An introduction to RC Helicopters and helicopter competitions

with Dave Fisher. 23rd March @7.30pm

This talk is hosted by Dave Fisher – Dave has been flying rc helicopters for many years, has twice been the National F3C Champion and is a member of the GBR F3N team, who are current European Champions. Dave is joined by committee members of the BMFA’s Helicopter Specialist Body, the AHA (Association of Helicopter Aerosports)

We will be looking at the following:

  • the development of rc helicopters over the last 50 years
  • starting out with rc helicopters – pitfalls to avoid
  • learning to fly rc helicopters
  • the two FAI competition disciplines – F3C & F3N – what is involved, how they differ
  • Scale helicopters