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2018 KFS Korea Open Paragliding Game in Hadong (ACCURACY). welcomes pilots to Hadong. This three days event will be held on October 12 - 14, 2018.

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Local Regulations


These local regulations are to be used in conjunction with General Section and Section 7 of the FAI

Sporting Code.

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Flying site

Takeoff Hadong Hyeongjae-bong is a peak about 1080 m ASL, located in south-center area of Korea. Surrounding big mountains, floor of the flat is 10-20 meters ASL. Flying season lasts all year round.
The elevation keeps 1500~2000 m, average temperature between 20 to 25 °C.

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How to get here

Hadong is located in southern area of South Korea.

Event info

2018 KFS Korea Open Paragliding Game in Hadong (ACCURACY). welcomes pilots to Hadong. This three days event will be held on October 12 - 14, 2018.

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Local Regulations


These local regulations are to be used in conjunction with General Section and Section 7 of the FAI

Sporting Code.

1. ENTRY

1.1 This event is open to all pilots from any country which an FAI member.

1.2 The target for maximum competitors is 100 pilots.

1.3 The Entry fee for the competition is 50 EUR (60,000KRW) / pilot


Includes for pilots:
■Lunch Box
■Transportation (landing site - take off site)
■T-shirt

1.4 Entry Fee can be transferred to:

Bank name : WOORI BANK
Branch : YEOKJEON BANKING CE.
Account name : Federation of Korea Aeronautics
Account No : 1005-4033-73196
Bank Code : HVBKKRSEXXX (Swift Code)

1.5 End date of Entry Fee payment is 10 Oct 2018 and it is No Refundable.

2. GENERAL COMPETITION RULES

2.1 Registration

The on line registration will be open from September 21 to 10 Oct 2018. Online registration can be done

at https://airtribune.com/2018-kfs-hadong-paragliding-open/

2.2 Pilot Requirements
■FAI SPORTING LICENCE is essential required
■Evidence of pilot qualification/Paragliding license equal to parapro5 issued by their NAC.
■Prove of pilot Nationality
■Pay the entry fee for 50 EUR (60,000KRW)
■Signed Release of liability document


2.3 Launch order
■ launch order will follow CIVIL world ranking.


3. TECHNICAL MEETING AND PILOT BRIEFING
■All pilots must attend the technical meeting.
■If a pilot is not attending the technical meeting, he will be consider understood of all the

competition rules.
■Pilot briefing for pilots by Meet Director will take place at Take off area, every day before ROUND.
■Foreign competitors can not exceed more than 40% of all competitors.

4. SCORES
■ Maximum 8 rounds
■ When five or more valid rounds are completed, the worst one individual score is dropped.
■ The centre of the target is 16cm radius automatic device with a ‘dead centre’ disc of 2cm in diameter.


5. PENALTIES

Specify the penalties that may be imposed by the Meet Director.

6. SAFETY

6.1 Safety Committee

At technical meeting, a Safety Committee will be formed. It will be lead by Meet Director with member

of Launch Marshal, minimum of two experienced participating pilots.

The Safety Director’s responsibility will be to monitor all aspects of safety. These include but are

not limited to:
■Addressing all pilots at a specific safety briefing.
■Attending all pilot briefings.
■Checking meteorological conditions especially wind speed at launch.
■Checking pilot separation.
■Preventing pilots launching with unsafe equipment.
■Collecting accident reports.
■Discussing incidents with Steward and presenting conclusions at pilot briefings.


7. COMPLAINTS AND PROTESTS
■Complaints and Protests will be dealt with according to the procedures in Section 7C and General

Section. A complaint may be made to the Meet Director or deputy, preferably by the Team Leader. It

should be made with the minimum delay and it will be dealt with expeditiously.
■If the complainant is not satisfied with the outcome, the Team Leader may make a protest in writing

to the Director. The time limit for protests is 1 hours after notification of the result of the

complaint. The protest fee is 50USD. It will be returned if the protest is upheld.


