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Posted by Jurgen Heilig | Mar 26, 2007 @ 03:34 AM | 32,850 Views
Please find attached the complete results of the German Indoor Aerobatics Championship 2007. As it is an Open Championship, we also had the best pilots from the Czech Republik, the Netherlands, Belgium, Austria and even Finland competing. It was hard to beat the quality of flying from last year, but I think these guys did it again. Due to the increasing popularity of this sport, a team of a major TV station was there for three days!

Posted by Jurgen Heilig | Mar 18, 2007 @ 03:01 PM | 34,693 Views
The first Model Fair of the 2007 season, where the public gets to see the new models. The wheather was cold and windy and I might get a cold for going there.

First, some model pictures from the Indoor area:...Continue Reading
Posted by Jurgen Heilig | Mar 04, 2007 @ 04:22 AM | 30,348 Views
Let's face it. Most of you guys rather look at some interesting models than pilots on podiums. ...Continue Reading
Posted by Jurgen Heilig | Feb 26, 2007 @ 06:24 AM | 31,400 Views
Please find attached the results of the second qualification competition for the German Indoor Aerobatics Championship 2007. Pilots marked in red did not qualify....Continue Reading
Posted by Jurgen Heilig | Feb 21, 2007 @ 02:01 PM | 27,856 Views
Building strange looking model aircraft while at university in Munich - 25 years ago! (And I leave you hanging for the Summer of 1982 pictures ).
Posted by Jurgen Heilig | Feb 17, 2007 @ 01:27 PM | 27,282 Views
When I was young ...

practising for a FunFly competition with a Kato Champion 40 (with OS Max 40 FSR) at my local flying field. Streamers go back a long time

Posted by Jurgen Heilig | Feb 12, 2007 @ 11:54 AM | 28,515 Views
Please find attached the results of the first qualification competition for the German Indoor Aerobatics Championship 2007. I also added pictures of the pilots with their models. As I missed two pilots, #17 Daniel Zebedies and #24 Martin Müller, I added two Bonus pictures. ...Continue Reading
Posted by Jurgen Heilig | Jan 20, 2007 @ 09:28 AM | 27,002 Views
I have just attended a 2 day forum about Unmanned Vehicles this week. As our hobby is also about unmanned vehicles, I thought I provide you with some pictures:...Continue Reading
Posted by Jurgen Heilig | Jan 11, 2007 @ 01:40 PM | 26,385 Views
What the RC community likes, is not necessarily interesting to what the general public finds interesting. A couple of months ago, I submitted some of my RC model videos at www.metacafe.com.

It is interesting to see, how various videos are rated and some of the comments are quite funny. Some videos have not been shown in my gallery or blog.

Have a look at the same video and compare ratings and comments :



Posted by Jurgen Heilig | Jan 06, 2007 @ 10:13 AM | 27,960 Views
Although pretty tough, my Gemini suffered quite a bit of damage today during a freak accident. Can you guess what happened - judging by the pictures?
Posted by Jurgen Heilig | Dec 31, 2006 @ 09:23 AM | 27,476 Views
Last blog entry for 2006.

You have seen pictures and videos from previous Air Shows in my blog. Next year we will already see the 6th. International Euro Model Air Show in Rheidt (near Bonn/Germany) from 03.-05. August 2007, and this event seems to get bigger and better every year. For the first time, we should also see some pilots from the LMA (Large Model Association) on our airfield. Here are some "appetizers":
Posted by Jurgen Heilig | Dec 17, 2006 @ 06:02 AM | 28,915 Views
Time to get into the Christmas spirit ...
fooling around with RC model airplanes:




Posted by Jurgen Heilig | Nov 13, 2006 @ 11:49 AM | 35,809 Views
Flying Indoors started early in Carvin/France. They celebrated their 10th anniversary with the first F3P competition officially scheduled in the FAI calendar. Top pilots from Belgium, Czech Republic, Germany and Netherlands competed against some of the best French Indoor pilots.

I have been visiting the event at Carvin for the last five years (2002-2006) and the German team always enjoyed the trip.

Here are some pictures of models used in the competition:...Continue Reading
Posted by Jurgen Heilig | Oct 07, 2006 @ 02:48 PM | 34,348 Views
With over 100.000 visitors, the modell-hobby-spiel in Leipzig is one of the most popular model fairs in Germany. The facilities are excellent, as you can see from the pictures. It was here, where I started to get a taste for Indoor flying in 2000, and after 3 years as pilot only, I am organising the Slowflyer Show since 2003.

Here are some impressions from this years event.













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