[JIBR2015 HPA-distance] Tohoku univ. Windnauts won by 35.3km flying!!

The TV program of Japan International Birdman Rally(JIBR) 2015 was broadcasted on 2 Sep.
Yomiuri telecasting corporation, who is organizer of the competition, unveiled results of the competition on their website after broadcasting the program. This article introduces results of the competition in HPA distance category with my brief comments. Please note that this article is a part of unofficial fan’s activity and may be inaccurate.

NOTE: Some team names are defined with only Japanese. So they were forcibly interpreted by author in following.

1st prize
Team: Tohoku university –  Windnauts / 35,367.02 meters (approx. 21.98 miles)
The Windnauts achieved 5th victory by their flying in this competition. Their flight distance is second longest record of the JIBR HPA distance category and it is almost same distance of Gossamer Albatross flight for Kremer channel prize. The team is one of the top three teams of JIBR HPA distance category and achieved the longest flight 36 km of the HPA distance category in 2008’s competition.

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