Flying Times

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

Please note: NMFC is effectively a guest at both flying sites. 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. 

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

Race Days: Absolutely No Flying at Rowley Mile on the following dates:

  • April 2019: Tue 16th, Wed 17th, Th 18th
  • May 2019: Sat 4th, Sun 5th, Thu 16th, Fri 17th, Sat 18th
  • June 2019: Sat 8th, Fri 21th, Sat 22nd, Thu 27th, Fri 28th, Sat 29th
  • July 2019: Thu 11th, Fri 12th, Sat 13th, Fri 19th, Sat 20th, Fri 26th, Sat 27th
  • August 2019: Fri 2nd, Sat 3rd, Fri 9th, Sat 10th, Fri 16th, Sat 17th, Fri 23rd, Sat 24th
  • September 2019: Sat 21th, Thu 26th, Fri 27th, Sat 28th
  • October 2019: Sat 5th, Fri 11th, Sat 12th, Wed 23rd
  • November 2019: Fri 1st, Sat 2nd

West Row

Gliders, IC or Electric Models using 35 Mhz (all channels) or 2.4 Ghz

Weekdays & Weekends 9:00am to dusk

Training Evenings

Training evenings are held on Tuesday and Thursday evenings at Snailwell, starting on Tuesday 1st May. Informal and help and guidance is available during the day and at weekends, subject to weather conditions and instructor availability. Contact the club if you would like to arrange training.

Training is also available on Sundays subject to availability and cooperation of the approved trainers.

Your Instructors are:

Jerry Carter

Colin Ashman

Ian Hatton

Yik Chung

Please remember Instructors are volunteers and under no pressure to attend.