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Best of Diedams 2016 is competition for flex (Cat. 1) and rigid wings (Cat. 5) . It wil be held on 24-26. June 2016. The event is organzed by Bregenzerwälder Drachenfliegerclub.

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Diedamskopf is located in West Austria near the border with Switzerland. Thi place has got good thermal activity due to the southern orientation as early as the end of February. Best time March to October.

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Event info

Best of Diedams 2016 is competition for flex (Cat. 1) and rigid wings (Cat. 5) . It wil be held on 24-26. June 2016. The event is organzed by Bregenzerwälder Drachenfliegerclub.

Flying site

Diedamskopf is located in West Austria near the border with Switzerland. Thi place has got good thermal activity due to the southern orientation as early as the end of February. Best time March to October. Very good thermal connection direction Kleinwalsertal, Lech and Arlberg. Record flights: Target flight to Zell am See 208 km. FAI triangles between 100 km and 230 km towards Lechtal Oetztal, Engadine, Silvretta. Shorter distances trouble between Andelsbuch and Hochtannberg.

Take off 47°20'44" (47.3458)N; 10°1'34" (10.0262)E - 2060 m ASL.
The take off has got 2 ramps.

Ramp 1 - (2,060 m) NWN orientation
is located above the mountain station Gondola, next to the radio tower. Direction West-North-West is a launch pad available. Further south, southeast and east over steep meadows can be started in the direction. When Oststartplatz careful because is started towards the mountain station. Just start with optimal wind conditions on Oststartplatz direction mountain station. Better start With no wind or very weak variable wind directions, on the ramp.

Ramp 2 (2,000 m) S SE E orientation.
is located just below the top station direction Diedamsplateau and is oriented towards the south. The launch range is from about 10 ° in the pull continuously into a steep slope. This can be performed safely in all phases of the start of this slope and be canceled at any time again. It should be noted that a start is allowed only from the marked off areas (windsock). In winter, a start is not allowed on the ski slopes.
For hang gliders are 2 launch ramps available.

Flying over of ropeway installations and overhead lines is to ensure that a minimum distance of 50 m is adhered to the cable cars and the overhead lines. Generally, if possible, maintain a flight altitude of 300 m not to disturb the "Wild"!

Summer: The landing area (850 m) is located about 350 m below the base station (150 m away from the main road L200). The landing area is, if possible, marked with red and white marking points and definitely, with a windsock.
Caution: In the adjacent land is Banned.

Winter: As long as the fields are covered with snow, can be landed in front of the Hotel Elisabeth. Please note that access to the landing site is closed to vehicles.

In mountain direction hang glider may be transported by Talfahrtrichtung to such a of 4.00 m up to a total length of 6.0 m. An intermediate storage of hang gliders is possible in the upper station of the gondola. The loading and unloading of the hang glider made ​​by the respective station staff on the appropriate load gondolas. In summer, 2 gondolas load during the driving mode available. Only in winter the hang glider for transporting must not later than 7:45 to be at the base station.
In winter no dragons and fixed-wing aircraft during the day from 08:00 transported!

Organizers

Bregenzerwälder Drachenfliegerclub.
dfc-bregenzerwald.at

Selection and entry fee

80 Euro, can be paid at entry registration. Included are cable car to takeoff, transportation of the hang glider, pick up after landing out

Prize fund and scoring categories

1,2,3 in Class 1
1,2,3 in Class 5
According to the FAI competition rules. Every task will be decided directly before briefing, according to the actual weather conditions.

General schedule

June 24, 2016
Registration
June 24-26, 2016
Competition flying days
June 26, 2016
Prize giving.

Daily schedule

1. day
entry formalities until 09:30 AM at the competition office
09:30 AM transportation of the gliders to the take off
11:00 AM briefing, after 12:00 AM take off
2+3 day
at 09:00 AM information’s for the day, at the landing field
11:00 AM briefing at take off. after 12:00 AM take off, Sunday approx. 7 PM award ceremony

Accommodation and Activities

Room information and reservation
Tourismusbüro Schoppernau, Tel. +43(0) 5515 / 2495
schoppernau@au-schoppernau.at

How to get here

See google map link here

Libyen
Schoppernau AT

Plane

The nearest airport is Innsbruck.
Web: www.innsbruck-airport.com

Car

It takes about 2 hours to get from Innsbruck airport by car. 142 km via A 12 in direction of Bregenz.

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