Monday, 27 January 2014 13:38
The FAI Aeromodelling Commission (CIAM) and CONTEST, the German company organising the CONTEST-Eurotour series of aeromodelling events, have agreed to closely work together for the good of aeromodelling by signing a Memorandum of Understanding.
Friday, 17 January 2014 13:56
The FAI is pleased to announce the appointment of Susanne Schödel as its new Secretary General, starting on 1 March 2014. Schödel, a 41 year old German native, combines experience in airsports, management of non-profit making organisations and political matters.
Thursday, 19 December 2013 16:18
The FAI and Breitling are pleased to announce the FAI World Championships events selected for full Breitling branding and support for 2014.
This year the focus is on a smaller number of events and an increased emphasis on supporting the events and creating a great image of these events which will benefit the events themselves, the FAI and Breitling.
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.