updated 14 Oct 2020

“SIERRA HOTEL”

To all whom these presents come greeting be it known that persons named below have achieved official* flights of one minute or greater in FAC Jet Catapult Scale Glider competition.  (* – must be OFFICIAL flights, verified by Contest Director.)

TIME DATE FLYER Model Site
12:15 8/9/2019 Randall Krystosek Cessna T-37 OOS AMA Nats, Muncie, 1st
5:27 10/19/2019 Vic Nippert Hawker Hunter Barron Field Air Races, 1st
5:03 7/1/2015 Wally Farrell Canberra FAC Non-Nats, Geneseo, 1st
2:45 10/3/2020 Steven Wrigley Canberra 8" span Wawayanda, 1st
2:17 10/19/2019 Gary Morton P-59 Barron Field Air Races, 2nd
2:00 9/21/2019 Randall Krystosek Cessna T-37 Ted Dock, Muncie, 1st
1:53 8/9/2019 George Dalecki Arado Weber plan AMA Nats, Muncie, 2nd
1:47 10/3/2020 Steven Wrigley Canberra 8" span Wawayanda, 1st
1:40 7/18/2016 Michael Kaeteris Arado 234 FAC Nats, Geneseo
1:39 9/21/2019 Randall Krystosek Cessna T-37 Ted Dock, Muncie, 1st
1:25 9/12/2020 John Koptonak Northrop XP-89 Amesbury, MA, 1st
1:22 7/20/2018 Vic Nippert Hawker Hunter FAC Nats, Geneseo, 1st
1:21 8/31/2019 Don DeLoach La-150 15" span Denver, Colorado
1:11 9/20/2019 Winn Moore Miles M.100 FAC Outdoor Champs, Muncie, 1st
1:10 7/1/2015 Peter Kaeteris Arsenal VG90 FAC Non-Nats, Geneseo, 2nd
1:08 7/1/2020 Wally Farrell Cessna T-37 FAC Mini Non-Nats Postal
1:05 9/20/2019 Randall Krystosek Cessna T-37 18" span FAC Outdoor Champs, Muncie, 2nd
1:04 10/4/2020 Vic Nippert Focke Wulf V4 Wawayanda, 1st
1:00 7/29/2019 Don DeLoach La-150 15" span Denver, Colorado

This is an UNOFFICIAL award, not sanctioned by FAC-GHQ.  We are merely maintaining a list of impressive Jet Cat flights.

Urban Dictionary:  A term used by fighter pilots (and those who want to be) which means “Shit-Hot!!” Whatever is described by that term is wonderful. The words ‘Sierra’ and ‘Hotel’ are part of the aviation phonetic alphabet.