Aeromodelling is the design, construction and flying of model airplanes, helicopters and rockets. It is both a Hobby and an International Sport.
Model aviation’s power to excite the imagination and generate enthusiasm has made it a truly international activity with many thousands of participants and hundreds of ongoing activities worldwide. Today, you can build model airplanes of incredible realism and fly them as expertly as a real pilot sitting at the controls. Aeromodelling helps to understand Physics, improve hand and eye coordination, understand the importance of team work, learn to cope with success and failure, create 3D objects, learn to work with plans, use hand tools etc. Aeromodelling is a wonderful form of self expression that gradually leads you to a successful career as a Pilot, Aircraft Designer, Aircraft Maintenance Technician, Aero-Space Engineer etc.
Aeromodeling encompasses all aspects of engineering like Mechanical, Electrical, Electronics, and Structural etc. Hence it provides a unique opportunity to understand application of engineering concepts.