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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 Thomas 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...

2015 FAI Annual Report released

The 2015 FAI Annual Report provides an overview of all our activities with plenty of pictures. More ...

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...

New rules for FPV racing - World Cup coming soon

The decision was taken at the 2016 Annual Meeting of the FAI Aeromodelling Commission to adopt rules...

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 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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FAI and European Rotor Sports Association  Join Forces to Promote Radi....

FAI and European Rotor Sports Association Join Forces to Promote Radi....

FAI and ERSA (European Rotor Sports Association) have signed a Memorandum of Agreement to work closely on the promotion of radio control drone flying, also called FPV racing.

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

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 class, where the judges’ score in the judging hall is added to the achieved altitude in the qual....

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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 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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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

Caucasus Cup of Moldovia - Category F1 - Free Flight

Event ID

: 10931    

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)
F1P (Power Model Aircraft)

Place

: Nalchik (Russia)

Date(s)

: 27 Jun to 30 Jun 2016


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FAI Member of the Hosting Country

 

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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Call for bid applications for aeromodelling competitions. 

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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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