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The Alchemy is IN STOCK

Howdy! We have stock of the Alchemy F3A Aircraft. This is the same model that took 3rd place against all the bi-planes at the US Nationals and made the US F3A World Team traveling to Italy 2019. We have, in stock, the standard scheme in white (Pictured below). Shipping and “Designer’s Touch” are included in […]

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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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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 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’s all worth it. As I’m 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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F3A Rounds 3 & 4 Update

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Day 1 Report

Day 1 in the can, and it was a long one. F3A flies in the morning this year so we were out at the site at 8AM and stayed for practice afterwards until after 9PM. Throw a judging assignment in the mix and, well, let’s just say that shower at the end of the day is […]

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Int./Adv. Results Day 1

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F3A/Masters Results Day 1

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F3A Rounds 1 & 2 Update

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Competition Starts Tomorrow!

It’s been a few days since I’ve been able to send out an update. The Nats is a busy affair as it is and finding the time to write down current events is not easy! We’re here, we’re settled, and we’re ready to go so expect daily updates from here on out barring any unforeseen late night […]

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Allure Gets Airborne

Today I was able to get out and get the first few flights on Bryan’s new baby.  I did some last minute programming and radio setup in the shop then headed out to the field in the afternoon. After dealing with some rain, which comes through almost everyday around 3 or 4 in the afternoon, […]

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Allure Coming Together…

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Journey to the Team Trials

Bryan and I, like usual, are down to the wire getting everything prepared for the 2014 US Nationals/Team Trials.  I’ll be posting updates as we maiden the Allure two days before we leave for the Nats (tomorrow! yikes, I need to get back in the shop…), travel to compete with it and the Alferma, and […]

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