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Model Glider weight and balance

Hi folks, I was asked to write an article on a method of weighing large model gliders after I wrote a short ‘how to’ on RC Groups, so here it is!! Introduction: My background is 20 plus years service in the Royal Air... 

Control and Stability

It has been a while since I wrote an article for the website and I’m in the mood so here goes! Although I’m not a BMFA instructor I do teach club members occasionally using a buddy lead and give a limited amount... 

Diamonds are a Man's best ..

Way back in the early 1980’s, and for a brief time only, I rubbed shoulders with some of the (then) notable names in r/c gliding: Sean Bannister, Chris Foss, George Stringwell, Chas Gardiner, Alan Head, Nick Wright, Colin... 

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Model Glider weight and balance...

Hi folks, I was asked to write an article on a method of weighing large model gliders after I wrote a short ‘how to’ on RC Groups, so here it is!! Introduction: My background is... More »

Control and Stability...

It has been a while since I wrote an article for the website and I’m in the mood so here goes! Although I’m not a BMFA instructor I do teach club members occasionally using... More »

Diamonds are a Man’s Best Friend. Returnin...

Way back in the early 1980’s, and for a brief time only, I rubbed shoulders with some of the (then) notable names in r/c gliding: Sean Bannister, Chris Foss, George Stringwell, Chas... More »

Happy Christmas and thermals galore in 2015...

As newly anointed president of the British Association of Radio Control Soarers, I should like to join with chairman Robin Sleight and members of the committee to wish all Barcs members,... More »

BARCS Soaring Market and AGM 2014...

BARCS Soaring Market 7th December Time to mark the date in your diary for the annual Soaring Market and Bring & Buy. The event will be held at the usual venue Oadby Leisure Centre,... More »

Obituary Keith Miller...

Keith Miller’s recent passing is a sad loss to the sport and soaring activities in particular. A detailed obituary is now posted on the BMFA web site but, in many ways it does not... More »

AGM Agenda 2014...

The 44th BARCS AGM will take place at Oadby Football Club at 2pm on Sunday 7th December 2014. Agenda: 1. Apologies for absence 2.Minutes of the 2013 (43rd) AGM 3. Matters arising 4.... More »