NIAA Scale Championships 2009

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May 302009

Newbuildings model flying club was the host club for the area scale championships, which turned out to be the largest turn out of pilots and models to attend this competition for many years. Nearly 50 models ranging from jet turbines to ww1 aircraft flew in  nearly perfect conditions.  Pilot John Pearson flew the flag for the Dungannon club with his Y&T P47 Razor back ‘Ruthless Ruth’ named after, according to John, a wages secertary at his place of work!!.
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P47 Razor Back

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Seaplane Festival

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May 182009


The Amphibious Flying Club is hosting the Fermanagh Seaplane Festival at the Share Holiday Village, in Fermanagh, where a selection of Cessna’s, Maules and J3cub aircraft shall wow visitors. Continue reading »

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IMAC destined for Tyrella, Northern Ireland

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May 182009


Tyrella , Co.Down is the beautiful setting for this weekends IMAC competition. This will be the first time IMAC pilots have flown in our country. Matthew Poots has again excelled himself in orginizing this event.

6 Northern Ireland pilots have qualified to fly in this competition and as it is a Bank Holiday weekend, this is the place to go for some amazing flying of big scale aerobatic planes, flying both aerobatic schedules and the entertaining Freestyle competition ( Flying to music) . Good luck to all that is taking part !

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Well Done 3DX Ireland 2009

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May 182009

3DX Ireland finished yesterday 17th May with young Sean McGirr taking first place honours , second was PJ and a very well done to Ballymoneys Clifford Wallace taking third place. Continue reading »

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My New Blaster 2 DLG

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May 142009


As some off you have seen me in the field throwing my much loved DL50 glider, I thought it was now time to try the next stage and buy a larger DLG glider. I did my research and ended up with a Blaster 2 from Vladimir Model in Ukraine.  Continue reading »

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Important update for 3DX Ireland

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May 142009

Due to circumstances beyond the 3DX orginizers control the venue for 3DX Ireland has been changed.

Venue is now at Craigavon MFC  CRANNY site !

Google map for directions is HERE 

Thanks to Richard from Craigavon for the Map

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3DX Ireland 15th,16th, 17th May

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May 112009

This weekend will see the best 3D Heli pilots from accross Ireland gather at Tarsan Lane Portadown to compete in The 2009 3DX Irish Championships. 

Please support this event and go and enjoy the flying and cheer on the local pilots. There will be demo flying from the top Heli pilots in Europe ,  so it not to be missed.

More details HERE

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Tyrella MFC

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May 112009

10052009912Sunday the 10th of May was the start of the summer weather and I was lucky to be invited to Tyrella MFC in the beautiful Co.Down. This site really is amazing !

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