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Southern Winter League F3f 2018/19.


Gromit

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Sorry Stu but i was unable to attend mate,family commitments .

But Whitesheet would of been my limit for a one day comp.

Fingers crossed for the next one.

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Southern Winter league round 3, Sund Dec 23rd.

 Entry to this competition is now OPEN.

Venues being used ;-  Whitesheet, Butser Hill, Eastbourne. 

'Venue Advisory & confirmation' ;-  During the course of the week I will be closely following the various forecasts. I will post a 'venue advisory' on Weds 19th at around 9.00pm.

Present long range forecast (as on Monday 17th ) is showing a 10-12 mph SW , present advisory is therefore Whitesheet. 

I will post the  'venue confirmation' as soon as the various forecasts allow, hopefully I will be able to do so a 'day or two' before the weather call.

The 'Weather call' will be posted at around 8.00pm on the Friday 21st

 

The Winter league comps are the perfect introduction to this exciting branch of our sport, newcomers are guaranteed are very warm welcome. Hints & tips on all things F3f ie,  model set up, flying the course, turn styles,  ballast decisions, etc etc are always freely given.

Most sports models are perfectly suitable to use, you don't need an expensive F3f machine. 

It is through the winter league comps that very many F3f pilots like myself started.  I look forward to welcoming you to your first comp.

 

Entries to be sent to ;-  swallacegromit@aol.com

Please include all the following info with your entry

BMFA insurance number,

Freq 2.4 or 35 meg + channel.

Model names, up to 3.

 

Important ;- Please state which venues you will travel too, ie  Whitesheet, Butser hill, Eastbourne,  I need this information in order to make the decision as to whether we have sufficient numbers attending any given venue. 

 

   Stu, Whitesheet Comp Sec. 

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Southern Winter lg, rd 3, Sund Dec 23rd. 

Venue advisory on 19/12/18  ;-  SW wind forecast, therefore  Whitesheet .

 

Entry list, 

Stuart Wallace.

Pete Burgess.

Ian Falconer.

Greg Lewis,

John Treble. 

Tony Robertson. 

Mark Passingham. 

 

    Stu, Whitesheet Comp Sec. 

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Southern Winter lg rd 3  Sund 23rd Dec..

The various forecasts continue to forecast rain throughout Sunday. I am therefore calling the comp OFF.

BBC https://www.bbc.co.uk/weather/2642730

Met office https://www.metoffice.gov.uk/public/weather/forecast/gcn6skwhz#?date=2018-12-23

XC https://www.xcweather.co.uk/forecast/Mere_wiltshire

 

 

  Stu,  Whitesheet Comp Sec. 

 

 

 

 

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The various forecasts continue to show rain all day tomorrow, this is now looking to be even heavier than was forecast ystdy evening.

 

  Stu

 

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Hi Stu,

Ebenezer Treble was using some seasonal humour I think.

You made the right decision. Sleep easy tonight.

Going to be a wet morning then a small break and then wet again.

 

Greg

 

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13 hours ago, Baldyslapnut said:

Hi Stu,

Ebenezer Treble was using some seasonal humour I think.

You made the right decision. Sleep easy tonight.

Going to be a wet morning then a small break and then wet again.

 

Greg

 

No worries Greg, I knew Ebenezer Treble  was humouring us :rolleyes:.

 

           Stu. 

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1 hour ago, Gromit said:

No worries Greg, I knew Ebenezer Treble  was humouring us :rolleyes:.

 

           Stu. 

Thank heavens for that! 

Merry Christmas and a sunny, windy new year to all!

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Southern Winter League rd 4, Sund 27th Jan.

Entry to this competition is now Open.

With none of the previous rounds having been staged, I have everything crossed that we will at last get a comp in 🙏

The comp venue will again be dependant on wind direction, we will 'follow the wind' using the venues of Whitesheet, Butser hill, Eastbourne .

Please send your entries to swallacegromit@aol.com, with the following details ;- 

Name,

BMFA ins number

2.4 or 35 meg + channel,

Please state which venues you will travel to , Whitesheet, Butser Hill, Eastbourne, All venues . I need this info to ensure we have enough numbers for any given venue. 

 

I will post a venue advisory on Weds 23rd , 

Weather call & venue confirmation 8.00pm Friday 25th. 

 

   Stu, Whitesheet Comp Sec. 

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Southern Winter League rd 4, Sund 27th Jan.

Entry list,

1, Stuart Wallace .

2. Greg Lewis 

3.  Graham Hill,

4. Ian Falconer.

5. Allan Elliot. 

6. Pete Burgess.

7. John Philips. 

8.  Phil Taylor. 

9,  Mark Passingham.

10, Bruce Hudson. 

11, Keith Wood. 

12, Tony Robertson. 

13, Andy Burgoyne,

14, Mike Evans. 

15, Jess Nichols. 

16, Dave Woods. 

 

   Stu. 

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