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Sky Battle 2022

One-Design postal contest for

"Skinny Bomber"

model airplanes!


​​Contest concludes on

November 27, 2022!


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Postal Contest rules:



  • Models must be "Skinny Bomber" type ROG free-flight rubber-powered.

  • Official flights may be made up to 2 weeks ahead of the deadline.

  • 10 flight attempts, your best 2 durations are your score.

  • Under 18 years of age compete in Junior/Senior class, over 18 flies in Open class.

  • Report your score, name, age class, and whether you flew indoor or outdoor at

  • Indoor flights must ROG (take off from the floor) but outdoor flights may be hand-launched.

  • Model must be “built to the plan” but minor alterations are allowed, like a different prop or wheels, any covering material you like, any size rubber motor, etc.

The "Skinny Bomber" is the official 2022 OFFC One-Design model!

It was designed by Howard Littman, who markets an excellent laser-cut kit.  You can build yours from free plans instead, if you prefer.

This is a "postal" contest, where pilots fly their models at their home field, and report results to headquarters by email.

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Flight video at:

Request free plans from:

Laser-cut kit can be purchased at:

Ask questions and report your results to

Please include pilot's name, 2 best flight times (from 10 attempts) and age class you are competing in.


​Each pilot may make 10 attempts to get his or her single longest flight time. 


  • Use a stopwatch or smartphone timer app.

  • Timing starts at model launch and stops when the model touches the ground, goes out of sight during flight, or lands on any structure, tree, etc


​One entry per pilot.  No entry fee.

Winners will be announced

in 2 age categories:


(a) JUNIOR/SENIOR - Under 18 years of age

(b) OPEN -19 or more years of age

Entries with no age info are placed in Open category!

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