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Our club was first formed in 1968 and is affiliated with the British Model Flying Association. The main purposes of the club are to encourage, assist and promote the flying of model aircraft of all types. The club currently has over fifty members and there is a wealth of experience should you require any assistance.
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BMFA membership can be renewed through the club as usual. Please use the application form below:

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Wednesday 27th September 2017

The usual club night at 'The Creg' at 8.00 pm.  

Wednesday 4th October 2017

The usual club night at 'The Creg' at 8.00 pm.  

Sunday 29th October 2017

First indoor flying evening, 7pm to 9pm at the Tommy Clucas Community Hall, Peel.  (Members only)
if-map The MMF committee have booked dates for the indoor flying this winter.  The venue remains the same: The Tommy Clucas Community Sports Hall, Peel.  (The hall is in Peel Football Ground, opposite the QE2 secondary school as shown in the map). The following evenings have now been booked:  

                                        Sunday 29th October 2017

Sunday 12th November 2017

Sunday 26th November 2017

Sunday 10th December 2017

Sunday 7th January 2017

Sunday 21st January 2018

Sunday 4th February 2018

Sunday 18th February 2018

Sunday 4th March 2018

Sunday 18th March 2018

  These evenings are for club members only and there will be a charge of £5.00 contribution per session per member. Come along and enjoy the fun.

Click on the link below to read the latest club 'Flypaper'
Flypaper August 2017
Flypaper July 2017
Flypaper June 2017
Flypaper May 2017
Flypaper Easter 2017
March 2017
January-2017
November-2 2016
November 2016
October 2016
September-2 2016
September -1 2016
   

Radian glider in good condition.  Model is reinforced and stiffened in all the right places.

Comes complete with:

Spectrum 4 receiver,

ESC and 2200 battery

Spectrum DX5e transmitter.

Price:  £60 with transmitter or £50 without.  Contact Mike White for more details.

Some of the members who attended the Fly-In 2017

John's Mighty Barnstormer, winner of best scratch built model

John's Piper Arrow, winner of the best kit built model

Ivan's Piper Cub which won the best ARTF model

Steve won the best classic model with his Hannibal

Nigel's Acro Wot with which he won the best scale flight test

More photos under the 'Galleries' heading, at the top of the page

Polo shirts embroidered with the Manx Model Flyers logo are available from Promenade T Shirts, Queens Promenade, Douglas.  15 colours to choose from, sizes from small to XXL.  Price £18.99 (including the logo).  Sweat shirts, fleeces etc. are also available.  Be the best dressed flyer on the airfield!
 

Happy Campers at Cosford Large Model Show  15/16 July 2017

Prize Winners:

Don Meyrick Trophy (Clubman of the Year):   Bob Oates for his work on the committee as club treasurer over many years.
Best 'Arrival' (First Solo Flight):       Bob Oates
Best Crash of the Year:                   Brian King
Scratch Built Model:                        Darryl White
Best Kit Built Model:                        John Webb
Best 'Classic; Model:                       John Webb
Best A.R.T.F. Model:                        Ivan Doleman
Scale Flight:                                      Ivan Doleman
Longest Glide:                                  Mike White
Spot Landing:                                   John Webb
'No, I Said Duck' Award:                   Marty Cole
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The Club static scale model competition was held on Saturday 26th November 2016.  Thanks to Stan for photos of some of the entrants.
Winner of scratch build model:  Darryl White
Winner of kit built model:           John Webb
Winner of 'almost ready to fly':   Ivan Doleman
Winner of classic model build:   John Webb

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  My thanks to John for bringing to my attention to the proposed European Aviation Safety Agency (EASA).  The regulations could affect the future of model flying in Europe which will include the Isle of Man, if it goes ahead without change. Hopefully, the BMFA and the proposed European Model Flying Union can get it amended.  Further information from the BMFA can be found on the following link:   https://bmfa.org/News/News-Page/ArticleID/2400/Threat-to-Model-Flying-from-European-Regulation-EASA-Prototype-Rules-for-Unmanned-Aircraft