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One month to go until the 1st FAI International Drones Conference and Expo!

In one month the 1st FAI International Drones Conference and Expo will open its door at the EPFL (Ec...

9 July 2012: Akihiro Danjo flew his model aircraft for almost 20 minutes

Five years ago today, on 9 July 2012, Japanese pilot Akihiro Danjo flew his model aircraft with exte...

Registration opens for the 1st FAI International Drones Conference and Expo promoting Innovation, Safety and Sports

FAI has issued an invitation to attend the 1st FAI International Drones Conference in Lausanne, Swit...

Bidding opens for the 1st FAI World Drone Racing Championships

 FAI has issued a call for bids for the first FAI World Drone Racing Championships, to be held ...

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...

CIAM Flyer (04-2017) - FAI Space Modelling’s World Cup – the Histo....

CIAM Flyer (04-2017) - FAI Space Modelling’s World Cup – the Histo....

1991 saw FAI-CIAM decide to trial a Space Models’ World Cup during 1992. Threatened by ‘Real World’ changes, like the schisms of Yugoslavia and the Romanian revolution and more, Model Flying an....

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CIAM Flyer (03-2017) - FAI Space Modelling’s World Cup – the Histo....

CIAM Flyer (03-2017) - FAI Space Modelling’s World Cup – the Histo....

1980s…just so much was happening in the ‘Real World’. An Iron Curtain corroding and creaking, a Berlin Wall flawed and crumbling: focal changes definitely imminent. Model Flying in Eastern Europ....

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One month to go until the 1st FAI International Drones Conference and ....

One month to go until the 1st FAI International Drones Conference and ....

In one month the 1st FAI International Drones Conference and Expo will open its door at the EPFL (Ecole Polytechnique Fédérale de Lausanne).

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9 July 2012: Akihiro Danjo flew his model aircraft for almost 20 minut....

9 July 2012: Akihiro Danjo flew his model aircraft for almost 20 minut....

Five years ago today, on 9 July 2012, Japanese pilot Akihiro Danjo flew his model aircraft with extensible motor for 19 min 40 sec, thus breaking the World Record in Duration. His remarkable record st....

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Registration opens  for the 1st FAI International Drones Conference an....

Registration opens for the 1st FAI International Drones Conference an....

FAI has issued an invitation to attend the 1st FAI International Drones Conference in Lausanne, Switzerland, from 1 - 3 September 2017 about Innovation, Safety and Sports.

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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

South Moravia F3A Cup -

Event ID

: 16498    

Bid:

716

Event classification

: Open International - World Cup Event

Type of event

: Other

Disciplines / Task Styles

:

F3A (RC Aerobatic Aircraft)

Place

: Belov near Zlín (Czech Republic)

Date(s)

: 14 Jun to 16 Jun 2024

Website

:http://www.minfo.cz/f3a/index.php


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Euro Heli Series Austria -

Event ID

: 16436    

Bid:

246

Event classification

: Open International - World Cup Event

Type of event

: Other

Disciplines / Task Styles

:

F3C (RC Aerobatic Helicopters)

Place

: Globasnitz, Carinthia (Austria)

Date(s)

: 15 Jun to 16 Jun 2024

Website

:http://euroheliseries.net


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EAB Thumaide F5B/F Eurotour -

Event ID

: 16453    

Bid:

854

Event classification

: Open International - World Cup Event

Type of event

: Other

Disciplines / Task Styles

:

F5B (RC Electric Powered Motor Gliders)
F5F (RC 6 Cell Electric Powered Motor Gliders)

Place

: Thumaide (Belgium)

Date(s)

: 15 Jun to 16 Jun 2024

Website

:https://eab-thumaide.be


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FAI Member of the Hosting Country

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Fürstenfeld Pokal F5L -

Event ID

: 16581    

Bid:

246

Event classification

: Open International - Non World Cup Event

Type of event

: Other

Disciplines / Task Styles

:

F5L (RC Thermal Gliders RES with Electric Motor and AMRT)

