Friday, May 19, 2017

City kids fly high in aeromodelling contest

Nagpur: Five kids have brought laurels to the city by winning prizes at the 1st National Indoor Aeromodelling Championship held at Sonipat in Haryana from May 12 to 14.
The kids bagged 1st prize in the rubber powered glider team category and 2nd prize in the individual foam plate glider category.
Nihar Radke, Abhigyan Patel, Nishad Gedam and Sparsh Rannaware along with team leader Maheshwar Dhone took part in the national championship in which more than 250 participants from across the country took part.
Aero Modelers Association (AMA) organized the championship to spread awareness about aeromodelling among youngsters and children. The main aim of the competition was to promote the positives of aviation sector and introduce the people to the concept.
The championship included competitions in various categories such as balsawood chuck glider, foam plate glider, rubber powered glider, radio controlled glider, etc.
19/05/17 Times of India