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Events

Welcome to our events section

  • Want to see what's on in your area? See below for our event listings (Events listing updated 23rd May 2016)

 

  • 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.

Show:

DateCountyEvent
27th - 30th May 2016LincolnshireWinterton Model Flying Club May Day 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

28th - 29th May 2016OxfordshireShilton Vintage Fly in
 Wartime Broadwell Airfield accessed from Shilton Village, Oxfordshire, OX18 4AP

This a comparatively new event and will be the 3rd year it is held. The site is signposted with SAM35 signs off the A361 Burford to Lechlade road, opposite Cotswold Wild Life Park entrance.

Camping and caravans welcome, (limit 10 caravans) at £10 for weekend, arrive after 2 pm Friday and flyers £5 per pilot there will be a BBQ on Sat night, more info from derekfoxwell@btinternet.com   or   bealekraft@outlook.com   

28th and 29th May 2016N/AF3A World Cup League Event
 Criterium International du Hainaut Grandrieu, Belgium

Please contact Ashley Hoyland on 0114 2873432 for details.

31st May 2016HampshireWaltham Chase Aeromodellers Indoor R/C Small Models Meeting
 Wickham Community Centre, Mill Lane, Wickham, Hants, PO17 5AL

From 7.00 p.m. to 9.30 p.m. This is the venue at which we hold our popular indoor F/F meetings. The hall is not large enough for conventional shock flyers, but has proved suitable for smaller indoor R/C models. Models to be flown at these meetings are to be limited to a maximum weight of 95 grammes (3.5 ounces) for fixed wing aircraft, in flight trim, including battery (not to exceed a 2-cell Li-Po pack). Helicopters are to be limited to a rotor diameter of 12” (305mm). All models will be weighed before flight, and will be judged on their suitability for the venue on the evening. Models such as the Kyosho “Minium” range, the E-flite Micro 4-site and the Parkzone Ultra Micro series appear to be most suited to the hall.

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.

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.

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

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

3rd June 2016EssexBretons MFC Swapmeet/Social
 Bretons community hall, Rainham Road, Rainham, Essex, RM13 7LP

BRETONS MODEL FLYING CLUB`S first SWAPMEET AND SOCIAL EVENING from 7pm till 10pm.

Emphasis is on the meet and socialising for this new event in the modellers calendar. Come along, relax and meet fellow model flyers from across the county. Tables will be available for sellers. There will be no commission taken or booking fees.

Reasonably priced refreshments will be available; Tea/Coffee and BBQ if weather permitting

Entry for buyers and sellers is £2.00. No booking required so sellers should get there early to avoid disappointment.

Contact: info@bretonsmfc.org.uk

4th June 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.

4th - 5th June 2016N/APANDAS Fifth Single Channel & Retro R/C Fly-in 2016
 Pontefract Park, WF8 4QD.

The Pontefract And District Aeromodellers Society are having their Fifth Single Channel & Retro R/C Fly-in. Saturday 4th will see the open fun-flying day and control line will be availble. There will be some big names too, so come and spend the weekend with us! 

For enquiries please email Shaun AND Phil at museum@garritys.net and philg@talk21.com. All other information can be found at www.pandasaero.co.uk and www.singlechannel.co.uk.

 

4th - 5th June 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

4th - 5th June 2016N/AF3A Leiria World Cup 2016
 Leiria, Portugal
Caliz – Clube de Aeromodelismo do Liz is proud to announce the F3A Leiria World Cup 2016.
That will be a Great competition weekend where you can also discover the traditions and the secular culture ofPortugal, a nice reason to have fantastic holidays. 
You are welcome to visit Leiria

More Info: www.f3acaliz.info,  https://www.facebook.com/leiriaworldcupf3a

4th June 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 June 2016DerbyshireF3A 3rd BMFA 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 welcome, please contact Contest Director, Adrian Harrison on 07976 244004 for details

5th June 2016HertfordshireNorth 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 

 

5th June 2016LincolnshireFenland Model Flying Club Warbird Event
 Holbeach, St. Johns, Lincolnshire, PE12 8QR
Entrance sign posted at Flag Lane. Field is one mile down lane and gates will be open at 7.30am
Pilots brief starts at 9.30am. Burger van and toilets on site.
Email michaelwoods111atbtinternet.com or go to our website at www.fenlandmodelflyingclub.co.uk for further information. 
10th June - 12th June 2016LincolnshireWarbirds over Winterton 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

10th - 12th June 2016KentUK 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.

11th and 12th June 2016ConwyPSSA Fly-In and Clwyd SA Ray Jones Memorial PSS 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

More details for Sundays memorial event on the CSA website or email Matt Jones at mattjonesgte88@hotmail.co.uk

 

 

 

11th - 12th June 2016WiltshireDavid Prosser Memorial Fly in
 Charlton Park , Malmesbury , Wiltshire , SN16 9DG

All Scale and Vintage welcome, must have A cert to fly and a B cert for models over 7Kg. Camping available £10 per night. Transmitter fee £5.

