Chicken Run

Task type: Cross-country

Difficulty: Advanced

Launch site: Dill's Hill

Site rating for launch: PG2 / HG Intermediate

Task distance: 29.5 km

Description: Launch at Dill’s Hill and fly south to within a 2000 m radius cylinder centred on Hopper’s Happy Hens.

Skills required: The ability to use knowledge of convergence and seabreeze dynamics to travel long distances cross-country.

Tips & Tricks:

  • Be careful not to overfly goal as it's close to the boundary for Whenuapai airspace.

QR code for Chicken Run task

If using FlySkyHy:1) Scan the QR code using your phone's camera and tap 'Open in Flyskyhy'. 2) On the 'Import waypoints' screen tap 'Replace route'. This task is now set as the active route and can be viewed on the Map screen, with the details available on the Waypoints screen.
If using XCTrack:1) Open XCTrack2) Pull down on screen to open menu, and choose 'Navigation'3) Choose 'Competition Task'4) Don't enter any info but click on 'three-dot menu button' in top right corner5) Choose 'Scan task from QR code'6) The free version of XCTrack will only work with the front-facing camera, so use that camera to scan the QR code (the Pro version may allow the camera on the back to be used). It's a bit tricky to line up with the front-facing camera as you can't see the phone screen, but it will beep when it reads it successfully.

Task details

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