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CIAM Flyer (02-2017) - Small-Scale Lindbergh 2003, Maynard Hill’s transatlantic flight

In 2002, after a gruelling 4-year marathon of hard work, retired Johns Hopkins University metallur...

Hat-trick: World's best indoor radio-controlled aerobatic pilot wins FAI World Championships for a record third time

Gernot Bruckmann (left), a professional radio-controlled aeromodel pilot from Austria, won gold at t...

Women with wings: Meet Drone Pilot GaYeon Mo

Meet 17-year-old Korean drone pilot GaYeon Mo, whose years of Taekwondo and Wushu training showed he...

CIAM Flyer (1-2017): Formula 1 was Yesterday Today is all about Drone Racing

This is fast developing into the latest craze. Flying small radiocontrolled multicopters via video g...

Taking flight! It’s lift off for the FAI Drone Racing World Cup 2017

Stand by drone racing fans: the FAI Drone Racing World Cup 2017 is coming - and it looks set to be b...

Taking flight! It’s lift off for the FAI Drone Racing World Cup 2017

  Stand by drone racing fans: the FAI Drone Racing World Cup 2017 is coming - and it looks set...

Technical Notice – Revised Volumes effective 1st June 2017

Technical Notice – Revised Volumes effective 1st June 2017

Please be advised that Revised Versions of the 2017 edition of the following Sporting Code Volumes have been published:

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Technical Notices - Rules Effective 1st June 2017

Technical Notices - Rules Effective 1st June 2017

The 2017 CIAM Plenary Meeting approved the early implementation of rules contained in the following Sporting Code Volumes:

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CIAM Flyer (02-2017) - Small-Scale Lindbergh 2003, Maynard Hill’s tr....

CIAM Flyer (02-2017) - Small-Scale Lindbergh 2003, Maynard Hill’s tr....

In 2002, after a gruelling 4-year marathon of hard work, retired Johns Hopkins University metallurgist Maynard Luther Hill began the attempts at crossing the Atlantic with his model aeroplane. On 9t....

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1st FAI Drone Events Organiser Meeting held in Lausanne

1st FAI Drone Events Organiser Meeting held in Lausanne

The 1st FAI Drone Events Organiser Meeting was held on 29 and 30 April 2017 at the Maison du Sport International in Lausanne, Switzerland.

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Revised Version of the SC Volume F2 - Control Line

Revised Version of the SC Volume F2 - Control Line

Please be advised that a Revised Version of the 2017 edition of the Sporting Code Volume F2 Control Line has been published.

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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

Trofeo VST F5B-F5F -

Event ID

: 11817    

Bid:

277

Event classification

: Open International - World Cup Event

Type of event

: Other

Disciplines / Task Styles

:

F5B (Motor Gliders)
F5F (4 Cell Motor Gliders)

Place

: Rivalta Torinese (Italy)

Date(s)

: 06 May to 07 Jun 2017

Alternate dates

: 13 May to 14 May 2017

Website

:http://www.asdvoli.it


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FAI Member of the Hosting Country

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Belarus Cup -

Event ID

: 11674    

Bid:

247

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

: Yaropolets (Russia)

Date(s)

: 29 May to 31 May 2017

Alternate dates

: 26 May to 28 May 2017


Event Organiser


FAI Member of the Hosting Country

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Upcoming Events

02 June 2017 40th Grand Prix CR - Olomouc (Czech Rep.)
02 June 2017 2017 Istanbul Free Flight Cup - Vize - Kirklareli (Turkey)
03 June 2017 2017 Jutland Heath Cup - Viborg (Denmark)
03 June 2017 21st Backa Cup - Sombor (Serbia)
03 June 2017 2017 Danish World Cup - Herning (Denmark)
03 June 2017 2017 Kraków Cup - Krakow (Poland)
03 June 2017 7th open International Control Line Portugal - Macussa (Portugal)
03 June 2017 2017 F3A Leiria World Cup - Leiria (Portugal)
03 June 2017 2017 Michael Bene Cup - Graz (Austria)
03 June 2017 27th Pannonia Cup F5B/F Oberpullendorf - Oberpullendorf (Austria)
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Common FAI strategy for Drones

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At the recent FAI meetings of the FAI Executive Board, Commission Presidents and representatives from NACs, at Heraklion Crete, a proposal from CIAM, the FAI Aeromodelling Commission, was presented and discussed. This proposal was to establish and implement a common FAI strategy for the drones.

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Bid applications

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Call for bid applications for aeromodelling competitions. 

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Classes

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Full list of Model Aircraft competition classes, with brief information, for all the categories. Full information and the competition rules may be seen in the appropriate volume of the FAI Sporting Code.

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