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CIAM Flyer (6-2016) - Short Climb, Long Glide

In recent years, electric flying has seen the totally unspectacular emergence of a new electric glid...

Lassi Nurila from Finland wins the F3A World Cup 2016!

After winning the overall at the F3A World Cup 2015, Lassi Nurila from Finland won the following F3A...

FAI takes the lead in the rise of the drone sports

The FAI, World Air Sports Federation, is putting itself at the centre of the international discussio...

FAI joins the International Drone Sports Conference in Korea!

As part of its announcement for driving global drone sports, FAI is attending the International Dr...

FAI Meet NAA and AMA modellers in Muncie, USA

A delegation of FAI officials were in Muncie, Indianapolis, USA over the weekend of 10-12 November...

Europe Air Sports (EAS) & FAI - Response to EASA Prototype Rules for Unmanned Aircraft

Background Model flying is an activity which is as old as manned aviation itself. Many of the aviat...

Drone pilot Vincent Delcommene outraces the competition to win the fir....

Drone pilot Vincent Delcommene outraces the competition to win the fir....

Congratulations Vincent Delcommene (also known as VINCBEE): the first FPV Racing World Cup champion.

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CIAM Flyer (6-2016) - Short Climb, Long Glide

CIAM Flyer (6-2016) - Short Climb, Long Glide

In recent years, electric flying has seen the totally unspectacular emergence of a new electric glider class (F5J). It is characterised by its large (maximum span of 4 m) but very lightweight RC glide....

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FAI takes the lead in the rise of the drone sports

FAI takes the lead in the rise of the drone sports

The FAI, World Air Sports Federation, is putting itself at the centre of the international discussions about drones and drone sports as they happen around the world.

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FAI joins the International Drone Sports Conference in Korea!

FAI joins the International Drone Sports Conference in Korea!

As part of its announcement for driving global drone sports, FAI is attending the International Drone Sports Conference in Pyeongchang, Korea, together with Korean Federation for Aeromodelling, Kama....

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FAI takes important steps for global drone sports

FAI takes important steps for global drone sports

As the world governing body for all air sports recognised by the International Olympic Committee, FAI is responsible for world drone sports. As part of its work in this area, the Federation has now es....

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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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24 January 2017 2017 F1N Indoor Open Ceminac - Ceminac (Croatia)
04 February 2017 2017 Swiss Open Indoor Masters - Widen (Switzerland)
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19 February 2017 2017 FAI F3P World Championship for Indoor Aerobatic Model Aircraft - Strasbourg (France)
24 February 2017 2017 Belarus Winter Cup - Minsk (Belarus)
25 February 2017 14th Criterium Philippe Lepage - Viabon (France)
26 February 2017 8th Koplas Pro cup - Nova Pazova (Serbia)
04 March 2017 2017 Coppa Voli F3P - Torino (Italy)
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Common FAI strategy for Drones

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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 and discussed. This proposal was to establish and implement a common FAI strategy for the drones.

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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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