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The APA Rules have just been updated. The only change was the relegation rule. Current F3A pilots have until December 31st 2017 to obtain an F3A retainer score. The updated rules can be found here.

The 2017 Trans Tasman will be held in Hawkes Bay, New Zealand. The Trans Tasman will be held over the 7th 8th & 9th of April. The event will run both F3A and A16 (Expert) classes. At this stage, if you're interested in participating in the Trans Tasman please let the APA committee know. Once more details are known we will set-up an event on our calendar.

Charles Kingsford Smith Model Aero Club at Pitt Town, NSW has been selected as the venue for the 2017 APA Masters and World Cup.

This will also be a Team Trial event for the 2017 World Championships (Argentina). Bulletin number 1 is now published here.

We are also seeking sponsors for this event. If your company would like contribute or become the naming rights sponsor, please contact us for details & options.

A revised judging and flying clarification for the P17 and F17 schedules has been published here.

A newsletter has been published in the APA members section. Please login to your account to view it under the newsletters menu.

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APA Mission Statement

Australian Precision Aerobatics Inc. (APA) aims to promote a thriving Precision Aerobatics environment in Australia, with particular focus on: 

• Promotion of competition

• Encouraging pilot and skills development

• Selection of the best talent to represent Australia


APA Membership Benefits

1. $10 discount on entry fees.
Discount for APA Championships and Masters.
2. Priority APA event entry.
As a member you'll enjoy priority entry at the APA Championships and Masters.
3. You'll receive a periodic newsletter.
Your support of the APA will assist the ongoing development of information that will assist all members to improve their flying.
4. Full access to the APA website. Additional menu items and content, ability to post in our forum, place Marketplace ads and more.

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Australian International Judge List

The following judges are registered with the FAI as F3A International judges:

  • Tom Bloodworth
  • Robert Clarke
  • Scott Kay
  • John Brann

If you wish to become an Australian judge, please check the requirements on the web site about how to become an International judge.

Australia is allowed to nominate up to five judges on the FAI register.
Go to Judging in main menu and scroll down to "Become and International Judge".


Australian World Champs Team

The Australian F3A Team has returned from the 2015 World Championships in Switzerland. Further information on this event will shortly be integrated into this site. Stay tuned!


Hot News!

Information on the 2017 APA Masters is located Here.

The APA is attempting to get a very special guest to attend this not to be missed event. Stay tuned for more information.


About Us

Australian Precision Aerobatics is a Special Interest Group covering radio control aerobatics that is affiliated to the Model Aeronautical Association of Australia and the Victorian Model Aeronautical Association. The APA is dedicated to the promotion and running of National and International Pattern competitions in Australia and the formulation and administration of Australian F3A rules.


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The 2015 World Cup rankings can be found here.

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APA Ranked Masters

In no particular order, the current list of APA Masters ranked pilots are:

Brian Dooley
Matthew Bailey
Glenn Orchard
John Tonks
Dennis Travassaros
Shayne Lysaght
David McFarlane

The above list is current as of 10/08/2016.

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