National team F3J 2006:

Team Manager:
Alf Magne Andreassen. Born 21.10 1968 (37 years).  Email: mainne (@) online.no
Alf Magne is maybe the TM in this WC that comes from the most northern place... Tromsø is in Northern Norway
Alf Magne is a former football player and have played in the second division in Norway.
Alf Magne was the Champion of North Norway in model airplane in 2004.
Alf Magne is a member of the board in Norwegian airmodelling federation
Alf Magne will probably attend the pre-event during WC flying his Eraser 2000

Latest: Sadly our Team manager will have to stay home due to family reasons. We will miss him!!!!

 

Pilot:
Jo Grini - Valdres: Born: 28.03.71 (33 years). Email: jo (@) grini.no
Jo lives in mid-Norway a long way from civilization... The "Town" is Fagernes and both sides of the family are farmers. (No problem with flying fields). He is educated electrician/electronics and has spent most of his free time flying gliders and electrics, starting at the age of 12. The last 8 years have been dedicated competition in the FAI class F3J but also coordinator, webmaster, magazine editor and development of models have had high priority. Jo has also some medals from sailing!
Last couple of years he has also been involved in a DVD (Lift Ticket To Norway) and has been invited to both invitational event in Turkey and Nats in USA (2nd place). This year will also see some big events and Eurotour.
In the local club he is working behind the scenes on Norway's biggest Airshow on the ice. This Airshow gets 100+ pilots on the ice for a long weekend of flying.
Records:
Jo became National Championship F3J in 2002, 2003, 2004, 2005 and won the national cup all those years. He is also involved in F3B and won the national cup for 2001. At international level he have attended 3 world championships (Corfu 2000 as Team manager) and is ready for the next summer 2006 in Slovakia in the biggest sport of modelling.
NEW Latest: Jojo became 3rd in Eurotour F3J Istanbul 2006 with his brand new Pike Perfect
Personal sponsors:
Samba model, Kennedy Composites, Volz-servos, Horizon Hobbies, RC-flight.com
Links:
Jojo's website www.jojoen.no 
Jojo's diary www.jojoen.no/diary  (updated with over 900 days of flying)
Radio: JR9303

Models:
-1st model is Pike Perfect
  Airfoil: PK-91-94 , Wing span: 3550mm, Wing area: 75dm2.
  Weight 2230g
-2nd model is Supra
  Airfoil: AG40-AG43, Wing span: 3400mm, Wing area: 67,8dm2.
Weight 1800g
-3rd model is Pike Giant
  Airfoil: MG-06, Wing span: 3300mm, Wing area: 64dm2.
  Weight: 2150 g. 
Other Photos: Launching big Brio,  On the mountain and snowy lake

 
Pilot
Aril Røsvik
- Tromsø. Email: aroesvik (@) c2i.net
Aril is maybe the pilot in this WC that comes from the most northern place... Tromsø is in Northern Norway
Arild was one of the better boxers in the world so do not take a fight on the launch line...
Arild was pilot in WC F3J 2004 in Canada and had a super time there.
Models:
-1st model is Pike Superior
  Airfoil: HQ-2,5/8, Wing span: 3300mm, Wing area: 66,5dm2.
  Weight 2100g

-2nd model is Tsunami
 
Airfoil: HQ-2,5/8, Wing span: 3250, Wing area: 66,3dm2
-3rd model is Pike Giant
  Airfoil: MG-06, Wing span: 3300mm, Wing area: 64dm2.
  Weight: 2150 g. 
 
Pilot
Alf Erik Ross
- Oslo. Born 12.05.55. Email alfros03 (@) f3j.no
Alf Erik has been flying model airplanes for many years. For some years now he has been working his way up the ladder in F3J and have many, many hours on the flying field.
When Alf Erik does something he does it methodically and wants to get every little detail right.
Models:
-1st model is Pike Perfect
  Airfoil: PK-91-94 , Wing span: 3550mm, Wing area: 75dm2.
  Weight 2100g
-2nd model is Graphite 3,45 X-tail
 Airfoil: MH-32, Wing span: 3450mm, Wing area: 75dm2
-3rd model is Pike Giant
  Airfoil: MG-06, Wing span: 3300mm, Wing area: 64dm2.
  Weight: 2150 g. 
Spotter/helper:
Tor Midtlund - Ottestad. Born 01.08.63. Email: midtlun (@) online.no
Tor was "up and coming" in F3J but is now too much involved in the sport to be called a rookie. He is former National champion and won the kings trophy in Archery 1997 and is a team player. Tor is flying for the club Løten mfk and the area is well known for its Akevit liquer. After a MC accident in -97 he had to quit archery in -00. Modellflying has been a hobby since -78 but after the accident he has began competing in modelling. In F3J he became 2nd in the National championship 2002.
Tor attended the WC F3J in Canada 2004 as a pilot.

Tor will probably attend the pre-event during WC flying his Pike Superior or Pike Perfect

Personal sponsors: Ebalta
Jane from Samba with Brio. Photo: Knewt.com
Helper:
Jane Vostrelova - Czech Republic,
email: jana.vostrelova (@) lit.cz

Jane is the sister of the famous Jaroslav and Vlastimil of Samba model. She is the one that many have talked with on email and on many, many competitions. Now the brothers are getting good in English and we are proud to have here on our team.
Jane is a pilot here self and knows what a F3J competition is about!!!
Latest: Jane was an outstanding helper when Jojo got 3rd in the first competition with the Pike Perfect!!

 

Helper:
Zdenek Nespechal - Czech Republic

The whole team will attend the pre-event!

Norwegian jackets (sorry it was to big for my wife)

 

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