FAI F3A sequences evolve and especially final sequence requires plane that would have excellent knife edge flight capabilities (for such maneuvers as KE loop, square loop corners and so on). Looking at this trend, looks like biplanes are the right choice. I was interested to make some serious test flights/investigation before selecting new plane for next outdoor season. So I talk with my fiend Vadim from and we decided, that best option for this would be to make few days visit to Ukraine. In middle of September I flew to Kiev to make serious test flights with brand new full composite F3A biplane called [...]
Every July Lithuania aeromodelling federation invite RC aerobatic enthusiasts to Lithuania open championship in classic pattern and artistic aerobatic. This year competition was held in Klaipėda, city located next to Baltic sea. Location and time were selected close to famous week long „Sea fest“ in Klaipėda. It was great to see competitors from five countries (Estonia, Ukraine, Belarus, Russia and naturally Lithuania).
This is not typical boring trainer type / towing airplane. Full scale Decathlon can perform basic aerobatic maneuver and hold up to + 6g/-5 g . This mean with right RC equipment this model sure will perform more advanced maneuvers and give many pleasant moments in flying field. I am sure with powerful engine this model will be great for almost any size glider towing and some unusual air show flights.
Few years ago the only choice of building material was depron with some very rare exceptions (for example, Alexey Lantsov who seems never used foam for his models). According to today’s tendencies, F3P schedules get more are more complex, competitions get tougher. Model’s lightness and precision become key issues. And it doesn’t matter which class of indoor rc planes will You focus on – F3P pattern, aeromusicals or even fun flying – modellers give priority to the carbon fiber rods covered with mylar film for their models over the depron for some time already. The result of such choice is obvious – very light, [...]