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Posted by Jurgen Heilig | Aug 25, 2011 @ 04:23 AM | 49,640 Views
One of the most viewed model aircraft videos. Now in better quality:

C-17 Globemaster 1:9 Scale - Reloaded (2 min 44 sec)

Posted by Jurgen Heilig | Aug 09, 2011 @ 04:22 AM | 46,656 Views
Let's start with some video impressions from last weekend. I will add further videos on my Youtube channel whenever I find some spare time.

Euroflugtag Rheidt 2011 - Legendary Fighters (3 min 27 sec)

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Posted by Jurgen Heilig | Aug 05, 2011 @ 04:22 AM | 43,569 Views
Top pilots from all over Europe will meet at the Euroflugtag 2011 in Rheidt (between Cologne and Bonn) this weekend:


Plenty of action even before the official start of the event:


Euroflugtag Rheidt 2011 - Opening Party (4 min 0 sec)


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Posted by Jurgen Heilig | Jul 23, 2011 @ 07:20 AM | 42,971 Views
Always a great day for fans of jet turbine powered model aircraft. While the pictures give you some general impressions, the video will give you a climpse of the action. Enjoy!


Jet-Meeting MSV Oberhausen 2011 - L-29 in Action (2 min 51 sec)

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Posted by Jurgen Heilig | Jul 09, 2011 @ 06:20 AM | 42,895 Views
This was the title of a unique Model-flying-Arts-Event at Bad Bentheim (near the German-Dutch border). Pictures and videos taken during this event will be used for galleries and/or museums worldwide.

Here are some impressions:

Modellflug-Kunst-Performance (Birds and Clouds ...) (6 min 15 sec)

Posted by Jurgen Heilig | Jun 23, 2011 @ 04:53 PM | 44,050 Views
For the 5.th time model pilots from all over Germany got together for the annual weekend of water airplane action from 17.- 19. June 2011. The event was organised by Martin Amend from Holidaypark Teichmann and his team. Despite lots of wind and rain, more than 50 pilots registered and were battling with the rough conditions.


Wasserflugtreffen Edersee 2011 (10 min 27 sec)

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Posted by Jurgen Heilig | Apr 18, 2011 @ 11:31 AM | 47,956 Views
With approx. 85.000 visitors, the INTERMODELLBAU in Dortmund is still the biggest model fair in Europe. Again there were two days of Outdoor Flying in the nearby soccer stadium:

InterModellBau 2011 - Outdoor Action (7 min 0 sec)

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Posted by Jurgen Heilig | Mar 28, 2011 @ 03:50 AM | 43,902 Views
The first Model Fair of the 2011 season, where the public gets to see the new models. "Faszination Modellbau" has moved from Sinsheim to Karlsruhe in 2010.

Video appetizers:

Modellbaumesse Karlsruhe 2011 - Air-C-Race Action (4 min 51 sec)

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Posted by Jurgen Heilig | Mar 14, 2011 @ 09:05 AM | 42,994 Views
After the huge success of Wall-Halla in 2007 and 2009, the latest event from 12.- 13. March 2011 was even better.

What is Wall-Halla? A unique Indoor Flying Event with European Top Pilots, organized by Martin Müller, Stephanie Schwan and Markus Zolitsch, supported by the local model flying club FMBG Schifferstadt-Assenheim and the DMFV (German Model Flying Association).

Wall-Halla presents the complete bandwith of Indoor Model Flying, spiced with Live Music, Show-Acts, Dance Groups, Laser- and Light-Shows, Professional Commenting etc.

Model Flying is presented as an exciting, entertaining and thrilling hobby and as the top pilots are already there, challenging competitions are scheduled around the main event.

Video Appetizers:

Wall-Halla 2011 Afternoon Show - Part 1 (4 min 52 sec)

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Posted by Jurgen Heilig | Feb 24, 2011 @ 03:29 PM | 43,657 Views
Impressions from the second International Indoor Tournament Of Paris (IITOP). In FAI F3P-A alone there were 28 pilots from 6 different countries, in F3P-AM there were 24 competitors.

Videos from all competitors can be found here:



Even more videos on YouTube.

Indoor Aerobatics - Freestyle Extreme (2 min 34 sec)


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Posted by Jurgen Heilig | Nov 23, 2010 @ 03:17 PM | 49,672 Views
Unfortunately this event was moved from the famous round sports hall into an ordinary gym, but it still was a nice Indoor Meeting for the participating pilots.

For impressions, please scroll to the pictures below.

