WR2019

The World Rally will consist of 10 flights spaced at 3 day intervals spanning a 30 days period

A new company manufacturing Flight Simulator Hardware (SparkSim), has donated a “Multi-radio” which can be used by all flight simulators.  
The most dedicated and disciplined World Rally pilot who have consistently performed well in all areas of the World Rally, will receive this Multi-Radio.

Criteria for the award:

  • Consistently demonstrates a commitment to the World Rally, going the ‘extra mile’ to properly plan and execute flights.
  • For professionalism and good results in the World Rally.
  • For contribution to the improvement of the World Rally by means of positive suggestions and remarks.
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TIME SCHEDULE

Please make an effort to stick to the PIREP time schedule, but you will NOT be penalised for any late submission. The final cut-off date is 15 December 2019.

Leg Date PIREP Due
01 Fr 01 Nov Mo 04 Nov
02 Mo 04 Nov Th 07 Nov
03 Th 07 Nov Su 10 Nov
04 Su 10 Nov We 13 Nov
05 We 13 Nov Sa 16 Nov
06 Sa 16 Nov Tu 19 Nov
07 Tu 19 Nov Th 21 Nov
08 Th 21 Nov Su 24 Nov
09 Su 24 Nov We 27 Nov
10 We 27 Nov Sa 30 Nov

FINAL RESULT

The 19th DC-3 Airways World Rally started off with 40 entries, with 28 pilots successfully completing the Rally before the cut-off date of 15 December 2019 and flying 566 hours 11 minutes in total.

The standard of flying in the World Rally was exceptionally high and thank you to everyone that took part, most of all a big thank you for all the suggestions and positive criticism we got;   it will be all implemented in our big bash for 2020.

The top 3 finishing positions are:

1. Les Smith (Australia)
2. Joint Vlad Stromer (Ukraine) and Phillipe Knockaert (France)
3. Dave Gott (United Kingdom)

The rest of the standings:

Position    Race Number
4  29
5 24
6 18
7 14
8 25
9 1
10 28
11 9
12 5
13 32
14 38
15 10

 

 

Position    Race Number
16 40
17 34
18 26
19 19
20 33
21 12
22 6
23 8
24 21
25 31
26 27
27 16

 

THE AIM OF THE DC-3 WORLD RALLY

  • To thoroughly enjoy your flight
  • To get the greatest satisfaction out of your proper flight planning, preparation and execution
  • To improve your ability in the usage of modern flight planners
  • To measure your abilities against other users

REGISTRATION

To register for the DC-3 Airways World Rally 2019, submit your detail by filling the Registration Form on the Registration Page.

Be sure to supply an email address. Once we have received and processed your registration, you will be notified by Email and you will get a “Race Number”. Your number will now appear on the ROSTER.

Unlike most other Rallies, you will not need to do a ‘test’ or ‘calibration’ flight. As for the real life Rally Flying, you have a ‘nominated’ speed of 150 GS kts.

RULES OF THE DC-3 AIRWAYS WORLD RALLY

  • Absolute integrity
  • Only DC-3/c-47 aircraft
  • All flights to be conducted in cloud and visibility OK (CAVOK)
  • Your nominated ground speed (GS) is 150 kts, plan your flights around this. Get your E-6B out to calculate your Indicated Airspeed (IAS) for the altitudes you are flying

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