In memory of Ivan Goodchild

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Newmarket Model Flying Club

Newmarket Model Flying Club (NMFC) is affliated to the British Model Flying Association (BMFA).  The club operates on three sites in the Newmarket area:

West Row

Gliders, IC and Electric models may be flown here - there are relative few flying restrictions. The site has a grass runway which is maintained all year round.

Newmarket Heath, Snailwell

Gliders, IC and electric models may be flown here, although flying times are restricted. The site has a grass runway which is maintained during the summer months.

Rowley Mile

Only gliders and electric models are permitted; there is no runway which means the site is only suitable for models which can be hand launched. Flying times are restricted and the site us unavailable on Newmarket Race Days.

The club also holds indoor flying meetings in Burwell during the winter months.

Maps showing the location and layout of each site can be found on the Flying Sites page. Details of the times and dates on which flying is permitted can be found here.

The club is always looking for new members, both young and old. So if you've been flying for years, or just want to give it a try, get in touch and we can help get you flying. We have club training aircraft, so you don't even have to own a model to give it a go.

Club trainers are on hand on our training evenings to help beginners get to grips with the controls and, don't worry, they won't let you crash. Our training aircraft use a buddy box system, so the trainer can take control at any point during the flight.

The club is mentioned in this article, published in issue 146 of BMFA news (Article reproduced with the kind permission of BMFA News).

NMFC BMFA Affiliation Certificate

  NMFC Information Sheet