Phil's News Bits 22.11.09 Gloucester cooker

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Indoor flying  takes place every Saturday at Bentham country club 6.00PM until 8.30PM bar open till 9.00. We have seen lots of new faces and many new models. The slot system is working well; the delicate models can now fly safely.
Last weeks photos are posted at Have a look at  Fran Oakley's strange 3 motored hovering machine. see photo
There will be no indoor meeting 26th December.

indoorsnov09.jpg (103679 bytes) An IFO the model that got the hooligan element into indoor flying!?

I only had two slope sessions last week, Sunday's flying stopped for me at 10.00AM when the showers started, a few others arrived later, when the wind picked up to 30MPH + with frequent showers 

For those who like steam trains there is a couple of photos I took of the Tornado as it passed through my village, at 

SCSA Model auction Wed Nov 18th 8.00PM 
280 total sales, well down on past years

Next club meeting  AGM & Doug's quiz 9th Dec 8.00PM

GMFC Christmas raffle tickets will be on sale at Bentham, CJ Models and the field, see Darren or Clive. Ist Prize an Ultrafly Extra 300s, please donate prizes

Tuesday 8th December 7.30pm for 8.00pm start Bentham Country Club

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The track leading to the field is very wet, it would be better if we did not drive across this until the weather improves, we can not drive to the side of the track as this will damage the field.

Minchinhampton common can be used to fly Park fliers.

Staverton weather by phone
The URL for Staverton is:

You can find the ID for other stations by turning on 'Raw Data' in the preferences and obtaining the IDs from that.

New weather station
Aston Down

For sale 

newly listed items


Spectrum micro 6400 receiver and micro servo ..........30
JR ds385.............................................................15
Tower pro brushless motor 2408-21t-3a....................3

Yardbird rc F-15 with 2 servos and motor...................30
30" rc parrot with servos, motor, esc and battery.........45
see at indoor flying or ring on 07766804629
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325mm RC Rotor Main Blade for ALIGN Trex 450 or Twister storm  SE V2 R fibreglass
5 per pair

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