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Flightfest 2020

Delayed from May due to the Coronavirus outbreak new date to be advised Following Andy Symons Country File appearance some of the Midland Area Clubs responded to his email regarding trial flights as all clubs…

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Midland Area examiners workshop

Midland Area held it first 2019  examiners workshop in North Nottinghamshire hosted by Retford Model Flying Club. 20 club examiners and ACE’s were welcomed to the event by organiser Steve Mason , the day although…

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MP visits Blue Sky Model Club

 Over the last 6 months an email conversation has been running between Colin Bernard, (Secretary of Blue Sky Aeromodellers), and Lee Rowley, (MP for North East Derbyshire), on the subject of the introduction of the new EASA and DfT regulations and their potential detrimental effects on aeromodelling.As a result at the beginning of July, Lee […]

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Online Achievement Scheme Quizzes

The Midland area were the first to make an online quiz for those interested in taking the BMFA Achievement Scheme tests. The BMFA Achievement Scheme Review committee (ASRC) created a dedicated BMFA Achievement Scheme website…

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Princes Trust visit to Newark Indoor Flying Club

On the 12th December the newly formed princes trust flying youth group from Gainsborough visited Newark indoor flying club at their invite at their newark showground site for a session of virtual flying on several…

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New Training Aircraft

Retford MFC were lucky enough to receive a training aircraft in 2007 as the club did not have a club trainer. The Wots Wot saw great service with over 200flying hours,  many new to model flying…

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