East Coast Explorer
Task type: Coastal soaring
Launch sites and ratings:
Glover Park - PG2 + 60 hours / HG Advanced
North Head/Maungauika - PG2 + 20 hours / HG Intermediate
Fort Takapuna - PG2 + 30 hours / HG Intermediate
Takapuna Grammar - PG2 + 60 hours / HG Advanced
Kennedy Park - PG2 + 30 hours / HG Intermediate
Task distance: N/A
Description: Fly at any three of the five selected sites within the same day, with a minimum of 20 minutes airtime at each.
Skills required: Ability to confidently launch and fly at a variety of coastal sites, all of which have large pohutukawa trees and various other hazards to contend with.
Note: Because this is not a 'traditional' competition task where you have to fly around a set course, there may be some teething issues when submitting it via Highcloud. It is recommended that the tracklogs for each of the sites flown are saved and submitted as separate .igc files. The admin will then manually check them against the task requirements. If there are any issues with this process then please email firstname.lastname@example.org.
QR code for Flyskyhy - East Coast Explorer task
Scan the QR code using your phone's camera and tap 'Open in Flyskyhy'. 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.