Puddie and Tubby Race the Sky Battle Cup

We entered the Sky Battle Cup. It started a couple of weeks or more ago but we just competed in our first race. We didn’t do so hot. I was 81st and Pusstoe tied for 88th with 19 other people!

We were very excited (and nervous) about this race because there are a huge number of contestants and since everyone must join the race within the same half hour time slot, there are often 32 pilots flying on the same server. As it turned out, worries about sharing airspace with so many competitors was anti-climactic. We were both disconnected before the race start!

The task was not an easy one. I am very anxious to download some of the best performances to analyze in SeeYou or Condor, or fly against the ghost of someone like Sandor Laurinyecz, one of the top competitors and currently first in the series.

Here is the competition info that was posted on the Condor Site.

Competition day #7

Server launch: Feb. 7th, 2010 at 7:30 PM UTC
Password for this server is rrhds.
Join time: 30 minutes
Delay before race start: 15 minutes
Start time window: 90 minutes
Server stop: Server is stopped after the end of the race.
Registred competitors: 769
Scenery: Peru 1.0
Take off: Los Filabres (5,282 ft)
Start type: Aerotow (1,969 ft)
Task type: Racing task
Task length: 110 NM
Virtual date and time: Jan. 22nd, 2011 at 12:15 PM
Plane class: Open (with PDA)
Weather report: Wind from South-West, strength: Light

Once your flight is over, please go to this page to upload your flight track (.FTR file, not the IGC!). Flight tracks can be sent from February 7th, 2010 at 7:30 PM UTC to February 8th, 2010 at 1:30 AM UTC.
Condorsim.fr official servers – http://www.condorsim.fr

Author: korkiley

Systems Administrator at University of Vermont (retired as of 7/1/2012) Married Favorite Activities: Condor Glider Online Competition, Developing web sites, making espresso, and keeping a blog

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