EAC Programme Q finishes -- Ecalle in First

Programme Q at the EAC in Touzim finished this afternoon just before 16.00. 48 pilots flew the sequence. Results were immediately processed and posted before 17.00. The protest period has expired and the results are now official. Renaud EcalleRenaud Ecalle of France was in first place flying the Extra 330SC. In second, Oleg Shpolyansky of Russia in the Sukhoi 26. Third place was Svetlana Kapanina of Russia, also flying the Sukhoi. Results are at www.civa-results.com. Not to waste any time, the warm-up pilot was airborne shortly after 17.00 for Programme 1, the Free, and it is expected that 10 pilots will fly tonight. Teams presented their figures for the Free Unknown on Saturday night, 4 September, during a meeting at the airport at 19.30. The deadline for submission of Free Unknown sequences to the organizers is 10.00 on Sunday, 5 September. The Jury will then check and review all sequences and publish as soon as possible. Once publication is complete, the flying of this programme can start 24 hours later.