Last Update February 3, 1997. This
information is not official, unless otherwise stated.
THE CONTROL LINE MODEL AIRPLANE WORLD CHAMPIONSHIPS 1996
took place July 22 to July 28
in Norrköping, Sweden.
What is Control Line Model Flying?
This turned out to be the largest ever
championships event in any airsport!
Through an on-site internet connection, newsbriefs from the contest were
issued, and e-mail information was relayed between the competitors and
their home supporters. This was the first time Internet was used at an
Aeromodelling World Championships
Over 700 people were
listed as entered competitors, team managers, helpers, supporters, judges
There were exactly 300 entries (excluding team
managers) from 33 countries. Of these, 30 were juniors.
Introduction, July 16 |
On Site report #1, July 19 |
On Site report #2, July 21 |
On Site report #3, July 25 |
On Site report #4, July 27, morning
As a self-extracting Word for Windows 2.0 file, September 28.
(Instructions and font files included. Size 200 kb. Load the file into
a suitable directory on your disk and execute it.)
A Word file viewer can be fetched from
here if you haven't Word installed.
Followup, October 12
Mystery Pictures from a roll of film found
on the site.
Percy Attfield's roundup, Notes from the seminars.
The site was Bråvalla, a former Air Force base, a few kilometres
to the west of the city.
The preliminary site layout.
Some of the background:
The terms and conditions were approved by the FAI CIAM
Bureau in January. Check the Official Bulletins
No. 1 (Feb 7),
No. 2 (Apr 19) and
No. 3 (Jun 11).
Last pre-champs update (July 14).
The World Championships logotype
in full resolution (33k).