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. Read the rest of this entry »
The MMF committee have located a new venue for indoor flying – 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 venue has been booked for four evenings, as follows:
7pm to 9pm Sunday 27th November 2016
7pm to 9pm Sunday 8th January 2017
7pm to 9pm Sunday 22nd January 2017
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’
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:
Manx Model Flyers members travelled to the Southport Air Show where they enjoyed an excellent day. Highlights included: the Red Arrows, Swordfish (escorted by two August Westland Wildcat helicopters), P-40 Kittyhawk, P-51 Mustang, B-25 Mitchell and a number of aerobatic display teams using Extra 300s and Vans RV4s and RV8s.