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The GALLERY is a photo diary of activities at our flying sites. If members want to send their own photos for inclusion mail them with any relevant details to the email address below.

Email: info@chingfordmfc.co.uk


9.12.2020: Out of lockdown flight at Banks Lane. Social distancing doesn't make it easy to get everyone in shot!


9.12.2020: Ian's flying his Dragonfly today. A rather overgrown strip made this plane a good choice.


9.12.2020: Dragonfly on a low pass.


9.12.2020: Hummer is an easy plane to hand launch.


9.12.2020: Denis's Junior 60 makes it onto the strip.


9.12.2020: A good run up was needed for takeoff.


9.12.2020: The Junior 60 looked very stable in flight.


9.12.2020: Gliding back for a perfect landing.


9.12.2020: There's a dark tree line at Banks so it helps to have a colourful aircraft.


20.9.2020: Ian, our Chairman assists new member Thom, to setup his airplane.


20.9.2020: Mini Apprentice taking off on its maiden flight on a buddy lead.


20.9.2020: Thom takes over the flying and flies very well in windy conditions.


20.9.2020: Mini Apprentice coming in to land, still in one piece!


30.8.2020: A large bright red body makes it rather easy to spot.


30.8.2020: Every club has a WOT 4,This is one of ours.


30.8.2020: Some nice acrobatics were to follow.


30.8.2020: Jason scrapes the cobwebs off his Gaui 425-550.


30.8.2020: A Tiger Trainer, a bargain find on Ebay flies perfectly.


30.8.2020: Very stable and a sweet sounding IC engine.


21.7.2020: Looking eager to start flying today Saeid's brought along his SAB Goblin.


21.7.2020: The Goblin with its gyro is a very stable helicopter.


21.7.2020: Brian is back with some more of his Lidl cut-offs.


21.7.2020: Not the most attractive delta plane but it flew pretty well.


21.7.2020: One of our newer members setting up his IC Carbon Copy for a maiden flight.


21.7.2020: Needed a good run up but made a smooth takeoff.


21.7.2020: Steli seems to be happy with his mixes on his Precision Aerobatics Addiction.


21.7.2020: Flight routines are noticiably at a lower altitude now making photography a bit easier!


21.7.2020: A smaller acrobatic plane, a Precision Aerobatics Electric Shock.


19.7.2020: Steve's brought an ancient Keil Kraft plane, Even he can't remember quite which one it is.


19.7.2020: A slow 3 channel flier but a graceful flight and a safe landing.


19.7.2020: Brian with another homemade airtcraft. Steli offers advice on setting it up.


19.7.2020: Glide test was followed by a slightly comical powered flight.


18.7.2020: Flying strip at Banks Lane after some more much needed grass cutting.


18.7.2020: Job done for our volunteer cutting team.


11.7.2020: Giving in to the trend for turning Lidl gliders into rc planes another one turns up, this time with an undercarriage.


11.7.2020: About to take off, a twitchy flight ended with a fairly acceptable landing.


11.7.2020: Protech Fun Tastic 3D IC plane taxiing onto runway..


11.7.2020: Setting up some servo mixes.


21.6.2020: Grey and blustery at the Plain today. Steve's setting up his World Models S2


21.6.2020: After a couple of false starts Steve's ready to take off.


21.6.2020: An IC engine and a slim profile copes with the wind with ease.


21.6.2020: Jason demonstrates the correct way to display a Tundra after a successful landing.


15.6.2020: Ths sun's out at Banks Lane. Riot is ready to fly again after an unexpected bump a couple of days earlier..


15.6.2020: Dave flying his T-Rex 500.


15.6.2020: Practicing inverted circuits. Why is it better flying them upside down? it's a mystery!


15.6.2020: T-Rex 600 taking off.


14.6.2020: A hot day's flying at the Plain today, here is James's SAB Kraken.


14.6.2020: A mixed collection of aircraft today, here a DJI Mavik.


14.6.2020: Different ways to get airbourne, here Stelli's wing about to be catapulted.


14.6.2020: 'Steliwing' is a large fast and stable wing ideal for fpv or line-of-sight.


14.6.2020: Underside view of the'Steliwing'.


14.6.2020: 'A more traditional hand launch of a Durafly EFXtra Racer.


14.6.2020: The EFX is fast pylon racer. Sadly we have no pylons.


14.6.2020: Dave flying his T-REX 500X.


14.6.2020: T-REX 500X exiting a stall turn.


14.6.2020: Addiction's are quickly becoming a popular plane in members hangers.


14.6.2020: Steli's Addiction V2 flying here is a very acrobatic aircraft.


14.6.2020: Addiction V2 mid loop.


23.5.2020: Sterling mowing effort from Steli today and even better, he supplies his own photos!


16.5.2020: Picturesque (but rather long range shot) of Dave flying his Flick 3D.


16.5.2020: James's brings his SAB Kraken along for his first visit to Banks Lane.


16.5.2020: Months not flying encouraged Jason to fill his car with aircraft.


15.5.2020: We're back, 2 flyers only can share a session at our Banks Lane site. Steli and Dave carefully set-up for their first flights


15.5.2020: Wind sock planted with a cross wind showing, next select a plane.


15.5.2020: Steli's choices today include an Addiction, shown here, a self made 'SteliWing' and a Dig Alula.


15.5.2020: And for a some light relief a FlipMode quad.


16.5.2020: Practising knife edges with the Addiction.


16.5.2020: Dave's brought out a pair of planes.


16.5.2020: A tried and trusted Wot4.


Dave's Ben Buckle Junior 60 has been a while 'in-build' but finally gets its maiden.


5.2.2020: Dave's Dynam Sbach taking off.


5.2.2020: Knife edge practice.


5.2.2020: No wind today so a great day for a lightweight Hummer.


5.2.2020: Hummer is a great plane for practicing more complex manoeuvres.


5.2.2020: A water logged strip is a good excuse for flying a Blade 450.


5.2.2020: The Blade isn't too large but a clear sky makes for good visibility.




5.2.2020: Steve's Arcus F3A gets an airing.


4.1.2020: A cold grey day but two members make it out for the first flight of the New Year


4.1.2020: It's been wet for weeks. The flying strip is a mud bath so no chance to fly anything too complicated.


4.1.2020: Dave's cold fingers try to fly his drone.

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