Hat-trick: World's best indoor radio-controlled aerobatic pilot wins FAI World Championships for a record third time
Sunday, 26 February 2017 10:34
Gernot Bruckmann (left), a professional radio-controlled aeromodel pilot from Austria, won gold at the 2017 FAI F3P World Championship for Indoor Aerobatic Model Aircraft in France, when it finished at the weekend. The win came after a close-fought week-long competition that was held at the Rotonde Gymnasium in Strasbourg between 19-25 February 2017.
Friday, 17 February 2017 06:55
Today, five years ago on 17 February 2012, Indian pilot Parmjit Singh, used a special harness, the Aeros Discus 14 with a Radne Motor AB Raket 120, to ﬂy a record distance in a straight line without landing of 313.13 km from Bikaner to Sanderav in Rajasthan, India.
Saturday, 11 February 2017 17:04
Martin Sonka flew one of the quickest times of the day to win his first Red Bull Air Race at the season opener in Abu Dhabi.
Friday, 10 February 2017 12:12
This is fast developing into the latest craze. Flying small radiocontrolled multicopters via video goggles for a first-person view is becoming increasingly popular.
Thursday, 09 February 2017 17:00
What a fantastic performance! Fedor Konyukhov and Ivan Menyaylo have just landed after spending more than 55 hours in the air.
Tuesday, 07 February 2017 13:09
The FAI is planning to launch an international multi-discipline Air Games Tour which could start in the 2nd half of 2018. Touching down in up to five host cities around the world each year, each event will showcase some of the best sporting action from across the world of air sports over four days of intense activity and competition.
Friday, 03 February 2017 09:19
The FAI is delighted to announce a new strategic partnership with US asset management firm Noosphere Ventures.
Wednesday, 25 January 2017 14:45
Stand by drone racing fans: the FAI Drone Racing World Cup 2017 is coming - and it looks set to be better and more exciting than ever before. A total of 15 events have already been confirmed for the 2017 edition of the FAI Drone Racing World Cup.
Monday, 23 January 2017 14:06
Hard two-week battle in Australian skies sees three new FAI Gliding World Champions win gold.
Saturday, 21 January 2017 06:52
Thirty years ago, on 21 January 1987, American triathlete Lois McCallin set three women's world records for human-powered flight – and they still stand today.