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Welcome to our events section

  • Want to see what's on in your area? See below for our event listings (Events listing updated 28th May 2015)

 

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Show:

DateCountyEvent
30th and 31st May 2015CumbriaWaterplanes at Ullswater (Windermere Model Waterplane Flyers)
 See contact.

Contact George Carpenter on 01524 782272 or at gcarpenter@btinternet.com or Colin Smith on 01524 762282.

Proof of insurance essential.

30th and 31st May 2015East SussexHastings MFC Fly-in
 Middle Bridge site off the A259 between Bexhill and Pevensey, East Sussex.

All types of aircraft welcome including turbines.

Camping available from Monday 25th May.

Charge to non HMFC members £25, non-campers £5.

Traders also welcome.

Contact Les Eagle on 01634 327228 to book.

30th and 31st May 2015North YorkshireIMAC UK Competition
 Tholthorpe, Nr York.

Contact Mal Green at mcgreen65@hotmail.com

30th and 31st May 2015NottinghamshireThe Langar MAC Fly-in
 Langar Airfield, Nottingham, NG13 9HQ.

The annual Langar Fly-in is back - concrete runway, all fixed-wing aircraft welcome, proof of insurance please.

Free camping on mown grass from Thursday. Catering van over the weekend. Toilet facilities on site. Fliers £5 per day £10 max.

Visit www.langarMAC.co.uk for more details

30th and 31st May 2015NottinghamshireBMFA F3B League Event 2
 Wetlands, Notts.

All entries to Clive Needham by 6pm Wed. week of comp.

Call 0161 2843143 or email I.needham7@ntlworld.com.

Decision on which day to fly will be made by Clive dependant on weather

1st June 2015SomersetIndoor Flying at Crewkerne Sports Centre
 Crewkerne Sports Centre, south west of Yeovil, Somerset

Times are 7.00pm to 9.00pm, cost is maximum of £10 per adult, juniors half price, insurance required. 

We have a big 4 court hall with some power points.

Typically meeting all the year round, on 1st and 3rd mondays in each month, except bank holidays.

Call Jack Mitchell on 01935 445311 or email jack@home9999.plus.com or see our website http://www.yeovilrcflyers.org.uk/index.php

4th June 2015HampshireWaltham Chase Aeromodellers Indoor R/C Small Models Meeting
 Main Hall, Wickham Community Centre, Mill Lane, Wickham, Hants PO17 5A.

From 7pm to 9.30 pm.

Models limited to a max weight of 95g for fixed wing aircraft, in flight trim, including battery (not to exceed a 2-cell Li-Po pack). Helicopters limited to a rotor diameter of 12” (305mm). Models such as the Kyosho “Minium” range.

Admission £4 for fliers and £1 for spectators, whilst accompanied children will be admitted free. Junior fliers will be charged as adult spectators. Proof of insurance req’d.

Contact Alan Wallington on 01489 895157 or see www.wcaero.co.uk

5th, 6th and 7th June 2015KentUK F3A World Cup League Event
 Near Ashford, Kent.

International entry. Visitors welcome.

See www.gbrcaa.org/World Cup/ or contact Contest Director Matt Hoyland on 0773 9840498 or Ashley Hoyland on 0114 2873432 for more details.

6th and 7th June 2015NorthumberlandTeesside MFC Air Show
 At Stockton on Tees. Directions on the website,

 

Pilots must hold a ‘B’ cert or equivalent, camping available on site.

Trade stands are also available. 

Contact Colin Walsh at walshcolin@Yahoo.co.uk call 079103 70629 or visit Www.teessidemodelflyingclub.co.uk

6th and 7th June 2015WiltshireDavid Prosser Memorial Fly-in Scale and Vintage Weekend
 Charlton Park near Malmesbury, Wiltshire.

Must have an A cert to fly. Camping available at £8 per night.Transmitter Fee £5. 

Open to all scale and vintage fliers.

Contact Keith Simpkins on 07906 373480 or at tigermoth99@hotmail.co.uk  

7th June 2015ClackmannanshireThe Lew Weaver Trophy at Alloa and District Radio Flying Club.
 See website for details.

Mainly electric scale.

At the Blairdrummond Site.

Contact Dick Marsden on 01786 833815 or visit http://adrfc.yolasite.com

7th June 2015WiltshireWessex Soaring Association Monthly Fly-in
 Contact for details.

Wind-dependent. Non-powered gliders and e-soarers permitted, all welcome.

Slopes located in south Wiltshire, east of Shaftesbury.

Contact Pete Carpenter for details, email pete.carpenter@yahoo.co.uk or call 07919 903742.

7th June 2015LincolnshireFenland MFC 7th Annual Warbirds Over The Fens
 Flag Lane, St.Johns, Lincs, PE12 8RJ.

Gates open 8am, all flyers welcome.

Visiting pilots £5, BMFA rules apply.

Michelle’s fabulous burgers on site.

Call Mick on 01406 351016, email michaelwoods111@btinternet.com or call Martin on 07960 410340. More info at www.fenlandaeromodelclub.co.uk

7th June 2015HertfordshireNorth London MFC Scale Day
 Warren Lane, Baldock, Herts, SG7 6RR.

Flying from 10am. BBQ and drinks available.

All pilots need BMFA A certificate or LMA proficiency, those flying >7kg models need BMFA B certificate or LMA proficiency.

Proof of insurance required.

No noisy models please. £5 pilots entry fee.

Contact Maurice Northcott on 07866105721 or mail@mpnltd.fsnet.co.uk

12th - 14th June 2015LincolnshireWarbirds Over Winterton
 At the North Lincs club site.

Arrivals from 9am, all caravans off by noon on 15th.

Money raised from this event will be given to a charity.

Please see www.northlincsmodelflyingclub.co.uk or email andrew. bennett1964@gmail.com

13th and 14th June 2015South YorkshireDon Valley MFC Open Fly-in
 Bentley Moor Lane Doncaster South Yorks. DN6 7BD.

From 10am-5pm No entry fee, BMFA insurance required.

BBQ + refreshments + raffle.

Camping by booking only and free.

