The Committee has been informed that the track leading to the hut and flying strip at Dovers Green is partly under water. Therefore, to avoid further damage to the track, NO VEHICLES are to attempt to use the track until we have good proof that conditions have improved.
We will keep you informed if and when vehicles can pass again.
This year's AGM will be on thursday 12 December at Holy Trinity School at 7:30pm.
The Club needs nominations for a new Chairman and Treasurer, as without these posts filled the Club can not continue.
Secretary, Competition Secretary and Newsletter Editor are also due for election, but we have a volunteer for each at the moment.
At the K2 Crawley Indoor Meeting on 2 February next year a new rubber duration class will be added to the program. This is the "Legal Eagle". Already they are appearing at the Hazelwick club nights (see the "Piper Paperchase" built by John Dart above). Get downloadable plans and information from the Legal Eagle page on the SEBMFA website.
Terry Knight, flying his Caprice in its maiden contest, came out trumps with 3 good maxs and then a 4.45 fly-off. This placed him 2nd in the National BMFA results.
The CADMAC newsletter will now be distributed on-line, through this website or by email.
Many thanks to Editor, Andy Campbell on his third issue.
CADMAC operates a Yahoo Group called SussexModelFlying which allows information and comment to be exchanged quickly between members.
To post messages you need a Yahoo ID and then join the group.
Due to poor early season weather preventing anyone trying out their 60 inch gliders, the club competition will now start officially on Thursday 4 July.
Prior to this date, there will be a bungee at Holy Trinity School field every thurday for practice.
This annual competition took place at Holy Trinity School on 18 April.
Congratulations go to Ron Thornhill, winner for two years running, this time with a Martinsyde Elephant (pictured right). As well as looking good, this electric powered RC model flies at a good scale speed, that is slowly.
Second place was a tie between Pete Cameron (Cessna C34, rubber scale) & Dick James (Weatherman, a vintage speed control-liner)
Third place went to John Oulds with Fred Boxall designed open rubber modelSee more photos
The museum, now run by a charitable trust after the death of Peter Vallance, is open on saturdays between 10am and 4pm until 26 October.
Visit Gatwick Aviation Museum for more details.
Terry Adams describes how to convert a simple & cheap FF glider into a potent electric RC model.
The Crawley Club was formed in 1960. Today we have about 100 members. All types of models are flown, radio control, free-flight, control-line and indoor.
Club meetings are held weekly on Thursday evenings during the summer on Holy Trinity School field and during the winter on Friday evenings at the Hazelwick School Sports Hall.
In the winter CADMAC enjoys use of the Hazelwick School sports hall for a friday evening of free-flight and RC flying. We have a full schedule of slots to accommodate all types of models in a safe fashion.
In the summer Club meetings are held every Thursday evening on Holy Trinity School field. Access to the school is via Buckswood Drive, turning into Woburn Road and then left through the school entrance and into the car park.
The majority of members have been aeromodellers for many years, so the club has a vast store of knowledge. We welcome new members, who can be assured of friendly advice and assistance.
Club fees for 2014 will be decided at the CADMAC AGM on 12 December, the BMFA will be £32. For Juniors (under 18), CADMAC membership is free, with the BMFA fee set at £17.
BMFA affiliation is required by our Club Constitution and provides the necessary insurance cover.
For existing members here is a printable 2014 CADMAC Renewal Form as a PDF to bring along to the AGM.
Alternatively download the 2014 CADMAC Renewal Form in Microsoft Word format if you prefer.
Over 200 people attended the annual Crawley Indoor Meeting, for a good mixture of fun and contest flying.
CADMAC had wins in HLG & LRS (John Oulds), Catapult (Brindley Taylor), Gymine Cricket & Butterfly (Ken Taylor).
Pictured is Stuart Willis, SEBMFA Chairman, presenting the Indoor Champions Cup to John Oulds.
One dramatic event was caught on video. Watch Pete Smart's Lancaster saved from destruction!