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Welcome to the events section

  • Understandably, the present Coronavirus emergency has led to the cancellation of many events. Cancellation notices have not been received from all event organisers though, so please check with the organisers direct before travelling

 

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

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DateCountyEvent
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.

 

 

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 **EVENT CANCELLED**
 

**EVENT CANCELLED** 

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 ****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. 
11th and 12th July 2020GwyneddPSSA Fly for Fun event with the Lleyn MAC **** EVENT CANCELLED ****
 Nr Abersoch, North Wales.

**EVENT CANCELLED**

12th July 2020KentOpen Fun Fly and Avicraft Day at Bickley MFC ** EVENT CANCELLED **
 At the club's flying field, Church Road, Sutton at Hone, Kent, DA4 9EX.

** EVENT CANCELLED **

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

****EVENT CANCELLED ****

 

For further details please contact Alan Wallington on 01489 895157.

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

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

**** EVENT CANCELLED ****er.

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

25th and 26th July 2020East SussexHastings MFC Summer Fly-in ** EVENT CANCELLED **
 At our club site off the A259 at Middle Bridge near Pevensey.

 ** EVENT CANCELLED **

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

** EVENT CANCELLED **

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

 

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 **EVENT CANCELLED**
 The Great Orme, Llandudno, North Wales.

 

**EVENT CANCELLED**

 

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

** EVENT CANCELLED **

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

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

 

**EVENT CANCELLED **

 

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.

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

** EVENT CANCELLED **

16th August 2020GloucestershireCocklebarrow Vintage R/C Fly-in **EVENT CANCELLED**
 

**EVENT CANCELLED** 

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 2020LincolnshireBritish National Model Flying Championships ** EVENT CANCELLED **
 RAF Barkston Heath, Grantham, Lincs.

** EVENT CANCELLED **

 

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

**EVENT CANCELLED**

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 ** EVENT CANCELLED **
 Ferry Meadows, Nene Park, Peterborough, PE2 5UU.

** EVENT CANCELLED **

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 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

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

** EVENT CANCELLED **

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 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 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. 

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 **EVENT CANCELLED**
 Signposted from Aldsworth Glos. off the B4425 between Cirencester/Burford and off the A40 between Northleach and Burford (follow SAM 35 signs).

**EVENT CANCELLED** 

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 **EVENT CANCELLED**
 The Great Orme, Llandudno, North Wales.

**EVENT CANCELLED**

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

16th, 17th and 18th October 2020ShropshireWeston Park International Model Airshow
 West-under-Lizard, Shifnal, Shropshire, TF11 8LE.

Note: event moved from June dates. 

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

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 ** EVENT CANCELLED **
 

** EVENT CANCELLED **

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. 

21st March 2021HampshireSouthern 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 cost £5 each. Refreshments will be available.

More details at hmfa.bmfa.org/ .

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

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