The Fédération Aéronautique Internationale (FAI) is a standard setting and record-keeping body for aeronautics and astronautics. It is the international governing body for all airborne sports. This includes both man-carrying and unmanned vehicles (such as model aircraft). FAI was founded in 1905. Aeronautics is the science and practice of aerial locomotion, i. ... Astronautics is the branch of engineering that deals with machines designed to work outside of Earths atmosphere, whether manned or unmanned. ... Aircraft modeling or aeromodelling is a hobby that has been popular since the 1930s. ... 1905 was a common year starting on Sunday (see link for calendar). ...
Official FAI website (http://www.fai.org/)
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