SMAC I.C Powered Flight
Flying from a well mown grass runway, power models use transmitter frequencies which are either 2.4 GHz or odd numbers on 35 MHz.
All i.c models must meet noise limits to fly on site and must be tested and certified before flight.
Advice and help about how to successfully fly your model is readily available.
If you are nervous of the maiden flight, concerned about the model or your ability to fly it, we have some very experienced pilots that can help.
Models popular on the Power Site cover a wide range from military types to sport models, and from ARTF kits to plan built models.
Many of our scale modellers’ spend a lot time discussing flying and building techniques, so there is always help and advice available on the scale details which improve your model.
1/6th scale model of a 1916 Bristol M1C monoplane.
60 “wing span and powered by a SC52 four stroke.
Gerald Maull built it meticulously over 18 months from a plan.
An A.R.T.F Republic P47 Thunderbolt.
If you don’t have the time to build from a kit then this gets you into the air fast.
They can be customised to personalise them. This one has been repainted in RAF colours to make it stand out.
Mel Jordan’s DeHavilland Chipmunk.
A classic RAF trainer used throughout the 1950’s with superb flying traits.
A large part of our membership will admit to owning and flying powered sport models. Here are some of our favourites. They are mainly ARTF and are powered by an even mix of two and four stroke engines.
Chris Foss models have been producing sports models since the 70’s and whether its the UnoWot trainer or the WOT 4 or AcroWot they fly beautifully and are a common sight at the field.
Here is a WOT 4 in its classic livery.