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this letter is posted at http://www.glos-mfc.co.uk/phil/news47.htm it may look better and the links will work

 

Al's hobbies Bristol will be closed during august

Several of us use the RCMF forum to swap ideas in the gliding section, please have a look and think about joining

http://www.rcmf.co.uk/4um/index.php 

Gloucester MFC news
  http://www.glos-mfc.co.uk/blog09/

September 13th Autumn Barbeque, details on the web site soon.
Clive has worked hard, the strip is looking good

 

Stan's electric Banshee, a 3D shock flier 


VIDEO

A few photos from the Bristol Model engineering show at Thornbury, not quite as good as last year, the model cars were not there.

 

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http://www.glos-mfc.co.uk/phil/thorn1.jpg (100248 bytes) http://www.glos-mfc.co.uk/phil/thorn6.jpg (101786 bytes) A few of the exhibits and John Stennard flying Harrier

Slope & soaring 

Tuesday
Plenty of lift at Frocester

 Wednesday  
Haresfield ridge was great this pm, a touch of west in it but strong lift. Two visitors from Solihul, whom I've seen there before.
Landing in 12-15 mph was OK but there was some rotor to trip you up...
Thursday  

Saturday
Good lift at Haresfield

Sunday  
Patchy lift at Haresfield

more photos at http://www.ebley.plus.com/photo/?M=D mostly of Peter's Ash26

 

SCSA News
 HLG fun comp on Wednesday 19th, it was a little windy and only my MiniJ survived the 5 rounds.
Results at http://www.scsa.org.uk/comp09/hlg.htm  

 

South Cotswold SA thermal, August 23rd Sunday, 10 members turned up, the wind eased a little midday 
results and some photos have been posted at http://www.scsa.org.uk/comp09/thermal.htm

Next club meeting September 16th Wednesday evening 8.00PM at the Bear.
So far there is nothing planned, please contact me or the committee if you have a suggestion


 

One of members mentioned that the slide show does not give enough time to read the compass logo, to stop the slide show right click any of the other images and the page will freeze for IE, Firefox, right click logo, then left click view image.

FOR SALE

 http://www.glos-mfc.co.uk/for-sale.htm , For use by club members and others in Gloucestershire, send to for-sale@glos-mfc.co.uk

 

newly listed  Items 

      
Wanted

List of items fore sail  for details

CMPro
YAK 54
 Wingspan 72" for 91 -180 four stroke engines selling just the air frame in good condition cost new 225 sell for 80 as I need the space Tel 01452 714701 or e-mail w.j.d.e.williams@btopenworld

RAPTOR 30
CARBON BLADES, ALIGN AUTO GLOW WITH REGULATOR, LIPO  BATTERIES X2,NEW ENGINE TT PRO, STARTER + WAND, FUEL, STARTER BOX, SPARE GEL BATTERIES + DX6I INC SPECTRUM RECEIVER FULL RANGE

380.00 ono
Please ring Andy on 075111947773

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Flair Fokker D VII with SC 65
Saito 150s
RCV 91CD Four Stroke
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
Wanted
, 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 ones that might be of interest to club members

Aug 29-30-31  BMFA British National Championships http://www.bmfa.org/nationals/index.html 
Aug 29-30-31

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

 SO20 8DY. Contact Mike Parker on 0118 948 1392 or membership@SAM1066.org or see www.sam1066.org
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 http://www.gaerpark-mfc.org.uk/ 
Sept 5-6th

LMA Much Marcle Show
Cancelled

 see www.herefordshiremodelaeroclub.org
Sep 6   Wolves Scale Glider Fly-in. Long Mynd, Church Stretton.  Start 9.30am, even frequencies only, 2 entry fee, proof of insurance required. Contact Mark Richards on 01785 712445 or 07831 246961
Sept 5 -12th Bream flying festival week http://www.veaseyjet.com/VeaseyJet/Brean_Sands.html 
beach, slope soaring field flying and bring  'n' buy
Sept - 12 & 13   AEROTOW at Middle Wallop
September 13th Autumn Barbeque  http://www.glos-mfc.co.uk/ 
13TH SEPT Oxford model show
OUR ANNUAL SHOW IS ON THE  AND HAS ALL TYPES OF R/C MODELS. THERE WILL BE ALL DAY FLYING, TRADE STANDS, PYROTECHNICS, ON SITE REFRESHMENTS, INSIDE AND OUT, LICENSED BAR, CHILDREN QUAD BIKES AND MUCH MORE.
Sept - 26 or 27 AEROTOW at Siege Cross Farm
25-27th Sept 3D heli championship  J8 M5 http://www.3dchampionship.co.uk/ 
3rd October Indoor flying at Bentham 6.00 - 8.00PM http://www.glos-mfc.co.uk/ 
11th Oct XC West Mendip www.slopesoaring.org.uk/wmsa/




 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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