Phil's News Bits 24.11.08

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Indoor flying
Every Saturday at Bentham Hall 6.00PM till 8.00PM
Photos from the 8th session at   
 rules have changed Helis and fixed wing in strict 10min slots

This venue is open all with BMFA insurance, spectators welcome

photo at the indoor session


 SCSA AGM Wednesday 10th December at The Bear of Rodborough
Note: this a week earlier than the 3rd Wednesday. We ask all members to attend this meeting to elect new officers and renew SCSA membership which includes the BMFA insurance. Please attend, come and win the raffle prize, a 2.6m Ventus sailplane, for 1 per ticket.

Tetbury oven and cooker repairs

Gloucester MFC  

IT has been a cold  week at the field there are some photos at 

Christmas "drinks & nibbles  after the indoor flying Saturday 13th December. 8.30 pm onwards. Xmas draw 9.30PM, Bar open all evening


This will take place 13th December. prizes include;

Twister 3D Storm 440 Helicopter. CML Top Gun Extra 300S. E-flite Blade mCX. Multiplex "Foxes". Seasonal goodies (no wimpy healthy options here)

For those wanting raffle tickets, and I hope you all do then they will be available from Clive at C J Models, Barton Street or see Darren

work has been done last to cure the muddy entrance to the field see photo

The AGM took place Tuesday 2nd report at 

Two new committee members have been appointed, Daren and Jonathon, Please note Jonathan is not a hairdresser The Audi TT may be driven by people of any profession were style is considered more important  than function. It would would be no good for me as there is no room for my heavy fettling irons

Please note you will need to renew your BMFA insurance, this can be done by joining CRCS Glos-MFC or SCSA who are BMFA affilated


fore Sail/wanted

wanted Saito 100

MS Composites Swift 2 flying wing, Blue edition, 2 servos  photo 
Darren 07766804629 or see me at indoor sessions  
Three electric planes for sale all new not flown, complete with all gear. 16.11.2008
EDGE 540 45"   DINGO 49"  PC-9 ROULETTE 50" 150  

Phone Don Jones 01452 531955 for full details

Futaba 6ex, Club 2000, OS75AX 
Hitec HFS-05MS Receiver(s). 
SEBART SUKHOI, wanted 40 sized trainer

Slope Flying

Steady lift on Selsley and very cold, Nick tried flying his ASW20 without gloves and had to stop

Guy   flew at Selsley in very light lift

Friday Strong lift at Frocester but very cold, the full sized were having a great time ridge soaring

Gliders power and helicopters flown on Minchinhampton Common

Events 2008

6th  Nov and
every Saturday till spring
Indoor flying Bentham Sports hall
6.00 till 8.00PM  GL3 4UD Cheltenham map On Bentham lane no access from  the A417

Tues 2nd Dec Gloucester MFC AGM
7.30 for 8.00PM

Bentham Country Club. 

Wed 10th Dec SCSA AGM  8.00PM

The Bear at Rodborough GL5 5DE

Sat 13th December. Christmas "drinks & nibbles 8.30PM"
flying 6.00 -8.00PM
Grand Christmas draw 9.30

Bentham Country Club.

26th Dec 2008 SCSA open Pylon race On the appropriate slope, 9.30 for 10.00AM start 








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