Palmerston North Aeroneers

Model Aero Club (inc.)

Due to the country at Level 4, the field will be 


for a month, this is regretful but it is for our safety.
Keep Safe
(Posted 23/03/2020)
April Servo Chatter now available on line

Subs are now due 

Please check your emails from the club Treasurer or see the relevant  information in the March Servo Chatter

Fellow Flyers

The Prime Minister has today ( Monday 23 March ) announced that New Zealand's Covid-19 alert level has risen to three and the country will go to level 4 - full lockdown in 48 hours.

Essential services will continue but schools and non-essential businesses will be closed from tomorrow. For MFNZ members, this means no events or club gatherings. People can still go outside for recreation but must follow social distancing advice (and common sense) to limit the spread of the virus  – keep at least two metres apart, cover coughs or sneezes, and wash your hands frequently.

Please keep up to date, the best and most up to date source of advice is the NZ Government Covid-19 website

Stay well!

Jonathan Shorer

Secretary, Model Flying NZ
email :
phone : 0272 251 952
Flying Field near Pahiatua
Lew Woods has kindly offered Club members the use of his flying field.   

To find the field from PN, drive over the Pahiatua Track and as you descend the hill into Pahiatua turn right before you cross the railway line, proceed for approx. 1km, the road turns sharp, at this point turn right (if you are on gravel you have gone too far) find the drive with letter box 86, proceed up drive.  Click here for Goggle Map

Website problem with the document pages - please email to request the document be emailed to you.

The Palmerston North Aeroneers is located in the Manawatu region of New Zealand's North Island. 

Club Flying is every Sunday starting at 9am weather permitting at our Spur Road Field at Colyton,

with one other day midweek flying.

The Club fosters and encourages the building and flying of model aircraft. The Club began in September 1946 as the "Manawatu Model Aeroplane Club", and its original Secretary, Mr Russ Johnson, is still active in the Club today.

The Club is affiliated to the New Zealand Model Aeronautical Association (NZMAA), the governing body for all model flying in New Zealand, which in turn is affiliated to the F.A.I. through the Royal New Zealand Aero Club.

Club hat and shirts are now available.  

Place an order with any of your committee members.

Hats - $15      Your typical fisherman "Gilligan" style 

Shirts - $30    100% Dri-zone polyester, anti-snag and moisture wicking, UPF rating 50+  

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