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Anthony Scott 217/12/2019 17:20:15
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I am the contact for Bloobirds Radio Flyers via our website. I have recently received a personal email from a Mrs Debbie Templeton requesting club help with teaching her husband to fly.

I am suspicious because my email address is not publicised. Has anyone else heard of a similar approach?


Engine Doctor17/12/2019 18:46:19
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If in doubt ignore and delete the message .If they are genuine then they will be back in touch

PeterF17/12/2019 18:59:23
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I have sent you a message, you are publicly listed in a very obvious place.

Anthony Scott 217/12/2019 20:54:57
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Thanks both.


Ace17/12/2019 20:59:59
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Our secretary received a training request on the 15th Dec for her husband who had flown years ago and she wanted to get him back flying for his birthday next year - different name Karen Glynn.


Brian Cooper17/12/2019 21:28:10
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Why are requests for flying training being regarded with high suspicion?

Just ask the people to go to the flying field on a Sunday to have a chat about it. . However, it might be worth suggesting better weather before having a go.


Alan Gorham_17/12/2019 21:46:17
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The week after the BMFA manage to get model flying training featured on BBC 1 at primetime on a Sunday and encourage interested parties to contact their local clubs and people think they are being scammed.

You couldn't make it up....

Jonathan W17/12/2019 22:08:50
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Exactly! Why not mail back asking them for a telephone contact so that you can have a chat? Then you'll soon find out if they are genuinely interested or purporting to be your long lost cousin in Nigeria.

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