Aerobatic performer Matt Chapman was inspired as a kid at an air show. He learned to fly, and even competed at the highest levels. Now, he thrills crowds at airshows all over the world flying the Embry-Riddle Eagle 580.
Control Line (CL) model aviation can trace its roots back to the early tethered experiments of Victor Tatin, whose compressed-air powered model was flown round-the-pole in 1879. In the 1920s and 1930s aeromodelers began to take this a step further and actually try and control their whip and powered aircraft in flight. Learn more here!