Advanced & Unlimited British National Championships, 2018

Sywell Northampton
14th June - 17th June
Entry deadline: 5th June
Contest Director
Alan Cassidy 07808 059881
Chief Judge
Steve Todd - 07973 521209
Airfield Contact
Sywell (01604 644917)
Advanced (British National Adv Power Champion, £80.00 entry fee)
Unlimited (British National Unl Power Champion, £80.00 entry fee)
--- 4 Minute Freestyle (David Perrin Trophy)
Competing pilot fee

From 0930hs on Thursday


First briefing 1030hrs Thursday

09:00hrs Fri to Sun


The programme is built around the Unlimited event, which will take priority in case revisions are necessary. Contest will be run according to CIVA format. A marked box and line judges will be used if logistically possible. Results of the Free Known will count towards the final results.

Electronic copies of Advanced and Unlimited Free Known sequences (Aresti or OpenAero, preferably in ".seq" file format) must be received by the closing date, or the default sequence must be flown.


  • AM: Briefing and Free Known
  • PM: Unknown (BAeA drawn in Free Unknown style, CIVA Unknown 1)
  • PM: Figure submission for Free Unknowns


  • AM: 1st Unknown (BAeA) continued
  • PM: CIVA Free Unknown 2
  • 09:30 latest - all Pilots nominate Free Unk 2 choice
  • 15:00 latest - all Pilots nominate Free Unk 3 choice

Friday evening

  • Contest Dinner (All BAeA members are invited)


  • AM CIVA Free Unknown 3
  • PM Unlimited Final Freestyle


Weather contingency to allow all scheduled sequences to be flown if Sunday weather permits. The Final Freestyle may be flown ahead of the 2nd Unknowns if that is considered appropriate by the Contest Director.


Airfield/Pilot fee to be paid at registration

Airfield details

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Name & location
Sywell Northampton EGBK, 5nm NE of Northampton
Contact details
Sywell (01604 644917)
424 feet
03L/21R 1258m x 30m (hard)
03R/21L 671m x 30m (grass)
15/33 450m x 18m (grass)
05/23 602m x 30m (grass)

PPR: The airfield will remain operational during the contest, with fixed wing and helicopter movements routed to avoid the overhead when necessary.

AVGAS 100LL, MoGas & Jet A1

Aviator Hotel - 01604 642111
Northampton Tourist Office 01604 622677

Contest entrants

Pilots name Aircraft & registration Date entered
Enter Advanced (British National Adv Power Champion)
Paul Brice G-IISC (Extra330sc) 23rd December
Enter Unlimited (British National Unl Power Champion)
There are currently no entries for this level

Judges & assistants

Below are all judges and assistants who have volunteered to help out at this contest

Thu 14th June Fri 15th June Sat 16th June Sun 17th June
Steve Todd, CJ Steve Todd, CJ Steve Todd, CJ Steve Todd, CJ
Sarah Hardy Sarah Hardy Sarah Hardy Sarah Hardy
Ed Waasdorp Ed Waasdorp Ed Waasdorp Ed Waasdorp
Eric Marsh Eric Marsh Eric Marsh Eric Marsh
John Royce John Royce John Royce John Royce
Martin Sandford Martin Sandford Martin Sandford Martin Sandford
George Haye George Haye George Haye George Haye
Ellie Haye Ellie Haye Ellie Haye Ellie Haye