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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 25th July 2016)

 

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DateCountyEvent
28th July - 6th August 2016N/AF3A European Championships
 Untertürkheim, Germany.

See http://www.ec-f3a-2016.de/ . If you need more details contact Ashley Hoyland on 0114 2873432.

30th - 31st July 2016LincolnshireBMFA RC and Control Line Scale and RAFMAA Championships
 RAF Honington

Sat 30th: MFA R, Vin' R/P, Classic G, E36, T'less, HLG/CLG, P30. Sun 31st: BMFA G, BMFA P, Comb E, Vint' G, Classic R/P, Mini Vint', CO2, Bowden.

For more information visit http://www.bmfa.org/Contests-Events/Contest-and-Event-Calendar

 

30th - 31st July 2016CumbriaBMFA 2016 British Nationals Pylon Racing
 Caunce Grang Farm, Island Lane, Winmarleigh, Garstang

British Nationals for F3D, F5D and F3T categories and Team Trial event for F3D WC 2017.

For more information visit http://www.bmfa.org/Contests-Events/Contest-and-Event-Calendar

31st July 2016PembrokeshireHaverfordwest Model Club Annual Fly-In
 Templeton Airfield MOD Site, Templeton, on the A4115
Flying to commence at 10a.m. with Pilots' Briefing prior to that. The event will be closing at 5pm.
 
We would welcome flyers of radio control model aeroplanes and helicopters, both electric and IC. There is no admission charge, and no charge for flying. Could flyers please bring with them their BMFA Membership Card to qualify for flying.
 
You will be afforded a warm welcome by our members to our popular site. Refreshments will be available in the way of a Burger Van and an Ice Cream Van, both excellent. There will be a portable loo available.
 
A space will be set aside for people to sell their surplus model aeroplanes, engines and other items relating to our hobby. 
 
For further information pleas contact Greg Highfield on 01437 899 843 or 07913 781 150, or email greghighfield@hotmail.co.uk
31st July 2016CambridgeshireGBR/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.

6th August 2016DorsetWessex Soaring Association Fly in
 Approx 5 miles east of Shaftesbury

The meetings will be held on the first Saturday or Sunday of the month, depending on the forecast. All welcome. Contact Pete Carpenter on 07919903742 or pete.carpenter@yahoo.co.uk for details.

6th - 7th August 2016HampshireThe Robert Mahoney memorial Electric Fly-In
 Middle Wallop
Entry by the Museum gate from 9.30am.
Flying 10am to 16.30pm. BMFA "A" certificate or better to fly.  No spectators. Field must be vacated by 17.30pm. Electric RC only, no FF or IC. 
For more information please contact Dave Chinery at  daviddchinery@aol.com  or 07702 455777
12th - 14th August 2016LancashireBritish National Championships for F2A, Open Speed & "Nostalgic" Speed (includes F2A Team Selection)
 Barton Model Flying Club, Barton Moss Road, Irlam, Nr Manchester

CL Nationals entry forms will be available on the BMFA website soon after 1st June. "Nostalgic Speed" is the group name for Vintage & Weatherman Speed.

Visit http://www.bmfa.org/Contests-Events/Contest-and-Event-Calendar for more information. 

13th - 14th August 2016GloucestershireThe North Cotswold Model Aero Club 'Fly For Fun' Event 2016
 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. Also control line and small field freeflight. Special designers’ events for models designed by Vic Smeed (Saturday) and Sid King’s Cotswold ‘Novice’ (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.

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

13th and 14th August 2016North YorkshireElvington Model Air Show 2016
 Elvington Airfield, Halifax Way, York, YO41 4AU

Pilots from throughout the UK and Europe are being invited to be part of the show and with 2 miles of runways to display on, we are also planning to have some full size participation. 

Show starts 10am until 5pm each day - gates open 8.30am, last entry 4pm. Adults £10 and children under 16 free (when accompanied by an adult). Onsite camping available for £40 advanced booking or £45 on the door. 

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

General enquiries to Dave Johnson on 07860 345613 or email chariman@largemodelassociation.com

13th & 14th August 2016West MidlandsGreenacres Model Aero Club August Fly in
 Aldridge Airport, Aldridge, West Midlands Entrance from Bosty Lane at Postcode WS9 0QQ

Open to all visitors. Current B.M.F.A. insurance proof is mandatory with a minimum of BMFA "A" certificate. Entrance is free, although we charge visiting pilots a nominal fee of £5 for a days flying.

Camping is available, if you plan to camp please send your space requirements to Jim McHugh at jim.mchugh@eight33n.com

Refreshments and trade stalls will also be available.

For more information please visit - 

Club Website: http://www.greenacresmac.co.uk

Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/GreenacresMAC

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

 

13th - 14th August 2016LancashireIMAC UK Competition 2016
 Clitheroe, Lancashire

The point of contact for info etc will be Mal Green and his contact is mcgreen65@hotmail.com 

13th and 14th August 2016GwyneddPSSA ‘Fly for Fun’ event with the Lleyn MAC
 Nr Abersoch, North Wales

Meet at the Londis car park in Llanbedrog 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

 

13th and 14th August 2016North YorkshireLMA Swapmeet Elvington
 Elvington Airfield, Halifax Way, York, YO41 4AU
This popular addition to the flying programme does not need to be booked but tables will be allocated on a first come first served basis. Table will cost £10 for 2 days or part thereof. All money raised will be donated to the Vulcan charity
Further details can be obtained from Steve Ogden 01782 853883 topgun@modelpilot.co.uk
14th August 2016DerbyshireGBR/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.

20th - 21st August 2016LincolnshireWinterton Model Flying Club Show Weekend
 Carr Lane, Winterton, North Lincolnshire, DN15 9QX

Once again WMFC will be displaying some of the country’s best model aircraft at our flying site in Winterton North Lincolnshire. From WW1 bipes to fast jets and helicopters are all expected to put on a great display. Battle Of Britain Memorial Flight participation also expected both days.

Show starts 10am until 4pm each day - gates open 9.30am. Adults £5 and children under 16 £3. Onsite camping available for £15 including show entry. 

Contact wmfcflying@gmail.com

 

 

20th - 21st August 2016Perth and KinrossThe Balbedie Lock Leven Splash In
 Kirkgate Park, Loch Leven, Kinross, Scotland
A waterplane event starts at 10am until 4pm each day. All welcome toilets provided. Proof on insurance to fly please.
See www.balbedie-aeromodelling-club.co.uk or contact Club Secretary John Carson atsecretary@balbedie-aeromodelling-club.co.uk for more info.
20th - 21st August 2016DerbyshireBMFA British National Championships for Combat F2D, Vintage and Oliver Tiger (F2D includes Team Selection)
 Darley Moor Motor Cycle Road Race Club, Ashbourne, Derbyshire, DE6 2ET

Entry forms will be available from Mick Lewis or downloadable from the BMFA website after 1st June. Cheques payable to BMFA. No cash please. Entries must be returned by 12th August.

Visit www.combatflyers.co.uk for more information. 

21st August 2016StaffordshireSCRCAC Scale Day
 near lichfield, just off the a38.

Fradley club is open for flyers from 10am to at least 5pm. All types of scale welcome.    Electric/IC/petrol, fixed wing, helicopter, autogyro, EDF jets. Sorry no turbines.

Free entry. We hope to have a BBQ should the weather be favourable. Hot drinks available. See SCRCAC for further details or phone Adrian on 07955 740257.

21st August 2016FlintshireDeeside M.A.C. open event
 Broken bank flying site off the A 548 Flintshire.
Starts at 9am. All flyers must be B.M.F.A. members and be insured with proof
of insurance.
Max weight of models 30Kg. Models over 20Kg to have C.A.A./L.M.A 
certification. Models over 7Kg will require a B certificate.
The event is a family fun day for the following classes:-
Fixed wing, I.C./Electric, Turbine. Helicopter, IC/ Electric,Turbine.
Facilities available:- Toilet, Barbeque and a 230v Ac charging facility.
The site has a take off strip suitable for large models and is secure, the gates will be open from 8.30am and locked at 10.30 am. However a phone number will displayed on the gate for latecomers.
Contact George Robson for further information and directions.
21st August 2016KentBickley Model Flying Club Open Scale Day
 Bickley MFC flying field, Church Road, Sutton, Hone, Kent, DA4 9EX. Latitude: 51.4085 Longitude: 0.22

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. Flying starts at 10.30 so get there earlier for a pilots briefing.

