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bert baker10/08/2018 09:47:11
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Check our this years BMFA 2018 Nationals evening free flight Jamboree,,,,,Chuck and Duck rules,,

The Wright Stuff10/08/2018 10:02:51
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And very sensible, I suspect!

Piers Bowlan10/08/2018 10:48:03
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Sadly I can't go to the Nationals this year, I was looking forward the evening 'chuck and duck'. I agree, the new arrangements look more appropriate, judging by what I have see on uTube channels of the event in previous years..

Paul Marsh10/08/2018 11:06:27
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Also, i'm running the evening 2.4 electric flight-line, bring your electric models only, after 6:30 on Friday, Sat and Sunday evenings.

Common sense rules are:

  • 2.4 Ghz only
  • Electric aircraft, drones, helis only. Drones cannot be flown anywhere else on the site, apart from the 2.4 or designated areas.
  • BMFA / Relevent insurance mandatory, with a minimum "A" cert. No insurance, no fly. No exceptions.
  • Please follow instructions of the Marshals and their decision is final.
  • No flying behind the pits area - and violations and will be told to land.
JOHN MOSLEY 210/08/2018 12:18:21
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Where will the 2.4Ghz flight line be held? (on the fun fly line)

Paul Marsh10/08/2018 12:24:46
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think it will be old showline at the top, I don't usually know until the day.

Engine Doctor10/08/2018 13:32:33
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Only a matter of time until this happened and not before time. I have witnessed on may occasions when well known names in RC flying have launched overpowered , untrimmed models at a crowd of spectators ? Then there are the newbie F/Fers who don't have clue about trimming as they have only ever flown RC . Sunday is the worst for stupid behaviour as the models bought at the Swap meet are flown by their new owners who often don't have a clue . a clue . Unfortunately neither do some of the marshals .

Its a great tradtion of the Nats and long may it continue .

john stones 110/08/2018 15:22:31
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I enjoyed the mayhem to be honest, not surprised they've clamped down though.

The Wright Stuff10/08/2018 15:27:54
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Posted by john stones 1 on 10/08/2018 15:22:31:

I enjoyed the mayhem to be honest, not surprised they've clamped down though.

...that slightly uncomfortable feeling of guilt, when you duck, but the guy behind you doesn't!

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