The wind became more than just an annoyance on Thursday. As gusts grew stronger, keeping control of the aircraft became more difficult. Some pilots lost that battle. Find out more in today’s issue of NatsNews!
The first day of the 2017 RC Scale Aerobatics Nats got off to a blustery start. The wind wreaked havoc, both in the air and on the ground. Find out how the pilots fared in less-than-ideal conditions.
Pilots have their flying orders and Unknowns, and now the hard part begins! Today is the first day of competition for the 2017 RC Scale Aerobatics Nats! Read all about it in today's issue of NatsNews!
That's a wrap! Veteran and novice builders battled strong wind, but took home some of the top awards on the last day of close competition at the 2017 RC Scale Nats. Read more in today’s edition of NatsNews!
As the field dried, the flying took off! Magnificent Scale aircraft competed in the flying portion of the 2017 RC Scale Nats on Saturday. Static awards were also handed out at an evening banquet. Read more in today’s edition of NatsNews!
The first day of the 2017 RC Scale Nats got off to a soggy start, but some impressive aircraft showed up for the competition. Builders who spent hundreds of hours creating meticulous details were put to the test during static judging Read more in today’s edition of NatsNews!
It's cold, wet, and rainy, but it's also opening day of the 2017 AMA Nats! We kick off our event with RC Scale. Check out today's NatsNews for an overview of last year's event.
RC Scale June 23-25(Radio Control only)
RC Scale Aerobatic June 28 – July 1
Control Line Scale July 14-16 – (Control Line only)
RC Pylon Racing: July 14-21
CL (Navy Carrier, Precision Aerobatics, Racing, Combat, Speed): July 16-22
RC Combat: July 17-20
RC Soaring: July 22 - 30
FF Outdoor: July 24-28
RC Aerobatics (Pattern) July 25-29 Blythville,AR
RC Helicopter: July 31 – August 3
Indoor Free Flight July 18-22 Rantoul, IL
Celebrating 90 years of competition Event coverage As seen in the November 2016 issue of Model Aviation. The 2016 Nats celebrated 90 years of competition, and ran from June 24 through August 4. The Outdoor Nats events were held at the International Aeromodeling Center (IAC) at AMA Headquarters in Muncie, Indiana. The Indoor Nats took place at the Rantoul National Aviation Center in Rantoul, Illinois.