Sport Control.

Classes

F4C and F4H

Present Holders of Scale Perpetual Trophies:

ClassThropy NameCurrent Holder
F4C IndividualDennis Thumpston TrophyAndreas Lüthi SUI
F4C TeamKeil TrophyAustralia
F4H IndividualKLM TrophyMarcus Hausmann GER
F4H TeamFAI Challenge CupCzech Republic

Weather condition:

  • Temperature, average: 20 0 C
  • Wind main heading: S-SW
  • Sunrise: 05:30
  • Sunset: 20:30

Official Schedule

DateTimeslotWhat's happening
Thursday, July 21stEarly arrival of teams and supporters
Registration
Practice flights
Friday, July 22ndLatest arrival and team registration
Arrival of judges and jury members
Practice flights
Model processing
Saturday, July 23rd08:00-14:00Practice flights
09:00Briefing for judges and jury
Model processing
12:00First Team Manager Meeting
16:00 Opening ceremony with airshow and various highlights
19:00-21:00Short welcome party for WC and OIC participants and supporters
Sunday, July 24th09:00Static judging begins
Monday, July 25th09:00-18:00Static judging
09:00-18:00Competition flights round 1, F4C
09:00-18:00Competition flights round 1, F4H
18:30Reserve for Team Manager Meeting if needed
Tuesday, July 26th09:00-18:00 Static judging
09:00-18:00Competition flights round 1 and 2, F4C
09:00-18:00Competition flights round 1 and 2, F4H
18:30Reserve for Team Manager Meeting if needed
19:00-23:00Nations Night for participants on the airfield (buy voucher at registration)
Wednesday, July 27th09:00-18:00Static judging
09:00-18:00Competition flights round 2, F4C
09:00-18:00Competition flights round 2, F4H
18:30Reserve for Team Manager Meeting if needed
Thursday, July 28th09:00-18:00Competition flights round 2 and 3, F4C
09:00-18:00Competition flights round 2 and 3, F4H
18:30Reserve for Team Manager Meeting if needed
18:00Get together trip for the ladies (buy voucher at registration)
Friday, July 29th09:00-18:00Competition flights round 3, F4C, in ascending order, except top 10
09:00-18:00Competition flights round 3, F4H, in ascending order, except top 10
18:30Reserve for Team Manager Meeting if needed
Saturday, July 30th09:00-11:30Competition flights round 3, F4H, in ascending order, top 10
12:00-14:30Competition flights round 3, F4C, in ascending order, top 10
16:00Official prize giving, awards and closing ceremony at the airfield
18:30Closing barbeque for teams and supporters, (pay and get voucher at registration (30 euro))
Sunday, July 31stDeparture day for all participants

RADIO FREQUENCIES

  • 1. 35 MHz
  • 2. 40MHz
  • 3. 2.4GHz: 2400-2483.5 GHz; Use of 2,4 GHz is strongly recommended.

Hangar
Hangar to the competitor’s disposal will be available from July 23 through August 2, 2020.
Each team will have a maintenance area with tables, chairs and 220V power supply.
Hangar will be protected and guarded round the clock.
Transportation of models from the hangar to flight line: F4C and F4H: Cars with trailers.

Participation
A national team may consist of:

  • Team Manager
  • Maximum 5 competitiors if at least one is a junior and at least one is a female in each class
  • Helpers and supporters

Direct Qualification

The reigning World Champions has the right (subject to the approval of his NAC) to participate in the next world championships in that class regardless of whether he qualifies for the national team or not. If he is not a member of the national team, his score will not be considered in the team results.

Licensing
Each competitor, team manager and team manager assistant must possess a valid FAI License, issued by their NAC.

Visa requirement
None of the nations that have ever participated in Scale World Competition do need VISA to enter Norway for a period of 90 days or less.

Classification and awards
There will be an individual classification and a team classification.
The winners will be awarded with FAI medals and diplomas.

Languages
Official contest languges are:

  • English
  • Norwegian

Entry fees

Senior competitors, TM, TM assistant500 €
Female competitor500 €
Junior competitor100 €
Helper and supporter100 €
Press representative0 €
The entry fee consists of participation card, information bulletins, and souvenirs

Preliminary entry
Preliminary entry forms must be received by the organizers before March 10, 2022

Official entry
Official entry forms must be received by the organizers before April 15, 2022

All fees must be received by May 15.