Contact info@donvalleymfc.co.uk or John on 07934 689317

13th and 14th June 2015ConwyPSSA Fly-In
 The Great Orme, Llandudno

Meet at the 'Tank Track' car park for 10am each day.

Open to non-PSSA members - proof of insurance required.

Usual 'Fly for Fun' format.

For more information contact Phil Cooke on 07772 224719 or email webmaster@pssaonline.co.uk

14th June 2015DevonDevon Glider Day
 Little Haldon on the B3192 adjacent to the Teignmouth Golf course.

Please note that there is no aerotow on this date.

Reserve date is 21st.

Contact: Joe Speirs on 01662 834014 or Stan Yeo on 01626 332287.

14th June 2015DerbyshireF3A BMFA 3nd GBR Team Selection Event
 Ashbourne, Derbyshire.

FAI ‘P’ and ‘F’ schedules. Also GBR/CAA League competition. All Schedules.

See gbrcaa.org, then forum ‘Competition News’ for details and ‘Competition Entry Form’ for fees and payment.

Team Selection competitors have priority entry if competition is over subscribed.

Visitors by prior arrangement, please contact Adrian Harrison on 07976 244004 for details.

15th June 2015SomersetIndoor Flying at Crewkerne Sports Centre
 Crewkerne Sports Centre, south west of Yeovil, Somerset

Times are 7.00pm to 9.00pm, cost is maximum of £10 per adult, juniors half price, insurance required. 

We have a big 4 court hall with some power points.

Typically meeting all the year round, on 1st and 3rd mondays in each month, except bank holidays.

Call Jack Mitchell on 01935 445311 or email jack@home9999.plus.com or see our website http://www.yeovilrcflyers.org.uk/index.php

19th, 20th and 21st June 2015ShropshireWeston Park International Model Air Show
 Weston Park, Weston Under–lizard, M54 junction 3 and 8 miles off M6 junction 12.

Organised by Wrekin MFC.

Helifest RC helicopter flight line all weekend, commentary Dave Bishop DB Sound, fantastic trade support, over 100 traders, host of top pilots, full size display both days, glider FX display team, off-road buggy racing, family attractions.

On-site camping, evening entertainment and Saturday evening night show.

Contact Steve Bishop on 01952 587298 or 07758 895068, stevenbishop@blueyonder.co.uk or see www.westonparkmodelairshow.co.uk

19th, 20th and 21st June 2015FifeThe Balbedie Midsummer Extravaganza Open Event
 Balbedie Aeromodelling Club, Balbedie Farm Nr Kinglassie, Fife, KY5 0UE, Scotland.

Open Event all aircraft welcome.

BAC’s great BBQ and refreshments available all day.

Saturday night entertainment with live band and bar.

Camping and caravan facilities available. Toilets provided.

Bring your friends and family. Proof of Insurance to fly please. See www.balbedie-aeromodelling-club.co.uk

Or contact Colin Morrison at secretary@balbedie-aeromodelling-club.co.uk for more info.

20th June 2015StaffordshireIMAC UK Competition
 Fradley, Nr Lichfield, Staffs

Contact Mal Green at mcgreen65@hotmail.com

21st June 2015AberdeenshireBMFA Qualifiers at Aberdeen Aeromodellers Flying Club
 See website for directions.

Flying Class 3 to be held.

Contact Barry Pettet on 01358 743136 or visit http://www.aamfc.co.uk

21st June 2015KentGravesend MFC Fly-in & BBQ
 At the club’s Kent flying site.

From 10am till 4pm. Enjoy a relaxed days flying with a chuck glider comp for all the family with medals for the winners.

Fly any type of model (free flight included) on our flat and open area. No fixed wing turbines sadly due to equine livestock close by.

Free entry for all pilots to fly, but must have proof of BMFA insurance and hold an ‘A’ certificate. Just £2 for a plate of food and drink.

Contact Paul Holmes on 01634261113, 07984373012 or email pj.holmes303@btinternet.com for further details.

21st June 2015MerseysideDeeside MAC Open Day
 At the Broken Bank site, off the A548, Wirral, Merseyside.

Open to all R/C classes, a take off strip is available which is suitable for large models, gas turbines etc.

Open to all clubs and individuals, but proof of insurance req’d. Min qualification is BMFA ‘A’ certificate, models over 7kg require a ‘B’. An LMA certificate of competence will be accepted. Max model weight 20 kg.

Gates open from 8.30 am until 10.30 am. Latecomers can contact via the mobile number displayed on the gate. Toilet facilities will be available.

Contact G.H Robson for any further information and travel information - e-mail  zen219506@zen.co.uk or call 01352 761814.

27th and 28th June 2015LincolnshireBardney Warbirds
 Bardney, Lincolnshire

Camping from Friday till Sunday night .

Bmfa rules apply. Due to location no jets allowed. Hot food and drinks all day. Flying off grass strip..
For more info contact mark Roberts 07960896593 or email sparkyrobbo@aol.com
 

27th June 2015KentTonbridge Gassers and Rubber Fanciers Indoor Flying
 King's Rochester Sports Centre, 601 Maidstone Road, Rochester, Kent, ME1 3QJ

6.30 pm until 10.00 pm for freeflight and lightweight flying with R/C timed flying sessions throughout the evening.
Contact Steve on 0208 942 5000 or Eric on 01622 737814 before travelling to confirm.

27th and 28th June 2015EssexWings & Wheels 2015
 North Weald Airfield, Essex, CM16 6AR.

Wings & Wheels Model Spectacular 2015 will be taking place again on the historical North Weald Airfield. Modellers from all over the UK and Europe visit and take part in this, the longest running show of its kind in the UK – 29th year!

The show showcases almost all aspects of the Radio Control Hobby. Trade support is fantastic and whatever your interest, there is bound to be someone who can supply just about anything you need.

This year we are honoured to welcome the Eagle Aerobatic Flight Team from Belgium. Frans and Ludo will be displaying HALF scale a Christen Eagle I and Boeing Stearman PT17 models.

With so much to see at Wings & Wheels many people stay the weekend. There is unlimited space for tents, caravans and campervans on the campsite.