Great friendly fun weekend, prizes given to best scale and vintage. For more info and to book camping ring Keith 07906 373480.

12th June 2016West Yorkshire13th Annual BMFA/PANDAS Electric 'Free for all' Fly in
 Pontefract Park, Yorkshire. Junction 21, M62, please follow signs

Fly any electric model, BMFA essential. Gates open 9.30am. Free entry, free bootsale. Traders/Caterers welcome. 

For more information please call John Thompson on 01924 515595, email johnty99@ntlworld.com or visit www.pandasaero.co.uk

17th - 19th June 2016N/AF3A World Cup League Event
 France

Please contact Ashley Hoyland on 0114 2873432 for details.

17th - 19th June 2016ShropshireWeston Park International Model Airshow
 Weston Park Weston Under-lizard. M54 Junc 3, and 8miles Junc 12 M6.

Organised by the Wrekin Model Club /Helifest RC helicopter flight line all weekend. Commentary Dave Bishop D.B.Sound and Nik Johnson. Fantastic Trade support over 100 Traders. Host of Top pilots. Full size display all 3 days, Swift display Team, Quad Racing and Quad Fair, Off road buggy racing, Model Boats, family attractions, On site Camping.

Night Show spectacular Friday and Saturday night, evening entertainment and night show.

Contact Steve Bishop 01952 587298 or mobile 07758 895068. Email stevenbishop@blueyonder.co.uk. Trade Enquires Peter Whitehead 01952 684169

Show web site www.westonparkmodelairshow.co.uk

 

18th - 19th June 2016FlintshireIMAC UK Competition 2016
 Wrexham, Flintshire, Wales

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

25th and 26th June 2016CumbriaWaterplanes 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 - 26th June 2016EssexWings & Wheels Model Spectacular
 North Weald Airfield, Epping, Essex, CM16 6AR

2016 is a very special year for the show and North Weald.

Built during World War 1 in 1916 the airfield will celebrate it's 100th Anniversary and the show, started by 3 enthusiastic modellers in 1986 celebrates it's 30th anniversary.

See us on Facebook and Twitter or visit www.wingsnwheels.net

 

25th and 26th June 2016N/AF3A World Cup League Event
 Netherlands

Please contact Ashley Hoyland on 0114 2873432 for details.

25th June 2016KentTonbridge Gassers and Rubber Fanciers indoor flying
 King's Rochester Sports Centre, 601 Maidstone Road, Rochester, Kent, ME1 3QJ
6.30pm until 10pm. freeflight and also lightweight R/C timed flying sessions throughout the evening.
Contact Steve on 0208 942 5000 or Eric on 01622 737814 before travelling to confirm.
28th June 2016HampshireWaltham Chase Aeromodellers Indoor R/C Small Models Meeting
 Wickham Community Centre, Mill Lane, Wickham, Hants, PO17 5AL

From 7.00 p.m. to 9.30 p.m. This is the venue at which we hold our popular indoor F/F meetings. The hall is not large enough for conventional shock flyers, but has proved suitable for smaller indoor R/C models. Models to be flown at these meetings are to be limited to a maximum weight of 95 grammes (3.5 ounces) for fixed wing aircraft, in flight trim, including battery (not to exceed a 2-cell Li-Po pack). Helicopters are to be limited to a rotor diameter of 12” (305mm). All models will be weighed before flight, and will be judged on their suitability for the venue on the evening. Models such as the Kyosho “Minium” range, the E-flite Micro 4-site and the Parkzone Ultra Micro series appear to be most suited to the hall.

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.

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.

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

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

2nd July 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

2nd July 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.

2nd - 3rd July 2016SomersetWoodspring 2016 Model Flying Show
 Claverham Drove, Yatton, N.Somerset

The Woodspring Wings Model Aircraft show is a great day out for the whole family. Whether model enthusiasts or not, there is something to entertain everyone.

See website for contact and location details - www.woodspringshow.co.uk

2nd July 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.

2nd - 3rd July 2016DevonDartmoor 2 Day Open Cross Country
 Cox Tor car park on Tavistock Merivale road.
Individual and three man team event Cox Tor (531762). Meet at Cox Tor car park (GR 532752) at 9.30am. BMFA insurance required. £8.00 entry fee covers both days. There is also a trophy for best performing scale glider.
Contact John Milne on jtmr191@btinternet.com
9th - 10th July 2016KentBartons Point Model Flying Spectacular
 Bartons Point Coastal Park, Marine Parade, Sheerness, ME12 2BX

Family fun weekend. Includes Horizon display team, top pilots, 1st and 2nd WW planes, Helicopters and Jets. Bring and buy, raffle, face painting and the beach. 

All welcome to arrive Friday 8th after 2pm. Camping £12, Tourers £15.

For more information call Jan Bruce on 07775 512307 or email flyingspectacular@live.co.uk.

