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Old 09-30-2009, 12:35 PM
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Default New Model Aircraft International Record Claims - 30 September 2009

I saw this on the FAI list - I-Love-Jets I presume you were there, tell us more please if you can...! It looks like a 38 year old IC record has at last fallen.

FAI has received the following Class F (Model Aircraft) World record claim:
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Claim number : 15616
Sub-class :F5 Open (Radio Control Flight)
Category: Aeroplane
Group : Electrical Motor Rechargeable Sources
Type of record : 175: Speed
Course/location : Rothenburg (Germany)
Performance : 420.24 km/h
Pilot : Jakob KARPFINGER (Germany)
Members : Erwin SCHAMBURGER (Germany)
Date :27.09.2009
Current record : 361.0 km/h (10.06.2007 - David DZIDA, Germany)
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Claim number : 15617
Sub-class :F3 Open (Radio Control Flight)
Category: Aeroplane
Group : Piston Motor
Type of record : 145: Speed
Course/location : Rothenburg (Germany)
Performance : 382.44 km/h
Pilot : Dag CAMMANN-WALCZAK (Germany)
Members : Hartmut Schulze (Germany)
Date :27.09.2009
Current record : 343.92 km/h (21.09.1971 - Vladimir GOUKOUNE, USSR)
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The details shown above are provisional. When all the evidence required
has been received and checked, the exact figures will be established and
the record ratified (if appropriate).
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Old 09-30-2009, 12:45 PM
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Default RE: New Model Aircraft International Record Claims - 30 September 2009

Well, there's 250 shot to heck. And to a lekkie! Tsk tsk tsk...

Holy crap is that fast. Nice job to both!

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Old 09-30-2009, 01:50 PM
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I got a bad case of karpfinger once.......
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is that similar to tunafinger[8D]
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