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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 19th July 2017)

 

  • Want to add your event? Please email us with details; it will be listed free in RCM&E magazine and on this website. Don't forget to include all relevant info including location and directions.

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DateCountyEvent
22nd July 2017KentBickley MFC Open Glider Competition
 Bickley MFC flying field Church Road Sutton at Hone, Kent, DA4 9EX Latitude: 51.4085 Longitude: 0.22

From 10:30am to 6pm. 

This is the third year Bickley MFC has run this event which is sponsored by the London Area BMFA. Entry is free to any person from a BMFA London Area club or £5 entry to others for the day and you may enter all 4 classes if you wish.

There are 4 classes with prizes for 1st, 2nd and 3rd in each class. Each class will be a number of rounds consisting of all up together, last down, landing on the flying field. Classes are:- Flying Wing Class, Foam ARTF Class, Open Class ( Traditional built up or foam wing with any fuselage construction), Composite Class (Fully Moulded Models). 

Odd numbers only if using 35mhz. There will be food and toilet facilities on site

Overnight camping is available by prior request for anyone wishing to attend both this and the Avicraft / fun fly event on the next day (Sunday). Flying starts at 10.30 so get there earlier for a pilots briefing

See website for further info www.bickleymfc.org

22nd - 23rd July 2017BedfordshireModelAir Scale Weekend
 Shuttleworth, Old Warden Aerodrome, Nr Biggleswade, Bedfordshire, SG18 9EP

All types model welcome, scale types encouraged, with low level comps and trophies for best models. 10kg weight limit. Trophies awarded on Sunday, also FF Masefield Trophy. For details of FF and CL events, see the SAM 35 website.

Note NO camping before midday Friday 21st. RTM and RC model suitability, contact Ken on 07810817089. For more details, camping and trade bookings, contact Sheila on 07799132999, or see www.modelair.info

23rd July 2017KentBickley MFC Open Fun Fly & Avicraft Day
 Bickley MFC flying field Church Road Sutton at Hone, Kent, DA4 9EX Latitude: 51.4085 Longitude: 0.22

From 10:30am to 6pm. 

This event has been running for many years, this being the 3rd year it has been sponsored by the London Area BMFA. The day consists of light hearted flying competitions that can be entered with virtually any model.

There will be many prizes (about 25) which are wrapped modelling goods, winning the competition does not mean you get the best prize, you get first choice of the mystery prizes.

There will be a free BBQ around lunchtime. The day is free to any member of any London Area BMFA club or £5 to others. Odd numbers only if using 35mhz. Toilet facilities on site. Overnight camping is available by prior request for anyone wishing to attend both this and the Avicraft / fun fly event on the previous day (Saturday). Flying starts at 10.30 so get there earlier for a pilots briefing

See website for further info www.bickleymfc.org

23rd July 2017NottinghamshireF3A. 4th BMFA GBR Team Selection Event
 Mansfield, Nottinghamshire

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, Brian Hoare on 07962 358470 for details.

30th July 2017CambridgeshireGBR/CAA F3A League competition
 Warboys, Cambridgeshire

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.

5th - 6th August 2017LincolnshireGBR/CAA Championships
 BMFA National Flying Centre

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

Visitors welcome but please contact GBR/CAA Competition Secretary Adrian Harrison on 07976 244004 for details.

5th - 6th August 2017East SussexHastings Model Flying Club Main event
 A259, Marsh Road, East Sussex

 £10 camping available from midday Wednesday 2nd until mid-day Monday 7th. No exceptions please. Contact Kevin on 01323 849032.

If you wish to fly at any of our events please ensure you have proof of insurance, and hold a ‘B’ certificate, contact Bob Hart on 01892 852137 for further details.

 

Hastings Model Flying Club are pleased to announce that we have decided to open up our club membership. Come and join one of the most successful model flying clubs in the area. We have our own site located on the A259, Marsh Road, East Sussex, it is beautifully maintained by our own members, if you need it we have our own club trainer aircraft available, and club instructors to take you from newcomer to accomplished flyer.

Applications can be made to our Membership Secretary, Richard Woods on 01424 736528, interview applies.

6th August 2017East SussexHMFC Ltd Open Air Swapmeet
 HMFC site at Middle Bridge, Pevensey off the A259

HMFC Ltd are holding an open air Swapmeet at their summer fly-in on. Pitch £5 - bring your own table.

To book or for any inquiries phone Bob Hart on 01892 852137

6th August 2017East SussexSouth East BMFA annual relaxed stand off scale competition
 HMFC site at Middle Bridge, Pevensey off the A259

The South East area of the BMFA are holding their annual relaxed stand off scale competition. 

 For all F/W, Turbines and Helicopters.Proof of BMFA membership and a minimum A cert. required. Trophies for Scratch built and ARTF.

Full details phone Bob Hart 01892 852137

6th August 2017WiltshireWessex Soaring Association Monthly Slope Fly-in
 Slopes located in south Wiltshire approx. 5 miles east of Shaftesbury

For unpowered gliders & e-soarers. Saturday or Sunday, wind dependent. All welcome. Contact Pete Carpenter for details on pete.carpenter12@gmail.com or call 07919 903742.

12th - 13th August 2017North YorkshireElvington Model Air Show 2017
 Elvington Airfield, Halifax Way, Elvington, North Yorkshire, YO41 4AU

One of the largest model shows of the year. Come and see some of the best pilots from throughout the UK and Europe. Show runs from 10am til 5pm each day (gates open at 8.30am with last entry at 4pm). 

Camping will be allowed on the airfield from Friday until Monday. On-site camping (for the weekend) £45 on the gate and £40 in advance.

 Adults £10 and children under 16 free when accompanied by an adult. 

 For camping please contact 07827 675665 or email public-camping@largemodelassociation.com.

For all other enquiries contact 07927 784528 or email chairman@largemodelassociation.com.

Or visit https://www.largemodelassociation.com/events/

12th - 13th August 2017West MidlandsGreenacres August Fly In
 Aldridge Airport, Aldridge, West Midlands. Entrance from Bosty Lane at WS9 0QQ

Camping and caravan pitches available, free of charge but donations welcome. Campers and caravaners should arrive AFTER 1pm on the Friday at the earliest and leave by 6pm on the Sunday evening. Water tank filling is available, no power feeds available. Generators in reasonable hours. BMFA Insurance & A Certificate required.

Visiting pilots pay £5 per day to fly. Public and spectators are free!

For more information contact Jim Mchugh (Chairman) on 07486 576029 or email jim.mchugh@eight33n.com

Or visit http://www.greenacresmac.co.uk/J/index.php/fun-fly-events/general-event-details

12th - 13th August 2017GloucestershireThe North Cotswold Model Aero Club 'Fly For Fun' Event 2017
 Far Heath Farm, Moreton-in-Marsh, Glos. Signposted off the A44 Moreton to Chipping Norton road.

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

Special designers’ events for models designed by Ray Malmström (Saturday) and Chris Foss’s ‘Wot 4’ (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 both days.

Campsite for caravans and tents. On-site toilets and water supply.

For more information please visit www.ncmac.co.uk

12th August 2017KentBickley MFC Car Boot Swap Meet
 Bickley MFC flying field Church Road Sutton at Hone, Kent, DA4 9EX. Latitude: 51.4085 Longitude: 0.22

From 11am to 3pm. 

Another chance to finally clear out some of the Models, engines and other modelling equipment you have not used for ages and to pick up a bargain at the same time. Open to all with a £5 charge to non BMFC members. Selling only from designated pitches for each vehicle you will need to supply your own display table.

Toilets on site. Free access also to food facilities and toilets at the gun club down the lane.

12th and 13th August 2017CornwallRedruth & District Model Flying Club 26th Annual Summer Show
 The North Cliffs flying site near Hells Mouth, TR14 0JG. lat 50.234472 lon-50.345052
Redruth & District Model Flying Club are hosting there 26th annual summer show. start times 10am to 5pm both days, along with our club pilots, there will be again a number of local club pilots and guests, we can cater for campers wishing to make a week or weekend holidaying visit, there will be barbecue catering on site, modellers wishing to fly at the show, contact for model flying forms etc.
 
Contacts Steve Polkinghorne 01209 313263 or email stevewings55@tiscali.co.uk or call Alan Greenfield on 07706 929494
13th August 2017KentBickley MFC Open Scale Day
 Bickley MFC flying field Church Road Sutton at Hone, Kent, DA4 9EX Latitude: 51.4085 Longitude: 0.22

From 10:30 am to 6pm. 

This popular event has been running for many years and as usual is open to all scale model aircraft and is an off-the-peg relaxed day.

Odd numbers only if using 35mhz. Food and toilet facilities available on site. Flying starts at 10.30 so get there earlier for a pilots briefing

See website for further info www.bickleymfc.org

18th - 20th August 2017BristolThe 2017 Bristol Model Engineering and Model Making Exhibition
 Thornbury Leisure Centre, Thornbury, Bristol

The next major event on the calendar for model engineers is the Bristol Model Engineering and Model Making Exhibition which takes place at Thornbury, near Bristol, on 18th to 20th August.  Thornbury Leisure Centre will be filled with a wide range of trade stands for tools and materials together with displays from clubs, societies and individual model engineers and model makers.

Steve Birch, Exhibition Manager for the Bristol Society of Model and Experimental Engineers, said:

“This year we are commemorating the 50th anniversary of the death of LBSC - “Lillian (“Curly”) Lawrence - and recognising the contribution he made to the world of model engineering.  Many of the clubs and societies attending this year will be displaying examples of locos built to LBSC’s “words and music”.  He designed 166 models ranging from ‘0’ gauge to 5” gauge and built over 50 himself, with some of his designs being up-scaled to 7¼”.

We will again be presenting a series of talks and demonstrations in a separate lecture room at the exhibition.  In particular, the demonstrations proved to be popular and we intend introducing more this year.”

Outside, besides the miniature traction engines and the Gas Turbine demonstrations, there are plans to show a ‘wood-burning’ tractor, along with a couple of fairground organs to provide entertainment.

The on-line ticket sales operation is now available for advance purchase of ‘Queue Hopper Tickets’ – visit: www.bristolmodelengineers.co.uk/Exhibition/tickets.html for all the information.

For more general information please visit the exhibition website at:-

www.bristolmodelengineers.co.uk/Exhibition/exhib.htm

18th - 20th August 2017WarwickshireFestival at Flight
 Ragley Hall, Alcester, Warwickshire, B49 5NJ

This wonderful location offers a unique venue for this new venture which we anticipate will quickly become the home for the premier UK late summer show on site camping from Thursday till Monday.

