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Coming Events

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QUEENSLAND TURBINE FLYERS AT TAA

February 27, 2016 - February 28, 2016 @ TOOWOOMBA AEROMODELLERS ASSOCIATION - TAA

MAAQ GENERAL MEETING

March 5, 2016 2:00 am - 5:00 am @ SALISBURY HOTEL SALISBURY COMMENCING AT 2.00 PM

34TH SAM 1788 OLD TIMER CHAMPS AT CANOWINDRA

March 23, 2016 12:15 am - March 28, 2016 1:35 am @ CANOWINDRA NSW

SCALE AIRCRAFT OF SOUTH AUSTRALIA STATE CHAMPS

March 25, 2016 - March 26, 2016 @ CONSTELLATION FIELD BROOKS ROAD WATERLOO CORNER SOUTH AUSTRALIA 5120

WARBIRDS OVER WANAKA NEW ZEALAND 2016

March 25, 2016 - March 28, 2016 @ WANAKA NEW ZEALAND

QUEENSLAND TURBINE FLYERS AT TINGALPA- sunday only

April 3, 2016 - @ TMAC

ANZAC WEEKEND AIR SHOW

April 23, 2016 - April 24, 2016 @ SUNCOAST MODEL FLYERS
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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.