I am not happy how the Moviemaker in Win7 deals with HD video, but you get at least an idea what it was like:

Indoor Meeting MFV Bochum 2010 (5 min 35 sec)
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Posted by Jurgen Heilig | Nov 08, 2010 @ 11:09 AM | 48,759 Views
Please find attached the complete results of the German Indoor Aerobatics Championship 2010. 32 pilots were competing for the titles. As it is an Open Championship, we also had top pilots from Austria, the Czech Republik, the Netherlands, Slovenia and Switzerland competing. For the second time, the top ten pilots in the Expert class were challenged to fly an additional unknown schedule and this kept the competition really exciting until the last flight.

For the best pictures of the event:


Top-Ten Videos "Freestyle to Music" - more videos in the F3P Subforum (German Indoor Aerobatics Championship 2010):

DM Indoor Kunstflug 2010 F3P-AM Gernot Bruckmann (2 min 11 sec)

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Posted by Jurgen Heilig | Oct 10, 2010 @ 10:04 AM | 48,401 Views
Once a year Vera & Hans-Georg from the AeroClub Rheidt invite model pilots to their home. As the road they live in is called "Im Paradies" (In Paradise), a name for the event was quickly found. Slope and Electric Flight is possible right outside the house and everybody gets spoiled with food specialities from all over the world. This year we had Austrian & Spanish food.


Paradiesfliegen 2010 - Windenstart Oldtimer (1 min 19 sec)

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Posted by Jurgen Heilig | Oct 05, 2010 @ 11:54 AM | 42,834 Views
With 98.600 visitors the modell-hobby-spiel in Leipzig is one of the most popular fairs in Germany. The facilities are excellent and we had the Indoor Night Flying Show twice a day again. A big "Thank You" to the team pilots!

A mix from various performances:

modell-hobby-spiel 2010 DMFV Indoor Show (6 min 14 sec)

Just having fun:

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Posted by Jurgen Heilig | May 31, 2010 @ 01:33 PM | 44,783 Views
For the 4.th time model pilots from all over Germany got together for a great weekend of water airplane action from 28.- 30. May 2010. The event was organised by Martin Amend from Holidaypark Teichmann and his team and supported by the DMFV (German Model Flying Association). Over 60 pilots came and the conditions on Saturday were just excellent.

Video Impressions:





Modified MPX EasyCub:


Huge Depron Semi-Scale model:


Modified Hype Cessna Corvalis:


Experimental Gyrocopter "Rhöndorf"



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Posted by Jurgen Heilig | Apr 24, 2010 @ 08:58 AM | 44,910 Views
With approx. 89.000 visitors, the INTERMODELLBAU in Dortmund is still the biggest model fair in Europe. This year there was even two days of Outdoor Flying in the nearby stadium - covered by videos.

Here are some impressions and some videos from 2010:

1. MPX FunCub:


2. MPX FunJet ULTRA:


3. MPX FunCopter:


4. MPX Merlin:


5. Robbe Mäxi:


6. Robbe B-25 Mitchell:


7. Robbe Arcus Sport:


Indoor Action:

8. Indoor Action - Edge 540:


9. MPX FunCopter:


Special Feature - Interview:

Interview with Martin Muller and Stephanie Schwan. (8 min 41 sec)


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Posted by Jurgen Heilig | Mar 29, 2010 @ 02:51 PM | 42,849 Views
The first Model Fair of the 2010 season, where the public gets to see the new models. "Faszination Modellbau" has moved from Sinsheim to Karlsruhe.


Dassault Rafale EDF with thrust vector control:


Christen Eagle XXL:


Fieseler Storch in Action:


Boeing B-29 in Action:




"Animal Action":


Helicopter 3D Action:


Outdoor Action:

Multiplex FunCub:


FunJet ULTRA Action:


Parkmaster 3D with Tuning-Drive:


and some pictures from the Indoor Show area:
Posted by Jurgen Heilig | Mar 08, 2010 @ 04:58 AM | 45,112 Views
Hi Guys,

as in 2009, there will be two major German Indoor Aerobatics Championships again this year.

The first event took place from 06.- 07.03.2010 in Schlierbach and despite rather wintery conditions, 14 pilots F3P-A and 13 pilots in F3P-B showed up.

Old and new winner in F3P-A class is Christoph Lausberg, against strong competition like Gernot Bruckmann, Markus Zolitsch and Donatas Pauzuolis. Two of the top three pilots are members of the DMFV Indoor Team!

Videos "Top Four" F3P-AP(reliminary):

1. Christoph Lausberg


2. Gernot Bruckmann


3. Markus Zolitsch


4. Donatas Pauzuolis


Videos "Top Four" F3P-B:

1. Max Als


2. Florian Seybold


3. William Kiehl


4. Jan Hagmann


In F3P-AM, Donatas came first, followed by Gernot Bruckmann and Markus Zolitsch.

Videos "Top Four" F3P-AM (AeroMusicals):

1. Donatas Pauzuolis


2. Gernot Bruckmann


3. Markus Zolitsch


4. Christoph Lausberg


More Videos to follow. Watch this space.

First impressions: