CIAM Flyer 01-2011 : Gliding Needs Altitude - Three ways of launching a model glider plane to gain altitude
Thursday, 10 February 2011 16:40
The first model aeroplanes were free flight models and as such were not equipped with RC systems. At close inspection, the methods for launching them were much the same as those used today.
Tuesday, 11 January 2011 22:44
The mechanical system of the microcopter is ingeniously simple: absolutely nothing rotates apart from the rotors! Therefore a light crash on grass usually means only the propellers have to be replaced.
Wednesday, 17 November 2010 00:08
Czech Aeromusicals pilot Martin Hauk made his exit from Czech and Slovakian talent show “Talentmania” in the final last Sunday.
Tuesday, 16 November 2010 17:44
There were scheduled 24 Space Models World Cup events on the FAI Contest Calendar 2010 - Space Models. In these events participated competitors from 25 countries from America, Asia and Europe: USA, Canada, Great Britain, Spain, Switzerland, Germany, Italy, Latvia, Lithuania, Estonia, Poland, Czech Republic, Slovak Republic, Slovenia, Spain, Croatia, Serbia, Macedonia, Romania, Bulgaria, Belarus, Ukraine, Russia, Uzbekistan and Kazakhstan.Organizers were 16 countries in America, Asia and Europe.
Wednesday, 06 October 2010 02:11
Vladimir Khokhlov from Russia has surpassed FOUR World Records in classes S6A, S9A, S9B and S9C at the Space Models international events held in Marijampole (LTU), Dubnica nad Vahom (SVK) and Shostka (UKR) this year. These of his achievements deserve our sincere congratulations and are at the same time challenges for other sportsmen to achieve extraordinary results. FAI has ratified these results and an appropriate information was sent to NACs on October 5, 2010.
Tuesday, 14 September 2010 00:53
Ljubljana Cup is no doubt the oldest spacemodelling event contineously organized in the world. It is a real spacemodelling festivity in October every year that gathers dozens of sportsmen from 10 to 12 European countries and resambles in a way European Championships. It is well known for wonderful sportsmenship and excellent results. In the attachment is the Bulletin for this final SM event in 2010 that will be organized at Menges flying field near Kamnik, close to Ljubljana (SLO) from 8th to 10th October, 2010.
Tuesday, 14 September 2010 00:29
There were organized eighteen FAI World Championships for Space Models since 1972, when the first one took place in Vrsac (now Serbia - Yugoslavia at that time). Thousands of sportsmen competed at first in three classes, which were increased to seven and eight, than in 2008 decreased to five and now again it is eight again. Junior SM World Championships are held simultaneously with those for seniors in equivalent classes.