Friday, October 18, 2013

2014 Event

Mojave Experimental Fly-in
April 19-20, 2014

Fly-in 10-2pm Saturday 19th
Dinner 6pm Saturday 19th
Fly-out 7-10am Sunday 20th

A gathering of the leading Experimenters currently involved in GA.  The event opens Saturday with a mid-day fly-in from 10 to 2.  After the heat of the day has passed there will be a dinner starting at 6 with awards and a speaker.  Then early morning on Sunday we gather at the airport for the departure of the show aircraft.

There will be four awards for best mods in the preceding 12 months.  The awards will be best design, best build, best test, and the most prestigious best experimenter.  Must be present to win, precedence will be given to aircraft present at the fly-in.

Best Design 2014:
This award is for the best technical mod of the year, corresponding to the technical (aerodynamic, mechanical, structural) nature of the mod.

Best Build 2014:
This award is for the best craftsmanship mod of the year, corresponding to the build quality (aesthetics, schedule, build difficulty) of the mod.

Best Test 2014:
This award is for the best test series related to a mod of the year, corresponding to the testing (documentation, scope, difficulty) done associated with a mod.

Best Experimenter 2014:
This award is for the best overall mod of the year.  Best combination of design, build, and test.

In order to be eligible for an award a candidate must be nominated.  Anyone can nominate a mod (submit to, nomination requirements listed below.  Nominations will be posted (minus contact info) on the fly-in website.  Multiple nominations for the same mod by different authors are encouraged.

The awards will be judged during the Saturday fly-in.  Four judges will make the final decision for the four awards.

The nomination must include:
Title for the mod:
Who did the mod:
Suggested category of mod:
What airplane the mod was done to:
Date the mod was completed:
Author of nomination:
Contact number/email for the experimenter:
Description of the mod (pictures encouraged):
Why this mod should be considered:

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