Food and toilet facilities available on site. Overnight camping is available by prior request.

See website for further info www.bickleymfc.org
21st August 2016GloucestershireCocklebarrow Vintage Rally at Aldsworth
 Cocklebarrow, 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. BMFA Insurance and number essential.

Camping available on field. Contact Paul Howkins on 02476 405126.   

26th - 29th August 2016LincolnshireWinterton Model Flying Club August Bank Holiday Fly-in
 Winterton Flying Club

Camping is available, we have fresh water on site, and a chemical waste point over 20 kg models are welcome. For more information or to book in contact andrew.bennett1964@gmail.com

27th - 28th August 2016South YorkshireDon Valley MFC Open Day
 Bentley Moor Lane, Carcroft, Doncaster, S.Yorks, DN2 6HF

From 10am - 4.30pm. Free and all welcome, BMFA insurance required, some free camping by booking only, bbq+ refreshments, raffle, night flying, electric only. on site toilet.

Contact Mark info@donvalleymfc.co.uk or John on 07934689317 or captainbeefheart@sportsman.plus.com

27th - 28th August 2016WarwickshireF3A BMFA British National Championships
 Plane Crazy MFC club site, Hurley, North Warwickshire

£5 registration + £30 All schedules. FAI P and F Schedules for BMFA Nationals Champion. FAI 'P' Only, GBR/CAA Masters, Intermediate and Clubman. Pilots briefing Saturday 8.45 am. Disciplines RC Fixed Wing.

Visit www.gbrcaa.org

27th - 28th August 2016LeicestershireBMFA 2016 Sportsman Helicopter National Championships
 The Gliding Centre, Husbands Bosworth Airfield, Lutterworth, Leicestershire, LE17 6JJ

£20 entry fee. Entry form can be found at http://www.bmfa.org/Power-Nationals/2016-Entry-Form. Visit www.theaha.co.uk for more information. 

27th - 29th August 2016LancashireBMFA British National Championships for Team Race and Vintage Team Race (Includes Team Selection)
 Barton Model Flying Club, Barton Moss Road, Irlam, Nr Manchester

Entry forms will be available from Chris Barker or downloadable from the BMFA website after 1st June.

Visit http://www.bmfa.org/Contests-Events/Contest-and-Event-Calendar for more information. 

3rd September 2016DorsetWessex Soaring Association Fly in
 Approx 5 miles east of Shaftesbury

The meetings will be held on the first Saturday or Sunday of the month, depending on the forecast. All welcome. Contact Pete Carpenter on 07919903742 or pete.carpenter@yahoo.co.uk for details.

3rd and 4th September 2016HerefordshireLMA Swapmeet Much Marcle
 Much Marcle, HR8 2LX
This popular addition to the flying programme does not need to be booked but tables will be allocated on a first come first served basis. Table will cost £10 for 2 days or part thereof. All money raised will be donated to the Vulcan charity
Further details can be obtained from Steve Ogden 01782 853883 topgun@modelpilot.co.uk
3rd and 4th September 2016HerefordshireMuch Marcle Model Air Show 2016
 Rye Meadows, Much Marcle, Ledbury, HR8 2LX

Once again the LMA will be displaying some of the countries biggest and best models, with a share of profits going to local good causes. 

Show starts 10am until 5pm each day - gates open 8.30am, last entry 4pm. Adults £10 and children under 16 free (when accompanied by an adult). Onsite camping available for £40 advanced booking or £45 on the door. 

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

General enquiries to Dave Johnson on 07860 345613 or email chariman@largemodelassociation.com

 

4th September 2016LincolnshireGBR/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, Dave Tofton on 07890 490847 for details.

4th September 2016StaffordshireWolves Scale Glider ’Fly-in'
 Long Mynd, Church Stretton

From 9.30 am. £3.00 entry fee, proof of insurance cover required.

Please contact Mark on 01785 712445 or 07921 210629. Or email markhrichards@yahoo.co.uk 

4th September 2016West YorkshireHuddersfield & District Model Aero Club Swapmeet
 Shepley Methodist Church Hall, Penistone Road, Shepley, Nr. Huddersfield, West Yorkshire. HD8 8DB.

