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Dave Lockhart, Captain:

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Dave has been building, designing, and flying Radio Controlled (R/C) aircraft for 41 years from the age of six, learning from his father, a lifelong modeler.  His primary interest is Precision Aerobatics in which he has earned 2 US National Championships and currently competes in the Fédération Aéronautique Internationale (FAI) - F3A and F3P classes.  He participates in competitions, festivals, air shows, instruction of beginners, presentations, club and community events, online forums, and discussion groups.  He is recognized within the Northeastern US R/C and National Pattern (F3A and F3P) communities.  He currently is the author of the AMA Park Pilot aerobatics column.

Read Dave's article All About F3P in the November 2018 K-Factor

 

Joseph Szczur:

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Joseph is 18 years old and is from Chantilly, VA.  Growing up around model airplanes since he was born, his first official "solo" was at the age of 5 years old.  From there, he competed in his first pattern contest at the age of 7. Here's a list of some of his flying accomplishments since then:

 

AC Glenn:

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AC is 29 years old and lives in Richmond,Va. He has been around model airplanes all his life, flying them for 24 years. His flying history stems from his father and his drive and passion for the hobby. He has been competing in pattern since his first contest in 1999 and competed in F3A since 2007. He has also been flying Giant Scale for 12 years and competing for 18 years in various events. AC has also performed in numerous events and training seminars around the world and also enjoy flying electrics,gliders, scale, jets and quads . He's honored to currently fly Unmanned Aerial Vehicle’s for a defense contractor as well.
His accomplishments include:

   * First-time US F3P World Team Member
   * 2014 F3P Team Alternate 
   * 15th Place 2007 Electric Tournament of Champions
   * 12th Place 2008 Electric Tournament of Champions
   * 8th Place 2011 Electric Tournament of Champions
   * 7th Place 2012 Electric Tournament of Champions
   * 9th Place 2017 F3A World Championship
   * 2015 US F3A Pattern National Champion
   * Multi-time US F3A Finalist ( 11,12,13,14,15,16)
   * 2017 Australian F3A Pattern National Runner-up.

He is looking forward to going to Greece with the team and helping bring home the Gold again!
Sponsors: F3A Unlimited, Scorpion Motors, Optipower Batteries, Powerbox Systems, and BJ Craft
 
 

Greyson Pritchett (Junior):

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Greyson began flying small indoor models when he was around 4-5 years old – mostly in a gym and soloed indoors in 2010.  The following summer he soloed outside and started to fly helicopters indoors as well.  He spent a couple years growing his skills and entered his first contest in 2013, winning the NSRCA District IV Sportsman class of Precision Aerobatics.

Since then:

  • 2014 AMA NATS 3rd Intermediate
  • 2014 NSRCA District IV Intermediate Champion
  • 2015 AMA NATS Advanced National Champion
  • 2015 NSRCA District IV Advanced Champion
  • 2016 AMA NATS 3rd Masters
  • 2016 NSRCA District IV Masters Champion
  • 2017 AMA NATS 2nd Masters
  • 2017 Weak Signals F3A Champion
  • 2017 NSRCA District Masters Champion

Read Greyson's article Clik F3P in the December 2018 K-Factor