A small club based at Knightcote for electric flight enthusiasts in and around the southwest Midlands area

Article 16 and BMFA

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” […]

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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/ […]

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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 […]

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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 […]

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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 […]

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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 […]

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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 […]

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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 […]

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SWEF “FEST” weekend

Hello all, and I hope this finds you keeping well, and enjoying your opportunity to fly again! Just a reminder to you all, in case you don’t  know, this coming weekend see’s the first of our club “fest” weekends down at the site, having had to cancel the first two due to lockdown. The weather forecast is […]

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News and up-dates

Hello members, I hope you are all keeping well and enjoying your club time again now the site has re-opened, with the runways and site having been kept in fantastic condition through the huge efforts of David and Keith, (thank you both), we have even been blessed with some sunshine and gentle winds too!! Just a couple of updates  […]

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