Results of Japan International Birdman Rally 2017

This article intends to show results of Japan International Birdman Rally (JIBR) 2017 in English because google translation can not work for results page of JIBR official website.

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

Glider category

Position Pilot Age Team Flight distance [metre] Remarks
1 Hikaru SATO 20 Nihon university college of industrial technology
Tsudanuma Aeronautical Team
440.37 5th longest record of the category
1st longest students record of the category
The first flight over 400 metre other than Mitaka Mobara & Mr. OKI
2 Shoji OKI 47 Mitaka Mobara Shimoyokota 390.07 The record folder (501.38 metre(2012))
Known as the undisputed king of birdman
3 Koki SAKAGUCHI 22 Kyusyu University Birdman Team 352.44 Low wing and asymmetry configuration
4 Takayuki TASHIRO 21 Toyota Technological Institute
SORAE
327.99
5 Yuta SHUKUNAMI 21 Tokyo Metropolitan University
MaPPL
325.14
6 Rumina KANO 24 Tokyo University of Science
Torica
318.72
7 Tsukasa KAWAJIRI 20 Tokyo Metropolitan College of Industrial Technology
Team ЯTR
305.68
8 Masaya OZAWA 31 Team Teputo 246.08
9 Yoshinori YANO 26 IWATANI Clean energy team 187.62 Team of the main sponsor campany
10 Masaya KAI 26 Project Liberte 101.05 THE FLESH BIRDMAN award
11 Keita FUKUMORI 58 Team Hamahama 62.12 Ornihopter applied PUMPABIKE like flapping wings system
12 Yuita TAKENAKA 30 626Lab 31.33 Tailless configuration
13 Kaori YASHIKI 20 Hosei University
HoPE
29.12
14 Taisei MURAMOTO 21 University of Hyogo
wishbirds
24.65
15 Muga YAMAMOTO 18 National Institute of Technology, Niihama College
Team Migrant
24.12
16 Yota TOBATA 24 Team Azamino 23.75
17 Motoki KIDO 20 Hiroshima Institute of Technology
HIT Sky Project
22.08
18 Takuto NAKATANI 21 Kanagawa Institute of Technology
SWIFT
21.63
19 Yuki SATO 22 Fukui University of Technology Birdman Projhect 18.18
20 Yutaka OSA 57 Team Old Guys who want to fly with flapping 16.23 Ornihopter applied Swing like flapping wings system
21 Yuichi YOSHIDA 52 Nerima Challenge Team 14.85 High wing and twin-boom configuration
22 Keita EGOSHI 21 The University of Shiga Prefecture
UAfg(Usp Airplane fabricate group)
11.57 Joined wing configuration
23 Yasuaki MIURA 19 Shizuoka University of Science and Technology
Sky Traveler
9.36 Swept wing, no fin and small stab configuration
Naoki INAMI 21 Soka University Birdman Club DQ Flying into flight prohibited area

 

HPA category
(HPA Distance category)

Flight order Pilot Age Team Times Remarks
1 Yuta WATANABE 30 BIRDMAN HOUSE Iga 40,000.00 THE BEST BIRDMAN award
New record of the category
Longest distance limited by the current rule
2 Sorano MIYAUCHI 31 ROKKO WORKS 30,221.54 Jury’s special award
Co-axial Mid prop configuration
3 Hayato TADA 21 Tohoku University
Windnauts
22,657.79
4 Akira SHIOMI 20 Nihon university Aeronautical Students Group (NASG) 17,406.86 Defending Champions
5 Shunsuke IGARASHI 21 Tokyo Institute of Technology
Meister
16,801.28
6 Tsuneaki AKASE 20 Osaka Prefecture University
WindMill Club
13,797.50 Co-axial Mid prop configuration
7 Ryo SHIGEMATSU/
Takumi KOIKE
22
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19
Shibaura Institute of Technology
Team Birdman Traial
6,625.68 Supporters award
Two-seater HPA
8 Mitsuru OHARA 50 Toyota HPA study group with Takikko 3,939.97
9 Kohei HUKUNAGA 19 Nagoya University
AirCraft
2,331.10
10 Masaya KAKEMIZU 19 Hiroshima University School of Engineering
HUSE
1,075.92 Twin prop configuration
11 Kojiro YOSHIHASHI 21 Waseda University
Aeronautics & Space Association
WASA
707.80
12 Haruki MOMOSE 21 Tokyo University of Science
Aircraft Makers
164.14
13 Keijiro SAITO 20 Kyoto University
ShootingStars
59.88
14 Takuya HURUNAGA 20 Nagoya Institute of Technology
HPA study group NIEWS
57.22
15 Kotaro ONO 20 Kogakuin University
Birdman project
B.P.Wendy
41.10

 

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