Tickets can be booked in advance on line or you can Pay on Arrival. Further information about the show can be found on our Web Site www.wingsnwheels.net and Weekend or Daily Entrance Tickets can be bought on-line at admin@wingsnwheels.net or on 01242 604126.

 

 

 

 

 

 

27th and 28th June 2015CumbriaWaterplanes at Ullswater (Windermere Model Waterplane Flyers)
 See contact.

Contact George Carpenter on 01524 782272 or at gcarpenter@btinternet.com or Colin Smith on 01524 762282.

Proof of insurance essential.

27th and 28th June 2015WrexhamIMAC UK Competition.
 Nr Wrexham. North Wales.

Contact Mal Green at mcgreen65@hotmail.com

27th and 28th June 2015City of GlasgowLMA Show
 Strathaven, South Lanarkshire, ML10 6RW

Please visit http://www.largemodelassociation.com/ for full details.

27th and 28th June 2015NottinghamshireBMFA F3B League 3 Event
 Wetlands, Notts.

All entries to Clive Needham by 6pm Wed. week of comp.

Call 0161 2843143 or email I.needham7@ntlworld.com.

Decision on which day to fly will be made by Clive dependant on weather

28th June 2015West YorkshirePANDAS 4th Annual Single Channel & Retro R/C event
 Pontefract Park, Pontefract, West Yorkshire. We’re in the south-west corner of M62/J32.

The event favours single-channel, reeds and rudder-only propo-equipped models, but the vintage section is open to all.

From 10am onwards, BBQ and table top sale for retro items.

Full details at http://www.pandasaero.co.uk/

28th June 2015East SussexWealden Warbirds
 Berwick flying site near Drusillas on the A27

Flying from 10.30am, pilots briefing at 10am. Noise testing will be available on the day. Proof of insurance and BMFA 'A' certificate minimum. £5 to fly with raffle and refreshments. Prop warbirds only, sorry no jets.

Contact mark@wealdenflyers.co.uk or 01825 765296 or bob@wealdenflyers.co.uk or 01892 852137

28th June 2015LancashireBMFA North West Region Open Day
 Bickershaw MFC, Morris Farm, Bickershaw Lane, Abram, Wigan, Lancs. WN2 5TD.

Off the peg flying for any fixed-wing plane or helicopter. A field smooth enough for scale aircraft and big enough for Jets.

Swapmeet, so bring your own table and sell modelling related stuff. No table charge.

Flying for any BMFA Member with an ‘A’ certificate, or with a ‘B’ pilot beside you if you haven't got an ‘A’.

Food, toilets, free car parking.

For more information contact Peter Maw on 07747 845598 or email secretary@bickershawmfc.co.uk, www.bickershawmfc.co.uk

4th and 5th July 2015DevonDartmoor Two-Day Open Cross Country
 Meet at Cox Tor car park (GR 532752) at 9.30am on the Tavistock Merrivale road.

Individual and three-man team event at Cox Tor (531762).

BMFA insurance required, £8 entry fee.

Trophy for best performing scale glider.

Contact John Milne at jtmr191@btinternet.com.

4th July 2015South YorkshireGBR/CAA F3A League competition.
 Skelbrooke.

All schedules. See gbrcaa.org, then forum ‘Competition News’ for details and ‘Competition Entry Form’ for fees and payment.

Visitors welcome but please contact Contest Director, Bob Rowland on 07969 456441 for details.

4th and 5th July 2015SomersetWoodspring 2015
 Held at our Claverham Drove Airfield, Yatton. Just follow the signs J20 or J21 from M5.

The South West's biggest Model Airshow featuring an exciting programme of model aircraft with full model trade support. 

See http://www.woodspringshow.co.uk

Email warren@westgatesystems.net or phone 07970 473717

For general enquiries email spitfire@woodspringwings.co.uk

4th July 2015FlintshireDelyn MFC FunFly
 At the Kettle International Field. Just off J31 on the A55.

From 10am till 5pm.

See www.delynmfc.co.uk or call Mike Parry on 01352 710167.

5th July 2015OxfordshireOxford MFC Dreaming Spires Gala
 Port Meadow, Oxford.

Vintage L/W Rubber, Classic Glider, Vintage Glider, Silent Open Tail-less, E36, Rapier R30 Duration, All-in F/F Scale. New events - HLG/Catapult, Cloud Tramp, Duration Rubber Ratio (16 -25 inch), Table Top rubber precision, Hi-Start Glider (36 inch), FROG Senior Duration.

10am start, Scale 1.30pm.

No poles or thermisters.

Duration 3 x flights (except HLG, x 5). No rounds.

For detailed information on new events and rules, go to www. oxfordmodelflyingclub.org.uk or call Charlie Newman on 01865 426129.

5th July 2015WiltshireWessex Soaring Association Monthly Fly-in
 Contact for details.

Wind-dependent. Non-powered gliders and e-soarers permitted, all welcome.

Slopes located in south Wiltshire, east of Shaftesbury.

Contact Pete Carpenter for details, email pete.carpenter@yahoo.co.uk or call 07919 903742.

5th July 2015HertfordshireNorth London MFC Glider Day
 Warren Lane, Baldock, Herts, SG7 6RR.

Flying from 10am. BBQ and drinks available.

All pilots need BMFA A certificate or LMA proficiency.

Proof of insurance required. No noisy models please. £5 pilots entry fee.

Contact Maurice Northcott on 07866105721 or mail@mpnltd.fsnet.co.uk

5th July 2015East SussexEastbourne and District MFC Fly In
 Deanland Airfield, Ripe, East Sussex

Come and enjoy an informal days flying at this excellent venue starting at 10am.You will need to show evidence of your BMFA membership, an “A” cert and part with £5 for your entry fee.

No very large models, gas turbines or drones please. We may ask you to do a noise test. Further information please contact

Shaun Clay shaun@saltwood35.co.uk or Tony Ding bonding@sky.com . Alternatively visit www.edmfc.co.uk

 

5th July 2015North YorkshireYork MAS Electric Fly
 Wilberfoss near York.