Booked to participate are many famous international flyers from the UK and Europe as well as the amazing Richard Goodwin with his full size Pitts Special which will guarantee to give the event that special Wrekin MFC Touch plus the Glider FX team will be there all weekend.

Running concurrent with the air display but on different parts of the park there will be the Helifest model helicopter competition and display, Quad / First Person View Racing, a large Boating Regatta on the eight acre lake and Model Car Racing.

Saturday evening featuring lazar lights  fireworks and light show prepare to be dazzled quad and FPV fair will be hosted by the FPV league.

A large trade participation is anticipated as well as a swap meet.

Admission prices

Adults £14.00

Children £7.00

Family £30.00

Camping £65 pre paid or £70 on gate

For more information please contact Steve bishop on 01952 587298 or mobile 07758 895068

Trade call Peter 01952 684169

For more information visit http://www.festivaloflight.uk/

19th - 20th August 2017ConwyPSSA ‘Fly for Fun’ event
 The Great Orme, Llandudno, North Wales

Meet at the 'Tank Track' car park for 10am each day. Open to non-PSSA members.  Proof of insurance required.

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

20th August 2017GloucestershireCocklebarrow Vintage Model Rally
 Signposted from Aldsworth on B4425 between Cirencester/Burford and off A40 between Northleach/Burford. Follow SAM 35 signs.

All types of R/C up to December 1965 including electric and glider. Camping available on field. BMFA Insurance and Number essential.

For R/C and camping information please call Paul Howkins on 02476 405126.

26th - 28th August 2017LincolnshireF3A at the BMFA British National Championships
 RAF Barkston Heath

Entries through BMFA.

 

26th - 28th August 2017LincolnshireBMFA Power Nats 2017
 RAF Barkston Heath, Nr Grantham, Lincs

R/C, Scale and Control Line National Championships

2nd - 3rd September 2017Shropshire2017 RAFMAA Warbirds Event
 RAF Shawbury, Shropshire

10am - 4.30pm on Saturday 2nd and 11am – 4.30am on Sunday 3rd

How to apply and further information:  Go to http://www.raf.mod.uk/rafmaa/events/warbirdsoverscampton.cfm

N.B.  All who wish to attend must submit an application form via the RAFMAA website and await a confirmation email.  Information will also be posted on this forum thread http://www.modelflying.co.uk/forums/postings.asp?th=126577

2nd - 3rd September 2017CheshireF3A Triple Crown
 Heswall, Deeside

Invitational team competition: England, Ireland, Scotland.

Visitors welcome but please contact Competition Director Brian Hoare on 07962 358470 for details.

3rd September 2017FlintshireUnlimited Scale Event at Delyn MFC
 The Kettle Field, Junction 31 off the A55, Flintshire.

From 10am until dusk. Visit http://www.delynmfc.org.uk for more information. 

3rd September 2017WiltshireWessex Soaring Association Monthly Slope Fly-in
 Slopes located in south Wiltshire approx. 5 miles east of Shaftesbury

For unpowered gliders & e-soarers. Saturday or Sunday, wind dependent. All welcome. Contact Pete Carpenter for details on pete.carpenter12@gmail.com or call 07919 903742.

9th September 2017HampshireGBR/CAA F3A League competition
 Beaulieu, Hampshire

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 Ian Mould on 07774 473745 for details.

10th September 2017East SussexEastbourne & District MFC Vintage & Classic Fly In
 Deanland Airfield, Ripe Lane (off the A22) East Sussex.

Starts at 10am. Bring along any models and associated bits and pieces for an informal Bring & Buy. Pilot fee is £5 and proof of BMFA required

For further info see our web site www.edmfc.co.uk or contact Shaun at shaun@saltwood35.co.uk or Tony at bonding@sky.com 

12th September 2017HampshireIndoor R/C FPV Meeting
 Wickham Community Centre, Mill Lane, Wickham, Hants, PO17 5AL

All meetings will run from 7.00 p.m. to 9.30 p.m. This is the venue at which we hold our popular indoor R/C Small Models meetings. Admission to the meetings will be £4 for fliers and £1 for spectators, whilst accompanied children will be admitted free. Junior fliers will be charged as adult spectators. Fliers will be required to show proof of insurance.

Models to be flown at these meetings are to be limited to a maximum weight of 95 grammes (3.5 ounces), in flight trim, including battery (not to exceed a 2-cell Li-Po pack). Helicopters are to be limited to a rotor diameter of 6” (152mm). Multicopters are to have a motor to motor diameter not exceeding 6” (152mm).

All models should be 25mW 5.8GHz or Wi-Fi FPV equipped. A frequency control system will be employed whereby each pilot will be allocated a video operating band, to guarantee frequency separation a maximum of 4 pilots will be permitted to transmit at any one time. Each model will need to be checked and a transmitter tag allocated before being cleared to fly.

Depending on the number of FPV models ready to fly there may be an opportunity to fly non-FPV equipped models.

Flying at these events will take place generally in accordance with our procedures developed at the regular indoor R/C events, details of which are available on our website.

Waltham Chase Aeromodellers look forward to welcoming all R/C indoor FPV fliers to these events.

For further details please contact Alan Wallington, “Wrenbeck”, Bull Lane, Waltham Chase, Southampton, Hants or call 01489 895157 or see our web site: www.wcaero.co.uk 

16th September 2017South YorkshireGBR/CAA F3A League competition
 Skelbrooke, South Yorkshire

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 Ashley Hoyland on 0114 2873432 for details.

