Model Aviation

Many often ask me why I pursue model aviation instead of full-scale aviation. The answer is that full-scale aviation wouldn't offer me the same aspects I cherish in model aviation. I particularly enjoy the entire lifecycle of a model: its design, drawing, building, tuning, and of course, flying.

Model aviation provides knowledge in numerous fields such as structures, aerodynamics, composites, mechanics, electronics, telecommunications, piloting, and many more. It's a comprehensive hobby that requires a lot of knowledge and skills, with both technical and artistic aspects.

A model aircraft might seem like a "toy," but upon closer inspection, one realizes the necessary knowledge to move from the project or idea phase to the flight phase, especially through design, construction, and tuning stages.


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Aerobatic Flying, A True Passion

Aerobatic flying knows no limits! My passion for this discipline comes from the continuous pursuit of improvement. One can surprise with technical enhancements (research in terms of materials, airplanes, aerodynamics, structures, components), artistic improvements (music, synchronization, effects, lights, banners, confetti, smoke, and other pyrotechnics), as well as all sorts of other innovations.

Large Model Aerobatics (IMAC / FAI F3M)

During the summer season, I mainly fly IMAC (International Miniature Aerobatic Club) competitions, also known as giant-scale aerobatics.

(2010 to present)

This category governs relatively large aircraft around 20 kg and requires a resemblance to full-scale aircraft. It's a comprehensive category that includes precision aerobatic rounds as well as freestyle aerobatics to music:

  • The precision part consists of known programs in advance, similar to F3A.
  • In addition, unknown programs, distributed the same morning, must be performed. These add a bit of spice to competitions and require a completely different training approach.
  • Finally, the freestyle part brings an artistic aspect with choreographies to music as well as a spectacular, varied, and attractive side for the audience.

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In 2016, I won a freestyle round of the World Cup. Over the season, I finished 2nd in the FAI F3M World Cup 2016.

Indoor Aerobatics (FAI F3P)

During the winter season, I participate in F3P competitions, which are precision indoor aerobatics, and F3P-AM, which are freestyle indoor aerobatics with music.

(2014 to present)

These categories regulate much lighter aircraft (around 40 to 200 grams) that can operate in a gymnasium.

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I'm multiple times Swiss F3P Champion. I am a member of the Swiss team and have participated in several World Championships.

Precision Aerobatics (FAI F3A)

Originally, I focused solely on F3A competition, which is precision aerobatics.

(1994 to 2007)

This category regulates aircraft of 5 kg and a maximum wingspan of 2 meters. Generally, these aircraft resemble prototypes and don't need to mimic full-scale aircraft. A competition includes several rounds, aiming to perform a set aerobatic program as precisely as possible. The aerobatic program to be performed is known in advance and is the same for two consecutive years.

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My best result earned me a place in the national aerobatic team, allowing me to participate in the 2007 F3A World Championship (Argentina, 2007).