2019 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 April 28th BMFA Indoor Scale Nationals

Wolverhampton University Sports Centre, WS1 3BD, 8.00 am to 6.00 pm. Trimming session after set-up on Saturday evening April 27th 6.00 pm to 8.00 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. Not to be missed!!
Contact: Contact: Mike Stuart Tel 07922 596491 or John Minchell, Tel 07989 744251

May 11th and 12th, Shuttleworth Collection Mayfly Model Weekend

Old Warden aerodrome, Nr Biggleswade.

Sunday 12th March, BMFA Indoor R/C Nationals

RAF Shawbury. Contact: Mike Stuart Tel 07922 596491 or John Minchell, Tel 07989 744251

May 25th 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

June 28th to 30th, SAM35 Vintage and Retro Nats at Buckminster Lodge.

To include the Eddie Riding Trophy. Scale events: Power, Rubber, CO2/electric, Jet reaction power/compressed air plus the separate event for Riding Designs. The ER Trophy is awarded to the highest-scoring model in any class except the last. More details when available. Precise date for scale events TBC but probably Saturday 29th

July 13th and 14th, Shuttleworth Collection Scale Weekend

Old Warden aerodrome, Nr Biggleswade.

August 24th to 26th, BMFA Outdoor Nationals

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

SATURDAY 31st August, The Peterborough Flying Aces meeting

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.

Events include:

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. {max set on the day}

September 21st and 22nd, Shuttleworth Collection Festival of Flight Model Weekend

Old Warden aerodrome, Nr Biggleswade.

Oxford MFC "Scalefest"

September 29th, Port Meadow, Oxford. Open Rubber, electric and power classes (documentation needed), plus kit scale and profile Rapier scale events.

October 6th (to be confirmed) Selby Trophy

Barkston Heath. All classes combined plus outdoor kit scale. Contact Bill Dennis, Tel. 01623 882620

October 12th, 13th and 14th (weather flexible dates) Buckminster Gala

BMFA Buckminster. Event to include outdoor kit scale.

November 9th and 10th, 9th International Indoor Fly In (date to be confirmed)

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 8th).

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