|Andy Symons - BMFA||03/02/2017 11:48:14|
|478 forum posts|
Edited By Andy Symons - BMFA on 03/02/2017 11:48:21
|Peter Christy||03/02/2017 11:54:16|
|1422 forum posts|
I had feared the worst, and that we had lost Barkston for good!
|678 forum posts|
Brilliant news Andy
|Chris Bott - Moderator||03/02/2017 12:25:58|
6627 forum posts
Excellent news Andy.
We are pleased to announce that arrangements to hold both the 2017 Free Flight Nationals and the 2017 Power Nationals at RAF Barkston Heath have been confirmed. The Free Flight Nationals will take place over the late May Bank Holiday weekend (27-29 May) and the Power Nationals will take place over the August Bank Holiday weekend (26-28 August).
Edited By Chris Bott - Moderator on 03/02/2017 12:28:52
|extra slim||03/02/2017 12:56:22|
|443 forum posts|
Do you know what.. last years cancellation and the aftermath had most people with head in hands... the BMFA have now secured a national flying centre, and the return of the NATS...
However hard I try... I cant knock that effort... 10 out of 10, and a very big thank you to all involved..
|Jim Mchugh||03/02/2017 13:11:52|
115 forum posts
Many of the Greenacres MAC gang will be in attendance. I may have to resurrect my "micro-electric-free-flight" project for some "chuck and duck" action...
Frankly pulse jet control line flying is worth the journey over on its' own!
|Mike T||03/02/2017 13:14:49|
|404 forum posts|
Hooray! (Is it too late to cancel the lease on the NFS?)
Edited By Mike T on 03/02/2017 13:15:59
|2493 forum posts|
A bit too early to be handing out bouquets re the NFC, but 10/10 BMFA for securing Barkston for the Nats and of course, the commitment from the RAF. Now, can someone PLEASE arrange for some decent weather over the August bank holiday weekend
|Paul Marsh||03/02/2017 15:28:40|
3613 forum posts
That's good. Also luckily the Ragley Hall show is the following weekend. I was hoping the two wouldn't clash.
I take it, the Nats are NOT on th B/H Weekend? I'll take Friday off.
|Denis Watkins||03/02/2017 15:31:50|
|3661 forum posts|
It is on the Bank Holiday Paul, as usual
|404 forum posts|
10/10 Andy see you there!!
oh! Paul ragley is the weekend before the nats turn up the weekend after it will be very lonely!!!
Edited By ceejay on 03/02/2017 15:52:10
|Nigel Armstrong||03/02/2017 16:42:36|
24 forum posts
Best news of 2017 so far...holidays booked....see you all there!
1913 forum posts
Good news indeed - I thought we may never be back again. I suspect we will have to be squeaky clean on issues such a FOD from now on though; one slip up and we might find our access gone for good.
|Tim Hooper||03/02/2017 20:15:51|
2853 forum posts
Excellent news indeed!
I'll start packing now.......
|bert baker||04/02/2017 18:38:10|
1300 forum posts
So does this mean it's will be same as was, shownline scale etc and good trade presence ,there was a few gripes of folks getting there before the site was handed over ,
|Broken Prop||04/02/2017 18:46:16|
586 forum posts
Now THAT has made my day!
Many thanks to the BMFA for their ongoing efforts on our behalf.
Edited By Broken Prop on 04/02/2017 18:46:49
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