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Indoor Flying 2019-2020

The High Wycombe and District Model Aircraft Club will be hosting indoor flying sessions throughout Autumn 2019 until Spring 2020 on the following dates:

  • 12th October

  • 2nd November

  • 14th December

  • 11th January

  • 8th February

  • 7th March

  • 4th April

 

Flying times: 6:00pm – 8:00pm

 

Venue: Zone C in the main sports hall at the Handy Cross Leisure Centre which is just off M40 - J4. Tell the staff at reception that you are there for the model flying and they will let you in and direct you to the hall – go through the turn-stile and turn right to Zone C.

 

Pilot Requirements: BMFA membership is required and BMFA membership cards/slips will be required to be shown before flying. Non-BMFA members who are novice flyers will be considered if they contact HWDMAC via the Club Contact Page before the event.

 

Permissible Models: Models are limited to small indoor electric models weighing less than 100g. Heavier indoor electric models will probably be OK but get in touch beforehand, using the above link, to make sure.

Costs: Flying costs £10/session, there is car park charge of 50p for 2 hours.

 

Costs: Flying costs £10/session, there is car park charge of 50p for 2 hours.

 

Flying Rules:

  • Pilots to stand in the pilot’s box when flying.

  • All aircraft to fly left hand circuits.

  • No flying behind the line of the pilot’s box

  • Limited number of models flying at the same time:

          o600mm wingspan or bigger – 3 planes

          oLess than 600mm wingspan – 6 planes

  • Aircraft must NOT be flown within 6’ of the ceiling:

          oThe ceiling height is 30’ so it isn’t a problem

          oThere is a risk that models flying close to the ceiling will trigger the fire alarm sensors

 

Other Restrictions

  • No mains electrical equipment is allowed.

 

Other Indoor Flying

Our friends at the Aylesbury and District Model Flying Club also organise indoor flying during the winter and you may wish to look at their web site here for further information.

HWDMAC Indoor Flying Hall