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COMPETITION IS ON Tonbridge club are hosting a BMFA League F5J competition at Leigh Park Farm, Nr Tonbridge, Kent on Sunday 16th June 2019. We will be running a relaxed competition for both existing competition flyers and new pilots alike. All are welcome with plenty of help available on the day for newcomers. Directions to the field can be found here: https://www.google.co.uk/maps/place/Leigh+Park+Farmfirstname.lastname@example.org,0.19327,17z/data=!3m1!4b1!4m2!3m1!1s0x47df4fda3f5fd36d:0xfd76d04136677dd9?hl=en The competition will be run to F5J rules with UK variations as published by the BMFA. The main points for BMFA F5J comps are: - Either Open or 2m may be flown, not both. - Motor restart may be used (results in a zero flight score), and therefore you need only to use your eSoaring switch BUT you must reset the (200m) height limit to 300m this can often be done easily by using a reader, otherwise use a computer. - As in eSoaring, you must provide a reader, so that your timekeeper can check your launch height immediately after landing. - Minimum of 4 rounds to be flown but usually 6 rounds are flown. No fly-off's Entry fee £10.00 (BMFA requirement) payable on the day. Proof of insurance (BMFA membership card is sufficient) required Closing date for entries is 6.00pm Friday 14th June 2019 In the event that there is any doubt as to whether the event will be run due to forecasted inclement weather, a final decision will be posted on this thread by no later than 3pm on Saturday 15th June. We look forward to seeing you on the field. Book in from 9am. First flight’s 10.00am Colin/Graham Please enter this competition by posting here on this thread: 1) Your name 2) Class being entered - i.e. OPEN or 2 METRE 3) Preferred Frequency if on 35Mhz. 4) BMFA Number Entry list to date: 1. Graham Wicks, Open, 2.4, BMFA 052827 2. Colin Boorman, Open 2.4, BMFA 027713 3. Kevin Beale, Open, 2.4, BMFA 040788 4. Colin Paddon, Open, 2.4, BMFA 073473 5. Ian Nicholls, OPEN 2.4GHz BMFA 39293 6. Jim Hathaway, Open Class, 2.4Ghz, BMFA 186348 7. Bob Hope, Open,2.4, tba 8. Eamon Keating, Open, 2.4GhZ, BMFA 192268 9. Phil Ramsey, Open, 2.4Ghz, BMFA tba 10. Ian Duff, Open, 2.4ghz, BMFA 018894 11. Gary Matthews, Open, 2.4, BMFA 032611 12. Mike Connell, Open. 2.4, BMFA 155649 13. Alan Twine, open, 2.4, BMFA 067979 14. Derek Potter, Open, 2.4 Ghz, BMFA tba 15. Richard Harris, Open 2,4 BMFA 085832 16. John Barrow, Open, 2.4GHz, BMFA 071788 17. Terry Stuckey, Open, 2.4, BMFA tba 18. Colin Lucas, Open, 2.4, BMFA tba 19. Steve Knowles, Open, 2.4, BMFA 7079 20. Peter Sherliker, Open, 2.4, BMFA tba 21. Eddy Small, Open, 2.4GHz, BMFA 063558. 22. Nick Jackson, Open, 2.4GHz, 123273 23. Peter Mitchell, Open, 2.4 BMFA33859 24. Keith Fisher, Open, 2.4, BMFA 060851 25. John Hovell, Open, 2.4, BMFA 40572 26. Tony Merritt - 2M , BMFA 142327 27. Randy Taylor, Open, 2.4, BMFA 165603 28. Brian Austin, Open, 2.4, 057851 29. Peter Allen, Open, 2.4, BMFA tba 30. Chas Dunster, OPen, 2.4, BMFA tba 31. Mike Raybone, Open, 2.4, BMFA 51420 32. Ray Gadene, Open, 2.4, BMFA 0528224
As mentioned earlier, weather permitting we will run one more round of this years Bartletts League. This will be held at Bartletts Farm, Rettendon,Essex Latest league positions can be seen in the file attached, all still to play for The usual 3 classes of model can be flown, Open, 2Mtr and 100” (up to 2.6mtr allowed), and each score points in their own league. 2 entries allowed, but each must be with different class models. Please note that models must comply with BARCS class restrictions to also score in the appropriate BARCS Leagues. Height limiter CAN be set to any height upto 300mtrs. Maximum motor run time 30sec.A penalty of 3 points per metre for launching over 200mtrs, but no bonus for launching below 200mtrs. And you get one re launch if you find it necessary Entry £5.00 per class, payable on the day. Please register your entry in this thread, all will be assumed to on 2.4 unless advised. League08102017.pdf Eamon Keating Open Ian Nicholls Open Nick Jackson Open Brian Austin Open Peter Ley Open Eddy Small Open Garry Matthews Open Ray Gadenne Open Paul Wainwright Open "" 2M Allan Twine Open Derek Collings Open Steve Knowles Open Rod Potts Open Randy Taylor Open John Hovell Open Tony Merritt 2M
At the request of those anxious to start their diary for next year. As usual, the following date's are provisional, and subject to change if weather or other factors make it necessary. Date Comp Venue 9thApril Bartletts Lt Bentley 30th April Bartletts Rettendon 14 May Bartletts Kent 16July Bartletts Lt Bentley 13 August Bartletts Rettendon 24th September Bartletts Kent 8th October Bartletts Rettendon Bartletts Rules 2017.pdf