Model Flight Week Glocknerhof

The meetingat the end of August

A holidayswith model flying, entertainment and competitions for gliding and powered flight. The Model Flight Week Glocknerhof is the most traditional model flight event in the Drautal Valley. Those who wish can also participate in the competitions for gliding and powered flight. At the end of the week there will be live music with award ceremony and great prizes.

In this week model airplane pilots meet with company. People talk shop and party into the night. At the airfield the new flight models are presented and flown diligently. In the hotel await compensation such as swimming pool, wellness, culinary and the weekly program.


41. Model Flight Week: August 26 – September 2, 2023

You are welcome to arrive alone, with company, friends or family. Here you can check availabilities and book right away.

Highlights of the week

  • Welcome with champagne reception
  • Motor and slope sailing competition
  • Evening with danc music (live) and award ceremony


  • Saturday: Arrival, visit of the flying sites & getting to know the pilots
  • Sunday: Free flying and compensation at the hotel
  • Monday: Welcome, briefing, entry fee € 20 per competition
  • Tuesday: motorized flight competition (electric or combustion) at the Glocknerhof model airfield, go-karting, bowling
  • Wednesday: Slope sailing competition on Rottenstein with joint flying buffet on the slope
  • Thursday: free flying, sports and wellness program, barbecue evening
  • Friday: End with dance music (live music) and award ceremony
  • Saturday: Departure, or treat yourself to a few more holidays?


The most important thing about the competitions is just to participate and have fun. On Friday there will be a finale with dance music and award ceremony.

Motor competition: Simple standard aerobatics suitable for any model. Steady takeoff, three loops, fly through the limbo gate and land exactly in the landing area in three passes.

Slope soaring competition: There are two criteria – to keep the flight time exactly and to land centrally on a line in the landing field. Three passes are flown. A helper throws the gliders at the top of the meadow. Any sailor may participate. Only engines are not allowed to be started.


Here you can book rooms or send us a request. Please let us know your interest in the Model Flight Week.


Photos from the Model Flight Week

  • Rottenstein-Hangsegelbewerb-Zuschauer
  • Rottenstein Hangsegelbewerb Teilnehmer
  • Motorflugbewerb-Teilnehmer-Start
  • Modellflugwoche-Motorbewerb-Zuschauer
  • Modellflugwoche-Siegerehrung-Motorflug
  • Torflug Limbo beim Motorbewerb im Glocknerhof
  • Teilnehmer Motorflugwettbewerb
  • Buffet am Hang – Hangflugbewerb Rottenstein, Modellflugwoche
  • Schnitzel beim Fliegerbuffet am Rottenstein
  • Obstplatte beim Fliegerbuffet am Hang Modellflugwoche
  • Familie beim Hangsegelbewerb in der Modellflugwoche
  • Modellflugplatz Motorflugbewerb Modellflugwoche
  • Modellflugwoche-Siegerehrung-Wettbewerbe-Wintergarten
  • Fliegerball Modellflugwoche

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Course rules and regulations

The court rules must be observed. The new EU Regulation (EU) 2019/947 also applies at Hotel Glocknerhof. In addition to the liability insurance for model flight, the new EU certificate of competence A1/A3 is also required. Please also affix a registration number on the models or in the battery compartment.


A suitable gift for any occasion: Visit Glocknerhof’s voucher shop.

Trainings and services

Training with RC aircrafts

Gliding and motorized flying can also be learned at the Glocknerhof: Courses and individual lessons for beginners and advanced pilots are available with RC aircrafts of all sizes. Training sessions are held weekly from Monday to Friday throughout the year.

Hill Soaring Workshop

Gain practical experience and learn important tips and tricks from the expert: On four afternoons in spring and fall you will be taught everything about hill soaring. Own gliders should be brought – whether pure glider or motor glider does not matter. The seminars are aimed at pilots who have mastered a standard flight model on the level and would like to dedicate themselves to the topics of slope flying & thermals.

Model aircraft building service

Want to fly a special model but don’t have the time, patience or skill to build it yourself? Then we can help you. We build your desired model and you can combine the takeover with a holidays at the Glocknerhof right away. Here you get more information about the model building and repair service Glocknerhof.

RC Building Workshop

In this seminar you will learn how to build model airplanes. Each course participant builds his own RC airplane during the week. The models are built in wooden construction and covered with foil. The aim of the course is to acquire theoretical and practical knowledge of making and repairing model airplanes. Depending on the progress of construction, the models can be flown in with the flight instructor.

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