|This is a visual catalog of the broad variety of model types flown by free flight modelers. Most of the pictures are linked to larger ones.This is a current work in progress. Please be patient as we compile the information.|
AMA Power Classes
Class 1/2A: .000-.050 Cubic Inch Engine
Dan Berry with his 1/2A Spacer at the 2009 Nats.
|Class A: .051-.200 Cubic Inch Engine|
|Class B: .201-.300 Cubic Inch Engine|
Class C: .301-.400 Cubic Inch Engine
Dan Berry with his 725 sq. in. Marval, with a Nelson .36 for power, at the 2009 Nats.
|Class D: .401-.670 Cubic Inch|
|Rubber Powered Models|
|Class A Six (6) nickel-cadium or nickel-metal-hydride cells or less.|
Any number of cells of any rechargeable battery technology.
Jim Jenning’s Mustang.
|USA F1K CO2|
|Hand Launch Glider|
|Catapult Launch Glider|
Bill Vanderbeek and one of his Peanut scale models
Don Deloach launches his Cessna CR-2 racer
|Payload and Cargo|
|Payload—Projected wingspan shall not exceed 36 inches.|
|Cargo— Projected wingspan shall not exceed 48 inches.|
FAI International Classes
F1A (Nordic, A-2 Glider)
Sergei Makarov with his F1A model
Rober Morrell launches his F1B (also known as Wakefield) model at the 2008 Sierra Cup.
F1C (0.15 Engine)
LynnPulley and Guy Menanno with their F1Cmodels.
F1E (Slope Soaring Glider)
F1E models are launched into the wind and steered with a magnetic steering vane on the nose of the model.
F1G (Coupe d’Hiver)
Charlie Jones and his son, Kyle, launch his F1G (also known as Coupe) model at the 2004 Nats.
F1H (A1 Glider)
Dan Berry with his Lil Dip, A1 Glider, at the 2007 Nats.
F1J (1/2A Power)
Norm Poti with his F1J model at Lost Hills
Dave Rounsaville with his F1P model.
|F1Q (Electric Power)|