Articles by James Penman

Full size heli activity today and tomorrow

The Gazelle heli team, next door, are planning some display practice that will overfly our patch. The exact times may vary but most likely: Wednesday 2:00pm-5:00pm and Thursday 10:00am-3:00pm. Please always be vigilant for full…

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A couple of reminders about safety rules:

1.⁠ ⁠Please be vigilant of full size aircraft at all times: they may enter their landing or take off without warning and must be accorded priority at all times.  This is especially true if the…

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White lining will take place this week …

… on either Tuesday or Wednesday, whichever day has the better weather, from 11:00am for an hour.  The Committee has asked for the back of the pits to run in line with the wind sock,…

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Swindon Model Aero Club invite

NBRMAS members have been invited to the Swindon Model Aero Club March Social Evening on Wednesday 13th March. Please see details on the flyer here: Swindon-Club-inviteDownload

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Spring is on its way …

… and the patch is being prepared for what I hope will be another successful season. Club events for your diary include:            Thursday 6th June – Glider evening            Sunday 23rd June – Family…

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Fed up with the weather?

If you’re really fed up with the weather, how about some indoor flying … I spent Friday afternoon with members of the Swindon Aero Model Club and Simon J enjoying one of their indoor sessions….

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Swindon Model Aero Club Talk

Swindon Model Aero Club have a guest speaker giving a talk next week about the restoration of the C47 SkyTrain ‘Night Fright’ and NBRMAS members have been invited to attend. The aircraft flew during WW2…

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White lines / marking ‘tufts’

You might notice some ‘white grass marking tufts’ appearing to help define the white lines on the patch.This was an excellent idea suggested by Dave Vaughan after the AGM.Whilst not intended to replace the white…

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AGM Dec 2023

Thank you to all those who attended the AGM.  A productive, positive and friendly meeting. I will post the most important points raised here over the next few days as appropriate. The new Committee for…

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