Sandwell Model Flying Club

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Xmas Dinner THIS week

Annual Xmas Dinner at 7pm THIS TUESDAY  This year we are in the Banqueting Room at our usual Yew Tree Pub & Restaurant. The best time to meet a great many members, old & new, active flyers, model makers and many excuses ,,,,,,,! BMFA membership renewal is required...

Open day

The open day will be on Sunday 19th August at 2.0pm everyone is welcome non members please contact John Bates for details 07775740231.

Fun day

The fun day will now be on Sunday 15 July at 2.0pm weather permitting I will be doing sound testing so if you think you have a noisy plane etc then bring it along.

Fun day

We shall be having our club fun day on July 8th at 2pm so I hope to see you all at the field

Membership

Can I remind all members that at the meeting next week June 5th all memberships are due for renewal

NEW Layout for Flying Field

RIGHT Click on image and select           Open image in new tab LOOK at top of your screen to see the new tab has opened and then LEFT click on the tab. (If need be hold down Ctrl key and scroll your mouse...

Record breaking May Bank Holiday?

What fabulous weather - know in advance and coincides with the early Bank Holiday> Busy down the field????

Webmaster heading for the wilderness.

Yes it's true - I am away on tour trekking some Scottish Highlands wildernesses, the Small Isles and the Outer Hebrides Emails addressed to webmaster@sandwellmodelflyingclub.co.uk during the next few weeks. are not likely to be actioned. Catch up at the club meeting...

Renewal of Membership 2018-19

Just to confirm that the SMFC membership year runs from June. Payment of Fee is due now and can be brought to the Club meeting on Tuesday 5th June.

Admin, Going flying and Sharing experiences

The Club was launched with a website acting as our Shop Window so "flyers" searching BMFA website for a club in the Midlands will find us. Over the years Membership has grown steadily from 5 to 50ish. During 2018 Rainford introduced a WhatsApp group for SMFC members -...

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    • A.G.M Meeting
      A big thank you to all members for turning up and taking time out to vote.Also big thank you to John Lynch and all others involved in getting things prepared for the A.G.M.Looking forward to getting back on the field and flying again see you all on the flight line.
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Members and General Public Blog

Website update planning

Thanks to members who have said encouraging things about our Website being a great "Shop window" for prospective members finding out about us for the first time. However, the Home Page has not been updated for a couple of years and is certainly looking long in the...

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The new venue

I had a guided tour of the new function room at the club venue last night and it is now near completion so i hope that our next meeting will be in the function room and Jag (owner) said we should be the first to use it. I would like to ask members if the could...

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Website

I had a long chat with John Lynch on Monday discussing the website and how it must improve so i asked John to check the website for anything that was not being used and remove it in order for new material to be added. John said he would inform everyone of any changes...

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SECRETARY & TREASURER

I HAVE BEEN INFORMED BY TONY THAT HE WILL NOT BE RENEWING HIS MEMBERSHIP WITH SMFC DUE TO THE PROBLEMS WITH HIS FOOT THEREFORE WE WILL REQUIRE SOMEONE TO COVER THE ROLE AS SECRETARY, AND ALSO A TREASURER. I HAVE PUT THIS MESSAGE OUT EARLY BECAUSE I WANT A SMOOTH...

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Meeting on Jan 2nd

The next meeting will be in the restuarant area at the yewtree. The new room will be finished in 2 weeks. I was there last night tasting the food and drink just to make sure everything was fine before we move.

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Whatsapp

SMFC now have a group on WhatsApp to enable members to contact each other when they intend going to the field due to health & safety.

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No parking on the field

The field is very wet so do not park on there until it dries out otherwise if you get stuck we have no way of getting you out. Parking on the sloping path will be ok but leave enough room for horses etc to get past.

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Xmas Curry THIS TUESDAY 5th Dec.

At the highly rated Yew Tree Pub & Restaurant  2 Albion Road   West Brom B70 8QX If you still need to book your place then Call John Bates Tel:07775740231 as soon as possible please. NOTE this will also be the NEW venue for our monthly club meetings from January 2018>...

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New member

I am very pleased to welcome Dr Jason Sangha to SMFC. Jason is interested in helicopter flying so all you Heli pilots out there please make Jason welcome as always. I expect someone will want to discuss their ailments so any consultations will be through Jason's...

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The new venue

I had a guided tour of the new function room at the club venue last night and it is now near completion so i hope that our next meeting will be in the function room and Jag (owner) said we should be the first to use it. I would like to ask members if the could...

read more

Website

I had a long chat with John Lynch on Monday discussing the website and how it must improve so i asked John to check the website for anything that was not being used and remove it in order for new material to be added. John said he would inform everyone of any changes...

read more

SECRETARY & TREASURER

I HAVE BEEN INFORMED BY TONY THAT HE WILL NOT BE RENEWING HIS MEMBERSHIP WITH SMFC DUE TO THE PROBLEMS WITH HIS FOOT THEREFORE WE WILL REQUIRE SOMEONE TO COVER THE ROLE AS SECRETARY, AND ALSO A TREASURER. I HAVE PUT THIS MESSAGE OUT EARLY BECAUSE I WANT A SMOOTH...

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Meeting on Jan 2nd

The next meeting will be in the restuarant area at the yewtree. The new room will be finished in 2 weeks. I was there last night tasting the food and drink just to make sure everything was fine before we move.

read more

No parking on the field

The field is very wet so do not park on there until it dries out otherwise if you get stuck we have no way of getting you out. Parking on the sloping path will be ok but leave enough room for horses etc to get past.

read more

Xmas Curry THIS TUESDAY 5th Dec.

At the highly rated Yew Tree Pub & Restaurant  2 Albion Road   West Brom B70 8QX If you still need to book your place then Call John Bates Tel:07775740231 as soon as possible please. NOTE this will also be the NEW venue for our monthly club meetings from January 2018>...

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New member

I am very pleased to welcome Dr Jason Sangha to SMFC. Jason is interested in helicopter flying so all you Heli pilots out there please make Jason welcome as always. I expect someone will want to discuss their ailments so any consultations will be through Jason's...

read more

The new venue

I am very pleased to see that our new venue at the yew tree pub & restaurant has been awarded 5 star status for their excellent food.

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New venue

We are now changing our venue for the meetings due to parking problems. The new venue will be the yew tree pub and restaurant in Brandon way west bromwich which is very near to the past venue in order to ensure that we continue with the private room we shall be using...

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