FAI World Championships for Space Models Returns to US For First Time in 31 Years

The 2023 FAI World Championships for Space Models is being held in Austin, Texas, in July of 2023. This is the first time in more than 30 years that the event has been held in the United States.

Hosted by the National Association of Rocketry and the Academy of Model Aeronautics and sanctioned by the Fédération Aéronautique Internationale, the event runs from July 1 through July 8.

The Contest Events are:

  • Altitude (S1A single stage for Juniors, S1B two stage for Seniors)
  • Parachute Duration (S3)
  • Rocket Boost Glider Duration (S4)
  • Scale Altitude (S5B for Juniors, S5C for Seniors)
  • Streamer Duration (S6)
  • Scale (S7)
  • Radio Control Rocket Glider (S8D for Juniors, S8E/P for Seniors)
  • Helicopter Duration (S9)
  • S2/P World Championships Open International Cup

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