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  • Skittles reminder - Sat 29th Sept Barley Mow Walderton

    Andy Palmer has arranged another skittles evening at the Barley Mow Walderton on Saturday 29th September. We aim to start bowling at 7pm. Cost will be £11 per head, which includes skittles and a buffet typically consisting of: Vegetarian Quiche, S...

  • GDPR Privacy Notice added to Membership page

    In order to be compliant with the General Data Protection Regulations (GDPR) the club has appointed John Wheeley as Data Protection Compliance Manager. John has produced a Privacy Notice for the club which has been sent electronically to all members....

  • NO FLYING Sunday 13th May - Field being used as car park

    The South Downs Green Fair 2018 will be held at the Sustainability Centre on 13th May. As with previous years our field will be used as a car park so there will be NO FLYING.  At a recent club meeting we discussed the possibility of flying to m...

  • Club meetings start 8.30pm - British Summer Time

    Now the clocks have gone forward an hour the start time of the meetings will be pushed back to 8.30pm (previously 8pm). This will give the more capable fliers time to fly suitable models at Buriton before the club meetings begin.  The meeting start...

  • Petition for Portsmouth Naval Gliding Club - Please sign

    Portsmouth Naval Gliding Club has been based at Daedalus Airfield at Lee 0n the Solent for almost 70 years but it's continued use is now under threat because of the actions of Fareham Borough Council as they try to commercialise the airfield. The clu...

  • 2018 Club build - the Mini Blitz

    This years club model has been chosen and it's... insert drum roll here... the Mini Blitz, a free plan from the December 2017 edition of RCM&E. It's a very simple 3 channel delta built from balsa that can be knocked up in just a short space of tim...

  • Field Safety Rules updated

    The Field Safety Rules have been updated as was agreed at the AGM on 25 January 2018. The changes are: Rule 5, the part in red has been added. 5. Flying Hours to be from 10am until 9pm, no noisy planes e.g. I.C. or EDF after 6pm. No more t...

  • Santa's Christmas Message

    Santa has been keeping a watchful eye on the club all year and now has a Christmas message for all the members:CLICK HERE Merry Christmas and Happy New Year to you all.

  • Competitions Page updated

    The Competition Page has been updated with the results of the Kung Fu Concours, and also with the latest scores in the various ongoing Fun Fly events. Click on the Competitions tag at the top of the page. The first flights of the Kung Fu's will tak...

  • Trial rule amendment for thermal soarers

    It was decided at the club meeting on 24th August 2017 to make a trial change to the rule concerning the number of models allowed to fly at once. At present the rule allows 3 models to fly at once, or 4 if at least one is electric powered. As almost al...

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National Events 2018

For further event details visit the BMFA Southern Area website: CLICK HERE

 6th October  Indoor RC flying at Havant
 7th October  Southern Area BMFA Flying only Scale Comp
 9th October  Indoor RC FPV flying at Wickham
 9th October  Alton MFC Indoore Flying at Medstead
 30th October  Indoor RC Small Models flying at Wickham