Place

: Fürstenfeld (Austria)

Date(s)

: 15 Jun to 16 Jun 2024

Website

:http://logfnet.alfahosting.org/


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North Macedonia F5J World Cup -

Event ID

: 16588    

Bid:

1814

Event classification

: Open International - World Cup Event

Type of event

: Other

Disciplines / Task Styles

:

F5J (RC Electric Powered Thermal Duration Gliders)

Place

: Bitola (North Macedonia)

Date(s)

: 15 Jun to 16 Jun 2024

Alternate dates

: 22 Jun to 23 Jun 2024

Website

:https://www.f5j.mk/


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FAI Member of the Hosting Country

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F3G Cup Ivancice -

Event ID

: 16636    

Bid:

716

Event classification

: Open International - World Cup Event

Type of event

: Other

Disciplines / Task Styles

:

F3G (Motor Gliders)

Place

: Ivancice near Brno (Czech Republic)

Date(s)

: 15 Jun to 16 Jun 2024

Website

:


Event Organiser

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Nitra cup F3L -

Event ID

: 16652    

Bid:

300

Event classification

: Open International - Non World Cup Event

Type of event

: Other

Disciplines / Task Styles

:

F3L (Thermal Soaring Gliders - RES)

Place

: Nitra (Slovakia)

Date(s)

: 15 Jun to 16 Jun 2024

Website

:https://www.litteamcup.sk


Event Organiser


FAI Member of the Hosting Country

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Europacup -

Event ID

: 16660    

Bid:

698

Event classification

: Open International - World Cup Event

Type of event

: Other

Disciplines / Task Styles

:

F3D (RC Pylon Racing Aeroplanes)
F3R (RC Pylon Racing Limited Technology Aeroplanes)
F3T (RC Semi Scale Pylon Racing with Controlled Technology Airplanes)
F3E (RC Electric Power Pylon Racing Aeroplanes)

Place

: rothenburg (Görlitz) (Germany)

Date(s)

: 15 Jun to 16 Jun 2024

Website

:


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HARGHITA CUP F3K -

Event ID

: 16669    

Bid:

641

Event classification

: Open International - World Cup Event

Type of event

: Other

Disciplines / Task Styles

:

F3K (RC Hand Launch Gliders)

Place

: Cristuru Secuiesc (Romania)

Date(s)

: 15 Jun to 16 Jun 2024

Alternate dates

: 22 Jun to 23 Jun 2024

Website

:


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2ª World Cup 'ALPE ADRIA' -

Event ID

: 16677    

Bid:

277

Event classification

: Open International - World Cup Event

Type of event

: Other

Disciplines / Task Styles

:

F2A (CL Speed)
F2B (CL Aerobatics)
F2D (CL Combat)
F2G (CL Electric Speed)

Place

: MORTEGLIANO (UD) (Italy)

Date(s)

: 15 Jun to 16 Jun 2024

Website

:


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Upcoming Events

21 June 2024 2024 XII Open Internacional Cerceda - F3A World Cup - Postponed! New dates will be announced - Cerceda, A Coruña (Spain)
21 June 2024 2024 Open Internacional Cantabria F3F World Cup - Punta Ballota, Suances (Spain)
22 June 2024 2024 SWISS JURA CUP 2024 - Schwalbennest bei Büsserach (Switzerland)
22 June 2024 2024 F3A World Cup Critérium du Rhône - Reyrieux (France)
22 June 2024 2024 F5J Toldijk - Toldijk (Netherlands)
22 June 2024 2024 27th Korona Cup - Kiskunfelegyhaza (Hungary)
22 June 2024 2024 Ricardo Lima FAI F5J- Porto Cup - Trofa (Portugal)
22 June 2024 2024 F3A World Cup Competition - Buckminster (United Kingdom)
22 June 2024 2024 22. F3K Fizir Cup - Ludbreg (Croatia)
22 June 2024 2024 Trofeo F9U World Cup Italia - Sumirago (VA) (Italy)
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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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