9th - 10th July 2016West MidlandsGreenacres Model Aero Club July 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. Reasonably sized model aircraft only. 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

 

9th - 10th July 2016DenbighshireIMAC UK Competition 2016
 Rhyl , North Wales

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

9th July 2016KentBickley Model Flying Club Open Glider Competition
 Bickley MFC flying field, Church Road, Sutton, Hone, Kent, DA4 9EX. Latitude: 51.4085 Longitude: 0.22.
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 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
 
 
10th July 2016KentBickley Model Flying Club Open Fun Fly and Avicraft Day
 Bickley MFC flying field, Church Road, Sutton, Hone, Kent, DA4 9EX. Latitude: 51.4085 Longitude: 0.22.

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 vitually 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. The day is free to any member of any London Area BMFA club or £5 to others. Odd numbers only if using 35mhz. 

There will be a free BBQ around lunchtime. 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
10th July 2016HertfordshireNorth 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 

10th July 2106GloucestershireCocklebarrow 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.   

10th July 2016OxfordshireF3A 4th BMFA 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, Peter Brett on 07795 061145 for details.

10th July 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 

13th July 2016CaerphillyWelsh Model Show - A World in Miniature
 CF46 6ER
Llancaiach Fawr Manor is hosting the 3rd Annual Welsh Model Show – A world in Miniature.

 

Times: 10am – 4pm

Costs: £5 per adult and children under 16 free when with an adult (no unaccompanied children)

             £3.50 concessions

             Entry to the show is FREE with normal Manor Entry fee

 

There will be model railway layouts, flying displays of fixed wing aircraft and helicopters (weather dependent), model shops and houses, military figures and dioramas,an exhibition of vessels through the ages, the Guild of Wainwrights will be exhibiting,  fantasy figures and dioramas, scalextric cars, model diggers and trucks … something for all the family. There will be a specific children’s area with a ‘have a go’ pond, radio controlled vehicles, a mini assault course and much more. Craft stalls, refreshments and trade stands for collectors and pocket money toys.

https://www.facebook.com/events/231906496997087/

16th and 17th July 2016ShropshireLMA Swapmeet Cosford
 RAF Museum, Cosford Shifnal, Shropshire TF11 8UP
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
16th and 17th July 2016ShropshireLarge Model Aircraft Rally Cosford 2016
 RAF Museum, Cosford, Shifnal, Shropshire TF11 8UP

Sponsored by RCM&E. Come and see Model flying at its best! Trade and food stalls, access to the RAF Museum - a great day out for all the family!

Show starts 10am until 5pm each day - gates open 8.30am, last entry 4pm. Adults £10  (advance booking £8 available from the Museum) 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

17th July 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 07809 490847 for details.

17th July 2016OxfordshireOxford MFC Dreaming Spires Gala
 Port Meadow

Vintage rubber, classic glider, vintage glider, HLG/Catapult, silent open tailless, E30/P30, E36, Hi-start glider. All 10.00 start. All-in F/F scale, no dox, 1.30pm start. No poles/streamers. No i.c. except scale entries. BMFA insurance required.

For more information call 01865 873876 or 077833 775794. Full details on  www.oxfordmodelflyingclub.org.uk 

23rd - 24th July 2016DevonPlymouth Millfields Model Expo 2016
 Plymouth Collage Preparatory School, PL1 3JL

From 10am - 4.30pm. An exhibition of the finest Models and Crafts around Devon and Cornwall. 

For more information please contact Ray Lee on 01752 249612 or email rceverything@hotmail.com

23rd - 24th July 2016BedfordshireOld Warden Model Flying Weekend
 The Shuttleworth Collection, Old Warden Aerodrome, Nr Biggleswade, Bedfordshire, SG18 9EP

Traditionally SCALE WEEKEND, the theme is for flying scale models as well as general sports flying in all 3 disciplines – RC/CL/FF. All vintage type models are welcome - there are size/ power and control restrictions for RTM models flown in the FF area – Radio Assisted Vintage models must be flown in the designated RC area (10kg weight limit) – if unsure, please clarify with the organisers, BEFORE bringing your model(s). Informal awards will be presented on the Sunday for the ‘best of’ categories of scale models flown on the day.

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

24th July 2016NottinghamshireGBR/CAA F3A League competition
 Mansfield

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, Stuart Mellor on 01246 568043 for details.

24th July 2016SuffolkWealden Warbirds
 Berwick Flying site, nr Drusilla’s 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’ min req’d to fly. £5 to fly, raffle and refreshments. Prop warbirds only, sorry no jets.

Contact Mark@wealdenflyers.co.uk or 01825 744127 or Bob@wealdeanflyers.co.uk or 01892 852137

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.

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 - 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
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.

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
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 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. Reasonably sized model aircraft only. 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 

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.
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

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 

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

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 

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

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

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

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.

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.

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.

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
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 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.   

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

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

 

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

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

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

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

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