Czech Republic, Jun 2-4 2017
The 40. GRAND PRIX will take place at Olomouc Airport, which is located in the vicinity of the city Olomouc, in Czech Republic.
Olomouc Airport is an active airport for small and recreational aircraft, however, for the duration of the GRAND PRIX, all activity will be suspended. For the purposes of the competition, a large smoothgrass field will be used, with tarmac 420×40m landing strip for take-offs and landings.
The flying site will be available for free practice (date to be specified).
Olomouc is situated close to motorways D35 (E442) and D46 (E462). The recommended route from Prague is via motorway D1.
Olomouc Airport is located approximately 5 km from the city centre. The city and the suburban area surrounding the city provide a variety of hotels, therefore the organising team negotiated discounted prices for the participants and their families.
It is the teams responsibility
to book accommodation in good time.
The organizer will arrange the possibility of camping at the airport site.
There are many hotels at various distances from the airport.
We recommend that you book your accommodation in good time.
Following hotels are ranging
from ** to **** and are very cost effective.
1 June 2017(Thursday)
2 June 2017(Friday)
Official Arrival Day, training 16.00 to 20.00 the Model Processing will take place in the Airbar
3 June 2017(Saturday)
Racing day 4 - 5 rounds from 09.00 to 19.00. Banquet at BEST Sportcentrum as 20.00. (Included in entry fees)
4 June 2017(Sunday)
Racing day 1 – 2 rouns, semifinals and finals from 09.00 to 16.00 Departure
All models and material, also during the WCH, can be sent to a central address close to the flying site – 4 km. Jiří Klein sr., is the owner of the company below. This is for the sole purpose of storage before the beginning of the event.
All children below 15 years of age are not required to pay entry (i.e. Supporter) fees. They are also eligible to a free entry to the closing banquet. However, the organisers will require the identity of the children for Health and Safety purposes.
July in Olomouc and Czech Republic usually offers stable weather conditions, with average temperature being 24.5 °C. The average rainfall is 50 mm and the weather is generally sunny or partially cloudy. The wind is mild, averaging 5 km/h, south-west direction.
The frequency band for aero-modelling in Czech Republic is the 35 MHz band: 35.000 - 35.220 MHz. All competitors that use equipment in the 35 MHz band are requested to have 2 frequencies available for use.
Commercially available 2,4 GHz radio control systems are permitted. These systems have to comply with the European Standard EN 300328.
The use of 2,4 GHz systems is highly recommend.
In case 2 or more competitors use the same frequency in the 35 MHz band, a transmitter impound will be organized for these competitors.
In Czech Republic, in the GHz band, only 2,4 GHz frequency is allowed.
All correspondence preferably via e-mail
Daskabát 185, 77900 Olomouc
+44 (0) 747 259 2049 (International – English)
+420 608 520 132 (Czech and Russian only)
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