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2010 Space Models World Cup Current Placing List No 19 - After the 9th Belgrade Cup

9th Belgrade Cup - SM World Cup was held at Lisicji Jarak a sporting airfield near Belgrade (Serbia) from August 28 to 29, 2010. Space Models World Cup Current Placing List No 19 - After the 9th Belgrade Cup. These lists show increase in dynamic fight of the best sportsmen.

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2010 Space Models World Cup Current Placing Lists - after event No 18 - Yangel Cup (UKR)

2010 Space Models World Cup Current Placing Lists - after event No 18 - Yangel Cup (UKR)are given as the attachment of this information. There are 24 SM WCup events 2010 and now 3/4 of all events are completed.

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2010 FAI World Championships for Space Models

2010 FAI World Championships for Space Models, better known to spacemodellers as 18th World Spacemodelling Championships 2010, shall be hold in Irig (Serbia) from August 21 to 28, 2010.
There are 343 participants from 24 countries registered to August 1, 2010. These are: seniors 170, junors 90, team managers 15, assistants team manager 4, helpers/supporters 40, time-keepers - 15.

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New FAI Secretary General Appointed

Stéphane Desprez, former Competition Director of the 2008 Rugby World Cup in France, has been appointed as the new Secretary General of the FAI – the World Air Sports Federation. He will formally take up his appointment in Lausanne, Switzerland, on 1st February 2010.

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Proposals for 2010 CIAM Plenary Meeting

Please remember that proposals for the 2010 Plenary Meeting (deadline to FAI: 15 November 2009) need to be submitted on the new 2009 Proposal Form and it is vital that the file name is exactly as illustrated in the CIAM Proposal Submission Guidelines 2009. Both the 2009 proposal form and the Guidelines are available for download on the CIAM Forms page www.fai.org/aeromodelling/documents/forms but are available in the zipped attachment below. Mrs Jo Halman CIAM Technical Secretary

2009 F2 European Championships

Because of circumstances beyond the control of the organisers, classes F2A & F2C of the forthcoming 2009 F2 European Championships in Serbia have been cancelled. The championships for classes F2B and F2D will go ahead as planned.

Current CIAM Class List

A revised list of the current Aeromodelling classes, including Space Modelling, appears here. Updated 24th January 2011.

Aeromodelling Class List 04 Jan 09

The current list of all Aeromodelling classes, including Space Modelling, appears here.

F2D Shut-off rule clarification

From the 1st of January 2009 it will be mandatory that an engine shut-off be used in F2D. In the event of a fly-away the shut-off must activate and stop the engine. Failure to do so will result in disqualification.

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Wakefield Cup anniversary

The first competition for the oldest trophy in international aeromodelling, the Wakefield Cup, was held on September 29 1928. September 2008 thus marks the 80th anniversary of this trophy for free flight rubber powered aircraft, which is now awarded at World Championships for category F1B.

September 2008; F2B Judging/Scoring Committee formed

Since the revised set of rules for the F2B category was set in force in 2006, a level of acceptance and reliability has been reached. A period of calm and stability is now of great importance for competitors and organisers.

While current practices in this area have served us well in the past, further efforts must be undertaken to ensure that the future implementation of both judging and scoring complies with the precepts of equality, fairness and accuracy with respect to both the individual competitor, from competitor to competitor within a given competition and to the human factors governing the physical act of judging.

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