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26 ft pole

there is now a 26ft pole in the barn just in case anyone lands in a tree in the past a few members like me have had a mishap and it is difficult to find long branches in the valley. Not everyone has a key so if you need the pole contact myself or Cliff, Terry, Tony...

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Latest new member

I am pleased  to welcome Paul Blakemore to sandwell model flying club so now he will be able to fly his DJI quadcopter with no concerns about safety. So as usual I am sure all our members will help and advise Paul with his new hobby.                                  ...

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I would like to congratulate Tony Hixon and Steven cooper on achieving their A licence today. The weather was not perfect for flying because of strong cross winds but they both fought the wind and came out on top. John Bates    

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New members

I am pleased to welcome 2 new members Abdul and Aslam so as usual I would ask all members to assist with training and general information to promote our flying club and help Abdul and Aslam to achieve their A licence.                                                  ...

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Where are the flyers

I went to the field today at 12.0pm and there was nobody else there, so where are these flyers on a great day like today you have missed out

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Quadcopter repairs

I contacted yuneec and explained that the quadcopter suffered a malfunction and fell to the ground so I have sent it back for repair or replacement so I will wait and see what happens as it is still under guarantee.                                                    ...

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Quadcopter is not a submarine

I was flying the quadcopter in tenbury wells today when it decided to have a drink of water from  the river teme. So I have a quad that does not startup and 4 broken blades. The worst part was trying to get down steep banks I was lucky it landed in a shallow part of...

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The club is now on Facebook and linked to the website. I have been on Facebook but I have not got a clue what I am doing so don't expect to much from me. I clicked on several people that I know and got a response from 3 members and a dog.                              ...

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The 2017 A.G.M. will be held on the first Tuesday meeting in July so could all member do their best to attend if possible. I would ask any members that wish to put their names forward for positions on the committee etc to contact me a.s.a.p                            ...

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Maintainance of the mowers

The meeting last night revealed that the mowers need regular Maintainance.Cliff puts a lot of time into the grass cutting and mower Maintainance but finds it difficult to find time to fly, so Martyn has volunteered to work with cliff to carry out the Maintainance and...

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SMFC Merry Christmas

A time to be merry and for some the weather has provided great flying conditions. Weather looks tempting for this Christmas week. Remember that joining SMFC WhatsApp group keeps you well informed on a daily basis. Merry Christmas and a Happy New Year. John Lynch

Appointment of trainers


Fun fly

I am pleased to report that the fun fly event was a success and with a 50% turnout it was a good afternoon although there was a few plane crashes as expected the weather stayed dry until 4.15pm. I would like to thank everyone for the enjoyment provided during the...

Fun flying event

The event tomorrow has been altered due to the prediction of bad weather in the evening so the committee has decided to cancel the provision of food and bring the flying event foreward to 2.0pm i hope that all members will accept the decision we have had to make. John...

Fun event on sunday

Well it is getting close to sunday and i hope that the weather is dry but bring your brolly just in case. We have ordered food for the event so do your best to attend if possible as it will be a good time for the new members to meet other members as the club is moving...

Latest new members

I am pleased to welcome Bob Carter And stuart carter(not related) to sandwell model flying club and i am sure that they will be made welcome by all members as always.

New member

I am pleased to welcome Mathew Perks To sandwell model flying club and i am sure he will enjoy his experience with us, if not i blame Martyn Perks (dad) John Bates

New members

I am pleased to welcome 3 new members Abdul, Keith, Spencer to sandwell model flying club and as always i am 100% sure that they will receive all the help they require from our members. John Bates

Thank you for your support

I would like to thank everyone for their support and I will continue to do everything possible to take SMFC         to an higher level.

Welcome to Joe

I am pleased to welcome Joe to sandwell model flying club, Joe had some flying experience at greenacres but that was 10 years ago he is now interested in flying a quadcopter and he will possibly move over to fixed wing electric planes in the future. So as usual please...

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