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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 and BUILD LOG PAGE for something to build, and check out the 2022 Calendar for somewhere to fly!

 

BREAKING NEWS!

 

Pontefract Meeting (UK Sept 3-4) is now confirmed as ON! CLICK HERE

 

UK CARRIER NATS  now confirmed at Buckminster during the SAM35 Oktoberfest 15-16 October CLICK HERE

 

RONNEBURG Results (including a new 300+ point record flight!) now uploaded! CLICK HERE

 


Ronneburg – Carrier fleet ready to deploy!



 

Check out the Carrier Facebook page – click here!

 


 

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!

 


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