Have we given up trying to save the hobby for the next generation or do we have to adapt to change to ensure its continuation? Are our flying clubs destined to deteriorate into fields of grumpy old men depleting slowly and recounting tales of how it used to be? As the BMFA struggle on with their free flight founded education programme I was asked if there was anything we can do, individually or as a club in R/C land, to encourage new youngsters in, or help keep the ones we already have. Having brought my own son from cradle to highly able 3D R/C pilot with a diverse array of model aircraft, I have encountered many issues along the way. I’m fairly sure there is no single correct answer to the question of how to get kids into aeromodelling, but below are ten things that might just help a little.