Flyco!

So what is Control-Line Carrier-Deck flying?

Control-Line model flying has been around for over 70 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 2019 Calendar for somewhere to fly!

BREAKING NEWS!

 

LEICESTER CARRIER MEETING 28/04/2019: RESULTS NOW AVAILABLE!

 

Karel Doorman Cup (Holland) – Results now available!

 

New Class 1 Competition (NO BCD!) added to the Leicester June Schneider Waterplane Event!

 


Mike Welch’s Sea Vampire in full flight at Old Warden on 12th May –

 

it’s a real EDF model converted from R/C and takes off, flies and lands VERY well!

 


 

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

 


Last updated 22-04–2019 at 12:00

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