 

16th September 2017MerseysideIndoor flying at Sutton St.Helens
 Sutton Leisure Centre, Elton Head Road, St.Helens, Merseyside, WA9 5AU.

From 1pm until 4pm. 8 badminton court hall with high ceiling but some obstructions in the form of basket ball baskets. Cost £80 for September-April in payable in advance or £12 per session on the day. The meetings are for small indoor models mainly 1s types, 2s might be allowed at the discretion of the organiser by prior arrangement. Shockies not allowed but 1s aerobatic models ok. Only 1s helicopters allowed. 

Any questions contact Eric Strefford on 07711 268699 or ericstrefford@gmail.com

16th September 2017KentTonbridge Gassers and Rubber Fanciers Indoor Flying
 King's Rochester Sports Centre, 601 Maidstone Road, Rochester, Kent, ME1 3QJ

From 6.30pm until 10pm - freeflight and lightweight R/C timed flying sessions throughout the evening.

For more information please contact Steve on 0208 942 5000 or Eric on 01622 737814.

22nd - 24th SeptemberGwyneddLleyn Model Aero Club Bring and Fly
 Penyberth Pwllheli, LL53 7HG
Come and join us at our annual event. This year is our 30th anniversary and once again we invite one and all to the beautiful Lleyn Peninsula in North West Wales. Come and experience our fantastic club flying site and brilliant slope sites. It is always very popular with flyers and spectators alike we have on site refreshments.
 
Camping and caravaning including static caravan hire at site adjacent to us there is also a cafe and bar on site serving food and drink day and night and where we get together on Saturday night.
 
For more info contact secretary@lleynmac.org.uk or call Frank Pilling on 07867 361905
23rd - 24th September 2017BedfordshireModelAir Festival of Flight
 Shuttleworth, Old Warden Aerodrome, Nr Biggleswade, Bedfordshire, SG18 9EP

All types of model welcome, with low level comps and trophies for best models. 10kg weight limit. Trophies awarded on Sunday. Note NO camping before midday Fri 22nd. For details of FF and CL events, see the SAM 35 website.

RTM and RC model suitability, contact Ken on 07810 817089.

For more details, camping and trade bookings, contact Sheila on 07799 132999, or see www.modelair.info

23rd - 24th September 2017CumbriaUllswater Waterplane Flyers Meet
 Ullswater Lake

Flying will start at 10am. Finishing time will be by arrangement on the day and will depend on the weather conditions. 

Please check the website wmwf.co.uk nearer the time to confirm the meetings. 

30th September - 1st October 2017East SussexHastings Model Flying Club general fly in
 A259, Marsh Road, East Sussex

£10 camping available from midday Wednesday 27th – mid-day Monday 2nd. No exceptions please. Contact Kevin on 01323 849032.

If you wish to fly at any of our events please ensure you have proof of insurance, and hold a ‘B’ certificate, contact Bob Hart on 01892 852137 for further details.

 

Hastings Model Flying Club are pleased to announce that we have decided to open up our club membership. Come and join one of the most successful model flying clubs in the area. We have our own site located on the A259, Marsh Road, East Sussex, it is beautifully maintained by our own members, if you need it we have our own club trainer aircraft available, and club instructors to take you from newcomer to accomplished flyer.

Applications can be made to our Membership Secretary, Richard Woods on 01424 736528, interview applies.

30th September 2017West YorkshireHuddersfield & District Model Aero Club 6th Annual Swap Meet
 Shepley Methodist Church Hall, Penistone Road, Shepley, Nr. Huddersfield, West Yorkshire, HD8 8DB.

From 9am – 12pm. The Church Hall is situated on the A629, approximately ½ mile North of Sovereign crossroads (A629 and A635), on the outskirts of Shepley village.

Entrance fee £3, tables free to sellers, 20 tables, plus bring your own camping tables. No table bookings! Parking for 30+ cars to rear of Church Hall.

Refreshments available; Tea, Coffee, etc.

For more information please call 01226 766636, or call 07790 647827 on the 30th September only.

30th September 2017SurreySE BMFA Autumn Scale Fly-In
 Horley, Surrey.

In conjunction with Epsom Radio Flying Club. Open from 10am, pilots briefing at 10.45am, flying from 11am to 6pm.

Large models and Turbines up to 20kg welcome. The field has a grass strip 92m x 12m and has a good flat surface. Tail restraints or secure restraint required.

Pilots must be BMFA members and if not holding at least an “A” test will need to fly under supervision. Turbines and models over 7kg require the pilot to hold a “B” test.

There will be ample car parking, BBQ, marquees and a toilet available. All are welcome come and join us on what should be an excellent day.

Send an email to secretary@sebmfa.org.uk to register your models and receive directions to the flying field. Please include your BMFA number and advise if any of your models are over 7kg.

30th September - 1st October 2017North YorkshireRofalconry Event
 National Centre for Birds of Prey, Duncombe Park, Helmsley, North Yorkshire, UK, YO62 5EB

On September 30th and 1st October 2017 Nick and a team of pilots, falconers and rofalconry technicians are coming to Duncombe to showcase the latest developments in rofalconry. Also coming will be a large team of falcons, trained in chasing roprey.

In addition to our normal flying demos there will be regular demonstrations of rofalconry in the parklands.

