2010 Hong Kong F3F League - Match 8
Ma On Shan,  August 8, 2010

The eighth match for the 2010 Hong Kong F3F league was held successfully on Sunday, 8 August 2010 in Ma On Shan east-facing slope. The weather was cloudy with good wind well suitable for F3F flying. Wind speed was at an average of 7m/s and consistent through out the whole day contest. The contest was started earlier at 8:45am in order to get more rounds. A total of 29 pilots participated in the contest. The wind was strong in the morning and weakened a bit in the afternoon, then picked up again in later afternoon. Kenneth took the lead with a stunning 40.21s in the first round. The contest was so intense that the ranking table can change a lot for each round completed. After second round Kenneth still rank the top with a lead of 30.53 point. After third round Stanley ranked the top with a lead of only 8.02 point. After forth round Ah Kin caught up and ranked the top with a lead of only 1.14 point. After fifth round Stanley ranked the top again with a lead of only 1.41 point. After sixth round Angus ranked top with a lead of 16.28 point. After seventh round Ah Kin ranked the top again with a lead of 17.58 point. After eighth round Stanley ranked the top with a lead of 18.85 point. After ninth round Ah Mak ranked top with a lead of 13.43 point. Then finally after tenth round Ah Mak ranked the top with a lead of 54.3 point. You see how intense such a contest is! Anyway, it was really good fun. The contest drew to a close at 5:00pm with 10 rounds completed. The champion is Ah Mak followed by Stanley and Ah Pong. Kenneth won the speedy man title with a 40.1s run in round 9. Congratulation to all winners! The summary of the score table is shown below, for details, please check the score sheet.


Good easterly wind today, so pilots were happy and got ready for the contest

The wind was consistent through out and the contest results are really close

One, two, three, launch!

Donny was inspecting his Race-M for any linkage failure

Waiting on the queue

Ah So was the unlucky guy today. His Extreme plunged to ground after launch. He spent hours in searching for the weckage

DC Wai is one of the most reliable launchers

Donny was resting and enjoying the contest

What's happened? Ah Kin's Race-M noise cone got stuck and needed a doctor for surgery


Looks like someone has found a way to solve the puzzle

Ah Mak's old RaceM was a star today for its good penetration speed in high wind

Ah Pong won the 2nd-runner prize

Stanley won the 1st-runner prize

Ah Mak was so happy to be the champion again

Kenneth flew his Extreme to high precision and speed to grab the speedy man title

Congratulation to the winners

It has been a long time reunion for the SMP team, well done!

Group photo after the contest, cheers!