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BFFS CALENDAR OF EVENTS FOR 2015
January 3, 2015 - @ VARIOUS SEE CALENDAR OF EVENTS FOR THIS MONTH

35TH ANNUAL ARMIDALE SAILPLANE EXPO
January 24, 2015 - January 26, 2015 @ ARMIDALE NSW

BFFS CALENDAR OF EVENTS FOR 2015
February 1, 2015 - @ VARIOUS SEE CALENDAR OF EVENTS FOR THIS MONTH

QLD TURBINE FLYERS AT SUNCOAST
February 28, 2015 - @ SUNCOAST (SMF)

BFFS CALENDAR OF EVENTS FOR 2015
March 1, 2015 - @ VARIOUS SEE CALENDAR OF EVENTS FOR THIS MONTH

MARCH MADNESS FUN FLY WITH HELICOPTERS AT DALBY MAC
March 13, 2015 - March 15, 2015 @ DALBY

QLD TURBINE FLYERS AT TAA- TOOWOOMBA AEROMODELLERS ASSOCIATION
March 28, 2015 - @ TAA- TOOWOOMBA AEROMODELLERS ASSOCIATION

BFFS CALENDAR OF EVENTS FOR 2015
April 1, 2015 - @ VARIOUS SEE CALENDAR OF EVENTS FOR THIS MONTH

56TH QUEENSLAND NATIONALS
April 9, 2015 - April 19, 2015 @ VARIOUS LOCATIONS IN SOUTH EAST QUEENSLAND

QUEENSLAND NATIONALS
April 9, 2015 - April 19, 2015 @ BRISBANE

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What is The MAAQ?

The Model Aeronautical Association of Queensland (MAAQ) is an Association of model aero clubs in Qld.

The Association numbers over 2400 members, with approximately 60 affiliated clubs. It is also recognized as the sole representative organization for the sport in Queensland by the Federation Aeronautique Internationale (FAI) which is the world wide governing body for all forms of sporting aviation, including model flying through (MAAA) and Australian Sports Aviation Confederation. 

Codes Of Model Flying

There are many different codes of model aircraft flying. Radio Control which includes War Birds, Scale, Racers, Miniature, Gliders, Sea Planes, Helicopters to name a few. Free Flight has both indoor and outdoor types. Control Line is a good introduction to model flying.

Model aircraft flying comes under the control of the Civil Aviation Safety Authority and for that reason it is advisable to join a club.

There are Civil Aviation orders written governing the sport, which the MAAQ use as a minimum requirement.

How to Start

Your local club is the best place to start and there are approximately 60 clubs to choose from in Queensland. To find the location of a club or clubs near you, visit our  Club Locator Page, enter your postcode and start exploring. If you need any further assistance please contact us on 0407 340 239.

Most affiliated clubs have instructors and experienced fliers  that can provide lessons in learning how to set up and fly model aircraft.

Clubs are open most weekends, Saturday and/or Sunday, with some operating  on weekdays as well.