From 9am until 12pm. 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, Bacon Sandwiches!

For more information please contact 01226 766636. Mobile ( 24th.Sept. ONLY ) 07790 647827. 

9th - 11th September 2016N/AF3A Triple Crown
 Enniscorthy, Co Wexford, Ireland.

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

10th and 11th September 2016ConwyPSSA ‘A-4 Skyhawk Mass Build’ Fly-In 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

 

10th September 2016MerseysideIndoor 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

10th - 11th September 2016KentSouthern Model Airshow
 Headcorn Aerodrome, Shenley Road, Headcorn, Ashford, Kent, TN27 9HX
Headcorn Aerodrome, set in the heart of Kent Countryside, will again host the Southern Model Show. The airfield is always busy  with Parachuting, Pleasure flights, Balloon flights, Helicopter flights and the Lashenden Air Warfare Museum.
The Southern Model Show in association with the Maidstone Model Flying Club will feature a stunning array of model aircraft, helicopters, ships, tank and other vehicles. A full range of other activities and a show ground packed with traders makes this a must go event for anyone with an interest in this fascinating hobby whether a professional or a beginner. For more information visit - http://www.headcornevents.co.uk/event.php?eventid=22
11th September 2016OxfordshireClub Scale Fly in
 East Hanney, Oxfordshire

Open to all types of flying scale models, the event is a low key format with flying off the peg.  There is no formal judging although there are a few trophies awarded to the Best scratch built, best artf makover and best clubman size (max 0.90 inch equivalent) models.  The emphasis is on relaxed fun flying of scale models in a convivial atmosphere using
NBRMAS' superb flying site.

There will be a barbeque on the day. The patch is in open farmland and is 80 metres square with fairly open access from all approaches.  Pilots must hold an A certificate with
Turbine and models over 7kg requiring a B certificate.  Pilots wanting to fly a turbine powered model must apply in advance to obtain approval as our rules on turbines are fairly strict.  There is a trivial entry fee of £3 to cover temporary club membership for the day.

For more information contact Ian Titchell on 01235 769545

11th September 2016HertfordshireNorth 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 

17th September 2016South 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.

18th September 2016East SussexEastbourne & District MFC VINTAGE & CLASSIC Fly In 2016
 Deanland Airfield, Ripe, East Sussex

From 10am to 5pm

Dig out those old timers and classics and enjoy a relaxed days flying. Bring along any  unwanted models and associated bits and pieces for an informal Bring & Buy. Pilot fee £5 and proof of BMFA required.

Further info from Shaun Clay – shaun@saltwood35.co.uk  or Tony Ding – bonding@sky.com  or our web site www.edmfc.co.uk

20th - 21st September 2016BedfordshireBMFA British National Championships for Carrier Deck
 Festival of Flight at Old Warden Aerodrome, Biggleswade, SG18 9EP

The Carrier Deck British National Championships will be held during the Festival of Flight event.

Visit http://www.bmfa.org/Contests-Events/Contest-and-Event-Calendar for more information. 

23rd - 25th September 2016GwyneddBring and Fly Model Aircraft Rally
 Power and slope sites at Penyberth, Pwllheli, LL53 6PN

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

24th September 2016KentTonbridge 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.
Contact Steve on 0208 942 5000 or Eric on 01622 737814.
 
24th - 25th September 2016BedfordshireOld Warden Model Flying Weekend
 The Shuttleworth Collection, Old Warden Aerodrome, Nr Biggleswade, Bedfordshire, SG18 9EP

Traditionally FESTIVAL OF FLIGHT, where all types of model are welcome with general sports flying in all 3 disciplines – RC/CL/F. There are size/ power and control restrictions for RTM models flown in the FF area – Radio Assisted models must be flown in the designated RC area (10kg weight limit) – if unsure, please clarify with the organisers, BEFORE bringing your model(s). A number of SAM 35 organised competitions will take place over the weekend.

For full details, camping and entry fees, visit the website: www.modelair.info or contact Ken Sheppard on 07810817089.

