Club News

The Manx Model Flyers Handbook has recently been published.  It gathers all the information from various sources and puts them all together in an easy to read document for flying in the Isle of Man.  Click on the following to open the handbook:   MMF Handbook 101119 (EDITION ONE)

Also published this month is Jurby Guidelines.  A helpful page of information for those flying at Jurby.  Click on the following to open the document:  Jurby Guidelines 101119

From 1st January 2019 it is now an offence to fly in the statutory no fly zone marked in red on the map.  It was in the club rules as no fly zone anyway, but now it is a legal requirement not to fly there.  (Please ‘click’ on the map to enlarge).

 

 

 

Wednesday 5th August 2020

Club night at the Creg-ny-Baa from 7.30 pm.  Come slong and meet other flyers (soft drinks and coffee always available).  Gliding on the hills from about 6.00pm, location depending on the wind direction. (Weather permitting of course).

 

Wednesday 12th August 2020

Club night at the Creg-ny-Baa from 7.30 pm.   Gliding on the hills from about 6.00pm, location depending on the wind direction. (Weather permitting of course).

 

 

18th July 2020 – The annual Scale Competition

was well supported by members at Jurby.

 

 

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The Manx Model Flyers committee have booked dates for indoor flying for 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).

These evenings are for club members only and there will be a charge of £5.00 contribution per session per member. (Spectators free).

Come along and enjoy the fun.

The following evenings have now been booked:

Sunday 3rd November 2019

Sunday 17th November 2019

Sunday 1st December 2019

Sunday 15th December 2019

Sunday 12th January 2020

Sunday 26th January 2020

Sunday 9th February 2020

Sunday 23rd February 2020

Sunday 8th March 2020

Sunday 22nd March 2020    CANCELLED

 

 

From an article in this month’s BMFA News:  Extensive testing has shown that receiving data to a mobile phone which is close to your transmitter DOES interfere with the link between transmitter and receiver. (And not just yours, also the flyer who is stood beside you on the flightline). The message has to be …… LEAVE YOUR PHONE IN YOUR CAR.

Brian is presented with the ‘Best Crash Award’

 

Mike Ward receives the Don Meyrick Trophy for Clubman of the Year

Nigel Thompson receiving the cup for the best Scale Flying

The Peter Maillard Trophy for best ARTF aircraft went to Ivan Doleman

Brian King received the ‘Best Crash’ Trophy for the second successive year