RJ Gritter is a North Carolina State graduate with a bachelor’s degree in aerospace engineering. He currently resides near Manassas, Virginia, working at Aurora Flight Sciences. RJ started flying models at the age of 12. Competing in outdoor and indoor RC Aerobatics, he is the reigning champion of the Electric Tournament of Champions. He has competed in multiple IMAC contests, five XFCs, and countless F3P (indoor precision aerobatics) contests, serving as captain at the 2015 F3P US World Championship team. He also competed at the 2015 World Air Games in Dubai.
When he is not flying radio-controlled models, RJ enjoys designing his own models and flying airshows in his full-scale Decathlon.