My First love Hobby

Always since I can remember I have had a love affair with the airplane. I’m not a fan of drones which have nearly destroyed the RC model airplane hobby, and as a result many of us who actually build our models from scratch or wooden kits have moved back to the roots of this hobby. Rubber powered free flight models.

This branch of the hobby escapes the ridiculous new federal laws classifying our model planes as drones and putting restrictions on where and when we can fly not to mention the altitude restriction of 400 ft.

Any unmanned flying model according to our idiot government is a drone and if it exceeds one half pound you have to join the FAA, get registration numbers that are place on the outside of the plane and so on and on.

Our free flight “Model Airplane Models” under one half pound in most cases, they fly silent, self flying with no tech other than a rubber motor and a lot of personal skill and craftsmanship to build and fly it. I have found this hobby more challenging by far than RC airplane flying.

I created this website and local “Flying Aces” squadron website for your pleasure.


Ventura Model Aviators Triplane Insignia with Fish And Chips Squadron Patch

2 Responses to “My First love Hobby”

  1. 1 Gary Hughes
    May 24, 2019 at 6:20 pm

    Damn, gotta learn to set the dihedral on the Guillow’s Chipmunk so I can finish it off…

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