From 9.30am till 5pm. Bar, refreshments, and toilets.

Check website for location map – www.ymas.org.uk or for more details contact Adrian Barker on 01904 416465.

 

6th July 2015SomersetIndoor Flying at Crewkerne Sports Centre
 Crewkerne Sports Centre, south west of Yeovil, Somerset

Times are 7.00pm to 9.00pm, cost is maximum of £10 per adult, juniors half price, insurance required. 

We have a big 4 court hall with some power points.

Typically meeting all the year round, on 1st and 3rd mondays in each month, except bank holidays.

Call Jack Mitchell on 01935 445311 or email jack@home9999.plus.com or see our website http://www.yeovilrcflyers.org.uk/index.php

11th and 12th July 2015West MidlandsRCM&E / Greenacres Summer Fly-in
 At the West Midlands club site, just off J7, M6. See website for directions.

BMFA ‘A’ cert req’d to fly.

Camping available.

See www. http://greenacresmac.co.uk/J/ for full details and direction.

11th and 12th July 2015DenbighshireIMAC UK Competition
 Rhyl, North Wales.

Contact Mal Green mcgreen65@hotmail.com  

12th July 2015ShropshireWolves Scale Glider Fly-in
 The Long Mynd, Church Stretton, Shropshire.

From 9.30am, £3 entry fee, proof of insurance required.

Contact Mark Richards on 01785 712445, 07921 210629 or email markhrichards@yahoo.co.uk

12th July 2015OxfordshireBMFA GBR Team Selection Event.
 Oxford.

FAI ‘P’ and ‘F’ schedules. Also GBR/CAA League competition. All Schedules.

See gbrcaa.org, then forum ‘Competition News’ for details and ‘Competition Entry Form’ for fees and payment. Team Selection competitors have priority entry if competition is over subscribed.

Visitors welcome but please contact Contest Director, Adrian Harrison on 07976 244004 for details.

12th July 2015BerkshireReading & District MAC Autogyro Fly-in
 Thames Valley Park, Reading, Berks. Nearest postcode is RG6 1PT.

All welcome.

From 10am till 5pm.

Refreshment facilities available within a short walk.

Detailed location maps can be found at www.RDMAC.org.uk/

18th and 19th July 2015KentBartons Point Model Flying Spectacular
 Bartons Point Coastal Park, Marine Parade, Sheerness, Kent, ME1 2BX.

A family fun weekend, free admission, bring and buy, food, top pilots, steam engines, lunchtime ‘try and fly’, raffle and lots more.

Flying from 10am daily and night flying too. Pilots must have an ‘A’ cert, daily briefing at 9.30am.

See www.bpmfc.blogspot.co.uk email flyingspectacular@live.co.uk or call Jan on 07775 512307.

18th and 19th July 2015ShropshireLMA Cosford
 Cosford, Shropshire, TF11 8UP

Please visit http://www.largemodelassociation.com/ for full details.

19th July 2015FifeThe Balbedie Warbirds Open Fly-in
 Balbedie Aeromodelling Club, Balbedie Farm Nr Kinglassie, Fife, KY5 0UE, Scotland.

Open Event, All Warbirds and scale aircraft welcome.

BAC’s great BBQ and refreshments available

Bring your friends and family. Toilets provided.

Proof of Insurance to fly please. See

www.balbedie-aeromodelling-club.co.uk or contact Colin Morrison at secretary@balbedie-aeromodelling-club.co.uk for more info.

 

19th July 2015LincolnshireGBR/CAA F3A League competition.
 Grimsby.

All schedules. See gbrcaa.org - then forum ‘Competition News’ for details and ‘Competition Entry Form’ for fees and payment.

Visitors welcome but please contact Contest Director Peter Scoles on 01472 507039 for details.

19th July 2015LincolnshireFPV Grand Prix at Grimsby Town Cricket Club
 Grimsby Town Cricket Club, Augusta St, Grimsby, North East Lincolnshire DN34 4TX
FPV Grand Prix (with July 28th as a reserve date in case of bad weather) there are sponsored prizes for the winners as well as a BBQ, and a licensed bar on site.

More information and pilot registration at  www.carbonrc.co.uk/race/ or www.facebook.com/fpvracer250

 

 

19th July 2015DevonDevon Glider Day
 Little Haldon on the B3192 adjacent to the Teignmouth Golf course.

Reserve date is 26th.

Contact Joe Speirs on 01662 834014 or Stan Yeo on 01626 332287.

20th July 2015SomersetIndoor Flying at Crewkerne Sports Centre
 Crewkerne Sports Centre, south west of Yeovil, Somerset

Times are 7.00pm to 9.00pm, cost is maximum of £10 per adult, juniors half price, insurance required. 

We have a big 4 court hall with some power points.

Typically meeting all the year round, on 1st and 3rd mondays in each month, except bank holidays.

Call Jack Mitchell on 01935 445311 or email jack@home9999.plus.com or see our website http://www.yeovilrcflyers.org.uk/index.php

25th and 26th July 2015NottinghamshireBMFA F3B League 4 Event
 Wetlands, Notts.

All entries to Clive Needham by 6pm Wed. week of comp.

Call 0161 2843143 or email I.needham7@ntlworld.com.

Decision on which day to fly will be made by Clive dependant on weather.

25th July 2015Greater ManchesterThe Drinkwater Park Raceway Inaugural FPV Quadcopter Race Day
 Situated in Drinkwater Park, bottom of Clifton Road, Prestwich, Manchester M45 7
The Drinkwater Park Raceway (part of the Bury Metro MFC) is holding an Inaugural FPV Quadcopter Race Day on 25th July.
Pilot registration opens 10.00am First Races 11.00am
Trades Stand, Demo Flights, BMFA Simulator Refreshments etc
Follow us on Twitter for updates
25th and 26th July 2015LancashireIMAC UK Competition
 Edisford Bridge, Nr Clitheroe, Lancs.

