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DateCountyEvent
25th January 2020MerseysideNW Area Scale R/C Indoor Taster and Teach-in
 Sutton St.Helens. Elton Head Rd. WA9 5AU. Merseyside.

Indoor R/C flying, RTF, and scratch-built models only. To help indoor R/C fliers to get the best out of flying indoors including comp advice. £10 fee. We will have a team of experienced Indoor R/C Scale competitors on hand to give advice on flying in a scale-like manner. If you have thought about entering Indoor R/C Scale Nationals but think it is beyond your capabilities come along have a go before making a decision. From 1pm - 4pm.

 

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

 
26th January 2020AberdeenshireAberdeen and District Soarers Indoor Flying
 Jesmond Centre, Jesmond Drive, Bridge of Don, Aberdeen, AB22 8UR.

Fixed wing and rotary wing. From 3pm - 5pm. All welcome, £5 to fly per session. See you there!

 

Contact Chris Harper on 07786 428 735 for more details or visit 

www.fly-ads.co.uk

28th January 2020HampshireWaltham Chase Aeromodellers Indoor R/C Small Models Meeting
 Main Hall at Wickham Community Centre, Mill Lane, Wickham, Hants PO17 5AL.

From 7pm to 9.30pm. Models limited to a max weight of 95g for fixed wing aircraft in flight trim, including battery (not to exceed a 2-cell LiPo). Helicopters limited to a rotor diameter of 12” (305mm).Admission £5 for fliers, £1 for spectators and junior fliers, accompanied children free. Flyers will be required to show proof of insurance.

 

For further details please contact Alan Wallington on 01489 895157 or email WCAero@outlook.com.

31st January 2020BedfordshireWe Fly Indoors
 Weatherly Centre, Eagle Farm Road, Biggleswade, Bedfordshire, SG18 8JH.

From 6.30pm till 10pm, door open at 6.15pm.

 

Free Flight - Hangar Rat, Gyminnie, Easy Bee or similar. Electric Fixed Wing - Vapor, Lightweight - Slo Fly style. Heli’s - MSR style etc. max rotor 410mm, quads max overall 200mm diagonal. Shockies - 500mm max size.

 

All models at organiser’s discretion. Flying in approx 10-15 minute sessions, BMFA insurance to be shown. Admission £5, spectators 50p; includes tea/coffee and biscuits. Good access from north and south on A1, venue is next to Stratton Upper School, good parking by venue.

 

Queries to Andrew on 07974 800463 or email andrewleftwich@virginmedia.com

 
1st February 2020Greater LondonFun Flying at Chigwell School Sports Hall
 High Road, Chigwell, London, IG7 6QF.

For small models, all types, maximum wingspan 20”. Flyers £10, spectators £2.

 

For details contact Mike Quille on 0208 500 3549 or email mp.quille@live.co.uk

 
2nd February 2020LincolnshireIndoor Flying
 In the sports hall attached to Carre's Grammar School, Sleaford, Lincs, NG34 7DD (also known as Northgate Sports Hall).

From 2pm - 4pm. Free car park, tables and chairs provided, lots of charging sockets - £5 per session. Proof of BMFA insurance required please.

For more info contact Colin at sleafordindoorflyers@gmail.com.

8th February 2020MerseysideIndoor Flying At Sutton St.Helens
 Elton Head Rd. WA9 5AU, Merseyside.

From 1pm - 4pm. Cost is £80 for September - April payable in advance or £13 per session on the day.

 

Shockies not allowed, helis and quadcopters small 1S only. 

 

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

 
9th February 2020AberdeenshireAberdeen and District Soarers Indoor Flying
 Jesmond Centre, Jesmond Drive, Bridge of Don, Aberdeen, AB22 8UR.

Fixed wing and rotary wing. From 3pm - 5pm. All welcome, £5 to fly per session. See you there!

 

Contact Chris Harper on 07786 428 735 for more details or visit 

www.fly-ads.co.uk

9th February 2020ShropshireScale Indoor Taster Session
 RAF Shawbury, Dawsons Rough, Shrewsbury, Shropshire.

For RTF and scratch built scale models only:

An opportunity to fly a scale schedule indoors in front of a flying judge and gain feedback on what to expect flying in a scale competition. It is also an opportunity to meet and learn from more experienced competitors. Scale models and documentation will be available showing examples of what is needed to compete successfully.

 

£10 per person limited spaces so please book early. From 1pm - 4pm.

 

For more information email Danny Fenton at cammnut@gmail.com

 
11th February 2020HampshireWaltham Chase Aeromodellers Indoor FPV Meeting
 In the Meon Room at Wickham Community Centre, Mill Lane, Wickham, Hants, PO17 5AL.

From 7.00pm to 9.30pm. Admission £4 for fliers and £1 for spectators, accompanied children free. Junior fliers charged as adult spectators. Flyers will be required to show proof of insurance.

 

Multicopters limited to a maximum weight of 95g in flight trim, including battery (not to exceed 2-cell LiPo) and a motor to motor diameter not exceeding 6” (152mm). Helicopters and fixed-wing models may not be flown.

 

For further details please contact Alan Wallington on 01489 895157. 

 
15th February 2020HampshireWaltham Chase Aeromodellers Indoor R/C Meeting
 In the Main Hall at Havant Leisure Centre, Civic Centre Road, Havant, Hants PO9 2AY.

From 7pm to 10pm. Admission £7 for fliers, £1 for spectators, junior fliers, accompanied children admitted free. Flyers will be required to show proof of insurance. Event supported by the BMFA Southern Area.

 

For further details please contact: Alan Wallington on 01489 895157 or email WCAero@outlook.com.