Falconers – if you already fly at roprey and would like to bring your falcon and have a go yourselves, please contact us and we’ll get you booked in. There’s no extra charge to bring a hawk, but you do need to book it in.

A basic camping area is available. Campers can have the use of the centre’s loos, but there are no showers, or electric hook ups! See below to book camping online or call us on 0844 742 2035.

There is no extra admission fee for this event – normal entrance fees apply. No need to book and there are no advance tickets – just turn up on the day – we open at 10am.

For more information visit - http://www.ncbp.co.uk/rofalconry-event/ 

1st October 2017OxfordshireOxford MFC Scalefest MK 2
 Port Meadow, Oxford

BMFA power,rubber,CO2/Elec scale (full documentation).  BMFA Outdoor Kit-scale, Scale Glider ( No docs). Peterborough Profile and Authentic Jet ( basic docs to Peterborough rules). No EDF’s – just smokers. EDF jet scale (basic docs).

10am start. No engines to be run before 1.30pm. See Oxford MFC website for full details.  Contact Charlie Newman on 07833775794.

1st October 2017GloucestershireCocklebarrow Vintage Model Rally
 Signposted from Aldsworth on B4425 between Cirencester/Burford and off A40 between Northleach/Burford. Follow SAM 35 signs

All types of R/C up to December 1965 including electric and glider. Camping available on field.  BMFA Insurance and number essential.

For R/C and camping information call Paul Howkins 02476 405126.  

1st October 2017NorfolkGBR/CAA F3A League competition
 Sculthorpe, Norfolk

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 Jenkins on 07725 314950 before travelling.

1st October 2017WiltshireWessex Soaring Association Monthly Slope Fly-in
 Slopes located in south Wiltshire approx. 5 miles east of Shaftesbury

For unpowered gliders & e-soarers. Saturday or Sunday, wind dependent. All welcome. Contact Pete Carpenter for details on pete.carpenter12@gmail.com or call 07919 903742.

6th October 2017StaffordshireSpring Mega Swapmeet
 Meir Community Centre, Meir Stoke-on-Trent, Staffs, ST3 7DY

Tables £7. Entry £3. Sellers from 9.30am Buyer from 10am. Refreshments available. 

Contact Steve Ogden 01782 853883 or email topgun@modelpilot.co.uk

Booking of tables is recommended.

7th October 2017HertfordshireGBR/CAA F3A League competition
 Baldock, Hertfordshire

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 Steve Edwards on 07920 006217 for details.

7th - 8th October 2017ConwyPSSA ‘Fly for Fun’ event
 The Great Orme, Llandudno, North Wales

Meet at the 'Tank Track' car park for 10am each day. Open to non-PSSA members.  Proof of insurance required.

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

8th October 2017HampshireSAM 35 Vintage RC and Control Line Fly-In
 Middle Wallop Army Airfield, Hampshire.

All are welcome. Please note that there will no freeflight and that only 2.4GHz is permitted.

No BMFA Certs are needed, but current membership of the BMFA is mandatory, so please have your Membership Cards with you. There may be "Tomboy" duration competitions, provided there is enough support. Control-line activities will include the "Bee Bug Bash" and other events, plus sport flying. 

The gate will open at 9.30am. NOTE THAT ENTRY TO THE AIRFIELD WILL NOT BE FROM THE USUAL MUSEUM CAR PARK - VISIT www.sam35.org/events FOR DIRECTIONS.

Gate charge (Army Museum) £6 per person, plus £5 per person or SAM 35 (only wives, partners and children will be exempt). 

Enquiries to David Lovegrove on 01491 200558 or email david.lovegrove11@btinternet.com

8th October 2017SurreyRAF Kenley Aerojumble
 Kenley, Caterham on the Hill, Surrey, CR8 5ES

We're pleased to announce an 'aviation aerojumble' at the famous Battle of Britain fighter base this coming autumn, from 10.30am. Entry will be £2.50 per person. The event is held in conjunction with the current successful Autojumble and Classic cars & bikes, at the RAFA club on this historic and original airfield site and access all around the airfield is possible.

For more information please call 07973 885754 or email Davidsutton16@aol.com

10th October 2017HampshireIndoor R/C FPV Meeting
 Wickham Community Centre, Mill Lane, Wickham, Hants, PO17 5AL

All meetings will run from 7.00 p.m. to 9.30 p.m. This is the venue at which we hold our popular indoor R/C Small Models meetings. Admission to the meetings will be £4 for fliers and £1 for spectators, whilst accompanied children will be admitted free. Junior fliers will be charged as adult spectators. Fliers will be required to show proof of insurance.

Models to be flown at these meetings are to be limited to a maximum weight of 95 grammes (3.5 ounces), in flight trim, including battery (not to exceed a 2-cell Li-Po pack). Helicopters are to be limited to a rotor diameter of 6” (152mm). Multicopters are to have a motor to motor diameter not exceeding 6” (152mm).

All models should be 25mW 5.8GHz or Wi-Fi FPV equipped. A frequency control system will be employed whereby each pilot will be allocated a video operating band, to guarantee frequency separation a maximum of 4 pilots will be permitted to transmit at any one time. Each model will need to be checked and a transmitter tag allocated before being cleared to fly.

Depending on the number of FPV models ready to fly there may be an opportunity to fly non-FPV equipped models.

