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BARCS has developed over the years a considerable voice in protecting and promoting its interests, such that it is the specialist body for soaring as recognised by the BMFA and now has a considerable presence within that... 

Saving a Write Off

My old and faithful electric Xplorer 3.5 suffered one more nasty arrival last summer. This one due to a radio fail, not me. Despite an extensive search before the model was found it spent over a week lost in an uncultivated... 

Hybrid F3J Build

By Colin Paddon Over the past few years I have campaigned a Cluster for a lot of my F3J competition flying. During this time it has notched up many high level competition wins for myself and others in the UK. Its always been... 

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Putting together a Hybrid F3J Competition Model...

By Colin Paddon Over the past few years I have campaigned a Cluster for a lot of my F3J competition flying. During this time it has notched up many high level competition wins for myself... More »

BMFA South Midland Area Championships 2014 – F...

Sunday 4th May This year’s event is to be held at Tudor Farm, Marsh Gibbon Road, Edgecot, HP18 0UA (As last year and RG/IG Venue) This is a BMFA F3J Domestic League Event and allows... More »

Another BARCS Founder Member passes away...

BARCS was originally set up by a group of 12 people namely: G W Dallimer,  D Hughes, R A Favre, C Thompson, M P Garnett,  N F Robson,  N Webb, J R Carter,  D Thornburg,  J H Shaw, ... More »

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BARCS has developed over the years a considerable voice in protecting and promoting its interests, such that it is the specialist body for soaring as recognised by the BMFA and now... More »

Electronic devices pose a tricky threat to aerom...

Electronic devices pose a tricky threat to aeromodelling’s future by Sydney Lenssen One obscure item on CIAM’s agenda for its Plenary meeting in Lausanne, 10-12 April 2014, deals... More »

F3J World Championships 2014...

The 2014 F3J world championships are to be held in Martin, Slovakia from 13th - 20th July 2014. The UK team will be trying our hardest to bring back some silverware, either as a team... More »

Saving a Write Off...

My old and faithful electric Xplorer 3.5 suffered one more nasty arrival last summer. This one due to a radio fail, not me. Despite an extensive search before the model was found it... More »