8. PRIZES
8.1. Top 5 pilots in Overall.
- 1st-500,000KRW
- 2nd-400,000KRW
- 3th-300,000KRW
- 4th-200,000KRW
- 5th-100,000KRW
8.2. Top 3 pilots in Women.
- 1st-300,000KRW
- 2nd-200,000KRW
- 3th-100,000KRW
8.3. Top 3 pilots in Team.
- 1st-200,000KRW
- 2nd-200,000KRW
- 3th-200,000KRW
8.4. Top 3 pilots in COUPLE(1MAN + 1WOMAN)
- 1st-300,000KRW
- 2nd-200,000KRW
- 3th-100,000KRW

Flying site

Takeoff Hadong Hyeongjae-bong is a peak about 1080 m ASL, located in south-center area of Korea. Surrounding big mountains, floor of the flat is 10-20 meters ASL. Flying season lasts all year round.
The elevation keeps 1500~2000 m, average temperature between 20 to 25 °C.
Hadong Hyeongjae-bong is a famous for Hang-gliding place in Korea, becasue of long sandy-landing zone beside Sumjin liver. Can make route to any directions.
Thermal strength in up to 4 m/s. Usual best hours to start is about 12:00. Thermals begin at about 11 a.m. and last until 4 p.m. The conditions are good for flying - no strong winds in this region.
This place has already hosted a number of Hang and paragliding events.

Take-off - 1080 ASL 35.136323, 127.691024 (35º12'20.66"N, 127º41'05.49"E)
The launch ground is located in 1 km from the nearest town and can be reached by taxi or bus. It takes 25 minutes to get there.
The slope descend is about 15 degrees, it is concrete road. The take off ground allows 3 simultaneous launches. Top landing is difficult, but possible. The take off is used both by paragliders and hang gliders.

Landing - 10 ASL (35º08'º10.10"N, 127º41'27.61"E)
Ground is sandy. The landing is located in 1 km to the city, near the road.

Organizers

Federation of Korea Aeronautics
26, Tongil-ro, Jung-gu, Seoul, Republic of Korea

Selection and entry fee

Entry fee: 50 EUR (60,000KRW) in local currency.
Payment details will be informed to registered pilots by email

Prize fund and scoring categories

Top 5 pilots in Overall.
- 1st-500,000KRW
- 2nd-400,000KRW
- 3th-300,000KRW
- 4th-200,000KRW
- 5th-100,000KRW
Top 3 pilots in Women.
- 1st-300,000KRW
- 2nd-200,000KRW
- 3th-100,000KRW
Top 3 pilots in Team.
- 1st-200,000KRW
- 2nd-200,000KRW
- 3th-200,000KRW
Top 3 pilots in COUPLE(1MAN + 1WOMAN)
- 1st-300,000KRW
- 2nd-200,000KRW
- 3th-100,000KRW

General schedule

Friday, Oct 12, 2017
10:00 - 11:00- Registration
13:00~ Contest flying days

Saturday, Oct 13, 2017
Contest flying days

Sunday, Oct 14, 2017
Contest flying days

19:00 - Prize-giving and closing ceremony

Daily schedule

08:00 - Headquarter opens
08:30 - Transport to take-off
09:00 - Meet Director / Safety Committee meetings & window opens
17:00 - Competition deadline
18:00 - Provisional results

Accommodation and Activities

There area many motels in Hadong.

How to get here

Hadong is located in southern area of South Korea.

Buchun-ri, Hwagae-myeon, Hadong-gun, Gyeongsangnam-do, South Korea
Hadong KR

Plane

The nearest airport is Busan - Gimhae International airport.
Web: https://www.airport.co.kr/
There you can get by a connection flight from Seoul.

Bus

It takes about 3 hours and 40 min to get to Hadong. First from the airport get to Busan Bus terminal and there get an express to Hadong. At hadong chage to the local bus to GaeChi.
Timetable and routes: http://www.odsay.com/

Car

It takes about 3 hours to get from Busan by car. The the highway in the direction of the Sacheon, pass it and before Gwangyang turn to Hadong.

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