Task type: Cross-country
Launch site: Moirs Hill
Site rating for launch: PG2 / HG Intermediate
Task distance: 17 km
Description: Launch at Moirs Hill and fly to within an 800 m radius circle centred on Matakana.
Skills required: Ability to find a thermal in the vicinity of launch and climb to at least 2500 ft in order to safely glide ‘over the back’. Generally two further decent thermals will also be required in order to easily fly to Matakana.
QR code for Matakana Mission 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.
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