Thursday, June 30, started out beautiful for the third day of the 2022 RC Scale Aerobatics Nats. The wind picked up slightly out of the south southwest. The first airplane took off at 8:30 a.m., and the day progressed quickly.
For nearly 100 years, pilots from all over the country have competed at the National Aeromodeling Championships. In this episode, Michael Smith, Director of the National Model Aviation Museum, sits down to talk about the storied history of the Nats and the role it has played in the aeromodeling hobby.