Contact Mal Green at mcgreen65@hotmail.com

25th July 2015KentTonbridge Gassers and Rubber Fanciers Indoor Flying
 King's Rochester Sports Centre, 601 Maidstone Road, Rochester, Kent, ME1 3QJ

6.30 pm until 10.00 pm for freeflight and lightweight flying with R/C timed flying sessions throughout the evening.
Contact Steve on 0208 942 5000 or Eric on 01622 737814 before travelling to confirm.

26th July 2015CambridgeshireGBR/CAA F3A League competition
 Warboys.

All schedules. See gbrcaa.org, then forum ‘Competition News’ for details and ‘Competition Entry Form’ for fees and payment.

Visitors welcome but please contact Contest Director, Clive Whitwood on 01487 832195 for details.

31st July - 2nd Aug 2015LincolnshireWinterton Autogyro Event
 At the North Lincs club site.

Please see www.northlincsmodelflyingclub.co.uk or email andrew.bennett1964@gmail.com

Check the autogyro forum section here at modelflying.co.uk too.

1st and 2nd August 2015CornwallThe 24th Annual Redruth Show
 See website for details.

See www.rdmfc.co.uk for details.

1st and 2nd August 2015East SussexHastings MFC Summer Fly-in
 At the club’s Middle Bridge site, (A259) between Bexhill and Pevensey. East Sussex.

All types of aircraft welcome including turbines.

Camping available from 27th July - £25, non campers £5 which includes unlimited flying. BMFA scale and ARTF competition.

Traders welcome. Public entry £5 includes free prize draw.

See HMFC.org and Facebook. To book contact Les Eagle on 01634 327228.

2nd August 2015DerbyshireGBR/CAA F3A League competition.
 Ashbourne.

All schedules. See gbrcaa.org, then forum ‘Competition News’ for details and ‘Competition Entry Form’ for fees and payment.

Visitors welcome but please contact Contest Director, Adrian Harrison on 07976 244004 for details.

2nd August 2015KentBMFA South East Area Scale Day
 Middle Bridge site off the A267 Pevensey to Bexhill road

With the kind permission of the Hastings Model Flying Club Ltd. The South East Area will be holding their annual scale competition on Sunday 2nd August in conjunction with the club’s summer fly-in weekend.

Relaxed competition open to all BMFA members with two classes, scratch built and ARTF with three prizes in each. The area cup to be awarded to the highest placed S.E. area member. Further details from Bob Hart 01892 852137

2nd August 2015WiltshireWessex Soaring Association Monthly Fly-in
 Contact for details.

Wind-dependent. Non-powered gliders and e-soarers permitted, all welcome.

Slopes located in south Wiltshire, east of Shaftesbury.

Contact Pete Carpenter for details, email pete.carpenter@yahoo.co.uk or call 07919 903742.

3rd August 2015SomersetIndoor Flying at Crewkerne Sports Centre
 Crewkerne Sports Centre, south west of Yeovil, Somerset

Times are 7.00pm to 9.00pm, cost is maximum of £10 per adult, juniors half price, insurance required. 

We have a big 4 court hall with some power points.

Typically meeting all the year round, on 1st and 3rd mondays in each month, except bank holidays.

Call Jack Mitchell on 01935 445311 or email jack@home9999.plus.com or see our website http://www.yeovilrcflyers.org.uk/index.php

8th and 9th August 2015West MidlandsGreenacres August Fly-in
 At the West Midlands club site, just off J7, M6.See webiste for directions.

BMFA ‘A’ cert req’d to fly.

Camping available.

See www. http://greenacresmac.co.uk/J/ for full details and direction. 

8th and 9th August 2015ConwyPSSA Fly-In
 Lleyn MAC, Abersoch area, Lleyn Peninsula.

Meet at Llanbedrog Londis car park for 10am each day.

NOTE - A map showing the chosen slope each day will be posted to the phone box outside the shop for latecomers.

Open to non-PSSA members - proof of insurance required. Usual 'Fly for Fun' format.

For more information contact Phil Cooke on 07772 224719 or email webmaster@pssaonline.co.uk

8th and 9th August 2015North YorkshireLMA Elvington
 Elvington, Yorkshire Air Museum, York, YO41 4AU

Please visit http://www.largemodelassociation.com/ for full details.

15th and 16th August 2015LincolnshireWinterton Show Weekend
 Carr Lane, Winterton, North Lincolnshire. DN15 9QX.

A full weekend model aircraft flying display with some of the top pilots from around the UK. For full details visit www.wintertonmodelshow.co.uk

Contact Lee Wilson at wmfcflying@gmail.com                     

15th and 16th August 2015GloucestershireThe North Cotswold Model Aero Club 'Fly For Fun' Event 2015
 At Far Heath Farm, Moreton-in-Marsh, Glos. Signposted off the A44 Moreton to Chipping Norton road.

Two days of fun 'off the peg' flying, all model types welcome with a control line and small field freeflight.

Special designers' events for models designed by David Boddington (Saturday) and Albert Hatfull’sKeil Kraft ‘Junior 60’ (Sunday). In both events, any size or version of the models, IC or electric will be eligible. Informal judging and prizes. 

Regular attractions: modellers' Bring and Buy sale, club barbecue. Campsite for caravans and tents. On-site toilets and water supply. 

Please visit our website at  www.ncmac.co.uk or email info@ncmac.co.uk

 
 
15th and 16th August 2015FifeScottish National Championships at Glenrothes Aeromodelling Club
 See club website for directions.

Flying, Class 3 and Class 2.

On site amping available.

Contact Dick Marsden on 01786 833815. For camping, and caravans contact Duncan Gray on 01529 745335.

Also see www.gac-fife.org.uk.

16th August 2015North YorkshireYork MAS E-Soaring - a new event!
 York Racecourse, The Knavesmire, off Tadcatser Road.

Check website for location map – www.ymas.org.uk or for more details contact Mike Proctor at mproctor1@gmail.com

16th August 2015LancashireSkelmersdale MAC Annual Scale Fly-In
 Just off Junction 4 of M58 (South Exit) WN8 9TH.

