EVENT NEWS!
MGMFC’s annual BBQ/get together will be held this year on Sunday JULY 2nd. Mark this in your diaries! As always, it will be a great day, with a BBQ, flying, static models etc. Families and friends are welcome. There will be marquees for cover, toilet facilities, flying from 10am.
Anybody wishing to help in any way will be much appreciated, please contact any of the committee members for more info.
We are also planning some fun flying competitions on the day, for more details please contact Andy Lovesey. I will post more info on here as I recieve it.
Remember the competition for the David Wright Cup will be running all year!

A reminder to all, tomorrow night is the MGMFC Xmas party. In the church hall next to the clubhouse, Elmdon Room. Raffle, food and a great night. Hope to see you all there! Starts around 1945-2000.

This year has seen a few changes in the committee, with the arrival of Tony Richardson as Club secretary, and Chris Jackson & Andy Lovesey as committee members. Our thanks and gratitude must also go to Jim Harris, our outgoing secretary, and Saf Chikhalia, for all their work in previous years.

Please see the committee members link under the members info menu for the full committee details.

Our Christmas party this year will be held on the 20th December, at the Church hall next to the clubhouse. All members and family are invited, more details will be published when available. If anybody wishes to donate any prizes for the now imfamous raffle, please contact one of the committee members.

 

 

A quick reminder that tonight is the club’s AGM. One of the items presented at the meeting be the club’s new constitution & rules, something all members should by now have copies of, and has taken four years to put together. Another item is the presentation of the David Wright Cup for flyer of the year. Please make every effort to attend, it’s an important event in your club.Meeting will be held in the church hall next to the clubhouse starting at 8pm. Look forward to seeing you all there!
Gaz.

Ok, the BBQ! Sunday 24th July, Flying from 10am till dusk, (No I.C. after 6pm) Normal club flying rules apply, all models must be noise tested to 80db max, either previously or on the day. There will be toilet facilities, marquees for cover and display purposes, and of course the BBQ. Bring your own food and cook as you like.
Families, friends and invited guests welcome, no charges. If you have a guest (non-member) who might like to fly, then there will be a £5.00 charge on the day, they must hold current BMFA insurance and be competent. We will be setting up from 6am, any helpers would be welcome! We will also (weather permitting) be holding competition flights for the Lord David Wright Trophy. All members are encouraged to enter, it is not a complicated schedule. see link below..
http://www.mgmec.net/…/off-topic…/mgmfc-flying-competition/…

Following the fantastic gift of a beautiful silver cup to the club from David Wright, we will be holding an annual competition. Rules are posted below.

 

M.G.M.F.C.
CLUB FLYER OF THE YEAR
COMPETITION RULES

1. All flights to be fixed wing. (No helicopters/quads)

2. Competitor to perform a 5 min flight max to encompass 4 basic moves, i.e. take off/hand launch, figure of eight level, box circuit level, & simulated dead stick landing.

3. 2 judges spaced around the field will award points (no conferring) and record on the form the competitors name, date and points awarded.10 points max for each of the 4 basic moves. Each form to be placed in a separate envelope and sealed, the competitors name written on the front of the envelope.

4. Judges can be anyone who understands the 4 basic moves, & picked at random by the committee or members, but not by the competitor.
Judges can judge any number of competitors.

5. 3 main competition days, or each contestant to have 3 different attempts, but not all on the same day.

6. All flights to take place between Jan 1st and Oct 1st.

7. 2 committee members plus one other, (committee member or not) to collate points and hold in secret for announcement at the A.G.M. where the cup will be awarded to the competitor with the most points.

8. The winner will keep the cup from the A.G.M. to 2 weeks before the next A.G.M.

9. In the event of a tie, the winner will hold the cup for an equal amount of months each.

10. The cup remains the property of the M.G.M.F.C.

 

Good luck everybody!

A reminder that Sunday 28th June is our annual bbq and open day ,this year being a very special one. It marks the 70th anniversary of the club! There will be marquees for cover and areas under cover for static display, so if you have any projects or models that you would like to display, bring them with you! All the usual bbq/toilet facilities on site, flying from 10am.
We have Mr Paul Hazelwood coming over to take photographs, & these are going to be forwarded along with articles to respected model aviation journalist Chris Ottwell, who has agreed to submit them to some of the magazines, so you may even find yourselves in print! It will be a busy day, so if you have any large aircraft for display, contact me so that arrangements can be made as space may be limited. Look forward to seeing you all there..

Gaz

Hello all. great news! Club clothing is now available to order! Please see attached price list for more info. Colours we are going with are black with yellow logo, (as shown in pic), & white with green logo for tee’s, polo’s. Fleece/hoodie etc can be most colours, wil post on here and Facebook site when I have list of the colours available. Please email me ([email protected]) with your requirements, I will chat with Ray how we collect payments. Get your orders in now in time for the show season!                                   club shirtMGMFC Pricelist

Here are the colours available for club clothing. Bear in mind the colour of the logo will be yellow, unless on white material, when it will be green. Baseball caps prices I am still waiting on, will post here as soon as I know, but I need a minimum order of 10 on these.

colour chart

After a positive response and suggestions from members,  the committee are looking into getting club T Shirts/hats etc. Along with this we are asking members if they would like to forward suggestions for the design of a new club logo, to be used both as the official logo for MGMEC, and as a design on the clothing and merchandise. So come on, all you budding artists and designers, let’s see your ideas!