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Moldova Open is a XC paragliding competition.This year’s Moldova Open will be held at Nahoryany. Launch is on the banks of the River Dniester, where you can usually soar while waiting for a thermal — which conveniently announces itself by the ripples on the river.

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Flying site

Nagorianu is a unique flatland flying site, because due to its climatic peculiarities almost every day is flyable. This place is located in Dnestr river canyon in Vinnitsa region of Ukraine near the border to Moldova.

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Nagoryanu, Vinnitsa region of Ukraine

Event info

Moldova Open is a XC paragliding competition.This year’s Moldova Open will be held at Nahoryany. Launch is on the banks of the River Dniester, where you can usually soar while waiting for a thermal — which conveniently announces itself by the ripples on the river.

Flying site

Nagorianu is a unique flatland flying site, because due to its climatic peculiarities almost every day is flyable. This place is located in Dnestr river canyon in Vinnitsa region of Ukraine near the border to Moldova.
This flying site offers fine flying conditions both for skilled pilots and for scholars too. However nearby there is the southern slope of the river high bank exposed to sunshine, where you can find powerful and high thermals.
Flying weather lasts from April to November. The average cloud base is from 2500 to 3200 meters. Average thermal strength is 3-5 m/s. The best time to start 1:00 PM
Average XC flights at this place are about 80 km. The record flight made at this place was 100 km and it took 3h 04m.

Take off - 48.49470, 27.56445
A wide slope on the high river bank. S exposure.

Landing - Belaya 48.14369 02812297
A wide field not far from the village.

Organizers

Paragliding Federation, Republic of Moldova
Vitali Metelski
+37369672163
metelski.vitali@gmail.com
Andrei Ciorici
+37369198426
andrei.ciorici@gmail.com

Selection and entry fee

60 euro until May 1, then 80 euro
There are 4 ways to pay entry fee:
Western Union, Bank Transfer, Webmoney and in cash upon arrival. Depended of your comfort, you can choose the best way. In confirmation letter you'll get instructions how to make the payment.

Prize fund and scoring categories

Trophies for TOP 3 pilots in the following categories:

OVERALL
Moldova championship
Female (minimum 4 participants)
Glider Category ΕΝ-C (DHV 2) (minimum 4 participants)
Glider Category ΕΝ-B (DHV 1-2) (minimum 4 participants)

General schedule

Thursday, May 5, 2016
Arrival, training and qualification flight, registration, instruction on the rules of use of the airspace and security measures, inspection of equipment.
Official training day.
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Friday, May 6, 2016 - Wednesday, May 11, 2016
Contest flying days
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Thursday, May 12, 2016
Prize-giving and closing ceremony
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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

Residence in the tent town directly on a paradrom or in the village Nahoryany by agreement.

How to get here

Nagoryanu, Vinnitsa region of Ukraine

Moldova
Nahoryany UA

Plane

The nearest Airport is Chernivtsi International Airport (UKLN, CWC).
It takes about 3 h 20 min
(168 km) to get to Nagorianu from it by car via Н03 and P63/Р63.

Bus

There is a direct bus going from Vinnitsa and Zhmerinka autobus central stations. It takes about 2 hours to get there.

Train

There is railroad connection with Gmerinka (100 km away) or Mogiliv-Podilskiy (30 km away).
Check the time table and proces here

Car

Nagorianu is located in about 400 km from Kiev. It takes about 5 hours to get there without traffic jams via Е40/М06 and E583/M21.

It takes half an hour to get by car to Nagorianu from Mogiliv-Podilskiy (30 km away).
And about 2 hours to get there from Zhmerinka via E583/M21 - 96.7 km.

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