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2007 XC-Open Manilla

Competition results  
pdfOpen Class 1 Maurer, Chrigel - Advance Omega (CHE)
  2 Malecki, Andreas - Gin Boomerang 5 (DEU)
  3 Rössel, Oliver - UP Targa (DEU)
pdfWomen Bulgakow, Klaudia - Gin Boomerang Sport (POL)
pdfSerial Class Regensburger, Thomas - Gin Boomerang Sport (AUT)
pdfMasters Malecki, Andreas - Gin Boomerang 5 (DEU)

A competition of many records:

- 8 days of XC flying weather
- 55.088 km total flown by the competitors
- average length of flight 95 km
- 6 days of competition flying with benchmarks set to:
- day 2 127,6 km
- day 4 226,6 km
- day 5 183,6 km
- day 6 176,6 km
- day 7 225,5 km
- day 8 129,2 km

More than 60 pilots flew their Personal Best flights of up to 270 km’s in the Manilla XC OPEN 2007 …

But also a furious start with pilots flying near a thunderstorm and a fatal accident.
Our condolences go to the wife and family of the Chinese pilot Zhong Pin He who was struck by lightning…



The 2nd Manilla XC-Open (FAI CAT-2 event) will be on just before the World Championships
from FEB-14-2007 to FEB-21-2007 (8 competition days).

Thanks for making this competition possible to:

  • Manilla Sky-Sailors Club
  • Godfrey Wenness
  • DHV (NAC for this event)
  • and a glass of Australian wine on a rainy day in Germany ...

5.000AUD price money for the new Open Distance World Record
flown during the Manilla XC Open 2007 from Mt.Borah

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