2007 XC-Open Manilla

Competition results

pdfOpen Class 1 Maurer, Chrigel – Advance Omega (CHE)
2 Malecki, Andreas – Gin Boomerang 5 (DEU)
3 Rössel, Oliver – UP Targa (DEU)
pdfWomen Bulgakow, Klaudia – Gin Boomerang Sport (POL)
pdfSerial Class Regensburger, Thomas – Gin Boomerang Sport (AUT)
pdfMasters Malecki, Andreas – Gin Boomerang 5 (DEU)

A competition of many records:

– 8 days of XC flying weather
– 55.088 km total flown by the competitors
– average length of flight 95 km
– 6 days of competition flying with benchmarks set to:
– day 2 127,6 km
– day 4 226,6 km
– day 5 183,6 km
– day 6 176,6 km
– day 7 225,5 km
– day 8 129,2 km

More than 60 pilots flew their Personal Best flights of up to 270 km’s in the Manilla XC OPEN 2007 …

But also a furious start with pilots flying near a thunderstorm and a fatal accident.
Our condolences go to the wife and family of the Chinese pilot Zhong Pin He who was struck by lightning


The 2nd Manilla XC-Open (FAI CAT-2 event) will be on just before the World Championships
from FEB-14-2007 to FEB-21-2007 (8 competition days).

Thanks for making this competition possible to:

Manilla Sky-Sailors Club
Godfrey Wenness
DHV (NAC for this event)
and a glass of Australian wine on a rainy day in Germany …