Field update Nov 19:
Drainage work is now completed and equipment cleared away and ruts filled and rolled. Some ruts could reappear as fill settles.
Normal parking access can resume by driving to the end of the metal track and crossing over to the parking area.
On no account is anyone allowed to drive in a straight line from the gate and over the playing field.
If you are not sure where to go please park your car and walk over and ask.
the Papakura, Manukau Aeromodellers’ Club (PMAC) web site.
the Clevedon Show grounds,
, Clevedon, the Club’s flying site
is a 15 minute drive from Manukau.
members and MFNZ affiliated flyers are permitted to fly at the site all
year round subject to limitations imposed by the club rulesA variety
of different sized aircraft are able to fly from the 90m grass strip.
130 members, the Papakura, Manukua Aeromodellers’ Club is a very active
and progressive Club that encourages new members and promotes model
flying to the general public.
Age is no
barrier to model flying.PMAC caters to all ages and skill levels from school aged members
to over 80 year olds. There are also active female pilots at the Club.
As well as
general member flying days, the club also organizes specific events
throughout the year including:
Warbirds Over Manukau ---
Rally Days ---
Days for Other Aero Model Club The main
club flying day is Sunday. The club also meets on the first Monday of each even month at the Warbirds
Ardmore Airportat 7.30pm unless notified different. See events page for more detail. Our model flying activities takes place within a public park,with this comes the aspect of safety to members of the public and other user groups/sporting events.
Please be aware of members of the public walking around and under the flight line .Before take-off or landing please check that it is safe to do so.In the event of a dead stick please land safely. At all times whenever possible please have an observer to warn of hazards.
Note, the flying rules have been revamped, please take time to read them here
No low flying over any members of the public who happen to be walking under our flight line is permitted. No flying over or close to any horse and rider that may venture close to the flight circuit and also the stables when occupied.
All flying is to be carried out in front of the Pilot line,no flying over the pits area, car park or over the road. No flying while sporting events are taking place on adjacent sports fields. Signs are to be placed at either end of flying field to alert people that model flying is taking place.
The flying calendar now shows the flying days and allowed flying times on a day by day basis as well as the
no 'fly days' up to the end of May 2012 Please check the calendar regularly as these can and do change from time to time.
Here you will find a list of Instructors and their roster....