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Devon Glider Day 18th July 2021

By | July 19, 2021

Morning everyone, DGD went ahead yesterday in warm sunny conditions but flying was not brilliant. The clear blue sky made seeing models at height difficult, added to that the easterly breeze produced very little lift. Having said that, the small gathering enjoyed plenty of chat and of course the views were stunning.  Check out our… Read More »

Article 16 update

By | May 20, 2021

The BMFA have issued an update on Article 16 which I think is a further slight change / relaxation of regulations for BMFA members Whereas the ‘open category’ has fairly restrictive regulations, the CAA have recognised the safe flying of BMFA members and other  model flying organisations. The main differences seem to be related to… Read More »

Aero-Tow Events rescheduled

By | October 2, 2020

From John H. Hi Everybody, here is a forwarded message from Rob Oats of the Okehampton Model Flying Club. It would seem the best option as suggested, is to just hold just one event at the most suitable venue Sunday the 11th Oct. Good Morning Everyone, Storm Alex has scuppered our plans for the aerotow… Read More »

BMFA News – Return to the Skies

By | May 11, 2020

BMFA have just issued this brief bulletin and intend to issue further guidance soon. British Model Flying Association 1 hr ·  *** IMPORTANT UPDATE – PLEASE READ *** A Return To The Skies First and foremost, we would like to thank members for adhering to the government guidelines during the lockdown. As many of you are… Read More »

Li-Po Storage Charge

By | March 28, 2020

I saw a good tip on the WWW recently – To charge or discharge all our LiPo’s to a storage charge as it looks as though they will not be used for some time. I wont go through the reasons as I guess our members have more LiPo experiences than me. Anyway, it prompted me… Read More »

Club Monthly Meetings Cancelled

By | March 17, 2020

Hi every one, as you probably suspected would inevitably happen we have cancelled the next April meeting at Kingsteignton. Even if we had continued turnout would sure to be low and this is the responsible action to minimise the chance of infection. I will notify you of further cancellations as the advice comes in. Regards… Read More »