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IV Central Smerican Aeromodelling Encounter

Arquimedes Hernández | Oct 22, 2013

2013 encounter poster.

Enthusiastic pilots from four countries will meet and fly their aircraft models in Managua.

The Managua Aeromodelling Club will celebrate the IV Central American RC Aeromodelling Encounter ‘’Nicaragua 2013’’ on November 3rd at the Barceló Hotel Montelimar Beach track. This event has been celebrated during four years and it includes the it involves the participation of professionals, collegiate and high schoolers, all united by the passion of flying model airplanes, said Fabio Sanchez, member of the Aeromodelling Club.

"Currently we have 25 active members, and the club, just like the encounter has 4 years of being founded; it was started with 4 people and now we are 25," said Sanchez. "In the Club we have people from different countries, united for the love of aeromodelling. A few of the members are from German, Cuba, Costa Rica, Guatemala and the rest are from Nicaragua" shares Fabio.

The club is in its growth stage, and currently they have several members with a lot of knowledge and experience, which is transmitted to those who are starting with the sport, said Sanchez. He also said that at the moment, they are in the process of applying to register aeromodelling, and this is done through negotiations with Nicaraguan Institute of Sport (IND) in order to gain recognition.

At the event you are going to see the participation of delegations from Costa Rica, Honduras, Cuba, and Nicaraguan. Sanchez explains that there are several disciplines of aeromodelling, such as 3D flight, open flight (fun fly), aerobatics among others, since this is a sport derived from the art of building and flying small airplanes, which have been ready to fly unmanned.

If you are interested in participate, the registration is cost free, however you need to confirm your participation. You can call to Hotel Barceló Playa Montelimar at (505) 2264 9310 or email to The event will take place a few meters away from the hotel entrance.

Translated by Cynthia Cordero