Welcome to the Christchurch Model Aero Club Web pages.

A model aircraft club situated on the beautiful Canterbury Plains of New Zealand, just a few km's outside of Christchurch and catering for all types and sizes of model planes and flying types.


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Flying is normally done on both Saturdays & Sundays for the different classes (weather permitting) and also on Wednesdays for those so lucky.

  • The 'default' activities at the Willows are Soaring Sat am/Sun pm and Power Sat pm/Sun am but may be different on Contest days - see calendars.

  • Wednesday mornings (all classes)

Interested in coming along to watch or join, or just to get some more info?

Contact the Club Pres.   Grahame Hart  -  021 726367

Club Secretary, Ian Harvey - (03) 348 8206 or cell 027 2227 435

All visitors are welcome at the Willows to watch and chat with the guys at any time - just keep gates closed and drive carefully along the fence lines and park next to other cars.

Please keep a watch out for stray Free Flight models both in the air and on the ground!


Club and other events for 2017.     

Keep a watch out for information and rules regarding these events for and throughout 2017

Tomboy Event.           Tomboy Postal event.        Vic Smeed precision event.        Annual Vintage fly in       Avon Trophy.

Most unorthodox model contest.  (You just have to enter this one!)             One off fun Indoor competition.

Where are we located?

Flying Site Map

Last site update

25th April.

This website is being updated so the formatting of some pages may be terrible.

Please check back and refresh regularly.

Want to check weather conditions before packing the van? 

  Call the club weather station.

021 0294 3562


Weather station operating times:

Weekdays  07:00-13:00 & 14:00-17:00

Saturday & Sunday  07:00 - 16:00


Venue for our club nights.

Merrivale/Papanui Cricket Club on Condell Ave.

Link to club meeting times and location map.

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