Congratulations to this year’s XFC winners! PLANE 1st place: Seth Arnold 2nd place: Donatas Pauzuolis 3rd place: Gabriel Altuz 4th place: Manuel Santos HELICOPTER 1st place: Jamie Robertson 2nd place: Nick Maxwell 3rd place: Kyle Dahl 4th place: Bobby Watts
Here is Gabriel Alruz from Puerto Rico, and his teammates at the AMA national flying site in Muncie, Indiana, during the 2011 XFC event. Team members were all very supportive of each other and cheered each other on during the fun! At the beginning of each day Team Puerto Rico gather around the plane for a [...]
All the pilots at the XFC are very excited to be there, but none of them are as animated as Manuel Santos from Mexico City, Mexico. This professional photographer has been flying for 35 years and each year he competes in the Aerobatics and racing at the XFC. You can always tell what Manuel is [...]
That’s right; the mouth of the south returns to XFC, the one and only Bob Sadler was on hand all weekend to give color commentary on all the pilots and their flights. Bob worked the crowd all weekend from his highly sophisticated announcer booth on wheels, or what other people like to call a golf cart. Good [...]
This event had two classes (50-62 and 100-120cc) and planes had to be a replica of a full-scale aerobatic aircraft. With smoke on and against the clock, the planes had to fly through the course and around the pylons while executing aerobatic maneuvers. Miss a gate or maneuver and you lose points! What an adrenaline rush!
Hello all, I just got into Muncie and I am looking forward getting out to the Flightline tomorrow and bringing you some great coverage of the Futaba XFC. Tomorrows schedule has the Known rounds in the morning, Unknown rounds in the afternoon with the AeroWorks Challenge at noon (round 2). After the sun goes down, [...]