2018 UK Events Calendar

Here are a selection of events that may be of interest to free flight scale modellers. To be safe, I would recommend checking with the organisers nearer the time to make sure nothing has changed.

Sunday 4th March, BMFA Indoor R/C Nationals

RAF Shawbury. Contact: John Minchell, Tel 07989 744251

Saturday 10th March, BMFA Indoor Nats trimming session

Bushfield Leisure Centre, Peterborough PE2 5RQ, 10am to 5pm.

Sunday April 15th BMFA Indoor Scale Nationals

Wolverhampton University Sports Centre, WS1 3BD, 8.00 am to 6.00 pm. Classes for Peanut, Pistachio, rubber scale and C02/electric scale, plus the popular kit scale event. Pre-entry required for main events. Pylon race with entry on the day. The hall is a similar size to Nottingham and has a viewing gallery and a restaurant which is open all day. Not to be missed!!
Contact: John Minchell, Tel 07989 744251

May 12th and 13th, Shuttleworth Collection Mayfly Model Weekend

Old Warden aerodrome, Nr Biggleswade.

May 26th to 27th, BMFA Free Flight Nationals

RAF Barkston Heath.
Saturday, Flying Only - Aeromodeller/Model Aircraft, Outdoor Rubber Kit Scale. Sunday, Flying Only - Open
Contact: Bill Dennis, Tel. 01623 882620

July 21st and 22nd, Shuttleworth Collection Scale Weekend

Old Warden aerodrome, Nr Biggleswade.

August 27th to 28th, BMFA Outdoor Nationals

RAF Barkston Heath.
Power, Rubber and CO2/Electric Trophy events
Contact: Bill Dennis, Tel. 01623 882620

Sunday 9th September, The 20th Peterborough Flying Aces Nationals

Starts 10 am at Ferry Meadows, Nene Park, Peterborough.

One of my favourite meetings of the year. Loads of classes to enter, but all very informal, and you have all day to get your flights in.

Probable Events {max set on the day}:

Jetex/Rapier scale, P20, Cloud Tramp, open rubber scale, open C02/electric scale, C02/electric Golden Age, towline/hi-start glider, HLG, duration rubber ratio, Frog Senior Series event and mass launch.

September 22nd and 23rd, Shuttleworth Collection Festival of Flight Model Weekend

Old Warden aerodrome, Nr Biggleswade.

September 30th, Oxford MFC "Scalefest"

Port Meadow, Oxford. Open Rubber, electric and power classes, plus kit scale and jetex/Rapier scale events.

November 10th and 11th, 8th International Indoor Fly In

Nijmegen, The Netherlands.

Scale classes flown will be F4F, F4D, F4E, Pistachio, Kit Scale and Profile Scale. Trimming session available on the Friday Afternoon (November 9th). See website for more details.

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