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Micro Heli Cup 2007 Our third annual event will take place on Saturday, October 20th and Sunday, October 21st at the Radio Control Hobby Trade Association’s (“RCHTA”) iHobbyExpo in the Donald E. Stephens Convention Center in Rosemont, Illinois.

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Old 08-31-2007, 01:20 AM   #1
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Default The highest profile show for the world’s best indoor helicopter pilots!



The 2007 RCUniverse and Empire Hobby World Micro Heli Cup is now in its third year and has already proven itself as the highest profile show for the world’s best indoor micro helicopter pilots. Our third annual event will take place on Saturday, October 20th and Sunday, October 21st at the Radio Control Hobby Trade Association’s (“RCHTA”) iHobbyExpo in the Donald E. Stephens Convention Center in Rosemont, Illinois. Like last year, we expect great crowds, magazine coverage by Radio Control Helicopter magazine and, of course, complete online coverage on RCUniverse.com with links from the International Radio Control Helicopter Association (“IRCHA”) Website.


Pilots

Pilots for the WMHC will be selected by the WMHC planning committee. We will accept applications via fax or email using the form at the end of this document.


Classes

There are two competition classes at the event. Each pilot may enter one or both classes:

Mini Class (e.g. Shogun, T-Rex, etc.):
  • Rotor span of less than 30 inches measured tip to tip
  • Maximum total weight of 24 ounces (including battery)
  • Maximum power output of 300 watts
  • Maximum 480 class motor (any type)
1st Prize (Mini class): $1,500.00 Cash Prize
2nd Prize (Mini class): $500.00 Cash Prize
3rd Prize (Mini and Micro class): Electric Helicopter (to be announced)


Micro Class (e.g. Blade CP, Hornet, etc.):
  • Rotor span of less than 24 inches measured tip to tip
  • Maximum total weight of 15.9 ounces (including battery)
  • Maximum power output of 200 watts
  • Maximum 370 class motor (any type)
1st Prize (Micro class): $750.00 Cash Prize
2nd Prize (Micro class): $250.00 Cash Prize
3rd Prize (Mini and Micro class): Electric Helicopter (to be announced)



All contestants will receive a participants gift bag, which includes some bling and other useful items!


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so... did this happen???

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So why all the the events on the east coast? :[ The only one I know of on the west coast is in San Diego. Maybe I have been looking in the wrong spots. If any one knows......help. Please. Thanks for wasting time on me. =]
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Yes it did happen and frankly, I am surprised at the lack of coverage.
Here are the results

Many thanks to the judges:
Walt Throne
Dave Milner
Charles Anderson

After two days of intense flying with foam and heli parts everywhere, here are the results

Heli-Micro
Jason Merkle - 686.5
Kyle Stacy - 610
Robert Wagner - 557
Andy Panoncillo - 457
Brian Bremer - 188
Kenny Thompson - 117

Heli-Mini
Nick Maxwell - 823.5
Bobby Watts - 798.5
Kyle Stacy - 773
Bert Kammerer - 718.5
Danny Szabo - 661.5
Tyler Bonta - 651.5
Matt Botos - 631.5
Jim Stark - 584
Marcus Kim - 542.5
Zak Johns - 525
Steve McFall - 471
Ed Sare - 384.5
Andy Panoncillo - 230

Airplane
Brandon Chitty - 798.5
Nick Maxwell - 772
Claymore Wheaton - 701
Devin McGrath - 692.5
Kyle Stacy - 671
Robert Wagner - 650.5
Jason Danhakl - 639
Robert Youens - 523
Josh Ziering - 514
Forrest Pilkenton - 501.5
Stephan Warrener - 493.5
Derek Powers - 59








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Originally Posted by gearz View Post
So why all the the events on the east coast? :[ The only one I know of on the west coast is in San Diego. Maybe I have been looking in the wrong spots. If any one knows......help. Please. Thanks for wasting time on me. =]
BTW, There is more stuff on the west coast than anywhere else.
Las Vegas is a good show, CA, and don't forget the Electric Flight Expo in Phoenix. www.EFexpo.com
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Hello guys!
Can it be possible to have some kind of rules and specific contest types used on this cups?... we are starting on this and would like to train on a good guideline...
TY.
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