RC forums

RC Groups : A very popular RC website dedicated to forum users. Covers all radio controlled sports

RC Universe : One of the biggest radio controlled sites on the web with reviews, forums, news, latest releases

Flying Giants : The biggest New Zealand RC forum. A recommended site 

Wattflyer : RC Electric Flight Forum

Online Model Shops NZ

RCNZ : An online RC store open 7 days a week, freight only $5, and money back guarantee

AirSail Models : Airsail offers quality kit model planes based on sound design, quality engineering and experience

Top RC : A basic style New Zealand online shop with competitive prices

Acorn Models : Christchurch’s biggest and longest running model shop. Good range of products

Online Model Shops - Dedicated Electric models

Watts Up Hobbies : Watts Up Hobbies supply electric flight components to the New Zealand modeler

RC Bandit : A well know RC shop with both RC planes and RC cars

Foam Works : An electric dedicated online store with a great range of foam planes and accessories

Online Model Shops - International

Tower Hobbies      A massive store with one of the most extensive range of planes and accessories 

R2Hobbies      NIce and very efficient online store  (was Revolution Shop)

Aerodyne    An online source for free flight parts and supplies (USA though)

Hobbycity - Hobby King  (United Hobbies) Large range and very good service

Dealextreme  Wow! Fantastic site and mail costs included too.

Easy Built Models   Nice quality kits of free flight and vintage models.

XenonProject.com    RC airplanes and accessories

RC Clubs and associations





I have been knocking together a few video shots and will post them up here when I get a chance.

I have tried to keep them as small as possible.


    Club Free Flight videos  Will be posted soon
     Club Vintage  Day           Will be posted soon
     Club Rubber events         Coming soon - still being worked on
     Club General Power flying    Will get round to it one day.....




More great links to articles, builders pages and "how to" tips.

RC Plane Guide

Extensive guide to learning to how to fly and how to select your first rc plane,helicopter,jet,car truck & boat.An informative general rc site,good for reviews , How To, and sources of value priced RC products of any type !"


A very usefull website with heaps of cool utilities.  For all those timing tasks in the workshop use this very nice interactive  Stopwatch.

(Browse their website for plenty more usefull utilities)

FAI Website

CIAM, the Home Page of the International Aeromodelling Commission of FAI.

Tower Hobbies R/C Web Directory Links

Everything you need to know about models

Raynes Park Model Aircraft Club

We are based in South West London and specialise in Vintage and Nostalgia model aircraft (plane, airplane) flying, particularly free flight but also control line and radio control. Indoor flying is also popular.

Have a look for their superb newsletter "Sticks and Tissue"


A very nice modeling site with lots of interesting info




Various sites with free downloadable plans

(Please let me know if any links are not working)








(HLG's) (Click on the "Articles & Tips link)






(scroll down for more glider plans)



National Free Flight Society



http://home.att.net/~dannysoar/home.htm                                                          Stacks of really odd free flight model plans - all free




(Large number of plans scanned for vintage magazines + most of Earl Stahl scale)


Ken Hornes homepage with scanned vintage plans)

Airplane Model Plans            

(Great selection of plans and info)


Aero Fred                       

(Thousands of plans to download)


(Thermal Thumbers of Metro Atlanta - nice scanned plans)

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