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!
RESULTS NOW AVAILABLE:
Yorkshire UK (Pontefract) meeting 23rd September – CLICK HERE!
Ronneburg Germany meeting 16-17th September – CLICK HERE!
UK NATS Buckminster August 12-13 – CLICK HERE!
Klaus Selic with his winning Sea Hornet at Ronneburg – over 350 points!
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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