It is our great honor to share with you the official result of the 9th FAI Women’s World Gliding Championships 2017. Club Class 1. Sabrina Vogt, Germany 2. Sarah Arnold, USA 3. Sarah Drefenstedt, Germany Club class complete results here Standard Class 1. Aude Grangeray, France 2. Cornelia Schaich, Germany […]
Dear all! The airfield is already sad and empty… Yesterday was a goodbye flying day for all the pilots, crew, team captains and all visitors. The gliding God showed us the best weather of the championship! And in the evening we all enjoyed the farewell party with the best U2 revival band […]
RWY 33 Gridding 9:00 – 11:00 Main briefing 10:00 First expected launch 11:30
DAY12: Grid order 18m class
DAY12: Grid order Standard class
DAY12: Grid order Club class
RWY 33 Gridding 9:00 – 11:00 Main briefing 10:00 Group photo on the grid 11:15 First expected launch 11:45
DAY11: Grid order 18m class
DAY11: Grid order Standard class
DAY11: Grid order Club class
RWY 33 Gridding 9:00 – 11:00 Main briefing 10:00 First expected launches 11:30
DAY10: Grid order 18m class
DAY10: Grid order Standard class
DAY10: Grid order Club class
We had really stormy Baba Jaga ceremony yesterday after another great flying day, when speeds +100km/h were reached! We hope weather would be as promising as the forecast is for the upcoming days… Wish us luck, please!
RWY 33 Gridding 9:00-11:00 Main briefing 10:00 First expected launches 12:00
DAY9: Grid order 18m class
DAY9: Grid order Standard class
DAY9: Grid order Club class
Firstly, it seemed like another blue thermal day which would be terribly hot. But now it seems like Australian like weather arrived to the Czech Republic! Many cumuluses appeared at sudden and pilots report awesome 3m/s climbs and heights around 2600m QNH!
RWY 33 Gridding 10:00-12:00 Main briefing 11:00 First expected launch 13:00
DAY8: Grid order 18m class
DAY8: Grid order Standard class
DAY8: Grid order Club class
Club: J34, LX, MN Standard: I 18m: DR
Club: SV, KC, 8M, FW,VR, 75, SN, PY, CX, BZ, YF, XC, 873, BI, LY, R, EF, H1, MT, AM Standard: 3S, HUN, FX, W8, ET, GX, C, CFM1, XK, LOT, Y, HAL 18m: MO, JX, QZ, LXi, PL, BK, EVO, FD, 2L
DAY7: Main briefing presentation
Good morning RWY 15 Gridding 9:00-11:00 Main briefing 10:00 First expected launch 12:00
From tomorrow cash desk will be open every day 8:00 – 11:00.
DAY7: Grid order 18m class
DAY7: Grid order Standard class
DAY7: Grid order Club class
Club: SV, FW, BI, MN
Club: MT, LX, 8M, AM, VR, EF, R, PY, SN, YF, 75, XC, LY, BZ, 873, J34, KC, H1, CX Standard: 3S, C, LOT, Y, HAL, XK, I, ET, GX, FX, CFM1, W8, HUN 18m: MO, BK, EVO, FD, PL, 2L, DR, JX, LXi, QZ
DAY6: Main briefing presentation
DAY6: RWY 33 gridding 8:00-10:00 main briefing 9:00 first expected launch 10:30
DAY6: Grid order 18m class
DAY6: Grid order Standard class
DAY6: Grid order Club class
Club: R, MT, KC, 8M, AM, EF, VR, SV, H1, J34, BZ, 75, LX, SN, FW, XC, CX, BI, YF, LY, PY, MN Standard: 3S, W8, ET, CFM1, LOT, C, FX, GX 18m: PL, BK, FD, 2L, JX, MO, EVO, LXi
DAY5: Main briefing presentation
Club: 873 Standard: HAL, XK, I, HUN, Y 18m: DR, QZ
Good morning DAY5: RWY 33 gridding 9:00-11:00 main briefing 10:00 first expected launch 12:00
DAY6: Grid order 18m class
DAY6: Grid order Standard class
DAY6: Grid order Club class
Because of a lot of outlandings we have to postpone beginning of international evening to 20:30
Club class: 1 at home, 22 outlandings Standard class: 13 outlandings 18m class: 9 at home, 1 outlanding
Club: LX 18m: QZ, JX, LXI, MO, FD, 2L, EVO, BK, PL
Club: PY, 75, YF, CX, XC, LY, H1, SV, J34, 873, EF, R, MT, AM, VR, MN, BI, BZ, SN, 8M, FW, KC Standard: FX, W8, GX, CFM1, C, HUN, HAL, Y, LOT, I, ET, 3S, XK 18M: DR
LX is first glider from Club class which landed this afternoon.
