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CIAM Flyer (4-2016) - Innovation starts at an early age

Everyone is talking about innovation. In politics and for the economy, innovation is seen as avital ...

Common FAI strategy for Drones

At the recent FAI meetings of the FAI Executive Board, Commission Presidents and representatives fro...

Ten Years Ago: Mardna's 111km model seaplane world record

Ten years ago Toomas Mardna set a world record for aeromodelling that still stands today: a 111km ou...

CIAM Flyer (3-2016) - FAI Scale Space Models

We fly two Scale classes – S7 Scale; a ‘Super-Scale’ event and S5-Scale Altitude; a performance clas...

Winners of the 2016 FAI Young Artists Contest Revealed

The FAI international jury selected the winning paintings of the 2016 FAI Young Artists Contest, a c...

CIAM World Cups

World Cups are a series of international competitions held during the competition flying season

CIAM Flyer (4-2016) - Innovation starts at an early age

CIAM Flyer (4-2016) - Innovation starts at an early age

Everyone is talking about innovation. In politics and for the economy, innovation is seen as avital driving force for growth. Sadly, we often forget that innovation starts at an early age. Theprerequi....

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Technical Notices - Volume EDIC

Technical Notices - Volume EDIC

  Volume EDIC Technical Notice A revised version of the 2016 edition of the Volume EDIC has been published. Two sections have been added: F5D Energy Limiter and F5B REAL-TECT System. The Volu....

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Common FAI strategy for Drones

Common FAI strategy for Drones

At the recent FAI meetings of the FAI Executive Board, Commission Presidents and representatives from NACs, at Heraklion Crete, a proposal from CIAM, the FAI Aeromodelling Commission, was presented an....

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Technical Notices - Rules Effective 1st May 2016 - F4 Scale

Technical Notices - Rules Effective 1st May 2016 - F4 Scale

Technical Notice – Rules Effective 1st May 2016 The 2016 CIAM Plenary Meeting approved the early implementation of rules contained in the following Sporting Code Volume: F4 Scale. These rules hav....

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Ten Years Ago: Mardna's 111km model seaplane world record

Ten Years Ago: Mardna's 111km model seaplane world record

Ten years ago Toomas Mardna set a world record for aeromodelling that still stands today: a 111km out-and-return flight with a piston-motor seaplane, flying along the banks of Lake Maardu in Estonia. ....

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Ten Years Ago: Mardna's 111km model seaplane world record

Ten Years Ago: Mardna's 111km model seaplane world record

Ten years ago Toomas Mardna set a world record for aeromodelling that still stands today: a 111km out-and-return flight with a piston-motor seaplane, flying along the banks of Lake Maardu in Estonia. ....

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6 September 1970: Maynard Hill, the Lindbergh of Model Planes,  Boosts....

6 September 1970: Maynard Hill, the Lindbergh of Model Planes, Boosts....

Let us look back 45 years on the 6 September 1970 and recall an FAI World Record in Gain in Altitude for Aeromodelling and Spacemodelling (Class F) that has not been broken since. On that day, the Ame....

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World Games 2013 athlete's profile: Andres Leoni (ESP-ARG)

World Games 2013 athlete's profile: Andres Leoni (ESP-ARG)

Name Andres LEONI Sport Aeromodelling Gender M Nationality ESP - ARG Year of birth 1981 Start year in the sport 1989 Experience 24 years Best achievem....

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World Games 2013 athlete's profile: Alan Goljevscek (SLO)

World Games 2013 athlete's profile: Alan Goljevscek (SLO)

Name Alan GOLJEVSCEK   Sport Aeromodelling Gender M Nationality SLO Year of birth 1987 Start year in the sport 2004 Experience approx. 7000 hours of fl....

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Current Events

FAI F4 World Championships for Scale Model Aircraft

Event ID

: 9880    

Event classification

: First Category Event

Type of event

: World Championship

Disciplines / Task Styles

:

F4C (Radio Controlled Flying Scale Model Aircraft) - seniors
F4H (Scale Model Aircraft - Stand-off scale weight) - seniors
F4C (Radio Controlled Flying Scale Model Aircraft) - juniors
F4H (Scale Model Aircraft - Stand-off scale weight) - juniors

Place

: Ploiesti (Romania)

Date(s)

: 20 Aug to 28 Aug 2016

Website

:http://www.frmd.ro


Event Organiser


FAI Member of the Hosting Country

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FAI S World Championships for Space Models

Event ID

: 9881    

Event classification

: First Category Event

Type of event

: World Championship

Disciplines / Task Styles

:

