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August 2013 - necn
New England Combat News
VOLUME 25 NUMBER 3
AUGUST 2013
THE CONTROL LINE COMBAT NEWSLETTER OF NEW ENGLAND
Now Celebrating our 25th year of Publication
Summer Sizzler-F2D Combat
NEIL SIMPSON, BRIAN STAS AND GREG WORNELL TAKE THE TROPHY SPOTS
JUNE 30, 2013- HALIFAX, MA – The weather was very warm, mostly cloudy and humid. The Wingbuster club field , as usual,
was manicured and very green. Five contestants were on hand for the second contest of the 2013 New England F2D season. At the
end of two rounds one pilot had been sent home in this double elimination affair. Neil Simpson had won both of his matches while
the other three pilots were sitting at one win and one loss. In round three Neil got past Greg Wornell with a one cut victory in a
match where Greg lost significant airtime due to a faulty shut-off. In the same round Chris Sarnowski received his second loss
courtesy of Brian Stas. This left Chris and Greg tied for third. When a fly-off ended in a tie, they settled third place via a coin flip.
The final was a match-up between Neil and Brian. Some good action early and then mid-air contact damaged both planes. It then
became an airtime battle between two wounded birds with Neil accumulating more and taking home the contest win in the process.
Wingbuster Summer Sizzler
F2D Combat (5 contestants)
Neil Simpson/E. Brookfield, MA
Brian Stas/Kingston, MA
Greg Wornell/Wellesley, MA
Chris Sarnowski/Bedford, MA
Paul Kubek/Brockton, MA
4-0
2-2
1-2 won coin flip
1-2 lost coin flip
0-2
The trophy winners were Neil Simpson (1st), Brian Stas (2nd) and Greg Wornell (3rd)
Wingbuster Summer Sizzler-F2D Combat-June 30th
Greg Wornell and Paul Kubek
Brian Stas and Chris Sarnowski
Chris Sarnowski and Paul Kubek
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PHONE: 508-867-8702 E-MAIL: [email protected]
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Rumors Facts Etc
LEN MINICK MEMORIAL COMBAT TOURNAMENT: This event originally scheduled for June 23rd
has been postponed and is now re-scheduled for August 25th.
CONTEST FUND: This month we received a nice donation from old friend and competitor, Ernie
Carosella. Thank You Ernie.
2013
Wingbuster Shootout
Wingbuster Club Field - Halifax, MA
October 6th , 2013
F2D Combat
Single Airplane Rules Prizes for top three
First Match 10:00 am
AMA Sanctioned
2013
Central Mass
Championships
East Brookfield
Elementary School
East Brookfield, MA
August 18th, 2013
Formula GX Combat
Prizes for top three
First Match 10:00 am
AMA Sanctioned
2013
Wingbuster
Summer Classic
Wingbuster Club Field
Halifax, MA
July 28th , 2013
Formula GX Combat
Prizes for top three
First Match 10:00 am
AMA Sanctioned
2013
Jet Rally
Sanford , Maine
Saturday
September 7th
Formula GX Combat
Four Rounds
Prizes for top three
First Match 10:00 am
AMA Sanctioned
2013
Wingbuster
Fall
Championship
Wingbuster Club Field
Halifax, MA
September 29th , 2013
Formula GX Combat
Prizes for top three
First Match 10:00 am
AMA Sanctioned
2013
Len Minick Memorial
Combat Challenge
Salmon River State Forest
Located on Route 16 Approximately
halfway between Routes 149 and 196
East Hampton, CT
August 25th, 2013
Formula GX Combat Four Rounds
Prizes for top three
First Match 10:00 am AMA Sanctioned
2013 Schedule
( all events tentative-there may be adjustments )
28-Jul
3-Aug
11-Aug
17&18-Aug
18-Aug
25-Aug
1-Sep
7-Sep
7&8-Sep
15-Sep
22-Sep
29-Sep
5&6-Oct
5-Oct
6-Oct
13-Oct
20-Oct
27-Oct
Wingbuster Summer Classic
East Coast Championships-Saturday Contest
Speed Limit and single elimination 1/2A
Wingbuster CL Stunt Fun Fly
Lee Stunt Contest
Central Mass Championships
Salmon River Shootout
New England Championships
Sanford Jet Rally-Saturday Contest
Mass Cup Stunt Contest
Middlesex, NJ
Speed Limit and single elimination 1/2A
GX
Wingbuster Fall Championship
NEST Fall Profile Stunt
October Air War-Saturday Contest
Speed Limit and single elimination 1/2A
Wingbuster Shootout
Fall Finale Combat Tournament
Eastern Mass Championship
Fall Fly-Off post season contest
GX
Halifax, MA
Wrentham, MA
Vincentown, NJ
F2D
GX
F2D
GX
Halifax, MA
Halifax, MA
Halifax, MA
Halifax, MA
GX
GX
GX
GX
Halifax, MA
Hershey, PA
Halifax, MA
Lee, MA
E.Brookfield, MA
East Hampton, CT
Halifax, MA
Sanford, ME
Wrentham, MA
For more info contact:
Neil Simpson 129 Podunk Road
East Brookfield, MA 01515
Phone: 508-867-8702
F2D Action-Jeff Vader photo
2013 New England Championships
Formula GX Combat
Wingbuster Club Field Halifax, MA
September 1st, 2013
Registration 9:30am - First Match 10:00 am - AMA Sanctioned
Trophies for 1st , 2nd and 3rd
2013 Regular Season Points Championship
Name
Thru 5/26
Total
Total
Accum
Possible
Regular Season Formula GX Stats
Points
Points
Percent
2012
2012
2013
2013
Meets
Ave
Meets
Ave
% Imp
Mid #
Mid %
Stas, Brian
28
30
933
9
1761
3
2162
22.8%
1
8.3%
Scores>
Simpson, Neil
27
30
900
10
2039
3
2135
4.7%
1
8.3%
Scores>
Sarnowski, Chris
25
30
833
10
1529
3
1612
5.4%
1
8.3%
Scores>
Stas, Matthew
8
10
800
1
1093
1
1655
51.4%
0
0.0%
Scores>
Clark, Rick
7
10
700
2
1330
1
1325
-0.4%
1
25.0%
Scores>
Kubek, Paul
13
20
650
8
1376
2
1315
-4.4%
0
0.0%
Scores>
Simpson, Glenn
1240
-7.5%
0
0.0%
Scores>
17
30
567
6
1340
3
Dedekian, Ara
0
0
0
1
533
0
#DIV/0!
