Festival of Flight – 7-8 May 2022

Times: 10am – 6pm

Admission prices:

£9.00 Day Ticket BMFA, LMA & SVAS Members
£13.50 Weekend Ticket BMFA, LMA & SVAS Members
£17.50 Weekend Ticket Adult

Under 16 Free entry

includes entry to the Shuttleworth Collection & Swiss Garden Free buggy service around the airfield

Camping available at the Wild campsite opposite RC Line

Please click below for Booking

Advanced Entry & Booking Link

 

Disciplines: RC, CL & FF

Come and enjoy the unique atmosphere of Old Warden, with our season opener. As always we are running our relaxed RC FLY-IN FLIGHTLINE so come and fly BMFA B Certificate required or BMFA A Certificate for Slow vintage types Competitions including Ebenezer, Jack Bierton Plate (RC Vintage), SAM35, Control Line & Carrier Deck; Junior Build & Fly Competition plus BMFA Centenary competitions where possible

BMFA 100 FLIGHTFEST (Saturday 7th May ONLY)

  • RAFMAA Drone Experience

  • BDRA Drone Racing Event

  • East Anglian Rocketry Society

  • Drone & Rocket Trade Stands

Trade & Car Boot:

The Trade Line and Car Boot have been returned to their original location, parallel with the Free Flight fence line.

Booking Details

For more information please visit www.modelair.info, join our Facebook group or CONTACT Sheilamodelair.oldwarden@gmail.com or 07799 132999

COMPETITIONS

All disciplines of models (Control Line, Free Flight, Radio Control and Radio Assist) are encouraged to fly at all our events. Models and flying style should be in keeping with the historic ethos of The Shuttleworth Collection. Non-scale can also fly at Scale Weekend.

  • Ebenezer (normally in May)

  • Fun Fly

  • Britannia Trophy FF

  • Masefield Trophy FF Scale

  • Earl Stahl FF

  • Tribute Voetsak (Saturday/Sunday)

  • Modified Class FF7. Scale Rubber Powered Precision League (Saturday) *

  • Credgington Trophy (normally run at the May Nationals): BMFA Free Flight Scale, class FF5 Flying only. 500grm max weight. Local rule. (Sunday) *

*Contact Mike Smith 01474 564 863 michaeldocsmith@gmail.com for details.

CONTACT DETAILS FOR COMPETITION ORGANISERS

Andy Housden 020 8541 0186
Brian Lever blever@btinternet.com 01733 252416 (evenings)
Andy Brough acbrough@hotmail.com
Ken Sheppard modelair.oldwarden@gmail.com
John Ashmole 01406 370188

TROPHY WINNERS ARE RESPECTFULLY REQUESTED TO RETURN THEIR TROPHIES AT THE EVENT THE FOLLOWING YEAR. IF NOT ATTENDING PLEASE CONTACT modelair.oldwarden@gmail.com or 07799 132999

PILOT INFORMATION

Weight Restrictions apply:

  • RC: 15kg

  • RC assist: 500g

  • CL: 5kg

  • FF: 500g

Insurance: ALL PILOTS flying model aircraft at ModelAir events, of any discipline, must carry proof of current BMFA insurance whilst flying – and please be prepared to show it to a ModelAir Marshall, if asked.