15th February 2020KentTonbridge Gassers and Rubber Fanciers Indoor Flying
 King's Rochester Sports Centre, 601 Maidstone Road, Rochester, Kent, ME1 3QJ.

From 6:30pm until 10pm – free flight and lightweight R/C timed flying sessions throughout the evening.

 

Contact Steve on 0208 942 5000 or Eric on 01622 737814.

16th February 2020County DurhamHurworth Grange Aeromodellers Swapmeet
 41 Hurworth Road, Hurworth Place, Nr Darlington, Co Durham, DL2 2BN.

 

From 9.30am - 12 noon. Entrance; buyers £1, sellers £5 per table.

 

Free parking. Refreshments available.

 

For further details contact Stan Holme on 01325 721086 or email ian.holme@btinternet.com.

 
16th February 2020CornwallBMFA South West Area Indoor Flying
 Saints Health & Fitness Centre at St Austell Rugby Club, Tregorrick Park, St Austell, Cornwall, PL26 7FH.

From 12 noon to 4pm. Free flight and micro R/C. 

Contact David Powis on 01579 362951 or dave_powis@hotmail.com 

 
16th February 2020LincolnshireIndoor Flying
 In the sports hall attached to Carre's Grammar School, Sleaford, Lincs, NG34 7DD (also known as Northgate Sports Hall).

From 2pm - 4pm. Free car park, tables and chairs provided, lots of charging sockets - £5 per session. Proof of BMFA insurance required please.

For more info contact Colin at sleafordindoorflyers@gmail.com.

23rd February 2020AberdeenshireAberdeen and District Soarers Indoor Flying
 Jesmond Centre, Jesmond Drive, Bridge of Don, Aberdeen, AB22 8UR.

Fixed wing and rotary wing. From 3pm - 5pm. All welcome, £5 to fly per session. See you there!

 

Contact Chris Harper on 07786 428 735 for more details or visit 

www.fly-ads.co.uk

23rd February 2020DerbyshireFly & Buy Swapmeet
 Shirland, Derbyshire, DE55 6BB. Five miles from M1 junction 28/29 and two miles north of A38 towards Chesterfield.

From 9:30am till 12pm. Doors open at 8:30am for unloading, assistance available, no stairs, well lit large hall, on-site catering, 30 tables available so please book. £4 per table, £2.entry at 9:30am. 

 

Contact Guy Liggett on 07754 421356 or 06671 138023.

 

25th February 2020HampshireWaltham Chase Aeromodellers Indoor R/C Small Models Meeting
 Main Hall at Wickham Community Centre, Mill Lane, Wickham, Hants PO17 5AL.

From 7pm to 9.30pm. Models limited to a max weight of 95g for fixed wing aircraft in flight trim, including battery (not to exceed a 2-cell LiPo). Helicopters limited to a rotor diameter of 12” (305mm).Admission £5 for fliers, £1 for spectators and junior fliers, accompanied children free. Flyers will be required to show proof of insurance.

 

For further details please contact Alan Wallington on 01489 895157 or email WCAero@outlook.com.

28th February 2020BedfordshireWe Fly Indoors
 Weatherly Centre, Eagle Farm Road, Biggleswade, Bedfordshire, SG18 8JH.

From 6.30pm till 10pm, door open at 6.15pm.

 

Free Flight - Hangar Rat, Gyminnie, Easy Bee or similar. Electric Fixed Wing - Vapor, Lightweight - Slo Fly style. Heli’s - MSR style etc. max rotor 410mm, quads max overall 200mm diagonal. Shockies - 500mm max size.

 

All models at organiser’s discretion. Flying in approx 10-15 minute sessions, BMFA insurance to be shown. Admission £5, spectators 50p; includes tea/coffee and biscuits. Good access from north and south on A1, venue is next to Stratton Upper School, good parking by venue.

 

Queries to Andrew on 07974 800463 or email andrewleftwich@virginmedia.com

 
1st March 2020LincolnshireIndoor Flying
 In the sports hall attached to Carre's Grammar School, Sleaford, Lincs, NG34 7DD (also known as Northgate Sports Hall).

From 2pm - 4pm. Free car park, tables and chairs provided, lots of charging sockets - £5 per session. Proof of BMFA insurance required please.

For more info contact Colin at sleafordindoorflyers@gmail.com.

1st March 2020DorsetWessex Soaring Association Slope Fly-in
 Various slopes approx 5 miles east of Shaftesbury.

First Saturday or Sunday of the month.

Non-powered gliders and e-soarers permitted.

All welcome but must have BMFA insurance.

Contact Pete Carpenter for more details, email pete.carpenter12@gmail.com or call 07919 903742.

1st March 2020NottinghamshireRetford MFC Spring Swapmeet
 Babworth Road Sports & Social Club, Babworth Road, Retford, Nottinghamshire, DN22 7NJ.

Table set-up from 9.30am - 10am. Tables supplied. Advance bookings - small tables £4, large tables £6. Admission £3. Book early as tables cost £1 more on the day. Doors open 10am till midday.

Hot Sandwiches, tea, coffee available.

For further info and to book please call Chris on 07966 764803, Gerald on 07941 867130, email secretary.rmfc@sky.com or visit www.rmfc.org.uk

7th March 2020KentGravesend Model Flying Club Swapmeet/Auction
 Istead Rise Community Centre, Worcester Close, Kent. DA13 9LB.

From 10am - 2pm. Doors open for setting up at 9am. Tables £6 each. Public £2 entry from 10am. An Auction will take place at 12 noon for items not sold from the tables. Plenty of free parking.

Refreshments available. Booking essential.

Contact Paul Holmes on 01634 261113 or email pj.holmes303@btinternet.com

7th March 2020Greater LondonFun Flying at Chigwell School Sports Hall
 High Road, Chigwell, London, IG7 6QF.