Fustolo, Joe
0
0
0
7
1513
0
#DIV/0!
Hargreaves, Ken
0
0
0
6
1633
0
Langella, Vinnie
0
0
0
1
1630
0
Seymour, Lloyd
0
0
0
0
0
0
Scores>
Sherman, Dick
0
0
0
0
0
0
Scores>
Sherman, R "Sherm"
0
0
0
1
1110
0
#DIV/0!
#DIV/0!
0
#DIV/0!
Scores>
Vader, Jake
0
0
0
7
1553
0
#DIV/0!
#DIV/0!
2
#DIV/0!
Scores>
Vader, Jeff
0
0
0
7
1560
0
#DIV/0!
#DIV/0!
0
#DIV/0!
Scores>
0
#DIV/0!
Scores>
0
#DIV/0!
Scores>
#DIV/0!
0
#DIV/0!
Scores>
#DIV/0!
0
#DIV/0!
Scores>
#DIV/0!
Position in the season point standings is determined by the
Eligibility for "Most Improved Pilot" awards rests with participation in
50%
percentage column. The formula to determine percentage
of both the prior and current year New England Formula GX contests.
is total points accumulated divided by total possible points.
20% improvement earns an award. If no pilots achieve 20% improvement
Points are awarded in descending order for the first ten
a single award is presented to the pilot with the highest positive improvement.
places in each contest ( 1st Place = 10pts, 2nd Place = 9pts
etc. ) Total possible points is the number of contests
participated
in multiplied by ten. Participation in no less then 50% of the
New England regular season GX meets is the eligibility
requirement for a season championship award.
Lone Star Shootout
Lubbock Texas
Aug 31-Sept 1 2013
Fast2d
F2d Equipment, large mufflers ok, start
your own,(jr. and senior citizen
exception). No start time, 4 min match,
Collision doesn’t end match, fuel
supplied, no F2D penalties, shutoff
required.
$50.00 Entry fee. Includes Lunch Saturday. Trophies,
Motors & Planes for Prizes!
COMBAT
1ST Place – New Fora & F2D Plane
2nd Place – New Fora
3Rd Place – New F2D Plane
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New England Contest Fund
1/1/2013 through 7/20/2013
Page 1
712112013
Date
Description
Category
BALANCE 12/31/2012
1/5/2013
2/5/2013
3/2/2013
3/2712013
4/14/2013
4/21/2013
4/21/2013
4/21/2013
4/21/2013
4/25/2013
5/512013
5/5/2013
5/5/2013
5/5/2013
5/26/2013
5/26/2013
5/26/2013
5/26/2013
5/26/2013
5/28/2013
6/212013
6/2/2013
61212013
6/23/2013
6/30/2013
6/30/2013
6/30/2013
711/2013
1/1/2013
Amount
461.00
Will Rogers
Contribution
Len Thibault
Contribution
Chip Giordano
Contribution
Barry Baxter
Contribution
Larry Scarinzi
Contribution
Chris Sarnowski
Contribution
GX Icebreaker
Permit-SanctionExpense
GX Icebreaker
Entry Fees
GX Icebreaker
Trophy Expense
Louis Lopez
Contribution
GX Shootout
Permit-SanctionExpense
Chris Sarnowski
Contribution
GX Shootout
Trophy Expense
GX Shootout
Entry Fees
Wingbuster Spring ChampionshipPermit-SanctionExpense
WingbusterSpring ChampionshipTrophy Expense
Wingbuster SpringChampionshipEntry Fees
Brian Stas
Contribution
Rick Clark
Contribution
Jim Carpenter
Contribution
EasternMass Invitational
Entry Fees
EasternMass Invitational
Trophy Expense
EasternMass Invitational
Permit-SanctionExpense
CanceledSalmon River Contest Permit-SanctionExpense
Wingbuster SummerSizzler
Entry Fees
Wingbuster SummerSizzler
Permit-SanctionExpense
Wingbuster SummerSizzler
Trophy Expense
Ernie Carosella
Contribution
- 7/20/2013
BALANCE 7/20/2013
100.00
50.00
25.00
14.00
20.00
45.00
-45.00
75.00
-6.00
100.00
-45.00
45.00
-6.00
90.00
-20.00
-6.00
75.00
5.00
85.00
100.00
90.00
-6.00
-20.00
-45.00
75.00
-20.00
-6.00
25.00
794.00
1,255.00
TOTAL INFLOWS
TOTAL OUTFLOWS
NET TOTAL
1,019.00
-225.00
794.00

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