Spot Landing

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60.1 Scope
Spot Landing comprises three events open to single-staged entries. The purpose of this competition is to land the entry so that the tip of its nose cone is closest to a predetermined spot on the ground.
60.2 Classes
The three classes of Spot Landing are:
60.2.1 Open Spot Landing
Any type of recovery allowed.
60.2.2 Parachute Spot Landing
Each entry must fully and completely deploy a parachute, with dimensions no less than 15 square centimeters or 15 centimeters in diameter for recovery purposes.
60.2.3 Streamer Spot Landing
Each entry must fully and completely deploy a streamer with dimensions not less than 25 millimeters by 300 millimeters.
60.3 Control
The entry may not be remotely controlled or remotely guided.
60.4 Recovery
Each entry must fully comply with Rule 3.5 – Reusability.
60.5 Separation
An entry must not separate into two or more unattached pieces.
60.6 Number of Flights
Each entry must be allowed only one official flight.
60.7 Practice
Practice flights are not allowed on the day the event is flown.
60.8 Scoring
Spot Landing must be scored as follows: the distance between the tip of the entry’s nose cone (or motor nozzle if there is no nose cone) and the target spot must be measured by the officials in meters to the nearest centimeter. If the tip of the nose cone lands more than 50 meters from the spot, the entry shall not place, will receive flight points, otherwise, the entry must be given a score equal to its distance in meters, measured to the nearest centimeter. The competitor achieving the smallest score must be the winner.
60.9 Flight Points
Any entry that lands such that it cannot be measured or found may only be awarded flight points.
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