Flyco!

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 2024 Calendar for somewhere to fly!

 

BREAKING NEWS!

YPENBURG May 2024 Results now available – Click here!

2024 Event Calendar now available – Now includes Continental dates – Click here!

 


Pilot-Induced Oscillations = Write-off for Webmaster’s Sea Vixen (Technician Wally is ready to reduce to produce!)

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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