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My newly refurbished Sandpiper (formerly ‘The Green Thing’) flew for the first time on Sunday April 1st 2018 – the 100th anniversary of the formation of the Royal Air Force. Hence the commemorative RAF roundel! Thanks must go to Barry who assisted in the take-off by holding down the rear of the Sandpiper so that […]

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It must be Christmas because last night was the annual SMFC Christmas meal! The event was held at the Wilson Arms in Knowle. I was so involved in the event that I only took three photos, but here they are so that those who had the misfortune of not being able to attend can see […]

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It’s great being a member of the SFMC, and thanks to all those Club Officers who make it work so well. However, in spite of my son Julian’s encouragement, and everyone else’s, am sure I don’t really have any native talent for model flying, unless it flies very slowly indeed.¬†This was, I think, well proved […]

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The club ‘A’ team met up the field on Sunday 24th September to be awarded their ‘A’ certificates by the club Safety Officer, Adrian Howley. Anthony Cundy, Colin Watkins, Barry Twilton and Mel Jones all looked suitably pleased with their shiny new certificates, although Barry’s seems to have gone AWOL for some reason! Congratulations to […]

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A short summary of the clubs visit to the Lleyn Peninsular North Wales. After a long (in time not miles) journey I arrived at the campsite on Saturday afternoon and pitched camp, Martin and Robert also travelled on the same day but they had rented a cottage for the week, and after a stormy night […]

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Wednesday 5 July was a sunny day but¬†proved to be a downpour in the heart of the club’s leading Test Pilot. His lovely red pride and joy came tumbling out of the sky to hide itself amongst the trees of a distant field. Even the local livestock were happy to search the long grass All […]