Phil's News Bits 08.08.2010 Gloucester oven spares
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World championship F3J
The 2010 FAI Word Championship for Soaring Model
Aircraft (F3J) will be organised by the Comité Départemental d’AéroModélisme
du Jura (CDAM 39) on behalf of French Federation of AeroModelling (FFAM) from
31th July to 8th August on the Dole Tavaux airfield.
http://www.glos-mfc.co.uk/video/dolly.mp4 Len's dolly in use at Chedworth you need Quick Time
2010 BMFA British National
Paul & Tracy Gurr are planning a GMFC camping trip to the Nats at Barkston Heath Nr Grantham Lincs
Camping is £18.50 /person if paid by
the 23rd Aug. £20.00 on the day.
Paul & Tracy have some tents available on a first come first served basis.
Reg has released the August edition of Modelflight http://www.modelflight.regheath.com/
BMFA Achievement Scheme "B" certificate.
Several members have expressed an interest in taking the BMFA Achievement Scheme "B" fixed wing test.
On Saturday 14th August I will be running an afternoon session of
You will need a four function model capable of basic aerobatic
Those interested please contact the chairman ASAP.
Normal club flying will carry on as usual but please allow a little
Sunday 12th September all day.
All your usual favourites cooked fresh all day.
After the midsummer disaster caused by the lack of Pork & Stilton sausages a pre order for 50 Kgs has already been placed.
No flying please
Saturday 25th & Sunday 26th September
Please ensure that work has finished before you start flying.
There may be members of the Auto grass club carrying out various task outside these dates & times, 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.
Chris Bishop, Chairman GMFC
18th Aug HLG comp Wednesday evening 7.00PM Minchinhampton. Any model that
can be hand or bungee launched can be used.. Three bungees will be laid out
and a series of tasks set
We hope to be able to rerun the summer thermal comp 22nd Aug, but we need a couple more return pulleys
Photo: My Slipstream on its way to fly under the Severn bridges
The Evening turned out nice
This is a video clip taken from my AVA with a Hobby City camera http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=8lAKF4cxEiY
Kevin's DG1000 with its power pod out, when it folds away a rubber peg stops the prop at the right place, it folds down and the hatches close
more photos at http://www.ebley.plus.com/photo/?M=D
Newly listed items
Wanted : Gentle Lady Kit (or sophisticated lady) Not ARTF.
Does anyone have an abandoned GL kit or an unopened one sitting around not doing
much. I will gladly take it off their hands for a reasonable sum.
40 sized trainer , SET OF 550mm WOOD BLADES
35 MHz receivers, Zippy battery 20C 3S 2200ma,
Thunder tiger 70
August 6th-17th Manx Model Meet manx-modelflyers.org/events
Some forthcoming events for 2010
|Aug 15||Midland Heli Club Scale Open Competition||
Warton, Warwickshire. See www.midlandhelicopterclub.org.uk
|Aug 14-15||Rhyl &DMFC Aerotow||North Wales. Contact Melfyn Allington on 01745 813800 or 07704 535391 or Melfyn.firstname.lastname@example.org|
|20,21,22nd Aug||Engineering exhibition||http://www.bristolmodelengineers.co.uk/exhib/exhib.htm Thornbury|
|Aug 28-29-30||SAM 1066 Euro Champs||Middle Wallop, Nr Andover. Contact Mike Parker on 0118 948 1392|
|28-30th Aug||2010 BMFA British National Championships|
|Sep 3-10||Brean Sands Model and Hobby Festival||All Disciples. Somerset. Contact via www.hru.co.uk or www.brean.com|
|Sep 4-5||LMA Much Marcle Show||HR8 2LX. www.herefordshiremodelaeroclub.org|
|Sep 11-12||Model Air Festival of Flight at Old Warden.||
Old Warden, Nr Biggleswade. Contact Mike Reynolds on 07775 662955 or see www.modelair.info
|Sept 11/12th||Aerotow||Middle Wallop|
|18-19th Sept||Kemble, Glos||Kemble Battle of Britain Weekend Link|
Siege Cross dates are;
All Models Welcome. R/C under 10 kg. Camping and trade.