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2018 Pre-PWC Gochnag Korea. welcomes pilots to Gochang. This five days event is organized by Federation of korea aeronautics. & Gochang county.

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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 Gochang Bangjang mountain is a peak about 610 m ASL, located in south-west area of Korea. Its facing West-sea and there are mountains to east side, the floor of the flat is 60 - 80 meters ASL. Flying season lasts all year round.

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How to get here

Gochang is located in southern of South Korea.

Event info

2018 Pre-PWC Gochnag Korea. welcomes pilots to Gochang. This five days event is organized by Federation of korea aeronautics. & Gochang county.

=====================

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 170 EUR/pilot


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

1.4 Entry Fee can be transferred to:

Bank name : NongHyeup
Branch : GOCHANG GUNCHUNG.
Account name : GOCHNAG PARAGLIDING
Account No : 540-01-007508

PAYPAL : p0jong@naver.com (please note pilot's name)


1.5 End date of Entry Fee payment is 26 Sep 2018 and it is No Refundable.

2. GENERAL COMPETITION RULES

2.1 Registration

The on line registration will be open from August 20 to September 26 2017. Online registration can be done

at https://airtribune.com/2018-PrePWC-Gochang/info

2.2 Pilot Requirements
■Evidence of pilot qualification/Paragliding license equal to parapro 5 issued by their NAC.
■Prove of pilot Nationality
■Pay the entry fee for 170 EUR
■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 task.


4. SCORES
■ Score with GAP2018(FTV20%)


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 OVERALL

1st ~ 10th : total 8,000,000 KRW


8.2 WOMAN

1st to 3rd : total 2,500,000 KRW

Flying site

Takeoff Gochang Bangjang mountain is a peak about 610 m ASL, located in south-west area of Korea. Its facing West-sea and there are mountains to east side, the floor of the flat is 60 - 80 meters ASL. Flying season lasts all year round.
The elevation keeps 1200~1800 m, average temperature between 12 to 22 °C.
Gochang Bangjang mountain is a famous for paragliding place and MTB in Korea offering good conditions even for beginner-pilots. The usual flights are made crossing valley and along the ridge of Naejang (National park-700 m ASL) mountain. Can make route to north, east, south 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.
The longest flights made from there exceed 100 km. And the pilots managed to climb as high as 2500 meters ASL.
This place has already host a number of paragliding events: Korea Open League 2010,2011,2012,2013, Korea Open Championship 2014.

Take-off - 610 ASL (52S 294721E, 3925213N)
The launch ground is located in 3 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 2 simultaneous launches. Top landing is difficult, but possible.

Landing - 80 ASL (52S 293440E, 3923384N)
Ground is covered with grass. The landing is located in 1 km to the city, near the road.

Organizers

Gin Seok Song
Gin

Selection and entry fee

Entry fee: 170 EUR in local currency.
To be paid by before Sep 26th.
Payment details will be informed to registered pilots by email

Prize fund and scoring categories

Top 10 pilots in Overall.
Top 3 pilots in Women.

General schedule

Tuesday, Oct 16, 2018

12:00 ~ 16:30 - free flying
16:30 ~ 18:00 - Registration and Waypoint download
18:00 ~ 18:50 - Mandatory briefing
19:00 ~ 21:30 - Opening ceremony

Wednesday, Oct 17, 2018
Contest flying days

Thursday, Oct 18, 2018
Contest flying days

Friday, Oct 19, 2018
Contest flying days

Saturday, Oct 20, 2018
Contest flying days

Sunday, Oct 21, 2018
Contest flying days
20:00 - Prize-giving and closing ceremony

Daily schedule

08:00 - Headquarter opens
09:30 - Transport to take-off
11:00 - Meet Director / Task and Safety Committee meetings
11:15 - Pilots' briefing / Previous task official results / Task definition
12:30 - Take-off window opens
16:30 - Scoring office opens
22:00 - Provisional results

Accommodation and Activities

There are more than 20 hotels in Gochang.

How to get here

Gochang is located in southern of South Korea.

Jamgok-gil, Gosu-myeon, Gochang-gun, Jeollabuk-do, South Korea
Gochang KR

Plane

The nearest airport is Gwangju, South Korea. There are local flights that connect Incheon Seoul International Airport. It takes 50 min to fly to Gwangju from Seoul. Local carriers Asiana, Korean Air.

Bus

From Gwangju airport take a but to Yeaonggwang and from there change for an Yong-Kwang -Go-Chang-Si-Wo-Bus which will bring you to Gochang. It will take you 3 hours to get there.

Car

Gochang is located in between two major highways (toll pay roads) SeoHaean Express Way (N15) and leads to Seoul directly and Honam Express way (N25) that joins Gyoenbu Express way (N1). Thus it can be easily reached from any part of the country.

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Tasks and results

Task 1

18 Oct, 2018

54.5 km — Race to goal

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Task 2

19 Oct, 2018

56.2 km — Race to goal

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Task 3

20 Oct, 2018

55.9 km — Race to goal

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Task 4

21 Oct, 2018

47.0 km — Race to goal

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