...the Newsletter of Christchurch and District Model Flying Club for March 2021

Richards Petrel 3

Richard Docketty’s 5m span Petrel on the tow at County MFC - Photo by Chris Williams


Jon’s Jottings, by the Chairman

A Blast from the Past by David Bicker

Maidens deferred

Flying Scale Models International revived

The SARO Squirt by David B and others

Vickers Viscount by Martin Hardy

Gettiing ready to paint by cornj

Uncle Roger’s Christmas Quiz

Did I learn about flying from that? by Jon Goddard


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Closing dates for articles, photos, jokes, rants etc, for Sloping Off

March by 28 February
June by 31 May,
September by 31 August,
December by 30 November