About SEAT

man launches glider seat logoSEAT (Sailplanes and Electric Aeromodellers of Tasmania Inc.) is a group of modellers based in Tasmania, Australia. Our members build & fly mostly gliders (F3B, F3F, F3J, scale) electrics and nostalgic & modern free flight. Members are dedicated to fostering interest in this fabulous sport/hobby; they boast skills ranging from leading-edge aerospace CNC technology and composite material construction to stick-and-tissue indoor rubber powered aeroplanes.

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Australian Clubs

North West Aeromodellers Inc.
(powered & glider flyers par excellence)

Southern Model Sailplane Association (Tas) Inc (our Southern Tasmanian colleagues)

MAAA (Model Aeronautical Association of Australia)

TMAA (Tasmanian Model Aeronautical Association)

Tasmanian Aeromodelling Academy (TAA)

East Coast RC Flyers (St. Helens Tas.)

Heathcoate Soaring League (Like-minded flyers in Sydney, Australia)

Phoenix Flyers of Launceston (mostly powered aircraft, highly regarded scale & aerobatic modellers)

Launceston Model Aero Club (LMAC; a well-established club, located Symmons Plains, Tas.)

LSF Australia (League of Silent Flight Australia; a fraternity of glider pilots)



Jo Grini (Norwegian sailplane enthusiast and prolific blogger; mostly about exoitc composite models)

F3B at Home (Spanish blog supporting F3B)

RCSD (Radio-Controlled Soaring Digest; published monthly, a free on-line publication with high-quality content)

RCsoaringOZ (forum for Australian RC glider pilots)

rcgroups.com (US hosted chat forum with high-level international participation)

Modelflight (Australian retailer with global reach of top-end gliders & equipment;)

Hyperion / Airstrike (Australia retailer of high-end gliders & accessories)

SoaringUSA (retailers based in US with top-notch service & products)

RCTrader.com.au (buy/swap site for all things RC)

Airsports RC (purveyor of fine gliders and acessories from NSW)

Aircraft-World (based in Japan, purveyor of fine glider accessories; towhooks & control horns)