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|Indoor meetings at
Saturday, 9th March
For full details see Meetings and Events on left
Continuing the kit theme
from Wednesday; Chris Ottewell, in the just out March Aeromodeller, mentioned
two suppliers from North America that could be of interest to PMFC members.
Click the picture for "Easy Built Models"
from the USA, or click the icon for "Hummingbird Model Products" from
Click for photos of two models that can be used in small model,
rubber powered free flight competitions in 2019.
another method of Forming Depron with Hot Water, click the t/n for the
Already in the PMFC Technical aricles there are two other
John Pictons version from 2012 and then
I have also tried, using very low heat, "baking" round a mould
in the oven. With a method using hot water you will not get above boiling,
whilst with anything in the oven things can get out of control.
The Vulcan to
the Sky Trust have just released an excellent air to air video of XH558. Click
the picture for some quality filming.
Next week is the "Tornado Farewell Flypast", the route on
Tuesday takes in Cottesmore as its first passing place. Times of the Flypast
have not been released yet.
Another enjoyable indoor session at Bushfield on
There were several Pilot kits on show. Click the box for details
of the model.
At Flying Aces 2019 there is a competition featuring the Pilot
and The Vintage Model Company have a special offer on the model.
Click for details of 2019
Flying Aces, the Pilot offer and competition are at the top of the
There will be a particularly busy meeting at Peakirk on Friday
15th, so please be on time. For further details see "Meetings/Events" on the
As a contrast to
our February weather here is news of "GBR Flyers in California".
Mike Fantham has been going to California at this time of year for a Free
Flight event and has reported on the BARCS Forum.
Well worth a browse through the 4 years of reports but click on
the t/n of Mark Benns and Phil Ball to start you off with a posting from 11th
Thanks to Mick for the new set of front
page photographs, also to Brian L and the other people involved in giving the
two talks illustrated.
The date and schedule for this years
Flying Aces is now available. Note it is SATURDAY, 31st August, 2019 at Ferry
Meadows, Peterborough. - Click
for full details
Indoor flying at Bushfield tomorrow, Saturday, 10:00 until 13:00
"Silverware and Speeches", the December edition of the PMFC
magazine is now available.
Click the t/n for a .pdf download.
"cylinder" radial motor - not see one of these before.
Thanks to Stan for the February edition of "Slipstream", don't
miss their ninetieth celebration article. There is also a review from Ricky on
his visit to PMFC indoor flying at Bushfield on 5th January.....
A reminder of a meeting at
Tomorrow, February 1st. John Ashmole on "Free Flight in 2019 and
Potential weather problems, postponed
until 15th February.
Full details in the calendar on "Meetings/Events" which has had
some updates and the very useful SAM35 "Free Flight Calendar 2019", that was
printed in BMFA News, has been added to the "Meetings/Events" page.
indoor session at Bushfield on Sunday, again pleased to see visitors from other
Click the Vintage Model Company Pilot for some snaps of the
event. (More about this model in a few weeks time).
Thanks to Bryan and Mick for the latest
set of front page photographs.
"The Building Board - For
those convinced that building is an indispensable component of Model
If you have plenty of time it is well worth investigating the Tags
and Links on the left hand side of the page.
Don't forget indoor Flying at Bushfield on Sunday 27th
From Boston in Lincolnshire, Retro
Modeller. Click their logo for their for, so far, restricted number of items
Link to previous "Latest Update"
Tony Beckett -