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So what is Control-Line Carrier-Deck flying?

Control-Line model flying has been around for over 75 years. It’s a half-way house between free flight (“chuck it and chance it”) and radio control. Control-line models are physically flown by the pilot, who uses a handle and a set of thin steel wires attached to the aeroplane to give control over the height at which the plane flies, and to limit its flight path to a circle (usually 60 feet in diameter).

 

Carrier-Deck is one of many different types of control-line flying. It’s one of the simplest to describe (flying a simulated mission from an aircraft carrier) but one of the most difficult to perfect…

 

This site has all the info you need to build a model of your own and enter competitions; have a look at the PLANS PAGE for something to build, and check out the 2021 Calendar for somewhere to fly!

 


BREAKING NEWS!

 

CARRIER FLYING WEBINAR FROM THE BMFA! Paul Stubbs is hosting this breakthrough session at 19:30 on March 2nd:  CLICK HERE FOR DETAILS!

 
 

Have YOU built a new Carrier model during lockdown? If so please share your new creation with us! Send your info to me at THIS EMAIL ADDRESS

 

CLICK HERE for a draft 2021 Carrier Events Calendar

 

A new Carrier Facebook page is being compiled by carrier-flier Paul Stubbs – click here!

 

 

Latest off-beat model from your webmaster – a £10 Weatherman bought at an aerojumble at Old Warden, converted to electric power and carrier – it went rather well on test!

 

Video of its first flight: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=nXjmVYA2fG0

 

 

 


 

WHAT IS CARRIER DECK FLYING ALL ABOUT? CLICK ON THE VIDEOS BELOW TO FIND OUT!

Nigel Cheffers-Heard’s excellent Carrier-Deck Video: The Original or The Flyco Remix for alternative audio experiences!

 


Last updated 26-02-21 at 17:15

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