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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 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

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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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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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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FAI F3A European Championship for Aerobatic Model Aircraft

Event ID

: 9888    

Event classification

: First Category Event

Type of event

: Continental Championship

Disciplines / Task Styles

:

F3A (Aerobatic Power Model Aircraft) - seniors
F3A (Aerobatic Power Model Aircraft) - juniors

Place

: Untermünkheim (Germany)

Date(s)

: 29 Jul to 06 Aug 2016

Website

:http://www.ec-f3a-2016.de


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FAI F3J World Championship for Model Gliders

Event ID

: 9878    

Event classification

: First Category Event

Type of event

: World Championship

Disciplines / Task Styles

:

F3J (Thermal Duration Gliders) - seniors
F3J (Thermal Duration Gliders) - juniors

Place

: Vipava (Slovenia)

Date(s)

: 30 Jul to 06 Aug 2016

Website

:http://www.md-ventus.si/eng/


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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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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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