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Finished Public Fédération Française d'AéroModélisme Fédération Aéronautique Internationale Outdoor

Grand Prix de France Drones Racing

France, Landres
13 July 2019 - 14 July 2019 (2 days)
Finished
0
64
Droners

Rule

GENERAL RULES

The 2019 editions of the following documents are applicable:

AIRCRAFT MODEL REQUIREMENTS MULTIROTOR

  • WEIGHT & SIZE: Each multirotor must have all the equipment necessary to flight and must not exceed 1kg with battery included. Maximum size must not pass over 330 mm distance between axes.
  • MOTORS: Only electric motors are allowed with a maximum voltage of 25,5 volts (6S). The voltage must be checked before every flight.
  • PROPELLERS: Maximum diameter: 6 inch (15.2 cm). Metal propellers are forbidden. Any propeller protection device is forbidden. A tolerance of 1% is going to be given either for weight, measures and battery voltage.

RADIO CONTROL EQUIPMENT

The recommended frequency band is 2,4 GHz. Any 2.4 GHz radio control equipment may be used. Competitors may also be authorized to use other equipment, such as for example TBS Crossfire module (868 MHz and/or 433 MHz).
Competitors will be requested to mention the frequencies they will use prior race.

VIDEO SYSTEM

The video system is based on 5.8 GHz frequencies. The VTX should be a quality one, with 25mW output power. The power and the spread channel on the band could be measured ahead of each race.

Competitors must bring their own video receiver (googles) and antennas

Important: all videos (DVR) races will be saved automatically.

Note: Any competitor who does not respect the maximum emission power or other restriction for use of the video transmitters defined by the organiser may be disqualified from the contest.

LED LIGHT UNIT

LED lights unit are allowed, but are not mandatory.

BATTERIES

According to 2019 FAI rules, 6 cell batteries with up to 4.25V per cell (total 25.5V) are allowed. Battery charge could be measured ahead of each race.

ELECTRONIC TIMING SYSTEM

The organiser will use Immersion RF LapTimer.

OTHER REQUIREMENTS

  • Fail-safe is mandatory
  • Use of automatic piloting systems is forbidden.
  • Crash recovery / Turtle mode are allowed.

IDENTIFICATION MARK

Each model shall carry the national identification mark followed by the FAI Sporting Licence ID number (or the National FAI licence). The letters and numbers must be at least 6 mm high and appear at least once on each model

PROTEST

Any protest must be presented in writing and must be accompanied by a deposit fee of 50 Euros. The deposit is returned only if the protest is upheld.

FAI SPORTING LICENCE - FAI DRONE PERMISSION

Each competitor must possess a valid FAI Sporting License or FAI Drone permission.

OFFICIAL LANGUAGES

The official languages will be English and French.

OFFICIALS

FAI Jury

  • Bruno DELOR (FRA)

  • Frederic THEUREL (FRA)

  • ........

More informations on http://gpf-dronesracing.f2cmbl.org

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