24th and 25th SeptemberCumbriaWaterplanes at Ullswater
 Ullswater Lake

Windermere Model Waterplane Flyers - Waterplanes at Ullswater event

Insurance essential, please check website www.wmwf.co.uk nearer date for confirmation.

Contacts: George Carpenter on 01524 782272 or gcarpenter@btinternet.com or Colin Smith on 01524 762282 or badgerswood@waitrose.com

25th September 2016CornwallBMFA South West Area Indoor Flying
 Saints Health & Fitness Centre at St Austell Rugby Club, Tregorrick Park, St Austell, Cornwall, PL26 7AG

From 12 noon to 4pm, F/F and Micro R/C.  

Contact David Powis on 01579 362951 or email dave_powis@hotmail.com or Roger Bellamy on 01752 257826 or email randmbellamy@gmail.com

1st - 2nd October 2016WarwickshireFestival of Flight Spectacular
 Raglan Hall, Alcester, Warwickshire, B49 5NJ

Brand new two day model spectacular with fantastic night show Saturday evening. As well as top aircraft displays there is fantastic trade support and on site camping. 
There will be model boats, cars and much more...
Prices are £12 adult and £6 child or £28 for a family ticket. Camping £60 pre booked. 
 
Please visit our Weston park web site for for more details 
Steve Bishop on 01952 587298 or 07758 895068

1st October 2016DorsetWessex Soaring Association Fly in
 Approx 5 miles east of Shaftesbury

The meetings will be held on the first Saturday or Sunday of the month, depending on the forecast. All welcome. Contact Pete Carpenter on 07919903742 or pete.carpenter@yahoo.co.uk for details.

1st October 2016HertfordshireFun flying at Potters Bar 2016
 Furzefield Sports Centre, Mutton Lane, Potters Bar, Herts, EN6 3BW

Times will be from 6pm until 10pm. Charges - flyers £9 and spectators £2

Small rubber free flight and small electric models, wing span will be limited to 20 inches.

Enquiries to Mike Quille 020 8500 3549 or email mp.quille@live.co.uk

1st and 2nd October 2016BedfordshireGBR/CAA Championships
 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.

2nd October 2016HertfordshireNorth 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 

 

2nd October 2016GloucestershireCocklebarrow Vintage Rally at Aldsworth
 Cocklebarrow, 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. BMFA Insurance and number essential.

Camping available on field. Contact Paul Howkins on 02476 405126.   

2nd October 2016OxfordshireOxford MFC Scalefest 2016
 Port Meadow

BMFA  power, rubber,CO2/Electric (need dox) BMFA Outdoor Kit Scale, Rapier/Jetex profile, Rapier/Jetex authentic scale (no EDF, smokers only). Glider. 10am start. BMFA power 1.30pm start. BMFA insurance required.

For more information call 01865 873876 or  07833 775794. Full details on www.oxfordmodelflyingclub.org.uk

2nd October 2016StaffordshireAutumn Mega Swapmeet
 Meir Community Centre, Meir, Stoke-on-Trent, Staffs, ST3 7DY
Doors open 9.30am for sellers and 10am for buyers. Tables £7 and entry £2. 
 
To book call 01782 853883 or email topgun@modelpilot.co.uk
8th October 2016MerseysideIndoor 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

8th and 9th October 2016ConwyPSSA ‘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 2016HertfordshireNorth London Model Flying Club Indoor Radio Control Meetings 2016
 Furzefield Sports Centre, Potters Bar, Hertfordshire, EN6 3BW (Junction 24/M25)

From 6pm - 10pm. All up weight limit for fixed wing 225g - 36" span. Helicopter 400g. BMFA insurance required. 

Admission - Flyers £9 and spectators £2.50.

Contact Peter Elliot on 01707 336982

9th October 2016East Riding of YorkshireBeverley and District Model Aircraft Club Autumn Swapmeet
 Tickton Village Hall, near Beverley, HU17 9RZ

9am till 12 noon. Entry £1, Tables £5.

Contact Brian Jenkins 2bee.jays@live.com , 07970 959875 or www.badmac.btck.co.uk

15th October 2016SomersetFleet Air Arm Museum October Model Show
 Fleet Air Arm Museum, BA22 8HW

The October Model Show is the largest event of its kind in the South West and is a must for all model enthusiasts.

