2015 Combat rules:
F2D Rules 2015 (no change from 2014)
F2D Judges Guide 2015 (small change)
World Cup Rules 2015 (no change from 2014)
HTML version with links between
the Rules and the Judges Guide:
F2D Rules 2016 and Judges Guide 2016 Update
HTML code by André Bertelsen
FAI Sporting Code:
Section 4 - Aeromodelling
2015 Edition, Effective 1st January 2015
Volume F2 Control Line Model Aircraft:
FAI License number and FAI ID - New!
Proposals for rule changes: (old!)
There are some proposals for the CIAM meeting in Lausanne (24-25 april 2015) that may effect F2D-Combat
Documents for the CIAM Meetings
Agenda for the Plenar Meeting (pdf)
Page 37-38: F2D rules
Page 19-20: Protest fee and nose radius
Update 29/4 2015:
All F2D proposals was adoptet at the CIAM meeting and is valid from 1st of May this year.
The rule with a min nose radius of 5 mm is no longer valid for CL.
Guidance of how to apply the 2013 F2D Combat Rule:
Official document from the F2D Work Group and F2 Subcommittee Chairman
Download the pdf here: Guidance F2D Combat Rule 4.4.9.o
Text in English and Russian
An idea on how to make Combat competitions more interesting:
This rule was used first time at the Danish World Cup 2013
Rules proposal for Electro Combat (pdf)
Electro Combat info: Control Line Team and F2D.dk
General CL Model Flying:
Problems with "Fly by Wire" and a informal draft proposal for a new definition of "Control Line Model Flying"
A introduction to the problems with "fly by wire"
Combat rules for Smartphones:
F2D Rules and Judges Guide (html)
In this section you will find documents and information concerning noise reduction and rule changes
2010 Gyula Combat Seminar:
Video from the seminar on Noise Reduction in Hungary, 2010
Documents for debate:
Some thought on how combat noise can be reduced in the future:
Noise reduction in F2D combat Beta version! Sorry for the spelling!
2009 Belgrade Combat Seminar:
At the European Championship in Belgrade there was seminar on rules, rule changes, noise restrictions and other matters.
Here is some of the ideas that was published for the 2009 Belgrade Combat Seminar:
Noise reduction by shut-off
Wild ideas for new F2D rules
CIAM, new rules and noise reduction:
CIAM and rule changes
CIAM and noise reduction
A mix of English and Russian. From the FAS forum
Background information on the 2011 rules:
The introduction to the the 2011 proposal by Ingemar Larsson
Two comments in Russian.
25/11 and 2/12 from Russia Model Airplane Sports Forum
Tech info for the 2011 rule changes:
Info and background on the safety wire rule.
How to change a muffler from 8 to 6 mm outlet.
How to use the shut-off to stop the engine at will
Debate on the proposals for 2011 rules:
Combat-l - CL combat Yahoo Groups
Russia Model Airplane Sports Forum (Google translate)
Barton Model Flying Club
Noise reduction 2008:
France Suggestions for rule changes after WC-2008
Half life for a tie:
An idea for reducing the number of reflights was published on Barton Forum and Yahoo Combat group
Response by Henning Forbech: Half life for a tie, xls
In this section you will find old documents and information that is not currant any more
The 2013 F2D rules are here available in Russian:
Official translation to Russian (pdf)
Rules for F2D in Russian (pdf)
A German version of the 2009 combat rules can be found here
A Russian version of the 2009 rules.
From 2011 all clarifications are obsolete !
All information is now in the Judges Guide
This is only a collection of clarification from the past years.
WC 2009 Clarification, Belgrade
Shut-Off Clarification 2009
- Comments to the shut-off rules
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