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NatsNews July 10, 2018

For the first time in a handful of years, participation in the Control Line (CL) Navy Carrier Nats is up! Monday was registration day for the 2018 contest and the competition begins today. The CL Precision Aerobatics Nats held its appearance points judging on Monday.

NatsNews July 9, 2018

Calm wind and sunshine were the perfect recipe for a competitive day of flying at the 2018 Nats. Control Line (CL) Scale wrapped up its competition on Sunday with an awards ceremony. CL Combat and RC Pylon events continued as pilots battled it out for the top spots.

NatsNews July 8, 2018

The temperature was comfortable on Saturday, but the wind wreaked havoc at the CL Scale and RC Pylon Nats. At the CL circle, most competitors elected to not fly a second round because of the wind. At the RC Pylon flightline, the wind made takeoffs and corners challenging.

NatsNews June 28, 2018

A low ceiling and some intermittent rain caused delays on Wednesday for the 2018 RC Scale Aerobatics Nats, known this year as the John Schroder Scale Aerobatics Championships 2018. After the delays, the competition picked back up and five rounds of flying were completed.

NatsNews June 27, 2018

The first day of the 2018 RC Scale Aerobatics Nats began with a pilots' meeting, followed by a tribute to the late John Schroder. Two Known rounds and part of an Unknown round were completed, but then the sky darkened and the radar filled with thunderstorms. The contest was called for the day.