Author Archives: Will Freeman

SWEF Fest Dates and Swap/sell weekend

Hello members and I’m pleased to be able to announce some dates for your calendars for the coming months Our annual SWEF weekend dates have now been confirmed for the season and are listed below: MAY 29th – 30th This will also be the weekend for our first club swap/ sell event held at the… Read More »

Re Opening of the Club Site

Following the Government guidelines for the easing of the current “Lock Down” It is with great pleasure that I can confirm that from Monday 29th March, the site can re open to members and we can take to the sky again!!! Obviously there are still restrictions in place and due care and diligence must be… Read More »

Article 16 and BMFA

Hello All, The BMFA have sent a prompt through to me, asking  all members to confirm that they have received and read the updated regulations as contained in article 16, which took effect from the beginning of January.To do this, please login to the BMFA site, using your personal “login” passwords. On the “MY PROFILE” page,… Read More »

Covid 19 Up Date

Hello all, Another update from the government and BMFA guidelines.Following the new government legislation of yesterday, the country has again been placed in National Lockdown, as you are no doubt aware.Outdoor sportsgrounds or sports facilities, which includes model flying club sites, have been added to the list of venues that must close. (see government/ BMFA website)Therefore, members… Read More »

Merry Christmas and Happy New Year

Wishing everybody a safe and Merry Christmas, in these difficult and demanding times, and hopefully better times to look forward to in the New Year. Just a quick prompt, but hopefully everyone has received an email last week from the BMFA, reminding all members that with effect from 31st December, the CAA regulations adopted in 2019… Read More »

Covid 19 and latest lockdown

Hello members, After yesterdays Government announcement with reference to a second national “LOCK DOWN” and following the guidance of the BMFA and  their advice on the matter, the committee has considered the position of the club and you the membership, and must advise that our only responsible course of action is to announce that the club is closed… Read More »

SWEF Fest weekend

Hello all, just a reminder that this weekend (Friday 16th – Sunday18th October) is our last scheduled “FEST” weekend for this year. The club is open to all members and family / friends. The forecast looks ok, so bring food and enjoy a BBQ too. The site is cleared for camping over the weekend, so feel… Read More »

Flying lines

Our landlord Thomas Paton has asked members to refrain from flying  past the “NO GO” area, which is to the boundary at the second gateway on our east perspective, as the runways  are positioned. Our chairman Keith Walpole has been in touch with Thomas, and a map of our boundary is available in the club house… Read More »

AGM and SWEF weekend

Hello All, I hope you are coping with this crazy weather we’re having this month! Just a reminder that this bank holiday weekend see’s our 2nd SWEF fest of the season, starting on Friday evening and running over the weekend, with camping arrangements, night flying, BBQ and hopefully good flying weather too. All members welcome… Read More »

Date of 2020 AGM

Hello all members, on behalf of the committee, I advise that the date for this years AGM is to be Sunday 6th September @ 14.00 hr at the club site. The date has been brought forward for this years meeting in the hope of better weather than later in the month, to allow the meeting to take… Read More »