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    Dartmoor 2 Day Cross Country Competition Meet at Cox Tor Car Park off the B3357 at around 8am. A great opportunity to improve your thermal and cross country flying whilst having fun. All welcome. Must have BMFA insurance. £5 entry per person. There will be prizes! Contact Steve Schafer on 07739 347722 or steve.schafer@hotmail.co.uk.
  2. Great news! The flying field has had the grass cut so we CAN drive onto it, however, although it WILL be up the normal track we won't know until 0820 which one so the signs won't be up until then. Nearest post code ME17 3AU look for Glider sign call 07760750298 if lost This event is the first (due to the one that was to be held on 28th April being cancelled) ‘BARTLETTS LEAGUE’ qualifier of the year. It will be run at one of the Invicta Model Flyers Club's Sutton Valence fields. The usual 3 classes of model can be flown, Open, 2Mtr and 100” (up to 2.6mtr allowed), an
  3. You are invited to Kent Interclub Glider 4 Multilaunch competition to be held at the Invicta club field Sutton Valence. The exact field will be signposted on the day from the A274 running south from Sutton Valence. To enable a enjoyable day please could you add your name to this post no later than Friday August 17th with model class, and frequency if not 2.4 (Glider, Electric, Open, 100" etc) so a matrix can be set up? The Rules are BARCS Multilaunch as used last year where Electric launched gliders must have a Motor stop function set at 175m and 30 seconds. Random checks on this may be ma
  4. In case others haven't seen Pete M's post below there will be a pre-season event at Little Bentley to prepare ourselves for the 2018 league onslaught :-) If enough pilots register we'll run slots and rounds otherwise we'll do the IRCMC all-up-last-down timed flight, landing target is near yourself, and no timer/helper. Register your interest and watch this space for a go, no-go on Saturday 24th March. If Sunday 25th March isn't good for flying will we roll forward to Sunday 1st April (go, no-go 31st March). If 1st April isn't good we'll roll forward to Easter Monday 2nd April (go
  5. Guest

    Thermal or not?

    Hi guys, So i was out yesterday having a fly with my Elf and trying to set a good flight time for the challenge. Now the field i was flying from is very slightly sloped, is only slight but where we enter the field and usually stand to fly from is higher than the other end of the field. At the other end there are bushes/trees separating it from another field which are all level at that point. Yesterday while flying my Elf, it was a warm day with a nice breeze that kept picking up and dying, few big cumulus clouds about, i was flying upwind as we cannot fly downwind of where we s
  6. Full details of this event can be found on the FlyQuiet forum
  7. http://blog.rodbailey.com/uploads/DennisPagen-UnderstandingTheSky.pdf lifted from RC Groups - read half of it earlier - seems pretty good and could sporn a few discussions topics. Mike
  8. Skip

    Slermalling

    I was noticing some advice being given elsewhere about using thermal lift and thought I would like to contribute some of my limited experience to the topic, just not on that site. I've put it here as I fly slope and use thermals to get me out of trouble on the odd occasion and the advice was given with regard to slope flyers not ever using thermal lift. One piece of advice that made me want to pipe up was 'to fly slow enough to recognise the tell tail signs of lift'. I quite strongly disagree with this and in my limited experience it is much easier to recognise a thermal when you hit it
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