Low key scale event (10am to 4pm).
All welcome, proof of insurance required.
Contact Jim Dobson on 01704 575982 or see www.skelmersdalemac.org.uk

17th August 2015SomersetIndoor Flying at Crewkerne Sports Centre
 Crewkerne Sports Centre, south west of Yeovil, Somerset

Times are 7.00pm to 9.00pm, cost is maximum of £10 per adult, juniors half price, insurance required. 

We have a big 4 court hall with some power points.

Typically meeting all the year round, on 1st and 3rd mondays in each month, except bank holidays.

Call Jack Mitchell on 01935 445311 or email jack@home9999.plus.com or see our website http://www.yeovilrcflyers.org.uk/index.php

22nd and 23rd August 2015Perth and KinrossThe Balbedie Loch Leven Splash-in (Waterplane Event)
 Kirkgate Park, Loch Leven, Kinross Scotland.

Fom 10am till 4pm.

Probably the best water plane event in the UK. All water planes and visitors welcome. BAC’s great BBQ and refreshments available. Bring your friends and family.

Toilets provided. Proof of Insurance to fly please.

See www.balbedie-aeromodelling-club.co.uk or contact club secretary Colin Morrison at secretary@balbedie-aeromodelling-club.co.uk for more info.

22nd August 2015KentTonbridge Gassers and Rubber Fanciers Indoor Flying
 King's Rochester Sports Centre, 601 Maidstone Road, Rochester, Kent, ME1 3QJ

6.30 pm until 10.00 pm for freeflight and lightweight flying with R/C timed flying sessions throughout the evening.
Contact Steve on 0208 942 5000 or Eric on 01622 737814 before travelling to confirm.

28th - 31st August 2015LincolnshireWinterton August Bank Holiday Fly-in
 At the North Lincs club site.

Please see www.northlincsmodelflyingclub.co.uk or email andrew.bennett1964@gmail.com

29th, 30th and 31st August 2015LincolnshireIMAC UK Nationals
 RAF Barkston Heath, Nr Grantham, Lincs.

Contact Mal Green at mcgreen65@hotmail.com

 

29th, 30th and 31st August 2015LincolnshireF3A at the BMFA British National Championships
 Barkston Heath.

F3A P and F schedules and GBR/CAA league competition for ‘P’ Only, Masters, Intermediate and Clubman schedules.

Entries to BMFA. Contact F3A Flight Line Director Matt Hoyland on 0773 9840498 or Ashley Hoyland on 0114 2873432 for more details.

30th August 2015LincolnshireBMFA F3B Nationals at Cranwell
 RAF Cranwell, Lincs.

All entries to Clive Needham by 6pm Wed on week of comp.

Call 0161 2843143 or email I.needham7@ntlworld.com.

Decision on which day to fly will be made by Clive dependant on weather.

5th and 6th September 2015HerefordshireLMA Much Marcle
 Much Marcle, Herefordshire, HR8 2LX

Please visit http://www.largemodelassociation.com/ for full details.

6th September 2015LincolnshireGBR/CAA F3A League competition.
 Grimsby.

All schedules. See gbrcaa.org, then forum ‘Competition News’ for details and ‘Competition Entry Form’ for fees and payment.

Visitors welcome but please contact Contest Director, Peter Scoles on 01472 507039 for details.

6th September 2015FlintshireDelyn MFC Unlimited Scale Event
 At the Kettle International Field. Just off J31 on the A55.

Flying only. From 10am till 5pm.

See www.delynmfc.co.uk or call Mike Parry on 01352 710167.

6th September 2015WiltshireWessex Soaring Association Monthly Fly-in.
 Contact for details.

Wind-dependent. Non-powered gliders and e-soarers permitted, all welcome.

Slopes located in south Wiltshire, east of Shaftesbury.

Contact Pete Carpenter for details, email pete.carpenter@yahoo.co.uk or call 07919 903742.

12th and 13th September 2015Dumfries and GallowayF3A Triple Crown
 Dumfries Scotland.

Invitational team competition: England, Ireland, Scotland at Visitors welcome but please contact Contest Director Adrian Harrison on 07976 244004 for details.

12th and 13th September 2015LincolnshireWinterton Autumn Fly-in
 At the North Lincs club site.

Please see www.northlincsmodelflyingclub.co.uk or email andrew.bennett1964@gmail.com

13th September 2015HertfordshireNorth London MFC Electric Day
 Warren Lane, Baldock, Herts, SG7 6RR

Flying from 10am. BBQ and drinks available.

All pilots need BMFA A certificate or LMA proficiency, those flying >7kg models need BMFA B certificate or LMA proficiency.

Proof of insurance required. £5 pilots entry fee.

Contact Maurice Northcott on 07866105721 or mail@mpnltd.fsnet.co.uk

13th September 2015ShropshireWolves Scale Glider Fly-in
 The Long Mynd, Church Stretton, Shropshire.

From 9.30am, £3 entry fee, proof of insurance required.

Contact Mark Richards on 01785 712445, 07921 210629 or email markhrichards@yahoo.co.uk

 

19th and 20th September 2015FifeThe Balbedie Funfly Event
 Balbedie Aeromodelling Club, Balbedie Farm Nr Kinglassie, Fife, KY5 0UE Scotland.

Open event, all aircraft welcome. BAC’s great BBQ and refreshments available. Bring your friends and family. Toilets provided.

Proof of Insurance to fly please. See www.balbedie-aeromodelling-club.co.uk or contact club secretary Colin Morrison at secretary@balbedie-aeromodelling-club.co.uk for more info.

 

20th September 2015OxfordshireOxford MFC Scale-Fest 2015
 Port Meadown, Oxford.

A new F/F Scale event! Classes - Power Scale, CO2/Electric Scale, Rubber Scale, Outdoor Kit Scale (all to BMFA rules), Jetex/Rapier Authentic Scale, Jetex/Rapier Profile Scale (both to Peterborough rules), Scale Glider. 10am start. Documentation required to BMFA specification, BMFA events, Jetex/Rapier models judged against plan/box art. Glider – flying only. Ic engines 1.5cc max, not to be run before 1.30pm.

For more information, either go to www.oxfordmodelflyingclub.org.uk or contact Charlie Newman on 01865 426129.

