Tag - indoor aerobatics

SOIM 2017 F3P, FAI World cup contest

Only 2 weeks until World Championship I have visited another great competition: Swiss Open Indoor Masters 2017 (SOIM 2017). Huge hall, great competitors and excellent organization. It was real pleasure to be here. For Your attention this short story in pictures and some video highlights of my flights.

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Strasbourg FAI F3P event

Each second year FAI (Federation Aeronautique Internationale) organizes World Championship for indoor aerobatics. First two championships were held in Germany, Coburg (2013) and Poland, Pruszkow (2015). As an unofficial ‘rule’ year before World Championship hosts organize a test event. It always attracts best European pilots, and this event can be called ‘Unofficial European Championship’. Next WC will be held in Strasbourg, France. So FAI and Aéro-Club de Brumath organized test event at February 20th and 21st, 2016. It became main F3P event this indoor flying season and attracted 48 pilots from thirteen countries from all over the Europe. This pictures and videos will give [...]

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Outstanding 2015/2016 season by Derk van der Vecht

Congratulations for Derk van der Vecht with outstanding 2015/2016 season: AM German Championships (DMFV) 2015 2nd place AM Electric Indoor Masters (GB) 2016 Winner AM Combined Belgium/Dutch Championships 2016 Winner F3P Combined Belgium/Dutch Championships 2016 Winner F3P Electric Indoor Masters (GB) 2016 Winner

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World Air Games 2015 in Dubai

World Air Games is FAI’s (Fédération Aéronautique Internationale) flagship event – more attractive and important than any other aviation event including world championship. To this date 4 successful WAG events were organized. Very first time WAG was held in Turkey in 1997, followed by Spain in 2001, then Italy in 2009 and UAE in 2015. This event combine all air sports and gather best of the best from aerobatics, aeromodeling, aerostats, amateur built and experimental aircraft’s, general aviation, gliding, microlights, parachuting, paragliding, rotorcraft, and paramotor worlds. The most attractive/dynamic categories are selected from each discipline. They must be entertaining for spectators and at same [...]

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Donatas Design/AL Victory 1S

For years in F3P class people use 2 S lypo battery to power motor and servos. In last few years even smallest capacity 2S batteries become to heavy. We did allot of research and testing to find servos/receiver and controller that can work well with 1 S lypo battery. For motor unit option was clear, update had to be made for existing and proven Alexey Lantsov coaxial unit. After some hard work in workshop and testing in hall new AL 10-70 was born. This 10 g (including propellers) coaxial system can work efficiently with 1S lypo battery and provide good performance for light plane

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2013 World F3P championship, GERMANY

Finally it is official, very first FAI F3P championship is here! I am writing this short article from Coburg, Germany. Each day I will try to upload set of pictures we made, here are the first ones, enjoy. Today (2013.02.02) was very first day and most of teams were here already. Competitions staff made very well organised practice, we looking forward for two more days of practice and then competition will start. Total 49 pilots will participate in this competition.

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2012 IITOP, FRANCE

IITOP (International Indoor Tournament of Paris) became very known F3P competition in Europe. For the first time it was organized in 2010 . Since then every year it grows bigger and becomes better. After competitions in 2010 and 2011, the contest is now recognized internationally and it is a major event in the indoor acrobatic world. IITOP regroups the best F3P pilots in Europe. This competition is official FAI (Fédération Aéronautique Internationale) competition and contest was organized by the French club “Les Clayes du Ciel”. The contest was held in the town of “Les Clayes sous Bois“, about 40 km from Paris and 12 km [...]

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