Meetings

Club Meetings

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  • Next meeting Thurs 21st Feb – Tranny Agate’s Fetish Fix and exciting NEW raffles The next meeting on Thursday 21st February will see the return of Tranny Agate! For those who don’t know Mark has a problem…he can’t stop collecting transmitters. Since his last highly amusing tranny chat his collection has grown with the arrival of several more interesting examples and he’ll be talking us through his weird and ...
  • Changes to Club Meetings – Official & Social meetings explained in detail At the AGM on 24th January it was agreed to change the way we hold meetings due to the drop off in numbers of members attending. Meetings will still be held fortnightly but they will be Official and Social meetings alternately. The next meeting on 7th Feb will be a Social meeting, the following one, on ...
  • Next meeting Thurs 24th Jan – ANNUAL GENERAL MEETING The next meeting on Thursday 24th January will be the club AGM, start time 8pm. This is the most important meeting of the year and is the time that, amongst other things, a new Committee is chosen, and changes to the Club Constitution and Rules will be proposed and voted on. Be sure to come along ...
  • Next meeting Thurs 10th Jan – Bin Bag Resurrection! At the first meeting of 2019 on 10th January Keith Evans will be telling us all about how to repair the crashed model that you thought was on a one way trip to the bin. Yes, it can be rebuilt even if initially the damage looked terminal and Keith with be showing us exactly how to do ...
  • Next meeting is Thurs 10th Jan – NO MEETING THIS WEEK! Just a quick reminder that there will NOT be a meeting this week (27th December), the next meeting will be on Thursday 10th January 2019.
  • Next meeting Thurs 13th Dec – Subs night & “Christmas Night with the Stars Part 2” It’s that time of the year again, subs are due so come along to the next meeting on Thursday 13th December, look big and pay up. BMFA subs have risen by £4 so the combined BMFA & PAM subs are £96 this year. If you pay your BMFA subs directly as a Country Member you will only ...
  • Next meeting Thurs 29th Nov – Ron Vears’ Lancaster At the meeting on Thursday 29th November Ron Vears will present the second part of his Lancaster build blog. Ron is building the Lanc from the Tony Nijhuis plans and at 72″ (1829mm) wingspan it’s quite a build. Ron’s blogs are of a similarly high standard as his building so this should be an evening not ...
  • Next meeting Thurs 18th Oct – It’s All About Me! Most, if not all PAM members have an interest in full-size aviation and many have had various aviation experiences over the years that have increased their interest in modelling. At the meeting on Thursday 18th October Andy Palmer will be telling you all about how he started modelling as a child and then took every opportunity to get ...
  • Next meeting Thurs 4th Oct – Choose the New Club Build and All About Ailerons At the meeting on 4th October, we’ll select a design for the next Club Build. We want to choose a model that lots of members will build over the winter so come along and make your feelings known. Do you have any ideas of a suitable model? Speak up, bring some photos or a plan. Also ...
  • Next meeting Thurs 20th Sept – Learn all about 3D Printing At the meeting on 20th September, Mark’s colleague Chad Roberts will give a presentation on 3D printing. Come along and find out how this new technology can help us create models in ways which were never before possible! If all goes well, there will be a practical demonstration too

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Official and Social Meetings 2019

The club has OFFICIAL meetings every fourth Thursday night in Buriton village hall.  The Club Room is open from approx 7:30pm. Formal business starts at: 8pm During Winter Months (GMT)  / 8:30pm During Summer Months (BST)

Two weeks after the Official meetings the club also has SOCIAL meetings, at the Seven Stars Stroud in the winter months, at the flying field in the summer months. The venue for Social meetings may change throughout the year, members will be notified of any changes in advance by email.

Official meetings give the opportunity to update members on current club activities and events. Official meetings may also include, talks, raffles, quizzes, plus discussions on modelling and flying.

Dates for Official and Social meetings 2019 are listed below:-

SOCIAL MEETINGS
7 February

7 March
4 April
2 May
30 May
27 June
25 July
22 August
19 September
17 October
14 November
12 December
OFFICIAL MEETINGS
21 February
21 March
18 April
16 May
13 June
11 July
8 August
5 September
3 October
31 October
28 November
 

Ron showing the latest update to his Vulcan

Ron showing the latest update to his Vulcan

Quick engine test

Quick engine test

John Warren, giving his talk on model steam engineering

 

Tony Neal, giving his talk on Pyrotechnics


Mick Harper and his foam cutter

Colonel ‘Bud’ Marconi .

 

June 9th, Steve giving his mixing demo.

 

Question Master John in action.

 

Nick and his 35% Extra 260.

 

Mick’s Lanc gets a check over.