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Ron turns up   Pitts Special   A cold December   Pitts

 

30.12.2018: An Enfield member has joined us on the Plain today. Denis and Ian volunteer to set his plane up for him.

 

4.11.2018: Pitts Special returns after some tweaks, now flying more strongly.

 

4.12.2018: A decent turn out for a cold December day. The absence of wind makes things a little better.

 

20.10.2018: Pitts Special flying for the first time. A trifle underpowered leading to a tricky time for the pilot.

 
Pitts Python   Caner   Hummer   Success!
 

19.10.2018: Some nice aerobatic flying from a Pitts Python.

 

19.10.2018: Summer weather lasting well into autumn is guaranteed to bring out our 'regulars' for a lazy Friday afternoon.

 

19.10.2018: A Hummer breaks cover. A swarm of these are likely to appear once the weather gets better.

 

30.9.2018: Jake is congratulated by examiner Mick Broad on a successful 'A' pass.

 
The judges gather   Where's my roll?   Down but not out   Setting up
 

30.9.2018: Members assemble for their A & B tests today.

 

30.9.2018: Maggie's refreshments are greatly appreciated!

 

30.9.2018: A slightly abrupted B Test. Everyone looks happy and another occasion will surely present itself.

 

30.9.2018: Dan with his examiner Gary Peacock, setting-up his WOT 4 to start his test.

 
Fun fly   Honda   Honda minis top   Training
 

2.9.2018: Our Fun Fly Open Day teased out a good range of larger aircraft, here a Capiche 140EX.

 

2.9.2018: John helps Caner set-ip his Honda. The canopy is carefully attached by locking magnets.
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2.9.2018: But sometimes magnets will let you down!

 

2.9.2018:There were a number of requests for flights on Denis's trainer, here's one of our youngest pilots.

 
Wot4   Wot4 flyby   Wot4 streaming   Pitts Python
 

17.8.2018: Preparing John's Wot4 for a payload drop.

 

17.8.2018: Payload drop not a total success so a fewflybys were tried with a streamer.

 

17.8.2018: Final approach with tail...

 

11.8.2018: A windy day but a Pitts Python seems to fly very well.

 
New member Dave   New member Dave   New member Dave   New member Dave
 

1.8.2018: Always good to have a new member join us and today it's a first visit to the strip for Dave.

 

1.8.2018: Not the customary foamie but a hand-built three channel balsa wood trainer.

 

1.8.2018: A quick check of the runway, the windsock suggests it's a bit blustery.

 

1.8.2018: No problems and a good first flight.

 
Radian in flight   Radian in flight   Addiction in flight   A calm Riot
 

16.7.2018: A hot and windless evening and some laxy gliding with Dan's Parkzone Radian.

 

16.7.2018: Another view of the Radian.

 

16.7.2018: A very acrobatic Great Planes Factor 3D.

 

16.7.2018: One of our growing collection of Max Thrust Riot's getting another run out.

 
Opps Marrlandro   Better Marlandro   Solo   Slowpoke
 

12.7.2018: Landing practice for Marlandro, this one wasn't quite textbook.

 

12.7.2018: Success, no bumps and a very happy pilot.

 

2.7.2018: Enfield members join us today, one flying FPV here with a spotter out of shot.

 

12.7.2018: Another new plane turns up, a Durafly SlowPoke.

 
Yak 54   Yak 54   Wings n Wheels   Funcub
 

23.6.2018: Steve Carr returns again to the festival and displays his large scale Yak 54.

 

23.6.2018: Yet more smoke from the Yak 54.

 

23.6.2018: Members (plus friend of the photographer) taking a break at the annual Wings & Wheels festival.

 

22.6.2018: Graham's Funcub on a fly-by.

 
Max Thrust Riot red   Max Thrust Riot take-off   Piper Cub   Piper Cub take-off
 

22.6.2018: Another Riot turns up, ready for its maiden flight.

 

22.6.2018: Clean take-off and stable flight with minimal trimming required

 

13.6.2018: A calm day today so Steve gives his Sopworth Pup an outimg.

 

13.6.2018: A four stroke engine makes a nice contrast to the electric planes flying over our strip.

 
Young members   Max Thrust Riot green   Seagull trainer   Racing drone
 

10.6.2018: Training one of our younger members. Denis talks through flying the Apprentice S on dual transmitters.

 

3.6.2018: 3.6.2018: First flight for the Max Thrust Riot. Will it ever look this nice again?

 

23.5.2018: A new acquisition for the club, Caner is rebuilding a 'Seagull Jumper 25' trainer, hopefully with an engine to come.

 

20.5.2018: An outbreak of drones terrorises our runway, this was the most colourful!

 
BMFA training day   BMFA training day   Checking out the aircraft   Inspire pattern plane

12.5.2018: CMFC go to Chelmsford MFA for a BMFA Achievement Scheme workshop. Lots of safety benches on view.

 

12.5.2018: After the training talks the demonstration flights get started, first with a review of correct pre-flight procedure.

 

12.5.2018: A much travelled Inspire draws interest.

 

212.5.2018: BJCRAFT Inspire taking off to demonstrate flying a 'B' test.

 
Bumpy   Fueling   Planes gather   Cirrus

21.4.2018: A slightly bumpy landing but all intact!

 

21.4.2018: Sorting out the fueling.

 

21.4.2018: A mixed collection of planes prepare to take to today's perfect blue sky.

 

18.4.2018: Great Planes Cirrus in flight.

 
Prepping plane Junior 60 Fast n slow Optera

18.4.2018: The Cirrus is almost ready to go up on a shared buddy cord.

 

5.4.2018: It's the Junior 60, 3 channel electric which gets all the attention today.

 

.4.2018: A little undecided, Saeid turns up with a Viper and a Junior 60.

 

26.3.2018: Dan flying his Optera on his FPV headset with another club member acting as spotter.

 
Seibart flight   Seibart   Wot4   Tundra in teh workshop

26.3.2018: The Seibart looking fast and agile.

 

26.3.2018: Last check of a Sebart Miss Wind S before its maiden flight.

 

24.3.2018: One of our more popular planes, a WOT 4 can be a welll behaved trainer or set-up for fast acrobatics.

 

23.3.2018: Small repair work, and a new cowl needed for the Durafly Tundra.

 
Helpful bushes   The Bossanova   High hopes   Band of brothers

 

23.3.2018: Caner perfects a vertical bush landing.

11.3.2018: Silvui's Ripmax Bossanova preparing to indulge in some high speed fun.

 

11.3.2018: High hopes for Silvui's Tec Sumo.

 

30.9.2017: Flanked by examiners Eddie Cross and Garry Peacock are Denis, Spike, Ian, Caner and Saadat who all successfully passed their 'A' tests.

 
                 
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