For small models, all types, maximum wingspan 20”. Flyers £10, spectators £2.

 

For details contact Mike Quille on 0208 500 3549 or email mp.quille@live.co.uk

 
7th March 2020MerseysideIndoor Flying At Sutton St.Helens
 Elton Head Rd. WA9 5AU, Merseyside.

From 1pm - 4pm. Cost is £80 for September - April payable in advance or £13 per session on the day.

 

Shockies not allowed, helis and quadcopters small 1S only. 

 

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

 

8th March 2020AberdeenshireAberdeen and District Soarers Indoor Flying
 Jesmond Centre, Jesmond Drive, Bridge of Don, Aberdeen, AB22 8UR.

Fixed wing and rotary wing. From 3pm - 5pm. All welcome, £5 to fly per session. See you there!

 

Contact Chris Harper on 07786 428 735 for more details or visit 

www.fly-ads.co.uk

8th March 2020East SussexThe Horam Spawmeet
 Horam Village Hall, Horam, East Sussex, TN21 0JE.

Space is available for 30 tables all of which must be prebooked. Tables are £7 each and includes 1 entrance with a maximum of 1 additional helper per booking. Buyers £3 per person.

Set up for sellers from 8:15am. Hall opens for buyers 9am.

Please note contact details have changed from last year. Email horamswapmeet@hotmail.com or call Martin on 07401 914341.

8th March 2020East Riding of YorkshireBeverley and District Model Aircraft Club Spring Swapmeet
 Tickton Village Hall, Tickton, near Beverley, HU17 9RZ.

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

 

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

 
10th March 2020HampshireWaltham Chase Aeromodellers Indoor FPV Meeting
 In the Meon Room at Wickham Community Centre, Mill Lane, Wickham, Hants, PO17 5AL.

From 7.00pm to 9.30pm. Admission £4 for fliers and £1 for spectators, accompanied children free. Junior fliers charged as adult spectators. Flyers will be required to show proof of insurance. 

Multicopters limited to a maximum weight of 95g in flight trim, including battery (not to exceed 2-cell LiPo) and a motor to motor diameter not exceeding 6” (152mm). Helicopters and fixed-wing models may not be flown.

For further details please contact Alan Wallington on 01489 895157. 

 
14th March 2020HampshireWaltham Chase Aeromodellers Indoor R/C Meeting
 In the Main Hall at Havant Leisure Centre, Civic Centre Road, Havant, Hants PO9 2AY.

From 7pm to 10pm. Admission £7 for fliers, £1 for spectators, junior fliers, accompanied children admitted free. Flyers will be required to show proof of insurance. Event supported by the BMFA Southern Area. 

 

For further details please contact: Alan Wallington on 01489 895157 or email WCAero@outlook.com.

15th March 2020CornwallBMFA South West Area Indoor Flying
 Saints Health & Fitness Centre at St Austell Rugby Club, Tregorrick Park, St Austell, Cornwall, PL26 7FH.

From 12 noon to 4pm. Free flight and micro R/C. 

Contact David Powis on 01579 362951 or dave_powis@hotmail.com 

 
15th March 2020LincolnshireIndoor Flying
 In the sports hall attached to Carre's Grammar School, Sleaford, Lincs, NG34 7DD (also known as Northgate Sports Hall).

From 2pm - 4pm. Free car park, tables and chairs provided, lots of charging sockets - £5 per session. Proof of BMFA insurance required please.

For more info contact Colin at sleafordindoorflyers@gmail.com.

15th March 2020HampshireSouthern Counties Spring Swapmeet
 Mountbatten School, Romsey, Hampshire, SO51 5SY.

From 8:30am till noon with over 50 tables. Admission only £4, under 16s free. First table costs £9 (including one admission), additional tables are £5 each. Refreshments will be available. More details at  hmfa.bmfa.org/.

To pre-book tables only call Mike Stokes on 07702 742647.

20th March 2020West DunbartonshireDumbarton and District MAC Bring and Buy/Auction
 Dumbarton Football Stadium, Castle Road, Dumbarton, G82 1JJ.

Book in items from 5.30pm, auction kicks off at 8pm. Entry fee, but no commissions on sales. Bar & snacks available.

 

Auction forms and more information available at http://www.dadmac.org.uk/

 
21st March 2020KentTonbridge Gassers and Rubber Fanciers Indoor Flying
 King's Rochester Sports Centre, 601 Maidstone Road, Rochester, Kent, ME1 3QJ.

From 6:30pm until 10pm – free flight and lightweight R/C timed flying sessions throughout the evening.

 

Contact Steve on 0208 942 5000 or Eric on 01622 737814.

21st and 22nd March 2020CumbriaWindermere Model Waterplane Flyers Ullswater Splash-in
 Waterside House Campsite, Howtown. Penrith.

From 10am to 4pm each day. 

WMWF members £1 per day. Non-members £3 per day. Proof of BMFA or SAA insurance reqd. 

Pilots to have min of a BMFA ‘A’ cert or SAA Bronze. 

Car parking to be paid at shop at campsite entrance. 

Further details on windermeremodelwaterplaneflyers.co.uk, call 07775 506842 or email andrew@windermeremodelwaterplaneflyers.co.uk

22nd March 2020AberdeenshireAberdeen and District Soarers Indoor Flying
 Jesmond Centre, Jesmond Drive, Bridge of Don, Aberdeen, AB22 8UR.

Aberdeen and District Soarers Indoor Flying at Fixed wing and rotary wing. From 3pm - 5pm. All welcome, £5 to fly per session. See you there!

 

Contact Chris Harper on 07786 428 735 for more details or visit 

www.fly-ads.co.uk

27th March 2020BedfordshireWe Fly Indoors
 Weatherly Centre, Eagle Farm Road, Biggleswade, Bedfordshire, SG18 8JH.

From 6.30pm till 10pm, door open at 6.15pm.

 

Free Flight - Hangar Rat, Gyminnie, Easy Bee or similar. Electric Fixed Wing - Vapor, Lightweight - Slo Fly style. Heli’s - MSR style etc. max rotor 410mm, quads max overall 200mm diagonal. Shockies - 500mm max size.

 

All models at organiser’s discretion. Flying in approx 10-15 minute sessions, BMFA insurance to be shown. Admission £5, spectators 50p; includes tea/coffee and biscuits. Good access from north and south on A1, venue is next to Stratton Upper School, good parking by venue.

 

Queries to Andrew on 07974 800463 or email andrewleftwich@virginmedia.com

 
29th March 2020LincolnshireIndoor Flying
 In the sports hall attached to Carre's Grammar School, Sleaford, Lincs, NG34 7DD (also known as Northgate Sports Hall).

From 2pm - 4pm. Free car park, tables and chairs provided, lots of charging sockets - £5 per session. Proof of BMFA insurance required please.

 

For more info contact Colin at sleafordindoorflyers@gmail.com.

 
29th March 2020DerbyshireLeafields Spring Swapmeet
 Pinxton Miners Welfare, Wharf Road, Pinxton, Derbyshire, NG16 6NY.

 

Only one mile from J28 of the M1. The most well established swapmeet in the area with a consistent numbers of traders and attendees.

 

Doors open to the public at 10am and traders are welcome from 8.45am onwards. Admission is £2 at the door for adults with under 15s free entrance.

 

This is a morning event and most activity is complete by around 12.30pm. Hot and cold refreshments available through the course of the morning.

 

Tables are available at £5 each, so if you wish to book a table please ring Dave Moore on 07793 815654. For more info visit Leafields.com

 
31st March 2020HampshireWaltham Chase Aeromodellers Indoor R/C Small Models Meeting
 Main Hall at Wickham Community Centre, Mill Lane, Wickham, Hants PO17 5AL.

From 7pm to 9.30pm. Models limited to a max weight of 95g for fixed wing aircraft in flight trim, including battery (not to exceed a 2-cell LiPo). Helicopters limited to a rotor diameter of 12” (305mm).Admission £5 for fliers, £1 for spectators and junior fliers, accompanied children free. Flyers will be required to show proof of insurance.

 

For further details please contact Alan Wallington on 01489 895157 or email WCAero@outlook.com.

1st April 2020CheshirePhoenix MAC NW Area Spring Swapmeet
 The Deanwater Hotel, Woodford, Cheshire, SK7 1RJ (on the A5012 Wilmslow to Poynton road).

Our long running event. Bar and seating in swapmeet room. Food available. Entry £2, tables £4 (plus entry fee). Doors open 7:30pm. Table holders from 7pm.

Contact Terry Mason on 07950 052039, 0161 439 3816, email pmaccheshire@virginmedia.com or visit pmaccheshire.bmfa.org/

4th April 2020Greater LondonFun Flying at Chigwell School Sports Hall
 High Road, Chigwell, London, IG7 6QF.

For small models, all types, maximum wingspan 20”. Flyers £10, spectators £2.

 

For details contact Mike Quille on 0208 500 3549 or email mp.quille@live.co.uk

 
4th April 2020NorthumberlandCADMAC Swapmeet
 Stannington Village Hall, Stannington, Northumberland. NE61 6EL. Stannington is easily accessed from the A1.

The event is open to all, the village hall is at the back of the Ridley Arms pub car park. Sellers fee £5 per table including one entrance, all tables are provided, buyers admission £2, under 16’s free. Sellers set up at 1pm, buyers enter at 2pm.

 

All proceeds go to Northumbrian Air Ambulance. Aeromodelling items only.

 

Please contact Bob Brown on rwbrown17@gmail.com or 07515 682543 to book a table. 

 
5th April 2020DorsetWessex Soaring Association Slope Fly-in
 Various slopes approx 5 miles east of Shaftesbury.

First Saturday or Sunday of the month.

Non-powered gliders and e-soarers permitted.

All welcome but must have BMFA insurance.

Contact Pete Carpenter for more details, email pete.carpenter12@gmail.com or call 07919 903742.

11th April 2020MerseysideIndoor Flying At Sutton St.Helens
 Elton Head Rd. WA9 5AU, Merseyside.

From 1pm - 4pm. Cost £80 for September - April is payable in advance or £13 per session on the day.

 

Shockies not allowed, helis and quadcopters small 1S only. 

 

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

 
14th April 2020HampshireWaltham Chase Aeromodellers Indoor FPV Meeting
 In the Meon Room at Wickham Community Centre, Mill Lane, Wickham, Hants, PO17 5AL.

 

From 7.00pm to 9.30pm. Admission £4 for fliers and £1 for spectators, accompanied children free. Junior fliers charged as adult spectators. Flyers will be required to show proof of insurance.

Multicopters limited to a maximum weight of 95g in flight trim, including battery (not to exceed 2-cell LiPo) and a motor to motor diameter not exceeding 6” (152mm). Helicopters and fixed-wing models may not be flown.

For further details please contact Alan Wallington on 01489 895157.

18th April 2020KentTonbridge Gassers and Rubber Fanciers Indoor Flying
 King's Rochester Sports Centre, 601 Maidstone Road, Rochester, Kent, ME1 3QJ.

From 6:30pm until 10pm – free flight and lightweight R/C timed flying sessions throughout the evening.

 

Contact Steve on 0208 942 5000 or Eric on 01622 737814.

