Articles by James Penman

Congratulations to Dominic!

Well done to Dominic who passed his ‘A’ test last Sunday, putting his Discovery to good use, under the watchful eyes of Andy. Another success for the trainers, Dave and Keith. The training scheme goes…

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Generator missing

Could the blue generator be returned to the portacabin as soon as possible as it is needed for club events. Thank you

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Turbine rule changes and new white line

A new white line has appeared on the patch to mark 30 metres from the north / south Pilots’ Line to aid gas turbine fliers. The following two new rule changes apply to the operation…

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 BMFA Record Attempt success

Well, we did it. Snatched a break in the rain and helped the BMFA on its way to set a record. Our official count puts 33 aircraft flying at 12 noon on Sunday 15th May…

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Congratulations …

Congratulations to Chris B who passed his ‘A’ test and thanks for Colin for examining. Another success for the excellent training scheme: well done lads!

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Patch mowing Tuesdays 11am-1pm

The groundsmen will be mowing, white lining and maintaining the patch on Tuesdays 11am-1pm from tomorrow onwards. Flying will need to be put on hold at this time.

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Spring Fly-in this Sunday

Don’t forget to get ready for our Spring Fly-In this Sunday, 3rd April.The weather looks fair, with a gentle 9mph wind from the west-north-west. Bring some cash for a Sausage or Bacon sarnie (£1).

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BMFA Centenary World Record Attempt

Do you want to be part of a Guinness World Record? The BMFA are attempting to set a new Guinness World Record on Sunday 15th May at 12 noon for the total number of aircraft…

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