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2017 Team USA Apparel Available!

The World Championships are coming up fast and we need all the support we can get! Click the link to purchase your Team USA Apparel from CK Aero! Support Team USA Update: Unfortunately Bryan and I have had to pull out of the 2017 F3A World Championships as I prioritize my career, so that I […]

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CK Aero 2016 USA Nats Wrapup

Click inside for a special offer on ARF Allures. We’re celebrating a successful Nats by giving you a bunch of free stuff if you buy an Allure — one time offer!

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A Trip to the Factory 06.10.16

Bryan is currently on his way to the factory to test some new products. All orders will be filled upon his return. Stay tuned for some exciting updates! We know you’ll be excited!

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Bryan, Brett, and Chip Talk Engines and Airplanes

Bryan and I got together with former F3A World Champion Chip Hyde after a great Cajun Nationals last October. We discuss why we fly YS, what is so special about the Allure, and Brett’s plans for an illustrious career flying around rubber dog sh*t. No stone unturned ūüėČ Don’t forget to check out the other […]

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Inside Look at the 2015 Cajun Nats

Bryan and I had a fantastic time this last weekend at the Cajun Nats and took a few videos to share the experience with everyone. We had a special event after the contest put together by Chip — Me, AC, and Chip all decided to throw $20 into a pot and see who could fly […]

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Another One in the Books

Hard to believe Bryan and I just finished our 4th visit to the World Championship. It was a great event. The Swiss really outdid themselves with the organization and execution, truly world class. I’ve never seen so many spectators at an F3A event! I don’t know how, but they found a way to make it […]

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Day 3 Flight Videos

A-10 Thunderbolt demonstration flight, CPLR P-15, Koji Suzuki P-15, and Nurila Lassi P-15 videos inside

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Day 2 Flight Videos from Switzerland

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What a Day for the US of A! (+ Videos)

First day of competition for the 2015 F3A World Championship in the books. For me, it was a long day of anticipation for my one flight of the day at 5:00PM. The World Championships is different than any other contest in the pure length of it. One full week of competition makes it difficult to […]

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P-15 Practice Videos from Switzerland

As promised! These were taken at the practice field before the official practice for team USA this afternoon. Enjoy!

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Practice, Laundry, Beer, and the Japanese

Long day today. It has been one of those days that remind you why you love the world championships. In the morning we had a long day of practice. Today was a particularly productive day. Jean Paul, a 4-time French team manager (2 WCs and 2 European Championships) and good friend of many of us […]

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It’s Always an Adventure!

I should be writing this from a Swiss hotel right now, but as just about anyone who travels knows, things don’t always go according to plan. Bryan and I had a flight delayed out of New Orleans for a maintenance issue so we missed our connecting flight to Zurich. We arrived in Atlanta last night, […]

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What Does It Take to Prepare for a World Championship?

Ooph, that’s a good question. I’m not sure I know the full answer to that question yet. If I did I would probably be World Champion. That’s part of competition, always striving to make yourself better, always looking for that next little leg up. Bryan and I never stop pushing for better. You have to […]

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Bryan Interviews Master Craftsman Carlos “Tuny” Silva

Bryan and I, along with many of you out there in the pattern world, have been impressed with Tuny’s building prowess since his very first build thread on RCU. ¬†Part of our mission with this blog is to bring you not only our knowledge, but the knowledge of all of those out there in the […]

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Prelim Videos with Scores

Two rounds from the preliminaries of the 2014 nationals.  Each video shows the scores received for each individual maneuver as the maneuver is flown.  See if you agree with the judges!

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Videos from the Nationals!

More coming soon

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2014 Nationals Final Report

The Nats is always an exhausting experience. From the preparation, to the traveling, to the late nights and early mornings, we work ourselves ragged for a tiny bit of glory in this little niche of the hobby. And somehow, it‚Äôs all worth it. As I‚Äôm sure you have heard by now we have earned a […]

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Day 3 – The Semi-Finals

I’m filling in today as Brett and Bryan are busy preparing for the Unknowns that will happen today. ¬†Brett and Bryan had a pretty good day on Wednesday in the Semi-Final rounds maintaining their third position at the end of the day. ¬†The Alferma flew well and the pressure is building for all the competitors […]

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Are We There Yet?

Phew… I had a very long day today flying until I absolutely couldn’t see the airplane.¬† It feels good to be flying the Alferma again but it has taken some work reprogramming my brain to fly it and reprogramming my radio to adjust for the change in density altitude here.¬† For the preliminary pattern it […]

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F3A Final Preliminary Standings

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