Alena Netušilová landed first from today’s discipline. Most pilots from 18m class are at home and rest of them are heading the airfield.
6 gliders from club class landed already so 5 of them will have second start and the last one from Australia has some technical problems.
No pilots landed and we can start with second group of Club class
Last one from 18m’s is away and we continue with standard class immediately.
DAY4: Daily briefing presentation
Payment is possible in the registration office from 8:00 to 12:00.
Good morning. Day4: RWY 33 gridding 10:00-12:30 main briefing 11:00 first expected launch 13:00 Today’s launch order: 18m class Standard class Club class
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DAY4: Grid order 18m class
DAY4: Grid order Standard class
DAY4: Grid order Club class
We are pleasantly surprised by such a high interest in WWGC 2017. Because of that we need to do a quick website maintenance since 19:00 for approx. 2 hours. Thank you for your patience.
All gliders finished their discipline except one from standard class.
Monika Bobula from Poland is last pilot on the track. She has only 15 km to the end of today’s discipline.
Except cont. no. I which outlanded, we have only two gliders in the air – Y and BZ. Rest of pilots are already on the airfield.
Club class is heading home, few gliders from Standard Class are already home. Let’s see how it was today!
Main briefing presentation 23.5.2017
It is a pretty nice race today! If you check satellite images, there were many ways how to reach the second area and now all gliders have met in there. Quite impressive altitudes today! They will be heading home in few minutes.
The start lines: Club: 12:13 Standard: 12:29 18m: 12:43
Last glider OK-2977 is in the air. So good luck ladies!
Club and standard class is in the air yet so 18m is in turn
Actual cloud base is on 1000 m
OK-IFJ is in the air to find out cloud base.
International evening is planned for wednesday. Organisators need to know if teams will need something for it.
Today’s RWY 33, gridding 8:30-11:00, main briefing at 10:00 and first expected launch at 11:30.
Grid order Club Class
Grid order Standard Class
Grid order 18m Class
Today’s final situation: Club class: 16 at home, 7 outlanded Standard class: 13 outlanded 18m class: 7 at home, 2 outlanded, 2 at home without completed task
Joanna Biedermann from 18m class is a last pilot in the air.
None of them made it to the Zbraslavice today.
Only 7 gliders are still on the track – 2 from club, 3 from standard and 2 from 18 m class.
15 gliders from club class landed yet on the airfield and 2 outlanded.
Sarah Arnold (club class) landed on the airfield and annouced that she completed task.
Few minutes ago two pilots from Club class land on the airfield and it’s cont. no. 8M and VR.
All 23 club class competitors are still on the track. Not too lucky are pilots from Standard’s – 5 outlands. 18 m class has 3 gliders on the airfield, 1 outland and 7 in the air.
One competitor from Hungary and two from germany had to outland and two from Czech republic are on the airfield yet.
Czech competitor Jana Trešlová had to start for second time because of technical problem. Now she is in the air again.
Launches for standard class are postponed to 13:10. High layer of clouds is coming, so it won’t be that easy…
All classes got the task B. Sniffer announced 1.5m/s lift, and half of the club class is in the air already! But the meteorologist says it won’t be easy thanks to some high clouds going towards us.
Day2: Main briefing’s presentation
Briefing for pilots will be at 10:00. RWY 33, gridding for all classes 9:00-11:00 and fist expected launch at 12:00.
If you are thinking about a trip to the Prague, you need to know about traffic complication on the D1 motorway. You can check plan inside.
Day2: Grid order Club class
Day2: Grid order Standard class
Day2: Grid order 18m class
Tomorrow on 22nd May, Tony Sibanc from LXNAV company will come to the airfield. If you need help or support for LXNAV instruments, you can come to the registration office from 8:00 am.
We know about everyone, the IGC files are now being processed and soon we will know daily winners for day 1!
All 48 pilots are in the air for their first disciplines. Just check the tracking.
Day1: Main briefings presentation
The weather seems to be promising, but we have to wait until afternoon. Task setter is preparing today’s task in cooperation with the meteorologist and in 20 minutes first competitors will grid their race gliders. The championship shall begin!
