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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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Adrian has asked me to make these available to members: BMFA – ‘A’ test Powerpoint Presentation BMFA – AS Handbook 2017 Fixed Wing Power Certificates 2017   These are ‘PDF’ or ‘PPT’ files. You may need the appropriate reader on your system to view them.   These and similar documents now have a permanent home […]

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Many of you will know that Mick’s Phoenix has been occupying a lofty position at the top of a tree for about a month. Determined efforts to retrieve it, including one involving the near destruction of Chris’s drone, have been made, but to no avail. It stubbornly stayed at the top of the tree. However, […]

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Some of you might remember that some weeks ago Mel told us of a lady, Rose Meredith,  whose husband had died and left a houseful of assorted RC models and equipment that she was trying to dispose of. One of the models caught my eye and I made contact with Rose through Mel and eventually […]

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Thanks to a very kind donation by the family of Mumtaz Al-Daftary , SMFC had a range of models which were to be made available to members on a ‘first come, first served’ basis. This photo was taken on the day many of the models were made available to members.   I don’t think I’ve ever seen […]

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It was quite a bleak, somewhat miserable day on Wednesday 25th May. Helping to cut the grass on the landing strip meant standing around for some time in the chilly wind watching the more experienced  members of the club operating the mowers with precision and skill. When flying actually commenced, one or two members were were […]

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