Round 2 of the Inter Club Fun Fly Competition.

A sunny afternoon at the Concord field saw the gathering of 20 competitors from the 3 clubs Caterham, Croydon and Concord for the second of the three rounds this year. 3 different competitions were flown, Balloon Bursting Snooker, combining the skill of bursting balloons with the option of choosing which colours to "pot".  Then triple triple thrash where three each of loops , rolls and spins were timed from take off to landing.  This produced some really spectacular landings from the last of the 3 spins and some really exciting and close competition as competitors learned from each other’s attempts. Finally a climb and glide event where the...

Club Competition Update

The CDMFC competition season has continued at pace with an encouraging level of participation from members with all levels of flying ability.  A great deal of fun was had by everyone attending.  Here is a summary of the results : April saw the  introduction of a new combined event and one that is becoming fast established as a favourite and the popular strategy event Blackjack. In Water Carrying-Short Landing  the number of  drips of water remaining was combined with the distance taken to land. Neil came first, followed by Gavin , then James, then Colin, Ted, David, our Juniors Philip and Matthew, and finally Richard C and Shaun. In...

Postponement of Inter Club Event.

Please note that the Inter Club Fun Fly event due to take place this coming Sunday 15th April has been postponed due to the wet condition of the track and pits. We have re-scheduled the event for Sunday 29th April.  Any members can attend and fly in the event.

An exciting opportunity for Scale Pilots.

On the BMFA Website there is a link to a Facebook post looking for Model Pilots to take part in a large filming event in June.   Food , Accommodation and Model are all to be provided. Follow the link below for details. https://www.facebook.com/BMFAOfficial/photos/a.274329169379013.1073741826.274324536046143/1410972715714647/?type=3

Fun Fly Round Two Results – Roop, and Left is Right.

Finally, we have been able to run the second round of our Fun Fly competitions. Firstly  Roop.   Competitors aim to fly as many as possible combinations of Loop and Roll in a minute with the wheels touching down as close to the minute mark as possible.  Deductions to points were made for those under and over a minute. We had 9 competitors and the scores ranged between 19 and minus 9.   In first place came David Colley with a score of 19.  Second place went to Neil Wallis with a score of 9 and in equal in Third place came Gavin Barden and James Gordon. In the Left is Right Competition,  10 entrants took turns flying a Club aircraft on a...