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IMPORTANT: Covid-19

As per the recent BMFA updates, limited model flying is permitted from Wednesday 13th May.

NMFC members may fly at West Row and Rowley Mile; the availability of the Snailwell site will be advised later.

If you intend to fly at West Row, please ensure you adhere to the committee's temporary safety rules (pdf).

Please note

There is racing at the Rowley Mile on Thursday 4th June , Friday 5th June and Saturday 6th June, behind closed doors.

All public access is forbidden for all 3 days.

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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 - differing restrictions apply to each site, details of which can be found here

West Row

Gliders, IC and Electric models may be flown here. The site has a grass runway which is maintained all year round.

Newmarket Heath, Snailwell

Gliders, IC and electric models may be flown here. 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.  

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.

The club is always looking for new members, of all ages and abilities. 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).

The Newmarket Journal recently ran a story about the club. A PDF of the article can be downloaded from here. Article reproduced with the kind permission of The Newmarket Journal).

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