Entrants in Japan International Birdman Rally 2017

The organizer of Japan International Birdman Rally (JIBR) 2016 announced entrants and their flight orders on each category, which are the distance of gliders , the distance of human-powered propeller aircrafts and the time trial of human-powered propeller aircrafts. 36 entrants will fly away in the competition. They are 24 gliders, and 15 distance of HPAs. As already announced, time trial of HPA category was discontinued.

In the first day, which is July 29, the glider category will be started at 7:30 am. In the second day, which is July 30, distance of HPAs category will be started at 6:00 am.

Glider category
(Start: 7:30 am 29 July)

Flight order Pilot Age Team Times Remarks
1 Motoki KIDO 20 Hiroshima Institute of Technology
HIT Sky Project
1
2 Kaori YASHIKI 20 Hosei University
HoPE
19
3 Yuita TAKENAKA 30 626Lab 4 Tailless configuration
4 Hikaru SATO 20 Nihon university college of industrial technology
Tsudanuma Aeronautical Team
13
5 Takuto NAKATANI 21 Kanagawa Institute of Technology
SWIFT
9
6 Takayuki TASHIRO 21 Toyota Technological Institute
SORAE
3
7 Naoki INAMI 21 Soka University Birdman Club 14
8 Keita EGOSHI 21 The University of Shiga Prefecture
UAfg(Usp Airplane fabricate group)
1 Joined wing configuration
9 Koki SAKAGUCHI 22 Kyusyu University Birdman Team 35 Low wing and asymmetry configuration
10 Rumina KANO 24 Tokyo University of Science
Torica
10
11 Yutaka OSA 57 Team Old Guys who want to fly with flapping 4 Ornihopter applied Swing like flapping wings system
12 Muga YAMAMOTO 18 National Institute of Technology, Niihama College
Team Migrant
6
13 Yuki SATO 22 Fukui University of Technology Birdman Projhect 5
14 Masaya OZAWA 31 Team Teputo 7
15 Yoshinori YANO 26 IWATANI Clean energy team 8 Team of the main sponsor campany
16 Masaya KAI 26 Project Liberte 1
17 Keita FUKUMORI 58 Team Hamahama 27 Ornihopter applied PUMPABIKE like flapping wings system
18 Tsukasa KAWAJIRI 20 Tokyo Metropolitan College of Industrial Technology
Team ЯTR
15
19 Yota TOBATA 24 Team Azamino 1
20 Yuta SHUKUNAMI 21 Tokyo Metropolitan University
MaPPL
22
21 Yasuaki MIURA 19 Shizuoka University of Science and Technology
Sky Traveler
7 Swept wing, no fin and small stab configuration
22 Yuichi YOSHIDA 52 Nerima Challenge Team 10 High wing and twin-boom configuration
23 Taisei MURAMOTO 21 University of Hyogo
wishbirds
2
24 Shoji OKI 47 Mitaka Mobara Shimoyokota 30  The record folder (501.38 metre(2012))

 

HPA Distance category
(Start: 6:00 am 30 July)

Flight order Pilot Age Team Times Remarks
1 Keijiro SAITO 20 Kyoto University
ShootingStars
22
2 Masaya KAKEMIZU 19 Hiroshima University School of Engineering
HUSE
12  Twin prop configuration
3 Shunsuke IGARASHI 21 Tokyo Institute of Technology
Meister
21 Team best: 32,177.99 metre (2003)
4 Tsuneaki AKASE 20 Osaka Prefecture University
WindMill Club
22 Co-axial Mid prop configuration
Team best: 15,299.83 metre (2003)
5 Kotaro ONO 20 Kogakuin University
Birdman project
B.P.Wendy
5
6 Yuta WATANABE 30 BIRDMAN HOUSE Iga 2  Team best: 17,854.09 metre (2016)
7 Kojiro YOSHIHASHI 21 Waseda University
Aeronautics & Space Association
WASA
28
8 Takuya HURUNAGA 20 Nagoya Institute of Technology
HPA study group NIEWS
3
9 Hayato TADA 21 Tohoku University
Windnauts
19  Team best: 36,000.00 metre (2008)
10 Ryo SHIGEMATSU
Takumi KOIKE
22
19
Shibaura Institute of Technology
Team Birdman Traial
20 Two-seater HPA
11 Haruki MOMOSE 21 Tokyo University of Science
Aircraft Makers
5
12 Kohei HUKUNAGA 19 Nagoya University
AirCraft
10
13 Sorano MIYAUCHI 31 ROKKO WORKS 1 Co-axial Mid prop configuration
Pilot’s best: 28,628.43 metre (2006)
14 Mitsuru OHARA 50 Toyota HPA study group with Takikko 9
15 Akira SHIOMI 20 Nihon university Aeronautical Students Group (NASG) 37 Defending Champions
Team best: 34,654.10 metre (2003)

 

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