This is an F5J USA Tour (http://www.f5j-usa.com/) and Eastern Soaring League event and will be conducted in accordance with USA Tour rules and guidelines, and FAI F5J rules:
• Each model flown must be equipped with an approved F5J limiter.
• Currently approved limiters are listed here (http://www.f5j-usa.com/fai-f5j-altimeters/).
• Per USA Tour rules motor restarts will be allowed but will result in a zero flight
• Field open for fun flying and warm-ups on Friday, July 30, 2021
• F5J tasks on Saturday and Sunday, July 31-Aug 1, scored as one continuous event
• Participants can choose to fly for a single day, but final results are based on two days of flying
• Pilots meeting 8:30 am Saturday and Sunday
• Flying and awards to be done between 2:30 and 3:00 pm on Sunday
For Hotels/Motels: do a search for hotels/motels in Woodbury or Syosset area (field is in between). Long Island rates are expensive but there are affordable options available: eg. Days Inn, Woodbury $118, Days Inn Hicksville, $101, Comfort Inn Syosset, $155 (current price)
Expert to third place
Sportsman to third place
Stillwell Field GPS - 40.832865, -73.482408
Your car’s navigation system may also be able to use the address:
25 Southwoods Road, Syosset, NY 11791-2925.
Head east on Long Island Expressway (LIE RT 495), Southern State Parkway or Grand Central Parkway /Northern State Pkwy).
Take these to Rt 135 North, the Seaford Oyster Bay Expressway to Exit 14E Rt 25 East toward Woodbury
Go about .6 miles - Turn left onto Southwoods Road ( golf course on left)
Go about 1.3 miles (past Syosset High School) to Stillwell Field on right.
Go into the parking lot and drive down the right side, past sports fields, to the gate.
Drive slowly, on dirt road watching for walkers and mountain bikers crossing the road (Bike / hiking trails cross the middle of this road) The road will open to a field. Look for tents and cars.
Please avoid disturbing the uncut tall grass for the local wildlife.
Food and Drinks - Bring your own lunch as no food will be provided or be available on the field. Drinks will be provided.