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The Minden Standard Courses are a set of 17 pre-defined and well described courses for the use of soaring pilots who fly from Minden-Tahoe Airport.  

Course distances range from 100 km to 1000 km and meet the FAI prescribed course definitions for triangle, out & return and 3 turn point badge and record attempts.

  1. Course A - 300km Out & Return
  2. Course B - 300km FAI Triangle
  3. Course C - 300km Flat Triangle
  4. Course D - 300km 3 TP Distance
  5. Course E - 500km Out & Return
  6. Course F - 500km FAI Triangle
  7. Course G - 500km Flat Triangle
  8. Course H - 500km 3 TP Distance
  9. Course I - 750km Out & Return
  10. Course J - 750km FAI Triangle
  11. Course L - 1000km FAI Triangle
  12. Course M - 1000km 3 TP Distance
  13. Course N - 100km FAI Triangle
  14. Course Q - 500km Out & Return
  15. Course R - 750km FAI Triangle
  16. Course S - 1000km FAI Triangle
  17. Course T - 750km Out & Return

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Minden Standard Courses - Table Of Contents

Bob Semans and others have designed and refined the following standard courses out of Minden.

  Course / Task Max FAI Task Award
A Std Course A – 300km Out & Return Gold Distance & Diamond Goal
B Std Course B – 300km FAI Triangle Gold Distance & Diamond Goal
C Std Course C – 300km Flat Triangle Gold Distance & Diamond Goal
D Std Course D – 300km 3 TP Distance Gold Distance
E Std Course E – 500km Out & Return Diamond Goal & Diamond Distance
F Std Course F – 500km FAI Triangle Diamond Goal & Diamond Distance
G Std Course G – 500km Flat Triangle Diamond Goal & Diamond Distance
H Std Course H – 500km 3 TP Distance Diamond Distance
I Std Course I – 750km Out & Return --
J Std Course J – 750km FAI Triangle --
-- -- no course K --- --
L Std Course L – 1000km FAI Triangle 1000 Km Diplome
M Std Course M – 1000km 3 TP Distance 1000 Km Diplome
N Std Course N – 100km FAI Triangle --
-- -- no course O --- --
-- -- no course P --- --
Q Std Course Q – 500km Out & Return Gold Distance & Diamond Goal
R Std Course R – 750km FAI Triangle --
S Std Course S – 1000km FAI Triangle 1000 Km Diplome
T Std Course T – 750km Out & Return --

 

Waypoint / Turnpoint and Task Files

NOTE: All tasks & waypoints are in the SeeYou minden-courses-0916.cup

  1. Download SeeYou file: minden-courses-0916.cup
  2. Download SeeYou file without tasks:  MindenSC.cup
  3. Download standard dat file, also works in SeeYou: MindenSC.dat

Bob Semans     1-28-2016