2015 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.



Saturday February 21st, Combined Scale Indoor Event with FF Technical Committee

Manchester Velodrome M11 4DQ, 9pm to 6pm. Scale classes for open scale flying only (rubber scale, C02/electric scale and/or kit scale), peanut and pistachio. Contact: J.Minchel, tel. 07989 744251



Saturday 28th March, Trimming session for Indoor Scale Nats competitors

Bushfields, Peterborough, PE2 5RG. Contact: Andy Sephton, Tel 07872 625279



Sunday April 19th BMFA Indoor Scale Nationals

Wolverhampton University Sports Centre, WS1 3TA, 8.00 am to 6.00 pm. Classes for Peanut, Pistachio, rubber scale and C02/electric scale, plus the popular kit scale event and scale glider. Pre-entry required for main events. Pylon race and mass launch competitions 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: Andy Sephton, tel. 07872 625279


May 16th and 17th, Shuttleworth Collection Mayfly Model Weekend

Old Warden aerodrome, Nr Biggleswade. I always look forwards to this one - the first Old Warden meeting of the season. Find out what everyone has been building over the winter. Fingers crossed for the weather!


May 23rd and 24th, BMFA Free Flight Nationals

RAF Barkston Heath. Rubber Kit Scale and Aeromodeller/Model Aircraft Designs events run on the 23rd and Open Scale Flying Only event on 24th.



July 25th and 26th, Shuttleworth Collection Scale Weekend

Old Warden aerodrome, Nr Biggleswade.



August 29th - 31st, BMFA Nationals

RAF Barkston Heath. Free flight scale events flown for power, CO2/electric and rubber.



Sunday 6th September, The 19th 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, Jetex/Rapier duration, C02/electric Golden Age, towline/hi-start glider, HLG, duration rubber ratio, Frog Senior Series event and mass launch.



September 26th and 27th, Shuttleworth Collection Festival of Flight Model Weekend

Old Warden aerodrome, Nr Biggleswade.





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