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No flying dates and times for summer 2009 due to preparation for the Auto grass race meetings. There may be members of the Auto grass club carrying out various task at times outside those below, please be vigilant and work together to ensure safety for all. It will be necessary to move all our bits and pieces to the container or elsewhere prior to both race meetings. 

Saturday 27th June;     No flying before 3.00 pm.

 Saturday 4th July;         No flying before 3.00 pm.  

 No flying from 1200 (midday) Wednesday 8th July thru to 1200 (midday) Monday 13th July (5 days) due to main Auto grass event for 2009. 

 No flying Saturday 8th August thru to 1200 (midday) Monday 10th August (2.5 days) due to Charity Auto grass event for 2009

The weeks flying  at Gloucester MFC 


Ali Vectored thrust at Weston park and Fan hanging


Weston park photos 

Cosford Airshow photos,52193.0.html 

FOR SALE , For use by club members and others in Gloucestershire, send to

If an item has been sold please email me, Phil

newly listed  Items 

List of items for sale click here for details 

Wanted, a Din to Square Futaba trainer lead. 
For Sale
10" x 5" x 4mm thick gyro tape, this can be used to mount gyros, rec, servos and more . 3 a sheet  
Cyanoacrylate (Super Glue) thin type 20g container  . 75p a tube  
Zippy lightmax 2200 20c 3cell batteries fitted with deans plugs . 20  
flightmax 130mah batteries. For the mcx or vapor 3 each 
Flightmax 800 3 cell batteries suitable for Trex 250 10 each 
HXT 900 micro servo 9g/1.6kg/.12 sec 4 each
, a Din to Square Futaba trainer lead
Phoenix flight sim,  
JR 2610 TX complete with Nicad battery, R700 receiver and genuine charger  
Also a 6mm heli starter drive 5.00 again new never used.
60 inch Slope soarer,
ATS Kite
64" with OS46 + servos,
Hanger 9 Cub 66" with new sc46 + servos, flown once,
Flair Piper cub 72" damaged, 
Hitec focus 6, Sanwa vanguard 6, 
Sanwa RD6000 sport, field box with control panel,
2 starters, glow starters, fuel pump, fuel and lots of accessories. 
Futaba crystals RX88, TX80, RX71, RX71 dual conversion,
Wanted  RX84,
Mini Titan,
Don's PC9 150 complete PC-9 45 * 

Slope & soaring

Glider Golf Comp
The rain stopped but the grass was very wet, the balloon idea did not work, most of balloons burst  results and report 

A strong breeze at Frocester, Ade flew his big XXXL Thermik

A fresh breeze onto the west slope at Selsley, many left early as it felt cold. Alan flew his scratch built K8 still in primer. It is real easy to fly but I noticed Alan stops spinning a lot earlier with this one

no reports

A very good session at Selsley, The lift was not strong , making us work hard to stay up at times
Peter flew his Vega, I flew my Pegase
photo Andy's Home brew Thermal soarer, vacuum bagged blue foam




July 15th 6.30 for 7.00PM electric thermal comp, any model with an electric motor, Zagi, power model. Just for fun no prizes

The thermal comp against Malvern SA will be July 26th at Fish Meadow

August 23rd Sunday  club thermal competition 9.30 for 10.00AM start

Photo added to web site 



Events & Shows

This isn't intended to be the definitive list of all the events and shows in the country, just one's that might be of interest to club members

Jun 27-28 

 BEFA Middle Wallop International Electric Fly In Weekend Middle Wallop, Nr Andover, SO20 8DY. 

Contact Bob Mahoney on 01494 521838 or or see or
27th or 28th -  TVSA open events at Siege Cross. Click here for location detail
Jul 4&5 Woodspring 
Jul 18-19 LMA Cosford 2 Day Airshow M54, West Midlands. Contact Dave Johnson on 01925 811763 or or see
Aug 15 (or 16) 

Thames Valley Scale Aerotow Event

Siege Cross, Nr Thatcham, Berkshire. For Details See
Aug 23rd Woodspring Efly
21st - 23rdm Aug Bristol model exhibition Thornbury  
Aug 29-30-31  BMFA British National Championships 
Aug 29-30-31

 SAM 1066 Vintage EurochampsInc Dixielander Celebration Event on Sunday. Middle Wallop, Nr Andover,

 SO20 8DY. Contact Mike Parker on 0118 948 1392 or or see
29 August OPEN DAY Gaer Park At junction 28 on the M4 take the roundabout exit signposted A48 St. Mellons.
Follow the A48 for St. Mellons & Castleton 
Sep 5-6 LMA Much Marcle Show Herefordshire, HR8 2LX. Contact Bernard Morris on 01989 740619 or 07720 677056 or or see
Sept - 12 & 13   AEROTOW at Middle Wallop
September 13th Autumn Barbeque 
Sept - 26 or 27 AEROTOW at Siege Cross Farm
25-27th Sept 3D heli championship  J8 M5 







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