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National Electric Flight Rally [NEFR] 2020 held at Easter

NEFR 2020          April 10th to 13th

    State Field  

         Cootamundra

In 2020 the event will be held at the Aeromodellers NSW State Field, Cootamundra, during Easter 10th April – 13th April 2020. The field will be open on the 9th for camp setup and free flying.  Below are various links giving more details. Keep checking this page for updates. All entrants must be MAAA affiliated. The event is also the AEFA AGM which will be held in conjunction with a roast dinner at the field on the Saturday night.

Full Flier

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Events include:

  • Foamy Pylon (new 3 class event for everyone.Experience a pylon event safely at low speed. Rules below.) - CD Bob Hickman on This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.
  • LEG- CD Mal Pring on This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.
  • Radian Open (experienced flyers) - CD Phil StephensonThis email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.
  • Radian Sportsman (newer flyers) - CD Phil StephensonThis email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.
  • Electric Old Timer- CD Phil Stevenson  This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.
  • F5J Open (wingspan 2.6 – 4m) - CD Ralph Dephoff on This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.
  • F5J Limited (wingspan less than 2.6m) - CD Ralph Dephoff on This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

·           Scale - CD Bob Hickman on This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

·           Scramble - CD Mal Pring on This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

Please note the above CD's are tentative at the moment and may change before the rally.


AEFA Multi Class Foamy Pylon Rules

All Classes:
Commercial Foam kits and ARFs only.  Minor modifications including motor and Prop substitution permitted.
Course consists of 2 pylons spaced at 120 – 150 metres with pilots and officials safely outside.  Minimum safety distances strictly maintained.
Race duration of 4 minutes.
Maximum battery is 6600 mAh eg: 3S 2200 mAh.  A minimum of 2 batteries are required as there will be 2 consecutive rounds on each of 2 days.

Fast Class:  Pusher configuration with a minimum 19 sq dm wing area.
Standard Pusher Class:  Minimum wingspan 1.3. Pusher motor.  Conventional configuration required (no flying wings). Bixler, Skysurfer or similar models suitable.
Glider Class: Minimum span of 1.7 m.  Tractor motors permitted.  Radian, Easyglider or similar models suitable.

Map to NSW State Field 

Google Map Ref:  72HV+F4 Cootamundra, New South Wales

GPS: -34.721257 148.042872

 

 

 

Free Camping available at the field

First come - best dressed. No powered sites.

Facilities

Toilets with lighting at night – Men’s, Women’s & Disabled
Unisex hot shower
Large shed with upstairs mezzanine floor overlooking field
Large concrete area under mezzanine with lighting
Canteen window opening to undercover area
On-field pits area with concrete floor - shade cloth covered
A 240V generator will be available for battery charging

Catering

Breakfast available Saturday, Sunday and Monday
Lunch available Friday, Saturday, Sunday and Monday
Please note that there is no official catering on Friday and Sunday night
Menu - Egg & Bacon Rolls, Hamburgers, Sandwiches, Chicken Burger, Sausage Sandwich, Cappuccino (pod coffee), Instant Coffee/Tea, Cold Drinks/Water.
Bring your own chair – tables supplied

AGM 

This is the time when nominations and voting for the executive committee takes place - so think about who you would like on the committee and nominate them. It will be held at the field on Saturday 11th with a catered roast dinner. For catering purposes, please register your attendance on the entry form.

Program

Click here to see the full program 

Entry Fees and Form

The admin fee is $40 which covers the costs of running the rally, as we don't charge membership fees to belong to the AEFA. In addition, there is a $10 per event entry fee which is capped at $50 when 5 or more events are entered. The entry form is used to enter the contest, and to reserve your roast dinner at the AGM dinner ($25/head) on Saturday night.

There are two entry form formats. Excel and PDF.

Excel - contains data validation rules minimising mistakes. If you are comfortable using Excel click here to download the form, fill out electronically and email.

PDF - those not comfortable with Excel, download the PDF version click here, complete, and snail mail to Treasurer Ralph Dephoff.

All fees must be paid in advance, preferably by EFT.
For address, contact Ralph (call 0437400429 or email This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.).