Flying at these events will take place generally in accordance with our procedures developed at the regular indoor R/C events, details of which are available on our website.

Waltham Chase Aeromodellers look forward to welcoming all R/C indoor FPV fliers to these events.

For further details please contact Alan Wallington, “Wrenbeck”, Bull Lane, Waltham Chase, Southampton, Hants or call 01489 895157 or see our web site: www.wcaero.co.uk 

14th October 2017HertfordshireNorth London Model Flying Club Indoor Radio Control Meetings 2017
 Furzefield Sports Centre, Potters Bar, Hertfordshire, EN6 3BW

From 6pm until 9pm. All up weight limit for fixed wing 225g – 36 inch span. Helicopter 400g. BMFA Insurance required. For more information, contact Peter Elliott on 01707 336982

14th October 2017MerseysideIndoor flying at Sutton St.Helens
 Sutton Leisure Centre, Elton Head Road, St.Helens, Merseyside, WA9 5AU.

From 1pm until 4pm. 8 badminton court hall with high ceiling but some obstructions in the form of basket ball baskets. Cost £80 for September-April in payable in advance or £12 per session on the day. The meetings are for small indoor models mainly 1s types, 2s might be allowed at the discretion of the organiser by prior arrangement. Shockies not allowed but 1s aerobatic models ok. Only 1s helicopters allowed. 

Any questions contact Eric Strefford on 07711 268699 or ericstrefford@gmail.com

14th October 2017FlintshireDelyn MFC Swapmeet
 St. Winefride's Primary School, Holywell, Flintshire, CH8 7NJ

Visit http://www.delynmfc.org.uk for more information. 

14th October 2017WiltshireSalisbury Model Flying Club Swapmeet
 Alderbury Village Hall, Southampton Road, Near Salisbury, Wilts, SP5 3AD

Salisbury Model Flying Club will be holding a model aircraft swapmeet dealing with all types of flying models, engines, radio control equipment. Now is the time to sort out those unwanted models and turn them into spending money!

Doors open at 9.30am until 12 noon. 9am for vendors only. Tables only £7 includes admission for one person only. Admission - Adults £4 and Juniors Free

For more information please call Kevin Easter on 01725 552873 or email easterislandbb@tiscali.co.uk

15th October 2017East Riding of YorkshireBeverley and District Model Aircraft Club Autumn Swapmeet
 Tickton Village Hall, Tickton, near Beverley, HU17 9RZ

9am till 12 noon. Entry £1, Tables £5 per table. Contact Brian Jenkins 2bee.jays@live.com , 07970 959875 or www.badmac.btck.co.uk

15th October 2017KentMedway MFC Indoor
 Medway Park Leisure Centre, Mill Road, Gillingham, Kent, ME7 1HF

Starts at 10am until 3pm. Max Fixed Wing 24" span, Heli 250 size, Multirotor 20" measured diagonally. Café and tables available. Entry £7.50 flyers/pilots and £1 spectators. All profits go to charity. Disciplines: Electric, FPV, Free Flight, Indoor , RC Fixed Wing, RC Helicopters, Scale. 

For more information see www.medwayMFC.org.uk or contact Colin Benham on ah006b3152@blueyonder.co.uk 

21st October 2017KentTonbridge Gassers and Rubber Fanciers Indoor Flying
 King's Rochester Sports Centre, 601 Maidstone Road, Rochester, Kent, ME1 3QJ

From 6.30pm until 10pm - freeflight and lightweight R/C timed flying sessions throughout the evening.

For more information please contact Steve on 0208 942 5000 or Eric on 01622 737814.

29th October 2017DerbyshireLeafields MAC Autumn Swapmeet
 Pinxton Miner's Welfare, Wharf Road, Pinxton, Derbyshire
Come to one of the best swapmeets in the area. Doors will be open to the public at 10am and traders are welcome from 8.45am onwards.  Admission is £2pp under 15s free entrance.
Hot and cold refreshments will be available. Tables available at £5. If you wish to 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 8x2 or 4x4.
 
Important information: This event is traditionally a morning event and most traders have left by 1pm.
See our website at Leafields.com
 
Directions
Leave the Motorway at J28 and take the B6019 signed Pinxton and South Normanton. After leaving the motorway take the first left signed Pinxton (Pinxton Lane leading to Alfreton Road). Continue along here until you come to a set of traffic lights and turn right down Victoria Road. Continue down Victoria Road to the junction of Wharf Road and turn right onto Wharf Road. Continue along Wharf Road for approximately half a mile and the Miner's Welfare is on the right after the Coop and opposite Wharf Aquatics.
5th November 2017NottinghamshireRetford Model Flying Club Winter Swapmeet
 Babworth Road Sports & Social Club, Babworth Road, Retford, Nottinghamshire, DN22 7NJ

Table set up from 9.30am (Small table £4 book in advance) £5 on the day or (Large table £6 book in advance) £7 on the day. Doors open 10am – 12pm. Admission £3.
Hot sandwiches, tea, coffee, available from 10am.


For further information and bookings contact Chris on 07966 764803 or Gerald on 07941 867130. Email secretary.rmfc@sky.com or visit www.rmfc.org.uk
 

5th November 2017WiltshireWessex Soaring Association Monthly Slope Fly-in
 Slopes located in south Wiltshire approx. 5 miles east of Shaftesbury

For unpowered gliders & e-soarers. Saturday or Sunday, wind dependent. All welcome. Contact Pete Carpenter for details on pete.carpenter12@gmail.com or call 07919 903742.

