I visited the strip today and what fantastic progress has been made (see the pics below). Garry will be rolling the temporary area with Geordies roller, hopefully by the weekend. One final small gate to go in and the area will be free of animals. Keep the gates closed ! Advertisements
Craig Booth brought a nice wee engine he made to the winter build competition and I thought members would find this interesting so I asked Craig to send me some pics and details – thanks Craig. The engine is a Firefly 46. It was designed by Alex Whittaker and published in RCME magazine sometime around … More Firefly 46 Engine build by Craig
Dear All, although great efforts have been made to create a temporary strip (a big thanks to all those who have been helping) it is felt that the area is still too small for larger planes or scale models. Even our members on Saturday found it a bit tight to fly small style nitro planes especially if … More FMFC Scale Fly in 6th May – Cancelled
Dear all, the fencing contractors will be on site from Monday 23rd April. Before they appear we needed to remove the old fencing. Can I just thank all those who made a splendid job of taking the old fencing down at the weekend (see below). Also please remember no flying if the contractors are working, we need … More Fencing to Begin 23rd April 2018
Dear all, the April Committee brief is now available on the newsletters and documents page. This will also be emailed to members we hold an email address for, however it will not be posted out due to its size. I do have a few copies and will try to pass them on to those who do not … More April Committee Brief now Available.
Dear all, the latest on the fence being erected is that the fencers are due to come at the end of the second week in April. There will be a Committee Meeting on Wednesday this week so look out for the latest Brief at the weekend.
Dear all, see the “Items for Sale” page – things for sale – thanks Robert.
Dear all, today some of the guys made a small landing area to give us some flying. Some slabs are also in place to make accessing the field less muddy. Please be careful if you are going to use the temporary site, this is smaller to take off and land and nearer to the pits … More Temporary Flying Site
Dear all, a few of us are considering fixing up a temporary part of the field between the pits area and the new drainage on Thursday from 10/11am. Garry might be able to loan us a wee tractor to tow the roller and we could try and repair and flatten some of the field. If … More Thursday 29th March – Field Work
Dear all, last year the FMFC guys were invited to the Blackridge & district model flying club fly in. It was a fun day a bit windy and I met Alex Elis the club secretary and a couple of really nice other flyers. Alex has updated me on developments happening at their club with a … More Blackridge & district model flying club