Scale Day and other news …

The weather gods were shining on us with some excellent weather for what proved to be an another top scale day. A fabulous BBQ, good company, quality models and flying: the recipe for a perfect day at the patch. All that was missing was a visit from the ice cream van.

Head over to the photos page on our website for more pictures.

Winners of the three scale categories as voted for by those at Scale Day went to:

Best Scale Model: John Dredge

Best ARFT Scale Model: Dave Vaughan and

Best Scale Flying: Colin Gardner

In other news …

Head over to our Facebook page, ‘North Berks model flying club’ for a timely reminder, from Cyril, about the need extra safety when charging Lipos– his pictures and videos are well worth a browse.

Congratulations go to Tim Wood for passing both his ‘A’ and ‘B’ on the same day this week.  Quite an achievement, well done Tim.

A reminder to those wanting to join the WhatsApp group for updates on when the patch will be mown and other NBRMAS related new flashes to use this link. This is not a social group, only admin can post notices:

Finally, for those who have always wanted to know where north is … here’s some help when planning pit areas based on the wind direction – but remember S.W.E.E.T.S. – the position of the sun should come first.