11th November 2017N/ANorth London Model Flying Club Indoor Radio Control Meetings 2017
 Furzefield Sports Centre, Potters Bar, Hertfordshire, EN6 3BW

From 6pm until 9pm. All up weight limit for fixed wing 225g – 36 inch span. Helicopter 400g. BMFA Insurance required. For more information, contact Peter Elliott on 01707 336982

11th November 2017MerseysideIndoor flying at Sutton St.Helens
 Sutton Leisure Centre, Elton Head Road, St.Helens, Merseyside, WA9 5AU.

From 1pm until 4pm. 8 badminton court hall with high ceiling but some obstructions in the form of basket ball baskets. Cost £80 for September-April in payable in advance or £12 per session on the day. The meetings are for small indoor models mainly 1s types, 2s might be allowed at the discretion of the organiser by prior arrangement. Shockies not allowed but 1s aerobatic models ok. Only 1s helicopters allowed. 

Any questions contact Eric Strefford on 07711 268699 or ericstrefford@gmail.com

12th November 2017KentMedway MFC Indoor
 Medway Park Leisure Centre, Mill Road, Gillingham, Kent, ME7 1HF

Starts at 10am until 3pm. Max Fixed Wing 24" span, Heli 250 size, Multirotor 20" measured diagonally. Café and tables available. Entry £7.50 flyers/pilots and £1 spectators. All profits go to charity. Disciplines: Electric, FPV, Free Flight, Indoor , RC Fixed Wing, RC Helicopters, Scale. 

For more information see www.medwayMFC.org.uk or contact Colin Benham on ah006b3152@blueyonder.co.uk

14th November 2017EssexSouthend Radio Flying Club Table Top Sale
 The Ecko Club, Thornford Gardens, Southend-on-sea, Essex, SS2 6PU

From 8pm to 10pm. Table set up from 7.30pm. Entry £2 and tables £4 includes entry. Refreshments available from the bar.

Please book tables in advance with Den on 01702295988 or Les on 07729421939

 

 

14th November 2017HampshireIndoor R/C FPV Meeting
 Wickham Community Centre, Mill Lane, Wickham, Hants, PO17 5AL

All meetings will run from 7.00 p.m. to 9.30 p.m. This is the venue at which we hold our popular indoor R/C Small Models meetings. Admission to the meetings will be £4 for fliers and £1 for spectators, whilst accompanied children will be admitted free. Junior fliers will be charged as adult spectators. Fliers will be required to show proof of insurance.

Models to be flown at these meetings are to be limited to a maximum weight of 95 grammes (3.5 ounces), in flight trim, including battery (not to exceed a 2-cell Li-Po pack). Helicopters are to be limited to a rotor diameter of 6” (152mm). Multicopters are to have a motor to motor diameter not exceeding 6” (152mm).

All models should be 25mW 5.8GHz or Wi-Fi FPV equipped. A frequency control system will be employed whereby each pilot will be allocated a video operating band, to guarantee frequency separation a maximum of 4 pilots will be permitted to transmit at any one time. Each model will need to be checked and a transmitter tag allocated before being cleared to fly.

Depending on the number of FPV models ready to fly there may be an opportunity to fly non-FPV equipped models.

Flying at these events will take place generally in accordance with our procedures developed at the regular indoor R/C events, details of which are available on our website.

Waltham Chase Aeromodellers look forward to welcoming all R/C indoor FPV fliers to these events.

For further details please contact Alan Wallington, “Wrenbeck”, Bull Lane, Waltham Chase, Southampton, Hants or call 01489 895157 or see our web site: www.wcaero.co.uk 

18th - 28th November 2017N/AF3A World Championship
 Argentina

See http://www.f3argentina.com.ar/. If you need more details please contact Ashley Hoyland on 0114 2873432.

 

18th November 2017KentTonbridge Gassers and Rubber Fanciers Indoor Flying
 King's Rochester Sports Centre, 601 Maidstone Road, Rochester, Kent, ME1 3QJ

From 6.30pm until 10pm - freeflight and lightweight R/C timed flying sessions throughout the evening.

For more information please contact Steve on 0208 942 5000 or Eric on 01622 737814.

3rd December 2017WiltshireWessex Soaring Association Monthly Slope Fly-in
 Slopes located in south Wiltshire approx. 5 miles east of Shaftesbury

For unpowered gliders & e-soarers. Saturday or Sunday, wind dependent. All welcome. Contact Pete Carpenter for details on pete.carpenter12@gmail.com or call 07919 903742.

9th December 2017HertfordshireNorth London Model Flying Club Indoor Radio Control Meetings 2017
 Furzefield Sports Centre, Potters Bar, Hertfordshire, EN6 3BW

From 6pm until 9pm. All up weight limit for fixed wing 225g – 36 inch span. Helicopter 400g. BMFA Insurance required. For more information, contact Peter Elliott on 01707 336982

10th December 2017KentMedway MFC Indoor
 Medway Park Leisure Centre, Mill Road, Gillingham, Kent, ME7 1HF

Starts at 10am until 3pm. Max Fixed Wing 24" span, Heli 250 size, Multirotor 20" measured diagonally. Café and tables available. Entry £7.50 flyers/pilots and £1 spectators. All profits go to charity. Disciplines: Electric, FPV, Free Flight, Indoor , RC Fixed Wing, RC Helicopters, Scale. 

