Friday, 15 November 2013 09:48
Electric Pylon Racing is a discipline involving some of the highest speeds in areomodelling. These days, times of around 60 seconds for ten circuits around a triangular course of 400 m, corresponding to speeds of 300 km/h and more, are not unusual.
Thursday, 17 October 2013 00:49
The F3P 2014-2015 Manoeuvre descriptions & schedules are available on the F3 Aerobatics page ahead of the publication of the 2014 edition of the Sporting Code. Please be aware that these are considered "unofficial" until publshed in the Sporting Code effective 1st January 2014.
Wednesday, 02 October 2013 11:52
The realisation that hobby and career can benefit each other is not new. Aeromodelling as a highly technical hobby and demanding sport presents a particularly large number of synergies with career and work. Many remarkable examples can be found in the technical trades and professions, one of which is CNC operator, Rogers.
Tuesday, 01 October 2013 11:53
Technical Notice for CIAM Website
Please be aware that there is a mistake in the effective date of three approved proposals in the 2013 CIAM Plenary Minutes V2. The rules and correct dates are shown below:
F1A: 3.1.2 Characteristics of Gliders F1A
(dealing with dethermalisation of the model)
Effective date: 01/01/14
F2C: 4.3.4 Characteristics of a Team Racing Model Aircraft
(dealing with the silencing system)
Effective date: 01/01/15
F2C: Annex 4M Silencer Testing Procedure
Effective date: 01/01/15
Mrs Jo Halman
CIAM Technical Secretary
Friday, 06 September 2013 10:29
The FAI has announced that Jean-Marc Badan is to step down as FAI Secretary General, effective 30 November 2013. The FAI Executive Board has created a high priority working group to search for his replacement. Candidates are invited to submit their written application and CV by Wednesday 25 September 2013 (12.00 CET) at the latest by e-mail to firstname.lastname@example.org.
Tuesday, 25 June 2013 10:30
Aeromodellers have long ago implemented a concept that is – at least to date – not possible in people-carrying aviation: faithful reproductions of jet aeroplanes with electric ducted fan, EDF.
Wednesday, 01 May 2013 17:16
FAME, the marketing arm of the FAI, the World Air Sports Federation has signed a new Memorandum of Understanding with the FAI Aeromodelling Commission (CIAM), during the 2013 CIAM Annual Meeting held Friday, April, 20th.
Friday, 26 April 2013 09:47
The 2013 Annual Meeting of the FAI Aeromodelling Commission (CIAM) was held on 19 and 20 April 2013 in Lausanne, Switzerland. This year saw a particularly high number of delegates and a total attendance of around 90 people.