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This Year's ResultsSee the CMBL site for results!
Biographies of two C/L pioneers: Oba St.Clair and Jim Walker from the AMA Museum site.
American Junior Aircraft Co. the company started by Jim Walker.
F2A History and F2C Chronology by Pete Soule
My own T/R History Site.
Team Racing Engines at the World Champs 2004, 1998 and 1996, all by Jim Dunkin
The FMV Story Flores' and Metkemeijer's landmark T/R engine article, 1978
Legendary Engine Designers, Duke Fox, Jaures Garofali of Super Tigre, Dick McCoy and others.
My Not-A-Pitch Gauge.
Making a Propeller Mold by Bill Lee
'Propeller Molds "the making of"'. Mario Ferrero's followup on Bill's article. Excellent pictures.
Moulding the Props by CMBL
The Bolly Handbook.
Supercool Racing Props. NC machined moulds
F2C Prop. Software by Pete Soule
Martin Hepperle's Aerodynamics Site Propeller calculations.
About Castor Oil by Bert Striegler.
MatWeb, The Online Materials Information Resource. Search and selection of metal alloys and other materials by properties, composition or name.
NASA's Metalworking Index
The Materials and Processing department of an Amateur Rocket site.
Chromium Plating. by Wayne Trivin. (Site hosted by NCLRA after Wayne passed away on Jan 20.)
Chromium Plating Be aware of the poisonus mist that is formed!
On making Connecting Rods for Model Engines by Glen Dye.
Silkspan Covering by Howard Sullivan.
Machining and Metalworking at Home.
Carrying model equipment on airliners.
Unbraco Engineering Guide. Screw catalogue and technical data.
Model Engineering Data. Glossary and other information.
Comprehensive Engineering Data.
See How It Flies by John S. Denker. All about the principles of flight.
Martin Hepperle's Aerodynamics Site Airfoil, propeller and pipe calculations.
T/R and Speed in the Sixties, Aerodynamics
New stickers as well as certificates are to be ordered through your NAC!
For those who want to make their own decals, the sticker graphics are available for download at the CIAM Forms Page.
Speedsheet. The F2A version of my F2C spreadsheet, now second version. Gives the rake angle of the lead-out guide, among other things. Takes the assymetrical drag of the model into account.
World Champ Luis Parramon's Model
A few articles get direct links here: Flying Tactics, Flying Rules and Race Performance by Marlon Gofast, 1977
Piloting in Modern F2C Events by Rob Fitzgerald.
Rob Fitzgerald's video from the World Champs in Valladolid
Line Rake Test
by Bill Lee and John McCollum
Team Racing Prime Sites:
National Control Line Racing Association
The US racing interest group.
As I F2C ItMy Team Racing Results
My T/R Fuel Development. You need no Tetra Ethyl Lead!
My Team Racing Spreadsheet. Excel application for calculating drag, engine power and lots of other things on a T/R model.
F2D Safety Discussion Feb-Mar 2006, see below under CIAM Activities!Henning Forbech's page about shutoffs
Combat engines at the World Champs 1998 in Kiev
by Jim Dunkin
Combat Prime Sites:
The General Section of the FAI Sporting Code. Get a firm grip on this in addition to the Aeromodelling Section if you are to compete a World or European Champs! Especially if you are a Team Manager!
USA Racing Rules by NCLRA.
Opto-Electronic Timing of C/L Models
lacks a plan, but I have GIFs of a 3-view of the prototype: