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DateCountyEvent
16th February then every other Sunday all yearNottinghamshire8Ball Aviation Indoor Model Flying
 Hucknall Leisure Centre, Linby Rd, Hucknall, Nottingham NG15 7TX.

From February 16 and bi-weekly thereafter.

Catering for all indoor flying aircraft. Free car park onsite, proof of BMFA required. Plug sockets available, tables, benches and seating provided. 

Adults £7, under 16s £5. From 5pm till 7pm. Refreshments, snacks available.

For details contact Adam on 07739 698088.

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 2020CumbriaUllswater Splash-in ****EVENT CANCELLED ****
  

 

 ****EVENT CANCELLED ****

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

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

****EVENT CANCELLED****

 

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

www.fly-ads.co.uk

24th March 2020KentMark Smith at Bickley MFC ****EVENT CANCELLED****
 
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 R/C Small Models Meet ****EVENT CANCELLED ****
 
 ****EVENT CANCELLED ****

 

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 ****EVENT CANCELLED ****
 

****EVENT CANCELLED ****

 

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

 
4th and 5th April 2020ConwyPSSA Fly for Fun event **** EVENT CANCELLED ****
 

**** EVENT CANCELLED ****

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

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 Indoor FPV Meet ****EVENT CANCELLED ****
 

****EVENT CANCELLED ****

 

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.

19th April 2020SomersetThe Frome Swapmeet
 The Conygre Hall, North Road, Timsbury, Bath, BA2 0JQ.

From 9am till 12.30. Tea, coffee and bacon rolls available. Entry £1 per person and tables are free. Pre-booking required for tables. Entry from 8.30am for sellers.

For more information and to book a table please contact Rob Buckley 07791 278292 or email rob@rwbuckley.co.uk.

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 Waterplane Flyers Ullswater Splash-in **** EVENT CANCELLED ****
 Waterside House Campsite, Howtown. Penrith.

**** EVENT CANCELLED ****

25th April 2020NorthamptonshireUK Classic Aerobatic Association (UKCAA) Fly-in
 Loughborough MFC, Northants.

This is a Saturday Fly-in with round 1 contest to Pick5, Pick7 and 1979 rules during the lunch break.

Visitors welcome but pre-registration is required at ukcaa.org.uk/events

28th April 2020HampshireWaltham Chase R/C Small Models Meet ****EVENT CANCELLED ****
 

****EVENT CANCELLED ****

 

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

 
2nd May 2020KentBickley Car Boot Swapmeet ****EVENT CANCELLED****
 At the club’s flying field, Church Road, Sutton at Hone, Kent, DA4 9EX.

 

Details at bickleymfc.org/events or contact John Veasey on 01474 852015.

2nd May 2020CornwallChris Foss Fly-in at St Austell **** EVENT CANCELLED****
 Maggie Pie Dam, St Stephen, Cornwall, PL26 7SB.

EVENT CANCELLED

 

See staustell-dmc.bmfa.org/club-flying-diary or call Peter on 01208 879065 or email joandpetersmedley@hotmail.com

3rd May 2020KentBickley Open Fly-in ****EVENT CANCELLED****
 At the club's flying field, Church Road, Sutton at Hone, Kent, DA4 9EX.

 

Details on our website bickleymfc.org/events or contact John Veasey 01474 852015.

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.

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. 

9th and 10th May 2020BridgendPSSA Fly-in at The Blwch ****EVENT CANCELLED ****
 

****EVENT CANCELLED ****

For more information contact Steve Houghton on 07762 256126 or email steve.houghton59@gmail.com

9th and 10th May 2020BedfordshireMayFly at Old Warden Aerodrome **** EVENT CANCELLED ****
 near Biggleswade SG18 9EP.

**** EVENT CANCELLED ****

For more information: www.modelair.info or www.facebook.com/ModelairAtOldWarden  or contact Sheila 07799 132999. 

Please note that currently Shuttleworth plans to go ahead with all their events unless advised otherwise by government guidelines. Please check before travelling. 

10th May 2020HertfordshireUK Classic Aerobatic Association (UKCAA) Fly-in
 Watford Wayfarers MFC.

Fly-in with round 1 contest to Pick5, Pick7 and 1979 rules during the lunch break.

Visitors welcome but pre-registration is required at ukcaa.org.uk/events

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 2020EssexSouthend Radio Flying Club Table Top Sale
 The Ecko Club, Thornford Gardens, Southend-on-Sea, Essex, SS2 6PU.

From 8pm till 10pm. Entry £2, tables £4 including entry. 

Please book tables in advance with Den on 07745 2219443, or Les on 07729 421939.  

12th May 2020HampshireWaltham Chase Indoor FPV Meet ****EVENT CANCELLED ****
 

****EVENT CANCELLED ****

 

 

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

16th May 2020StaffordshireRetro Glider Fly-in
 On the Leek and Moorland Slopes.

For pre year-2000 designed slope and thermal soarers. Hosted by the Leek and Moorland MGA.

Prizes for best retro glider and pilot’s retro pilot. A fun event with the possibility of a few fun tasks thrown in for good measure.

Exact location is wind dependent so please email or phone the day before for confirmation.

Note that Sunday the 17th May will be a reserve date in case the weather isn’t as kind as we would like.

Contact Martyn Kinder by email at ukcaa2013@gmail.com or call 07989 025198.

16th May 2020LancashireBlackpool & Fylde Radio Controlled Model Society FLIGHTFEST
 At the club field, Singleton Road, Weeton. PR4 3NB.

(Sponsored by BMFA NW) From 10am till 5pm.

A great opportunity for all those interested in taking up the hobby to chat with club members and have the opportunity to fly using club trainers and BMFA qualified instructors. All ages welcome (Under 16s accompanied by an adult please).

Free car park - Refreshments available - Membership concessions for those joining on the day.

For further details contact David Kirkbride on 07872 108297 or email david_kirkbride@btinternet.com.

23rd May 2020DorsetDorset Model Aeroplane Spring Swapmeet
 Charlton Marshall Village Hall, Green Close, Charlton Marshall, DT11 9PF.

All under cover. Mainly model aeroplanes, there may be some cars, boats & trains. Main hall at ground floor however there is an available upper level.

Traders from 8.30am at £7 inc. one table and one free entrance. Buyers entry at 9am for £4. Café and free car park plus street parking.

Contact John Bainbridge on 01258 458749 or 07864 297226.

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, 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 R/C Small Models Meet ****EVENT CANCELLED ****
 

****EVENT CANCELLED ****

 

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

 
30th and 31st May 2020East SussexHastings MFC Spring Fly-in and Swapmeet
 At the club's Middle Bridge flying site just off the A259 Hasting-to-Pevensey main road.

Open to all BMFA and LMA members.

For a longer stay, camp and fly on our site off the A259 at Middle Bridge near Pevensey from 27th May to 3rd June, £10 for the week (subject to ground conditions).

To fly pilots must have min A-cert and B-cert for models over 7kg and turbines.

Free open air swapmeet on the Sunday. Bring your own table.

To book camping or Swapmeet phone Kevin on 01323 849032. All other inquiries phone Bob on 01892 852137.

31st May 2020WorcestershireUK Classic Aerobatic Association (UKCAA) Fly-in
 Worcester MFC.

Fly-in with round 1 contest to Pick5, Pick7 and 1979 rules during the lunch break. BBQ will be laid on.

Visitors welcome but pre-registration is required at ukcaa.org.uk/events

31st May 2020WrexhamWrexham Model Aircraft Club Retro and Clubman Sunday
 Nearest postcode is LL21 9NP – just off Wrexham to Ruthin Rd at the top of Nant y Garth.

Something for average flyer. Nothing over 10cc or 4S, nothing over 7kg. Vintage, Wot4s, own-design, foamies, scale - all welcome. Best big sky site in the country with well kept grass and plenty of it. No A-Cert, no problem but flyers must be competent and proof of BMFA membership is essential.

All models must carry correct CAA marking. Just £5 for the day. Flying from 8 till 8. Good toilets.

More details from bob.davis.design@gmail.com or call 01490 413276.

Expert flyers with bigger models might like to check out the Club’s Open Weekend on August 1st & 2nd.

6th and 7th June 2020South YorkshireTeeside Model Airshow and Swapmeet
 Drovers Lane, near Redmarshall, Stockton on Tees, TS21 1BD Airfield signposted from the A66, TS21 1BD.

From 10am till 5pm. Just £5 to enter, under 16s free.

Camping available but please book early.

For more info visit tmfc.bmfa.org/airshow.

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.

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. 

9th June 2020HampshireWaltham Chase Indoor FPV Meet ****EVENT CANCELLED ****
 

****EVENT CANCELLED ****

 

For further details please contact Alan Wallington on 01489 895157.

13th and 14th June 2020ConwyPSSA Sabre Mass Build Event
 The Great Orme, Llandudno, North Wales.

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

Silent flight only – no electric power.

Proof of BMFA insurance (or equivalent) required.

Saturday 13th June will be the planned Sabre competition day. Sunday 14th will be used as back-up for weather. Fly for fun both days.

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

14th June 2020KentBickley EDF Fly-in ****EVENT CANCELLED****
 

 

 

 

Details at bickleymfc.org/events or contact John Veasey  on 01474 852015.

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 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  

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

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.

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 & 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, 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 June 2020LancashireBlackpool & Fylde Radio Controlled Model Society Fly-in
 At the club field, Singleton Road, Weeton. PR4 3NB.

(Sponsored by BMFA NW)  From 10am till 5pm. Come and join us for a great day out. Superb 130 x 60m grass strip / BBQ / music. All welcome inc. jets.

Free car park. BMFA Insurance is required and a minimum BFMA A-certificate or B-certificate for jets.

All LMA flyers welcome with LMA proficiency certificate.

For further details contact David Kirkbride on 07872 108297 or email david_kirkbride@btinternet.com

28th June 2020HertfordshireUK Classic Aerobatic Association (UKCAA) Fly-in
 Royston MFC, Herts.

Fly-in with round 1 contest to Pick5, Pick7 and 1979 rules.

This is an active light aircraft airfield so there may be some minor disturbances to deal with during occasional aircraft movements.

On-site catering (closes 1pm).

Visitors welcome but pre-registration is required at ukcaa.org.uk/events

30th June 2020HampshireWaltham Chase Small Models Meet ****EVENT CANCELLED ****
 

****EVENT CANCELLED ****

 

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

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

******Event cancelled**********

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. 

5th July 2020GloucestershireCocklebarrow Vintage R/C Fly-in
 Signposted from Aldsworth Glos. off the B4425 between Cirencester/Burford and off the A40 between Northleach and Burford (follow SAM 35 signs).

All types of R/C up to 1975, sport flying, no competitions. BMFA insurance essential.

Contact Tony Tomlin on 02086 413505 or email pjt2.alt2@btinternet.com.

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 2020GwyneddPSSA Fly for Fun event with the Lleyn MAC
 Nr Abersoch, North Wales.

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

Proof of BMFA insurance (or equivalent) required. 

£3 per pilot/day on certain slopes.

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

11th and 12th July 2020SomersetWoodspring Wings Show ****EVENT CANCELLED ****
 

**** EVENT CANCELLED ****

 

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

See https://woodspringshow.co.uk for details and directions etc. 
12th July 2020KentOpen Fun Fly and Avicraft Day at Bickley MFC
 At the club's flying field, Church Road, Sutton at Hone, Kent, DA4 9EX.

This open event has been running for many years and the sixth year it will have been sponsored by the London Area BMFA. The day consists of light-hearted flying competitions that can be entered with virtually any model. There will be many prizes (about 25) which are wrapped modelling goods, winning the competition does not mean you get the best prize, you get first choice of the mystery prizes.

Free BBQ around lunchtime. Toilets on site. Free access to food facilities at the gun club down the lane.

The day is free to any member of any London Area BMFA club or £5 to others.

Details at bickleymfc.org/events, or contact John Veasey on 01474 852015.

14th July 2020HampshireWaltham Chase Indoor FPV Meet ****EVENT CANCELLED ****
 

****EVENT CANCELLED ****

 

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.

19th July 2020NottinghamshireUK Classic Aerobatic Association (UKCAA) Steve Dunning Memorial Day
 Retford MFC, Notts.

No contest, but awards (for members) for Pilot’s Pilot and Concourse d’Elegance.

Visitors welcome but pre-registration is required at ukcaa.org.uk/events

25th and 26th July 2020BedfordshireModelAir Scale Weekend at Old Warden Aerodrome
 near Biggleswade SG18 9EP.

For lovers of model flying, pilots and spectators alike, ModelAir Scale Weekend offers the chance to enjoy radio control (10kg max weight & B-Cert), free flight, and control line flying on one site.

All pilots must show BMFA Insurance. Various scale model competitions on Sunday, including Flight Director’s Trophy for best model of an aircraft in The Collection. Gates open 9am. Flying 10am-6pm.

Tickets: *BMFA Members £8.50, *SVAS Members £8.50, Spectators £13 (no concessions), Children free. *Please have membership card ready to show at the gate.  All tickets include the Museum Collection and Swiss Garden.

Camping on site: £12 advance booking: camping@shuttleworth.org or 07538 485843. Trade Line, Car-boot, Restaurant, Jubilee Playground. Traders/Car-boot please contact modelair.oldwarden@gmail.com

For more information: www.modelair.info & www.facebook.com/ModelairAtOldWarden or contact Sheila 07799 132999. 

Please note that currently Shuttleworth plans to go ahead with all their events unless advised otherwise by government guidelines. Please check before travelling. 

25th and 26th July 2020East SussexHastings MFC Summer Fly-in, Swapmeet and Scale Competition
 At our club site off the A259 at Middle Bridge near Pevensey.

Open to all BMFA and LMA members. For a longer stay, camp and fly from 22nd to 29th, £10 for the week (subject to ground conditions).

To fly pilots must have min. A-cert, and a B-cert for models over 7kg and turbines.

South East Area BMFA Scale competition on the Sunday. Scratch/kit-built and ARTF classes.

Free open air Swapmeet on the Sunday. Bring your own table.

To book camping or swapmeet phone Kevin on 01323 849032. All other inquiries phone Bob on 01892 852137

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.

1st and 2nd August 2020WrexhamWrexham Model Aircraft Club Big Summer Fly-in
 Nearest post code is LL21 9NP.

The best big sky site in the country with 25-mile views to the North Wales coast and beyond. Well kept grass and plenty of it. Good toilets.

Everyone catered for from novice to expert. Pilots must be BMFA and bring their documentation, all models must display the correct CAA registration mark.

£5 per day to fly. Camping £8 and caravans £10 for weekend (from Friday lunchtime).  

For detailed directions, updates or any other enquiries phone Kez Taylor on 0782 4379462 or email keztaylor100 @gmail.com.

2nd August 2020West YorkshireUK Classic Aerobatic Association (UKCAA) Fly-in
 Huddersfield DMAC, W.Yorks.

Primarily a contest day to Pick5, Pick7 and 1979 rules.

Visitors welcome but pre-registration is required at ukcaa.org.uk/events

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. 

8th and 9th August 2020ConwyPSSA Fly for Fun event with the Lleyn MAC
 The Great Orme, Llandudno, North Wales.

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

Silent flight only – no electric power. 

Proof of BMFA insurance (or equivalent) required.

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

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, 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

 

15th August 2020KentBickley Model Flying Club Car Boot Swapmeet
 At the club’s flying field, Church Road, Sutton at Hone, Kent, DA4 9EX.

From 11am till 5pm. Second of these popular events for 2020 and opportunity to move on modelling items which have not seen the light of day for some time and to pick up a bargain.

Open to all with free entry, but with a £5 charge to sellers who are not BMFC members. Selling only from designated pitches for each vehicle.

You will need to supply your own display table. Toilets on site Free access to food facilities at the gun club down the lane.

Details at bickleymfc.org/events or contact John Veasey  01474 852015.

16th August 2020KentOpen Scale Day at Bickley MFC
 At the club's flying field, Church Road, Sutton at Hone, Kent, DA4 9EX.

The ever-popular open event for members and visitors to fly scale models of all types. There will be a pilot briefing at around 10 am so flyers will need to be there early. Ample parking.

Food and toilets available, with free access also to facilities at the gun club down the lane.

Details at bickleymfc.org/events or contact John Veasey on 01474 852015.

16th August 2020GloucestershireCocklebarrow Vintage R/C Fly-in
 Signposted from Aldsworth Glos. off the B4425 between Cirencester/Burford and off the A40 between Northleach and Burford (follow SAM 35 signs).

All types of R/C up to 1975, sport flying, no competitions. BMFA insurance essential.

Contact Tony Tomlin on 0208 6413 505 or email pjt2.alt2@btinternet.com

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.

22nd and 23rd August 2020LincolnshireWinterton Model Flying Show
 Carr Lane, Winterton, North Lincolnshire, DN15 9QX.

All types of models from WW1 to modern jets.

Gates open at 9.30am, flying from 10am till 4pm.

Full details at www.wintertonmodelshow.co.uk/pilots.


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. 

 

5th and 6th September 2020ConwyPSSA Fly for Fun event
 The Great Orme, Llandudno, North Wales.

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

Silent flight only – no electric power. 

Proof of BMFA insurance (or equivalent) required.

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

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.

6th September 2020CambridgeshirePeterborough Flying Aces Nationals 2020
 Ferry Meadows, Nene Park, Peterborough, PE2 5UU.

20 comps for Free Flight, Duration, Precision, Hi-Start Glider, Scale, E20. New this year, Keil Kraft Robin precision. No R/C or I.C. Insurance essential.

Discounted car parking for competitors, Toilets and cafe on site.

Visit www.peterboroughmfc.org or contact Brian Waterland  01778343722 (07717 461000 on the day) or Martin Skinner 01487 812591 and 07774 863008.

12th and 13th September 2020LincolnshireRCM&E 60th Anniversary Fly-in
 BMFA Buckminster, Lincs.

A relaxed weekend of off-the-peg flying. Camping, burger van and all the usual Buckminster facilities. A-cert minimum to fly please.

Please contact BMFA direct to book camping. Mass Build mini jet meet and fly.

All model types accepted (turbines to be advised).

Bring your vintage models and classic RCM&E designs. New designs too!

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

18th September 2020LincolnshireUK Classic Aerobatic Association (UKCAA) Fly-in
 BMFA BUckminster, Lincs.

Usual format with a fly-in all day and Pick5, Pick7 and 1979 rules over lunch.

Standard Buckminster day charges will apply. ukcaa.org.uk/events

19th and 20th September 2020BedfordshireModelAir Festival of Flight at Old Warden Aerodrome
 near Biggleswade SG18 9EP.

For lovers of model flying, pilots and spectators alike, ModelAir Festival of Flight offers the chance to enjoy radio control (10kg max weight & B-Cert), free flight, and control line flying on one site.

All pilots must show BMFA Insurance. Various competitions on Sunday. Gates open 9am. Flying 10am-5pm. Tickets: *BMFA Members £8.50, *SVAS Members £8.50, Spectators £13 (no concessions), Children free. *Please have membership card ready to show at the gate.  All tickets include the Museum Collection and Swiss Garden.

Camping on site: £12 advance booking: camping@shuttleworth.org or 07538 485843. Trade Line, Car-boot, Restaurant, Jubilee Playground. Traders/Car-boot please contact modelair.oldwarden@gmail.com

For more information: www.modelair.info &  www.facebook.com/ModelairAtOldWarden or contact Sheila 07799 132999. 

Please note that currently Shuttleworth plans to go ahead with all their events unless advised otherwise by government guidelines. Please check before travelling. 

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

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.

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

 
26th and 27th September 2020East SussexHastings MFC Autumn Fly-in and Swapmeet
 At our club site off the A259 at Middle Bridge near Pevensey.

Open to all BMFA and LMA members. For a longer stay, camp and fly from 23rd September to 2nd October, £10 for the week (subject to ground conditions).

To fly pilots must have min. A-cert, and B-cert for models over 7kg and turbines.

Free open air Swapmeet on the Sunday. Bring your own table.

To book camping or swapmeet phone Kevin on 01323 849032. All other inquiries phone Bob on 01892 852137.

27th September 2020GloucestershireCocklebarrow Vintage R/C Fly-in
 Signposted from Aldsworth Glos. off the B4425 between Cirencester/Burford and off the A40 between Northleach and Burford (follow SAM 35 signs).

All types of R/C up to 1975 sport flying no competitions. BMFA insurance essential.

Call Tony Tomlin on 0208 6413505 or email pjt2.alt2@btinternet.com.

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.

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. 

10th and 11th October 2020ConwyPSSA Fly for Fun event
 The Great Orme, Llandudno, North Wales.

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

Silent flight only – no electric power. 

Proof of BMFA insurance (or equivalent) required.

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

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

25th October 2020NorfolkKing’s Lynn Aero Model Club Swapmeet
 West Winch Village Hall, Watering Lane, West Winch, King’s Lynn. PE33 0JY.

From 9am to 12 noon. Trade stands have been invited to attend. Jumbo raffle. Hot bacon butties, teas & coffee will be available.

Book in advance, good sized tables supplied at £5 each or take a chance on the day for £7.50. This includes admission of one stall holder. Entry and setting-up for stall holders from 8.15am - 8.45am. Open to buyers from 9am till 12 noon only £2. 

Under 15s accompanied by a paying adult are free. 

For further information and booking form call 01945 582023 or email klamc.2009@btinternet.com.

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. 

15th November 2020HampshireSouthern Counties Autumn 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 cost £5 each.

Refreshments will be available.

More details at hmfa.bmfa.org/.

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

17 November 2020EssexSouthend Radio Flying Club Table Top Sale
 The Ecko Club , Thornford Gardens, Southend-on-Sea, Essex, SS2 6PU.

From 8pm till 10pm. Entry £2, tables £4 including entry. 

Please book tables in advance with Den on 07745 2219443, or Les on 07729 421939.  

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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