Tore Paulsen Memorial Pattern Contest
We had an informal gathering of pilots to fly, have fun and informally compete in a vintage pattern meet at Jarlsberg airport. The name honors the Norwegian pattern icon Tore Paulsen. I came 5th with my Curare. Enjoy the pictures here.
F3A Vintage Rosentalpokal 2014
Photo by Karlheinz Gatschnig, www.kgh.at The vintage F3A meet Rosentalpokal is flown using models from around 1975, in Carinthia, Austria. Karlheinz Gatschnig was there and took some wonderful photos. The event was also covered by FMT magazine and in Prop.at issue 3/2014 (PDF) Notice the big Dalotel pictured. It is a prototype of an ARF […]
Pictures from Gränscupen 2014
Ola Fremming won with his stunning O.S 61 powered Arrow, Johan Brorsson 2nd with Schweighofer Curare, and I won third place with my ditto Curare. Glow powered models not only got a point-advantage (Electrics were downgraded 10 %), but the piped glow-powered models really did cope better in wind, with less braking and more speed. […]
Curare wins F3A retro contest
The Curare Trio: Me on the left with my Schweighofer Curare ARF (glow), Ingmar Svensson (middle, third place) with his scratchbuilt Curare, and Ola Maltesson on the right (5th place) with his new Schweighofer electric Curare. The Swedish/Norwegian border cup is back, and our Swedish neighbours hosted a three day F3A event at Lilla Anrås […]
2011 F3A World Championships
The 2011 championships are over, and Christophe once again came out on top, with Onda as close as possible behind him (the semi-final scores settled it, as they won two final rounds each) and Andrew Jesky in third place. Ola Fremming, our top man became 21th, and Alex Heindel in 31th place. Also on the […]
2011 Nordic Championships
The 2011 NC is underway in Finland. Norwegian F3A team member Henning Jorkjend has sent som photos from the first day of flying. Pictures are here, and the results are online.
Vingtor Cup 2010
24 pilots came to do battle in the second Norwegian cup contest of the 2010 season. With the unexpected high turnout we could only manage three rounds for all three classes (F3A, Nordic 09 and Sport 07) but we had a great contest with sunny warm weather and a great social event on saturday. Particularly […]
Retro video: Jarlsberg Cup 2005
Here’s a short sequence showing some of the planes of the day. In 2005 I still flew the Calypso in the Nordic schedule. In the video you can see an Impulse, Temptation, Synergy 50 and many more.
Retro video: Giles 202 (2005)
Here’s Kjell Tore Pettersen flying his trusty old Giles 202 during the 2005 Jarlsberg cup contenst. (Sorry I did not film the entire sequence). The plane is most likely built from Gator R/C plans which were popular in the early 00’s. The Giles is pretty big and is equipped with retracts and an O.S. 1.40 […]