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

Please check you photo is on  if not send one to me and I will add it, just 16 mug shots to go.

The weeks flying  at Gloucester MFC 

0n Saturday we were treated to an aerobatic display by a spitfire

I think it was Griffon powered PS853 MkXIX, 



Slope & soaring 




 Strong lift, I used a bungee to launch my Starlight, up wind transition was slow due to the strong wind

My Starlight going up the line

Strong lift at Frocester, only 3 fliers, Guy flew his MiriJ and Ade his big Thermik XXXL 


A good breeze at Haresfield 


A trip to CRCS at Aston Down is planned for a power flying experience one Wednesday evening, watch this space

The thermal comp against Malvern SA was postponed,  new date    9th Aug., please contact Brian
Friday we broke the ratchet on the winch, Brian has repaired it.
we will be having further practice sessions up to the event.   

Next club meeting August 19th Wednesday evening 6.30 for 7.00PM start Mini glider competition and electric model flying details

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

CB's Graphite going up the line

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


newly listed  Items 

Interested in a Brand new RCV 91CD Four Stroke. This engine cost me 179.90 has only been bench run.
This engine was for my Topgun Spitfire, However i have decided i need a 120 four Stroke

Looking for a trade, ideally a good OS 120 Four Stroke in good condition, good running with good compression, I would consider
other engines..

I would also sell, Offers accepted.


List of items fore sail  for details

hanger 9 piper cub
Edge 540 electric RTF
Connectors, Heat Shrink,  Connectors, Carbon Fibre 
Wanted, a Din to Square Futaba trainer lead. 
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
Also a 6mm heli starter drive 5.00 again new never used.
ATS Kite 64" with OS46 + servos,
Flair Piper cub 72" damaged, 
Hitec focus 6, Sanwa vanguard 6, 
Sanwa RD6000 sport, field box with control panel,
1 starters, glow starters, fuel pump, fuel and lots of accessories. 
Futaba crystals RX88, , RX71, RX71 dual conversion,
Wanted  RX84,
Mini Titan,
Don's PC9 150 complete PC-9 45 *


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

Aug 2  Wincanton Falcons 15th Annual Charity Display
Aug 15 (or 16) 

Thames Valley Scale Aerotow Event

Siege Cross, Nr Thatcham, Berkshire. For Details See
Sunday 23/08/09  Cirencester & District Model Aircraft Club  Day 
Aug 23rd Woodspring Efly
21st - 23rd 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 
Sept 5-6th LMA Much Marcle Show Herefordshire, HR8 2LX. Contact Bernard Morris on 01989 740619 or 07720 677056 or or see
Sept 5 -12th Bream flying festival week 
beach, slope soaring field flying and bring  'n' buy
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 
3rd October Indoor flying at Bentham 6.00 - 8.00PM 










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