News Flash


As per the guidance published by the BMFA, model flying can resume with effect from Monday 29th March.

The committee is satisfied that the arrangements at West Row meet the requirements for operating without a limit on the number of members present, although members must still observe social distancing at all times. 

The Snailwell site remains closed because of COVID-19 restrictions imposed by the landlord.

Flying Times

Flying at West Row, Snailwell and Rowley Mile is only allowed on the days and times specified below.

Please note: It is vital that club members adhere strictly to the time rules allowing access to each site. Failure to do so could lead to the club losing its access.


Rowley Mile

Gliders, IC or Electric Models using 35 Mhz odd channels only 55-77 or 2.4 Ghz

1st April to 31st October

Weekdays & Weekends 18:30 pm to Dusk.

1st November to 31st March

Weekdays 16:30 pm to Dusk.

Saturday and Sunday 12:30 pm to Dusk.

Access to the site is restricted to club members. Anyone intending to visit the site will need to make arrangements to meet a club member at the gate. 

Unfortunately, the Snailwell site is currently closed because of COVID-19 restrictions imposed by the landlord.

Gliders & Electric models only using 35 Mhz (Even channels only) or 2.4 Ghz.

Weekdays 4 pm to dusk Saturdays 1 pm to Dusk

Sundays 1 pm to Dusk

No flying at Rowley Mile on published Newmarket Race Days.

West Row

Electric Models: 10:00 – 20:00 7 days a week

I.C. models*: 10:00 – 19:00 on 3 weekdays, 10:00 - 14:00 on Saturdays

No i.c. flying on Sundays or Bank Holidays other than 12:00 – 16:00 on 3 Sunday afternoons designated in advance as club events.

*All I.C. models flown at West Row require a noise test certificate confirming that they do not exceed 82dB(A)

Members can also add times when they will be flying to the club calendar.
You can also download the app and keep it on your phone, from the App Store or Google Play store.

This version is read only - there is a read/write version available to members, so you can tell others if you are flying.
Please email someone on the committee for details of the read/write link.