Model Flying New Zealand
promotes and manages model aircraft flying in New Zealand. We run
national competitions, help modellers
to complete overseas, support fun fly-ins and rallies, develop
safety guidelines, produce a magazine (five times a year) called Model Flying
World, supply insurance for members, encourage clubs and
liaise with Government bodies, the Civil Aviation Authority, Radio
Frequency Services and other organisation. In short, we do our
best to see that you can fly your model in as safe environment as
possible and enjoy this fun sport.
Find a model club in your area Complete with google earth map which pin points locations of flying
sites around New Zealand. A list of model clubs can also be found.
Magazine Click to view the latest and previous 'Model Flying World'
They will be
posting news & reports everyday while they are
over there. Head over and like their Facebook
page and keep up to date with all the news.
(Note you dont have to have a Facebook account
to view the page/news)
Remotely piloted aircraft systems (RPAS) must use the
right radio frequencies, so they donít cause harmful
interference to vital radio systems such as air traffic
control, cellular phones, or emergency services.
who use the wrong frequencies for their RPAS can be
prosecuted under the Radiocommunications Act 1989 and the
Radiocommunications Regulations 2001.