Get to Know “TEAM JR!”
THE TEAM JR INTERNATIONAL
The JR REMOTE CONTROL CO., LTD. was established in Higashiosaka, Japan on November, 1976. By January, 1995, the Helicopter Division was founded in Matsusaka Mie.
Even before the birth of the Heli Division, the Team JR already made a name for themselves - be it individual or as a team, because of the transmitters and accessories that they have been using is made by JR.
FAI F3C WORLD CHAMPIONSHIP in USA 2009
The Academy of Model Aeronautics hosted the 2009 F3C World Championships in AMA, Muncie, Indiana from August 5 - 11, 2009 where more than 14 JR pilots attended from all over the world.
|1st place||Hiroki Ito||Japan - World Champion||Team JR|
|2nd place||Scott Gray||Canada||Team JR|
|4th place||Curtis Youngblood||USA||Team JR|
Hiroki Ito, Japan
Title holder in the F3C World Championship for three (3) consecutive competitions, this guy is really one of the best in the world of RC heli flying.
In the Japan Cup 2009, Hiroki Ito won again, while there were 6 JR pilots among the finalists.
Scott Gray, Canada
Winner of US Nationals 2009, this world renowned heli flyer has his share of world championship trophies to flaunt.
Scott was flying Vibe90SG that was designed by him with Super Gracy body. Among all US team pilots used electric model, he competed with OS HZ engine.
Curtis Youngblood, USA
Known to be the “Father of 3D Flying”, he has currently won 16 U.S. National titles, which is four times as many as any other flyer has won. Since first competing on the World Championship level back in 1987, he has won three first place World titles, and has consistently placed in the top five standing every year the competition is held.
Arney Sieling, South Africa
In the F3C division, the South African team have clearly been practicing and came in the top three places in the Gauteng Heli Champs on June 11, 2005. Arney Sieling entered F3C for the first time and flew incredibly well.
Rudolf Du Toit, South Africa
Steve Roberts, UK
Einar Bergseth, Norway
Jon Roger Thomassen, Norway
Lars Aage Olsen, Norway
Andre Kals, Austria
Alex Kestas, Cyprus
Anders Sandberg, Sweden
Chen Zarfati, Israel