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Peterborough Flying Aces Nationals Saturday 3rd September 2022

at Ferry Meadows, Nene Park, Peterborough PE2 5UU
Competitions 10.00 to 16.15

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Flying Rules

Scale Modellers Please Note! ALL scale classes, except Masefield Rubber Scale are judged for flight profile and realism by the Flight Judges. They may ask for some verification, so please have the plan or, if scratch built, the 3-view available on the field.

Masefield Rubber Scale: Any scale rubber model, to which Masefield type bonuses will be applied. No flight judging, just duration plus bonuses. Present model to control for processing.

Open Rubber /CO2 / Electric Incorporating KIT Scale: Judged for flight profile and realism. Any C02 motor/tank permitted. See note re verification. Up to 36” Span. Judged for flight profile and realism. See note re verification

TSP L-1 Rocketplane Duration (New for 2022!) Models can be of any type of construction, propelled by a single reaction motor of the TSP L-1 type. These motors will be supplied on the day. No others will be allowed and motors may not be modified in any way. All motors shall be mounted in a tube or clip securely attached to the model. Note the motors have a diameter of about 10.2mm. Best Three from five flights to count to a Max set on the day (see www.peterboroughmfc.org for full rules and details)

Jetex / 1 Shot Rocket Motor/ EDF Authentic Scale: Judged for flight profile and realism. See note with regard to scale model verification

Jetex/1 Shot Rocket Motor /EDF Profile Scale: Judged for flight profile and realism. See note with regard to scale model verification

P-20: 20” span and length. Max 8” plastic prop, 6 gram motors (may be external), 3 flights to a Max.

Cloud Tramp: 5 flights NO MAX. (best and worst times discarded, and the remaining 3 times totalled. Note! If fewer than 5 flights logged the best and worst are still discarded.

Frog “Senior” Rubber Duration: (for plan see http://www.houseoffrog.co.uk )

VMC “PILOT” & KK “ROBIN” Rubber Duration: Senior and Junior Classes. Models must use plastic prop and kit prop. size Note! We would like to see that any junior has had a hand somewhere in the building of the model.

Rubber Ratio: NO MAX. Any rubber powered model with wingspan 15”- 25” (tip to tip).
(KK “Elf” is eligible). Flight score is total time in secs (for 3 flights) divided by span inches.

Catapult Glider: Catapult, max 2 grams rubber on a 6" max handle. Any model permitted. 9 flights to a Max set on day, all flight times recorded, best 6 to count.

Tabletop Precision: Precision flight time Rubber event - models must Rise off Table.

36 inch Hi-Start Glider: Any glider up to 36”, tip to tip, not flat span launched by the supplied “Hi Start” bungee.

Best Unorthodox: Unusual models. Flight must be seen by the nominated Scale Judge

Open E20 Electric Duration: Max length and span, 20 inches. Any motor, battery and timer. Max motor run 8 secs. DT and RDT permitted. Certificate for best “Ferry 500” Restricted Class model. (for rules see www.peterboroughmfc.org).

Rubber Scramble: 20 minutes, use any rubber powered model that qualifies for one of the above events. Competitor must both wind and launch, from box, but may use a retriever.

Flying Swarm: Mass launch for any model that is eligible for one of the day's competitions. Last model down is the winner.

Young Flying Aces: Prize for Best Junior: Scrolls for top 3 (Jun.17yrs or under on 3/09/22)

Prize for 1st place: Scrolls for 1st, 2nd and 3rd:

Bumper Raffle:

Note: this is a Free Flight event: No Radio Control: Proof of Insurance required for all flyers.


Revel in the special atmosphere created at this unique event.
Toilets, Café, and Park Visitors Centre.
Contact: Luke Goymour on 07752 236645 or [email protected]
See also Peterborough MFC Website at www.peterboroughmfc.org
Where applicable, Maxes for each class will be set on the day

Note! Govt. and BMFA Covid restrictions applying at the time will be enforced.