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North West Area Events Calendar

This is a list of North West Area events that have been notified to the webmaster.

If you would like an event listed, please contact the webmaster with the following information:

                Date
		Type of Event
		Location
		Contact Information


14 Jan Rochdale Indoor Fly-in, 11am until 4 pm , Springhill Sports Hall, Turf Hill Road, Rochdale, OL16 4XA. Contact; David Lloyd-Jones: d@vidlloydjones.co.uk Tel: 01565 734040 or Keith Barker keithatrochdale@aol.com, Tel: 01706 659396


14 Jan E2K Pylon Racing Training Day (1/3).

A series of 3 events on the 2nd Sunday in January, February and March. If you fancy having a go at some low cost racing fun then this should interest you. Stuart McFarlane is holding these coaching events for aspiring racers. The location will be a field between Shawbury and Shrewsbury - approx postcode is SY4 4BD. Contact Stuart on 07956 944333 if you would like to attend or for further information.


21 January Shawbury Indoor. A mix of indoor Freeflight and Lightweight R/C (two separate areas) fun flying Contact: John Minchell Tel: 07989 744251 j.minchell@btinternet.com

11 Feb Rochdale Indoor Fly-in, 11am until 4 pm , Springhill Sports Hall, Turf Hill Road, Rochdale, OL16 4XA. Contact;David Lloyd-Jones: d@vidlloydjones.co.uk Tel: 01565 734040 or Keith Barker keithatrochdale@aol.com, Tel: 01706 659396


11 February E2K Pylon Racing Training Day (2/3).

A series of 3 events on the 2nd Sunday in January, February and March. If you fancy having a go at some low cost racing fun then this should interest you. Stuart McFarlane is holding these coaching events for aspiring racers. The location will be a field between Shawbury and Shrewsbury - approx postcode is SY4 4BD. Contact Stuart on 07956 944333 if you would like to attend or for further information.


18 February Shawbury Indoor. A mix of indoor Freeflight and Lightweight R/C (two separate areas) fun flying Contact: John Minchell Tel: 07989 744251 j.minchell@btinternet.com

16 February (Friday) Manchester Velodrome Indoor. Start 10:00am, Finish 2:00pm

This is an indoor 'Fly for Fun' for free flight models and light weight radio control. For more details contact David Whitehouse whitehousejdavid@googlemail.com


11 March Rochdale Indoor Fly-in, 11am until 4 pm , Springhill Sports Hall, Turf Hill Road, Rochdale, OL16 4XA. Contact; David Lloyd-Jones: d@vidlloydjones.co.uk Tel: 01565 734040 or Keith Barker keithatrochdale@aol.com, Tel: 01706 659396


11 March E2K Pylon Racing Training Day (3/3).

A series of 3 events on the 2nd Sunday in January, February and March. If you fancy having a go at some low cost racing fun then this should interest you. Stuart McFarlane is holding these coaching events for aspiring racers. The location will be a field between Shawbury and Shrewsbury - approx postcode is SY4 4BD. Contact Stuart on 07956 944333 if you would like to attend or for further information.


18 March Shawbury Indoor. A mix of indoor Freeflight and Lightweight R/C (two separate areas) fun flying Contact: John Minchell Tel: 07989 744251 j.minchell@btinternet.com

28 March (Wednesday) Phoenix MAC NW Area Spring swap meet

Deanwater Hotel, Woodford, Cheshire. SK7 1RJ. (on A5012 Wilmslow to Poynton road)

Our long running NW area event. Bar and seating in swap meet room. Food available.
Entry £2 tables £3. Doors open 7:30pm. Table holders 7:00pm

Contact: Terry Mason 07950 052039 or 0161 439 3816


8 April Shawbury Indoor. A mix of indoor Freeflight and Lightweight R/C (two separate areas) fun flying Contact: John Minchell Tel: 07989 744251 j.minchell@btinternet.com


15 April Rochdale Indoor Fly-in, 11am until 4 pm , Springhill Sports Hall, Turf Hill Road, Rochdale, OL16 4XA. Contact; David Lloyd-Jones: d@vidlloydjones.co.uk Tel: 01565 734040 or Keith Barker keithatrochdale@aol.com, Tel: 01706 659396


28-29 April Warbirds over Shawbury. This is a RAFMAA sponsored event and was very popular last year. 9:30am - 5:00pm RAF Shawbury, Wem Rd, Shawbury, Shrewsbury SY4 4DZ, UK More information on the RAFMAA Events Website <link>

8 May - BMFA-NW Commitee meeting 8:00pm - St Aidan’s Parish Centre, Highfield Grange Avenue, Winstanley, Wigan WN3 6EE. Contact; David Lloyd-Jones: d@vidlloydjones.co.uk Tel: 01565 734040

Please try and ensure that your club is represnted to have a voice in the operation of the BMFA NW area.


13 May Rochdale Indoor Fly-in, 11am until 4 pm , Springhill Sports Hall, Turf Hill Road, Rochdale, OL16 4XA. Contact;David Lloyd-Jones: d@vidlloydjones.co.uk Tel: 01565 734040 or Keith Barker keithatrochdale@aol.com, Tel: 01706 659396


13 May Shawbury Indoor. A mix of indoor Freeflight and Lightweight R/C (two separate areas) fun flying Contact: John Minchell Tel: 07989 744251 j.minchell@btinternet.com

18-19 August Haverfordwest Model Air Show, Scolton Manor

See Poster for further information <Link>


4 Sep - BMFA-NW Commitee meeting 8:00pm - St Aidan’s Parish Centre, Highfield Grange Avenue, Winstanley, Wigan WN3 6EE. Contact; David Lloyd-Jones: d@vidlloydjones.co.uk Tel: 01565 734040

Please try and ensure that your club is represnted to have a voice in the operation of the BMFA NW area.


7-9 September Clwyd Soaring Club. Scale R/C Glider Slope Soaring event. Details to follow later

20 Nov - BMFA-NW Area AGM 8:00pm - St Aidan’s Parish Centre, Highfield Grange Avenue, Winstanley, Wigan WN3 6EE. Contact; David Lloyd-Jones: d@vidlloydjones.co.uk Tel: 01565 734040

Please try and ensure that your club is represnted to have a voice in the operation of the BMFA NW area.


If you need to contact a BMFA NW Area representative, contact information is available on the Contact Page.

BMFA National Events 2018

BMFA Indoor R/C Scale Nationals - RAF Shawbury - 4th March 2018
BMFA Indoor Free flight Scale Nationals - Walsall - 15th April 2018
BMFA Outdoor Free flight Nationals - Barkston Heath - 26-28 May 2018
BMFA Retro Nationals - BMFA Buckminster - 6-8 July 2018
BMFA Outdoor RC and CL Nationals - Barkston Heath - 25-27 August 2018
BMFA Silent Flight Nationals - BMFA Buckminster - 25-27 August 2018

Model Flying Shows 2018

Weston Park - 15-17 June 2018

Wings and Wheels - 23-24 June 2018

LMA Cosford - 7-8 July 2018 - See LMA Website for details

Haverfordwest Model Air Show - 18 -19 August 2018

Southern Model Show - 8-9 September 2018


North West Area Event Reports

BMFA NW Freeflight Gala Report 2015