Each "new" message below is dated and will be
removed after a month.
Indoor Flying, Bushfield -
directions and details see Meetings/Events on left.
Saturday, 10th February - Sunday, 11th
Saturday, 10th March BMFA booking 10am-5pm
I was curious about the Sarik Hobbies
advert as I remembered that Sarik Vacform had a connection with Traplet
Publications. A check showed that Traplet Publications Ltd were still listed
with a web address of www.myhobbystore.co.uk which links with Sarek Hobbies.
There was a new
timer advertised in the freeflight section of the BARCS Bulletin Board. Perhaps
a touch large for many of the PMFC models but worth a look.
Click the timer for more information. - - - -
Click for the .pdf manual.
No "Latest Updates" until Tuesday 16th January
Thanks to Mick for the latest batch of
front page photographs, these all to do with the Friday evening club meetings
this Autumn and Winter.
have not mentioned "Sticks and Tissue" for a long time. James Parry continues
to do an excellent job.
the December edition. Quality content, with interesting adverts at the end.
I was particularly taken by the graphic style of the one from Aeronatical
Models of York. Click the thumb nail for a larger version.
Click the autogyros for some
snapshots of models flown at Bushfield today.
An enjoyable session when PMFC were pleased to welcome members
of other clubs.
interesting mailing from Vulcan to the Sky Trust over the Christmas period,
including superb photographs and some absorbing background to full size
Dates are filling in nicely
for 2018. Check out "Meetings Events" on the left, in particular the SAM links
below the calendar.
First two of the year are Peakirk on Friday, with Bushfield on
Talking of calendars,
click for a .pdf
download that can be printed and stuck to form a triangle that sits on top
of a computer monitor, that is if you are not using a laptop, phone or
Earlier in the week I received an e-mail
from a modeller in India with a query about the Peterborough FET timer. I like
this international aspect and as an end of the year round up I made use of the
stats offered by Maploco.com (see bottom of this page).
Click for a listing of
places from which visitors have viewed the PMFC web site.
1934 - although is it?
Some interesting comments about this video.
I had hoped to go the the 'Frostbite Fly
In' at Ferry this morning but with a Met Office yellow warning of rain/snow for
Peterborough until 11:00 plus winds of 15mph gusting to 30mph....
Click for an interesting piece about Supermarine from the Vulcan
to the Sky web site.
Then there is the a rather flash trailer from PlanesTV for their
video of RIAT 2017.
Micks latest batch of front page
photographs are all of winners in the 2017 series of club free flight
Don't forget 'Frostbite Fly In' at Ferry 10 - 1 on Wed 27th
Indoor at Bushfield on Saturday 6th January.
Then at Buckminster on
January 7th there is Retro Control Line Combat.
Keep up to date with the club evenings at Peakirk via the
Meetins/Events on the left.
this video of scale freeflight from 2017 Nats, some faces you will recognise in
Click the picture to start the video.
The January edition of RCSD is available with the usual
quality photos and articles about r/c gliding together with general interest of
a further article on thermals.
Thanks to Mick for an excellent
photograph on the front page, with seasons greetings to all.
Chris at Soo Modellers continues to find a wide variety of
Click for the latest selection.
My favourite was from the late 1940's at Conningsby. Click the
picture for that one.
Free Flight Gala at Buckminster. Click the "sun rise" for some snaps.
Manny Williamson and Mark Benns were there bright and early to
welcome people and get things going.
Manny told me that snow had affected last weekends Swapmeet but
enough people braved the conditions to make it worthwhile. Good quality goods
were on offer, with everyone feeling positive about the event. The next one
will be in April.
Link to previous "Latest Update"
Tony Beckett -