What is Aeromodelling?


Jack Vetter’s Peanut Scale Nesmith Cougar*

Aeromodelling is the hobby and pastime of building model airplanes for which the sole purpose is to simply fly them for sport and competition. It is a a very exciting and interesting way to learn, apply and understand science and engineering principles..

An excellent discussion and a more detailed definition of Aeromodelling can be found on the web at http://www.Wikipedia.com by searching for “Model Aircraft” and then scrolling down the page to the article titled: “Flying Models for Sport (Aeromodelling)”. It touches on all aspects of the model aircraft hobby including the different types of models on and the various competitions the members have.

For more information on the model aircraft we build and fly, see the page “What is Free Flight?”

*The following is quoted from the Wikipedia.com Website:
The Nesmith Cougar is a light aircraft that was developed in the United States in the 1950s and marketed for homebuilding.