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Ten Years Ago: Mardna's 111km model seaplane world record

Ten Years Ago: Mardna's 111km model seaplane world record

Ten years ago Toomas Mardna set a world record for aeromodelling that still stands today: a 111km out-and-return flight with a piston-motor seaplane, flying along the banks of Lake Maardu in Estonia. ....

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6 September 1970: Maynard Hill, the Lindbergh of Model Planes,  Boosts....

6 September 1970: Maynard Hill, the Lindbergh of Model Planes, Boosts....

Let us look back 45 years on the 6 September 1970 and recall an FAI World Record in Gain in Altitude for Aeromodelling and Spacemodelling (Class F) that has not been broken since. On that day, the Ame....

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World Games 2013 athlete's profile: Andres Leoni (ESP-ARG)

World Games 2013 athlete's profile: Andres Leoni (ESP-ARG)

Name Andres LEONI Sport Aeromodelling Gender M Nationality ESP - ARG Year of birth 1981 Start year in the sport 1989 Experience 24 years Best achievem....

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World Games 2013 athlete's profile: Alan Goljevscek (SLO)

World Games 2013 athlete's profile: Alan Goljevscek (SLO)

Name Alan GOLJEVSCEK   Sport Aeromodelling Gender M Nationality SLO Year of birth 1987 Start year in the sport 2004 Experience approx. 7000 hours of fl....

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Current Events

Baikonur Cup of Juniors - Category S - Space Models

Event ID

: 11113    

Event classification

: Open International - Non World Cup Event

Type of event

: Other

Disciplines / Task Styles

:

S3A (Parachute Duration Models - 0 to 2.5 NS)
S4A (Boost Glider Duration Models 0 to 2.5 NS)
S6A (Streamer Duration Models - 0 to 2.5 NS)
S7 (Scale)
S9A (Gyrocopter Duration Models - 0 to 2.5 NS)
S12A/P (Time Duration Triathlon Tournament - 0,00 - 2,50 NS)

Place

: Baikonur (Kazakhstan)

Date(s)

: 20 Sep to 26 Sep 2016

Alternate dates

: 30 Sep to 06 Oct 2016


Event Organiser


FAI Member of the Hosting Country

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Almaty Cup - Category F1 - Free Flight

Event ID

: 10826    

Event classification

: Open International - World Cup Event

Type of event

: Other

Disciplines / Task Styles

:

F1A (Gliders)
F1B (Model Aircraft with Extensible Motors Wakefield)
F1C (Power Model Aircraft)
F1P (Power Model Aircraft)

Place

: Samara (Russia)

Date(s)

: 23 Sep to 26 Sep 2016

Website

:http://www.aviasamara.ru/


Event Organiser


FAI Member of the Hosting Country

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Almaty Cup - Category F1 - Free Flight

Event ID

: 10827    

Event classification

: Open International - Non World Cup Event

Type of event

: Other

Disciplines / Task Styles

:

F1H (Gliders)
F1Q (Electric Power Model Aircraft)

Place

: Samara (Russia)

Date(s)

: 23 Sep to 26 Sep 2016

Website

:http://www.aviasamara.ru/


Event Organiser


FAI Member of the Hosting Country

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Korkyt-Ata Cup - Category S - Space Models

Event ID

: 10828    

Event classification

: Open International - World Cup Event

Type of event

: Other

Disciplines / Task Styles

:

S4A (Boost Glider Duration Models 0 to 2.5 NS)
S6A (Streamer Duration Models - 0 to 2.5 NS)
S7 (Scale)
S8E/P (Rocket Glider Duration and Precision Landing Models)
S9A (Gyrocopter Duration Models - 0 to 2.5 NS)

Place

: Baikonur (Kazakhstan)

Date(s)

: 23 Sep to 26 Sep 2016

Alternate dates

: 27 Sep to 30 Sep 2016


Event Organiser


FAI Member of the Hosting Country

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Upcoming Events

30 September 2016 2016 Carpatian Cup - Golden Autumn - World Cup - Category F2 - Control Line Circular Flight Mizhhirya (Ukraine)
01 October 2016 2016 Jihocesky pohar - Category F1 - Free Flight Vsechov (Czech Rep.)
01 October 2016 2016 Macedonia Cup - Category F1 - Free Flight Prilep (Former Yugoslav Rep. of Macedonia)
01 October 2016 2016 Beograd Kup - Category S - Space Models Aradac - Zrenjanin (Serbia)
01 October 2016 2016 Kotuku Cup of New Zealand - Category F1 - Free Flight Lost Hills, California (USA)
01 October 2016 25th Open Internacional World Cup Ciudad de Valladolid - Category F2 - Control Line Circular Flight Valladolid (Spain)
01 October 2016 2016 FPV Bulgaria Cup - Plovdiv (Bulgaria)
01 October 2016 2016 FAI F3A Asian-Oceanic Championship for Aerobatic Model Aircraft Taichung (Chinese Taipei)
02 October 2016 2016 Niksic Cup - Category F1 - Free Flight Prilep (Former Yugoslav Rep. of Macedonia)
02 October 2016 2016 Sierra Cup - Category F1 - Free Flight Lost Hills, California (USA)
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CIAM Flyer (5-2016) - Flying the little machine, of course by hand

CIAM Flyer (5-2016) - Flying the little machine, of course by hand

Competing in F2B is difficult Imagine manually controlling a flying object travelling at 23 metres per second at 1.5 metres above ground, manoeuvring through a complex pattern as the “Square Eightâ€....

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The 2016 FAI World Championships  for Space Models in Lviv (UKR) were ....

The 2016 FAI World Championships for Space Models in Lviv (UKR) were ....

The 2016 FAI World Championships for Space Models in Lviv, Ukraine, concluded on Sunday with Jan Sebesta from the Czech Republic winning the scale (S7) model competition. Sebesta’s model of the Satu....

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Final results of the 2016 FAI S World Championship for Space Models

Final results of the 2016 FAI S World Championship for Space Models

Jan Sebesta from the Czech Republic (CZE) has won the scale (S7) model competition in the 2016  FAI S World Championship for Space Models. Sebesta’s model of the Saturn V not only impressed the....

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How to build a winning S3A rocket

How to build a winning S3A rocket

How to build a winning S3A rocket The S3A category tests rocket’s ability to stay in the air for as long as possible. With a fixed amount of power from the solid fuel engine, lightness is key to ge....

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Saturday results at the 2016 FAI S World Championships for Space Model....

Saturday results at the 2016 FAI S World Championships for Space Model....

It was close contest at the 2016 FAI S World Championship for Space Models as the under 18s went head to head in the scale altitude (S5B) rocket category. Michal Bobrowski from Poland flew the highest....

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