Getting started

If you are looking to join the Gloucester Model Flying Club or interested in getting started in the hobby of flying model aircraft then please browse through the following pages which we hope will give you a good start in model flying.
Now as this is the web site of the Gloucester Model Flying Club we would of course like you to join the club. But before you do please feel free to come and have a chat. You can visit us at the field (Where to find us.), during the winter months we even fly indoors (notices and events)or simply contact us at (chrisrbishop@glos-mfc.co.uk).

Please now go to the page that you think describes you;

Competent Flyer. 
Able to fly a particular type of model competently without supervision.  

Still learning  
Able to fly a particular type of model but not confident to fly alone or still receiving dual instruction.  

Returning to the hobby. 
Have flown models in the past and are looking to return to the hobby.  

If you are totally new to the hobby and have never flown any type of model before and would like an idea of where to start then please take the time to browse the following pages.    

 Getting Started Part One. 
An Introduction & Frequently Asked Questions 

Getting Started Part Two  
Types of model suitable for learning   Fixed Winged (Aeroplanes/Gliders)

Getting Started Part Three  
Types of model suitable for learning. Rotary Winged (Indoor Helicopters)

Getting Started Part Four  
Types of model suitable for learning. Rotary Winged (Outdoor Helicopters)

Getting Started Part Five.  
Model Flight Simulators.

Getting Started Part Six.  
 Membersí Own experiences.

 

Gloucester Model Flying Club