About the NFFS

Mission of the National Free Flight Society –
The National Free Flight Society (NFFS) is committed to the preservation and promotion of free flight model aviation in all of is aspects and manifestations.

The National Free Flight Society is the only organization in the United States that serves the interests of all free flight categories.  The Society was formed over 30 years ago to promote free flight activities and continues as a vital, growing organization dedicated to the advancement of the free flight hobby and sport.

The NFFS currently sponsors the following activites:

  • The Unites States Outdoor Championships
  • The United States Indoor Championships
  • The annual Outdoor National Cup, anational competition involving a variety of AMA and Nostalgia model events flown at many AMA-sanctioned contests. The National Cup awards are presented at the NFFS Annual Banquet in July-August. See the Competitions section for complete information.

Society publications:

  • Free Flight Digest, a bi-monthly magazine that contains the most complete free flight coverage published in the country
  • The NFFS Symposium, published annually, presents articles on current state-of-the-art concepts and free flight developments, along with descriptions of the Ten Models of the Year and biographies of Inductees into the NFFS Hall of Fame
  • An extensive list of full-size plans for for all types of models from Old Timers to FAI competition models.  See the Online Shop for details about all NFFS publications and the Plans Service.

The National Free Flight Society is affiliated with the Academy of Model Aeronautics as a Special Interest Group.

See the Join, Learn, Fly section for information and a membership application.  Join the NFFS and enjoy the advantages that membership offers.

The NFFS President and Board of Directors