S1B (Altitude Models - 2.51 to 5.00 NS) - seniors
S3A (Parachute Duration Models - 0 to 2.5 NS) - seniors
S4A (Boost Glider Duration Models 0 to 2.5 NS) - seniors
S5C (Scale Altitude Models) - seniors
S6A (Streamer Duration Models - 0 to 2.5 NS) - seniors
S7 (Scale) - seniors
S8E/P (Rocket Glider Duration and Precision Landing Models) - seniors
S9A (Gyrocopter Duration Models - 0 to 2.5 NS) - seniors
S1A (Altitude Models - 0 to 2.5 NS) - juniors
S3A (Parachute Duration Models - 0 to 2.5 NS) - juniors
S4A (Boost Glider Duration Models 0 to 2.5 NS) - juniors
S5B (Scale Altitude Models - 2.51 to 5.00 NS) - juniors
S6A (Streamer Duration Models - 0 to 2.5 NS) - juniors
S7 (Scale) - juniors
S9A (Gyrocopter Duration Models - 0 to 2.5 NS) - juniors
S8D (Rocket Glider Duration - 10.01 to 20.00 NS) - juniors

Place

: Lviv (Ukraine)

Date(s)

: 22 Aug to 30 Aug 2016

Alternate dates

: 01 Sep to 09 Sep 2015

Website

:http://frms.ua/


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FAI Member of the Hosting Country

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Asturias F3F Open - Category F3 - Radio Controlled Flight

Event ID

: 10808    

Event classification

: Open International - Non World Cup Event

Type of event

: Other

Disciplines / Task Styles

:

F3F (Slope Soaring Gliders)

Place

: Gijon - Asturias (Spain)

Date(s)

: 26 Aug to 28 Aug 2016

Website

:http://www.fapastur.org/aeromodelismo/index


Event Organiser


FAI Member of the Hosting Country

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Eifelpokal - Category F1 - Free Flight

Event ID

: 11019    

Event classification

: Open International - World Cup Event

Type of event

: Other

Disciplines / Task Styles

:

F1A (Gliders)
F1B (Model Aircraft with Extensible Motors Wakefield)
F1C (Power Model Aircraft)
F1Q (Electric Power Model Aircraft)

Place

: Zülpich (Germany)

Date(s)

: 26 Aug to 28 Aug 2016

Website

:http://www.eifelpokal.de/index.html


Event Organiser


FAI Member of the Hosting Country

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Hohenstoffelnpokal - Category F3 - Radio Controlled Flight

Event ID

: 10843    

Event classification

: Open International - World Cup Event

Type of event

: Other

Disciplines / Task Styles

:

F3B (Thermal Soaring Gliders)

Place

: Binningen (Switzerland)

Date(s)

: 27 Aug to 28 Aug 2016

Website

:http://www.mg-diessenhofen.ch


Event Organiser


FAI Member of the Hosting Country

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Friendship Cup of Ukraine - Category F1 - Free Flight

Event ID

: 10891    

Event classification

: Open International - World Cup Event

Type of event

: Other

Disciplines / Task Styles

:

F1E (Gliders with Automatic Steering)

Place

: Gliwice (Poland)

Date(s)

: 27 Aug to 28 Aug 2016

Alternate dates

: 20 Aug to 21 Aug 2016


Event Organiser


FAI Member of the Hosting Country

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Martin Cup - Category F5 - Radio Controlled Electric Powered Flight

Event ID

: 10983    

Event classification

: Open International - World Cup Event

Type of event

: Other

Disciplines / Task Styles

:

F5J (Thermal Gliders with electric motor and altimeter/motor run timer)

Place

: Martin (Slovakia)

Date(s)

: 27 Aug to 28 Aug 2016

Alternate dates

: 23 Jul to 24 Jul 2016


Event Organiser


FAI Member of the Hosting Country

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Moscow Cup - Category F4 - Scale Models

Event ID

: 11104    

Event classification

: Open International - Non World Cup Event

Type of event

: Other

Disciplines / Task Styles

:

F4B (Control Line Flying Scale Model Aircraft)

Place

: Moscow (Russia)

Date(s)

: 27 Aug to 28 Aug 2016

Website

:http://www.fasr.ru


Event Organiser


FAI Member of the Hosting Country

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Swiss Control Line Scale & Semi-Scale contest - Category F4 - Scale Models

Event ID

: 11199    

Event classification

: Open International - Non World Cup Event

Type of event

: Other

Disciplines / Task Styles

:

F4B (Control Line Flying Scale Model Aircraft)

Place

: Untersiggenthal (Switzerland)

Date(s)

: 27 Aug to 28 Aug 2016

Website

:http://www.fesselflug.ch


Event Organiser


FAI Member of the Hosting Country

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Ten Years Ago: Mardna's 111km model seaplane world record

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Ten years ago Thomas Mardna set a world record for aeromodelling that still stands today: a 111km out-and-return flight with a piston-motor seaplane, flying along the banks of Lake Maardu in Estonia.

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Bid applications

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Call for bid applications for aeromodelling competitions. 

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Classes

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Full list of Model Aircraft competition classes, with brief information, for all the categories. Full information and the competition rules may be seen in the appropriate volume of the FAI Sporting Code.

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