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2011 Space Models World Cup Instructions

1. FAI SPORTING CODE – FAI Sporting Code, Part 4, Volumes ABR and SM, Edition January 1, 2011 shall be used to organize and conduct Space Models World Cup Events in 2011. They can be downloaded from: http://www.fai.org/aeromodelling/documents/sc4.

2. SPACE MODELS COMPETITION CLASSES, according the FAI Sporting Code, Section 4, Volume SM, Annex 3 are: S4A, S6A, S7, S8E/P and S9A. Usually after World Cup classes at the same contest are scheduled some other classes like S3A or S1B as Open International – Non World Cup events.

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CIAM Flyer 01-2011 : Gliding Needs Altitude - Three ways of launching a model glider plane to gain altitude

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.


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Technical Notice | F4 Scale

A revised version of the 2011 edition of the F4 Scale Code was published on 25 January.

Click here to access the Documents page to download the revised version.

Technical Notice | F3 Soaring

A revised version of the 2011 edition of the F3 Soaring Code was published on 18 January.

Click here to access the Documents page to download the revised version.

CIAM Flyer 06-2010 : The Microcopter – An Exotic Member of the Model Aircraft Family

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.

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CIAM Championships : call for bid applications

Click here to browse the list of the bids open for the CIAM World and Continental Championships (2012-2015).

Hauk gives a last Aeromusicals performance before bowing out of talent show

Czech Aeromusicals pilot Martin Hauk made his exit from Czech and Slovakian talent show “Talentmania” in the final last Sunday.

2010 Space Models World Cup - Preliminary Results after all Scheduled Contests

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.

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AeroMusicals pilot shines at talent show

Czech AeroMusicals pilot and competitor Martin Hauk is creating a stir on Talentmania, the talent show of TV Nova, the most popular Czech TV channel, and Markiza, a Slovak TV channel.

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New Space Models World Records

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.

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Invitation for the 32rd Ljubljana Cup - Final SM World Cup Event in 2010

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.