Get to Know "HAJIME HATTA"
The 8th AOCC ( Asia Oceanic Continental Championship) was held at the Old Airport Bacolod, Bacolod City, Philippines last September 19-25, 2010 were the Negros Aeromodelers Club hosted the event which has a real size hangar just a few meters from the life-size scale 2km airport. No rain, good food, great fun, and new friends were the ingredient of this event. The recently concluded AOC2010 was a success with 27 participants, 5 judges, and 3 juries.\
Mr. Hajime Hatta from JR (Japan Remote Control) came in 2nd place despite stiff competition against 3 other FUTABA representatives.
Mr Hajime Hatta has been recognized as a highly-skilled aeromodeller with his outstanding competition career for the last 20 years. He achieved four times national championships. Several second and third places for Radio Control Aerobatic Model Aircraft (F3A). As a member of Japan team, he won the world championships for F3A in 1993, 1995, 1997 and 2000. Due to his great activity, the level of model aircraft in Japan was improved and maintained high standard in the world.He contributed on promoting aeromodelling as air sports with his rich experience and knowledge. He received an FAI Air Sports Medal award from FAI Fédération Aéronautique Internationale.
(The World Air Sports Federation)