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Lamia Open event will take place over the weekend 26 & 27 October 2019 at an airfield near Makrakomi village, Fthiotida prefecture, Greece.

 

So, if you are an F5J enthusiast come and fly with us, to an unforgettable weekend full of thermal soaring flights and get the experience of flying in one of the best seasons in Greece.

 

Online Entry Form is available here

 

Registered Competitors here

 

Organizer
Lamia Open 2019 will be organized by the airclub of Fthiotida in cooperation with Larissa airclub,

and with the support of cycling sport in the mountains of Roumeli https://www.facebook.com/podilatikosathlosroumelis/ 

 

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Location

The flying site is a 20000 m2 area, located approx.:

- 9 km from Makrakomi village,

- 5 km from Spercheiada village,

- 14 km from thermal springs of Ιpati

- and 27 km from Lamia - the capital of Fthiotida prefecture.

 

Exact GPS Position of the flying site is 38.915422, 22.150367

 

 

More information about the surrounding area you can find here: https://www.gtp.gr/LocPage.asp?id=5477

 

Below you can see a photo from the flying site

 

mesopotamia site

 

Weather

During the month of October, it is most likely to experience good weather with pleasant average temperatures that fall between 20oC (68oF) and 23oC (77oF).

The average temperature for October is 17,5oC with high as 23oC and low as 12oC according to national meteorological service.

 

Event

 

The event will be run under International F5J rules

 

No entries will be accepted after Friday 18th October

 

We cannot accept more than 56 competitors

 

Schedule

 

Friday, October 25

Arrival of the participants to the venue site

18:00 - 21:00      Thermal Soaring Seminar by Joe Wurts

                            Seminar details here

 

Saturday,  October 26

09:00 - 10:00      Registration of participants and model processing

10:00 - 10:15      Briefing        

10:15 -                Contest Flights (Rounds 1-7)

 

Sunday,  October 27 

09:00 - 09:15       Briefing     

09:15 - 14:00       Contest Flights (Rounds 7-9 & 3 rounds Fly off) 

14:00 -                 Awards and departure

 

* Time schedule is subject to change depending on weather and other unforeseen circumstances

 

Accommodation

 

Please note that Monday the 28th of October is a national anniversary and a national holiday in Greece.
So take it into account and book a hotel as soon as possible.

 

If you need any help with booking a hotel, please feel free to contact us at the following email address: gskargiotis[at]embit.gr

 

Hotels in Makrakomi

 

Diana

Murmidonon 2, Makrakomi, Fthiotida

Tel:   +30 2236022254 
mob. +30 6979115968

web site: http://www.diana-rooms.com/index.php/en/

  

Lirio Guest House 

P. Mpakogianni 25 Makrakomi, Fthiotida

Tel:   +30 2236024144 
mob. +30 6979115968

web site: http://www.diana-rooms.com/index.php/en/

 

Hotels in Spercheiada

Gorgiani 

Napoleontos Zerva, Spercheiada, 35003, Greece 

web site: http://www.gorgianixenonas.gr/

 

How to reach Makrakomi

 

Makrakomi model-airfield is about 30 km from Lamia, the capital of Fthiotida prefecture

 

For those who are flying to Greece, Makrakomi model-airfield is about 265 km from "Eleftherios Venizelos airport" in Athens

 

Also, it is 285 km from the center of Thessaloniki city in northern Greece

and 300 km from Igoumenitsa port in western Greece.

 

Detailed Weather Forecast

 

 

 ....and for the competitors' companion, we have organized a special day trip on Saturday, October 25th!

Please register not later than October 24th by email to the following address: This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

 

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