20th September 2015ClackmannanshireOpen Scale at Alloa and District Radio Flying Club
 See website for details.

Mainly i.c.

At the Blairdrummond Site.

Contact Dick Marsden on 01786 833815 or visit http://adrfc.yolasite.com

20th September 2015DevonDevon Glider Day
 Little Haldon on the B3192 adjacent to the Teignmouth Golf course.

Reserve date is 27th.

Contact Joe Speirs on 01662 834014 or Stan Yeo on 01626 332287.

25th - 27th September 2015GwyneddLleyn Bring And Fly Model Aircraft Rally
 Penyberth, Pwllheli, LL53 6PN.

Power and slope sites.

Hosted by Lleyn Model Aero Club. Modellers car boot sale, model boat display.

Spectators welcome, refreshments on site, camping on adjacent site.

Call Frank Pilling on 07867 361905, or for camping call 01758 612581.

26th and 27th September 2015NottinghamshireBMFA F3B Reserve Date 1 Event
 Wetlands, Notts.

All entries to Clive Needham by 6pm Wed on week of comp.

Call 0161 2843143 or email I.needham7@ntlworld.com.

Decision on which day to fly will be made by Clive dependant on weather.

26th and 27th September 2015East SussexHastings MFC Fly-in
 At the club’s Middle Bridge site, (A259) between Bexhill and Pevensey East Sussex.

All types of aircraft welcome including turbines.

Camping available from 21st September - £25, non campers £5 includes unlimited flying. Traders welcome.

To book contact Les Eagle on 01634 327228.

26th and 27th September 2015CumbriaWaterplanes at Ullswater (Windermere Model Waterplane Flyers)
 See contact.

Contact George Carpenter on 01524 782272 or at gcarpenter@btinternet.com or Colin Smith on 01524 762282.

Proof of insurance essential.

26th September 2015CornwallSt. Austell DMC Annual Sport and Scale Event
 Maggie Pie flying site, Terras, St. Stephen, St. Austell, Cornwall.

Any sport or scale plane welcome. Sorry no turbines.

Come and join us for some relaxed flying with your scale and sport models. Donation for local charity.

Please show BMFA ‘A’ cert. minimum.

From 10am until dusk. Prize giving at 4.15 pm.

Contact Kingley Martin on 01726 73030 or Peter Smedley on 01208 79065. Email joandpetersmedley@hotmail.com or visit www.staustelldmc.org.uk for location details and map.

26th September 2015LincolnshireGBR/CAA F3A League competition.
 Skelbrooke.

All schedules. See gbrcaa.org, then forum ‘Competition News’ for details and ‘Competition Entry Form’ for fees and payment.

Visitors welcome but please contact Contest Director Bob Rowland on 07969 456441 for details.

4th October 2015BerkshireGBR/CAA F3A League competition.
 Hurley.

All schedules. See gbrcaa.org, then forum ‘Competition News’ for details and ‘Competition Entry Form’ for fees and payment.

Visitors welcome but please contact Contest Director Adrian Harrison on 07976 244004 for details.

4th October 2015HertfordshireNorth London MFC Large Model Day
 Warren Lane, Baldock, Herts, SG7 6RR.

Flying from 10am. BBQ and drinks available. All pilots need BMFA A certificate or LMA proficiency, those flying >7kg models need BMFA B certificate or LMA proficiency.

Proof of insurance required.

No noisy models please. £5 pilots entry fee.

Contact Maurice Northcott on 07866105721 or mail@mpnltd.fsnet.co.uk

4th October 2015WiltshireWessex Soaring Association Monthly Fly-in
 Contact for details.

Wind-dependent. Non-powered gliders and e-soarers permitted, all welcome.

Slopes located in south Wiltshire, east of Shaftesbury.

Contact Pete Carpenter for details, email pete.carpenter@yahoo.co.uk or call 07919 903742.

4th October 2015StaffordshireAutumn Mega Swapmeet
 Meir Community Center, Stoke-on-Trent, Staffs, ST3 7DY.

From 9.30 am till 1pm.

Tables £7, entrance £2.

Contact Steve Ogden on 01782 853883 or 07504 287526, email topgun@modelpilot.co.uk

or visit www.modelpilot.co.uk

10th and 11th October 2015ConwyPSSA Fly-In
 The Great Orme, Llandudno

Meet at the 'Tank Track' car park for 10am each day.

Open to non-PSSA members - proof of insurance required.

Usual 'Fly for Fun' format.

For more information contact Phil Cooke on 07772 224719 or email webmaster@pssaonline.co.uk

10th October 2015HertfordshireNorth London MFC Indoor R/C Meeting
 Furzefield Sports Centre, Potters Bar, Herts, EN6 3BW (J4, M25).

From 6pm till 10pm. All-up weight limit for fixed-wing 225g and 36” span. Helicopters 400g. BMFA Insurance required. Flyers £9, spectators £2.50.

Contact Peter Elliott on 01707 336982. http://northlondonflyingclub.co.uk

11th October 2015NorfolkKing’s Lynn Aero Modelling Club 2015 Annual Swap Meet
 West Winch Village Hall, Watering Lane, West Winch, King’s Lynn. Norfolk. PE33 0JY.
All manner of Aeronautical Radio Control Paraphernalia for Sale!
Teas / coffee / bacon rolls available.
£5.00 per table - bookable in advance. Additional helpers £1.00
Doors open to sellers from 8.30am
Open to public from 9.00 am. Admission £1.00
Booking form: email: klamc.2009@btinternet.com
Tel: 01945-582023
17th October 2015FlintshireDelyn MFC Swapmeet
 St.Winefride’s RC Primary School, Holywell, North Wales, CH8 7NJ.

From 9am to 1pm.

Further information from Mike Parry on 01352 710167.

17th October 2015WiltshireSalisbury MFC Bring & Buy Sale
 Alderbury Village Hall, Wilts, SP5 3AD.

From 9.30 till noon. Sellers £7, buyers £4.

Bacon butties, cakes, tea and coffee available.