For more information see www.medwayMFC.org.uk or contact Colin Benham on ah006b3152@blueyonder.co.uk

12th December 2017HampshireIndoor R/C FPV Meeting
 Wickham Community Centre, Mill Lane, Wickham, Hants, PO17 5AL

All meetings will run from 7.00 p.m. to 9.30 p.m. This is the venue at which we hold our popular indoor R/C Small Models meetings. Admission to the meetings will be £4 for fliers and £1 for spectators, whilst accompanied children will be admitted free. Junior fliers will be charged as adult spectators. Fliers will be required to show proof of insurance.

Models to be flown at these meetings are to be limited to a maximum weight of 95 grammes (3.5 ounces), in flight trim, including battery (not to exceed a 2-cell Li-Po pack). Helicopters are to be limited to a rotor diameter of 6” (152mm). Multicopters are to have a motor to motor diameter not exceeding 6” (152mm).

All models should be 25mW 5.8GHz or Wi-Fi FPV equipped. A frequency control system will be employed whereby each pilot will be allocated a video operating band, to guarantee frequency separation a maximum of 4 pilots will be permitted to transmit at any one time. Each model will need to be checked and a transmitter tag allocated before being cleared to fly.

Depending on the number of FPV models ready to fly there may be an opportunity to fly non-FPV equipped models.

Flying at these events will take place generally in accordance with our procedures developed at the regular indoor R/C events, details of which are available on our website.

Waltham Chase Aeromodellers look forward to welcoming all R/C indoor FPV fliers to these events.

For further details please contact Alan Wallington, “Wrenbeck”, Bull Lane, Waltham Chase, Southampton, Hants or call 01489 895157 or see our web site: www.wcaero.co.uk

16th December 2017MerseysideIndoor flying at Sutton St.Helens
 Sutton Leisure Centre, Elton Head Road, St.Helens, Merseyside, WA9 5AU.

From 1pm until 4pm. 8 badminton court hall with high ceiling but some obstructions in the form of basket ball baskets. Cost £80 for September-April in payable in advance or £12 per session on the day. The meetings are for small indoor models mainly 1s types, 2s might be allowed at the discretion of the organiser by prior arrangement. Shockies not allowed but 1s aerobatic models ok. Only 1s helicopters allowed. 

Any questions contact Eric Strefford on 07711 268699 or ericstrefford@gmail.com

16th December 2017KentTonbridge Gassers and Rubber Fanciers Indoor Flying
 King's Rochester Sports Centre, 601 Maidstone Road, Rochester, Kent, ME1 3QJ

From 6.30pm until 10pm - freeflight and lightweight R/C timed flying sessions throughout the evening.

For more information please contact Steve on 0208 942 5000 or Eric on 01622 737814.

7th January 2018SurreyCroydon Airport Aviation & Military Collectors Fair
 Croydon Aerodrome (Hallmark) Hotel, Purley Way, Croydon, Surrey

From 10.30am. 40 Tables/Traders all in doors. Free Parking. For more information call 07973 885754 or email Davidsutton16@aol.com

 

14th January 2018KentMedway MFC Indoor
 Medway Park Leisure Centre, Mill Road, Gillingham, Kent, ME7 1HF

Starts at 10am until 3pm. Max Fixed Wing 24" span, Heli 250 size, Multirotor 20" measured diagonally. Café and tables available. Entry £7.50 flyers/pilots and £1 spectators. All profits go to charity. Disciplines: Electric, FPV, Free Flight, Indoor , RC Fixed Wing, RC Helicopters, Scale. 

For more information see www.medwayMFC.org.uk or contact Colin Benham on ah006b3152@blueyonder.co.uk

11th February 2018KentMedway MFC Indoor
 Medway Park Leisure Centre, Mill Road, Gillingham, Kent, ME7 1HF

Starts at 10am until 3pm. Max Fixed Wing 24" span, Heli 250 size, Multirotor 20" measured diagonally. Café and tables available. Entry £7.50 flyers/pilots and £1 spectators. All profits go to charity. Disciplines: Electric, FPV, Free Flight, Indoor , RC Fixed Wing, RC Helicopters, Scale. 

For more information see www.medwayMFC.org.uk or contact Colin Benham on ah006b3152@blueyonder.co.uk

11th March 2018KentMedway MFC Indoor
 Medway Park Leisure Centre, Mill Road, Gillingham, Kent, ME7 1HF

Starts at 10am until 3pm. Max Fixed Wing 24" span, Heli 250 size, Multirotor 20" measured diagonally. Café and tables available. Entry £7.50 flyers/pilots and £1 spectators. All profits go to charity. Disciplines: Electric, FPV, Free Flight, Indoor , RC Fixed Wing, RC Helicopters, Scale. 

For more information see www.medwayMFC.org.uk or contact Colin Benham on ah006b3152@blueyonder.co.uk

2nd & 3rd June 2018County DurhamTeesside Model Airshow 2018
 Drovers Lane, Redmarshall, near Stockton-on-Tees, Cleveland, TS21 1BD. Signposted from the A19 and A66.

Saturday 10am to 5pm and Sunday 10am to 4pm. Adults £5, children under 16 go free. 

Pilots and camping please contact Ian Jones on ihurrucan@virginmedia.com 

Traders contact Dave Errington on 01642 556770

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