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The only launch mechanism for F3K is a strong arm!

Chris Adams photoExpert fliers also have good technique, sharpened thermal-hunting skills, strategy and bravado. A successful pilot can launch high, fly efficiently, read the air and keep their eyes on other gliders.

The F3K class of DLG (discus launch glider) is a set of standards used world-wide. It defines the type of glider allowable and a range of tasks that can be flown; this currently stands at 8 different tasks.

Grab the FAI F3K rules (114KB .pdf)

DLG Australia

For a comprehensive coverage (event reports, reviews, gallery, general info. ) of F3K in Victoria, Australia, check out RCGA

2012 Trans-Tasman F3K | Southern Fling
NZ Nov 2,3,4

1st Kevin Botherway NZ
2nd Marcus Stent AUS
3rd Alex Hewson NZ

Full results, photos and video (link to RCGroups)