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 (for Carrier, usually 60 feet in radius)
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 2023 Calendar for somewhere to fly!
WE’RE BACK! Major server problem now solved, some page tidying-up needed, sorry for the outage but it was beyond our control.
New CAD Plans – Seamew and Wyvern from John Marsh
DRAFT CARRIER MEETING CALENDAR NOW AVAILABLE – CLICK HERE!
Test-flown at Buckminster October ’22 – ready for Class 1 in ’23!
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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