Contact Kevin Easter on 01725 552873 or email easterislandbb@tiscali.co.uk

17th and 18th October 2015NottinghamshireBMFA F3B Reserve Date 2 Event
 Wetlands, Notts.

All entries to Clive Needham by 6pm Wed. week of comp.

Call 0161 2843143 or email I.needham7@ntlworld.com.

Decision on which day to fly will be made by Clive dependant on weather

25th October 2015WarwickshireLMA Gaydon
 Gaydon, Warwickshire, CV35 0BJ

Please visit http://www.largemodelassociation.com/ for full details.

25th October 2015DerbyshireLeafields MAC Autumn Swapmeet
 Pinxton Miner's Welfare, Wharf Road, Pinxton, Derbyshire, NG16 6NY.

Come to one of the best swapmeets in the area! All monies raised go to Leafields Model Flying Club!

We have been holding our swapmeet now twice yearly for a number of years and have established a good trading record with consistent numbers of traders and attendees. Doors will be open to the public at 10.00am and traders welcome from 08.45am onwards.  Admission is £2.00pp and under 15's free entrance. Hot and cold refreshments will be available.

Tables available at £5.00. If you wish to book a table please ring Dave Moore on 07793 815654. Please note that due to space restrictions we can now only guarantee a maximum standard table size of 8'X2' or 4'X4'.

Important information:This event is traditionally a morning event and most traders have left by 1.30pm. See our website at Leadfields.com

1st November 2015NottinghamshireRetford MFC Spring Swapmeet
 Babworth Road Sports & Social Club, Babworth Road, Retford, Nottinghamshire DN22 7NJ.

Table set up from 9.30am, doors open 10am till 1pm.

Admission £3. Hot sandwiches, tea and coffee available from 10am.

Small tables £4 booked in advance or £5 on the day, large tables £6 or £7 on the day both include one helper.

Call Chris on 07966 764803, Gerald on 07941 867130 or visit www.rmfc.org.uk

1st November 2015WiltshireWessex Soaring Association Monthly Fly-in.
 Contact for details.

Wind-dependent. Non-powered gliders and e-soarers permitted, all welcome.

Slopes located in south Wiltshire, east of Shaftesbury.

Contact Pete Carpenter for details, email pete.carpenter@yahoo.co.uk or call 07919 903742.

6th - 8th November 2015LincolnshireWinterton Bonfire Night Fly-in
 At the North Lincs club site.

Please see www.northlincsmodelflyingclub.co.uk

or email andrew.bennett1964@gmail.com

8th November 2015KentMedway Model Flying club indoor flying
 Medway Valley Leisure Centre, Mill Road, Gillingham, Kent, ME7 1HF

Starting at 10:00am until 15:00pm

 

Fixed wing up to 24” wingspan, Heli’s no larger than 250 size, Quads up to 24” measured diagonally.

Queries to: ah006b3152@blueyonder.co.uk

14th November 2015HertfordshireNorth London MFC Indoor R/C Meeting
 Furzefield Sports Centre, Potters Bar, Herts, EN6 3BW (J4, M25).

From 6pm till 10pm. All-up weight limit for fixed-wing 225g and 36” span. Helicopters 400g. BMFA Insurance required. Flyers £9, spectators £2.50.

Contact Peter Elliott on 01707 336982. http://northlondonflyingclub.co.uk

15th November 2015HampshireSouthern Counties Swapmeet
 Mountbatten School, Romsey, Hampshire, SO51 5SY.

Admission only £4, under 16s free. Tables £8 including one admission. Sellers from 8:30am, buyers 9am to noon.

More details at  www.hmfa.hampshire.org.uk . To pre-book tables only call Mike Stokes on 07702 742647.

6th December 2015WiltshireWessex Soaring Association Monthly Fly-in
 Contact for details.

Wind-dependent. Non-powered gliders and e-soarers permitted, all welcome.

Slopes located in south Wiltshire, east of Shaftesbury.

Contact Pete Carpenter for details, email pete.carpenter@yahoo.co.uk or call 07919 903742.

12th December 2015HertfordshireNorth London MFC Indoor R/C Meeting
 Furzefield Sports Centre, Potters Bar, Herts, EN6 3BW (J4, M25)

From 6pm till 10pm. All-up weight limit for fixed-wing 225g and 36” span. Helicopters 400g. BMFA Insurance required. Flyers £9, spectators £2.50.

Contact Peter Elliott on 01707 336982. http://northlondonflyingclub.co.uk

13th December 2015KentMedway Model Flying club indoor flying
 Medway Valley Leisure Centre, Mill Road, Gillingham, Kent, ME7 1HF

Starting at 10:00am until 15:00pm

 

Fixed wing up to 24” wingspan, Heli’s no larger than 250 size, Quads up to 24” measured diagonally.

Queries to: ah006b3152@blueyonder.co.uk

27th December 2015DevonDevon Glider Day
 Little Haldon on the B3192 adjacent to the Teignmouth Golf course.

Reserve date is 28th.

Contact Joe Speirs on 01662 834014 or Stan Yeo on 01626 332287.

10th January 2016KentMedway Model Flying club indoor flying
 Medway Valley Leisure Centre, Mill Road, Gillingham, Kent, ME7 1HF

Starting at 10:00am until 15:00pm

 

Fixed wing up to 24” wingspan, Heli’s no larger than 250 size, Quads up to 24” measured diagonally.

Queries to: ah006b3152@blueyonder.co.uk

14th February 2016KentMedway Model Flying club indoor flying
 Medway Valley Leisure Centre, Mill Road, Gillingham, Kent, ME7 1HF

Starting at 10:00am until 15:00pm

 

Fixed wing up to 24” wingspan, Heli’s no larger than 250 size, Quads up to 24” measured diagonally.

Queries to: ah006b3152@blueyonder.co.uk

13th March 2016KentMedway Model Flying club indoor flying
 Medway Valley Leisure Centre, Mill Road, Gillingham, Kent, ME7 1HF

Starting at 10:00am until 15:00pm

 

Fixed wing up to 24” wingspan, Heli’s no larger than 250 size, Quads up to 24” measured diagonally.

Queries to: ah006b3152@blueyonder.co.uk

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