Model Flying New Zealand
promotes and manages model aircraft flying in New Zealand. We run
national competitions, help
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.
Click tiles to visit required pages.
Nationals are edging closer....
Mark this date down in your
calendar, its shaping up to be a goodie.
More info will
be posted in due course.
Official results of the previous 69th Nats can be found here
Pictures can be found on our
Nats facebook page
Big or small, if it is man
made and it flies, itís an aircraft and there are rules
about flying it.
need to be aware of the place you are flying and whether
the airspace is controlled by the manned aviation
need permission to fly over people or property.
need to keep your aircraft in sight at all times.
Donít cause a nuisance or endanger property, 50 metres
away is a good guide.
safe, know the rules.
New rules are now in place
for RPAS, UAV, UAS, Drones and Model Aircraft.
These laws came into effect on Saturday 01 August 2015.
https://www.caa.govt.nz/rpas/index.html to get up to
date on the latest changes and how they effect your
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.
for all the frequencies allowed for remotely piloted
Up and coming Club Events (click on pic for event details)
Highbrook Aero Modellers Scale
Highbrook Model Airpark,
Scoring Points Upload
NDC 2017 Calendar
MFNZ Adjourned 2017 AGM full legal opinion
Notice of Reconvened MFNZ 2017 AGM