Indoor Free Flight Society
05/24/2022 to 05/28/2022

Event at the Round Valley Aerodome in Eager, Arizona.

Nats News

June 3, 2019: Indoor Free Flight

By Rob Romash (
Lead photo: The P-18 Mass Launch.
Sunday is the last day of the meet. The morning events were both well attended and hard fought. One event is P-18. With more than 15 people flying Open, and at least six in Junior, the air was filled with colorful models. Most of the junior P-18s were built on site during several educational build sessions John McGrath oversaw.

June 1, 2019: Indoor Free Flight

By Rob Romash (
Lead photo: F1D and F1L sharing airspace. Both of these models are not just used in AMA events, but also international FAI events. F1D is considered the “Formula One” of Indoor, and those who take up the insane challenge are truly focused. The only real reason to fly F1D is to get on the US team and win the world championships.

May 30, 2019: Indoor Free Flight

By Rob Romash (
Lead photo: The flightline with 42 entries. This is the most populated Indoor Nats in the last few years.
Contestants descended on the dome Wednesday from all points, as can be seen by the variety of license plates in the parking lot. The Day 1 tradition of starting out with glider events holds true here in Arizona. All through the building, you could hear the “buzz” of high-speed gliders ballistically shooting at the ceiling and the occasional crunch as something went terribly wrong.

May 29, 2019: Indoor Free Flight

By Rob Romash (
Once you are either off the airplane in Albuquerque or exit Interstate 25, there are only two ways to drive get to Springerville, Arizona—home of the Springerdome, affectionately called “The Enormodome,” and the site of this year’s Indoor Nats. Either route takes you more than 100 miles into the desert, heading west.