18th April 2020West MidlandsScale Indoor R/C Nationals
 Wolverhampton Sports Complex (Walsall) The University of Wolverhampton, Magdalene Road, Walsall WS1 3TA.

See the finest indoor R/C scale models in the well lit, spacious Wolverhampton University Sports hall. Three competition classes Scale, Flying Only, and Kit Scale. Lunchtime fun pylon races for scale competitors.

 

From 8:30am – 6pm.

 

For more information email Danny Fenton at cammnut@gmail.com or visit scale.BMFA.org.

 
19th April 2020South YorkshireGBR/CAA F3A National League competition.
 Skelbrooke. S.Yorkshire.

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

Visitors welcome but please contact Contest Director, Bob Rowland, on 07368 521164 for details.

24th April 2020BedfordshireWe Fly Indoors
 Weatherly Centre, Eagle Farm Road, Biggleswade, Bedfordshire, SG18 8JH.

From 6.30pm till 10pm, door open at 6.15pm.

 

Free Flight - Hangar Rat, Gyminnie, Easy Bee or similar. Electric Fixed Wing - Vapor, Lightweight - Slo Fly style. Heli’s - MSR style etc. max rotor 410mm, quads max overall 200mm diagonal. Shockies - 500mm max size. All models at organiser’s discretion.

 

Flying in approx 10-15 minute sessions, BMFA insurance to be shown. Admission £5, spectators 50p; includes tea/coffee and biscuits. Good access from north and south on A1, venue is next to Stratton Upper School, good parking by venue.

 

Queries to Andrew on 07974 800463 or email andrewleftwich@virginmedia.com

 
25th and 26th April 2020CumbriaWindermere Model Waterplane Flyers Ullswater Splash-in
 Waterside House Campsite, Howtown. Penrith.

From 10am to 4pm each day. 

WMWF members £1 per day. Non-members £3 per day.

Proof of BMFA or SAA insurance reqd. 

Pilots to have min of a BMFA ‘A’ cert or SAA Bronze. 

Car parking to be paid at shop at campsite entrance. 

Further details on windermeremodelwaterplaneflyers.co.uk, call 07775 506842 or email andrew@windermeremodelwaterplaneflyers.co.uk

28th April 2020HampshireWaltham Chase Aeromodellers Indoor R/C Small Models Meeting
 Main Hall at Wickham Community Centre, Mill Lane, Wickham, Hants PO17 5AL.

From 7pm to 9.30pm. Models limited to a max weight of 95g for fixed wing aircraft in flight trim, including battery (not to exceed a 2-cell LiPo). Helicopters limited to a rotor diameter of 12” (305mm).Admission £5 for fliers, £1 for spectators and junior fliers, accompanied children free. Flyers will be required to show proof of insurance.

 

For further details please contact Alan Wallington on 01489 895157 or email WCAero@outlook.com.

2nd May 2020Greater LondonFun Flying at Chigwell School Sports Hall
 High Road, Chigwell, London, IG7 6QF.

For small models, all types, maximum wingspan 20”. Flyers £10, spectators £2.

 

For details contact Mike Quille on 0208 500 3549 or email mp.quille@live.co.uk

 
3rd May 2020DorsetWessex Soaring Association Slope Fly-in
 Various slopes approx 5 miles east of Shaftesbury.

First Saturday or Sunday of the month.  

Non-powered gliders and e-soarers permitted.

All welcome but must have BMFA insurance.

Contact Pete Carpenter for more details, email pete.carpenter12@gmail.com or call 07919 903742. 

3rd May 2020South YorkshireGBRCAA F3A New Pilots Open Day
 Leicester.

See gbrcaa.org ‘forum’ ‘NOPD’ for details.

Visitors welcome but please contact Contest Director, Chris Bond on 07811 196418 for details before travelling.

10th May 2020CambridgeshireGBRCAA F3A National League competition
 Warboys, Cambridgeshire.

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

Visitors welcome but please contact Contest Director, Clive Whitwood on 07941 441090 for details.

12th May 2020HampshireWaltham Chase Aeromodellers Indoor FPV Meeting
 In the Meon Room at Wickham Community Centre, Mill Lane, Wickham, Hants, PO17 5AL.

From 7.00pm to 9.30pm. Admission £4 for fliers and £1 for spectators, accompanied children free. Junior fliers charged as adult spectators. Flyers will be required to show proof of insurance. 

 

Multicopters limited to a maximum weight of 95g in flight trim, including battery (not to exceed 2-cell LiPo) and a motor to motor diameter not exceeding 6” (152mm). Helicopters and fixed-wing models may not be flown.

For further details please contact Alan Wallington on 01489 895157.

16th and 17th May 2020HampshireMiniAirshow UK #6
 Popham Airfield, nr Micheldever, Hampshire, SO21 3BD.

 

 

After the success of the past couple of years at the dedicated Popham Drone Zone for unmanned aircraft, Team MiniAirshow are growing the event to use a whole manned runway in 2020! Harking back to the days of Blackbushe, whilst also looking to the future of model flight, Team MiniAirshow are bringing together FPV'ers, large scale models, turbines, heli's, multirotors and more to MA6 at Popham Airfield.

 

More details and tickets available on the website and facebook pages in the coming months miniairshow.co.uk 

contact@miniairshow.co.uk

16th and 17th May 2020CumbriaWindermere Model Waterplane Flyers Ullswater Splash-in
 Waterside House Campsite, Howtown. Penrith.

From 10am to 4pm each day. 

WMWF members £1 per day. Non-members £3 per day.

Proof of BMFA or SAA insurance reqd. Pilots to have min of a BMFA ‘A’ cert or SAA Bronze. 

Car parking to be paid at shop at campsite entrance. 

Further details on windermeremodelwaterplaneflyers.co.uk, call 07775 506842 or email andrew@windermeremodelwaterplaneflyers.co.uk

23rd & 24th May 2020West MidlandsGreenacres May Fly-in
 Aldridge Airport, off Bosty Lane, Aldridge near Walsall, West Midlands, WS9 0QQ.

Campers and caravans can arrive after 1pm on the Friday before. Water, portaloos, raffle and catering are all available, for a small donation. Visiting pilots fly for £5 per day, but spectators and the public are free!

 

If you have any special requests or requirements, please contact Jim Mchugh at jim.mchugh@greenacresmac.co.uk, see www.greenacresmac.co.uk or www.facebook.com/GreenacresMAC

 
 
24th May 2020WarwickshireGBRCAA F3A National League competition
 Hurley, Warwickshire.

This is designated as a BMFA Team Selection (P21) and BMFA Open Competition. All schedules.

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

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

26th May 2020HampshireWaltham Chase Aeromodellers Indoor R/C Small Models Meeting
 Main Hall at Wickham Community Centre, Mill Lane, Wickham, Hants PO17 5AL.

From 7pm to 9.30pm. Models limited to a max weight of 95g for fixed wing aircraft in flight trim, including battery (not to exceed a 2-cell LiPo). Helicopters limited to a rotor diameter of 12” (305mm).Admission £5 for fliers, £1 for spectators and junior fliers, accompanied children free. Flyers will be required to show proof of insurance.

 

For further details please contact Alan Wallington on 01489 895157 or email WCAero@outlook.com.

29th May 2020BedfordshireWe Fly Indoors
 Weatherly Centre, Eagle Farm Road, Biggleswade, Bedfordshire, SG18 8JH.

From 6.30pm till 10pm, door open at 6.15pm.

 

Free Flight - Hangar Rat, Gyminnie, Easy Bee or similar. Electric Fixed Wing - Vapor, Lightweight - Slo Fly style. Heli’s - MSR style etc. max rotor 410mm, quads max overall 200mm diagonal. Shockies - 500mm max size.

 

All models at organiser’s discretion. Flying in approx 10-15 minute sessions, BMFA insurance to be shown. Admission £5, spectators 50p; includes tea/coffee and biscuits. Good access from north and south on A1, venue is next to Stratton Upper School, good parking by venue.

 

Queries to Andrew on 07974 800463 or email andrewleftwich@virginmedia.com

 
7th June 2020DorsetWessex Soaring Association Slope Fly-in
 Various slopes approx 5 miles east of Shaftesbury.

First Saturday or Sunday of the month.

Non-powered gliders and e-soarers permitted.

All welcome but must have BMFA insurance.

Contact Pete Carpenter for more details, email pete.carpenter12@gmail.com or call 07919 903742. 

7th June 2020DerbyshireGBRCAA F3A National League competition
 Ashbourne, Derbyshire.

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

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

9th June 2020HampshireWaltham Chase Aeromodellers Indoor FPV Meeting
 In the Meon Room at Wickham Community Centre, Mill Lane, Wickham, Hants, PO17 5AL.

 

From 7.00pm to 9.30pm. Admission £4 for fliers and £1 for spectators, accompanied children free. Junior fliers charged as adult spectators. Flyers will be required to show proof of insurance.

Multicopters limited to a maximum weight of 95g in flight trim, including battery (not to exceed 2-cell LiPo) and a motor to motor diameter not exceeding 6” (152mm). Helicopters and fixed-wing models may not be flown.

For further details please contact Alan Wallington on 01489 895157.

19th, 20th, 21st June 2020ShropshireWeston Park International Model Airshow
 West-under-Lizard, Shifnal, Shropshire, TF11 8LE.

Fantastic trade support, top display pilots from around the world, 3 days of non-stop flying, pyrotechnics display and Sunday/Saturday evening night show. Full size displays all 3 days, evening entertainment Friday and Saturday. Helifest and quad fair, swapmeet plus cars, boats and much more. Something for all the family.

 

On-site camping from Thursday till Monday.

 

Contact Steve Bishop for more info on 01952 587298 or 07758 895068 or visit www.westonparkmodelairshow.co.uk

 
21st and 22nd June 2020CumbriaWindermere Model Waterplane Flyers Ullswater Splash-in
 Waterside House Campsite, Howtown. Penrith.

NOTE: this is deliberately a Sun & Mon event. 

From 10am to 4pm each day.

WMWF members £1 per day. Non-members £3 per day.

Proof of BMFA or SAA insurance reqd. Pilots to have min of a BMFA ‘A’ cert or SAA Bronze. 

Car parking to be paid at shop at campsite entrance. 

Further details on windermeremodelwaterplaneflyers.co.uk, call 07775 506842 or email andrew@windermeremodelwaterplaneflyers.co.uk

21st June 2020North YorkshireClassic Gliders Meeting
 Hole of Horcum, North York Moors.

Bring along your traditionally built glider for a relaxing day flying one of those designs from the past.

Evidence of DMARES Operator ID required.

Entry £5 per flyer if not already a NYMRSC member.

Further details Michael Kitchen on 01347 810685, or email michaelkitchen@me.com  

27th & 28th June 2020West MidlandsGreenacres June Fly-in
 Aldridge Airport, off Bosty Lane, Aldridge near Walsall, West Midlands, WS9 0QQ.

Campers and caravans can arrive after 1pm on the Friday before. Water, portaloos, raffle and catering are all available, for a small donation. Visiting pilots fly for £5 per day, but spectators and the public are free!

 

If you have any special requests or requirements, please contact Jim Mchugh at jim.mchugh@greenacresmac.co.uk, see www.greenacresmac.co.uk or www.facebook.com/GreenacresMAC

 
27th and 28th June 2020EssexWings & Wheels RC Model Spectacular
 North Weald Airfield, Essex.

A superb R/C model extravaganza, which includes R/C scale, sport, jet, helicopter, drone and giant model air displays, pyrotechnics show, DroneFest, Duel Format UK and much more.

Huge trade presence, Saturday night flying displays, live model boats, Bring and Buy, live evening entertainment.

 

See www.wingsnwheels.net for details. 

 
27th June 2020SuffolkGBRCAA F3A National League competition
 Knettishall, 12 miles NE of Bury St Edmunds, Suffolk.

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

Visitors welcome but please contact Contest Director, Peter Jenkins on 07725 314950 for details before travelling.

30th June 2020HampshireWaltham Chase Aeromodellers Indoor R/C Small Models Meeting
 Main Hall at Wickham Community Centre, Mill Lane, Wickham, Hants PO17 5AL.

From 7pm to 9.30pm. Models limited to a max weight of 95g for fixed wing aircraft in flight trim, including battery (not to exceed a 2-cell LiPo). Helicopters limited to a rotor diameter of 12” (305mm).Admission £5 for fliers, £1 for spectators and junior fliers, accompanied children free. Flyers will be required to show proof of insurance.

 

For further details please contact Alan Wallington on 01489 895157 or email WCAero@outlook.com.

4th and 5th July 2020ShropshireLMA Cosford 2020
 RAF Cosford, Shifnall, Shropshire. TF11 8UP.

Details to follow.

Contact Dave Johnson at chairman@largemodelassociation.com or call 07927 784528.

 

 

4th July 2020Greater LondonFun Flying at Chigwell School Sports Hall
 High Road, Chigwell, London, IG7 6QF.

For small models, all types, maximum wingspan 20”. Flyers £10, spectators £2.

 

For details contact Mike Quille on 0208 500 3549 or email mp.quille@live.co.uk

 
5th July 2020DorsetWessex Soaring Association Slope Fly-in
 Various slopes approx 5 miles east of Shaftesbury.

First Saturday or Sunday of the month.  

Non-powered gliders and e-soarers permitted.

All welcome but must have BMFA insurance.

Contact Pete Carpenter for more details, email pete.carpenter12@gmail.com or call 07919 903742. 

10th, 11th, 12th July 2020KentUK World Cup League Competition
 Woodchurch Airfield near Ashford, Kent.

FAI Schedules - International entry. This is also a BMFA Team Selection competition to be held.

Visitors very welcome. Please contact Contest Director Kevin Caton on 07805 347627 for details.

11th and 12th July 2020SomersetWoodspring Wings Show
 Yatton, Somerset. GPS location: 5124'21.77"N, 249'12.58"W. The closest postcode is BS21 6TZ.

Details to follow. 

 

Contact Chris Armitage at caarmitage@yahoo.com or call 07515 398823.

See https://woodspringshow.co.uk for details and directions etc. 
14th July 2020HampshireWaltham Chase Aeromodellers Indoor FPV Meeting
 In the Meon Room at Wickham Community Centre, Mill Lane, Wickham, Hants, PO17 5AL.

From 7.00pm to 9.30pm. Admission £4 for fliers and £1 for spectators, accompanied children free. Junior fliers charged as adult spectators. Flyers will be required to show proof of insurance.

 

Multicopters limited to a maximum weight of 95g in flight trim, including battery (not to exceed 2-cell LiPo) and a motor to motor diameter not exceeding 6” (152mm). Helicopters and fixed-wing models may not be flown.

 

For further details please contact Alan Wallington on 01489 895157.

19th July 2020North YorkshirePSS Fun Flying Day
 Hole of Horcum, North York Moors.

Any model accepted, but aircraft built using traditional materials of particular interest.

Evidence of DMARES Operator ID required.

Entry £5 per flyer if not already a NYMRSC member.

Further details from Michael Kitchen on 01347 810685 or email michaelkitchen@me.com.

26th July 2020LeicestershireGBRCAA F3A National League competition
 Leicester.

All schedules. This is designated as a BMFA Team Selection (P21) and BMFA Open Competition.

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

Visitors welcome but please contact Contest Director, Chris Bond 07811 196418 before travelling for details.

2nd August 2020DerbyshireGBRCAA F3A National League competition
 Mansfield, Derbyshire.

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

Visitors welcome but please contact Contest Director, Adam Lomax on 07795 546471 for details before travelling.

2nd August 2020DorsetWessex Soaring Association Slope Fly-in
 Various slopes approx 5 miles east of Shaftesbury.

First Saturday or Sunday of the month.

Non-powered gliders and e-soarers permitted.

All welcome but must have BMFA insurance.

Contact Pete Carpenter for more details, email pete.carpenter12@gmail.com or call 07919 903742. 

15th & 16th August 2020West MidlandsGreenacres August Fly-in
 Aldridge Airport, off Bosty Lane, Aldridge near Walsall, West Midlands, WS9 0QQ.

 

Campers and caravans can arrive after 1pm on the Friday before. Water, portaloos, raffle and catering are all available, for a small donation. Visiting pilots fly for £5 per day, but spectators and the public are free!

 

If you have any special requests or requirements, please contact Jim Mchugh at jim.mchugh@greenacresmac.co.uk, see www.greenacresmac.co.uk or www.facebook.com/GreenacresMAC

 

16th August 2020DerbyshireGBRCAA F3A National League competition
 Ashbourne, Derbyshire.

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

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

29th, 30th, 31st August 2020LincolnshireF3A at the BMFA British National Championships
 RAF Barkston Heath, Grantham, Lincs.

Visitors very welcome, come and talk to us.

All schedules.

Entry through the BMFA for ‘B’ certificate holders. Contact CD Matt Hoyland on 07739 840498 for more details.

29th, 30th, 31st August 2020LincolnshireBritish National Model Flying Championships
 RAF Barkston Heath, Grantham, Lincs.

BMFA Power Nationals 2020. 

Silent flight Nats at BMFA Barkstopn Heath. 

 

6th September 2020DorsetWessex Soaring Association Slope Fly-in
 Various slopes approx 5 miles east of Shaftesbury.

First Saturday or Sunday of the month.

Non-powered gliders and e-soarers permitted.

All welcome but must have BMFA insurance.

Contact Pete Carpenter for more details, email pete.carpenter12@gmail.com or call 07919 903742.

12th and 13th September 2020DenbighshireClwyd Soaring Association Gliderfest
 Meet at the Ponderosa Cafe on the Horseshoe Pass (LL20 8DR) at 10am each day.

A weekend of scale slope soaring in the hills of North East Wales. Sites suitable for winds from SW, clockwise to NE, electric assist is permitted.

Meet at the Ponderosa Cafe on the Horseshoe Pass LL20 8DR at 10am each day.

Please bring proof of insurance / CAA registration.

Any questions contact Jon Greaves, 07796 941600, daddygreaves@gmail.com

13th September 2020SuffolkGBRCAA F3A National League Competition
 Knettishall, 12 miles NE of Bury St Edmunds, Suffolk.

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

Visitors welcome but please contact Contest Director, Peter Jenkins on 07725 314950 for details before travelling.

17th and 18th September 2020CumbriaWindermere Model Waterplane Flyers Ullswater Splash-in
 Waterside House Campsite, Howtown. Penrith.

From 10am to 4pm each day. 

WMWF members £1 per day. Non-members £3 per day.

Proof of BMFA or SAA insurance reqd. 

Pilots to have min of a BMFA ‘A’ cert or SAA Bronze. 

Car parking to be paid at shop at campsite entrance. 

Further details on windermeremodelwaterplaneflyers.co.uk, call 07775 506842 or email andrew@windermeremodelwaterplaneflyers.co.uk

19th and 20th September 2020LincolnshireGBRCAA Championships
 BMFA Buckminster, Lincs.

BMFA Team Selection and National League.

All schedules.

Visitors very welcome. See gbrcaa.org and ‘forum’ ‘Competition News’ or contact CD Matt Hoyland on 07739 840498 for more details.

19th and 20th September 2020CumbriaWindermere Model Waterplane Flyers Ullswater Splash-in
 Waterside House Campsite, Howtown. Penrith.

From 10am to 4pm each day. 

WMWF members £1 per day. Non-members £3 per day.

Proof of BMFA or SAA insurance reqd. 

Pilots to have min of a BMFA ‘A’ cert or SAA Bronze. 

Car parking to be paid at shop at campsite entrance. 

Further details on windermeremodelwaterplaneflyers.co.uk, call 07775 506842 or email andrew@windermeremodelwaterplaneflyers.co.uk

25th, 26th and 27th September 2020GwyneddLleyn Model Aero Club Bring & Fly
 Pen y Berth, Pwllheli, North Wales.

All types of flying welcome from our fantastic power site to some of the most amazing slope sites in the country. Camping and caravaning on the adjacent site complete with cafe/bar where most meet in the evenings. Why not do what a lot of others do and make it a week or more to enjoy the flying sites and surrounding area.

 

We have on-site catering for a bacon buttie and brew amongst other refreshments, you can even order your butties to be delivered to the slopes. Please note for safety purposes there will be a pilots briefing each morning at 9.30am on the power field to discuss flying and the slope of the day. This is where registration takes place.

 

For further info please contact Frank on 07867 361905 or visit lleynmac.org.uk

 
4th October 2020DorsetWessex Soaring Association Slope Fly-in
 Various slopes approx 5 miles east of Shaftesbury.

First Saturday or Sunday of the month.  

Non-powered gliders and e-soarers permitted.

All welcome but must have BMFA insurance.

Contact Pete Carpenter for more details, email pete.carpenter12@gmail.com or call 07919 903742. 

4th October 2020WarwickshireGBRCAA F3A National League competition
 Hurley, Warwickshire.

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

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

11 October 2020East Riding of YorkshireBeverley and District Model Aircraft Club Spring Swapmeet
 Tickton Village Hall, Tickton, near Beverley, HU17 9RZ.

From 9am till 12 noon. Entry £1, tables £5.

 

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

17th and 18th October 2020CumbriaWindermere Model Waterplane Flyers Ullswater Splash-in
 Waterside House Campsite, Howtown. Penrith.

 From 10am to 4pm each day. 

WMWF members £1 per day. Non-members £3 per day.

Proof of BMFA or SAA insurance reqd. Pilots to have min of a BMFA ‘A’ cert or SAA Bronze. 

Car parking to be paid at shop at campsite entrance. 

Further details on windermeremodelwaterplaneflyers.co.uk, call 07775 506842 or email andrew@windermeremodelwaterplaneflyers.co.uk

1st November 2020DorsetWessex Soaring Association Slope Fly-in
 Various slopes approx 5 miles east of Shaftesbury.

First Saturday or Sunday of the month.

Non-powered gliders and e-soarers permitted.

All welcome but must have BMFA insurance.

Contact Pete Carpenter for more details, email pete.carpenter12@gmail.com or call 07919 903742. 

6th December 2020DorsetWessex Soaring Association Slope Fly-in
 Various slopes approx 5 miles east of Shaftesbury.

First Saturday or Sunday of the month.

Non-powered gliders and e-soarers permitted.

All welcome but must have BMFA insurance.

Contact Pete Carpenter for more details, email pete.carpenter12@gmail.com or call 07919 903742. 

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