Currently, the aims of the club remain unchanged. The club still seeks to promote the hobby and sport of Aeromodelling by providing a safe and friendly environment where beginners and veterans alike can pursue a range of interests related to Aeromodelling in all its forms, such as:Radio Control IC FlyingRadio Control Electric FlyingControl Line FlyingSlope SoaringRotary Wing Flying
We have a proud tradition of supporting and participating in many local and national organised events, including:
Public displays and demonstrations
Club competitions and "Fun Flies"
ATC weekend camps
The club meets regularly every Wednesday evening, with Committee meetings on the first Wednesay of every month. Club members are active in the running and decision making of the Club as well as being kept up to date with the latest news and information relating to the hobby and sport of Aeromodelling and club events.
Current Committee is
Alex Mackie - Chairman
Charlie Galloway - Vice Chairman
Duncan Gray - Secretary
Peter Brown - Treasurer
The Club has a 5 acre flying site with close mown grass, an east/west runway of 150m and a north/south one of 200m.
A purpose built car park with onsite facilities for pilots and caravanners. In addition to our flying site, we also own a private clubhouse with a kitchen, canteen, meeting room, lounge and building room.
Instructions for trimming and flying aerobatic models with 'fault and remedy' section.PDF file
Instructions for trimming sailplanes with 'observation and adjustment sections.PDF file
Here are some downloadable plans for anybody who is interested in building a model for 2018. A year should be enough time for anyone ! (if any member has a similar plan they would like to post here, give the details to the webmaster at the next monthly meeting.)
Hawk: PDF file
Project One: PDF file
Viggen: PDF file
Aerobatics Competition Schedule
For interested parties here is a copy of the 2017 schedule, available for download as a PDF file. A schedule for 2018 will be posted here when it becomes available.
Competition Schedule (2017): PDF file
Glenrothes Aeromodelling Club welcomes your comments, suggestions or questions and you can contact us using the following methods:
Please address any correspondance to:
Mr D Gray
Glenrothes Aeromodelling Club
17 Ardgartan Court
mob: 07801 270 760
Please fill out this form:  Contact Form (opens in a new section).
Any submissions, please contact the webmaster at firstname.lastname@example.org
Flying Times & Access
All Pilots must comply fully with all Club rules and Local Regulations at all times.
All Club Pilots must gain a minimum Bronze certificate before conducting any unsupervised flights.
All IC Engines must comply with current safety and emission standards as laid out in the Club rules and by the relevant National bodies.
All visiting pilots are required to contact the Club prior to arrival and must conduct a supervised briefing flight.
All pilots MUST have valid insurance. Proof of insurance may be asked for at any time.
In the interests of safety, Marshalls & Club Officers have the authority to suspend flying at any time.
Our runway consists of a 100 metre long bowling green strip which is constantly maintained by a dedicated groundskeeper ensuring a smooth and closely cropped surface.
Active Pilot boxes are clearly marked and located at each end of the runway ensuring a common control area and allowing good communication between pilots.
Frequency/Channel control is in use at the site through the use of a peg & pole system located within the pits area.
The Civil Aviation Aithority has published a two page pamphlet on Drone safety called the "The Drone Code". This sets out a code of practice for drone flyers, a copy of which can be downloaded here.The Drone Code
Directions to our flying site east of KY1 4DE.  Satnav directions:  56.174694N,  -3.128830W.
Below is a simplified map showing the main roundabouts etc. For a satellite image please   click here (opens in a new page).
Download here:  Field Directions
Download a layout diagram of the flying field here:
Flying Field Layout