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GBR European Gold for the British Speed Team.

Gold medals for the British Speed Team at the 2013 European Championships. British Speed team member Ken Morrissey has retained his European crown won in 2011 in Poland and is the 2013 European Champion with a best speed of 301.5 kph.  The Speed Team Gold medal goes to the British team of Ken Morrissey, Paul Eisner and Peter Halman who are the 2013 European Championship team. Ken made his marvellous 301.5 kph in the first round; Paul’s best flight of 298.7 kph was made in the second...
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GBR F3N World Championship Silver!

A very well deserved  World Championship silver medal for the British Team of Duncan Osbourn, Stuart Mott and Stuart Smith at the second F3N Freestyle Helicopter Championships!  Duncan placed 4th, Stuart Mott, 5th and Stuart Smith 17th.  The World Championships were fiercely fought from the first day and the GBR team under Team Manager Rob Turnbull were not to be deflected from their goal of a medal.  This silver medal builds on the bronze medal they won at the first European...
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Competition Trophies

 Competition Trophy Presentations at the Annual BMFA Dinner 2013 A short note to all those 2013 winners of BMFA trophies:  just a reminder that each winner of a BMFA trophy will shortly be receiving notification of the BMFA trophy that he/they (in the case of some classes) have won along with details of the date & venue of the BMFA dinner at which the trophies will be presented.  I very much hope that you all will accept your invitation to the evening to be presented with you...
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FREE FLIGHT FORUM REPORT

FREE FLIGHT FORUM REPORT

The new 2013 BMFA Free-Flight Forum Report has just been published. It’s the 29th year that these Reports have been produced and this one is packed with useful information on new developments in a wide range of free-flight activities.
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New BMFA News Editor. Pete Dodd.

Further to the recent departure of Simon Delaney as editor of the BMFA NEWS, we are pleased to report that Pete Dodd has taken over as Editor with immediate effect, initially for issues 120 & 121.
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Terry Parris 1936 – 2013

The secretary of the East Sussex Soaring Association regrets to inform model fliers in Sussex of the death of Terry Parris who died at his home in Eastbourne on 23 June 2013. He had been ill for some time but had been appearing on the slope until quite recently. Terry was a founder member of the East Sussex Soaring Association in 1976, along with John Adams, Cam Tate and Adrian Lawson-Wood. The club was set up with the objective of developing interest in slope flying and also to create a local ...
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