Visitors will be able to see a broad array of scaled-down models of real aircraft, see club and trade exhibitors from across the UK and meet the enthusiasts who live and breathe model making.

Advance Tickets will be withdrawn from sale on the 14th October 2016. For any queries please contact the ticket box on 01935 842617.

Tickets will go on sale at www.fleetairarm.com on 1st July 2016.

15th October 2016WiltshireSalisbury Model Flying Club Annual Bring and Buy Sale
 Alderbury Village Hall, Southampton Road, Alderbury, Salisbury, Wilts, SP5 3AD

From 9.30am to 12 noon. Our Model Swapmeet will be dealing with all types of Models, Engines, Radio Control Equipment and Accessories. Now is the time to sort out those unwanted Models and turn them into spending  money!

Tables are £7 and buyers £4 entrance. Refreshments available. For more information please contact Kevin Easter on 01725 552873  or email easterislandbb@tiscali.co.uk

16 October 2016KentMMFC Indoor Flying
 Medway Valley Leisure Centre, Mill Road, Gillingham, Kent, ME7 1HF

Flying from 10am - 3pm. Tables and chairs available as is a café. £7 Adult, £2 children, £1 spectators. All profits go to KSS Air Ambulance. Fixed wing, quads, free-flight and Heli’s all invited. FW must be no large than 24” wingspan, Heli 250 size max and quads/multirotor 24” measured diagonally rotor tip to tip. BMFA insurance must be shown at the door. NO BMFA, no flying.

Contact Colin Benham at ah006b3152@blueyonder.co.uk for more information. 

 

23rd October 2016CornwallBMFA South West Area Indoor Flying
 Saints Health & Fitness Centre at St Austell Rugby Club, Tregorrick Park, St Austell, Cornwall, PL26 7AG

From 12 noon to 4pm, F/F and Micro R/C.  

Contact David Powis on 01579 362951 or email dave_powis@hotmail.com or Roger Bellamy on 01752 257826 or email randmbellamy@gmail.com

26th October 2016CheshirePhoenix MAC NW area autumn swap meet
 Deanwater Hotel Woodford Cheshire. SK7 1RJ. (on A5012 Wilmslow to Poynton road)
Our long running NW area event. Bar and seating in swap meet room. Food available.
Entry £2 tables £3. Doors open 7.30pm. Table holders from 7pm 
 
Contact Terry Mason  on 07950 052039  or 0161 439 3816 or email pmaccheshire@aol.com
 
 
 
29th October 2016KentTonbridge 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.
Contact Steve on 0208 942 5000 or Eric on 01622 737814.
30th October 2016DerbyshireLeafields Autumn Swapmeet
 Wharf Road, Pinxton, Derbyshire, NG16 6NY

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 £2 under 15s free entrance. Hot and cold refreshments will be available. Tables available at £5.00 If you wish to wish to book a table please ring Dave Moore on 07793 815654. This event is traditionally a morning event and most traders have left by 1.30pm.

See our website at Leafields.com

4th - 6th November 2016LincolnshireWinterton Model Flying Club Bonfire Bash
 Winterton Flying Club

Camping is available, we have fresh water on site, and a chemical waste point over 20 kg models are welcome. For more information or to book in contact andrew.bennett1964@gmail.com

5th November 2016HertfordshireFun flying at Potters Bar 2016
 Furzefield Sports Centre, Mutton Lane, Potters Bar, Herts, EN6 3BW

Times will be from 6pm until 10pm. Charges - flyers £9 and spectators £2

Small rubber free flight and small electric models, wing span will be limited to 20 inches.

Enquiries to Mike Quille 020 8500 3549 or email mp.quille@live.co.uk

5th November 2016DorsetWessex Soaring Association Fly in
 Approx 5 miles east of Shaftesbury

The meetings will be held on the first Saturday or Sunday of the month, depending on the forecast. All welcome. Contact Pete Carpenter on 07919903742 or pete.carpenter@yahoo.co.uk for details.

