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  • 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 ...
  • Curry Night – Sunday 27th Jan NOW CANCELLED Steve Hastings is organising a curry night for PAM members, family and friends, the more the merrier. The provisional date is Sunday the 27th January from 7pm onward and the venue will be the Gandhi Tandoori Indian Restaurant, Hollow Lane Hayling Island PO11 9EY. The cost will be just £15 per person. There will be a buffet consisting ...
  • 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, Sliced Turkey & Ham, Sausage Rolls, Potato Salad, Pesto Pasta (Gluten Free), Chunky Chips, Ciabatta & Butter, ...
  • 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.  It has also been added to the Membership page of this website, to see the Notice simply ...
  • 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 maybe attract some new members. Unfortunately, because of the previous negative attitudes of the parking ...
  • 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 time will revert to 8pm when the clocks go back again in October.
  • 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 club is open to civilians as well as naval personnel. In the past PAM has ...
  • 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 time. The magazine article is by Shaun Garrity and ...
  • 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 than 3 I/C powered aircraft to be in the air at any one ...
  • 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.
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National Events 2019

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 16th March  Indoor RC Flying Havant Leisure Centre
 17th March  Southern Counties Spring Swap Meet, Romsey
14th-16th June  Weston Park International Model Show, nr Telford, Shrops
 29th & 30th June  Wings & Wheels, North Weald
 13th & 14th July  Woodspring Wings, Yatton, North Somerset