New Aerobatic Champions Crowned at XFC!

Jun 18, 2012 2 Comments by

The dust has cleared at the Futaba Extreme Flight Championships, and six plane and heli pilots have earned the title of aerobatic champion! At XFC, competitors fly freestyle sequences choreographed to music and incorporate known and unknown aerobatic maneuvers. Contributor Mark Fadely was on hand and took these photos and videos for Model Airplane News.

(L-R) Airplane winners Gabriel Altuz (2nd place), Seth Arnold (1st place), Daniel Holman (3rd place).

(L-R) Helicopter winners Jamie Robertson (2nd place), Nick Maxwell (1st place), Kyle Dahl (3rd place).



Gabriel Altuz flies on Saturday.

In this video, defending XFC plane champ Seth Arnold puts his plane through its paces on Friday at the 2012 event.

In this video, defending XFC heli champ Kyle Dahl performs on Friday at the 2012 event.


Trixie Kimball flies on Saturday.

Joe Smith flies on Saturday.

Jase Dussia flies on Saturday.

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2 Responses to “New Aerobatic Champions Crowned at XFC!”

  1. Kim Jeppesen says:

    Wow – their good :o )

  2. Joe Vermillion says:

    AWESOME!!!!!!!! I got some sweet video and Pictures as well! Great event you guys did your selves proud!!!! Can’t wait till next one!

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