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Mixed conditions for the SAM35 Freeflight
event at BMFA Buckminster.
Click for some
snaps, to give an idea of what was going on.
Thanks to Mick for the latest batch of
front page photographs where Flying Aces is given a reminder.
Three important events coming up. On
Monday it is a freeflight session at BMFA Buckminster. See Meetings/Events on
the left for more details.
Then the following weekend, The Nationals at Barkston Heath,
PMFC have a particular interest in the free flight scale competitions as well
as control line.
On Saturday 31st it is Flying Aces at Ferry Meadows,
Peterborough. See the yellow block at the top of this page
I was disappointed with the web site
introducing the Silver Spitfire - see 4th August. The one page in which
had a continued interest has failed to work properly.
However, no problems with the excellent "Vintage Wings of
Canada", who have
a background piece on the aircrafts Canadian
Click for latest PMFC
magazine "Borne on the Wind".
Now available to non-club members.
The forecast wind strength
means there won't be much model flying done today in the southern part of the
country. The F3K comp at BMFA Buckminster has been cancelled because of this
and I ended up at a garden centre instead.
Click the restaurent notice for some photos.
A BARCS Forum
"Fossil hunting in Bognor Regis" seemed unlikely but together
with some fossil information it led to the Graham and David Woods web site,
(ancient Roman personification of the west wind).
Click Favonius himself for links to a varied list of
A new set of front page photographs -
thanks to Mick for this group taken at the PMFC Rubber Bowden competition,
which Mick won.
Bryan picked up this piece
about the "Silver Spitfire" flying round the world.
Click the Spitfire for the, rather over the top, web site.
Picked up from Slipstream that the GRANT
MIMLOCT 2019 is tomorrow.
Click for full details on the Enlesslift.com web site.
Well down the above page is a link to the December 2015 PMFC
magazine where the writer suggests "Scroll down to page 4 for an article on
getting the most out of your Cloud Tramp by Andy Sephton."
to Stan you can click the heading for the August/September Slipstream.
A couple of links from the latest
Aeromodeller that might be interesting.
The 8th single channel and retro r/c fly-in at Pontefract had a
report and gave Phil and
Shaun a mention.
Aviation Paintings of the Year, 2019 actual Exhibition is over
but you can view their
Windbreak Club could well be in action at the East Anglian Gala on Sculthorpe
See Meetings/Events on left for the free flight meeting at
Buckminster on Monday August 19th.
Not much scope for Power Scale Soaring in
the Peterborough area but the PSSA have recently re-vamped their web site and
there are lots of quality photographs to be seen.
Click the Great Orme pic for more information.
War Birds Fly-in and Beer
Festival, BMFA Buckminster.
Click the t/n for some snaps to give an idea of what was being
There were lots of different beers to try but at mid-day on the
Sunday the beer hanger was empty with everyone out by the runway.
Thanks to Mick for the new set of front page
photographs, these from the Aeromodeller/Model Aircraft designs scale
competition at the 2019 Free Flight Nationals.
Area Comp on 21st. East Anglian Gala
Sculthorpe on 27th/28th. Details in Meetings/Events on the left.
Latest Aeromodeller is now out. Andrew Boddington has given an
excellent plug for Flying Aces.
In the Freeflight Nationals reports it is
good to see PMFC members appearing in various places.
In the reports Gary Catterick was given a mention with regard to
photographs. Click for his album on Flickr. - Scroll down when you reach
Picked this up from the BARCS
Forum, not a great deal to do with model aircraft, although appreciation of
down thrust is needed. Click the t/n for a video, would make a good start to
Flying Aces at Ferry Meadows on Saturday, 31st August.
Link to previous "Latest Update"
Tony Beckett -