Entries received from May 16 to May 31 st will be subject of 10% fine.
Entries received from June 1 st to June 30 th will be subject of 20% fine.
Entries received after July 1 st will be subject to organizers’ acceptance

Payment is to be made by banking transfer.

The banking commission is in charge of sender, so that the whole amount of money from the entry form should be received in the Organizer’s bank account.
Payment by check is not accepted.

Payment and banking information:
Send the entry fees to the following bank account (EUR ONLY):
DNB Bank ASA
N-0021 Oslo, Norway
Acount no.: 5002 05 01577
SWIFT CODE: DNBANOKK
IBAN NO.: NO4050020501577
Title: Scale Wc 2020, Jarlsberg, fees from………

Accommodations

Hotel
Hotel Klubben Toensberg

Contact address:
Hotel Klubben Toensberg, Nedre Langgate 49, 3126 Toensberg, Norway
Phone: +47 33359700, www.hotelklubben.no

Camping
Participants will be allowed to camp at Jarlsberg Air Sport Center, and to use all the
facilities provided by the Center. Electricity is included in the fee.
Camping fee: 20 EUR/day/unit.

Banquet
The banquet will take place on July 30 at 19:00
Banquet fee: 60 EUR/competitor, TM, TM’s Assistant, supporter, helper, guest.

Meals
Lunch will be served at the field
Approx. prices on meals: Breakfast 8€, Lunch 15€, Dinner 35€ and up.

Protests
All protests must be presented in writing to the Contest Director at the competition site and
must be accompanied by a deposit of 50 EUR.
The deposit is returned if the protest is upheld only.

Model processing
Each competitor must present a valid FAI Specification Certificate for his model, according
to FAI Sporting Code Volume ABR/Section 4 Aeromodelling.

Model aircraft not properly processed by NAC, must be processed by the organizer at a cost
of 8 EUR for each model.

Each competitor must present a Competitors Declaration Form according to FAI Sporting
Code Volume 4/Section 4 Aeromodelling (annex 6.E. page 85 of the scale rules).

National flag and anthem
The Team Manager is requested to bring one national flag of 1 x 1,5 m and a CD or
Memory Stick with national anthem.
The flag and anthem will be collected during the team’s registration and returned after the
closing ceremony.

Photos
Team Managers are requested to send via official email to the organizers no later than May 31, 2022:
• Passport size photographs of all team members;
• Each competitor’s photographs with his model/s/

Documents for registration

  • Competitor’s FAI License valid for 2022
  • A copy of team’s banking payment receipt
  • One national flag 1 x 1,5 m
  • One CD or memory stick with national anthem
  • Valid FAI certificates for the models
  • Valid ID card

Fuel for models
The fuel for models can be shipped to the Organizers. The National Teams supply their own fuel. The address of the fuel storage will be announced.


Local fuel supplier
The Organizers will post contact details of a local fuel supplier for the competitors who do not want to ship the fuel but want to order it locally.

Car rentals
Most major car rental companies are present at Oslo Airport Gardermoen International Airport, and Sandefjord Airport Torp.

Insurance
The Organiser will provide a limited third-party insurance covering all participants for model accidents involving injury to others or damage to property during the Championships.
EU Citizens must bring European Health Insurance card.
Citizens from outside EU should provide their own health insurance to cover illness and travel insurance.

COVID-19 Safety Information
Bulletin – 2 and all the following documentation will include all the necessary information and the protocols that the organizers and the participants will have to follow in order to
participate based on the national regulations and the FAI recommendations. Always the national regulations prevail at all times over FAI recommendations. From time to time please visit the FAI web site COVID19 section for any updates. Our web site will also be updated for this matter when so needed.

COVID-19 Deadline
As it happened last year with all World or Continental Championships, as organizers we will be in direct contact with CIAM Bureau in order to evaluate together the situation and
decide accordingly. As always public health is and will be our top priority. If it will be required to cancel or postpone the event this will be announced to you not later than (60
days before the beginning day or a specific date).
The deadline to decide whether or not to continue the championships is the 30th of April 2022.

CONTACT ADDRESS
Paul Lindèn Anthonisen
Skytterveien 6G
3290 Stavern
Norway
Tel: 0047 922 55 495
E-mail: paul.anthonisen@gmail.com