12th November 2016MerseysideIndoor 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 2016HertfordshireNorth London Model Flying Club Indoor Radio Control Meetings 2016
 Furzefield Sports Centre, Potters Bar, Hertfordshire, EN6 3BW (Junction 24/M25)

From 6pm - 10pm. All up weight limit for fixed wing 225g - 36" span. Helicopter 400g. BMFA insurance required. 

Admission - Flyers £9 and spectators £2.50.

Contact Peter Elliot on 01707 336982

13th November 2016KentMMFC Indoor Flying
 Medway Valley Leisure Centre, Mill Road, Gillingham, Kent, ME7 1HF

Flying from 10am - 3pm. Tables and chairs available as is a café. £7 Adult, £2 children, £1 spectators. All profits go to KSS Air Ambulance. Fixed wing, quads, free-flight and Heli’s all invited. FW must be no large than 24” wingspan, Heli 250 size max and quads/multirotor 24” measured diagonally rotor tip to tip. BMFA insurance must be shown at the door. NO BMFA, no flying.

Contact Colin Benham at ah006b3152@blueyonder.co.uk for more information. 

20th November 2016CornwallBMFA South West Area Indoor Flying
 Saints Health & Fitness Centre at St Austell Rugby Club, Tregorrick Park, St Austell, Cornwall, PL26 7AG

From 12 noon to 4pm, F/F and Micro R/C.  

Contact David Powis on 01579 362951 or email dave_powis@hotmail.com or Roger Bellamy on 01752 257826 or email randmbellamy@gmail.com

20th November 2016HampshireSouthern 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 hmfa.bmfa.org/  . To pre-book tables only call Mike Stokes on 07702 742647

26th November 2016KentTonbridge 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.
Contact Steve on 0208 942 5000 or Eric on 01622 737814.
1st December 2016DevonDevon Indoor Flying
 Christow village hall, EX6 7NA

If you are interested in indoor model flying in Devon, we are a friendly group of indoor model flyers. Flying is between 19:30 and 21:30 and costs £5 per session. The hall is 264 m2 (2 x badminton courts). The flying is divide into 20 minute sessions alternating between fixed wing and rotary wing.

BMFA insurance cover is mandatory

If you would like to join us please call Jim on 07779 310341

3rd December 2016HertfordshireFun flying at Potters Bar 2016
 Furzefield Sports Centre, Mutton Lane, Potters Bar, Herts, EN6 3BW

Times will be from 6pm until 10pm. Charges - flyers £9 and spectators £2

Small rubber free flight and small electric models, wing span will be limited to 20 inches.

Enquiries to Mike Quille 020 8500 3549 or email mp.quille@live.co.uk

3rd December 2016DorsetWessex Soaring Association Fly in
 Approx 5 miles east of Shaftesbury

The meetings will be held on the first Saturday or Sunday of the month, depending on the forecast. All welcome. Contact Pete Carpenter on 07919903742 or pete.carpenter@yahoo.co.uk for details.

10th December 2016HertfordshireNorth London Model Flying Club Indoor Radio Control Meetings 2016
 Furzefield Sports Centre, Potters Bar, Hertfordshire, EN6 3BW (Junction 24/M25)

From 6pm - 10pm. All up weight limit for fixed wing 225g - 36" span. Helicopter 400g. BMFA insurance required. 

Admission - Flyers £9 and spectators £2.50.

Contact Peter Elliot on 01707 336982

11th December 2016KentMMFC Indoor Flying
 Medway Valley Leisure Centre, Mill Road, Gillingham, Kent, ME7 1HF

Flying from 10am - 3pm. Tables and chairs available as is a café. £7 Adult, £2 children, £1 spectators. All profits go to KSS Air Ambulance. Fixed wing, quads, free-flight and Heli’s all invited. FW must be no large than 24” wingspan, Heli 250 size max and quads/multirotor 24” measured diagonally rotor tip to tip. BMFA insurance must be shown at the door. NO BMFA, no flying.

Contact Colin Benham at ah006b3152@blueyonder.co.uk for more information. 

11th December 2016CornwallBMFA South West Area Indoor Flying
 Saints Health & Fitness Centre at St Austell Rugby Club, Tregorrick Park, St Austell, Cornwall, PL26 7AG

From 12 noon to 4pm, F/F and Micro R/C.  

