We are only a few weeks away from LISF 1 where the Long Island Silent Flyers
will host the Eastern Soaring League Thermal Duration contest on June 23 and
Registration - just click on the pencil icon next to the contest you want to
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The field is large, the fly over area even larger and the LISF crew knows
how to run ESL contests. There are 34 ESL contests this year. Six will
be held at the LISF field.
Expert class! Top pilots, national and international competitors, LSF IV
and V pilots flying top of the line planes with top of the line radio
equipment. ESL expert pilots know contest flying. They are some of
the best in the country. Test yourself againstthe best of the best.
Sportsman Class - If you are not quite up to Expert, then fly Sportsman.
Sportsman are scored against other sportsman but will have the
opportunity to time for and be timed by experts who can offer advice
and coaching if and only if you want it. ESL Sportsman is where you
become the kind of pilot who moves to expert. You will see woodies,
home built, bagged wing RES gliders being flown in sportsman.
You don't need a $2000 plane to fly in the ESL.
Novice - What if you have a friend you would like to bring who is not really
sure if he/she is ready for an ESL contest. That's fine. We can place them
in Novice class. Novice fly FREE. This is a great way to get a taste of the
ESL. Most Novice pilots go on to sportsman pretty quickly. Once the try
it, they like it! They can even fly Novice on Saturday then move to
Sportsman on Sunday if they like. It is that easy!
Oh, and we have had Novice pilots flying Easy Gliders, Gentle Ladies,
Spirits, and even Radians with the prop removed. So bring what you have.
Novice is about learning. If it has a hook you can fly it in the ESL Novice Class.
Not accustomed to a winch? No problem! We will launch the plane for you.
You keep the radio, we handle the winch. In fact some of our Expert pilots
launch this way. So don't worry about the winch. We got you covered!
First register on the ESL web site. It is free for life.
Then Register for the LISF ESL contest here:
If you have any questions, just post them.
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