Monday, July 6, 2015

Seguin to speak about the records at Oshkosh



Reno Wastegate Development
July 24th at 11:30am
Forum Stage 1

Elliot Seguin and Justin Gillen will be giving a tent talk on the engine development work done as part of preparation for the Aerochia/Farnsworth three kilometer closed course and time to climb records set at the 2015 Mojave Experimental Flyin. Specifically the search for the cause of four turbo failures (including one on the course at Reno) and how that added up to the fastest time to climb by a piston powered airplane in the record books.

Wednesday, June 10, 2015

NAA's most memorable records of 2014



Zach Reeder's 5,000 Km closed course record (link) and Lee Behel's 15 Km closed course record (link) will be recognized at the NAA Summer Award Ceremony in Washington DC (link) as one of the most memorable records of 2014.

Congrats to Zach!

Sunday, April 26, 2015

2015 Best Effort Trophy to Justin and Josh Phillipson for No Strings Attached

Justin Gillen, Josh Phillipson, Justin Phillipson, Elliot Seguin 
The 2015 Best Effort trophy, or judges favorite award went to Justin and Josh Phillipson for their No Strings Attached shoestring Formula One Racer.

The nomination is viewable here (link).

2015 Experimenter Of The Year: Andy Chiavetta

Justin Gillen, Andy Chiavetta, Lynn Farnsworth, Elliot Seguin
The 2015 Experimenter of the year trophy went to Andy Chiavetta for his work on the TSIO-550 development for the Race 44 Aerochia Super Legacy.  The mod scored a cumulative 352 points out of 420 available.

The nomination is here (link).

2015 Best Test Andre Prager

Judge Coordinator Jusitn Gillen, Andrew Findlay, Elliot Seguin
The 2015 Best Test Award goes to Andre Prager for his work on the Beluga belly modification to the One Moment Lancair Legacy.  Andre was nominated by Andrew Findlay.  The mod scored 96 out of a possible 140 in the Test Category.

The nomination is here (link).

2015 Best Build Andre Prager

Judge Coordinator Jusitn Gillen, Andrew Findlay, Elliot Seguin
The 2015 Best Build Award goes to Andre Prager for his work on the Beluga belly modification to the One Moment Lancair Legacy.  Andre was nominated by Andrew Findlay.  The mod scored 107 out of a possible 140 in the Build Category.

The nomination is here (link).


2015 Best Design Fred Roscher

Awards Coordinator Justin Gillen, Fred Roscher John Parker, Elliot Seguin

The 2015 Best Design Trophy went to Fred Roscher of 51Aero nominated by John Parker of Blue Thunder racing.  The mod scored 129 points out of a total of 140 in the design category.

Nomination is here (link)