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F3A Nordic championship in Seinäjoki

The Nordic championship contest for radio-controlled model aerobatics was organized by Seinäjoki RC-Air Club at Kurjenneva model-airfield 3.-6.7.2019.

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Lassi Nurila reaches the finals at the F3A World Championships in Switzerland

Lassi Nurila has reached the finals and 8th place at the F3A World Championship in Duebendor, Switzerland. He is also the first Finnish pilot to ever reach the worlds top 10 in the long history of the championships dating back to 1960.

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F3A Finnish Cup 3/4 2015 Ruotsinpyhtää

The third competition of 2015 was held in Ruotsinpyhtää model airfield near Loviisa.

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Lassi Nurila three times Nordic Champion

The F3A Nordic championship 2015 was held in Karlstad, Sweden.

Lassi Nurila secured his third Nordic Champion -tittle after winning each round in both the preliminaries and the finals. Ola Fremming (NOR) second, Kjell-Tore Pettersen (NOR) third.

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Finland wins both individual and team silver at the world championships for indoor aerobatics

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Lassi Nurila wins the F3A World Cup 2014

Lassi Nurila from Finland has won the F3A World Cup 2014! Participating in 4 world cup contests in Belgium, UK, Germany and Italy he took 2x 1st place, one 3rd place and one 4th place finish. The world cup consisted of 14 competitions with a total of 198 pilots participating.

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Finnish team successful at the F3A European Championships 2014

The Finnish national team for RC-aerobatics has been successful at the F3A European Championships in Liechtenstein. Several times Finnish and Nordic Champion Lassi Nurila made history by being the first Finnish pilot ever to reach the European championship finals. After the two knowns and two unknown schedules, Lassi’s final placing was 7th.

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Results of the F3P Open Finnish Championships 2014

The open Finnish championships for indoor aerobatics was flown in Iittala-hall on March 8th, 2014. This years event was the biggest so far, with 25 competitors representing 6 nations; Belarus, France, Lithuania, Russia, Sweden and of course, Finland.

The winner of the open international competition in both F3P FAI and F3P-AFM is Donatas Pauzuolis from Lithuania. Second place in both classes for the Finnish champion Janne Lappi. Third place in F3P FAI Nicolas Pietu, France and in F3P-AFM Fabien Turpaud, France. Felix Scander from Sweden was awarded the best junior. Congratulations to all!

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Second place in the team ranking for team Finland in Paris!

International Indoor Tournament of Paris was organized for the 5th time in February 21st-23rd, 2014. Team Finland consisted of three pilots; Janne Lappi, Iiro Lehto and Kimmo Kaukoranta. Esa Eirola was invited as one of the judges. Placings Janne 6th, Iiro 12th and Kimmo 26th. In the team ranking Finland achieved second place, right after the host country France, third place for Germany. Janne also placed 5th in the aeromusicals.

Official site of the competition: http://iitop.fr/

 

Competition 4/4 2013, Hämeenkyrö

The fouth and last competition of the F3A season 2013 was flown in Hämeenkyrö airfield on august 31st – september 1st. Saturday had nice but windy weather, but sunday we had a low clouds and some rain.

Results:

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Lassi Nurila 11th at the F3A World Championships in South-Africa!

Lassi Nurila has placed 11th at the F3A World Championships in South-Africa. His placing is the highest achieved by a Finish pilot in the history of the sport since the first world championships in 1960. Lassi is also 7 time Finnish champion and 2 time Nordic champion.

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F3A PM 2011: Lassi Nurila mestari, Suomelle joukkuekultaa molemmista luokista!

Jämin F3A PM-kisat päättyivät Suomen mitallisateeseen. Lassi Nurila on uusi pohjoismaiden mestari! Suomelle kultaa joukkuekilpailussa, sekä Nordic että FAI luokissa! Nordicissa hopeaa Janne Lapille.

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F3A FC 1/3 21.-22.5.2011 Ruotsinpyhtää Results

First Finnish Championships cup competition was held near the South coast of Finland at Ruotsinpyhtää Ruukki at Loviisa. Weather was sunny but pretty windy and therefore chilly.
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Results of F3P Finnish Championships in Iittala

F3P Finnish Championships were held in Iittala-Halli on April 2nd, 2011.

Congratulations to the new F3P Indoor Aerobatic Finnish Champion Janne Lappi!

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The Finnish National Team at the F3A European Championships in Austria

The Finnish National team is participating in the 15th European Championships for F3A Radio-controlled model aircraft in Kapfenberg, Austria.

The pilots are Lassi Nurila, Kimmo Kaukoranta and Jani Loikkanen. Team manager is Antti Aho-Mantila.

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Fourth competion of the season in Hämeenkyrö

Fourth and the last competition of the 2010 season was flown in Hämeenkyrö on August 14.-15.

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Third competition of the season in Oulu

Results from third competition held in Oulu.
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Osakilpailu 2/4 Turussa

Final results of the second national championships:

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F3A SM 1/4 Ruotsinpyhtää

Because of the very bad weather conditions saturday’s competitions was cancelled. Cloud height was around 200m and worst measured wind about 16m/s. Finally, sunday afternoon weather was better and three three rounds was compleated after hard waiting.

Final results of the first national championships:

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Viljandi spring camp 2010

F3A-Team spring camp was held in Viljandi, Estonia 14.-16.5.2010.

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