The first day of flying competition at the 2018 RC Scale Nats is in the books! Four flightlines were set up for the pilots and their aircraft on Saturday. The Piper Cub and other well-known aircraft were popular to model for this year's Nats.
The first day of the 2018 Outdoor Nats began with static judging in RC Scale. Judges reviewed drawings, photographs, and meticulous details of various full-scale aircraft and compared them with the scaled-down replicas built by contestants.
The 2018 Indoor Free Flight Nats concluded over the weekend. The weather was inconsistent presenting many challenges for our competitors. Check out this issue of NatsNews for a recap.
The 2018 AMA National Aeromodeling Championships (Nats) starts today with Indoor Free Flight at the Rantoul Airport and Aviation Event Center in Illinois. Find out what to expect from this year's competition now!
The final top three in all but one class of the 2017 RC Helicopter Nats received their plaques on Wednesday. A longtime Nats CD was also honored.
The battle for the top three in each category of the 2017 RC Helicopter Nats wages on. In AMA Classes 1 and 2, less than 40 points separate first and second places.
Day one of the 2017 RC Helicopter Nats is in the books, and the first leaders are emerging. A total of 78 competition flights were completed Monday and there are more to come today.
Today is the first day of flying for the 2017 RC Helicopter Nats. The static judging of the Scale helis took place this morning, with flying beginning this afternoon. The RC Helicopter Nats continue through Thursday.
Although the skies were clear, thermal conditions made finishing the ALES Soaring competition difficult. In addition to a closing report for Soaring, learn how Masters and FAI competitors finished in RC Pattern.