Well, the weather looks great for this week. Contestants are on their way to the Nats, hoping for a little practice before it starts. The grass on Site 4 where we will be flying is in good shape, but it could be hard from the lack of rain. I’m in hopes that the grounds crew will take care of that with the watering system.
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.