Day 1: Grid order Club Class Gridding 10:00 – 11:00
Day 1: Grid order Standard class Gridding 9:30 – 10:00
Grid order 18m class Gridding 9:00 – 9:30
The Team Captains briefing will be held at 9:00
Spread the word around. Make sure you are there ON TIME. 15:45 Meeting at the entrance gate. 16:00 BUS departure to Kutna Hora. Detailed program here PDF to download
Due to nonsuitable weather conditions, today’s training has been cancelled.
Four pilots in the air, today’s conditions are not easy. It’s windy and blue thermals only. The Czech Team is fighting above the airfield.
First launch has been postponed to 12:45.
Good sunny and windy morning! The forecast promisses blue thermals day again. TC briefing at 9:00, ordinary briefing at 10:00, no weighing, GRID RWY 15 for all classes 10:00 -12:00. First expected launch 12:30.
Dear pilots, Team Captains and crew, OPENING Ceremony will be held in Kutná Hora on Saturday, check the time schedule. We would like to ask all Team Captains to provide us exact number of people for the opening ceremony. Please let us know until tomorrow’s TC Briefing. We need to arrange […]
Registration checklist HERE TO DOWNLOAD (in pdf) Dear pilots, please be sure to bring all required documents for registration listed below. We need to check your original documents from which we will make copies (or we will check already sent documents). GLIDER: 1) Registration certificate of the glider 2) Valid […]
7:30 – 8:30 SMS information for the Team Captains about plans for the day 10:00 Daily briefing (announced in the SMS) 12:00 – 12:30 Scheduled first start (final information at the daily briefing)
Dear pilots and Team Captains, we have updated Local Procedures ver 1.2. We have removed part D3.
Dear pilots, new version of Selfbriefing ver 1.2 has been published. Please note different area designated for trailers of Standard class and 18m class!
Dear pilots, please see new version of Selfbriefing ver 1.1
Dear pilots, please download a new version of airspace files from the Documents section.
First unofficial training day! Today’s forecast is promising, however, labile air would cause a development of small rainshowers and so it won’t be that easy. But cumuluses around the airfield look great and our meteorologist says it should last at least until 14:00. Australian Team and Sabrina Vogt from the Team […]
Dear pilots, a Selfbrifing ver 1.0 has been just published!
Dear pilots! Please check a manual with basic information what to do after your arrival to the airfield.
Dear Team Captains and Pilots! New version of Local Procedures ver 1.1 has been released – updated information are in red. We are preparing a manual for you , so you know how all pre-competition procedures will be held and how to proceed with registration.
It is a great honor to announce that two Ministries of the Government of the Czech Republic have given WWGC a patronage over the organization. We have great joy, and it is also a commitment to us for the next few days. WWGC is approaching, the first flights are scheduled in […]
Dear pilots! We’ve just added Turn Point and Airspace files to download section in Documents. Four weeks left to the start of the championships!
Dear pilots! As you’ve read our email, there is some further information about validation of your pilot licences. This applies to pilots, who will fly gliders registered in Europe and who have: non-European pilot licence or non-European ICAO licence (It doesn’t apply to non-European PART-FCL licence) or older European GLD […]
Dear pilots and Team Captains! We have made a change in schedule of the event. Team Captain’s briefing will be held on 16 MAY 19:00. Local Procedures were updated.
Hi to all! Online registrations were completed and now we know for sure, that women from all over the world will gather in May to fly and compete in Zbraslavice. Preparations are underway, we can’t wait to meet you all. We have just released Local Procedures ver. 1.0 in our Documents section. We […]
It is our pleasure to share these news – regional council president of Central Bohemia Region, Mrs. Jaroslava Pokorna-Jermanova, has taken over auspice over Womens World Gliding Championships in Zbraslavice. WWGC Team would like to thank you!
Dear glider pilots, Bulletin 1.2 has been just published. We decided to postpone deadline for registrations. New deadline for sending registration forms and entry fee payment deadline is 1 March 2017. Please check new version of Bulletin.
We would like to ask all pilots to fill only correct information in the entry form. We want to know your IGC Ranking ID number, but many of you have entered your IGC Ranking position or random number. All pilots will sign an affirmation where all of you declare all […]
We have updated Pilot Registration Form. Many of you probably don’t have an information what plane you will fly during the championship, so the Glider Section is not required to fill – you will be asked later what plane you will fly. We have also improved website security, SSL is now […]
Bulletin update – We’ve found a small mistake in Bulletin no.1 – in Time Schedule, there was correct date of the entry fee payment deadline (31 January 2017), but in section Entries and Qualification Rules there was a different date. So the correct date of the entry fee payment deadline […]
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