Daniel Nipkow


  • Born 1954 in Zurich and today living in Zurich Area, married with Zvezdana, 2 sons Kim and Mel.

  • Former silver medallist at the Olympics 1984 in Los Angeles in Shooting small bore rifle 3-Position.

  • Business activities in Real Estate Development (www.nipkow.expert).

  • 2015 together with my son Mel I started flying RC planes.

  • 2018 we both started competing in IMAC contests in US and later in Europe.

Many thanks to Mel for inspiration regarding model flying and competing.

I love to support Mel in his competitive activities in many ways, especially mentally, and to contribute to the promotion of giant aerobatic model flying in Switzerland.

Track Record:
2018: Basic, Florence AZ (USA), 2th place
2018: Sportsman, Worlds Muncie IN (USA), 13th place


Airframes: Dalton / Jtec / Krill / Carf
Engines: DA 200 / Mintor 220 / ZDZ 210
Tx/Rx: JR Propo
Servos: JR Propo / Hitec / Futaba

Not good enough to be sponsored, too good not to fly:
So I’m my own sponsor 😊