Contact David Powis on 01579 362951 or email dave_powis@hotmail.com or Roger Bellamy on 01752 257826 or email randmbellamy@gmail.com

17th December 2016MerseysideIndoor 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

8th January 2017KentMMFC Indoor Flying
 Medway Valley Leisure Centre, Mill Road, Gillingham, Kent, ME7 1HF

Flying from 10am - 3pm. Tables and chairs available as is a café. £7 Adult, £2 children, £1 spectators. All profits go to KSS Air Ambulance. Fixed wing, quads, free-flight and Heli’s all invited. FW must be no large than 24” wingspan, Heli 250 size max and quads/multirotor 24” measured diagonally rotor tip to tip. BMFA insurance must be shown at the door. NO BMFA, no flying.

Contact Colin Benham at ah006b3152@blueyonder.co.uk for more information. 

20th - 22nd January 2017Greater LondonLondon Model Engineering Exhibition
 Alexandra Palace, Wood Green, London, N22 7AY

Open from 10am until 5pm. The South’s Largest Model Engineering & Modelling Exhibition. This exhibition is regarded as one of the leading model shows in the UK and attracts over 14,000 visitors annually. 

Come along and see the full spectrum of modelling from traditional model engineering, steam locomotives and traction engines through to the more modern gadget and boys toys including trucks, boats, aeroplanes, helicopters and robots, as previously featured on “The One Show”. 

Over 50 clubs and societies will be present displaying their members work and competing to win the prestigious Society Shield. In total nearly 2,000 models will be on display.

For more information visit www.meridienneexhibitions.co.uk or call 01926 614101. Online Discounted Tickets are available now via: www.meridienneexhibitions.co.uk . Adult £10.50, Concession £9.50, Child £3

22nd January 2017CornwallBMFA South West Area Indoor Flying
 Saints Health & Fitness Centre at St Austell Rugby Club, Tregorrick Park, St Austell, Cornwall, PL26 7AG

From 12 noon to 4pm, F/F and Micro R/C.  

Contact David Powis on 01579 362951 or email dave_powis@hotmail.com or Roger Bellamy on 01752 257826 or email randmbellamy@gmail.com

12th February 2017KentMMFC Indoor Flying
 Medway Valley Leisure Centre, Mill Road, Gillingham, Kent, ME7 1HF

Flying from 10am - 3pm. Tables and chairs available as is a café. £7 Adult, £2 children, £1 spectators. All profits go to KSS Air Ambulance. Fixed wing, quads, free-flight and Heli’s all invited. FW must be no large than 24” wingspan, Heli 250 size max and quads/multirotor 24” measured diagonally rotor tip to tip. BMFA insurance must be shown at the door. NO BMFA, no flying.

Contact Colin Benham at ah006b3152@blueyonder.co.uk for more information. 

19th February 2017CornwallBMFA South West Area Indoor Flying
 Saints Health & Fitness Centre at St Austell Rugby Club, Tregorrick Park, St Austell, Cornwall, PL26 7AG

From 12 noon to 4pm, F/F and Micro R/C.  

Contact David Powis on 01579 362951 or email dave_powis@hotmail.com or Roger Bellamy on 01752 257826 or email randmbellamy@gmail.com

12th March 2017KentMMFC Indoor Flying
 Medway Valley Leisure Centre, Mill Road, Gillingham, Kent, ME7 1HF

Flying from 10am - 3pm. Tables and chairs available as is a café. £7 Adult, £2 children, £1 spectators. All profits go to KSS Air Ambulance. Fixed wing, quads, free-flight and Heli’s all invited. FW must be no large than 24” wingspan, Heli 250 size max and quads/multirotor 24” measured diagonally rotor tip to tip. BMFA insurance must be shown at the door. NO BMFA, no flying.

Contact Colin Benham at ah006b3152@blueyonder.co.uk for more information. 

19th March 2017CornwallBMFA South West Area Indoor Flying
 Saints Health & Fitness Centre at St Austell Rugby Club, Tregorrick Park, St Austell, Cornwall, PL26 7AG

From 12 noon to 4pm, F/F and Micro R/C.  

Contact David Powis on 01579 362951 or email dave_powis@hotmail.com or Roger Bellamy on 01752 257826 or email randmbellamy@gmail.com

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