Toby gets his A today

Toby Humphreys


Congratulations Toby Humpreys. Great to see young people coming in to the hobby!

Fun Fly on Sunday

Dear All This Sunday (22nd May) will be the 1st Shropshire Model Flying Club FunFly event of 2016 at Forton Aerodrome.

The event and registration will kick off at around 12pm. There will be 5 competitions and pilots scoring points for each, with prizes for each competition plus overall 1st , 2nd and 3rd place. Plus a booby rize for the lowest score. You may also use a your joker card to double the points for your one chosen competition. I will provide food and some drinks. Will try to do something a little different for the Food which will be at around 1:30pm during a break in the competition.

Chris Foss Day

Dear Member,

Chris Foss Day will be held Sunday 5 June 2016. This is a Fun Fly event for all Chris Foss designs. You do not have a Chris Foss aeroplane? Does it look vaguely like one? It'll do! There is of course still a chance to go and get that WOT4 Foamie that you have thought about for some time.

The first serial will start at 1330 and the BBQ will be concurrent. Please bring along your video or other cameras. There will be photo-opportunities and it is hoped as in previous events a record may be kept on the web site.

There will be line-ups and Fun Fly type events that will only be mildly competitive. Chris Fosse has kindly agreed to appear in person and hand out his kits to the needy.

Volunteers are needed to help rig and unrig the event. The more helpers, the quicker the job. Volunteers are also needed to man or woman the BBQ. The weather will be glorious with a Westerly wind below 10mph.

Kit Davidson


Fun Fly Sunday 22 May 2015

Members are reminded that a Fun Fly organised by Committee Member Tim Graves will take place on Sunday 22 May.

Serials will start at 1330. Food will be served for participants and spectators. If you are a new member, please come along and find out how a Funfly works. An electric aeroplane will be very useful. It's only mildly competitive and all about fun.

The wind is presently forecast to be mainly Westerly and above 15 mph. Tim will make a decision about whether to use the spare day of Sunday 29 May nearer the weekend, and advise all members in good time.

Kit Davidson

Events Coordinator

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