March ALES Scores Overall

Good for what ALES ya!

This is our ALES page.  Here you'll find scores, photos and commentary from the most recent club contest plus the Year-To-Date season standings.

​​ April 2017 ALES Scores

Be sure to read the special announcement about our May ALES at the bottom!

March got us off to a great start this year’s ALES season with wonderful weather and some fantastic flying.  We had new pilots and some we hadn’t seen in a season or two making our first event another great start to what will surely be a terrific year.    Conditions were challenging and that really showed at the end of the day when we had an all-up last-down flight, which quickly turned into a duel between two top pilots.

If you haven't made it out to join us, you are missing a lot of fun and excitement.  We fly in a man-on-man format with as many as a dozen planes launching simultaneously.  We take a short break for lunch with meals ranging from pulled-pork sandwiches, to sirloin burgers.   Someone once described our events as a picnic where a contest breaks out.

We welcome both Open and Radian pilots, and recognize the top finishes in each group.   If you are new to soaring, we have a number of experienced pilots and trainers who can help with a setup or answer your questions.  Our event rules are 200 meter launches with a 5 meter landing tape.   No skegs or varios during contests.  Our Pilots’ Meeting will be at 9:30 and first flights at 10am.  Entry fee is $10 and AMA membership is required.  We haven’t locked down the menu yet, but as always bring your plane and your appetite.

For directions, visit our website at
Looking forward to seeing everyone there.

HOT OFF THE PRESSES!   Next month’s May ALES will feature a class for electric old-timers.   Get your Benny Boxcars, Cumulus, Playboys and other old-timers trimmed out, buy some new #64 rubber bands, and be prepared for some ROG action.   Details are being worked out, but I wanted to get the word out as soon as possible.

​​ June 2017 ALES Scores

March ALES Scores by Class

​​ May 2017 ALES Scores