New Members

Any prospective member is welcome to visit our Awatoto flying site to see what we are all about. The fields most popular day is Sunday however members can fly any day of the week with a few exceptions throughout the year.

The club has an Electric trainer model and dual control radio setup (Both Mode 1 & 2) that can be used with it as well as the option of “buddying” with a radio you may have already purchased (Depends on brand/model).

You are welcome to have a few introductory flights before deciding on joining.

Joining Our Club

You need to Download the membership form (this can be done by clicking HERE )

Then contact our Secretary: Barry Kerr Phone 027 8431490 or kerrbp@xtra.co.nz

The Secretary will take your details, process your application and advise you about the process.

Our financial year begins on the 1st of April. If you wish to join at different time of the year the cost will be calculated on a a full or 6 month portion for both the Club and the Model Flying NZ fees.

Fee Structure: 2021 / 2022

ClassClub FeesMFNZ FeesTotal Fees
Senior$118.00$95.00$213.00
Family$135.00$100.00$235.00
Junior$35.00$30.00$65.00
Country$75.00$95.00$170.00
Associate$25.00N/A$25.00

Once you are a member you get a key to access the gate to the Awatoto flying site. It is a condition of our agreement with the Hawke’s Bay Regional Council (HBRC) to keep this gate locked at all times.