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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.


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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