Originally Posted by ThermalSeeker
What are you allowed to have for a max gross weight in scaled contests ?
That's a big factor in the design of AMA or FAI XC ships.
The regulations for the planes are spelled-out in Section 2 of this document:
These ships are aero-towed or self-launched (electric motor) so you don't have the winch launching, weight limiting issues that the FAI/F3H ships are constrained by.