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07 Nationals Photo and Video Links Print E-mail
Written by Michael R. Tuten   
Monday, 06 August 2007 04:27

Here are the photo links supplied by participants at this year's Nationals.  If you have an online album you would like to share please send the link to Mike Tuten.

Here are two links from Ronda Comer:

Small Album

Large Album


Joan McArdle-Nering sent us a link to a viedeo she completed on the last day.

Video Link  

Last Updated on Monday, 06 August 2007 04:40
2007 National Championship Results Print E-mail
Written by Glen Moyer   
Sunday, 22 July 2007 09:34

Joe Heartsill of San Angelo, Texas withstood the pressure of having World Champion John Petrehn only a few hundred points behind him and a last morning charge by two-time National Champions Nick Donner and Paul Petrehn to win his 4th U. S. National Championship in Waco, Texas. For complete results use the HACD link above, then go to 2007 Championship results. Congratulations Joe! John Petrehn was 2nd, Nick Donner 3rd, Paul Petrehn 4th and Owen Keown 5th. Other significant awards were as follows:

Duane C Clark Memorial Award (Sr. Division Champion) - Joe Heartsill

Women's US National Champion - Sandra Graf

Rookie of the Year - Jeremy Rubin

Observer of the Year - Kathy Lester Ross

Rookie Observer - Tommie Stamper

Domont Safety Award - Jim Thompson 

Last Updated on Tuesday, 01 April 2008 15:20
2007 US National Flight, Task and Standings Data Print E-mail
Written by Philip M. Bryant   
Tuesday, 26 June 2007 05:14

The Daily Results of the 2007 BFA US National Championships in Waco, TX are posted here.  


Saturday July 21st - flight canceled -overcast and threatening rain. 

US Nationals Photo Album To view photos from the champonship, click here!


Posted 7/17/2007  08:00

The BFA US National Championship started with a three task flight, only to be cancelled due to lowering visibility from a low layer cloud deck that formed from 300 to 1500 feet.  The early weather was clear developing haze and heavier cloud layers as the sun came up.  The weather is forcast to produce isolated thunderstorms later today and into this afternoon.  Rain chances increasing to 30% toward the end of the week.


This is a list of competing pilots in the 2007 BFA National Championship.

#     Last Name    First Name
1     Cannon        Pat
2     Donner        Nick
3     Petrehn       Paul
4     Nels          Al
5     Zvada         Joe
6     Lombardi      Steve
7     Baird         Andy
8     Heartsill     Joe
9     Donner        Chase
10    Keown         Owen
11    Baker         William
12    Barrett       Denni
13    Bennett       Jeff
14    Bertsch       Christine
15    Bloom         Cory
16    Blount        Alan
17    Craig         Brad
18    Draughn       Ken
19    Edmiston      Fred
20    Edwards       Sam
21    Gibson        Kinnie
22    Glebe         Phil
23    Goss          Dick
24    Graf          Sandra
25    Heavin        Brandon
26    Heavin        Gary
27    Isley         Todd
28    Jensen        John
29    Jones         Derrick
30    Jones         Jason
31    Jones         Steve
32    Kent          Karen
33    Lavender      Jeffery
34    Meleski       Nick
35    Parks         Sam
36    Petrehn       Johnny
37    Ricke         Tom
38    Rosenbaum     Henry
39    Rubin         Jeremy
40    Sabin         Richard
41    Smith         Roy
42    Thompson      James
43    Thompson      Jeff
44    Tibodeau      Dale
45    Wong          Dale



July 18,2007 

Task1           Task2            Task3            Total Score Day 1

Task 7 Declarations

Task 4           Task5             Task6           Task 7           Total Scores Day 2

Task 8          Task 9            Task 10         Final Scores


Track 7 Analysis Sheet

Last updated:  7/21/07  10:06PM  NOTICE!

Updated PZ List  7/21/07  22:06

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